newsfootball17 hours ago

Reports | Antoine Griezmann nearly signed for Arsenal in 2017

Antoine Griezmann was close to joining Arsenal back in 2017 but the deal fell through because the Gunners failed to qualify for the Champions League. The forward had been Arsene Wenger's top target for a long time as the Arsenal legend believed that Greizmann had what it takes to become the best.
Miguel Coelho
newsfootball17 hours ago

Would be nice if Bastian Schweinsteiger was involved at Bayern, admits Ottmar Hitzfeld

Bayern Munich legend Ottmar Hitzfeld expressed his desire of seeing former Bayern captain Bastian Schweinsteiger embrace a career as a coach. The iconic coach who won 2 Champions League titles believes that the 35-year-old midfielder would be a fantastic option for Bayern's staff team.
Miguel Prazeres
newsfootball21 hours ago

Tottenham were inches away from signing me, reveals Kevin Mirallas

Former Everton star Kevin Mirallas has revealed that Tottenham were very close to signing him in the 2015 January window. The Belgian international is now playing for Royal Antwerp after a successful spell at Everton, which included loan spells in Greece and Italy, before he left for Belgium.
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newsfootballa day ago

Reports | Real Madrid playing long game with Kylian Mbappe

Despite a summer of heavy spending Real Madrid’s plans for the future are not done with Kylian Mbappe next on their list and they are willing to wait. With Neymar struggling with injuries last season, Mbappe put his best foot forward and finished the season with 39 goals in all competitions.
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newsfootballa day ago

Do not feel invincible anymore, claims Matthijs De Ligt

After a mixed start to his life at Juventus, Matthijs De Ligt has admitted that he no longer feels invincible and that has caused problems for him. The 20-year-old has struggled since his summer move and was thrown to the wolves after injury problems saw Juventus without Giorgio Chiellini.
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newsfootballa day ago

Reports | David De Gea suffers injury blow ahead of Liverpool battle

Manchester United star David de Gea is a doubt for a crucial clash against Liverpool with the Spaniard forced off the field while on international duty. The Red Devils have struggled to get their season up and running with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s squad plagued with injuries over the last few months.
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newsfootballa day ago

We wanted Bulgaria to suffer, admits Jordan Henderson

England’s clash against Bulgaria, a convincing 6-0 victory, will always be remembered for the racist chants and not the football on display, which has enraged Jordan Henderson. The English star admitted that his side wanted the hosts to suffer and allowed their football to do the talking.
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newsfootball2 days ago

Gareth Bale is a brilliant player and very important to our plans, admits Luka Modric

Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric has admitted he is keen for team-mate Gareth Bale to stay at the club amidst reports of Bale leaving Madrid in January. Gareth Bale has endured an on and off relationship with manager Zinedine Zidane and Real Madrid faithful which has fuelled reports of his exit.
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newsfootball2 days ago

Jose Mourinho will always be very special to me, admits Scott McTominay

Manchester United midfielder Scott McTominay has revealed that former Red Devils coach Jose Mourinho holds a “special place” in his heart. McTominay has also gone on to say that the former Chelsea boss is still in touch and had even contacted him after leaving Manchester in December of 2018.
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newsfootball2 days ago

Matteo Guendouzi has the potential to become the best, attests Alexandre Lacazette

Alexandre Lacazette has revealed that his compatriot and teammate Matteo Guendouzi is ambitious and wants to become one of the best. The French starlet joined Arsenal in the summer of 2018 from Lorient and immediately formed a strong bond with both Lacazette and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.
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