newsfootball8 months ago

Nostra Pro: Make your predictions for Arsenal vs Atletico de Madrid now!

Arsene Wenger has made the stakes high by announcing his step-down from the club after 22 years, which also makes this match his last European home game. On paper Atletico Madrid are the better side, but Arsenal have already surprised AC Milan and are ready to fight for their manager one last time.
Nostragamer
newsfootballa year ago

Europa League | Theo Walcott brace helps Arsenal edge past Borisov; Everton secure a draw against Apollon Limassol

Theo Walcott scored twice to guide Arsenal to a 4-2 victory over Bate Borisov in the Europa League to make it two wins from two in Group H. Meanwhile, a 10-man Apollon Limassol scored two late goals against Everton that resulted in the Premier League club remained at the foot of the Group E table.
SportsCafe Desk
newsfootball2 years ago

Jose Mourinho: Manchester United fans should urge Ibrahimovic to sign new deal

Manager Jose Mourinho has called for Manchester United fans to camp in front of Zlatan Ibrahimovic's house to force the striker to sign a contract extension with the club after the Swede struck a brace to secure his side's 3-2 victory over Southampton in the League Cup final on Sunday.
SportsCafe Desk
newsfootball2 years ago

No European football is an advantage for Liverpool, admits Jurgen Klopp

Jurgen Klopp has admitted that Liverpool gained more time to train after failing to qualify for the Europa League this season. Klopp also backed his decision to bench Loris Karius in the club’s 3-0 win over Middlesbrough on Wednesday, saying he is not bothered by critics.
SportsCafe Desk
newsfootball2 years ago

Jose Mourinho praises Mkhitaryan's "strong mentality" after Zorya win

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho has hailed Henrikh Mkhitaryan’s attitude after the club booked a place in the next round of the Europa League with a 2-0 win over Zorya Luhansk in Ukraine. Zlatan Ibrahimovic doubled United's lead after Mkhitaryan's stunning solo effort.
SportsCafe Desk
newsfootball2 years ago

UEFA Team of the Year | Wales and Germany both represented by three players

Gareth Bale was joined by countrymen Joe Allen and Aaron Ramsey on the 40-man shortlist for UEFA's Team of the Year following an impressive Euro 2016 campaign where Wales reached the semi-finals. At club level, Bale's Real Madrid have seven players on the shortlist.
SportsCafe Desk
newsfootball2 years ago

Paul Scholes : This United team isn't capable of challenging for the league

Paul Scholes believes that the current Manchester United squad are not capable of challenging for the title and will only be challenging for the fourth spot. The former England midfielder also feels that this current squad will undergo drastic changes in the next two years under Jose Mourinho.
SportsCafe Desk
newsfootball2 years ago

Manchester United - Mourinho questions players’ commitment after Europa loss

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has questioned his players’ commitment and their will to ‘give everything’ following their 2-1 defeat against Fenerbahce in the Europa League. Mourinho said that Wayne Rooney scoring a goal was one of the few good things to happen on the pitch.
SportsCafe Desk
newsfootball2 years ago

Jose Mourinho : Schweinsteiger's recall a "human decision"

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has described Bastian Schweinsteiger's recall to first team duties as a "human and professional decision". The Portuguese manager also recalled Phil Jones into the first team fold citing "injury crisis in defense" as the decisive factor.
SportsCafe Desk
newsfootball2 years ago

Jose Mourinho recalls Bastian Schweinsteiger to United first team

Bastian Schweinsteiger has been recalled to the Manchester United first team by Jose Mourinho for the first time since taking charge in August. Schweinsteiger, who has said United would be his last club in England, had been training alone or with the reserves so far this season.
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