newsfootball7 hours ago

Haven’t been fully fit over the last three weeks, confesses Cristiano Ronaldo

After reacting badly to a substitution by Maurizio Sarri before the international break, Portuguese superstar Cristiano Ronaldo has admitted that he has been playing with an injury. The 34-year-old netted yet another hat-trick for Portugal and that took his tally to 14 goals in 2019 for his country.
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newsfootball7 hours ago

Arsenal and Manchester United not going to get top four, proclaims Harry Redknapp

Former Tottenham boss Harry Redknapp has stated that he doesn’t expect Arsenal or Manchester United to finish in the top four this season. Both the sides have struggled to get off the mark this season and sit eight and nine points respectively behind the top four despite a summer of heavy spending.
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newsfootball7 hours ago

Playing for Barcelona is harder than I thought, admits Antoine Griezmann

Ever since a €120 million move, Antoine Griezmann has struggled to make an impact for Barcelona and the Frenchman admitted that it’s been harder than he thought. Many expected the striker to slot seamlessly into Ernesto Valverde’s set-up but Griezmann has failed to make a lasting impact so far.
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newsfootballa day ago

Reports | PSG considering shock move for Liverpool's Adam Lallana

Liverpool star Adam Lallana has been shortlisted by PSG as a potential summer move with Thomas Tuchel looking to bring in reinforcements. The former Southampton man was a consistent figure for the Reds when Jurgen Klopp first arrived but injuries have seen him struggling to get regular game-time.
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newsfootballa day ago

Reports | Manchester City contemplate replacing Leroy Sane with Kingsley Coman

Manchester City are reportedly considering Kingsley Coman as Leroy Sane’s replacement if the German leaves for Bayern Munich next summer. The former Schalke star has been exceptional for the Cityzens but has been long linked with a move to Germany with only an ACL tear stopping a summer move.
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newsfootballa day ago

Barcelona in talks over a new deal for Lionel Messi, reveals Eric Abidal

Barcelona sporting director Eric Abidal has confirmed that the club are in talks with Lionel Messi over a new deal for the captain. While the 32-year-old did sign a deal in 2017, it contains a clause that allows Messi to leave for free at the end of any season despite a €700 million release fee.
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newsfootballa day ago

Manchester United made me the player I am today, asserts Gerard Pique

Despite only making fifteen appearances for Manchester United, Gerard Pique has insisted that his spell at the club made him the player he is today. The Spaniard left Old Trafford in 2008 for Barcelona and has since gone on to become a club legend, winning 29 trophies with the La Liga giants.
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newsfootball2 days ago

2018 World Cup miss a dark spot in my career, states Laurent Koscielny

Laurent Koscielny has finally opened about his Achilles rupture that saw him miss the 2018 World Cup and the Frenchman admitted that it was a dark moment for him. The former Arsenal star would have been a first team option for the French but an injury saw him miss the entire tournament.
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newsfootball2 days ago

Challenge of being a manager is very exciting, confesses Xabi Alonso

Having retired as a player in 2017, Xabi Alonso's path to becoming a manager for Real Sociedad’s B team has not been easy but the challenge excites the Spaniard. The former Liverpool and Real Madrid star will go down in the history books as one of the best ever with even a World Cup to his name.
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newsfootball2 days ago

Memphis Depay was too young to play for Manchester United, professes Ronald Koeman

Dutch coach Ronald Koeman has revealed that Memphis Depay was too young to play for Man United, citing it as the reason why the striker struggled during his time there. The 25-year-old spent two years with the club but left for France which has seen him become a crucial part of the Dutch set-up.
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