featurefootball9 months ago

The battle for European football | La Liga and Ligue 1 still have a lot of drama left on tap

While the league titles in both France and Spain decided, the season is not even close to being over because with two games left, we’ve got eight European spots left and eleven teams in the race. It means for three teams, their hopes and dreams of playing on that European stage may not come true.
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newsfootball9 months ago

We have to analyse and prepare to produce best version of ourselves, asserts Unai Emery

Villarreal boss Unai Emery believes that in order for his team to beat Liverpool, they’ll need to be at their very best and need to try to play the perfect game of football against the favourites. The Reds beat Benfica over two legs to face shock semi-finalists in Villarreal, who beat Bayern Munich.
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newsfootball10 months ago

Liverpool are favourties for the tie although we have nothing to lose, proclaims Pau Torres

Villarreal defender Pau Torres has asserted that Liverpool are unlikely to not take the Spanish side seriously due to being favourites for the contest although he acknowledged that his side are ready for the challenge. Liverpool face Villarreal in the semi-finals of the Champions League next week.
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newsfootball10 months ago

I still have two years and will give everything until I'm at this club, insists Granit Xhaka

Arsenal midfielder Grant Xhaka has vowed supporters that he will give it his all for the London club for the duration of his current contract and expressed his desire to form a stronger bond with his side’s supporters. Xhaka has two years remaining on his current deal at the Emirates Stadium.
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newsfootball10 months ago

Quite fair and factual to say I’m amongst best wingers in world, asserts Arnaut Danjuma

Villarreal forward Arnaut Danjuma believes that it is factual to say that he is amongst the best wingers in world football at the moment although he added that he still has remove to improve. The 25-year-old also added that Unai Emery has helped him reach that level and has turned his game around.
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newsfootball11 months ago

Its reality that there 10 teams in Europe that are better than Juventus, asserts Massimiliano Allegri

In light of Juventus’ elimination from the Champions League, Massimiliano Allegri has defended his side but believes that right now, there are 10 teams in Europe better than the Old Lady. The Serie A giants lost 4-1 on aggregate to Villarreal after collapsing to a 3-0 loss in the second leg.
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newsfootball1 year ago

Villarreal CF is my home and I'm 100% committed, proclaims Unai Emery

Villarreal coach Unai Emery has put an end to all speculation that linked him to the Newcastle United hot seat by publicly releasing a statement which confirmed his decision to stay at the club. Emery was seen as the frontrunner to succeed Bruce and the Magpies are set to look at alternatives.
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newsfootball1 year ago

Reports | Newcastle United in talks with former Arsenal boss Unai Emery to be their next manager

According to Goal, Newcastle United have entered into talks with Villarreal boss Unai Emery but the report has also indicated that former Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe is also in contention for the job. The Magpies parted ways with Steve Bruce in late October and are looking for a new head coach.
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newsfootball2 years ago

Arsenal’s performance against Villareal just wasn’t good enough, admits Mikel Arteta

Mikel Arteta has expressed his disappointment on crashing out of the Europa League semi-finals after a 0-0 draw in the second leg. The Europa League was Arsenal's last chance of playing European football next season but Villarreal's 2-1 aggregate victory ensured their first Europa League final.
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newsfootball2 years ago

Unai Emery is the most successful manager in the Europa League, proclaims Mikel Arteta

Mikel Arteta believes that former Arsenal boss Unai Emery is the most successful manager in the Europa League after the Gunners set up a clash against Emery's Villareal. The North London side are currently on a 12 match unbeaten run in the competition and face a tough fight against the La Liga side.
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