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newsfootball3 months ago

We were surprised by how well Sadio Mane developed, proclaims Peter Krawietz

Jurgen Klopp's assistant Peter Krawietz has been surprised by the development of Sadio Mane. Following his £34 million transfer from Southampton in 2016, the Senegalese forward has become "one of the top three players in the world in his position as a winger", exceeding the expectations of many.
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newsfootball6 months ago

Reports | Manchester City considering a shock move for Southampton’s Danny Ings

According to Sky Sports, Manchester City are plotting a potential move for Danny Ings this summer in a move that has come completely out of nowhere. The Cityzens have been longing for a long-term replacement to the ageing Sergio Aguero and it has seen them linked with moves for several top forwards.
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newsfootball7 months ago

Not likely that Virgil van Dijk will play again in the 2020/21 season, reveals Jurgen Klopp

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has confirmed that Virgil van Dijk is unlikely to play again in the current season with the Dutch defender still recovering from his knee injury. The former Southampton center-back has been out since mid-October after he suffered a knee ligament injury against Everton.
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newsfootball8 months ago

Derby County and Southampton’s FA Cup ties in jeopardy after rise in COVID-19 cases

Southampton’s FA Cup tie against Shrewsbury Town and Derby County’s tie against National League North team Chorley are in doubt after a rise in COVID-19 cases at Derby and Shrewsbury. The report has further added that the FA is working with the Professional Game Board to find a solution.
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newsfootball9 months ago

Arsenal will struggle to find a better manager than Mikel Arteta, asserts Pep Guardiola

With Mikel Arteta coming under fire recently, Pep Guardiola has admitted that Arsenal will not find another manager better than the Spaniard and expects Arteta to turn things around. The North London giants are on a terrible run of form with them currently on a five-game winless run in the league.
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newsfootball9 months ago

Good players always have more options but we hope Danny Ings stays, claims Ralph Hasenhuttl

With Danny Ings entering the final eighteen months of his contract, Southampton boss Ralph Hasenhuttl has admitted that he hopes Ings stays despite the interest in him. The 28-year-old has become amongst England’s best strikers over the last few years, with 27 goals in 45 league appearances.
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newsfootball10 months ago

Don’t listen to rumours because I’m proud of what we’re doing at Southampton, proclaims Ralph Hasenhuttl

In lieu of the speculation linking him with a move away, Ralph Hasenhuttl has confessed that he has no plans of leaving as he is proud of the work they’re doing at Southampton. The Austrian has worked wonders at the St Mary’s and it has seen him linked with a move to some of Europe’s biggest sides.
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newsfootball10 months ago

Jude Bellingham gets first England call-up after injuries to James Ward-Prowse and Trent Alexander-Arnold

with both James Ward-Prowse and Trent Alexander-Arnold pull out because of injuries, Gareth Southgate has handed Jude Bellingham his first England call-up while also recalling Phil Foden. It marks a sensational rise for Bellingham who could become the third youngest player to earn a Three Lions cap.
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newsfootball10 months ago

Tottenham need to find balance and take things game by game, asserts Jose Mourinho

In light of Tottenham’s great start to the season, Jose Mourinho has admitted that his players still need to find a balance with their performances and improve game by game. The North Londoners currently sit in fourth position after seven games but sit only two points behind first place Southampton.
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newsfootball10 months ago

Southampton are more than Danny Ings and we need others to step up, proclaims Ralph Hasenhuttl

In light on Danny Ings’ injury, Southampton boss Ralph Hasenhuttl has asked the others within the team to step up in their prolific striker’s absence especially with the club playing well. The Englishman is set to miss six weeks for the Saints after suffering a knee injury against Aston Villa.
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