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newsfootball20 days ago

We never tend to make these Champions League semi-finals easy for ourselves, admits Trent Alexander-Arnold

Trent Alexander-Arnold has asserted that his side never makes Champions League semi-finals affair easy for themselves after letting Villarreal back into the game at halftime as they conceded two goals. The Reds went on to score three goals in the second half and secure a 5-2 aggregate win.
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newsfootballa month ago

Two-nil on aggregate but it is only half time, admits Jurgen Klopp

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp expressed his delight at securing victory over Villarreal in Wednesday’s crucial Champions League fixture but issued a warning to his side over not getting complacent in the return leg. The Merseyside club secured a 2-0 victory over Villarreal at Anfield on Wednesday.
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newsfootballa month ago

Liverpool have the ability to transcend themselves at Anfield, reveals Etienne Capoue

Villarreal star Etienne Capoue has praised Liverpool for the atmosphere they generate at Anfield and admitted that the Spanish club will bring the fight to their opposition in their crucial Champions League fixture. The Reds host the Spanish side in the semifinals of the competition on Wednesday.
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newsfootballa month 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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newsfootballa month ago

Game against Liverpool will be difficult but we are confident, asserts Francis Coquelin

Villarreal midfielder Francis Coquelin has admitted that Liverpool are one of the best teams in the world that presses the best and has a host of world-class players although he acknowledged that his side are confident of beating them. Villarreal faces Liverpool in the Champions League on Wednesday.
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newsfootballa month 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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newsfootball2 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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newsfootball2 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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newsfootball5 months ago

Reports | Arnaut Danjuma to not leave Villarreal in January despite interest from across Europe

According to transfer expert Fabrizio Romano, Villarreal’s Arnaut Danjuma won’t be leaving the club in the January transfer window despite being heavily linked with a move away. The 24-year-old forward has had a stellar season so far with him netting nine goals in just eighteen appearances.
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newsfootball6 months ago

I'm ready to help the club for however long I'm needed, asserts Michael Carrick

Michael Carrick was placed in temporary charge of Manchester United as the club looks to appoint an interim manager for the rest of the season after Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was sacked on Sunday. Carrick will take charge of United against Villarreal for his first game in charge in the Champions League.
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