Month: April 2021

Man Utd in ‘very advanced talks’ after Zidane blessing

Manchester United are in ‘very advanced talks’ to sign Real Madrid defender Raphael Varane. United have been linked with a long list of centre-backs as possible partners for Harry Maguire, with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said to be a big admirer of the Madrid star. Gary Neville too has described...

Scholes offers Lingard, Solskjaer advice over Man Utd future

Paul Scholes believes Jesse Lingard can provide valuable “competition” for Bruno Fernandes and should return to Manchester United when his loan spell at West Ham comes to an end. Lingard has scored eight goals in nine Premier League starts for the Hammers, while Fernandes has scored just once in...

Seedorf: Punish players who cover mouths to talk to opponents

AC Milan legend Clarence Seedorf says players should be punished for covering their mouth when talking to an opponent or referee. Slavia Prague defender Ondrej Kudela covered his mouth when he allegedly racially abused Rangers opponent Glen Kamara during a Europa League tie last month. Kudela denies racially abusing...

Stanway hoping versatility gives her edge in battle for Olympic spot

Georgia Stanway feels her versatility could count in her favour when it comes to Olympic selection but has stressed the competition for places in the Great Britain squad is fierce. Operating in a midfield role, Manchester City’s Stanway, who has also played in positions further forward and as a...

Arsenal legend points out ‘big worry’ over Aguero rumours

Nigel Winterburn thinks Sergio Aguero’s recent injury record should be a concern for Arsenal amid recent transfer links to the Manchester City striker. Aguero announced at the end of March that he would be leaving City when his contract expires at the end of the season. Click Here: サッカーユニフォーム...

Dortmund chief issues transfer warning amid Man Utd-Haaland saga

Dortmund chief Hans-Joachim Watzke says the club ‘does not have to sell one player’ amid the Erling Haaland to Man Utd transfer saga. The Norwegian superstar has been linked with a host of Europe’s top clubs, most notably the Red Devils. Man City, Real Madrid and Barcelona are the other sides...

Bailly set to reject new Man Utd contract and seek move

Man Utd defender Eric Bailly is prepared to reject a new contract and seek a summer transfer, according to reports. Last month, boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer confirmed that the club would begin contract talks with the centre-back. His current deal expires in June 2022 and the Red Devils were...

Man City and Spurs fans must take a Covid test before cup final

Manchester City and Spurs supporters wishing to attend this month’s Carabao Cup final must undergo a combination of PCR and lateral flow coronavirus testing. The clubs and the EFL published details of ticketing arrangements and Covid-19 protocols on Tuesday morning for the match on April 25, which will be...

England’s defeat to France provided some great answers – Riise

England Women interim boss Hege Riise says Friday’s loss to France provided some “great answers” in terms of where the team is at. The Lionesses were beaten 3-1 by Les Bleues in the friendly in Caen, where the hosts went two goals up via Sandy Baltimore’s first-half strike and...

€25m price difference sees Man Utd ‘finally opt’ for Spanish defender

Man Utd have decided to sign Villarreal’s Pau Torres over Sevilla’s Jules Kounde as they look to sign a defender this summer, according to reports in Spain. The Red Devils have been linked with numerous centre-back targets in recent months, with it becoming clear that central defence is a...