JOTARULED OUT OF COMMUNITY SHIELD

Portuguese international Jota has been ruled out of the Community Shield this weekend. The Euro 2020 participant will miss the game against Manchester City on Saturday as a result of a hamstring injury.Jota has not featured for Liverpool in pre-season this summer after he sustained the injury during the set of UEFA Nations League games played last month. The Euro 2020 participant was in the colours of Portugal when he picked up the injury that has prompted him to miss several weeks of football action.

Liverpool might be without six of their players ahead of their latest duel with Manchester City in the Community Shield. Apart from Euro 2020 participant Jota, the likes of Brazil international Alisson Becker, Calvin Ramsay, Caoimhin Kelleher, Alex-Oxlade Chamberlain and KostantinosTismikas might likely miss the game. Continue reading “JOTARULED OUT OF COMMUNITY SHIELD”

JUVENTUS: PAUL POGBA’S SALARY REVEALED

Frenchman Paul Pogba has landed in Turin ahead of his free transfer move to Juventus. The Old Lady have made a big transfer coup with the imminent return of Pogba to the club. The Euro 2020 participant has decided to return to Juventus after six years at Manchester United. He would be the fourth player with the most salary at €7.5m per year when the move is finalised as revealed by media portal Sportrac. Only the Juventus duo of Matthijsde Ligt and Adrien Rabiot plus Alexis Sanchez will earn more than him.

Pogba, who was part of the France squad that crashed out of Euro 2020 at the round of 16 stage, became a Juventus player for the first time on a free transfer from Manchester United a decade ago. Juventus had to pay a compensation fee after the Frenchman joined them on a free transfer as a teenager in 2012. He spent four fruitful years in Turin before Manchester United paid a then world-record fee of £89m to sign him from Juventus in 2016. During his time at Juventus, Pogba won a lot of major trophies including four league titles. In total, the French international helped the Old Lady win eight trophies while he was with the Italian Serie A outfit. Continue reading “JUVENTUS: PAUL POGBA’S SALARY REVEALED”

ARNAUTOVIC ON SONG AGAINST CROATIA

Bologna striker Marko Arnautovic scored one of the goals as Austria produced one of their best results in recent times with the 3-0 win at Croatia in Group A1 of the UEFA Nations League. The Euro 2020 participant was the recipient of the first goal of the game in the 41st minute after good work from fellow attacker Karim Onisiwo. The two front men combined to give Austria a shock lead over hosts Croatia at the half-time interval.


The Austrians looked like a different team entirely with German tactician Ralf Rangnick in charge of the first team in comparison to the team that lost to Wales in their World Cup 2022 qualifying playoff tie from the European section in March. They were beaten 2-1 by the Welsh team who had Real Madrid star Gareth Bale to thanks for scoring the two goals. Wales will now meet with Ukraine in Cardiff City on Sunday for a place at the Qatar 2022 World Cup. The Ukrainians beat home team Scotland 3-1 at Hampden Park in Glasgow to secure a playoff final meeting with Bale and his Wales colleagues. Continue reading “ARNAUTOVIC ON SONG AGAINST CROATIA”

RONALDO TAKES LEAGUE TALLY TO 18

Five-time Ballon d’Or winner Cristiano Ronaldo is up to 18 goals for the season on the Premier League stage after he found the back of the net against West London outfit Brentford. He scored one of the goals as Manchester United thrashed Brentford 3-0 at home when the two sides battled against each other earlier this week.


Euro 2020 participant Ronaldo is the leading goalscorer at Manchester United this season following his return to the Premier League last summer for his second spell at Old Trafford. He has been a major source of goals for Manchester United in his first season back at the Theatre of Dreams. Continue reading “RONALDO TAKES LEAGUE TALLY TO 18”

SAKA BANISHES PENALTY HEARTBREAK AGAINST CHELSEA

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta was full of admiration for Bukayo Saka after the Chelsea game in the Premier League on Wednesday after he sealed the 4-2 victory over the European champions with a successful penalty in the second minute of stoppage time.

Arteta told reporters that he thought Brazilian substitute Gabriel Martinelli would take the penalty after Saka was adjudged to have been foiled in the box by Chelsea skipper Cesar Azpilicueta. Saka demanded the ball and he was able to beat Edouard Mendy in the Chelsea goal to wrap up the win for the Gunners and banish the memories of the heartbreak from the Euro 2020 final last summer. The Arsenal attacker missed the decisive penalty during shootout as England lost the Euro 2020 title to Italy. Apart from Saka, the Manchester United duo of Jadon Sancho and Marcus Rashford also missed their respective spot kicks as Italy beat England 3-2 on penalties to win the Euro 2020 tournament. Continue reading “SAKA BANISHES PENALTY HEARTBREAK AGAINST CHELSEA”

HOW LONG WILL ERIKSEN PLAY FOR BRENTFORD?

To the joy of many fans of football across the world, Christian Eriksen returned to the football pitch for the first time after suffering a heart problem while playing for his country’s national team side Denmark. The football world rose to its feet last year at the UEFA Euros competition (2020 edition) when Denmark and Finland were playing their group stage fixture and something scary happened. While playing for his country, Eriksen slumped on the pitch and collapsed to the ground. Thanks to his fellow countryman and teammate Simon Kjaer, he was quickly attended to and received the best first aid he could possibly get before getting professional attention.


Eriksen’s collapse was a really scary one as the situation could have been much worse if not for the intervention of his teammate. It was later revealed that had Kjaer not reacted as quickly as he did, it is possible that Eriksen could have given up the ghost. The former Tottenham midfielder was contracted to Italian Serie A giants Inter Milan at the time but because of the fear of a repetition of the incident, the current Serie A champions decided to terminate his contract. Until only recently, Eriksen was without a club but eventually, he reached an agreement with Premier League side Brentford to sign a short-term contract so he can resume to playing football once again. Continue reading “HOW LONG WILL ERIKSEN PLAY FOR BRENTFORD?”

LIVERPOOL, CITY HAVE EYES ON SAKA

Arsenal star Bukayo Saka is reportedly attracting the attention of two Premier League title contenders. This is according to a recent report from the stables of popular media platform ESPN. It was disclosed that both City and Liverpool are monitoring the contract situation of Saka at the North London club. The Euro 2020 finalist will have two years left on his current deal at the Emirates Stadium at the end of this season. He was a regular on the pitch as England lost the Euro 2020 final to Italy. Saka missed the penalty that confirmed the Italians as the Euro 2020 winners.

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England international attacker Saka came through the Arsenal Academy and has become a key player for the first team on the back of a few years. It has been reported that senior Arsenal officials want to give Saka a bumper deal in line with his status as a very important player in the team.
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LEWANDOWSKI STRIKE FAILED TO SAVE BAYERN

German champions Bayern Munich didn’t have the best of returns from the winter break after they were beaten at home by Borussia Moenchengladbach. The visitors have been a thorn in the flesh of the Bavarian giants this season and they are without defeat in three meetings.

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Hosts Borussia Moenchengladbach and Bayern got this Bundesliga season underway in a game that ended in a 1-1 draw in August before Gladbach thumped Bayern 5-0 at home to dump them out of the German Cup also known as DfbPokal in what’s one of the surprise results in European football this season.
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LEEDS QUINTET OUT OF CHELSEA CLASH

Leeds United will miss as many as five players for the Premier League trip to take on wounded Chelsea on Saturday evening. The Whites have been decimated by injuries and illness ahead of the Chelsea game at Stamford Bridge.

The five Leeds United players out of the Chelsea game are Euro 2020 finalist Kalvin Phillips, Patrick Bamford, Robin Koch, Rodrigo Moreno and club skipper Liam Moore. The last Premier League game at home to newcomers Brentford took its toll on the Leeds United players after Philips, Moore and Bamford picked up respective injuries during the encounter.

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England international Bamford returned to Premier League football against Brentford as he scored a last-gasp equaliser to rescue a 2-2 draw. The ex-Chelsea and Middlesbrough attacker missed over two months of football action only for him to return and sustain another injury while celebrating his goal against the Bees. The statement from the club said that Bamford has a hamstring problem from the Brentford game and evolution of the issue is subjected to assessment on a daily basis.
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RAMSDALE INSTRUMENTAL TO BIG ARSENAL WIN

Arsenal goalkeeper Aaron Ramsdale produced one of the best goalkeeping displays in recent memory on the Premier League scene as the Gunners sealed a 2-0 win over home team Leicester City on Saturday afternoon.

The Gunners made a bright start and they went ahead on five minutes through Brazilian defender Gabriel Magalhaes off the corner kick from Bukayo Saka who was making his 100th appearance for his North London side. Ramsdale and Saka both played their part in the win over the Foxes. They were both part of the 26-man England squad to the Euro 2020 tournament. Continue reading “RAMSDALE INSTRUMENTAL TO BIG ARSENAL WIN”