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Agüero ‘very angry’ with Messi’s situation

Agüero ‘very angry’ with Messi’s situation

News from South America on Friday night has provided a glimpse into the mindset of Sergio Agüero, on the back of Lionel Messi's departure from Barcelona. Blaugrana exit The name of Argentine international Messi, of course, has been at the center of the media for the past 24 hours. This follows the explosive announcement that, after two decades at the club, the 34-year-old will definitely put an end to his time at Barcelona this summer. Just hours after it was widely reported that a contractual agreement between the two parties was close, the Blaugrana released a statement, admitting that they had essentially been left with no choice but to part ways with the best player in club history. The guilty finger, in turn, pointed directly in the direction of La Liga, amid claims that Spa...
van Persie responds to Man United’s birthday message

van Persie responds to Man United’s birthday message

Former Manchester United striker Robin van Persie sent a cheerful request to the Red Devils on Friday, surrounding Lionel Messi. Messi on the move The explosive summer news so far, of course, broke just over 24 hours ago. This came in the form of confirmation that Lionel Messi would not compromise his future with Barcelona, ​​but instead would end his 21 years at the club. Just hours after it was widely reported that a deal between the two sides was close, the Blaugrana released a statement, confirming that they had essentially had no choice but to part ways with the best player in club history. This came about as a result of the 'financial and structural obstacles' that stood in the way of the Catalans none other than La Liga: "Despite the fact that FC Barcelona and Lionel Messi...
Tottenham sign Cristian Romero from Atalanta

Tottenham sign Cristian Romero from Atalanta

Premier League Tottenham Hotspur announced the long-awaited arrival of Cristian Romero from Atalanta on Friday night. Serie A Highlights Of course, the last few weeks have seen the ties between Spurs and Argentine stopper Romero intensify significantly. This came with Lilywhites' new boss, Nuno Espirito Santo, at the back of Toby Alderweireld's surprise departure, having been searching for reinforcements in the heart of his bottom line. The likes of Jules Kounde, Kurt Zouma and Nikola Milenkovic, at one point or another, were considered possible arrivals to North London. Romero, however, remained the firm 'priority' of Daniel Levy and company. at all times, with the former Juventus player fresh off an outstanding season in Serie A, backed by the glory of the Copa América with hi...
Thomas Tuchel explains Tino Anjorin’s lack of preseason action

Thomas Tuchel explains Tino Anjorin’s lack of preseason action

By Conor Laird Published: August 6, 2021 6:58 PM Last update: August 6, 2021 7:00 pm Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel has given an idea of ​​the lack of minutes given to young Faustino Anjorin to date in the preseason. Blues star Anjorin, 19, has long been seen as one of the most promising young talents in books in South West London. The English youth international is an offensive midfielder by trade, but he is also more than capable of lining up in a more orthodox central role in the middle of the park. Anjorin's outstanding performances at the youth level saw him named captain of the Chelsea Youth Cup team in 2019/20, with another 4 goals and 4 assists in 10 Premier League 2 appearances last season, having seen the star of the teenager keep increasing. Remember th...
Official photos of the 2021/22 Man United third jersey

Official photos of the 2021/22 Man United third jersey

By Conor Laird Published: August 6, 2021 6:13 PM Last update: August 6, 2021 6:28 PM The first official photos of the third kit Manchester United will wear in the Premier League this season were released on Friday. Retro reds The 2020/21 campaign, of course, saw Adidas choose to turn things around in a major way when it came to Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's men's alternative strip. The Red Devils were outfitted with a striking black and white zebra-like design, which inevitably divided opinion among the club's fan base. Manchester United's Portuguese midfielder Bruno Fernandes celebrates his first goal to equalize 1-1 during the English Premier League soccer match between Aston Villa and Manchester United at Villa Park in Birmingham, central England, on 9 May 2021 (Photo...
Milenkovic and Onuachu updates, Coventry stays

Milenkovic and Onuachu updates, Coventry stays

West Ham targets young Serbian central defender in demand West Ham are looking to capitalize on their unexpected 2020-21 Premier League campaign that saw them finish sixth and just two points out of fourth with summer business that could tip them to stay in contention for the top seven. West Ham is making progress in negotiations with Fiorentina to sign Nikola Milenkovic as center back. Details remain to be discussed to reach an agreement, but talks are continuing. 🇷🇸 #WHUFC Fiorentina approach Matija Nastasić as a replacement. No Zouma for West Ham, as of now. - Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) August 5, 2021 After ties to interest in Chelsea's Kurt Zouma were severed, the Hammers have turned their attention to the young Serbian center-back from Fiorentina. Nikola Milenkovic...
Harry Kane says he ‘never refused to train’ / He intends to return to Spurs

Harry Kane says he ‘never refused to train’ / He intends to return to Spurs

By Conor Laird Published: August 6, 2021 5:40 PM Last update: August 6, 2021 5:43 PM Tottenham Hotspur star Harry Kane issued a long-awaited statement on Friday night, addressing his situation at the club. Kane's plea for departure The last big development in the Spurs-Kane saga, of course, came earlier this week. The future of English has been front-page news all summer to date, after Kane. informed your former employers your desire to move on, in search of important cutlery. Tottenham's Premier League rivals Manchester City, in turn, have become favorites for their signing, with the Sky Blues looking for a replacement for Sergio Agüero. Reports in late June even went so far as to suggest that the Etihad team had seen a £ 100 million offer rejected by Daniel Levy...
Amid new links with Arsenal, Lyon coach confirms Aouar ‘can go’

Amid new links with Arsenal, Lyon coach confirms Aouar ‘can go’

As speculation continues to point to a possible Arsenal trade this summer, Olympique Lyonnais manager Peter Bosz has confirmed that he has no intention of blocking the departure of Houssem Aouar. Arteta looking at reinforcements The issue of the attacking midfield position at the Emirates has been at the center of media talk about the later part of the 2020/21 campaign coming to a close. This comes with Arsenal having struggled for core creativity for much of a disappointing season. The eventual appearance of Emile Smith Rowe, of course, turned out to be a huge plus, while Martin Odegaard did a solid, if unspectacular, job following his arrival on loan during the January window. Arsenal's Martin Odegaard applauds the fans after the Premier League match at the Emirates Stadium in ...
Manchester United breaks ranks with Football Manager

Manchester United breaks ranks with Football Manager

Manchester United have broken ranks with the popular simulation game Football Manager, in a decision that will see their name changed in the game's database. Football Manager players will no longer be able to manage 'Manchester United', following an agreement between the club and game developer Sports Interactive. - Sky Sports News (@SkySportsNews) August 6, 2021 In an agreement that was reached between the club and the games publisher, SEGA, in connection with an ongoing trademark dispute, Manchester United will be referred to as Manchester UFC (or Man UFC) as of the latest installment of the game in the next release in 2022 and onwards. Sky Sports reports. Both Manchester United and SEGA issued a joint statement following the ruling; “Manchester United and SEGA have reached an ...
Mohamed Elneny wins 2020/21 Goal of the season award from Arsenal

Mohamed Elneny wins 2020/21 Goal of the season award from Arsenal

By Conor Laird Published: August 6, 2021 4:36 pm Last update: August 6, 2021 4:40 pm Arsenal star Mohamed Elneny has taken to social media to confirm that he has been honored with the club's Goal of the Season award. Gunner Rotation Piece The 2020/21 campaign, of course, turned out to be a success and was lost for Elneny in North London. The Egyptian, following a loan in Turkey with Besiktas, was expected to be transferred permanently last summer. However, after impressing in the preseason and with few options in midfield at the Emirates following the loan of Matteo Guendouzi and Lucas Torreira, the decision was finally made for Elneny to stay. And, even though the 29-year-old has been seen as little more than a backup option for players like Thomas Partey and Gra...