EPL: Real Madrid star declares desire to play in Premier League

EPL: Real Madrid star declares desire to play in Premier League

Real Madrid defender, Dani Carvajal has explained why he wants to play in the Premier League. In an interview with Libero magazine, Dani Carvajal said he wants to play in the English topflight league because he wants to have the experience. The 26-year-old came through the youth system at the Santiago Bernabeu, and has spent his whole career with the La Liga giants. “I do think about it and I am clear that I want…

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Champions League: What Alex Ferguson told Man Utd players after losing 2009 final to Barcelona – Carrick

Champions League: What Alex Ferguson told Man Utd players after losing 2009 final to Barcelona – Carrick

Former Manchester United midfielder, Michael Carrick has revealed what former boss, Sir Alex Ferguson told Red Devils’ players after their 2009 Champions League final defeat to Barcelona in Rome. United had the opportunity to become the first club since AC Milan to win the competition in back-to-back seasons but were outclassed by Barcelona, who scored through forwards, Samuel Eto’o and Lionel Messi. “The Boss (Sir Alex Ferguson) was understandably angry and had a go at…

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Champions League: Rio Ferdinand reveals what Messi does better

Champions League: Rio Ferdinand reveals what Messi does better

Former Manchester United defender, Rio Ferdinand has revealed what Barcelona ace, Lionel Messi does better than anyone else. The former England star claimed Messi’s decision making is better than anyone else currently playing. Messi scored a brace for Barcelona against Tottenham last night and Ferdinand said he was blessed to watch Messi in the match. Barcelona beat Tottenham 4-2 at Wembley in the Champions League Group B clash. After scoring a hat-trick in the group…

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EPL: Michael Owen predicts Chelsea vs Liverpool, Arsenal vs Watford

EPL: Michael Owen predicts Chelsea vs Liverpool, Arsenal vs Watford

Former Real Madrid and England striker, Michael Owen has predicted Chelsea and Liverpool to score many goals when both teams clash on Saturday in the Premier League. He also predicted that Arsenal would beat Watford at Emirates Stadium. Owen told BetVictor: “The biggest game of the PL season to date with Liverpool looking to become just the second side in the history of the PL to win their first seven league games. “Note the other…

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UEFA outlines nine historic records Messi, Ronaldo are yet to break

UEFA outlines nine historic records Messi, Ronaldo are yet to break

The Union of European Football Associations, UEFA, has revealed nine records Barcelona ace, Lionel Messi and Juventus star, Cristiano Ronaldo have not yet broken in the history of Europe’s topflight competitions, (Champions League and Europe League). UEFA took to their official website on Wednesday to release the records, indicating that Messi and Ronaldo are yet to break the following feats in the Europe topflight leagues: 1. Most appearances – Messi has 126, while Ronaldo has…

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Real Madrid’s squad against Sevilla revealed [Full list]

Real Madrid’s squad against Sevilla revealed [Full list]

Real Madrid have released their squad list that will take on Sevilla in the La Liga fixture slated for Wednesday night. The Los Blancos coach, Julen Lopetegui released a 22-man list that includes: three goalkeepers, seven defenders, seven midfielders and five attackers. The Champions League holders, took to their official Twitter page: @realmadriden, to release the list. Below is Madrid’s La Liga squad against Sevilla: Goalkeepers: Navas, Casilla, Courtois Defenders: Vallejo, Ramos, Varane, Nacho, Marcelo,…

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Rivaldo blasts Spanish La Liga

Rivaldo blasts Spanish La Liga

Brazil legend, Rivaldo has criticized the Spanish La Liga for scheduling matches to be played under high temperatures. The ex-Barcelona star pointed out that the Spanish topflight league’s Football Association (FA), should consider the human factors when scheduling games. “Paying attention to human factors is key to the scheduling of fixtures,” Rivaldo told an interview with Betfair, as cited by Diario AS. “In Spain you have times when temperatures are very high and fans can…

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EPL: Guardiola names three world best clubs Man City should emulate

EPL: Guardiola names three world best clubs Man City should emulate

Manchester City coach, Pep Guardiola has revealed three world ‘best clubs’ he wants his team to emulate this season in the Premier League. The Spaniard said he wants City to learn from La Liga Champions, Barcelona, Bundesliga champions, Bayern Munich and Serie A champions, Juventus, adding that his priority for the new campaign is for his team to win the Premier League again, having won it last season with a record 100 points from 38…

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Barcelona overtake Real Madrid on LaLiga table despite draw with Girona

Barcelona overtake Real Madrid on LaLiga table despite draw with Girona

Barcelona are still top of the LaLiga, despite drawing 2-2 with Girona on Sunday night. Lionel Messi opened scoring for the Spanish champions in the 19th minute, before they were reduced to 10 men when Clement Lenglet was sent off. Cristhian Stuani scored either side of half time to give the visitors a shock lead at the Nou Camp, but Gerard Pique nicked a point for the Catalans in the 63rd minute. Barca now have…

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FIFA kicks against Barcelona’s LaLiga game in US

FIFA kicks against Barcelona’s LaLiga game in US

president, Gianni Infantino, has expressed reservations about LaLiga’s plans to stage fixtures abroad, following a 15-year marketing agreement with Relevant Sports in order to promote the sport. A formal request has been made to the Royal Spanish Football Federation, for Girona’s home league game against Barcelona to be staged at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami on January 26, 2019. LaLiga president, Javier Tebas, has however branded Infantino’s comments “incoherent”. “I would have liked for him…

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