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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EPL: Essien predicts Chelsea’s season, speaks on Hazard

EPL: Essien predicts Chelsea’s season, speaks on Hazard

Former Chelsea midfielder, Michael Essien has predicted that the club can win the Premier League title this season. The 35-year-old is also hoping that forward, Eden Hazard, would remain at Stamford Bridge and continues his impressive form. Hazard was tipped to leave the West London club during the transfer window in the summer, with Real Madrid said to be interested, after admitting in July that he was tempted to try “something different”. The Belgium international…

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Mikel, Essien react to Chelsea legend, John Terry’s retirement

Mikel, Essien react to Chelsea legend, John Terry’s retirement

Super Eagles captain, John Mikel Obi and former Ghanaian international, Michael Essien ‏have reacted to the retirement of Chelsea legend, John Terry from football. Recall that Terry on Sunday evening announced his retirement from football, via his Instagram page. Mikel and Essien, who played alongside Terry for many years at Chelsea, congratulated the former centre-back, adding that it was an honour to have played alongside the 37-year-old. “Congratulations on a fantastic career old boy! Good…

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Drogba breaks silence on Chelsea legend, John Terry’s retirement

Drogba breaks silence on Chelsea legend, John Terry’s retirement

Ivory Coast football legend, Didier Drogba has reacted to the retirement of Chelsea legend, John Terry from football. Recall that Terry on Sunday evening announced his retirement from football via his Instagram page. Drogba, who played alongside Terry for many years at Chelsea, congratulated the former centre-back, adding that it was an honour to have played along with the 37-year-old. Drogba joined Terry at the Stamford Bridge in 2004 and the duo were teammates for…

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EPL: Hazard names ‘best manager’ he has played under at Chelsea

EPL: Hazard names ‘best manager’ he has played under at Chelsea

Chelsea ace, Eden Hazard has described manager, Maurizio Sarri, as the best manager he has played under at the club. Sarri is the sixth manager Hazard has had during his six years at Stamford Bridge, and the Italian gaffer has made a positive start to his reign, with the West London club still unbeaten this season. Hazard, who won the Premier League title under former Blues managers, Jose Mourinho and Antonio Conte for Chelsea, also…

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EPL: Rooney tells Man Utd players what to do as pressure mounts on Mourinho

EPL: Rooney tells Man Utd players what to do as pressure mounts on Mourinho

Former Manchester United striker, Wayne Rooney, has claimed manager Jose Mourinho is being made a scapegoat for under-performing Manchester United stars and called on the players “to be better”. The former Old Trafford skipper says it is time the players stood up to be counted, as the team attempt to get their season back on track. “The manager can do so much but then it is down to the players on the pitch to produce….

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EPL: Ian Wright reveals why Arsenal must allow Ramsey leave

EPL: Ian Wright reveals why Arsenal must allow Ramsey leave

Former Arsenal striker, Ian Wright, has agreed with the club’s decision to withdraw a contract offer for Aaron Ramsey. The Welsh midfielder will be free to talk to rivals from January, with his deal set to expire next summer. And Wright, whilst admiring Ramsey, cannot fault the club for their decision after years of allowing players to dictate their futures at the Emirates. “What I do like about him and what I will always give…

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Why Antonio Rudiger withdrew from Germany squad

Why Antonio Rudiger withdrew from Germany squad

Chelsea defender, Antonio Rudiger has been forced to withdraw from Germany’s squad for the upcoming UEFA Nations League fixtures after suffering a groin injury. Rudiger required immediate treatment following Chelsea’s routine victory over Southampton on Sunday. The 25-year-old will now miss Germany’s Nations League clash against Holland and France, although he believes he will still be able to train during the international break. “I won’t be available for Germany for the upcoming matches due to…

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EPL: Ian Wright reveals how Mourinho has helped Emery at Arsenal

EPL: Ian Wright reveals how Mourinho has helped Emery at Arsenal

Arsenal legend Ian Wright has said that Manchester United manager, Jose Mourinho’s struggles at United have inadvertently helped Unai Emery at Arsenal. The Red Devils are currently sitting in eighth position in the Premier League having lost three of their first eight games of the season. Mourinho’s men were also knocked out of the Carabao Cup last month by Championship club Derby County. It has been a different story so far at the Emirates, with…

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