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Danish soccer star Daniel Agger says he is excited to return to Anfield as he teams up with Liverpool legends against Real Madrid legends.


The retired 32-year old defender returns to play for Liverpool FC Foundation on Saturday.

Agger, who has the club in his blood and on his skin – considering that he inked the abbreviation of the club’s ‘YNWA’ anthem across his knuckles –, played for almost nine years at the Merseyside before he exited the team after a brief stint at his boyhood club Brondby where he joined from in 2006.

“I’m always happy to be back here. It’s really an experience. It’s so difficult to explain what being here means to me, because I can never really put the feeling into words,” the passionate Agger told Goal.

“Quickly, it was like I belonged, and the longer you’re in a place that suits you, the more it gets under your skin and becomes a part of you. The people, the place, just everything about it felt right, which is why I stayed here for almost nine years,” Agger added. Continue reading DANIEL AGGER ON RETURN TO LIVERPOOL

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Former Manchester United defender, Rafael da Silva, believes that the new manager Jose Mourinho should be given a chance to change things around.


Many pundits have been criticizing Mourinho for the poor run of form in recent weeks as Manchester United failed to win matches.

Rafael da Silva believes that the manager should be given more time to build his team. He said that the manager just arrived and that he has made many signings in the transfer window. He should be given a chance to build his team and some players take longer to adapt to life in the Premier League. The defender believes that the Premier League is now quite strong as different teams can win the trophies.

Rafael da Silva believes that team such as Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspurs are quite strong as they have a team that has been playing together for quite some time now. He believes that it will take some time before Jose Mourinho builds a team that can challenge the more established Premier League sides. He has urged fans to give the Portuguese manager some time before criticizing him. Continue reading Mourinho should be given time

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Sunderland manager David Moyes has hailed Patrick van Aanholt, saying that the defender can be the best in the English Premier League.


The Dutchman had been sterling in his role for Sunderland this campaign. He was dropped for the Premier League match against West Bromwich Albion but the talented player scored a goal to earn the team a point when introduced later on.

“His goal record is fantastic for the amount of chances we create. We need more though from elsewhere,” Moyes said of the player.
“The likes of Pat – who does come up with one or two goals. But at the moment the development for Pat would be to become a top left back – that is what we want him to be. All the best left backs are attacking; you look at Danny Rose, Leighton Baines, Ashley Cole over the years.

“They have all been great attacking left backs. There is no reason why Pat shouldn’t try an achieve that,” Moyes added. Van Aanholt can shown superior offensive capabilities one week, then in subsequent games he could be embarrassing with his poor defensive play. He is that player that can be the best and worst at the same time.
Continue reading DAVID MOYES HAILS VAN AANHOLT

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The arrival of Pep Guardiola to Manchester City was a breath of fresh air for many fans of the Premier League club as a well-known coach who has already won just about every club title there is to win was making his way to the Etihad Stadium.


Pep Guardiola is one of the main figures that has been credited with the success of Barcelona. This is the Barcelona team that has been dominating the world of football for the past decade.

The Spanish manager took over Barcelona as the head coach starting from July 1rst of 2008 up until June of 2012. During this period of time of around 4 years, Guardiola secured 14 titles including: 3 La Liga and 2 UEFA Champions League pieces of silverware.

This is a very impressive accomplishment for any manager to do and now Pep Guardiola is the man that the head chiefs of Manchester City selected to guide the Premier League to success and win major titles along the way. Continue reading Joe Hart’s career in Manchester City has reached it’s end

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New Manchester United manager is prepared to give players such as Juan Mata, MarouaneFellaini, and Daley Blind chances during the pre-season to prove themselves.


Indeed, the Portuguese manager is keen to build a team that will be able to challenge for trophies next season and before trying to get new faces in the team, he would want to give chances to the current players.

Many pundits thought that Jose Mourinho would be keen to get rid of Juan Mata since he was the one that allowed him to move to Manchester United from Chelsea. It is believed that the manager wants to give him an opportunity to prove himself first before deciding on his future.

This will be good news for Juan Mata as he wanted to have reassurances from Jose Mourinho that he will still form part of the team. However, it is believed that player will spend more time on the bench as there is no guarantee that he will form part of the first team. Indeed, Jose Mourinho believes that Juan Mata is only good when it comes to attacking and may be a weak link when it comes to defending. It is expected that the player will be playing more in matches against weaker opposition.
Continue reading Mourinho to give chances to players

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Tottenham Hotspur has the task of finding out where they will be playing their Premier League home games for the season of 2017-18.


The White Hart Lane stadium is currently undergoing construction as a new one is being built.

Ever since the White Hart Lane stadium has been going through this process of renewal, Tottenham Hotspur has been searching around for a temporary home for their home games of the upcoming season and it’s believed that Wembley stadium is being viewed as an ideal option.

According to latest rumors, talks are being made between the Football Federation (FA) and the head officials of Tottenham Hotspur as the Premier League club is attempting to work out a 2 year long deal where they might be able to perform until the construction process of the White Hart Lane is officially completed.

The Premier League club received planning permission for the development of their new stadium last year and ever since then, Tottenham Hotspur has been working in upgrading their field, this construction process is set to cost up to £750million.

When everything is completed, the new stadium of Tottenham is expected to become the biggest club ground in London and the Premier League club also has plans of utilizing the pitch to host NFL matches as they have already secured a deal that is going to allow them to do that. Continue reading Tottenham Hotspur is eyeing a 2 year long Wembley deal

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Graeme Souness and Jamie Carragher believes that Jose Mourinho will be the best manager for Manchester United

Both pundits have argued that Jose Mourinho will be a success at Manchester United if ever he is appointed as manager. They believe that the Portuguese manager has the knowledge and skills to turn around United’s fortunes and make them competitive again.


However, Souness has some reserves on whether the United board really want to appoint Mourinho as manager. He believes that if it was the case, then they should have already signed him before another high profile club comes and sign him.

Carragher, on the other hand, believes that Manchester United fans are ready for a change of manager as they feel that van Gaal is not the right person for the club. He believes that Jose Mourinho will be a fan favorite, and he will be able to inspire the Red Devils on the road to success.

Jamie Carragher believes that Jose Mourinho is an upgrade on van Gaal and that Manchester United should definitely make the move for the Portuguese manager if they want to return to the top of the Premier League as from next season. Continue reading Graeme Souness and Jamie Carragher backs Jose for Manager

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