Newcastle United will be without the services of skipper Jamaal Lascelles and Matt Ritchie for the big Premier League clash withrelegation rivals Norwich City. Newcastle United play hosts to the Canaries at St. James Park on Tuesday night with the target of claiming their first win of the season and they will have to achieve it without the defensive duo of Lascelles and Ritchie due to suspension.
Ritchie and Lascelles both picked up their fifth bookingsof the season during the league encounter with Arsenal at the weekend and they will serve a mandatory one-game ban against Norwich City as a result. The two defensive players were in the starting XI for the Arsenal game which ended in a 2-0 defeat for their team thanks to the goals from England international Bukayo Saka and Brazilian substitute Gabriel Martinelli. Continue reading “NEWCASTLE DUO TO MISS NORWICH CLASH”
Manchester United are back to winning ways after two successive 1-0 defeats in two separate competitions thanks to the late goal from star player Cristiano Ronaldo. He scored a stoppage time winner as the Red Devils picked up their first win in this season’s Champions League via a 2-1 win over Villarreal.
Manchester United and Villarreal met in the repeat of the Europa League final last season and the former was able to take revenge on the latter for their penalty shootout loss. Spanish La Liga side Villarreal won the Europa League title last season after beating Manchester United on penalties with Spanish goalkeeper David De Gea missing the decisive spot kick in sudden death. The two teams scored one goal apiece in 120 minutes and they needed penalties to decide the winner. In the end, the Yellow Submarines were able to win their first European trophy. Continue reading “MAN UNITED BACK TO WINNING WAYS”
English Premier League giants Manchester United will be looking to continue their red-hot form when they travel to the St Mary’s to take on Southampton in their second Premier League fixture of the season. The Red Devils will be buzzing after making a huge statement following their huge and impressive display on the opening day of the season when they thrashed Leeds United 5-1 at Old Trafford, thanks to a hat-trick from Bruno Fernandes and goals from Mason Greenwood and Fred. With the team currently in high spirits, they are the clear candidates to emerge as winners from the tie on Sunday afternoon.
Paul Pogba was another man on fire for Olé Gunnar Solksjaer’s men on Saturday as the France international midfielder registered four assists in the match. His fine form for United in the game is expected to earn him a starting role on Sunday while Fernandes is also expected to not be left out of the team sheet. The defense will most likely be the same, with concerns about whether or not Varane is fit enough to start. There could, however, be a little shuffle in the attack. Daniel James played on the right side of the attack while Mason Greenwood was the striker upfront and Pogba playing on the left-wing. Continue reading “PREDICTED MAN UNITED XI FOR SOUTHAMPTON CLASH”
Aston Villa have had two bids rejected for Arsenal midfielder Emile Smith-Rowe according to English publication The Athletic. It was revealed that the Gunners turned down the two Villa bids as they have no intention of selling the young English midfielder.
Earlier this month, the same media outlet reported that the Gunners knocked back the £25m bid from Aston Villa and that the club will return with an improved bid for the player. Villa have now returned with an improved bid of £30m for Emile Smith-Rowe and it was met with the same resistance as the first bid. Arsenal have reiterated their stance to Villa that the player is not for sale in the aftermath of the second bid. Continue reading “SMITH-ROWE: TWO VILLA BIDS REJECTED”
Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane has a huge decision to make about his future this summer amid reports that he is set for an exit from the London club when the transfer window opens in some weeks. Kane has been a subject of serious transfer speculations since last summer and he has been reported to have told club owner Daniel Levy of his desire to leave Spurs at the end of the current campaign.
Since the start of last season, the England international striker has been linked with an exit from the club and was tipped to secure a big-money move to Manchester United. However, he decided that he would at Tottenham for at least one more season before deciding if he will be continuing his career there or not. Continue reading “KANE REPORTEDLY PREFERS MAN CITY MOVE OVER UNITED”
English Premier League giants Manchester United have confirmed that one of their players, defender, Eric Bailly has put pen to paper on a new contract extension until at least the summer of 2024. Bailly has been linked with an exit from Old Trafford in recent times and was even reported to have turned down a new contract offer from the club last week, but according to the latest development, he has now signed a new three-year deal.
According to those rumors, United do not trust the long-term fitness of the Ivorian defender and have already been scouting for possible replacements that they will be looking to sign in the coming summer transfer window. It was also reported that the Red Devils manager Olé Gunnar Solksjær was in the market for a top central defender who would become Harry Maguire’s permanent partner at the heart of the United defense. Continue reading “MANCHESTER UNITED DEFENDER SIGNS NEW CONTRACT”
Real Madrid legend Luis Figo has been a busy man recently as he continues to pay close attention to modern-day footballers and assess them by certain characteristics. The former Portugal international player was a huge talent during his playing days and his Ballon d’Or award would give a perfect confirmation to that.