Day: May 17, 2019

Liverpool sent scouts to watch Depay
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Liverpool sent scouts to watch Depay

Liverpool reportedly sent scouts to watch former Machester United flop and Lyon winger Memphis Depay. The Netherlands international is in his second season with the Ligue 1 outfit and has found the back of the net 10 times whilst providing 13 assists for Lyon in all competitions this season. READ: Confirmed! Allegri to leave Juventus this summer Depay is contracted to Lyon until 2021 after making the move from Manchester United for £16million in 2017. It can be recalled that his time at Old Trafford is one to forget as he struggled to impress and could only amass 7 goals in 53 appearances for the Red Devils. According to French outlet Mercato365, the Reds sent scouts to watch the Dutch international in Lyon's 3 nil win away to Marseille on Sunday. Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp...
Confirmed! Allegri to leave Juventus this summer
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Confirmed! Allegri to leave Juventus this summer

Serie A giants have confirmed that manager Massimiliano Allegri will leave the club at the end of the 2018/19 season. Allegri, 51, has been in charge of the Old Ladies since joining from AC Milan in 2014. The Italian tactician has gone on to win 5 consecutive Serie A titles, as well as 4 Coppa Italia titles. The 2018/19 season was the first in which he didn't secure a domestic double since he was appointed. Regardless of his triumphs with Juventus on the domestic season, the UEFA Champions League title continued to elude the club, as they've lost two UCL finals, one against Barcelona in 2015, and Real Madrid in 2017. READ: Chelsea struggling to sell Europa League final tickets The club released a statement on its official website confirming Allegri's departure this summer: "Mas...
Chelsea struggling to sell Europa League final tickets
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Chelsea struggling to sell Europa League final tickets

According to reports, Chelsea are facing a hard time in their bid to sell their allocated tickets for the Europa League final game against Arsenal in Azerbaijan this month. Chelsea were allocated just 5,801 tickets for the final game to be hosted in the 68,700 capacity Olympic Stadium in Baku. Regardless, as claimed by the Evening Standard, just 600 season ticket holders have opted for the tickets thus far, forcing the London outfit to make the sale available to members who do not have any loyalty points. READ: Santi Cazorla recalled by Spain ahead of Euro Qualifiers The Blues will face London Rivals Arsenal who apparently need the trophy more in their quest for UCL qualification. However, the final has been heavily criticized due to the manner of the ticket allocations. Fan...
Santi Cazorla recalled by Spain ahead of Euro Qualifiers
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Santi Cazorla recalled by Spain ahead of Euro Qualifiers

Former Arsenal midfielder Santiago Cazorla has been surprisingly recalled to the Spain senior national team. The 34-year-old has previously garnered 77 caps for Spain and played his part in the team that emerged victoriously in Euro 2008 and 2012. The player reportedly broke down in tears when the news of his recall reached him. It can be recalled that his career was almost hampered after he sustained a horrific Achilles injury which required numerous surgeries and eventually ended his adventures with Arsenal after his contract reached its expiration last summer. READ: Barcelona to use Camp Nou as Rugby pitch Santi Cazorla had been out of action for 18 months before then. He rejoined Villareal where he began his senior footballing career and worked his way to full fitness, maki...
Barcelona to use Camp Nou as Rugby pitch
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Barcelona to use Camp Nou as Rugby pitch

Barcelona's Camp Nou will be the venue for a Super League game between Rugby clubs Wigan Warriors and Catalan Dragons on Saturday. Although exertions on the pitch could result in its damage, the club's football side will have no cause to play there until July when they host Chelsea and Vissel Kobe in friendlies. The game between the Rugby sides came about after Barcelona president Josep Bartomeu was in attendance when the Dragons emerged victoriously in the Challenge Cup final at Wembley last year. READ: Five talking points from the 2018/19 Premier League campaign He then proceeded to invite the victorious players for a trophy parade at the Camp Nou at half-time during Barcelona's Catalan derby game against Girona in September 2018. The Chairman of Dragons Rugby team Bernard...