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Can Chelsea show maturity and make Hazard and Courtois regret?
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Can Chelsea show maturity and make Hazard and Courtois regret?

The clash between Real Madrid and Chelsea will see a Los Blancos side with a squad that have vast experience in these stages of the UCL come up against a squad with relatively no experience in this stage of the competition in the Blues. The Blues may have the advantage after the 1 all draw away at the Alfredo Di Stefano Stadium but every well-versed follower of the UEFA Champions League knows that the tie is far from over. The new-look Chelsea side who saw some new additions in the summer were whitewashed 7:1 by Bayern Munich in last season's UCL round of 16 under former manager Frank Lampard but have improved since then. They are currently managed by Thomas Tuchel and have done well in the competition but must now beat an experienced Zinedine Zidane-led side and eliminate them fr...
Man City showed that Paris Saint-Germain haven’t come of age
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Man City showed that Paris Saint-Germain haven’t come of age

Manchester City have progressed to the final of the 2020/21 UEFA Champions League after beating Paris Saint-Germain 2:0 at the Etihad on Tuesday night and 4:1 on aggregate. The fixture was a potential banana peel for Pep Guardiola and his men as they've not reached the final of the competition since his appointment as Man City boss.  This is one title that has eluded the Citizens under the Spaniard and it was believed that the Ligue 1 giants could give them a run for their money. This is because there was this belief that PSG came of age, especially after they played in last season's final and eliminated the likes of Barcelona and PSG on their way to the semifinal stage of this year's competition. However, this was not the case as they fell short and performed below expectations. ...
Ansu Fati set to undergo surgery on Thursday
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Ansu Fati set to undergo surgery on Thursday

Barcelona youngster Ansu Fati will undergo surgery to solve every problem that is associated with the rupture of the internal meniscus in his left knee, which he suffered last November during the game against Real Betis. This recent development was disclosed by Mundo Deportivo. Ansu Fati, 18, has already undergone surgery at the hands of Dr. Ramon Cugat. However, his development this season which was supposed to be crucial to his career at Camp Nou has been hampered due to injuries. He has been scheduled to undergo the surgery next Thursday and will go under the knife of the Portuguese national team doctor, who is one of those that have reviewed his injury in recent times including Gijon's Dr. Antonio Maestro, and D. Bertrand Sonney-Cottet of Lyon. READ: Paulo Fonseca will leav...
Paulo Fonseca will leave Roma at the end of the season
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Paulo Fonseca will leave Roma at the end of the season

It has been announced that AS Roma will part ways with coach Paulo Fonseca at the end of the season. It's turned out that he's not the one that will return them to the glory days. All the traditional big clubs in Italy are in search of that elite manager who'll restore the glory days and so far only Inter Milan appear to have gotten their man in the person of Antonio Conte who has now steered them to title success in Serie A for the 2020/21 season. However, this has not been the case with Roma who have struggled this season and look set to miss out on the UEFA Champions League next season. They were focused on the Europa League as triumph would provide them with a path to Europe's elite club competition. However, with the 6:2 trouncing handed to them by Manchester United at Old Tr...
Hoddle makes prediction ahead of Blues vs Los Blancos clash
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Hoddle makes prediction ahead of Blues vs Los Blancos clash

Glenn Hoddle has opined that Real Madrid will be boosted by the return of captain Sergio Ramos to action ahead of their UEFA Champions League semifinal second leg clash against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday night. However, he believes that the Blues will get the job done against Los Blancos and has backed them to go through to the finals of the competition. The Blues started the first leg at the Alfredo Di Stefano Stadium as the lively side and took the lead through Christian Pulisic shortly after Timo Werner struck a close-range effort at Thibaut Courtois. However, Thomas Tuchel's men failed to capitalize on their early dominance of the game before Karim Benzema sent an unstoppable volley past Edouard Mendy in Chelsea's goal for the equalizer and set up an exciting seco...
The Glazers do not plan to sell Man United anytime soon
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The Glazers do not plan to sell Man United anytime soon

Despite fan protests, the Glazers have no intention of bowing to pressure to sell Manchester United because they can ensure that the club's value is doubled in the coming years. It can be recalled that thousands of fans protested outside Old Trafford on Sunday against the Americans' ownership of the club and this resulted in the postponement of their Premier League clash against Liverpool. A good number of fans also made their way onto the stadium's turf just an hour before the scheduled kickoff of the game. Manchester United was acquired by the Florida-based family in 2005 of around £780m and the club instantly entered into debt waters of around £550m. Regardless, in their 16 years of owning and running the club, the family have reportedly taken around £1.5bn out of the club, mon...
Neville backs United fans for protests against the Glazers
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Neville backs United fans for protests against the Glazers

Manchester United's Premier League clash against Liverpool at Old Trafford on Sunday was postponed after fans gained entrance into the stadium and engaged in protests. The approach by the fans has been met with praises and criticisms from various quarters. Regardless, former Manchester United defender Gary Neville has backed the angry fans for their dramatic protest against the Glazer family which resulted in the postponement of the game. United fans in their hundreds gathered outside Old Trafford hours before the game scheduled to kick off at 1530 GMT to show their disgust at the club's owners. Close to 200 forced their way into the stadium by subduing the stewards and safety barrier. The fans ran onto the pitch, caused damages to some sections of the pitch, let off flares, and w...
Arteta thrilled by Aubameyang’s return ahead of Villareal clash
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Arteta thrilled by Aubameyang’s return ahead of Villareal clash

Arsenal were boosted by the return of skipper Pierre Emerick-Aubameyang to action in the Premier League win away to Newcastle as he scored in the game. His performance has given Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta some food for thought ahead of the Europa League semifinals second leg clash against Villareal at the Emirates on Thursday. Regardless, his return is a major positive for the London-based club. It can be recalled that Aubameyang played just 5 minutes as a substitute in the first leg defeat to Villareal after recovering from Malaria. However, he got 77 minutes of action against Newcastle United and found the back of the net in the 2 nil win. When Arteta was asked if the Gabonese had played his way into contention for the second leg against Villareal, being managed by former Arsenal...
Guardiola praises Torres, eyes PSG challenge at the Etihad
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Guardiola praises Torres, eyes PSG challenge at the Etihad

Man City boss Pep Guardiola has praised Ferran Torres after his performance in the Premier League game against Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park, describing it as his best in a Manchester City shirt. Torres was one of the eight changes for the game and recovered from a shaky start to impress as he made himself the main man for every attack that was launched by the Citizens. He put his name on the scoresheet 80 seconds after Aguero's opener by bending a lovely effort into the corner to ensure a 2:0 win that moved them closer to the 2020/21 Premier League title. It was a brilliant display from the Spaniard and the goal was his 10th of the season and this is a good one for his first season after making the move from Valencia. READ: Sweet revenge for Conte as Inter halts Juve’s Serie...
Sweet revenge for Conte as Inter halts Juve’s Serie A title run
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Sweet revenge for Conte as Inter halts Juve’s Serie A title run

The Italian Serie A has a new champion, all thanks to a determined Inter Milan being led by a strong personality in Antonio Conte.  Juventus had dominated the Serie A since the 2011/12 season and were looking for a 10th consecutive league triumph before their former manager, who has now turned out to be a nemesis happened and halted their aspirations for the 2020/21 season. Juventus owned Serie A for close to a decade but their hold on the domestic league has been broken. And what better man to do it than Antonio Conte who Inter Milan went all out to hire in 2019. In his first season, the former Chelsea boss finished second on the log behind Maurizio Sarri's Juventus. They've gone one better this season by taking Juve's place and this is a major improvement for a side that las...