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Henry backs Liverpool to become new Invincibles after thrashing Leicester

Liverpool thrashed second-placed Leicester City 4 nil away from home on Thursday night to widen the gap and create a 13-point lead at the top of the Premier League table.  The Reds won their 17th game of the season out of 18 on boxing day and it was an emphatic win in a game that seemingly passed for a potato peel encounter. The Reds are unbeaten thus far and have dropped just 2 points in the 1 all draw against Manchester United at Old Trafford. It can be recalled that Arsene Wenger's Arsenal went unbeaten in the 2003/04 season and finished 11 points above 2nd placed Chelsea at the time. Thierry Henry was a key man in the Arsenal team who amassed 10 points fewer than Liverpool's present points tally of 52 at this stage of the season. Therefore, the Frenchman has backed Liverpool t...
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Thierry Henry tips Guendouzi to be called up by France for Euro 2020

Arsenal midfielder Matteo Guendouzi is in line for his first senior cap for France when they face Moldova and Albania in the upcoming Euro 2020 qualifying encounters. Guendouzi was called up to Didier Deschamps' squad as a replacement for injured Juventus midfielder Blaise Matuidi who had to withdraw after suffering a broken rib in his side's 1 nil win against AC Milan in the Serie A just before the international break. This is the opportunity for the young midfielder to make the move up from the U21 level although he has been in and around the squad, having been called to replace Manchester United's injured Paul Pogba early this season. However, he played no part for France on the pitch. Regardless, Deschamps opined that the experience puts in good stead this time around. “Mat...
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Perform well or farewell

Being a manager is not an easy job and some of them have learned it the hard way. If we take a close look at the European football leagues, we can already notice that some changes have been made within some clubs' staff. For some, it happened earlier than expected due to insufficient or poor results. When the season starts, all teams are aiming for the top and results matter a great deal. They all compete to win the title. Obviously, the task is not that simple, especially when there is only one seat available. In the top divisions, the competition is fierce right from the start and everyone is trying to keep on winning and gather as many points as possible. Besides the national football league, teams make their way through other national competitions like the FA Cup and Carabao Cup ...
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Chelsea and Monaco agree deal for Fabregas, AC Milan snubbed

According to Calcio Mercato, Chelsea star Cesc Fabregas has reached an agreement with Monaco and will join the Ligue 1 outfit in the January transfer window. It can be recalled that AC Milan were reportedly in pole position to sign Fabregas but could not match the asking price for the midfielder. The Serie A giants were keen to sign the player on loan with an option to buy, offering the player an 18-month contract in the process. READ Wolves want to sign Tammy Abraham – No bid has been accepted However, Monaco were prepared to secure Fabregas' services on a permanent basis in a €10 million deal with Thierry Henry offering the player a five-year deal. AC Milan were eager to sign Fabregas but Chelsea were only interested in a permanent deal for the Spaniard. The lingering doubts ...
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Thierry Henry agrees deal with Monaco

Reports from Sky suggest that former France international Thierry Henry has agreed a deal to become Monaco's new manager to replace former boss Leonardo Jardim at the managerial helm of the club. This would be the first official adventure of Thierry Henry as full-time head manager of a side having spent time as the Assistant Coach of the Belgium national team. Leonardo Jardim who took Monaco to great heights in the Ligue 1 and UEFA Champions League some seasons ago was relieved of his duties as Monaco have struggled this season. FOOTBALL PREDICTIONS FOR TODAY Monaco currently sit 18th in Ligue 1 after nine games with just 1 win, 5 losses, and 3 draws. This is a far cry from what was expected from the Monaco side after decent acquisitions were made in the summer. It can be re...