Paul Pogba is a doubt for Manchester United’s Champions League clash with Sevilla on Wednesday after missing the win over Huddersfield through illness. The Frenchman was pencilled in to start the 2-0 win at the John Smith’s Stadium before being struck down on Friday night, and Jose Mourinho revealed he will wait to see if Pogba recovers in time to make the trip to Spain. Mourinho, who earlier in the week called reports of a rift between him and Pogba “big lies,” told a news conference after the game: “I had to think who is going to replace him, what I...Read More
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West Brom boss Alan Pardew confirmed Jonny Evans was stripped of the captaincy against Southampton because he wanted to “make a little bit of a statement.” Evans was one of four senior players, along with Gareth Barry, Jake Livermore and Boaz Myhill, who are alleged to have stolen a taxi during the club’s training camp in Barcelona this week. The embarrassing episode sparked outrage among supporters when the news first broke late on Thursday night, with the trip brokered as a chance to refocus as Albion, bottom of the Premier League, prepared for one last push for top-flight survival....Read More
Manchester United were drawn at home to Brighton in an FA Cup quarterfinal draw which saw all the big guns avoid each other on Saturday evening. Jose Mourinho’s men learned they would face the Seagulls shortly after sealing their place in the last eight with a 2-0 fifth-round win at Huddersfield. Wigan or Manchester City, who meet on Monday night, will host Southampton, while Chelsea visit Leicester and the winners of Sunday’s Rochdale-Tottenham tie will travel to Sheffield Wednesday or Swansea. Chelsea and Leicester advanced on Friday night, with respective 4-0 and 1-0 victories over Hull and Sheffield United. Sheffield...Read More
Just 16 days before Neymar left, Vice President—— said he was 200% sure that Neymar was going to stay. Days later, Pique ‘confirmed’ saying ‘he stays’. All these brought a wanted calm to the Barcelona camp, but voila, like a thief in the night that has come to destroy, PSG came and took Neymar away making him the most expensive footballer in history and also the highest paid footballer to ever play the game. This was supposed to mean the end for Barcelona; it was supposed to be the beginning of a downward movement for the side from Catalonia....Read More
Hector Bellerin has admitted that Alexis Sanchez’s demanding attitude could be “too much” for his teammates at times, but downplayed talk about a dressing room divide over the Chilean. Sanchez left Arsenal for Manchester United in January after refusing to sign a new contract with the club, in a deal that saw Henrikh Mkhitaryan go the other way. Sanchez’s attitude had been widely questioned after he struggled to reach his top form during the first half of the season, and Bellerin was asked during a recent Q&A session with students at the Oxford Union whether other players were relieved...Read More
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