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European Football Taken by Storm by Ajax Young Stars

European Football Taken by Storm by Ajax Young Stars

The players of Ajax Amsterdam celebrated after defeating Juventus in the quarter-final of UEFA Champions League in the second leg match which took place on 16th April in Turin’s Juventus Stadium. Ajax seems to have rediscovered their eternal formula of youth and have managed to cut through the Champions League with the help of their assembled teams comprising of mature stars. On Tuesday, the Dutch side didn’t just disappoint Juventus but had been outplaying the Champions of Serie A by winning the match 2-1 and then a tie if 3-2 on aggregate. Donny van de Beek said that he could …

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Liverpool to Benefit from Mid-Season Break Soon Enough

Liverpool to Benefit from Mid-Season Break Soon Enough

Liverpool is finally going to experience the benefit of the break of mid-season throughout the next month. The Red was knocked off from the FA Cup in the third round in the month of January. This was not good for anyone who was looking for a win in the FA Cup. However, it offered them an advantage. Liverpool has breaks in their calendar which they can use for their own benefit, namely training in warm weather. This is stark opposition to Manchester City. Their progress in 4 competitions has packed their schedule tightly. Nevertheless, Liverpool had disappeared to Spain. It …

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Quarter Final Curse Looming Large on Barcelona

Quarter Final Curse Looming Large on Barcelona

It’s been 4 years since Lionel Messi has made it to the semi-final of Champions League. This drought has turned out to be a source of unease for Barcelona before their attempt on Tuesday. Manchester United is looking forwards to imitate Atletico Madrid, Roma, and Juventus by sending Barcelona out of the quarterfinals for the 4th consecutive year. However, for the Catalans another year is going to be unforgivable, to say the least, because of the implication of the team’s captain. Messi had said in August that in the last season he did double but felt bad the way it …

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Verratti: Manchester United’s Win over PSG is a Fluke

Verratti: Manchester United’s Win over PSG is a Fluke

The French Outfit has surrendered the crash of the first-leg at the hands of the side of the Premier League. However, the midfielder is quite sure that the team is going to recover. Marco Verratti strongly believes that the elimination of Paris Saint Germain from the Champions League to Manchester United has been a fluke and the team might have won the match if it is replayed 9 out of 10 times. The champions of Ligue 1 have defeated Manchester United at Old Trafford in the 1st leg of the last-16 tie but they have ended up dropping out of …

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Fabinho Talks about His Frustration with Jurgen Klopp

Fabinho Talks about His Frustration with Jurgen Klopp

Jurgen Klopp, the Liverpool boss has worked out £44million for signing Fabinho from Monaco in summer as they defeated Manchester United and Paris Saint Germain for securing the signature of the player. However, initially, the Brazil international Liverpool career had been struggling to take off since Jurgen Klopp regularly left out the midfielder. Fabinho waited till October prior to making his start with Liverpool but after six months, now, he is the primary part of the midfield of Klopp. He admits that he had been frustrated with the reluctance of the manager for throwing him into the mix. According to …

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Solskjaer: Herrera Might be Adding to Injury Troubles

Solskjaer: Herrera Might be Adding to Injury Troubles

The uncertainty surrounding the Ander Herrera’s future might have added to ongoing injury issues as said by Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, the manager of Manchester United. The midfielder has managed only one hundred and thirty-four minutes of football after he suffered an injury in the hamstring in the match against Liverpool on 24th of February. Herrera had come back for 2 matches, the quarter of FA Cup defeat by Wolves and home victory at Premier League over Watford, the thigh injury sustained that forced him out of action. PSG seems to be interested in signing this twenty-nine-year player whose contract with …

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Costa Banned For 8 Matches for Insulting Referee

Costa Banned For 8 Matches for Insulting Referee

Diego Costa, the Atletico Madrid striker is going to miss out on the remaining season as he was handed an 8 match suspension by RFEF, the Spanish Football Federation, on Thursday. He had been sent off in the first half in the match where Atletico had been defeated by Barcelona by 2-0, for hurling harsh insults towards Gil Manzano, the referee. The referee also stated that Costa had grabbed him by his arms in the time of the incident. This longtime ban implies that Diego Costa is not going to play in this season. Atletico is left with 7 games …

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Van Dijk: Liverpool can Win Dream Double

Van Dijk: Liverpool can Win Dream Double

Virgil van Dijk has stated that Liverpool is capable of winning Champions League, as well as Premier League double as they took charge of the quarter-final of Europe against Porto. Roberto Firmino and Naby Keita struck inside in the first twenty-six minutes on Tuesday at Anfield for giving the men of Jurgen Klopp a victory of 2-0. Quite different from the last clash only a year ago when Liverpool had won their first leg in Portugal with 50 for rendering the return fixture as a formality, the victory on Tuesday has left them with some work to do. Van Dijk …

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Hazard Focuses on Chelsea Despite Real Madrid Speculation

Hazard Focuses on Chelsea Despite Real Madrid Speculation

Eden Hazard has stated that his focus in the coming month is going to be Chelsea in spite of the rising speculation of him being linked with a move to Real Madrid. Towards the end of the season, the Belgian players are going to have only one year left for his contract at Stamford Bridge. With the return of Zinedine Zidane to Real Madrid, he is keen on getting the player to his team. Nevertheless, the twenty-eight year old just considering about completing his present campaign at a high as Chelsea chases for a top 4 finish and to make …

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Lyon Rejects Reports about Them Contacting Laurent Blanc

Lyon Rejects Reports about Them Contacting Laurent Blanc

The future of Bruno Genesio at Lyon is not clear. However, the club insists that they haven’t made any moves for replacing the fifty-two-year-old. They have denied the report of the French newspaper which says that they approached Laurent Blanc for replacing the Bruno Genesio, the under-pressure coach. Jean-Michel Aulas, the President has revealed last week that the club is going to offer Genesio with an extension of the contract prior to the end of the season. They are ready to give him a 2-year deal if they are able to make to Coupe de France final. Nevertheless, Lyon had …

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Klopp Praises Henderson for Doing the Most Difficult Job

Klopp Praises Henderson for Doing the Most Difficult Job

Jurgen Klopp strongly believes that Jordan Henderson, the captain of Liverpool has taken the most difficult job in the last five hundred years of football as he replaced Steven Gerrard. Henderson, the midfielder of England has given a fired-up cameo on Friday from the bench as he scored to complete victory over Southampton by 3-1. This has moved Liverpool ahead of Manchester City at the top of the table of Premier League. The arrival of Fabinho to Anfield in this season is a sign that Henderson isn’t an automatic choice when it comes to taking up the midfield position. He …

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Neville: Liverpool Appear Less Emotional Than 2018 Season

Neville: Liverpool Appear Less Emotional Than 2018 Season

Gary Neville believes that Liverpool appears to be fewer emotions than the previous season. Also, he says that he is not going to be surprised if both Manchester City and Liverpool drop points prior to the season come to an end. Liverpool came from a goal down for defeating Southampton by 3-1 on Friday at St. Mary’s and yet again leapfrogging Manchester City in order to reach the top of the table of Premier League. Manchester City has a game in their hand but Neville feels that there is going to be several twists and turns prior to the campaign …

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Danny Rose Can’t Wait to Quit Football Due to Racism

Danny Rose Can’t Wait to Quit Football Due to Racism

Danny Rose, the defender of England has said that he just cannot wait for his football career to come to an end because of how the governing bodies are handling racism. He spoke after the win of Tottenham over Crystal Palace and said that the present punishment is a farce. Rose states that he has had enough of putting up with the abuse. The twenty-eight old player said that he expected to be abused racially when he played in England’s win by 5-1 over Montenegro. However, he didn’t want to speak after the match as he feared to tarnish the …

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Kean Gets Support from Football Community After Racist Chant

Kean Gets Support from Football Community After Racist Chant

Moise Kean, the Italian forward was privy to an act of racial abuse when for the Serie A game Juventus had visited Cagliari. The nineteen-year-old player had been mocked all throughout the game by the home supporters with monkey chants. He bravely spread out his hands to celebrate the goal he scored for Juventus. Blaise Matuidi, Frenchman and the fellow teammate had been on the receiving end of the racial chants from Cagliari supporters with Moise Kean. The football fraternity is supporting Moise Kean together and is being led by Mario Balotelli, Raheem Sterling, and also Memphis Depay along with …

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Barca’s Dependence on Messi Evident in Draw with Villarreal

Barca’s Dependence on Messi Evident in Draw with Villarreal

The thrilling draw of Barcelona on Tuesday with Villarreal is being considered as the game of the season in Spain. However, once again, it has shown the vulnerability of Barcelona, the La Liga leaders when they try to give a break to Lionel Messi. Having 2 quarterfinal games in Champions League against Man United and top of the chart showdown against Atletico, Ernesto Valverde, the Barcelona coach has opted to rest the talisman. Messi was seen sitting on the bench along with Gerard Pique and Ivan Rakitic. Even though Barca was able to get a good start with 2 goals …

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Zinedine Zidane Talks about Varane’s Future at Real Madrid

Zinedine Zidane Talks about Varane’s Future at Real Madrid

Zinedine Zidane, the Real Madrid manager stated that he can’t simple envisages a future without the presence of Raphel Varane. The winner of World Cup, Varane has been associated with a shift from Real Madrid this summer. Reports in Spain suggest that he is thinking after he is done with 8 seasons in this Spanish capital. There are many clubs that are interesting in this international player from France which includes Manchester United. However, the reports have been dismissed by Zidane. He has said that he just cannot think of the future without Varane and he doesn’t want to. According …

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