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Monthly Archives: December 2016

Zlatan Ibrahimovic injury would be a ‘disaster’ for Manchester United: Jose Mourinho


By: vetembaste | Published:December 31, 2016 6:39 pm Manchester United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovich celebrates after scoring a goal against Sunderland. An injury to influential striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic will be disastrous for Manchester United, according to manager Jose Mourinho, who is willing to let winger Memphis Depay leave in January for the right price. Ibrahimovic needs one goal against Middlesbrough later ...

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Ross Barkley equaliser salvages point for Everton against Hull City


By: vetembaste | Published:December 31, 2016 11:45 am Ross Barkley scored the equaliser for Everton. (Source: vetembaste) England midfielder Ross Barkley headed a late leveller to salvage a 2-2 draw for Everton at Hull City in the Premier League on Friday. Barkley headed the ball home in the 84th minute from left back Leighton Baines’ cross after Robert Snodgrass had put ...

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Cesare Prandelli quits as Valencia manager


By: vetembaste | Madrid | Updated: December 31, 2016 12:23 pm Valencia are fourth from bottom in the table with 12 points from 15 games, nine of them defeats, above the relegation zone only on goal difference. (Source: AP) Former Italy boss Cesare Prandelli has resigned as Valencia coach after one win in eight La Liga matches in charge, the ...

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Jose Mourinho not planning to rotate Manchester United squad


By: vetembaste | Published:December 30, 2016 11:41 pm Jose Mourinho will be without captain Wayne Rooney who picked up a thigh injury. (Source: AP) Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is unlikely to give any first-team players a rest during the hectic festive schedule as he tries to keep his side in touch with the Premier League leaders. United are sixth ...

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Pep Guardiola demands that Manchester City match Liverpool intensity


By: vetembaste | London | Published:December 31, 2016 12:09 am Pep Guardiola enjoyed a 10-match winning start in the Premier League. (Source: vetembaste) Pep Guardiola believes his Manchester City side have to match Liverpool’s intensity at the Reds’ Anfield fortress on Saturday if they are to avoid ending the year on a deflating note. The Spaniard has enjoyed mixed fortunes ...

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Record-seeking Zlatan Ibrahimovic believes Manchester United can still win title


By: vetembaste | London | Published:December 30, 2016 8:52 pm Zlatan Ibrahimovic has scored 17 goals for Mancheter United since his transfer from PSG earlier this year. (Source: AP) Zlatan Ibrahimovic is on the brink of another notable scoring landmark in his remarkable career and believes his goal glut can still propel Manchester United to the Premier League title. If ...

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Jurgen Klopp and Pep Guardiola show is perfect year-end treat


By: vetembaste | Updated: December 30, 2016 8:28 am With Chelsea at the top of the table, Liverpool and Pep Guardiola’s City may feel this is a match they simply must win. It is the perfect year-ending treat: Liverpool versus Manchester City, two Premier League title challengers brimful of attacking, pass-and-move brio and full of goals duelling at high pace ...

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Saints’ Claude Puel rules out January sales of key defenders


By: vetembaste | Updated: December 30, 2016 8:44 am Claude Puel’s side dropped to eighth in the table after being beaten 4-1 at home by Tottenham Hotspur. Southampton manager Claude Puel has ruled out selling either of his first-choice centre-backs in the January transfer window, shooting down media reports that the club could cash in on Jose Fonte or Virgil ...

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Riyadh Mahrez, Danny Drinkwater, set to start for Leicester City against West Ham United


By: vetembaste | Updated: December 29, 2016 9:33 pm Riyadh Mahrez was dropped to the bench against Everton because Claudio Ranieri said he felt the Algerian winger needed a rest. (Source: vetembaste) Danny Drinkwater and Riyad Mahrez are likely to start for Leicester City against West Ham United in Saturday’s Premier League clash, manager Claudio Ranieri has indicated. The Italian ...

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Danny Drinkwater, Riyad Mahrez set for Leicester City start against West Ham United


By: vetembaste | Published:December 29, 2016 11:33 pm Danny Drinkwater made his first league appearance in more than a month in 2-0 defeat by Everton. (Source: vetembaste) Danny Drinkwater and Riyad Mahrez are likely to start for Leicester City against West Ham United in Saturday’s Premier League clash, manager Claudio Ranieri has indicated. The Italian is turning to two of ...

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