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Daily Archives: September 12, 2019

Arsene Wenger says Manchester United not mature enough for title tilt


Arsene Wenger suggested the club have a long way to go before attempting to reach the heights they did under his great rival. (vetembaste) Manchester United’s current squad lacks the maturity required to mount a serious challenge for the Premier League title, although Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s players have potential, former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger said. United have won the league ...

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Lionel Messi wanted Neymar to return to Barcelona


Lionel Messi wanted Neymar to return to Barcelona this summer. (Source: AP) Lionel Messi says he wanted Neymar to return to Barcelona this year as the Brazilian would have helped the club take a leap forward, adding that his former team mate was looking forward to rejoining the La Liga champions. Barca spent the bulk of the close season negotiating ...

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Arsenal ‘big discussion around gangs’ after player incidents


Arsenal academy head Per Mertesacker says there have been talks with players about the threat posed by gangs after Mesut Ozil and Sead Kolasinac had to fight off knife-wielding men. In an incident caught on camera in London last month, Kolasinac jumped out of a vehicle to confront the masked aggressors, who had pulled alongside the car on mopeds. (Source: ...

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Turkish court sentences Barcelona’s Arda Turan to jail over nightclub fight


Turkish court sentences Barcelona’s Arda Turan to jail over nightclub fight. (Source: AP) Barcelona midfielder Arda Turan, currently on loan with Turkish club Basaksehir, was sentenced to two years and eight months in jail for firing a gun to cause fear and panic, illegal possession of weapons and intentional injury. However, the court deferred the implementation of the verdict, which ...

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Gurpreet Singh Sandhu: The boy at the dike


Gurpreet Singh Sandhu made a string a saves to hold Asian Champions Qatar in a 0-0 draw against India. (Twitter/IndianFootball) Gurpreet Singh Sandhu laughs out loud. “If my hands start paining just by making saves, then I should die in chullu bhar paani (shame),” he says, the morning after he became only the fourth goalkeeper this year to stop a ...

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