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Daily Archives: September 12, 2019

Arsene Wenger says Manchester United not mature enough for title tilt

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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