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Why Chelsea should not have sold Nemanja Matic to Manchester United

  5. Title race It was obvious that Manchester United were seeing Michael Carrick nearing his career end and that they were seeking a quality player at the heart of their midfield and it was a huge shock when Matic was signed by United. It was reckless and silly from Chelsea to give United exactly what they needed. The signing could turn out to be a title decider as we know what a huge difference Matic can make.     4. Rare quality holding midfielder Matic is one of those…

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Steven Gerrard Praises Trent Alexander-Arnold After Reds 2-1 Victory

Former Liverpool legend Steven Gerrard has praised Trent Alexander-Arnold, after the teenager scored a superb free kick to help the Reds beat Hoffenheim 2-1 in the first leg of the Champions League play off on Tuesday night. Alexander-Arnold grew up idolising Gerrard and the technique he used during Tuesday’s victory he had perfected in training, with the expertly taken set-piece finding the bottom corner of the home net in the 35th minute, to give him his first goal for the club. It was a dream come true for the young…

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Manchester City Overcome Newcomers Brighton & Hove Albion 2-0

Manchester City overcome Premier League newcomers Brighton & Hove Albion with two late goals at the Amex Stadium on Saturday. The title favourites had a frustrating start to the game but went on to overcome the Seagulls in the opening weekend of the campaign, unlike Arsenal, Liverpool and Chelsea who were defeated in their matches by Leicester City, Watford and Burnley. City had dominated proceedings but after a goalless first half it was Sergio Aguero who opened the scoring just 20 minutes from time after a clinical finish, netting his…

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Giroud 85th’ Goal Seals Arsenal’s 4-3 Victory Over Leicester

Olivier Giroud’s 85th minute goal has helped Arsenal open the Premier League season, with a 4-3 victory over Leicester City at the Emirates Stadium on Friday night. A delighted Arsene Wenger praised the France international who had been recently linked with a return home to join Marseille. “It’s fantastic” he said, “I must tell you I opened the door for him at some stage (to leave) because it’s important for him to play. But I don’t want him to go and in the end he decided to stay. “It was…

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Football players who are owners of football clubs

1) David Beckham – Miami MLS One of the most stylish sports personalities of all time, David Beckham signed for LA Galaxy in 2007. Hoping to attract great fanfare with Beckham’s arrival, MLS offered Beckham a chance to own a football club outside New York for just 25 million dollars. The former Manchester United exercised his option in 2014, as he combined with a few business men to setup the Miami MLS team. Beckham’s investment group hopes to speed up the club’s setup, with the team yet to be given…

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United Defeated 2-1 By Real In UEFA Super Cup Final

Manchester United have lost to Real Madrid in the UEFA Super Cup Final being beaten 2-1 by a side of extreme quality. It was an entertaining match in Macedonia, played in extreme temperature with the 30+ degree temperature forcing water breaks in each half. This was Real’s eleventh international finals win across the Champions League, Super Cup and Club World Cup. However United can hold their heads high for a great performance that forced Real to fight until the end and against a fellow Premier League side, would have seen…

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Chelsea Lose Community Shield After 1-1 (4-1 pen) Loss To Arsenal

Premier League champions Chelsea went down 4-1 in penalties to Arsenal on Sunday at Wembley Stadium, losing the 2017 Community Shield to the Gunners in the first shootout in English football to use the new ABBA format. After Arsenal had dominated the first half it was Chelsea who got the break 49 seconds into the second half on a corner, as a series of poor clearances and subpar decisions led to Victor Moses being in on goal and coolly putting it away. Chelsea were down to 10 men in the…

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Players Real Madrid can sign instead of Kylian Mbappe

Kasper Dolberg The young Dutchman was superb last season performing phenomenally well for Ajax. He scored 24 goals in 36 appearances for the Dutch club, becoming one of the hottest prospects in European football. He is only 19 and looks technically sound and a clinical player in the box. He has an eye for goal, which is something Madrid would love to have in their young players. He would definitely be easier to sign and at a considerably lower price should Madrid decide to sign him. Andrea Belotti Apparently, Manchester…

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Liverpool Suffer First Loss After 5-4 (pen) Defeat To Atletico Madrid

Liverpool have suffered their first defeat of their pre-season campaign, by losing 5-4 on penalties to Atletico Madrid in the fifth edition of the Audi Cup at the Allianz Arena in Munich on Wednesday. After showing impressive preseason form, outclassing Hertha Berlin 3-0 Saturday and with a 3-0 win against Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich on Tuesday to reach the final, Jurgen Klopp’s side were brought back down to earth by the Spanish giants, losing in the penalty shoot out. After 90 minutes both sides had recorded one goal each, with…

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Neymar Flies Back To Spain Ahead Of Barca Departure

Neymar is heading back to Spain ahead of his expected Barcelona departure and world record £199 million move to Paris St Germain. After fulfilling promotional commitments in Shanghai, China, the 25 year old stopped off in Dubai where he was spotting dining with friends on Tuesday, before boarding a flight to the United Arab Emirates. Some reports then claimed that from there he would undergo a medical with the French giants’ doctors in Doha, while others report claimed he would undergo the medical in Paris. But during Tuesday afternoon, the…

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