Wright: “Arsenal are panicking”

Ian Wright, the former Arsenal striker, insisted that Arsenal have started to panic as they are about to lose Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Özil – and he believes that a possible arrival of Henrikh Mkhitaryan would be a mistake.

Arsenal have been said to be heavily interested in bringing Henrikh Mkhitaryan from Manchester United and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang from Dortmund – but the former striker is certain that this is j上海水磨ust a sign that Arsene Wenger is nervous. The Armenia international’s agent insisted that he is a part of Sanchez’s deal and this transfer is likely to happen…

The former Gunner spoke about this possible transfer as he said, according to Sky Sports: “Everything that is happening is being forced on them through other people. Mkhitaryan is not a player Arsenal have been after – he’s a player that Arsenal have been handed. It’s the same with Aubameyang – a couple of years ago, he was on everyone’s radar but now he’s gone a bit cold. Then all of a sudden, he’s on Arsenal’s radar – it all feels panicky for me.”Top 5 Real Madrid players who are succeeding on a loan Tomás Pavel Ibarra Meda – We need to talk about the Top 5 Real Madrid players who are currently succeeding away from the club and are currently on a…

He continued by adding that this transfer won’t save Arsenal: “Of course they are both quality players. But if you are losing Sanchez, you need players that will hit the ground running. I’m not sure about Mkhitaryan’s state of mind right now.”

In the end, Ian Wright insisted that Wenger wasn’t able to improve Walcott: “Theo has been there 12 years – how much has he improved? The talk is that Arsene Wenger doesn’t improve players. Theo is the same player as when he joined, he’s just older. He’s not learnt a particular trait, he’s just blasting on his pace. He’s somebody who could’ve been taught how to play the central striking role. Look at Raheem Sterling – and how much he has changed for having a coach that has taught him to play that position. I don’t think that Theo has had that schooling.”

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Guardiola almost certain that Sanchez will join United

Pep 上海水疗会所Guardiola, the Manchester City manager, insisted that he is almost certain that Alexis Sanchez will join Manchester United and he said that he has to “congratulate” his team’s biggest rivals.

Manchester City were considered to be the biggest favourite on getting Alexis Sanchez to their club but at the end of the day, it seems that he will join their biggest rivals, Manchester United. However, the Spanish coach denied that he feels “bitter” after this unsuccessful attempt and he insisted that he believes that his team can be successful even without the Chile international.

The former Barcelona and Bayern Munich coach spoke about his former biggest target as he said, according to ESPN: “I am not the guy with the numbers, what I know right now is that Alexis is an Arsenal player and I think he’ll go to United so congratulations to both of them and good luck. My opinion of Alexis remains the same, I wish him all the best. The players and their managers decide what’s best for both, there’s nothing to add. My opinion of Alexis remains the same, a pleasure at Barcelona and he’s going to decide to move on to another club and I wish him all the best.”Top 5 Real Madrid players who are succeeding on a loan Tomás Pavel Ibarra Meda – We need to talk about the Top 5 Real Madrid players who are currently succeeding away from the club and are currently on a…

He also added that he has no problem with the winter signings: “All the players around the world when you take players in winter to improve and to achieve their goals that’s all. Always I believe if the players adapt quickly and their quality, it depends if they are nice people. We are looking for nice people to come to help if we believe we need them.”

In the end, Pep Guardiola insisted that with Delph’s absence, he has got a problem: “Right now, in the next weeks, we have a problem. We’ve had it all season, we started with just one [left] full-back because we had spent enough money on other full-backs. We knew that now the problem with Fabian we are going to see how we solve it.”

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Puel insisted that Slimani may leave

Claude Puel, the Leicester City head coach, insisted that Islam Slimani can leave the club as he understands that the striker needs far more playing time than he has been given this season so far.

Islam Slimani came back in summer 2016 from Porto and he was thought to become a crucial player – but he has been struggling to gain his regular spot so far. He hasn’t been playing so much this season and he is very likely to leave as his coach, Claude Puel, also admitted that this option probably the one going to happen…

The former Southampton coach spoke about this option as he said, according to Sky Sports: “For Slimani, I cannot give all the ties about an individual player. I repeat, that since the beginning, that we have a lot of strikers. We need to make a good balance for the team, to give game time for all the players. We will see if some players can win some game time at other clubs but we have to discuss with these players.”Top 5 Real Madrid players who are succeeding on a loan Tomás Pavel Ibarra Meda – We need to talk about the Top 5 Real Madrid players who are currently succeeding away from the club and are currently on a…

He also insisted that Mahrez’s situation remains the same: “For Mahrez, there is nothing new to say about Riyad. It’s always the same thing, always the same response. I’m happy with him, he’s enjoying his football and he’s enjoying playing with his team-mates – this is the most important thing. We can see his performance in games; he’s a very good player and he likes his club and team-mates. It’s a good feeling for him.”

In the end, Claude Puel claimed that they are not close to any new signing: “No, we are not close for the moment to signing other players. I think we work normally in this transfer window and it’s important to keep our focus about our transfer window. I think it’s important to ke上海水疗会所ep this squad because it’s fantastic and it has a positive attitude. Of course, if we can improve the squad we will sign a player but for the moment it’s not like this.”

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Wenger claimed that Dean is a disgrace

The Arsenal coach, Arsene Wenger, said to referee Mike Dean that he is a “disgrace” after the match against West Bromwich Albion as the referee awarded a late penalty to th上海水磨e guests and cause a 1-1 draw…

As Dean himself mentioned in the report, according to Sky Sports: “As we’ve entered the dressing room after the game Mr Wenger stood behind us in the doorway and told the West Brom steward to ‘let him in’. He was very aggressive leaning towards me, pointing aggressively at me saying ‘you’re not honest’ on numerous occasions. I replied ‘so you’re calling me a cheat’. He replied ‘I maintain what I say, you’re not honest’.”

He continued by adding that Wenger claimed that Dean has done that for many times: “He then said ‘you’ve done this to us many times before, you’re supposed to be professional, you’re a disgrace’. He was then ushered out of the room by the West Brom safety officer.”Top 5 Real Madrid players who are succeeding on a loan Tomás Pavel Ibarra Meda – We need to talk about the Top 5 Real Madrid players who are currently succeeding away from the club and are currently on a…

Assistant referee Ian Hussin stated: “Upon entering the referee’s dressing room, Mr Wenger followed ourselves and was standing in the doorway and said to the West Bromwich Albion stewards to ‘let me in’. Mr Wenger was aggressively leaning towards Mr Dean pointing at him and saying ‘you’re not honest’ several times. Mr Dean replied saying ‘so you’re calling me a cheat?’”

In the end, another assistant, Simon Long, claimed that all of the above is true: “At the conclusion of the match, we entered our dressing room, immediately followed by Mr Wenger, the manager of Arsenal. He stood in the dressing room doorway, preventing the West Bromwich Albion stewards from closing the door, whilst demanding ‘let me in’. Mr Wenger took a step inside the dressing room and aggressively confronted the referee, Mr Dean, leaning towards him and continuously jabbing his finger towards his chest whilst repeatedly saying ‘you’re not honest’ in a raised voice.”

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Juve target hints at Liverpool stay

The box-to-box midfielder has entered the last six months of his contract with Liverpool, with Juventus showing serious interest in his services.

Emre Can has revealed that he has no agreement with Juventus and is also open to extend his Anfield spell.

The Germany international will become a free agent at the end of the 2017-18 campaign, which as prompted speculations that he already has an agreement with the Bianconeri, but Can has denied those rumours, hinting that he is also open to put pen to paper on a new agreement with the Reds from Merseyside.

“My agent is looking after everything but I am here until the summer,” Can told reporters, according to the Guardian.

“I haven’t signed anything with anyone. I am talking with everyone.Ramsey warns of old teammate Sanchez threat George Patchias – Aaron Ramsey has warned his new Juventus team of the threat posed by a fit and in form Alexis Sanchez.Aaron Ramsey swapped Arsenal for…

“Of course I am talking with Liverpool. Why not? I still have a contract here. It is an amazing club.

“What can I say? My agent does the rest. I just concentrate on the scene, on my performance and the football. I will give everything for this team.”

Meanwhile the German was instrumental in Liverpool’s 4-3 win over Manchester City on Sunday, and Can is adamant that no team can stop the Reds if they are 上海水磨会所in the right mood.

“It was unbelievable. I think it was the best game in terms of how I saw it,” he said. “Look at how we pressed. We played against Manchester City, you can’t forget that.

“We were always on the front foot, everyone pressing and everyone did a brilliant job. We have played a lot of games that are very good but this one?”

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Carvalhal willing to do anything to save Swansea

Carlos Carvalhal, the new Swansea City coach, insisted that he will, for sure, prefer Premier League over the FA Cup as his side are about to face Wolverhampton at home.

The Portuguese coach insisted that he will rest some of his key players in this match as the FA Cup is far from being as important as Premier League is for him – and the Swans are at the bottom of the table right now so there is a huge space for improvement. They are currently four points away from the safety so nothing has been lost yet but they need to start gaining points rather sooner than later…

The Swansea coach spoke about his preferences as he said, according to Sky Sports: “Yes, I will do that, for sure, I will make changes. Our main competition is the Premier League. We respect the cup, we respect Wolves, but we need to play players who are coming back from injuries, we must see the players and give them a chance also to play, so it’s natural that we will mak上海水磨e changes on Wednesday. We are looking at the players every day and we have a clear idea what we need from the team. This is very clear.”Top 5 Real Madrid players who are succeeding on a loan Tomás Pavel Ibarra Meda – We need to talk about the Top 5 Real Madrid players who are currently succeeding away from the club and are currently on a…

He continued by adding that he has to get known with his players better: “We know our players, but if you have one game to see one player, it’s one thing and working with them for two weeks, you can check better and better.”

In the end, Carlos Carvalhal claimed that he will try to give a chance to every single player and evaluate his abilities: “If you have two games in 20 days and see the players in the games, you will be more clear about the situation, of course. This is normal. We will try to see all the players and try to give all the players a chance to play and also to progress them.”

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Preview: Brighton – Chelsea

Brighton and Chelsea kick off round 24 of the Premier League. The Blues’ visit will mark the Seagull’s 150th league game at the Amex Stadium but the first ever meeting of the sides here! When the sid上海水磨es met earlier in the season, Chelsea won comfortably 2-0 at home.

Flashscore presents the key facts before the match:

Boring, boring Chelsea? The Blues have drawn their last five matches (beat Norwich after penalties in the FA Cup) in all competitions including three 0-0 games.

After four games without a win, and one win in their last 12, the dreaded relegation zone is sneaking up on the Seagulls (only three points clear of Stoke in 18th). A positive result against the reigning champions will be vital in terms of both points and momentum.

Brighton defender Lewis Dunk is optimistic ahead of the match, and stressed that they have performed well so far against the ‘big’ sides: “It goes without saying though that if we can get something out of the game it would be a massive boost for the whole team”.

Players to watch: The last time Alvaro Morata scored, Brighton left the Bridge with zero points. Since then, five goalless matches have gone by for the Spanish international. Can he net against Brighton yet again and end his dry spell?

Scoring in two of his last three appearances, Brighton top scorer Glenn Murray may be the man the Seagulls will look to for more goals.Top 5 Real Madrid players who are succeeding on a loan Tomás Pavel Ibarra Meda – We need to talk about the Top 5 Real Madrid players who are currently succeeding away from the club and are currently on a…

Stat attack: Nice guys? Chelsea have picked up a PL low 27 yellow cards so far (but three reds!). Behind Stoke, Brighton ranks as the second best behaved team with their meager collection of 31 yellow cards and no sending-offs.

Fifteen of Brighton’s 23 league points have come in front of their home fans.

Only West Brom (three), have played more 0-0 matches than these teams (two each).

Missing players

Brighton: S. Sidwell (ankle injury)

Chelsea: A. Morata (suspension), Pedro (suspension), R. Barkley (doubtful), G. Cahill (doubtful), D. Drinkwater (doubtful), C. Fabregas (doubtful).

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Heynckes criticized Dembele and Aubameyang

Jupp Heynckes, the Bayern Munich coach, insisted that he wouldn’t sign Ousmane Dembele or Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang as he doesn’t like the way they are (or were) forcing their way out from the club…

Dembele wanted to join Barcelona desperately back in summer and he forced his way from Dortmund by not attending the training sessions and Aubameyang also seems to be doing problems lately as his attitude is not one of the best around – and the Bayern Munich boss insisted that he wouldn’t sign a player with a behaviour like this as he is strongly against it.

The former Mönchengladbach striker spoke about this behaviour as he said, according to ESPN: “The Dembele and Aubameyang situations have to be viewed in a critical light,” Heynckes told a news conference. It’s unacceptable how certain players act in professional football. It’s just not right. These situations have always happened, but now they have reached a whole new dimension. I am very critical of this because players are very privileged. The [Philippe] Coutinho transfer was similar but solved more elegantly.”Neuer & Ter Stegen to share Germany goalkeeping duties Andrew Smyth – Joachim Low has anno上海水疗会所unced that he will select both goalkeepers Manuel Neuer and Marc-Andre ter Stegen for Germany during this month’s international break.

He continued by insisting that the players have to respect some values: “Ethics and morals form part of our job and we have to look at the bigger picture and what’s happening in society. You have to consider how difficult it is for others to earn their monthly income. Clubs signing these players have to expect that this behaviour will continue at their club.”

In the end, Jupp Heynckes claimed that he wouldn’t sign a player like that: “I don’t want to speak of solidarity, but it’s a team sport where you cannot afford to set your own individual targets. Clubs should think twice about signing these players. Honestly, I would reject it. It is, of course, a question of mentality. Players have a responsibility and it’s not a case of money going into their bank accounts at the end of the month.”

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Aubameyang confirms new deal

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has confirmed that he extended his contract with Borussia Dortmund, and he is set to stay until 2021

According to GOAL, the Gabon international striker has admitted that he committed to a new deal some time ago, with his future now tied to the Bundesliga club until 2021. It has already been reported by the media that the 28-year-old striker had committed to fresh terms at BVB.

Aubameyang has now confirmed as well, and he also claimed it has been some time ago that he signed his new deal: “Let me listen to music!! Better than the newspapers. It’s a bit of time since I extended my contract. But it’s not your mistake, you didn’t know as much,” he said in a social media post.

The Gabon international attacker’s previous contract with Dortmund was valid until 2020, but now he has agreed to a 12-month extension.Niko Kovac urges Bayern Munich to remain ‘humble’ Andrew Smyth – Niko Kovac has called on Bayern Munich to stay focused and humble after thrashing Tottenham 7-2 in the Champions League.

It remains to be seen whether confirmation of fresh terms上海水磨 in Germany will curb the transfer talk which continues to follow the Gabon international around, GOAL continues. Aubameyang has already been linked with Real Madrid, and even with Everton, as the two clubs were viewed as possible landing spots in January.

Sam Allardyce’s team has also admitted that they would be interested in securing the signature of the Dortmund attacker.

The club’s sporting director, Michael Zorc addressed some topics relating to Aubameyang: “Clearly we’re planning with Auba. He has a very long-term contract in Dortmund,” the director told Sky Deutschland.

“He’ll leave Dortmund at some stage, but for us he’s an extremely important player and we’re planning on moving forward with him. Auba is an extraordinary player, not only because he scored 19 competitive goals in the first half of the season. He’s extravagant, a colourful character. It does a town like Dortmund good,” Zorc concluded.

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Dyche insisted that Burnley remain humble

Sean Dyche, the successful Burnley head coach, insisted that he knows that his team have to stay humble and he is not “carried away” by the fact that they are placed sixth in the Premier League table right now.

Burnley managed to gain a point after a goalless draw with Brighton and Hove Albion and it means that they have picked 32 points so far – which is enough to be part of the fight for Champions League spots. But the talented coach is aware of the fact that this kind of success is, most likely, just a temporary one and he has to keep working hard.

The British coach spoke about his side’s current position as he said, according to Sky Sports: “There’s not much to get carried away with you know, the games come thick and fast particularly at this time of year. We’ve got a clutch of games now against the real superpower clubs so you can’t take anything for granted in the Premier League and we certainly don’t. We know we have to give every inch of ourselves to every game to get what we want.”Opinion: Martin Odegaard is perfect for the Premier League Tomás Pavel Ibarra Meda – Given how much he’s been rejected by Real Madrid, we are convinced that Martin Odegaard is perfect for the Premier League.Martin Odegaard is finally…

He also mentioned the fact that there is a very busy period ahead of his team: “A real tough run of games and different for different reasons. You can’t discount Huddersfield. They are going well particularly at their own patch. Everyone just looks at the superpowers within that run but they’re going well as well.”

In the end, Dyche insisted that his side cannot 上海水疗be considered as an adept for the European football: “No, I think that talk has been going on for some time, I understand it is everyone looking for an easy story but there’s a reality to the work we put in and we know, and I’ve mentioned it many times, we are not the real deal. I think we are improving, I think we are learning about ourselves and the division and we continue to mould it and move it forwards.”

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PSG blasts Perez for Neymar comments

PSG have launched a full attack to Florentino Perez for Real Madrid’s president comments about Neymar.

Only four months after habvng left Barcelona for PSG, the Brazilian’s name is linked with a move to the Catalans’ biggest rivals, Real Madrid. After Florentino Perez spoke about his club’s interest in Neymar, at the Ball上海水疗on d’Or gala, PSG reacted angrily through the voice of their sports director, Antero Henrique.

Speaking at the Ballon d’Or gala, Florentino Perez said: “It’s very difficult to finish ahead of Cristiano and Messi. If he was playing for Real Madrid, Neymar would have more chances to win the Ballon d’Or. Real is the club that provides everything for a big player. Everyone knows I want to transfer him.”

Antero Henrique countered Real Madrid’s president, according to AS: “Can Neymar leave PSG for Real Madrid? NO! Because he is happy here, he loves the club and everything he does in Paris. It’s not about money, it’s about the balance he has here.Opinion: Martin Odegaard is perfect for the Premier League Tomás Pavel Ibarra Meda – Given how much he’s been rejected by Real Madrid, we are convinced that Martin Odegaard is perfect for the Premier League.Martin Odegaard is finally…

Neymar confirmed at PSG that he is an exceptional player. He works hard for the team, doesn’t play only for himself and has integrated very well in the squad. He is a special player with an unlimited potential, just like Mbappe.”

Furthermore, Henrique criticised Florentino Perez for talking about Neyman when Ronaldo won the Ballon d’Or: “On the day that Ronaldo won his fifth Ballon d’Or, Perez spoke about another player. I don’t know how good that is for the player.”

Meanwhile, Perez will have the chance to see Neymar on Santiago Bernabeu earlier than he expected. Unfortunately for Real Madrid’s president, only as an opponent for now. Real Madrid and PSG will face each other in probably the most expected duel of the round of 16 in Champions League.

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Manchester United prepare shock Hazard bid

Jose Mourinho is determined to be reunited with his former player, Eden Hazard, and has asked his Manchester United executives to bring the Belgian to Old Trafford.

Chelsea’s star player has already refused a £300k/week offer to renew his contract with The Blues, as he is evaluating his options. According to The Sun, Manchester United want to take advantage of the player’s situation and they are confident that they can beat competition from Real Madrid and PSG for the Belgian’s signature. For this reason, The Red Devils are preparing a £90m bid, which would be a British transfer record.

The 26-year-old has been offered an improved f上海水磨会所our year deal at Stamford Bridge earlier this year, but he has declined the offer, fueling speculations about his future. With Zinedine Zidane having expressed his admiration for Hazard and PSG throwing money right and left in the transfer market, it looks like the Belgian is preparing for a departure from Chelsea.Solskjaer “very pleased” after another failure to win George Patchias – Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said he was “very pleased,” even though United failed to win yet again.It is now ten games on the road since…

And now Jose Mourinho has entered the picture, instructing his executives to bring him his former player, which he sees as the missing piece of his United squad.

Eden Hazard joined Chelsea in 2012, when the Blues paid £32m to Lille for his services and was part of Mourinho’s winning campaign with the Blues in the 2014/2015 Premier League season. His current contract with Chelsea runs until 2020.

Manchester United are the current holders of the British transfer record, with the transfer of Paul Pogba from Juventus, for £89m, in 2016. Last summer, Mourinho’s side also paid £75m for Romelu Lukaku from Everton.

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Giroud wants to leave Arsenal

Michael Manuello admitted that his client, Olivier Giroud, is just waiting for the right offer to leave Arsenal in this winter transfer window as he hasn’t been playing regularly this season despite proving that he is reliable in scoring goa上海水疗ls.

The agent confirmed that Giroud will push for a move if there will be the right offer for him – there were a lot of rumours saying that he was close to joining Everton this summer but it seems that he is waiting for something different. The fact that the World Cup is approaching is also an important factor as Giroud needs to play regularly to gain his spot in the France squad.

Giroud’s agent spoke about this situation as he said that they will wait for the right offer to come, according to Goal: “It can make things complicated, but a clash, that kind of thing is not in Olivier’s nature, nor in mine. Now, depending on the offers, we will sit around a table and talk. The most important thing is to know what will be offered or not this winter, to find a better project.”Solskjaer “very pleased” after another failure to win George Patchias – Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said he was “very pleased,” even though United failed to win yet again.It is now ten games on the road since…

He continued by adding that he can’t complain about the lack of interest: “There will be approaches. All clubs looking for an attacker are likely to come. We must be careful and, if there is something obvious that will appear, we will try to convince Arsene to return to what has been said.”

In the end, Manuello denied that Giroud will come back to France as he doesn’t want to: “Olivier will not come back to France. Unless there is a change in his state of mind, to date the intention is not to return to France. There has been no new approach from Marseille. I have no information that Marseille was trying to contact us.”

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Paul Clement ends his spell at Swansea

Paul Clement was sacked by Swansea as he failed to improve his team’s performances and results – the Welsh club are at the bottom of the Premier League table and they are deep in the relegation battle so the club decided that the players need a new impulse…

Huw Jenkins, the Swansea City chairman, announced this decision as he said they gave Clement enough time to turn it around but the didn’t achieve so, according to Sky Sports: “To change the manager, especially at only the halfway point of the season, is the last thing we wanted to do as a club. We had three different manager last season and as a result we all wanted to give Paul as much time as possible to turn things around.”

He con上海水疗tinued by adding that this change was needed: “But we felt we couldn’t leave it any longer and needed to make a change to give us the best chance of an uplift and a turnaround in fortunes with the club bottom of the Premier League.”Opinion: Martin Odegaard is perfect for the Premier League Tomás Pavel Ibarra Meda – Given how much he’s been rejected by Real Madrid, we are convinced that Martin Odegaard is perfect for the Premier League.Martin Odegaard is finally…

The chairman insisted that the club has to thank Clement for his work: “Paul has been at the club for 12 months and what he achieved in the second half of last season to keep us in the top flight was a tremendous feat. For that, and his effort and commitment this season, it goes without saying that the club thanks him for his work, together with Nigel (Gibbs) and Karl (Halabi).”

In the end, Jenkins claimed that his relationship with Clement was really good and he regrets that he has to let him go: “I have had an excellent working relationship with Paul and we are all, including the owners, surprised and disappointed it hasn’t worked out this season. We wish Paul every success in his career going forward.”

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Bristol City were lucky, insists Mourinho

The Red Devils were shockingly knocked out of the EFL Cup by Championship side Bristol City.

Manchester United head coach José Mourinho insisted his opponents were lucky to score a stoppage-time winner against his side as the Red Devils were knocked out of the competition, losing 2-1 to Bristol City.

United never appeared to be in control of the game even though they hit the woodwork on two occasions. In fact, it was Bristol City that took the lead through Joe Bryan’s stunner. However, the Red Devils quickly replied through Zlatan Ibrahimović, who scored a free-kick t上海水疗会所o put things back to level.

The game appeared to be heading to extra-time, but then Korey Smith shocked the Red Devils in the last minute of the added time, knocking Mourinho’s men out of the competition. Speaking to the press after the game, the Portuguese tactician claimed that Bristol City were lucky to advance to the semi-finals.

“My thoughts are they were a bit lucky,” he told Sky Sports. “But they fought a lot to be lucky.Solskjaer “very pleased” after another failure to win George Patchias – Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said he was “very pleased,” even though United failed to win yet again.It is now ten games on the road since…

“They won the game in a moment when we have no possibility to react. They won in our best moment of the match when everyone was waiting for our goal.

“I have to say they were lucky. We also hit the post twice. But they fought brilliantly and like it was the game of their lives, which it probably was.

“It was a beautiful day for football. I don’t want me saying they’re lucky to be the main thing

“The intensity they had [was their biggest asset], not just physically, but also mentally. For some of us it was one more day in the office, for some maybe a day at the office that they didn’t want.”

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Moyes admits the Hammers need reinforcements

The Scot believes the club needs quality midfielders and hopes to see some arrive during the January transfer window.

West Ham United head coach David Moyes insists the Hammers should do everything they can in order to bring new additions during the forthcoming transfer window that starts January 1st 2018.

The Hammers were knocked out of the EFL Cup following a 1-0 defeat to the Gunners on Tuesday. The shocking part was that Moyes’ team did not register a single shot on target throughout the whole game, which has made the manager think twice about the midfield of the club.

“We need to add quality and you can see that tonight,” Moyes told Sky Sports.

“The club know. I think they knew before I came in that they needed it.West Ham suffer a tough injury blow Nedim Maric – After a promising start of the season, Manuel Pellegrini and West Ham will have to adapt after losing one of their crucial players.This weekend…

“We had to start with two 18-yea上海水磨r-olds in midfield and against Arsenal. That is always going to be difficult.

“We have players in other positions, quite a few of them, but at this moment in time we are short on midfield players.”

The manager also shared his disappointment with the poor defending during Welbeck’s opener.

“We gave a really poor goal. It certainly was not an Arsenal type of goal to give away, that is for sure,” the Scot added.

“We should have defended it better. I cannot think of many clear chances after that.”

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Boateng afraid of PSG

Bayern Munich defender Jerome Boateng warned his side, saying they will be destroyed by Paris Saint-Germain unless the defense steps up

Boateng has told Bayern Munich to shape up defensively or risked being “destroyed” by Paris Saint-Germain on Tuesday, GOAL reports.

Despite winning during the weekend against Hannover in a game which ended 3-1, Boaten wasn’t quite satisfied with his team’s performance. Even Though the Bundesliga giants have built up a 6-point advantage in the league table, their defense in the first-half was bad.

Bayern got the lead first thanks to Arturo Vidal, but then Hannover managed to level with Charlison Benschop’s goal after Niclas Fullkrug 上海水磨会所missed a penalty. Jupp Heynckes’ side needed a few minutes to stand back up, as Kingsley Coman managed to find the back of the net after 67 minutes of football, modifying the score to 2-1.

Heynckes’ men secured their win late in the game, when Robert Lewandowski scored from a penalty, setting the final result 3-1.Willian warns Chelsea of ‘difficult’ Ajax threat Andrew Smyth – Willian admits Chelsea will need to prepare well for their next Champions League clash at Ajax after overcoming Lille OSC 2-0 on Wednesday.

Bayern host PSG in their final Champions League group game next week looking to avenge a 3-0 defeat in France, but Boateng fears they will suffer a similar fate if they do not improve upon the display against Hannover, as GOAL continues.

“We did not defend very well after losing possession and gave Hannover a lot of space, especially in the first half, In the second half, we had a better organisation but, if you play like this against Paris, they will destroy you,” the defender said.

If Bayern want to win Group B of the Champions League, they must win 4-0 at the Allianz Arena to leapfrog Unai Emery’s men, and finish as firsts.

The German side might have an advantage now that the Ligue 1 giants have suffered their first defeat of the season on Saturday, when they lost 2-1 to Strasbourg away from home.

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Hughton: “We can’t be that naive against teams like Liverpool”

Chris Hughton said that his side were “too naive” against Liverpool as they lost this match 5-1 at home – and he added that they have to learn from it in order to prevent it the next time they will face another big team.

It has been a successful season for Brighton so far and it was the heaviest defeat for them – Emre Can scored the opener, Roberto Firmino added a上海水疗会所nother two, while Philippe Coutinho and home side’s own goal secured a comfortable win for the Reds. Hughton also insisted that it was clear that Liverpool were on another level and his side have to take an advantage from a chance to face teams like that.

The home side’s manager evaluated the match as he said, according to Sky Sports: “We were too naive today and we haven’t been like that against anybody. We have had a lesson today and we need to learn from that. What we always knew, at this level against this level of a team, if you don’t play to levels that we have been playing this season it can happen.”Crouch: Mane & Salah have a healthy competition for goals Andrew Smyth – Peter Crouch reckons Sadio Mane has doubled his value in recent seasons, and boasts a “healthy competition” with Liverpool team-mate Mohamed Salah for goals.

He added that the quick goals were a disaster for his side’s chances: “The first three goals were the most disappointing we were still in the game on 30 minutes, they’ve got the quality we knew that, but we concede from a set play and a minute later they get their second one. We then have arguably one of the best two chances of the game through Glenn Murray misses a chance which happens and I think another 30 seconds later they get their third goal so they are the disappointing facts.”

In the end, Hughton insisted that Liverpool had very good counter-attacks in this match: “It is hard to organise against counter attacks but you’ve got to organise before that. That is not something that we didn’t know. Up with Man City, Liverpool offensively are the best in the division.”

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Shearer hails Eden Hazard

The Belgium international marked a brilliant performance against the Mapgies with a brace, reaching 8 goals in his last 10 games.

Alan Shearer has praised Eden Hazard following Chelsea’s 3-1 win over Newcastle United on Saturday, also highlighting the incredible understanding between him and Alvaro Morata.

Hazard has been crucial for Chelsea’s standout performances for the past few features as he has taken part in 11 goals in the Blues’ last 10 game with 8 goals and 3 assists.

Chelsea are currently sitting third in the table, three points ahead of Liverpool and Alan Shearer admits he was highly-impressed by the efficiency of Eden Hazard.Willian warns Chelsea of ‘difficult’ Ajax threat Andrew Smyth – Willian admits Chelsea will need to prepare well for their next Champions League clash at Ajax after overcoming Lille OSC 2-0 on Wednesday.

“He was unplayable at times – he was just magnificent,” Shearer said to Match of the Day. “Newcastle couldn’t get near him with his running with the ball or his running off the ball.

“He was so in上海水疗会所telligent, his link-up play with Alvaro Morata was so good. His game had everything with it. He was running the show.

“It was just magnificent. When you get tight to him he can turn you, he just has everything to his game. ‘He destroyed Newcastle but he will destroy a few more as the season goes on.’

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Preview: Hoffenheim – RB Leipzig

RB Leipzig are currently second in Bundesliga and they will be hoping to move closer to leader Bayern Munich today, as they travel to 7th-placed Hoffenheim.

Flashscore presents the key facts before the match:

This fixture sees a match-up between the Bundesliga’s (BL) two most controversi上海水磨会所al clubs – TSG Hoffenheim and RB Leipzig were the first teams in Germany to have success with money from private billionaires, which goes against the principles of the league.

Home coach, Julian Nagelsmann, is currently the hottest property in the league as there are rumours that Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund want him for next season. However, he recently said that he has had, “no contact with other clubs and my duty is to get back on the path of success with my team”.

Hoffenheim have struggled lately as they have won only once in the last five BL matches (D2, L2) and remain winless in three BL home matches. Leipzig, however, have only lost to Bayern Munich in their last eight BL matches (W6, D1).

There have been just two previous matches between these sides, which resulted in a draw at Hoffenheim and a Leipzig win last season. Both matches had over 2.5 goals.

When Leipzig have managed to score in the league this season they have either won or drawn. On the contrary, Hoffenheim haven’t won at home when they concede a goal.Report: Leipzig fall at home to Lyon 0-2 George Patchias – RB Leipzig was undone by French side Lyon at home, going down 0-2 in their UEFA Champions League Group G match.Domestically these are two…

The home side have fired-in the first goal on six occasions out of seven matches at home, while their best period of the game is the last 15 minutes when they have scored seven of 21 goals.

Leipzig need to be careful in the last 15 minutes of the first-half and the 61st to 75th minutes, as they have conceded three goals in each of these periods. However, they might not have to worry too much seeing as Hoffenheim haven’t scored a single goal at home during these periods.

Hoffenheim striker Sandro Wagner has scored more headers (ten) than any other BL player since the 2015/2016 season.

Missing players

Hoffenheim: M. Skenderovic (thigh injury), R. Hack (doubtful), E. Polanski (doubtful)

RB Leipzig: M. Sabitzer (shoulder injury), F. Coltorti (doubtful), S. Ilsanker (doubtful).

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