Friday, January 22

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‘Havertz is a special player’ – Bosz insists Liverpool-linked midfielder can get even better
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‘Havertz is a special player’ – Bosz insists Liverpool-linked midfielder can get even better

The manager reflected on the German's performance as Bayer Leverkusen made a winning return on Monday Bayer Leverkusen head coach Peter Bosz lauded "special player" Kai Havertz but insisted the in-demand star can improve amid growing interest from some of the world's top clubs. Havertz continued to burnish his reputation with a first-half brace as Leverkusen crushed lowly Werder Bremen 4-1 in the Bundesliga on Monday. The Germany international – frequently the topic of transfer gossip columns amid links to Liverpool, Manchester United and Arsenal – opened the scoring in the 28th minute and restored Leverkusen's lead five minutes later following Theodor Gebre Selassie's equaliser.
Bologna’s Barrow looking to emulate Real Madrid legend Zidane
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Bologna’s Barrow looking to emulate Real Madrid legend Zidane

The Gambian forward has cited the legendary French man as his idol Bologna forward Musa Barrow has stated that he wants to get to reach the upper echelons of the game in the same way as current Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane did in his playing career, referring to the French legend as his idol. Considered one of the greatest players to grace the game, the 47-year-old was fondly remembered for his time at Real Madrid, where his sublime volleyed winner in the 2-1 victory in the 2002 Champions League final against Bayer Leverkusen won Los Blancos a ninth European elite title. Zidane was also famous for his exploits with the French national team, winning the 1998 World Cup on home soil after scoring a brace in the 3-0 victory over Brazil, and triumphing at Euro 2000. He then later ...