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Bayern coach Flick urges Sane to give more
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Bayern coach Flick urges Sane to give more

  While prepared to be patient, Bayern Munich coach Hansi Flick is eager to see improvement from Leroy Sane. Bayern Munich coach Hansi Flick wants to see more from Leroy Sane, but said the attacker needed time. Since joining Bayern from Manchester City for a reported €45million earlier this year, Sane has scored five goals and provided two assists in nine games. The attacker missed almost the entire 2019-20 season with City after tearing his anterior cruciate ligament (ACL).
Hernandez is Dynamic Despite his ‘Tactical Deficits’, says Bayern Coach Flick
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Hernandez is Dynamic Despite his ‘Tactical Deficits’, says Bayern Coach Flick

The French defender has been linked with a move away from Bavaria after a tough debut season Lucas Hernandez still needs to get up to speed with the tactical demands of playing for Bayern Munich following his spell on the sidelines, according to boss Hansi Flick. World Cup-winning France international Hernandez was an €80 million (£72m/$91m) acquisition from Atletico Madrid last year but he has struggled during his debut campaign in Bavaria. The 24-year-old suffered ankle ligament damage at the end of October and was sidelined for more than three months.
Bamba ready for restart of Championship – Cardiff City boss Harris
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Bamba ready for restart of Championship – Cardiff City boss Harris

The Ivory Coast international has only featured four times in the English second-tier, having only recently returned from a long injury lay-off Cardiff City manager Neil Harris has revealed Sol Bamba is ‘fine’ and ready for the restart of the Championship. The centre-back has been a consistent performer for the Bluebirds since joining the side in 2016 before he suffered a ligament injury in March 2019. The injury ruled him out from action from the remaining part of the 2018-19 season as his side failed in their quest to remain in the Premier League.
I was experiencing a nightmare’ – Fiorentina’s Kouame delighted about football return
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I was experiencing a nightmare’ – Fiorentina’s Kouame delighted about football return

The Ivorian forward can finally look forward to a return to action with Serie A matches set to resume on June 20 Fiorentina forward Christian Kouame has expressed his delight in the hope of being able to play again after months out injured. The 22-year-old Ivorian has been out with an anterior cruciate ligament problem since November last year, and has been unable to make any appearances for his new club after joining Fiorentina on loan from Genoa in January. The return of football activities after the original season schedule because of the coronavirus pandemic gives Kouame hope of getting back on the pitch, having used the lockdown period to intensify his fitness.
Fiorentina’s Kouame positive about return from injury
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Fiorentina’s Kouame positive about return from injury

The Ivorian forward has been sidelined with an anterior cruciate ligament injury since November 2019 Fiorentina forward Christian Kouame is hopeful of a return to action as he continues to recover from injury, saying he can see light at the bottom of the tunnel. The 22-year-old Ivorian was a loan signing from Genoa in January but is yet to make an appearance for La Viola due to an anterior cruciate ligament injury he suffered while on international duty in November 2019. He has been making a slow and steady recovery with the hope of getting on the pitch soon.
‘I am ready to be a goalkeeper’ – Fiorentina’s Kouame
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‘I am ready to be a goalkeeper’ – Fiorentina’s Kouame

The Ivorian forward is eager to get back to the pitch after a prolonged spell on the sidelines Christian Kouame has joked that he is ready to play as a goalkeeper for Fiorentina if need be in a bid to get back in action. The 22-year old Ivorian who is loan from Genoa, has been out with an anterior cruciate ligament injury since November while with his parent club. The result of that injury meant he is yet to feature for the Viola since January when his loan deal was sealed. "To play, I am ready to be a goalkeeper. In today's football, you have to adapt to everything," he told Corriere Fiorentino as per TuttoMercato. "If I had not been injured I would have gone to the Crystal Palace, but I have no regrets, fate wanted it and then my family would support Fiorentina. "I dream ...
Women Who Don’t Wear Bra In Coronavirus Lockdown Will Have Saggy Breasts – Experts Warn
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Women Who Don’t Wear Bra In Coronavirus Lockdown Will Have Saggy Breasts – Experts Warn

It's been days in Nigeria, weeks in some countries and months in another since there has been a  coronavirus lockdown, in most parts of the world. Pyjamas are naturally becoming the national uniform and nobody has a clue what day it will end. Experts have now warned women that enjoying the freedom of ditching your bra for the duration of time indoors could have long term effects on your breasts. Going braless has been one of the small victories that have been celebrated since we were told to stay at home, with some one writing on social media: "I’ve been braless for weeks now I cannot contain my joy. That’s probably the only liberating thing about this lockdown." Victoria Shelton, a garment technologist at Figleaves, has told the Daily Mail that leaving breasts unsupported coul...
Fernandes Undergoes Medical Ahead of Premier League Move
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Fernandes Undergoes Medical Ahead of Premier League Move

Benfica’s Gedson Fernandes has completed his medical with Tottenham, ahead of an 18-month loan deal, Sky Sports reports. An official announcement is expected within the next 24 hours. Benfica agreed deals with Tottenham and West Ham, but Fernandes has opted to link up with fellow Portuguese Jose Mourinho. Spurs will have an option to buy Fernandes for £56m when the loan is over. Mourinho has been keen to add an extra body in midfield, following Moussa Sissoko’s surgery on the medial collateral ligament in his right knee. Sissoko is expected to be out for up to three months.
De Bruyne feeling fit and positive following injury free pre-season
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De Bruyne feeling fit and positive following injury free pre-season

The midfielder is healthy and raring to go after a successful pre-season for him and the Premier League champions concluded in Japan Manchester City midfielder Kevin De Bruyne is confident the fitness problems that plagued him last season are in the past. Three knee injuries - two of them involving ligament damage - and an ill-timed hamstring issue restricted the Belgium international to 19 Premier League appearances as City retained the title. De Bruyne admitted to feeling mentally exhausted following a frustrating setback against Tottenham in April, which threatened to finally end his abbreviated campaign.
Liverpool defender Clyne facing six months out with ACL injury
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Liverpool defender Clyne facing six months out with ACL injury

The 28-year-old England international was expecting to leave Anfield this summer but now may struggle for suitors Liverpool right-back Nathaniel Clyne is set to miss around six months after suffering an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury in pre-season. The 28-year-old suffered the injury in the closing moments of Friday's 3-2 defeat to Borussia Dortmund at Notre Dame Stadium in South Bend, Indiana. Clyne flew to Boston for Liverpool's next match against Sevilla but after initial swelling went down, tests confirmed the injury and he flew back to Liverpool from Boston.
Mexico confirms star attacker Lozano will miss Gold Cup
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Mexico confirms star attacker Lozano will miss Gold Cup

The PSV winger suffered a knee injury late in his club's season and despite hopes he would be ready, will miss the regional championship for El Tri Hirving Lozano will miss this summer's Concacaf Gold Cup with a knee injury, Mexico has confirmed. The 23-year-old winger picked up the injury on April 25 while featuring for Eredivisie giants PSV in a match against Willem II after falling awkwardly under a challenge from Freek Heerkens. Initial fears were of severe damage to the cruciate ligaments in the knee, which would have likely required a lengthy spell on the sidelines.
Man United Interested In Signing This Newcastle Youngster
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Man United Interested In Signing This Newcastle Youngster

Manchester United are interested in signing Newcastle’s young midfielder Sean Longstaff, Sky Sports News understands. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is keen on adding young, home-grown talent during the summer transfer window as he looks to rebuild the squad. Newcastle say they have had no approach from United and that 21-year-old Longstaff is not for sale. Longstaff signed a new contract at St James’ Park in December that runs until 2022, but Sky Sports News understands that was to reward him for first breaking through into the first team. Now that he has become a more regular feature under Rafael Benitez, there are expected to be discussions over another new deal this summer, which would bring him more in line with the salaries of other first team members. Longstaff made nine appear...
Modric tells Madrid to ‘get up’ as injuries deepen Real gloom
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Modric tells Madrid to ‘get up’ as injuries deepen Real gloom

Real Madrid’s troubles deepened Thursday after Dani Carvajal and Lucas Vazquez were ruled out for several weeks through injuries picked up during their crushing 4-1 midweek Champions League defeat to Ajax. Dumped out of the Spanish Cup and distanced in the league by Barcelona with two defeats to their bitter rivals last week, Madrid have only pride to play for in the remainder of this season. Ballon d’Or winner Luca Modric said the run of results had been the hardest week of his career, but sent out a wake up call to his teammates. “Success is not about how you fall, it’s about how you get up,” the Croatian wrote defiantly on Facebook. “Hala (come on) Madrid,” wrote Modric, who led Croatia to the World Cup final in July and woh the last three Champions League titles with Real. M...
Suarez Doubt For Spurs Over Knee Injury
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Suarez Doubt For Spurs Over Knee Injury

Luis Suarez faces a fight to be fit for Barcelona’s last Champions League group game against Tottenham after the club confirmed on Monday he had sustained a knee injury. Luis Suarez Barca have already qualified for the knock-out stages but their match against Spurs on December 11 could help decide who finishes second in Group B. Suarez will be out for around two weeks, meaning he also misses Wednesday’s game away to PSV Eindhoven. A club statement read: “He will follow biological therapy with stem cells as a treatment for discomfort in the right knee and will be out for around two weeks.” Philippe Coutinho and Ivan Rakitic have been included in the travelling squad, however, after both recovered from injury. Arthur Melo (adductor), Sergi Roberto (hamstring) and back-up goal...
Man City star De Bruyne ruled out for six weeks
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Man City star De Bruyne ruled out for six weeks

Kevin De Bruyne will be sidelined for up to six weeks after the Manchester City star suffered knee ligament damage in Thursday’s League Cup win against Fulham. De Bruyne limped off in the closing minutes of City’s 2-0 victory at the Etihad Stadium after falling awkwardly in a clash with Timothy Fosu-Mensah. The 27-year-old had scans on Friday that revealed the left knee injury is serious enough that he is unlikely to be back in action until mid-December, although he does not require surgery. De Bruyne only recently returned from another knee problem that forced him to miss two months this season, limiting the Belgium international to five appearances. His absence during a busy period is a major blow for Premier League leaders City, who face crucial Champions League fixtures, th...
Super Eagles’ Tyronne Ebuehi Suffers Career- Injury
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Super Eagles’ Tyronne Ebuehi Suffers Career- Injury

The Nigeria international sustained damage to his left anterior cruciate ligament and is expected to be out of action for a prolonged spell. Tyronne Ebuehi faces a lengthy spell on the sidelines after suffering a serious knee injury during Benfica’s International Champions Cup defeat to Juventus on Saturday. The right-back who joined the Portuguese giants from ADO Den Haag in June replaced André Almeida in the 67th minute as his side bowed 4-2 on penalties to the Italians at Red Bull Arena after scores stood at 1-1. And the Primeira Liga runners-up have now confirmed the 22-year-old defender will go under the knife to repair the damage. More tests will be required before a timescale is possible for Ebuehi’s recovery, but his injury will be a blow to Rui Vitoria’s men,...