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‘Man Utd should’ve signed Jimenez over Cavani’ – Ince says Red Devils made £40m striker mistake
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‘Man Utd should’ve signed Jimenez over Cavani’ – Ince says Red Devils made £40m striker mistake

  The ex-United and Wolves midfielder believes Ole Gunnar Solskjaer needed to complete a raid on Molineux, not snap up a couple of forwards in their 30s Manchester United made a mistake in snapping up Edinson Cavani over the summer and should have been investing £40 million ($52m) in Wolves striker Raul Jimenez, says Paul Ince. The Red Devils have been struggling to find a spark across the field in 2020-21. Their deficiencies were exposed again in a 2-1 Champions League defeat to Istanbul Basaksehir, with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side mustering just two shots on target.
“It Is Very Important To See Out Games.” – Man City Defender, Nathan Ake
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“It Is Very Important To See Out Games.” – Man City Defender, Nathan Ake

Defender Nathan Ake was pleased with the way Manchester City’s defence was resilient against Wolves on Monday night. Pep Guardiola's Cityzens thrashed Wolverhampton Wanderers 3-1 at the Molineux stadium but they were under pressure in the final 10 minutes when the score was 2-1. Belgium international Kevin De Bruyne opened the scoring from the penalty spot before Phil Foden increased the lead in the 32nd minute. Raul Jimenez halved the deficit with 12 minutes to go, putting City under pressure, but an injury-time goal from Brazil striker Gabriel Jesus wrapped up the win. However, Ake - who joined City from Bournemouth this summer - was happy his side didn't falter to Nuno Espirito Santo's side. “I think it’s very important to see out games,” he said when asked about City...
Man City’s Illkay Gundogan To Miss Season Opener Against Wolves, After Testing Positive For COVID-19
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Man City’s Illkay Gundogan To Miss Season Opener Against Wolves, After Testing Positive For COVID-19

Manchester City Midfielder, Illkay Gundogan has tested positive for COVID-19, becoming the third player in the team to test positive since the start of the pandemic, causing him to miss the season opener against Wolves on Monday. He is the latest victim of the virus in the squad after Laporte, Mahrez, both tested positive and have since recovered from the disease. Former City playmaker, Silva also tested positive before joining Real Sociedad. He has also recovered playing in the season opener against Real Madrid on Sunday night. Gundogan will be seat out the season opener with teammates like Laporte, Aguero due to injury with Phil Foden coming back to the squad after being dismissed from England national team during the UEFA Nations League due to a breach in the coronavirus ru...
Barcelona Defender Nelson Semedo Join Wolves For 40 Million Euros
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Barcelona Defender Nelson Semedo Join Wolves For 40 Million Euros

Barcelona defender Nelson Semedo is set to join Wolves in a deal worth around €40 million, sources have confirmed to ESPN. Semedo, 26, is expected in England in the coming days to finalise a move to the Premier League side, with Barca also keen on Ajax's Sergino Dest and Norwich City's Max Aarons as potential replacements. Wolves have been in the market for a right-back since selling Matt Doherty to Tottenham earlier this summer. Barca's desire to sell Semedo, plus the fact he's represented by Jorge Mendes, who has a big influence at Wolves, made the Portugal international an obvious target. Barca coach Ronald Koeman has made it clear he prefers Sergi Roberto to Semedo, with the former playing all 90 minutes in Saturday's friendly win against Elche. Semedo joined Barca from Benfi...
Liverpool To Complete £45m Signing Of Diogo Jota From Wolves
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Liverpool To Complete £45m Signing Of Diogo Jota From Wolves

Liverpool have agreed a £45m deal for Wolves forward Diogo Jota, with the 23-year-old set to head to Melwood on Saturday to undergo a medical before completing the deal. The move comes just hours after the Premier League champions secured the signing of Thiago Alcantara from Bayern Munich in a deal that could be worth up to £25m. Jota's arrival at Anfield could be made easier by Liverpool defender Ki-Jana Hoever moving to Wolves in a deal worth £10m, plus add-ons. Jota left Molineux before kick-off against Stoke in the Carabao Cup on Thursday and was an unused substitute at the weekend in the 2-0 win at Sheffield United . The Portuguese international forward has agreed a five-year deal and will follow Thiago Alcantara in moving to the Premier League champions The Portugue...
Liverpool’s Ojo set to join Cardiff on loan
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Liverpool’s Ojo set to join Cardiff on loan

The 23-year-old will spend the season with the Welsh club as Nottingham Forest, Reading and Huddersfield lose out Liverpool winger Sheyi Ojo is close to joining Cardiff on loan, Goal understands. The Championship side have beaten the likes of Nottingham Forest, Reading and Huddersfield to the acquisition of the 23-year-old, who still has three years remaining on his current deal with Liverpool. The switch to the Welsh outfit will be his sixth loan spell away from Anfield, having previously been sent to Wigan, Wolves, Fulham and Reims.
Wolves Completes Club Record Deal For Porto Striker Fábio Silva
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Wolves Completes Club Record Deal For Porto Striker Fábio Silva

Wolves have finished the marking of exceptionally evaluated highly-rated striker Fabio Silva in a club-record £35 million ($47m) concurrence with Porto. the 18-year-old turns into the most recent Portuguese star to join the positions at Molineux. The arrangement to take him to England sees the driven Premier League outfit set another benchmark with the most costly marking in the club's history. Mexico worldwide Raul Jimenez was already the club's greatest purchase, having been obtained for £30m ($40m) from Benfica, yet another skilled frontman has now raised that bar. Large things are anticipated from Silva, who broke the record for most youthful player and goalscorer at Porto that new Wolves partner Ruben Neves once held. He made his senior bow at 17 years old and got his l...
Tottenham Hotspur announce the signing of defender, Matt Doherty from Wolves for £15m
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Tottenham Hotspur announce the signing of defender, Matt Doherty from Wolves for £15m

Tottenham Hotspur have completed the signing of Irish right-back Matt Doherty from Wolves in a £15million deal.   The Premier League club confirmed on Sunday August 30, that the 28-year-old has signed a contract at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium until 2024 and will wear the No 2 shirt.   On the move, Doherty said: 'I am very proud to be joining such a big club. It has the best stadium and possibly the best training ground in the world from what I have seen.   'When you start something new you want to start well and get off to a fast start. I can't wait to get going.   'I wanted to travel down to play in the game [against Birmingham] and that's how excited I feel coming here.' Matt Doherty is Spurs' third signing of the summer after Pierre-E...
Wolves’ Traore Called Up By Spain
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Wolves’ Traore Called Up By Spain

Wolves winger Adama Traore has been called up to the Spain squad for September's Nations League fixtures against Germany and Ukraine. The uncapped 24-year-old said in January that he was still undecided whether to play for Spain or Mali at international level. He was called up by Spain in November, but had to withdraw with injury. Barcelona's teenage winger Ansu Fati and Manchester City duo Eric Garcia and Ferran Torres have also been called up. "In these last two seasons in England he has improved a lot," Spain manager Luis Enrique said of Traore, who was born in Spain and has represented them at under-21 level. "He is hungry and eager to continue improving. He can bring us many things." The matches, away to Germany and home to Ukraine on 3 and 6 September respectiv...
Man United Score From A Record Penalty To Qualify For UEL Semi-Finals
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Man United Score From A Record Penalty To Qualify For UEL Semi-Finals

Manchester United needed an extra-time penalty from Bruno Fernandes to finally see off a spirited FC Copenhagen and set up a potential Europa League semi-final against Wolves.They have now won 21 penalties in all competitions this season - the most for any side in Europe's top five leagues United were poor for much of the first half in the heat of Cologne but still had a penalty overturned and a goal ruled out by the Video Assistant Referee. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side improved and dominated the second half but could find no way past inspired goalkeeper Karl-Johan Johnsson, with Fernandes and Mason Greenwood also each hitting the post and Marcus Rashford having another effort disallowed. Fernandes finally broke through in familiar style, keeping cool to drive in United's 21st...
Ole Gunner Solskjaer Singles Out one Manchester United Player after Copenhagen Win
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Ole Gunner Solskjaer Singles Out one Manchester United Player after Copenhagen Win

Manchester United manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, singled out Juan Mata for praise following their 1-0 win over FC Copenhagen on Monday night. The Red Devils are now through to the semi-finals of the Europa League, where they will face either Wolves or Sevilla. Mata was introduced from the bench in extra time, as Solskjaer’s men struggled to break down the Danish side after 90 minutes. The Spaniard helped to break the deadlock, by setting up Anthony Martial who was fouled in the penalty area. Bruno Fernandes stepped up and scored the only goal of the game in the 97th minute. “You saw when he came on he’s so composed, calm,” Solskjaer said. “He can pick a pass. He is such a great influence in the dressing room. I can just commend him for his professionalism. “Of cou...
Liverpool-linked Traore should ‘settle down’ with Wolves while pushing for Spain role, says Pulis
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Liverpool-linked Traore should ‘settle down’ with Wolves while pushing for Spain role, says Pulis

The manager would like to see the winger continue his upward trajectory with his current club and force his way into the national team Adama Traore has been linked with a move to Liverpool but his former manager Tony Pulis thinks he should "settle down" at Wolves and aim for the Spain squad. Barcelona youth product Traore has enjoyed a fantastic 2019-20 at Wolves, where he has scored four goals and supplied seven assists in the Premier League while playing primarily as a wing-back under Nuno Espirito Santo. The 24-year-old, with whom Pulis retains a good relationship following their time together at Middlesbrough, is reportedly wanted by league leaders Liverpool, plus Manchester City and Manchester United.
Liverpool’s Andy Robertson Names The Premier League Star Who ‘Ripped Him Apart’ This Season
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Liverpool’s Andy Robertson Names The Premier League Star Who ‘Ripped Him Apart’ This Season

Liverpool star Andy Robertson admits Wolves beast Adama Traore "ripped me apart" at Molineux this season. The Scot, who's considered the best left-back in the Premier League, was torn to shreds by Traore during Liverpool's 2-1 victory. And when discussing his one-on-one duel with the speedy Spaniard, Robertson told That Peter Crouch Podcast: "Traore to be fair ripped me apart this season. "He's ridiculous. Without a doubt (he's the fastest). I think he could give most Premier League defenders a 15-yard start and he'd still win the race. Big Virg and him had a great race but Virg has got big long legs." Crouch then weighed in by saying: "How fast is he? He's ridiculous. He does it in bursts. I watch him just walking around for a little bit and I think he's not having much of a...
Liverpool & Arsenal target Traore could move this summer despite coronavirus, says his agent
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Liverpool & Arsenal target Traore could move this summer despite coronavirus, says his agent

The pacey winger's representative is hopeful that the Covid-19 crisis will not adversely affect the transfer market Rumoured Liverpool and Arsenal target Adama Traore could complete a move away from Wolves this summer despite the ongoing coronavirus crisis, according to his agent Rodri Baster. Traore began his professional career at Barcelona after rising through the club's famed La Masia academy ranks, but ultimately failed to establish himself as a regular in the first-team set-up. The Spanish attacker was eventually sold to Aston Villa in August 2015, but endured a difficult first season in England which was marred by disciplinary and fitness issues. Villa decided to offload Traore after being relegated from the Premier League, and he signed a four-year contract with Middlesbr...
Wolves seeking to expand Molineux
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Wolves seeking to expand Molineux

Wolves are seeking to expand Molineux. The Express & Star says Wolves have submitted a planning application for a new temporary 500-seat stand at Molineux. The club are proposing filling in the corner between the Sir Jack Hayward and Steve Bull stands, which would boost the overall capacity above 32,000. It would see the existing video wall in the south east corner of the ground taken down, with a new one being placed behind an uncovered stand. The finished product would be similar to the existing Graham Hughes Stand in the south west corner – albeit a bit smaller as that holds around 800. If given the green light by Wolverhampton Council, Wolves would like to have the stand completed for the start of the 2020/21 season.
Oskar Buur confident he can make it Wolves
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Oskar Buur confident he can make it Wolves

Wolves defender Oskar Buur believes he can make it at Molineux. The young Dane made significant progress before football was suspended because of the coronavirus outbreak, being awarded a new three-and-a-half-year contract. But he has still only played two senior games and wants to start catching up playmaker Gibbs-White and centre-half Kilman – players who have also made the move up from the youth ranks under Nuno Espirito Santo. "Morgan and Max showed the way for me – it's possible for you to do it," said Buur to the Express & Star. "I think the small squad is good for us. We get the feeling that we're close, not too far off it. "You get the feeling that 'OK, if I'm improving every time, I can be on the bench'. "It's not impossible – having 30 players in the squad. ...
Chelsea Defeat Everton 4-0 to Seal Top Four Position
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Chelsea Defeat Everton 4-0 to Seal Top Four Position

Chelsea charged to their biggest Premier League win of the season and sealed their place in the top four as Mason Mount and Pedro inspired a 4-0 demolition of Everton on Sunday. Frank Lampard’s side won for just the second time in seven league games thanks to goals from Mount, Pedro, Willian and Olivier Giroud in a masterful display at Stamford Bridge. Chelsea, in fourth place, are now five points clear of fifth-placed Wolves and with nine matches to play they are in pole position to qualify for the Champions League. It was a vibrant end to a much-needed week of good news for Chelsea manager Lampard, whose side knocked out Liverpool out in the FA Cup fifth round on Tuesday. Rocked by a Champions League last 16 hammering by Bayern Munich and a series of spluttering domestic ...
Everton vs Man Utd: Solskjaer Receives Big Injury Boost on Rashford
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Everton vs Man Utd: Solskjaer Receives Big Injury Boost on Rashford

Manchester United manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, expects to have Marcus Rashford available for the last few games of the season. There were fears Rashford would not play again until next season, after suffering a back injury against Wolves in January. However, latest scan results have offered good news. The 22-year-old could feature in the final three rounds of the Premier League and potential FA Cup and Europa League finals. “The scan came back quite positive. We cant rush it and it’ll probably be another couple of months before we see him but when he’s fit, he will be stronger for it. “He’s around the place, in the dressing-room before games, at half-time. He wants the boys to do well so he can come back and play in the Europa League, the FA Cup Final. He wants to be t...
Europa League Round of 16 Draw Released
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Europa League Round of 16 Draw Released

The draw for the 2019/2020 UEFA Europa League round of 16 has been released. The draw, which was streamed on the UEFA website, was released on Friday in Nyon, Switzerland. See full fixtures below: İstanbul Başakşehir vs Copenhagen Olympiacos vs Wolves Rangers vs Leverkusen Wolfsburg vs Shakhtar Donetsk Internazionale vs Getafe Sevilla vs Roma Eintracht Frankfurt/FC Salzburg vs Basel LASK vs Man United
Europa League Highest Goal Scorers Revealed
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Europa League Highest Goal Scorers Revealed

After the conclusion of the UEFA Europa League last 32 fixtures on Thursday night, below are the current highest goal scorers chasing the golden boot in the Europe second top-flight league. Manchester United midfielder, Bruno Fernandes, has six goals in the Europa League after he scored a goal in his side’s 5-0 win over Club Brugge. Rangers’ Alfredo Morelos also has six goals alongside Wolves’ Diogo Jota, Frankfurt’s Daichi Kamada, and Slovan’s Andraz Sporar. UEFA Europa League top scorers after round of 32 fixtures: 6 goals: Alfredo Morelos (Rangers), Bruno Fernandes (Man United), Andraz Sporar (Slovan Bratislava), Diogo Jota (Wolves), Daichi Kamada (Frankfurt). 5 goals: Munir El Haddadi (Sevilla), Edin Visca (Istanbul Basaksehir), Marko Raguz (LASK). 4 goals: Myron ...
Solskjaer Names two Youngest Teams in Premier League
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Solskjaer Names two Youngest Teams in Premier League

Manchester United manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, has named Chelsea and the Red Devils as the two youngest teams in the Premier League. Solskjaer said this ahead of Man United’s Premier League clash with Chelsea on Monday night at Stamford Bridge. Solskjaer’s men head to the game following a goalless draw against Wolves in their last encounter. “Man United and Chelsea are truly the two youngest teams in the Premier League,” Solskjaer said as quoted by Man United’s official website. “What Frank Lampard has been doing for Chelsea so far this season and what I am also doing for United, you can see the similarity. “Lampard has controlled and he has done well with Chelsea because of the transfer ban during the summer window. “I think both of us believe if you give young pla...
Michael Owen Predicts Winner of Premier League Clash Btw Chelsea and Man United
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Michael Owen Predicts Winner of Premier League Clash Btw Chelsea and Man United

Former Real Madrid and Liverpool striker, Michael Owen, has backed Chelsea to beat Manchester United when both teams clash in Monday’s Premier League fixture at Stamford Bridge. Chelsea played a 2-2 draw with Leicester City in their last encounter, while Man United played a goalless draw with Wolves. Providing his predictions, Owen was quoted by Metro UK as saying: “Manchester United have not scored in their last three Premier League matches. “Their clash against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge would not provide many opportunities in terms of creating chances for goals. “Man United demolished Chelsea at Old Trafford 4-0 in the first league last year, but I expect Frank Lampard’s men to take all three points against the Red Devils in what would be a close tie.” The kick-off ti...
List of Top-spending Clubs in January
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List of Top-spending Clubs in January

The January football transfer window is almost at its close, although shy of remarkable and marquee signings. Here are the highest spending clubs around world football during this mid-season transfer window. 10) Sevilla – £16.6m Signed: Youssef En-Nesyri (Leganes) Sevilla signed the Moroccan striker after triggering his £16.6million release clause to help cover for the exits of Moanes Doabur to Hoffenheim and Javier Hernandez to LA Galaxy. En-Nesyri was said to be close to joining Brighton last summer. (9lBenfica – £16.6m Signed: Julian Weigl (Borussia Dortmund), Yony González Despite signing Colombian winger Gonzalez from Fluminense all the money Benfica have spent so far has gone to Dortmund in return for Weigl on a four-year contract. Weigl’s arrival allowed Gedson Fer...
Liverpool Fans Call Out Salah For Refusing To Pass To Liverpool New Signing
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Liverpool Fans Call Out Salah For Refusing To Pass To Liverpool New Signing

Liverpool new signing Takumi Minamino made his premier league debut last night against Wolves. The 25 years old came as a substitute for Sadio Mane. Liverpool looked to be set for a draw against the Nuno Espirito Santo side until Roberto Frimino scored the winner. Minamino had a through on goal opportunity which Mohammed Salah should have passed the ball, but the Egyptian decided to go for goal. Liverpool took the lead after Captain Jordan Henderson headed home a corner from Trent Alexander Arnold. Wolves equalised after Raul Jimenez connected to a cross from Adama Traore. The game which looked destined for draw took a turn after Firmino strike found the back of the net. Check out reactions:
Firmino Strikes Late As Liverpool Go 40 Unbeaten
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Firmino Strikes Late As Liverpool Go 40 Unbeaten

Roberto Firmino's 84th-minute winner earned Liverpool a nervy 2-1 win at Wolves and extended their unbeaten Premier League run to 40 games. Firmino's goal, six minutes from time, settled a tough encounter for the Reds, who struggled to deal with a strong second-half performance from the home side, but are now 16 points clear at the top of the Premier League with a game in hand. Jurgen Klopp's side led inside eight minutes when Jordan Henderson met Trent Alexander-Arnold's corner with a bullet header, but Wolves deservedly levelled six minutes after the break when Raul Jimenez nodded in Adama Traore's cross. Two strong Alisson saves kept Liverpool on level terms while Mohamed Salah and Firmino passed up good chances at the other end, before the Brazilian produced an excellent finish to ...
Mane Forced Off Injured In First Half Of Liverpool’s Clash With Wolves
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Mane Forced Off Injured In First Half Of Liverpool’s Clash With Wolves

Sadio Mané went off injured in the first half of the Premier League clash between Wolves and Liverpool at Molineux. The Senegal star pulled up after running to meet a Mohamed Salah backheel around 32 minutes into the game. After all the running round the field mané tiredly sat on the green grass pitch looking exhausted and tired. He then immediately signalled to the Liverpool bench that he needed to come off and he was replaced soon after by recent arrival Takumi Minamino. It was unclear what the problem was with Mané, although it appeared to be muscular as he made his way down the tunnel. Any long-term problem for Mané would be a blow to Jürgen Klopp, the forward having scored 11 and assisted a further six goals in the league this season. The Reds were 1-0 up at the time of ...
Wolves Get Major Boost Ahead of Liverpool Clash
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Wolves Get Major Boost Ahead of Liverpool Clash

  The Wolves  been handed a major boost ahead of their Premier League clash with Liverpool on Thursday night at Molineux Stadium. This is after Wolves manager, Nuno Espirito Santo confirmed in his pre-match press conference on Wednesday that Willy Boly and Diogo Jota are in contention to feature against Jurgen Klopp’s men following their recovery from injuries. Wolves head to the game following a 3-2 win over Southampton in their last encounter. “We have good news,” Nuno said as quoted by Liverpool’s official website. “We have Diogo integrating into the team, working with the squad, Boly also, so things are getting better.” Nuno added: “They’re very good and do things very well. It’s a very good, fantastic team. “Liv...
Rashford Out for Six Weeks
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Rashford Out for Six Weeks

    Manchester United manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, has confirmed that Marcus Rashford will be out of action for at least six weeks, following a double stress fracture in his back The striker was absent as United lost 2-0 to Liverpool on Sunday, having sustained the injury during their FA Cup third-round replay victory against Wolves in midweek. Although Solskjaer was initially optimistic about the England international featuring this weekend at Anfield, he has now revealed details of a longer lay-off. “He’s suffered a bad injury,” Solskjaer revealed post-match to Sky Sports. “It’s a [back] stress fracture, it happened against Wolves. “It’s not happened before, it happened there and then. He’ll be out for a while. He won’t be back until after the mid-season ...
Michael Owen Predicts Winner of Carabao Cup Clash
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Michael Owen Predicts Winner of Carabao Cup Clash

Former Real Madrid and Liverpool striker, Michael Owen has predicted tonight’s Carabao Cup semi-final first-leg clash between Manchester United and Manchester City. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side will host Pep Guardiola’s men at Old Trafford. Man United head to the game following a 0-0 draw against Wolves in the FA Cup over the weekend, while Man City defeated Port Vale 4-1. “Manchester United won the recent league game between the sides at the Etihad but I expect holders Manchester City to take a lead into the second leg later in the month,” Owen was quoted by Mirror UK as saying. “With Marcus Rashford on the bench and Anthony Martial missing the game through illness, United failed to have a shot on target in their goalless draw with Wolves i...
Adama Traore Has Been Approached By NFL Teams And You Can See Why
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Adama Traore Has Been Approached By NFL Teams And You Can See Why

Adama Traore was approached by NFL teams when at Barcelona according to current Wolves teammate Romain Saiss. Traore has been a revelation at Molineux this season with his blistering speed and strength making a big impact. It seems that his physical qualities were also identified by American football teams, according to Saiss. "I see him every day, because we are in the gym together, before or after training," Saiss told RMC Sport per Goal.com. "Maybe he has a hidden gym room in his house, but at training, in any case, he never pumps iron, whether it is bench-pressing or otherwise. He is huge and very quick. "I remember saying to him: 'You run like an American footballer'. He responded to me that at the time that he played in Barcelona, NFL teams tried to get him to play A...
Man Utd Fans Fuming That Liverpool Have ‘won The Premier League’ After Man City Lost
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Man Utd Fans Fuming That Liverpool Have ‘won The Premier League’ After Man City Lost

Manchester United fans are fuming that Liverpool ‘will win’ the Premier League title after Manchester City’s defeat at Wolves. Wolves beat City 3-2 on Friday night at Molineux thanks to a late winner from Matt Doherty. The result leaves Liverpool 13 points ahead of their rivals at the top of the Premier League - as well as the Reds boasting a game in hand. Jurgen Klopp’s men are set to win their first ever Premier League title this time out. And United fans are fuming with their rivals’ success, with many claiming the title race is over after City’s loss at Wolves. One fan wrote on Twitter: “Yeah it’s over lol.” Another said: “Give liverpool the title now. Done and dusted. Ergh.” “Nah lfc won the league,” a fellow United fan fumed. Another said: “Liverpool have won t...
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Mourinho Reveals Tottenham’s Major Problem After Win At Wolves

Tottenham Hotspur manager, Jose Mourinho, has admitted that his side’s major problem so far this season is not the defence but the team as a whole. Mourinho said this following Tottenham’s 2-1 win over Wolves in the Premier League on Sunday. Lucas Moura opened scoring for Mourinho’s men in the first half of the encounter before Wolves levelled in the 67 minutes through Adama Traore.However, Jan Vertonghen’s late goal gave Spurs all three points against the host. Speaking after the match, Mourinho, was quoted by Football London as saying: “The problem is not the defence. It is the whole team. When my three attacking players press high, as they did at the start of the game, well you know you’re not going to be able to do it all game. He added: “It’s one of these victories where q...
Arsenal: Nuno Espirito Santo Becomes Favorite To Replace Unai Emery
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Arsenal: Nuno Espirito Santo Becomes Favorite To Replace Unai Emery

Nuno Espirito Santo is the leading candidate to be Arsenal's next manager Unai Emery's future is under scrutiny after a poor start to the season His position is being considered on a game-by-game basis by the board Raul Sanllehi has a long-standing relationship with Nuno's agent Jorge Mendes. The future of Gunners boss Unai Emery is under scrutiny after the club's poor start to the season. The Spaniard's position is being considered on a game-by-game basis, and head of football Raul Sanllehi has a long-standing relationship with Nuno's agent Jorge Mendes. Mauricio Pochettino has been linked with a move across north London after leaving Tottenham. But Nuno has impressed the Arsenal hierarchy with the job he has done at Wolves. The 45-year-old Portuguese manager led W...
Wolves winger Adama Traore shuns Spain as he switches nationality to represent Mali
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Wolves winger Adama Traore shuns Spain as he switches nationality to represent Mali

In-form Wolverhampton Wanderers winger, Adama Traore has switched nationality to represent Mali on the International level instead of Spain. The 23-year-old footballer who was born in Spain to Malian parents represented Spain at under-16, under-17, under-19 and under-21 levels in March 2018. Adama Traore began his career with Barcelona in 2004, appearing mainly for the reserves. In 2015 he signed for Aston Villa and a year later, he went to Middlesbrough, before joining Wolverhampton Wanderers in August 2018. The winger will now be looking to help Mali secure qualification for the 2021 African Cup of Nations (AFCON). With the qualifiers starting this month, Mali will face Guinea, Namibia, and Chad in the Group A of the 2021 AFCON qualifiers.
Arsenal Held By Wolves At The Emirates
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Arsenal Held By Wolves At The Emirates

The Gunners were held 1-1 by Wolves at the Emirates following another awful display despite the best efforts of their stand-in captain up front Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang deserves so much better than this. The Gabon international has carried Arsenal all season, but he can only do so much when he has a coach who consistently fails to get the best out of what is a talented squad. Unai Emery’s negative tactics have cost Arsenal dear several times since the start of the campaign and they did so once again on Saturday afternoon as his team drew 1-1 with Wolves at the Emirates. With Mesut Ozil deservedly back in the side following his impressive performance against Liverpool in the Carabao Cup in midweek, Emery had the ideal opportunity to send his team out with a positive mindset aga...
Guardiola Reveals What He Will Do If Liverpool Wins League After City’s Defeat To Wolves
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Guardiola Reveals What He Will Do If Liverpool Wins League After City’s Defeat To Wolves

Manchester City lost to Wolves at the weekend opening Liverpool up to an 8 points clear lead on the premier league table. In a press briefing after the game on Daily Post, Manchester City manager, Pep Guardiola totally ignored Manchester United while naming the teams around the top of the Premier League. Guardiola shunned United when talking about teams challenging for the top four this season. He also said that he will congratulate Liverpool if they win the league ahead of Man City. He named Liverpool, Tottenham, Arsenal, Chelsea and Leicester when discussing the current battle in the table. “It’s too early,” Guardiola said when asked by the press to predict the title race. “There is one team above the others – Liverpool – and then another, us, is close. “I don’t know how big...
Manchester City Loss At Home 0-2 To Wolve And Chelsea Won 1-4 While Arsenal Won
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Manchester City Loss At Home 0-2 To Wolve And Chelsea Won 1-4 While Arsenal Won

Manchester City lost at home to Wolve 0-2 with both goal coming from Adama Traorein the 80 minutes. They blues are now 8 point behind leaders liverpool. Liverpool won their match against Leicester City at home 2-1. While Chelsea are closer to the top 4 with win over Southampton in a 1-4 win away match with goal coming from Tammy Abraham in 24th minutes, Mason mount in 30 minutes, N’Golo Kante in 40 minutes and Michy Batshuayi in 89 minutes. Arsenal won their game at home 1-0 beating AFC Bournemouth to keep their good form running.
Alex Iwobi Mocked By Everton Teammates In Training
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Alex Iwobi Mocked By Everton Teammates In Training

Nigeria Star Alex Iwobi has revealed his Everton team-mates have been mocking his heading abilities in training. The winger has scored two headed goals in two games for the Bluesafter joining from Arsenal, having only ever scored one headed goal during his time with the Gunners. Pleased that his work in training is paying off, the winger shared it hasn’t stopped his new team-mates teasing his efforts. Speaking to Liverpoolecho.co.uk, Iwobi said: "I don’t know what’s been happening, they [teammates] laugh at me when I try to head the ball in training. "But the practice has been paying off. I was just trying keep it on target [against Wolves]. I didn’t know I could jump that high."
Pogba Out!’ – Man Utd sign outside Carrington training ground graffitied amid exit rumours
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Pogba Out!’ – Man Utd sign outside Carrington training ground graffitied amid exit rumours

The midfielder has previously suggested it could be time for a new challenge and it would appear that there are some supporters who want him gone A sign outside Manchester United's Carrington training ground has appeared to have been spray painted with the message 'Pogba Out' amid speculation over the midfielder's future. The Frenchman has endured a testing time at Old Trafford since returning from Juventus in 2016 and faced further criticism in August when he missed a penalty against Wolves. Having been heavily linked with a move away from the club, with Zinedine Zidane keen to take him to Real Madrid, Pogba's long-term future at the club remains uncertain.
Carabao Cup third round draw: How to watch, live stream & time
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Carabao Cup third round draw: How to watch, live stream & time

Manchester City, Liverpool, Chelsea, Arsenal, Manchester United, Tottenham and Wolves are all primed to enter the competition at this stage The third round of the Carabao Cup is where things start to get serious as this is the round that the Premier League big guns enter the competition. Manchester City, Liverpool, Chelsea, Arsenal, Manchester United, Tottenhamand Wolves were all excused from second-round action due to their European qualification, but they will be thrust into action at this juncture for the 16 ties. But when will fans of these clubs – and the 25 winners from the second round – learn their draw fate?
Pogba and Rashford racist abuse sees Manchester United organise meeting with Facebook
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Pogba and Rashford racist abuse sees Manchester United organise meeting with Facebook

The club are set to take action by speaking face-to-face with the social media giant Manchester United have organised a meeting with Facebook to discuss online racism after the vilification of stars Paul Pogba and Marcus Rashford on social media. Pogba was the first Red Devils player to be targeted by the vile abuse on Twitter following his penalty miss at Wolves last Monday, while Rashford received the same treatment after hitting the post from the spot against Crystal Palace on Saturday. The club's officials have already set up a meeting with Twitter to discuss their policing of comments toward their stars, and are keen to have the same conversation with Facebook to prevent any more issues arising.  
Maguire Calls For Action After Pogba Is Racially Abused For Penalty Miss
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Maguire Calls For Action After Pogba Is Racially Abused For Penalty Miss

Manchester United's Harry Maguire has called on social media companies to "stop these pathetic trolls" after his team-mate Paul Pogba was racially abused online after missing a penalty. Pogba had a second-half penalty saved in the 1-1 draw with Wolves on Monday. The 26-year-old is the third player in a week to be racially abused on social media following a penalty miss. Another United player, Marcus Rashford, also expressed support for the France midfielder, saying "enough now". "Manchester United is a family. Paul Pogba is a huge part of that family. You attack him you attack us all," England forward Rashford said on Twitter. United said they are "working to identify" those responsible for the racist abuse directed at record-signing Pogba. "The individuals who expressed...
Paul Pogba Targeted With Horrific Racist Abuse By Manchester United Fans After Penalty Miss Against Wolves
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Paul Pogba Targeted With Horrific Racist Abuse By Manchester United Fans After Penalty Miss Against Wolves

Paul Pogba was subjected to horrific racist abuse and death threats after his penalty miss against Wolves on Monday. The 26-year-old Manchester United superstar had an exchange with Marcus Rashford, who converted from the spot-kick against Chelsea, over who should take the crucial penalty in the match. And Rashford, 21, was eventually forced to one side after Pogba took the ball and stepped up for the penalty. The French midfielder had his effort from the spot-kick denied by a superb save from Rui Patricio and the match ended in a 1-1 draw. But certain United fans decided to vent their frustrations towards Pogba by going on social media and hurling racial abuse at him. SPORTbible spotted several posts on Twitter targeting the former Juventus star and some fans were even refe...
Gary Neville Was Fuming Over Paul Pogba’s Missed Penalty
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Gary Neville Was Fuming Over Paul Pogba’s Missed Penalty

Sky Sports pundit Gary Neville was very annoyed on Monday Night Football with Manchester United's failure to pick a penalty taker, that led to Paul Pogba missing and costing his former side a win against Wolves. United were the better side for much of Monday's game but found themselves level at 1-1 with just over 20 minutes to go. Pogba burst into the area in the 68th minute and was fouled by Conor Coady. The Frenchman stepped up to take the penalty, despite teammate Marcus Rashford converting a spot kick the week before, and his effort was saved. That led to Neville's annoyance in the studio at full time. In the studio Neville, along with former Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher, discussed the fact that during the game with Chelsea on the opening weekend Pogba and Rashford had a...
Ndidi Will Be Back For Leicester City’s League Opener Against Wolves – Rodgers
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Ndidi Will Be Back For Leicester City’s League Opener Against Wolves – Rodgers

The Nigeria international is currently on an extended break from pre-season training after featuring in Afcon in Egypt Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers has set a time-frame for Wilfred Ndidi’s return to training ahead of the 2019-20 season. Ndidi was given a longer holiday after his international commitment with Nigeria at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations. He played in all of the Super Eagles’ games in Egypt and helped them finish third behind runners-up Senegal and champions Algeria. Prior to the continental tournament, the combative midfielder featured in all of the Foxes’ league matches last season and was ranked as the top tackler in the English top-flight. After missing their first three friendly outings, Rodgers said the 22-year-old will resume training next we...
Origi credits ‘gut feeling’ with convincing him to stay at Anfield
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Origi credits ‘gut feeling’ with convincing him to stay at Anfield

The Belgium international was on the verge of leaving Anfield but his decision to stay saw him score vital goals en route to Champions League glory Divock Origi has said a gut feeling caused him to turn down a move to Wolves in January of last year to stay and fight for his Liverpool place. The decision paid dividends for the Belgium international striker who scored two goals against Barcelona in Liverpool’s historic come from behind win in the second leg of the Champions League semi-final. Origi inspired the Reds to a 4-0 win in that game, overcoming a 3-0 first leg deficit and then scored the second goal in the ensuing final against Tottenham, helping his team lift the trophy at the Wanda Metropolitano in Madrid.
Four Clubs Qualify For NPFL After NNL Playoffs
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Four Clubs Qualify For NPFL After NNL Playoffs

The 20 teams to compete in the 2019-20 Nigeria Professional Football League have been decided, following Monday’s playoffs Warri Wolves have returned to the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) three seasons after their demotion from the top-flight. Along with Akwa Starlets, Jigawa Golden Stars and Adamawa United, Wolves secured a berth at the end of the NNL playoffs in four centres on Monday. The Seasiders took the NPFL by the storm in the 2015 season and were very close to winning the league title until they were pipped to it by Enyimba. They gave a good account of themselves in the Caf Champions League the following year but was relegated at the end of the season following financial difficulties. It was during the first stint with Moses Etu as chairman when the...
Guardiola rejects ‘false’ accusations of ‘arrogance’ levelled at Man City
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Guardiola rejects ‘false’ accusations of ‘arrogance’ levelled at Man City

After local criticism of the Premier League champions' behaviour in China, the man in charge of the Blues has leapt to the defence of his club Pep Guardiola has refuted at a "false" report from China's state-run media service which accused Manchester City of only visiting the country for financial gain. An English-language article published by the government-owned Xinhua News Agency took aim at the club's "arrogance" over a perceived disregard for local fans and media. City squared off in Premier League Asia Trophy matches against West Ham and Wolves in Nanjing and Shanghai respectively before departing for Hong Kong, where they play Kitchee on Wednesday.
McTominay reveals ambition of becoming ‘regular box-to-box player’ for Man Utd
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McTominay reveals ambition of becoming ‘regular box-to-box player’ for Man Utd

The Scotland international is nearing his 50th appearance for the Red Devils and has his sights set on nailing down a regular starting berth Manchester United midfielder Scott McTominay backs himself to nail down a spot in Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s squad this season, despite rumours of the club looking to sign another midfielder. The Scotland international has been used as a rotation player by the Red Devils over the last two seasons and has racked up 47 appearances for the club across all competitions, scoring two goals. He netted his first ever goal in United colours during a 2-1 defeat to Wolves in April 2019, with his second coming in the penultimate game of the season against Huddersfield.
Wolves duo Gonclaves and Dias join Famalicao
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Wolves duo Gonclaves and Dias join Famalicao

Portuguese duo Pedro Gonclaves and Joao Dias have left Wolves. Both players have joined newly-promoted Portuguese top flight club Famalicao on permanent deals. Gonclaves made his first-team debut last season and impressed mightily for the club's U23 side. Dias struggled to make a similar impact after joining the club last summer.