Monday, 3 September 2018

Mourinho is the new Wenger


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"Once revolutionaries, Wenger and Mourinho on verge of irrelevance."  Tony Evans (ESPN)


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Mourinho & Wenger did fight on the touchline

10 reasons why Mourinho is the new Wenger:


1. He can't win big trophies anymore
  • Last Champions League win was 9 years ago
  • Ryan Giggs tells Gareth Bale to snub José Mourinho and stay at Real Madrid. The Wales manager says forward can win more trophies at Bernabéu (The Guardian)
  • "Roy Keane: My goodness, the manager was including the Charity Shield as a major trophy. My God...you know you're in trouble." (the Express)
  • Jose Mourinho's opinion of the Europa League has changed drastically in four years. Jose Mourinho has insisted winning the Europa League is a much greater achievement than finishing in the top four, four years after insisting he did not “want my players to feel the Europa League is our competition.” (The Independent)

Tuesday, 28 August 2018

Jamie Vardy and Riyad Mahrez: the perfect partners never destined for the top


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Marherz & Vardy
Mahrez and Vardy
Leicester City’s head of recruitment, Steve Walsh, cast a steely gaze over the Stade Océane. After travelling to northern France on his latest scouting quest, it seemed only right to begin his search in Normandy at Le Havre AC; the club’s famed academy having become something of a hotbed for young talent over recent years.

Having struck gold in the country’s second division not 18 months earlier, when the Foxes prized Anthony Knockaert away from Guingamp, Walsh was confident in his ability to pluck yet another nugget from lower echelons of French football. What he eventually unearthed, however, proved to be the rarest of gems.

Sunday, 8 July 2018

Man Utd transfer news: Gareth Bale a 'strong possibility', Willian interest on ice


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Man Utd could land Gareth Bale this summer, leading to them cooling interest in Willian
MANCHESTER UNITED could turn attention away from Chelsea star Willian and land Real Madrid's Gareth Bale instead.

Both Willian and Bale have been linked with switches to Old Trafford this summer.

And the latest on the two potential deals has now been revealed by journalist Duncan Castles on the latest episode of the Transfer Window Podcast.

He said: "There's a potential for Manchester United to come back in there. But the price is high.