Barcelona are still looking for midfielder Monaco

Barcelona are still looking for midfielder Monaco

Barcelona apparently has not written off the name of Thomas Lemar from their list of hunts Reportedly, Blaugrana want to bring in the US midfielder Monaco in the transfer market late this season.

As reported by Football Espana, Barcelona will participate in the competition to seize Lemar who has scored one goal from 13 matches this season. Barcelona will compete with Liverpool and Arsenal are also interested.

Lemar himself previously reported to be anchored to Arsenal. Arsenal manager, Arsene Wenger openly admitted his club was interested in Lemar.

Arsenal projected Lemar to replace Alexis Sanchez who had become the target of Manchester City.

Unfortunately, the transfer did not materialize. Lemar called refused to join Arsenal and chose to stay with AS Monaco.

According to the transfermarkt website, Lemar is still under contract until June 2020. It has a transfer clause of 27 million pounds sterling or 487 billion.

Shiny in the Past Season

Thomas Lemar

Lemar’s name began to steal the attention of major European clubs last season. Together with other Monaco players like Kylian Mbappe and Tiemoue Bakayoko, Lemar brought Monaco the French League champions.

In the Champions League, Monaco is trained Leonardo Jardim able to penetrate the semifinals. Unfortunately, Monaco’s move must stop at the hands of Juventus.

Yoshida: Van Dijk Wants to Go From Soton, But …

Yoshida: Van Dijk Wants to Go From Soton, But …

Southampton defender Maya Yoshida admitted that Virgil Van Dijk had indeed wanted to leave the club, but now he is happy at St. Mary Stadium.

The Dutch defender was linked with Liverpool, but the transfer failed to materialize, and The Saints let the players train alone, until the transfer window ends.

Some feared that Van Dijk was making a fuss at the club, but Yoshida firmly denied all such assumptions.

“He is fine. He enjoys his days, and he smiles a lot, “the Japanese defender told reporters.

“I’m very comfortable with him, he’s never been negative. That is the future and the decision. But for now, I think he’s very comfortable at the club. ”

“Maybe in the future something can happen, but for now, he gives everything to the club, and I think that’s good.”

Here are other interesting facts in the FIFA vote:

More Brazil coach Ronaldo than Neymar At FIFA Awards

Despite being Brazil’s coach, Tite has chosen Cristiano Ronaldo instead of Neymar in the FIFA Award voting for the world’s best player award.

Ronaldo has just brought home the award for the second time in a row, beating fellow finalists Lionel Messi of Barcelona and Neymar from PSG.

Based on the performance during the period of November 20, 2016 to July 2, 2017, the candidates were selected by national team coaches, captains and media elected, each of whom listed first, second and third choices on the ballot.

The result of a vote issued by FIFA shows that neither Messi nor Ronaldo voted for each other, which is common for years. While Neymar continues to lack the full support of his own country.

For the second year in a row, Tite chose Ronaldo first and second Neymar. After picking Neymar in third place last year, media representatives Paulo Coelho put Neymar out of the full vote, preferring Ronaldo, Messi and Brazilian defender Marcelo.

Neymar did not vote during the Brazil vote, and the ballot was filled by Dani Alves, who picked his compatriots first, followed by Messi in second place and Ronaldo in third. Last year he chose Messi over Neymar.

Meanwhile Messi chose his Barcelona teammate Luis Suarez, followed by Andres Iniesta and Neymar, who left Camp Nou to join Paris Saint-Germain this summer.

Ronaldo only chose his Real Madrid team-mates Luka Modric, Sergio Ramos and Marcelo. Portugal coach Fernando Santos chose Ronaldo first, followed by Modric and then Messi.

Here are other interesting facts in the FIFA vote:

– Messi is one of only three players who chose Suarez first, alongside Diego Godin of Uruguay and Anthony Griffith, who also included Harry Kane and N’Golo Kante in his voice.

– Chelsea midfielder Kante received three votes in first place, all from players, including team-mate Eden Hazard, but he was not included in three ballots that emerged from France, including from Hugo Lloris.

– Eden Hazard got one vote in first place from his Belgian manager Roberto Martinez, while only Vanuatu reporter Raymond Nase put Kane in first place.

– Polish captain Robert Lewandowski again picked out Bayern Munich goalkeeper Manuel Neuer first, but Neuer picked out compatriot Toni Kroos over top team mate at the Bavarian club. (Source: ESPN)

For Three Points, Allegri Ignores Beautiful Games

For Three Points, Allegri Ignores Beautiful Games

Juventus do not want to lose more maximum points The Bianconeri set up a winning goal against Udinese in the ninth Italian gionata on Sunday (22/10/2017), regardless of the beauty of the play.

The La Vecchia Signora bereased team has lost three points last week. The defending champion Serie A is not moved when against Lazio for losing 1-2.

Negative results that make Juventus now down to third place and behind eight points from Napoli who are at the top of the standings. Juventus coach, Massimiliano Allegri, immediately instructed his team to rise from last week’s defeat.

“We have to start earning the missing points and stop every opponent trying to block the effort,” Allegri said in a press conference before the match.

To achieve that goal, Allegri also instructed the team to play effectively. He asked his troops to perform diligently.

“Juventus have to work in teams and do not have to show the wonderful game,” said Allegri.

“We have to get the full points immediately,” said the former AC Milan coach.

Juventus effort is not easy considering some players have not returned from injury. Benedict Howedes, Medhi Benatia, Mattia De Sciglio, Blaise Matuidi and Marko Pjaca can not be derived by Allegri.

Conte Complain Depth Squad Chelsea

Conte Complain Depth Squad Chelsea

Chelsea coach Antonio Conte has complained about the depth of his squad, and feels that he has to take risks in a Champions League match against AS Roma.

Solid schedule that obtained Chelsea, has made the Blues lost N’Golo Kante, Victor Moses, Danny Drinkwater and Alvaro Morata due to injury. He is ready to take risks, and give time to play Morata, to win.

“Our current problem is that we will feature the same players [like in the game against Crystal Palace], and they are not used to appearing in three consecutive games.”

“I have to take risks. Morata is injured in the game against City, but if I do not play then you will call me crazy. ”

“I could have taken the plunge, and played Morata in Saturday’s game against Crystal Palace. But I’m not that stupid, and we’re in a difficult situation. ”

“For tomorrow’s game, if I decide Morata to play, then I’m definitely not taking a risk.”

Disappointed, Madura United Supporters Damaged the Stadium Facilities

Disappointed, Madura United Supporters Damaged the Stadium Facilities

1-1 draw between Madura United and Pusamania Borneo FC at Gelora Ratu Pamelingan Stadium, Friday (13/10/2017) night to make disappointed host supporters. Disappointment was triggered by referee Hasan Akrami’s leadership which was considered unfair.

The disappointment made the spectators throw bottles of drinks into several corners of the field match. In fact, gravel was thrown into the field.

Several photojournalists on the sidelines became victims. Some were exposed to bottles and stones, causing their heads to swell.

Hendra Aminullah and Suci Rahayu are two of the photojournalists who are victims of throwing hard objects. Hendra is swollen on the left forehead and Suci Rahayu in the right hand.

Not content to throw the photo journalists, the supporters in the VIP stadium took off the seats. There are four seats that are removed.

Supporters in the tribune again throw hard objects when the three courts evacuated to the referee’s room. What hit the pitch, some Madura United players themselves, the visitors, the security apparatus, and the officials of both teams.

After exiting the field, fans then broke the window glass of the press conference room. Glass fragments scattered in the room.

“I was so confused by the supporters that they were upset with the referee for damaging the stadium facilities and the journalists who were pelted with bottles,” said Hendra Aminullah.

Supporters, before the game was over to convey an ultimatum, if Madura United lose to eat there will be riots. From some sources, it appears referee Hasan Akrami is also a target of supporters.

Left Spurs Defender Will Reject Chelsea for Merge MU

Left Spurs Defender Will Reject Chelsea for Merge MU

Danny Rose prepares to reject Chelsea’s offer. The 27-year-old defender was more interested in joining Manchester United (MU)

The future of Danny Rose with Tottenham Hotspur is increasingly unclear. Because, Spurs coach, Mauricio Pochettino, has not provided a place for the Englishman.

Previously, Danny Rose was absent due to injury. His position was replaced by Ben Davies who finally managed to capture the heart of the coach, Pochettino.

This situation made Danny Rose even more uncomfortable. He also started acting and was fined two weeks’ salary for protesting the pay structure at Spurs. Danny Rose has also expressed a desire to leave Spurs and try to pit his fate on another team.

It was not difficult for Danny Rose to get a new harbor for his career. Because, Manchester United coach, Jose Mourinho, really crave the presence of players berpostur 174 cm. Rose is considered a solution in improving the defense on the left side of his team.

However, MU was not alone. As reported by, Chelsea also apparently interested in the left back. However, Danny Rose prefer to join with MU.

Reportedly, MU has prepared 45 million pounds sterling for the sake of Danny Rose. Obviously, with the presence of Danny Rose, Luke Shaw who often operates in that position is threatened. There is a possibility MU will sell players who still leaves the 12-month contract.

Dybala Has Everything to Take on Del Piero’s Trail


Dybala Has Everything to Take on Del Piero’s Trail

Former Italy national team striker, Alessandro Del Piero, said that Paulo Dybala has everything he needs to emulate his footsteps at Juventus. Moreover, the current performance is increasing.

Dybala joined Juventus in early 2015-2016 after being imported from Palermo for 32 million euros (about Rp 505 billion). Since then, Dybala has become a top choice and has contributed 54 goals and 18 assists from 104 official matches.

The incision is still far from what made Del Piero at Juventus with a total of 289 goals and 63 assists from 700 matches. However, Del Piero believes Dybala has the ability to rival the incision during the Bianconeri uniform.

The belief was also shown by the club by giving confidence to Dybala wearing a uniform numbered 10 since the beginning of the 2016-2017 season.

“I’m very happy that number 10 is not entirely mine because previously Roberto Baggio, Omar Sivori and Michel Platini have used it,” Del Piero told La Gazzetta dello Sport.

“Now there is a new big star wearing it and he has everything to survive in Juve all his life if he wants it,” he said.

Earlier this season Dybala proved his quality as the number 10 player. The Argentine’s little striker had scored 10 goals in Serie A and was at the top of the list while top scorer, one goal ahead of Lazio striker Ciro Immobile.

Lopetegui Praise Attitude From Pique

Lopetegui Praise Attitude From Pique

Spain coach Julen Lopetegui praised the attitude shown by Gerard Pique.

The Barcelona defender was one of the targets of the fans’ ridicule, after he publicly expressed support for independence from Catalonia.

Many fans are unsure of the player’s loyalty to La Furia Roja, however, the coach continues to support Pique, and applauds the behavior shown by the player.

“I’m not playing with my idea. Gerard has shown a special attitude, “the former Porto FC coach told reporters.

“I want to know how he is, and I see him excited and motivated. If he does not behave like that, then he certainly will not be with me. “

Steven Gerrard: Brilliant Chelsea Performance

Steven Gerrard: Brilliant Chelsea Performance

Chelsea’s victory over Atletico Madrid in the Champions League group stage on Thursday (28/9/17) early morning GMT, makes Liverpool legend Steven Gerrard compare it to Real Madrid and Barcelona Agen Sbobet Terpercaya.

Chelsea had left behind 0-1 in the first half of Atletico Madrid because Antoine Griezmann goal.

However, in the second half, the Blues are able to master the game and breaking into the goal club Los Rojiblancos beralias.

Chelsea won 2-1 at Atletico Madrid thanks to goals from Alvaro Morata and Michy Batshuayi.

Gerrard who watched the game claimed to be amazed with Chelsea’s ability to break into Diego Simeone’s team’s goal.

37-year-old player was even compare the performance of Chelsea with Real Madrid and Barcelona who became the best club in the world.

“I have not even seen Real Madrid and Barcelona break into the Atletico defense, it’s a brilliant Chelsea performance,” Gerrard told BT Sport Football.

Barcelona actually never goalkeeper Atletico twice. It happened last season.

In La Liga match, February 2017, Barcelona won 2-1 at Atletico.

That was the last time Los Rojiblancos conceded two goals at home.