JADON SANCHO’S STATS VS CHELSEA SHOW A NEED FOR IMPROVEMENT

Jadon Sancho has struggled with his form for Manchester United recently and his performance against Chelsea will do nothing to lift him from the mire. The winger was hauled off just after half time for Fred – a change that was in itself tactical but belied his manager’s displeasure at the Englishman’s performance. And Sancho’s stats over his 52-minute spell do not make for good reading at all.

For one thing, his pass completion was a poor 65% – essentially meaning one in every thing passes found an opponent. Usually known to be comfortable in tight spaces, that statistic belies Sancho’s unusually poor ball retention at Stamford Bridge. The fact that he also conceded possession ten times supports that viewing. Continue reading JADON SANCHO’S STATS VS CHELSEA SHOW A NEED FOR IMPROVEMENT

            REPORT: MANCHESTER UNITED DUO SET TO BE RECALLED TO NATIONAL TEAM

According to Dailymail, Manchester United attackers, Marcus Rashford and Jadon Sancho are set to be recalled to the England national team after a set of impressive performances. Marcus Rashford and Jadon Sancho had a disastrous 2021/22 season for club and country and saw the duo eventually be chucked out of the national team by Gareth Southgate. Many thought that it would be the end of their hope of making the World Cup squad however an uprise in their performances could result in a golden opportunity for the United attackers.

Sancho and Rashford do not have the best of recent memories of their international outings with the pair’s last prominent fixture being the Euro 2022 final against Italy. The pair was substituted on the brink of extra time in the game getting over, with the sole purpose of designated penalty takers. Sancho and Rashford both missed their chances and eventually, England lost. It is unsurprising that since the Euro defeat, Jadon Sancho has featured in just one international game whereas Marcus Rashford has been completely shut out since his penalty miss. Continue reading             REPORT: MANCHESTER UNITED DUO SET TO BE RECALLED TO NATIONAL TEAM

              JADON SANCHO’S TRANSFER PLAN TO SIGN FRENKIE DE JONG EMERGES

The Red Devils hierarchy could be on the verge of sealing yet another transfer masterstroke just 12 months after their successful pursuit of England star Jadon Sancho. Manchester United are thought to be at long last nearing an agreement with Barcelona for the move of Netherlands international Frenkie de Jong. The Red Devils interest in De Jong has dominated much of the opening exchanges of the window this summer, with plenty of twist and turns as Barcelona play hard-ball in their stance. The Catalan giants are in a particularly perilous position financially, but for a long time refused to budge on their valuation of their midfielder.

However, after weeks of pressure and negotiation from United the La Liga titans may have finally reached an agreement over a fee that they deem enough to sanction De Jong’s departure to Old Trafford. The reported figure is £67m with add-ons, a number United fans will be incredibly happy with all things considered. The negotiations are strikingly similar to United’s pursuit of Jadon Sancho last summer while the England international was still a Borussia Dortmund player. Conversations between United and the Bundesliga outfit went on for so long they actually spanned across multiple windows. Continue reading               JADON SANCHO’S TRANSFER PLAN TO SIGN FRENKIE DE JONG EMERGES

AUBAMEYANG, OZIL REUNITE AT MONACO GP

Ex-Arsenal stars Pierre-EmerickAubameyang and Mesut Ozilwere reunited at the Formula One Monaco Grand Prix (GP) last week Sunday.


Mesut Ozil joined Turkish Super League side Fenerbahce on a free transfer after he was frozen out of the first-team squad at Arsenal. The German World Cup winner left Arsenal to sign for Fenerbahce in January 2021 with the Gunners desperate to get his extravagant salary off their wage bill. Continue reading AUBAMEYANG, OZIL REUNITE AT MONACO GP

SANCHO ABSENT FOR WIN OVER BRENTFORD

England international Jadon Sancho was one of several Manchester United players who missed the emphatic league victory over West London club Brentford this week. Jadon Sancho missed the game as a result of tonsillitis, but his absence was not keenly felt after his teammates impressed in a 3-0 victory. Tonsillitis has forced Sancho to miss the last two league games including the one against the Bees on Monday.


Young English winger Sancho has had an underwhelming debut season at Manchester United following his big transfer to the club last summer. Manchester United paid around £73m to sign Jadon Sancho from German Bundesliga side Borussia Dortmund shortly after the Euro 2020 tournament last summer. He was part of the England team that reached the final of the tournament before they were beaten by Italy on penalties. Continue reading SANCHO ABSENT FOR WIN OVER BRENTFORD

               MANCHESTER UNITED SQUAD VS ARSENAL AS VARANE RETURNS

Man Utd face Arsenal in the Premier League on Saturday and the Emirates clash is vital for both teams’ chances of finishing fourth. Raphael Varane and Scott McTominay are both part of the Manchester United squad for tomorrow’s Premier League clash with Arsenal.


United’s players arrived at Manchester Airport on Friday afternoon for the flight to the capital ahead of Saturday’s crucial fixture at the Emirates. Arsenal’s midweek win against Chelsea has strengthened their position in the race for fourth and Ralf Rangnick’s side are now three points behind the Gunners and Tottenham. Continue reading                MANCHESTER UNITED SQUAD VS ARSENAL AS VARANE RETURNS

TORREIRA SPEAKS ON ENJOYING OZIL, LACAZETTE COMPANY

Arsenal loanee Lucas Torreira has had his say on the opening weeks of his career at the club. The Uruguayan midfielder talked about the earlier part of his time at Arsenal in a chat with Italian media outlet Cronache Di Spogliatoio.


Torreira was established as a first-team regular at Italian team Sampdoria when he joined Arsenal in the summer of 2018 while new manager Unai Emery was trying to overhaul the team that has grown stale during the final years of the Arsene Wenger era in North London. Continue reading TORREIRA SPEAKS ON ENJOYING OZIL, LACAZETTE COMPANY

OZIL SET FOR AN AWKWARD REUNION

The last couple of years has been crazy for Mesut Ozil. The German had to endure being frozen out at the club level by Arsenal for comments made against the Chinese government. He was also forced out of the German National team for political reasons and it looked like the end of the road for Ozil. He has found a new home in Fenerbache but looks like things are about to get rather uneasy for the ex-Real man.

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Joachim Low has been touted as an end-of-the-season prospect for the Turkish club as they try to rebuild from an underwhelming 2021/2022 season that sees the team currently sit in 6th place. Ismail Kartal would most likely step down in May, as his appointment has always been for the short-term. Low is currently linked with the job, and various sources have confirmed that he’s actually interested in the job.
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OZIL REACTS TO ARSENAL TRANSFER

Fenerbahce midfielder Mesut Ozil has reacted to the transfer involving Arsenal loanee Ainsley Maitland-Niles. England international Maitland-Niles has left Arsenal to join AS Roma in the Italian Serie A on loan until the end of the season. The Gunners will receive €600,000 for the loan deal plus another €600,000 if certain conditions are met. In addition, AS Roma will pay his salary for the entire duration of the loan deal.

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24-year-old Maitland-Niles is a utility player who can play in a number of positionseffectively and efficiently. Central midfield is his preferred position but he can also play either as a left fullback or as a right fullback. The Englishman can also do a good job on either the left side of the attacking midfield position or the right side of the attacking midfield position.
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SANCHO SET FOR UNITED RECALL

Summer signing Jadon Sancho is expected to return to the Manchester United squad for their trip to face Norwich City at Carrow Road on Saturday evening. The Ex-Manchester City and Borussia Dortmund winger was one of several first team players who were rested for the dead rubber clash with Young Boys of Switzerland in the Champions League this week.

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Interim manager Ralf Rangnick decided to rest the players who were involved in the last Premier League game against South Londoners Crystal Palace for the Young Boys encounter at Old Trafford and Jadon Sancho was one of those rested by the German.
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