MOURINHO WANTS LEAGUE CUP SCRAPPED
Jose Mourinho has admitted English football would be better off without the League cup,just seven months after winning the competition with Manchester United.
ZIDANE LAMENTS MADRID’S POOR HOME FORM
Zinedine Zidane lamented Real Madrid’s home woes as the Spanish and European champions slipped to a surprise 1-0 defeat to Real Betis on Wednesday.
The result means Real are without a win in their three league games at the Bernabeu this season,having also drawn with Valencia and Levante.
They now sit seven points behind pace setters Barcelona,who are the only side left in Laliga with perfect record after five games.
Chelsea manager Anthonio Conteis pinning his hope on David Luiz playing against Atletico Madrid in Champions League next week even though the defendet has a broken wrist.
MARTINEZ: LUKAKU HAS MATURED
Belgium manager Roberto Matinez has claimed that Romelu Lukaku will get a boost to his development now that he is under Tutelage of Jose Mourinho at Machester United.
The 24-year old completed a 75m pounds move from Everton to United over the summer and has had an instant impact,scoring five goals in five Premier League games so far.
RAMOS ALARMED BY MADRID’S BAD START
Segio Ramos is worried by Real Madrid’s stuttering start tothe new season after Wednesday’s 1-0 Laliga defeat at home to Real Betis left them trailing Barcelona by seven points after just five matches.
Madrid had Cristiano Ronaldo back in the team following a five match domestic suspension,but Los Blancos were held for the first time in 75 outings.
POCHETTINO RUBBISHES KANE EXIT TALK
Mauricio Pochettino has dismissed the idea that Harry Kane’s future at Tottenham Hotspur rests on the club winning silverware.
Former Spures boss Tim Sherwood had to sky sports News on Wednesday that the England striker could only show ‘’so much loyalty’’to his club should they fail to get their hands on trophies.
NEVILLE: RASHFORD CAN BE WORLD-CLASS
Former Manchester United defender phill Neville has insisted that Red Devils forward Macus Rashford ‘’is in the same braket’’ as highly rated French duo Kylian Mbappe and Ousmane Dembele.
KLOPP: LIVERPOOL NOT IN CRISIS
Jurgen Klopp claims criticism of Liverpool’s recent struggles in unjustified because their poor run is just a temporary blip.
Heart Of The Matter:
The not-so-good news is that Nigerian born Chelsea forward currently on loan to Swansea has pleaded his international future to England,land of his birth.
And I have this to say about it-
I wish him well . But here’s a list of very gifted black or coloured players who had only a handful of caps: Laurie Cunningham (West Brom & Real Madrid), Cyril Regis ( West Brom), Mark Chamberlain ( Stoke City), Viv Anderson (Manchester United) with Carrebean roots, players of Nigerian descent Remi Moses,Ugo Ejiogu ,Justin and John Fashanu, John Salako, Gabriel Agbonlahor is a long list you cannot ignore.