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Pickford escaped the case that caused Van Dijk to break a ligament

Everton goalkeeper Jordan Pickford was not disciplined in the collision that caused midfielder Van Dijk to break his knee ligament on October 17.

Liverpool are believed to have contacted the English Football Federation (FA) to ask for some clarification on derby decisions. However, according to Sky Sports, the FA confirmed no penalty Pickford. This agency only considers prosecution for incidents that the referee cannot see on the field or at the VAR room.

In the sixth minute of the match at Goodison Park, Pickford took the ball with Van Dijk. Goalkeeper Everton used both feet to the ball, and stiffened the right knee of the Dutch midfielder, making him unable to avoid and breaking the diagonal ligament before.

The collision between Pickford and Van Dijik took place at the beginning of the Merseyside derby in the Premier League round six on October 17.

Pickford did not receive a penalty after the collision. According to VAR, goalkeeper Everton’s fault did not deserve the card. Liverpool were also not awarded a penalty, as Van Dijk fell offside.

Van Dijk had to scan immediately after the collision. The results showed that he had to undergo surgery.

According to internal sources Liverpool, Van Dijk may be out of play for up to seven months. This means that the Dutch star cannot return to play for the remainder of the 2020-2021 season.

According to former defender Jamie Carragher, Van Dijk’s long-term leave will expand the Premier League championship race. After losing the best midfielder, Liverpool is said to face the risk of not being able to protect the crown.

Van Dijk started playing for Liverpool in January 2018. In nearly three years with him, he has not been absent from the Premier League, kicked 93 games, helped Liverpool win 72, lost only seven, scored 10 goals and received four yellow cards. The Dutch midfielder is considered an important catalyst to help Liverpool win the Champions League 2019 and then the Premier League 2020.

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Keane called the Man Utd player scammers

Former midfielder Roy Keane thinks that Man Utd’s current players could cause Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to lose his job – as he did with Jose Mourinho.

“Man Utd’s performance against Tottenham is a shame, a disgrace to the badge on their jerseys. There are too many scammers and in the end they will make Ole lose his job.” Keane commented on ITV.

In the first two Premier League matches at Old Trafford, Man Utd suffered two heavy defeats: 1-3 against Crystal Palace and 1-6 against Tottenham.

In the second match, the home team soon took the lead thanks to a penalty from Bruno Fernandes. But the blunders of defenders like Harry Maguire, Luke Shaw led them back 2-1 within minutes. Anthony Martial’s red card in the 28th minute made things worse. Not only did he not narrow the gap, Man Utd also received four more goals and suffered the heaviest defeat in the era of the Premier League at home.

Keane is concerned that what is going on could cause coach Ole Solskjaer to lose his seat like what happened to Jose Mourinho – who was fired by Man Utd in December 2018 despite spending more than $ 520 million to upgrade the squad. “These players have harmed their predecessor (Mourinho) and they will do the same with Ole”, Keane expressed pessimism.

Solskjaer was initially appointed interim coach, succeeding Mourinho. After bringing Man Utd into the quarterfinals of the Champions League 2018-2019, he was signed a long-term contract. Last season, they did not win a title but the Old Trafford team somewhat went in the right direction by finishing the Premier League in third place. However, their competitiveness was once again questioned after winning just one game after the first three rounds of the season.

Before he saw Man Utd lose to Tottenham’s carpet, Keane had a sense of the difficult days of the old team, because he could not bring back the right contracts in the summer of 2020. Old Trafford’s team welcomed veteran striker Edinson Cavani, left-back Alex Telles, in the last day of the transfer season, but failed to chase Jadon Sancho, Ousmane Dembele.

After the break for the national teams, Man Utd will return with a trip to Newcastle’s field in Round 5 of the Premier League, at 2:00 on Sunday, October 18.

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Mourinho released the English League Cup

Due to the thick schedule, coach Jose Mourinho decided to use many young players in the Chelsea match in the fourth round of the English League Cup today.

“I really want to go deep in the League Cup but I cannot myself. Attending the Europa League gives us a better financial income. For a team like Tottenham, that is a very important factor.” , Sport Mail quoted Mourinho before the match at Tottenham Hotspur.

Mourinho and Tottenham players had to strain at the beginning of the season, due to attending multiple arenas at the same time.

Due to being sixth in the Premier League last season, Tottenham had to kick the Europa League from the second qualifying round. From the beginning of the 2020-2021 season, they have to play a total of five games over two weeks, which is an average of three days a match. This schedule was also reduced because the opponent in the third round of the League Cup – Leyton Orient – had too many players infected with nCoV so they asked to quit.

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Two days after taking on Chelsea, Tottenham met Maccabi Haifa in the Europa League play-off round. Only winning, the London team can attend the group stage and raise hopes for the championship, which means a direct entry to the Champions League group stage in the 2021-2022 season.

“The League Cup organizers decided everything for us. They didn’t even give us a thought, but decided it all,” complained Mourinho.

On September 24, Tottenham defeated Shkendija in the third qualifying round of the Europa League. Three days later, they were held 1-1 by Newcastle in the third round of the Premier League. The League Cup showdown against Chelsea is the third in a series of 11-day 11-day series of teachers and students Mourinho. After meeting Maccabi Haifa, they also have to be a guest of Man Utd on October 4. “Does Tottenham have a chance to win Chelsea? I consider it a joke,” Mourinho analyzed. “Chelsea played on Saturday. They had two days off before they met us, then stopped playing another game until the end of the week. Even without turning around, Frank Lampard had enough his players”.

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MU abandoned Sancho, learned Tottenham to borrow 135 million pounds of Barca’s blockbuster

With the latest moves, Dortmund officially blocked Jadon Sancho to MU. Therefore, the leadership of “Red Devils” is looking for a name that deserves to be replaced.

Coach Solskjaer still needs a class winger. That is the reason why MU has been pursuing Jadon Sancho closely in recent years. But recently, Borussia Dortmund director Sebastian Kehl once again confirmed that their star will not leave this summer.

Therefore, it is time for MU to temporarily withdraw to wait until next summer, and at the same time focus on time and money to replenish forces in other positions. This became even more pressing following their Premier League opening-day defeat.

According to the Daily Record, big boss Ed Woodward has moved to negotiate with Barcelona about Ousmane Dembele’s case.

The 23-year-old is considered the second most expensive deal in Barcelona history. Despite just recovering from a long-term injury, Dembele is not in the plan of new head coach Ronald Koeman, who is making a radical revolution at the Nou Camp.

The source said that MU did not dare to take risks and just wanted to bring the French player to Old Trafford under a season-long loan agreement.

In response to the British counterpart, Barcelona was ready to part with Dembele on a loan, but only when a compulsory purchase-out clause appeared in the agreement. It is known that the big La Liga wants to receive £ 90 million (98 million euros) from MU in this deal. In addition, the MU side also has to pay the entire salary for Dembele. This makes the negotiations appear to face certain difficulties.

This move is almost similar to the case of Gareth Bale from Real who just returned to Tottenham a few days ago. This is also a player with a history of injury and carries quite a high risk when playing. However, Real only needs Tottenham to pay half the salary and activate the optional terms for the London team to buy Bale at the end of the season.

Barcelona recruited Dembele from Dortmund for £ 135 million in 2017, to replace Neymar with PSG. Dembele’s on-field performance was not bad. However, his problem is chronic injuries, making the Nou Camp team impatient.

Meanwhile, MU lacks a factor that is capable of mutation in public goods. The defeat of Crystal Palace is a painful blow to the ambition to conquer the Premier League throne after many years of waiting. Therefore, “Red Devils” want to bring Dembele to Old Trafford to strengthen the race that promises fierce in this season.

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Chelsea will set the record for most spending in the history of the Premier League

Chelsea are on the way to setting the record for most spending in history in the Premier League in a season after a series of blockbuster transfers.

Before the Financial Fairness Law was born, Chelsea boss Roman Abramovich spent £ 290 million on 19 new players in the first 15 months. If adjusted for inflation it would be around £ 450 million today.

But now, if Chelsea completes the purchase of Kai Havertz from Leverkusen for a club record £ 90 million they will set the highest spend of a Premier League team.

Havertz will follow in the footsteps of Hakim Ziyech, Timo Werner and Ben Chilwell when these four players are recruited by the Blues for a fee of about £ 230 million. 

Aside from Thiago Silva and Malang Sarr brought in on a free transfer, it’s clear Abramovich has returned to his own image in the early years of taking over. 

There are six weeks left before the transfer window closes, Chelsea still has targets to pursue, such as Declan Rice of West Ham.

The London club did not spend in January and last summer. Due to the FIFA ban, they were only able to convert the Mateo Kovacic loan agreement into a permanent purchase for £ 40 million.

During this time, Chelsea raised more than £ 100m from the sale of Eden Hazard to Real Madrid and £ 50m from Atletico Madrid to Alvaro Morata.

The departure of Hazard and Morata has helped reduce the salary bill, as was the case with David Luiz, Pedro and Willian recently.

Furthermore, in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, UEFA agreed to loosen restrictions on the Financial Fairness Law that made Chelsea’s spending more flexible.

Clubs that spend the most in a season:

Chelsea 2020 – £ 230 million (Kai Havertz most expensive * – 90 million)

Man City 2017 – £ 223.8 million (Mendi most expensive – 51.75 million)

Man City 2015 – £ 187.09 million (De Bruyne is the most expensive – 54 million)

Chelsea 2017 – £ 186.03 million (Morata most expensive – 59.4 million)

Man Utd 2014 – £ 175.82 million (Di Maria is the most expensive – 67.5 million)

Man Utd 2016 – £ 166.5 million (Pogba most expensive – 94.5 million)

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Van de Beek was the player of the big game, or scored the decisive goal

A remarkable point of Van de Beek, a player about to join MU, is often scoring decisive in big matches.

MU is very close to the first rookie this summer. According to the Daily Star revealed, the chief negotiator of the “Red Devils”, Matt Judge, went to the Netherlands to negotiate and reach a personal agreement with Donny Van De Beek. In addition, Judge also found a common voice with Ajax, the player’s club.

The source revealed that Ajax agreed to the £ 40 million price offered by MU. The Dutch midfielder will sign a 5-year contract with an automatic 12-month extension. The salary of this player at Old Trafford has not been disclosed.

MU’s advantage in this deal is Ajax’s CEO, Edwin Van Der Sar is the old man of the club. In addition, many sources revealed that Real Madrid had reached an agreement to recruit Van De Beek for £ 55 million but canceled the contract due to the influence of the Covid-19 translation.

According to the Whoscored website, Donny Van de Beek is a type of player who likes to play short ball, has the ability to penetrate the penalty area well and release high-risk decisive passes. This gameplay has a similarity with Bruno Fernandes, the soul of the MU midfield at the moment.

Another notable point about Van De Beek is that this player regularly scores in important matches in the Champions League. In the 2018/19 season, the Dutch midfielder scored 4 goals in the European Cup and 3 of them are very important.

The first was the opening phase in the second minute against Dynamo Kiev in the preliminary round. This goal helped Ajax to create an advantage early and easily won 3-1. Next was a 1-1 equalization when he had to be a guest of Juventus in the quarterfinals. This is the premise to create a comeback of Ajax that makes Ronaldo and his teammates take the bitter fruit.

The final goal in the Champions League 2018/19 was the goal against Tottenham in the semi-final first leg. It was the only goal in the game and if Ajax held this advantage in the second leg, they would have made it to the final.

In the 2019/20 Champions League, Donny Van De Beek continued to prove “he is a player of big games” when scoring against two famous teams Chelsea and Valencia. Hopefully, the Dutch midfielder will continue to keep his scoring style in these important matches when he joins MU, because “Red Devils” will have many big matches this season.

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Which 2 Stars does Aston Villa want to change?

To get the very talented midfielder Jack Grealish from Aston Villa, MU will have to let two players in the defensive line land in the Birmingham team in the transfer window this summer.

MU has kept an eye on Jack Grealish – the famous Aston Villa attacking midfielder for a long time. Despite the fact that the 24-year-old British star has caused many scandals in the past, such as hiding in isolation to go out to play and causing traffic accidents during the Covid-19 season, “Red Devils” still hit The price is very high for this player’s expertise.

According to international player valuation site Transfermarkt, Jack Grealish is currently worth 40 million euros. However, MU can significantly save the amount of cash they have to spend on this deal if they accept two players in defense for Aston Villa.

Daily Star newspaper said that coach Dean Smith of the Villa Park team is keen to improve the defensive ability of this club after a difficult season of relegation in the Premier League. Aston Villa is aiming to ask MU to exchange goalkeeper Sergio Romero and right-back Diogo Dalot, plus a moderate transfer fee in exchange for Grealish.

This is good news for “Red Devils” as they are closer to owning their first quality rookie this summer than ever. The two goals that coach Dean Smith and Aston Villa want to have are also MU players who need to liquidate at the “Theater of Dreams”.

With Dalot, for a long time, the Portuguese player is no longer part of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s plan at MU when the Norwegian teacher still considers Aaron Wan-Bissaka to be the first choice at the right-back position of the club. this.

Meanwhile, former Argentina player – Romero will almost have to find a new stop when Dean Henderson has just signed an extension contract until 2025 with the “Red Devils” and David De Gea is still a monument not easy to rush to the goal of the team that finished third in the Premier League last season.

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The richest club in the Premier League buys New Drogba

Wolverhampton is the richest in the Premier League but they are targeting cheap but quality goals on the transfer market.

The Premier League is a playground full of wealthy clubs not only for the huge revenue generated by the tournament but also for the large number of businessmen and corporations investing in the clubs. Fulham is one of three teams to be promoted next season and their owners have assets of more than $ 9 billion.

But Fulham, even MU and Man City, is still nothing compared to Wolverhampton, the team held by Fosun International from China with a total assets of 103.29 billion USD. The group is 4.6 times richer than the Man City owned group and 21 times more than the Glazer family that owns MU, 

With the support of Fosun International, Wolves have steadily competed for the top 6 spots after reaching the rank of 6. After reaching the finish of the seventh season of 2019/20, Wolves will continue to aim for the Champions League group . Although they do not have the thickness of competing in the top 4 like Tottenham, Leicester City or Arsenal , but have a strong financial ability to allow this team to dream big and they will concretize that goal by signing contracts. berries in the summer of this year.

Recently the English press said the club is aiming for two big goals for the defensive midfielder and the striker position. They have long been aiming for a central midfielder to build a play that forces the pitch instead of playing a counterattack, and the plug-in position may need new players due to Raul Jimenez being top European teams. Express newspaper revealed Wolves are in contact with Paris Saint-Germain to ask for midfielder Idrissa Gueye, who is no stranger to the Premier League having played four seasons in England before moving to PSG last summer from Everton. Gueye is expected to be part of PSG’s liquidation plan after this season despite playing well, possibly to make room for Thiago Alcantara from Bayern Munich.

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The most expensive squad includes 5 Chelsea players and 4 MU

The fact that Alexis Sanchez officially left MU to Inter has created the most expensive “leaving” squad in Premier League history both in fees and wages.
Alexis Sanchez finally ended the nightmare at MU by early termination of a 2-year contract to switch to Inter in free form.
When MU spent over £ 500,000 a week for Sanchez, they believed he was the missing piece in the squad. But after 2 and a half years there are only 3 goals in the Premier League, which is one of the most failed signings in the tournament’s history.

These include the most expensive failures in Premier League history, from Chelsea goalkeeper Kepa, MU midfielder Di Maria to Shevchenko or Torres at the Blues.
Kepa Arrizabalaga arrived at Chelsea as the most expensive goalkeeper in history for a fee of £ 71.6 million. But less than 2 years later, they are trying to push him away after a series of unacceptable mistakes.
In defense, Winston Bogarde came to Chelsea from Barcelona for a salary of £ 40,000 a week, a huge sum at the beginning of the century. For one thing, the Dutchman often befriends the bench, playing only 11 times in 4 years.
Meanwhile, Eliaquim Mangala cost a huge transfer of City up to 43.5 million pounds, while receiving 12.5 million pounds of salary. As a result, the club has to pay an average of £ 1 million for each midfielder’s appearance.
For Phil Jones, MU spent nearly 20 million pounds for former Blackburn star, the number in 2011. But in nearly a decade, he only played 165 times in the Premier League and still receive a salary of 75,000 pounds per week.
In midfield, Juan Veron became the most expensive player in Premier League history for a fee of £ 28.1 million to Man Utd in 2001. After two unimpressive years, he was sold out to Chelsea.
In the case of Alberto Aquilani, Liverpool spent £ 18 million hoping to replace Xabi Alonso. However, the Italian midfielder, although earning more than £ 100,000 a week, plays only 18 matches in the Premier League. Liverpool finally pocketed a mere £ 2 million when sold.
Premier League champion with Leicester, Daniel Drinkwater eventually became a commodity for Chelsea, the team had to spend 34 million pounds on the transfer fee and 100,000 salary per week just to see the midfielder sit on reserve and loan. .

Man Utd must feel regret when he spent 59.8 million pounds for Angel Di Maria. The former Real Madrid star does not deserve the huge salary of £ 280,000 per week.
The same thing happened to Alexis Sanchez, who cost the “Reds” £ 59.4 million in wages.
Chelsea is suffering with strikers Fernando Torres and Andriy Shevchenko. The first one costs £ 50 million and the salary is 150,000 euros, while the second costs £ 30.8 million and the salary of £ 190,000, but ultimately only “left” with the adventure failed.

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The ultimate representation of English football in the European arena

English football is facing the prospect of empty-handed on the continental playground this season, all hopes of the land of fog are now on Manchester United.

Last season, it could be said that the continental playground was the private catwalk of the English teams. If the Champions League final last season was the clash between Liverpool and Tottenham, the Europa League throne match was also a London civil war between Arsenal and Chelsea.

However, by the season this year, the situation has changed dramatically. The defending champion and runner-up of the Champions League soon were eliminated from the round of 16, and England’s No. 1 hope was that Man City had to stop before Lyon.

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Thus, English football was completely absent in the semi-finals of the Champions League. Meanwhile in the Europa League arena, the only representative of the misty country still playing is MU.

On Monday morning, August 17, the Red Devils will have to face Europa League giants Sevilla in the semifinals 1. As the last hope of English football in the European arena, MU of course spend the highest and they are also the biggest contenders. If they beat Sevilla, Solskjaer teachers and students will win the first ticket to the Europa League final and go a long way to the goal of conquering the European title.

On the other side of the front line, Sevilla and Spanish football also fall into a similar situation. The best representatives of the bullshit such as Real Madrid, Barcelona or Ateltico Madrid have all turned on the field in the Champions League, and now Sevilla is the last hope of Spanish football in the European arena. It would be no exaggeration to say that MU and Sevilla are the two names that hold the reputation of a football industry in this season.

The latest developments of the Europa League semi-final between MU and Sevilla will be continuously updated at our website, inviting readers to watch.