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Man Utd boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer launches strong Glazers defence – ‘They keep backing’ | Football | Sport

Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has defended the Glazers by insisting he and the club have their full backing. The American owners are unpopular figures among fans. But, amid interest in Jadon Sancho, Erling Haaland and Jules Kounde, the Norwegian has defended their corner. United are set to try and strengthen the squad this summer. Solskjaer would like to sign Borussia Dortmund pair Sancho and Haaland, with both players recently returning to form. And Sevilla star Kounde is also on the 47-year-old’s radar as he plots a pathway to…

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Jamie Carragher launches furious tirade on Liverpool stars after historic Everton loss | Football | Sport

Jamie Carragher has claimed in a scathing attack that Liverpool got ‘everything they deserved’ by losing to local rivals Everton at Anfield for the first time in the Premier League since 1999. Richarlison’s rapid-fire opener inside three minutes handed the Toffees an early advantage, before a late penalty from Gylfi Sigurdsson put the result beyond all doubt and condemned the hapless Reds to a fourth straight league defeat. Liverpool looked up against it from the start after going a goal behind, and dominated proceedings in their search for a route…

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Liverpool news: Jurgen Klopp explains Reds ‘lifeline’ after convincing Everton defeat | Football | Sport

“We are really happy, really pleased. After a long time Everton are able to win at Anfield, it is a good gift for our supporters,” Ancelotti said. “The performance was good, we were focussed, worked hard and when we had the opportunities we were clinical. “We have three points, the derby is a special game as we said before but we have to catch three points at home too. It is not good enough at home.” Source link

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Liverpool news: What Jurgen Klopp said to Everton coach Duncan Ferguson in half-time clash | Football | Sport

“A week, two, three weeks later when we got the diagnosis [on Van Dijk] it was good that we didn’t play Everton immediately again,” the German said. “We are all human beings and of course it was not nice but now it is long gone. “We just don’t think about that any more but it is still a derby and that is enough to be motivated on the absolutely highest level, trying to play the best possible football you can play, and that’s it pretty much.” Source link

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Liverpool news: Jurgen Klopp laughs at ‘poker face’ Carlo Ancelotti ahead of Everton clash | Football | Sport

“Yeah, can’t say anything about the line up because I don’t know it.” In his interview, Ancelotti said both players were not ready to start the match. “They come back after a long period, Allan of course,” Ancelotti said. “So they were not so comfortable so I preferred to put them on the bench to avoid problems. Of course they can play if we need. “The system and the strategy will be the same, it doesn’t change. I put more fresh legs because we played Wednesday night. Source link

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Chelsea news: Three stars in firing line after Thomas Tuchel’s ‘expensive guys’ criticism | Football | Sport

“At the moment, it’s a lack of precision. Not opportunities or touches in the box. It’s down to decision making and today…I didn’t feel we killed the game when it was there to be done.” Having already slammed his forward players, Tuchel also appeared to take a swipe at the likes of Kai Havertz and Timo Werner who have underperformed since joining Chelsea last summer. While Christian Pulisic was also perhaps in the firing line, having failed to convince Tuchel to hand him a start so far. He added when…

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Lionel Messi: Barcelona squad’s feelings emerge after PSG defeat as Man City eye transfer | Football | Sport

Lionel Messi cut a dejected figure during Barcelona’s 4-1 Champions League defeat to PSG. And reports in Spain suggest players within the club sympathised with the Argentina international after the game. The forward could leave the Nou Camp behind when the transfer window reopens this summer, with the Ligue 1 titans and Manchester City keen to secure his signature. Messi gave Barcelona the lead against PSG, with the South American scoring his 20th goal of the campaign from the penalty spot. However, Mauricio Pochettino’s side then ran riot. Kylian Mbappe…

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Chelsea news: Arsene Wenger slams three players during Southampton draw | Football | Sport

Chelsea‘s defence was singled out for criticism by Arsene Wenger during their draw with Southampton on Saturday. Thomas Tuchel’s side were held by Saints at St Mary’s despite dominating large periods of the match. Chelsea controlled the first half but it was Southampton who went into half time in the lead. Liverpool loanee Takumi Minamino remained composed after being put through on goal by Nathan Redmond. The Japanese international took his time before slotting past goalkeeper Edouard Mendy. Wenger believes centre-backs Kurt Zouma and Cesar Azpilicueta, as well as wing-back…

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Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel let down by three players in Southampton Premier League draw | Football | Sport

Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel couldn’t guide his side to victory against Southampton on Saturday. The Blues went into the match at St Mary’s boasting a 100 per cent record under the German. However, they were forced to settle for just a point instead. Chelsea fell behind at St Mary’s on Saturday. Liverpool loan star Takumi Minamino broke the deadlock in the 33rd minute, bamboozling the Blues defence to score. That goal came against the run of play and, in the second half, Chelsea struck to earn a point. Mason Mount…

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Manchester United make Victor Lindelof transfer call with Jules Kounde signing targeted | Football | Sport

Meanwhile, though United want to sign a partner for Maguire, Paul Parker recently insisted the England international was actually a major weak link within the squad. “Despite the position that Manchester United find themselves in the Premier League, they still need to strengthen in the transfer market this summer,” Parker told The Sun. “Regarding the centre-backs, people talk about bringing in a new partner for Harry Maguire, but I would look at bringing in two centre-backs, why can’t it be a player who comes in and plays alongside Victor Lindelof?…

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