first_img 06/07/2015 He will be presented on tuesday at the Estadio Jose Zorrilla.  According to Real Valladolid’s press release, Garitano is a coach who adds character to his teams, who are always competitive.  EFE CEST Gaizka Garitano (Derio, 9-7-1975) will take over as Real Valladolid boss from Joan Francesc Ferrer ‘Rubi’, who was unable to lead the club to promotion last season. Upd. at 17:04 During his time at Eibar, Garitano led the Basque minnows to two promotions, taking them from Segunda B into La Liga.  Rubi was informed by the club’s sporting director, Braulio Vazquez, that he would not continue at the helm of Real Valladolid days after the end of the 2014-15 season.last_img

first_img Liverpool, according to ‘The Metro’, are therefore ready to take a bet on him — Everton have also been linked.  CET Tello’s played nine games for Julen Lopetegui’s Porto side this season, scoring one goal and creating one more in 501 minutes of action. The player has said on several occasions that he is happy in Portugal and he doesn’t appear to have any plans to return to Spain and live in the shadow of Lionel Messi, Neymar and Luis Suarez.  Sport EN 03/11/2015 For that reason, it’s likely he will decide to stay at Porto or to look for a move elsewhere.  Tello, on loan at Porto until the end of the season, remains Barcelona’s property, although the Portuguese club have an option to sign him in June.  His good form last season, plus the fact he’s young and full of potential, continues to alert English clubs, where he’s always had a good reputation.  Cristian Tello, who has always been well thought of by Premier League clubs, has emerged as a target for Liverpool’s new project, which is led by Jurgen Klopp.  Upd. at 12:19 last_img read more

first_img “We played 45 really good minutes,” Benitez continued, “but at 4-0 up we dropped the intensity a bit as the work was done. However, back in a front free with Gareth Bale and Cristiano Ronaldo, he shone against Madrid’s city rivals. “The team is doing a lot better than people think, we showed that in first half. We are a good team, with potential to play a lot better.” Rafael Benitez praised the impact of Karim Benzema after the Real Madrid striker scored twice in his side’s 4-1 win over Getafe on Saturday.  Bale and Ronaldo scored the other goals in Madrid’s win, with Alexis Ruano scoring a late consolation for Getafe. The Frenchman scored six goals in his first six La Liga games this season, but has missed a large chunk of the season since after injuring his hamstring on international duty.  Upd. at 20:01 “The satisfaction for all fans was to see a great team in the first half, and the game managed until the end. Los Blancos – who will appeal the decision – were thrown out for playing the suspended Denis Cheryshev against Cadiz. center_img 05/12/2015 The Madrid boss was also happy with his side’s performance given this week’s expulsion from the Copa del Rey. ”Benzema’s two goals reinforce that he’s a very important player for us – and that he makes those around him play better,” Benitez said. Sport EN On top of that, he has been caught up with the Mathieu Valubuena sex-tape scandal and faces charges for conspiracy to blackmail. CET “He really wanted to play this game, do well and score goals. Doing well on the pitch will help him to deal with other [off the pitch] matters.”last_img read more

first_imgJose Mourinho says there is a “mystique and a romance” about Manchester United which no other club can match after being appointed as the club’s new manager on a three-year deal.  “I’m looking forward to being their manager and enjoying their magnificent support in the coming years.” Sport EN 27/05/2016 The Portuguese replaces Louis van Gaal at Old Trafford and will re-open his rivalry with Pep Guardiola next season, who is taking over from Manuel Pellegrini at Manchester City.  “It is a club known and admired throughout the world. There is a mystique and a romance about it which no other club can match.center_img Speaking to United’s official website, Mourinho said: “To become Manchester United manager is a special honour in the game.  “I have always felt an affinity with Old Trafford; it has hosted some important memories for me in my career and I have always enjoyed a rapport with the United fans.  Upd. at 11:33 CESTlast_img read more

first_imgSime Vrsaljko, who participated with Croatia at Euro 2016, has signed for Atletico Madrid, the La Liga club has announced. CEST Upd. at 18:44 The right-back arrives from Italian side Sassuolo, and will join ‘Atleti’ this month, once his holiday ends. He has previously represented Genoa, Dinamo Zagreb and Lokomotiv Zagreb. The Croatian’s medical was completed on June 22 in Lens, with permission granted from his national federation. A quote from the player is included on the graphic released by the club to announce the deal. He says: “To play at Atletico is a great challenge for me. I am very happy.” EFE/Sport EN 05/07/2016 Vrsaljko is 24-years-old, and is characterised by his pace and offensive capabilities, which have helped him amass eight assists in two years while playing for Sassuolo. He becomes Diego Simeone’s third summer signing, following the Argentine Nico Gaitan (from Benfica) and Portuguese Diogo Jota (Paços Ferreira). The defender has signed a five-year contract and his fee was in the range of 16 million euros.last_img read more

first_img These two stars miss out while the likes of Robben are included.  Bizarre statistics 05/09/2016 If we look deeper than the overall rating, things get even more confusing. Sergio Busquets has a passing rating of 79. Meanwhile Cristiano Ronaldo and Ibrahimovic have 81, while Kevin De Bruyne has 84 and Dimitri Payet has 87. The funniest thing is that Payet’s 87 is even ahead of Leo Messi’s 86. One of the strangest absences is Pique. The Barcelona centre-back, one of the best in the world without doubt, is not included on the list of the top 50 players. Meanwhile Jerome Boateng is not the best in the world, but in the game he is, while neither Chiellini or Hummels have been better than Pique but are still ahead of him.  Upd. on 22/11/2016 at 03:06 CET The Atletico Madrid star is not there. If Blaise Matuidi is, then why not Koke? Dybala, Sterling…center_img Old glories People are talking about FIFA 17’s player ratings. The popular video game has come out with some surprising picks which may have more to do with commercial decisions than footballing ones, like giving Cristiano Ronaldo a higher number than Lionel Messi. The top 50 players, as pictured here, have many absences… Koke, absent. Sport EN Should Arjen Robben still be in the top 50? The Dutchman never plays, because of injury, and is more known for his physical problems than his football these days. Buffon and Cech are still rated highly too…  Where is Gerard Pique?last_img read more

first_img 7. Thomas Davies (Everton) 6. Dani Olmo (Dinamo Zagreb) 01/11/2018 12. Phil Foden (Manchester City) The Italian outlet ‘Tuttosport’ has announced the 20 candidates for the 2018 Golden Boy award. This prize is given to the best player from the year who is 21 or under. In July they released the original 100-name list and it’s been reduced, little by little, until this final selection of players. Now it’s up the international judging committee to decide who will win the 16th edition of this award. 2. Kelvin Adou Amian (Toulouse) 11. Odsonne Edouard (Celtic) IN SPORT.ES It’s worth pointing out that there isn’t a single FC Barcelona player on that list. The closest to that is Dani Olmo, who came through the academy at Barça but moved to Dinamo Zagreb in 2015. Un canterano del Barça entre los 20 nominados al Golden Boy Other standout names are PSG’s superstar Kylian Mbappe, Manchester City’s Phil Foden and Real Madrid’s Vinicius Jr. However there are a couple of Barça targets on the list such as Ajax’s De Ligt and Roma’s Justin Kluivert.  The 20-man shortlist for the 2018 Golden Boy: Upd. at 20:08 13. Gedson Fernandes (Benfica) 5. Patrick Cutrone (Milán) 4. Josip Brekalo (Wolfsburg)center_img CET 19. Oswald Upamecano (RB Leipzig) 14. Amadou Haidara (RB Salzburg) 8. De Ligt (Ajax) Sport EN 18. Kylian Mbappé (PSG) 10. Éder Militao (Porto) 9. Diogo Dalot (Manchester United) 15. Achraf Hakimi (Borussia Dortmund) 16. Jonathan Ikone (Lille) 17. Justin Kluivert (Roma) 3. Houssem Aouar (Lyon) 1. Alexander-Arnold (Liverpool) 20. Vinicius Jr (Real Madrid)last_img read more

first_imgAdvertisement ouafNBA Finals | Brooklyn Vsxu4uWingsuit rodeo📽Sindre Eajup( IG: @_aubreyfisher @imraino ) 3019kWould you ever consider trying this?😱4rygezCan your students do this? 🌚rolrRoller skating! Powered by Firework (Photo Credits: The Sun)Advertisement Mexico will look to seal their spot in the knockout stages with a win over Asian Giants South Korea today at the Rostov Arena in Rostov-on-Don.Advertisement Mexico shocked World Cup holders Germany with a 1-0 victory in their first group game, and the second matchday will go a long way to deciding who makes the last 16 of the tournament. The last time South Korea and Mexico met was in 1998, with the El Tri winning it 3-1 in the group stages.If stats are to believed then Mexico looks strong on paper as they have won all of their World Cup games against Asian teams. While on paper South Korea looks quite weak as they are winless in their last seven World Cup games, losing their last three match in a row. The Asian underdogs have failed to score in their last three World Cup games.Advertisement Mexico feels very comfortable playing with possession of the ball, which means counterattacks and set pieces will matter in this battle. Let’s see how this game unfolds.Here are squads for the game: Advertisementlast_img read more

first_imgAdvertisement p1cNBA Finals | Brooklyn Vs6j62Wingsuit rodeo📽Sindre E68j5( IG: @_aubreyfisher @imraino ) 7zl7qWould you ever consider trying this?😱c84tsCan your students do this? 🌚13ouRoller skating! Powered by Firework The captain of Manchester City, Vincent Kompany is going to join RSC Anderlecht as player cum manager in the next season. Kompany announced his decision about his future in a post of his official Facebook page. It was an open letter towards the supporters of Manchester City.Advertisement According to the Kompany, it was really tough for him to take the final decision when the club management of the Belgian side RSC Anderlecht gave him the proposal of being the player cum manager of the club. The captain of Belgian National side also had his emotions related with RSC Anderlecht as it was his boyhood club.Advertisement However, finally Kompany made his decision to accept the offer of RSC Anderlecht and he would sign the contract with the club for 3 years. According to him, the ending of his playing career at Manchester City could not be better than this. His side won the domestic treble this season for the first time in the history of English football. Vincent Kompany also expressed his gratitude towards his manager Pep Guardiola for reigniting his passion for the game. He also mentioned that he would try to follow the pathway of Pep Guardiola in his managerial career at RSC Anderlecht too.Paulo Dybala going to leave Juventus at the end of this seasonAdvertisement Advertisementlast_img read more

first_imgImage Courtesy: Getty ImagesAdvertisement ack7NBA Finals | Brooklyn Vs3svWingsuit rodeo📽Sindre Eq7zw( IG: @_aubreyfisher @imraino ) 81Would you ever consider trying this?😱tfoCan your students do this? 🌚ky0reg5Roller skating! Powered by Firework Ajax skipper Matthijs de Ligt has agreed personal terms with Juventus offer, which will land the Dutch teenager €12 million a year, according to Sky Sport Italia.Advertisement Image Courtesy: Getty ImagesThe Serie A champions have also reportedly activated the release clause for the 19-year old, which is somewhere around €150 million.Barcelona, Paris Saint-Germain and Manchester United all had their eyes on the Dutch starlet this summer, but the Old Lady are already about to begin talks with the Eredivise champions.Advertisement However, Erik ten Hag will likely look for a fee in the region of €83 million for de Ligt.The Dutch teenager will be the first signing for new Juve boss Maurizio Sarri, who arrived at Turin this month from Chelsea.Advertisement Fabio Capello, Ex-Juventus and England boss, has hailed de Ligt’s performance.“De Ligt is the best defender out there. He allows you to defend with two, freeing up the full-backs, like he has at Ajax.”“If Juve sign De Ligt, then it’s over. Again. And we go directly to the season after,” the 73-year-old Italian said.“With him, Juve will have hit the jackpot. Without him, well, it could help the others get closer. Let me be clear. When I talk about others, I’m referring exclusively to Napoli and Inter [Milan].”“[AC] Milan, Roma and Lazio won’t participate in the title race for obvious technical delays and financial problems.” Advertisementlast_img read more