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Marina Granovskaia Makes First Move to Secure Key Summer Signing for Chelsea
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Marina Granovskaia Makes First Move to Secure Key Summer Signing for Chelsea

Chelsea Director, Marina Granovskaia, has already made the first move in order to seal Erling Haaland transfer from Borussia Dortmund this summer, according to The Athletic. Granovskaia is working on smoothening the relationship between Chelsea and Mino Raiola, the agent of Haaland, in a bid to land the striker this summer transfer window. Raiola has developed the prestige of being too hard to work with during transfer negotiations. However, his clients boast of some of the biggest players in football, such as Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Romelu Lukaku and Paul Pogba, as well as Haaland. Tensions have been there between Raiola and Chelsea since the Stamford Bridge club was left enraged by the agent’s actions after they were beaten to the signature of Lukaku in 2017. Granovskaia wil...
Man City vs Leeds: Guardiola explains why he dropped Aguero, Laporte
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Man City vs Leeds: Guardiola explains why he dropped Aguero, Laporte

Manchester City manager, Pep Guardiola, has claimed he left out Sergio Aguero from his squad to face Leeds United on Saturday, because he had “niggles”. Guardiola has shuffled his pack for the Premier League clash, making seven changes from the team that beat Borussia Dortmund 2-1 in the Champions League. Only Ederson, Bernardo Silva, John Stones and Joao Cancelo all keep their places. In come Nathan Ake, Benjamin Mendy, Feran Torres, Raheem Sterling, Fernandinho, Oleksandr Zinchenko and Gabriel Jesus. Kevin De Bruyne, Ilkay Gundogan, Riyad Mahrez, Ruben Dias, Kyle Walker, Rodri and Phil Foden start from the bench, but there was no place for Aguero in the squad. “[Aguero] has niggles. He had problems the last three, four days and couldn’t train,” Guardiola said. Aymer...
Hargreaves gives verdict on Bellingham’s disallowed goal in Dortmund’s 2-1 loss to Man City
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Hargreaves gives verdict on Bellingham’s disallowed goal in Dortmund’s 2-1 loss to Man City

  Former England and Manchester United midfielder, Owen Hargreaves has given his verdict on Jude Bellingham’s disallowed goal in Borussia Dortmund’s 2-1 loss against Manchester City. Bellingham had beaten City goalkeeper Ederson to a through ball but the referee blew for a foul in favour of the English side. The referee did not also allow a VAR check which would likely have allowed the goal to stand. Kevin de Bruyne had put the home side in front with Marco Reus equalizing for the visitors in the second-half. But the German side were left frustrated as Phil Foden struck in the last minute to clinch a 2-1 victory. Hargreaves told BT Sport: “The referee had a couple of big mistakes there. This is huge. “The ref has blown his whistle too early because the goal co...
Guardiola Names areas Man City must Improve after Beating Dortmund
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Guardiola Names areas Man City must Improve after Beating Dortmund

  Manchester City manager, Pep Guardiola, has identified areas his team must improve after beating Borussia Dortmund 2-1 in the Champions League quarter-final first-leg tie on Tuesday night at Etihad. Guardiola, who congratulated his players after securing a vital win over Bundesliga giants, said Man City must improve more on their pressing and build-up in order to qualify for the semi-final. Kelvin de Bruyne opened the scoring for Man City in the first half, but Marco Reus equalized for Dortmund in the second half, but Phil Foden’s late winner gave the Premier League leaders a first-leg advantage ahead of the return leg next week in Germany. “I want to congratulate the players,” Guardiola told the club website after the game. “How they stuck together. The quality o...
Owen Predicts Real Madrid vs Liverpool, Man City vs Dortmund
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Owen Predicts Real Madrid vs Liverpool, Man City vs Dortmund

  Michael Owen, a former Manchester United striker, has predicted tonight’s Champions League quarter-final first-leg clash between Real Madrid and Liverpool at the Estadio Alfredo Di Stefano Stadium. Owen also predicted Manchester City’s clash with Borussia Dortmund at the Etihad Stadium. Providing his predictions, Owen told BetVictor, “Manchester City welcome Borussia Dortmund to the Etihad ahead of a match, which on paper has the potential to be a classic. “Although a few years have passed, Pep Guardiola is no stranger to the Germans after going head-to-head with them on multiple occasions whilst manager of rivals Bayern Munich. “This time around, Guardiola’s City side are on the cusp of greatness as they remain on course in all competitions. It’s 26 wins in their...
Erling Haaland, Borussia Dortmund Squad Arrive In Manchester
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Erling Haaland, Borussia Dortmund Squad Arrive In Manchester

Erling Haaland and his Borussia Dortmund teammates have now arrived in Manchester ahead of Tuesday's Champions League match. The Borussia Dortmund squad arrived at the Lowry Hotel in Manchester. Erling Haaland has attracted interest from top European clubs in recent weeks such as Manchester United, PSG, Real Madrid, Manchester City, and others. Haaland wrote a £2,000 Louis Vuitton bag, with light blue colour like Manchester City's kit. Haaland has scored ten goals for Borussia Dortmund in six Champions League matches so far for Borussia Dortmund this season. Borussia Dortmund will play against Manchester City in the Champions League quarter-finals tomorrow April 6th. Watch Video;
Real Madrid Decide on Selling On-loan Arsenal Players, Ceballos, Odegaard
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Real Madrid Decide on Selling On-loan Arsenal Players, Ceballos, Odegaard

  LaLiga champions, Real Madrid, have decided to sell on-loan Arsenal stars, Dani Ceballos and Martin Odegaard, this summer transfer window, according to The Times. Zinedine Zidane’s side needs to improve their finances if they are to compete in the race to sign Borussia Dortmund’s Erling Haaland this summer, and as a result, the Los Blancos are willing to offload both Ceballos and Odegaard at the end of the season. Real Madrid are also looking to sell Gareth Bale, Luka Jovic and Brahim Diaz, who are also out on loan. Ceballos is currently in his second season with Arsenal, having been initially signed on a one-year loan deal during former manager Unai Emery’s regime. Odegaard, in the meantime, joined Arsenal on loan in January for the remainder of this season. B...
Harry Kane vs Haaland: Paul Scholes Names Player Man United Should Sign
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Harry Kane vs Haaland: Paul Scholes Names Player Man United Should Sign

  Manchester United legend, Paul Scholes, has named the player the club should sign between Tottenham Hotspur’s Harry Kane and Borussia Dortmund’s Erling Haaland. Man United, who are expected to sign a striker in this summer transfer window, have been linked with both Kane and Haaland. Asked which player Man United should sign between Kane and Haaland, Scholes said on the Webby & O’Neill YouTube channel, “He’s [Haaland] the best striker out there in the world, without a shadow of a doubt. It’s ridiculous what he’s doing. “If you sign him now, you’ll get ten years of him. “With Harry Kane, at 28, 29, he’s in the peak of his career, but you’re talking two or three years as a top-class striker. “When you get to 31, 32, you probably lose your legs a little bit, s...
Klopp’s hot-tempered – Fitness coach
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Klopp’s hot-tempered – Fitness coach

  Former Borussia Dortmund fitness trainer, Andreas Beck has revealed that Liverpool boss, Jurgen Klopp, is hot-tempered. Beck worked with Klopp as fitness coach at Borussia Dortmund and was a victim of the German gaffer’s temper on more than one occasion. Speaking with Goal and SPOX, Beck recalled one such occasion when a player he had been working with picked up an injury later in the training session. “The player felt something muscular at the end of the training session. Klopp made a connection with my individual warm-up session and he was asking ‘why was the player doing this exercise?’ “He was just letting off steam at that moment. I felt his anger was very unjustified because he only had very general information. “To put it simply, I did some work with his...
Manchester City’s quote For Haaland: 700,000 Euros Per Week And 170 Million Over 5 Years
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Manchester City’s quote For Haaland: 700,000 Euros Per Week And 170 Million Over 5 Years

If Manchester City want Erling Haaland to bolster their attack next season, they'll have to make him the highest-paid player in Premier League history. The Norwegian hitman would demand a wage in the region of 700,000 euros per week, which works out at something like 170 million over the course of a five-year contract. That's what The Sun claim it would take to bring one of the hottest properties in European football to Manchester this summer. City are not the only team on Haaland's trail but he won't be going anywhere cheaply, with Borussia Dortmund looking for 180 million euros as a transfer fee. All in all, we are talking about a deal that could be worth 350 million euros for the striker who has scored 33 goals in 31 games this season. Eye-popping numbers on all front...
Haaland Demands £600,000 Per Week to Sign for Man City,Man Utd, Chelsea
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Haaland Demands £600,000 Per Week to Sign for Man City,Man Utd, Chelsea

  Borussia Dortmund striker, Erling Haaland, wants to become the highest-paid player in Premier League history this summer and will ask interested clubs to pay him £600,000 per week, the UK Sun reports. Europe’s top clubs are expected to battle over the 20-year-old this summer. Dortmund will make up to £130 million in profit on Haaland, who they signed for just £20m less than 16 months ago. Haaland has gone on to prove himself as one of the deadliest strikers in world football, scoring 49 goals in 39 games for the Bundesliga side. Manchester United, Manchester City and Chelsea are all interested in signing Haaland this summer. But any move for the Norwegian could cost a total of £300m over the duration of the striker’s contract, with his agent Mino Raiola demandi...
‘I do with England!’ – Rashford diplomatically navigates Sancho question during Twitter Q&A
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‘I do with England!’ – Rashford diplomatically navigates Sancho question during Twitter Q&A

The Manchester United star discussed his role models among other subjects during his chat with fans Marcus Rashford has described Jadon Sancho as his favourite player in the Bundesliga, but sidestepped an attempt to lure him into acting as an agent to sign the Borussia Dortmund man for Manchester United. With a lull in club football due to the international break and Rashford absent from England duty due to injury, he opened up a Q&A on Twitter. The United star answered questions on a range of topics, and split the nation on his views on where he keeps his tomato ketchup, with Dortmund forward Sancho featuring on a couple of occasions.
Tuchel Gives Abramovich Name of Player to Sign this Summer
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Tuchel Gives Abramovich Name of Player to Sign this Summer

Chelsea manager, Thomas Tuchel, has given the Blues owner, Roman Abramovich, the name of the player to sign this summer transfer window, according to Spanish outlet, Sport. Tuchel has personally asked Abramovich to use Timo Werner in a player-plus-cash deal to sign Borussia Dortmund striker, Erling Haaland, this summer. The German gaffer is desperate to secure the signature of Haaland at the end of the season as he has not held back with his regards to his coaching style with Werner. The former Paris Saint-Germain coach is often overheard “barking orders” at Werner from the sidelines since he replaced Frank Lampard at Stamford Bridge last January. Chelsea will face strong competitions from Premier League rivals Manchester United and Manchester City as well as LaLiga sides, ...
Pulisic Told to Leave Chelsea for Liverpool
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Pulisic Told to Leave Chelsea for Liverpool

  Chelsea winger, Christian Pulisic, has been told to leave the club and join Liverpool. The American international has struggled to earn a regular role at Chelsea under Thomas Tuchel. Former United States international Brad Friedel, told the former Borussia Dortmund star that a move to Liverpool this summer could be “ideal”. Pulisic has started just 10 Premier League games this season and faces fierce competition from Hakim Ziyech, Kai Havertz and Timo Werner. And this situation has led to suggestions that a switch to Liverpool could be made in the next transfer window. Friedel, a USMNT legend, who had a spell at Liverpool during his playing days, told CardsChat on the speculation surrounding his fellow American: “I think Liverpool’s system is a good one for Chr...
Koeman addresses Haaland to Barcelona transfer rumours
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Koeman addresses Haaland to Barcelona transfer rumours

The Dutch head coach responded to the Blaugrana's links with the Borussia Dortmund star ahead of a meeting with Real Sociedad Ronald Koeman has addressed the ongoing rumours of a potential transfer to Barcelona for Erling Haaland. Barca are one of several top European clubs being linked with a summer swoop for Haaland, who has been in prolific form for Borussia Dortmund this season. Koeman was asked to weigh in on the speculation ahead of his side's Liga clash with Real Sociedad this weekend, but gave nothing away with regards to the possibility of the Norwegian moving to Camp Nou in the near future.
Klopp Happy to Avoid Man City, Chelsea in quarter-final
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Klopp Happy to Avoid Man City, Chelsea in quarter-final

  Liverpool manager, Jurgen Klopp, has admitted he is happy to avoid Manchester City and Chelsea in the Champions League quarter-final draw. The Reds have been drawn against Real Madrid in what is a repeat of the 2018 Final. All the English sides were kept apart. Chelsea drew Porto, while City face Borussia Dortmund. Klopp told the club’s official website : “I think we are all the same: Bayern doesn’t want to play Dortmund, for example, because they are from the same country and for us, it was City and Chelsea. “If we can avoid as long as possible then you do it, but all the rest, it was clear we would face a tough opponent.”
UEFA Champions League Draw: No All-english Tie, As Bayern Faces PSG
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UEFA Champions League Draw: No All-english Tie, As Bayern Faces PSG

Liverpool have been paired with Real Madrid in the quarter-finals of the Champions League, while Manchester City will take on Borussia Dortmund. Elsewhere, Chelsea must try and navigate a route past surprise package Porto and there will be a re-match between Bayern Munich and Paris Saint-Germain – the two finalists from 2020. All contests at this stage of elite European competition are mouth-watering, but the draw for the last eight has thrown up some intriguing tussles. Liverpool and Real Madrid have plenty of history, with the Blancos emerging victorious against the Reds in the 2018 final as they conquered the continent for a 13th time, and will be expected to produce more fireworks when they lock horns. Manchester City remain in the hunt for a historic quadruple this s...
Pulisic Threatens to Dump Chelsea over Tuchel’s Attitude
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Pulisic Threatens to Dump Chelsea over Tuchel’s Attitude

  American winger, Christian Pulisic has threatened to dump Chelsea over lack.of game time under Thomas Tuchel, the Sun (UK) reports. The player has also informed his representatives about his decision to leave the west London side. Pulisic has not started any game since Tuchel took over as Blues manager and the German tactician recently named him as one of the players he is treating unfairly at the club. Pulisic is said to be growing increasingly impatient under Tuchel, who was his former boss at Borussia Dortmund and is not prepared to stay at Chelsea unless he’s considered a vital part of the German’s plans. Pulisic cost £57m. It’s claimed Pulisic has said as much to his advisers, who would be in charge of finding a new club for the American. Reports on Tuesda...
Michael Owen Predicts Juventus vs Porto, Dortmund vs Sevilla
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Michael Owen Predicts Juventus vs Porto, Dortmund vs Sevilla

Former Liverpool and Manchester United striker, Michael Owen, has predicted Juventus to beat FC Porto when both sides clash in tonight’s UEFA Champions League round of 16 second-leg fixture in Turin.   Owen also predicted Borussia Dortmund and Sevilla to play a draw at Westfalenstadion, Germany. Recall that Porto defeated Juventus 2-1 in the first-leg last month, while Dortmund won 3-2 against Sevilla. Providing his predictions, Owen told BetVictor: “Despite Juventus suffering defeat in the first leg, they came away from Portugal with a vital away goal. With so much firepower, I just can’t see past the Old Lady adding to their goal tally. “The jury may still be out on whether Andrea Pirlo is the right man for the job in the long term, but I do feel this tie is set up fo...
Make the Decision – Klopp Challenges Liverpool Over Sack Rumours
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Make the Decision – Klopp Challenges Liverpool Over Sack Rumours

  Jurgen Klopp has told Liverpool to decided whether or not they want to hire someone else in his place. Following a poor run of results, there have been rumours regarding his future at the club. Reports in Merseyside suggest that the German is under intense pressure to turn things around. But the former Borussia Dortmund boss said he will not let rumours that he could lose his job at Liverpool affect his concentration. “We cannot do other than our best – and that’s how it always is,” the German told reporters, per the Mirror. “And if there is somebody who thinks there is another one who can do better, then they have to make the decision. That is clear.” Going into their clash with Fulham on Sunday afternoon, the defending champions are 7th on the Premier Leag...
Chelsea’s Haaland pursuit casts shadow over Abraham & Giroud’s battle for No.9 shirt
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Chelsea’s Haaland pursuit casts shadow over Abraham & Giroud’s battle for No.9 shirt

The Blues duo may both have a big decision to make this summer, if the club goes all out to land the most coveted young forward in football right now Chelsea's interest in signing Borussia Dortmund superstar Erling Haaland may be exciting for supporters but it only creates further uncertainty in the minds of the club's current strikers. Olivier Giroud, for example, was the Blues matchwinner in Tuesday's Champions League clash with Atletico Madrid in Bucharest. His acrobatic overhead kick secured a deserved 1-0 victory that puts Thomas Tuchel's side in an excellent position ahead of a second leg at Stamford Bridge on March 17. However, the 34-year-old has now entered the final five months of his contract but is unwilling to discuss a renewal until the end of the season. And it's easy...
I Would ‘Die’ For Klopp – Ilkay Gundogan Compares Guardiola to Liverpool Manager
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I Would ‘Die’ For Klopp – Ilkay Gundogan Compares Guardiola to Liverpool Manager

Manchester City midfielder, Ilkay Gundogan, has compared head coach, Pep Guardiola, to Liverpool boss, Jurgen Klopp. Gundogan, who has been in excellent form this season, has been managed by both the Man City and Liverpool managers. The 30-year-old worked with Klopp at Borussia Dortmund before linking up with Guardiola at the Etihad. The Germany international revealed that Guardiola is the best tactician he’s ever played for but said he would ‘die’ for Klopp on the pitch. Asked if Guardiola is the best manager he’s played for, Gundogan told Sky Sports ahead of Man City’s clash with West Ham on Saturday afternoon: “True. It’s probably a bit easier for me to name a difference [between Guardiola and Klopp] because I feel like tactically Pep is the best I have ever seen to be h...
Haaland to Man United: I’m in Touch With Dortmund Striker – Solskjaer
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Haaland to Man United: I’m in Touch With Dortmund Striker – Solskjaer

  Manchester United head coach, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, has suggested that the club are still interested in signing Borussia Dortmund striker, Erling Haaland, this summer. Solskjaer explained that he keeps in touch with Haaland, who has scored 17 goals in 17 Bundesliga appearances for Dortmund this season. The Red Devils boss coached Haaland during their time at Molde, where he scored 26 goals in 18 games in all competitions. Speaking ahead of Man United’s Europa League round of 32 second-leg tie against Real Sociedad on Thursday, Solskjaer said at his pre-match press conference on Wednesday: “I think when you have had kids and players through as a coach you follow them. “I keep in touch with Erling – it is great to see him become the player he has become. “He is a...
Atletico Madrid vs Chelsea: Thomas Tuchel speaks on being sacked
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Atletico Madrid vs Chelsea: Thomas Tuchel speaks on being sacked

  Chelsea boss, Thomas Tuchel has said it does not matter whether he signs a long or short term contract, adding that the club will still sack him if they don’t like him. Tuchel led Chelsea to a 1-0 win against Atletico Madrid in the Champions League last 16 first leg in Spain on Tuesday night. The victory means that the German has not tasted defeat as the Blues manager. The former Paris Saint-Germain manager also revealed that the board of the former Premier League and Champions League holders are demanding that he plays and gets the best out of their two expensive players Kai Havertz and Timo Werner. Asked about his short term contract, the German said, “It affects me, but in a very positive way,” Tuchel told Ferdinand 5 Live podcast. “I didn’t like it at first...
Dortmund Issue Statement After Fans Breach Coronavirus Rules To Celebrate Derby Win
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Dortmund Issue Statement After Fans Breach Coronavirus Rules To Celebrate Derby Win

Borussia Dortmund have issued a statement after seeing their fans breach coronavirus rules to celebrate their derby win over Schalke. Dortmund thrashed Schalke 4-0 at the Veltins-Arena on Saturday, moving to within six points of fourth-placed Eintracht Frankfurt in the Bundesliga standings in the process. A large number of supporters flouted social distancing protocols while gathering outside of BVB's training facility to revel in the final result, while the players also joined in the celebrations from the safety of the team bus, with the club now promising to take swift action in order to avoid any repeat incidents. What was said? An official statement on Dortmund's website reads: "With all the understandable joy of winning the derby, there were public violations of the corona...
“Beauty” : Fans React To Haaland SHOCK Bicycle Kick Goal Vs Schalke
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“Beauty” : Fans React To Haaland SHOCK Bicycle Kick Goal Vs Schalke

Borussia Dortmund striker Erling Haaland has now been praised by fans after he scored a stunning bicycle kick goal. Jadon Sancho played the ball into the ball and Haaland got away from his marker to score a beautiful goal. Haaland's goal made it 2-0 in favour of Borussia Dortmund after Jadon Sancho scored the first goal. A fan on Twitter wrote: "That Goal Is Unstoppable." Another fan wrote: "Haaland is the next Ronaldo." Watch Video; https://youtu.be/4qWpx9xR8JY
Southampton vs Chelsea: Tuchel Makes Promise to Christian Pulisic head of EPL clash
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Southampton vs Chelsea: Tuchel Makes Promise to Christian Pulisic head of EPL clash

Chelsea boss, Thomas Tuchel, has promised winger, Christian Pulisic, that he will have an “important impact” on his squad ahead of their Premier League clash with Southampton on Saturday. Tuchel left Pulisic on the bench for Chelsea’s 2-0 victory against Newcastle United in the Premier League at Stamford Bridge on Monday night. Pulisic, who played under Tuchel at Borussia Dortmund, is yet to start a Premier League match since the former Paris Saint-Germain coach replaced Frank Lampard as Chelsea manager in January 2021. The 22-year-old was handed his first start in Chelsea’s 1-0 victory over Barnsley in the FA Cup fifth-round fixture last weekend but he was back on the bench against Newcastle as two goals from Olivier Giroud and Timo Werner gave Tuchel’s men all three points a...
EPL: Chelsea Told to Sign Haaland Ahead of Man Utd
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EPL: Chelsea Told to Sign Haaland Ahead of Man Utd

  Former Arsenal midfielder, Paul Merson, has told Chelsea to make a move for Borussia Dortmund striker, Erling Haaland. Haaland had drawn the interests of Chelsea, Man United and other top European clubs in the past, but Merson believes Chelsea need the 20-year-old more. Speaking with the Daily Star, Merson said, “Of all the teams who are in for Erling Haaland, Chelsea are the ones who need him most. “They have always been successful with someone who has a presence up front, and Haaland has that. He’s going to score bundles wherever he goes. “And if you buy him this summer, you still have the prospect of being able to sell him for a profit later down the line because of his age. I am not sure he’s such a good fit for Manchester City, where he probably wouldn’t play...
Ajax goalkeeper Onana given one-year doping ban after failing out of competition test
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Ajax goalkeeper Onana given one-year doping ban after failing out of competition test

The Cameroon international stopper, linked with Chelsea and Borussia Dortmund recently, has been suspended however the Dutch giants say they'll appeal Ajax goalkeeper Andre Onana has been handed a 12-month suspension for failing an out of competition doping test, with the club claiming their No 1 accidentally took medicine prescribed for his wife. The Eredivisie club revealed the Cameroon international stopper has been banned by UEFA after they found the forbidden substance Furosemide in his urine, following the test in October 2020. The doping suspension is effective from today (February 5) and applies to all football activities.
‘I’m Trying Not To Be Stubborn In My Beliefs’ – Tuchel Want To Keep Chelsea Job
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‘I’m Trying Not To Be Stubborn In My Beliefs’ – Tuchel Want To Keep Chelsea Job

To thrive at the highest level and drive his club back to the top of the table, the Blues manager is willing to focus and work on his personality. Thomas Tuchel, Chelsea’s new boss, needs to benefit from his turbulent experience that saw him fall out with club bosses as he tries to achieve traction during his time in West London. Similarly, he fell out with CEO Hans-Joachim Watzke at Borussia Dortmund, who said the coach left him feeling ‘worn out.’ “It’s pure passion—also some principles. Your word is your word and I trust the word of a man,” Tuchel told reporters during a press conference. “What I like now and why I am very positive is that I am self-aware that this is a thing to improve, to be also more relaxed and not to be too stubborn in my beliefs. “The structure that...
‘You cannot imagine the last 48 hours!’ – Tuchel explains first Chelsea selection as he opens up on ‘surreal’ move to Stamford Bridge
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‘You cannot imagine the last 48 hours!’ – Tuchel explains first Chelsea selection as he opens up on ‘surreal’ move to Stamford Bridge

The German coach's first match in charge came just one day after he was named Frank Lampard's successor New Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel says that his arrival at Stamford Bridge has been "a bit surreal" as he revealed the thought process behind his first lineup in charge of the club. Tuchel was confirmed as Chelsea manager on Tuesday, with the Blues announcing Frank Lampard's departure earlier in the week. The former Borussia Dortmund and Paris Saint-Germain coach's first game in charge came just one day after his appointment, with Chelsea playing host to Wolves at Stamford Bridge.  
Chelsea Announce Thomas Tuchel As New Manager
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Chelsea Announce Thomas Tuchel As New Manager

Thomas Tuchel has been appointed as the new Chelsea Head Coach. He moves to Stamford Bridge following a two-and-a-half year spell at French champions Paris Saint-Germain, which came to an end last month. He will be the first German to manage Chelsea and arrives having guided PSG to four major honours and the Champions League final during his time in the French capital. Prior to that, he spent seven seasons coaching in the Bundesliga, first with Mainz, where he led them into the Europa League, and then a successful period with Borussia Dortmund where he won the German Cup. At Chelsea, he will be reunited with Christian Pulisic and Thiago Silva who he coached during his spells in Dortmund and Paris respectively. Tuchel, who has signed an 18-month contract with the possibility o...
‘Always the same mistakes’ – Reus says Dortmund’s defending ‘stinks’ as BVB lose ground on Bayern in Bundesliga title race
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‘Always the same mistakes’ – Reus says Dortmund’s defending ‘stinks’ as BVB lose ground on Bayern in Bundesliga title race

Two goals from Erling Haaland counted for nothing as Edin Terzic's side were beaten 4-2 by Borussia Monchengladbach on Friday night Marco Reus cut a frustrated figure on Friday night as he slammed Borussia Dortmund’s defensive fragility in their 4-2 defeat at Borussia Monchengladbach. Some excellent attacking football and two excellent finishes from Erling Haaland counted for nothing as Dortmund once again proved the architects of their own downfall at Borussia-Park. Things could have been worse with a Gladbach opener inside the first minute ruled out by VAR but Dortmund looked shaky at the back throughout and were predictably punished from set pieces.  
‘Haaland would carry Man Utd over title line’ – Chadwick picks dream signing amid Martial doubts
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‘Haaland would carry Man Utd over title line’ – Chadwick picks dream signing amid Martial doubts

The former Red Devils winger would love to see a prolific Norwegian striker at Old Trafford, with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer lacking a leading frontman Erling Haaland would be a dream signing for Manchester United, says Luke Chadwick, with the Borussia Dortmund striker considered to possess the ability that would carry the Red Devils over a title-winning line. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has put his side in contention for a Premier League crown this season. United lead the way through 18 games, but few expected them to be scaling such heights and they are still viewed by many as a work in progress.
Erling Haaland Was A Member Of A Boyband In 2016 And They Posted A Song To YouTube
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Erling Haaland Was A Member Of A Boyband In 2016 And They Posted A Song To YouTube

  Before he became one of the most exciting prospects in world football, Borussia Dortmund striker Erling Haaland was dropping bars on YouTube under the name 'FlowKingz'. That's right. The Norweigian forward can be seen rapping the single "Kygo jo" via his official YouTube channel alongside two of his friends in a quite frankly bizarre music video. With almost four million views at the time of writing, we can officially say that Haaland's lyrical presence isn't exactly genius but it's certainly memorable. What have i just watched, seriously? Someone has even made a YouTube video translating the song from Norwegian to English, so if you want to know what Haaland is saying on that sunny day in 2016, then please yourself. Haaland is a man of many talents. He is also a w...
Dortmund Are Extremely Dangerous – Julian Nagelsman
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Dortmund Are Extremely Dangerous – Julian Nagelsman

RB Leipzig manager Julian Nagelsman has praised Borussia Dortmund's ability ahead of their classic clash in the Bundesliga on Saturday. RB Leipzig will host Dortmund on Saturday in a mouth-watering Bundesliga clash which everyone has been looking forward to. Prior to the encounter, Leipzig sits second in the Bundesliga table, six points ahead of Dortmund, who are fourth, and two behind leader Bayern Munich after 14 matches. The game which will take place at the Red Bull Arena will be RB Leipzig's first home game of 2021 and the high flying side will look to win this one. Speaking in a press conference ahead of the game, Nagelsman praised Dortmund's ability and also highlighted the threat Erling Haaland can bring to the game. "Borussia Dortmund have an unbelievably talented tea...
Borussia Dortmund Striker Erling Haaland Out Until January With Muscle Injury
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Borussia Dortmund Striker Erling Haaland Out Until January With Muscle Injury

Haaland, top scorer for Dortmund this season and with 16 objectives from 12 Champions League appearances, was absent from the side for their 1-1 draw against Lazio in Group F of the opposition. Dortmund lead trainer Lucien Favre said Haaland had been harmed in preparing on Tuesday and it ended up being more genuine than at first anticipated. Borussia Dortmund striker Erling Haaland will be sidelined with a muscle issue for the remainder of the year after he got the injury in preparing. “He was harmed in preparing. We at first idea it was not so awful. We can’t transform it.” Haaland has scored 10 objectives for Dortmund in the Bundesliga this season, with four of those coming in the 5-2 whipping of Hertha Berlin a month ago, having joined from RB Salzburg in January 2020....
HAALAND Has Now Scored More Champions League Goals Than Ronaldo And Zidane
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HAALAND Has Now Scored More Champions League Goals Than Ronaldo And Zidane

The Norwegian wonderkid has now scored 16 times in Europe’s top competition after his double for Borussia Dortmund against Club Brugge on Tuesday night. Haaland has been in exceptional form in his first full season with the Bundesliga giants. In fact, the ex-RB Salzburg striker has now scored at least once in each of his last seven games – including FOUR in the 5-2 Bundesliga win over Hertha Berlin at the weekend. Haaland now has SIX Champions League goals in just four matches this season – scoring twice in both games against Club Brugge. Jadon Sancho scored a sumptuous free-kick in between the Norwegian’s double to ensure Dortmund picked up all three points on Tuesday. But Haaland stole the show, with his Euro career tally now a ridiculous 16 goals in a mere 12 games. ...
‘Herrera died in the dressing room’ – PSG boss Tuchel singles out midfielder for praise after Rennes win
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‘Herrera died in the dressing room’ – PSG boss Tuchel singles out midfielder for praise after Rennes win

The former Borussia Dortmund boss hailed the efforts of the Spaniard while he also picked out Angel Di Maria for his ability to respond to adversity Paris Saint-Germain head coach Thomas Tuchel has given special praise to midfielder Ander Herrera after Saturday’s 3-0 win over Rennes. The Ligue 1 champions were depleted for their match against the side that lay third in the league, with Kylian Mbappe, Neymar and Marco Verratti just some of the players out due to injury. Herrera, though, stepped forward and created a goal for Angel Di Maria, who was widely hailed as the man of the match after finding the net twice. For Tuchel, however, the former Manchester United central midfielder merited singling out.
Dortmund’s 15-year-old wonderkid Moukoko scores his 13th goal in just four U19 matches
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Dortmund’s 15-year-old wonderkid Moukoko scores his 13th goal in just four U19 matches

The highly-rated forward has netted at least a hat-trick in all of his outings in 2020-21, with a first-team promotion now said to be on the cards Borussia Dortmund’s teenage sensation Youssoufa Moukoko has maintained his remarkable standards in 2020-21, with the 15-year-old hitting 13 goals through just four appearances. The youngster has netted at least a hat-trick in all of his outings at Under-19 level this season. The Cameroon-born Germany youth international has enjoyed a meteoric rise to prominence since bursting onto the scene.
Germany coach Low: Borussia Dortmund wonderkid Moukoko is a rare talent
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Germany coach Low: Borussia Dortmund wonderkid Moukoko is a rare talent

The World Cup winning coach is aware of the 15-year-old star who has dazzled in the German youth league with his goals   Germany coach Joachim Low has praised Borussia Dortmund teenage sensation Youssoufa Moukoko as an outstanding talent that is rare to witness. The Cameroon-born forward has been prolific in front of goal for the Dortmund U19 side with 40 goals in 23 league matches since the start of last season. Moukoko, 15, has been named in BVB's Uefa Champions League squad and their Bundesliga set-up this season, but he is not eligible to make his first-team debut until he turns 16 on November 20.
Wonderkid Moukoko Should Be Messi’s Successor At Barcelona, Claims Eto’o
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Wonderkid Moukoko Should Be Messi’s Successor At Barcelona, Claims Eto’o

The Cameroon superstar has urged his former employers to sign the Borussia Dortmund sensation Barcelona should target Borussia Dortmund wonderkid Youssoufa Moukoko as the long-term successor to Lionel Messi, according to Samuel Eto’o. The 15-year-old has been included in BVB’s Champions League squad this season, even though he isn’t eligible to feature in Europe’s premier club competition until he turns 16 on November 20. Despite not yet making his senior debut for Dortmund, Moukoko is the player Barca should be targeting as they look for a long-term successor to 33-year-old Messi according to the Argentine's former teammate Eto’o, who was twice a Champions League winner during five years at Camp Nou. “[There’s] a young player who plays for Dortmund called Youss...
Dortmund Chief Reveals How Man United Fumbled Sancho Chase
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Dortmund Chief Reveals How Man United Fumbled Sancho Chase

Borussia Dortmund CEO Hans-Joachim Watzke has told Manchester United they “misjudged” their pursuit of Jadon Sancho. The Dortmund chief insists there was a “clear line” on what it would take to price Sancho from Westfalenstadion – but the Red Devils did not meet the requirements. Sancho reportedly agreed to personal terms with United, but Dortmund’s £109million price tag for the England international proved a stumbling block. The Bundesliga club also set an August deadline for any bid for Sancho to be tabled, but United continued to pursue a cut-price deal for the 20-year-old right up to the transfer deadline. Watzke believes the Red Devils were misguided in their strategy, but he refused to rule out a departure for Sancho in the future. “[They] misjudged the situation. ...
Sancho Will Be Important For Us This Season – Haaland
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Sancho Will Be Important For Us This Season – Haaland

Borussia Dortmund striker Erling Haaland has backed teammate Jadon Sancho to shine for the club this season as the new Bundesliga prepares to resume. Sancho is being targeted by Manchester United but last month, Borussia Dortmund confirmed the England international won't be leaving as he will be playing another season with them. With the winger confirmed to stay at the club for another season and how he has been good during the pre-season, Haaland believed he will be important for the German side this coming Bundesliga season. “I think he has been very good throughout the whole pre-season,” Haaland while speaking in an interview with Viaplay Fotball on twitter. “He will be an important player for us this season.” “That’s not something that I am involved in,” he replied w...
Dortmund set to host fans for their Bundesliga opener as Covid-19 restrictions loosened
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Dortmund set to host fans for their Bundesliga opener as Covid-19 restrictions loosened

The German giants announced a small crowd will be in attendance for Saturday's clash at Signal Iduna Park Borussia Dortmund's season-opening Bundesliga fixture at home to Borussia Monchengladbach is set to be played in front of around 10,000 supporters. Bundesliga clubs have reportedly been given the green light for fans to return to stadiums for the start of the 2020-21 season in Germany amid the coronavirus pandemic. The 2019-20 campaign resumed behind closed doors in May due to Covid-19, which forced the league to be postponed in March.  
Greenwood a ‘superstar in the making’ – Ferdinand hails Man Utd teenager and urges Sancho move
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Greenwood a ‘superstar in the making’ – Ferdinand hails Man Utd teenager and urges Sancho move

The Old Trafford legend has spoken highly of the two young talents, who have made such an impression in front of goal in recent months Manchester United legend Rio Ferdinand has hailed striker Mason Greenwood as “a future superstar”, while he has suggested that the Red Devils should continue their pursuit of Borussia Dortmund winger Jadon Sancho. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side finished the 2019-20 campaign in fine form and impressed particularly offensively. The 18-year-old Greenwood was a major part of that as he finished his first full season with the senior side with 10 league goals in 31 outings, and it was enough to persuade Ferdinand of his talent.
Not everyone can spend millions and millions’ – Solskjaer
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Not everyone can spend millions and millions’ – Solskjaer

The Norwegian says he is "happy" with his current squad but is always on the lookout for players that fit "all the right criteria" Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has delivered a transfer update amid Manchester United's pursuit of Jadon Sancho, insisting that "not everyone can spend millions and millions". United have been relatively quiet in the transfer market this summer, having only spent £35 million ($46m) to date on Netherlands midfielder Donny van de Beek, who moved to Old Trafford from Ajax at the start of the month. They have, however, been linked with several other high-profile targets, with Borussia Dortmund winger Sancho a priority for Solskjaer ahead of the new season.
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Van de Beek out of the blue but great for Man Utd’ – Brown excited by potential of Solskjaer’s side

The Red Devils have added another creative midfielder to their ranks and are being challenged to burst out of the blocks in 2020-21 Manchester United’s capture of Donny van de Beek “came out of the blue”, says Wes Brown, but the Dutch midfielder is considered to be an “excellent” addition to a squad generating plenty of excitement ahead of the 2020-21 campaign. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has snapped up another creative playmaker in a £35 million ($46m) deal with Ajax. Other targets had appeared to be figuring more prominently on the recruitment radar at Old Trafford – such as Borussia Dortmund winger Jadon Sancho – but a notable capture has been completed.
‘Unique’ Haaland compared to Messi & Ronaldo by Norway boss Lagerback
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‘Unique’ Haaland compared to Messi & Ronaldo by Norway boss Lagerback

The Swedish head coach has talked up the talents of the Borussia Dortmund star ahead of a UEFA Nation's League meeting with Northern Ireland Norway boss Lars Lagerback has described Erling Haaland as "unique", while comparing him to Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. The 2019-20 season turned out to be a memorable one for Haaland, who scored 44 goals in 40 appearances across all competitions for two different clubs. The 20-year-old spent the first half of the campaign at Red Bull Salzburg, where his prolific form in the Austrian Bundesliga and Champions League earned him a €20 million (£18m/$24m) move to Borussia Dortmund in the winter transfer window.
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Haaland reveals he’d be a rapper or a farmer if he wasn’t a footballer

Borussia Dortmund star Erling Haaland has revealed that he'd be a "rapper or a farmer" if he wasn't a footballer and outlined his desire to be the world's best. Haaland became one of the hottest properties in European football after netting a staggering 28 goals ihe 2019-20 campaign. n 22 appearances for Red Bull Salzburg in the first half of the United and Juventus to show an interest in the 20-year-old. Six of those efforts came in the Champions League group stages, prompting the likes of Real Madrid, Manchest The prolific Borussia Dortmund striker invited questions about his career from his followers on social media ahead of the new season

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