Friday, January 28

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Fati leaves pitch in tears as Barcelona crash out of Copa de Rey against Athletic Club
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Fati leaves pitch in tears as Barcelona crash out of Copa de Rey against Athletic Club

The forward was forced off in extra time on Thursday   Ansu Fati left Barcelona's Copa del Rey match in tears on Thursday after sustaining an injury against Athletic Club in extra time. The forward walked straight down the tunnel upon his exit in the last-16 match, which ended with Barca crashing out in a 3-2 defeat. Fati, 19, only recently returned from a serious hamstring injury and missed most of last year with knee problems.
World Cup Qualifiers: Brighton’s Mwepu to miss Zambia’s Mauritania and Tunisia duels
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World Cup Qualifiers: Brighton’s Mwepu to miss Zambia’s Mauritania and Tunisia duels

The star has been ruled out of the upcoming games due to an injury picked up during a Premier League game Brighton & Hove Albion midfielder Enock Mwepu will miss Zambia's World Cup qualifiers against Mauritania and Tunisia due to an injury. Chipolopolo's team doctor, George Phiri, confirmed the star's absence due to a hamstring injury he sustained against Newcastle United on Saturday during a Premier League encounter.  
Davies injury update delivered after Bayern Munich full-back suffers hamstring problem
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Davies injury update delivered after Bayern Munich full-back suffers hamstring problem

The talented 20-year-old will play no part in a Champions League clash with Benfica on Wednesday, confirms coach Julian Nagelsmann Bayern Munich are relieved to discover that the latest injury picked up by Alphonso Davies is nothing too serious, but the Canada international is to be given a much-needed rest. The highly-rated 20-year-old lasted just 40 minutes of a thumping 5-1 Bundesliga win over Bayer Leverkusen on Sunday. He was replaced after complaining of pain in his hamstring, with Bayern immediately fearing the worst.  
Greatest Serena, Pioneer of Tennis Intimidation, turns 40
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Greatest Serena, Pioneer of Tennis Intimidation, turns 40

Serena Williams turns 40 on Sunday with her long-time coach hailing her as the “greatest of all time” and a pioneer of tennis “intimidation”. The American superstar is frustratingly marooned on 23 Grand Slam titles, one short of the all-time record held by Margaret Court. However, her French coach Patrick Mouratoglou told AFP that her legacy is secure. “Margaret Court was playing at a time when three-quarters didn’t even go to Australia (for the Australian Open), where tennis was an amateur sport, when the draws were 16 players,” said Mouratoglou. Court, an Australian, won 11 of her Grand Slam titles at her home event. “I don’t mean to disrespect Margaret Court, but it’s another era. Yes, it would be better if Serena broke her record but, if she doesn’t, she will sti...
Lamptey: Brighton & Hove Albion boss Potter delivers injury update on Ghana target
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Lamptey: Brighton & Hove Albion boss Potter delivers injury update on Ghana target

The Seagulls boss spoke about the injured 20-year-old ahead of their Premier league opener on the weekend Brighton & Hove Albion defender Tariq Lamptey is making progress in his race for fitness for the new season, club boss Graham Potter has revealed. The England U21 of Ghanaian descent has been out of action since sustaining a hamstring injury in December 2020, ruling him out of the second round of the Premier League. He made a brief return to training when pre-season began but a setback has sent him to the treatment room again.
USMNT’s Arriola forced out of Gold Cup opener with hamstring injury
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USMNT’s Arriola forced out of Gold Cup opener with hamstring injury

The winger was hit with another leg problem after suffering two in the last year-and-a-half U.S. men's national team winger Paul Arriola was forced out of Sunday's Gold Cup opener against Haiti with what U.S. Soccer confirmed is right hamstring injury. Arriola fell down to the pitch after taking a shot within the first 15 minutes, with USMNT trainers required to come take a look at the injured attacker. After closer inspection, Arriola was able to walk off under his own power, albeit gingerly, as he was replaced by Nicolas Gioacchini.
All the Super Eagles Players Rohr Dropped for Cameroon Friendly Confirmed
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All the Super Eagles Players Rohr Dropped for Cameroon Friendly Confirmed

    Head coach of the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr has left out Samuel Chukwueze and Joe Aribo from his 24-man squad for an international friendly against Cameroon. Villarreal winger Chukwueze has been out injured after hurting his hamstring in the Europa League semi-final second leg against Arsenal. For Rangers midfielder Aribo, he seems to have been excused following a hectic season with the newly-crowned Scottish champions. Also trimmed from the squad are FC Porto left-back Sanusi Zaidu, Leganes’ Kenneth Omeruo, West Bromwich Albion’s Semi Ajayi, Almeria’s Sadiq Umar and Heartland goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa. Nigeria’s game against Cameroon is billed for June 4 in Wiener Neustadt, Austria. The fixture will be part of Rohr’s men preparations for their 2022...
Arsenal vs Everton: Aubameyang, Lacazette, others ruled out of EPL
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Arsenal vs Everton: Aubameyang, Lacazette, others ruled out of EPL

  Arsenal manager, Mikel Arteta, would be without strikers Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Alexandre Lacazette, for the visit of Everton in the Premier League on Friday. Aubameyang is recovering from malaria, while Lacazette pulled his hamstring last week during the 1-1 draw with Fulham. A club statement said: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang – Auba continues to recover after contracting malaria on international duty. Auba will be unavailable for Friday’s match against Everton but is hoping to resume light training by the end of this week. “Alex Lacazette – Left hamstring. Alex has sustained a strain to his left hamstring and will be unavailable for Friday’s match against Everton. He will continue to work with the medical team and will be assessed ahead of next week’s matche...
Chelsea vs West Brom: Tuchel Confirms Player to Miss, start Premier League Clash
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Chelsea vs West Brom: Tuchel Confirms Player to Miss, start Premier League Clash

Chelsea boss, Thomas Tuchel, has confirmed the player who will miss and start his side’s Premier League tie against West Brom on Saturday afternoon. Tuchel, midfielder, N’Golo Kante, will miss the West Brom clash at Stamford Bridge due to injury, while Timo Werner, who missed an open goal in Germany’s 2-1 World Cup qualifier defeat against North Macedonia earlier this week, will start for the Blues against the visitors. The German said this during his pre-match press conference on Friday. Recall that Kante had returned to Chelsea early from international duty after picking up a minor hamstring injury. “Everyone was training today, and we had a good, high-quality session,” Tuchel said. “Apart from N’Golo Kante, he wasn’t with the squad, and he did some individual work.” ...
Arsenal Give Injury Updates Ahead of West Ham Clash
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Arsenal Give Injury Updates Ahead of West Ham Clash

  Arsenal have passed Bukayo Saka fit for their clash with West Ham on Sunday. However, Willian faces a late fitness test, ahead of the Premier League fixture. Both Saka and Willian missed the Gunners’ Europa League clash with Olympiacos on Thursday due to hamstring and calf problems respectively. “As a precaution, Bukayo was left out of the squad to play Olympiacos on Thursday,” read a statement on Arsenal’s official website. “During this week, Bukayo has responded well to treatment, has participated in training and is now available for selection. “Willian missed Thursday’s match with Olympiacos due to a tight calf. “Willian is recovering well, has participated in training and will be assessed ahead of Sunday’s match regarding his availability.”...
Hodgson: Crystal Palace stars Zaha and Schlupp near return
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Hodgson: Crystal Palace stars Zaha and Schlupp near return

The Eagles boss has confirmed the Ivory Coast and the Ghana internationals are close to playing again, having been on the sidelines due to injuries Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson has delivered positive injury updates on Wilfried Zaha and Jeffrey Schlupp, explaining they are near to returning to action. Zaha has been on the sidelines since February 2 when he suffered a hamstring injury in a Premier League game against Newcastle United. The forward has subsequently missed Palace’s last four games, including their back-to-back defeats to Leeds United and Burnley.
LaLiga table: Real Madrid Climb Above Barcelona after Valencia Win
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LaLiga table: Real Madrid Climb Above Barcelona after Valencia Win

  Real Madrid have moved above Barcelona into second place in LaLiga, thanks to their 2-0 win over Valencia on sunday. Karim Benzema put the hosts ahead after 12 minutes, before Toni Kroos doubled the advantage with three minutes left before half time at Valdebebas. Ferland Mendy’s goal just after the hour mark was ruled out for offside following a VAR review. Victory for Los Blancos, was enough for them to leapfrog Barcelona, who hammered Alaves 5-1 on Saturday. Leaders, Atletico Madrid remain five points clear with two games in hand on Zinedine Zidane’s side. The only negative from the afternoon came when Dani Carvajal limped off with an apparent hamstring injury. Real were already without seven players due to fitness issues and midway through the first half...
Nigeria’s Samuel Chukwueze of Villarreal Undergoes Successful Surgery
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Nigeria’s Samuel Chukwueze of Villarreal Undergoes Successful Surgery

  Villarreal and Super Eagles winger, Samuel Chukwueze has undergone successful surgery after traveling to Munich, Germany for the medical procedure. The Nigeria international aggravated the groin injury during the club's 4-0 win at Celta Vigo in a Spanish top-flight game. The injury has made him miss fixtures against Tenerife, Granada, Huesca, Girona, Real Sociedad and Levante. The club has now confirmed that the 21-year-old’s operation went well alongside teammate Ruben Pena. “Samuel Chukwueze, who has been out injured receiving treatment for discomfort in his groin, has undergone surgery this morning [Thursday] by Doctor Ulrike Muschaweck in Munich, hoping to definitively relieve him of the said pain,” a statement from the club website read. “Ruben Pena suffer...
Leicester City boss Rodgers hopes to have Ndidi back against Wolverhampton Wanderers
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Leicester City boss Rodgers hopes to have Ndidi back against Wolverhampton Wanderers

The Nigeria international has missed the Foxes’ last two games due to injury but he is set to return to the team Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers is optimistic Wilfred Ndidi will be available for selection against Wolverhampton Wanderers on Sunday. The midfielder suffered a hamstring injury against Everton in January and has subsequently missed their last two outings against Leeds United and Fulham. The Northern Irish tactician has revealed the Nigeria international along with Jamie Vardy should return against Nuno Espirito Santo’s men.
Lampard confirms when Kante will likely be back for Chelsea
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Lampard confirms when Kante will likely be back for Chelsea

The midfielder has not featured since picking up a hamstring injury against Manchester City Frank Lampard is hopeful N’Golo Kante will be fit for Chelsea’s Premier League clash with Burnley next weekend. The France international picked up a hamstring injury during the Blues’ 3-1 loss to Manchester City on January 3. He sat out the win over Morecambe in the FA Cup, victory at Fulham in the Premier League and loss to Leicester City.  
Christian Pulisic Promise to be Back In No Time
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Christian Pulisic Promise to be Back In No Time

The United States international picked up a hamstring problem during the Wembley meeting with Arsenal, but he is optimistic about his recovery Christian Pulisic has vowed to be “back in no time” after suffering a hamstring injury in Chelsea’s FA Cup final defeat to Arsenal. The United States international opened the scoring at Wembley Stadium on Saturday, with another impressive finish added to his ever-growing collection. He looked to be in again early in the second half, but pulled a muscle as he raced into the box and poked an effort wide of the post as he crumpled to the turf.
Joao Felix would ‘be at a higher level’ if he joined Real Madrid instead of Atletico
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Joao Felix would ‘be at a higher level’ if he joined Real Madrid instead of Atletico

The Portuguese coach thinks a fellow countryman would have fit in better at Santiago Bernabeu than Wanda Metropolitano Joao Felix would be "at a higher level" if he had joined Real Madrid instead of Atletico Madrid, claims Carlos Carvalhal. Atletico shelled out €126 million (£122m/$142m) to sign Felix from Benfica ahead of Antoine Griezmann's departure for La Liga rivals Barcelona last year. However, the 20-year-old has only contributed six goals and three assists in 28 appearances, with ankle and hamstring injuries sidelining him for separate short spells.
Kane ‘fully fit’ and  ‘feeling sharp’ after injury as Spurs striker sets ambitious top-four target
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Kane ‘fully fit’ and ‘feeling sharp’ after injury as Spurs striker sets ambitious top-four target

The Tottenham striker has been out of action since New Year’s Day, but he is over a hamstring problem and looking for Champions League qualification Harry Kane has declared himself to be “fully fit” and is setting Tottenham the ambitious target of winning “seven or eight” of their last nine games in order to secure a top-four finish. Spurs sit some way off the Champions League qualification pace at present, with Jose Mourinho’s side having slipped to eighth in the Premier League table. A seven-point gap separates them from London rivals Chelsea in fourth, while the likes of Manchester United and Wolves are sat above them and neighbours Arsenal just a point behind.
Barcelona Forward, Dembele’s Tested Negative to Coronavirus
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Barcelona Forward, Dembele’s Tested Negative to Coronavirus

Barcelona forward, Ousmane Dembele, has tested negative for coronavirus (COVID-19), according to Goal. The 22-year-old was Barcelona’s last squad member to be tested for the virus. DAILY POST had reported that the Frenchman recently underwent successful surgery on his right thigh in Turku, Finland last February. Dembele having taken a COVID-19 test on Monday, the result has now come back negative. Meanwhile, Barcelona has confirmed in a statement on its official website on Wednesday that Dembele can return to the club’s training centre after passing the obligatory test to continue his recovery. “The French player returns to the training centre after passing the obligatory test to continue his recovery from the hamstring injury he suffered in Februar...
Kane and England will be boosted by delayed Euros – Redknapp
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Kane and England will be boosted by delayed Euros – Redknapp

Skipper and talismanic striker can find feet again in Premier League next season before spearheading challenge next summer The postponement of Euro 2020 for a year due to the coronavirus is a big blow for football fans but it could play right into the hands of England and their talisman Harry Kane, says Jamie Redknapp. Kane has not kicked a ball in anger since sustaining a hamstring injury at Southampton on New Year’s Day and faced a race against time to be fit for the scheduled start of the Euros in mid-June. The England skipper has scored 25 goals in 40 England appearances - which is 11 more than Wayne Rooney at the same stage of his international career - and his potential absence this summer would have been a major blow to England’s chances.
Arsenal Confirm Three Players That Will Miss Crystal Palace Clash
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Arsenal Confirm Three Players That Will Miss Crystal Palace Clash

Arsenal have confirmed that head coach, Mikel Arteta, will be without three first-team players when they travel to Crystal Palace on Saturday. Hector Bellerin is yet to fully recover from a tight right hamstring and the fullback will not feature in the London Derby. Calum Chambers has had surgery on ruptured anterior cruciate ligament. His rehabilitation process is expected to take up to nine months. Left-back Kieran Tierney misses out with a dislocated shoulder but should be back in full training by March. A club statement reads: “Hector Bellerin – Tight right hamstring. Being assessed ahead of Crystal Palace (a). “Calum Chambers – Left knee. Ruptured anterior cruciate ligament of his left knee during Chelsea (h) on 29 December. Successful surgery completed. Rehabilit...
Harry Kane Suffers Major Injury Blow
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Harry Kane Suffers Major Injury Blow

Tottenham Hotspur have confirmed captain Harry Kane will be out until April, with the player set to have surgery on his left hamstring. Kane, who has 11 Premier League goals so far this season, limped off during their 1-0 defeat at Southampton on New Year’s Day. It means je will miss most of the remaining games in the Premier League, with Spurs battling to finish in the top four. “Following ongoing assessment by our medical staff over the past week, we can confirm that Harry Kane will undergo surgery to repair a ruptured tendon in his left hamstring. “The striker suffered the injury during our Premier League fixture against Southampton last week and specialists have advised surgery after further review of the injury. “The decision to undergo surgery is ...
Ukraine Vs Nigeria: Rohr Names Replacement For Wilfred Ndidi
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Ukraine Vs Nigeria: Rohr Names Replacement For Wilfred Ndidi

Head coach of the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr, has invited Anderson Esiti who plays for PAOK Saloniki in Greece, to replace the injured Wilfred Ndidi, for the September 10 friendly against Ukraine. Ndidi tweaked his hamstring in Leicester City’s 1-1 draw at Chelsea in the Premier League. He is expected to be out for two weeks. Esiti, 25, has been impressive for his former club KAA Gent of Belgium, which earned him a lucrative transfer to the Greek champions this summer. “We are thinking about Anderson Esiti of Paok Saloniki, to replace injured Leicester City midfielder Wilfred Ndidi for the friendly match against Ukraine on September 10,” Rohr told SportingLife.
Christian Atsu makes Newcastle United return vs Tottenham Hotspur
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Christian Atsu makes Newcastle United return vs Tottenham Hotspur

After two months on the sidelines, the Ghana international returned to action after coming on as a substitute at White Hart Lane Christian Atsu made his return from a two-month injury lay-off when he was introduced in the 17th minute of Newcastle United's Premier League clash with Tottenham Hotspur on Saturday. The Ghana international came on for the injured Allan Saint-Maximin, as Newcastle sought their first points of the new season. Atsu has been out of action since sustaining a hamstring injury in Ghana’s 0-0 draw against Cameroon in an Africa Cup of Nations group-stage bout.
De Bruyne feeling fit and positive following injury free pre-season
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De Bruyne feeling fit and positive following injury free pre-season

The midfielder is healthy and raring to go after a successful pre-season for him and the Premier League champions concluded in Japan Manchester City midfielder Kevin De Bruyne is confident the fitness problems that plagued him last season are in the past. Three knee injuries - two of them involving ligament damage - and an ill-timed hamstring issue restricted the Belgium international to 19 Premier League appearances as City retained the title. De Bruyne admitted to feeling mentally exhausted following a frustrating setback against Tottenham in April, which threatened to finally end his abbreviated campaign.
Atsu ruled out of Africa Cup of Nations with hamstring injury
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Atsu ruled out of Africa Cup of Nations with hamstring injury

The Black Stars winger is set to return to England for treatment after tests showed he will not be able to play any further part at the ongoing Afcon Ghana international Christian Atsu has been ruled out of the remainder of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations due to a hamstring injury. The 27-year-old sustained the sprain during the Black Stars’ goalless draw with Cameroon in Group F on Saturday, with a medical report released on Monday by the team confirming a long layoff. The Newcastle United player will thus depart Ghana camp in Egypt for England to undergo treatments, according to officials.
‘I seriously considered giving up’ – Giggs shares injury woes as Ramsey misses out for Wales
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‘I seriously considered giving up’ – Giggs shares injury woes as Ramsey misses out for Wales

The 28-year-old has a hamstring problem and his international boss remembers the mental torment he faced during his own time on the treatment table Ryan Giggs has sympathised with outgoing Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey's injury problems ahead of Wales' European Qualifying campaign, with the ex-winger revealing he considered quitting the sport early during his Manchester United career. Ramsey missed out on a farewell appearance and a Europa League final for the Gunners as he prepares to join Juventus next season, and will be absent for Wales' European Qualifying games against Croatia and Hungary. The 28-year-old midfielder suffered a hamstring injury during the Europa League quarter-final against Napoli on April 18 and has not featured since.
Man City Star Kevin De Bruyne Could Play Title Deciding Clash Against Brighton
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Man City Star Kevin De Bruyne Could Play Title Deciding Clash Against Brighton

Kevin De Bruyne could be fit for Manchester City’s title decider against Brighton on Sunday after three weeks out, says Pep Guardiola. Midfielder Fernandinho is out of the game, but could return for FA Cup final, after missing the victories over Burnley and Leicester due to a knee problem. De Bruyne injured his hamstring in the victory over Tottenham on April 20, but has trained twice this week ahead of the final day of Premier League fixtures. City will win the Premier League title by beating Brighton on Sunday, regardless of Liverpool’s result against Wolves. Asked if he would be following updates from Liverpool’s simultaneous match, Guardiola said: “Honestly it’s better to focus on what we do. “If we win we don’t have to look at anything else. Why should we be distracted...
Alexis Sanchez Picks Up Hamstring Injury In Manchester United Training
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Alexis Sanchez Picks Up Hamstring Injury In Manchester United Training

Alexis Sanchez will not play for man United against Southampton at the weekend after suffering a hamstring injury in training Alexis Sanchez has scored just once this season and been displaced in Jose Mourinho’s starting line-up by Anthony Martial. He will now undergo tests to determine the severity of the issue. Alexis sustained a hamstring injury in training on Thursday which requires further investigation to confirm severity,” a club source revealed. Much excitement accompanied Sanchez’s move to United, with the ‘Red Devils’ seeing off rival interest from Manchester City to land the forward back in January. However, Sanchez has scored just four goals in 30 appearances for United since and was left out of the squad completely for the Champions League victory over Young Boys o...
Five Shocking Reasons Behind Your Back Pain
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Five Shocking Reasons Behind Your Back Pain

Are you prone to back pain? There is a chance that you are not doing a number of things right and those things could be quite surprising. Here are five shocking reasons behind your back pain and how to make your back stop hurting. Your Pants Are Too Tight Skinny jeans could be doing a number on your back. Outfits that are too-tight constrict the body, which limits your range of motion and can strain your back, neck, and shoulders. The biggest fashion culprits are Skinny jeans and pencil skirts. For clothes that are snug but not skintight, look for fabrics with a bit of stretch to them. Make sure you can easily slip a finger under the waistband. You sit All Day Inactivity is one of the most detrimental things you can do to your body. Your muscles get used to being in that seated ...
Liverpool’s Mane Has Surgery On Hand Injury
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Liverpool’s Mane Has Surgery On Hand Injury

Liverpool said on Wednesday that forward Sadio Mane had undergone successful surgery on a hand injury he sustained while on international duty with Senegal. Jurgen Klopp has a number of concerns ahead of his team’s return to Premier League action against Huddersfield on Saturday, with doubts over forwarding Mohamed Salah and midfielder Naby Keita. Defender Virgil van Dijk has been playing despite a rib problem. “Mane’s recovery will be monitored over the next couple of days ahead of the Reds’ return to action at Huddersfield Town on Saturday,” said a statement on Liverpool’s website. Keita had to be piggy-backed off the field by a Guinean teammate on Tuesday after hurting a hamstring against Rwanda while Salah suffered a thigh problem while on duty with Egypt. Liverpool are lev...
Piggy-Back’ Keita Third Liverpool Star Hurt In Africa
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Piggy-Back’ Keita Third Liverpool Star Hurt In Africa

Liverpool midfielder Naby Keita had to be piggy-backed off the field by a Guinean team-mate Tuesday after hurting a hamstring because no stretcher was available in a Rwandan stadium. Naby Keita He was the third Anfield star to be injured on Africa Cup of Nations duty after attackers Mohamed Salah (strained thigh muscle) and Sadio Mane (broken thumb) since last Friday. A Guinean official confirmed to AFP that Keita, who joined Liverpool during the close season from RB Leipzig, had injured a hamstring but gave no further details. The 2019 Cup of Nations qualifier at the Stade Nyamirambo in Rwandan capital Kigali finished 1-1, depriving leaders Guinea of qualification with two matchdays to spare. Salah scored direct from a corner last Friday, but had to be substituted just before...
Arsenal’s Cech Out For A Month With Hamstring Injury
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Arsenal’s Cech Out For A Month With Hamstring Injury

Bernd Leno is set for an extended period in goal for the gunners as a hamstring injury will keep the experienced shot-stopper out for a month.   Petr Cech Petr Cech has been ruled out for up to four weeks with the hamstring injury he suffered in Arsenal's win over Watford. The experienced goalkeeper had to be substituted early in the second half of Saturday's 2-0 home victory . Bernd Leno came on to make his debut and will seek to impress coach Unai Emery as he eyes an extended run in the starting line-up. An update from Arsenal's medical team on Tuesday confirmed Cech's anticipated period of absence. "Expected to return to full training in three to four weeks," the statement said of Cech's hamstring injury. Arsenal added that Laurent Koscielny's recovery from an A...
Barcelona Star Dembele Out For Another Month Due To Hamstring misery
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Barcelona Star Dembele Out For Another Month Due To Hamstring misery

In a statement, the La Liga leaders said: "Dembele had a problem with his left thigh and test have confirmed that the player has suffered a hamstring injury of the semitendinosus muscle that does not affect the area operated on earlier in the season. The injury will mean he will be out for a period of around three to four weeks."
Man United Fear Pogba Is ‘Out For 12 Weeks’ Due To A Hamstring Injury
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Man United Fear Pogba Is ‘Out For 12 Weeks’ Due To A Hamstring Injury

Old Trafford specialists believe the France international may need as many as 12 weeks of rehabilitation, a recovery period that would see him miss five Champions League games plus Premier League meetings with Liverpool, Tottenham, Chelsea, Arsenal and Manchester City. Pogba damaged his left hamstring when losing his footing during the first half of Tuesday’s 3-0 defeat of Basel. Initial MRI scans indicate a grade three tear with potential tendon damage. Further medical assessment is expected to confirm a lay-off period of “six weeks or maybe 12”. United’s coaching staff will be disappointed to lose Pogba, whom Jose Mourinho described as a player “that can change the destiny of the team” in a recent interview. Exacerbating that sense of disappointment is an analysis that Pogba’s injury w...
Arsenal Vs Burnley At 3:15pm
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Arsenal Vs Burnley At 3:15pm

Emirates Stadium, London Sunday, January 22 9:15 a.m. EST, 14:15 GMT Match Officials Referee: Jonathan Moss Assistants: Marc Perry and Andy Halliday 4th Official: Anthony Taylor Reverse Fixture: Burnley 0 - 1 Arsenal This Match, Last Time: Arsenal 3 - 0 Burnley (November 1, 2014) All-Time in All Competitions: 48 Arsenal wins, 33 Burnley wins, 21 draws Arsenal's League Form: L-L-W-W-D-W Burnley's League Form: L-L-W-W-L-W It is now mid-January, also known as "when Arsenal started to Bleep up their title run last year," and the Gunners are currently right in the middle of a six team title race. Chelsea have a moderate-to-enormous seven point lead at the top of the table, meaning the odds of them winning the league are something like 75%-ish right now, but there's still plenty of f...

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