Saturday, October 23

Tag: Pre-season Friendly

Arsenal agree £25m deal to sell Midfielder to EPL Rivals ahead of Brentford Clash
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Arsenal agree £25m deal to sell Midfielder to EPL Rivals ahead of Brentford Clash

Arsenal have struck a £25m deal with Newcastle to sell midfielder, Joe Willock, according to Daily Mail. Willock is yet to agree personal terms, but the Magpies will push to finalize the transfer in time for their opening fixture of the new season against West Ham. The 21-year-old was left out of the Gunners’ final pre-season friendly at Tottenham Hotspur, with manager Mikel Arteta saying: “We will explain the reasons when we can.” Willock became Newcastle’s number-one target this summer, following a successful loan spell in the second half of last season. During his short stint at St James’ Park, he scored eight goals in 14 appearances. He also set a new record by becoming the youngest player to score in seven consecutive games. Willock’s departure could ...
What Tuchel said about Lukaku transfer after Chelsea’s 2-2 draw with Tottenham
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What Tuchel said about Lukaku transfer after Chelsea’s 2-2 draw with Tottenham

  Chelsea manager, Thomas Tuchel, has claimed “a lot of players want to join” when asked about a move for Inter Milan’s Romelu Lukaku. The Blues are preparing a second bid for Lukaku, after seeing their initial offer rebuffed. It is also understood Lukaku is open to returning to Stamford Bridge. Speaking to reporters following Chelsea’s 2-2 draw with Tottenham in a pre-season friendly on Wednesday, Tuchel said: “I will not talk about players who don’t play in my squad. “He’s a fantastic player but he’s an Inter player and I will not talk about him in this situation. “You can imagine a lot of players want to come and join but we will not talk about that.”
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Man Utd vs Brentford: Solskjaer fails to win another pre-season friendly after new deal

Manchester United were held to a 2-2 draw by Brentford in a pre-season friendly played on Wednesday night. The Red Devils lost 4-2 to Queens ParRangers in their last warm-up game. It was the first game Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was taking charge of since he signed a new contract. Against the newly-promoted Premier League side Brenford, United took a 12th-minute lead through Anthony Elanga. Shandon Baptiste made it 1-1 eight minutes later. Five minutes into the second half, Andreas Pereira put Solksjaer’s men in front again. But Brentford levelled in the 78th minute through Bryan Mbeumo. United will play Preston North End next in another friendly on June 31.
Daley Blind Collapses During Pre-Season Friendly
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Daley Blind Collapses During Pre-Season Friendly

Daley Blind, the Ajax and Netherlands defender collapsed during Tuesday's pre-season friendly against Hertha Berlin, BBC reports. Blind, 30, was diagnosed with a heart condition in December 2019 after suffering from dizziness during a Champions League game against Valencia. The former Manchester United player returned to action in February after having an implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) fitted. Ajax boss Erik Ten Hag said Blind was feeling "OK" after being substituted. "Daley Blind's ICD went off. He got subbed off straight away and he is feeling OK now, he is feeling fine," Ten Hag told Dutch TV station Ziggo Sport. "We will do research about this now." https://www.instagram.com/p/CEWetIOFpwW/

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