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Barca do not deserve to progress in Champions League after Inter failure, fumes Xavi

Barca do not deserve to progress in Champions League after Inter failure, fumes Xavi

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Mysport99 - Xavi declared Barcelona "do not deserve" to progress in the Champions League after failing to beat Inter at home on Wednesday. Robert Lewandowski took his tally to 14 goals in all competitions this season – only Erling Haaland has scored more in Europe's top five leagues – with two late equalisers in a thrilling 3-3 draw against Inter. The Poland striker first levelled after Nicolo Barella and Lautaro Martinez put Inter in front following Ousmane Dembele's opener, before cancelling out Robin Gosens' 89th-minute strike three minutes later. Lewandowski now has five goals in his first two Champions League games for Barca at Camp Nou, though that meant little to Xavi after Barca were left trailing Inter by three points with just two games to go. "If you don't bea...
Joan Laporta agrees with Xavi on allowing De Jong to join Man Utd

Joan Laporta agrees with Xavi on allowing De Jong to join Man Utd

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Mysport99 - Manchester United may have been given a glimmer of hope regarding Erik ten Hag's interest in Frenkie de Jong. Neither Xavi nor Joan Laporta are keen to part ways with the Barcelona star over the coming transfer windows, but the door doesn't appear to be closed completely. Ten Hag made De Jong his top target after taking the job at Old Trafford, having already worked together at Ajax. Despite their prior partnership, the midfielder stood firm in his desire to stay at the Camp Nou, where he supposedly dreamed of playing as a child. That didn't stop the Red Devils pushing until the bitter end, however, with the financial aspects of a £73million deal supposedly agreed. But the player himself refused to give his blessing in a messy, long-running saga that saw club presid...
Jurgen Klopp sends warning to Darwin Nunez after Crystal Palace red card

Jurgen Klopp sends warning to Darwin Nunez after Crystal Palace red card

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Mysport99 - Jurgen Klopp has warned Darwin Nunez that he must learn to control himself after he was sent off for a headbutt during Liverpool's 1-1 draw with Crystal Palace on Monday. Nunez spent a large part of the game tussling with Palace defender Joachim Andersen and tensions eventually boiled over 57 minutes in as the Liverpool striker pushed his head into Andersen's chin and was swiftly given his marching orders by the referee. It took a while for things to settle as Nunez refused to leave the pitch in favour of protesting the decision, forcing James Milner to intervene and force the Uruguayan to depart - all while Klopp could be seen urging Nunez to get off the pitch. “I’ve seen it back, of course it’s a red card,” said the Liverpool manager. “In the game, I could not ...
Man Utd not interested in Marcus Rashford sale amid PSG links

Man Utd not interested in Marcus Rashford sale amid PSG links

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Mysport99 - Manchester United have no interest in parting ways with Marcus Rashford this summer, Mysport99 understands. The England forward entered this summer on the fringes of the United setup but, as Mysport99 revealed in June, his sights were set firmly on regaining his place at Old Trafford and he was looking forward to working under Ten Hag and Steve McClaren, both of whom are known to be fans of his. The managerial duo have spoken with Rashford about his role in the team and his future at United, and the 24-year-old is happy working under Ten Hag and McClaren. Rashford has less than a year remaining on his contract - although United do have an option to extend by 12 months - and Mysport99 understands that intermediaries representing Paris Saint-Germain, who have shown ...
Monaco announce loan signing of Malang Sarr from Chelsea

Monaco announce loan signing of Malang Sarr from Chelsea

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Mysport99 - Ligue 1 side Monaco have confirmed the signing of defender Malang Sarr on a 12-month loan deal from Chelsea. The 23-year-old joins the club having played just 21 games throughout his spell at Stamford Bridge, and will no doubt be keen to play more regularly during the 2022/23 season. The club's official statement on the signing reads: "AS Monaco are pleased to announce the arrival of Malang Sarr. "After Takumi Minamino, Breel Embolo and Thomas Didillon, AS Monaco have made their fourth summer signing. Malang Sarr, the 23-year-old central defender under contract with Chelsea FC, has joined the Principality on a season-long loan deal with an option to buy. Speaking after the move, Sarr expressed his delight at returning to Ligue 1, where he played with Nice for f...
Marseille confirm signing of Alexis Sanchez

Marseille confirm signing of Alexis Sanchez

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Mysport99 - Ligue 1 club Marseille have confirmed the signing of free agent Alexis Sanchez after rescinding his contract at Inter. After weeks of negotiations between the forward and I Nerazzurri, the two parties finally came to an agreement to terminate the player's contract on Monday. Marseille have moved quickly to sign Sanchez and have now confirmed that they have agreement with the player subject to a medical. The club's official statement on the signing reads: "Olympique de Marseille and Alexis Sánchez have agreed on a transfer on principle. "The Chilean international with 143 caps, who won 17 trophies in his career, will commit himself to Olympique in the next few hours after passing his medical tests." OM kickstarted their 2022/23 Ligue 1 campaign with a bang on Su...
RB Leipzig confirm signing of Benjamin Sesko from 2023

RB Leipzig confirm signing of Benjamin Sesko from 2023

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Mysport99 - RB Leipzig have confirmed they have agreed to sign young striker Benjamin Sesko from Red Bull Salzburg at the end of the current season. The 19-year-old Slovenia international had attracted interest from a number of European heavyweights, including Manchester United and Chelsea, but has instead opted to remain in the Red Bull setup with a move to Leipzig. Sesko will remain with Salzburg for the 2022/23 campaign before moving to the Bundesliga in 2023, with a five-year contract already inked with Leipzig. "I’m very happy to be able to make the move to RB Leipzig in 2023 and that the transfer is now confirmed," Sesko said. "RB Leipzig are one of the best clubs in Germany and are establishing themselves as one of the best in Europe year on year. A success story has b...
Man Utd considering move for Juventus midfielder Adrien Rabiot

Man Utd considering move for Juventus midfielder Adrien Rabiot

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Mysport99 - Manchester United are deciding whether to pursue a move for Juventus midfielder Adrien Rabiot, Mysport99 understands. The 27-year-old has been told he can leave the club the Serie A giants this summer and his services have been offered around Europe. Monaco have been leading the race to sign Rabiot and have held talks, but his sizeable wages are proving problematic - bringing United into contention to sign him. Intermediaries spoke to United about a deal earlier in the month and talks have now advanced after the Red Devils, who slipped to a 2-1 defeat to Brighton on the opening day of the Premier League season, expressed an interest in taking Rabiot to Old Trafford. The Frenchman has just a year left on his deal in Turin and is not part of Massimiliano Allegri'...
Erik ten Hag offers update on Man Utd’s ‘strict’ transfer plans

Erik ten Hag offers update on Man Utd’s ‘strict’ transfer plans

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Mysport99 - Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag has revealed the club are working hard to try and secure his preferred transfer targets this summer. The Red Devils have already brought in Lisandro Martinez, Tyrell Malacia and Christian Eriksen at Ten Hag's request but continue to be frustrated in their pursuits of the boss' top two targets, Barcelona midfielder Frenkie de Jong and Ajax winger Antony. Mysport99 understands Chelsea are now rivalling United for De Jong's signature, while Antony is growing frustrated with Ajax's refusal to lower their asking price, which sits at close to the €100m mark. "We know what we want, and it's not about signing players," Ten Hag offered as an update. "It's about signing the right players. "We are really planning it carefully, and we...
Aguero admits Haaland struggled against Virgil van Dijk

Aguero admits Haaland struggled against Virgil van Dijk

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Mysport99 - Manchester City legend Sergio Aguero has lamented Erling Haaland's Community Shield performance, admitting that Virgil van Dijk got the better of the young forward. Haaland largely struggled in his first competitive game for City following his £51m move from Borussia Dortmund this summer, and even missed an open net in the dying embers of the game when his team were 3-1 down. Speaking on his Twitch channel, Aguero stated that Van Dijk - arguably the best defender in the world - bested Haaland on the day: "He was too used to Germany. "Haaland thought he was alone, then Van Dijk arrived and said 'welcome to the Premier League.'" Speaking after the game to the press, Pep Guardiola gave his analysis of Haaland's performance, stating: "He had chances, two or three ...