Tag: Europa League

Ashley Young signs one-year Man Utd contract extension

Manchester United defender Ashley Young has signed a new one-year contract extension, the club has announced on Monday afternoon. The 33-year-old’s original deal was due to expire at the end of the current season, but he will now remain at Old Trafford until at least 2020. Ashley Young has played a

Jurgen Klopp praises departed Manchester United boss

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp says Jose Mourinho’s reputation should not be soured by his final few months at Manchester United. Jose Mourinho remains an “outstanding manager” despite being sacked by Manchester United, according to Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp. Klopp’s Reds claimed a 3-1 victory over their rivals at Anfield on Sunday

Lyon star Fekir shares plaudits for Champions League

Paulo Fonseca lauded Nabil Fekir’s “genius goal”, but the Lyon star insisted the decisive draw with Shakhtar Donetsk was a team effort.Inspirational skipper Nabil Fekir deflected praise to his “heroic” team-mates after leading Lyon to the Champions League knockout round on Wednesday.The France forward and long-time Liverpool target scored the

Emery: Arsenal could sign defender in January

With a mounting injury list, Arsenal head coach Unai Emery said reinforcements could be required.Arsenal could be forced to sign a centre-back in the January transfer window amid the club’s defensive shortage, head coach Unai Emery admitted.Emery’s options in defence are limited after Arsenal centre-back Rob Holding suffered a season-ending

Callum McGregor will only leave for ‘crazy money’ – Scott Gordon

Celtic’s goalkeeper believes only a ridiculous fee will pry McGregor from Celtic ParkAfter Celtic captain Scott Brown went down with an injury, Callum McGregor stepped up and proved he’s indeed a big-game player.Back in August, McGregor scored a pivotal goal against Suduva that helped send Celtic to the Europa League

Javi Calleja axed as Villarreal coach for their poor start.

Villarreal are just above the LaLiga relegation zone and the club have sacked Javi Calleja as a result of their poor start.Villarreal have sacked manager Javi Calleja following their disappointing start to the LaLiga campaign.After finishing in the top six in each of the previous five seasons, Villarreal are currently

Arsenal draw against Sporting Lisbon, Welbeck suffers horror injury

Arsenal played a 0-0 draw with Sporting Lisbon in the Europa League on Thursday at the Emirates. While the Gunners may not be too concerned with the match result, the injury to forward Danny Welbeck will be particularly disconcerting. The former Manchester United player suffered a broken ankle, which manager

Europa League: Higuain, Cutrone inspire Milan comeback

Gonzalo Higuain returned from injury to help a Patrick Cutrone-inspired AC Milan come from behind in a 3-1 win over Olympiacos in the Europa League. Argentina striker Higuain, sidelined with a leg problem for the past two matches, scored in between Cutrone’s crucial brace amid a game-changing burst of three

Emery: Smith Rowe must stay humble

Unai Emery has hailed Emile Smith Rowe’s “humble” mentality after the midfielder became Arsenal’s youngest goalscorer for seven years in the 3-0 Europa League win over Qarabag. Smith Rowe netted Arsenal’s second in Azerbaijan, as the Gunners cruised to an eighth consecutive win in all competitions, with Sokratis Papastathopoulos and