ARTETA CONFIDENT STAR WILL RENEW CONTRACT

 

Mikel Arteta has revealed his wish for experienced defender David Luiz to remain at the club. The former Chelsea defender is out of contract at the end of the season and there are reports that he could move to another club.


The Brazilian international joined in the summer from rivals Chelsea and has become a stable presence in the defence. Arteta appears to be on-board with the defender and hopes that he remains part of the team ahead of next season.
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MAN UTD SET SMALLING’S ASKING PRICE

According to a report, Manchester United have set the asking price for on loan defender Chris Smalling. The England international has been attracting interest from clubs in the Premier league. While Roma have also considered getting the player on a permanent deal.

Tottenham Hotspur, Arsenal and on loan club Roma have all registered an interest in the player and a summer permanent move away from Old Trafford is imminent.
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Theo Walcott: The Inspiration to Emerging Players

The Premier League is considered to be one of the two top competitions in Europe, other being the La Liga known as the Spanish first division championship. Over the years, the top-flight from England have shown a trend of introducing some of the young best players in the world to the magnificent stage. Earlier, it has been seen that the best players from different parts of the world have been successful because of their level of performance in international competitions. Wayne Rooney, Cristiano Ronaldo, and Theo Walcott, among others, have already ignited the fire of the league in the past. All of them have been able to show extraordinary talent at a very young age.


Real Madrid, a club until last summer, appeared that they have put the policy of Galactico aside and concentrated on young players and invested in them. Players like Dani Ceballos and The Hernandez were bought before the commencement of the season of 2017-2018. In addition, products from Castilla, Jesus Vallejo, Achraf Hakimi, Borja Mayoral, and Marcos Llorente were given a promotion to the first team because of their impressive performances. This season, it is a chance to watch out for some of the under 21 prospective players in the coming years.
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Theo Walcott and Others to be Replaced Temporarily

Temporary replacement for players who in agony of concussion and will be implemented for 2020 Euro, as the reports suggest. According to a news report, a system like the one which is prevalent in rugby is going to be introduced in the tournament next year before it is implemented on a wide scale. In rugby, the system sees the doctors of the team making an initial assessment on the pitch of the player prior to withdrawing it temporarily to find out if they are showing any signs of concussions.

While these players are off the pitch, the team can make a temporary replacement that can then be reversed in the case the players are fit to keep up. However, if they are unable to return, they are going to be made permanent. IFAB, the International Football Association is considering implementing a similar system for football and it is expected to be introduced at 2020 Euro. The system might have proved to be beneficial for Everton and Liverpool back in time, particularly on big stages for the Reds.

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SWEDEN-SPAIN PLAY THRILLING DRAW

Spain qualified for the Euro 2020 after snatching a draw against Sweden in Stockholm in what was an entertaining affair. Both teams knew what they needed with the Swedish needing a win and Spain requiring a draw.

The match began at a frantic pace with the Spaniards creating opportunities without really testing Olsen in the Swedish goal. Sweden began to gain strength and had an excellent chance just after the 20-minute mark which was acrobatically saved by David De Gea.
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JanneAndersson wants improvement

Sweden national team manager Janne Andersson wants to see improvement from his team. He said that so far his team has done really well in the Euro 2020 qualifiers and that it is important that they continue like this.

He said that they have been given a relatively easy group in the qualifiers and that it will be more difficult at the finals. For this reason, it is important that the team improve and learn to play better as a team.
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JanneAndersson wants improvement

Sweden national team manager Janne Andersson wants to see improvement from his team. He said that so far his team has done really well in the Euro 2020 qualifiers and that it is important that they continue like this.

He said that they have been given a relatively easy group in the qualifiers and that it will be more difficult at the finals. For this reason, it is important that the team improve and learn to play better as a team.
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TOP EPL CLUBS TRANSFER ROUND

The EPL season is less than two months from its conclusion and this is the period that leads to transfer speculations across England. In what has been one of the tightest title race and top four race in a decade, it is no surprise that the top clubs have been linked to a couple of players.

We begin with the transfer news that Tottenham are looking to hijack the signing Andre Gomes from Everton. Andre Gomes is currently trying on loan from Spanish side Barcelona and he has impressed in his time at Everton. According to the Daily, Telegraph Tottenham are positioning themselves to swoop for the midfielder at the end of the season.
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Sweden and Norway in Qualifier Euro 2020

Sweden and Norway were engaged in a qualifier match for Euro 2020. The match was closely contested as both teams played equally well. Ola Kamara, substitute player for Norway scored a goal in the 96th minute. This resulted in a draw between the two sides at 3-3. The game was held on Tuesday, 27th March 2019.

On behalf of Sweden, Robin Quaison scored two goals which gave the team a lead of 3-2 before stoppage time. However, Kamara made the last goal to gain a point for his side which made the goal a pulsating one. If the overall performance and points accrued are seen, Sweden is now in second place. This is on the basis of four points gained from the two games they played. They are two points behind Spain who is leading, having won against Malta with a score of 2-0. Norway remains fifth since they have one point in total.
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LARSSON WANTS LUSTIG BACK IN SWEEDEN

Sweden International and AIK midfielder Sebastian Larsson has welcomed the idea of a return for Mikael Lustig back to his home country. The Celtic right-back will be out of contract at the end of the season.

Currently, there’s no news of a deal being in place for the defender, despite there being just four months remaining on his deal. Celtic upgraded on the right-back positionwith the loan signing of Borussia Dortmund’s Jeremy Toljan in the January transfer window. It’s expected that Toljan will push Lustig down the pecking order giving the importance of his signing.
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