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Rohr backs Kalu to rediscover form – The Punch
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Rohr backs Kalu to rediscover form – The Punch

Ebenezer BajelaSuper Eagles coach Gernot Rohr is confident Bordeaux forward Samuel Kalu will transfer his national team form to his club this season.Rohr is backing the winger to come good this term following a difficult 2019/20 season where he struggled for playing time, with reports suggesting the French Ligue 1 club were willing to listen…

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Willian backs Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta to become ‘one of the best in the world’ – Evening Standard
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Willian backs Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta to become ‘one of the best in the world’ – Evening Standard

Arsenal newcomer Willian has backed Mikel Arteta to establish himself as one of the best managers in the world. Willian moved to Arsenal this summer from Chelsea after his contract expired at Stamford Bridge and made his debut last weekend against Fulham. The Brazilian has settled quickly, creating three goals against Fulham, and he has…

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Brazilian govt backs Neymar in racism row – Guardian Nigeria
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Brazilian govt backs Neymar in racism row – Guardian Nigeria

FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football – Coupe de France – Semi Final – Olympique Lyonnais v Paris St Germain – Groupama Stadium, Lyon, France – March 4, 2020 Paris St Germain’s Neymar REUTERS/Benoit Tessier/File Photo Brazil’s government sent its support to Neymar Tuesday after he was red-carded for a fight in a Ligue 1 match in…

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Man Utd legend Andy Cole backs front-three to deliver without Jadon Sancho transfer – Mirror Online
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Man Utd legend Andy Cole backs front-three to deliver without Jadon Sancho transfer – Mirror Online

When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer. OurPrivacy Noticeexplains more about how we use your data, and your rights. You can unsubscribe at any time.Invalid EmailAndy Cole reckons Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side can bring Manchester…

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Rodgers backs Vardy for another big season as Leicester bounce back – Vanguard
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Rodgers backs Vardy for another big season as Leicester bounce back – Vanguard

Brendan RodgerBrendan Rodgers believes Jamie Vardy will again be among the Premier League’s most prolific strikers this season after he scored twice from the penalty spot in Leicester’s 3-0 win at West Brom on Sunday. The Foxes bounced back from a disappointing end to last season to get their new Premier League campaign off to…

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Aidy Boothroyd backs Eddie Nketiah to make step up from England Under-21s – BT Sport
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Aidy Boothroyd backs Eddie Nketiah to make step up from England Under-21s – BT Sport

Nketiah moved to within one strike of Alan Shearer’s England Under-21s goalscoring record of 13. Published: 9 September 2020 – 5.14am By Press Association Published: 9 September 2020 – 5.14am England Under-21s boss Aidy Boothroyd believes Eddie Nketiah is on course to become a senior international. Nketiah moved to within one strike of Alan Shearer’s…

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Cole backs new Chelsea signings to become successful leaders – Football365.com
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Cole backs new Chelsea signings to become successful leaders – Football365.com

Date published: Sunday 23rd August 2020 6:06 Former Chelsea defender Ashley Cole thinks new signings Hakim Ziyech and Timo Werner could become successful leaders at Stamford Bridge. Ziyech joined from Ajax for a £36 million fee, while Werner signed for the Blues from RB Leipzig for £48 million. Both players have exciting potential and will…

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Rams running backs content with committee approach – therams.com
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Rams running backs content with committee approach – therams.com

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Podolski backs Werner to succeed in first Premier League season – Football365.com
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Podolski backs Werner to succeed in first Premier League season – Football365.com

Date published: Sunday 16th August 2020 5:55 Former Arsenal striker Lukas Podolski has backed Timo Werner to succeed in the Premier League with Chelsea. Werner joined the Blues from RB Leipzig after the London club activated his £47.5 million release clause. The German striker is now preparing for his first Premier League season under manager…

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Gary Pallister backs Manchester United’s transfer move for Jadon Sancho and likens forward to Ryan Giggs – Metro.co.uk
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Gary Pallister backs Manchester United’s transfer move for Jadon Sancho and likens forward to Ryan Giggs – Metro.co.uk

Gary Pallister believes the addition of Jadon Sancho could help Manchester United close the gap on rivals Manchester City and Liverpool and has compared the forward to club legend Ryan Giggs. Sancho was heavily linked with United last summer but rejected a move to Old Trafford after the club missed out on qualification for the…

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Arteta backs Saka to play for England – The Punch
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Arteta backs Saka to play for England – The Punch

Johnny Edward Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta believes Bukayo Saka will be a good addition to the England senior squad and will offer him his advice on where to switch his allegiance if consulted. Saka scored four goals with 11 assists in 38 games during his breakthrough season for the Gunners. He has also represented England…

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Pep Guardiola backs Mikel Arteta to lead Arsenal back to the top – BT Sport
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Pep Guardiola backs Mikel Arteta to lead Arsenal back to the top – BT Sport

City boss Guardiola leads his side against Arteta’s Gunners in Saturday’s FA Cup semi-final. Published: 17 July 2020 – 2.35pm By Press Association Published: 17 July 2020 – 2.35pm Pep Guardiola expects Arsenal to become contenders for the top prizes under his former assistant Mikel Arteta. Manchester City boss Guardiola will face his protege in…

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Rodgers backs Leicester to ‘create more history’ with top-four finish – Eurosport – INTERNATIONAL (EN)

July 17 (Reuters) – Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers says his team can “create some more history” by sealing Champions League qualification for a second time after Thursday’s 2-0 Premier League win over Sheffield United kept them in the driving seat for fourth spot.A top-four finish will ensure a place in Europe’s elite club competition…

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Sean Dyche backs threadbare Burnley squad in Europa League bid – Lancashire Telegraph
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Sean Dyche backs threadbare Burnley squad in Europa League bid – Lancashire Telegraph

Jack Cork became the latest name added to Burnley’s injury list at Selhurst Park Sean Dyche believes his Burnley players are ready to embrace the challenge of battling for Europa League qualification despite a threadbare squad. The Clarets made it back-to-back wins with a 1-0 victory at Crystal Palace on Monday after captain Ben Mee…

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Lampard backs Pulisic to be among Premier League’s best – The Football Faithful
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Lampard backs Pulisic to be among Premier League’s best – The Football Faithful

Ben Guest 28/06/2020 Premier League Frank Lampard has tipped Chelsea playmaker Christian Pulisic to follow in the footsteps of Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane and Raheem Sterling to become one of the Premier League’s top-scoring wide players.The USA international had a relatively slow start to life at Chelsea as Frank Lampard looked to ease him into…

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