- Wed Aug 1 5:00 PM
Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino has suggested a number of the club’s World Cup stars could miss the Premier League opener at Newcastle United on August 11th. Nine Spurs players were involved in the World Cup semi-finals with England, Belgium and France respectively. Harry Kane, Dele Alli, E...
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- Wed Aug 1 1:56 PM
Time’s running out With their pursuit of Yerry Mina looking like a dead end, and Marcos Rojo being a fool’s errand to begin with, it appears that Everton have come up with a better idea when it comes to signing a new starting center back. The Guardian’s Ed Aarons reports that the Blues have an ey...
- Mon Jul 30 7:00 PM
Mauricio Pochettino has played down fears over the hamstring injury Moussa Sissoko picked up against Barcelona on Saturday. Sissoko limped off with a hamstring injury and was replaced by Georges-Kevin N’Koudou during the 2-2 pre-season draw in the US – he was pictured on Monday with strapping aro...
- Sun Jul 29 5:31 PM
Newcastle will not let key man go easily, fans can be relieved - originally posted on Sportslens.com Leicester City centre-back Harry Maguire has been strongly linked with a move to Manchester United during recent weeks. United are in the search for a new centre-back and their two main targets ar...
- Sat Jul 28 6:13 PM
Controversial Newcastle midfielder admits that he needs to improve next season - originally posted on Sportslens.com Newcastle midfielder Jonjo Shelvy has revealed that he is hoping to improve during the season ahead. The 26-year-old is viewed as one of the more gifted players within the Magies f...
|He played against Cardiff and got sent off, which obviously I was not expecting,
said Benitez. After that, with Diame and Shelvey playing well, now Ki has the Premier League experience, too, so it has been difficult for him.
At the moment he wants to be here, I think, so we will see in the future,
He showed what he can do and has given us something different,
said Newcastle manager Rafa Benitez. I was happy with Joselu, Ayoze [Perez] and [Yoshinori] Muto, but he's a different kind of striker.
When we signed Rondon we were after a striker who could win the ball in the air, hold the ball up, score goals and has some mobility as well,
said Benitez. We knew about his mentality, we knew he could bring something different.