PSG forward Neymar Jr. has a tradition of making the headline for the wrong reasons, something that worries a fellow former Santos star.
Brazilian legendary forward Pele has fired a warning to Neymar saying that his antics on and off the pitch, including his propensity to go down under any simple tackle, are stunting him in his bid to reach greatness in world football.
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Leicester City defender Ben Chilwell has revealed his ambition to become one of England’s all-time greats after recently making himself a regular with the England national team. The left-sided defender was not part of the squad for the World Cup earlier in the year but he has since managed to earn his maiden cap amid fitness concerns to the likes of Luke Shaw and Danny Rose.
Moreover, he has continued to feature in four more matches for England and this has included key Nations League games which helped the Three Lions progress to the competition finals next summer. Speaking to the Guardian, Chilwell highlighted his lofty ambitions after emerging as the first-choice left-back for the Three Lions during the past three international breaks.
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Everton manager Marco Silva believes it was quite logical that Lucas Digne would return to the national team reckoning after becoming a regular for the Toffees during the current campaign. The France international faced heartbreak after he missed out on the summer World Cup with Les Bleus who went on to secure the global crown.
Thereafter, Digne made the decision to join the Toffees from Barcelona in the quest for regular gametime and his performances during the opening weeks of the campaign has been sufficient to earn him a recall. Speaking to reporters, Silva said: “He was a substitute (for Russia). Lucas was with us for many selections. I understand his disappointment (for not being including in the 2018 World Cup squad. He was very often with us. He changed clubs after Barcelona where he had very little playing time. He has more (playing time at Everton) and it seems logical for him to come back.”
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Chelsea have confirmed that they have signed Mateo Kovacic on a season-long loan as part of the agreement which has witnessed Thibaut Courtois join Real Madrid on a permanent basis. The Croatia international has played a back-up role during his three seasons at the Bernabeu but he has the opportunity to earn regular gametime having made the switch to west London.
Speaking to the club’s official website, Kovacic said: “I am really happy and excited to be here at Chelsea. It is an amazing feeling. I will try to do my best for this club. It is a new league for me, the beginning is always tough but I am sure the coach and my new team-mates will help me and I am looking forward to a great season.”
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Paraguay interim coach Gustavo Morinigo said that the national team is continuing their rebuilding process with the friendly against the United States. The South American team lost the game 1-0 but showed lots of good things during the match.
Paraguay just as the United States will not be present at the next World Cup in Russia and both teams are busy building a team that will allow them to participate in the next major tournament.
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