The 2022 World Cup in Qatar is three years from now and there have been a few changes in the coaching departments for a few national teams ahead of the qualifiers. The latest country to hire a new handler is South American nation Paraguay.
The Paraguay Football Association revealed on Monday that it had appointed former Sevilla boss Eduardo Berizzo as the new coach of the National team. Berizzo takes charge of the team after the departure of Juan Carlos Osorio who left after spending just five months with the National team.
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Manchester City star Fernandinho has confirmed that he would meet up with the coaching staff of the Brazilian national team following the weekend’s Premier League clash against Arsenal. The 33-year-old has not featured for the South American nation since the summer World Cup with manager Tite previously indicating that the midfielder has been hurt by the abuse from the supporters on social media.
In a report covered by Goal.com, Fernandinho acknowledged that he has a good relationship with the coaching staff of the national team and he is scheduled to hold discussions with assistant coach Clever Xavier and performance analyst Fernando Lazaro this weekend before deciding whether to prolong his international career.
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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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