Ben Chilwell wants to become all-time great with England

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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NEYMAR BREAKS KAKA’S CHAMPIONS LEAGUE RECORD

Paris Saint Germain forward Neymar has now surpassed Kaka and all of his fellow countrymen to become Brazil’s all time most prolific player in the UEFA Champions League.

Neymar got his name on the score sheet for Paris St. Germain against Liverpool, scoring his team’s second goal of the match, and in the process, set yet another record by surpassing a Brazilian legend in Kaka. Continue reading NEYMAR BREAKS KAKA’S CHAMPIONS LEAGUE RECORD

ROONEY TO PLAY FOR ENGLAND ONE LAST TIME

Former England international Wayne Rooney is set to appear for the national side one last time in a friendly game against the United States. The game planned for the 15th later this month would see Rooney earn his 120th cap for England.

The game dubbed ‘The Wayne Rooney Foundation international’ at the Wembley Stadium would see the arch of the stadium in the gold colours of the player’s charity, and seems like a fitting reward for all of Rooney’s hard work for the nation over the years compared to the unceremonial manner in which he left. It would also support his charity work as well. Continue reading ROONEY TO PLAY FOR ENGLAND ONE LAST TIME

Everton boss admits it was logical for Lucas Digne to secure France return

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 confirm signing of World Cup finalist on loan

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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