Louis Saha backs Zlatan Ibrahimovic to galvanise Manchester United

Former Manchester United striker Louis Saha believes Zlatan Ibrahimovic will galvanise the Red Devils once he recovers from his long-term knee injury. The big Swede notched 28 goals in 46 appearances for United last season before he sustained a gruelling injury in the Europa League quarter-final clash against Anderlecht. Manchester United opted to release the 35-year-old at the expiry of his contract in early June, but the effort shown in his rehabilitation convinced the club into re-signing him on a one-year deal last month. In a report covered by FourFourTwo, Saha admitted that Ibrahimovic is an immense player for the

SAHA’S AXIS STARS NETWORK SEEKING TO REDUCE AGENTS’ POWERS

Former Manchester United striker Louis Saha has had a very busy schedule – that even resulted in a split from his wife – since retiring from active football. For example in one day, he reportedly spoke to an eSportsmasterclass, had an interview about his current affairs, he prepared for a dinner with some investors and other prospective contributors in his business, having toured Asia two weeks earlier to expand the same business. Most footballers choose to go into punditry these days, work on their coaching badges or become licensed agents. Some do charity work while others turn away completely from

Hugo Lloris Hit on Non-Planning for FIFA World Cup by France

Hugo Lloris reckons that the current situation of Moussa Sissoko is not helping the France team management in terms of its planning for FIFA World Cup which is now less than a year away. Sissoko was a key part of the French line up when they had made it to the previous Euro finals, but, Didier Deschamps, the Les Blues head coach, might find himself facing a conundrum regarding his selection for the World Cup because he is not playing enough for the Spurs at the minute. A couple of foreign clubs are believed to be interested in loan deals

YAYA SANOGO LEAVES ARSENAL LIKE HE CAME, UNKNOWN

To find a French striker who failed to establish himself in the Premier League in recent times demands going back to the days of Louis Saha – who managed to make a name for himself in one put of 6 EPL teams he played for, that being Fulham. Just like Italians are known for their defensive ingenuity and Spain are widely recognized as the nation that redefined how midfielders control the game at the middle of the park, the striking capital of the world do not seem to belong to any other nation than France. From the early days of

HUDDERSFIELD TO PLAY IN PL AFTER 45 YEARS

Premier League new boys Huddersfield Town are set to appear in the league after earning promotion for the first time. This would be the first time in 45 years that the club would compete in England’s top flight. For TheTerriers, they would be revisiting some stadiums for the first time after so many years. They face the Gunners in the 2011 FA Cup fourth round. NicklasBendtner and Cesc Fabregas were on target as Arsenal defeated them. In the 2014/15 season, Town played Bournemouth at the Vitality Stadium. The Cherries won the Championship that term to earn a promotion to the

UNITED NAME LEGENDS TO PLAY BARCELONA

Manchester United have named a squad of legends that would play Barcelona at Old Trafford on September 2. This would be the return leg of the fixture after they earlier met at Nou Camp last June. Edwin van der Sar as expected would man the goal sticks. Bryan Robson would be the manager, assisted by Andy Cole. Paul Scholes, Denis Irwin, Louis Saha, Mikael Silvestre are also named to appear for the match. Phil Neville, Ronny Johnsen, JesperBlomqvist, Dwight Yorke and Dion Dublin would also feature in the game against the Catalan legends. Eric Abidal, GhoerghePopescu, Julio Salinas, GaizkaMendieta, Miguel

CHELSEA THRASH BORO 3-0

Chelsea comfortably defeated visitors Middlesbrough when they met at Stamford Bridge on Monday, further raising hopes of a Premier League title rout this week when they met West Brom. Ahead of the game, Boro had not won their last 19 visit since 1975. In fact, they scored their last goal at Stamford Bridge in 2001. Cesc Fabregas was called into the action as N’Golo Kante was sidelined. The former Arsenal and Barcelona ace became the first player to do double figures assists in six different seasons. He overtook Ryan Giggs and Wayne Rooney, but remains second in the all-time list.

FANS WOULD LOVE GRIEZMANN – UNITED LEGEND

A Manchester United legend Mikael Silvestre has said that the fans of the club would love French striker Antoine Griezmann if the club lured him to Old Trafford. The Atletico Madrid player has been linked to several clubs following his impressive display in recent time. The Red Devils are believed to be the front runners in the race to sign the 26-year old. The player’s advisor Eric Olhats has revealed that the initial talks for the signature of the player has begun. Silvestre opines that the player would be a perfect fit for the club and that the fans would

PFA AUSSIE LEGENDS DEFEAT UNITED LEGENDS 3-0

In a charity match in Perth organized by Manchester United Foundation and the DT38 Foundation, the PFA Aussie legends thrashed Manchester United 3-0. The Red Devils legends’ squad was led by Paul Scholes but managed by Bryan Robson. The team included soccer stars that made up 3,000 appearances and had scored over 500 goals. The United legends team included Dwight Yorke, Denis Irwin, Louis Saha, Danny Webber, Ronny Johnsen and others. The Aussie legends team had a younger squad, with the average age of 35 compared to United’s team which was almost a decade older. The team was led by

Louis Saha Says United Will Miss Mkhitaryan and Carrick in the EFL Cup Final

Louis Saha says that his former club Manchester United will certainly miss the services of Michael Carrick and Henrikh Mkhitaryan in the EFL Cup final. Both crucial players will be unavailable for selection due to injuries, as United prepare to take on Southampton in the EFL Cup final. The club are hoping to win their first major honour of the season, while United still remain in contention for three other trophies. The club are also fighting to finish in the top four of the league table. Once upon a time, Saha was regarded as one of the main forwards at