Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has praised the qualities of midfielder Juan Mata while enclosing that he had been interested in signing him for Barcelona many years ago. The Spain international is currently in the ranks of Manchester United, but his future remains doubtful with his contract due to expire at the end of the season. Speaking in a news conference, Guardiola spoke highly about the former Valencia man and revealed that the Blaugrana were monitoring the Spaniard during his time at the Mestalla, he said: “He’s an exceptional player. One of the players I like the most – not
Everton manager Marco Silva has expressed his delight after the Toffees celebrated a rare league win over Chelsea. The Toffees had come into the game following a disappointing 3-2 defeat to Newcastle United defeat and things appeared difficult during the first period where the Blues were truly dominant without finding the scoresheet. However, after the break, the Mersey side outfit were by far the better team with a renewed aggression and this was rewarded with goals from Richarlison and Gylfi Sigurdsson. Following the game, Silva was pleased with the standout showing in the second period which ensured that the Toffees
Louis Saha is a French footballer and he has been present in Monaco this week with French Footballer, Sylvain Distin. They were treated to prepare with former player Jamie Delgado and Murray. Louis posted on his Instagram handle expressing how wonderful day he had while playing tennis with his friends and against Andy Murray. Louis Saha posted on Twitter on his first Twitter post on April 18, 2011, and his first Tweet was dug up on the 10th anniversary, saying that he cannot believe he is using Twitter. Many other footballers who love using twitter posted for some funny twits
Former Manchester United star Louis Saha has compared Paul Pogba with Paul Scholes in the aftermath of the Red Devils’ FA Cup triumph over Arsenal on Saturday. The France international has experienced an upheaval in league form since Ole Gunnar Solskjaer took charge at the helm and Saha has now gone to compare the midfielder with one of the club’s greats. Speaking on Sky Sports, Saha said: “Paul Scholes is a genius, he was a genius. He had the brain, the vision, the consistency of his passing was just brilliant. He won’t be having a go at me by saying
Louis Saha reckons if Claudio Ranieri wants to land more players at Fulham during the mid-season transfer window, he won’t have any issues in convincing the players to come and join him because of the history attached with Fulham as a club and because of the kind of stature he himself possesses as a manager. The players will be interested to join in. “I think Ranieri will attract a lot of players easily because the Football club is amazing.” Saha was quoted saying by sky sports.
Former Manchester United star Louis Saha has urged Anthony Martial to stay put with the Red Devils for the long-term in order to enhance their prospects of securing regular silverware. The France international appeared to face an uncertain future after being out of contention during the early stages of the season but he has managed to resort the concern over the past couple of months, where he has netted six goals across all competitions. Speaking to Sky Sports, Saha has said that Martial has the perfect platform to progress with the Mancunian giants but he needs to make a compromise
Former Manchester United star Louis Saha does not believe Zinedine Zidane is the right person to take over the reins from Jose Mourinho at Old Trafford. Mourinho has come for plenty of criticism from the fans after witnessing the club make their worst-ever top-flight start in 28 years and they are already suggestions that he could be axed in the forthcoming weeks. Amidst this, former Real Madrid boss Zidane has been strongly linked with the head coach position but Saha does not feel the Frenchman would be the right-choice, given United do not have the same calibre of squad like
Everton have confirmed their second recruit of the summer transfer window with Lucas Digne joining them from Barcelona on a five-year contract. The Merseyside outfit have agreed on an initial £18m package for the former Roma loanee whichcould potentially rise to £20m based on performance-related add-ons. Speaking to the club’s official website, he said: “Everton is a big club with a great history. I want to play games, win games, and excite the fans with the quality of our football. I played good football in Rome and I played well, too, in Barcelona. I progressed a lot as a player and
Louis Saha has been critical of Anthony Martial for his public desire to leave Manchester United in the summer. The French striker has become marginalised since Jose Mourinho came to the club. He moved to United back in 2015 for an initial figure of £ 36 million. Louis van Gaal was the manager who brought him to Old Trafford and the United may have had to pay close to £ 60 million based on performance-related bonuses. This made him one of the most expensive teenagers in history. Back then, the former Monaco player signed a four-year contract with the club.
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has heaped praise on Ivan Perisic after he starred during Croatia’s semi-final triumph over England. The Inter Milan star contributed a goal and an assist against the Three Lions to earn the man of the match accolade and following the game, Mourinho was full of praise for the 29-year-old. Speaking to RT Sport, Mourinho was impressed with the qualities of Perisic, who was one United’s radar during the previous summer transfer window, he said: “Perisic is the kind of winger that is different to the others.Normally you look at wingers and they are just fast