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Fortuna Dusseldorf coach Funkel: The strengths and weaknesses of Watford’s Lukebakio

Fortuna Dusseldorf coach Friedhelm Funkel says Dodi Lukebakio still has much to learn. The on-loan Watford midfielder is being celebrated in Germany this week after his hat-trick against Bayern Munich on the weekend. Funkel was asked if he granted Lukebakio special treatment, but he told BILD:...

Tottenham midfielder Harry Winks: Inter Milan win sets us up for Arsenal

Tottenham midfielder Harry Winks says victory over Champions League opponents Inter Milan sets them up nicely for the derby against Arsenal. Winks admits he may've produced his best ever performance last night against Inter. "Well, I'm glad, but it does not matter about my performance but...

PSV fullback Angelino: I joined Man City for more than football

PSV Eindhoven fullback Angelino has no regrets over his time with Manchester City. Angelino admits he chose to move to City as a teen ahead of offers from Real Madrid and Barcelona. He was sold to PSV last summer after a superb season on-loan at City's Dutch...

Lloris: Spurs now at our best; reasons for slow season start

Tottenham captain Hugo Lloris was delighted with victory over Champions League opponents Inter Milan last night. Lloris feels Spurs are now at their best, having thumped Chelsea on Saturday. He told RMC: "I think we had a slow start for different reasons, especially because we had a lot...

Leicester midfielder Iborra demands complicate move says Sevilla director Caparros

Vicente Iborra's mooted switch from Leicester City to Sevilla would be "complicated", according to the La Liga club's director of football. The 30-year-old has been linked with a return to Spain, namely former clubs Levante and Sevilla. But the latter's director of football, Joaquin Caparros, says a move...

Ex-Arsenal, Chelsea fullback Cole attracting Championship clubs

Ashley Cole is attracting interest from Championship clubs after being released by LA Galaxy. The former Arsenal and Chelsea fullback was not handed an extension by the MLS club, who signed with from Roma in 2016. The future remains unclear for the former England international. But the Mirror claims a return home could...

Arsenal consider offer for disgruntled Bayern Munich midfielder James

Arsenal are weighing up a January move for disgruntled Bayern Munich midfielder James Rodriguez. The Colombian is currently on loan at Allianz Arena from Real Madrid, but after enjoying a successful first season, he has fallen out with new manager Niko Kovac. It is unsure whether Real...

Rakitic: Barcelona must keep hold of Valverde

Barcelona midfielder Ivan Rakitic is eager to see coach Ernesto Valverde handed a new deal. Valverde's current contract expires at the end of this season and he has so far stalled discussing new terms. Rakitic said, "He is very calm, he is a real...

Tottenham striker Kane welcomes comparisons with Ronaldo Nazario

Tottenham striker Harry Kane has welcomed comparisons with Ronaldo Nazario. Ahead of tonight's Champions League clash with Inter Milan, Kane spoke with Tuttosport about il Fenomeno. "He did more running and had more quality," said Kane. "I followed his career and his way of playing for a...

Man City midfielder Aleix Garcia delighted with Girona form

Aleix Garcia is delighted with his progress at Girona this season. While a bit-part player last season on-loan from Manchester City, Garcia is now making a bigger impact under coach Eusebio Sacristan. "I am doing things very well on a personal level, I try...

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Chelsea midfielder Barkley names Dembele as toughest opponent

Ross Barkley has spoken about the toughest opponent he has faced in his career so far. While he is only 24, Barkley has been around...

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