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Paul Heckingbottom delivers positive injury update on Leeds trio ahead of Brentford clash

Paul Heckingbottom delivers positive injury update on Leeds trio ahead of Brentford clash

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Paul Heckingbottom delivers positive injury update on Leeds trio ahead of Brentford clash - originally posted on Sportslens.com Ahead of Leeds United’s crucial Championship clash against Brentford, manager Paul Heckingbottom has delivered some positive injury news. Pablo Hernandez, Pierre-Michel Lasogga and Kemar Roofe picked up knocks during the 2-2 draw against Derby on Wednesday. However, Heckingbottom expects all three to be available for selection for Saturday’s clash. Hernandez limped off in the second half against Derby with an apparent groin problem, while Lasogga had a stiff calf. “Hopefully we’ll have Pablo,” Heckingbottom said in his press conference, as quoted by Leeds Live. “We’re just waiting to see how Pablo...
West Ham star sends strong message ahead of Liverpool clash

West Ham star sends strong message ahead of Liverpool clash

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West Ham star sends strong message ahead of Liverpool clash - originally posted on Sportslens.com West Ham forward Marko Arnautovic is confident of getting a positive result when the Hammers travel to Anfield to face Liverpool in the Premier League clash on Saturday. The 28-year-old has scored seven goals in his last 11 outings and scored against Watford in his return from injury last week. Arnautovic says that Liverpool have an amazing front three, but West Ham forwards can do a lot of damage as well. The club-record signing added that he isn’t at his “maximum” yet, and that he can do more. “We know that Liverpool have an amazing front three, but they need to be careful about our forwards as well, as everyone is in good form, like Chicha, Manu and Joao,&rdquo...
Major Chelsea boost: Mourinho set to leave star out of clash with former side

Major Chelsea boost: Mourinho set to leave star out of clash with former side

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Paul Pogba could be left on the bench against Chelsea on Sunday. Jose Mourinho has dropped Pogba for Scott McTominay in recent weeks. READ MORE: Chelsea interested in signing Italy international. Jose Mourinho is not one to shy away from making big selection decisions. In fact, the Portuguese’s bravery, and often audacity, has created some seriously […]
Juventus receive huge boost ahead of Tottenham clash

Juventus receive huge boost ahead of Tottenham clash

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Gonzalo Higuain is set to return for Juventus to face Tottenham Hotspur in the Champions League at Wembley next month, according to the Evening Standard. The Argentinian striker limped out of the Derby della Mole, which Juve won 1-0, after just 15 minutes having damaged his ankle. This last-16 tie is currently poised finely in the balance, with the two sides having drawn 2-2 in Turin following a thrilling comeback from Mauricio Pochettino’s side. TURIN, ITALY – FEBRUARY 13: Gonzalo Higuain of Juventus scores his sides second goal past Hugo Lloris of Tottenham Hotspur during the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 First Leg match between Juventus and Tottenham Hotspur at Allianz Stadium on February 13, 2018 in Turin, Italy. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images) Higuain’s ret
Michy Batshuayi’s brilliant response to racial abuse during UEL clash

Michy Batshuayi’s brilliant response to racial abuse during UEL clash

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Horrible Chelsea loanee Michy Batshuayi has confirmed that he suffered racial abuse while playing for the club in the Europa League tonight. The Belgian striker left London to join Borussia Dortmund on loan in January after he was adjudged to have been too far out of favour. Antonio Conte was clearly not willing to play him and Olivier Giroud was brought in, pushing him further down the pecking order. BRIGHTON, ENGLAND – JANUARY 20:Why is Michy Batshuayi playing so well at Dortmund? (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images) That left Michy to join Borussia Dortmund and he hasn’t looked back since, scoring goals for fun. Though, his Dortmund career took a sombre turn during a Europa League clash with Atalanta on Thursday evening. The German side were looking to confirm their place in ...
Manchester United suffer big injury blow during Sevilla clash

Manchester United suffer big injury blow during Sevilla clash

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Blow Manchester United have suffered a big injury blow during their game with Sevilla in the Champions League this evening which could have several effects. That injury comes to Ander Herrera who was chosen to start the game in Spain this evening over Paul Pogba. The Spaniard was set to play in a midfield three of Nemanja Matic and Scott McTominay but that didn’t last long at all. The midfielder was forced off through injury just after 16 minutes and it looked to be a pretty serious hamstring injury. Hererra pulled up straight away and within seconds of stretching for a ball, signalled to the bench to bring him off. As he attempted to walk it off, he couldn’t make it off the pitch before going down, showing how frustrated he was. The player took his boot off and threw it to the
Chelsea loanee still shows affection to the club in Champions League clash

Chelsea loanee still shows affection to the club in Champions League clash

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Michy Batshuayi’s reaction to Chelsea’s 1-1 draw with Barcelona was on display The Belgian posted six tweets of his thoughts of the match on Twitter READ MORE: Antonio Conte will continue ‘marriage’ with Chelsea on one condition Michy Batshuayi’s temporary departure from Chelsea may have been abrupt but he’s still interested in club’s progress this […]
Man United fans react to reports Pogba is dropped for Sevilla clash

Man United fans react to reports Pogba is dropped for Sevilla clash

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Dropped Rumours have been swirling for some time that all is not right between Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho and the club’s biggest star, Paul Pogba and now it seems they could be right. Mourinho has denied having any issue with Pogba, yet after news emerged he could be dropped for the clash with Sevilla in the Champions League, people wondered what on earth was going on. The midfielder has struggled of late, especially since the arrival of Alexis Sanchez from Arsenal, but it seems that finally, Mourinho is playing a 4-3-3, which is of course the formation Pogba thrives in – there’s only one issue. Pogba looks set to watch the game from the bench, and United fans were fuming, making it clear they think not only does Pogba need to be starting in his favourite positi...