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Update on Juventus injury concerns ahead of Tottenham

Update on Juventus injury concerns ahead of Tottenham

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Italian outlet Football-Italia.net have this afternoon provided an update on the fitness of Juventus stars Gonzalo Higuain and Federico Bernardeschi, ahead of the Bianconeri’s Champions League last 16 second-leg clash with Tottenham. Thriller The return of the Champions League last Tuesday evening saw the Serie A champions welcome Spurs to the Allianz Stadium for a much-anticipated last-16 clash. And the hype ahead of kick-off proved to be wholly warranted following the full-time whistle, with the two sides having played out an absolutely thrilling affair in Turin. A brace from Gonzalo Higuain within the first 10 minutes of the matchup saw Tottenham shell-shocked, but Mauricio Pochettino’s men, who showcased their ability to perform on the grand stage during the competition’s group s
Mourinho reveals early team news for Man United’s trip to Sevilla: 3 players back from injury

Mourinho reveals early team news for Man United’s trip to Sevilla: 3 players back from injury

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A trio of Manchester United players could be ready to face Sevilla in the UEEFA Champions League on Wednesday night, manager Jose Mourinho has revealed. The Portuguese has spoken of a small injury crisis at Man United in recent weeks, after young midfielder Ethan Hamilton was brought into the squad to face Huddersfield Town in Saturday’s 2-0 FA Cup Fifth Round victory due to the number of injuries. However, his options for Wednedsay’s trip to Sevilla could be boosted by three individuals. “I think Rashford, Herrera, Valencia [will be fit],” Mourinho said. “I think they have a chance.” Discussing the possibility of Paul Pogba recovering from illness to make the squad for the game, Mourinho said, “Paul, I don’t know.” The Frenchman has been at the centre of some controversy after
Man United’s 8 injury problems vs Sevilla

Man United’s 8 injury problems vs Sevilla

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Sevilla vs Manchester United On Wednesday night in Spain, Man United will resume their Champions League campaign against Sevilla. Man United warmed up for the match with a 2-0 win over Huddersfield in the FA Cup. Romelu Lukaku was the star of the show for the Red Devils with a brace against the Terriers. No need for VAR for Romelu Lukaku's second. #FACup pic.twitter.com/oIgPKNkyWy — The Sun Football ⚽ (@TheSunFootball) February 17, 2018 As for Sevilla, they won 2-1 away at Las Palmas to stay fifth in La Liga. Wissam Ben Yedder and Pablo Sarabia found the target in the win. Man United’s 8 injury problems Heading into the Sevilla game, Man United have eight injury problems. That includes four certain absentees. At the back, Phil Jones and Marcos Rojo have been ruled
Juventus boss Allegri confirms huge injury boosts ahead of Tottenham

Juventus boss Allegri confirms huge injury boosts ahead of Tottenham

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Juventus manager Massimiliano Allegri this afternoon confirmed positive news on the injury front for his side, ahead of the Bianconeri’s Champions League second-leg tie with Tottenham. Thriller The return of the Champions League on Tuesday evening saw the Serie A champions welcome Spurs to the Allianz Stadium for a much-anticipated last-16 clash. And the hype ahead of kick-off proved to be wholly warranted following the full-time whistle, with the two sides having played out an absolutely thrilling affair in Turin. A brace from Gonzalo Higuain within the first 10 minutes of the matchup saw Tottenham shell-shocked, but Mauricio Pochettino’s men, who showcased their ability to perform on the grand stage during the competition’s group stage versus Real Madrid and Borussia Do...
Injury blow for Swansea during warm-up for Sheffield Wednesday clash

Injury blow for Swansea during warm-up for Sheffield Wednesday clash

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Swansea City were this afternoon handed a major injury blow in the buildup to their FA Cup 5th-round clash with Sheffield Wednesday. Matchup The two sides are currently locked in action at Hillsborough, with hosts Wednesday coming into proceedings on the back of just 1 loss from their last 9 fixtures across all competitions, with their latest result an impressive 2-0 victory over Derby County. Swansea, meanwhile, head into today’s clash brimming with confidence of their own, following an incredible turnaround in the club’s fortunes since the appointment of manager Carlos Carvalhal at the Liberty Stadium late last year. Since the Portuguese tactician’s arrival in Wales, the Swans have lost just 1 of their 11 outings across all competitions, picking up 6 wins over that span
Big blow for Tottenham: Pochettino confirms Kane ankle injury

Big blow for Tottenham: Pochettino confirms Kane ankle injury

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Mauricio Pochettino has confirmed that Harry Kane suffered a twisted ankle against Juventus in the Champions League last Tuesday. Kane scored in Tottenham’s exhilarating comeback in Turin to draw 2-2 with the two-time holders of the competition. The player now looks set to miss Tottenham’s fifth-round tie against Rochdale on Sunday through injury and is in a race to be in contention to face Crystal Palace next week. Kane injured The club are set to assess the 24-year-old on Saturday, with Pochettino admitting Spurs could be without their talisman on Sunday. In his place, striker Fernando Llorente looks set to be handed a spot in Pochettino’s starting eleven, despite the player having struggled to leave his mark at Tottenham so far. Pochettino confirmed: Harry suffered a k
Good for Manchester City: Pep Guardiola reveals injury boost

Good for Manchester City: Pep Guardiola reveals injury boost

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Injury boost Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has been handed a pretty decent injury boost this week in relation to one of their star men. That star man comes in the form of forward Gabriel Jesus who suffered a pretty significant injury at the back end of 2017. Thankfully for Manchester City, they have players such as Sergio Aguero who are ample enough stand-ins. The Argentine has recaptured some of the form he did before the arrival of Gabriel Jesus of late and is thriving once again. Though, it’s no secret that should Aguero suffer an injury, the club would be without a decent enough option up front. Safe to say, that means that the club would be very happy to see the Brazilian return to the club in the next couple of weeks. Thankfully for them, that looks to be the case as Pep G
Man United receive huge injury boost ahead of Huddersfield Town clash

Man United receive huge injury boost ahead of Huddersfield Town clash

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Jose Mourinho has confirmed that Eric Bailly has fully recovered from ankle ligament damage and will be available for selection against Huddersfield Town. The Ivorian hasn’t featured since November having suffered ankle ligament damage against Chelsea and undergoing surgery in December. Reports claimed that Bailly would return to first team training on Friday and possibly be in contention to face Sevilla next week. But Mourinho has handed supporters a pleasant surprise following a difficult week by revealing that the 23-year-old had managed to recover in time for the FA Cup clash with David Wagner’s men. Jose Mourinho has told #MUTV that Eric Bailly is fit and ready for Saturday's @EmiratesFACup tie with Huddersfield, but Ander Herrera and Marcus Rashford are ruled ...