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Ronaldo, Ibrahimovic set for Italian Cup clash

Milan (AFP) – Cristiano Ronaldo and Zlatan Ibrahimovic are set to go head-to-head in Thursday’s Italian Cup semi-final, first leg between Juventus and AC Milan at the San Siro.

Both Ronaldo and Ibrahimovic scored at the weekend in defeats as Juventus fell 2-1 at Hellas Verona, while AC Milan threw away a two-goal lead in a 4-2 defeat by city rivals Inter…………….Read More

Liverpool maintains historic pace against Spurs and Jose Mourinho, whose work shouldn’t be discounted

An underappreciated factor in the many successes Jose Mourinho has had is that he was always such a hot commodity in the job market that he could choose ascending teams to manage. Then he’d put the finishing touches on a core of standout players approaching their prime and claim the spoils………………….Read More

Lingard to be represented by controversial agent Raiola

The news is unlikely to sit well with Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solksjaer, who just this weekend said he would ask Paul Pogba, who is another of Rariola’s clients, to speak to the Italian-born Dutch agent about his recent comments which painted the club in a poor light………………..Read More

Liverpool’s ‘brilliant’ 2019 just a building block for Klopp

Liverpool (AFP) – Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp insists the European champions must build on a “brilliant” 2019 to turn a 13-point lead at the top of the table into a first Premier League title in 30 years.

Klopp’s men were not at their flowing best and needed the help of two VAR reviews to continue their relentless march towards the title with a 1-0 win over Wolves on Sunday…………………..Read More