22 Apr 2022 | 07:31 | Football
Ronaldo backs Benzema
“Benzema deserves the Ballon d’Or. I’ve said it for years and I’ve been criticized,” Ronaldo Nazario told another former player, Alessandro Del, on Sky Sports Italia’s commentary program. Piero. On April 12, L’Equipe, France’s leading sports newspaper, predicted that Benzema would be among the top five candidates to win the 2022 Ballon d’Or, ahead of Kylian Mbappe, Robert Lewandowski Key, Kevin De Bruyne and Sadio Mane. None of the five players have ever won football’s highest individual award.
Chelsea in danger of devaluation after Champions League knockout
Chelsea are still in the process of changing owners and they have spent a lot of time negotiating with no results. Many investors had to shake their heads when the £3bn price proposed by chairman Roman Abramovich could not be met. However, British media revealed that Chelsea are considering price cuts to speed up the handover of power. It is understood that the main reason is that the “Blues” were eliminated in the Champions League quarter-finals and had no chance to compete for the Premier League championship.
Manchester United reach deal with manager Ten Haag
Ten Hag has reached a verbal agreement to lead Manchester United for the next four seasons, reports Athletic. Ajax know the 52-year-old is in talks with a new team, but United still need to agree a contract with the Dutch club. An agreement will not be announced until after the Dutch Cup final between Ajax and PSV Eindhoven on April 17. Manchester United want to respect Ajax, the team’s goal is the Dutch double this season.
MU targets De Ligt
Manchester United are eyeing Juventus midfielder Mattis de Ligt, according to Calciomercato. The Dutch star is also said to want to leave this summer and the Red Devils are ready to make an attractive offer.
Former Atletico Madrid player jailed
Serie A Sassuolo member Nicolas Schapakas has been jailed for possessing a weapon. In January 2022, Schiappacasse was arrested by the police for having a pistol in the car. At the time of his arrest, the Uruguayan player carried a weapon for a Penarol fan before the derby with the national team, according to an investigation.
Schapakasse currently has just over a year left on his contract with Sassuolo. He is a former Atlético de Madrid player who played for Serie A Parma and newly-promoted Famaricao in the Portuguese league.
December 11th, 2021
December 11th, 2021