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TODAY’S HOTTEST FOOTBALL NEWS: Paul Pogba Wants Zinedine Zidane As Boss, Man City Will Win The Premier League, United Will Be Second And Chelsea 3rd – Neymar

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Man Utd star Paul Pogba wants to play under Zinedine Zidane.
Pogba has spent the last two years floundering for Manchester United and clashing repeatedly with Jose Mourinho along the way.
The France international is understood to want out, with Juventus now his No 1 destination because of Cristiano Ronaldo.
Manchester United are so far, however, holding firm. They insist the 25-year-old is going nowhere despite his ongoing power struggle with Mourinho.
And The Sun say Pogba is hellbent on playing under Zidane, who has emerged as the leading candidate to succeed Mourinho.
Should Mourinho fail to arrest their slump, a parting of the ways would be on the cards.
United have axed David Moyes and Louis van Gaal in the years since Sir Alex Ferguson’s retirement.
And they are likely to do the same should Mourinho fail to land them a place in the Champions League.
The Sun say Pogba is keen to play under Zidane, who he idolised growing up.
A club insider is quoted as saying: “Paul grew up with Zidane as his hero and would like to play for him at some stage in his career.
“He could have back at Real, but he felt he had unfinished business at United and their interest only came along very late in the day.
“Paul has a similar all action style to Zidane and a lot of what he days was off the back of watching him and learning from him.”
Should Zidane take over at United, it may be enough for Pogba to stay.

Luis Suarez makes Paul Pogba to Barcelona transfer claim

Paul Pogba would like to be battling on more fronts than he currently does for Manchester United – and would be welcome at Barcelona.
That’s the view of Barcelona star Luis Suarez who believes the Frenchman would be a hit at the Nou Camp.
Pogba has struggled at United since returning to Old Trafford from Juventus in 2016 with there being plenty of talk regarding his future over the summer.
Barca, Juventus and PSG were all believed to be interested but the midfielder stayed put and was even named captain by Jose Mourinho for the opening two games of the Premier League season.
United have already suffered two defeats this campaign and are not expected to fight for the title with Liverpool tipped to be Manchester City’s closest rivals.
United are also unlikely to be in the running for the Champions League crown and Suarez believes Pogba would want to be more competitive having won the World Cup this summer.
“He [Pogba] is a part of the elite and has a lot of quality,” Suarez told RAC1.
“I think he would like to compete for more than he is now. He is not a player that belongs to Barca, but quality players would always be welcome.”
Pogba was the subject of a cheeky £45m bid from Barcelona that included Yerry Mina and Andre Gomes – who have since joined Everton – in the deal.

Man City will win the premier league, United will be second and Chelsea 3rd – Neymar

Neymar, 26, has tipped Pep Guadiola’s Man City to win this seasons’s premier league.
The PSG star when pressed on who would take the other top four places his chin before saying: “Second will be United, third is Chelsea.”
The Brazilian then paused before adding: “Fourth is Tottenham.”
Neymar was joined at the Pokerstars event by his former Barcelona team-mate Gerard Pique, who was close by listening to Neymar’s predictions.
Pique reacted in shock as Neymar dubbed Spurs as fourth-place finishers – handing a snub to Liverpool.
But Neymar confirmed “no Liverpool” – despite the Reds sitting top of the pile after four games of the Premier League.
NEYMAR’S TOP FOUR PREDICTION
1) MANCHESTER CITY
2) MANCHESTER UNITED
3) CHELSEA
4) TOTTENHAM
City’s squad include a host of Neymar’s Brazil team-mates including Ederson, Gabriel Jesus and Fernandinho.

Real Madrid boss Lopetegui reveals why Ronaldo Juventus transfer happened

Cristiano Ronaldo’s move to Juventus from Real Madrid was unpreventable, according to Los Blancos manager Julen Lopetegi.
Ronaldo stunned the football world earlier this summer by choosing to quit Real Madrid for Juventus.
The 33-year-old decided to call time on his Bernabeu career to embark on a new challenge in Serie A after nine glittering years in La Liga.
Cristiano Ronaldo’s move to Juventus has not been well-received by Real Madrid fans, particularly given the club’s failure to land a replacement.
Lopetegui succeeded Zinedine Zidane in June and was powerless to prevent Ronaldo from jumping ship.
Real Madrid have enjoyed a solid, if unspectacular, start to the new season.
Gareth Bale is now their talisman and, in the post-Ronaldo climate, the Wales international is back to his blockbuster best.
And Lopetegui has now revealed why he was unable to convince the player to stay.
Lopetegui was confirmed as Real Madrid’s new boss on June 12 while Ronaldo officially completed his move to Juve a month later on July 10.
And the Spaniard’s latest comments suggest Ronaldo had already made up his mind prior to the World Cup that he would be leaving Los Blancos.
He said: “I did not speak with him.
“Because when I become Real Madrid coach, he had already chosen to leave.”
Ronaldo has struggled for Juventus so far, failing to score in his first three Serie A outings.
And Old Lady legend Alessandro Del Piero has given the veteran some advice.
“In Italy we defend looking for the numerical superiority and it is complicated for a striker,” Del Piero said.

Koscielny’s agent opens up on offers to leave Gunners

Arsenal star Laurent Koscielny had multiple offers to leave the Gunners last season, according to his agent.
The 32-year-old was reportedly considering a move away from The Emirates, with clubs in France and China interested.
However, his season was cut short during a Europa League semi-final clash against Atletico Madrid, where he suffered a torn Achilles tendon.
This ruled the defender out for a minimum of sixth months, scrapping any plans of a move away from Arsenal.
His departure would have coincided with that of former boss Arsene Wenger, and Koscielny’s agent, Stephane Courbois, revealed his client had felt the time had come to move on.
Speaking to France Football, he said: “At that time, Laurent was playing what might have been his final matches with Arsenal.
“Laurent started to consider a possible move away from Arsenal at the same time as Arsene (Wenger).
“The moment was right, leaving as a new coach arrived. I had already anticipated this and two or three offers were making us think hard.”
Wenger ended his 22 year stay as Gunners boss in May this year, with new manager Unai Emery taking over the reins immediately.

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Villa’s Bamweyana Hasn’t Won A League Game In 5 Games, Fans Bitter

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HAVING drawn his fifth game in nine games, coach Douglas Bamweyana may be sacked at SC Villa who are fighting relegation in the StarTimes Uganda Premier League.

Bamweyana took the SC Villa job in November last year. He has only managed to win two games, lost two and drawn five.

Angry Villa fans threw tables at Namboole and called for his sacking. “Banweyana may lead us into problems like he did at Express so management must be careful we are tired of his dull tactics,” one angry fan said.

Bashir Mutanda scored for SC Villa and Alfred Onek got an equalizer for Bright Stars who put up a wonderful display as the game ended 1-1. Villa are 12 and three points off the relegation zone which is worrying Jogo fans. Villa have not won a game in the last five games of the league. They take on Vipers, tomorrow a game that is anticipated by many as a cracker on and off the pitch.

 

Last five games played by Villa:

Paidha 0 – 0 SC Villa

Villa 0 – 1 BUL              

Police 2 – 2 SC Villa             

Nkambi Coffee 2 – 0 SC Villa

URA 1 – 0 SC Villa        

SC Villa 1 – 1 Bright Stars

 

By Kussam Kalema, Senior Sports Writer

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Express Fans Call For Kisala’s Sacking, Chairman Kiwanuka Assures Tactician Of His Job

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HAVING lost to Police FC by 2-0, Express FC fans have started calling for the sacking of tactician Kefa Kisala.

Police beat Express with inform Juma Balinya on the score sheet and Ruben Kimera. This means that Express have only won two games in their last six encounters.

Police have not lost a game in the last four encounters. They were last beaten by KCCA FC.  Express is tenth on the table with 21 points then Police is seventh with 24 points.

However, the Chairman Kenneth Kiryowa Kiwanuka, has denied the talk of sacking Kisala saying, “It is not true that we have sacked our coach when we make a decision we will communicate officially.”

 

By Kussam Kalema

 

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SAD!! Kaizer Chiefs Sends ‘Jajja Walu’ Packing After Only 17 Games

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Cranes star Godfrey Walusimbi alias “Jajja Walu” has been told to pack his bags and leave South African giants Kaizer Chiefs.
Walusinbi fell out of the pecking order at Kaizer Chiefs after the arrival of Ernst Middendorp at the start of December, with Siphosakhe Ntiya-Ntiya establishing him self as new left back.
Kaizer Chiefs officially announced on the their twitter page that they have parted ways with the left back who joined the team from Gor Mahia of Kenya.
“Walusimbi opted to go back home to Uganda. We would like to thank him for his contribution to Kaizer Chiefs and wish him all the best,” Kaizer Chiefs stated on their twitter handle.


Walusimbi arrived at the start of the current season but his stint at the Amakhosi has been very short. He made 17 apperances for the club.
Walusimbi is among the most talented left backs you can ever admirer but his professional career is questionable especially when it comes to discipline.

By Kussam Kalema, Senior Sports Analyst

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