Burnley defender James Tarkowski claims that he is very focused on getting his place in the England national team for the Euro 2021. The coronavirus pandemic has postponed the European Championship and this provides an opportunity for players, who are out of form and favour, to win a place back in the national team. This is one of the primary ambitions forTarkowski who has been unable to add to his national team appearances for a couple of years now. The defender has made two appearances for the national team, but he has not featured since September 2018.
Steven Gerrard is not hurrying to return to Liverpool and he is very much comfortable staying with the Scottish club Rangers. He confirms that Liverpool will be his team always. He has an extension of the contract with Rangers as he has made impressive development in his leadership. With the development of work in the Scottish club has given him an opportunity to have discussions with Liverpool.
The speculation regarding Liverpool’s manager post has arisen due to Jurgen Klopp's decision that he will be leaving the club once his contract comes to expire. Gerrard was pulled to the scene because of his connection with Liverpool and also his performance alongside the Rangers have impressed everyone.
Everton striker Dominic Calvert-Lewin has revealed that Mason Holgate and Ben Davies have helped him during the tough times at the Merseyside outfit. The 23-year-old is currently in his fourth season with the Toffees first-team and he has taken his game to the next level ever since the appointment of Carlo Ancelotti in December.
Overall, he has already contributed 15 goals across all competitions and he has certainly put his name in the reckoning for a future England role. In a recent interview, Calvert-Lewin has now revealed that the likes of Davies and Holgate have been in close association with him during the development phase and they are keen to stay put with the Toffees for the long-term.
Juventus are ready to offer Paulo Dybala plus cash in order to persuade Tottenham Hotspur to part way with England's star player Harry Kane.
Kane, 26, made a fine start to the season, he has scored 17 goals in 25 appearances in all competitions for Spurs before he tore his hamstring in a 1-0 defeat away to Southampton on new year Eve. The striker has not played since then.
He won't be available for the European championship during the summer according to his manager, but the postponement of the competition till the summer of 2021 will come as good news to England fans and the manager of three lions Gareth Southgate - with the talismanic striker back in their midst, https://www.betting24.fi have made them joint-second favourites behind only France.
Manchester City have won the Carabao cup for the third straight season. They defeated Aston Villa in Wembley to emerge as the Champions this year. Their third triumph in as many years. First half goals from Aguero and Rodri was enough for the Citizen to see off a spirited comeback from Aston Villa.
City were patient with their build up play and they had to wait patiently for the opener. It did arrive in the 20th minute when a good work from Phil Foden ended with Aguero, the Argentina international did the rest, albeit with some assistance from Tyronne Mings.
Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has acknowledged that Jesse Lingard chose the wrong option when he was clear on goal against Watford in the Premier League. The Red Devils had the chance to score in the 34th minute of the game but the opportunity was squandered by Lingard, who failed in his attempt to chip the ball over goalkeeper Ben Foster.
In the second half, the Hornets scored twice between the 50th and 54th minute after individual errors from David de Gea and Aaron wan Bissaka respectively and they managed to hold onto the advantage for the entire match. Speaking after the defeat, Solskjaer admitted that the first half performance was very poor and his side could not make a comeback, particularly after conceding twice before the hour mark.
Chelsea manager Frank Lampard has said that Callum Hudson-Odoi has the potential to be the complete player and he should learn from the progress of Raheem Sterling. The England international made his long-awaited comeback against Grimsby Town in the League Cup third round and he has since earned some Premier League minutes off the bench against Brighton & Hove Albion.
Former England international Wayne Rooney has urged Jadon Sancho to stay put with Borussia Dortmund rather than pursuing a fresh challenge elsewhere.
The young attacker has been the subject of interest from Manchester United in the past few months but Rooney believes his compatriot is better off continuing his development with the Bundesliga side.
England boss Gareth Southgate is very happy that former Liverpool winger Raheem Sterling has been able to become a much more matured player in the last 24 months. Sterling made the switch to Manchester City in 2015 when he was just getting beyond his teens. He had made his reputation at Liverpool for his immense space. The initial few years at Manchester City were not exactly rosy for the winger – especially after the arrival of Pep Guardiola. However, the former Barcelona boss seems to have groomed the England international in such a way that he is now much more effective than ever before.
Sterling has been able to make 49 appearances for England since his debut in 2012. Even though he has scored only eight goals in all of these matches, it is incredible to think that six of these goals have come in the last two years. There is a lot of maturity surrounding the 24-year-old, who scored only two goals for England in his first five years with the national team. Sterling has not been getting statistically better just for England, as he has been able to put in a lot of high-profile performances even for City. Sterling came up with 23 goals last season and he is on course to getting 20+ goals for a second consecutive campaign.
Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri claims that Ruben Loftus-Cheek and Callum Hudson-Odoi are ready to become stars of this Chelsea first-team. So far, the youngsters have not been given a proper run out in the first-team as they have been largely used as substitutes. The impact that both players have had for Chelsea have been very limited in the 2018-19 campaign, but that has not prevented from both players making an impact at international level. This is especially true in the case ofHudson-Odoi, who went on to make his first senior appearance for England even before making a start in the Premier League.
This situation seems to have woken up Sarri, whose Chelsea team is also badly in need of new ideas, after the Italian finally admitted that the youngsters will be getting opportunities in the last few games of the campaign. Hudson-Odoi has been featuring more prominently in the Europa League, but it is expected that he will be starting more games in the last five matches of the Premier League campaign. Loftus-Cheek has had injury problems so far this season, but Sarri confirmed that the midfielder is finally beyond his back troubles and that they can both make an impact. Since both players are fresh at this moment, they will be able to provide a new impetus.