Gabriel Barbosa’s agent confirms Chelsea were interested in signing the striker

The agent of Gabriel Barbosa has confirmed that Chelsea were among the clubs interested in signing the Brazil international before he made the permanent move to Flamengo from Inter Milan. The 23-year-old spent the 2019 season on loan with Flamengo, where he scored a staggering 43 goals from 56 games as the club won the league and continental titles.

Ander Herrera talks about Kylian Mbappe and Neymar

Spain midfielder Ander Herrerasays that he had false impressions on the Brazilian footballer Neymar and he turned out to be the biggest surprise as a person to him. He was transferred from Manchester United in a free transfer to Paris Saint Germain in 2019. He had already judged the character of Neymar in a negative way and all those concepts were broken down when he came to know him.

Willian speaks on his Chelsea future and season resumption

Chelsea attacker Willian has said that he is determined to remain with the club until the end of the current campaign. The Brazil international has been in a contract standoff with the Blues over the past year and it has come to the point where the Blues are reluctant to meet his demands. Still, the 31-year-old seems open to signing a short-term deal beyond June such that he can finish the club’s remaining matches which have been delayed because of the coronavirus outbreak.

Pablo Mari heaps praise on ‘unbelievable’ Arsenal teammate

Arsenal’s winter signing Pablo Mari has heaped praise on David Luiz after playing alongside the Brazilian for the Gunners. Luiz made the surprise move to the Emirates from Chelsea before the summer transfer deadline and he has since been a regular at the heart of the defence for the north London club.

Sam Allardyce praises Roberto Firmino for his improvement at Liverpool

TalkSPORT pundit Sam Allardyce believes Roberto Firmino has progressed impressively with Liverpool and he has now become a vital player leading the line. The marksman has not been a prolific goalscorer during his time with the Merseyside outfit but he has been hugely effective with his link-up play which has helped the likes of Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane in finding the net more regularly.

Jesus speaks glowingly about Arteta amid Arsenal managerial link

Manchester City striker Gabriel Jesus has given a positive feedback on the coaching abilities of Mikel Arteta, who has been linked with the managerial role at Arsenal this month. The Spaniard has been serving as the assistant manager to Pep Guardiola over the past three years but he has recently been touted to take over as the new head coach of the Gunners.

Tite Happy with Performances from Liverpool midfielder

Brazil coach Tite says that the confidence flowing with the Liverpool midfielder Fabinho is quite apparent. This confidence has played a huge role in helping Brazil to come out from their rotten of five games without a win. Even though Fabinho has been around for a while, he has started featuring for the national team only recently.

Firmino Crucial to Liverpool than Salah or Mane, claims McAteer

Former Liverpool forward Jason McAteer claims that the loss of the Roberto Firmino will be greater for Liverpool than losing Mohamed Salah or Sadio Mane. Liverpool have been able to maintain a 100% record in the Premier League after a late winner over Leicester City. The match witnessed a 2-1 win with James Milner scoring an injury time penalty. However, the game also witnessed Mohamed Salah picking up a knock that could potentially keep him out of the forthcoming games.

Luiz: defenders need more responsibility

Arsenal ace David Luiz has called the defenders to take more responsibility following the 2-2 draw against Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League on Sunday.

The Gunners were widely fancied to win the encounter but they found themselves in a heap of trouble after conceding twice in the opening 41 minutes.

Pereira admits he was exhausted

Manchester United midfielder Andreas Pereira has acknowledged that he did not have the best of games against Chelsea in the Premier League opener, although he contributed an assist in a comfortable 4-0 win for the Red Devils.

There were many doubts regarding the composition of the United team ahead of the curtain-raiser but they managed to utilise the counter-attack to good effect to outwit Frank Lampard’s side.

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