Liverpool maintained their 100% record in a 2:1 victory against Tottenham at Wembley stadium. It was notably the finest performance from Jurgen Klopp’s perspective.
Apart from the entertainment derived by the team, a lot of YNWA fans were raining abuses on Senegalese forward Saido Mane who on several occasions, where he needed to have assisted Mo Salah instead he held the ball for too long and made wrong choices afterwards.
On a particular occasion when Mané had the opportunity to pass to either Naby Keita or Salah, the Senegalese opted for Keita who missed the gifted chance when Salah was unarguably in the best position to score. Klopp was even seen demonstrating to Mané the best option on the pitch.
Albeit, in one of the other occasions, Salah was also trying to maraud his way into the 18-yard box before taking a nonchalant shot where he would have passed comfortably to Daniel Sturridge.
Liverpool manager who is also good at backing his players had something to say after claiming that Mane’s action was not “greed” but “it’s normal”
“These boys are such a threat to each team. These runs they do, gives us the space to get in between. That is how we scored the second goal.”
It might interest everyone to know that both players are African Best contenders and perhaps both are vying for the best opportunity to reach to the topmost level of their career, but a lot of concentration was on Mané as the fans on Twitter were not so nice to the player who is already in goal scoring form ahead of the Egyptian.
Done Deal! Midfielder Signs Professional Contract At Liverpool
Young Liverpool midfielder Leighton Clarkson has signed his first professional contract at the club.
The news of his professional contract was revealed by the official Twitter handle of Liverpool earlier on Monday.
Leighton Clarkson has represented the various youth teams at Liverpool in the past few years from the u16s, u18s, and the u19s.
The 17-year-old was part of the Liverpool u18 team that won the FA Youth Cup last season.
The young midfielder has been at Liverpool since the u8 Academy.
Leighton Clarkson is definitely one for the future at Liverpool who are currently on the preseason tour of the United States (US).
The Reds have not been in good form during their tour of the United States as they step up their preparation for the new season which is scheduled for the second week of August.
The new Premier League season starts on the 9th of August but they face English champions Manchester City in the Community Shield five days earlier.
Liverpool will kick-start the new league season with a home game against newly-promoted Premier League club Norwich City.
The Reds lost 3-2 to German Bundesliga outfit Borussia Dortmund in their first preseason game in the US before losing 2-1 to Spanish La Liga club Sevilla.
Man Utd Star Eyeing Armband After Contract Extension Agreement
Manchester United goalkeeper David De Gea has set his sights on the captain’s armband at the club after agreeing on a contract extension to stay with the Red Devils for a long time.
In his recent interview monitored by the Independent, David De Gea stated that it would be an honour to lead the team.
He also pointed out that he enjoyed the experience of leading the team on some occasions to date.
His captain armband admission is coming on the back of his contract extension agreement with Manchester United.
According to recent reports, David De Gea has agreed on a six-year deal until the end of the 2024/25 season.
His new contract is worth £375,000 on a weekly basis this making him the second highest paid player at Manchester United behind Alexis Sanchez.
Chilean international Alexis Sanchez is the highest earner at Manchester United following his move in January 2018.
David De Gea has one year left on his current deal at Manchester United after the club activated the extra year in his contract.
His new contract agreement will take the Spanish international shot stopper to the summer of 2024.
He was linked with several clubs like Juventus and Real Madrid before his agreement with senior Manchester United officials.
Arsenal To Make Third Bid For Kieran Tierney
Arsenal will reportedly make a third bid for Celtic defender Kieran Tierney in the coming days.
This is according to the publication from Daily Record which revealed that the Gunners are preparing a third bid for the Scottish international left-back.
It was revealed that Arsenal will make another £25m for the player with better payment arrangement.
Arsenal had earlier made a second bid of £25m which included £7m in add-ons.
Celtic swiftly turned down that second bid which had just £18m in upfront payment.
Arsenal will offer more in upfront payment from the £25m to meet the financial demand from Scottish Premiership giants Celtic.
The Gunners have identified Kieran Tierney as their major transfer target in their quest to sign a new left-back this summer.
They had earlier made a first bid of just £15m for the player.
Arsenal left-backs Sead Kolasinac and Nacho Mineral were unable to meet up with what was demanded by club manager Unai Emery in that position hence the need to sign a new player for that position.
Kieran Tierney, 22, has been recovering from hernia and hip problems but he’s expected to be fit by next month.
He wants the move to Arsenal but the Scottish player won’t force the transfer.
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