Here are some of the latest football news making the rounds.Former Manchester United Player Antonio Valencia has taking the decision to retire from football, he spent 10 years at Old Trafford where he won the Premier League, EFL Cup and Europa League trophies.During Jose Mourinho's time at Man United he converted the pacy winger to a defender, Valencia continued playing as a right back or right wing back even after Mourinho was sacked from Man United.
Faces were distraught after the said only hope of Arsenal qualifying for European football next season was dashed after they failed to overturn a first leg defeat against Villarreal in the Europa League semi final and ultimately crashing out of their most realistic hope of attaining European football next season.
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The premier league continued yesterday, with Arsenal visiting Chelsea at the Stamford Bridge.For yesterday's game, Arsenal claimed all three points, after winning 0-1, with Smith-Rowe scoring the only goal of the match at the 16th minutes.Chelsea dominated the game as expected, but couldn't find the back of the net.
Chelsea and Manchester city will be participating in the finals of 2020/21 UEFA Champions league.While Manchester united and Villareal will be competing in the UEFA Europa league finals.Both chelsea and Manchester united have won UEFA Champions League, Premier league and Europa league in the last twenty Years.
Liverpool were League leaders on the 1st January and they looked like the best choice for the league champions.It all came as a shock when Manchester City began their winning streak which ran across all competitions, FA Cup, Carabao Cup and EPL.Manchester City won 21 games before the streak came to an end by the hands of Manchester United, who defeated the 'sky blues' at home with a 0-2 scoreline.
In today's London derby, Chelsea was defeated by Arsenal, a major setback for Thomas Tuchel's side, whose hopes of staying in the top four were on the line.Chelsea played well against Arsenal today, but they were unable to take advantage of the numerous opportunities that were made.
Chelsea vs Arsenal (Final Score: 0-1) The unexpected happened yesterday as Arsenal defeated Champions League finalists, Chelsea at Stamford Bridge for the first time in 10 years.Arsenal managed to come up with a narrow 1-0 win against their long-time rivals, increasing their chances of qualifying for the Europa League next season.
Manchester United will play in the Europa League final in a couple of weeks from now.One of the concerns of the club ahead of the match is the fitness level of Harry Maguire, but the England international is now Expected to be fit for the mouthwatering Europa League final clash against Villarreal Football Club.
Arsenal Manager Mikel Arteta, Has Once Again Invited Nigerian Eligible Forward Folarin Balogun, To Train With The First Team Ahead Of Their Premier League Clash Against Chelsea On Wednesday.Balogun was involved in the final training preparations and could be on the bench at Stamford Bridge tommorow night.
Three games left.We are beyond adding “to save our season” as even if we finished 7th, it will not make him for what has been a horrendous year for The Arsenal under Mikel Arteta.We have no one to blame but ourselves for where we are.
Arsenal Football Club will face Chelsea Football Club at Stamford Bridge Stadium tomorrow, with their Europa League qualification hopes on a knife's edge.Emile Smith Rowe, the Gunners' main man, will be available for this vital match after being forced off due to injury during Arsenal's last match.
Harry Maguire is one of the best defenders in the premier league and he has been doing great things for Manchester United since he joined the club.The Manchester United captain sustained an injury against Aston Villa on Sunday and Manchester United fans are not happy about the current updates on his injury.
On Sunday, the world was graced with the smooth way AC Milan destroyed the almighty Juventus (who in case you have forgotten, won the Serie A title about 8 or 9 consecutive times), with 3 unreplied goals, in the home stadium of the Italian giants.
Everton will travel to face Aston Villa at Villa Park in the Premier League on Thursday.Everton defeated West Ham 1–0 last weekend - a win that boosted their chances of qualifying for Europa League football next season.The Toffees are in eight place - now one point behind Tottenham whom they have a game on.
Manchester United will welcome their bitter rivals, Liverpool to Old Trafford in the Premier League on Thursday.United, sitting second, have secured a spot in Champions League football next season and will look to build momentum ahead of their Europa League final with Villarreal later this month.
Mikel Arteta and his players held their heads high at the Stamford Bridge on Wednesday night.It's was a ground that they haven't recorded victory since Robin Van Persie scored a hat trick years ago.But this time, it is a different Arsenal's team who are in a different position in the Premier League table.
Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta insists they still have a huge responsibility to win every match left this season – despite their hopes of bagging a place in Europe looking slim.The boss knows how important it is to the club’s supporters to finish above north London rivals Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League.
Arsenal have witnessed dark period this season and next season should be a renaissance for them.Mikel Arteta hasn't dropped the leadership baton but his position is under threat looking at his performance this season.Arsenal have disappointed their fans in so many ways with the recent one coming from Europa League where they were eliminated by Villarreal.
Following their defeat to Everton on Sunday, hopes of a Champions League spot have surely gone for West Ham this season.However,with Liverpool, Tottenham and Everton still behind West Ham in the table and just a few games left to play, the Europa League is still very much in reach and would be a just reward for a superb season.
Yesterday, Edinson Cavani delighted Man United fans by extending his contract for another season.The Uruguayan striker have been phenomenal since signing for the Red Devils.He has scored 15 goals, 4 of which came in both legs of the Europa League semifinal against Italian side AS Roma to help propel Man United to the Finals where they will face Spanish side Villarreal.