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Thursday, November 19, 2009

Chelsea will pay US$ 50 millions for 'Kun' Agüero

Italian coach Carlo Ancelotti has told Chelsea board that they need a strong and talented midfielder for the next season, and that player is the popular Sergio Agüero from Atletico Madrid. Now the Stamford Bridge team itends to offer more than US$ 50 millions to sign the footballer, even when he will not be able to play the Champions League with the blues this season.

Some spanish newspapers have suggested that Atletico Madrid is asking for more than US$ 60 millions to sell the Argentinian player, but the negotiations have already started.

If the operation takes place, it will be a new record for any Premier League Club, even over Robinho's move from Real Madrid to Manchester City last season.

Thursday, November 05, 2009

Pepe Reina unhappy with Liverpool's situation in the Champions League


Liverpool only rescued a draw against Lyon at their last Champions League match, and now their situation in the European Competition is not the best. Goalkeeper Pepe Reina knows it and says it's "disgraceful" that his team depends on other's results.

Indeed, Liverpool could win their final two games and not qualify for the next stage of the Champions League. Lyon has to tie with Fiorentina in their next match to help Pepe's team keep alive.

The keeper is honest about it: "We have got two games to go and disgracefully we are not depending on ourselves; we need Lyon to get something in Fiorencia. Our priority is to win our two games that remain and we will keep trying. Miracles? They happen, particularly at Liverpool."

Lyon has proved to be a really tough team and Fiorentina has enourmous talent in players such as Gilardino and Vargas. So, there are not too many chances for Benitez's squad. The next weeks will be very important for Reina and his teammates.

Wednesday, November 04, 2009

Antonio Valencia scores dramatic equalizer for Manchester United


The russian team surprised the world scoring three goals against the red giants at the Old Trafford, but Manchester United leveled the game in the last six minutes.

CSKA Moscow's goals were scored by Alan Dzagoev, Milos Krasic and Vasili Berezutsky, stunning the english fans at the stadium. But goals scored by Michael Owen, Paul Scholes and Antonio Valencia - in the last minute - took United to the next stage of the Champions League. What's more, United could have won it but Wayne Rooney's shot hit the bar.

Sir Alex Ferguson was satisfied with the effort of his team: "We were absolutely fantastic in terms of our desire to win the match and were unlucky at times in the game, their goalkeeper made some fantastic saves, we hit the post and missed a lot of other chances... If you want excitement come to Old Trafford".

Amazing 1-1 tie between Real Madrid and AC Milan


The impressive match between Real Madrid and AC Milan ended with a 1-1 tie, and a good football show for the fans. The great performance of both teams comfirmed the rivalty showed weeks ago at the Bernabeu.

French star Karim Benzema opened the score for Madrid after a great move made by Kaka. But Ronaldinho scored the 1-1 with a penalty shot and proved that he is playing at his best level again.

Pellegrini had a really tough week and was satisfied with the performance of his team: "I'm happy because I think we played well. We didn't lose, but we are still on course for finishing top of the group. Normally, I am happy if the result reflects what we did on the field. But tonight definitely didn't reflect what we did."

Milan coach Leonardo was happy as well: “They played better in the first half, created spaces and chances. We were too deep. I'd say the second half was the opposite, as we had the better of it and overall the draw is the fai result for what we saw. To be honest, we feel a bit of regret, as I felt we could get the three points and strike them at the right time. I'm happy with the way the squad did it tonight.”