According to reputed Spanish journalist Manu Sainz, Frenkie de Jong’s agent has been in London to meet Manchester United’s executives. The Dutch midfielder wants to join the Red Devils instead of Chelsea if he leaves Barcelona in the summer transfer window as he wishes to reunite with Erik ten Hag at Old Trafford. Frenkie de Jong has been involved in one of the most captivating transfer sagas of the summer. While the 25-year-old is keen on remaining at Camp Nou, Barcelona would like to cash in on him amid their ongoing financial distress, even though they are striving to activate two economic levers to ease their problems.
Ex-Manchester United and Manchester City midfielder Owen Hargreaves has praised the jobthe Spurs duo of Rodrigo Bentancur and Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg does at the base of the midfield. Owen Hargreaves talked about Hojbjerg and Bentancurwhile he was on Premier League TV last month
Owen Hargreaves lauded the contribution of the two players shortly after Spurs beat Burnley1-0 at home in their penultimate league game of the latest Premier League campaign to move closer to securing Champions League spot.Three Lions of England skipper Harry Kane scored the winning goal from the penalty spot Continue reading
Owen Hargreaves was impressed with the performance of the three Liverpool players during the first leg of their Champions League semifinal tie with Villarreal. The former Manchester United and Manchester City midfielder gave the Liverpool midfield trio of Fabinho, Jordan Henderson and Thiago Alcantara a perfect score for their performance during the 2-0 win over Villarreal. Club skipper Henderson was involved in the first goal after his cross was diverted into his own net by Ecuadorian left-back PervisEstupinanon 53 minutes before Senegalese star Sadio Mane added a second goal two minutes later.
Englishman Owen Hargreaves praised the aforementionedLiverpool midfielders while he was on BT Sports for theChampions League coverage of the semifinal first leg clash between the Reds and Villarreal. Fellow pundit Peter Crouch agreed with the assessment of the Liverpool midfielders as revealed by Owen Hargreaves. According to ex-Liverpool striker Crouch, Fabinho, Thiago and Henderson were unbelievable. Continue reading
Ex-Bayern Munich and Manchester City midfielder Owen Hargreaves has made his prediction on the teams that would finish in the first four spots at the end of the current Premier League. Owen Hargreaves made his prediction on the top four teams while he was on Premier League TV penultimate weekend after Spurs and Arsenal were beaten.
Owen Hargreaves watched as Belgian international Leandro Trossard scored a late goal to condemn Tottenham Hotspur to a 1-0 defeat at home to Brighton and Hove Albion, while he was also an audience as Southampton defender Jan Bednarek scored the only goal of the game just before the half-time break to give the Saints a 1-0 win over Arsenal. Continue reading
Former Manchester United midfielder Owen Hargreaves has absolved interim manager Ralf Rangnick of any blame after the Red Devils failed to beat relegation-threatened Watford at home in their latest Premier League encounter. Owen Hargreaves talked about the league clash between Manchester United and Watford while he was on Premier League TV as he blamed the players for being wasteful in front of goal.
Speaking further, Owen Hargreaves said the responsibility of seeing off teams like Watford lies with the players on the pitch especially with the number of good chances over the course of the game. According to him, the Manchester United players should have taken the numerous chances that came their way. Continue reading
Former Manchester United midfielder has issued a warning to young players about listening to advice from Cristiano Ronaldo. The Portuguese player recently told Skysports that players at United had to wake up and be more ambititous instead of fighting for just top four. Ronaldo also added that the younger players at the team do not listen to his advice, with some fans on Twitter pointing fingers at ace Mason Greenwood.
Hargreaves who works as a pundit with BBC feels that he understands why Ronaldo feels frustrated, as he’s 37 with barely enough time to win trophies for his beloved team. According to Hargreaves “He wants to help this group of players get over the line, they’ve stumbled into semi-finals and the Europa League final last year… really with Ronaldo and [Raphael] Varane and the leaders they have in that side, they should be in a better position than they are”.
Owen Hargreaves and Rio Ferdinand predicted a few weeks ago that Manchester United have the capacity to win their next ten league games due to a run of favourable fixtures. The Red Devils barely played two games before the prediction from Rio Ferdinand and Owen Hargreaves was floored. Ex-Manchester United players Owen Hargreaves and Rio Ferdinand unanimously agreed on BT Sports that the Red Devils should go on a run of ten straight wins.
Former Manchester United midfielder Owen Hargreaves is certain that young England international Mason Greenwood has given interim Red Devils manager Ralf Rangnick a selection headache ahead of the Premier League clash at Norwich City at the weekend.
Former Premier League midfielder Owen Hargreaves is certain that the Tottenham Hotspur duo of Son Heung-Min and Harry Kane will discover their form under new manager Antonio Conte. Owen Hargreaves made this known while he was talking about Italian tactician Conte and his new job at Spurs for Premier League Productions (PLP).
Ex-Manchester United midfielder Owen Hargreaves has delivered his verdict on Brazilian national team player Fred after his mistake in the last league game led to the loss of two points for his team.
Fred was clearly at fault for the Everton goal in the second half as Manchester United were forced to a 1-1 draw. Owen Hargreaves was disappointed with the contribution of the Brazilian midfielder during the game. Owen Hargreaves told Premier League Productions while delivering his analysis on the league encounter that legendary manager Sir Alex Ferguson would have condemned Fred to the bench for one month for his costly mistake against the Toffees. Continue reading