Bukayo Saka has been a shining light for Arsenal in a difficult season up until this point and he has received high praise from ex-Premier League midfielder Owen Hargreaves. According to the former Manchester United and Bayern Munich player, Bukayo Saka is far from other recipients like Willian and Nicholas Pepe on the right side of the Arsenal attack. Owen Hargreaves lauded the quality of Bukayo Saka while he was on Premier League TV as he compared him with Manchester United forward Marcus Rashford. Both Bukayo Saka and Marcus Rashford are always unfazed in the face of adversary on the pitch according to Owen Hargreaves.

Owen Hargreaves is certain that the more experienced duo of Nicholas Pepe and Willian are not even close to Bukayo Saka quality-wise on the right side of the Arsenal attack despite the money spent on the two players. The Gunners signed Willian on a free transfer last summer when his Chelsea contract expired and the Brazilian player was offered a lucrative three-year deal before he penned it afterwards.On his part,Nicholas Pepe has not showed top form consistently since his club-record transfer to Arsenal in 2019. The Gunners paid £72m to sign him from French club Lille.
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Former Manchester United player Owen Hargreaves has said that he believes Arsenal manager Mikel Artera can steer his side to Europa League glory with his current crop of players. However, he said that the London club stand a huge chance of lifting the trophy as long as they give precious chance to their young players.

Arsenal completed a hundred percent record in their Europa League group stage after seeing off Dundalk in their final Group stage encounter. The comprehensively convincing 4-2 win over Dundalk away from home was enough to convince Hargreaves that the Gunners are indeed capable of clinching the trophy this season.
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Owen Hargreaves urges Bayern Munich to keep hold of Thiago Alcantara


Owen Hargreaves believes his former club Bayern Munich should convince Thiago Alcantara to stay put. The Spain international was one of the club’s standout performers in the recent Champions League final against Paris Saint-Germain which they won by a 1-0 scoreline at the Estadio da Luz Stadium in Lisbon.

Following the game, there has been much speculation that Thiago could be on the move, considering he has refused to sign a new contract beyond next season. So far, Bayern have been unable to convince him to renew his deal, but Hargreaves is hopeful that the European champions can find the breakthrough amid the interest from Liverpool, he told BT Sport: “The big one is Thiago, they’ve got to keep him. He was one of the best players on the pitch. ‘Liverpool fans will be watching that and thinking: ‘yes please!’.”
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Phil Foden is special than the rest of the young players says Hargreaves


Former footballer Owen Hargreaves believes that Phil Fodenwill be more special in the upcoming future than Mason Greenwood who has been achieving records recently. Meanwhile,Foden has begun with a slow start but in the recent games, one could see he has been on his game. The young player will be serving as the replacement of David Silva in the upcoming matches of City across all the competition. Even though both of these belong to various positions,comparisons of the duo have been raised.

Hargreaves who has played for both the Premier League clubs says that even though he is the fan of Greenwood he believes Foden is more talented. While Hargreaves was working in the under 14 squad of Manchester City,he has seen him play he was only half the size of other players due to this he will always be one step ahead of other players.
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Owen Hargreaves Explains about Cristiano Ronaldo’s Character


Ronaldo is not a self-centred person says former Manchester United teammate Owen Hargreaves. He is often been criticised for being selfish to think about only his career. But Hargreaves argues that he is more of a team person rather than he is accused not to be. He has won Ballon d’Or for five times and is criticised for his pursuit to perfection.

Hargreaves says that Ronaldo is often seen through unfavourable light. He is a person who is willing to take responsibility of the main person when none has such a desire to play. He is a person who will pass on the ball if he finds anyone to be capable and with potential.
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Owen Hargreaves believes Manchester United can sign Jadon Sancho

Former England star Owen Hargreaves believes Manchester United have the financial muscle to land the signature of Jadon Sancho despite the current crisis due to the coronavirus pandemic. The Red Devils have been heavily tipped to pursue the England international this summer and reports have emerged that he has already agreed personal terms with the side.

The £100m asking price has been reported as the stumbling block for the summer transfer but Hargreaves feels the Red Devils should have the money regardless of the financial impact because of the COVID-19 virus, he told The Mirror: “I think Jadon is a special case. Whoever gets him, the fees are going to be significant but that is a player for potentially a decade.
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Dayot Upamecano has decided he will leave RB Leipzig this summer. Bayern Munich, Arsenal, Tottenham Hotspur, Man City and Barcelona are all linked with the 21-year-old centre-back over the last few months. Arsenal made a move for the player last summer, but they were put away by the asking price. The club later settled for David Luiz in the summer.

The Brazilian was available for a relatively low price compared to Upamecano. The Brazilian was also seen as a quick fix for the club’s defensive crisis. They returned for the player in the winter transfer window, but no deal materialized.
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Ajax midfielder, Donny Van der Beek has revealed that Spanish giant Real Madrid are interested in his service amid speculation that the Madrid based club will make a move for the player again in the summer.

The same day it was reported that the Madrid agreed on a deal with Ajax, Van der Beek told Fox sports, that the interest from the Spanish capital is real but he is concentrated on Ajax and his full commitment will be with Ajax.
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Former Manchester United midfielder Owen Hargreaves has criticized the Red Devil’s form, citing that their recent draw against Sheffield United was another blow below that the belt, that has now gone too far.

The former England international also noted that the introduction of Alex Tuanzebe made things worse for United and such naïve tactical mistake from Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was what handed initiative back to the home side which ultimately led to their 90th minute equalizer.
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England’s loss to Czech Republic was their first loss in qualifying in close to a decade which showed the dominance that the Three Lions have displayed during this period of time. The general perception from the British media was that the loss was due to the poor midfield selection by manager Gareth Southgate.

This has been a reoccurring issue for Southgate during his time as England boss. Despite the wealth of attacking options for the team, the midfield is one area where England lacks star quality. Henderson came under heavy fire, the Liverpool captain is a quality player, but he is not the sort of player that can dictate the tempo of the game.
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