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Thiago shone on his Liverpool debut day

The Spanish midfielder set a record for the number of successful passes in 45 minutes in the Premier League against Chelsea on September 20.

Liverpool’s £ 20million rookie made his new team debut in a 2-0 win over Chelsea when he entered the second half. Coach Juergen Klopp gave him the chance after captain Jordan Henderson left the field due to a possible thigh injury.

Thiago Alcantara did not take long to prove his influence in the midfield of the visitors. He delivered 75 successful passes, more than any other Chelsea player, even those who played the full 90 minutes. Thiago is impressed with his ability to pass the ball and regulate the game against Chelsea.

According to Opta, these are the most successful passes per player played for up to 45 minutes in the Premier League, since the tournament used statistics in the 2003/04 season. This performance was enough for Liverpool fans to forget about a penalty in the penalty area with Thiago’s Timo Werner, resulting in an 11-meter kick that Jorginho later failed to kick.

Andreas Christensen’s red card in the 45th minute was a turning point that led teachers and teachers Frank Lampard to lose the game. In the second half, Sadio Mane made a double in less than 5 minutes to help Liverpool win 3 points away.

In the 75th minute, Jorginho had a chance to shorten the difference on the 11-meter mark, but could not beat Alisson Becker despite performing his forte shooting technique.

Chelsea still keeps its great performance. Previously, Chelsea also won Brighton 3-1 in the first round of the Premier League.

Thiago cried while leaving Bayern Munich

The Spaniard cried and hugged Chief Executive Karl-Heinz Rummenigge to thank him for allowing him to move to Liverpool.

In the past season, the Spanish midfielder was the backbone of the Allianz Arena team. He played 40 matches in all competitions, played nearly 3,000 minutes, scored 3 goals, and made 2 assists. Thiago is considered to be one of the best midfielders in Europe currently.

After winning the Champions League, the former Barca player left Bayern to move to Liverpool for a fee of 30 million euros. He won a total of 17 titles after 7 years of playing for Germany, including 7 Bundesliga titles, 1 Champions League, and 1 European Super Cup.

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Chelsea won Brighton 3-1 in the first round of the Premier League

Striker Timo Werner played aggressively in the Chelsea match against Brighton 3-1 in the first round of the Premier League on September 15.

After many days of waiting, Chelsea fans witnessed the debut of two expensive rookies Kai Havertz and Timo Werner in the Premier League. Werner kicks highest in attack, while Havertz plays the role of the right-winger in a 4-2-3-1.

Chelsea are appreciated, but play defensive counterattack. The midfield of Chelseafell under pressure from the home team. Brighton controlled the ball more (55%) and continuously made situations where the ball was deployed to two sides.

Kai Havertz takes time to adjust to Chelsea’s playstyle

Lampard’s army does not have much space to deploy the ball from home. They were forced to make long passes to the position of Timo Werner or Kai Havertz.

Chelseaplayed stalemate, but unexpectedly received a gift from the Brighton defense. The goal of the host has a big fault for midfielder Alzate. However, Timo Werner also deserves praise for his impressive speed. Goalkeeper Matthew Ryan has no choice but to foul the striker on the visitors side. On the 11-meter mark, Jorginho put Chelseaahead 1-0 in the 23rd minute.

The opener could not help Chelsea improve the game. The visitors continued to be pressed in the following minutes. Brighton dominated the ball, sometimes up to 60%. The green-shirt defense had to struggle with a break from the two sides of Solly March and Tariq Lamptey. In the 36th minute, Kepa had to show off his talent to save Chelsea after Alzate’s decisive kick.

Timo Werner played aggressively in the debut of the new team

Chelsea had a poor match against Brighton. Except for the opening of the score from the opponent’s mistake, Lampard’s team did not create a remarkable coordination situation.

Brighton increased pressure in the second half. The wing-back pair Marcos Alonso and Reece James made Chelsea fans nervous when they were constantly overtaken by their opponents. In 3 minutes, from 46 to 49, Kepa’s goal was unstable twice after the climbing situations of Solly March and Tariq Lamptey.

The lack of drastic play made the Chelsea defenders pay with a goal in the 54th minute. Alonso and Mount made a mistake with the superficial blocking situation. Kepa also disappoints with the situation of misjudging.

The match at American Express ended with a 3-1 win for Chelsea. The London team continued to extend the unbeaten streak to 11 matches, including 10 wins.

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James Rodriguez prepares to head to the Premier League

Real Madrid and Everton reach an agreement on the Colombian midfielder’s case after coach Carlo Ancelotti calls to convince the player. The prestigious transfer of European football revealed that the James Rodriguez deal to Everton was almost complete.

James Rodriguez finally left Real

On August 31, coach Ancelotti discussed with the former Monaco star by phone to persuade him to come to Goodison Park to play football. On September 2 (local time), James will be in Everton for a medical checkup.

The Telegraph revealed that the handsome Colombian midfielder will sign a 3-year contract with Everton. Guardian said the port city team had to spend about 25 million pounds on Real to complete the deal.

In the summer of 2014, James arrived at Real for £ 63 million, becoming the fourth most expensive contract in world football history at that time. Real has to reduce the price of James because his contract with the club will expire in June 2021.

James spent two seasons being loaned to Bayern Munich, before returning to Real in June 2019. James played more than 400 minutes in La Liga 2019/20 and did not contribute much to Real’s championship.

Last month, the 29-year-old revealed that he was not facilitated by Real’s leadership, despite losing his place at Real. The midfielder also confirmed that coach Zinedine Zidane had a preference for certain players in the Real team.

James Rodriguez will join the Premier League

Under the guidance of a coach who is always seen as a spiritual father, James hopes to find the sky again in the most exciting tournament on the planet. From Real to Everton may be a step backward in his career, but the 29-year-old midfielder has reason to make that difficult decision.

Six years ago, James was one of the most-watched attacking midfielders on the planet. He returned from a glorious World Cup, with the title of top scorer and a super volley that surprised fans.

James was sold by Real to Everton for £ 20 million, roughly the price of Allan, a less famous midfielder who just arrived at Goodison Park from Napoli. In the summer of 2017, James went to Bayern Munich under a two-year loan contract with a buyout clause worth 42 million euros, a small amount compared to the market at that time.

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Man Utd finished buying Van de Beek

Dutch midfielder Donny van de Beek completed the move from Ajax to Man Utd on September 2. Van de Beek signed a five-year contract, until June 2025, with Man Utd, after passing a medical examination in the Netherlands on August 31st.

The 23-year-old midfielder will go to England to join Man Utd after joining the Dutch team in Poland on September 4 and Italy on September 7 in the Nations League. According to Sky Sports, due to the transfer procedure being completed before these two matches, Van de Beek will not have to go through a 14-day self-quarantine process upon arriving in the UK.

Ajax received 40 million euros (about 48 million USD) in Van der Beek transfer fees. Man Utd may pay an additional five million euros (six million dollars) depending on the Dutch midfielder’s performance at Old Trafford.

Van de Beek joined the Ajax academy at the age of 11, entered the first team since 2015, at the age of 18. He emerged as he shone in the 2018-2019 season, with Ajax won a double domestic title and coming in. Champions League semi-finals. Through 175 matches for Ajax, he scored 41 goals. Van de Beek also played 10 matches for the Dutch team.

Van de Beek’s talent at Ajax

As the central midfielder, Van de Beek possesses comprehensive manual skills but often penetrates the penalty area and scores. Real Madrid had put him in the sights last summer and intended to recruit this summer, but Van de Beek decided to choose Man Utd as a new stop. With a height of 1m84 and a good physique, he is expected to help “Red Devils” strengthen the steel in the middle line.

Van de Beek will wear number 34 in a Man Utd shirt

After adding Van de Beek – the first rookie in the transfer window this summer, according to the British press, Man Utd will try to buy at least two more players. They still aim Dortmund’s Jadon Sancho for a hitting position, and at the same time look for a good center-back, with Leipzig’s Dayot Upamecano, or Napoli’s Kalidou Koulibaly.

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Man City may use a $300 million transfer package to buy Messi

Besides a group of three players worth $ 182 million, Man City can pay an additional $ 118 million in cash for Barca in exchange for Lionel Messi’s service.

According to Diario Sport on 28/8, the trio of players that Man City will bring to the negotiating table are Gabriel Jesus, Bernardo Silva, and Eric Garcia. These are football transfer bombs that may explode this summer.

Jesus and Bernardo can join Barca to replace Messi

Eric Garcia, a 2001 midfielder, who grew up from the La Masia kiln, was among those noticed by the leaders of the Camp Nou for a reconstruction plan under Ronald Koeman.

Garcia joined Man City in 2017, after refusing to sign a professional contract with Barca. A year later, he made his first-team debut under Pep Guardiola. 1m82 tall, minded, and rich in potential, Garcia made 20 appearances last season in all competitions.

Compared with Garcia, the reputation of Jesus and Bernardo is superior. Both are the mainstay of the two consecutive Premier League championships 2018 and 2019. However, in the 2019-2020 season, only Jesus kept his form, and Bernardo fell. In the Champions League final in Lisbon, he didn’t start a single match.

According to Transfermarkt’s valuation, the current values ​​of Bernardo, Jesus, and Garcia are 96 million, 67 million, and 19 million dollars, respectively. Including the $ 118 million that Man City plans to pay, the English team pays the equivalent of $ 300 million for the Messi deal – who has a one-year contract, but there are terms that allow unilaterally breaking the contract with Barca.

Man City pointed out when Messi ran out of the dispute with Barca

Desire to own the owner of six Golden Balls, but Man City does not want to break ties with Barca.

Man City knows that signing Lionel Messi is an important milestone for the team, according to La Vanguardia on August 27. However, Man City leaders want the recruitment of Messi to go smoothly and not affect the Argentine superstar, as long as he has not finished the problems with Barca.

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Liverpool has its first rookie this summer

Liverpool confirmed the successful recruitment of wing-back Tsimikas from Olympiacos, a team playing in the Greek National Championship.

According to Goal, Liverpool spent 11.75 million pounds for the signature of Tsimikas. The 24-year-old defender will sign a five-year contract with the defending Premier League champions. He was given the shirt 21, the old shirt number of Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain or previously Lucas Leiva.

Liverpool’s rookie also has his first statement when he comes to the new team. Immediately, Tsimikas expressed ambition as coach Klopp mentioned.

In the 2019/20 season, Tsimikas made 46 appearances for Olympiacos and scored 7 goals. He is rated by Whoscored for his ability to dribble, pass and tack well. If you want to win the main kick in Liverpool, Tsimikas must overcome Andy Robertson, who has 12 assists in the Premier League this season. The Premier League champions on August 10 announced the rookie Greek left-back Kostas Tsimikas.

Tsimikas signed a long term contract after passing the medical examination. Liverpool will pay a transfer fee of 15 million USD for Olympiakos, the most successful team in Greek history with 45 national championships.

Tsimikas played 86 matches for Olympiakos and three games for the Greek team. The 24-year-old left-back will be a backup plan for Andy Robertson.

Tsimikas is a cheap rookie for Liverpool

Tsimikas is Liverpool’s first rookie in the summer 2020 transfer window. In the opposite direction, the Premier League champion has freed goalkeeper Andy Lonergan, midfielder Adam Lallana, and defender Dejan Lovren.

Former Liverpool midfielder John Barnes predicts that the new Premier League champion will not buy superstars this summer. Klopp was advised not to spend hundreds of millions of pounds on players.

Barnes, who played for Liverpool for 10 years from 1987 to 1997, once advised Klopp not to buy more stars, because that could ruin the team of Liverpool now. After the end of the 2019-2020 season, Klopp also confirmed that the home team will be silent on the transfer market and only take action if any talented player wants to leave.

One of the players Liverpool’s eyes are on is Bayern Munich midfielder, Thiago Alcantara. Barnes thinks that the Spanish player will be suitable for Klopp, but Liverpool does not have to be recruited.

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Why would Liverpool not join in the summer football transfer?

Jurgen Klopp and Liverpool have their own reasons to stay out of this summer’s transfer.

It will not be easy for neutral football fans to understand this, but Liverpool has a good reason not to need to spend any money in this year’s transfer. They are the defending champions of the Premier League, the defending champions of Europe, and the rest of the world, but does Liverpool really need additional forces?

Admittedly, there is always a part of Liverpool fans, even a small part, think that Jugen Klopp must bring in new signings. But before the media, the German strategist knew how to protect his cautious bosses. They are cautious of course for a reason. Remember that before Van Dijk, Salah or Mane, Liverpool also played with Andy Caroll, Rickie Lambert, or Christian Benteke.

Of course, no coach does not want to increase the strength of his team, especially the clubs with great ambitions. So was Jurgen Klopp, and Liverpool’s scouting system had noticed a few notable names. After the departure of Adam Lallana, Dejan Lovren, and possibly Xherdan Shaqiri, the port city team squad will be slightly thinned. But there is no guarantee that Klopp will spend money in this transfer window to buy more players, even if they are in a powerful position.

Does Liverpool really need to buy more strikers to replace Adam Lallana and Dejan Lovre?

In Liverpool, the financial stability and transfer budget are based largely on revenue from ticket sales. The Covid-19 pandemic caused the Champions League to be postponed, the audience to go to the pitch, the advertising contracts were reduced, and so Liverpool lost several million pounds per game.

At this point, we still don’t know how the 2020-2021 Champions League will take place and where it will be held. Therefore, the participating teams, including Liverpool, do not know which sources they will profit from. All previous financial reviews are now turned into predictions.

With recent successes, they have the right to be patient in the transfer market. Every rookie coming to Anfield will have to meet the conditions to not ruin what Liverpool has built since the team rebuilding plan began five years ago.

Of course, old people in an old system will face many risks from rivals. But the above reasons are enough to make Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool not join in the summer football transfer, and they are completely reasonable to do so.

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5 champions of Europe’s top 5 leagues in the 2019/20 season

After Juventus was crowned in Serie A, the 5 champions of the top 5 football leagues in Europe of the 2019/20 season were revealed.

Although Serie A still has 2 more rounds to finish, 5 champions of the top league have revealed after July 26 ended. The first team to win the championship was PSG when Ligue 1 organizers decided to end the tournament in March due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

5 champions of Europe’s top 5 leagues in the 2019/20 season

If there is a kick to the last 11 rounds, the championship is hard to miss from Mbappe and his teammates. By the time the tournament was halted, PSG had won 68 points and 12 points more than the second-ranked team, Marseille, despite playing one match less. Therefore, the championship of the Paris team is also not controversial.

This is the 7th Ligue 1 championship in the last 8 seasons of PSG. The closest team standing on top of France and not PSG was Monaco in the 2016/17 season.

Of the remaining four tournaments, the Bundesliga is the restarting game after Covid-19, the earliest and also the earliest curtain. The championship belongs to Bayern Munich with 82 points after 34 rounds, up to 13 points ahead of the second team, and “Gray Lobster” with 100 goals in the Bundesliga this season.

An extremely convincing championship of the Alianz Arena team although they started the season not very smoothly. This is the 30th league title in the history of Bayern Munich and they have done this in the last 8 seasons.

However, their performance has not been as impressive as Juventus. The Turin team has ninth consecutive crown in Serie A, a feat that no team in the top 5 leagues in Europe can do. Sarri’s teachers and students should have ascended the throne from the previous round, but the loss to Udinese caused Ronaldo and his teammates to wait for another round.

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MU is about to lose another 9 million pounds for Bruno Fernandes

The contract of the Portuguese midfielder has many terms that make the United have to spend more money. According to A Bola, Man United will have to pay an additional £ 4.5 million for Sporting Lisbon after Bruno Fernandes has reached the 20-goal mark.

Bruno Fernandes is an important factor in the MU team

MU will also have to pay an additional £ 4.5 million for Sporting if they win tickets to the Champions League next season. Even, the total transfer fee of Bruno can be up to 67 million if he won the Premier League championship and the Golden Ball title in the MU shirt.

After 36 rounds in the Premier League 2019/20, MU is ranked 5th with 62 points, equal to Leicester but played less than 1 match. Therefore, if you win the reception of West Ham, the coach and coach Ole Solskjaer will occupy the 4th position in the rankings.

Bruno moved to United from Sporting in January 2020 with a £ 42 million contract. In Old Trafford’s jersey, he scored 9 goals and 8 assists after 18 appearances in all competitions.

After a long time of sublimation, MU returned to the ground when drawing Southampton with the harsh reality. It is they were not good enough to enter the top 4 and win tickets to the Champions League.

With 11 unbeaten matches including 7 victories, MU is the team with the best performance in the Premier League since the beginning of February. But that is not enough to help “Reds” into the top 4 in the Premier League race.

That is a big paradox for the Old Trafford team. Performance on the field and the newspaper turned “Red Devils” into the world’s strongest club, but in fact, they will have to play in the Europa League next season if they maintain their current position.

The key to the success of MU’s last time was Bruno Fernandes. The Portuguese midfielder arrived and immediately made a difference with his superior expertise and leadership.

He set a number of records, surpassing even the best legends in history such as Cantona, Van Nistelrooy, Rooney, Ronaldo, and won the title of “Player of the Month” of the Premier League for 2 consecutive months. Before and after Fernandes, MU are two completely different teams.

The paradox lies here. Because of MU’s impression of having Fernandes too big, the fans (or the MU players themselves) seem to forget how “the Red Devils” had the first half of the season disappointed.

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Arsenal desires to break the record score in the English Premier League

Liverpool has to straighten all three matches, starting with a trip to the Emirates Stadium, to reach a record 102 points in the Premier League.

Fans argue that Arsenal’s biggest success this season is … Liverpool missed the unbeaten series throughout the season. February 29 only appeared once every four years, but it was Liverpool’s tragic defeat in Watford. The result could not rob Jurgen Klopp’s English Premier League title, but it was a rift that led to their downfall in other arenas.

Of course, the Anfield club is full of hope of breaking the record score in the English Premier League. However, the club has to defeat Watford, Chelsea, and Atletico, Liverpool was no longer motivated.

Klopp’s teachers and students have won three, drawn two, and lost one of the six matches since the Premier League returned. Their performance is worse than both Man Utd and Wolverhampton, only equal to Burnley with Tottenham.

Liverpool also received a cold water drop when losing to City 0-4, in the first match since the coronation. The new champion has just won host Brighton 3-1, ending a series of five matches without scoring any goals on the away field.

Liverpool’s form gives Arsenal the confidence to win, even though the strength of the “Gunners” is not equal. The defeat at Derby North London against Tottenham led Arsenal further away from the top six.

However, Mikel Arteta’s teachers still have a chance to attend the Europa League if they win the FA Cup. Just three days after welcoming Liverpool in the Premier League, Arsenal traveled to Wembley to meet Man City in the FA Cup semi-final. Arteta thinks that the “Gunners” will be exhausted in both games.

Arteta wants his students to do their best through every match

With a density of three days a game, Arteta had to consider the contingency plans. But, putting Sead Kolasinac in the center-back position is not effective. The Bosnian & Herzegovina defender made a mistake that led to the first goal of the match against Tottenham.

Arteta also used Nicholas Pepe instead of young talent Bukayo Saka in the previous match. But in the 71 minutes on the pitch, Pepe did not create any passes for the team to finish.

The closest clash between the two teams ended with a score of 5-5, at the League Cup on October 30. With Liverpool’s poor form away from home and Arsenal’s acupuncture defense, fans can look forward to another goal party.