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Benzema Will Stay In France – Agent

Posted by Keano! on June 17, 2009

According to Karim Benzema’s agent, Karim Djaziri, the French International will be staying in France for one more year as was stated by the club a few days ago. It was claimed that Benzema wanted to stay in France and with Lyon until after the World Cup Finals in South Africa next Summer.

Benzema who will be 22 next Summer is linked with a move to Manchester United and

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FZ: He Came, He Dazzled, He Left

Posted by Keano! on June 12, 2009

The inevitable has happened. We couldn’t be sure when, or under what circumstances, we couldn’t be sure who would be the one to sanction it, we couldn’t even be sure how much for. But yesterday, 11th June 2009, it was revealed that Manchester United had accepted a world record offer of £80M from Real Madrid, and Cristiano Ronaldo was finally getting his dream move.

The inevitable fact was that he was going to go at some point. But saying it wasn’t still a shock would be a lie in itself. After last summers media frenzy, it was widely known that Madrid would come at United again despite the fact that they said it was all over in January. However, the time scale is rather astonishing. It’s only been 2 weeks since the Champions League final, after which the first collective newspaper speculation began for this year. But going further, after the first notion of a bid came the first acceptance of a bid almost straight away. Not exactly the drawn out circus we thought all thought it would be.

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Carrick Out With Foot Injury

Posted by Keano! on June 1, 2009

Michael Carrick will be out of action for England’s World Cup Qualifiers. The United midfielder was sent home by the England medical team when the team met up in their hotel.

It was advised to Carrick not to play as they didn’t feel he would withstand the pressures of International football on it.

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England Call Upon Gary Neville

Posted by Keano! on May 24, 2009

Gary Neville has been re-called up to the England setup with the squad for South Africa in mind. The United right back who has suffered several injuries over the recent months is looking to regain some of his form at club level.

Its Neville’s first call up under Fabio Capello and the aging defender will want to prove a point in what will be his last major International tournament should England be in South Africa next Summer.

Neville who lifted the Premier League trophy recently for United at Old Trafford will be in the squad to face Andorra and Kazakhstan in the qualifiers for the World Cup.

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Foster Sidelined With Thumb Injury

Posted by Keano! on May 18, 2009

Manchester United and England goalkeeper, Ben Foster, has been sidelined for at least 9 weeks after undergoing surgery on an ongoing thumb problem. The Englishman will miss United’s Champions League final in Rome next Wednesday and also on England’s World Cup Qualifiers.

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