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Paul Pogba Happy To Stay At Manchester United

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Paul Pogba is happy at Manchester United. He does not want to leave United, he hasn’t asked to leave, he hasn’t asked for more money and he wants to remain under Jose Mourinho  that is according to French journalist, Julien Laurens.

Speculations have been that Pogba wants to leave Manchester United with Barcelona taking the lead in the pursuit of the 25-year-old in a 100-million-pound bid; and interest from Juventus and others.

Laurens, a French football journalist and broadcaster thinks it is the player’s agent, Mino Raiola who wants the 2018 World Cup winner to leave Old Trafford.

“Paul Pogba is happy at Manchester United. He doesn’t want to leave, he hasn’t asked to leave. He hasn’t asked for more money either like some reports we’ve read,” He told ESPN

“We knew that Mino Raiola was always going to make around Paul Pogba after the World Cup that Paul Pogba had. It’s normal.

“Whether the bids from Juventus, from Arsenal are genuine, did they happen? Or is Mino Raiola just making noise around Paul Pogba, that’s a different story.

“Maybe Mino Raiola wants Paul Pogba to move from Manchester United. But Pogba is happy to be there. He’s happy to be in the Premier League.”

The player has not been happy with the Portuguese manager, questioning United’s style of play and his position of play on the field.

Laurens does not believe Pogba’s issues with Mourinho are enough for him to have initiated the speculated move.

“Yes, he’s had issues with Jose Mourinho before,” Laurens adds

“One of the key moments last season was in March international break when Pogba went back home. He had a long chat with Didier Deschamp at the time who told him to work hard, to listen to Mourinho and not good to get in a clash with Mourinho.

“Also, I think what happened at the World Cup, Paul Pogba in a very strong position coming into this season.

“Deschamp showed that if you used Pogba in the right position, if you talk to him in the right way, if you play in the right wing (sic), then you get the play that we saw at the World Cup with France. So far, Mourinho has failed to do that.

“So, I think that Raiola knows that and Pogba knows that as well that he is in a very strong position. Now the pressure is on Mourinho and in a way on Manchester United as well.”

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Carlo Ancelotti left Everton to become head coach of Real Madrid for a second time

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The 61-year-old Italian, who oversaw Real Madrid for a very long time somewhere in the range of 2013 and 2015, has left Everton following year and a half in control at Goodison Park.

He succeeds Zinedine Zidane at Real and the move leaves Everton looking for a 6th perpetual supervisor in five years.

Ancelotti has marked a three-year bargain at Real and said the move addressed “an unforeseen chance”.

He added: “I have total regard for everybody related with Everton and expectation they can accomplish the energizing chances they have before them.

“While I have appreciated being at Everton I have been given a startling chance which I accept is the correct move for me and my family as of now.”

Genuine will introduce Ancelotti to the media on Wednesday, while Everton said they “will start the way toward selecting another supervisor right away”.

Everton will have been left paralyzed by the speed of advancements just now as proprietor Farhad Moshiri’s “Hollywood” chief leaves.

Ancelotti’s appearance was viewed as a genuine upset by Moshiri, convincing one of the game’s generally enriched and regarded figures to come to Merseyside to reestablish Everton to previous wonders.

The 61-year-old’s rule has been a mishmash with loathsome home structure offset by results like their first success over Liverpool at Anfield since 1999 – in any case a tenth spot finish in his first full season was a failure.

Ancelotti, in any case, was as yet held in immense respect by Everton allies, who have been left sharply disillusioned by his choice to withdraw.

The fierce truth is that for all Moshiri’s money and aspiration, Everton actually can’t view themselves as anyplace close to the first class, which consistently makes them helpless against clubs, for example, Real Madrid setting sights on their prize resources.

The typical suspects are being connected, for example, Eddie Howe after he turned down Celtic, previous Wolves supervisor Nuno Espirito Santo and ex-Everton manager David Moyes – albeit that is probably not going to occur after he verbally concurred a three-year bargain at West Ham in the wake of bringing them into Europe. Moshiri, however, is something of a special case and may have thoughts of his own.

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Ahmed Musa to play without monthly salary at Kano Pillars

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Ahmed Musa won’t be paid in his short stretch at Kano Pillars in the Nigeria Premier Football League.

Musa, 28, finished paperwork for the four-time Nigerian heroes under the Elite Players Program of the League Management Company, which urges top Nigerian internationals to play for neighborhood clubs.

As indicated by LMC manager Shehu Dikko, the program works twoly.

A club can distinguish and sign such players, or the LMC itself can sign the player and appoint them to a club of their decision.

It was the last for Musa.

“We addressed him about returning home to play, and as somebody who is consistently prepared to offer in return, he didn’t stop for a second,” Dikko told ESPN.

“When the arrangement was marked, the decision of which club to play for was up to him. Various clubs needed him. We put everything before him and he settled on the choice to go to Kano Pillars.”

Musa has been a free specialist since October 2020, when he left Saudi Arabia’s Al Nassr, with whom he won the Saudi Pro League title and Super Cup in the wake of going along with them from Leicester City in 2018.

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Super Eagle Teslim Balogun Stadium Training Camp Adhere To COVID-19 Protocols Ahead Of Lesotho Clash

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The Super Eagles will hold their last exercise at the Teslim Balogun Stadium in Surulere, Lagos on Monday evening, beginning from 1800 hours.

Their last instructional meeting which will be administered by director Gernot Rohr is available to the media for just the initial fifteen minutes, at that point everybody will be compelled to leave the arena.

No columnist will be permitted into the arena when the Lesotho public group have a vibe of the Teslim Balogun Stadium turf because of COVID-19 conventions set up.

Besides, there will be no authority pre-match public interview because of the Covid pandemic.

The Super Eagles players and authorities were up toward the end of last night since they had to go to an occasion out of appreciation for Nigerian Federation president Amaju Pinnick following his political decision into the esteemed FIFA board.

Nigeria are ensured to top Group L of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers paying little heed to the result of their last match against Lesotho as they are as of now on 11 focuses, four more than the Republic of Benin, who are second in the standings.

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