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Not long ago the media of Italy and England all exposed the news that Chelsea intended to invite Antonio Conte to be the Blues coach next season. Perhaps to prevent their chief coach being poached, Juventus has decided to negotiate the contract extension in the near future.
According to the news of La Gazzetta dello Sport, Juventus executives has determined to conduct a meeting in the next few days about the contract renewal of Antonio Conte and Juventus, and it almost has no problem for both sides to reach an agreement.
The contract extension indicated Chelsea’s dream of poaching had broken. This season Chelsea sacked Italian coach Roberto Di Matteo midway whose place was replaced temporarily by the former Inter Milan coach Rafael Benitez Maudes. However, in the mind of the Blues boss, Rafael Benitez Maudes is only for transition and with the end of this season, Chelsea will change the chief coach again and a popular candidate is Juventus chief coach Conte. But, at least for the moment Antonio Conte is not interested in coaching in England, while on the other side Juventus is unwilling to let this excellent coach to go.
In the 23rd minute of Queens Park Rangers 0 - 2 Manchester United, Dutch striker Robin van Persie was falling into the hole that specially designed for cameraman. After a short period of persistence, Van Persie was replaced before the end of the first half. Alex Ferguson expressed his expectation to Van Persie’s injury that would be a minor one. Now according to the news from Daily Mail that the left hip injury of Robin van Persie has been confirmed and he will miss 2-3 days of training for his left hip injury to recover. And the knockout match at Old Trafford against Real Madrid the early next month won’t be influenced.
Currently, English Premier League has finished 27 rounds, and the fumble of Manchester United has reached 31 that 7 fumbles more than Manchester City who conceded fewest. And in the concluded League Cup final, Williams, the captain, led the team gained a 5-0 landslide victory. Regardless of the conflict with Robin van Persie, this midfielder is strong enough to be the candidate of defensive line for Ferguson, after all Rio Ferdinand hasn’t complete contract renewal yet and Nemanja Vidic is just back from injury. The 28-year-old Williams’s contract with Swansea expires in the summer of 2005 who was just renewed the contract. It is predicted by Mirror that his transfer fee may not exceed over 10 million pounds.
Tottenham and Chelsea scored and won the game last stand in the final 32 European competitions, thrilling promoted. However, Liverpool and defending champion Atletico Madrid were not that lucky as the former two teams.
Two weeks ago, Gareth Bale’s impressive performance secured Tottenham Hotspur, and this time the team’s Saviour became to Mousa Dembélé whose goal in the last one minute equalized the score to 1-1 and helped the team nose out with 3-2 eventually against Lyons. The English premier League companion of Tottenham Hotspur almost reversed the game result. Unfortunately, the two free-kicks from Luis Suárez could not turn the table. Finally, Zenit St Petersburg advanced for higer scoring in away matches.
Since the two-time Champions Atletico Madrid had been ruled out, there would be a new club name branding on the trophy of UEFA Europa League. Atletico Madrid led by Diego Simeone failed to win for 2 goals conceding. Even though Falcao contributed his 31st UEFA Cup/UEFA Europa League goal in this game and became the second one in the top-scorer list of this competition in history, Rubin ultimately muddled through.
In the first round among last 16 of UEFA Champions League, Bayern Munchen defeated Arsenal by 3-1 with one foot entering the quarter-final.
21 minutes as the game began, Toni Kroos and Thomas Müller helped the visitors ahead, and Bayern Munchen seemed to expand their unbeaten record in all competitions to 19 games.
Even though Lukas Podolski scored a goal into his former club, however, the suspension of the game result was almost confirmed by Mario Mandžukić. On March 13 both sides went to Allianz Arena, and Bastian Schweinsteiger will be suspended for two yellow cards.
With the game began Arsenal kept presenting impressive performance. But the side was heavily attacked in the 7th minute for Kroos met Müller's cross from the edge of the penalty area. This conceding is too early for Arsenal that led Bayern took the initiative in hands.
In the match lost to Blackburn Rovers in England FA Cup, Arsenal Wenger started several bench players which was taken as ignoring the FA Cup by English media because some players obviously not good enough to play as starting in this key game. And eventually the fact proved these players played bad indeed. However, in the view of Wenger, he didn’t give up England FA Cup absolutely and starting those players to play was the decision after fully tactical consideration. And British media should not insult.
Arsène Wenger said with very angry tone, "I have been accused of ignoring English FA Cup. But I know, I had ever won the champion of English FA Cup for four times. Please tell me, who win more than me? Tell me, please tell me his name. I do not agree that such a good team should be accused of, which is simply an insult. Do not forget, 11 players in starting lineup were international." "Sun" revealed yesterday that Arsenal prepared to renewal the contract for two years, and through this occasion, Arsène Wenger denied and said, "that's false information which is purely slander intentionally."
The second spell in charge of Grenade for Lucas Alcaraz is a fantastic. The first game he returned is against Real Madrid, however, they made big upsets by 1-0 over the opponent.
After a 0-3 crushing defeat against Sevilla FC, the former chief coach Juan Antonio Anquela was sacked, and with the replacement of Lucas Alcaraz, this victory increased their ranking to 16th, opening 3 points gap with the relegation zone. Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo had already scored 21 league goals, but he carelessly header an own goal while facing the corner kick from Nolito in the 22nd minute, which led to the fifth frustration of Real Madrid this season. Consequently, the gap between Barcelona and them is widened to 15 points.
The European dream of Levante was frustrated by RCD Espanyol, while they defeated opponent by 3-2. And the three goals are an own goal of Vicente Iborr, Christian Stuani and Sergio García’s two goals from the second half.
Last weekend, the sporting director of A.S. Roma made comments on Zdenek Zeman, and then there came the news that Zdenek Zeman would be fired soon. The other day, Zdenek Zeman communicated with club's hierarchy about this. It seemed that they have reached to an agreement.
Zdenek Zeman expressed the other day, "There has been unrest a few days ago, but everything is ok now. I am very happy to stay in Roma to make a better future. I have well communicated with club's hierarchy and we expressed our opinion and wish to each other. Now we have reached to an agreement. I am willing to work for Roma for another five years. For the moment, Roma has to make improvement in attitude, habit and ranking, otherwise, we will be out of the top of the scoreboard."
A.S. Roma hadn't won in four games in Italian Serie A after winter break. This weekend, they would fight against Cagliari at home.
Since David Beckham left Los Angeles Galaxy at the end of his contract last December, he became a free agent. What club he would choose was always a focal point. In the end, this famous star player decided to join Paris Saint-Germain.
The President of Paris Saint-Germain told at the news conference, "It is our honor that David turned down other clubs' invitation and joined us. He will be a part of our development plan to make Paris Saint-Germain one of the most successful clubs in Europe."
At the same time, Beckham also expressed his pleasure, "I think I am very lucky. I have got lots of options when I am 37, even more than before. I choose to join Paris Saint-Germain because I am clear about their goal and growth. Paris is such an exciting city, and Paris Saint-Germain is bound to make success in the next 10 to 15 years. I am honor to be a part of Paris Saint-Germain. I have played for many clubs before and have all helped my clubs achieve great achievements. I believe I can make it here."
The chief coach of Queens Park Rangers Harry Redknapp admitted he was eager to sign the forward of Stoke City Peter James Crouch and Samba of Anzhi. Redknapp revealed, "We have referred to Peter James Crouch and Samba before, but there is still no progress in the transfer market. I have talked with our president about Crouch before, but I think Stoke City was unwilling to sell him. As for Samba, our president was handling it. I am fond of Samba. He is an excellent player but he may not leave Russia. Maybe he will change his mind in the future, but there is no any progress for the moment."
The former chief coach of Barcelona Josep Guardiola i Sala would teach FC Bayern Munich next season. The star player Frank Ribery believed that Guardiola would achieve great accomplishment in Bayern. Ribery told RMC the other day, "I have talked with Eric Abidal about Guardiola before. Guardiola is such a great coach and has had made a great achievement in Barcelona before. And he was able to make difference with different players. So I think we can also make it with Guardiola."
"Anyway, Guardiola's coming proves that Bayern is also a great club. As we all know, Bayern is excellent enough to attract any player and coach." Ribery continued.
At the same time, Ribery referred to his following career life. He expressed, "Many big clubs had sent invitation to me three years ago, such as Manchester United, Real Madrid and Chelsea. We felt honored about it but I think I have made a wise decision to stay in Bayern. I prefer to spend the rest of my career in Bayern."