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Louis Van Gaal is apparently considering a move for the 29-year-old whom he has worked with closely while manager of the Oranje.
Throughout the summer, one of the hottest transfer stories has been Manchester United's interest in Juventus midfielder Arturo Vidal. Read the rest of the article »
However, after months of going back and forth, the Red Devils do not appear to be any closer to sealing a deal for the Bianconeri star and so may be looking to...
In each and every World Cup, at least one big name misses out on the latter stages because of suspension or injury. This World Cup is no exception.
At the great deception of millions of football fans worldwide, a number of top players will not take part in the semi-finals of the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Read the rest of the article »
While some are injured, others are suspended. Each of the four semi-finalists - Argentina, Brazil, Germany and the Netherlands - will have at...
Third placed Newcastle United will travel to face league leading Manchester City this weekend in a clash of the Premier League’s two remaining unbeaten teams.
The game is also drawing plenty of attention, as it will see the Premier League’s best attack (City have scored 39 goals) go head to head with the league’s best defense (Newcastle have conceded only eight). Read the rest of the article »
Another interesting subplot to the game is it will see the return to the Etihad Stadium...
Manchester City midfielder Nigel De Jong believes that tonight's mouthwatering clash against Manchester United is more significant than the World Cup final.
It's going to be a massive clash at Wembley tonight as Manchester City take on Manchester United in the FA Cup semi final. Considering the amount of aspects being at stake tonight, this clash portrays a very intensifying look to it. Read the rest of the article »
This tournament represents the best chance for City to claim...
The Oranje are facing more and more problems ahead of the Netherlands vs Austria friendly match, as Valencia’s Hedwiges Maduro has withdrawn from the Holland squad by reason of flu.
The defender’s cancellation arrived late at the Dutch camp, but fortunately, Coach Bert van Marwijk has found a replacement. Feyenoord defender Ron Vlaar is said to fill in the gap, and there are chances that he could enjoy some playing time against Austria in Eindhoven. Read the rest of the article »
Maduro’s absence comes...
Manchester City player Nigel De Jong believes team mate Carlos Tevez is as important to the Blues as Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo was for Manchester United in the past.
Comparing any football player to a superstar such as Ronaldo is usually something daring, but Nigel saw no harm in declaring something he considered as a fact. Speaking to Man City’s official website, the midfielder said: Read the rest of the article »
"He (Tevez) is a special kind of player... You don't see that very often...
Just as harsh as Nigel de Jong’s tackle on Newcastle’s Ben Arfa was, Netherlands’ coach Bert van Marwijk has been harsh on the Dutch player by omitting him from his Euro 2012 qualifying campaign roster.
The 2010 World Cup beaten finalists will entertain Moldova and Sweden in their next two qualifiers, but the Manchester City defender won’t take part in any of these matches. Nigel de Jong was previously criticized for his terrible tackles on USA’s Stuart Holden and Spain’s Xabi Alonso in the past.... Read the rest of the article »
Manchester City face Chelsea in a vital match this weekend. Now defender Nigel de Jong has urged fans to be City’s 12th man.
The Dutch wants the home crowd to produce the kind of atmosphere that will lift the Sky Blues spirit to conquer Chelsea’s blue heaven. Carlo Ancelotti’s men have been enjoying a great start to the English Premier League so far and goals haven’t lacked either. But last season’s corresponding fixture... Read the rest of the article »