Europa League: Boniface on target, grabs assist in Leverkusen’s win against Hacken
Former Arsenal goalkeeper, Matt Turner has explained why he left Arsenal during the summer transfer window to join Premier League rival Nottingham Forest.
Turner said his wife gave him approval to leave Arsenal, adding Nottingham Forest manager Steve Cooper also persuaded him to join Forest.
Speaking to The Athletic, the 29-year-old said (via GOAL): “I asked a lot of questions about what they [Forest and their manager] saw in me; about why they felt I was a good fit here.
“Those conversations ticked every box when it came to what I wanted to hear. My wife was listening in and, when we finished the call, she gave me the nod of approval.
“She could see it in my face and I felt good about it. Even when other teams came in, I had tunnel vision. I knew this was the place I wanted to be.”
Turner had joined Arsenal from New England Revolution in June 2022 for $6 million
Manchester United appoints two coaches to assist Erik ten Hag
Manchester United have confirmed the appointments of Steve McClaren and Mitchell van der Gaag as assistants to new permanent manager Erik ten Hag.Man United made the announcement in a statement via its website on Monday.McClaren previously worked at Old Trafford as an assistant to Sir Alex Ferguson.Van der Gaag, meanwhile, worked with Ten Hag at their previous club, Ajax.“Manchester United is delighted to announce the appointment of Mitchell van der Gaag and Steve M...
Boniface nominated for Belgian Pro League Player of the Season
Union Saint Gilloise forward, Victor Boniface is in the running for the Belgian Pro League Player of the Season Award.Boniface’s teammate Teddy Teuma is also nominated, along with KRC Genk’s Mike Tresor.The 22-year-old has scored nine goals and registered eight assists in 36 appearances for Union Saint Gilloise this season.The Nigerian was beaten to the African Best Player award by Tresor.The striker will be looking to become the first Nigerian to win the award afte...
Europa League: What Mourinho told AS Roma players after final defeat against Sevilla
AS Roma defender Chris Smalling has revealed what manager Jose Mourinho told his players after their Europa League final defeat to Sevilla.Roma lost in a penalty shootout against Sevilla after the match ended in a 1-1 draw on Wednesday in Hungary.Speaking at his post-match press conference, Smalling said that Mourinho was very proud of Roma's players and told them to be strong after losing the Europa League final to Sevilla.Smalling said, “It’s a big disappointment....
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