Tottenham fail with Rafael da Silva Approach

Submitted by isport on Wed, 08/09/2017 - 10:12

Tottenham Hotspur are reported to have failed with an approach to sign former Manchester United defender Rafael da Silva this summer. The Brazilian right-back is currently in the ranks of Lyon whom he joined from Manchester United in the summer of 2015.

The 27-year-old managed over 100 top-flight appearances for Manchester United during his seven-year stay between 2008 and 2015 and Spurs have identified him as a potential replacement for Kyle Walker, who left for Manchester City earlier in the month.

LINDELOF IN MOVE TO MANCHESTER UNITED FROM BENFICA

Submitted by content on Wed, 07/12/2017 - 05:38

Victor Lindelof recently completed his move from his former club, Benfica to Manchester United.


This move thus puts him only behind Zlatan Ibrahimovic as the most expensive Swedish player of all times.

Since his high profile move to Old Trafford, several speculations have been ongoing as to what shirt number he would adorn during his spell with the club from next season.

MOURINHO MUST GET THINGS RIGHT THIS TIME

Submitted by content on Sat, 06/24/2017 - 07:37

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho must get things right this term as excuses are drying up.


United specifically hired a winner to deliver titles – help them excel in Europe at least and win the league.

Mourinho delivered two major titles in his debut season but with the budget and freedom he has, more would be demanded this forthcoming season and he knows it.

LVG WAS THE SECOND COACH IN STOCKHOLM

Submitted by content on Thu, 06/15/2017 - 16:38

Louis van Gaal was the second coach as Manchester United ran away winners against Ajax at the Stockholm final.


Jose Mourinho lifted the second major title for the team in his debut season but the person that held the other end of the big Cup was none other than Dutch maestro LVG.

AJAX TO BATTLE UNITED FOR EUROPA?

Submitted by content on Thu, 05/25/2017 - 11:49

Dutch giants Ajax are almost set to face Manchester United in the Europa League final in Stockholm after their huge win over Lyon at Johan Cruyff Arena.


The Dutch side showed the football community by such magnificent display at that stage of the tournament.

Lyon’s Rafael da Silva is not the typical money hungry footballer

Submitted by content on Thu, 05/04/2017 - 09:30

Footballer are regularly being targeted by the media as they are labeled as people that are mostly driven by money and everything else comes as a 2nd thought.


There’s an immense list of players who at one point in time were being praised by the supporters of a club but in the next year or month, they decide to join a rival club and their fans don’t idolize him anymore.

Manchester United to qualify for Champions League

Submitted by content on Fri, 04/28/2017 - 06:03

Former Manchester United and current Lyon defender Rafael da Silva believe that the Red Devils will qualify for the Champions League this season.


He believes that the club has been consistent lately and that they should manage to make it in the top four.

UNITED EXTEND SOUTH AMERICAN SCOUTING

Submitted by isport on Thu, 04/06/2017 - 10:26

Manchester United have taken their scouting of the best players in South America to another level. The Premier League club just appointed a former Chief Scout in Brazil to develop its scouting network.

Paulo Henrique Xavier was dismissed last month by Brazil U20s, where he had been given the task of trying to unearth the next Ronaldo or Neymar, but United have made him an offer to help its scouting team.

LYON DEFEAT AS ROMA 4-2 IN EUROPA TIE

Submitted by content on Tue, 03/28/2017 - 06:00

Olympique Lyon defeated Serie A giants AS Roma in the first leg of their Europa League clash on Thursday.


The result is an interesting one for the French side as they came back from 2-1 to win the game in stoppage time.
Mathieu Valbuena sent a free kick that Rafael da Silva flicked on for Mouctar Diakhaby to score from close range. Egypt international Mohamed Salah levelled the scoreline before Federico Fazio gave the Serie A hopefuls the advantage going into the break.

Will West Ham United be able to sign Rafael da Silva?

Submitted by content on Mon, 03/06/2017 - 10:12

Rafael da Silva of Lyon is rumored to be on the radar of the Premier League club West Ham United but the English outfit might have to search for another defensive player as the 26 year old Brazilian defender is a consistent starter for Lyon and it’s difficult to believe that he will be making a move away from the club where he made a huge impact.


The Brazilian defender joined Lyon back on August of 2015 as he penned a 4 year long deal with the French club and ever since Rafael da Silva kicked completed his move to his new club; he has been a consistent starter.

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