Sevilla vs Manchester United – Betting Tips and Predictions

Sevilla are definitely the least-fancied team at this stage of their tournament. However, they fully deserve their spot against Bundesliga giants Bayern Munich following their heroic performance against Manchester United in the last round. Both sides will play the first leg of their quarterfinal tie at Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan on Tuesday. Sevilla have been underwhelming in La Liga, and they sit in the sixth spot. However, they have lived up to their reputation in Europe once again and find themselves amongst eight best sides in Europe. On Saturday, Los Rojiblancos came…

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Sevilla vs Manchester United – Betting Tips and Predictions

Manchester United find themselves in the knockout stage of Champions League after a gap of four years. The Red Devils quite comfortably progressed through their group, but they face tricky opponents in Sevilla in the last-16 stage of the competition. The first leg of the tie will take place at Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan on Wednesday. The Red Devils have struggled on the road in the recent weeks and they have lost their last two away league games. However, they easily dispatched Huddersfield Town 2-0 in the fifth round of FA…

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The 25 most expensive summer transfers so far

The summer transfer market is just passed halfway, as it started on July 1 and ends on August 31. Time to list the 25 most expensive signings so far! 1. Gonzalo Higuain: from Napoli to Juventus – £76.5 million 2. Hulk: from Zenit to Shanghai SIPG – £47.4m 3. Leroy Sane: from Schalke 04 to Man City – £42.5m 4. Granit Xhaka: from Borussia Mönchengladbach to Arsenal – £38.3m 5. Henrikh Mkhitaryan: from Borussia Dortmund to Man United – £35.7m 6. Sadio Mane: from Southampton to Liverpool – £35m 7.…

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La Liga clubs fight over unlikely Euro 2016 hero for Wales

Wales international Hal Robson-Kanu is a man-in-demand following his exploits for the Wales national team at Euro 2016. The 27-year-old shot to fame after scoring a goal following a Cruyff turn in the quarter-final victory over Belgium in the summer’s tournament. Robson-Kanu, who is a free agent after his contract with Championship club Reading City expired this summer, has reportedly attracted interests from some of the major clubs in Europe. Sky Sports (via Wales Online) reports that La Liga clubs Atletico Madrid and Sevilla are involved in the pursuit to secure…

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Five outstanding young European goalkeepers set to star during the upcoming season

The development of a goalkeeper is similar to that of a fine wine, in that they often improve in quality with age. Nevertheless at the moment there are some outstanding young European goalkeepers who in previous seasons have defied their tender years to amass a considerable number of first team games and are destined to build upon that during the 2016-17 European club season. Whilst it is altogether possible to profile tens of young goalkeepers to whom that claim applies, this article will focus upon five who have become widely…

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Manchester United interested in La Liga midfielder, making bid for Premier League striker

Manchester United won their 18th FA Cup trophy on Saturday by beating Crystal Palace 2-1 after extra time. However, the Red Devils are looking ahead to a busy summer transfer window. The Old Trafford club are expected to appoint Jose Mourinho as their new coach this week. The Portuguese could help them bring in star players, while also putting forward a list a potential transfer targets. But in the meantime, the club hasn’t been quiet on the transfer market. According to a report by The Sun, United have upped their interest…

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Liverpool fans blamed one player for Europa League disappointment [Tweets]

Liverpool suffered a heart-breaking 3-1 defeat to Sevilla in the Europa League final on Wednesday night. The Merseyside club were the favourites to lift the trophy ahead of the game, but a solid second-half from the La Liga club coupled with a poor defensive performance from the Reds handed the third consecutive Europa League title to Sevilla. Alberto Moreno, who moved to Liverpool from Sevilla in 2014, in particular, drew ire of the fans because of his horrible performance. Alberto Moreno trying to defend against Sevilla. #LFC #SFC #EuropaLeagueFinal pic.twitter.com/dGGDZ3F60m…

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Liverpool vs Sevilla – Europa League Final preview

Liverpool are just 90 minutes away from winning their first silverware in four years as they contest the Europa League final, but in order to do so they need to find a way past a Sevilla side that is looking to win this competition for a third successive year. As well as the trophy, there is another big prize to play for as the winner will gain a spot in the group stage of next season’s Champions League, so with neither having managed to qualify through their domestic league it…

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Liverpool compete with Dortmund for midfielder, also interested in Sevilla star

Liverpool have been linked with a move for Borussia Monchengladbach midfielder Mahmoud Dahoud. The Guardian claims that the Reds are competing with Borussia Dortmund for the signing of the highly rated 20-year-old. The Under-21 Germany international has broken through in the Monchengladbach squad this season and has already attracted the attention of major European clubs with his performances. He has scored four goals and provided seven assists in 28 league appearances this season. Monchengladbach are also set to lose another midfielder in Granit Xhaka this summer, possibly to Arsenal, and might not…

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Jesus Navas picks a very weird name in his five-a-side team [Video]

It’s no surprise Jesus Navas picks four Spaniards in his five-a-side team. But his choice at the striker position left many wondering: how did he pick that one? Navas was the next in line at Manchester City to select five players with whom he has played throughout his career and assemble the best team in his opinion. The 30-year-old, who’s been at the club since the summer of 2013 after joining from Spanish side Sevilla in a £15 million deal, picked a 1-2-1 formation. Iker Casillas is his goalkeeper. Navas…

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Liverpool fail on the transfer market once again: Real Madrid winger looks set for other team

Liverpool looked to be inching closer to completing a loan move for Real Madrid winger Denis Cheryshev, but have failed to deliver on the transfer market once again, according to reports. Spanish source Marca claimed that the Reds had reignited their interest in the Russian international after failing to sign him during the summer transfer window, and failing to capture big target Alex Teixeira from Shakthar. The Reds were reportedly confident that they could complete the transfer before the January transfer window comes to an end on Monday night. Real Madrid manager…

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Sevilla vs Man City – Match preview and team news

Manchester City can give their hopes of making the knockout stages of the Champions League a major boost as they travel to Spain to face Sevilla, who will looking to gain revenge for their late defeat in the reverse fixture. Though scarcely deserved, Kevin de Bruyne’s stoppage time contribution in the match between the sides a fortnight ago appears a potentially crucial one in deciding the outcome of Group D. It leaves Man City on six points and level with leaders Juventus, while Sevilla have three points and sit alongside…

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Man City vs Sevilla – Match preview and team news

Manchester City will be looking for only their second win in their last seven Champions League home games when they take on Europa League holders Sevilla in a pivotal encounter at the Etihad Stadium. The two sides are currently level on three points, both having lost to leaders Juventus and beaten bottom club Borussia Monchengladbach, so the outcome of this double-header could prove highly significant when it comes to deciding who qualifies for the last 16. If City were to claim victory here, it may give them a much-needed psychological advantage when they make the return…

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Sevilla hope to prevent Arsenal raid by offering star midfielder new contract

La Liga giants Sevilla are hoping to prevent Arsenal from swooping for midfielder Grzegorz Krychowiak by offering him a new deal, according to the Metro. The Metro claim that the Polish international has been a long time target for The Gunners, but Sevilla are keen to keep hold of him as one of their best players. The midfielder reportedly has a release clause of £22.3million installed in his contract (via Metro), which is a fee that Arsenal can afford to pay. However, sources in Spain claim that if the current…

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Sevilla plan surprising move for injury-plagued England international

Europa League champions Sevilla are planning to possibly pull off one of the most surprising moves of the summer, after AS claimed that they were interested in bringing West Ham forward Andy Carroll to the club (via Metro). The La Liga side lost Carlos Bacca to AC Milan earlier in the window, and, while the Metro claim that Fernando Llorente is their top target, they have earmarked the 26-year-old as a potential loan signing. The England international has not played any competitive football since February, and his injury-plagued time at…

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Arsenal hopeful of landing £21m deal for Sevilla star Grzegorz Krychowiak ‘by the weekend’

Arsenal are said to be eager to complete a £21million move for Sevilla midfielder Grzegorz Krychowiak as soon as possible, the Daily Express reports. The Gunners have been tracking the Polish international for some time in the hope of adding more quality to their deeper midfield areas. Manchester United are also believed to have displayed an interest, but reports in Spain are now suggesting that Arsenal will pay the player’s £21million release clause to bring him to The Emirates. Krychowiak featured in all 90 minutes of Sevilla’s goalless draw with…

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Sevilla brace themselves to lose Grzegorz Krychowiak to Arsenal

Spanish giants Sevilla are apparently becoming increasingly concerned that they are set to lose midfielder Grzegorz Krychowiak to Arsenal, who are dangerously close to triggering his release clause, according to the Metro. The Polish international has emerged as a serious transfer target for The Gunners this week following failed ventures for the likes of Geoffrey Kondogbia and Morgan Schneiderlin (via Metro). Reports in Spain over the past few days have claimed that Arsenal are prepared to meet the player’s £21.4m release clause, but on Thursday afternoon a report in Marca…

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Arsenal scout Sevilla’s Grzegorz Krychowiak during Super Cup Final ahead of planned £22m offer

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger is said to be weighing up a £22m offer for Sevilla midfielder Grzegorz Krychowiak after scouting him during the Spanish side’s Super Cup defeat to Barcelona on Tuesday, the Daily Telegraph reports. Wenger has so far only made one move in the transfer market this summer by bringing in Petr Cech from Chelsea, though many are expecting him to be active again before the September 1 deadline. And though The Gunners already have Francis Coquelin and Mikel Arteta occupying deeper midfield positions, The Telegraph believe that…

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Barcelona to let Pedro join Man United after UEFA Super Cup clash

Barcelona will apparently allow winger Pedro to join Manchester United this summer, but only after they’ve faced fellow La Liga giants Sevilla in the UEFA Super Cup on August 11, according to Spanish newspaper Marca. With Angel Di Maria set to join Paris Saint Germain at some point in the next few days (via Daily Express) United have been linked with a move for Pedro as his replacement. Marca claims that coach Luis Enrique does not want to let the 27-year-old go, but after negotiating a deal in the region…

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Carlos Bacca: I want to join Liverpool

The agent of sought after Sevilla striker Carlos Bacca has apparently declared the player’s interest in joining up with Liverpool this summer, the Metro reports. READ MORE: Liverpool to hijack Gaitan move Liverpool begin talks over move for Juventus striker Liverpool signing reveals new shirt number The Colombian international has already declared his intention to leave southern Spain in the coming weeks, and agent Sergio Barila is well aware of the interest being shown in him by the Reds. “We are really looking at three things – number one is…

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Five strikers Manchester United could sign this summer: Three South Americans on watch list

It’s no secret that Manchester United are in the market for a striker this summer. With Falcao gone, and Robin van Persie out of form, the Red Devils have only Wayne Rooney to call on and act as a viable goal threat. READ MORE: Manchester United News and Gossip United to move for Mandzukic Dani Alves alternative offered to Van Gaal With that in mind, we’ve put together a list of five strikers that could come in and bolster the club’s front line to help make them a fearsome force…

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Dnipro vs Sevilla – Europa League Final Preview

The National Stadium in Warsaw hosts a Europa League final which sees holders Sevilla look to retain their crown by beating Ukrainian side Dnipro, who are gunning for their first continental triumph. For the first time, the prize for coming out on top here is not just a trophy and substantial prize money. A place in the Champions League is up for grabs, so the stakes could not be higher as these two well-supported clubs descend on the Polish capital. Sevilla, who have a fantastic record in this competition in…

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