Martin Keown risks wrath of Arsenal fans with PSG v Manchester United admission

first_img Skip Ad 1 min. story Visit Advertiser website GO TO PAGE 1/1 More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man City‘I have often said that Rashford has performed better for England than his club but now Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is getting the best from him at Manchester United.‘It’s not just Rashford who is thriving. It felt like under Jose Mourinho, there was a roadblock hindering the careers of Luke Shaw and Paul Pogba, too.‘Now, these young players are playing with enjoyment. Had Rashford been playing under Solskjaer for his whole club career, I suspect his goal tally would be even higher.’Former Arsenal captain Keown also reserved special praise for Chris Smalling after Manchester United’s stunning comeback win in the French capital. Top articles by Metro Comment Read More Video Settings Coming Next Advertisement Read More Martin Keown risks wrath of Arsenal fans with PSG v Manchester United admission Metro Sport ReporterFriday 8 Mar 2019 11:41 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link709Shares Read More Read More About Connatix V67539 Skip Arsenal hero Martin Keown enjoyed Manchester United’s victory over PSG (Picture: Getty)Martin Keown has risked the wrath of Arsenal fans by admitting he celebrated Manchester United’s crucial late goal in the Champions League victory over PSG.Despite leading French champions PSG 2-1, United were still heading out of the competition until Marcus Rashford’s injury-time penalty sent the Premier League side through on away goals.The Red Devils were without a number of key players and lost the first leg 2-0 but produced a heroic performance to progress to the quarter-finals.And Gunners hero Keown said: ‘I must admit I celebrated when he scored that goal. Rashford was utterly fearless in that moment.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENT SPONSORED Marcus Rashford’s late penalty send the Red Devils through (Picture: Getty) Solskjaer: ‘I wasn’t sure we were going to score’To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Play VideoLoaded: 0%0:00Progress: 0%PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration Time 8:09FullscreenSolskjaer: ‘I wasn’t sure we were going to score’https://metro.co.uk/video/solskjaer-wasnt-sure-going-score-1877498/This is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.‘If you ask Kylian Mbappe to name his most difficult opponent this season, he would surely say Chris Smalling,’ Keown told the Daily Mail.‘The United defender marshalled him well and – crucially – matched him for pace. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is getting excellent performances from all of his players.’Manchester United, currently fourth in the Premier League, face top four rivals Arsenal at the Emirates on Sunday.The Gunners go into the much-anticipated clash having suffered a shock defeat to Ligue 1 outfit Rennes in the Europa League on Thursday evening.More: FootballBruno Fernandes responds to Man Utd bust-up rumours with Ole Gunnar SolskjaerNew Manchester United signing Facundo Pellistri responds to Edinson Cavani praiseArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira moves / PLAY Rio Ferdinand tells Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop struggling Full Screen Manchester United captain Harry Maguire Read More Advertisementlast_img read more

Arsenal line up Freddie Ljungberg as Unai Emery’s replacement

first_img Metro Sport ReporterFriday 29 Nov 2019 7:58 amShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link3.4kShares Arsenal’s hierarchy will hold a meeting about Unai Emery’s future on Friday (Getty Images)More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man CityAdvertisementAdvertisementThe 42-year-old, who won two Premier League titles and three FA Cup trophies as a player at Arsenal, is currently part of Emery’s first-team coaching staff.ESPN report that senior figures at Arsenal are now viewing Emery’s position at the club as ‘untenable’.Ljungberg’s first match as manager could be this Sunday as Arsenal travel to Norwich City in the Premier League. Arsenal line up Freddie Ljungberg as Unai Emery’s replacement Comment Advertisementcenter_img Ljungberg could be in charge for Arsenal’s clash with Norwich on Sunday (AFP via Getty Images)When asked about his future after the defeat to Frankfurt, Emery admitted that Arsenal ‘are not in a good moment’.‘I can understand now all the criticism about the team, about me,’ said the Spaniard.‘We are not in a good moment. My work and my job is first analysis and then prepare for the match on Sunday. Today we improved things, but it was not enough.‘We need to win and to gain confidence. I think we are better than we are showing, the players, the coaches and me.’More: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing Arsenal Advertisement Freddie Ljungberg is poised to take over from Unai Emery at Arsenal (Getty Images)Arsenal are lining up Freddie Ljungberg as a replacement for Unai Emery, according to reports.The Gunners’ 2-1 defeat at home to Eintracht Frankfurt in the Europa League on Thursday evening could finally be the tipping point for the club’s hierarchy, who are set to meet on Friday to resolve Emery’s future.Arsenal have now failed to register a win in their last seven games in all competitions under Emery, while his out-of-form side are already eight points behind fourth-placed Chelsea in the Premier League.According to widespread reports, Ljungberg is now favourite to take over from Emery on an interim basis until the end of the season.ADVERTISEMENTlast_img read more

Yobo Gutted by Everton Crisis

first_imgHowever, the Merseyside outfit has struggled to do that, and there is a danger that it could get relegated to the Championship at the end of the 2017-18 campaign.But Yobo, a former defender of the club has given his take on the situation at Goodison Park on Twitter.The 37-year-old former Nigeria international has stated that it is frightening that the Toffees are in the bottom three.Earlier this month, Yobo also suggested that David Moyes would be a good managerial appointment for the Toffees.Moyes, who is without a managerial job at the moment, was in charge of Everton from 2002 until 2013.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegram Former Super Eagles Captain, Joseph Yobo, has stated on social networking site Twitter that it is frightening that Everton is in the Premier League bottom three at the moment.Everton is currently third from bottom in the standings with just eight points from 10 matches.The Toffees were expected to push for a top-six spot and perhaps even launch a challenge for the UEFA Champions League place at the start of the season.last_img read more