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February 19th, 2019 by trendazine

France manager Didier Deschamps has been impressed with the progress of Anthony Martial through the current campaign and has hinted that the attacker could earn a call-up for the forthcoming internationals.

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February 19th, 2019 by trendazine

– Ander Herrera has been up and doing since Solskjaer’s arrival at Old Trafford

– The Manchester United midfielder believes Sanchez’s can rise to the occasion

– The Chilean striker played less than 20 minutes in United’s win over Chelsea

Ander Herrera was among the scorers in Manchester United’s win Chelsea and the Spaniard was quick to encourage teammate Alexis Sanchez after the match.

The Chilean international played less than 20 minutes in the match after coming on for Romelu Lukaku in the second half.

In an interview earlier in the week, Herrera gave his full backing to Sanchez despite his nightmare spell.

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“He wants to be important for the club and I’m sure he’s going to be. The only thing we can tell him is that we all believe in his qualities, we know what he has,” Herrera told BBC.

“We all know what he is capable of, and he’s going to do it, so you will see it soon. I think he should be very calm, because he has everything to be a top player in this club and he will be.”

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Herrara also commended the former Arsenal man in his post-match press conference.

“But I would also like to speak about Alexis (Sanchez), Andreas (Pereira) and Scott (McTominay) the way they came into the game,”

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported Sir Alex Ferguson went into the Stamford Bridge pitch to have a chat with three Manchester United substitutes after their FA Cup win over Chelsea.

The Red Devils made it through the last eight of the competition following the 2-0 win over Chelsea with two first half goals from Ander Herrera and Paul Pogba.

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February 19th, 2019 by trendazine

European giants Paris Saint-Germain and Barcelona are prepared to go head-to-head to pursue the signature of Nicolas Pepe from Lille at the end of the season.

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February 19th, 2019 by trendazine

French giants Paris Saint-Germain are prepared to test Arsenal’s resolve in the summer with a tempting 60m for the services of Matteo Guendouzi.

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February 19th, 2019 by trendazine

Chelsea defender Andreas Christensen has clarified that he had no plans of parting ways with the Blues during the recently-concluded transfer window.

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February 19th, 2019 by trendazine

Former Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has admitted that he is surprised that Aaron Ramsey has decided to part ways with the Gunners at the end of the season.

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February 19th, 2019 by trendazine

Manchester United, Real Madrid and a club like Borussia Dortmund are one of the top teams who have adopted using modern type seats in their dugouts.

At the Theatre of Dreams, the chairs at the bench are race cars seats and were never meant for a football stadium.

The manufacturer who makes them RECARO, are responsible for making the chairs which clubs like Lyon, West Ham and Newcastle United, as well as other German clubs have started using.

Man United, Real Madrid, and other clubs who use race car seats worth £3,500

RECARO race car seats at the home of Manchester United worth £3,500
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The trend of using the RECARO brand of seats have filtered round 70 football clubs around the world.

Bundesliga side Kaiserslautern were the first club to start using the seat in 1990 and the team would go on to win the title that year.

The German side, also nicknamed The Red Devils, had then-RECARO owner Ulrich Putsch on their board.

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RECARO seat at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium ,home of Real Madrid
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After their then manager Kalli Feldkamp complained about serious back pain, Putsch came up with a novel plan to ease his manager’s pain

Then a RECARO racing car seat was fixed in the dugout which solved Feldkamp’s problems and the idea soon caught on.

Four years on, teams begin to use the RECARO custom-fitted seats across various stadiums.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that La Liga giants Real Madrid have introduced TV screens on their urinals at the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium.

The move will see fans earn a rare opportunity of watching every minute of action as it happens at the Bernabeu whenever one finds himself in the washroom.

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February 19th, 2019 by trendazine

Chelsea manager has said that he is more worried about the results in the aftermath of the Blues’ disappointing 2-0 defeat to Manchester United in the FA Cup fifth round.

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February 18th, 2019 by trendazine

– The FA Cup quarter final draws were made and interesting fixtures emerged

– Man United will face Wolves while Swansea will entertain Manchester City

– Watford and Crystal Palace will trade tackles a well as Millwall and Brighton

The FA Cup quarter final draws were made immediately after the fixture between Manchester United and Chelsea at Stamford Bridge.

The Red Devils will be on the road again for the third time on a row to the Molineux to play Wolverhampton Wanderers.

Nuno Espirito Santo’s side who eliminated Liverpool in the third round will be making another attempt in knocking Man United out.

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But Ole Gunnar Solskjaer who has been on an impressive 13 wins and just one loss record since taking over from Jose Mourinho, will be looking to win a silverware for his club this season.

Premier League champions Manchester City will face Championship side Swansea City who thumped Bristol City 4-1 in the fifth round at the Liberty Stadium.

Pep Guardiola’s men who are already on course to repeat the league and cup double, will be chasing the treble on the domestic scene and possibly add a Champions League title to their splendid season.

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Another English top flight club Brighton will be guest to Millwall in a quarter final fixture after the Championship side recorded a narrow 1-0 win over Wimbledon in round 5.

The last pick of the bunch is an all Premier League affair as Watford for the first time in the competition will be playing at home against London side Crystal Palace.

All four fixtures will be played on March 16, for a place in the all England semi finals and finals slated for the Wembley Stadium in April and May respectively.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Manchester United knocked Chelsea out of the FA Cup following a 2-0 victory at Stamford Bridge.

Two first half goals from Ander Herrera and Paul Pogba was all United needed to sail through into the quarter finals.

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February 18th, 2019 by trendazine

– Chelsea vs Manchester United ended 2-0 at Stamford Bridge as the Red Devils move into the last 8 of the FA Cup

– Ander Herrera and Paul Pogba netted a goal each to gift Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men a comfortable win

– Both sides came into the match knowing too well a victory could power them to the last eight of the competition

Chelsea vs Manchester United ended in 2-0 win for the visitors as United bounce back to winning ways after defeating the Blues at Stamford Bridge.

A slot in the last eight of the competition was on offer for both sides, with the two rival clubs meeting in what was a repeat of the tournament’s last season final.

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At the time, Eden Hazard’s solitary goal gifted Chelsea a slim 1-0 win, as they went on to claim the trophy.

However, the Red Devils had a perfect revenge on the west London side, with Ander Herrera and Paul Pogba combining perfectly to send United to the quarter finals.

Herrera opened the scoring for the visitors in the 31st minute, heading home from Pogba’s brilliantly curled cross.

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The French star doubled United’s lead moments before the break, ramming a low header past a helpless Kepa who was between the sticks for the home side.

Upon the resumption of the second half, Maurizio Sarri had a couple of goalscoring chances, but United proved too clinical defensively to concede as the match finished 2-0

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