The hunt for Zlatan must wait

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Cristiano Ronaldo will not be involved in the battle for the Serie A championship lead at the weekend. CR7 will be spared in the coming game. So the race to catch up has to wait for Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

Cristiano Ronaldo (35) gets a break from Andrea Pirlo in the upcoming league game against Benevento Calcio (Saturday, 6 p.m.). This is what SKY SPORT ITALIA reports. The Juve coach decided to leave CR7 at home.

Against Benevento, currently table-14. Serie A, the other offensive players around Paulo Dybala, Alvaro Morata, Dejan Kulusevski and Federico Bernardeschi should judge it.

Cristiano Ronaldo will not be able to close the gap in the race for the Capocannoniere on Zlatan Ibrahimovic for the time being. Zlatan is at the top of the scorers list with ten goals.

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Cristiano has scored two goals less than the Swede. In the coming games, the five-time world footballer will still have the chance to catch up with Ibrahimovic. The Milan superstar has two more weeks to watch with a muscle injury.

Juventus Turin are fourth in the Serie A table after eight matchdays and are four points behind AC Milan. The Rossoneri face the Fiorentina at home on Sunday (3 p.m.).

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Gosens on problems with market value and switching to Schalke: “Doesn’t make sense”

In 2019, S04 was missing 3 million

When the market value of Serie A was updated at the end of August, Robin Gosens improved from 20 to 27 million euros, which is his career record. The left-footer, who scored a goal in Atalanta Bergamo’s 2-0 surprise win at Liverpool FC, was critical of his status, which was also underpinned by his first nominations for the German national team. He spoke once again about a move to the Bundesliga, which in all probability will not take place at FC Schalke 04.

“That is not tangible for me and never will be. We players are objects that have a certain value. But I have great difficulties with being worth 27 million euros, ”said Gosens in a“ Sport1 ”interview. “How do I justify that? I can maybe play a little, but no one is worth more than the other. “

The biggest market value winners in Serie A.

30 Weston McKennie – Juventus – New market value: +2 million to € 22 million

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29 Ebrima Colley – Hellas Verona – New market value: +2.2 million to 3 million €

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28 Lautaro Valenti – Parma – New market value: +2.3 million to € 5 million

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27 Gianluca Frabotta – Juventus – New market value: +2.45 million to 2.5 million €

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26 Nahuel Molina – Udinese – New market value: +2.5 million to 4.5 million €

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25 Maxime Busi – Parma – New market value: +2.5 million to € 5 million

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24 Juan Brunetta – Parma – New market value: +2.6 million to € 5 million

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23 Jens Petter Hauge – Milan – New market value: +3 million to 4 million €

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22 Sebastian Walukiewicz – Cagliari – New market value: +3 million to 7 million €

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21 Leonardo Spinazzola – Roma – New market value: +3 million to € 18 million

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20 Valentin Mihaila – Parma – New market value: +3.5 million to € 6 million

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19 Matteo Lovato – Hellas Verona – New market value: +3.55 million to € 4 million

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18 Simon Sohm – Parma – New market value: +3.9 million to € 5 million

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17 Jordan Veretout – Roma – New market value: +4 million to € 28 million

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16 Rafael Leão – Milan – New market value: +4 million to 28 million €

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15 Álvaro Morata – Juventus – New market value: +4 million to € 40 million

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14 Arthur – Juventus – New market value: + 4 million to 60 million €

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13 Filip Djuricic – Sassuolo – New market value: +4.5 million to € 9 million

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12 Vedat Muriqi – Lazio – New market value: +5 million to € 17 million

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11 Gaetano Castrovilli – Fiorentina – New market value: +5 million to 30 million €

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10 Manuel Locatelli – Sassuolo – New market value: +5 million to € 30 million

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9 Ismaël Bennacer – Milan – New market value: +5 million to € 33 million

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8 Hirving Lozano – Napoli – New market value: +5 million to € 33 million

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7 Dejan Kulusevski – Juventus – New market value: +5 million to 45 million €

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6 Roger Ibañez – Roma – New market value: +7 million to 15 million €

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5 Alexis Saelemaekers – Milan – New market value: +7 million to 15 million €

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4 Hakan Çalhanoğlu – Milan – New market value: +7 million to 30 million €

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3 Franck Kessié – Milan – New market value: +8 million to 35 million €

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2 Victor Oshimen – Napoli – New market value: +10 million to € 50 million

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In 2017, when he switched from Heracles Almelo to Atalanta for 900,000 euros, Gosens, who was still under the radar at the time, had a market value of 1 million euros. The winger is currently in 20th place in the ranking of the most valuable German players – taking into account the changes in the Bundesliga market value update.

Gosens pushes change to the Bundesliga – Schalke wrong career move

Gosens repeatedly stated that he can very well imagine a move to the German upper house. “My big dream is the Bundesliga. I would like to fulfill this in my career. I always followed this league the most in my childhood. However, I don’t know when that will happen. But it’s on my medium-term bucket list, ”said the 26-year-old, who has a contract with Atalanta until 2022.

A transfer to your favorite club Schalke is basically conceivable. “It would be great if it became the club of the heart,” emphasized Gosens, but also said: “But it doesn’t make sense for current sporting events. That wouldn’t be a career step that would take me further in terms of sport. Unfortunately, I have to be honest with God. Every Schalke fan will find out about that. It can therefore be a different club than Schalke. Most important to me is that they have a clear plan with me from the start. As with Atalanta. “

Update, November 27, 2020, 12:50 p.m .: As the “WAZ” reports, Schalke was already in agreement with Gosens in 2019. However, the change failed due to the transfer ideas. The Royal Blues are said to have offered 7 million euros, but the Italians have asked for 10 million euros – too much for the financially tight Schalke team.

We have to be honest: at 34, your career is over.

Earning a lot of money as a professional footballer is “not normal” for him because he “knows the other side.” Gosens made it clear: “We have to be honest: At 34, your career is over. Then hopefully there will be 50 or 60 good years in which you can still have a good life with the money. ”According to reports, the professional at Atlanta collects 800,000 net a year.

Top 10 best paid German football professionals (gross salaries)

8.Jérôme Boateng (FC Bayern; 12 million euros per year)

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8.Ilkay Gündogan (Manchester City, 12 million euros per year)

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7. Thomas Müller (FC Bayern; 15 million euros per year)

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6. Timo Werner (Chelsea FC; 15.5 million euros per year)

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5. Leroy Sané (FC Bayern; 17 million euros per year)

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4. Manuel Neuer (FC Bayern; 18 million euros per year)

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3. Kai Havertz (Chelsea FC; 20 million euros per year)

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2. Mesut Özil (Arsenal FC; 20.5 million euros per year)

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1. Toni Kroos (Real Madrid; 21 million euros per year)

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” I thought Cristiano Ronaldo was the strongest in the world, but when I saw Messi train I thought about retiring ” – Ten

Kevin-Prince Boateng He was one of the footballers who only spent half a season in the FC Barcelona and then returned to Serie A without pain or glory. The player spoke with DAZN on his arrival at the Barça team and his current status in the Monza, Italian Serie B club.

Prince Boateng reveals who his soccer idol is

Boateng He landed at the Camp Nou in the winter market of the 2018-19 season to reinforce the lead; He only played four games, he never knew what it is to score as a Barça player, but there was something that marked him in his career: seeing Messi in training.

” Training with Messi left me speechless. He had always said that Cristiano Ronaldo was the strongest in the world, but Messi is something else, he is not normal. I was training with him and, for the first time in my career, I felt short. I thought, ‘I give up, I stop playing.’ He did incredible things, ” says the Ghanaian in the interview.

Boateng He was the protagonist of some scandals off the pitch. ” I would change that part of my past. Many times I have entrusted myself only to my talent and, with the talent that I have, without being arrogant, I could have done much more. Even if he still had a good career. ”

Prince Boaten claims he would have played for Real Madrid

When talking about that part of his past, the footballer refers to his stage in the Tottenham where he played three seasons, but had no chances. His motivation was off the field. So much so that in one day he bought three luxury cars.

” There was a lot of pain behind. I was trying to buy happiness. He was not happy, he did not play, he was not well and he was looking for something else, ” he admits.

The talk also served to Boateng send a message against racism and not only in football, but globally. ” In 2013 I said: ‘I hope the children in a few years will not know what racism means.’ But unfortunately we hear more about it today than yesterday, ” he laments.

Dream of promotion

Now 33, Boateng He is another kind of athlete and he is only mentalized in seeking promotion with his new club and in the process invent a new dance.

” At Monza I respect my teammates and they respect me. I bring experience and that helps them grow. Having champions in the locker room helped me as a kid too. ” “If I get promoted, I will invent a new dance to celebrate it,” he closed with laughter.

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Chucky Lozano. Gennaro Gattuso tense relationship with Napoli players

A new controversy has put the team of the Naples. And it is that according to Italian media, the relationship between the players and manager Gennaro Gattuso has been strained, after a strong discussion, same as It occurred after the club’s defeat against Milan last weekend, and that much has to do with the statements that the DT gave against pupils.

The Italian diary ‘Corriere dello Sport’ detalla que Gattuso had a ‘very strong clash’ with his players, who they confronted the DT for questioning the attitude at the press conference, a situation that players take with fear, considering that this can generate that the team ultras lash out at them, as has happened in the past.

It is not a coincidence that we create so many opportunities in these games and do not take advantage of them. We have to concentrate on what we are doing, do the work, that is the main problem, “he said. Gattuso last weekend after the loss to him Milan.

“We think too much about what is missing, what we don’t do, what went against us. It’s not bad luck. It’s that we don’t approach these games with the right determination, technique and quality are not enough. I’ve been talking of this for months. I see an attitude that I don’t like and it hurts. We need to resolve this issue as soon as possible, “he added.

According to the Italian newspaper report, the players would have required their coach to moderate their statements before the media, as they are not willing to continue exhibiting them as he has done since he arrived at the club.

Chucky Lozano, his client

The relationship between Gattuso Y Lozano It has not been the best since the DT took the reins of the team, even every time he could this one has swept the Mexican before the press.

The club denies it

After the publication of ‘Corriere dello Sport’, the club issued a statement in which it assures that the revolt never happened and that everything continues normally in the institution.

In some places yesterday and in some newspapers today, there is a story, completely made up. About a heated discussion that supposedly took place between the Napoli players and Rino Gattuso, we are facing a story without any truth, “said the club.

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PSG fall, Zlatan, Ronaldo and Haaland carry their team

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With its 1-0 victory against Barça, Atlético Madrid, second in Liga, pushes the Catalan club even further down the rankings. In France, PSG and Rennes fell before their Champions League match. Zlatan Ibrahimovic, author of a double, allows AC Milan to remain at the top of Serie A.

• Ligue 1: Monaco back up PSG, Lyon on the podium

Before receiving Leipzig in the Champions League on Tuesday for a decisive match, the Parisians showed significant flaws. Traveling to Monaco, Thomas Tuchel’s men quickly led thanks to a double from Kylian Mbappé, before being caught and then overtaken (3-2). For its part, Lille at home retains its second place after having crushed Lorient. OL, falling outside Angers 1-0 thanks to Kadewere, completed the podium.

Rennes was just as badly prepared as Paris for its Champions League match on Tuesday against Chelsea. Third last year, the Reds and Blacks, currently seventh, are struggling and lose 1-0 against Bordeaux, the fault of former Rennais Hatem Ben Arfa.

At the bottom of the standings, Dijon was talked about by losing 1 to 0 against Lens. The fault of a gag goal: the Swiss goalkeeper, Anthony Racioppi, tenured by the new Dijon coach David Linarès, procrastinated with the ball in front of the striker Arnaud Kalimuendo, who scored by blocking the clearance.

• Serie A: Zlatan again and again at the party

The clash between Napoli and AC Milan saw Zlatan Ibrahimovic once again show that he was to be reckoned with, 39 or not 39 years old. The Swedish giant scored twice allowing AC Milan to win 3-1 and regain the lead of Serie A. Behind, no change in the standings: the astonishing Sassuolo is still second after his victory against Hellas Verona (0-2), and AS Roma remain third with their easy victory against Parma (3-0).

Lower in the ranking, Juventus (4e) beat Cagliari 2-0 thanks to a double from Cristiano Ronaldo, which keeps him two lengths behind Zlatan. Three days away from a crucial Champions League match against Real Madrid, Inter Milan (5e) suffered against Torino. Led 2 to 0, the Milanese waited for the last half hour to shine (4-2).

On Saturday and Sunday, all Serie A players wore a red mark on their faces, as part of an action against violence against women.

• Liga: Real Sociedad the only leader ahead of Atlético

Real Sociedad regained the lead in La Liga alone – with three points ahead of Atlético Madrid – after their 1-0 success against Cadiz (6e). Unbeaten in the league since September 29, the San Sebastián club went on to win a sixth straight win thanks to a header from their young Swedish striker Alexander Isak, 21.

Winner of FC Barcelona 1-0, Atlético Madrid is the new runner-up. Villarreal completes the podium thanks to their draw at home against Real Madrid (1-1). Zinédine Zidane’s team are fourth in the standings 6 points behind the Basque leader. The start of the Barcelona season is even more worrying with a third defeat and a poor eleventh place, twelve units from the lead.

• Premiere league: Tottenham and Liverpool leaders, Arsenal powerless

Liverpool have made short work of Leicester, leaders before this day. Jürgen Klopp’s players beat the Foxes 3-0, thanks to goals from Diogo Jota and Roberto Firmino, as well as a home header from defender Johnny Evans. A sixth victory in seven matches which allows Liverpool to become coleader in the standings, only overtaken by Tottenham on the best goal difference. The Spurs crunched on their side Manchester City 2-0.

With their 2-0 victory over Newcastle, Chelsea are now third in the table, two points behind the leaders. Tottenham’s reception on Sunday, November 29, which will give a clear idea of ​​their eventual ability to enter the title race.

The international break did not allow the Gunners to regain serenity. After the rout against Aston Villa (3-0) before the truce, the draw in Leeds (0-0), obtained despite a numerical inferiority of more than forty minutes, appears rather lucky. Two posts and the crossbar saved them from a second loss in a row. Manchester United won in front of West Bromwich Albion (1-0), thanks to a penalty converted by Bruno Fernandes (56e).

• Bundesliga: a quadruple for Haaland

The 20-year-old Norwegian Erling Haaland scored a quadruple on Saturday against Hertha Berlin and brought Borussia Dortmund one point behind the leader Munich, who stumbled against Bremen (1-1). The prodigy striker brought his total to ten goals in eight days, and returns to a unit of Robert Lewandowski, author of a start to the season of all records with Bayern, with already eleven goals.

With 18 points, Borussia Dortmund is behind Bayern again (19 pts). He is also tied with Leverkusen, but with a better goal difference. Leipzig, held in check in Frankfurt (1-1) slipped to fourth place, with 17 points.

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Orlando qualifies after insane series of penalties / MLS / Orlando-New-York (1-1) / SOFOOT.com

Russian mountains.

This Saturday, Orlando City advanced to the quarterfinals of the MLS playoffs at the expense of New York City FC after a chaotic game. Despite an additional time of ten minutes following the expulsion of the player from Orlando Ruan at the end of the match, the two teams do not decide between themselves and head for the penalty shoot-out.

And this is where the game goes completely crazy. The Florida goalkeeper Gallese, already warned during the meeting, takes a second yellow for having advanced too far on his line. After his expulsion, it was defender Schlegel who improvised as a goalkeeper. And the Argentine will become the hero of the evening by stopping the last test of the New York players. Nani’s team, which missed its shot on goal, continues on its way.

Crazy.
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OM irritated / Ligue 1 / J11 ​​/ OM-Nice / SOFOOT.com

Tense.

While the LFP would like to postpone the match between OM and OGCN counting for the eleventh day of L1, the Marseille club replied curtly in a press release: “Olympique de Marseille is surprised to learn from the press that the COVID commission, at the request of OGC Nice, is about to submit to the competitions commission a favorable opinion on the postponement of the OM- meeting. OGC Nice. Such a decision, more than a week before the meeting, would appear surprisingly premature. ”

With an overloaded schedule and a meeting already postponed against RC Lens, OM is enraged: “In any event, the decision not to play a match should not be left to a club, whether Olympique de Marseille or any other, or to a broadcaster in such circumstances. This decision should even less be taken eight days before the date scheduled for this meeting. As a reminder, the RC Lens-FC Nantes and OM-Lens meetings were respectively postponed the day before and two days before the match. The club has just sent a letter to the LFP competitions commission in order to clarify these points and will be very attentive to the response that will be provided. ”

Vincent Labrune to the rescue of his former club?
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Laval puts its communication on hold … before retracting / France / Laval / SOFOOT.com

Where Le Basser hurts.

“Due to the current situation, until further notice (1is December 2020) the Stade lavallois SASP site and social networks will be on standby. ” This is the disturbing press release that the National 1 club threw this Thursday at the end of the afternoon. “The activities of our company being partially suspended until 1is December, emails will not be consulted and the telephone will be unavailable ” , even indicated the club when trying to reach it. Then an hour later, when the first reactions flourished on the networks, another publication replaced the previous one: “Due to technical reasons, the site as well as the social networks of Stade lavallois SASP were temporarily on standby, good news, we will indeed be present for the meeting tomorrow night. ” Strange.

Contacted by us, President Philippe Jan explains this imbroglio, while the activity of the Mayenne training on Facebook and Twitter has effectively resumed: “It was simply a technical problem, a computer failure like it happens to a lot of companies. We didn’t know how long it would last and we weren’t sure we could pick it up quickly. But they reinstalled the system quickly and everything was back to normal. There is no problem, there is indeed a person in charge of the site who is on maternity leave at the moment, but we have formed a pair to replace her. ”

Nothing is going well since the departure of who you know.
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Ibrahimovic: “It was just to irritate Sweden, for pleasure, not because they want to come back”

Zlatan Ibrahimovic He was the protagonist at the weekend, not only for his performance in the game that Milan drew against Hellas Verona 2-2 in which he became both of the tieBut for his statements after the game. He remembered the photo that he had published on his networks with the national team jersey of his country. “It was just to irritate Sweden, for pleasure, not because he wants to go back “, expressed to Sky Sports.

The suggestive tweet from Zlatan Ibrahimovic: is he returning to the Swedish National Team?

On November 2, the forward published on his social networks, both in Twitter like in Instagram, a picture of him with the sweden jersey. “Long time no see“, wrote. The footballer has not been called up since 2016, since after the elimination in the European Championship that year he had announced his retirement.

On the next date, Milan will visit Napoli in search of victory to be able to establish even more at the top of Serie A.

Ibrahimovic: 'It was just to irritate Sweden, for pleasure, not because they want to come back'

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