Sevilla lead race for Real Madrid youngster

first_imgSevilla head a list of clubs keen on landing Real Madrid teenage star Takefusa Kubo this summer and are already negotiating the deal. As reported by Marca via radio station Onda Cero, Sevilla are currently negotiating the cost and duration of the transfer with the Spanish champions.Advertisement It is claimed that the Andalusian club will originally sign the Japanese prodigy on an initial loan deal which they hope will include a purchase option next season, with it expected that there will be a future buyback option for Madrid in that arrangement. Loading… Promoted ContentThe Very Last Bitcoin Will Be Mined Around 2140. Read MoreTop 10 Female Stars Everyone Had A Crush On In The 90sTop 7 Best Car Manufacturers Of All TimeWho Is The Most Powerful Woman On Earth?Playing Games For Hours Can Do This To Your Body8 Superfoods For Growing Hair Back And Stimulating Its GrowthThe Models Of Paintings Whom The Artists Were Madly In Love With6 Best 90’s Action Movies From Your ChildhoodWhich Country Is The Most Romantic In The World?7 Black Hole Facts That Will Change Your View Of The UniverseEver Thought Of Sleeping Next To Celebs? This Guy Will Show You7 Ways To Understand Your Girlfriend Bettercenter_img Read Also: Neymar wins French Cup final for PSGKubo, who has been nicknamed ‘the Japanese Messi’, then signed for FC Tokyo but he celebrated his 18th birthday last summer and was subsequently available to return to European football – with Madrid pouncing.The Japan Under-20 international was said to have caught the attention of sporting directors of ‘Europe’s biggest clubs’, including Barcelona, Paris Saint-Germain and Manchester City.FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 The Japanese teenager starred this campaign on a season-long loan deal at Real Mallorca, scoring four goals and providing five assists across 36 appearances – including 24 starts.There were reports earlier this month that Real Sociedad were among the clubs hopeful of securing a loan deal for the player next season.Diario AS also report today that Real Betis are another club to have enquired for the Japanese star.The attack-minded Kubo spent four years in the Blaugrana’s La Masia youth academy but had to leave the club in 2015 when Barcelona were sanctioned for signing underage players illegally.last_img read more

Young desperate to end derby woe

first_img Press Association United have more silverware in their trophy cabinet, but City have had the better of their local rivals during the last couple of years. Last November’s 1-0 victory at the Etihad Stadium was the fourth successive derby win for City. The last time they achieved that feat was 60 years ago. Finishing above City would represent a major coup for manager Louis van Gaal, especially after the way his team started the season. But, wary of the fact that seven matches remain, Young is not letting himself get too carried away despite United’s recent upturn in form. “It would be nice (to finish above City) but we are just taking each game as it comes,” the 29-year-old said. “It is obviously going to be another tough one against City next week but we will prepare as well as we can do as we always do.” Young’s form has been key to United’s recovery. The former Aston Villa midfielder has been so good recently that he has kept record signing Angel di Maria out of the United team. That has not been enough to get him back into the England squad though. Many tipped Young to earn an England recall after 19 months in the wilderness, but manager Roy Hodgson left him out of his squad to face Lithuania and Italy. Young revealed Hodgson did not call him to explain his absence from the 24-man party when it was announced. “There was no conversation (with Hodgson),” said Young, whose last England cap came against Ukraine in September 2013. “Obviously I will always want to represent my country. I was a little bit disappointed not to be in the squad, but I have just got to make sure I am playing well here at United and hopefully I will get the call at some time soon.” Ashley Young is desperate to avoid being part of the first United team to lose five successive Manchester derbies. United have never lost five straight matches to their local rivals and Young wants to end City’s dominance this weekend when the Blues come to Old Trafford. “That’s something you want to put right,” the United winger said when asked about City’s recent dominance in this fixture. “It will be another massive game.” Despite City’s recent success in derbies, United go into the match as favourites after registering five straight league wins. That run has helped United move into third, one point ahead of City, who slipped to their third defeat in five games at Crystal Palace on Monday. Young thinks United have a good chance of defeating the Barclays Premier League champions if they maintain their current form. He said: “We know it will be tough but as long as we can play the way we have shown, especially in the last few games, and add to that, it’s going to be a great game and hopefully we will get the three points. “We want to keep the momentum going and the positive play.” last_img read more

Weve been talking about Beanie all season long

first_img“We’ve been talking about Beanie all season long, thatI’ve seen an invigorated running back, a guy that appearsa lot healthier than I’ve ever seen him, a guy that is nowrunning behind his pads rather than above his pads,”Jaworski said on Arizona Sports 620’s Burns and Gambo. Last week against the St. Louis Rams was easily Wells’best game as a pro, as he rushed for 228 yards —including a 71-yard run — and one touchdown.“I think he has developed a mental toughness as well as aphysical toughness,” Jaworski said. “And I know it was ondisplay last week, but I think we’ve seen a lot more ofthat all season long from Wells.”Through ten games, Wells has already set career highs with849 yards and eight touchdowns.“He is now much more acclimated to the NFL style ofrunning,” Jaworski said, “where you have to deliver theblow or you’re going to get killed, it’s that simple.” What an MLB source said about the D-backs’ trade haul for Greinke Top Stories Nevada officials reach out to D-backs on potential relocation D-backs president Derrick Hall: Franchise ‘still focused on Arizona’center_img 0 Comments   Share   Cardinals expect improving Murphy to contribute right away In his third NFL season, Beanie Wells is running like thetype of back the Cardinals were expecting when they tookhim in the first round of the 2009 NFL draft. After Wells’ struggles with injuries and running the balllast season, some were starting to worry the former OhioState star would never develop.ESPN analyst Ron Jaworski credits Wells’ improvement to amore comfortable style of running and a tougher mentality.last_img read more