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ADELAIDE UNITED ANNOUNCE SIGNING OF CHILE INTERNATIONAL STAR

 Australian Football League outfit Adelaide United have announced the signing of Chile international player María José Rojas for the new season. The player comes to the club with a wealth of experience having traveled around the world playing in leagues in countries like the United States, Japan, Czech Republic, Germany, Lithuania, and of course, Australia.

Rojas has also enjoyed a blissful career with her national team side, having played for then in 44 games and scoring 11 goals in the process. Her portfolio also boasts of her having led her country to the 2018 Copa América Femenina and the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup.
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CHILE FACE WORLD CUP UPHILL TASK

 

Chile are facing an uphill task in the South American section of the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers after they made a poor start. The Chileans are a bit far from the qualification picture. The South American section is unique and different from the qualification format obtainable in the other sections of the qualifiers. The ten teams in the South American continent are grouped together for every edition of the World Cup qualifiers. Chile are one of the ten teams in the South American part of the qualifiers.


The ten teams would play each other on a home and an away basis meaning that each team will play 18 games throughout the qualifiers. The teams have already played four games each meaning that there are 14 matches left to play from now till the end of the qualifiers. (more…)

HOW CHILE REWARDED IN-FORM DIEGO RUBIO

Chilean striker Diego Rubio will be part of the national team squad for the double World Cup qualifiers between now and next week. He was given an opportunity with the La Roja on the back of his good club form. Diego Rubio plays for Colorado Rapids in the MLS (Major League Soccer).

Rubio, 27, has scored three goals and provided three assists in 16 MLS outings for the Colorado Rapids this season. He was recently named in the MLS Team of the Week for his performance in week 24. The Chilean made the final team of the week for the regular MLS season after his last gasp strike against hosts Houston Dynamo at the weekend. (more…)

BRAVO DEPARTS MAN CITY AFTER FOUR YEARS

Pep Guardiola continues with his work on the team roaster since he took over. The club has confirmed that Claudio Bravo has left the club. The Chile international has departed the Etihad stadium after the expiration of his deal.

Bravo was the first goalkeeper Pep Guardiola signed when he arrived at the Etihad Stadium back in the summer of 2016 for around £15.4m. Bravo, 37, went on to make 61 appearances for City in total. He managed to keep 20 clean sheets. The Chilean had been limited to mainly cup appearances since the arrival of Ederson from Benfica back in the summer of 2017. (more…)

OLE STILL BELIEVES IN SANCHEZ

 

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has suggested that Alexis Sanchez can turn by returning to the club and regaining his best form. The Chile international has endured a turbulent time with the Red Devil since he made the move to join Man Utd in the winter of 2017.


The Chilean forward was loaned to Inter Milan last summer but sustained an injury while on international duty and has only recently returned to the fold for Antonio Conte’s Italian title-chasers before Covid19 put football on hold globally.
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WILLIAN WANTS EPL STAY AHEAD OF CHELSEA EXIT

Willian has declared intention to continue in the premier league. The Brazil international will depart Chelsea at the end of the season and he is looking forward to continuing his career in England.


The Brazilian winger’s contract is set to run out at the end of the season. Willian has attracted interest from hosts of top clubs around Europe. Inter Milan, Juventus, Bayern Munich and Barcelona are among the club’s to have declared their interest in the player. In the Premier league, Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur have made their intention known about the player. Arsenal are also monitoring the player’s situation.
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BARCA AWAIT DEMBELE RETURN

Barca’s winger Dembele suffered an injury last year that has kept him out of the side for the past few weeks but after witnessing his training, new Barca coach has declared that he can’t wait for the France international to attain match fitness and be ready to play for Barca again.


With the Blaugrana reverting to their old philosophy, Setien would be hoping to use Dembele as much as possible while praying to the stars the French man does not turn another BojanKrkic.
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LEE SHARPE PREDICTS STRONG POGBA-FERNANDES LINK UP

Former United player turned pundit Lee Sharpesays the destiny of the Red Devil’s season rests on how well and how fast Paul Pogba and new signing Bruno Fernandes can link up in the middle of the park and form a strong partnership to free the forwards to attack more efficiently wile shielding the defenders from unnecessary exposure.


Although nobody is expecting the Portuguese and the French man to form a linkup as strong as the one between Clarence Seedorf and GenarroGattuso, a midfield decent enough to challenge for the premier league title next season will be a good start.
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MANCHESTER UNITED EYEING DENMARK STAR

Tottenham Hotspur and Denmark International, Christian Eriksen could be on the move to Premier League rival Manchester United in the next transfer window. Man Utd are believed to be in pole position to sign the midfielder.


Manchester United are in need of reinforcement in the attacking third and Eriksen ticks all the boxes required.  The Denmark international is a proven Premier League performer with 94 International caps.
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IS COLOMBIA TEACHING CHILE HOW TO HANDLE OLD GUARDS?

Legends don’t leave forever. That’s why they become myths. Dave and Dan using HBO’s Game of Thrones showed us that for all the highs and lows of life, death is the ultimate winner.

In football though, telling legends their time is up is almost like a taboo. Only Sir Alex Ferguson could and did it with reckless abandon. And not only was he the Legends of all Legends in his line of work– for that was the only way he earned the right to say whatever – even he knew when to draw the curtain and exit the stage.
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