The truth, however, is that this was not the same, fluid Dutch team that had illuminated the competition with so much rich promise in the earlier stages. Perhaps they had peaked too soon but there were signs here of a team that did not fully trust in themselves. It made for a prosaic game, with Robben spending more time on the edges than he will care to remember and Robin van Persie so ineffectual he was substituted before the penalties. Their passing was stodgy and sideways and when Robben struggles to make any real impact the Dutch are never quite so effective. … [Read more...] about Argentina win penalty prize to push past Holland and into World Cup final
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Hakim Ziyech has already agreed on a deal with Chelsea for Summer and there are rumours that keeper Onana, midfielder Van de Beek and defender Tagliafico too have shown interest for a new challenge. Adding that to the reports, Dutch defender Daley Blind also said to be planning his future. … [Read more...] about Arsenal want to sign former Manchester United defender in Summer: A good option to look into?
With Mkhitaryan's contract set to expire in the summer of 2021, the Gunners cannot simply play the bargaining game this summer as that will involve the risk of losing the player for nothing next season. With the Gunners in desperate need of cash in the summer as they have a lot of areas to improve in, they can certainly save some money and give Mkhitaryan another chance to impress at the Emirates. … [Read more...] about Does Arsenal outcast Henrikh Mkhitaryan deserve a second chance?
Littleton has blossomed into a star-level contributor over the past couple of years. You'd have to think the Rams will want to retain him after what was possibly his best NFL season, but with all the money they have laid out building their team and with superstars like Jalen Ramsey still needing to get paid, it's possible he ends up being the odd man out. If that's how it goes down, some other team will benefit. Littleton finished last season as Pro Football Focus' eighth-highest graded linebacker out of 119 qualifiers, racking up 45 stops and missing only one tackle all season. The former 2016 undrafted free agent doesn't turn 27 until late next season, so he should have plenty of strong football ahead of him. … [Read more...] about 2020 NFL free agent linebackers: Cory Littleton, Jamie Collins lead strong group expected to hit free agency