Martin Keown, none for his hay days at Arsenal says in spite of the call for Phil Jones to retire from football and try other sports, the Manchester United center back remains a great player. He remains one of the most expensive teenage defender to have joined the Red Devils.
Many people aren’t even aware he
is still at United. His appearance on the bench or field is always greeted with
shock. Many think he is on loan at clubs like Coventry. The number of blunders
he commits on the field of play is the number of times he’s played. There is no
surprise in seeing fans shocked to see his name on the team sheet. The only
surprised is if one does not understand why the fans feel that way.
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Coventry City were disappointed after playing a 2-2 draw with Peterborough United in their League One. The match which was a game of two halves saw Coventry dominate large spells of the game before the Home team snatched a draw in the 95th minute.
manager Mark Robins revealed after the game that the team was disappointed with
the result which saw them drop to sixth on the standings. Coventry came into
the match with a gameplan to disrupt the rhythm of the game and make life
difficult for Peterborough.
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Manchester United began their pre-season tour with
victory against A-League outfit Perth Glory last Saturday. Star forward Marcus
Rashford and James Garner scored the goals to kick-off the pre-season.
game manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer used 23 players as he rotated his first
team. After the victory attention turns to the Red Devils
clash against Leeds United on Wednesday and Solskjaer could make additional
changes to the team.
The Norwegian is experimenting with his best 11 and
he could feasibly field the lineup that could face Chelsea in the Premier
League on opening day.
Solskjaer has already revealed that David de Gea
would start in the game against Leeds and a defensive line of Aaron Wan-Bissaka,
Axel Tuanzebe, Victor Lindelof and Luke Shaw. This is most likely to be the got
to the lineup for the club next season.
Paul Pogba, NemanjaMatic and Scot McTominay could
feature from the start in the midfield bringing creativity and stability.
Upfront Anthony Martial would be expected to start
on the left and Daniel James on the left as both players would add width and
goalscoring threat. Meanwhile Marcus Rashford would be expected to lead the
line on Wednesday.
Meanwhile on the
transfer front Manchester United have made strides and have been linked with a
move for several players. United are looking to bring in Portuguese midfielder
Bruno Fernandes in the coming days.
The Portuguese international is valued at £70
million and has been constantly linked with a move to the Red Devils. It is
thought that the club are hopeful of completing the deal by the end of the
Leicester midfielder James Maddison has also been heavily linked to the club with reports suggesting that the Old Trafford outfit is preparing a huge bid for his services.
The former Coventry City midfielder is regarded as
one of the top creative young midfielders in the EPL and manager Ole Gunnar
Solskjaer is keen on the England u21 international.
Coventry defender Tom Davies has been linked with
Bristol Rovers according to reports from the local media. The defender is set
to be a free agent this summer after the club decided not to activate the
additional year option in his contract.
According to CoventryLive
Bristol Rovers coach Graham Coughlan is keen on signing the sturdy defender in
the summer. It is understood that the club would offer the player a contract in
the coming days which would see him join former teammates Abu Ogogo and Johnson
Clarke-Harris at Rovers.
Davies spoke to the local media revealing the extent
of the situation between him and Coventry City. According to the 27-year-old, there was an agreement that the
club would activate the additional year on his contract unless the club saw a
better defender in the market.
He insisted that he has no regrets about the way the
situation occurred as the club had been straightforward with him. This looks to
be the case as the Coventry City decided against signing the defender for
The club moved quickly to sign Kyle McFadzean as his
replacement meaning that Davies would have to look for a club in the offseason.
The tough-tackling defender has not played a lot of games in during his time at the club featuring mainly as a sub. He played a total of 50 matches for the League Two side. A move to Bristol Rovers could be what he needs to rediscover his form.
Davies is known as a tough defender to beat, excellent
aerially and would be a good addition to the Bristol Rovers squad. It is still
early days and there could be an unexpected twist on the way as other clubs
could be lining up offers for the defender.
“Coventry city is no more a soft
touch in premier league” insists Mark Robins as they’re picking off the
prospects of brilliant young academy.
The loss of Sky blues has been evident as many new bee players have vanished without even exploring the light of the day in the team. Midfeilder Charlie McCann was a lost by City in 2018 and bought by Manchester United. In summer of 2016, back then Evertin had successfully snapped up the striker of academy named Bassala Sambou which was followed by the rejection he claimed to the new contract with his very own hometown club. Sambou became the star of footballer’s eye with the achievement of 25 goals which he scored in the under-18 tournaments like the league and the FA youth cup, and the other four were hits in Under-21.
Another high profile footballer
who bagged a position into the first team but eventually left the club followed
by the city enjoying the full benefits and missing out on his talents, is James
Maddison, who was sold to the former top flight Norwich city.
The club’s huge selling mark is
to allot young kids a chance of benefit of first football team is the code that
is cracked by holding on and taking all the advantage of the profits of their
soil connected and developed talent, by Tom Bayliss is a glittering example as
the manager solids to be confident.
The club has now being diverting its focus to recruiting the highly-rated stage players in order to supplement the attention of fruitful supply of the youngsters for working and training their path towards the academy standards this was followed by the recruitment department of city that has been refurbished over the past one year with the club now focusing towards development.
above mentioned strategy is expected to result positively in order to club
being even better of team quality in position and standard which should be
preferred more than the draft of the players who loan, hence is decided to be a
long term strategy and can be highly successful as denoted in the previous
Check Robins is looking
out for news from MK Dons to check whether they are prepared to make an offer
for Chris Camwell. What’s more, the Sky Blues
supervisor demands the home developed left-back, whom he has depicted as having
“mind-blowing procedure,” won’t be just given away easily.
The 20 years old Bedworth
fellow came up through City’s very gainful Academy and marked a multi-year
proficient arrangement in the late spring of 2017, which implies regardless he
has more than two years left on his agreement which terminates in June 2021.
Be that as it may, he’s
descended the pecking request this season following the entry of young person
Sam McCallum in the late spring. Camwell has been preparing with the League Two
advancement chasers, who are as of now second from best of the division, with a
view to joining the club on a perpetual arrangement in the January exchange
window. “He’s as yet preparing with MK Dons and I believe he will
remain there to play in a diversion and after that, they will tell us.”
Camwell played an hour and
a half for Under-23s of MK Dons yesterday in a match whose result was a 2-2
draw with Peterborough United in the League of Central Development. What’s more,
Robins has cautioned his contrary number Paul Tisdale that while he might be
surplus to prerequisite at the Ricoh Arena, City won’t let the player go for
“They are searching for somebody to play substitute for the left wing-back however it must be correct,” he said. “It must be ideal for us since they can’t simply come and scratch players in vain. By the day’s end the fellow needs to build up, there’s no uncertainty about it, and we have done a considerable amount of work with Chris and he surely won’t be given away in vain.” Camwell was given his senior association makes a big appearance by Robins toward the finish of the 2016-17 season, acquiring rave surveys for his presentation against Scunthorpe United.
The assaulting left-back was unequivocally connected with enthusiasm from that point Premier League Stoke City that late spring yet picked to sign another, long haul contract at the Ricoh Arena. He showed up last season in the Checkatrade Trophy and EFL Cup and in fact, this season included twice in the Trophy against Forest Green and Arsenal Under-21s. Camwell again managed to earn shining commendation for his first half presentation against the youthful Gunners because of his exceptional left foot conveyances from open play and set-pieces, provoking Robins to state: “With the ball and under lock and key we have someone with the staggering system.”