Ancelotti Santai Response Speculation Nagelsmann-Bayern

Later bustling rumors linking Bayern Munich with Hoffenheim coach Julian Nagelsmann. Bayern coach Carlo Ancelotti responded calmly.

Nagelsmann, 30, stole his attention since handling Hoffenheim in February 2016. He successfully dodged Hoffenheim from the brink of relegation before leading them to finish in the Champions League zone for the first time in club history.

In addition, Nagelsmann managed to defeat his Bayern Ancelotti twice in a row. Hoffenheim’s last victory came at the weekend with a score of 2-0.

In the midst of Bayern’s less convincing performance since being tackled by Ancelotti, Nagelsmann then emerged as a successor candidate. Speculation gets hotter after Nagelsmann revealed his family was building a house in Munich and soon moved there.


“I think it’s perfectly natural that a young manager, a good manager like Julian has a dream to train a great team,” the Italian coach said as quoted by Soccer Way.

“Moreover, he is German, so it’s perfectly natural and last season I told him ‘maybe in the future’ I wish him the best he can to become a manager at a top club. ‘

Ancelotti is still under contract in Bavaria until 2019. However, not a few who believe that Ancelotti might be leaving before his contract expired because of Bayern appearance is less okay.

Benzema Will Not Leave Madrid

Karim Benzema has no intention of leaving Real Madrid. However, Benzema indicated that he could just leave if not again become a core player Marid.

The French striker is still under contract until 2019, but since last season his future has been crowded because it is considered less productive. In 2016-17, Benzema ‘only’ pack 19 goals, fewer than reserve player Alvaro Morata who recorded 20 goals.

Madridista also contrived confused with the sale of Morata to Chelsea. Meanwhile, criticism is still directed at Benzema because it has not found sharpness at the start of this season because it only makes one goal in six appearances.

According to rumors that developed, Madrid had considered to sell Benzema in order to attract young French star Kylian Mbappe. But still Zidane still believe in Benzema.

“This is the best club in the world, a happiness for me and I’m very proud,” Benzema told BeIn Sports France. “Expectations are always high and you start each season from scratch and you have to work to reach the maximum level.”

“If you’re a regular player here, I do not have to go anywhere else,” he continued.

Benzema is currently recovering a hamstring injury that forced him to miss until next month. However, Benzema is one of the players who helped El Real achieve great success in recent years.

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“I think we are in one of the best periods in the club’s history, the team is very tough, not just the core players, but the substitutes can make a difference,” Benzema added.

Benzema is rumored on the verge of a new contract in Madrid. Also mentioned, in the deal included the value of the Benzema release clause that reached 900 million pounds sterling.

Kane no Needs Trophy to Become the Best Striker

Harry Kane has never felt a title since shining at Tottenham Hotspur. For Mauricio Pochettino, Kane does not need a title to be considered the best striker.

Kane has scored 103 goals in 170 games in a Spurs uniform. Goals that led him to be the top scorer of the Premier League in the last two seasons.

After being barren in August, Kane is now productive again. The 24-year-old striker packed four goals in his last two games with Spurs, including two goals against Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League in midweek.

So far, okay Kane’s performance has not quite brought the Spurs to the title. The best achievement is just delivering The Lilywhites as runners-up League Cup England in 2014/2015 and runners-up Premier League last season.

Not long ago, former Manchester United player, Phil Neville, rate Kane had to move to a more established club to be able to feel the championship trophy and prove himself as the best striker. However, according to Pochettino, it is not necessary.

“No doubt Harry Kane is one of the best strikers, I do not think he needs a degree to show that he is one of the best strikers,” said Pochettino, manager of Spurs, as reported by ESPN.

“All the players play to try to score, win, and ultimately win the title, of course.That’s everybody’s goal, but so far Harry Kane has shown that he is one of the best strikers in the world.”

“He is a great example for everyone because he is very focused on trying to improve himself, his motivation is very high, we need a player with that motivation If, like Harry Kane, you show that motivation, all can happen and no one maybe in football, “said the man from Argentina.

Knee Injury, Andrea Conti Absent Six Months

One of the new AC Milan players, Andrea Conti, will be absent for a long time. The 23-year-old right-back was struck by a knee ligament injury and had to pull over for six months.

Conti has actually not recovered from an ankle injury he got when defending the Italian national team. However, in practice session with Milan on Friday (15/09/2017), he even get a more serious injury.

Conti was diagnosed with an injury in his left knee ligament. The healing process of this injury is expected to take about six months.

“Andrea Conti underwent an examination this afternoon, the results indicating an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) that broke in the left knee,” Milan wrote in a statement quoted by Soccerway.

“The Italian international will undergo surgery for ACL reconstruction (on Saturday), the recovery period is estimated to be six months.”

Conti is one part of the massive shopping of Milan in the transfer market this summer. He was imported from Atalanta at a cost of about 24 million euros.

Since joining Milan, Conti has only played five times. With this injury, Milan’s right-back position will be occupied by Ignazio Abate.