Matteo Darmian confirms desire to leave Manchester United

Italy international Matteo Darmian has confirmed that he would like to part ways with Manchester United during the summer transfer window. The 28-year-old managed just five Premier League starts during a frustrating 2017/18 campaign and he has now decided on a fresh challenge regarding of the injury crisis at the club.

Speaking to Sky Sports News, Darmian admitted that he wants to move on from the Mancunian giants and does not believe the injury to Antonio Valencia will hamper his ambition, he said:“I don’t think the injury of Antonio is a big injury. I don’t know how long he needs to stay out, but at the moment he is the captain, he’s first choice. I want to play more regularly.Last season, I didn’t play much — that’s my objective and my ambition. That’s why I spoke with the manager and also with the club about my future. I want to leave but we will see what happens because we don’t know.”

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TEAMS WANTS AWAY GOALS RULE CHANGED

Continental governing body UEFA after a meeting with top football clubs in Europe said the team wanted the away goals rule changed. Reps from these clubs spoke with common mind that the away goals rule employed in the continental tournaments be reviewed in line with the realities of the game.

Coaches from top clubs such as Manchester United’s Jose Mourinho, Arsenal manager Unai Emery and his predecessor Arsene Wenger, Real Madrid boss Julen Lopetugui, Paris St-Germain’s Thomas Tuchel, Napoli’s Carlo Ancelotti, Juventus’ Massimiliano Allegri and others were present at the meeting in Switzerland.

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Federico Macheda impressed with England

Former Manchester United striker Federico Macheda has been impressed with England and said that the team has shown their maturity in the tournament. He said that players such as Harry Kane and Dele Alli are showing their worth on the big stage and that he has no doubt that they could go very far in this tournament.

Federico Macheda said that the team seems to be united and that they are ready to fight to win every game. He said that it has been a long time that England did not have a confident side and that he is sure that they can manage to reach the final at least. He said that the England national team has also been helped by the draw as they are found in the weaker bracket of the tournament.

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Claudio Ranieri Would Accept Italy Head Coach Role

Claudio Ranieri has admitted that he would ask permission to leave Nantes, should he be offered the Italian national team job. The former Leicester City man has been one of the prime candidates for the position since Giampiero Ventura was sacked in November.

In an interview with Corriere dello Sport, the 66-year-old admitted that he would jump at the chance of managing the Azzurri, although he warns the nation need a drastic reformation after their shock failure to qualify for the World Cup finals for the first time since 1958.

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