Reports suggest that on loan Liverpool goalkeeper Loris Karius has pleaded with his parent club, Liverpool to cancel his contract at the end of the season, so that he can join Turkish club Besiktas on a permanent basis this summer.

The German has not played a game for the Reds since his horrendous display during the 2018 Champions League final, making two crucial errors in the 3-1 defeat to Real Madrid. He dropped the ball on Karim Benzema’ foot to open the scoring, and he also failed to handle a routine long distance shot from Gareth Bale. It resulted in manager Jürgen Klopp sending the former Mainz player on loan to Turkey for two years and spending big money on former Roma number 1 Alisson Becker.


As the intercontinental showdown nears the horizon following the draws for next year’s CONCACAF inter-club football, America’s coach Miguel Herrera says the MLS is likely to be his next destination if he is to make a choice on where next to manage.

America faces Comunicaciones of Guatemala following the draw but Herrera’s recent interest in the MLS does not indicate he won’t be focusing on preparing his squad for the clash.

FC Cincinnati Goalkeeper Training with Crystal Palace

Spencer Richey is the goalkeeper for FC Cincinnati. He is currently going through training sessions with his side in English Premier League, Crystal Palace. He will be under training till November 6th in London. This has made him the first player or goalkeeper to have trained with any club of EPL. It is being known from different sources that Richey has kept two of the clean sheets in 19 of his appearances for FC Cincinnati in His first season at MLS. He was not able to play the last 12 matches because of his back injury. His visit will definitely reinforce a positive relationship between two of the clubs.

Crystal Palace is preparing hard for this season. They defeated FC Cincinnati by 2-0 in the year 2016 at a friendly international match that was held at Nippert Stadium during the 2016-17 edition of the English Premier League. They are currently sitting on the sixth position in the points table of the EPL by playing 10 matches. They are only five points lesser from the points that are required to qualify at the UEFA Champions League.
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Mario Mandzukic Heading to Qatar

Juventus star Mario Mandzukic is set for a transition to an anonymous Qatari club, in the wake of dismissing various ideas from the USA’s Major League Soccer. Mandzukic has been regarded as surplus to prerequisites for Maurizio Sarri’s Juve side and the Croatian forward has not been named in I Bianconeri’s matchday squad to confront Fiorentina on Saturday evening. The 33-year-old landed in Italy in 2015 and has been a key figure in Juve’s local achievement lately. He had many appearances with the team.

Mandzukic has pulled in enthusiasm from MLS, and a transition to Los Angeles FC appeared to be a suitable plausibility for the striker. In any case, Juventus chief Fabio Paratici denied these cases and affirmed that the forward has acknowledged a transition to a Qatari club, as revealed by Football Italia. The 2018 World Cup finalist leaves Turin following four fruitful years in Serie A, triumphant the household class title in each season. The previous Atletico Madrid player additionally assumed a key job in Juventus’ European undertakings and even scored in the 2017 Champions League last, which his side in the end lost 4-1 to Real Madrid.
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Brian Schmetzer pleased with Xavier Arreaga’s debut for Seattle Sounders

Seattle Sounders manager Brian Schmetzer has admitted that he was pleased with the showing of Xavier Arreaga during his debut league game for the club. The Ecuador international joined the team just prior to the close of the Primary transfer window and it had been predicted that he would be slowly drafted into the lineup.

However, that was not the case with him brought on to make his debut during the recent clash against Sporting Kansas City after Kim Kee-hee suffered a lateral knee damage before the half-time interval. Despite his best efforts, Seattle ended on the losing side with a 3-2 scoreline but head coach Schmetzer was pleased with the debut showing, he said: “Arreaga was good. You saw what he brings. He’ll need to learn the physicality of our league. On the ball, he was very steady and a calming influence back there…I liked what I saw.”
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