Walter Zenga lauds importance of Radja Nainggolan


Cagliari manager Walter Zenga has claimed that midfielder Radja Nainggolan is very crucial to the squad. Despite being on loan from Inter Milan, Nainggolan has made a major impact in the Cagliari setup. The 32-year-old has been one of the key players in the Italian Serie A for a long time. After starting out his major Italian adventures with Cagliari during the loan spell back in 2010, the 32-year-old has been a key member of the team.

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Engin Firat comments about football’s return in Moldova


Engin Firat, who is the national team coach of Moldova, claims that life is slowly returning back to normal in the country. He says that there has been no changes to his contract status. Despite being in close contact with countries that have experienced an outbreak of the virus, Moldova have been relatively safe and there is a less number of cases. The outbreak of the coronavirus has resulted in all forms of football being brought to a halt and it is only in the last few weeks that countries have started letting the doors open for games to return.

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Liverpool are in the Premier League 2019-2020 season. Their status as the Premier League Champions was confirmed when Manchester City fell 2-1 to Chelsea at Stamford Bridge. The season will be remembered for mid-season suspension due to Covid19 pandemic. All football matches and leagues across the globe were put on hold. From Premier League in England to Moldavian football. No matter the size and the pedigree of the league, everything was put on hold to help manage the spread of the deadly virus.

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Moldova Resume Training under Engin Firat’s Supervision


After more than two months of inactivity, football has once again resumed in the country of Moldova. This has been started by the national team returning to training under the management of Engin Firat. All players had to undergo a coronavirus test before being allowed to participate in the training. This has been done to ensure that there is no spread of the virus, which has proved to be not immune for sportspersons, as a number of Premier League and Bundesliga players have acquired the virus in this last two months. The training for Moldova is very crucial, as they will get to know the manager much better.

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Everton manager Carlo Ancelotti has revealed that Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp described the decision by UEFA to go ahead with the round of 16 second leg tie against Atletico Madrid as a criminal act. Liverpool were due to face Atletico in the second leg of their round of 16 Champions League tie on 11 March. There were widespread suggestions that the game would be postponed, with much of the world, including the city of Madrid on lockdown following the coronavirus outbreak. With the global lockdown, the game still went ahead as scheduled, a decision that has left Klopp questioning the decision of UEFA. Ancelloti stated that he is in full support of the view of his compatriots.

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Xhaka insists he has forgotten about the bust-up with Arsenal fans


Switzerland international Granit Xhaka has said that he has forgotten about the bust-up with the Arsenal fans during the first half of the season. The midfielder was stripped from the captaincy after the incident in October and it appeared that he could head through the exit door at the beginning of the year.

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The draw for the UEFA national league was announced earlier this month. The UEFA nation league was introduced to bring competition to international fixtures. The FIFA free weeks were used for international friendlies. The exhibition matches rarely bring out any sort of real competition between the two sides. The European governing body understood that the excitement was getting low, hence the idea that the of the Nation league.

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Moldova Suffer a Late Defeat against World Champions


Moldova put up a significant fight against France but ended up losing to a penalty from Olivier Giroud. This was a game expected to be a comfortable victory for France considering that the two teams had a huge gulf in class.

France came into the game as the reigning world champions while Moldova are ranked 175th according to FIFA. This match took place just a few hours after France’s qualification to Euro 2020 was confirmed. Perhaps, this may have been a factor behind France having a lackadaisical approach to the match but they were almost made to pay for this mistake.

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Tuchel says Neymar’s relationship with PSG fans is getting better


Paris Saint-Germain boss Thomas Tuchel has said that Neymar’s relationship with the club’s faithful is getting better on the basis of his performances this season. The Brazil international was desperate to part ways to rejoin Barcelona from the French champions last summer but a deal never materialised until the transfer deadline.

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The UEFA Group H qualifying round continues in the next round of international break as the race continues. Turkey have been the surprise leader on the table ahead of World Cup winners France.The surprise defeat of France sent shockwaves across the group and made many realize the improvements by the Turkish national team.

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