Showing posts from January 25, 2019


Juventus footballer Daniele Rugani tests positive for coronavirus

Italian football club Juventus announced on Wednesday that one of its players, defender Daniele Rugani, has tested positive for coronavirus.

Rugani, who also plays for the Italian national team, is the first player in the country's top football league to test positive for the virus, as the outbreak continues to spread in the country. The club said Rugani and "those who have had contact with him" are being isolated. It also said the footballer is not showing any symptoms of the disease.
Juventus trained earlier on Wednesday, although it was unclear whether Rugani was present. The club had said earlier that forward Cristiano Ronaldo was still in Portugal "pending developments related to the current health emergency" after visiting his mother - who had a stroke last week.
he outbreak of the virus has led to a nationwide lockdown in Italy, where football and all other sports have been suspended until April 3. However, Juventus is scheduled to play French club Lyon at h…

'I don't care about manager's criticism,' says Eden Hazard after inspiring Chelsea to semi-final win

'I don't care about manager's criticism,' says Eden Hazard after inspiring Chelsea to semi-final win

Chelsea's Eden Hazard insisted he had ignored recent criticism from his manager as he expressed delight at inspiring his side to the Carabao Cup final.
Hazard struck the crucial second goal and was by some way his side's best player as Chelsea eventually overcame Tottenham on penalties to secure a Wembley date against Manchester City.
A stirring display from the Real Madrid transfer target came just days after Maurizio Sarri questioned his leadership qualities, and accused the whole team of being "extremely difficult to motivate".
Asked whether he was angered by criticism, Hazard said: "I don't care. I just play my football. It doesn't matter what the manager said. I just focus on my football and want to do my best for this team."
Sarri, who was one of the first top-flight managers to receive a yellow card for dissent under recent EFL rule…