Friday, 27 October 2017

Check out all important news in the past 24 hours in All Football's Daily News Summary.

Daily News Summary: Real Madrid earn Spanish Cup win; EFL Cup draw finished
Check out all important news in the past 24 hours in All Football's Daily News Summary.

TOP STORIES

Zinedine Zidane's decision to make numerous changes to his Real Madrid side was justified as they came through a tough test at Fuenlabrada.
The Carabao Cup quarter-final draw paired Bristol City with Manchester United after technical problems kept fans waiting almost two hours in a failed attempt to broadcast on Twitter.
Arsenal will face West Ham, Leicester City are at home to Manchester City and Chelsea host Bournemouth.
The Brazil international will miss Friday's match against Nice after French football authorities found him guilty of shoving an opposing player.
Philippe Coutinho is destined to leave Liverpool for Barcelona next summer, according to Jason McAteer. The Reds rejected the Brazil international’s transfer request and snubbed an offer of £118million from the Catalan giants as they simply refused to sell him in August.
However, former Liverpool midfielder McAteer is convinced that Coutinho only agreed to stay for one more season.

WHAT THEY SAY

Sunday's match is no certainty to take place according to reports but the Real Madrid boss is not concerned. "We're not worried about Catalonia because security will be as it always is," Zidane said following Madrid's 2-0 victory at Fuenlabrada in the Copa del Rey on Thursday.
The former French star said it was the worst version of Neymar he had seen and that "it was like he was playing football sala with his friends.
Luke Shaw has revealed he wants to play under Mauricio Pochettino again after previously playing under the Argentine at Southampton. "He used to call me his son,' writes Shaw in the book's epilogue. 'That's how good our relationship was. I've had lots of ups and downs, but when I was with Pochettino it was only ever up, up, up."
The striker held his Manchester United team-mate up as an example to follow but believes the Barcelona icon could be the best the game has ever seen. “He's the f***ing greatest. Ronaldo is brilliant, Messi is more my kind of player," Berbatov told ESPNFC. "He sees the game so clearly. He can score, create, he's the complete player, the best ever probably.”
Inter captain Mauro Icardi says “at 40 I won’t be in football, I’m not like Francesco Totti”.
Suso doesn’t fear he’ll be sold if Milan need to meet Financial Fair Play - “if they wanted to sell me, they’d have told me before I signed my renewal”.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic may not have enjoyed his time at Barcelona but one highlight was forging a friendship with legendary French striker Thierry Henry. 'Great day with Zlatan Ibrahimovic today,' Henry wrote. 'What a player but what a man! See the interview on SkySportsPL from 11.30am on Saturday.'
RB Leipzig are unpopular title rivals for Bayern Munich, but Karl-Heinze Rummenigge believes they are deserving of respect. "I praise Leipzig for several reasons," he told ARD. "First of all, they have worked well, you can see a clear upward trend.

IN-DEPTH

In the career of every star player there is always a moment, a flash of brilliance, that makes everyone sit up and take notice and which serves as the point when promise and potential become genuine greatness. 

OFF THE PITCH

Chelsea star Eden Hazard took the time to make a getaway ahead of his side's Premier League clash with Bournemouth this weekend.
The 2002 version of Brazil legend Ronaldo is currently the card that will set you back the most coins on the FUT market