Former England Women striker, Eni Aluko, has been named the sporting director of Aston Villa Women. The former Nigerian-British footballer, 32, who earned 102 caps for England over the course of her career, had recently announced her retirement from playing after leaving Juventus Women. Speaking on her […]
Stewart Robson shares his thoughts on the best young players under 21 years of age, identifying the ones he believes will become superstars.
De Jong, left, has become too big for Ajax already but the step-up in pressure and attention could prove testing in Barcelona.
Frenkie de Jong receives a back-pass standing still in the Ajax half. Real Madrid's Vinicius Junior and Luka Modric charge at him but the Dutch playmaker, who seems to have all the time in the world, turns full circle and then accelerates away, leaving Modric chasing helplessly behind him. Vinicius, who has missed him by meters, falls over. The scene is a thing of beauty, like Charlie Chaplin escaping a posse of cops. Ajax won 4-1 in the Bernabeu on March 5.
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