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Liverpool lack a Lukaku-esque goal machine – Silvestre

Posted Friday, October 13, 2017 by squawka.com152 hits

Liverpool lack a goal machine like Romelu Lukaku according to former Manchester United defender Mikael Silvestre. With Daniel Sturridge missing large parts of his time at Liverpool with injuries, the Reds have had to rely on Philippe Coutinho, Sadio Mane, Roberto Firmino and now Mohamed Salah to bring the goals. Jurgen Klopp's side go up against rivals United in an eagerly-anticipated clash...Full Story »

Ibrahimovic exit could help Martial – Silvestre

Posted Friday, July 14, 2017 by fourfourtwo.com154 hits

Mikael Silvestre feels Anthony Martial could benefit from Zlatan Ibrahimovic's departure at Manchester United. Zlatan Ibrahimovic's Manchester United exit will give Anthony Martial a chance to take a step up, according to Mikael Silvestre. Martial, 21, scored just four Premier League goals last season after starting 18 games as Ibrahimovic took centre stage at Old Trafford. Ibrahimovic nett...Full Story »

'MY NAME IS POLLUTED' Manchester United loanee Guillermo Varela threatens legal action against Eintracht Frankfurt over tattoo ban

Posted Monday, May 29, 2017 by Dreamteamfc.com254 hits

MANCHESTER UNITED loanee Guillermo Varela has threatened legal action against Eintracht Frankfurt over his tattoo ban. The defender on loan at the Bundesliga club was not allowed to play in yesterday's German Cup final loss to Dortmund after going against orders. This is the offending tattoo which Varela got that became infected, leading to a ban Frankfurt bosses told the 24-year-old to not g...Full Story »

Anthony Martial should not 'do a Pogba' at Man United - Mikael Silvestre

Posted Wednesday, February 08, 2017 by ESPN129 hits

Anthony Martial should keep patient and not "do a Pogba," former Manchester United and France defender Mikael Silvestre has told talkSPORT. France midfielder Paul Pogba left United after a lack of first-team opportunities as a 19-year-old in summer 2012 to join Juventus -- only to return to the Premier League club four years later. On Monday, Pogba's France teammate Martial, 21, tweeted a de...Full Story »

Varela makes Bundesliga switch

Posted Sunday, July 24, 2016 by foxsportsasia.com98 hits

Manchester United have announced that defender Guillermo Varela will spend the 2016/17 season on loan at Bundesliga outfit Eintracht Frankfurt. The Uruguayan right-back joined United from Penarol in the summer of 2013 and spent time on loan at Real Madrid's Castilla under Zinedine Zidane's tutelage before returning to Old Trafford and making his debut under former Red Devils manager Louis van G...Full Story »

Manchester United to sell Tyler Blackett and Guillermo Varela

Posted Monday, July 11, 2016 by Skysports.com218 hits

Guillermo Varela is not part of Jose Mourinho's plans at Old Trafford Tyler Blackett and Guillermo Varela are set to be sold by Manchester United after Jose Mourinho deemed them surplus to requirements at Old Trafford, according to Sky sources. Neither Blackett, a central defender, nor Varela, a full-back, are currently training with the United first-team squad, an indication that they will p...Full Story »

“I just wanted to play more”- Mikael Silvestre admitted that he was unaware that he was replacing Dennis Irwin at Manchester United

Posted Sunday, March 01, 2015 by squawka.com239 hits

Former Manchester United defender Mikael Silvestre has told Footy Fair in an interview that he was unaware that he was Dennis Irwin’s replacement at Old Trafford. The Frenchman, who arrived at United from Inter Milan in 1999, was very successful during his time at Old Trafford. Silvestre won five Premier League titles, one Champions League, one FA Cup, one Intercontinental Cup and one L...Full Story »

USA 2 : 2 Portugal - Varela keeps Portugal alive

Posted Sunday, June 22, 2014 by PA102 hits

Substitute Silvestre Varela headed in a stoppage-time equaliser against the United States to keep Portugal's slim World Cup hopes alive. The USA were just seconds away from winning their second consecutive game when Cristiano Ronaldo made a perfect cross into the box for Varela to head past goalkeeper Tim Howard and force the 2-2 draw. Portugal had taken a fifth-minute lead when Manchester Uni...Full Story »

Man United agree to sign Uruguayan defender Varela

Posted Saturday, June 08, 2013 by YAHOO Sport92 hits

Manchester United have reached an agreement to sign promising young defender Guillermo Varela from Uruguay's Club Atletico Penarol, the Premier League champions said on Friday. The 20-year-old Uruguayan, who joins for an undisclosed fee, is the first signing under new manager David Moyes who has taken over from retired Alex Ferguson. "Guillermo will immediately join up with the Uruguay Under-2...Full Story »

Timbers sign former Manchester United defender Mikael Silvestre

Posted Thursday, February 21, 2013 by YAHOO Sport151 hits

The Portland Timbers announced that the club has signed defender Mikael Silvestre. The Frenchman was acquired from the Seattle Sounders, who had claimed the player's discovery rights. Portland sent a first-round pick in the 2014 MLS Supplemental Draft and a conditional 2015 draft pick to its arch-rival in exchange for the left back.Silvestre, 35, is best known for the 10 seasons he spent with Ma...Full Story »

Silvestre: Wilshere magic can end Arsenal trophy drought

Posted Sunday, November 04, 2012 by Talksport.co.uk223 hits

Former Arsenal star Mikael Silvestre believes Jack Wilshere’s return to fitness can inspire the club to Capital One Cup glory. The England star spent 14 months on the sidelines with knee and ankle injuries but made an impressive come back as he played 63 minutes in the Gunners’ 1-0 win over QPR. And following their dramatic 7-5 victory over Reading, which saw them progress to the...Full Story »

Supersub Varela sparks Portugal's win over Azerbaijan

Posted Wednesday, September 12, 2012 by YAHOO Sport61 hits

Silvestre Varela again proved his worth by coming off the bench to break the deadlock with his first touch and set Portugal on their way to a 3-0 win over Azerbaijan in their 2014 World Cup Group F qualifier on Tuesday.  After much frustration and wasted chances for the Portuguese, Varela slotted home in the 64th minute. The winger also made a big impact as a substitute in Euro 2012 w...Full Story »

Silvestre: I'm ready to replace Lucio at Inter

Posted Thursday, July 12, 2012 by Goal.com137 hits

c Matias Silvestre is ready to follow in the footsteps of the departed Lucio at Inter, and develop into a first-team regular at his new club. The Argentine recently completed his loan move from Palermo to the Nerazzurri and insisted that Inter were always his preferred choice, regardless of the interest of a number of other clubs. "Replacing Lucio will be a big responsibility but I'm ready fo...Full Story »

Varela wary of 'wounded' Dutch

Posted Saturday, June 16, 2012 by YAHOO Sport97 hits

Portuguese winger Silvestre Varela, scorer of the winning goal in his country's thrilling 3-2 win over Denmark on Friday warned final Euro 2012 Group B opponents Holland were dangerous as they are 'wounded' after two losses. "We all know the Dutch have excellent players with a lot of quality," the Portuguese Federation reported Varela as saying. "We will have to play our game and essentially l...Full Story »

Varela saves Ronaldo's blushes in thriller

Posted Thursday, June 14, 2012 by YAHOO Sport78 hits

Portugal beat Denmark 3-2 in a thrilling Euro 2012 Group B clash here on Wednesday to keep alive their hopes of reaching the quarter-finals.A stunning goal by substitute Silvestre Varela three minutes from time saw the 2004 finalists take the points after they had let slip a 2-0 lead as Danish striker Nicklas Bendtner drew the Danes level with two headers.Goals from Pepe - with a superb header -...Full Story »

Bremen's Silvestre back in training

Posted Thursday, November 24, 2011 by YAHOO Sport40 hits

Former France international Mikael Silvestre on Wednesday admitted he was delighted to train with Werder Bremen again for the first time this season after a knee injury. The 34-year-old former Arsenal defender had been suffering with damaged cartilage in his right knee since July and with no date of when he will play again, the Frenchman said he was just happy to be back in training. "It was a...Full Story »

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