Football news today 05/03: Harry Kane wants to join MU, round 5 FA Cup results, Leicester and Man City win, Tottenham are eliminated.
Harry Kane considered wearing MU’s shirt
The British football news today simultaneously reported that Tottenham striker Harry Kane is considering the possibility of moving to MU this summer.
With a lack of options in attack after Marcus Rashford’s injury, MU is expected to bring in a new striker in the summer of this year. Harry Kane has long been contacted to join MU. The 26-year-old English striker could land at Old Trafford this summer if Tottenham fails to win tickets to the Champions League.
Kane has shown his patience as he hasn’t won a major title with Tottenham. He also does not want to spend more time waiting for Tottenham to reorganize its forces this summer.
To recruit Harry Kane, MU will have to spend large sums of money this summer. Harry Kane’s contract with Tottenham is valid until 2024.
Jose Mourinho revealed the cause of Eric Dier in the stands fighting with fans
Jose Mourinho said to the football news reporters that Tottenham midfielder Eric Dier ran to the stands to fight with a fan. Cause this fan has offended Eric Dier’s family. This incident occurred shortly after Tottenham was eliminated by Norwich in the fifth round of the FA Cup early this morning.
“A supporter insulted Eric Dier and his family. Dier went to the stands to fight with that supporter. This is something a professional should not do. However, he can hardly keep his calm when his family and himself are abused by others, “said Mourinho.
“If the club decides to discipline Dier, I won’t approve. But he acted wrongly, ”the Tottenham coach added.
PSG head to the French Cup final
PSG reached the French Cup final after overcoming Lyon 5-1 in the semi-final which took place this morning. With home advantage, Lyon opened the scoring in the 11th minute thanks to Martin Terrier. But only 3 minutes later, Kylian Mbappe shone to help PSG level the score. In the 61st minute, Lyon left 10 people on the field after Fernando Marcal was shown a second yellow card. Three minutes later, Neymar helped PSG take the lead 2-1 with a goal on the spot.
With more people kicking, PSG fired another 3 goals against Lyon in the remaining minutes. In particular, Mbappe has scored 2 more goals to complete the hat-trick.
With a 5-1 win over Lyon, PSG has won tickets to the French Cup final this season. They will meet the winning team in a match between Saint-Etienne and Rennes. The French Cup final will take place on April 25 this year.
Ibrahimovic will not stay at AC Milan this summer
The future of striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic at AC Milan has been doubtful. The 38-year-old Swede returned to AC Milan in December last year on a 6-month contract. Previously, it was reported that Ibrahimovic will be renewed by AC Milan. However, Tuttosport newspaper said fluctuations at the top of the club could cause Ibrahimovic to leave AC Milan this summer.
The football news said Zvonimir Boban and Paolo Maldini, two key figures behind Ibrahimovic’s return to AC Milan, could leave their posts at club leadership. Both Zvonimir Boban and Paolo Maldini have conflicts with Ivan Gazidis, the CEO of AC Milan. Most likely in the coming months, Ivan Gazidis will take actions to change the club. This could lead to AC Milan will bid farewell to Ibrahimovic this summer.
PSG can sell Neymar to retain Mbappe
AS (Spain) reported that Kylian Mbappe is PSG’s current No. 1 player. Even defending champion Ligue 1 can sell any player, including Neymar to retain Mbappe.
PSG is ready to offer very attractive salaries to invite Mbappe to renew the contract. The 21-year-old has a contract with PSG until Summer 2022. He has been linked with Real Madrid.
Nasser Al-Khelaifi, president of PSG, considers the extension of the contract with Mbappe to be PSG’s top mission this summer. Mbappe has scored 30 goals in 32 appearances this season for PSG.
FA Cup: Tottenham lost to Norwich, Leicester and Man City won
According to the football news today, Leicester, Norwich and Man City all won tickets to the FA Cup Quarterfinals this season after the above teams won early this morning (March 5, Vietnam time).
Leicester defeated the first division team, Birmingham City, 1-0 to win tickets to the FA Cup quarter-finals this season. The only goal of the match was scored by Ricardo Pereira’s header in the 82nd minute.
Meanwhile, Tottenham has disappointed when Norwich eliminated in the fifth round of the FA Cup this season. Jose Mourinho’s team opened the scoring in the 13th minute thanks to Jan Vertonghen. However, in the 78th minute, Josip Drmic leveled the score 1-1 for Norwich. After 90 minutes, the two teams drew 1-1 and were forced to play extra time. However, both Tottenham and Norwich failed to score any more goals and therefore, these two teams were forced to defeat in the penalty shootout. Tottenham, Lamela, Troy Parrott and Gedson Fernandes all missed penalties. In the end, Norwich won 3-2 in a penalty shootout against Tottenham.
Man City won 1-0 at Sheffield Wednesday thanks to Sergio Aguero’s only goal in the 53rd minute. With this result, they reached the FA Cup quarter-finals this season.
According to the draw results, Leicester will face Chelsea in the FA Cup quarter-finals. This is the most intriguing match in the FA Cup quarter-finals this season. Meanwhile, Sheffield United will face Arsenal, Man City vs Newcastle. Norwich will meet the winning team in the match between MU and Derby County (taking place at dawn on March 6). The matches in the FA Cup Quarterfinals will take place from March 20 to March 22 this year.
Results of the FA Cup quarter-final draw
Sheffield United vs Arsenal
Newcastle vs Man City
Norwich vs Derby County / Man Utd
Leicester City vs Chelsea
Above are the updated news for football news today.
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