'Keep away from him' - Carragher offers Martinez strange advice for dealing with Haaland in Manchester derby
Jamie Carragher has offered defender Lisandro Martinez some unusual advice for dealing with Erling Haaland ahead of the Manchester derby. Haaland in prolific form for City Faces Martinez in Manchester derby Defender offered advice for the game WHAT HAPPENED? The former Liverpool defender turned television pundit has previewed the Manchester derby and shared his thoughts on how Martinez can cope with the immense threat of Haaland.
Jamie Carragher could not resist aiming a dig at his fellow Sky Sports pundit Gary Neville as he posted a screenshot of the former Manchester United defender on Twitter Jamie Carragher has rinsed Gary Neville on social media for his "90s Burberry gear you wear after a house party".
Jamie Carragher has told Lisandro Martinez to stay away from Erling Haaland as much as possible in the Manchester derby this weekend. Manchester United make the short trip to the Etihad on the back of four consecutive Premier League victories, including impressive wins over Liverpool and table-toppers Arsenal.
Tottenham Hotspur‘s decision to sign Serge Aurier from PSG would backfire in more ways than one and it must go down as a shocking piece of business by Daniel Levy. The Ivory Coast international arrived from PSG in a £23m deal in the summer of 2017 and would go on to make 110 appearances for Spurs, contributing eight goals and 17 assists.
Pep Guardiola has hit back at critics of Lisandro Martinez and insists his height won’t prevent him from combatting the goal threat of Erling Haaland in Sunday’s Manchester derby. The Argentina international has already secured cult status at Old Trafford following a series of combative displays during the course of United’s recent revival.
He recognised the difference in height between Martinez and Erling Haaland but inferred people are 'underestimating' the defender Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has addressed the debate surrounding Lisandro Martinez’s height ahead of the visit of Manchester United by praising the defender. Some have claimed the Argentine’s 5ft 9in stature will be problematic against the red hot City striker Erling Haaland, who stands at 6ft 4in.
Going nowhere near Erling Haaland is the best way to defend the Manchester City forward, according to Liverpool legend Jamie Carragher. City host Manchester United on Sunday afternoon with the visitors unbeaten in their last four Premier League encounters. After a difficult start under Erik ten Hag, the Red Devils are looking good and will feel relatively confident going into what is widely regarded as the toughest fixture in England.
Manchester United splashed out to sign Lisandro Martinez from Ajax during the summer window and after a difficult start, the Argentine is showing why Erik ten Hag sanctioned the move Jamie Carragher has revealed he is yet to be fully convinced that Lisandro Martinez is a long-term option for Manchester United as a central defender.
We all have our favourite Liverpool player or the ones we categorise into the ‘best of’ throughout the club’s history, but how does Martin Skrtel rank those he played with at Anfield? Skrtel was on Liverpool’s books for eight years, featuring 320 times for the club alongside the likes of Steven Gerrard, Jamie Carragher, Fernando Torres, Luis Suarez and Pepe Reina.
MANCHESTER UNITED boss Erik ten Hag is gearing up for Sunday's blockbuster Premier League showdown with fierce rivals Manchester City. Manchester United boss Erik ten Hag congratulated Lisandro Martinez in front of the whole Ajax dressing room when he kept Erling Haaland quiet last season, according to reports.
Chelsea co-owner Todd Boehly’s push to have an All-Star match is gaining traction, though fellow Premier League executives would rather take on a combined European XI instead. American billionaire Boehly faced criticism earlier this month when he suggested a North vs South Premier League All-Star match to be played during the off-season – likely overseas.
A report claims we could soon be seeing a Premier League XI facing the cream of the crop from Germany, Spain, Italy and other top European leagues. The idea of All-Star games was recently floated by Chelsea co-owner Todd Boehly, who suggested a north vs south game made up of Premier League players.
Manchester United captain Harry Maguire can seemingly do little right at present, with the 29-year-old having replicated his miserable early season club form for his country, after producing a disaster class for England on Monday night. While the former Leicester City man is potentially an easy target for criticism as a result of his status as Red Devils skipper – as the player himself suggested – as well as his £80m price tag, he has seemingly not helped himself following a string of dismal displays, having stolen the headlines in the Three Lions’ 3-3 draw with Germany.
A charity launched by football superstars in partnership with the Communities Foundation For Lancashire and Merseyside has raised more than £350,000 at a star-studded gala. Football for Change, which is managed by the Communities Foundation, was launched last year by Trent Alexander-Arnold, Everton defender Conor Coady and Sky Sports pundit and Liverpool legend Jamie Carragher alongside a host of business leaders.
Lifelong Liverpool fan Abid Ghani has unveiled a new Jurgen Klopp mural on the back of his home after recently revealing a Champions Wall in his house After unveiling a Champions Wall inside his house in Greater Manchester, Abid Ghani has now gone one step further and got a mural of Jurgen Klopp painted on the back of his house.
Sky Sports pundit Gary Neville discussed Saudi Arabia's investment in Newcastle United as part of a heated debate on sportswashing ahead of the World Cup in Qatar Gary Neville insists Newcastle United's owners should be held to 'account' when pressed on the human rights concerns surrounding Saudi Arabia.
Jamie Carragher has argued that Arsenal “look like title contenders” this season and he has reserved special praise for two of their players. The Gunners have made a great start to the new campaign, winning six of their first seven games in the Premier League. They were beaten by Man Utd earlier this month but they bounced back straight away as they comfortably beat Brentford.