Tremendous weekend of football
So many classics took place in Europe! Real Madrid controlled the Classico against Barcelona (3-1). Benzema scored a goal and there’s absolutely no doubt that he’ll receive the Ballon d’Or tonight.
In France, Paris defeated Marseille (1-0), thanks to a goal by Neymar assisted by Mbappé. After the game, the French star denied the late accusations from the press stating that he wants to leave the capital club this winter.
In the 11th round of the Premier League, Arsenal secured a 1-0 win at Leeds in a difficult game. Liverpool defeated ManCity 1-0 thanks to a superb goal by Mohamed Salah. Chelsea confirmed their current form with a 2-0 win at Aston Villa, while Manchester United was held to a 0-0 draw at Newcastle at Old Trafford. The Blues are now 4th in the championship.
How about the Blues?
A Slovakian international on the radar
The Blues are reportedly looking to Italy for a midfielder with a defensive profile. According to Calciomercato, they have chosen Stanislav Lobotka.
The 27-year-old has a contract until June 2025 with Napoli. The Slovakian international (41 caps, 3 goals) is currently in talks with his managers to extend his contract and is reportedly valued at €50m by his management.