Ronaldo’s Man Utd Seek Response, Chelsea Look To Lukaku In Spurs Clash

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File photograph:  Manchester United’s Portuguese striker Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates with Manchester United’s French midfielder Paul Pogba after scoring a aim in the course of the UEFA Champions League Group F soccer match in opposition to Young Boys at Wankdorf Stadium in Bern, on September 14, 2021. SEBASTIEN BOZON / AFP

 

All eyes are as soon as once more on Cristiano Ronaldo as Manchester United purpose make amends for a shock Champions League defeat to Young Boys when the Premier League leaders head to West Ham on Sunday.

Second-placed Chelsea are behind United solely on targets scored and can look to increase their unbeaten begin in a London derby at Tottenham.

Liverpool and Manchester City won’t anticipate to worry when Crystal Palace and Southampton go to Anfield and the Etihad respectively on Saturday.

But the stress is on under-fire Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta when the Gunners journey to fellow strugglers Burnley.

 United should do higher

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File photograph: Manchester United’s Norwegian supervisor Ole Gunnar Solskjaer reacts on the ultimate whistle in the course of the English League Cup semi ultimate first leg soccer match between Manchester United and Manchester City at Ol d Trafford in Manchester, north west England, on January 6, 2021. PETER POWELL / POOL / AFP

 

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has demanded a direct response from United after the optimism engendered by Ronaldo’s return was punctured in Bern.

Solskjaer’s aspect had received three of their first 4 matches in an unbeaten begin to the Premier League marketing campaign, together with a Ronaldo-inspired rout of Newcastle on the Portuguese celebrity’s Old Trafford return final weekend.

Ronaldo was on course once more in Bern, however United succumbed after Aaron Wan-Bissaka’s purple card to lose to the bottom seed of their Champions League group.

“Our attitude is like you’d expect; focused, a little disappointed but not too downbeat,” Solskjaer mentioned. “It’s a setback, we have to do better.”

It was Jesse Lingard’s woeful backpass that condemned United to defeat in opposition to Young Boys.

Lingard is again at United after shining on mortgage at West Ham within the second half of final season.

The Hammers have been eager to signal Lingard on a everlasting foundation, however Solskjaer satisfied him to remain and retains his religion within the England worldwide.

“We really want to see the best of Jesse this season and we hope to see him, we support him, and we hope to keep him here with us. He’s a Red through and through,” Solskjaer added.

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Lukaku v Kane

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File photograph: Chelsea’s Belgian striker Romelu Lukaku (R) celebrates scoring his workforce’s first aim in the course of the English Premier League soccer match between Arsenal and Chelsea on the Emirates Stadium in London on August 22, 2021. JUSTIN TALLIS / AFP

 

Chelsea striker Romelu Lukaku will go face to face with Tottenham’s Harry Kane in a captivating shoot-out between two of the Premier League’s main marksmen.

Lukaku has made a flying begin on his return to Chelsea following his membership file £98 million ($135 million) transfer from Inter Milan.

The Belgian has already scored 4 instances in 4 appearances, together with a perfectly-timed header to interrupt Zenit Saint Petersburg’s cussed resistence within the Champions League in midweek.

After the debilitating struggles of Chelsea’s misfiring forwards final season, Blues boss Thomas Tuchel admits Lukaku has been a breath of contemporary air.

“He was the type of player and profile we were missing,” Tuchel mentioned.

“He’s also super humble. He is always open to everybody and that creates a certain energy and atmosphere that we are proud of.”

While Lukaku resides out his goals at his boyhood membership, Kane is having to make do with one other season at Tottenham after the England captain’s failed try to engineer a transfer to Manchester City.

Kane, pissed off by Tottenham’s 13-year trophy drought, was determined to hitch City, however Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy refused to grant his want.

With Tottenham trying to get well from final weekend’s chastening 3-0 loss at Crystal Palace, Kane’s first Premier League aim of the season can be well timed for each the striker and his workforce.

Arteta ‘Sees The Light’

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Arsenal’s Spanish supervisor Mikel Arteta on the sidelines in the course of the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester City and Arsenal on the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, north west England, on August 28, 2021. (Photo by Oli SCARFF / AFP) /

 

Besieged by requires his head after Arsenal opened the season with three successive defeats and never a single aim, Arteta earned a modicum of respiration area when the Gunners narrowly beat Norwich final weekend.

But the Spaniard is aware of that 1-0 win will shortly be forgotten if Arsenal lose to a Burnley aspect nonetheless on the lookout for their first win this time period.

Arteta was given more cash to spend than every other Premier League supervisor within the switch window and is adamant there are higher days forward for his younger squad.

“I can really see the light,” he mentioned. “I’m telling you I’m very constructive more often than not.

“There can be bumps in the road within that light, but I can see a lot of light.”

Fixtures (1400 GMT until said)

Friday

Newcastle v Leeds (1900)

Saturday

Wolves v Brentford (1230), Aston Villa v Everton, Burnley v Arsenal, Liverpool v Crystal Palace, Manchester City v Southampton, Norwich v Watford

Sunday

Brighton v Leicester (1300), West Ham v Manchester United (1300), Tottenham v Chelsea (1530).

AFP

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