RB Leipzig shot stopper Peter Gulacsi went down memory lane as he recalled his time at Liverpool ahead of the Champions League round of 16 first leg meeting between the two teams. Peter Gulacsi was a Liverpool goalkeeper for six years between 2007 and 2013. The Hungarian international goalkeeper initially spent the 2007/08 season on loan at Liverpool before the move was made permanent in 2008. He left MTK Budapest in his native Hungary to sign for the Reds on loan before the move was made permanent at the end of his loan contract.
Spanish goalkeeper Pepe Reina was at his very best as he made some spectacular saves to help his team to an impressive derby win in the Italian Serie A. Pepe Reina rolled back the years at the age of 38 with an impressive showing in the colours of Lazio in the derby clash with AS Roma.
Spanish international shot stopper Pepe Reina is chasing an European record ahead of his Lazio side’s matchday 4 clash with Zenit St. Petersburg of Russia.Lazio play hosts to Zenit St. Petersburg at the StadioOlimpico in a Group F clash with the knowledge that a win will draw them closer to qualification for the knockout stages of the competition. For Russian Premier League giants Zenit, a defeat to the Biancocelesti on Tuesday night could spell the end of their campaign in the competition though they could still finish third in the group to drop down to the Europa League.
Pepe Reina is in line to start the Zenit game due to the injury to first choice goalkeeper ThomasStrakosha. If he features in the game, the 38-year-old will equal Italian football legend Paolo Maldinias the third highest on the list of UEFA club competitions appearance makers. An appearance against the Russians will make it his 174th appearance in Europe behind Cristiano Ronaldo (179 matches) and Iker Casillas (188 matches).
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The squad for AC Milan will undergo a lot of changes in the next summer transfer window including the goalkeeping department. Gianluigi Donnarumma has already flown back to Monte Carlo with Ibrahimovic for meeting Mino Raiola and for reiterating his agent about his desire to stay with the team.
Pepe Reina is considered to be the toughest situation that needs to get resolved as soon as possible. The goalkeeper hailing from Spain has already announced that he is not retiring after he helped in the survival of the Premier League along with Aston Villa. He said that he will surely return to AC Milan once the loan expires. According to the contract, he has one more year until his loan expires. He has shown confidence in his return to Milan.
Struggling Premier League side Aston Villa are yet to make a contract offer to Pepe Reina, according to the player’s agent. The former Liverpool goalkeeper is on loan at the club from Serie A side AC Milan. With his decent performance, it was expected that Villa will make the keeper an offer to retain him permanently.
Reina’s agent Manuel Garcia Quilon has confirmed that Aston Villa were yet to offer a deal as the player would have loved to moved to England. Per the agent’s comments, it seems they were hoping to buy out his one year deal left with the Italians but with Villa not stepping up, Pepe would have to return to Italy.
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Chelsea winger, Pedro has declared he was considering a January exit from Chelsea. The former Barcelona striker has seen game time very hard to come by under manager, Frank Lampard.
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Genk are set to meet Napoli in their group’s final game and Marten Vandevoordt is set to join the likes of Pepe Reina, David de Gea and Iker Casillas in having the record of being the youngest goalkeepers in the history of the Champions League on the night of their debut.
Vandevoordt is only 17 years old and should his coach give him the chance, he will overtake Mile Svilar to become the youngest lad in history to manage the sticks on a Champions League night.
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Nobody loves an ugly child. Well, apart from the mom. Still, the most unforgiving example of such may very well be in the fact that Ivar the Boneless – a famous Viking – was almost killed by his father until his mother rescued and took care of him yet he killed his own son for being as deformed like him.
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Rafael Benitez remains a Premier League coaching legend. He is a legend for the club, a fans’ favourite and a serial continental champion. From being with the Madrid second team to other La Liga sides, then to Liverpool from Valencia in 2004. Benitez also coached Inter, Chelsea, Napoli, Real Madrid senior side, and performed magic with Newcastle United before he moved for a retirement package in China. The Spaniard does not get as much credit for his work on the continent.
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Pepe Reina, the thirty-six-year-old goal-keeper had moved to AC Milan only last year for a 3-year deal after he left Napoli. Nevertheless, his former boss Maurizio Sarri from Naples has become the manager of Juventus and look forward to a reunion with the Spaniard in Turin. Pepe Reina has two more years left on the deal at San Siro. Here, he has made only 4 appearances as the understudy to the first-option Gianluigi Donnarumma.
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