In the latest installment of Premier League News we take a look at Leicester's shift in momentum, Pep Guardiola's confidence in Claudio Ranieri, Arsene Wenger's reported denial of a move to China and much more.
BONN, Germany — Julian Green has been in the public eye long enough that it’s hard to believe he’s never really gotten his professional soccer career untracked. At the same time, it seems hard to believe that a player who is just 21 needs a jump-start for what was once a rapid ascent on the U.S. national team. Famously developed through the Bayern Munich youth system, the Tampa-born, German-raised Green has spent the vast majority of his club career trying to justify its auspicious beginning. Little came of four years of struggling to break through with one of the best teams in the world. So in January, Green made what could be seen as a humbling move to Stuttgart, which was relegated after last
Racially abused by their fans, Togolese striker Francis Kone has taken on hero status after saving a rival goalkeeper's life in a Czech top-flight game last weekend. Half an hour into Saturday's tie pitting Bohemians 1905 Prague against Kone's FC Slovacko, Bohemians keeper Martin Berkovec sprinted towards the edge of the box to head out a long pass. The home crowd in Prague watched in horror as the impact left the 28-year-old Berkovec unconscious on the pitch with a swallowed tongue.