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Football balls: Bale eyes Arsenal, RVP ‘snubs’ Di Maria at Manchester United, a Liverpool flop and a Chelsea dive

by | 18th, December 2014

The tabloids are a hotbed of football news. Let’s look at today’s offering. We’ll kick off with the Express news that Gareth Bale has a “SHOCK admission”.

 

 

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The SHOCK is that Bale has a telly and watches Arsenal and Spurs scores:

Bale has revealed he keeps a close eye on goings on in the Premier League from Spain.

The Daily Mirror wants to know about Liverpool:

 

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We adhere to the tabloid rule: the answer to any headline questiosn is always ‘no’. So. No.

And it was 39 passes.

Robbie Savage has news – hard-hitting news – on Chelsea:

Diving, simulation – call it what you will – is not a disease exclusive to Stamford Bridge, nor is it confined to foreign players.

English players dive? Who knew?

The Daily Mail hears one shoe drop:

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Well, he was pretty average at Manchester City, at the World Cup in Brazil, at AC Milan, at Inter Milan, at…

The Daily Star has a question:

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No.
Also in the Star, a Manchester United ‘Snub”:

 

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What did he do? A fight?

When asked who would play in his five-a-side team, RVP said:

“I will go for David [De Gea] in goal. I need one defender so I will go with Michael Carrick because he can play in both positions [defence and midfield], then I’ll go for strikers so Wayne [Rooney]. I’m involved as well? I’m not on the bench?! So me, David, Michael, Wayne and… this is very hard because you have Juan [Mata], you have [Angel] Di Maria and you have Falcao… I’ll go for Falcao.”

More football balls every day…

 



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