CAVANI HITS PHENOMENAL GOAL IN DRAW

Uruguay striker EdinsonCavaniscored a sensational goal to welcome the fans back to Old Trafford in the Premier League earlier this week. The Manchester United player featured in front of the club’s fans for the first time since his free transfer move last summer and he celebrated the occasion with a phenomenal strike against Fulham.

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The Manchester United fans returned to their stadium for the first time in several monthsin time for the club’s final home game of the season.
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ATLETICO STRUGGLE WITH SUAREZ INJURY

Atletico Madrid have struggled without star striker Luis Suarez has they continue to drop points in the title race. The Uruguay player has not featured for Atletico Madrid since the defeat to fellow title contenders Sevilla at the start of the month.

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Uruguay international striker Suarez was in the starting XI for the 1-0 defeat at the hands of Sevilla and he played the whole game. He picked up a muscular injury on the first Wednesday of this month and reports had claimed that he would be back within three weeks.
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SUAREZ FIRES ATLETICO TO IMPORTANT VICTORY

Uruguay striker Luis Suarez has been on fire for Atletico Madrid in theSpanish top flight this season as the capital club attempts to win a first league title in seven years. The Luis Suarez transfer business has proven to be a fantastic on from Atletico Madrid. The Uruguay striker joined Atletico Madrid at the start of the season after he was deemed to be surplus to requirements at Barcelona upon the appointment of new manager Ronald Koeman. The Dutchman made it clear that he didn’t want Luis Suarez in his team after his appointment as the new Barcelona boss was confirmed last summer. To this effect, Luis Suarez secured a transfer to Atletico Madrid after six years at Barcelona for a fee said to be around €6m. The transfer looks like a bargain now after the Uruguay national team star took on the responsibility of scoring the goals that could lead his new team to the league title at the expense of former team Barcelona.

Suarez was the scorer of the lone goal as Atletico Madrid beat Alaves 1-0 at home in their latest clash in La Liga over the weekend. The only goal of the game was scored on 54 minutes by the Uruguay player thus taking his tally to 19 goals in the league. He is in the race for the Pichichi with the likes of Lionel Messi and Karim Benzema. The Pichichi is the award given to the recipient of the most league goals in a season. Barcelona talisman Messi has 23 goals and he’s at the top of the scoring chart, while Real Madrid striker Benzema is third behind Uruguay player Suarez after his 17 goals this season.
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EUROPA LEAGUE: URUGUAY ATTACKER ON TARGET

Uruguay striker Felipe Avenatti was on target for Royal Antwerp in the Europa League but his goal was not enough in the 4-3 loss to Scottish giants Rangers in the Europa League. Royal Antwerp and Rangers are battling it out in the round of 32 for the right to secure a place in the last 16 of the competition.


Uruguay player Felipe Avenatti started as the lone striker for Royal Antwerp in their first leg clash with Steven Gerrard’s Rangers and he was responsible for the equaliser after Super Eagles of Nigeria player Joe Aribo had given Rangers the lead with seven minutes left to play in the first half. Uruguay attacker Avenatti scored the opening goal of the game for the hosts on the stroke of half-time. The ex-Bologna player is on loan at Royal Antwerp from Standard Liege in the same Belgian top flight. It was the first goal in Royal Antwerp colours for the Uruguay player. Continue reading “EUROPA LEAGUE: URUGUAY ATTACKER ON TARGET”

CITY INTERESTED IN SIGNING URUGUAYAN STRIKER TO REPLACE AGUERO

Premier League giants Manchester City have long been in the search of a fitting striker that will come in as the perfect replacement for current long-serving striker Sergio Aguero. There have been a lot of striker options who have been touted to be signed by the English outfit as they aim to replace their prolific striker.


A host of strikers across Europe including Ali Akman, ErlingHaaland, Romelu Lukaku, Lautaro Martinez, Harry Kane, and even Paulo Dybala have l been linked with a move to the Etihad Stadium, but according to the Daily Telegraph, Darwin Nunez is appearing as the player the club could end up signing in the summer transfer window. Continue reading “CITY INTERESTED IN SIGNING URUGUAYAN STRIKER TO REPLACE AGUERO”

STRIKING FEAR

Uruguay finished fourth in the 2010 World Cup due to some stunning form shown by former Manchester United striker Diego Forlan. However, the nation has regressed inform since the famous 2010 World Cup results.

Their manager Oscar Tabarez has stated that Uruguay will go into the World Cup 2014 looking to make it to the second knockout stage. This will be the major ambition despite possessing the likes of Luis Suarez and Edinson Cavani in the team. Both these players are regarded as the best strikers in the world right now.

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URUGUAY HIT 5

Uruguay are aiming become the final team to reach the World Cup finals after 5-0 win over Jordan in the first leg of the play-offs.

Uruguay had a disappointing qualifying campaign so far, but they are close to putting that behind them due to the incredible quality at their disposal. Even before the match against Jordan started, they were the favourites to go through and they lived up to this expectation by securing this comfortable victory. Ahead of the second leg, Uruguay manager Oscar Tabarez has said that the players should not allow this result to distract them.

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GREAT CHANCE

Uruguay striker Edinson Cavani has said that the nation should be treating all the remaining World Cup qualifiers with the greatest amount of importance because only then they will be able to reach the 2014 World Cup.

Uruguay come on the back of the 2-1 victory over Peru in the first World Cup qualifying match of September. They will be taking on Columbia, which will be an extremely difficult match on Wednesday. Ahead of this match, Cavani has spoken about the importance of taking a victory from this match in order to confirm they are berth in the World Cup 2014.

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CAVANI HEADS TO PARIS

Edinson Cavani is regarded as one of the best footballers in Uruguay at the moment. He recently proved this by making a £ 55 million move to French club PSG. Prior to the move to PSG, Cavani was wanted by a number of high-profile clubs like Chelsea and Real Madrid.

The move to PSG has made him one of the best paid footballers in the world. The player, though, did not want to move away from Napoli according to his father. The player moved to Napoli back in 2010 from Palermo. Even though he was not extraordinary at Palermo, he become one of the best footballers in the world at Napoli.

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