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06 Jan 2017


Daily Digest: Friday, Jan 6

HOW MANY KICK-UPS FROM NEUER AND THE KEEPERS?
 
Decent touch for a big man? Goalkeepers are not known for their skills and footwork, but FC Bayern goalkeeper Manuel Neuer is definitely an exception. In fact the Bayern Munich stopper looks as though he has the skills to ‘do a job’ further up the field!
 
The Germany number one is joined by understudy Tom Starke and 16-year-old prospect Christian Früchtl for a pre-training ‘keepy-up’ challenge at the winter camp in Doha – how long do you think the trio can keep the ball off the floor for?

https://dugout.com/fcbayern/how-many-kick-ups-from-neuer-and-the-keepers
 
COSTA AND MATIĆ PRANK HILÁRIO
 
When he is not banging in the goals to fire Chelsea to the top of the Premier League, mischievous Diego Costa seems to be at the heart of Chelsea’s training ground banter.
 
This time Henrique Hilário is the unsuspecting target, as the assistant goalkeeping coach determinedly attempts to transport some equipment onto the Cobham training field. But once he has resolutely seen-off the Spain striker, up steps Nemanja Matić to join the party.

https://dugout.com/chelseafc/costa-and-matic-prank-hilario
 
ALEX IWOBI TALKS NIGERIAN FOOTBALL
 
Arsenal and Nigeria attacker Alex Iwobi has enjoyed a breakthrough year at the Gunners, emerging as one of Arsene Wenger’s main men at the tender age of just 20.
 
And after a series of sparkling displays for the Super Eagles, Iwobi was today named Africa’s Youth Player of the Year at the Confederation of African Football (CAF) Awards.
 
Here he discusses the passion for the game in the country of this birth, getting mobbed at the airport and the “smiles and joy the sport brings to people’s faces.”

https://dugout.com/arsenal/alex-iwobi-talks-nigerian-football

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