Germany Reportedly Want Jurgen Klopp as Next Manager

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In the “next logical step” department, the German national team is interested in hiring Liverpool FC manager Jurgen Klopp to be their next boss. That’s according to the Daily Mirror, who report “there is a growing ­enthusiasm within the corridors of football power in his homeland to line up Klopp as a successor to Joachim Low.”

That’s definitely no secret, as Klopp is an absolutely beloved figure in his native Deutchsland. The concept of having Klopp as national team manager is so popular that it has been discussed on German pet Instagram accounts for years.

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Man United Still Keen on Jack Grealish, Despite His Breaking Quarantine

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Aston Villa midfielder Jack Grealish has been linked to Manchester United for some time, so transfer narratives regarding his making a potential move to Old Trafford are nothing new. However, today’s report is extremely unique and extraordinary, in light of global current events.

Grealish, who made a public service announcement this past weekend advising people to stay home admist the coronavirus pandemic, was caught the very next morning practicing the total opposite of what he preaches.

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Paul Pogba Does Amazing Trick Shot that Blends Two Sports (Video)

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During the shelter in place orders that we’re all under, we do our best to stay entertained and keep our minds from spinning out of control. With no sports of any kind, for the foreseeable future, to consume we also have to find our sports fix wherever we can.

With that in mind, check out what Paul Pogba did here, a football trick that ends with a basketball flavor. The Frenchman, training from his at home Paul Pogba stadium posted some razzle dazzle on Instagram.

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Dee Brown Retains Asst. Position Under New Coach at UIC

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Despite the change in leadership at UIC, Illinois Fighting Illini legend Dee Brown will remain on board as an assistant coach. Luke Yaklich, announced last week as the Flames new head coach, has formalized his staff, and it includes Brown, Will Veasley and Brock Erickson.

Yaklich, a former Texas and Michigan assistant, takes over for Steve McClain, who was dismissed on March 13, after leading the program for five seasons.

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Soccer Books to Pass the Time With

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Living without soccer is hard for fans of the sport during this difficult time of the deadly Coronavirus pandemic. Soccer provides entertainment for many, not only entertainment but it also provides so many jobs. 

Almost every soccer league in the world have been canceled due to the global coronavirus outbreak. There is so much that you can do to pass time including reading soccer books if you are a fan.  Here we have listed some of the best soccer books available for you to read. 

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Kentucky Wildcats Transfer Johnny Juzang Down to Six Schools

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Kentucky Wildcats wing Johnny Juzang announced on Saturday that he entered the NCAA transfer portal. Last night he tweeted that he’s down to six choices when it comes to his next destination: Notre Dame, UCLA, Arizona, Oregon, Villanova and Texas Tech.

No matter where he ends up, he’ll be a big difference maker. Let’s take a closer look at what Juzang, ranked the No. 34 prospect by the Recruiting Services Consensus Index, brings to the table and how he can help his next team.

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Giorgi Bezhanishvili Has the Best Advice to Get Through Pandemic

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Giorgi Bezhanishvili and the #21 ranked Illnois Fighting Illini were on the verge of making the program’s first NCAA Tournament since 2013 when the postseason got canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The sophomore forward from Rustavi, Georgia realizes that the world is facing problems that are much bigger than basketball, but it still hurts to think about what they missed out on.

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Liverpool GK Alisson Achieves Amazing Throw in Quarantine (Video)

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Liverpool FC goalkeeper Alisson Becker was the world’s most expensive shot-stopper, for a brief period, when he was acquired from AS Roma. His transfer fee record was quickly eclipsed when Chelsea acquired Kepa Arrizabalaga, but can Kepa do this?

Check out this amazing goalie throw from his backyard into his own house achieved by Alisson. Watch it and you’ll see why it’s going viral. Also, this is probably the time for us to phase out that phrase “going viral,” something I’ve never really liked anyway.

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Christian Pulisic Makes Lionel Messi’s Top 15 Youth Prospects Cut

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Who will be the next big thing in world football? Who will replace Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo once they’ve retired? That day will get here sooner than you think, and for the answer look no further than Messi’s top 15 young prospects list, which the Argentine just named.

Making the cut was Chelsea and U.S. men’s national team star Christian Pulisic. The Messi “youth on the rise” list was part of Topps’ Champions League cards series, which were in fact designed by the 32-year-old FC Barcelona galactico. The “Youth on the Rise” list is pretty elite company, and it includes France/Paris Saint-Germain star Kylian Mbappe, considered by many to indeed be that Messi/Ronaldo heir.

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Man United Transfer Talk: Erling Haaland, Saul Niguez

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Manchester United, along with the rest of global football (except for the Belarusian teams), are off indefinitely, so let’s do some transfer talk instead. If there’s one thing that can survive a global pandemic, it’s transfer rumors.

We start with a return to the Erling Haaland narrative from late 2019, early 2020. United have extensive connections to the Norwegian wonderkid, via manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, but they squandered their advantage in the January transfer window because they were not interested in meeting agent Mino Raiola’s demands.

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Brad Underwood Provides Updates on Illini Offseason

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Illinois Fighting Illini coach Brad Underwood met the media via teleconference today, in an extensive session that covered a wide range of topics. Illinois finished the season ranked #21 in the nation, and they were projected to be about a #6 seed in the NCAA Tournament.

They stood a great chance of progressing to the second weekend of March Madness. “We assumed we’d be making a deep run in the NCAA Tournament so there wouldn’t be any spring break,” Underwood said today of the team’s plans in early March, and how they gelled with the school’s academic calendar.

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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer Encourages Player Wives and Girlfriends to Help Training

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The Premier League season is on hiatus until the end of the next coming month, and likely considerably longer. Almost every aspect of the 2019-20 PL season is up in the air right now, but players have to stay in shape and be ready to go when the call to resume the action finally arrives.

How they’re doing that, while also maintaining the rules of social distancing and staying in quarantine can prove to be a challenge. Footballers have to get creative, as we’ve seen on multiple occasions, and United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has a solution that definitely taps in to that spirit of creativity.

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