Glen Johnson expects a big season from Chelsea striker Romelu Lukaku after he returned to the West London club during this summer’s transfer window. Glen Johnson spoke about Lukaku and his expectation for him during a chat with Betting Odds. According to the former Liverpool, West Ham United and Chelsea right-back, the Belgian international has what it takes to have a very good season on his return to Stamford Bridge.
Retired England international Glen Johnson said Lukaku has already hit the ground running and he expects him to maintain that form throughout the course of what would be a long and hard season in the Premier League. Continue reading “JOHNSON TIPS LUKAKU FOR BIG SEASON”
Former Chelsea, Portsmouth and West Ham United defender Glen Johnson believes that the Manchester City fixture is perfect for Tottenham Hotspur to start their season. North London giants Spurs start the new Premier League campaign with a tough game against defending champions Manchester City but Glen Johnson believes that the game gives the North Londoners to prove that they are ready to achieve big things this season after a largely disappointing campaign last season.
Glen Johnson spoke to Sky Sports about the fixtures for the new season shortly after they were revealed last month. According to him, the Manchester City game is a perfect opportunity for the Spurs players show that they are ready to improve on the disappointing seventh position from last season.
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Ex-Chelsea defender Glen Johnson has no one to blame for the exit of Frank Lampard at the club earlier this year except the Chelsea players. Glen Johnson slammed the Chelsea players for the decision to sack Lampard as their manager in January while he was speaking to CheltenhamGuides.com.
Glen Johnson said Lampard could have also achieved similar results as his successor Thomas Tuchel if not for the players. The former Liverpool, Chelsea and West Ham United right-back wondered how the players could perform well for the new manager.
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Glen Johnson believes confidence is the only problem that Liverpool right-back Trent Alexander-Arnold has as he backed him to return to his best very soon. Trent has been in the spotlight for a few weeks after he was snubbed by England manager Gareth Southgate ahead of the World Cup 2022 qualifiers last month.
The Liverpool player was missing as England began their World Cup qualifying campaign with three wins from as many games. Without Trent in his squad, Southgate guided England to home victories over Andorra and Poland with an away victory at Albania in between those two home matches.
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Former Liverpool right-back Glen Johnson has backed the starting XI named by Reds boss JurgenKlopp for the shock defeat to Burnley in their last Premier League game at Anfield on Thursday. Glen Johnson told Sky Sports that Klopp was right to make wholesale changes to his team as the players are mentally tired.
The Liverpool manager surprised a lot of people by leavingout star attackers like Mohamed Salah and Roberto Firmino from the starting line-up for the Burnley game at home on Thursday night. In the end, the many changes to the starting XI didn’t pay off for Klopp as he saw his team lose at home in the league for the first time in almost four years. Continue reading “LIVERPOOL ARE MENTALLY TIRED – GLEN JOHNSON”
Ex-Liverpool, Chelsea and West Ham United player Glen Johnson has admitted that he made a huge error in his analysis of Aston Villa skipper Jack Grealish. Glen Johnson revealed this while he was on Soccer Saturday over the weekend as he laughed when former Aston Villa manager Tim Sherwood told him that the previously mentioned Grealish would be a star.
Glen Johnson has been forced to eat the humble pie with Jack Grealish increasingly growing aa a real force for both club and country. The Aston Villa captain was one of the standout performers for the recent England games during the international break and he’s on course to be part of the Three Lions squad to the European Championship next summer. Continue reading “GLEN JOHNSON ADMITS GREALISH ERROR”
Glen Johnson, the former Liverpool and England full-back has gone public with his views about Bareth Bale’s move to Tottenham Hotspur this year. Johnson who retired in 2019 feels that Bale would have been happier playing for Manchester United than Tottenham had the Red Devils pushed for him more aggressively.
Bale who moved to Real Madrid in 2013 for a record fee was being chased by both United and Hotspur. He has been out of favor with Zinedine Zidane off late and had been looking for an opportunity to move to England in the hope of getting more appearances.
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Many of the players have listed their own star-studded teams by mentioning why they are important for the team. Glen Johnson is no exception. He has also mentioned the names of his teammates with whom he has spent the most time, but with a twist. The former player in the right-back position has got the opportunity to play with some of the best talented footballers during his stints at Liverpool and Chelsea. He also represented England twice in the European Championships and World Cups.
Glen Johnson retired in the year 2018 at the age of 35 making 358 appearances in the Premier League. He also won a league title, FA Cup, and two League trophies. Now the product of the West Ham United academy wants to look back at his teammates by their characters and not only by the honours that they have received as a team. He described Pepe Raina as the funniest man of his team because he cracked jokes during training sessions and loved to play pranks on other mates.
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In whipping in a cross for Jordan Henderson to finish off, Trent Alexander-Arnold has taken his assist tally to 10 this season compared to the 12 he registered last season to make him the first defender in history to record more than 10 assists in multiple premier league seasons in history.
The era of Glen Johnson at Anfield made everyone feel they couldn’t get any better right back but Alexander-Arnold have risen through the academy all the way to the Champions League stage to prove everyone wrong. Continue reading “ALEXANDER-ARNOLD MAKES ANOTHER RECORD”
Arsenal fans prefer Hector Bellerin to become the captain of the club after the recent crisis involving current captain Granit Xhaka. The Swiss international was embroiled in controversy during the 2-2 draw against Crystal Palace some weeks back.
Xhaka appeared to rile the crowd at the Emirates who booed him after his name was called up for substitution. He also took off his shirt and headed to the tunnel which signified a major clash with the supporters.
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