WHY DID RAFAEL LEAVE MANCHESTER UNITED?

Submitted by content on Thu, 01/14/2021 - 06:52

Istanbul Basaksehir defender Rafael da Silva has revealed the reason behind his Manchester United exit five years ago. The Brazilian international was living the dream at Manchester United having joined them as a teenager in 2008. Rafael da Silva signed for the Red Devils from Brazilian Serie A club Fluminense alongside his twin brother Fabio da Silva.


Rafael da Silva was and still a fan favourite amongst the Manchester United faithfuls. He made 170 appearances in a Manchester United shirt before leaving for French giants Lyon in August 2015. He spent five years at Lyon before leaving the club this summer when his contract ended.

Rafael Da Silva promises not to celebrate at Old Trafford

Submitted by content on Fri, 12/11/2020 - 07:18

Rafael Da Silva will be appearing against Manchester United when his Istanbul Basaksehirtake on the Red Devils in the Champions League.

The Brazilian was part of the Turkish outfit that managed to get a success over Manchester United just before the international break. This victory came at the Turkish capital but things will be a lot different when Istanbul Basaksehirtravel to Old Trafford.

RAFAEL DA SILVA- A DIFFERENT FEELING AGAINST UNITED

Submitted by content on Wed, 11/25/2020 - 14:39

Manchester United got humiliated by Istanbul Basaksehir in the last Champions League game before the international break. Making Rafael da Silva reveal that it was a 'different feeling' to play against the squad he loves in Old Trafford.


The Brazilian returned to haunt his former club on Wednesday night as the Turkish club Istanbul Basaksehir created a Champions League's shocker. Goals from Edin Visca and ex-Chelsea striker Demba Ba were okay to get a 2-1 win for Basaksehir, with Anthony Martial's goal a little consolation for Ole Solskjaer's team

RAFAEL STILL POPULAR AMONGST UNITED FANS

Submitted by content on Thu, 11/19/2020 - 11:22

Ex-Manchester United defender Rafael da Silva might not be amongst the most glamorous names in the history of the club, but the Istanbul Basaksehir player has a confirmed spot as one of the most popular players amongst the Manchester United faithfuls in recent times.

Rafael da Silva signed for the Red Devils in 2008 alongside his brother Fabio da Silva. He was at Old Trafford for seven years before he left the club to join Lyon in the French topflight five years ago.

ESPN pundit insists Chelsea won’t solve defensive concerns with Thiago Silva

Submitted by content on Sun, 10/25/2020 - 07:33

ESPN pundit Shaka Hislop does not believe Chelsea will overcome their defensive concerns unless they pursue a new goalkeeper. The west London giants recently landed the signature of Silva on a free transfer after the expiry of his contract at Paris Saint-Germain and he has put pen-to-paper on a one-year deal with the option for another 12 months.
Silva is currently approaching his 36th birthday but he has shown no sign of fading after starring in Paris Saint-Germain’s run to the Champions League final where they host to Bayern Munich. He will provide an instant upgrade at the heart of the backline, but Hislop does not feel the Brazilian alone can solve the defensive issues.

He added that a new goalkeeper is a requirement for Frank Lampard’s side particularly with the average displays of Kepa Arrizabalaga last term, he told: "I think the signing of Thiago Silva is a significant step in the right direction. [But] I think it counts for nothing if you, and in particular the centre-halves in front of him, don't have the trust in the goalkeeper behind them. That continues to be an issue. So while everything is starting to take shape, I still think there are glaring holes for Frank to address. [Replacing Kepa] was always going to be a bigger problem than I think many suggested or you would think.”

Juninho: Neymar signed with PSG for money

Submitted by isport on Tue, 10/06/2020 - 20:55

Lyon chief Juninho has said that Neymar joined PSG just for the money. PSG Sporting director Leonardo backing up the player and his club said that he should be focusing on his players.

Neymar was transferred from on 2017 for the record-breaking fee €222 million from Barcelona. Since his arrival at the club, he has been exceptional and has won three consecutive titles of Ligue 1.

The Best Football Games

Submitted by isport on Thu, 09/17/2020 - 21:46

If you watch football, and you also like to play games of chance, now you have an option to play slot games that bring the best of both worlds.

You will play exciting, slot games that feature a football theme. In our article, we have included top football-themed slots that are definitely worthy of your attention.

Rafael Da Silva backsTolisso to be a great signing for United

Submitted by content on Fri, 08/07/2020 - 05:34

Former Manchester United player Rafael de Silva says that the Bayern Munich midfielder Corentin Tolisso willbe a great addition to Old Trafford. His contract with Bayern Munich will only end in 2022 but he has been linked with summer transfer window often. Under Hansi Flick, he has been unable to find a regular spot in the first team. He was transferred from Lyon in 2017 for €41 million.

Rafael da Silva says Solskjaer is the right man for the United job

Submitted by content on Tue, 06/30/2020 - 10:22

Former Manchester United defender Rafael da Silva has backed Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to take the club back to their glory days. The Red Devils have not won the Premier League since their final campaign (2012/2013) under Sir Alex Ferguson and during this period, they have not come close to challenging for the English crown.

Lyon likely to sell Mousa Dembele in the summer

Submitted by content on Sat, 06/06/2020 - 10:11

Moussa Dembele will most likely be leaving the pitch of Lyon. The club’s president has confirmed on their interest in selling off Dembele as the financial constraints have increased with the lockdown. There are many clubs which have shown interest and it seems like Manchester United has landed the deal. Apart from United, Arsenal and Chelsea has been looking forward to signing him.

Pages

Main menu