Ligue 1: Marseille, Nice jostle for Valencia youngster

first_imgIt had been thought the 19-year-old – capped three times by South Korea – is highly valued at the club and they see him as a future star, with Gols Media saying they had reassured him on first-team opportunities.Lee joined Los Che’s academy as a 10-year-old in the summer of 2011 and six years later received his first call-up to the club’s B team.Read Also: Barcelona, Real Madrid join race to sign Man United targetIn October 2018, the midfielder became the youngest Korean player to play professional football in Europe as he made his first-team debut against Ebro in the Copa del Rey.He made his La Liga debut three months later when he replaced Denis Cheryshev, becoming the second youngest player to feature in that season’s La Liga after Ander Barrenetxea of Real Sociedad.Lee was officially handed the club’s number 16 jersey that month and has now made 27 first-team appearances – including five in this season’s Champions League.FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Marseille and Nice have both made enquiries for Valencia midfielder Kangin Lee, according to reports.Advertisement Plaza Deportiva cite L’Equipe as reporting that Marseille have proposed a loan deal with an option to buy for the midfielder who is out of contract at the Mestalla in 2020. Loading… Promoted ContentBest & Worst Celebrity Endorsed Games Ever MadeWho Is The Most Powerful Woman On Earth?6 Incredibly Strange Facts About HurricanesWorld’s Most Delicious FoodsBirds Enjoy Living In A Gallery Space Created For ThemWhat Is A Black Hole In Simple Terms?Ever Thought Of Sleeping Next To Celebs? This Guy Will Show YouThe Highest Paid Football Players In The WorldThe Very Last Bitcoin Will Be Mined Around 2140. Read MoreCouples Who Celebrated Their Union In A Unique, Unforgettable WayThe Best Cars Of All Time5 Of The World’s Most Unique Theme Parkslast_img read more

Ronaldo Scores 99th International Goal as Portugal Qualify for Euro 2020

first_imgHazard scores brace in Belgium’s 4-1 demolition of RussiaCristiano Ronaldo was made to wait for his 100th international goal as defending champions Portugal edged past Luxembourg 2-0 to qualify for Euro 2020.Fernando Santos’ 2016 winners required victory to confirm second spot in Group B and finish three points clear of Serbia, who drew 2-2 against Ukraine.Ronaldo tapped in his 99th goal to seal victory with four minutes remaining. Bernardo Silva’s ball over the top had allowed Bruno Fernandes to fire the visitors ahead after 39 minutes.Ronaldo must wait until the next international break in March for the chance to become just the second male player to reach 100 goals for his nation.He is now just 10 behind Iran legend Ali Daei’s world-record tally of 109, after ensuring his most prolific calendar year for Portugal with 14 goals.The Juventus forward struck his ninth international hat-trick on Thursday against Lithuania to set up the opportunity to hit a century on Sunday.However, Portugal – and Ronaldo – were left largely frustrated by an organised Luxembourg side on a difficult playing surface, with Fernandes’ control and finish before half-time a brief spark of quality in a tight game.Earlier on Saturday, Eden Hazard scored twice as Belgium continued their perfect record in Euro 2020 qualifying with a thumping win over Russia.The Red Devils, who had already qualified, were three goals up by half-time through Eden Hazard’s double and a strike by his brother Thorgan.Romelu Lukaku then added a fourth before Georgi Dzhikiya netted a late consolation for the hosts.Belgium will play their final Group I qualifier at home to Cyprus on Tuesday.Russia, who had also already booked their place at the finals, were blown away in the first half following a scintillating attacking display from Roberto Martinez’s side.The away side took the lead midway through the first half when Thorgan Hazard picked up his brother’s pass, cut inside and fired into the top corner.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegramlast_img read more