FOOTBALL LOVE WON’T CHANGE – DE JONG

  Dutchman Nigel De Jong has enjoyed a very good football career which saw him play with some of the best players of his generation. The 36-year-old is in the twilight of his career as a professional footballer and has decided to spend it in Qatar. Nigel De Jong is on the payroll of Al-Shahania…

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THREE THINGS ON NIGEL DE JONG

  Dutch midfielder Nigel De Jong has a reputation for his combative and no-nonsense style of play.  The 36-year-old has been a professional footballer since his Ajax Amsterdam days and has featured for eight more teams during a career spanning almost two decades. Let’s examine three major things about Nigel De Jong who plays his…

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Nigel de Jong Stands Beside Mesut Ozil

  The German superstar is certainly not having the best time of his career as there is a cold war between Mesut Ozil and Mikel Arata. Arata has left Ozil out of his Premier League squad due to his lack of performance but at the same time, they are not releasing Ozil to play for…

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Man City Dressing Room was Tumultuous

  Dutch midfielder, and star of Manchester City’s epic EPL campaign in 2012 Nigel De Jong has made some candid confessions about his relationship with Roberto Mancini, then manager at the club. Notorious for fiery temper, and playing the game with passion, De Jong admitted he met his match in Mancini. Speaking to the makers…

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Rebic Imitates Nigel de Jong’s Karate Kick

  Ante Rebic personified Nigel de Jong in the best way when he sent his cleat into Danilo’s chest in the match against Juventus. Though he was suspended with a red card from one of the games of the Italian Cup, the game will be remembered for imitating Nigel de Jong. Rebic, the famed attacker…

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RASHFORD TO CONVINCE SANCHO ABOUT UNITED

Manchester United forward Marcus Rashford could have a significant role to play if the club is to conclude a summer deal for Borussia Dortmund star Jadon Sancho. Players have a significant impact on other players when they are deciding their next move, friends who can give them the inside track, tell them why it’s good,…

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NEYMAR TO FEATURE AGAINST DORTMUND

Paris St Germain star Neymar Jr is expected to feature in the crucial clash against German side Borussia Dortmund when the Champions League resumes, as per reports. The 28-year old wants to feature in the action especially as Dortmund have been in fine form of recent. The club medical staff do not want to risk…

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NIGEL DE JONG THINKS UNITED IS FAR BEHIND

Former Manchester City midfielder Nigel de Jong believes United are far behind their once noisy neighbors and they may never recover from the distance in the foreseeable future. According, to the Dutch, just like everyone that is really honest with themselves, Manchester United are now miles behind Manchester City no matter how many press coverages…

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WHERE DID ALL THE TRADITIONAL DEFENSIVE MIDFIELDERS GO?

Everything that happens in life may not happen for a reason but everything that survives in life, survives for a reason. The sight of Nigel De Jong battling head strong against perhaps the finest Spanish side of the last decade is still fresh in our memories. Xavi and Sergio Busquets were dancing like ballerinas that…

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The Doomed World-Record Bids of Manchester United

Kaka In the month of January 2009, City signed Nigel De Jong, Craig Bellamy, Wayne Bridge, and Shay Given during a busy winter for following up on the Robinho’s arrival previous summer. The targets at first were a little pretentious. The then-executive Garry Cook stated that they were not under anybody and they knew what…

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