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LEIPZIG ATTACKER ON CITY RADAR – REPORT

Premier League holders Manchester City are on the trail of RB Leipzig attacker Christopher Nkunku who gave the team a lot of problems when the two teams met in the Champions League this season.

The interest of Manchester City in Nkunku was revealed by German newspaper Bild. The RB Leipzig star scored three goals for his German Bundesliga sideduring the 6-3 defeat to the Premier League holders. Nkunku was a thorn in the flesh of several Manchester City defensive players including Brazilian goalkeeper EdersonMoraes and star defender cum club skipper Ruben Dias.

Bild is one of the most reliable newspapers on the European scene and a report from the outlet stated that Manchester City have already made an enquiry for Frenchman Nkunku. Ex-Paris Saint Germain (PSG) star Nkunku has been able to show his numerous qualities on the Champions League stage this season.

Nkunku has scored five goals in four games for RB Leipzig in the Champions League this season. In addition to his hattrick against Manchester City, Nkunku also scored one of the goals against his former club PSG in a game which ended in a share of the spoils. RB Leipzig and PSG have met twice in Group A of the Champions League this season. In their first game, the great Lionel Messi scored twice to lead PSG to a 3-2 comeback win over the Germans, while Nkunku scored in the second meeting which ended in a 2-2 draw at the home of RB Leipzig.

RB Leipzig have already slapped an asking price of €60m (£51m) on Nkunku amidst the interest from Manchester City and others. Apart from the English champions, Italian Serie A giants Juventus and former team PSG are also monitoring his situation at Leipzig. In total, Nkunki has an attacking output of 11 goals plus four assists in 17 games in all competitions.

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PFL FORGES ON DESPITE COVID-19

The Philippines Football League (PFL) is forging on despite the threats of the Corona Virus. Six Clubs will enter the bubble at the league’s National Training Center in Carmona, Cavite. The event kicks off this Sunday, so the teams are at the league’s Seda Nuvali Hotel in Sta. Rosa, Laguna.

The tournament is supported by Qatar Airways, with all the players and coaching crew in the bubble, undergoing regular tests and preventive measures. Per the league commissioner Coco Torre, all team members will undergo mandatory swab tests, and if all goes well as per the results, then things would go on as planned this weekend. Practice begins on Friday and Saturday, but the results are critical to going forward, the league clarifies.

Azkals Development Team, Kaya FC-Iloilo, Stallion-Laguna, Mendiola FC, United City FC and Maharlika FC make up the six teams in the bubble.

Azkals and Mendiola will begin the affair on Sunday morning while Stallion-Laguna and Kaya will clash in the evening. United City and Maharlika will face off by 8.30pm, per the roaster in the single-round series adapted in the face of a tough year. The team with the most points will be declared the champion on November 6, 2020.

The Philippine Football Federation (PFF) President Mariano Araneta is excited that professional football is back in the country after a draining process to get permission from the Games and Amusements Board (GAB). Nonong says the tournament is an important one for the teams and the fans who have been waiting for long.

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