Daily News Summary: Bristol City knock out Man Utd; Morata sends Chelsea to EFL Cup semis

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TOP HEADLINES

Bristol 2-1 Man United: Red Devils suffer stunning defeat & fail to 

enter EFL Cup last 4

Korey Smith scored an injury-time winner as Championship side Bristol City 

stunned holders Manchester United to reach the semi-finals of the Carabao 

Cup.

@huklu: Manchester United from being Red Devils to Real Losers. Despite 

the array of Stars they still lost. The wages received by Ibra and Pogba far

 outweighs the combined wages of Bristol entire team. Mourinho is no 

more the Special One.

@moses-mulwa: what a. shock. Man united beaten by bristol city. They 

could have performed better.Great goal from IBRA though.

Chelsea 2-1 Bournemouth: Morata winner ensures Blues reach EFL 

Cup semi-final in thriller

Alvaro Morata snatched a dramatic 91st minute winner moments after 

Bournemouth had equalised as Chelsea reached the EFL Cup semi-finals 

with a 2-1 win at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday.

EFL Cup Semi-Final draw: Chelsea meet Arsenal, Man City face EPL 

sides killer Bristol City

It will be a London derby in the Carabao Cup semi-finals as Chelsea and 

Arsenal have been drawn against each other in one of the last-four 

matchups. Meanwhile, it will be league leaders Manchester City against 

Championship upstarts Bristol City, who managed a stunning upset of 

Manchester United on Wednesday.

TRANSFER UPDATES

Barcelona ‘prepared to pay £132m for Coutinho’

Barcelona are willing to splash out £132million to sign Liverpool’s Philippe 

Coutinho in January, according to a new report in Spain.

Sanchez will join Man City in £400,000-a-week free transfer next 

summer (Mirror)

Alexis Sanchez is heading for Manchester City — in a deal worth £400,000-

a-week, according to The Mirror.

THESE THINGS HAPPEN

Former Arsenal midfielder Tomas Rosicky retires from football

Former Arsenal midfielder Tomas Rosicky has retired from playing football.

@Gunner San: He wil forever be loved by Arsenal and forever a legend at 

our club, one of my favorite players of all time, good luck in your retirement, 

I miss you TR7.

@NightyS: Salute with all the respects…

Man jailed for 16 weeks for kicking Sterling 4 times & hurling racial 

slurs

Karl Anderson, 29, attacked the Manchester City winger outside the club’s 

Etihad complex before Saturday’s match against Tottenham.

@Moyan: 16 weeks is very small, it should have been 16 months, he 

kicked 

sterling 4 times,what if he stabed him 4 times, I think sterling could have

 been dead now, please fifa should try and look into this rasicm. .it 

becoming too much, the same happened to Patrick Evra. and was banned 

for some months.which is not good, he did kick the guy out of anger..

FIFA receive Atletico Madrid’s complaint against Barcelona’s pursuit 

of Griezmann

Following the suggestion that Barcelona had approached Antoine 

Griezmann over a potential transfer illegally, FIFA have confirmed they have 

received an official complaint from Atletico Madrid over the matter.

WHAT THEY SAY

Xavi: “Ronaldo says he’s the best but it’s Messi, it’s quite obvious”

The former Barcelona captain spoke on the radio in Catalonia and

 discussed Pep’s Manchester City along with the debate over Messi and 

Ronaldo as the world’s best.

Torres: What Cristiano has done at the same time as Messi says a lot 

about him

When pressed on just who is the best footballer in the world, Fernando 

Torres found the question a tricky one, the Atletico Madrid forward praising 

Cristiano Ronaldo for achieving so much in the same era as Lionel Messi.

‘Liverpool should ask for Suarez in Coutinho deal’ – Redknapp aims 

for former striker

The former Reds midfielder believes any transfer taking the Brazilian 

playmaker to Camp Nou needs to involve a former favourite returning to 

Anfield.

Conte addresses Chelsea exit talk: I deserve a bit of respect

The Italian says he is focused on the long-term project at Stamford Bridge, 

claiming rumours of his impending departure is affecting his players

IN-DEPTH ANALYSIS

The City Football Group and its global army waiting for success

BEFORE 2008, Manchester City were not even their local rival’s biggest game of the season. Manchester United versus Liverpool was far more attractive at Old Trafford. Back then, the fans were dreaming of one day getting back into Europe, let alone claiming the Premier League title.

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