Betis sets its sights on Álex Fernández: for today or summer

first_imgLaLiga Santander* Data updated as of January 31, 2020 Betis has shuffled these last days of the market that ends today the possibility of paying the clause of Álex Fernández, brother of Real Madrid’s Nacho and one of the pillars of the Second Division leader, Cádiz. The eight million it costs make him one of the sweet experts in the category, although it seems that finally the club Verdiblanco, unless surprise, will leave that claim for next summer. Able to perform in most midfield positions, Alex has made this campaign eight goals and has given four assists. He has a yellow contract until 2022 and at 27 he has already caught the attention of many First clubs. Although he also knows that he has the opportunity to ascend with Cádiz, in which he has been active since 2017.The middle of Alcala de Henares grew in the lower categories of Real Madrid, like his brother, and came to debut with the first white team, but in 2013 he went to Espanyol. After two assignments in the Croatian Rijeka and English Reading, in 2016 he signed for Elche and a season later he arrived in Cádiz, where he grows every year.Álex Fernández has not been the only objective that Betis has handled in these last days of the January market. The doubts about the performance of Dani Martín, substitute of Joel Robles, caused that within the entity of Heliopolis one thought about the possibility of signing another goalkeeper, but in principle it seems that this possibility has also been discarded.last_img read more

The enigmatic message of Gerard Piqué on Twitter: “Puppet”

first_imgMarçal Lorente’s message was as follows: “For many years I have known the Barça environment and the idiosyncrasy of the culé partner and fortunately it is becoming less manipulable and smarter and knows how to perfectly identify who wants to reach Barça to use it for their media, political and economic interests.”This happened hours after the meeting that kept Josep Maria Bartomeu, President of Barcelona, ​​for thirty minutes with the four captains of the team (Messi, Piqué, Busquets and Sergi Roberto) and with the presence of technician Quique Setién to appease the fire originated after the news of SER Catalunya. Gerard Piqué He rewrote a new chapter on the controversy of critical accounts on social networks that ravages the Barca club in recent days. The defense replied with the word “puppet” to a tweet of Marçal Lorente, according to Cadena SER, a journalist very similar to the current Blaugrana directive.last_img read more

Sabalenka stands in the final to face Kvitova

first_imgThe start of the assembly was a carousel of service losses, till each entered into warmth and measured their forces from the backside. Kuznetsova, skilled in this a part of the tour by the Spanish Javier Piles, tried to differ the blows and transfer his rival, whereas Sabalenka wasted no time and went straight to the profitable hit. By breaking into the tenth recreation, the Belarusian took the first set in 37 minutes, in a run in which he received 5 consecutive to be forward in the second act with 3-1, an revenue that by no means misplaced and received the recreation with authority. Together with his arrival to the final, Sabalenka secures the 12th place in the world and might select the 11th if he wins the title. Kuznetsova, quantity 46 this week, will get well positions and can seem in 32.Kvitova defeats BartyThe Czech Petra Kvitova beat Australia’s Ashleigh Barty, world primary, 6-4, 2-6 and 6-4, and can face this Saturday with Belarusian Aryna Sabalenka in the final of the Qatar Open. Earlier than, Sabalenka had defeated the Russian Svetlana Kuznetsova 6-Four and 6-3. Kvitova, champion in 2018, beat Barty in one hour and 52 minutes, and Sabalenka to Kuznetsova in one hour and 12 minutes. Belarusian Aryna Sabalenka reached for the first time this 12 months a WTA circuit final by beating Russia’s Svetlana Kutznesova 6-Four and 6-3 in the Qatar Open. In his first intervention in this match Premier 5, the Minsk-born participant beat veteran Kuznetsova, 34, in one hour and 12 minutes, and this Saturday he’ll battle for the title towards Czech Petra Kvitova, who received Australia’s Ashleigh Barty 6-4, 2-6 and 6-4.Will probably be the first Sabalenka final since he lifted the trophy in Zhuhai (China) final 12 months, when he defeated the Dutch Kiki Bertens, and can go for the sixth title of his profession and observe the path of his compatriot Victoria Azarenka, who received 3 times on these tracks: 2012, 2013 and 2015. The power of Sabalenka, his youth (21 years previous) and older hit had been imposed on the expertise of Kuznetsova, finalist in 2004 and 2007, 13 years after combating for the title, he noticed his aim fade away from the ambition and bodily energy of his rival.last_img read more