FORMER MAN UNITED STAR SAYS THEY MAY BENEFIT FROM SIGNING PSG FORWARD

 

 

According to TyC Sports, Paris Saint-Germain striker Mauro Icardi has been told by new manager Christophe Galtier to find a new club for himself this summer.

Manchester United are among the clubs interested in getting the Argentine forward on board, along with Turkish giants Galatasaray. Manchester United entered the summer transfer window with an eye on signing a world-class centre-forward to replace Edinson Cavani, who left the club last month following the expiration of his contract. There has been uncertainty surrounding Cristiano Ronaldo’s future as well. Continue reading       FORMER MAN UNITED STAR SAYS THEY MAY BENEFIT FROM SIGNING PSG FORWARD

MACHEDA: SAMPDORIA CAREER IN SUMMARY

Italian striker Federico Macheda was sent out on loan from Manchester United for the first time when he returned to Sampdoria during the winter transfer window in 2011. He returned to his native Italy to sign for Sampdoria as a Manchester United loanee on January 8, 2011. Macheda had been signed from Italian team Lazio as a teenager some years earlier.


Federico Macheda spent the second half of the 2010/11 season at Sampdoria as he was seen as the replacement for compatriot Antonio Cassano who left the club for AC Milan. He made his Sampdoria debut during the 2-1 home victory over AS Roma in the league encounter played on January 9, 2011. Macheda featured against Roma around a day after his transfer was confirmed. Continue reading MACHEDA: SAMPDORIA CAREER IN SUMMARY

MACHEDA: FOOTBALL CAREER IN SUMMARY

Rome-born Federico Macheda started his career as afootballer with Lazio. The Italian striker then signed his first professional contract at the age of 17 when he had moved to Premier League outfit Manchester United from Lazio.


Federico Macheda scored on the occasion of his first team debut at Manchester United in April 2009. He scored the winning goal to help the Red Devils come from behind to beat Aston Villa 3-2 at home. Macheda was relatively unknown when he came off the Manchester United bench to have an instant impact. His status at Manchester United was as a fringe player before he was sent out on loan twice to Sampdoria in his native Italy in 2011 and Queens Park Rangers (QPR) in 2012. He spent further loans at VfB Stuttgart,Doncaster Rovers and Birmingham City as a Manchester United loanee. Continue reading MACHEDA: FOOTBALL CAREER IN SUMMARY

MACHEDA REFLECTS ON FERGUSON CONVERSATION

Italian striker Federico Macheda has reflected on the life-changing conservation he had with legendary Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson before he became a teenage sensation at Old Trafford over a decade ago.

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Federico Macheda reflected on the conversation with Ferguson just before he made his mark during the Aston Villa game in a chat with the Manchester United podcast. According to him, Ferguson came to meet him while he was on a bike in the gym one morning and also watching news on the TV. Sir Alex Ferguson seldom visited the gym and it was understandably a surprise to see him there. Speaking further, Federico Macheda said he was in the company of his Italian friend DavidePetrucci at the gym and that Ferguson approached him to inform him that he has a good chance of being on the  bench for the Premier League game against Villa during the upcoming weekend if he does well for the reserves later that night. Macheda could not reply as he was shocked in the presence of Ferguson.
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HOW MAN UNITED SIGNED MACHEDA

Manchester United pounced on the chance to sign Federico Macheda in 2007 thanks in part to the rule concerning the signing of youth team players.Italian striker Federico Macheda was born in Rome, Lazio and he began his career as a young footballer in the youth team at Lazio having been spotted at the local Atletico Prenestino club in the Italian capital of Rome.

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Italian football regulations prevented footballers under the age of 18 from putting pen to paper on professional contracts and this prompted Manchester United to swoop in for Federico Macheda. The attacker was not permanently tied to Lazio as a result of the rule above thereby making it easier for the Red Devils to sign him. Manchester United signed Federico Macheda shortly after his 16th birthday since the regulations in England allowed the signing of players over the age of 16 to professional contracts unlike what’s obtainable with the rules in Italy.
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MACHEDA: UNITED MAJOR HONOURS REVEALED

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Italian attacker Federico Macheda won three trophies during his time at the Theatre of Dreams. The Panathinaikos striker won two Premier League titles and one League Cup title while he was at Manchester United.


Federico Macheda burst onto the scene as a teenager at Manchester United during the second half of the 2008/09 season. He came off the bench to score on the occasion of his first game for the Red Devils. With Manchester United in danger at home to Aston Villa, Machedawas introduced into the game and the decision turned out to be a masterstroke from Sir Alex Ferguson. Continue reading MACHEDA: UNITED MAJOR HONOURS REVEALED

MACHEDA: NATIONAL TEAM CAREER REVEALED

Panathinaikos striker Federico Machedahas never represented his country at senior team level on the international football scene though he has played for the junior teams. The Italian player has featured for the u-16, u-17, u-19, and u-21 teams but he’s yet to make an appearance for the Azzuris or even receive an invitation.

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Federico Macheda started his national team career with the Italy u-16 team whom he played for between a period of one year. The striker scored two goals in ten appearances for the Italian u-16s between 2006 and 2007 before he graduated to the u-17 team. The Panathinakos FC of Greece player didn’t score for the Italy u-17s in his three outings with the team between 2007 and 2008. Federico Macheda went on to make a solitary appearance for the Italian u-19 team in 2009 and he didn’t score at the end of the game. His biggest impact for the Italian national team was with the u-21s.
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MACHEDA REVEALS HOW LOAN AFFECTED HIM

Panathinaikos striker Federico Macheda has revealed how the loan move to Italian Serie A outfit Sampdoria almost ended his football career before it even started. Federico Macheda made this known in an exclusive interview with the Daily Mail earlier in the year.

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Macheda stated that his confidence as a footballer took a massive hit while he was on loan at Sampdoria from Manchester United. The Italian striker had insisted on returning to Italy at a time that then manager Sir Alex Ferguson told him to stay in England.
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MACHEDA: PANATHINAIKOS CAREER REVEALED

Italian striker Federico Macheda has found a home in Greece with Panathinaikos after failing to establish himself in his previous clubs including Premier League giants Manchester United.

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Federico Machedacame into prominence as a teenager at Old Trafford. The 29-year-old spent around one year in the Manchester United reserve team before he made his first team debut against Aston Villa in the Premier League in 2009.
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MACHEDA GOAL DROUGHT CONTINUES

The goals have dried up a bit for Panathinaikos forward Federico Machedathis season. The Italian player started the season with goals from where he stopped in the last campaign but he has failed to find the back of the net like before in the past three months. Federico Macheda hit an impressive 14 goals in 33 league outings last term at the rate of almost one goal in two league games but has struggled to maintain that ratio this season.


Only Youssef El-Arabi scored more goals than Federico Macheda in the Greek Super League last season. The Moroccan international scored 20 goals for Olympiacos who emerged victorious as far as the league title is concerned at the end of the season. Atromitos attacker GiorgosManousos andNelson Oliviera of AEK scored 14 league goals alongside Federico Macheda. Aris forward Bruno Gama was fifth on the list of the highest goalscorers with 12 goals. Continue reading MACHEDA GOAL DROUGHT CONTINUES