Pep Guardiola praises Jude Bellingham

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has praised Borussia Dortmund’s England midfielder Jude Bellingham, saying “the whole package is really good”. City travel to Dortmund for their penultimate Champions League Group G match on Tuesday, having already qualified for the knockout stages. England international Bellingham, 19, has scored in his past two appearances against Guardiola’s side. “The quality, everybody knows it,”…

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Liverpool agree with Jude Bellingham after new talks

Liverpool have a verbal ‘agreement’ with Borussia Dortmund sensation Jude Bellingham and he could even sign in January, sources have told Football Insider. The German club have made it clear they will not sell the 19-year-old sensation this summer – we first revealed that on 21 April – amid strong interest from clubs led by Liverpool. But Liverpool have been busy behind…

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Bellingham encourages players to get vaccinated

England midfielder Jude Bellingham says he has had both Covid-19 vaccinations plus his booster. He has therefore encouraged other footballers to do the same. The 18-year-old plays for Borussia Dortmund in Germany where 94% of players are double vaccinated. Bellingham told BBC’s Sally Nugent that players “have a platform in society”. “I’ve had both jabs and the booster, just to…

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Jude Bellingham fined 40,000 euros for referee comments

England midfielder Jude Bellingham has been fined 40,000 euros (£34,000) by the German Football Association. Jude Bellingham the appointment of referee Felix Zwayer for Borussia Dortmund’s Bundesliga match against Bayern Munich. Bellingham criticised Zwayer after Dortmund’s 3-2 defeat on Saturday. He referred to the official’s six-month ban for a match-fixing scandal in 2005. The 18-year-old has been fined for “unsportsmanlike behaviour”. Dortmund…

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Jude Bellingham nets stunner in Dortmund win

England international Jude Bellingham scored a superb solo goal as Borussia Dortmund won to remain within a point of Bundesliga leaders Bayern Munich. The 18-year-old midfielder collected the ball on the edge of the Arminia Bielefeld penalty area. Jude Bellingham dribbled past three defenders before chipping in. Emre Can and Mats Hummels also scored before Bellingham sealed it, the hosts…

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