Scotland star Hogg closes on return with Six Nations looming

first_imgThe full-back has won the Player of the Tournament award in the past two seasons, and has been a cause for concern since injuring himself in the warm-up of the emphatic 53-24 beating of Australia in November.However, Hogg is confident that he will be back on the pitch before Scotland’s Six Nations opener against Wales on February 3.Speaking to BBC Radio 5 live, he said: “Hopefully I’ll be back on the pitch in the next couple of weeks and ready to rock and roll again.”We’re getting there now.”I actually did it midweek. The place we train for Scotland, you’ve got about five metres between the try-line and a brick wall, and I’d been running full pelt to score a try and then had to stop suddenly, and I think I pulled it.”In the warm-up, I kicked the ball and I felt as if somebody had stabbed me in my hip. “It was a bit frustrating because I was just coming back from a long-term shoulder injury, I was feeling good, starting to get a little bit of form back and had to start back at square one.”I’ve never really picked up any injuries – to end up get a fractured eye socket, have to get your shoulder operated on, it has been a bit frustrating.”Hogg missed all three of the British and Irish Lions’ Tests against New Zealand earlier this year after suffering a facial injury in the warm-up fixture against Crusaders.Scotland finished fourth in last season’s Six Nations, but were one of three teams to end with 14 points. Photo Getty Images. Caption: Scotland star Stuart Hogglast_img read more

United will have to pay 1.2 million to Alexis Sánchez

first_imgThe problem is that according to The Sun, if the Chilean returns, something that will happen almost in all probability in the words of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer (“Alexis will be back in the summer and show that you were all wrong”), the red devils They will have to pay 1.2 million euros just for the mere fact of returning to their team. 7 Premier League* Data updated as of April 1, 2020 And it is that when he left London to sign the megacontract with United de £ 26 million (about 29.2 million euros), included a clause that was already disclosed Football leaks in its day when it is established that His club must pay him 1.2 million euros if he stays at Manchester United for more than two and a half years. By returning and not going directly to any team, you would be meeting the requirements of that clause. It remains to be seen if the Norwegian coach recovers that wonderful winger who kept scoring goals at Arsenal. Since leaving Arsenal in 2018, Alexis Sánchez has not shone as he did then. The Chilean footballer is considered one of the worst operations of Manchester United and that is why since the season has started he has been loaned to the Inter de Milan. A series* Data updated as of April 1, 2020 But things have not gone well there either and an ankle injury has prevented him from playing regularly, starting from the bench since his recovery at the beginning of the year. He has scored a goal and has given two assists during his stay in Milan, but Inter does not want to exercise the purchase option you have for him (he has not convinced Antonio Conte) and will give you back to continue your career in Old Trafford.last_img read more