Solskjaer has five candidates to be the United Nine

first_imgOle Gunnar Solskjaer has run out of his best player and top scorer, Marcus Rashford, and both the Norwegian and the club are clear that they have to go to the market to replace the English attacker who will be off six weeks.The Daily Mirror places five possible substitutes in which Manchester United would be interested in a transfer or transfer until the end of the season. They are Edinson Cavani, Olivier Giroud, Krysztof Piatek, Fernando Llorente and Paco Alcácer. None of the five are going through their best moment in their respective clubs. The Uruguayan has spent several weeks inactive because of the injuries although he is the scorer who offers more guarantees on the list. Also the most requested with Atlético de Madrid, Chelsea and even Tottenham after him. Chelsea takes Olivier Giroud for granted and United considers the French as another of his options according to this newspaper. The striker wants minutes to earn a spot on the Deschamps list in Euro 2020 and in Old Trafford they need a striker. Inter also appears as a probable destination.It is precisely from Italy that the following two alternatives could arrive, Piatek or Fernando Llorente. The Polish does not just fit in Milan and the arrival of Ibrahimovic makes it difficult for him to enjoy minutes. On the one of Napoli, the United considers that Llorente would adapt again perfectly to a League that already knows well.Finally, Paco Alcácer is also on the list of intended. The English press places Spanish as an option for which Valencia would also have asked Borussia Dortmund.last_img read more

Football’s Clayberg and Evans Named to CoSIDA Academic All-District Team

first_imgDES MOINES, Iowa – Drake University football student-athletes Nathan Clayberg and Tanner Evans have been named to the CoSIDA Academic All-District Team for their efforts in the classroom and on the field. As District 6 first-team honorees, both Clayberg and Evans are now eligible to receive CoSIDA Academic All-America honors. To be eligible for Academic All-America® consideration, a student-athlete must be a varsity starter or key reserve, maintain a cumulative G.P.A. of 3.30 on a scale of 4.00, have reached sophomore athletic and academic standings at his/her current institution and be nominated by his/her sports information director. Since the program’s inception in 1952, CoSIDA has bestowed Academic All-America honors on more than 20,000 student-athletes in Divisions I, II, III and NAIA, covering all NCAA championship sports. Drake football has had eight student-athletes earn a total of 10 Academic All-America honors.  Clayberg and Evans return to action on the field this Saturday as the Bulldogs host Jacksonville at 1 p.m. at Drake Stadium. Clayberg, a senior from Pella, Iowa, was a 2016 CoSIDA Academic All-District selection. He has helped anchor the defensive line of a unit that ranks 34th nationally by allowing just 127.3 rushing yards per game. Individually, he has recorded 40 tackles (22 solo) with 5.0 tackles for a loss and 2.5 sacks. Academically, Clayberg maintains a 3.82 grade point average as a finance and accounting major.center_img Evans, a fifth-year from Gretna, Neb., earned his first CoSIDA Academic All-District honor. He has paced the Bulldogs with a team-high 6.0 sacks as the team is ranked 29th nationally with 26.0 sacks. He has also tallied 39 tackles with 7.5 tackles for a loss and four quarterback hurries at defensive end. Evans maintains a 3.79 GPA as a finance and politics major.  Print Friendly Versionlast_img read more