Liverpool goalkeeping coach John Achterberg has sprung to the defence of former Reds keeper Simon Mignolet after he was publicly criticised in Belgian press. Mignolet left Anfield in 2019 after being displaced by Alisson and before that, Loris Karius. John Achterberg pre and post-dated Mignolet, and the Dutchman praised his...
Club Brugge goalkeeper Simon Mignolet is in no doubt Manchester City are better than fellow Champions League heavyweights Paris St Germain. The former Liverpool number one has now faced both sides in this season’s competition and had a much tougher night against Pep Guardiola’s men than the star-studded PSG team boasting Lionel Messi, Kylian Mbappe and Neymar.
Watch: “No One Can Prepare You” – Brugge Goalkeeper Simon Mignolet on Defending a Free-Kick From Lionel Messi
It all seems as though Lionel Messi will be making his first start with Paris Saint-Germain against Club Brugge in the first group stage match of the UEFA Champions League. If Messi does play close to 90 minutes, then there’s a chance that a free-kick opportunity could present itself during the match. Brugge goalkeeper Simon Mignolet spoke at a press conference where he discussed if he’s ready to defend a free-kick shot from Messi should the situation occur.
Current Club Brugge and former Liverpool goalkeeper, Simon Mignolet has taken a sly dig at Paris Saint-Germain and Lionel Messi following their 1-1 draw with the French giants in their opening game of the UEFA Champions League on Wednesday. There was a lot of excitement among PSG fans as Messi...