Lukas Podolski said that he would stay at Galatasaray despite rumors that he might be moving back to Germany over the summer.
The German international stated that he is happy with Galatasaray and that he is not concerned about returning to Germany.
He indicated that he is entirely focused on his current club and that he want to play well and scored goals for the Turkish side. So far this season he has made 37 appearances for Galatasaray and had managed to score 14 times.
There have been rumors that there are German sides that might be interested in signing the former Arsenal player, but Podolski was quick to deny these rumors. He said that it is not up to him to decide on the offers and if ever there was one, it would be up to the Galatasaray board to decide whether they will sell him or not.
In recent weeks, there have also been reports that Podolski might be considering a move to Qatar. Again the German international was quick to deny such reports and told the media that he is happy in Turkey. He asked them to judge him by his football on the pitch and not on lies that are spread by the press. He wants to help his team win important games by scoring goals on the pitch. Continue reading Lukas Podolski to stay at Galatasaray despite rumors
Article by Lynn Smith
Germany playing Serbia from Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium at Port Elizabeth at 7:30 AM EDT was the first game of Round two at the sportsbook on Friday from Group D.
Germany’s victory around Australia by a margin of 4- confirmed that they are football elite. 1 of the standout gamers therefore significantly at the sportsbooks has been Lukas Podolski who was named a very best youthful player for the 2006 Earth Cup. They’re likely to be one particular of the most difficult squads to conquer in this Planet Cup. Serbia essential to win this about the preferred Germans so they would not be eradicated from the tournament right after losing a heartbreaker to Ghana in their opener. They have been quite decided and that manufactured for an intriguing game with the Germans. Have been the Planet Cup Wagering lines or Earth Cup Odds for this game affected?
This past week the Odds makers had Germany at -one (-115) and Serbia at +one (-115) with the Around two Â½ (-115) and the beneath at two one/two (-115). The Cash Line had Germany at (-200) with Serbia at (+ 520) and the Money line for the draw at (+265). Examine with your Odds Maker for the Earth Cup Wagering and Globe Cup Odds!
That game was in favor of Serbia, one-.
Group C squads Slovenia from the u.s. were in the 2nd game of Round 2 for Friday from Ellis Park at Johannesburg at ten:00 AM EDT.
Exceptionally the Slovenians are the littlest region in this World Cup 2010 and with their 1st round victory around Algeria, they presently are the leader in Group C. Should they have defeated the u.s. they would safe a place in the knockout stage! The United States received a goal on a mistake from the England goaltender which permitted the U.S. to even up the game. They had been nonetheless the fave for the game against the Slovenians, which had a quite sudden finish when they tied with the u.s. two-two.
On Friday the oddsmakers had the u.s. at -.five (-125) and Slovenia at +.5 (-105) with the About 2 (-110) and the beneath at two (-120) and on the Income Line had the u.s. at (-130) with Slovenia at (+ 310) and the Money line for the draw at (+245).
The third and last game for Round two on Friday from Group C was England competing with Algeria from Green Position Stadium at Cape Town at two:30 PM EDT. England was seeking for a win in this game to improve their morale right after a tie with the US in their opener. Algeria was coming off a clean victory more than Slovenia of 1- on the other hand, and they are desperate for a small possibility to move forward to the next round with a win. They were hoping England would have a challenging time taking care of Rafik Djebbour. They had been ready to maintain England down to a tie at -.
On Friday the Planet Cup Sportsbooks had England at -1 Â½ (-130) and Algeria a +one one/2 (+one hundred) with the Around 2 Â½ (-105) and the under at 2 Â½ (-125) and on the Cash Line had England at (-500) with Algeria at (+ 1000) and the Money line for the draw at (+475).
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Write-up by Stephen Lars
No issue what takes place in this very last game, FIFA is to give out the Earth Cup to a new Planet Cup Champion. Neither Spain nor Netherlands have won a Earth Cup. Even More, this is the very first time that the Spaniards make it to the Tournaments Last, in spite of their several participations. I have to confess that when I first noticed the opening lines in the Odds to Win 2010 Globe Cup, and noticed Spain as the No.one favourite to win the entire thing, I was a bit skeptic. Confident plenty of, Spain had carried out a excellent work in the Euro Cup 2008 when they defeated Germany in the last. Nonetheless, I was unsure about the reason that the handicappers may have had to make Spain as the No.one Favourite.The tournament began and in their South Africa Planet Cup 2010 debut the Spaniards lost to Switzerland. And that’s when it became more then clear that the Spaniards could have been a bit overrated. Fernando Torres was nowhere to be witnessed (make any difference of fact, he has been so out of form that Vicente Del Bosque left him out of the starting up eleven in this final game) and in spite of their excellent squad, not significantly was happening in terms of teamwork.This undoubtedly affected the odds. By the commence of the Group of 16, it was Brazil, Germany and Argentina that teams that were dominating the odds. Let us not overlook that up to the quarterfinals, there had been more American teams nevertheless with probabilities then their European counterparts. Nevertheless, in some way only 1 Latin-American team survived, Uruguay, but the Netherlands stored them from producing it back to a Globe Cup last game. In some way, the sportsbook handicappers exactly where correct on when it arrived to Spain. They are now to play in the Globe Cup final from the Netherlands on Sunday. And this game is going to get quite exciting. The Spaniards were very dominant in their game in opposition to the Germans. They kept the ball in their feet, and with clever passes from Pedro and Xavi in the midfield they have been in a position to open up the German defense. Spain was in a position to take on 13 shots nevertheless only 5 on target. Iker Casillas, the Spaniard keeper, was really wonderful and managed to total three saves. He managed to save a great shot by Lukas Podolski that Toni Croos completed. Just a few of plays later on, it would be the Spaniards who would open up the score following the veteran defender Carles Puyol sprinted and nearly levitated for a ideal header that went straight into the German goal. From then on the German squad kept attempting to move their lines forward, risking it all. Yet by some means, the German steam only took five shots two of them on aim, and none following the Spaniards had manufactured their aim. Fact be mentioned, the Germans really were missing the edge on most portion of the game. The absence of the suspended Thomas Muller actually damage the chances of the Germans to carry on some offensive danger. As of press time the Spaniards are the favored to win the Earth Cup. At ML +125, the Spanish crew is expected to take on the lead and their 1st Globe Cup Championship. The line for the 90 minute draw appear at ML+215 even though the Dutch upset sits at ML+230.
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