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Christopher Nkunku - Football fan was one goal away from winning £119,000 off £1 bet - - France - Scotland - Norway - Azerbaijan
Football fan was one goal away from winning £119,000 off £1 bet
football fan came agonisingly close to winning a bet that would have given him a massive return of £120,000.Kyle Jaynes placed a four-fold accumulator on a mix of four Europa League and Europa Conference League matches on Thursday night, but missed out on the big win by just one goal.The games he picked were Atalanta’s clash with Olympiakos, Real Sociedad’s trip to RB Leipzig, Bodo/Glimt’s visit to Celtic and Marseille’s match against Qarabag.He staked £1 on the bet which he placed with bet365, which would have returned £119,340 if all of the results had come through as he had predicted.Jaynes correctly guessed that Sociedad would claim a 2-2 draw in the first leg of their Europa League knockout play-offs at Leipzig, at odds of 14/1.Robin Le Normand and Mikel Oyarzabal twice put the La Liga side ahead, but they were pegged back both times by goals from Christopher Nkunku and Emil Forsberg.He also predicted that Marseille would ease to a 3-1 win in the first leg of their Europa Conference League play-off against Azerbaijan minnows Qarabag at odds of 11/1.Two goals from Arkadiusz Milik as well as an injury time strike from Dimitri Payet put the French side in control, despite Kady scoring a consolation.Who do you think will win the Europa League this season? Let us know your thoughts in the comments section...The most outside bet Jaynes placed was on Norwegian champions Bodo/Glimt defeating Scottish giants Celtic 3-1 away from home, with that bet being at 50/1.Astonishingly, he proved to be correct again, with Runar Espejord, Amahl Pellegrino and Hugo Vetlesen handing Bodo an amazing upset, despite Daizen Maeda’s late goal.The only game that did not come through for Jaynes was Atalanta’s clash with Olympiakos, having
Ralf Rangnick - Christopher Nkunku - Man Utd target Leipzig midfielder whose career has already been 'saved' by Ralf Rangnick - - France - Paris - Manchester - Germany
Man Utd target Leipzig midfielder whose career has already been 'saved' by Ralf Rangnick
Manchester United are targeting a move for Christopher Nkunku, whose career has already been saved by Ralf Rangnick in the past. The Leipzig midfielder has been in fine form this season and is understood to be attracting interest from a host of top European clubs ahead of the summer window.Nkunku has scored 19 goals and provided 13 assists in 31 appearances in all competitions so far this season, including seven goals in Leipzig's six Champions League matches.As a result, Rangnick is urging the Red Devils to make an approach for the 24-year-old when the transfer window reopens in the summer.ESPN reports that Nkunku has now been added to the club's list of potential midfield targets, following a recommendation from Rangnick.The pair previously worked together in Germany, with Rangnick working as Leipzig's director of football when Nkunku was signed from Paris Saint-Germain in 2019.Nkunku had struggled to break into the first team in Paris before reigniting his career with Leipzig after being saved by Rangnick.A former France under-21 international, he held talks with Arsenal before joining Leipzig three years ago.Should Manchester United push to sign Christopher Nkunku in the summer? Let us know in the comments section below.The Bundesliga side are understood to be keen to keep hold of him in the summer, though, and are said to be doing their best to fend off any interest.Speaking to Sky in Germany at the weekend, Leipzig chief executive Oliver Mintzlaff said: "He [Nkunku] will also play with us next season because of course he is a very important player."In football nothing is ever certain, but that's our plan.
Unai Emery - Ralf Rangnick - Aaron Ramsey - Marco Verratti - Christopher Nkunku - New Man Utd transfer target was 'in talks' with Arsenal and idolises Marco Verratti - - Manchester
New Man Utd transfer target was 'in talks' with Arsenal and idolises Marco Verratti
Manchester United target Christopher Nkunku was previously “in talks” with Premier League rivals Arsenal and idolises Marco Veratti.The Red Devils have added the RB Leipzig attacking midfielder to their summer transfer wish-list with Ralf Rangnick urging the club hierarchy to raid his former side for the youngster.United are prioritising a midfielder due to their belief that long-time wantaway Paul Pogba will leave on a free transfer when his contract expires at the end of June.And with the 24-year-old Frenchman enjoying his best season to date with the Bundesliga club, ESPN report Nkunku has caught United’s attention as their potential next star.Nkunku has scored an outstanding 19 goals and notched 13 assists across 31 appearances this season.While he has certainly reached a new level this campaign, the midfielder’s ability has already attracted attention from other Premier League clubs like Arsenal, Liverpool and Manchester City in the past.The Gunners were considering a move for the youngster back in January 2019 during Unai Emery’s tenure while he still played for Paris Saint-Germain.He was tipped to become Aaron Ramsey’s successor by reporters, but Emery eventually had to settle for a calamitous loan signing in Denis Suarez as Nkunku joined Leipzig the following summer.Do you think Man United should sign Nkunku as a Pogba replacement? Let us know in the comments section.Want to be on the ball with all of the latest football news?Well then sign up for the brilliant Daily Star football email newsletter!From the latest transfer news to the agenda-setting stories, get it all in your email inbox - don't miss a thing.It only takes a matter of seconds.Simply type your email address into the box at the top of this article