Ainsley Maitland-Niles explains how Arsenal assistant Freddie Ljungberg has helped develop his game

first_img Comment Ainsley Maitland-Niles explains how Arsenal assistant Freddie Ljungberg has helped develop his game Ainsley Maitland-Niles has been impressed by Freddie Ljungberg’s impact on the training pitch (Picture: Getty)Ainsley Maitland-Niles is full of praise for Freddie Ljungberg’s training methods and believes that Arsenal’s assistant first-team coach has improved the attacking side of his game.Following a coaching reshuffle at the Emirates over the summer, Ljungberg was promoted into a prominent position in Unai Emery’s coaching team with Steve Bould replacing him as U23 manager.Ljungberg, an important member of Arsenal’s Invincibles side in 2003-04, has reportedly impressed in his new role and is being tipped as a potential successor to Emery should the Spaniard leave at the end of his contract in 2021. Ainsley Maitland-Niles has played eight times for Arsenal this season (Picture: Getty)Explaining how Ljungberg has helped him this term, Maitland-Niles said: ‘There’s quite a few things [I have learnt from Ljungberg] really. He knows me as a winger, so attacking-wise he’s helped my game a lot.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENT‘Defensively, I go to someone else to help me because they’re two different styles that I have to play. Him personally, he’s pulled me to the side a lot and has shown me different techniques and ways of beating players, ways of crossing the ball and shooting.‘It’s helping me and I’m happy to have him around because he’s such a big figure in the team.’As well as helping Maitland-Niles on the training pitch, Ljungberg has also been credited with assisting Joe Willock and Bukayo Saka’s development during his role with Arsenal U23s last season.More: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing ArsenalSpeaking last month, Emery praised the impact Ljungberg has had on the squad, saying: ‘He knows Arsenal perfectly, the young players, he helps us every day in training, the matches and before.‘He knows the characteristics of the Premier League. I’m very happy with him. Each assistant has their work. We are together to speak with the players. We are in the dressing room, we spoke about all the situations individually. We share some moments.’Maitland-Niles has been heavily involved for Arsenal in the opening weeks of the campaign, starting six of the club’s eight Premier League matches although he faces competition at right-back from Calum Chambers and fit-again Hector Bellerin.The England U21 international defended himself from criticism of his form earlier this season by suggesting that Emery is playing him out of position after he came through Arsenal’s academy as a box-to-box midfielder.More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man City Advertisement Metro Sport ReporterThursday 17 Oct 2019 6:06 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link3.8kShares Advertisementlast_img read more

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MEMO: Taxpayer Caucus report error-filled

first_img May 24, 2016 MEMO: Taxpayer Caucus report error-filled Memo To: Interested PartiesFrom: Jeff Sheridan, Press SecretarySubject: Taxpayer Caucus report error-filledDate: May 24, 2016Governor Wolf looks forward to continuing his discussions with the legislature in an effort to reach agreement on a 2016-17 budget that is truly balanced, fixes the deficit and makes targeted investments in areas like education and combating Pennsylvania’s heroin crisis.But what we cannot do is continue to rely on gimmicks and smoke and mirrors, which is what the Taxpayers’ Caucus report calls for.We encourage Senator Wagner and Representative Grove to work with us to come up with real solutions to our budget problems, just like many of their colleagues are doing, but today’s report is error-filled and presents savings that are either accounted for in the governor’s budget, have been proposed in the past, but have never received support, or are impossible to achieve:• Savings totaling $500 million from Governor Wolf’s Medicaid expansion is included in the governor’s 2016-17 budget proposal.• Savings from the governor’s GO-TIME initiative totaling $158 million is included in the governor’s 2016-17 budget proposal.• There are not $400 million in prior-year lapses available. We continue to work with the legislature to identify $200 million in lapses assumed to balance the 2015-16 budget.• There is no current or past pension reform proposal that provides immediate savings in 2016-17. We remain committed to working with the legislature to pass real, meaningful pension reform.• Tax amnesty could cost the commonwealth money by rewarding delinquent taxpayers that will otherwise pay the full amount owed due to the Department of Revenue’s collection efforts.• They claim there are $100 million in IT savings through CHIP, but that is incorrect.o The governor’s budget includes nearly $8 million in savings through CHIP, a program that provides health coverage for children.This proposal amounts to a nearly $1 billion cut in DHS that will result in reduced or eliminated services for seniors, children, and the disabled.Governor Wolf has also proposed several other measures that need legislative authorization designed to save money that he hopes Senator Wagner and Representative Grove will work with him to accomplish, including:• The merger of the Board of Probation and Parole with the Department of Corrections, which will generate an immediate $10 million in savings.• Moving the eHealth Partnership Authority to the Department of Human Services, which will generate an immediate $1 million in savings.• The reduction of management fees our pension systems pay to Wall Street firms, which will result in hundreds of millions in savings; however, not the $600 million that the report claims.Additionally, the governor proposed cutting the corporate net income tax in half, but Senator Wagner and Representative Grove were silent.As negotiations continue, the governor is committed to finding cost-savings, and he hopes to continue working with the legislature to reach final agreement on the 2016-17 budget, but these savings have to be real and achievable.center_img SHARE Email Facebook Twitterlast_img read more

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Muhamed Bešić Showed his Phenomenal Moves in the Match with Porto

first_imgMuhamed Bešić, the Bosnian football player, who started to play for Everton, delighted Everton fans in his first match.The young midfielder got a chance to play in the second half of the match with Porto, which ended without a winner.He did not need long time to demonstrate his knowledge and talent. Bešić’s phenomenal moves can be seen on the following link:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3lKjcdQZqHo (Source: Radiosarajevo/ photo Liverpooolecho)last_img

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