Former Chelsea player Salomon Kalou is undergoing a lot of troubling times as he is reported to have lost two family members within a fortnight, local media say.
The 31-year old Hertha Berlin player would be travelling to meet his family in light of the losses. This means the Ivory Coast international would not be in action when his country plays Sierra Leone in the Africa Cup of Nations qualifier in September.
Old Trafford New signing Eric Bailly is expected to go on to become a superstar at the Premier League giant after Coach Jose Mourinho spoke highly of him at his maiden press conference.
The player was brought in from Villarreal to increase the defensive options of the team after his performances in Spain. The player is a hard tackler. He has a huge frame and is fast. He is set to partner with Chris Smalling as they enter the new season full of challenges and increased competition.
Former Chelsea forward Salomon Kalou has stated that he might consider ending his international career and focus on his club football.
He said that he is now 30-years old and that he must take care of his body. He stated that it is difficult to play for both club and country and that he will make to take a decision sooner or later.
Ivory Coast managed to earn a draw in Hungary in a friendly match on Friday.
Hungary, who are preparing themselves for their first appearance in a major tournament after 30 years, managed to have a few chances to score, but the players either made the wrong decision or were denied by the goalkeeper.
The first chance came in the 20th minute on a free-kick. The ball was struck with some power by Adam Gyurcso, but the Ivory Coast keeper managed to divert the ball in the corner.
Former Chelsea player, Salomon Kalou has helped salvage a draw for his side Hertha Berlin in a match against Hannover.
In a game that Hertha Berlin was considered as favorite, they found themselves trailing at home 2-1. And with 18 minutes left to play, it is Salomon Kalou who helped rescue an important point for his team.
Every team who has gained a position in the Champions League has been helped by star players. For Hertha Berlin it has been Salomon Kalou who has helped the team to gain a place in the Champions League.
Hertha Berlin might not be in this season, but they have definitely secured a position for themselves in the next season. The home game that was played between them and Ingolstadt led to a winning score of 2-1 for them.
It’s been a little over a year since Ivory Coast won the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations as they overcame Ghana in a match that had to be decided with a penalty session.
Salomon Kalou helped out his national team in sealing this silverware as he performed in a number of matches but he was mostly used as a substitute player more than anything else.
Hertha Berlin claimed a 2-0 triumph over the 2nd division team Arminia Bielefeld back in August of 2015. This victory was especially important due a number of different reasons.
The main reason on why this triumph was so special for Hertha Berlin is because of the incident which occurred one before this game had kicked off and it involved some shots being fired at the team bus of Hertha.
The draw for the upcoming World Cup 2018 recently took place at Saint Petersburg.
One of the toughest groups to qualify out of will be the Group A, which features two heavyweights in the form of Netherlands and France. Even though the Dutch have been on a rotten run of form since the appointment of Guus Hiddink after the World Cup 2014, the departure of the former Chelsea manager is expected to revive them.Hiddink recently stepped down from his role after failing to turn around the fortunes of the team even with a lot of months at the helm.
Chelsea might have broken the ice with a victory over West Bromwich Albion on Sunday, but, to make sure they become the English Champions again, they have improvements to make in a lot of areas.
The Blues saw themselves getting off to a horror beginning in the ongoing Premiership as they were limited to a draw by the minnows Swansea City and then, beaten by the arch rivals Manchester City, and it didn't get much better from there on in!
Prior to that, they had tasted defeat at the hands of the Gunners as well, that is in the Community Shield game.