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Quotes from voters in this week’s AP Global Football 10

April 14, 2015

LONDON (AP) — Quotes from voters in this week’s Associated Press Global Football 10:

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Ubiratan Leal, trivela.com, Brazil

“Sometimes I even forget that Ashley Young is still a member of Manchester United’s roster. But matches such as this help to explain how he managed to stay in Old Trafford for so many years. He was the engine of a very dominant United side against a very poor Manchester City.”

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Manos Staramopoulos, Dimocratia, Greece

“Louis van Gaal has brought Manchester United back to great success. The Dutch do important work for the Red Devils.”

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Chris Tait, The Herald, Scotland

“Zlatan Ibrahimovic has been banned for four Ligue 1 matches following a rant about France. His response was to thumb his nose at the authorities and walk off defiantly with the ball, after scoring a hat trick against Saint-Etienne in a cup semifinal.”

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Francois Colin, De Standaard, Belgium

“Zlatan Ibrahimovic gave PSG the League Cup with two goals in the final.”

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Tito Puccetti, ESPN, Argentina

“Lazio jumped to second place (in Italy’s Serie A), making goals and adding up the victories.”

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Marco Monteverde, News Corp. Australia

“He’s just 19, but (Santi) Mina showed the class and poise of a seasoned attacker with his four-goal haul for Celta Vigo.”

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Aurelio Capaldi, RAI Sport, Italy

“There’s a difference of 54 points between Juventus, top of Serie A and very close to winning their fourth title in a row, and Parma. Parma players forgot all this for 96 minutes, showed pride and gave everything they had to beat Juventus 1-0.”

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Tom Timmermann, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, United States

“Arsenal has won eight straight since the 3-1 loss to Monaco that doomed it in the Champions League and keeps grinding out wins.”

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