Category Archives: Newspapers

Barcelona eyeing shock transfer move for Bayern Munich full-back David Alaba

By | 19th July 2019

BARCELONA’S pursuit of Neymar has not stopped them adding Bayern Munich star David Alaba to their wishlist, reports say. Austria left-back Alaba, 27, is said to be Barca‘s No 1 choice to provide competition to Spain regular Jordi Alba. And ESPN say Alaba’s agents offered him to Barcelona several weeks ago. Augsburg’s uncapped German Philipp […]

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Man City boss Pep Guardiola happy to start the new campaign with what he has despite centre-back shortage

By | 19th July 2019

PEP GUARDIOLA insists he is “so happy” with Manchester City’s squad despite having just three centre-backs and no summer signings. The Etihad chief is also “hopeful” of keeping Bayern Munich target Leroy Sane but is unsure if the Premier League champs will lose or gain any players before their opener at West Ham on August […]

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Palestine FA chief loses CAS ban appeal after ‘inciting violence and hatred’ against Lionel Messi

By | 19th July 2019

PALESTINE football chief Jibril Rajoub has lost his appeal against a 12-month Fifa ban for “inciting hatred and violence” against Lionel Messi. Rajoub called on Palestinian fans to target the Barcelona star and burn his jerseys ahead of Argentina’s pre-World Cup friendly against Isreal. And the Court of Arbitration for Sport has upheld the ban […]

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Bayern Munich look to steal Spurs’ top transfer target in Giovani Lo Celso as Real Betis star is eyed for bid

By | 19th July 2019

BAYERN MUNICH look to steal Tottenham’s top transfer target Giovani Lo Celso – as the Real Betis star is eyed by the Bundesliga champions. The in-demand Argentine, 23, is also on the radar of Manchester United, with Spurs initially leading the race. However, it’s claimed the North Londoners were put off by the staggering £60million […]

New Derby boss Phillip Cocu ready to be his own man and asks fans to move on from Frank Lampard

By | 19th July 2019

NEW Derby boss Phillip Cocu has told fans he is ready to be his own man and asked them to move on from Frank Lampard, for everyone’s sake. The Dutch boss, 48, admitted he knows supporters will miss the now-Chelsea chief, but asked them to give him time to build a new team in his […]

Liverpool and Man City competing for ‘Turkish Donnarumma’ Berke Ozer from Fenerbahce

By | 19th July 2019

LIVERPOOL and Manchester City are reportedly set to battle it out for Fenerbahce goalkeeper Berke Ozer. The 19-year-old, who has been labelled as the “Turkish Gianluigi Donnarumma”, made just one appearance for the Super Lig side last season. According to Goal, the two Premier League clubs and Swiss side Basel have made enquiries to Ozer’s […]

Poundland troll Newcastle and offer to sponsor Toon’s shirt next season

By | 19th July 2019

POUNDLAND have cheekily offered to become Newcastle United’s shirt sponsor, while taking a pop at Mike Ashley’s penny pinching. The budget high street brand saw Paddy Power’s brilliant marketing stunt with Huddersfield and made a similar proposition via Twitter. Referring to ‘Beloved Chair’ Ashley – owner of rival shop Sports Direct – their tongue-in-cheek proposal […]

Jurgen Klopp insists Man City are ‘big favourites’ for Premier League… as Liverpool cannot spend £300m every summer

By | 19th July 2019

JURGEN KLOPP has conceded Liverpool do not have the financial clout to spend £300million every summer – unlike “big favourites” for the Premier League Manchester City. The Reds have only signed young PEC Zwolle defender Sepp van den Berg, 17, in a £1.3m deal so far this year. In contrast City have already splashed £81m […]

Barcelona legend and ex-Man Utd keeper Victor Valdes returns to Nou Camp as U19 boss

By | 19th July 2019

VICTOR VALDES has returned to Barcelona as their youth team coach, five years after leaving as a player. The La Liga champions announced on Friday the ex-goalkeeper was to take charge of their Under-19s side. Back in 2017, Valdes hung up his gloves at the end of a year in the Premier League with Middlesbrough, […]