soccer news

Man Utd and Arsenal agree straight swap deal for Alexis Sanchez and Henrikh Mkhitaryan

January 21,2018 by Express.co.uk

Alexis Sanchez will cost Manchester United nothing MANCHESTER UNITED have reportedly agreed a straight swap deal with Arsenal for Alexis Sanchez and Henrikh Mkhitaryan involving NO transfer fees. Alexis Sanchezs move to Manchester United was thought to have been held up by Henrikh Mkhitaryans move in the opposite direction to Arsenal. It was claimed the two clubs had decided to divide the d...

Read More

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang on brink of Arsenals club-record transfer

January 21,2018 by Express.co.uk

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang could be on his way to Arsenal ARSENAL can sign Borussia Dortmund forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang – if manager Arsene Wenger forks out a club record £55million. The Bundesliga sides chief executive Hans Joachim Watzke confirmed that they have rejected the Gunners opening offer of £45m for the 28-year-old. I can confirm that there has been a firs...

Read More

Barcelona deny reported Antoine Griezmann agreement made

January 21,2018 by ESPN

Barcelona have been strongly linked with a summer move for Atletico Madrids Antoine Griezmann. Barcelona have denied reaching an agreement with Atletico Madrid forward Antoine Griezmann, contradicting reports which had appeared in the Catalan press on Saturday. Diario Sport suggested Barca and Griezmann have already agreed on personal terms over a summer transfer, adding that if either party ...

Read More

Zidane: The entire footballing world loves Neymar

January 21,2018 by Marca.com

Real Madrid have been increasingly linked with a move for Paris Saint-Germain star Neymar and Zinedine Zidane had his say on the Brazilian, saying he is a player who football fans can enjoy. Although he said he doesnt like talking about other teams players, he offered a quick opinion on the former Barcelona man. I dont speak about players who arent with me, he stated off. Neymar is l...

Read More

Sergio Aguero hat-trick vindicates Man City U-turn over Alexis Sanchez, says Pep Guardiola

January 21,2018 by Skysports.com

Pep Guardiola hailed Sergio Aguero after the forwards hat-trick against Newcastle Pep Guardiola insisted Sergio Agueros hat-trick to beat Newcastle 3-1 vindicated his decision to abandon plans to add another striker to his squad during the transfer window. City had been heavily linked with Manchester United-bound Alexis Sanchez, but Agueros clinical performance against the Magpies suggested...

Read More

Burnley 0 - 1 Manchester United: Martial keeps up winning run

January 21,2018 by Goal.com

Manchester United moved to within nine points of Premier League leaders Manchester City, at least temporarily, with a 1-0 win away to Burnley on Saturday. A superb strike from Anthony Martial early in the second half was enough to give Jose Mourinhos side a fourth victory in a row in all competitions, despite a lacklustre overall display. The goal, Martials ninth in the league this season,...

Read More

Pep Guardiola congratulates Man United and Alexis Sanchez on deal

January 20,2018 by ESPN

Pep Guardiola and Manchester City decided against pursuing Alexis Sanchez. Pep Guardiola insisted he was not bitter about Manchester City missing out on Alexis Sanchez and wished the Arsenal forward good luck with his career ahead of an expected move to Manchester United. City had been favourites to sign Sanchez but decided to pull the plug on any deal because they believed the package to sign...

Read More

Dortmund still waiting on concrete offer for Aubameyang

January 20,2018 by fourfourtwo.com

Borussia Dortmund are still waiting for a concrete offer for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, according to sporting director Michael Zorc. The striker has been tipped to join Arsenal for a fee in the region of €60million, with the Gunners eager to sign a replacement for Alexis Sanchez, who is expected to sign for Manchester United. Arsene Wenger admitted his admiration for Aubameyang on Th...

Read More

Adebayor: Hate for Arsenal stems from Wenger lying about City move

January 20,2018 by ESPN

Emmanuel Adebayor says his exit from Arsenal from Manchester City left him embittered. Emmanuel Adebayor says his hate for Arsenal comes from a fallout with manager Arsene Wenger, and has explained why he preferred to play under Jose Mourinho because of his winning mentality. Adebayor left Arsenal for City amid acrimonious circumstances in 2009, and was seen as one of the first players to ca...

Read More

Michael Carrick to retire at end of season and join Jose Mourinhos coaching staff at Manchester United

January 20,2018 by Skysports.com

Michael Carrick will retire at the end of the season and join Manchester Uniteds coaching staff, says Jose Mourinho. The midfielder, who has played just once this campaign in a Carabao Cup tie against Burton, was offered a place on Mourinhos coaching staff in November. The 36-year-old was diagnosed with an irregular heart rhythm following tests last year but has had a procedure to correct ...

Read More

Where will Sanchez fit in Manchester United? - Chris Kamara

January 20,2018 by Skysports.com

Chris Kamara has questioned where Alexis Sanchez will fit into Jose Mourinhos squad if his proposed move to Manchester United is completed. Sky Sports News understands Manchester United and Arsenal remain in talks over a potential swap deal involving Sanchez and Henrikh Mkhitaryan. On Thursday, Arsene Wenger said he expected the deal to be complete within 24 to 48 hours, but an agreement is...

Read More

Cristiano Ronaldo angry at Manchester United for two Gareth Bale promises

January 20,2018 by Express.co.uk

Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo is unhappy that Manchester United want Gareth Bale REAL MADRID star Cristiano Ronaldo is reportedly angry at Manchester Uniteds interest in Gareth Bale. Ronaldo reportedly wants to leave Real Madrid for Manchester United despite quitting Old Trafford back in the summer of 2009. The 32-year-old is said to be unhappy at the Bernabeu because he feels club pres...

Read More

Liverpool and Real Madrids chances of signing James Rodriguez

January 20,2018 by Express.co.uk

Liverpool target and Real Madrid star has overcome Bayern Munich woes LIVERPOOLS chances of signing Real Madrid player James Rodriguez hinge on two things, reports suggest. Liverpool have emerged as suitors for Rodriguez with the players long-term future shrouded in uncertainty. The Colombia international joined Bayern Munich on loan from Madrid in the summer and the player has proven to be...

Read More

Real Madrids potential Neymar deal is not simply a matter of money

January 20,2018 by Marca.com

Neymar cannot escape the headlines be they about his goals, his celebrations, or even his mood in the French capital, and as such Real Madrid potentially signing the Brazilian is not merely a matter of money. Dealing with the Parisian club since the Qatari takeover has been notoriously challenging with it also important to remember that no other club were able to pay the funds required to sig...

Read More

Bayern Munich sign yet another Bundesliga star

January 20,2018 by Marca.com

German giants Bayern Munich have become even more lethal after signing the highly-prized midfielder Leon Goretzka, once again attracting one of the best talents from their own league. The player will leave Schalke for free to join the reigning Bundesliga champions in the summer on a deal until 2022. Snapping up local talent has become something of a tradition in Munich. Bayerns other Bun...

Read More

Hertha Berlin 1 - 1 Borussia Dortmund: Shinji Kagawa rescues Dortmund

January 20,2018 by Skysports.com

Former Man Utd playmaker Shinji Kagawa rescued a point for Borussia Dortmund at Hertha Berlin Shinji Kagawa rescued a point for Borussia Dortmund as they were held to a 1-1 draw at Hertha Berlin. The former Manchester United forward cancelled out Davie Selkes early second-half opener on Friday. Dortmund moved up to third in the Bundesliga but are still 14 points behind leaders Bayern Munich ...

Read More

Gerard Pique: Defender agrees Barcelona contract extension with £440m buyout clause

January 19,2018 by BBC.com

Pique has scored 37 goals over his Barca career Barcelona defender Gerard Pique has agreed a contract extension until 2022. The new contract also includes a 500m euro (£440m) buyout clause. The Spain international, 30, has played 422 games for the Catalan club since rejoining from Manchester United in 2008. Pique has won more than 20 honours at Barca, including six La Liga titles and th...

Read More

No release clause in Neymars Paris Saint-Germain deal - lawyer

January 19,2018 by ESPN

Lawyer Marcos Motta, who handled the contracts for Neymars world-record move from Barcelona to Paris Saint-Germain, has denied that the Brazil stars PSG deal contains a minimum fee release clause. Neymar has been linked with Real Madrid since leaving the Camp Nou, with former Madrid president Ramon Calderon telling Le Parisien that if there is no minimum fee release clause in Neymars contra...

Read More

Wenger: Sanchez exit wont hurt like Van Persie

January 19,2018 by fourfourtwo.com

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is not expecting the same backlash he received for selling Robin van Persie as Alexis Sanchez nears an exit. Arsene Wenger believes Arsenal fans will not mourn the departure of Alexis Sanchez as much as they did when Robin van Persie was sold to Premier League rivals Manchester United. Van Persie angered supporters when he swapped Arsenal for United in 2012 and ...

Read More