Alves defends Messi

LIONEL Messi was far from happy with the officiating in Argentina’s 2-0 loss to Brazil in the Copa America semi-final. The Barcelona superstar was very vocal in his post-match interview about the ... Read more »

Maguire wants to leave Leicester City

HARRY Maguire has told Leicester City he wants to leave after Manchester United’s £70 million offer was rejected, according to reports. The 26-year-old is Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s top target to reinforce his... Read more »

Vinicius ready to step down for Hazard

REAL Madrid wonder kid, Vinicius Junior talked to O Globo and discussed his first season in the club and also his expectations for next year. “When I got here I was a... Read more »

A’Madrid complete €120m move for Joao Felix

ATLETICO Madrid have announced the club record €120 million (£107m/$134m) signing of Benfica attacker, Joao Felix. Manchester City had been interested in exploring a deal for the player depending on the future... Read more »

Mandzukic on Dortmund’s radar

SERIE A giants, Juventus are very close to letting Mario Mandzukic leave, as Borussia Dortmund are on the prowl for the former Bundesliga icon. Mandzukic has been heavily linked with a Juve... Read more »

Dembele not interested in Bayern

OUSMANE Dembelé may have been linked to a move away from Barcelona, but the footballer does not seem keen on leaving the club right now. The French winger has been named as... Read more »

Arsenal keen on Saliba

REPORTS in France at the beginning of the week claimed the Gunners had agreed a five-year deal with Saliba and Saint Étienne are willing to do a deal worth €30m but on... Read more »

Newcastle ‘make contact’ with Martinez

NEWCASTLE have reportedly made contact with Roberto Martinez over taking over as Toon manager following the departure of Rafa Benitez. Benitez left the Magpies at the end of his contract after failing... Read more »

Man City meet Atlético’s €70m release clause for Rodri

RODRI is poised to sign for Manchester City after Atlético Madrid announced that the Premier League champions have met the Spain international’s €70m release clause. When the deal is formalised, the 23-year-old... Read more »

NFF: Court postpones Pinnick’s case

EARLIER this week, Nigeria Football Federation submitted documents requested by a Federal High Court in Abuja to justify absence of its top officials in court over alleged misappropriation of $8.4m and N4bn.... Read more »

AFCON: Tanzania retains Amuneke as coach

DESPITE the Taifa Stars’ abysmal performance in the AFCON finals, the country’s football director has reassured the 48-year-old of his job. The Tanzania Football Federation (TFF) technical director of Ammy Ninje has... Read more »

Lyon sign €25m Mendes as Ndombele replacement

THE 27-year-old Lille midfielder has joined their Ligue 1 rivals following Tottenham’s record signing of the France international. Lyon have announced the signing of Lille midfielder, Thiago Mendes, who will help fill... Read more »

AFCON: Ighalo talks tough ahead Cameroon clash

ODION Ighalo has revealed that the Super Eagles have no margin for error when they trade tackles with defending champions, Cameroon in a round of 16 Africa Cup of Nations clash on... Read more »

Pepe: Liverpool interested in forward

IT’S not quite a summer saga, but reports of Liverpool’s interest in Nicolas Pepe just won’t go away. The Ivory Coast winger has been linked with a move to Anfield all summer,... Read more »

Countinho’s agent plays down PSG link

SPECULATIONS have being roaming about, claiming Countiho has  verbally agreed to a deal in PSG. However, he has opened up about the player’s transfer speculation, which has linked him with a Barcelona... Read more »

Juve to offer Dybala for Pogba

SERIE A giants, Juventus are reportedly ready to offer a cash plus player to Manchester United in an attempt to sign Paul Pogba this summer. Pogba has been heavily linked with United... Read more »

Rodriguez ‘very close’ to Napoli

NAPOLI have been waiting for weeks for the dream of seeing James Rodriguez at Napoli to become a reality and, apparently, it will not be long before it happens. Contacts have been... Read more »

Buffon to undergo Juve medical

FORMER Juve keeper, Gianluigi Buffon is expected to undertake his Juventus medical today and return to the club on a one-year deal. The Bianconeri legend left Turin last summer after agreeing a... Read more »