Chicharito may be West Ham’s best-ever signing – Sullivan

West Ham joint chairman David Sullivan has told talkSPORT he believes new signing Javier “Chicharito” Hernandez could be the best player ever to join the club. Hernandez completed a move from Bayer Leverkusen on Monday, with the striker — who spent five years on the books at Manchester United — entering the final year of […]

AFCON expansion no guarantee Eagles will qualify – Ugbade

Former Nigeria international Nduka Ugbade feels the increase in the number of participating countries from 16 to 24 for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon is not a guarantee that the Super Eagles will qualify. CAF’s executive committee on Thursday decided to expand AFCON and move the calendar from January/February to June/July from […]

Cristiano Ronaldo confirms Real Madrid stay

Real Madrid forward, Cristiano Ronaldo, has spoken about his future with the European champions, saying he wants to win more trophies with the club. Ronaldo was linked with a shock exit from the Santiago Bernabeu earlier in the close-season, with Paris Saint-Germain and former employers Manchester United believed to be among those interested. The Portugal […]

Chelsea send Kenedy home from tour following China comments

Chelsea have removed Brazilian winger Kenedy from their pre-season tour of Asia, following his insulting comments about China on social media. The 21-year-old returned to the UK on Tuesday, after the Premier League champions sent him home. The decision was taken in the wake of inciting posts which appeared on Kenedy’s Instagram account during the […]

Okocha more skillful than Pele – George Weah

Football legend George Oppong Weah says Nigeria’s Jay Jay Okocha is more skillful than Ghana’s Abedi. According to the Liberian, even him, having won the world’s best player during his playing days, is nowhere close to Okocha in terms of being adroit with the leather ball. “Abedi is a strong player, he’s a creative player […]

Chelsea could be banned from China over Kenedy’s social media posts

Kenedy’s insensitive Instagram posts may result in Chelsea being banned from China. The Brazilian was booed by the crowd during their 3-0 win over Arsenal in Beijing, following his racist posts on social media, during the Blues’ pre-season tour of the country. The posts were considered offensive by many Chinese fans and Kenedy was jeered […]

PSG trying to sign Neymar because they failed to get Alexis Sanchez – Wenger

Arsenal manager, Arsene Wenger, has claimed that the only reason why Paris Saint-Germain turned to Neymar, was because they failed to land Alexis Sanchez. Wenger has already denied that Sanchez met with PSG officials to agree a deal with the Ligue 1 outfit and insists the 28-year-old is not for sale.  PSG are trying to […]

Man United’s Rojo could be out until next year – Mourinho

Manchester United’s Marcos Rojo could be out until January 2018 as he continues to recover from a serious knee injury, boss Jose Mourinho has warned. The Argentina defender ruptured his cruciate knee ligaments in April and has been recovering since surgery in May. Mourinho confirmed in the US ahead of United’s second pre-season game against […]

Barcelona coach, Valverde threatens Neymar’s move to PSG

Barcelona coach, Ernesto Valverde, has once again insisted that Neymar is going nowhere, after the Brazilian starred in Saturday’s 2-1 win over Juventus in the International Champions Cup. The Brazilian has been heavily linked with an incredible €222million move to Paris Saint-Germain all week. After scoring twice as Barca beat Juventus 2-1, the questions to […]

Conte bans Costa from Chelsea’s first-team training

Chelsea manager, Antonio Conte, has refused to consider including Diego Costa in first-team training. The Daily Mail reports Costa will not play for Conte again and has even been barred the player, from practising with his team-mates. The 28-year-old is also not on the pre-season tour of China and Singapore, having been allowed to extend […]