Barcelona Issue Liverpool Deadline To Accept Offer For Coutinho

Barcelona Issue Liverpool Deadline To Accept Offer For Coutinho

Barcelona have issued Liverpool deadline, to accept their latest bid for Philippe Coutinho or they will withdraw the offer. Spanish football expert, Guillem Balague, claims the La Liga club are getting impatient about the transfer and want to force the move. Liverpool rejected a third bid that adds up to £113m for Coutinho on Friday afternoon and insist they have no intention of selling the 25-year-old this summer. Balague claims Barcelona have now issued the…

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Premier League: You Have No Excuse, Stop Complaining – Mourinho Attacks Conte

Premier League: You Have No Excuse, Stop Complaining – Mourinho Attacks Conte

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has said that Chelsea manager Antonio Conte should not be complaining. He said the Blues should be strong enough to challenge for the Premier League title this season. Conte is claiming that his squad is too small, and had said on the eve of the new season that he “needed more players” at Stamford Bridge and was expecting “the most difficult season” of his managerial career. Chelsea started their title…

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Jay Jay Okocha To Select FIFA Best Player

Jay Jay Okocha To Select FIFA Best Player

Former Super Eagles captain, Austin ‘Jay Jay’ Okocha, has been appointed on an 11-man panel, that will select the the 23-man shortlist for The Best FIFA Men’s Player 2017 award. This was confirmed by FIFA on their official website on Wednesday. Other football legends included are: Colombian icon Carlos Valderrama, Brazil 1994 and 2002 FIFA World Cup winner CAFU, Carles Puyol who won the 2010 World Cup with Spain, Japan’s Hidetoshi Nakata, Alex Frei of…

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Ronaldo Faces 12-Match Ban After Red Card

Ronaldo Faces 12-Match Ban After Red Card

Real Madrid forward, Cristiano Ronaldo, could be suspended for up to 12 matches after referee Ricardo de Burgos Bengoetxea included the Real Madrid star’s shove in his match report. Ronaldo was shown a second yellow card for what Bengoetxea deemed to be a dive inside the penalty area. He had booked the Portugal captain moments earlier, after he ripped off his shirt when he made it 2-1 with a stunning drive. After he was shown…

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Diego Costa Demands Loyalty Bonus From Chelsea Before Leaving Club

Diego Costa Demands Loyalty Bonus From Chelsea Before Leaving Club

Chelsea have been rocked by a demand for a loyalty bonus from Diego Costa. Costa claims he is entitled to the payment, as he is being forced out by manager Antonio Conte. It is believed that the bonus demand, forms part of his legal case against the Stamford Bridge outfit. It also comes despite the Spain striker openly admitting last season, that he wanted to rejoin his former club, Atletico Madrid, only to have his…

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Barcelona Vs Real Madrid: Why We Lost – Valverde

Barcelona Vs Real Madrid: Why We Lost – Valverde

Barcelona manager, Ernesto Valverde, has admitted his side were not as clinical as Real Madrid, in their 3-1 defeat in the Spanish Super Cup first leg on Sunday. Lionel Messi had equalized for Barca after Gerard Pique’s own goal opened the scoring at Camp Nou, but late goals from Cristiano Ronaldo, who was also sent off, and Marco Asensio handed Madrid the advantage ahead of Wednesday’s second leg at the Santiago Bernabeu. Valverde, who replaced…

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Barcelona Prepare €120m For Eden Hazard As Real Madrid Increase Interest

Barcelona Prepare €120m For Eden Hazard As Real Madrid Increase Interest

Barcelona is keen to sign Eden Hazard from Chelsea for a fee of €120 million this summer. According to Diario Gol, Real Madrid has also increased interest to acquire the Belgium international but Barcelona is hoping to convince Chelsea to sell. Chelsea manager, Antonio Conte, has earlier told Barcelona to forget about replacing Neymar with Eden Hazard. Neymar left Barcelona in a whopping 222 million euros ($264 million) move to Paris Saint-Germain. The Catalans are…

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Chelsea Fans React As Deal Is Confirmed

Chelsea Fans React As Deal Is Confirmed

The Premier League Champions announced on their official website that Mario Pasalic had signed a four-year deal before departing the club for Spartak Moscow on a season- long deal. Pasalic signed for Chelsea from Hajduk Split in 2014, he was loaned to Elche, Monaco and last season with AC Milan. The 22-year-old made a positive impression for the Serie A giants last term having scored five goals in 27 appearances in all competitions, but it…

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Arsenal 4 Leicester City 3: Giroud Settles Remarkable Opening Night Thriller

Arsenal 4 Leicester City 3: Giroud Settles Remarkable Opening Night Thriller

Arsenal, who opened the 2017-2018 Premier League season with a topsy-turvy 4-3 thriller against Leicester City. Record signing Alexandre Lacazette handed the ideal start to boss Arsene Wenger, back at Emirates Stadium for the first time since signing his much-debated two-year contract extension, by opening the scoring after 94 seconds, but matters quickly threatened to unravel. Wenger’s gamble to field a back three featuring one recognised centre-back collapsed in a display of complete defensive incompetence. Shinji…

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Niger Delta Youths Disown Quit Notice On Hausa, Yoruba

Niger Delta Youths Disown Quit Notice On Hausa, Yoruba

Niger Delta Youths under the umbrella of Niger Delta Youth Congress, NDYC, have dissociated themselves from the recent quit notice by a group called Coalition of Niger Delta Agitators, CNDA, to Hausas and Yourbas to leave the region before October 1, 2017. The National Coordinator, NDYC, Comrade Israel Uwejeyan, who made their stand known on behalf of the group, said the order was aimed at creating hatred and to incite violence in the region. According…

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