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Juventus eye loan for Loftus-Cheek as replacement for Arthur
Chelsea, News

Juventus eye loan for Loftus-Cheek as replacement for Arthur

Image Credit: “Ruben Loftus-Cheek”, by Кирилл Венедиктов licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 Reports in Italy suggest that Juventus are considering a move for Chelsea midfielder Ruben Loftus Cheek as a replacement for Arthur. Arthur may likely leave at the end of January and the Old Ladies are interested in a low-cost solution and have identified Chelsea's Loftus-Cheek. The 25-year-old English midfielder has played 20 games this year for the Blue with 3 assists to his name but is yet to establish himself as a key player under Thomas Tuchel. According to Sky Sport in Italy, the Old Ladies believe that the player's technical qualities are top-notch and are weighing the possibility of signing him on a permanent deal later on a fair price as their budget is strict and limited. If th...
Ronaldo – A finish outside the top 3 is unacceptable for United
Manchester United, News

Ronaldo – A finish outside the top 3 is unacceptable for United

Image Credit: “Cristiano Ronaldo”, by AtilaTheHun licensed under CC BY 2.0 Cristiano Ronaldo has stated that a Premier League finish outside the top 3 would be unacceptable for Manchester United. Therefore, the five-time world player of the year has urged his teammates to ensure that the club turn around their recent poor form. He went on to back new boss Ralf Rangnick to restore the club to its glory days but it would take time for the interim manager to implant his methods on the team. The Red Devils sit 7th in the Premier League after suffering a 1 nil defeat to Wolves at Old Trafford in their last Premier League outing. Ronaldo told Sky Sports: "Manchester United should win the league or be second or third. I don't see any other position for Manchester United. "In my...
Lucas Digne heading to Aston Villa
Everton, News

Lucas Digne heading to Aston Villa

Lucas Digne has been the subject of interest from some clubs in the Premier League and will be heading to Aston Villa after they reportedly agreed on a deal with Everton worth £25m for the Frenchman. Yesterday's reports suggested that a deal was close while the likes of Fabrizio Romano disclosed that discussions over a permanent transfer of the full-back were underway. He has now revealed that a medical has been scheduled. The likes of Chelsea and Inter Milan pulled out of the race when Everton insisted that they were only interested in a loan-to-buy deal whilst Digne was not interested in a move to Newcastle United. READ: Coman signs new contract with Bayern Munich His career with the Toffees appeared to be over after he fell out with Rafael Benitez over tactics and the role t...
Coman signs new contract with Bayern Munich
Bayern Munich, News

Coman signs new contract with Bayern Munich

Image Credit: “Coman”, by Rufus46 licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 Bayern Munich attacker Kingsley Coman has extended his contract with the Bavarian giants until 2027. The Frenchman joined the Bundesliga outfit in 2017 after playing for PSG and Juventus. Since his move to Germany, he has enjoyed domestic and European successes. Coman has won 6 Bundesliga titles and his most vital contribution to the Bayern cause was in the 2019/20 UEFA Champions League final when he scored the winner against Paris Saint-Germain. Coman told the club's website: “I am very happy because FC Bayern are one of the best clubs in the world and I know that we still have a lot of opportunities and big goals here. READ: Laporta warns Real Madrid ahead of crunch Super Cup encounter "I've been with the cl...
Manchester United Running Euro Risk
Manchester United, News

Manchester United Running Euro Risk

Image Credit: “Man United”, by Ardfern licensed under CC BY-SA 4.0 The Champions League is key for all the big clubs in England and Manchester United are certainly no exception to this rule as they battle for a return to Europe’s elite competition next season. However, the Red Devils will need to get close to top form over the coming months to achieve it, as they are having to play catch-up in the Premier League standings. Pressure on United to Deliver Following the departure of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer at Old Trafford, the United hierarchy opted to bring in Ralf Rangnick on an interim basis, before appointing a permanent manager in the summer. United, who are now ranked outsiders with Marathonbet to win the Premier League title this season with odds of 250/1, made a big decision i...
Laporta warns Real Madrid ahead of crunch Super Cup encounter
Barcelona, News

Laporta warns Real Madrid ahead of crunch Super Cup encounter

Image Credit: “Barcelona”, by Christopher Johnson licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0 We may see an exciting Super Cup Clasico tonight after a long while as both sides, namely, Real Madrid and Barcelona are enjoying some relatively good form at the moment. The Catalan giants have been improving under the new boss and club legend Xavi Hernandez and will face Carlo Ancelotti's men tonight in Saudi Arabia for a place in the final of the competition against Atletico Madrid or Athletic Bilbao.' Ahead of the game, Joan Laporta has fired a strong warning to Los Blancos who have been getting the better of them in recent fixtures. Barcelona currently sit outside the top four in La Liga while their rivals this evening top the La Liga log with a five-point gap. READ: Dortmund planning new con...
Dortmund planning new contract talks with Haaland
Borussia Dortmund, News

Dortmund planning new contract talks with Haaland

Image Credit: “Haaland”, by Marco Verch licensed under CC BY 2.0 Reports suggest that Borussia Dortmund are planning to hold talks with prolific striker Erling Haaland as they look to extend his contract. The Norwegian forward is one of the most sought-after players in the world and has been linked with the biggest clubs in Europe including Real Madrid, Manchester City, and Barcelona. Haaland has a release clause of £64m which will be activated in the summer and the fee would likely be increased to a value that suits his current status in the round leather game, that's if both parties eventually reach an agreement. The Norwegian has been very prolific for the German Bundesliga outfit with 76 goals in 76 games, placing him on the list of the best strikers in the world. RE...
Barca made contact with Oscar over a January move
Barcelona, News

Barca made contact with Oscar over a January move

Image Credit: “Oscar”, by Ben Sutherland licensed under CC BY 2.0 It appears that Barcelona will go all out to complete more transfers in the ongoing transfer window after the successful registration of new signing Ferran Torres. Xavi Hernandez's priority at the moment is a striker and reports suggest that talks of a move for Alvaro Morata are still prevailing. Meanwhile, a shocking report by Marcelo Bechler (h/t TNT Sports) claims that the Catalan giants are considering a move for Brazilan playmaker and former Chelsea midfielder Oscar from Shanghai Port, once known as Shanghai SIPG. Oscar, 30, has been in China for five years, after calling it quits at Chelsea in the January transfer window in 2017 for a lucrative contract that saw him criticized for playing for the money. He...
Rangnick – McTominay is a future Man United captain
Manchester United, News

Rangnick – McTominay is a future Man United captain

Manchester United interim boss Ralf Rangnick has praised Scotland star Scott McTominay as he was on target for the Red Devils on Monday and also led the side to victory against their Premier League rivals. McTominay wore the captain's armband against Aston Villa in the third round of the FA Cup and the United side came out tops with a 1 nil victory at Old Trafford on Monday. He scored the only goal of the game and it was his second goal for the club in the last 3 games. He scored with a fine header 8 minutes into the game. However, Villa found the back of the net twice in the second half but had both goals disallowed. Speaking shortly after the game, Rangnick said in a chat with BBC Sport after being asked about the player's performance: "He is an academy boy, his energy is amazin...
Toni Kroos opens door to contract extension with Real Madrid
News, Real Madrid

Toni Kroos opens door to contract extension with Real Madrid

Real Madrid midfielder Toni Kroos has given a hint that he will extend his contract beyond next season. The German has now been with the La Liga giants for 8 seasons and his spell at the Bernabeu has been very successful. In the period, Kroos has won 2 La Liga titles, 3 UEFA Champions Leagues, and more at the club and will be looking to add more laurels this season. Meanwhile, the player continues to be very impressive although he is in the closing stages of his career. At 32, the midfielder is still impressing under new boss Carlo Ancelotti. The player entered into a new lease of life after retiring from international football. He has been very energetic and has been playing a vital role in midfield for Los Blancos. He has been a key man for the Madrid side in their time at the t...