Following the French attacker's injury, Arsene Wenger looks likely to bring in a replacement this summer.
With star striker Olivier Giroud facing a long period on the sidelines after suffering an injury, Arsene Wenger will have to seriously consider making an emergency move for a replacement before the transfer window closes.
The Gunners do have Joel Campbell and Yaya Sanogo within their ranks but certainly the duo are not yet ready to be the main options up front, especially if the squad want to... Read the rest of the article »
The U.S. Soccer Federation confirmed on Tuesday that this will be the last call up for Landon Donovan.
Landon Donovan will feature his last match for the USMNT in October when the USA hosts Ecuador in East Hartford as confirmed by the U.S. Soccer Federation on Tuesday. The news come a few weeks after Landon Donovan announced that he will be retiring from professional soccer once the MLS season comes to an end. Landon’s decision could have been a result of not being called up by Jurgen Klinsmann... Read the rest of the article »
Louis Van Gaal’s side still hasn’t won an official match with the Dutch coach at the helm. Fans are getting tired already
Manchester United expected a walk in the park as they took on Division 1 Milton Keynes Dons. Far from it! The Dons managed to pull off a shocking 4-0 victory over Louis Van Gaal’s side.
MK Dons had William Grigg score twice for them, one before halftime, and one after 63 minutes. He was then substituted by Benik Afobe, who also scored twice!
Of course, United fans -and trolls- had... Read the rest of the article »
The Moroccan player leaves AS Roma after just one season, playing 33 matches and scoring five goals for the Italian club.
After Javi Martinez came down with an injury, Pep Guardiola announced the club was in need of another player to fill in for the Spanish midfielder. Today, the club announced Mehdi Benatia will join the German champions on a five year deal, reportedly for 26 million euros.
Benatia was rumored to leave Roma for a long time. Teams such as Barcelona, Arsenal and Manchester United sought the... Read the rest of the article »
The USMNT’s midfielder gave his first press conference as Revolution player on Tuesday.
On Sunday, Jermaine Jones was selected by the MLS to play for New England Revolution after a ‘blind draw’. The 32-year-old midfielder signed an 18-month contract with the ‘Revs’ and is expected to earn around $5 million during that period. Jones has made 46 appearances with the USMNT, including all of the U.S. matches during the last World Cup in Brazil.
Jermaine Jones... Read the rest of the article »
According to reports, the USMNT’s defender is set to join Lazio after not having much activity with Stoke.
Geoff Cameron transfer saga continues as reports reveal that he could end up signing for Lazio before the transfer window closes on September 1st. The Italian club joins another nine clubs who have expressed interest in signing the American defender.
Last week, different sources reported that Cameron asked to be transferred away from ‘The Potters’ as he wasn’t considered in... Read the rest of the article »
At long last, the much-followed transfer saga involving Angel Di Maria has ended for good. The Argentine winger has officially signed for Manchester United.
Around 11:00 EST/16:00 BST, English news source Sky Sports reported that the World Cup 2014 finalist had just passed his medical at Man United’s training centre.
It was understood that personal terms had been agreed and that the contract was just about to be signed as issues over image rights were yet to be solved. Sky Sports also reported that the public could expect Di Maria’s... Read the rest of the article »
The Argentinian midfielder arrived from Liverpool in 2010, being recognized as one of the most versatile players with Los Blaugranas
Javier Mascherano and FC Barcelona will extend their relationship for at least four more years. The midfielder signed today his new contract, valid until June 2018 with an extension clause for one more, depending on the player’s performance.
The club and “El Jefecito” had agreed on terms prior to the World Cup held in Brazil, but with La Liga already started, Barcelona insisted... Read the rest of the article »
The ‘Revs’ keep strengthening their squad as they make their second signing in two days.
Currently in 6th place in the Eastern Conference and with their playoff aspirations still alive, the ‘Revs’ confirm their second transfer in just two days as they add Dutch player Geoffrey Castillion to their roster. On Sunday, the New England side was the center of attention after signing USMNT star Jermaine Jones for the next 18 months.
The 23-year-old was born in Amsterdam and... Read the rest of the article »
The Argentinian will substitute Mexico’s captain Rafael Marquez, who left “La Fiera” to play for Hellas Verona
Having a tough start as defending champions, Club León has reached an agreement with Jonathan Bottinelli to join the club after Rafael Marquez’s departure towards Hellas Verona. The Argentinian, former River Plate player, arrives to “La Fiera” after spending the last six months with Chile’s Universidad Católica.
The defender spoke to a local newspaper, showing... Read the rest of the article »
Last Saturday against Veracruz, the former America player was insulted by the crowd, even throwing beer cups at him before taking corner kicks.
It hasn’t been a great Apertura 2014 for Chivas Guadalajara so far. Racking up just five points so far, “El Rebaño” may have to face the next matches without Angel Reyna, one of their big moves this summer.
On their Matchday 6 game against Veracruz, Reyna was severely bullied by the home crowd, due to his past as a Veracruz player. The crowd insulted Reyna every time... Read the rest of the article »
Manchester City will benefit from the full dedication of on-loan star Frank Lampard as the English midfielder has decided to retire from international football.
In a bit less than three weeks, England will kick off its UEFA Euro 2016 qualifying campaign away to Switzerland. The Three Lions endured a disastrous adventure far away in Brazil as they exited the competition in the group stages – behind Costa Rica, Uruguay and Italy in Group D.
Now, Roy Hodgson will have to rally his selection ahead of the Euro 2016 qualifiers without one of England’s... Read the rest of the article »
Things went well for Porto in the first leg against Lille, but they now return home to defend their slender lead. Watch live on TV & online as these two sides look to book their place in the Champions League group stage.
A victory in the first leg in France has Porto in control of their own fate. The key to today’s second leg will be to not lose to Lille, which would guarantee the dragões approximately €8.6m.
Another important factor for today’s meeting will be the FIFA club ranking. France is a direct competitor with Portugal, and if Lille were to progress into the Champions League group... Read the rest of the article »
After seeing their chances of signing Lukas Podolski collapse, the Serie A champions have now earmarked the Mexican as the ideal attacker to bring to Turin
Serie A champions Juventus have made an inquiry into the availability of Manchester United's Mexican striker Javier Hernandez.
The Italian giants have long been rumored with a move for Chicharito, with Atletico Madrid also believed to be keen on the 26-year-old, but "The Old Lady" now appear ready to lodge a bid for Hernandez.
The Mexican striker signed for the Red Devils... Read the rest of the article »
After completing his one-year contract with Chelsea, many wonder where Samuel Eto'o's next destination will be, with many clubs in England after the Cameroonian's signature
The latest transfer rumors claims Cameroonian striker Samuel Eto'o is set for an English Premier League stay, with Everton close to acquiring the 33-year-old's services.
The former Barcelona star joined Chelsea last season on a one-year contract after the London side failed to bring in world-class attackers in an attempt to improve on the goalscoring talents already at hand.
But... Read the rest of the article »
Barcelona president Jordi Bartomeu has revealed some more details behind the cause of Barcelona's
Barcelona president Jordi Bartomeu has accepted partial blame on Sunday for the Catalan giants' transfer ban, blaming the sanction on "certain administrative irregularities".
The Liga heavyweights were handed a two-transfer window ban due to breaching Fifa rules regarding the signing of minors, a decision Barcelona decided to appeal.
The ban was suspended upon appeal... Read the rest of the article »
A midweek clash will see League One side MK Dons face Manchester United in a Capital One Cup encounter on Tuesday, the 26th of August at the Stadium mk.
The Dutchman is yet to win a competitive match with Manchester United after managing just a single point in two Premier League matches. United lost their opening match against Swansea after strikes from Sung-Yong Ki and Sigurðsson downed the Red Devils.
The 20 time league champions seemed less than impressive in their second outing as they could only salvage a draw against a Sunderland side... Read the rest of the article »
After enjoying a successful spell with AC Milan, scoring 30 goals in 54 games since his move to San Siro, Super Mario made sure to bid a heartfelt goodbye to the Rossoneri after moving to Liverpool
Italian striker Mario Balotelli posted a touching farewell on his official Facebook account to his former club AC Milan after sealing his £16m transfer to English Premier League side Liverpool.
The Azzurii forward joined the Rossoneri back in January 2013 after a series of bust-ups with former Manchester City coach Roberto Mancini during Balotelli's time at the Etihad.
At... Read the rest of the article »
Zenit St Petersburg has a 0-1 aggregate lead to its name, leaving Standard with all to do away from home on the artificial turf in the Russian cold.
Standard Liege have a difficult task awaiting them, especially as the team they are about to face are in great form. Zenit has won seven consecutive games in all competitions and could be set to extend that streak when they take on their Belgian UEFA Champions League play-off round opponents on home turf. One of their most important weapons though might miss the match due to injury.
During... Read the rest of the article »
According to reports, Fernando Torres's time as as Chelsea player is nearing its end...except for one issue.
Since arriving from Liverpool in January 2011, Fernando Torres has failed to justify the fee that saw him become the most expensive signing in Premier League history.
Until his £50 million fee was recently broken by Manchester United's signature of Angel Di Maria from Real Madrid, the Spanish international held the dubious honor of being branded as one of the biggest flops due to his astronomical... Read the rest of the article »