The impending arrival of Pep Guardiola to Man City has already sent shockwaves across various European clubs, including his former side FC Barcelona.
When Manchester City announced that they had finally procured the services of Pep Guardiola to take over the club next season, it was quite expected that he would bring with him some of the best players in Europe. There have been a few confessions from different footballers from various leagues across the world, who have openly admitted that they would love to work under the experienced manager.
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Real Madrid have been hit by a serious injury concern ahead of their Champions League match against AS Roma.
Spanish publication SportYou has reported that Gareth Bale has relapsed from his earlier injury and has a high chance of missing the Champions League clash against Italian giants AS Roma. Zinedine Zidane’s men face Athletico Bilbao this weekend before their Champions League match and Bale was expected to be fit for the weekend duel.
Real Madrid winger Cristiano Ronaldo squats... Read the rest of the article »
According to a Sky Sports reporter, the West Ham ace could follow the likes of Ramires and Jackson Martinez to far-east Asia.
Players trading in football in Europe for China have now become a trend, with several names making the switch in the recent January transfer window.
Atletico Madrid recently announced a switch to Guangzhou Evergrande for striker Jackson Martinez, once one of the continent’s hottest strikers during his Porto days, whilst Gervinho joined Hebei China Fortune.
Then there was Jiangsu... Read the rest of the article »
Barcelona visit the Mestalla to face Valencia in their second-leg fixture of the Copa del Rey. LiveSoccerTV.com brings you all the facts, stats, news and live broadcast info for this game.
Luis Enrique’s men are not yet done with Valencia after the 7-0 drubbing in their first leg fixture of the Copa del Rey semi finals at the Nou Camp; the two sides clash again on Wednesday for the return leg of the fixture at Mestalla.
The imminent win aside, Luis Enrique is looking to break Pep Guardiola’s record of 28 unbeaten matches in all competitions when they play Valencia.... Read the rest of the article »
With the league’s £40m-per-year deal with Barclays coming to an end, a new take on the iconic logo has been released.
The iconic Barclays Premier League logo was introduced in 2007, with the lion – a symbol of the relationship between the top-flight and the English Football Association (FA) – being an ever-present figure since the league’s inception in 1992.
However, with the Premier League’s deal with the British bank coming to an end this year, they have opted against having a title... Read the rest of the article »
Claims by SPORT that the Argentine may have to go under the knife to correct his recent kidney problem may not be entirely true.
Injuries have proved a roadblock this season for Argentine superstar Lionel Messi; however, having missed only one of the club’s 11 matches in 2016, the 28-year-old appeared to be past the fitness hiccups.
Regardless, SPORT recently reported that having missed Monday’s training ahead of their Copa del Rey 2nd leg semi-final clash with Valenca, the Barcelona forward was given time... Read the rest of the article »
Argentinean striker Ezequiel Lavezzi snubbed Chelsea in the recently concluded transfer window, and could be on his way to China in the next few days.
After being sought out by Chelsea, Barcelona and Liverpool, former Napoli striker Ezequiel Lavezzi seems to be on his way out of Paris Saint-Germain's discipline to join Chinese Super League's Shanghao Shenhua.
Coach Laurent Blanc revealed that the player was included in the team's roster that defeated Olympique Marseille on Sunday, but the South American player asked for permission to negotiate... Read the rest of the article »
The Argentinean striker started experiencing kidney problems last year, when he was forced out of the Club World Cup semi-finals.
Barcelona's commanding lead in the Copa del Rey semi-finals will give Lionel Messi the chance to correct a kidney problem. The Argentine superstar will miss the second leg of the Spanish Cup semis against Valencia, after the team's medical staff recommended a minor surgery to eliminate stons in one of his kidneys.
Los Blaugranas issued a press release via their website to give word to their... Read the rest of the article »
The Spanish center back was praised as the National Team's best player by local newspaper Marca. The defender was quite moved by the honor.
Sergio Ramos has shown true leadership skills both with Real Madrid and Spain, and he had his efforts rewarded today by Spanish newspaper Marca, which handed him the Luis Aragonés award as the Best Spanish player with La Roja.
Visibly thrilled after being handed the trophy, Ramos shared with the audience the influence Aragonés had in his career. The late manager, who led Spain... Read the rest of the article »
Follow the 2016 CONCACAF Women's Olympic qualifying tournament on NBC Universo and NBCDeportes.com digital platforms, starting February 10, 2016.
NBC Deportes presents the 2016 CONCACAF Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Houston and Dallas, Texas, starting Wednesday, February 10. Eight countries will compete against each other in two groups of four, with the top two teams in each group moving on to the semifinals and securing a place in the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
NBC Deportes’ coverage of the XXXI Olympic Games... Read the rest of the article »
Thomas Tuchel's team has been deemed as the favorite to win this matchup. Can they live up to the hype? Don't miss this DFB Pokal match with our detailed guide below.
With their sights set on the semi-finals, Stuttgart and Borussia Dortmund promise an exciting match for fans watching around the world. The hosts get to this game with a seven-game streak without a loss in all competitions, while Borussia Dortmund keeps their minds on trying to reach Bayern Munich at the top, even if they were not able to defeat FC Koln back in December and dropped two points last... Read the rest of the article »
The Hammers will try to show why they have been one of this season's most surprising teams when they host Liverpool in an exciting FA Cup tie.
After quite an interesting weekend for both teams on and off the pitch, West Ham United and Liverpool face each other in an FA Cup replay, with their sights sets on the next round. The Hammers have shown some quality football under Croatian coach Slaven Bilic, while Liverpool is still trying to find their feet with Jürgen Klopp at the helm. The Reds have lacked the consistency needed to be a true... Read the rest of the article »
The DFB Pokal enters its Quarter-final stage, with Die Werkself and Die Werderaner looking for a spot among the top four. Check out our preview for this game below.
The German Cup continues after a two-month hiatus, and the first Quarter finals clash will feature two teams with different goals. On one side of the pitch will be Bayer Leverkusen, one of the most in-form sides in the German top flight, fighting to claim their spot in next year's UEFA Champions League. On the other side, Werder Bremen will try to bring back the good old days, when they were fighting... Read the rest of the article »
Arouca scored one of the fastest goals in Premiera Liga history to drown FC Porto 2-1.
Walter Gonzalez was the talk of the weekend in the Premeira Liga when he opened the scoring for Portuguese side Arouca against giants FC Porto at the Estadio do Dragao. The 11-second goal couldn’t be stopped by even the experienced Iker Casillas, who helplessly watched the 20-year-old tap the ball into the blank net, with the former Real Madrid and Spain number one goalkeeper well-beaten.
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Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo has won his third Pichichi trophy.
The award was presented to him by Spanish newspaper Marca, as a recognition for the 48 goals he scored in 35 La Liga appearances for Los Blancos last season. The Portugal international now ties with his perennial rival Lionel Messi with three Pichichi trophies each.On the other hand, Lionel Messi bagged the Alfredo Di Stefano Trophy, which is usually awarded to the best player of the season. The Argentine... Read the rest of the article »
Arsenal legend Thierry Henry tipped the Foxes to win the English Premier League, but their manager calls for the players to remain grounded.
With Leicester City sitting 5 points on top of the table, pundits and coaches alike have tipped the Foxes to pull of what was unthinkable at the start of the season and win the English Premier League.
Even Arsenal legend Thierry Henry nominated Claudio Ranieri's boys as favorites to win the league crown ahead of his former side, as the ex-Gunners striker claimed Wenger's side lack the mentality... Read the rest of the article »
Juventus forward Paul Pogba has been tipped to win the Ballon d’Or in the future.
According to Mino Raiola, the agent of the 22-year-old, his client has all it takes to win the prestigious global award in the coming few years. Speaking to Squawka, Raiola said:
''It’s a great honour and privilege for Paul to be named by Squawka as the best young player in the world. Paul’s aim is to get better and better.''
“Can he win the Ballon d’Or? He has... Read the rest of the article »
The Red Devils threw away a 1-0 lead in injury time, but the Spaniard is adamant that Sunday’s display proves there’s still style in their play.
Manchester United have been accused of playing unattractive football several times since Louis Van Gaal’s takeover last season (hence the cries for his sacking), with legends Rio Ferdinand and Paul Scholes labeling the Red Devils as “boring” and “dull”.
However, Spanish playmaker Juan Mata has now hit out at these claims, insisting that Sunday’s draw at Chelsea... Read the rest of the article »
As Arsenal fans keep dreaming about the Premier League title, one of their legends has chosen not to dream.
Arsenal legend Thierry Henry has dismissed the Gunners’ capacity to win the Premier League this season. The former France international was speaking on Sky Sports last weekend.
He argued that with the likes of Manchester City, Man United, Liverpool and Chelsea sleeping on their job, the Gunners should have been the favourites to lift the trophy. However, after a disappointing run of four... Read the rest of the article »
With the official launch less than a month away, a leaked image of the Three Lions' alleged home outfit made its way to the net.
Euro fever is upon us, and with the continental tournament just four months away, an alleged home kit for one of the competition’s favorites has made its way to the Internet.
That’s right, a leaked home kit for the England national team has been revealed once more by the folks at Footy Headlines.
With the official launch less than a month away, the rumored kit isn’t... Read the rest of the article »