Manchester City Transfer News: Julian Alvarez deal agreed with River Plate

Manchester City have agreed on a deal to sign the Argentine striker Julian Alvarez.  The Premier League giants will pay a fee of around €18.5m for the 21-year-old South American. The fee seems quite reasonable for a player of his calibre and Alvarez could prove to be a bargain in the long run.  Bet £10 … Read more

Newcastle Transfer News: Bruno Guimaraes and Bernd Leno linked with January moves

Newcastle United are determined to strengthen their squad sufficiently during the January transfer window and they are closing in on a deal to sign the Lyon midfielder Bruno Guimaraes.   According to a report from Daily Mail, the Premier League side have submitted an offer of around £30 million for the defensive midfielder and they … Read more

Salisbury & Ram reach semi-finals

Joe Salisbury (left) and Rajeev Ram were runners-up at last year’s Australian Open Dates: 17-30 January Venue: Melbourne Park Coverage: Daily radio commentaries on BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra, BBC Sport website and app, with selected live text commentaries online; TV highlights from middle Saturday. Britain’s Joe Salisbury and American partner Rajeev Ram reached … Read more

Tottenham Transfer News: Sofyan Amrabat closing in on January move

Tottenham Hotspur have been linked with a move for the Moroccan international Sofyan Amrabat this week.  The Fiorentina midfielder has fallen down the pecking order at the Italian club and a move away from Serie A would be ideal for the player. The 25-year-old needs to play more often and Spurs could provide him with … Read more

Artificial snow could damage environment

It will be interesting to see what happens to winter sports – White Artificial snow used at Beijing 2022 “poses tough environmental questions” with more than 222 million litres of water needed to create snow conditions. Beijing 2022 will be the first Winter Olympics to rely almost 100% on artificial snow. A report by the … Read more

England hit by Marler blow and hotel fire

Joe Marler (right) is isolating, while captain Owen Farrell (left) has an ankle injury England’s preparations for the Six Nations match against Scotland have been further disrupted after prop Joe Marler tested positive for Covid. The squad were also forced to evacuate their hotel after a fire on Tuesday and move to a different one. … Read more

Pereira favourite for Everton job

Pereira, who won two Primeira Liga titles with Porto, most recently managed Fenerbahce Everton owner Farhad Moshiri is poised to take another gamble and appoint Vitor Pereira as the club’s new boss. The Portuguese, out of work since being sacked by Fenerbahce in December, is understood to be Moshiri’s favoured choice after impressing in talks. … Read more

Ex-Arsenal man sends message to Aaron Ramsdale

Former Arsenal goalkeeper Bob Wilson has sent a message to the Gunners’ current no. 1, Aaron Ramsdale. Ramsdale would join Arsenal over the summer and was expected to play back-up to Bernd Leno. However, after an impressive start to life at the Emirates, the Englishman has usurped the German on the back of some superb … Read more

Why Newcastle’s deal for Manchester United’s Jesse Lingard is on verge of collapse

Newcastle look to have been dealt yet another transfer blow on Tuesday evening. This time, the Magpies’ reported pursuit of Manchester United midfielder Jesse Lingard appears to be over. According to David Ornstein of The Athletic, Lingard’s proposed move to Newcastle is on the verge of collapse. The reason for this is that Manchester United … Read more

Africa Cup of Nations 2021 roundup – January 25

With the football world still reeling from the tragic events at the Cameroon vs Comoros game, where eight supporters lost their lives, AFCON 2021 went on with two more last-16 ties on Tuesday. Underdogs have enjoyed plenty of success at the tournament thus far, but there were to be no shocks this time around. Here … Read more

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