PSG president Nasser al-Khelaifi charged in connection with BRIBING ex-FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke

20 Feb

Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser al-Khelaifi has been charged in connection with bribing former FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke. The Swiss Attorney General has filed an indictment charging Al-Khelaifi with inciting Valcke to commit aggravated criminal mismanagement. Al-Khelaifi, as well as being one of the most powerful men in football, is the owner of beIN- the […]

Moussa Dembele transfer: Chelsea and Manchester United boost as Lyon president reveals possible summer sale

14 Feb

Moussa Dembele could be on the move this summer, putting interested clubs Chelsea and Manchester United on red alert. The two Premier League sides were linked with Lyon forward Dembele last summer, and again in the January transfer window, though he remained in France where he has scored 19 goals this season. But the former […]

Reported West Ham transfer target Morgan Sanson laughed when he read ‘nonsense’ speculation in January window

10 Feb

Marseille midfielder Morgan Sanson admitted he laughed when he read the ‘nonsense’ about reported interest from West Ham United. The 25-year-old appears to be on the brink of leaving the Ligue 1 side after his stellar performances for the past 18 months, already grabbing three goals and three assists this season. Although a move to […]

Neymar earns almost £600k-a-week…twice as much as PSG teammate Kylian Mbappe – as Ligue 1 report reveals best-paid players in France

7 Feb

Neymar is the highest-earning player in Ligue 1 by some way and earns almost twice as much as Paris Saint-Germain teammate Kylian Mbappe, according to reports. The Brazil winger still holds the title as the most expensive footballer of all title following his 2017 transfer from Barcelona, the same summer which saw Mbappe move over […]

Champions League ambitions, rows with Neymar and Kylian Mbappe – is being Paris Saint-Germain boss the hardest job in football?

6 Feb

Is managing Paris Saint-Germain the hardest job in football? Four managers have been in charge since their takeover and with superstar tensions rising, it seems that might be the case. PSG have won six of eight Ligue 1 titles since the Qatari involvement started in 2012 and are on track to secure their seventh in […]

Chelsea to give Frank Lampard £150m to spend in summer transfer window – with Ben Chilwell, Moussa Dembele and Timo Werner wanted

5 Feb

Frank Lampard will be given a whopping £150million summer transfer budget after publicly venting over Chelsea’s failure to sign any new players in January. Despite having their transfer ban halved by the Court of Arbitration for Sport, the Blues did not bring in the likes of Edinson Cavani or Dries Mertens last month, even though […]

Paris Saint-Germain star Neymar ruled out of Nantes clash just two days after celebrating 28th birthday at nightclub

3 Feb

Paris Saint-Germain star Neymar has been ruled out of Tuesday’s clash against Nantes with a rib injury – just two days after celebrating his 28th birthday in a nightclub. The Brazil star played the full 90 minutes, assisting a goal, in Saturday’s 5-0 win over Montpellier, but needed treatment in the first-half. On Sunday, Neymar, […]

Newcastle target Boubakary Soumare reportedly snubbed £51m January transfer to instead wait for Manchester United or Liverpool move

3 Feb

Newcastle target Boubakary Soumare snubbed a January transfer to St James’ Park as he hopes for a ‘more prestigious’ move to either Liverpool or Manchester United. This is according to reports in France, which claim the 20-year-old midfielder does want to move to Premier League – but only if the right offer presents itself. The […]

Kylian Mbappe in touchline row with PSG boss Thomas Tuchel as French football expert reveals what Liverpool must do to sign him

2 Feb

Kylian Mbappe was involved in a heated touchline row with Paris Saint-Germain boss Thomas Tuchel after being substituted on Saturday. The defending Ligue 1 champions thrashed Montpellier 5-0 at the Parc des Princes to move 13 points clear at the top of the table. However, when Mbappe was replaced by Mauro Icardi, it drew a […]

Edinson Cavani’s excessive wage requests could have cost Man United more than £65m as Red Devils turned to Odion Ighalo instead

2 Feb

Edinson Cavani would have cost Manchester United more than £65million to sign in the January transfer window, according to reports. The 32-year-old is out of contract with Paris Saint-Germain in the summer and was linked with moves to a host of top European clubs last month. However, despite links to United, Chelsea and Atletico Madrid, […]

10 bargain January signings Premier League clubs could make, including Liverpool, Manchester United and Arsenal targets

28 Jan

As we enter the final week of the January transfer window, managers and agents will be frantically scrambling to get deals done and over the line before 11pm on Friday night. The Premier League season has been as tumultuous and chaotic as ever, with several clubs surely keen to strengthen their squad this month. Of […]

Kylian Mbappe labels Liverpool a ‘machine’ as he honestly discusses Paris Saint-Germain future amid Real Madrid transfer links

21 Jan

Kylian Mbappe has heaped praise on Liverpool as they continue their pursuit of the Premier League title. However, the World Cup winner refused to even discuss the possibility of leaving current club Paris Saint-Germain. Liverpool fans began to speculate the wonderkid would be coming to Anfield after the club agreed a lucrative deal with kit […]

UEFA reveal top 20 highest wage bills in Europe, including Liverpool, Manchester United and Arsenal

16 Jan

Clubs often have to pay huge wages to land top players and there is correlation between wages paid and success. Man City’s four Premier League title triumphs have come largely thanks to billionaire Sheikh Mansour Bin Zayed Al Nahyan takeover in 2008. The Citizens were able to attract Europe’s biggest stars such as David Silva, […]

Manchester United still top of Money League for English clubs, but Liverpool and Man City to take over, Barcelona and Real Madrid lead overall

14 Jan

They are no longer kings of their own division and now Manchester United’s 23-year financial dominance could soon be at an end, too. In terms of revenue generated, the 20 times English champions are still top of Deloitte’s Football Money League, but their place at the top could come under threat from Manchester City or […]

Liverpool transfer round-up: Latest on Mbappe, Barry and Cantwell as Mario Gotze could sign for free

7 Jan

Sir Alex Ferguson always emphasised the importance of strengthening before you became weak, and it seems Jurgen Klopp is planning on doing something very similar with Liverpool. The Reds are champions of Europe and the world, but this has not stopped the rumour mill from churning out some classic transfer lines already about the Merseysiders. […]

Ballon d’Or winners and the top 10 players from 2000 to 2019, as Lionel Messi beats Cristiano Ronaldo and Virgil van Dijk

1 Dec

Lionel Messi won the Ballon d’Or for a record sixth time at the glittering awards ceremony in Paris on Monday night. The Barcelona star moved ahead of his great rival Cristiano Ronaldo by picking up the prize for the first time since 2015, with Liverpool’s Virgil van Dijk finishing a close second. The 32-year-old held […]

Lionel Messi ‘begged Neymar to return to Barcelona after semi-final defeat by Liverpool’ and confirms he will leave in 2021

26 Nov

Lionel Messi begged Neymar to return to Barcelona after the LaLiga champions were embarrassed by Liverpool in the Champions League. For the second season in a row, the Blaugrana reached the Champions League semi-final second leg with a healthy lead. However, history was to repeat itself as the Reds won 4-0 at Anfield to reach […]

Who is Luis Campos? Meet the transfer guru tipped to join Jose Mourinho at Tottenham, who discovered Kylian Mbappe, Anthony Martial and James Rodriguez

22 Nov

Kylian Mbappe, Nicolas Pepe, James Rodriguez and Bernardo Silva. Those are just a few of the names Luis Campos has helped unearth in world football. The Portuguese sporting director has an illustrious and wide-ranging CV, making a big impression at Monaco and current employers Lille. The 55-year-old has made quite the impression among his peers, […]

Tottenham fans should be very excited by Luis Campos joining Jose Mourinho’s ‘world class’ backroom team, says Lille star Jose Fonte

21 Nov

Lille defender Jose Fonte has told Tottenham fans to be ‘very excited’ as the French club’s sporting director Luis Campos looks set to complete Jose Mourinho’s ‘world class’ backroom team. The new manager has reportedly told the club to bring Campos – the man widely credited for signing Kylian Mbappe for Monaco – to north […]

Liverpool midfielder Adam Lallana linked with Paris Saint-Germain transfer as Edinson Cavani nears alleged LA Galaxy switch

17 Nov

Paris Saint-Germain are reportedly eyeing Liverpool midfielder Adam Lallana. The French champions are allegedly going to lose top striker Edinson Cavani with reports claiming he will move to the United States. Cavani is set to join LA Galaxy as Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s replacement as the big Swede looks to make a return to European football. And […]

Real Madrid plotting £343million move for Paris Saint-Germain’s Kylian Mbappe to smash world transfer record

13 Nov

Real Madrid are reportedly eyeing a world record move to bring sought-after Paris Saint-Germain forward Kylian Mbappe to the Bernabeu. French newspaper Le Parisien claim the LaLiga giants are weighing up a staggering £343million (€400m) offer to prise the 20-year-old away from the Parc des Princes. Any move for the world renowned superstar would smash […]

‘Man United have a priority to buy back’ – Lyon chief admits Memphis Depay could snub £50m Tottenham transfer to make Old Trafford return

13 Nov

Manchester United have the option to exercise a buy-back clause in Memphis Depay’s contract, Lyon chief Juninho has revealed. The Netherlands international was heralded as the next big thing when he joined the Premier League side for £25million from PSV Eindhoven in 2015, even earning the club’s prestigious number seven shirt. But it proved to […]

Top scorer in 2019: Lionel Messi, Kylian Mbappe and Raheem Sterling trailing Europe’s top marksman for goals

13 Nov

Europe’s top scoring players have enjoyed a brilliant 2019, but which of them has fired home the most goals this year? No official award is given to the player who ends the calendar year top of the chart – that’s what Golden Boots are for – but it does come with some sort of prestige. […]

From Neymar, Drogba and Kante to McCarthy, Carroll and Song – the stars West Ham were linked with and the players they got instead

12 Nov

West Ham United have not always been a club renowned for making astute purchases in the transfer market. Instead, the Hammers have historically promoted promising youngsters from their fabled ‘Academy of Football’ and thrusting them into the spotlight of first team football. Naturally, this attracts the attention of bigger clubs and thus begins a vicious […]