Young French midfielder Geoffrey Kondogbia has officially signed for Italian Serie A side Inter Milan, according to media reports. The transfer fee for Kondogbia believed to be in the region of A?25m. . Geoffrey Kondogbia was initially linked with Premier League clubs like Arsenal and Tottenham. Inter’s biggest rivals AC Milan had also planned to rope in the midfielder, but the youngster finally chose Inter Milan over AC Milan. AC Milan CEO Adrian Galliani had mentioned yesterday that they were the frontrunners in this race to sign the midfielder. AC Milan apparently had advanced talks with French side AS Monaco and the deal was almost done. Monaco suddenly stopped responding and soon it was declared that Kondogbia will be signing for the rival side. Galliani was quoted, a At 1.30 it was all done. Monaco had given us the all-clear for the sale at a 40m with payment spread over two years, a 20m and a 20m. The agreement with […]

Bayern Munich’s second choice goalkeeper Pepe Reina is all set to join Italian Serie A side Napoli this summer. According to reports, the Spanish custodian will undergo a medical in Rome on Tuesday. Pepe Reina had earlier played for Napoli in the 2013/14 season after he moved to the club on loan from Liverpool. After spending a year in the Italian side, he moved to Germany to join Bundesliga giants Bayern Munich in a permanent deal. Unfortunately, his stint with the German side was not a success and now he apparently he has planned to move back to his old club. Napoli president Aurelio De Laurentiis confirmed the news saying, “On Tuesday I will meet Pepe Reina in Rome for a medical.” The Spaniard, since joining Bayern Munich last season, had played just 3 games for the club in the league. He always under the shadows of the towering Manuel Neuer. Pepe Reina himself clarified that in search ofregular game […]

Uruguayan journalist Victor Hugo Morales has . claimed that legendary Argentine footballer Diego Maradona will contest as a candidate for FIFA Presidency to replace outgoing President Sepp Blatter. Diego Maradona has always remained one of the biggest critics of the current FIFA president Sepp Blatter and publicly criticised him for various reasons in the past. Sepp Blatter who was re-elected as the president of football’s highest governing body had decided to step down within a few days in the context of FIFA’s corruption scandal which was exposed last month. The election to appoint a new President is due to happen between December 2015 and March 2016. If the legendary footballer actually decides to stand as a possible presidency candidate, he will join another iconic footballer from Brazil, Zico, who is also likely to stand as a candidate in the elections. Victor Hugo Morales confirmed the news via his twitter account. He tweeted “I called Diego Maradona to see how was […]

We miss the buildup, the passing, the precision that precede a goal, as much as we do the ensuing ecstasy and the tailor-made celebrations. With goals galore all across Europe this past season, it’s hard to recall one particular move of exquisite beauty. We’ve done that for you, and now all you need to do is pick the one that defined an entire season. Can a goal make (or break) someone’s career? We’re eager to hear what you have to say. Lionel Messi (FC Barcelona vs Athletic Bilbao, Copa del Rey final) FC Barcelona’s star attacker Lionel Messi scored a fantastic goal against Athletic Bilbao in the Copa del Rey final last month. Barcelona had won the game 3-1 to lift the title and Messi had scored the opening goal. The Argentine genius ran down the right flank where he was marked by three opponent players. He dodged past one of them, nutmegged another defender and entered the penalty box. […]

Italian Serie A champions Juventus FC have roped in Croatian striker Mario Mandzukic from Atletico Madrid for a transfer fee of a 18m, according to reports in Italy. Mario Mandzukic was linked with a move to several Premier League clubs, the most prominent names being Manchester United and Liverpool. The striker had joined Atletico Madrid last season from Bayern Munich after the German giants had signed Robert Lewandowski. Since joining the La Liga side, Mandzukic has been a regular member of the starting lineup. He played 28 La Liga games for Atletico scoring 12 times and provided 5 assists. By the end of the season, many top clubs in the world had shown interest in signing the talented striker. Juventus finally have agreed upon a sizable transfer fee with Atletico Madrid to rope in the forward. A few days back it was reported that Juventus and Italian goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon had a conversation with the 29-year-old striker. The legendary custodian […]

Liverpool FC’s legendary forward Robbie Fowler has mentioned that he would advise young English attacker Raheem Sterling to stay at the club for his own development and benefit. Raheem Sterling, 20, was adamant to leave the club even before the last season ended. His transfer has been a subject of great speculation since a long time and he has been linked with a move to several top European sides. Recent rumours suggest that Manchester City are leading the race to rope in Sterling and they have already placed multiple bids for the youngster. Speaking about Sterling’s transfer, club legend Robbie Fowler . opined: a Ita s obvious Raheem has been confused by whata s happened over the last few months, but I still believe the right thing for his development is to stay, and I hope for his sake he can somehow see that. a I still think there is time to back away from this. These things seem to […]

Premier League runner-up Manchester City have have shown interest in signing Arsenal‘s English midfielder Jack Wilshere. The Citizens are reportedly ready to place an initial bid of A?30m for the Englishman. Manchester City had initially targeted Liverpool youngster Raheem Sterling and offered to pay A?40m for the English attacker, but as per reports the Reds have turned down the offer. Manuel Pellegrini’s side are now concentrating on roping in Jack Wilshere from Arsenal, according to media reports in England. City are looking forward to rebuilding their squad after they failed to defend the Premier League title last season. A few days back the club chairman Khaldoon Al Mubarak had confirmed that the club is planning to make big spending in this summer for improved results in the coming season. Apart from the rebuilding aspect, the club also needs to buy English players in order to fulfill the ‘home grown’ quota of each club. . 1) Man City to switch attention […]