Liverpool beat Besiktas in the first leg of the Round of 32 in the Europa League thanks to substitute Mario Balotelli's late penalty.
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has stated that Demba Ba won't bring back bad memories as he returns to Anfield for the first time since his goal delivered a lethal blow to Liverpool's chances of a first title in 24 years last season.
Liverpool host Besiktas in the first leg of the Round of 32 of the Europa League on Thursday night. The clash comes some seven years since their last meeting when the Reds won an 8-0 at Anfield, a record Champions League win till date. Both sides dropped out into the Europa League with Liverpool getting eliminated at the group stage while the Turkish side failing to get past Arsenal in the qualifiers at the start of the season. Liverpool Having enjoyed the past two months, the stress of Thursday-Sunday fixtures starts for Brendan Rodgers who will have an eye on the crucial trip to St. Mary’s on Sunday. Personnel changes are to be expected keeping in mind that game at the weekend and the likes of Mario Balotelli, Jordan Ibe and Dejan Lovren are expected to start. Steven Gerrard and Raheem Sterling are carrying knocks and unlikely to be risked while Lucas will definitely miss out. Lazar Markovic is serving […]
Demba Ba has completed his move from Chelsea FC to Besiktas for a fee of A?4.7million.
Chelsea FC striker Demba Ba is on the verge of completing his move to Turkish side Besiktas.
Chelsea striker Demba Ba, scorer of all important winning goal against PSG in Champions League, has confirmed today that he is looking to leave Stamford Bridge.
Demba Ba proved to be the hero for the London side as the substitute managed to get a late goal to make sure Chelsea spoil PSG's party in the return leg and go through to the semi finals of the Champions League.
Chelsea have emerged as the favourites to land Newcastle United striker Demba Ba during the January transfer window.
Arsenal turn their attention to Newcastle's Demba Ba while Balotelli might be set to make a return to Milan.
Liverpool track Ba as they look for a striker. Meanwhile Chelsea chase Falcao as rumours abound of Theo leaving Arsenal. In Spain, Real Madrid defender Marcelo has been ruled out.