Geoffrey Kondogbia, Inter Milan’s biggest signings in the summer, has been left out of the French squad for their upcoming friendly matches. The highly rated, 22 year old Frenchman cost the club a reported 35 million Euros when he was snapped up during the summer transfer window. He is the third most expensive player bought by the club in its history, after Christian Vieri and Hernan Crespo. The promising young defensive midfielder was, however, left out of the 23 man France squad for their friendlies against Armenia and Denmark by national coach Didier Deschamps. Below par performances ai???He’s in a complicated situation with his club,” said Deschamps about his decision to not include the youngster in the squad. “He’s playing less, but he has a lot of potential and we’re following him. Right now I’ve made other choices. He doesn’t play enough, and when he’s come on his level of performance hasn’t been as good as possible. It’s a psychological […]

Inter Milan’s new signingAi??Geoffrey KondogbiaAi??has revealed that a talk with Roberto Mancini persuaded him to join Inter Milan ahead of Arsenal FC. France international midfielder signed a five-year contract with Inter Milan who signed him from Monaco for a whopping A?28million. The player was subject of heavy interest from Arsenal FC as well as AC Milan, according to reports, but, chose to reject both the clubs to join Roberto Mancini at Inter Milan. He has now revealed exactly what made him chose the Italian team that is not even in the Champions League over Arsenal FC. “It’s a dream realised, since I was a baby I was watching them (Inter Milan) on TV. Now I’m part of this great club so I’ll do the best I can. I immediately felt the enthusiasm of the fans and it’s a pleasure for me. I hope that we will do great things for them.” “Mancini? I talked to him a week ago and […]

Young French midfielderAi??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. Ai??Inter’s biggest rivals AC Milan had also planned to rope in the midfielder, but the youngster finallyAi??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,Ai??ai???At 1.30 it was all done. Monaco had given us the all-clear for the sale at ai??i??40m with payment spread over two years, ai??i??20m and ai??i??20m. The agreement with Geoffrey had already been sorted out the night […]

Monaco midfielder Geoffrey Kondogbia is reportedly set to make a A?22 million move to Inter Milan amidst Arsenal and AC Milan rumours. Geoffrey Kondogbia, who was linked with a move to several European clubs including Arsenal, AC Milan and Real Madrid, is now set to join Inter Milan for A?22 million. The AS Monaco midfielder is set to sign a 5-year contract with the Serie A club and will undergo a medical on Monday, SkySports reports. The Frenchman was believed to be closing in on a move to AC Milan but rivals Inter stepped up their interest and arrived in Monte Carlo on Friday to speak with the 22-year-old. Kondogbiaai??i??s agent had previously openly admitted that there was interest for the midfielder from various clubs across Europe and Inter Milan was one of them. Kondogbia was a stand-out player for AS Monaco as the club finished third in the Ligue 1 behind Paris Saint-Germain and Olympique Lyon. Monaco also managed […]

Former Arsenal FC captain Thierry Henry urges Arsenal Wenger to sign top quality players and believes with the right additions, star man Alexis Sanchez can fire the Gunners to the Barclays Premier League title next season. Arsenal FC to the Liverpool winger. Arsenal FC are on the verge of securing the signature of Petr Cech from Chelsea FC and Theirry Henry believes that the club could go all the way in the title race next season if the right signings are made to play alongside Alexis Sanchez. Manager Arsene Wenger is expected to strengthen the outfiled along with the goalkeeper’s arrivals, with targets such as FC Porto forward Jackson Martinez, Monaco midfielder Geoffrey Kondogbia, Borussia Dortmund’s Sven Bender and Southampton’s Morgan Schneiderlin heavily linked with the gunners in recent times. It is, however, the performances of Alexis Sanchez, currently away with Chile on Copa America duty in his homeland that Thierry Henry is look forward to as the biggest title […]