Juventus playmaker Andrea Pirlo is on his way to MLS Side New York City FC, according to Sky Italia. As reported by us five days ago, Andrea Pirlo is poised to join New York City FC from Juventus with Sky Italia confirming the news. Speculation had been rife that Pirlo would leave Turin after Juve won the Italian league title for the fourth season in a row for a while now. It gained momentum when Pirlo cried after the final whistle of Juventus’ 3-1 Champions League final defeat to FC Barcelona. Although the player himself insisted it was because he was upset at the result, it had been suggested it may be due to his imminent departure from Juventus with Sky Italia now confirming the move. “We believe Andrea Pirlo is about to sign with New York City FC, it is really just a matter of days,a said Sky Italiaa s Valentina Fass. a When he was crying at […]
Andrea Pirlo has revealed that his tears on the Olympic Stadium pitch were not because he was saying goodbye to Juventus amidst reports of a move to MLS and interest from Liverpool FC Reports in the aftermath of the Champions League final suggested that Pirlo had been moved to tears as a result of playing his last game for Juventus before departing for MLS. Andre Pirlo has since, denied the reports. a Were my tears a goodbye to Juventus? No, they were for the defeat,a Pirlo told Sky Sport Italia. a It is the kind of opportunity that I will rarely get again.a . Pirlo has a contract with the Italian champions till next year. Juventus director general Giuseppe Marotta also denied reports that Pirlo was set to leave the club this summer, claiming a move for Sami Khedira is to supplement, and not replace, members of the midfield of the Old Lady that have played a key […]
Andrea Pirlo Poised To Join New York City FC In The Coming Season Legendary Italian midfielder Andrea Pirlo is all set to join MLS side New York City FC at the end of this season.According to Spanish daily AS, Pirlo would be donning the . Juventus jersey for the last time in UEFA Champions League final against FC Barcelona on Saturday before heading towards a possible move to USA. He has supposedly accepted an offer from the New York club. If the move materializes, the Italian will join the likes of two other iconic footballers Frank Lampard and David Villa at the MLS club. Frank Lampard had joined New York City FC last season from Chelsea but he was sent out on loan to Premier League club Manchester City for the entire season. Lampard will head home this time around. Liverpool’s Steven Gerrard on the other hand is on his way to LA Galaxy. Andrea Pirlo, 36 still has a […]
MLS side LA Galaxy have confirmed on their website that the Liverpool midfielder will join them in the summer after his current contract expires. Gerrard, who had revealed a few days ago that he will depart at end of the season, was quoted saying by the club’s official website, a Ia m very excited to begin the next chapter of my career in the United States with LA Galaxy. The Galaxy are the most successful club in Major League Soccer history and I am looking forward to competing for more championships in the years to come. My discussions with Bruce Arena and Chris Klein were extremely positive and the future of the team is very bright. I am committed to helping the LA Galaxy compete for trophies and to having an impact in Los Angeles and I will give my all for the club. In the meantime, I will continue to give everything for Liverpool for the remainder of this […]
LA Galaxy coach Bruce Arena has confirmed that Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard will join the MLS side after his contract expires in the summer. Gerrard, who had announced a few days ago that this will be his last season at Liverpool, was linked heavily with a move to the MLS after his decision. The American club’s coach was delighted with Gerrard’s choice of destination and revealed that he had no doubt about Gerrard’s quality and how he’ll fit into the team, a Steven Gerrard arrives in July and by then we will certainly have a plan available. a Hea s a player of quality. Ia m not concerned about how hea s going to fit in with our team. a We have a club now with a proven history of success. All those things go hand in hand in making LA Galaxy a very attractive team for players such as Steven Gerrard.a Galaxy’s president Chris Klein described Gerrard as a […]
After signing Raul last year, North American Soccer League side New York Cosmos want to make Liverpool midfielder Steven Gerrard their second big signing in the span of a year according to the Telegraph. While MLS side LA Galaxy are the firm favourites to sign the 34-year old, Cosmos Coach Giovanni Savarese revealed that his side will try to sign the retired England International if he would be interested in a move to the North American League, a If Steven Gerrard is interested in playing for the New York Cosmos, then we would definitely be interested in a player of his calibre. a I have to stress that we have not held discussions or negotiations with Steven, but he is a winner, the type of player who gives everything and chases every ball and you never know what can happen.” The Cosmos coach went on to add that they will try to add players after securing a deal for former […]
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