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Rooney confirms he is staying at Manchester United despite China interest England Latest News 

Rooney confirms he is staying at Manchester United despite China interest

Wayne Rooney has confirmed he is staying at Manchester United despite reported interest from the Chinese Super League. Reports this week have claimed Rooney's agent, Paul Stretford, travelled to China to negotiate with Chinese clubs potentially ready to offer the England captain a lucrative exit from the Premier League. The Chinese transfer window remains open until the end of February, meaning a deal could have been struck with immediate effect. But United's all-time top goalscorer has now revealed that he wants to remain at Old Trafford as the Red Devils continue their…

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OFFICIAL: Claudio Ranieri sacked by Leicester City England Latest News 

OFFICIAL: Claudio Ranieri sacked by Leicester City

Leicester City have announced that manager Claudio Ranieri has been sacked. Just nine months on from lifting the Premier League trophy, the Italian has left the club after they became mired in relegation trouble The 65-year-old's position has come under increasing scrutiny this season, with Leicester unable to get close to the standards they hit in last term's remarkable Premier League title triumph. Rooney is right to wait – but the end is nigh The Foxes have lost seven of their last nine matches, including Wednesday's Champions League last-16 first…

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I’m going to be killed Interviews 

I’m going to be killed

The struggle faced by LGBTQ people in Nigeria remain a case for the whole world must to hear. The hostility is totally inhuman in this modern age.  The African Manager of freedom of entrepreneurship foundation Mr Adedeji Sunday Akintayo was beaten and humiliated at Badagry a sub in Lagos state while addressing youths on need for freedom of choice and individuality rights to sex. He ran away from Police taking him to the police station because of fear of been send to the horrible prison in Nigeria.  My mother told…

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Arsenal to name Santi Cazorla as new club captain English Premier League Latest News 

Arsenal to name Santi Cazorla as new club captain

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has reportedly chosen Santi Cazorla as his new club captain for the 2016/17 season. The Gunners boss has had a decision to make on choosing his new skipper after the departure of Mikel Arteta at the end of the last campaign. Per Mertesacker had taken the role for much of last year due to Arteta’s absence through injury, but it seems he has fallen behind in the running with Wenger now. According to the Daily Star, the Frenchman has chosen another Spaniard to lead the side, showing…

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Arsene Wenger says the days of £200m transfer fees are ‘not long’ away Champions League England Italy Latest News Spain 

Arsene Wenger says the days of £200m transfer fees are ‘not long’ away

Arsene Wenger has said he believes it will not be long before clubs pay up to £200million for players. Manchester United broke the world transfer record on Tuesday when, after weeks of speculation, they paid £89million to Juventus to take Paul Pogba back to Old Trafford. That deal continues a trend which has seen the record extended by nearly £75million in 20 years, with the likes of Alan Shearer, Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale previously holding the tag of the world's most expensive player. Wenger's own record signing came when Arsenal paid in excess of £40million…

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Ibrahimovic could extend United stay England Latest News 

Ibrahimovic could extend United stay

The veteran former Sweden international believes he could remain at his current club beyond the coming season, despite holding only a one-year deal Zlatan Ibrahimovic is loving life at Manchester United, so much so that he could extend his stay at Old Trafford. Ibrahimovic swapped French champions Paris Saint-Germain for United, as a free agent on a one-year deal in July, with the option of a 12-month extension. The 34-year-old former Sweden captain has made an immediate impact at United, scoring on his friendly debut, while he netted the winner…

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Mourinho eyeing success, not style, at Man Utd English Premier League Latest News 

Mourinho eyeing success, not style, at Man Utd

Jose Mourinho believes winning matches is more integral to Manchester United's DNA than playing with flair. Mourinho's predecessor Louis van Gaal was judged to have failed on both fronts, but the regular chants of "attack, attack, attack'' at Old Trafford last season showed where the fans placed their priorities. Mourinho, like most managers, would like to succeed with panache but, having watched United at close quarters for over a decade, he sees victory as the primary aim of any match followed by style. "I grew up in football as a…

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Chinese group to invest €100m in Lyon France Latest News 

Chinese group to invest €100m in Lyon

Lyon to receive €100m investment from China's IDG Capital Partners Lyon, which dominated the French league from 2002 to 2008, said Friday that Chinese investment fund IDG Capital Partners wants to acquire 20 percent of their share capital. The project includes a joint venture aimed at increasing the seven-time French champion's presence in Asia. Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas has previously complained of "unfair competition" from PSG, which is backed by Qatari investors. PSG have won the French league for the past four years and secured the domestic treble in each…

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Messi announces return to national team Latest News Lionel Messi 

Messi announces return to national team

Lionel Messi to make Argentina return after brief international retirement Lionel Messi has announced his return to Argentina's national team for their World Cup qualifiers in September, ending his short-lived retirement from international football. Messi, 29, called it quits after missing a penalty in the shootout defeat to Chile in this summer's Copa America Centenario final — the third consecutive loss for Argentina in a major final. "I see that there are a lot of problems in Argentina football and I don't want to create more," Messi, who was included in the Albiceleste's 18-man…

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Brazil’s women footballers outshine the men, enter quarter-finals with a swagger Latest News Olympics 2016 

Brazil’s women footballers outshine the men, enter quarter-finals with a swagger

While Brazil's male football stars have yet to score at Rio 2016, Brazil's women footballers have lit up the women's tournament, racking up eight goals following wins over the People's Republic of China (3-0) and Sweden (5-1) in Rio. They should add a few more against an African team playing only for pride on Tuesday (9 August). The Brazilian women will be taking their scintillating style of play to the Amazonia Arena looking to seal top spot in group E with a swagger against South Africa in Manaus. In contrast,…

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