Sadio Mane reveals how he turned down Old Trafford for Liverpool

Sadio Mane has revealed he came ‘really close’ to signing for Manchester United before he joined their bitter rivals Liverpool in 2016. Mane had agreed terms with the Red Devils and received a contract from the club before pulling out of the deal after speaking with Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp. The Senegal international said Klopp … Read more

Real Madrid’s weeks of rest or Liverpool’s high-intensity finish? Who has the advantage?

The divergence started on April 30, 2022: on that day, Real Madrid thrashed Espanyol 4-0 to win a 35th La Liga title, with almost a month of the domestic season remaining. Meanwhile, in north-east England, Liverpool secured a 1-0 victory over a gritty Newcastle side to keep themselves in the hunt for the Premier League … Read more

Winning Roma’s first trophy in 14 years makes Mourinho close to immortal in the Eternal City

Around 11pm on Wednesday, a flock of seagulls descended on the Stadio Olimpico. There was a sea beneath them. The Mare in Rome. A sea that churned and swelled with Roma fans. A sea that roared as it let go of all of the emotion it had held deep inside for so long. The floodgates … Read more

What makes Eduardo Camavinga the perfect super-sub for Real Madrid

Eduardo Camavinga influenced every goal that Real Madrid scored in the Champions League knockout stages but that wasn’t by shooting. It was due to everything that he did before the goals. The teenage prospect is a game-changer for the same exact reasons that makes him a valuable midfielder: a skill set of elite ball-winning and … Read more

Chelsea flop Danny Drinkwater reveals he’s leaving in a frank message

Danny Drinkwater has expressed disappointment at how his time with Chelsea panned out and apologized to the club’s fans in a bizarre farewell message. The midfielder is leaving Stamford Bridge having not played a competitive match for the club since the 2018 Community Shield and described his time there as ‘a business deal gone wrong.’ … Read more

Salah, Ronaldo, Messi and more: The players with a year left on their deals

Fighting over free agents is becoming football’s new normal. As top players have become more comfortable with allowing their contracts to run down or actually expire, the pool of talent available each summer without paying a transfer fee to get them signed has become deeper. Kylian Mbappe was expected to be the feature free transfer … Read more

Chelsea bizarrely awarded as the world’s ‘Football Club with the BEST REPUTATION’ for ‘promoting PEACE’

Chelsea have bizarrely been named the winner of a prestigious Football Reputation award, despite Roman Abramovich’s long-term links to the Russian regime. Abramovich and the Blues have been under criticism from the UK Government since early March, a couple of weeks after Vladimir Putin ordered Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. In a statement announcing the protests … Read more

Borussia Dortmund and Norway International Erling Haaland Pictured in Manchester City Kit Amid Media Duties Ahead of Official Announcement

Manchester City are expected to complete their signing of Erling Haaland in the coming days after the Norwegian flew to England for official media duties before he jets off on holiday and the Premier League champions make an official announcement. The striker was pictured leaving a hotel with his parents on Tuesday morning, with City … Read more

Cox: Rangnick has never been a top manager – this ‘era’ was a bizarre mistake by United

For all Manchester United’s problems since Sir Alex Ferguson retired nine years ago, it has never been as bad as this. United’s final furlong of the season has often offered some level of intrigue: in 2016, they were in the FA Cup final. In 2017 and 2021, they were in the Europa League finals. In … Read more

Chelsea FC: UK government and EPL approve sale to Todd Boehly

CNN – The UK government has approved the sale of Chelsea Football Club to an ownership group led by Todd Boehly in a deal worth more than $ 5 billion. The sale of Chelsea, which was previously owned by Russian oligarch Roman Abramovich, has also been approved by the English Premier League. Abramovich put the … Read more