Chelsea signing Kendry Páez (2007) has made senior debut for Ecuador. Páez bexomes the youngest-ever South American to play for the senior national team after Diego Armando Maradona.…and he just provided an assist 👟
EXCLUSIVE: Tottenham are on the verge of signing Croatian CB top talent Luka Vusković! After top project for his development, Vusković only wants Spurs — despite interest from 5 more top clubs. Personal terms agreed, clubs finalising paperwork.
Southgate on Harry Maguire: “There has been ridiculous treatment of him for a long period of time — it’s a joke”. “I’ve never known a player treated way he is by our own pundits. It’s beyond anything I’ve ever seen”, told.
Official: Manchester United confirm Snapdragon as their new front-of-shirt sponsor for 24/25. Snapdragon is a brand of Qualcomm Technologies. Snapdragon will feature on the home, away and third kits of the men’s and women’s teams.
Rangers FC announce Bailey Rice has signed a contract extension at the club until May 2026. Many clubs showed interest but highly rated 16 year old decided to stay.
Bayern’s Uli Hoeneß confirms club open to releasing Julian Nagelsmann to the DFB for German national team job.“Deal would certainly not fall through because of FC Bayern”, Hoeneß told.
Tottenham Hotspur Manager Angelos Postecoglou on Bissouma: “I grabbed him and said: the way you’ve trained in the first 3 or 4 sessions, you can be a leader in this group.“Then he was late the next morning and I said being a leader means being on time, and he’s been good since then”.
The Manager added on Cuti Romero: “I wouldn’t like to play against Cuti”.“Also most of the boys don’t like to train against him. He’s a real competitor. I love that about him. Whether it’s training or a game, what you see is what you get with Romero”, told Talksport.
Ange Postecoglou on Maddison: “When you talk about the support I’ve had since I came into the role, we signed James pretty early on which was pretty great for me”, told Talksport.“There was competition from other clubs for him but the club backed me early on to bring him in”.
Understand Emmanuel Dennis has now decided to play in Turkey — he’s close to leaving Nottingham Forest. Told Adana Demirspor and Istanbul Başakşehir presented loan bids with 100% salary covered, Dennis will make final decision soon. CSKA Moscow proposal, no chance.
João Cancelo: “I always wanted to play in the Barça shirt and show people who believed in me how difficult it was to come to Barça”.“It’s where I’ve always dreamed of playing. A dream club, all my friends know all my idols played for Barça”, told journalists.
João Félix: “I’m surprised as Barça fans welcomed me in fantastic way, maybe because they know that Barça was my dream since I was a kid”, told Sport. “I’m ready to play on the left, I feel it’s where Xavi wants to use me”.“Champions League? It’s a real target for us”.
Understand Manchester United now consider Facundo Pellistri’s new deal one of the priorities as talks already took place in April and during the summer. Pellistri, under contract until June 2025; talks over new long term deal are set to advance soon.
Dani Carvajal: “I love Real Madrid. I think when it’s time to leave, it must be one of most difficult things ever”. “It’s not just what Madrid is, it’s the dimension that it has. Going to stadiums it’s full, in hotel hundreds of fans receive us…”, told @MovistarFutbol.
Olympique Lyon president John Textor will decide new head coach soon after decision to sack Blanc made on Monday. Gennaro Gattuso had positive conversation with OL but more candidates will speak to Textor soon – then time for final decision.
Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba has now been provisionally suspended for anti-doping offense. Decision has been officially confirmed by Italy’s National Anti-Doping tribunal statement. Juventus statement confirm they’ve now received formal communication from the National Anti-Doping tribunal on Paul Pogba situation. “Pogba has been suspended for anti-doping offense — the club will consider how to act on next steps of the process”, statement reports. Paul Pogba’s agent Rafaela Pimenta: “We’re waiting for the counter-analysis and we can’t say anything now”. “For sure, Pogba never wanted to bend the rules — I can guarantee that”, told Tuttosport.
Qatari side Al Bidda SC are set to unveil Tim Akinola as new signing from Arsenal on permanent deal. Akinola has already signed three year contract at Al Bidda, Arsenal gave the green light earlier this week