Category: International Sports

Cech signs for Arsenal

Cech signs for Arsenal

Arsenal have confirmed the signing of goalkeeper Petr Cech from Chelsea for around £10m. The 33-year-old, who has signed what Arsenal describe as a “long-term contract”, made more than 400 appearances in 11 years for the Blues. He decided to leave Stamford Bridge after losing his first-team spot to Thibaut Courtois. He won four Premier [&hellip

United bid for Real’s Ramos

United bid for Real’s Ramos

​Manchester United have made a bid of £28.6m for Real Madrid defender Sergio Ramos. It has been understood that Ramos has told Madrid he wants to leave the club and join Louis van Gaal’s side. Widespread reports in the British and Spanish media have linked the defender, who has two years left on his contract at [&hellip

Southgate intends to stay on

Southgate intends to stay on

​Gareth Southgate has no intention of quitting as England U21s head coach despite their European Championship elimination. The Young Lions arrived at the Ander Stadium in Olomouc for their final Group B game against Italy with their destiny in their own hands, but a 3-1 defeat left them bottom of the group table and heading home early. It [&hellip

Liverpool seal Firmino deal

Liverpool seal Firmino deal

​Liverpool have completed the signing of Brazil forward Roberto Firmino from Hoffenheim in a £21.3m deal. Formerly with Figueirense in Brazil, Firmino can play anywhere across the front three, and is currently on Copa America duty with Brazil. Liverpool chief executive Ian Ayre flew to Chile to get the deal done, and did so in [&hellip

Brazil reach Copa America knockout stage

Brazil reach Copa America knockout stage

Thiago Silva and Roberto Firmino scored in each half to seal Brazil’s place at the quarter-final stage of the Copa America as they defeated Venezuela. Silva volleyed home a corner from Robinho – starting in place of Neymar following his tournament ban – early on before Firmino converted Willian’s cross, with Miku scoring a consolation. [&hellip

‘City’s Sterling bid rejected’

‘City’s Sterling bid rejected’

Liverpool have turned down Manchester City’s follow-up bid of around £40m for Raheem Sterling. City, whose initial £25m bid was rejected last week, tabled a second offer of around £40m on Wednesday as they stepped up their pursuit of the England international. Sky Sports News HQ reporter James Cooper said: “At this stage it seems [&hellip

‘City bid £40m for Sterling’

‘City bid £40m for Sterling’

Manchester City have tabled a second bid of around £40m for Liverpool and England forward Raheem Sterling. It was reported on Tuesday that  Chelsea were interested in signing the 20-year-old but were not prepared to meet Liverpool’s £50m valuation for the player. With the winger refusing to sign a contract extension at Anfield, a number of Europe’s [&hellip

Wilshere: I’m going nowhere

Wilshere: I’m going nowhere

​Jack Wilshere says he would never join Manchester City or any other club just to make up the numbers. The Arsenal midfielder has been linked with City, whose quota of ‘home-grown’ players has been hit by the imminent departures of James Milner, Frank Lampard and Micah Richards. But Arsene Wenger has consistently rubbished suggestions Wilshere’s [&hellip

City’s Sterling bid rejected

City’s Sterling bid rejected

​Liverpool have rejected a bid of £25m plus a further £5m in add-ons from Manchester City for Raheem Sterling. It is also understood that Liverpool value the 20-year-old forward at £50m and will not consider selling him for less. England international Sterling has been at the centre of a contract row at Anfield, and recently [&hellip

Blatter fires PR chief over joke on TV

Blatter fires PR chief over joke on TV

Fifa communications director Walter De Gregorio has been sacked after sealing his fate with a joke about the governing body on Swiss TV. Gregorio told Swiss chat show Schawinski: “The Fifa president, secretary general and communications director are all travelling in a car. Who’s driving? The police.” Fifa announced  in a statement that De Gregorio had [&hellip