Category: International Sports

Balotelli future uncertain

Balotelli future uncertain

​Brendan Rodgers says he is “not sure” whether Mario Balotelli will still be a Liverpool player when the new season begins. Balotelli was left out of the squad to tour south east Asia and Australia and is instead training back at the club’s Melwood base. The £16m striker, who started just 10 league games last [&hellip

Benteke signs for Liverpool

Benteke signs for Liverpool

​Liverpool have completed the transfer of striker Christian Benteke from Aston Villa for £32.5m. The 24-year-old becomes manager Brendan Rodgers’ seventh signing of the summer and is Liverpool’s second most expensive purchase ever, after they decided to meet his buy-out clause. The Reds say he has signed “a long-term contract”. Benteke, who scored 49 goals [&hellip

Luis set for Atletico return

Luis set for Atletico return

Chelsea have agreed to sell defender Filipe Luis back to Atletico Madrid. The left back arrived at Stamford Bridge one year ago from Atletico for £15.8m and is returning to the Spanish capital for around £800,000 less. Luis made 26 appearances for Chelsea and scored his only goal for the club in a 3-1 League [&hellip

Van Gaal: Valdes will leave

Van Gaal: Valdes will leave

Louis van Gaal says Manchester United plan to sell Victor Valdes because the goalkeeper refused to play for the reserves last season. The Spaniard, who was back-up to compatriot David de Gea at United last year, did not travel with the rest of the squad to America for the club’s pre-season tour but no reason [&hellip

Two IPL teams face suspensions

Two IPL teams face suspensions

​A panel appointed by India’s Supreme Court has suspended two top Indian Premier League teams for two years over a corruption scandal. Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals have been found guilty in an illegal betting and match-fixing probe. The panel also suspended Royals co-owner Raj Kundra and Gurunath Meiyappan of Super Kings from all [&hellip

Sanchez to miss start of season

Sanchez to miss start of season

Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez will miss the start of the season after helping Chile win the Copa America. The 26-year-old scored 25 goals for the Gunners last season as Arsene Wenger’s side finished third in the Premier League, and added a stunning goal as they won the FA Cup. Wenger said: “Alexis will be back [&hellip

Schweinsteiger explains exit

Schweinsteiger explains exit

German midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger has released a heartfelt statement and video message explaining why he’s swapping Bayern Munich for Manchester United. The 30-year-old is closing on a move to Old Trafford with his medical taking place on Sunday and he took to Twitter to thank the Bayern fans over his 17-year association with the club, [&hellip

Van Persie deal ‘agreed’

Van Persie deal ‘agreed’

Fenerbahce have agreed a four-year deal to sign Robin van Persie from Manchester United. The Turkish club now hope to officially announce the transfer before the weekend, but there are still some details that need to be finalised and agreed with Van Persie himself. Fenerbahce director Guiliano Terraneo travelled to London recently to discuss a [&hellip

Nani set to join Fenerbahce

Nani set to join Fenerbahce

​Manchester United winger Nani is to have a medical at Fenerbahce on Sunday ahead of a proposed move to the Turkish side. The Turks announced the news on social media on Thursday night, saying on twitter: “Fenerbahce has begun talks with Luis Nani and his club Manchester United to transfer the player. “Nani will be [&hellip

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