Category: International Sports

Costa loses appeal against ban

Costa loses appeal against ban

Diego Costa has lost his appeal against an FA violent conduct charge and has been given a three-match ban that will keep him out of Chelsea’s clash with Manchester City. The Chelsea striker will miss his side’s top-of-the-table Premier League clash against City at Stamford Bridge on Saturday after losing his appeal at a Football [&hellip

Arsenal complete Gabriel deal

Arsenal complete Gabriel deal

​Arsenal have completed the signing of Villarreal defender Gabriel on a long-term deal with striker Joel Campbell moving the other way on loan. Arsenal completed the deal, which is believed to be worth 18m euros to the Spanish club, after a work permit was granted for the uncapped Brazilian. Costa Rica striker Campbell signed a [&hellip

Schurrle nears Wolfsburg move

Schurrle nears Wolfsburg move

Chelsea forward Andre Schurrle is inching closer to a move back to the Bundesliga after agreeing to personal terms with Wolfsburg. A fee has yet to be agreed for the player but the two sides remain in negotiations and Chelsea are expected to receive in excess of £20m for the 24-year-old. Blues manager Jose Mourinho [&hellip

Figo to run for FIFA presidency

Figo to run for FIFA presidency

Football great Luis Figo is the latest to announce his bid to become the president of FIFA, the international football governing body. The former Portuguese international said Wednesday that he feels a responsibility to enter the race to become the FIFA president as the international body is plagued by rumors of corruption and scandal. Figu [&hellip

Bale dismisses United link

Bale dismisses United link

Gareth Bale says he cannot see himself joining Manchester United. United have this month been linked with a £120million bid for Bale, who signed a six-year deal with Real Madrid at the time of his world-record move from Tottenham in 2013. But the Wales star told Spanish radio station Cadena Ser he has no plans [&hellip

Real present new signing Silva

Real present new signing Silva

​Real Madrid presented new signing Lucas Silva to hundreds fans at the Bernabeu after his move from Cruzeiro. The 21-year-old midfielder passed a medical with the La Liga leaders early on Monday and signed a contract until June 2020. Silva, who is yet to represent Brazil, said: “I felt butterflies in my stomach as I [&hellip

Ronaldo sorry for red card

Ronaldo sorry for red card

​Cristiano Ronaldo has issued an apology after being sent off for lashing out at an opponent towards the end of Real Madrid’s La Liga match at Cordoba. The two-time reigning world player of the year was shown a straight red card in the 84th minute for kicking out at Cordoba defender Edimar. Ronaldo, who could [&hellip

Wenger criticises work permits

Wenger criticises work permits

Arsene Wenger believes the FA should scrap work permit regulations, revealing they prevented Arsenal from signing Angel Di Maria at 17. The Gunners are attempting to sign Villarreal centre-back Gabriel Paulista, but Wenger is concerned the 24-year-old does not meet the current criteria and the deal will be scuppered. Work permit rules state a player [&hellip

Wenger: Paulista talks ongoing

Wenger: Paulista talks ongoing

Arsene Wenger has confirmed Arsenal are holding talks with Villarreal over the signing of defender Gabriel Paulista. The 24-year-old centre-half has a £15m release clause in his contract with the Spanish club. Wenger refused to confirm if Arsenal are willing to meet that in January, but concedes he is keen to secure the Brazilian. “The [&hellip

Odegaard completes Real move

Odegaard completes Real move

Norwegian teenager Martin Odegaard has completed his move to Real Madrid. The 16-year-old midfielder signed a contract with the Champions League winners after passing a medical exam. “It’s a dream come true,” he said. “It is a bit unreal that I’m here at the biggest club in the world. It’s huge for me, an honour.” [&hellip