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Liverpool agree record £67m fee for goalkeeper Alisson

Liverpool are closing in on signing goalkeeper Alisson from Roma after agreeing a £67m fee   Liverpool are on the brink of making Alisson Becker the world’s most expensive goalkeeper after agreeing a £67million deal with Roma. The clubs have been in advanced talks over the sale of the Brazil goalkeeper and Liverpool made an opening

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Star-players whose value has risen the most

Over the past 18 months, the stock of a number of players have risen, steadily, even spanning the recently concluded Russia 2018 world cup won by France. Among the list is world cup winner and fast-rising teenage sensation, Kylian Mbappe. The price of Kylian Mbappe has increased by 3,650 percent since January 2017. His value,

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Januzaj cashing in world cup showing for EPL return?

  Januzaj scored a spectacular winner as Belgium beat England to top World Cup Group G     Everton have ‘made contact’ with Belgium winger and ex-Man United player Adnan Januzaj   Everton have ‘made contact’ with former Manchester United player Adnan Januzaj, according to reports in his native Belgium. The 23-year-old winger is currently

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Pogba joining Ronaldo at Juventus?

Juventus’ star players are hoping Paul Pogba can return to the club after his World Cup success   Manchester United face the prospect of losing star midfielder Paul Pogba this summer as the Frenchman is weighing up the possibility of returning to Juventus. Pogba’s Old Trafford future is up in the air as his relationship

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Starpower of Ronaldo, Messi and Neymar anything but

World Cup 2018 in review: A tournament that made people happy While superstar egos reign untrammelled at club level, elite international tournaments are increasingly competitive with an emphasis on collectivism over the individual. Why? Only on their ubiquitous billboards and their badly-dubbed adverts were the biggest stars in football present at the climax of the

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AS Vita’s Ibenge wary of Aduana threat

Congolese side AS Vita have arrived in Ghana to take on Aduana Stars in the third Group A game of the Caf Confederations Cup. The Group A leaders will be hoping to strengthen their hold at the top when they travel to Dormaa to play the current Ghana Premier League Champions. Head coach of the

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Cambage’s 53 points break WNBA scoring record

Liz Cambage of the Dallas Wings reacts during her record-breaking performance on Tuesday against the New York Liberty  Liz Cambage scored a WNBA single-game record 53 points to lift the Dallas Wings to a 104-87 win over the New York Liberty on Tuesday. The Australia international shot 17-for-22 from the floor, including 4-for-5 from three-point

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I’m ashamed of Argentina’s wc performances – Maradona

Diego Maradona says he was ashamed with the way Argentina performed at Russia 2018 DIEGO MARADONA has admitted he is ashamed of the way Argentina performed at the World Cup. National hero Maradona was one of the country’s most passionate supporters during their matches at Russia 2018. His madcap antics in stadiums showed his passion

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Real Madrid goalie: Navas or Courtois?

Keylor Navas AFP Keylor Navas’ time at Real Madrid has been dogged by rumours of a household name coming in to depose him of the No. 1 jersey, and now it seems likely to actually happen. Exactly how the former Levante man will take to seeing Thibaut Courtois arrive from Chelsea looks set to be

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Man City: any challenge from Utd, Chelsea, Liverpool?

  Manchester City comfortably won the Premier League title by a 19-point margin last season   With 100 points won, 106 goals scored and a 19-point gap to their nearest challengers, Manchester City’s Premier League title win last season could not have been more emphatic. Pep Guardiola‘s team produced some of the finest football the

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Alexander Povetkin: a Russian out to dethrone Joshua

The Russian is agressive and marches forwards, as seen here against David Price On September 22, Anthony Joshua will put his IBF, WBA, WBO and IBO titles on the line against Alexander Povetkin. But who is the fearsome Russian looking to spoil the party at Wembley and what can we expect from him? From his

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England Football Association mocks Antonio Conte

  Former Chelsea manager Antonio Conte appears to have been mocked by the FA this week     The official Twitter account brought up a post by Willian where Conte was tactically erased   The caption added read: ‘Our#£WorldEmojiDay Award for Creativity goes to @willianborges88.’ An FA spokesperson said: ‘We apologise for any offence caused

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New York hosts Joshua-Alexander Povetkin launch

  Anthony Joshua came face to face with Alexander Povetkin in New York for the first time   Anthony Joshua and Alexander Povetkin came face to face for the first time ahead of their heavyweight bout at Wembley stadium – but the big talking point became American fighter Jarrell Miller. Known as the ‘Big Baby’,

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Messi recharges batteries before Barca return

Following Argentina’s exit from the World Cup, Lionel Messi has been making the most of his summer break with his family in Ibiza. Messi – knocked out of the World Cup in the last-16 stage against eventual winnersFrance – is currently soaking up the sun on holiday with his wife, children and close friends. Unlike

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