Premier League giants Manchester City would appear before the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) over their involvement in the case involving teenage sensation Benjamin Garre from Argentina.
A South American side Velez Sarsfield is appealing a case that FIFA ruled in favour of City.
The club complained about how the player moved to the Etihad in 2016 but the world soccer governing body found no fault. CAS has fixed July 3 as the hearing date for the appeal with the three parties expected to appear.
Velez is saying that City breached FIFA rules on how they acquired the youngster as he was a minor that was signed from outside the European Union. City claims that the player has an Italian passportso there was no fault to the move after his 16th birthday.
Manchester City has favoured youngsters more of recent. Gabriel Jesus is having a great run at the club. Last season Kelechi Iheanacho led the attack and the Brazilian has picked up the mantle this time. There’s Raheem Sterling and Leroy Sane and a host of others at the club. Continue reading MAN CITY TO FACE CAS
ZlatanIbrahimovic has a contract with Manchester United which runs up until July of 2017 but his deal with the English club could be extended for 1 more year depending on how his debut season with Manchester United goes.
The latest Premier League match of Manchester United saw them drawing against Everton and this is the 2nd
successive draw that the team of Jose Mourinho has experienced as they previously sustained another tie with West Bromwich Albion.
This consistent drop of points is starting to affect United’s chances of snatching a direct qualification spot in the Premier League as they are slowly falling behind from Manchester City and Liverpool who are positioned in the 4th and 3rs spot respectively.
Manchester United also lost crucial points not too long ago back on March 4 after drawing with the relegation threatened club AFC Bournemouth.
These successive underwhelming results has also damaged the moral of some players in the squad of Jose Mourinho as ZlatanIbrahimovic has recently voiced his thoughts and details concerning his current situation in Old Trafford and if whether or not the Swedish attacker is interested in activating his option of extending his stay for 1 more year with the English club. Continue reading ZlatanIbrahimovic is demanding more from Manchester United
Ji-Sung Park ended his playing career back on May of 2014 as the South Korean retiree opted to hang up his boots after having lifted some of the biggest trophies in the world of football such as: UEFA Champions League, FIFA Club World Cup and the Premier League just to name a few of the more renowned pieces of silverware that Ji-Sung Park has collected throughout his playing career which spanned for over 13 years.
Now that Ji-Sung Park is no longer a player, he has recently embarked on a new journey as the South Korean retiree is aspiring to become a sports administrator and he has taken his first steps after enrolling in a course at De Montfort University in the U.K. to earn a Master’s degree.
“I wanted to improve my knowledge of football around the pitch and then perhaps work in the Korean football league. One of my colleagues said it had been a great experience and though many players go into coaching or management, I wanted to improve my knowledge of football around the pitch and then perhaps work in the South Korean football league.'” Park told De Montfort’s website on Wednesday as he talked about the course.
Continue reading Ji-Sung Park has initiated a new chapter in his life
It has been revealed that out-of-favour Manchester United winger Memphis Depay was advised to join Tottenham Hotspur instead by fellow Holland international, Eljero Elia prior to the big-money move.
Former United coach Louis van Gaal sanctioned the purchase of the Dutch player from PSV Eindhoven for £25m in 2015, but the player has struggled to make impact since his arrival at Old Trafford.
The 22-year old talented player, who has played for PSV all his pro football life, ignored the warnings of his compatriot in signing on for the Red Devils. Elia was with Southampton on loan last term, and he dished out free advice about the pressure at Old Trafford in case of a loss of form but Depay decided to try his luck. So far his has not had enough luck and might have to exit the side in the January as interests from various quarters come in.
“I thought Memphis first had to make a stop, first choose a club like Tottenham Hotspur. United are so big, the pressure is so high. Continue reading DEPAY WAS ADVISED TO JOIN SPURS
On August 8 of 2016, Paul Pogba marked his name in the history-books of football as the Frenchman became the most expensive player in the sport after Manchester United offloaded €105 million in order to secure the services of the highly rated player who was 22 years old at the time of this signing.
This fee is astronomically high for any player and its fairly risky to splash out so much money for a performer who is so young but nonetheless, the Premier League club took the risk and so far it has not been a gamble that has paid off for Manchester United as Pogba has only scored 1 goal in 6 matches and 0 assists.
The impact that Paul Pogba was expected to make in Old Trafford has not been felt but the young superstar has recently talked about how this issue can be resolved and how he can play a more important and key role in Manchester United.
Paul Pogba was included in France’s 2018 World Cup Qualifying match against Netherland which was played on October 10 at the Amsterdam Arena and it was Pogba who secured the victory for France as he scored the only goal of the entire match.
This is the kind of impact that Pogba wants to have with Manchester United but since he is being mostly utilized as a holding midfielder and the Frenchman wants things to change as the 23 year old attacker said: Continue reading Paul Pogba wants arole change in Manchester United
Incoming Manchester United boss, Jose Mourinho is reported to be texting Manchester United target, Marco Verratti.
The play maker is the summer transfer target for The Red Devils ahead of the coming season. According to Italian newspaper Corriere dello Sport, Manchester United is looking at a bid of £79million to lure the player to Old Trafford.
The report added that the club will offer the very talented midfielder a £6.7m-a-year contract for the move. The report has been circulating in France via radio station Europe 1. The French news source say the Portuguese tactician been in constant contact with Verratti about a move and has messaged him on numerous occasions.
Verratti has been stunning for French Champions Paris St. Germian, helping them to multiple French Ligue 1 victories. He remain under contract until 2020 with the option of a further year with the club but the likely free transfer of former PSG forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic will mean his move would be unlikely. Though there are reports that Ibrahimovic is trying to convince the player to join him at Manchester United so they could storm the league but PSG would most likely not want its top two stars to leave at once.
Continue reading MOURINHO TEXTS MAN UNITED TARGET MARCO VERRATTI
Manchester United defender Daley Blind has been a major reason towards the resurgence that the team has experienced in the last few weeks. They have managed to win three consecutive matches, but one of the biggest tests will come in the form of a home match against Manchester City. Manuel Pellegrini’s men have not been convincing away from home this season. This is clearly witnessed from their current away form. City have lost their last four trips away from the Etihad stadium in all competitions. Despite this,Blind is not expecting anything other than a very tough encounter on Sunday evening.
Blind got his first taste of the Manchester derby in the first half of the campaign and it ended in a sour note for United. They lost their fourth consecutive match against their arch rivals. Determined to improve on this very poor record,Blind says that United can dig into the confidence that they have built over the last few weeks in order to get a victory. Liverpool will be rubbing their hands at the prospect of seeing United drop points. Even though they have fallen eight points behind the Red Devils, the probability of closing the gap still remains with six matches left after Sunday. Continue reading Daley Blind has been a major reason towards the resurgence