Simeone Signs New Atleti Contract Extension

Diego Simeone has signed a new contract that will keep him at Atletico Madrid until 2022, the La liga club has announced. Simeone's old deal was set to expire in 2020 but he has agreed new terms that reportedly makes him Atletico's top earner, with a salary higher even than that

Ribery ‘Disgusted’ At Losing 2013 Ballon d’Or To CR7

Bayern Munich winger Franck Ribery has once again spoken about not winning the 2013 Ballon d'Or, saying he felt "disgusted"  after losing out to Cristiano Ronaldo. With Ribery finishing in third spot behind Ronaldo and Lionel Messi in the ranking for the prestigious prize that year, the French winger has now

Dybala Ends Goal Drought To Earn Juventus Win Against Frosinone

A Paulo Dybala screamer ended his 10-game goal drought and opened floodgates for Cristiano Ronaldo and Leonardo Bonucci as Juventus cruised to a 3-0 home win against lowly Frosinone. The Argentinian forward who last scored in December, silenced his critics by firing home an unstoppable 25-yard effort and Leonardo Bonucci

Courtois supports VAR introduction

t may not always work in his team’s favour, yet goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois is pleased VAR will be used in the C Thibaut Courtois is a fan of using technology to help out officials ahead of Real Madrid’s first Champions League fixture with the involvement of VAR. UEFA will have a VAR team

Ramos Face Further UCL Ban For Intentional Booking At Ajax

Sergio Ramos could now be banned from the first leg of the quarter-final after admitting he wanted to receive a booking on purpose during Wednesday's Champions League clash wih Ajax. The Real Madrid captain led his side to a 2-1 win victory in the Champions League last-16 clash in Amsterdam on Wednesday

Mourinho land £19.6m payout Fee

Manchester United has revealed that the dismissal of Jose Mourinho and his backroom staffs cost them a fee of almost £20m. The Portuguese was dismissed on 18 December, with United 17 points behind Liverpool, the Premier League leaders at the time, and they had been eliminated from the Carabao Cupby second division side Derby County.  The English

Sanchez Suffers Injury After Colliding With Linesman

Alexis Sanchez could be facing an injury lay-off after he reportedly ran into a referee official during Manchester United home defeat to PSG. The Chilean was introduced on the stroke of half-time at Old Trafford after an injury to Jesse Lingard. while the 30 year old was preparing to come on

Europa League Review: Dragun Slay Tepid Gunners

Alexandre Lacazette was sent off as a strong Arsenal side slumped to a surprise defeat at the hands of BATE Borisov to leave their Europa League tie finely poised heading into the second leg. Unai Emery’s side produced a performance that showed reasons they have fallen from grace from the Elite

Solksjaer Charge Alexis To Raise His Game

Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjær on Tuesday evening asked Chilean winger Alexis Sanchez to step up after an underwhelming performance against PSG in the Champions League. Speaking after the defeat to the Parisian club, Solskjær acknowledged that the former Arsenal star is a quality player but needs to find himself. “I

Mauro Icardi Dropped As Inter Captain

Mauro Icardi HAS been stripped of the Inter Milan captaincy in favour of goalkeeper Samir Handanovic, the Italian club announced today. The striker has worn the armband since the start of the 2015-16 season but Inter announced on Wednesday afternoon that he would be replaced by Samir Handanovic. The switch comes as

Zaniolo Nets Double As Roma beat Porto 2-1

Teenage sensation Nicolo Zaniolo hit a brace as Roma beat Porto 2-1 in their Champions League last 16, first leg clash at the Stadio Olimpico on Tuesday. The 19-year-old got his first Champions League goal after 70 minutes in Rome, adding a second six minutes later to inflict a first defeat

Five Things We Learnt From United Loss To PSG

Paris Saint-Germain took a huge step towards the Champions League quarter-finals with a comprehensive 2-0 round of 16, first-leg win at away from home against Manchester United on Tuesday. PSG showed they still retain plenty of world class talent despite their big name absentees as United struggled to contain the slick