Jeison Murillo unveiled as Barcelona new player

Friday, 28 December 2018 09:28
Barcelona on Thursday presented defender Jeison Murillo as a centre-back, the third Colombian player to join the Catalan giant, following in the footsteps of Lauro Mosquera and Yerry Mina. The 26-year-old Murillo joins Barcelona on a loan from Valencia until…

Manchester City drop to third after losing to Leicester

Thursday, 27 December 2018 16:43
Manchester City dropped to third place after suffering a 1-2 defeat to Leicester City in the English Premier League. Pep Guardiola’s men on Wednesday took an early lead through a Bernardo Silva goal at Leicester’s King Power Stadium but the…

Ronaldo rescues Juventus against Atalanta

Thursday, 27 December 2018 16:42
A late goal by Portugal superstar forward Cristiano Ronaldo maintained Juventus’ undefeated run with a 2-2 stalemate against host Atalanta at the Stadio Atleti Azzurri d’Italia. Defending champion Juventus, thus, remained atop the standings with 50 points from 18 matches,…

Klopp sees Chelsea, Arsenal in EPL title hunt

Tuesday, 25 December 2018 16:45
Liverpool head coach Jurgen Klopp said he was not excluding Chelsea or Arsenal from English Premier League (EPL) title contention despite trailing the Reds by 11 points in the standings. Liverpool is set to end the first round of the…

Argentine striker Boselli on Corinthians’ radar

Monday, 24 December 2018 16:44
Brazilian football giants Corinthians have made a bid to sign Leon and Argentina international striker Mauro Boselli, according to widespread media reports here. Boselli is under contract with Leon until June but the Mexican club’s financial difficulties have paved the…

FC Internazionale suspends Nainggolan over attitude issues

Monday, 24 December 2018 16:44
Italy’s FC Inter Milan has announced the provisional suspension of Belgian midfielder Radja Nainggolan from any football activity due to his alleged attitude problems off the pitch. Nainggolan, who joined the Nerazzurri for 38 million euros ($43 million) on a…

Bayer Leverkusen fires coach Herrlich, appoints Bosz as replacement

Monday, 24 December 2018 09:56
Bayern Leverkusen has fired German coach Heiko Herrlich over the team’s poor results and appointed Dutchman Peter Bosz to replace the former with a contract linking him to the Bundesliga side until 2020, the German club announced on Sunday. Although…

Spaniard Raul Albiol leads Napoli to 1-0 win over SPAL

Sunday, 23 December 2018 09:28
Spanish defender Raul Albiol scored Napoli’s 1-0 winner over visiting SPAL in a Serie A event at Stadio San Paolo here on Saturday. Albiol scored the lone goal on a header off a corner-kick cross by Belgian forward Dries Mertens,…

Eibar holds Betis to 1-1 draw in La Liga action

Sunday, 23 December 2018 09:27
Eibar on Saturday held Real Betis to a 1-1 draw in La Liga action to end the home side’s league winning streak of three matches while failing to earn a win in the last five games in all competitions. During…

Neymar granted permission to begin Christmas holidays earlier

Saturday, 22 December 2018 10:10
Paris Saint Germain star Neymar has travelled to Brazil, where he will spend the Christmas holidays with the permission of the French powerhouse, coach Thomas Tuchel revealed on Friday. The former Barcelona forward was on the sidelines during PSG’s 2-1…