Heading back to his former club, RB Leipzig after completing his deal, Timo Werner is already missing Stamford Bridge where he experienced a tough period of his football career. Werner has today sealed a deal of going back to Leipzig for a deal of £25million after completing a medical. Some commentators opined that the departure of the German international has brought an end to his boring two years at the London Club where he was signed in for a whooping £47.5million during the year 2020.
Manchester United Legend, Gary Neville had foreseen that the Arsenal midfielder, Granit Xhaka will disappoint Arteta and let him down at some point in the season while passing comments on the player. The Legend warned Arsenal that they should prepare their mind for the eventuality. He said, Xhaka has been a divisive figure in the squad of the Arsenal fan base, though attributed it to the player's past disciplinary record but Arteta has always been fond of him at every opportunity when he is to throw in players.
Liverpool have won the 2022 FA Community Shield after defeating arch-rivals, Manchester City 3-1 at the King Power Stadium in Leicester City yesterday. For the first time in 10 years, the match which is the 100th FA Community Shield took place away from the usual Wembley Stadium due to the hosting of the UEFA Women’s Euro 2022 Final.
Cristiano Ronaldo is on his way back to the United Kingdom today to continue talking with Manchester united since he left According to The Athletic, the 37years striker is returning for the first time into the country after he informed the Man-U of his decision to leave the club this summer. The Portuguese international is expected to meet with the Manchester United officials to discuss the way forward over his faith in the sports industry.
The Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) has directed the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) to pay former Super Eagles head coach, Gernot Rohr a compensation fee of $378,000. Rohr was sacked by the NFF last December, a few weeks before the start of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations hosted by Cameroon.
The Nigeria Football Federation, NFF president, Amaju Pinnick has hinted that the country may play a host in the 2025 All African Cup of Nations, AFCON. Pinnick made the disclosure today while addressing newsmen in Lagos that Nigeria is in a better position to host the tournament if the country plays its card well, come 2025. He revealed that there is an indication CAF is not comfortable and may likely reject Guinea Republic from hosting the AFCON tournament in 2025.
Asisat Oshoala has dedicated the medal of the fifth CAF Women award to her super falcon teammates. Asisat has set a record as the only woman to grab the award for the fifth time back to back after winning at the award ceremony organized by the officials at Rabat, Morocco, last night. The Barcelona queen made a caricature of a Cameroonian Ajara Nchout and Grace Ghanda of Zambia by emerging the winner.