Can’t imagine Real Madrid without Cristiano: Zidane

Madrid, Jan 18 : Spanish football giants Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane has said he does not see his club in the future without Portugese star Cristiano Ronaldo. “I always say the same, I can’t imagine Real Madrid without a Cristiano,” Zidane said on the 32-year-old forward, whose contract expires in 2021, reports Efe. Ronaldo […]

Pele, Messi lead Ronaldinho tributes

Rio de Janeiro, Jan 18 : Brazil football legend Pele has led a chorus of tributes for compatriot Ronaldinho, whose retirement from the game prompted an outpouring of emotion and goodwill messages on the social media. Ronaldinho’s brother and agent, Roberto Assis, confirmed the 37-year-old’s decision on Wednesday, drawing the curtain on a career in […]

Colombian forward Montero leaves Tianjin Teda for Sporting Lisbon

Lisbon, Jan 18 : Sporting Lisbon have announced the signing of Colombian forward Fredy Montero from Chinese Super League football club Tianjin Teda. The 30-year-old will be tied to the Portuguese club for the next 18 months, with an option to extend the deal for two more years, reports Xinhua news agency. Sporting said the […]

Blanc torn ahead of PSG-Real Madrid Champions League clash

Moscow, Jan 18 : France’s Laurent Blanc said he has mixed feelings about an upcoming UEFA Champions League tie pitting Paris Saint-Germain and Real Madrid. Though Blanc would ordinarily be expected to cheer for PSG, where he was manager from 2013-2016, his relationship with Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane goes back to when the two […]

Walcott leaves Arsenal for Everton

London, Jan 18 : English football club Everton has officially confirmed the signing of Arsenal forward Theo Walcott on a three-and-a-half year contract. The 28-year-old spent 12 years at Arsenal, scoring 108 goals in 397 matches, reports Efe. “I’m very ambitious and I’ve come here because I want the club to push to the next […]

Otamendi extends contract with Manchester City until 2022

London, Jan 18 : Argentine defender Nicolas Otamendi has reached an agreement with English football club Manchester City to extend his contract till June 30, 2022. Otamendi signed a five-year contract when he joined the English Premier League (EPL) club in 2015, reports Efe. “I’ve enjoyed my time at City since the first day I […]