Update on Karim Benzema’s injury

Real Madrid's impressive 3-0 win away at Celtic to start their Champions league campaign wasn't without bad news. Karim Benzema's forced substitution caused concern. Both Benzema and Eder Militao faced physical problems in Glasgow, and news about their condition were expected to arrive as soon as this Wednesday. The team returned to the capital at around 05:00, and Carlo Ancelotti gave his players the … Continue reading Update on Karim Benzema’s injury

Dortmund could lose Haaland for up to 2 months

It's not confirmed, but it doesn't look like good news for Erling Haaland and Borussia Dortmund. The Norway striker got injured at the weekend, coming off in the 60th minute after opening the scoring against TSG Hoffenheim. Two days on, Dortmund have shared on their website the following update: "Haaland was examined in detail on … Continue reading Dortmund could lose Haaland for up to 2 months

Pogba in Dubai for rehabilitation

Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba will continue his recovery from a thigh injury in Dubai, having travelled to the Gulf state for warm weather training. Pogba suffered his thigh problem while on international duty with France earlier this month, experiencing discomfort in a training session and withdrawing from the squad. He is not expected to … Continue reading Pogba in Dubai for rehabilitation

Has Man City’s De Bruyne lost his spark?

A couple of weeks ago, Kevin De Bruyne and Oleksandr Zinchenko were filming a video for the Manchester City YouTube channel in which they answered questions put to them by fans. Someone called Hesham from Egypt asked who they thought would be the best player in the world in 2030. “I will be retired,” whispered De Bruyne. … Continue reading Has Man City’s De Bruyne lost his spark?

Samuel Umtiti up for sale

Samuel Umtiti’s presence in the two line ups so far is to do with the club’s need to put him in the shop window this summer. Samuel Umtiti Umtiti started against Nastic and Girona, going off at half-time in both. Ronald Koeman is not counting on Umtiti this season, and he has fallen well out … Continue reading Samuel Umtiti up for sale

Lampard’s plan for injured N’Golo Kante

Frank Lampard wants France to leave N'Golo Kante out of the squad for next month's Euro 2020 qualifiers so the Chelsea midfielder can recover from injury. Kante played through a knee problem in the Europa League final against Arsenal and consequently spent much of pre-season recovering. The 28-year-old was only fit enough to appear as a … Continue reading Lampard’s plan for injured N’Golo Kante

Eden Hazard to miss Real Madrid’s match against Celta

Eden Hazard will miss Real Madrid's 2019/20 LaLiga Santander opener against Celta Vigo after suffering an injury to his left thigh, and is set to be out for a few weeks. A statement on the official Real Madrid website read: "Following tests carried out after training today, our player Eden Hazard has been diagnosed the Real Madrid Medical Team with a lesion … Continue reading Eden Hazard to miss Real Madrid’s match against Celta

Brazil fans feared for Neymar against Switzerland

In yet another World Cup shocker, Switzerland held Brazil to a 1-1 draw on Sunday, but the biggest scare for every supporter of the South American team was Neymar’s health. Neymar was fouled 10 times by Swiss defenders who blatantly ignored the PSG star’s recent injuries and the widely publicized physical treatments he received to … Continue reading Brazil fans feared for Neymar against Switzerland

Real Madrid representatives are in Brazil to woo Neymar

Real Madrid representatives have met with Neymar's father to confirm the footballer's asking price, media reports confirm. Image: Neymar Recent developments at Paris Saint-Germain show the club is in disarray, particularly with their continental football disappointments and growing concerns between Neymar, Edison Cavani and club supporters, as well as Unai Emery's dwindling hold on his … Continue reading Real Madrid representatives are in Brazil to woo Neymar

Cristiano Ronaldo’s sister slams critics after brother’s resurgence

Real Madrid's 7-1 win against Deportivo La Coruna was their best performance since last month's 5-0 thrashing of Sevilla at home, and Los Blancos appear to have found their rhythm since winning the Club World Cup despite Cristiano Ronaldo's insignificant contributions. However, the Portugal international footballer scored a brace alongside Nacho and Bale to fire … Continue reading Cristiano Ronaldo’s sister slams critics after brother’s resurgence

Manchester United reached a decision for Eric Bailly’s health

Manchester United defender Eric Bailly will be off for about 3 months, coach Jose Mourinho confirmed after the defender sustained a serious ankle injury. Image: Eric Bailly The Ivory Coast international footballer forged a solid partnership with Phil Jones this season, and has recorded series of awesome performances before the devastating injury. He hasn't featured … Continue reading Manchester United reached a decision for Eric Bailly’s health

Paul Pogba – Martial is a big talent; one of the best I’ve ever seen

Anthony Martial got a callback from France national team coach Didier Deschamps for their international friendly against Wales on Friday following the youngster's exploits in the Premier League, and teammate Paul Pogba has nothing but praises for his close friend. Martial, who plays for Manchester United as a central defender, won EPL's Player of the Month awards in … Continue reading Paul Pogba – Martial is a big talent; one of the best I’ve ever seen