Transfer rumours: Is Liverpool star Mane moving to Barcelona?

Barcelona have joined Bayern Munich in the race to sign Sadio Mane, and the Liverpool star would be interested in a move to Catalonia in order to increase his chances of winning the Ballon d'Or. Arsenal have added former academy graduate Serge Gnabry to their transfer shortlist this summer with the winger's Bayern Munich future up in the air. Antonio Rudiger is expected … Continue reading Transfer rumours: Is Liverpool star Mane moving to Barcelona?

Sadio Mane and Luis Diaz nominated for CL awards

Sadio Mane and Luis Diaz have received nominations for Champions League weekly awards after Liverpool's 3-1 win at Benfica. Diaz is up for the Player of the Week prize after he scored and delivered an assist during the first leg of the Reds' quarter-final with the Portuguese outfit.   From a superb Trent Alexander-Arnold ball, the … Continue reading Sadio Mane and Luis Diaz nominated for CL awards

Why most African footballers survive abroad

Sadio Mane When Sadio Mané scored the decisive penalty to secure Senegal’s triumph over Egypt at the Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon, Isaak, a professional Ghanaian footballer in his late 20s, could not have been further away from the action. Watching the final online in his room in eastern Thailand, Isaak’s thoughts most likely turned to what might have been had … Continue reading Why most African footballers survive abroad

Should Mane, Salah and Firmino worry about Luis Diaz?

Liverpool have completed the £50m signing of Porto winger Luis Diaz and with it beckons the next chapter for the Reds’ famous front three of Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane and Roberto Firmino. Luis Diaz, Mohemed Salah, Sadio Mane and Firmino While Virgil van Dijk and Alisson were the final pieces of the jigsaw, Salah, Mane … Continue reading Should Mane, Salah and Firmino worry about Luis Diaz?

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African journalists responsible for Mane’s failure to win the Ballon d’Or – Camara

While fans in Africa reacted with indignation after Sadio Mane finished fourth in the Ballon d'Or voting, another striker who played for Senegal and Liverpool, took a slightly more balanced view. Mane, who won the Champions League, finished behind Argentine winner Lionel Messi of Barcelona, Dutch team-mate Virgil van Dijk and Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo. … Continue reading African journalists responsible for Mane’s failure to win the Ballon d’Or – Camara

Emery was right to sacrifice Aubameyang for Lacazette

  Alexandre Lacazette extended Arsenal's unbeaten run to 14 games and dealt a blow to Liverpool's quest to win the Premier League for the first time in nearly three decades by salvaging a 1-1 draw at the Emirates on Saturday. James Milner's opener just after the hour mark looked set to send Jurgen Klopp's men three points clear of … Continue reading Emery was right to sacrifice Aubameyang for Lacazette

Why Liverpool’s attacking trio MSF are the moment’s best

Football history is replete with exploits from former Barcelona's MSN (Messi, Suarez & Neymar), Real Madrid's BBC (Bale, Benzema & Cristiano) and Paris Saint-Germain's MCN (Mbappe, Cavani & Neymar) but the current forward line at Liverpool have been a game-changer. The trident of the moment is called the MSF and they're Sadio Mane, Roberto Fermino … Continue reading Why Liverpool’s attacking trio MSF are the moment’s best