Author: Richmond Marfo

Arsenal have reached an agreement to sign central defender Evan Ndicka from Eintracht Frankurt, according to a report in Italy. Although the Frenchman is set to be the Gunners’ first signing of 2023, fans will have to be patient to see him pull on the red of the club, with the deal a pre-contract agreement for a player whose deal in the Bundesliga expires on 30 Junes. Ndicka has been a long-time target of Mikel Arteta’s and now it is reported by Il Romanista that the Emirates club have won the race to pick him up on a free transfer.…

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Diego Altube is a Spanish soccer player who plays as a goalkeeper for Albacete Balompié. He groomed himself as a promising player throughout the years in soccer. Before that, he spent almost the entire 2020-21 season with Real Madrid’s first team, constantly called up by the manager Zinedine Zidane. However, he was mostly kept as an unused substitute. Moreover, Altube is a stunning goalkeeper who has been enthusiastically into soccer from an early age. And he has moved to several Spanish clubs, including Real Madrid. Altube was sold to Balompié on Jul 18, 2022, on a free transfer despite having…

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The former American football quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick was drafted in the seventh round of the 2005 NFL Draft by the St. Louis Rams and eventually played with nine different teams in the league over the course of 17 seasons. Fitzpatrick last played for the Washington Football Team, but because of his brief tenure with the team and a series of injuries, he did not throw any touchdowns or interceptions. He announced his retirement from the sport during the 2022 offseason The only player to have rushing and passing touchdowns with eight different NFL teams, Ryan received the nicknames ‘Fitztragic’ and…

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Portugal international Joao Felix looks set to leave Atletico Madrid in 2023, with Manchester United among the clubs interested in a deal. That is according to Depredict, which has also named Newcastle United as a potential suitor for the forward, though Felix is unsure about moving to a team at the beginning of their rebuild. Premier League sides Arsenal, Chelsea and, surprisingly, Aston Villa are also linked with a potential move for the star, whilst Paris Saint-Germain and Bayern Munich are monitoring the situation abroad. Felix’s time in Madrid has turned sour The Atleti CEO previously confirmed that the club…

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As reported by Depredict, Borussia Mönchengladbach captain Yann Sommer is attracting the interest of both Inter Milan and Manchester United. The swiss international goalkeeper was heavily linked with a move away from Gladbach in the summer with Nice being the most likely destination. However, despite deciding to stay with Gladbach for this season at least, Sommer is yet to sign a contract extension beyond 2023. The club’s sports director Roland Virkus isn’t giving up on his number one goalkeeper, however. He still intends on keeping the 33-year-old and insists no approaches have been made for him so far. The Swiss…

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France captain Hugo Lloris believes World Cup quarter-final opponents England have matured into a team ready to win the biggest prizes. Lloris will lead the reigning world champions into their clash with the Euro 2020 finalists at Al Bayt Stadium on Saturday night. The Tottenham goalkeeper will break France’s male record for all-time appearances when he earns his 143rd cap in Al Khor. But, following a mixture of retirements, loss of form and injury, only 10 members of the France squad that lifted the World Cup in Russia four years ago are in Qatar. England have 12 of the players…

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Rafael Leao is one of the hottest names on the market at the moment given his red got form. After a good start to his season at AC Milan, the youngster has impressed with the Portuguese National Team at the FIFA World Cup and is catching the eyes of suitors across the globe. With his client clocking good numbers, Jorge Mendes sees it as the perfect time to mould a transfer for the forward and has thus offered his services to Real Madrid. According to reports from Depredic , Los Blancos put their foot down and firmly replied that they…

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While Barcelona had the largest representation during the World Cup – 16 players, some of them did not quite have the role they would have wanted. Marc-Andre ter Stegen, for example, one of the best goalkeepers in the world this season, had to play second fiddle to Manuel Neuer. Alejandro Balde only got some spare minutes when Jordi Alba was benched. The worst case, however, has to be that of Ronald Araujo’s. Still nursing an injury, the Uruguayan travelled to Qatar with special permission from Barça. He had apparently received the medical green light to play in the knockout stages,…

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Former Brazil international Fred wants to see Lionel Messi lose to his country and cry at this World Cup. Brazil and Argentina headed to Qatar as two of the tournament favourites, and while the latter haven’t quite been as good as expected, the two are still on track to meet in the semi-finals. The iconic derby will take place on the biggest stage if Brazil beat Croatia and Argentina beat the Netherlands in their respective quarter-final clashes on Friday. Messi losing at any point would surely be devastating for the PSG player given it’s all but certain to be his…

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It’s been a World Cup to remember for a whole host of reasons so far, a tournament of controversy, upsets and some superb football. The group stage proved thrilling action on the pitch, while the drama was added to in predictable fashion from VAR interference. There was barely minutes gone in the World Cup when the technology made its first meaningful contribution and there’s been no shortage of incidents to talk about. Here are five of the most controversial VAR calls at the Qatar World Cup to date. Ecuador’s opener overturned Ecuador opened the tournament against host nation Qatar and…

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