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The Italian manager insists he is not upset that the Swede will not be returning to San Siro after he confirmed he is staying with LA Galaxy AC Milan head coach Gennaro Gattuso claims he is not disappointed that the club’s potential deal for Zlatan Ibrahimovic fell through. The veteran striker confirmed on Monday that he would…

‘He has misled us for several months’ – PSG

Paris Saint-Germain sporting director Antero Henrique has confirmed that midfielder Adrien Rabiot is likely to leave the club Adrien Rabiot has ‘misled’ Paris Saint-Germain and will be benched for ‘an indefinite period’ as a result of his likely departure from the club, sporting director Antero Henrique has revealed. The talented midfielder has been reluctant to…

Besiktas confirm departure of defender Pepe

The centre-back is reported to have covered the wages of several staff members upon his exit from the club Portugal defender Pepe has had his contract terminated by Besiktas, with the Istanbul-based club in the process of slashing their wage bill amid struggles with growing debts. The former Real Madrid star’s deal was not due…

‘I’d rather play with Ziyech than Ronaldo or Messi’ – De Ligt

As he received the Golden Boy award from Tuttosport, the defender brushed off questions over his future Matthijs de Ligt has downplayed speculation over his future, saying right now he’d prefer to play with Hakim Ziyech at Ajax than Cristiano Ronaldo or Lionel Messi. The 19-year-old defender was in Turin on Monday to receive the Golden…

Isco a ticking time bomb heading for explosive Real Madrid exit

The Champions League winners would like to keep the Spaniard but will be forced to look at a sale if the situation continues to deteriorate Isco’s situation at Real Madrid is a ticking time bomb and the reigning European champions may be forced to sell the attacking midfielder if things do not change,Goal understands. The talented Spain…

Messi believes Barcelona ‘need’ Dembele

The Frenchman continues to be linked with an imminent move away from Camp Nou, but a distinguished team-mate is looking for him to stay put. Lionel Messi believes that Barcelona “need” Ousmane Dembele amid mounting transfer talk surrounding the World Cup winner. The France international winger is into just his second season at Camp Nou,…

Arsenal urged to move for ‘quality’ Dembele despite Barcelona troubles

The Gunners have been heavily linked with the World Cup-winning winger, and Ray Parlour believes he would be a useful addition for Unai Emery Ousmane Dembele would be a “quality” signing for Arsenal, says Ray Parlour, with the France international a top talent despite his struggles at Barcelona. The 21-year-old winger was taken to Camp…

Bringing back Neymar ‘not good’ for Barcelona – Van Gaal

The former Barca boss doesn’t believe the La Liga giants should bring the Brazilian star back into the fold until he becomes a “team player” Neymar returning to Barcelona would not be a good move for the La Liga giants because he isn’t a “team player”, according to Louis van Gaal. As Goal reported earlier this month,…

Van der Sar downplays Onana Barca link

The Ajax CEO has downplayed Barcelona’s rumoured interest in their Cameroonian goalkeeper Andre Onana Ajax  CEO Edwin Van Der Saar has downplayed Barcelona’s reported interest on Ajax goalkeeper Andre Onana. Onana, who was nurtured at La Masia, has been the first choice gloveman at the De Toekomst side for a third successive season and has reportedly…

‘We’ll see’ – Gattuso does not rule out Ibrahimovic

The Milan boss was questioned about the LA Galaxy striker and the Serie A side’s recent displays after the draw with Lazio Gennaro Gattuso refused to rule out a move for Zlatan Ibrahimovic after seeing his side scrape a 1-1 draw at Lazio but said his focus is on improving his fifth-placed team’s performances. Milan…

Hazard rules out PSG move but says he could leave Chelsea in 2019

The Blues star slammed the door on a move to the Ligue 1 champions but admits he could depart London this summer Eden Hazard has ruled out a move to Paris Saint-Germain, but has admitted he could leave Chelsea this summer. The Chelsea star has been linked with a move away from Stamford Bridge since…

Neymar to force PSG exit as Barcelona prepare to welcome star forward back

The Catalans want the Brazilian to take the initiative and push for a move back to Camp Nou, while he will also have to mend bridges with fans Barcelona have set in motion their ‘Operation Neymar’ to re-sign the Brazilian striker, with Goal understanding he is ready to call time on his career at Paris Saint-Germain. The Catalans…

Barcelona claim no Liverpool offer for Dembele as they stand by troubled winger

The World Cup winner continues to be linked with a big-money move away from Camp Nou, but his current club have held no transfer discussions. Barcelona have sought to quash talk of Ousmane Dembele moving to Liverpool, with the Liga giants having no offers on the table. The Blaugrana moved to land the 21-year-old winger…

Iniesta doubts ‘difficult’ Barcelona return for Neymar

A Camp Nou legend is not expecting to see the Brazilian head back to Catalunya, but concedes that he could secure a switch to the Santiago Bernabeu Andres Iniesta admits a reunion with Barcelona would be “difficult” for Neymar and claims a switch to Real Madrid “wouldn’t hurt” those at Camp Nou. The Brazil international…

Conte responds to Ramos: A coach expects respect

The former Chelsea manager has offered his view amid suggestions the Real Madrid defender would not be keen on the Italian’s approach Antonio Conte has hit back at Real Madrid defender Sergio Ramos, insisting that respect must be given to managers from their first day at a new club. The Italian is currently without a…

‘Get well soon Milan’ – Ramos

The Real Madrid captain has apologised after again being at the centre of a controversial incident in the Champions League Sergio Ramos has apologised to Milan Havel after he left the Viktoria Plzen winger with a bloodied nose during Real Madrid’s 5-0 Champions League victory on Wednesday. Karim Benzema scored twice in the rout, further…

Neymar wants Barcelona return, claims former team-mate Montoya

The Brazilian has long been linked with a return to Camp Nou, the club where he made his name, and his former team-mate can see it happening Neymar wants to return to Barcelona, according to his former team-mate, Martin Montoya. The PSG superstar left Camp Nou in 2017, joining the French giants in a huge…

Conte has been warned: Ramos rules the Real Madrid dressing room

The Blancos captain is, contrary to popular opinion, prepared to compromise off the field but it is better to be on his side than against him Towards the end of Julen Lopetegui’s ill-fated Real Madrid reign, club captain Sergio Ramos was asked if his vocal support for the under-fire coach might save him from the…

PSG ‘strongly denies’ allegations of FFP misconduct

The Ligue 1 club has issued a statement refuting allegations reported in Der Spiegel and Mediaset using documents obtained via Football Leaks Paris Saint-Germain have ‘strongly denied’ allegations that it was involved in secret meetings with Gianni Infantino that helped the club achieve more lenient sanction for breach of Financial Fair Play (FFP) regulations. According…

Pochettino: Real Madrid interest made Spurs stronger

Amid continued interest from Los Blancos, the Spurs manager believes his relationship with his players is now stronger Mauricio Pochettino has playfully responded to reports of approaches from Real Madrid, believing it will help his current status at Tottenham. The Argentine manager was quick to play down reports of continued offers following Julen Lopetegui’s dismissal,…

‘I never asked Messi to come here’ – Guardiola

Spanish newspaper El Mundo recently reported the Argentine was close to moving in October 2017 at the height of the Catalan political crisis. Lionel Messi was never approached to sign for Manchester City or Bayern Munich during Pep Guardiola’s tenure at either club, his former boss has confirmed. The Argentine shone under Guardiola’s reign at Barcelona,…