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Wilfried Zaha Has No Regrets Switching To Ivory Coast After England Rejection

Crystal Palace winger Wilfried Zaha has said he has no regrets switching to the Ivory Coast after being rejected from the England squad. The 24-year-old was an England Under-21 team regular before stepping up to the senior side and earning caps against Sweden in November 2012 and Scotland in August 2013. However since then neither Three Lions’ boss Roy Hodgson or his successors Sam Allardyce and Gareth Southgate, called Zaha up. Having been born in  the Ivorian city of Abidijan, Zaha moved to London with his parents when he was…

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Harry Kane Tops Most Expensive Player List

CIES Football Observatory have released their latest transfer fees update that have revealed Harry Kane as the world’s most expensive player. The value is decided by the use of an ‘exclusive algorithm’ to work out players respective transfer fees and on Monday the latest CIES report declared the following about the Tottenham striker:: “following his new outstanding season, the Englishman is now worth €201.2 million (£176m).” Neymar, Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo have all been pipped to the post ahead of the World Cup. Paris Saint- Germain forwards Neymar and…

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Salah Fit To Play Some Of Egypt’s World Cup Campaign

Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah could be fit to play some part in Egypt’s World Cup campaign, his country says. The 25-year-old picked up an injury to his shoulder during the first half of Liverpool’s Champions League final loss to Madrid on Saturday, tangling with Real Madrid skipper Sergio Ramos, before going down holding his arm. After initial concerns that the forward may miss the tournament, Salah met with he EFA president, Hani Abu Reda, the national team coach Hector Cuper and doctor Mohamed Abou El-Ela on Wednesday in Valencia. After…

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David Wagner Signs New Deal With Huddersfield Town

David Wagner has signed a new deal with Huddersfield Town, that will keep him at the John Smith’s Stadium until 2021. For all the latest World Cup free bets check us out. The German head coach has put pen to paper on a three-year contract with first-team assistants Christoph Buhler and Andrew Hughes also signing new deals, all three having 12 months left on their contracts. With various rival clubs across Europe reported to be keen on enticing Wagner away from West Yorkshire, this will finally put an end to…

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Rashford To Set Showcase Talent says Ashley Young

Ashley Young feels his Manchester United team-mate Marcus Rashford has the potential to “set the world alight” and could use the World Cup to showcase his talent. Rashford 20, who made his international debut in May 2016 is in Gareth Southgate’s squad with Old Trafford club-mate Young, who at 32 happens to be the oldest member of the 23-man team set to represent England. The forward has had a difficult season under Jose Mourinho, whilst he’s made 52 appearances across all competitions during 2017-18, he has found himself in and…

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Ruben Loftus-Cheeks: “stupid to rule out England”

Chelsea midfielder Ruben Loftus-Cheeks says it would be “stupid to rule out England” at the 2018 Russia World Cup. Gareth Southgate’s squad is the third youngest England selection for a World Cup, behind 1958 and 2006, but the 22-year-old still maintains England have a chance of winning. The 23 players selected have an average age of 26 years and have made a total of 449 international appearances – an average of 19.5, with Chelsea defender Gary Cahill being the only player with more than 40 caps. Loftus-Cheeks has two caps,…

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Arsenal To Appoint Unai Emery

According to SkySports Arsenal will appoint former Paris Saint-Germain head coach Unai Emery as manager this week, after wowing Emirates chiefs in a secret meeting a fortnight ago. Mikel Arteta, a key member of Manchester City’s manager Pep Guardiola’s title-winning coaching team, had been regarded as a dead cert as Arsene Wenger’s successor with a glowing, growing reputation, but the Gunners’ board decided to appoint a more experienced boss, according to reports in Spain. Emery was in London on Monday for talks with the Gunners, with an announcement expected later…

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Pogba Refuses To Confirm Long-Term Future At Old Trafford

After a disappointing season at Manchester United, Paul Pogba refused to confirm his long-term future at the Old Trafford club during a wide ranging interview with French TV. The Frenchman who has had a difficult season, played the entire fixture at Wembley on Saturday, but ultimately Mourinho’s men were frustrated in their efforts to pick apart Chelsea as they succumbed to a 1-0 defeat. Pogba has been criticised by pundits in the past for not living up to his £89million price tag in big games and for spending too much…

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City Announce Guardiola’s Contract Extention

Manchester City have announced that Pep Guardiola has signed a contract extension that will see him remain with the club as manager until the end of the 2020-21 campaign. The 47-year-old Spaniard has won 77 of his 113 games since joining City in June 2016. This gives him a win ratio of more than 68% – and the 32 league wins he managed this season are the most he has achieved in a single campaign, beating the 31 with Barcelona in 2009/10.. This extended contract means it is the longest…

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Gareth Southgate Announces England Squad For Russia 2018

Gareth Southgate has announced the England squad that he will be taking to Russia for this summer’s World Cup. The young Three Lions manager has been bold and has largely remained true to the principles he set out just after his appointment, of giving youth a chance while still acknowledging the need for experience. Southgate who guided England to top spot in UEFA qualification with an unbeaten record of eight wins and two draws, has a chosen his 23-man squad with the average age of 26. “I believe this is…

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