Bremen land Vestergaard

Bremen land Vestergaard Werder Bremen have moved to address their defensive frailities by signing out-of-favour Hoffenheim centre-back Jannik Vestergaard. Bundesliga strugglers Werder Bremen have swooped to land centre-back Jannik Vestergaard from Hoffenheim. The Denmark international made 71 league appearances for Hoffenheim after joining from Brondby in 2010. However, the 22-year-old has slipped down the pecking order at…

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Taye Taiwo joins Legia Warsaw

Taye Taiwo joins Legia Warsaw The Nigerian has teamed up with the Polish league leaders on trials after falling out of place with his Turkish league side, Bursaspor Nigeria’s Taye Taiwo has joined reigning Polish league champions, Legia Warsaw on trials till the end of the season. The left-footed defender took this decision after being…

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Victor Moses Ecstatic After Goal In FA Cup

Victor Moses Ecstatic After Goal In FA Cup Nigeria international Victor Moses was full of joy after netting his first goal since November 2014, as Stoke City defeated Rochdale 4 – 1 in the fourth round of the English FA Cup. The Chelsea loanee was on target in the 63rd minute, ten minutes after laying…

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Surkis: Haruna Skilled But Doesn’t Suit Tactics

Surkis: Haruna Skilled But Doesn’t Suit Tactics Dynamo Kiev President, Igor Surkis, has admonished Lukman Haruna after he failed to travel with the rest of his teammates for a training camp in Spain, ahead of the resumption of the Ukrainian Premier League. Though the Nigeria international is contractually bound to the Kievites until the end of this…

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Allegri refuses to rule out Cassano move

Allegri refuses to rule out Cassano move Antonio Cassano could be a January transfer target for Juventus boss Massimiliano Allegri after his release from Parma. Juventus manager Massimiliano Allegri has refused to rule out a move for ex-Parma striker Antonio Cassano. Allegri knows the experienced forward well, having previously coached him during their time at Milan….

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CAF announces AFCON venue switches

CAF announces AFCON venue switches Two quarter-final ties in the Africa Cup of Nations have been relocated to Bata and Malabo, tournament organisers have confirmed. All Africa Cup of Nations quarter-final ties will take place in Bata and Malabo after tournament officials confirmed two venue switches on Tuesday. Originally the last-eight showdown between Tunisia and hosts…

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Joyce reveals Valdes´ inspirational team-talk

Joyce reveals Valdes´ inspirational team-talk After making his first appearance in a Manchester United shirt on Monday, Victor Valdes is already having a big impact at Old Trafford. Victor Valdes is already making his mark at Manchester United after it was revealed the goalkeeper made a stirring pre-match presentation to the Under-21 side. The Spaniard…

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Mexes handed four-game ban after Lazio dismissal

Mexes handed four-game ban after Lazio dismissal Philippe Mexes will miss Milan’s clash with Juventus after being handed a four-game suspension following his dismissal against Lazio. Milan will be without Philippe Mexes for the next four Serie A matches following his sending off against Lazio on Saturday. The central defender was given his marching orders…

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Alcacer commits future to Valencia

Alcacer commits future to Valencia Despite reported interest from Chelsea, Real Madrid and Liverpool, Spain forward Paco Alcacer has extended his Valencia contract. Highly rated forward Paco Alcacer has signed a new deal at Valencia, committing him to the Mestalla club until 2020. The Spain international has signed a five-year extension with his hometown club…

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Postecoglou calls for Aussie ´energy´

Postecoglou calls for Aussie ´energy´ Goals from Trent Sainsbury and Jason Davidson sent Australia to the Asian Cup final, where Ange Postecoglou hopes for home-field advantage. Ange Postecoglou has called on a sold-out Sydney crowd to bring “the energy” needed to get Australia over the line in Saturday’s Asian Cup final against South Korea. The…

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