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Juventus' Sami Khedira sidelined for two months after picking up thigh injury
Juventus' Sami Khedira sidelined for two months after picking up thigh injury

Teammates look on as Sami Khedira lies injured during Juventus’ pre-season friendly against Marseille Turin (Italy), Aug 3  German midfielder Sami Khedira has been sidelined for two months following a thigh injury, his club Juventus said on Monday. Khedira, the club's newest recruit for the upcoming season, has been battling injuries for the last couple of summers which led to him leaving Spanish giants Real Madrid for the I

Aug 4 2015
UEFA club coefficient rankings: Real Madrid on top, Manchester United way behind in 20th position
UEFA club coefficient rankings: Real Madrid on top, Manchester United way behind in 20th position

Real Madrid, Bayern Munich and Barcelona are the three most consistent sides in Europe UEFA has released the latest European Club coefficient rankings ahead of the 2015/16 European season. Real Madrid continue to stay at the top of the rankings while Barcelona and Bayern Munich have switched positions, the German club leapfrogging the Spaniards into 2nd position. The UEFA club coefficient rankings takes into account the resu

Aug 3 2015
Video: Marseille's Roman Alessandrini scores crazy long range goal against Juventus
Video: Marseille's Roman Alessandrini scores crazy long range goal against Juventus

  Buffon was beaten all-ends-up by Alessandrini’s shot Gianluigi Buffon is one of the best goalkeepers in the world, and has been for many years now. But the World Cup winner was left baffled after conceding a terrific goal from Marseille winger Roman Alessandrini during their pre-season fixture at the Stade Vélodrome in Marseille.  The Bianconeri conceded the first goal of the match in the 41st&

Aug 3 2015
Sami Khedira set to take centre stage for Juventus after the departures of Arturo Vidal and Andrea Pirlo
Sami Khedira set to take centre stage for Juventus after the departures of Arturo Vidal and Andrea Pirlo

Sami Khedira joined the ranks of the Old Lady from Real Madrid Germany and Italy are two of the most prolific nations in football separated by just the country of Austria. Still, not many German players make this tiny voyage from playing in their homeland- or in any other European nation for that matter- to Serie A. That's why so many football fanatics are wondering if the German number 6 made the right move. Or not. The bitterswe

Jul 31 2015
FC Pune City announce Adrian Mutu as their marquee player for the ISL
FC Pune City announce Adrian Mutu as their marquee player for the ISL

The much-travelled Adrian Mutu was most successful in Fiorentina colours   Romanian international Adrian Mutu has been unveiled as Pune City FC’s marquee signing for the second season of the Indian Super League. According to The Times of India, Mutu has signed a two-year contract with the franchise and will be earning 5,00,000 Euros per season. The controversial striker was expected to feature for the franchise in the inaug

5 forgotten players angling for summer moves
5 forgotten players angling for summer moves

Sergio Ramos, David De Gea, even Cristiano Ronaldo. All names that have maintained their stranglehold over the headlines this summer and all players rumoured to be nudging closer to the exit door. While it is of course inevitable the heavier price tags will attract more interest from the media, seldom do we see them reach their potential as the most effective moves in the transfer market. Instead, the better deals tend to be those that give a cl

Jul 29 2015
Marco Reus' agents confirm his stay at Borussia Dortmund despite interest from top clubs
Marco Reus' agents confirm his stay at Borussia Dortmund despite interest from top clubs

Marco Reus happy at Borussia Dortmund and will honour the new contract, says his agency  German international Marco Reus will remain at Borussia Dortmund, ESPN FC reports. Total Sport agency, the 26-year-old’s representatives stated that the player is happy at the club and is looking forward to continuing his career at the Signal Iduna Park.  The attacking midfielder has been attracting interest from a number of major clubs

Jul 29 2015
Adrian Mutu reveals a funny Zlatan Ibrahimovic anecdote
Adrian Mutu reveals a funny Zlatan Ibrahimovic anecdote

Mutu and Ibrahimovic played for Juventus from 2004-2006 Former Romanian International Adrian Mutu shared a comedy story about Zlatan Ibrahimovic during an interview with Romanian website Costin Desliu. The 36-year-old was very casual and funny in a candid interview, where he reminisced about his playing days. When asked about who he thought was the best player in the world, the Romanian admitted that he had shared locker rooms with so

Jul 28 2015
5 players who have no chance at the top 3 of the UEFA Player of the Year shortlist
5 players who have no chance at the top 3 of the UEFA Player of the Year shortlist

Football has been boring for quite a while now. While this statement might raise the eyebrows of many, it is true. Gone are the times when there was doubt about who makes the top two for football award ceremonies. Those functions of now are nothing more than the usual banal showdown between Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi. The next shot at this juncture of soporific obviousness comes in the form of UEFA Player of the Year that is set to

Jul 26 2015
5 players who deserved to be shortlisted for UEFA Player of the Year award but weren't
5 players who deserved to be shortlisted for UEFA Player of the Year award but weren't

 UEFA announced the 10 man shortlist for the UEFA Player of the Year award a week ago Around a week ago, UEFA announced the 10 man shortlist for the UEFA Player of the Year award and the list had the usual suspects - Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, with Andrea Pirlo, Arturo Vidal, Paul Pogba, Carlos Tevez, Gianluigi Buffon, Neymar, Luis Suarez and Eden Hazard completed the Top 10. However, the inclusion of some of these players in t

Jul 26 2015
Video: Marco Reus scores brilliant solo goal against Juventus
Video: Marco Reus scores brilliant solo goal against Juventus

Marco Reus nutmegged Bonucci before finishing off a brilliant move Marco Reus is back with a bang after scoring a wonder goal against none other than last season’s Uefa Champions League runners-up Juventus in a pre-season friendly. The Borussia Dortmund star ran over two-third of the length of the pitch before nutmegging Leonardo Bonucci and smashing the ball into the net.  The manner of the goal suggests that the Dortmund star i

Jul 26 2015
Constant Rebuilding urged Sterling to take up Manchester City option
Constant Rebuilding urged Sterling to take up Manchester City option

Stranger things have happened in football than Sterling’s move to Manchester City “Football is football and talent is talent. But the mindset of your team makes all the difference.”- Robert Griffin (Washington Redskins, Quarter-back) How long does a club keep on planning for the future? Is it better to be patient or is it sometimes the petulance of the player, which makes the best-drawn plans of a manager look farcical. T

Jul 25 2015
5 clubs that still have unfinished business in the transfer window
5 clubs that still have unfinished business in the transfer window

The transfer window has been buzzing with activity all summer. Clubs such as Liverpool, Inter and AC Milan have considerably strengthened their squads to regain the glory of yesteryears, Manchester United have revamped their midfield to mount a title challenging season and even the normally hesitant Arsene Wenger has dived into the transfer market and landed Petr Cech to bolster the Gunners’ ranks. Notwithstanding the early rush of transfe

Jul 24 2015
Bayern Munich confirm agreement with Juventus for transfer of Arturo Vidal
Bayern Munich confirm agreement with Juventus for transfer of Arturo Vidal

Arturo Vidal had a memorable season with Juventus, winning the double and reaching the Champions League final Chilean international Arturo Vidal’s much-anticipated move to Bayern Munich is nearing completion, with the German club’s CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge confirming that the transfer is imminent. Both the transfer fee with Juventus and personal terms with the player has been completed and the move will be officially announced

Jul 23 2015
10 stars who emerged through loan deals
10 stars who emerged through loan deals

Loan deals are a very common thing in football today. Many clubs use it to bring players they need in for a small period of time and the best part about the deal is the losses are minimal if a player comes in and doesn’t do well. There are mainly two types of players whom we see go out on loan, the first are the players the club have huge hopes for, and need to secure regular first team action for them and the second are players who a

Jul 22 2015
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