Home » Tournament in Focus » – FIFA World Cup (page 2)

– FIFA World Cup

Gunners could lose Mertesacker

arsenal fc

The former player was invited to take over the youth development programme on his retirement in 2018, and has since been responsible for the production line of talent that the club is starting to ;produce on a regular behaviour. Arsenal could lose the services of highly respected Academy Director Per Mertersacker. He also briefly combined those duties with a job ...

Read More »

Pulisic will not sign new Chelsea deal

chelsea fc

Christian Pulisic is not prepared to sign a new contract with Chelsea. The West London club plan to hold talks with the 24 year old about his extending his stay beyond the expiration of his current contract in 18 months’ time. However, at the moment, there is no inclination on ins part to do so, and he will be aware ...

Read More »

When will the PL resume after the World Cup?

Alejandro Garnacho’s last minute goal, rescuing 3 valuable points for Manchester United against Fulham on Sunday 13th November, was the last piece of Premier League action before the season took an unprecedented six-week mid-season break to make way for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. With the final of the tournament scheduled for Sunday 18th December, the Premier League season ...

Read More »

Arteta unsure about Tielemans

arsenal fc

Although the speculation about Arsenal and Leicester midfielder Youri Tielemans continues, it seems that Mikel Arteta now has doubts about the player. The Belgian international spent the whole of the summer being linked with a  move to the Emirates, although nothing transpired in the end. There have been suggestions that the North London club were content to bide their time ...

Read More »

Chelsea scouts watching Leāo

chelsea fc

Chelsea have had scouts at the World Cup and one man they have been tracking is Portugal winger Rafael Leāo, even though he only came off the bench in their opening two games against Ghana and Uruguay. His performances for AC Milan last season helped them win their first Scudetto in a decade and he has continued that rich vein ...

Read More »

Ronaldo agrees deal with Saudi club

Although the World Cup continues to dominate the football conversation for the time being, it will be less than  four weeks before domestic competitions take centre stage again. One man who has made more than his fair share of headlines in the past month is Cristiano Ronaldo. It began with the explosive interview that he gave to the British journalist ...

Read More »

Chelsea tracking Ecuador star

chelsea fc

Chelsea have had scouts at the Qatar World Cup and one of the players that has caught their eye has bene Ecuador defender Piero Hinchapie. The youngster is currently playing his club football in Germany with Bayer Leverkusen, and his form there has seen a number of other clubs across Europe track his progress, including London rivals Arsenal and Tottenham. ...

Read More »

United considering Pulisić loan move

chelsea fc

Manchester United are considering making an approach to sign Christian Pulisić on loan in January. Erik ten Hag wants a replacement for Cristiano Ronaldo in his squad, and Pulisić may be available, with the US international failing to command a regular place at Stamford Bridge under Graham Potter. Since arriving in West London from Borussia Dortmund five years ago, injury ...

Read More »

The Most Memorable World Cup Matches

The World Cup is the most prestigious prize in international football and one of the biggest sporting events in the world. With some of the biggest names in football appearing at each tournament, it attracts billions of viewers every four years. In 2018, a record 3.572 billion people watched the Russia World Cup with a further 3,031,768 attending the matches ...

Read More »

The five best coaches at the World Cup in 2022

According to the latest betting, Brazil are the favourites to win the World Cup for what would be a record sixth time, followed by their South American neighbours and rivals, Argentina, and then the defending champions France and England. Costa Rica and Saudi Arabia are the rank outsiders. That does not necessarily mean that these teams necessarily have the best ...

Read More »