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/ 10 days ago

Madrid star decides on future after astronomical wage Saudi bid

Real Madrid find themselves in a precarious situation regarding their defensive lineup for the upcoming season. With only two senior centre-backs available, the club is grappling with the potential loss of another key defender. They also risk having to do without Antonio Rudiger, amid significant interest from Saudi Arabian clubs Al-Nassr and Al Hilal. Nacho […]

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/ 12 days ago

Sergio Ramos plots next step before moving to San Diego

Sergio Ramos has once again left Sevilla, his departure announced by the La Liga club in June. This marks the end of Ramos' second stint with the team, helping Sevilla secure a 14th-place finish. Despite the Rojiblancos' desire to retain him, the 38-year-old chose to move on mainly due to the club's challenging sporting and […]

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/ 14 days ago

Not Pioli nor Galtier: Al-Ittihad agree deal with ex-France boss

The managerial search at Al-Ittihad has taken several twists and turns, with the Saudi club initially close to appointing former Milan manager Stefano Pioli. However, negotiations with Pioli broke down due to internal conflicts within the club, influenced heavily by star player Karim Benzema's preferences. Stefano Pioli, who departed Milan at the end of the […]

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/ 21 days ago

Al-Nassr offers massive contract to Man City star Ederson

Manchester City could be set to lose star goalkeeper Ederson in the coming weeks. The Brazil international has been a mainstay between the sticks at City since his $43 million move from Benfica in 2017. Not only has he been the undisputed number-one shot-stopper for manager Pep Guardiola, but he has been one of the […]

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/ 35 days ago

Not Casemiro: Ronaldo eager to reunite with ex-teammate

Sergio Ramos, the iconic Spanish defender, has recently left Sevilla and is now a free agent. This development has sparked rumors and speculations about his next destination; especially since several high-profile clubs have shown interest in the veteran player. The 38-year-old penned an emotional message to Sevilla fans following his departure from his boyhood club. […]

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/ 46 days ago

Not Raphinha: Saudi Arabia looking to shop from Barcelona

As the new season approaches, Barcelona find themselves with an abundance of centre-backs. The current roster includes stalwarts like Jules Kounde, Ronald Araujo, Andreas Christensen, Inigo Martinez, and rising star Pau Cubarsi. Additionally, Clement Lenglet and Eric Garcia will return from their loan spells, further crowding the defensive lineup. This surplus has prompted the club […]

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/ 47 days ago

No exit? Ancelotti advises MLS target to stay at Real Madrid

As Toni Kroos steps into retirement, having played his final match for Real Madrid in the Champions League final, another veteran, Nacho Fernandez, finds himself at a crossroads. Nacho, whose contract expires at the end of the season, is deliberating whether to stay with Real Madrid. The alternative is to seek new opportunities elsewhere, notably […]

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/ 48 days ago

Lukaku open to Saudi switch, but transfer to Napoli also viable

Romelu Lukaku has admitted to being open to potentially playing for a Saudi Pro League team. The striker's comments come nearly a year after he rejected a chance to join Al-Hilal in the Middle Eastern league. Instead of making the big money move, the Chelsea star spent the 2023/24 season on loan at Roma. Although […]

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/ 50 days ago

Kevin De Bruyne enticed by lucrative Saudi Arabia offer

Manchester City star midfielder Kevin De Bruyne has admitted that he is "open" to potentially joining a Saudi Pro League team. The Middle Eastern division has experienced a boom in recent years by signing several stars from European clubs. Top players such as Cristiano Ronaldo, Neymar, Sadio Mane, and Riyad Mahrez have all joined Saudi […]

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/ 87 days ago

Ronaldo to Liga MX? Monterrey's one and only way to get legend

Monterrey, a Mexican club, isn't one that Lionel Messi will cherish fondly in his memory. In the CONCACAF Champions Cup, they eliminated the Argentine and Inter Miami, putting them in the limelight across the world. Now, the semi-final matchup has pitted them against Columbus Crew. Among Liga MX’s top teams, the renowned Rayados have been […]
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/ 115 days ago

Saudi Arabia fans sentenced to jail time for chants

Twelve Saudi Arabia soccer fans will serve jail time between six months and one year for chanting a religious song during a Saudi Division One match. Police questioned and investigated over 150 people in the days after the match. Police charged all twelve with “undermining public order through the spirit of sectarian intolerance by passing sectarian […]
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/ 115 days ago

Saudi Arabia fans sentenced to jail time for chants

Twelve Saudi Arabia soccer fans will serve jail time between six months and one year for chanting a religious song during a Saudi Division One match. Police questioned and investigated over 150 people in the days after the match. Police charged all twelve with “undermining public order through the spirit of sectarian intolerance by passing sectarian […]

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/ 122 days ago

Barcelona to use key player as 'financial lever' this summer

Thanks to their well-documented financial woes, Barcelona will have little choice but to make major sales this summer. Having finances accessible to their new manager—who they yet have to announce—is supposedly their goal Raphinha is among a number of players who have recently come to light as potential trade targets. In fact, a Saudi team […]

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/ 122 days ago

Barcelona to use key player as 'financial lever' this summer

Thanks to their well-documented financial woes, Barcelona will have little choice but to make major sales this summer. Having finances accessible to their new manager—who they yet have to announce—is supposedly their goal Raphinha is among a number of players who have recently come to light as potential trade targets. In fact, a Saudi team […]

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/ 130 days ago

"It's inevitable": Club president admits Neymar move very likely

At the 2009 Sao Paulo State Championship, Neymar scored his debut goal for Santos at the age of 17. Fifteen years later, he is associated with returning to the Black-and-White, completing a full circle. Having begun his career at Vila Belmiro, where he scored an astounding 136 goals in 225 games, Neymar joined Barcelona in […]