Good morning to all our readers out there, it’s time to check out the latest sports news today Friday August 16, 2019
Former Norwich forward Ricky van Wolfswinkel has been diagnosed to have brain aneurysm which was discovered through scans after having concussion. The concussion was sustained during Basel’s Champions League qualifying match against LASK last week.
Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde has revealed skipper Lionel Messi will miss the club’s La Liga opening match against Athletic Bilbao tonight in order not to risk him as he continues recovery from the calf injury he suffered in training last week.
Tottenham skipper Hugo Lloris has urged the club to stop talking about winning titles but to actually capture one this season.
According to reports, Bayern Munich are not interested in resigning Mario Mandzukic.
LA Galaxy forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic has revealed his teammate Cristian Pavon is too good for the MLS and he should leave the United States very soon.
According to reports, Harry Maguire rejected a big contract from Premier League champions Manchester City before joining Manchester United. City reportedly made an offer of £278k wage per week which could have been £100k more than what he currently earns at Old Trafford.
Paris Saint-Germain are ready to send Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting on loan to Lecce for a single season.
Leganes have signed Nigerian international Chidozie Awaziem on loan for a single season from FC Porto.
RB Leipzig have urged Bayern Munich to pay as much as £37m for their forward Timo Werner. Valencia, Napoli and Roma are also interested in signing him.
Real Madrid are ready to offer €120m plus one or two players to secure the signing of Neymar from Paris Saint-Germain.
Stoke City goalkeeper Jack Butland is considering a move away from England after failing to make a switch to Bournemouth before the close of the Premier League transfer window earlier this month.
Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba is still interested in leaving the club for Real Madrid.
According to reports, Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer held talks with Christian Eriksen in order to convince him to sign for the Old Trafford side but the Denmark wanted a move to Spain.
Alexis Sanchez, the Manchester United forward will push to leave the club before the end of European transfer window on September 2.
Juventus still have the hope of selling forward Paulo Dybala before transfer deadline day.
Napoli have reportedly reached an agreement to sign Mexico 23-year old winger Hirving Lozano.
Manchester United have banned their players from signing autographs at the entrance of the club’s training ground in order to ensure safety.
Galatasaray’s approach for Everton midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin has been rejected by the Toffees.
Manchester United are still interested in signing Newcastle midfielder Sean Longstaff and will try to sign him next summer.
Former Arsenal star Nigel Winterburn has told the club to allow Henrikh Mkhitaryan leave the club.
That would be all for now, Good Morning!!!