Good afternoon to all our readers out there, it’s time to check out the latest news in the football world this afternoon. Ride with us as we unleash them…
The owner of Manchester City; City Football Group has bought over Belgian club Lommel SK, a second division club in the country. City Football Group now owns Australia’s Melbourne City, Japan’s Yokohama F. Marinos, Uruguay’s Montevideo City, Spain’s Giron’s, China’s Sichuan Jiuniu FC, India’s Mumbai City FC alongside USA’s New York City and England’s Manchester City. What an achievement!!!
Manchester City full-back Kyle Walker has apologised to some of the Etihad side’s supporters through writings for twice breaking the guidelines laid down for coronavirus.
PSG star Kylian Mbappe has revealed he is flattered by the interest from Liverpool. The 21-year-old forward has been linked to leave the French side this summer with several links from top European sides including Real Madrid but there have been other reports that he’s likely to remain with the Paris side.
French club Lyon have slammed Ligue 1’s decision to cancel the season. They suggested that football in France is not moving in the right direction.
The sporting director of Swedish club Hammarby has stated that they could end up signing AC Milan forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic whose deal at the Italian club ends this summer. The 38-year-old has been training with the Swedish side since the lockdown.
Barcelona are interested in signing Bruno Guimaraes from Lyon. The 22-year-old plays the midfield role and Atletico Madrid made attempt to sign him in January. Barcelona are the latest Spanish side to show interest.
Barcelona are also interested in re-signing Marc Cucurella from Getafe for a £13m buy-back clause. The 21-year-old has played 34 matches so far for Getafe in all competitions this campaign.
Everton have been told they will have to pay as much as £44m to sign Hirving Lozano from Napoli. Carlo Ancelotti, the Toffees’ boss is really determined to sign Lozano, a player he worked with previously at the Naples side.
Bayern Munich defender Javi Martinez is nearing the exit door at the club after finding it difficult to get playing time at the club. He has dropped down in pecking order and his contract will expire in 2021. Bayern might have to sell him to at least get value for him.
Manchester United are still hoping they can get a new deal for 19-year-old Angel Gomes but contract negotiations has now stalled and his deal will expire this summer.