Latest news in the football world this evening Wednesday November 13, 2019
Former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has accepted the job offer to become FIFA’ new chief of global football development which means he will return to football after being out for over 18 months. This put an end to the speculations linking him to sign for Bayern Munich to replace disengaged Niko Kovac as the club’s manager.
The new role is for him to help develop football, both men and women and the technical areas of the game. He will immediately become a member of the technical panel of the international football association board as well as the chairman of the technical study group of FIFA.
Manchester United defender Victor Lindelof has claimed he misses his former manager Jose Mourinho in football. Lindelof is always grateful to Mourinho for bringing him into the ranks at the Old Trafford’s side. He however stated that he expect the Portuguese to be back in football at a top club by now.
The Football Association has banned Manchester City star Bernardo Silva for one match and fined a fee of £50k following his presumed racist tweet towards teammate Benjamin Mendy. Though he has been clarified that he did not intend to make it look like an abuse.
David Abraham, the captain of Eintracht Frankfurt has been fined £21,410 and banned for seven weeks for knocking Freiburg manager Christian Streich to the floor in their match against each other on Sunday which ended 1-0 in favour of Freiburg. Eintracht Frankfurt are however ready to appeal against the punishment after Abraham has apologized for the incident.