Good morning to all our readers out, it’s time to check out the latest sports news today Friday November 29, 2019
Nigeria have moved up in the latest FIFA ranking to 31st position in the world and third in Africa after gathering 1493 points this month. Senegal and Tunisia are first and second respectively in Africa while Algeria lie fourth with Morocco, Ghana, Egypt, Cameroon, Mali and Congo DR completing the first 10. The next ranking will be released in December 19.
Inter Milan forward Romelu Lukaku has suggested to UEFA to put an action against racism with claims that he was racially abused against Slavia Prague during their Champions League match on Wednesday.
Arsenal manage Unai Emery is reportedly already on his way out of the club following a 2-1 loss to Eintracht Frankfurt in the Europa League last night.
Southampton and Wolverhampton have both pulled out of the pursuit of Atalanta star Dejan Kulusevski who is currently impressing on loan at Parma. Arsenal, Inter Milan, Juventus and Manchester United are reportedly still interested in him.
According to reports, AC Milan feel they can snap up a move for free agent Zlatan Ibrahimovic in January with a meeting with the player’s agent Mino Raiola set to be set up very soon.
West Ham have given manager Manuel Pellegrini two matches to save his career at the club. He will face Chelsea and Wolverhampton away from home.
Chelsea winger Willian has vowed not to speak with other clubs in January despite having no contract offer from the Stamford Bridge side. The Brazilian whose deal will end with the Blues at the end of the season will have the chance to start speaking to clubs when the transfer window opens in January.
Atletico Madrid are interested in signing Facundo Pellistri from Uruguayan side Penarol who has also been attracting interest from Arsenal and Barcelona.
Steven Gerrard, the Rangers manager has reiterated that the club will not allow Alfredo Morelos to leave the club in January.
Lewis Baker, the Fortuna Düsseldorf on loan midfielder from Chelsea is reportedly not happy with his status of lack of game time at the Bundesliga side.
According to reports, Spain’s head coach Luis Enrique was offered a job in the Premier League this month where he further gave ex-Spain boss Robert Moreno the chance to work with him but the latter rejected. It is reported that Moreno’s refusal is the reason behind their current quarrel after Enrique returned to head the Spanish National team with Moreno pushed out.
Leeds United have reportedly agreed a move for Burnley star Matej Vydra in January.