|Mohamed Salah wins African footballer of the year|
Liverpool and Egypt superstar Mohamed Salah has been named the CAF African footballer of the year award for 2018.
Salah won the prize ahead of Liverpool teammate Sadio Mane and Arsenal star Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. He has claimed the prize back-to-back, joining the likes of El Hadji Diouf, Samuel Eto’o and Yaya Toure who has also won the award on a back-to-back basis.
South Africa’s Thembi Kgatlana has won the CAF African Women player of the year award for 2018 ahead of Nigerian duo Francisca Ordega and Assisat Oshoala. It’s well deserved as Kagtlana had an amazing Woman Nations Cup last year claiming the woman of the tournament and also crowned the highest goalscorer with five goals.
According to reports, there was an arrest of a teenager for racist offence in Tottenham’s match against Chelsea last night.
Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has hailed skipper Vincent Kompany as one of the best defenders he has seen and he claimed he wants him to stay at the club beyond the summer when his contract expires. Guardiola has revealed the 32-year old physical injury is the only thing hindering him from playing many games.
Real Madrid are ready for a squad overhaul in the summer and they want to get either Tottenham’s Christian Eriksen or Chelsea’s Eden Hazard. Meanwhile Tottenham have placed a £225m asking price on the Denmark star and it remains to be seen the outcome in the summer.
Non-premier league side Preston North End are interested in a loan move for Burnley goalkeeper Joe Hart.
Chelsea are now on the look out for Sevilla star Andre Silva who they hope Alvaro Morata will go the reverse way to replace.
Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has convinced midfielder Ander Herrera to stay at the club and the Spaniard is now on the verge of signing a new deal.
Inter Milan are reportedly interested in raising the cash to sign Real Madrid star Luka Modric in the summer and they would look to allow Ivan Perisic to go.
Watford star Abdoulaye Doucoure has revealed he would love to play for his hometown club, signaling a come and get me message to PSG.
Bayern Munich have made a fourth bid of £31.5m for youngster Callum Hudson-Odoi who Chelsea seemed to have accepted the offer.
According to a leaked video, former Manchester City starlet Brahim Diaz who just signed for Real Madrid chose Barcelona over Real Madrid as a kid.
Manchester United are ready to lock horns with the likes of Barcelona and Juventus for the signing of Roma defender Kostas Manolas.
Manchester United are interested in sending midfielder Andreas Pereira on loan to Fiorentina as they look to use him to sign defender Nikola Milenkovic.
Jose Mourinho has told Real Madrid president Fiorentino Perez he would like to sign a new defender and a new striker if he is to return to the club.
Bournemouth reportedly want between £50m and £70m for their striker Callum Wilson who Chelsea are seriously after.
Manchester United have reportedly entered talks with Barcelona over their midfielder Philippe Coutinho.
Bayern Munich are still of the idea of giving Chelsea youngster Callum Hudson-Odoi Arjen Robben’s shirt number which will help tempt the young man.
Arsenal could make a late move for Cagliari midfielder Nicolo Barella who Chelsea have been targeting for a long time.
Christian Pulisic who signed for Chelsea recently has revealed he has yet to speak with the club’s manager Maurizio Sarri.
Barcelona could complete the signing of Ajax midfielder Frenkie de Jong for a £67m in coming days.
Chelsea would not allow Cesc Fabregas to leave for Monaco unless they receive a £10.75m bid for him.
Chelsea youngster who is on loan at Aston Villa has snubbed a loan move to Wolves. Crystal Palace are now ready to make an attempt for the Chelsea star.
Chelsea are reportedly not interested in letting midfielder Ethan Ampadu to leave for Derby County on loan.
Chelsea are still after AC Milan star Gonzalo Higuain as they continue to face goalscoring problems.
Athletic Bilbao has offered Tottenham outcast Fernando Llorente a place back at the club. The club are also interested in Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera who left the club in 2014.
Manchester United would have to wait until summer to sign Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly after he has been reported not to be for sale.
Qatar have approached former Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger to take over their National team managerial job.
Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich has identified Inter Milan forward Mauro Icardi as his main target this January.
Everton have sent scouts to watch Porto star Yacine Brahimi and they will try to sign him.
Southampton are reportedly interested in signing Everton sta Ademola Lookman.
Fulham have given Chelsea stars Gary Cahill, Danny Drinkwater and Victor Moses a training ground tour as they look to secure their transfer.
Newcastle may have to pull out of the deal for Atlanta United star Miguel Almiron whose wage demand is way too high.
Denis Suarez is keen on moving to Arsenal from Barcelona this January.
Tottenham will consider allowing out-of-favour forward Vincent Janssen to leave this January.
Burnley defender Jimmy Dunne is reportedly being chased by Sunderland.
PSG are ready to run after Roma star Lorenzo Pellegrini as a replacement of Adrien Rabiot who will leave the club in the summer.
Valencia boss Marcelino has revealed he would likely send Michy Batshuayi back to Chelsea after failing to make a statement at the club.
Gonzalo Higuain has reportedly accepted Chelsea’s offer and he would like to join Maurizio Sarri at the club.
That would be all for today, have a wonderful day ahead.