Latest news in the football world this evening Sunday October 13, 2019
Russia have booked a place in the Euro 2020 after beating Cyprus 5-0 away from home. They became the third team to have qualified so far for the tournament after Belgium and Italy already confirmed their statuses.
Denis Cheryshev scored a brace while Magomed Ozdoyev, Artem Dzyuba and Aleksandr Golovin scored one goal each as Greece star Konstantinos Laifis received his marching order.
In other news…
Chile forward Alexis Sanchez has been confirmed injured in his country’s goalless draw against Colombia. He had a serious ankle injury and was substituted late on in the game. He may be out for a few weeks as he look set to go back to Inter Milan early to start his recovery process.
Inter Milan manager Antonio Conte is really keen on signing Borussia Dortmund star Mario Gotze whose deal at the German side will expire at the end of the season. Several Premier League clubs are interested in him but Conte will hope he can convince the 27-year old to sign for Inter Milan for free next summer.
Argentine club Racing Club are interested in signing Roma star Javier Pastore having struggled for consistency at the Serie A side following series of injuries.
According to reports Ivan Rakitic is more likely to leave the Barcelona than stay at the club after struggling for playing time so far this season, falling behind the likes of Arthur and Frenkie de Jong in pecking order.
West Ham star Declan Rice has dismissed rumour linking him to join Manchester United insisting the London side is the best place for him.
Championship side Leeds United are reportedly confident they will hold on to Arsenal 20-year old forward Eddie Nketiah until the end of his loan at the end of the season. He has scored four goals though he has been used mainly as substitute so far this season.
Lyon have identified Jocelyn Gourvennec as their backup option if they fail to appoint Laurent Blanc as their manager.
Everton are reportedly interested in signing Colin Dagba who plays for Paris Saint-Germain as a youngster.
According to reports, Chelsea nearer signed Russia international Alan Dzagoev when he started his career back in 2009.
The owners of Swansea City football club are ready to sell the club for a £38m fee. This will have a £15m increment if they can secure promotion into the Premier League.
Newcastle have identified Hull City star Jarrod Bowen as their main transfer target as they plan for recruitment in January.
Claudio Marchisio, the former Juventus star has revealed he was once linked to make a move to the Premier League, with Chelsea, Manchester City and Manchester United all interested in him at one point or the other.
Napoli star Jose Callejon who contract at the club expires at the end of the season has rejected a chance to join Chinese side Dalian Yifang.
Juventus are interested in signing want-away Real Madrid midfielder Isco.
That would be all for today, Good Night!!!