Good afternoon to all our readers out there, it’s time to check out the various sports news this afternoon. Ride with us as we check them out…
Formula 1 star Sebastian Vettel is set to leave Ferrari when his contract expires at the end of this 2020 campaign. It was reported that talks over a new contract broke down and renewal will not take place. According to reports gathered, Vettel who has won the world championship four times has had his place in the team under threat since a certain 22-year-old Leclerc was given a five-year deal after he had more points and wins than Vettel in 2019. It was the 22-year-old’s maiden campaign.
FIFA has postponed the previously scheduled Women’s U20 World Cup to January 2021. The tournament is supposed to hold in August and September in Costa Rica and Panama but it has now been rescheduled due to the outbreak of coronavirus.
According to reports, Premier League clubs will prefer to have the remainder of the season played both home and away as they target resumption of matches next month.
Austrian Bundesliga is expected to restart by June 2 after the Government gave permission to return.
Juventus midfielder Miralem Pjanic reportedly rejected offers from Manchester United after Barcelona appeared to have shown interest in him. Reports have it that he’s on the edge of signing for the Camp Nou side in a deal that will involve swapping of players. The Catalans have stepped up the pursuit.
Barcelona have shown interest in Tottenham centre-back Juan Foyth who has been struggling for playing time since Jose Mourinho took over the club. Boca Juniors and River Plate have both shown interest in him but Barcelona could sign him by involving Samuel Umtiti in the deal.
Atletico Madrid are getting closer to completing the signing of Real Madrid outcast midfielder James Rodriguez. Reports suggest that they are more than 80% certain to sign him.
Inter Milan have joined Barcelona and Liverpool in the race for RB Leipzig forward Timo Werner.
Inter have also identified Marash Kumbulla from Verona as their potential target. The 20-year-old has a valued price of £22m.
Paris Saint-Germain have identified AC Milan stars Lucas Paqueta and Ismael Bennacer as their transfer targets when the transfer window opens.
Jesper Gronkjaer, a former Ajax player has urged midfielder Donny van de Beek to sign for Premier League club like Tottenham of Chelsea instead of moving to Real Madrid or Barcelona.
Chelsea star Christian Pulisic has revealed his tendon injury he had whivh kept him out of the team for more than three months wasn’t to be taken lightly as it was more serious than what was expected. He however revealed that he has recovered now.