Basel’s Egyptian Mohamad Salah refuses to shake hands with Maccabi Tel Aviv

There was an unsavoury incident in one of the Champions League qualifiers on Tuesday night and you wonder whether UEFA will investigate. Basel’s star winger, Egyptian Mohamad Salah, went to great lengths to avoid shaking hands with Israeli opponents Maccabi Tel Aviv. Salah, positioned a pair of boots on the side of the pitch and […]

Tottenham set to sign Roberto Soldado for €30m today [Spanish reports]

Widespread reports in Spain today confirm that Tottenham will finally sign Roberto Soldao from Valencia for 30 million euros on Wednesday. Spurs have been negotiating with Valencia for 10 days now and the likes of Deportivo Valenciano, Marca and AS all confirm a deal is very close. Valencia are keen to close the deal as […]

It’s unanimous: Nobody on Everton’s Reddit page wants Joey Barton at their club

The backpage of Wednesday’s Mirror details how Joey Barton is pining for a move to Roberto Martinez’s Everton. Under the headline “Everton Forever”, the tabloid claims that “Barton’s dream to play at beloved Goodison & he’ll take a pay huge pay cut to make it happen.” Barton, a notoriously active user on Twitter has yet […]

Manchester United offer €30m for Juventus’ Claudio Marchisio [Corriere Dello Sport]

The top story on Italian news agency Corriere Dello Sport’s website on Wednesday morning is that Manchester United have offered €30m for Juventus’ Claudio Marchisio. The Italians believe that the Juventus midfielder is now Man United’s prime target in the transfer window, while Luka Modric is also of interest if the Azzurri international cannot be prised from Turin. […]

Juan Zuniga regains respect of the Napoli tifosi by jumping to their anti Juve chant

After flirting with Juventus over the last few weeks, Napoli’s right-sided player Juan Zuniga has fallen out of favour with the Neapolitans. Booed every time he touched the ball against Galatasaray on Monday night, Zuniga grabbed a goal and didn’t celebrate, so Napoli fans started chanting “Whoever doesn’t jump is a Juventino.” So, Zuniga decided […]

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