Roger Machado does not have the requisite experience to coach such a big club as Corinthians. No, this is not an opinion shared by The Fantasista, but merely the latest in a long line of ludicrous claims made by the Timão board. As if their recent mismanagement of one of Brazil’s most prestigious clubs was… Read More Roger-Timão: A match made in heaven
It has been revealed that Brazilian forward Hulk is the highest paid player in China and is therefore one of the most valuable in the world. The 30-year-old, who left Zenit St Petersburg to join Shanghai SIPG earlier this year, earns an annual salary of €20m. According to a report via Chinese portal Sina, fellow… Read More Hulk, the highest paid player in China
The season has started with a bang for Albanian striker Rey Manaj, who is under contract with Inter until the summer of 2020. The 19-year-old is progressing well during his dry loan spell at Massimo Oddo’s newly-promoted Pescara; so far he has accumulated 200 minutes of football and has two goals to his name. Due… Read More No early return to Inter for Manaj
Brazilian centre back Wallace has arrived in Rome where he will undergo medical examinations ahead of his proposed transfer to Lazio. He flew into Fiumicino earlier this evening, and looks set to become the third addition to Simone Inzaghi’s squad this summer. The 21-year-old will join from Braga, although his only previous experience of European… Read More Wallace set to join Lazio as Lotito revamps squad
Since crashing out of the Copa Libertadores via defeat to Atlético Nacional in their two-legged semi-final clash, São Paulo have suffered an exodus of their squad’s most vital players. Top scorer Jonathan Calleri as well as playmaker Ganso have both fled Brazil, leaving coach Edgardo Bauza deprived of his two most reliable sources of creativity… Read More Are São Paulo doing enough to keep Edgardo Bauza?
Given the uncertainty surrounding the futures of Sporting duo Islam Slimani and Teó Gutiérrez, Jorge Jesus has initiated the process of targeting potential replacements. Should either, or indeed both, depart they would leave behind a significant void in Os Leões’ attacking department. The club is preparing for this eventuality by scouring the market for high… Read More Jorge Jesus weighing up move for Podolski
There continues to be much speculation surrounding the future of FC Porto striker Vincent Aboubakar. The club have received concrete offers from the Chinese Super League, however a deal is yet to materialise. The Cameroonian forward has also attracted the interest of some English Premier League clubs, most notably Everton and Crystal Palace. It would… Read More Aboubakar set for FC Porto exit?
“If it were up to me, I’d return to River Plate tomorrow”, said Teó Gutiérrez to FOX Sports. He also stipulated that the deal could be facilitated by the debt Sporting owes River, referring to the fee for his transfer last summer. A denial of such a scenario unfolding has come via the president of… Read More River Plate president discards Teó’s notion of a return
Santos, Real Madrid, Manchester City, AC Milan and Guangzhou Evergrande. Robinho has been fortunate to represent an illustrious list of clubs during his career to date, and that remains so in Belo Horizonte where he dons the Alvinegro shirt of Atlético-MG. Having scored 13 goals in 24 appearances since joining Galo in February, the 32-year-old… Read More Top scorer Robinho targeting Atlético improvement
After encountering difficulty in securing a starting berth in Corinthians’ first team, midfielder Maycon has been the subject of various approaches from English clubs. Arsenal, in particular, have requested reports on the player who will turn 19 next month. Notably, the São Paulo native has previously represented Brazil at under-17 level. Maycon is one of… Read More Arsenal seek reports on young Corinthians midfielder