Arsenal have appointed a sporting director for the first time
Arsenal have announced the arrival of their first ever sporting director
Arsenal announce this Friday the appointment of Edu Gaspar (already in the academy) as the club’s sporting director. It’s a notable announcement as it’s the first time the Gunners have had a DS.
Cristiano Ronaldo does not close the door of PSG and plays with Messi
In his long confessions to English journalist Piers Morgan, Cristiano Ronaldo said that “anything is possible” in a potential transfer to PSG and that he would find his best enemy Lionel Messi there: “Everything is possible in football. Why not? I don’t know. Of course they would sell a lot of shirts.”
If CR7 doesn’t close the door, I’m not sure that door will be opened by PSG for Cristiano Ronaldo even if Kylian Mbappe leaves during the transfer window.
>> You can find all Ronaldo’s comments and all the good things he said about Messi here
Cristiano Ronaldo has confirmed that he wants to leave
During an interview with Piers Morgan for Talk TV, Cristiano Ronaldo confirmed that he wants to leave Manchester United, saying that he believes that his departure will be good for him and the “red devils”. The Portuguese striker does not know where he will be after the World Cup. “Maybe it’s good for Manchester and maybe it’s good for me to start a new chapter,” commented Cristiano Ronaldo. “It’s hard to say right now, my mood is focused on the World Cup. It’s probably my last World Cup, certainly my fifth. championship. I don’t know what will happen next, but as I told you before and I’ll say it again, (MU’s) fans will always be in my heart.”
Curtis Jones has signed a new contract with Liverpool
Curtis Jones has extended his contract with Liverpool until June 2027. The young Reds midfielder (21) continues his adventure at his favorite childhood club. “I’ve supported the team my whole life, and especially now with the state of the team and the coaching staff around me, I just feel like it’s the perfect place for me, and like I said, I can’t wait to see what the future holds.”
“I signed a new contract with my childhood club. It means a lot to me!” reacted to the main stakeholder on social networks.
JPP in OM again
Pablo Longoria made sure to announce it in his press conference earlier this week, now it’s official: OM legend Jean-Pierre Papin is returning to the club.
His official role is not yet known, but Longoria clarified his role: “He will be in daily contact with me, David (Friio) and Javier (Ribalta). He will be in all the games at home and away. Outside. With his vision, he will give us can give good advice, Pablo Longoria explained the role of the former Marseille striker. To build a club, you need people who belong to the history of the club. “When I leave the club, no one will remember who I am in 5 years. But in 100 years, everyone will remember Jean-Pierre Papin. He is in contact with the players.”
More information here.
According to the Italian press, Karsdorp will be interested in OM
Corriere Dello Sport reports that Rick Karsdorp will be tracked by Olympique Marseille. Recently destroyed by José Mourinho, the Dutch right-back could leave AS Roma quickly and the Marseille club would therefore be looking for this file. The 27-year-old football player is being followed by “Lyon”.
Pochettino is interested in the head coach of the England national team
In an interview with The Athletic, Mauricio Pochettino revealed that he is “open” to the idea of managing the England national team: “Of course, my relationship with England has always been very good. (… ) I feel very comfortable here. I never know what happened. you don’t know. I’m open to anything.”
The contract of Gareth Southgate, who led the “Three Lions” at the world championship held in Qatar, runs until the end of Euro-2024.
Mauricio Pochettino, a Champions League finalist with Tottenham, has been unemployed since leaving PSG this summer.
More information here.
Chris should be head coach of Versailles
According to Foot Mercato and Le Parisien, Cris will be the new coach of FC Versailles (2nd in National 1). Le Mans should replace former Olympique Lyonnais Brazilian defender Youssef Cibhi, who was just dropped by the management (11th in National 1).
More information here.
OM: Gerson’s father hopes for a quick result for the transfer to Flamengo
In an interview with the Brazilian media Barbaridade, Gerson’s father demands that his son’s transfer to Flamengo take place as soon as possible, as the midfielder does not want to return to OM.
“The best thing that can happen to everyone is for Gerson to return to Flamengo, he says. If by chance they don’t understand each other, unfortunately we don’t have to do what we want to do. I won’t say that. He wants to return to France. It is the will of the athlete to resolve the negotiations with Flamengo and there is no need to return.”
OM: Longoria wants reinforcements to make up for Harit’s absence
OM president Pablo Longoria held a lengthy press conference on Wednesday to review the first part of the season and discuss the hot issues of the next transfer window. He admitted that he was particularly keen to recruit a reinforcement to compensate for Amine Harit’s long absence.
“First of all, my thoughts are with Amine. He’s doing better morally. It’s a blow for the club, he means a lot to the dressing room. He’s someone we value for his level if we sell and lose Gerson. The character and the trend is his whole If he misses the season, yes, we will get a new player in the next transfer window. Finding an attacking player will be a priority for us.”
AC Milan in pole position for Aouar
According to Foot Mercato, confirmed by RMC Sport, AC Milan are the most wanted to bring in Houssem Aouar (24) next summer. The OL player, who has seen more playing time since the arrival of Laurent Blanc, will be free of any contract from now on. However, Lyon did not lose hope of extending him. But as time passes, the assumption of a new contract becomes more remote. (FH)
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