Gervinho has pleaded with Arsenal captain Robin van Persie to stay at the Emirates Stadium and fire the side into title contention, The Mirror reports.
The Ivorian is away on African Cup of Nations duty and has formed a dynamic partnership up front for the Gunners with Van Persie and Theo Walcott. Van Persie only has 18 months left on his contract and has said that he will discuss a new deal in the summer, but Gervinho is trying to com...More
After another starring role on Europe’s grandest club stage, Lille’s on-loan Liverpool attacker Joe Cole is again dominating the headlines.
Cole helped the French champions to a 2-0 Champions League away victory over CSKA Moscow, with his shot rebounding off the post to be converted by Moussa Sow for the second, game-clinching goal.
In partnership with the in-demand Eden Hazard, Cole has tortured Ligue 1 and Champions League defenc...More
Paris Saint-Germain have been dominating the football headlines in France ever since Qatar Sports Investment became the majority shareholders in May, with the capture of Javier Pastore, the back pages worldwide await. New Head of the Board Nasser Al-Khelaifi outlined his intentions in the transfer market by claiming: "We want to sign the new Messi," nobody expected that they would achieve that goal within two months.
Having been knocke...More
Brazilian manager Leonardo has parted company with Inter Milan to take up the position as head coach for French side Paris Saint-Germain. It will be Leonardo’s second stint at the club, as he played for the side for a season in 96/7.
Inter’s chief executive Ernesto Paolillo briefed the press yesterday stating: "Leonardo is going to Paris and the club is looking for a new coach. We wanted to keep him but he has decided to leave us." I...More
Sixth placed Leeds United yesterday confirmed the loan signing of promising Aston Villa midfielder Barry Bannan in a deal that is to run until the end of the season. Having seen their side register their first win in four league outings this weekend – an emphatic 5-2 rout of Doncaster – Leeds fans will now be hoping that the Scottish midfielder can recapture the form that saw him play a vital role in Blackpool's march to promotion just ...More
Lyon’s top scorer Bafetimbi Gomis slotted home a late equaliser as the French side came from behind to earn a draw against Jose Mourinho’s Real Madrid. The goal cancelled out Karim Benzema’s opener and improved their unbeaten record against Los Blancos to seven games.
Before the game at Stade Gerland, the Madrid manager had been keen to stress that “history doesn’t count for anything in this sort of match” but knowing that Madrid have ...More
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