Leicester City set to break record transfer fee to sign striker

Premier League champions Leicester City are close to paying a club record fee of £16m in order to complete the signing of Nigerian international striker Ahmed Musa from CSKA Moscow, according to the Telegraph. The 23-year-old is understood to have been regularly scouted by Leicester City personnel over the past year, with his agent – Tony Harris – confirming to that Musa is on the brink of moving to the Foxes. “Everything is finalised and Musa will soon be in England for his medical,” said Harris, who was revealed earlier…

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Portugal enhancing their fine European Championship record at Euro 2016

Portugal’s Euro 2016 campaign is quite unique. The reason for that being it represents the first time, since group stages were introduced to the tournament in 1980, that a team has reached the semi-finals without having won a game in normal time. Fernando Santos’ side beat Poland 5-3 on penalties in the quarter-finals following a 1-1 draw after extra time, whilst the Selecao also required 120 minutes of play to overcome Croatia 1-0 in the last 16. Portugal reached that stage after drawing each of their three group games with Iceland, Austria…

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Arsenal set to complete the signing of Chilean international after the Copa America

Arturo Vidal - Juventus

Arsenal are reportedly closing in on the signing of Juventus midfielder Arturo Vidal after respected South American journalist Hernan Feler broke the news via Twitter that the Chilean will complete a move to the Emirates Stadium in the summer. Después de la Copa América de #Chile, se hará oficial la llegada de Arturo Vidal al #Arsenal. Está todo cerrado. Será compañero de Aléxis. — Hernán Feler (@hfeler) May 23, 2015 Reports in Italian publication CalcioMercato over the weekend had claimed that the player had already agreed terms with the club. And…

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Steven Gerrard loses out to Manchester United legend in greatest Premier League midfielder poll

Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard made his very last appearance for the club at Anfield against Crystal Palace on Saturday evening, and his side lost 1-3 after a miserable performance. His day will be tainted more by the fact that he lost out to former England team-mate Paul Scholes in a Sky Sports poll that chose the Premier League’s greatest ever midfielder. Gerrard was joined by Manchester City midfielder Frank Lampard and the former United duo of Roy Keane and Scholes as the four chosen candidates for fans to choose from. But despite…

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Man Utd boss to prevent Luke Shaw from playing for England U21s

Luke Shaw’s dream of representing England in the under 21 European Championships with in the summer appear to be over after his Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has insisted that he will not allow the defender to be picked in the squad, according to the Daily Mail. The 19-year-old has seen his debut season disrupted by various injuries and had to be stretchered off in United’s 2-1 victory over Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park last weekend on what was only his 16th league appearance of the campaign. Shaw, who…

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