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Brighton have signed Dutch goalkeeper Tim Krul on a season-long loan from Newcastle United. The 29-year-old will be re-united with former Newcastle manager Chris Hughton, who described Krul as "an excellent professional" with "vast experience". Brighton have also signed former Inter Milan defender Ezequiel Schelotto from Sporting Lisbon for an undisclosed fee. The Argentina-born right-back, who holds Italian citizenship, has joined the...
Borussia Dortmund have handed the number seven shirt vacated by Ousmane Dembele to an England youth international, after making the most left-field signing of transfer deadline day. The German giants have signed Manchester City and England Under-17 forward Jadon Sancho for a fee in the region of £10m. The 17-year-old - who wanted to leave Manchester - had stopped training with...
Paris St-Germain have signed Kylian Mbappe on a season-long loan from Monaco, with an option to make the deal permanent for a fee of £165.7m. Should PSG sign the France international on a permanent deal, his contract will run until June 2022. Any deal for the 18-year-old is likely to be eclipsed only by the 222m euros (£200m) PSG paid for...
The Nigerian striker has signed a four-year contract on transfer deadline day with the Swis side. Leading scorer in the Nigeria Professional Football League, Stephen Odey has signed a four-year contract with Swiss club FC Zurich after passing a routine medical today. The 19-year old has joined the Swiss club from Nigerian side MFM, on transfer deadline day, with the transfer...
A 30-year-old Russian woman accused of being a cocaine mule is facing the death penalty in Vietnam. But Maria Dapirka, who has already written a ‘farewell letter’ to her mother, claims she was set up by her Nigerian lover who posed as a top footballer. Her lawyers have said she has accepted she may soon be executed, but still clings on...
What can possibly go wrong if you are the richest person in the world? Well, quite a lot, especially if you lose that title minutes after claiming it. This is exactly what happened with the Spanish retail tycoon and Zara co-founder Amancio Ortega who became the world’s richest person on Tuesday afternoon before losing the spot to Bill Gates...
English Premier League giants, Chelsea have completed the signing of Davide Zappacosta from Torino, Sky Italia reports. The Blues offered a third bid of € 25 million plus add-ons to sign the Italian International. The Premier league champion decided to make an offer for Zappacosta after Oxlade-Chamberlain decided to join Liverpool instead of the Blues. The 25-year-old has agreed a € 2.5...
Angel di Maria is pushing PSG to allow him to leave for Barcelona. The Argentine has seen two offers of €25m and €30m from Barca turned down for him this week. Barca are willing to make a third bid for Di Maria today and the winger, reports AS, is urging PSG to now allow him to leave. Barca could include Andre Gomes...
Leicester City winger Riyad Mahrez has landed in the Spanish town of Barcelona ahead of a reported move to the club according to reports. According to French TV station, SFR Sport reports the former African Footballer of Year Mahrez who has arrived in the Catalonian capital but has not clarified if this in relation to his future. The 26-year-old left his international...
Tinny Entertainment rapper, Ycee created a big scene on the internet by calling out the head of Sony Music Africa, Mr Michael Ugwu, accusing the Sony official of ‘milking’ him and reaping off his hardwork and sweat. Using series of tweets, the rapper poured out his frustration at the deal he had earlier signed with the music company and he...