The Belgian midfielder Eden Hazard is considered to be one of the most promising young stars of the Premier League and he was rumored to be on joining PSG a few weeks ago but those rumors were quickly dissipated after Hazard decided to sign a contract extension with Chelsea which runs up until 2020.
PSG is one of the few clubs that can actually make a splash in the transfer market and offload major amounts of cash in order to sign big name players and Hazard has turned into one of the most coveted young players in Europe.
Miroslav Klose scored two goals for his team Lazio in a match where Lazio won 4-2 against Cagliari. Team Lazio won six matches consecutively and is currently holding the third position in the Italian Serie A League table.
Lazio is six points behind Juventus, the team holding the first position and three points behind the second place holder AS Roma. Lazio lost three matches at the start of the competition but Klose said that his team is in a much better position now. He said that he’s hopeful that the team’s hard work will help them advance further in the league
Thiago Silva has given Paris St Germain a major boost by admitting that he wants to extend his contract with the French club amidst rumours that he is being targeted by other clubs.
The Manchester United manager, Louis Van Gaal, would be interested in bringing Cristiano Ronaldo to Old Trafford this winter, but, he doesn’t think his current club Real Madrid would make him available for sale.
Ronaldo is spending his 5th summer at Madrid at the moment and he seems to have started feeling the need of getting out of there now. The club’s decision to sell some of his closest mates has not gone well with him and he has been reported to be very unhappy with the club hierarchy especially the president.
Mauricio Pochettino, the Spurs manager, has made it clear he has not left Danny Rose out of the squad for the upcoming game against Partizan Belgrade due to any non-gaming reason.
According to Pochettino, form and fitness are the only things that he takes into account while making his selections and he did the same while picking the squad for the visit to Belgrade.
AC Milan head coach Filippo Inzaghi claims his team are on track for the start of the new Serie A season but four defeats out of four in pre-season tell a very different tale.
Inzaghi has been tasked with turning around the fortunes of the struggling Italian giants after they finished eighth last season.
Brazil’s shocking exit from the 2014 World Cup has taken its toll on the Brazilian captain Thiago Silva as he has recently stated that following his clubs’ elimination from the latest edition of the World Cup, it hasn’t been easy for him to forget about it and just move on at least compared to other players.
Thiago Silva has revealed that before the start of the penalty shootouts against Chile, the Brazilian shot stopper Julio Cesar had told his team members that he would save three shots from going into the post.
The score line of the Brazil Vs Chile match was 1-1 at the completion of the 30-minute extra time which took the match into the shootouts. Both teams were in with a 50-50 chance at that point of time. But, Cesar ended up making all the difference eventually with a couple of wonderful saves.
Paris St Germain defender Thiago Silva has stated that this is a World Cup not for defenders to shine. The World Cup 2014 is turning out into one of the most exciting international tournaments in recent memory. Even though we have not even managed to complete most of the group matches, the tournament has seen several goals scored. In terms of comparison with the previous World Cup in South Africa, the 2014 edition has already seen 41 goals scoring just the 12 opening matches. Meanwhile, the 2010 World Cup only saw 20 goals during the same period.
With the World Cup just over a fortnight away now, excitement is building for Brazil. England head into the tournament as outsiders with many people not expecting Roy Hodgson's side to go beyond the quarter-final stage.
But there are reasons to be optimistic. Here are just five.
1. Expectations are low