As expected, Mauricio Pochettino has been named the manager of Tottenham Hotspur. He has signed a five year contract and brings his considerable skills set to White Hart Lane. Team desires sexy attacking football, which he will provide, but defense remains a question for the team.
The Italian Football Association has banned partial ownership of players. A system used by mid/lower table clubs who share joint ownership with big clubs, allowing young talents to develop and economically benefit small clubs.
In other Serie A news, Parma have been declared ineligible for the Europa League due to their debt and will be replaced by Torino.
Atletico Madrid has agreed to a deal with San Lorenzo’s Angel Correa. The Argentinian young talent scored eight goals last season and is signed to a five year contract.
Bacary Sagna has notified Arsenal that he is leaving this summer.
Billy Jones has signed a four year deal with Sunderland after spending the last three years with West Brom.
Mauro Zarate has passed his medical exam ahead of his move to West Ham.
Cardiff City has signed Federico Marcheda to a three year contract.
World Cup News:
Two members of the German Provisional squad, Julian Draxler and Benedikt Hoewedes were involved in a car accident that sent two people to the hospital with injuries. Draxler and Hoewedes. They were passengers doing laps in Southern Tyrol (Northern Italy) when the accident occurred.
Incredible anti-FIFA graffiti collection is making its way around Reddit to the rest of the internet. Really beautiful and poignant pieces of street art that express the dissatisfaction of the Brazilian people.
Rafael Van Der Vaart will miss the World Cup with the Dutch National Team after suffering a calf injury
In yesterday’s Macedonia vs. Cameroon tune up match, the wrong national anthem was played for Macedonia. Also in that match, Pierre Webo scored a fantastic overhead kick, but injured his shoulder in the process. His status for the World Cup is now in question.
Manuel Neuer will not appear in the upcoming friendly match against Cameroon. Still recovering from his shoulder injury.
It has been revealed that FIFA now has cash reserves in excess of $1.4 billion. Disgraceful for the governing body to be hoarding cash in this fashion while football associations around the globe struggle to operate.
Phil Jagielka has declared that he will be fit for the England squad in Brazil.