Author Archives: Edwin Kwakofi

Monchengladbach sign defender Matthias Ginter Dortmund

KAZAN, RUSSIA - JUNE 22:  Matthias Ginter of Germany looks on during the FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017 Group B match between Germany and Chile at Kazan Arena on June 22, 2017 in Kazan, Russia.  (Photo by Matthew Ashton - AMA/Getty Images)

Borussia Monchengladbach have signed Germany defender Matthias Ginter from Borussia Dortmund for a reported 17m euros (£14.9m) plus add-ons. The 23-year-old has signed a contract until 2021. Ginter was part of the Germany side that beat Chile 1-0 in Sunday’s Confederations Cup final. Dortmund’s sporting director Michael Zorc said Ginter had “expressed his desire to leave” because of competition for places in the ...

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Michael Keane’s best yet to come – Ronald Koeman


Everton manager Ronald Koeman has said new signing Michael Keane has more to offer in the Premier League after completing a move for the highly-rated centre-back. The Toffees completed the signing of the Burnley defender for a fee which could rise to £30m, on Monday. With many questions raised about the transfer fee paid for the 24-year-old, Koeman stated that ...

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Olivier Giroud wants more trophies with Arsenal


Olivier Giroud has insisted that he wants to remain at Arsenal despite rumours linking him with a move away from the Emirates this summer. With Arsenal set to land coveted Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette in the next few days, talk has intensified of a transfer for Giroud, with Everton noted as a possible destination for the Frenchman. Giroud has been a hugely ...

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John Terry signs for Aston Villa on one-year deal


John Terry has completed a move to Aston Villa on a one-year deal after leaving Chelsea. The former England captain’s contract will not see him take up a coaching role at his new club, according to Sky sources, with Steve Bruce preferring the centre-back to concentrate on getting his side back into the Premier League. The move is one of ...

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Real Madrid have wanted me since I was 14 – Mbappe


Premier League transfer target Kylian Mbappe claims Real Madrid have been trying to sign him since he was 14. The 18-year-old Monaco striker has become one of the hottest prospects in world football after scoring 24 goals to help his club side to the Ligue 1 title in a season in which they also reached the Champions League semi-finals. Manchester ...

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Real Madrid unveil kits for 2017/18 season


La Liga and Champions League winners Real Madrid have released the new kits Cristiano Ronaldo and co will be wearing next season. The traditional white kit sees a slight twist for the 2017/18 campaign, with three light blue stripes now outlining the strip, which has been made by adidas. Karim Benzema models the home shirt (credit: adidas) In honour of ...

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‘There is no tax evasion scheme’ – Cristiano Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo playing for Real Madrid during the Champions League final (Image credit: GETTY IMAGES)

Real Madrid great Cristiano Ronaldo has denied, via his representatives, ever hiding any income from the taxman or committing any tax fraud in Spain. The denial was released on Tuesday evening, hours after a tax fraud lawsuit had been filed against the 32-year-old in Madrid. Gestifute, the agency representing Ronaldo, said in a statement: “There is no tax evasion scheme. ...

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Salah will not come cheap – Roma warn Liverpool


Roma’s sporting director has warned Liverpool that the Italian club will drive a hard bargain over a price for Egyptian international winger Mohamed Salah. The Reds have already had a bid of £28m rejected for the 24-year-old but they remain in talks with the Serie A club. However, sporting director Monchi says that, while Salah may be sold, Roma will ...

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Douglas Costa set to leave Bayern Munich for Juventus


Juventus are expected to hold talks with Bayern Munich over a fee for Douglas Costa next week, after agreeing personal terms with the player’s agent, according to Sky in Italy. It is understood Juve officials agreed a package of £5.3m (€6m) per year for the player in a meeting with Costa’s agent in Turin on Tuesday. Bayern are believed to ...

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