Monthly Archives: July 2009

No rift between Eto'o and Mourinho

Inter Milan new boy Samuel Eto’o has rubbished suggestions he has ever had a problem with new coach Jose Mourinho. Eto’o was unveiled to the press on Tuesday afternoon after completing his switch from Barcelona on Monday night and vowed to propel his new team to European glory. Reports suggest the Cameroon striker, who fell…

Owen will star for United – Rio

Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand is backing new team-mate Michael Owen to fire the Red Devils to glory this season. As a regular colleague of Owen’s with England, Ferdinand is acutely aware of the 29-year-old’s predatory instincts. United supporters are beginning to find out too given Owen has scored in both games on the Red…

Tevez joins Manchester City

Manchester City have announced they have reached an agreement to sign Argentinian striker Carlos Tevez in a reported £25million deal. The 25-year-old, who left city rivals United at the end of last season, has agreed personal terms and is expected to pen a five-year deal at Eastlands. City have confirmed the deal has been ratified…

Beckham Hits Back At Donovan

England midfielder David Beckham has criticized the “unprofessional” conduct of Los Angeles Galaxy team-mate Landon Donovan. The American international had question Beckham’s commitment to the club and also the Major Soccer League. Beckham, who has been on loan to Italian giants AC Milan, revealed he would be seeking to talk to Donovan. Beckham said: “It’s…

Onyewu signs with AC Milan

AC Milan have announced the surprise signing of American defender Oguchi Onyewu. Onyewu, who had a loan spell at Newcastle in 2007, has signed a three-year deal with the Italian giants after leaving Standard Liege. The 27-year-old was linked with a host of clubs earlier this summer and was in deep talks with Ajax, but…

Eto'o would light up City – Hughes

Mark Hughes believes top sides are judged by the quality of their strike force and that is exactly why he wants Samuel Eto’o at Manchester City. While speculation continues about the possible arrival of Carlos Tevez, who is now a free agent after the expiry of his two-year ‘lease’ arrangement with Manchester United, Eto’o remains…

Benzema: latest Real Madrid capture

Big-spending Real Madrid have reached an agreement with Lyon to sign Manchester United target Karim Benzema, according to the striker’s agent. Widespread reports in Spain and France have suggested Real are closing in on the signature of the France international. Benzema’s future has been the subject of intense speculation for the last few weeks, with…

Kaka keen to dethrone rivals Barca

Brazilian superstar Kaka is confident Real Madrid are building a squad capable of knocking arch rivals Barcelona off their throne next season. Kaka was unveiled as Madrid’s first recruit of what could be a busy summer on Tuesday night following the return of Florentino Perez to the club presidency at the start of June. Perez…