2017/18 3rd kits leaked, including Real Madrid and Man Utd
Months before the official presentation, a leak happened from Adidas to reveal the 3rd kits for some European giants in the coming season. Real Madrid, Manchester United, Juventus and Bayern Munich shirts are now disclosed.
Robben signs a one-year contract extension with Bayern
Arjen Robben has signed a one-year contract extension with Bayern Munich, according to Sport1. Robben, 32, sees his current deal run out this summer, with speculation rife that he could be on his way out of the club. Robben signed for Bayern in 2009 from Real Madrid.
Official: Bayern sign two Germany internationals
Bayern Munich have confirmed they will sign Niklas Sule and Sebastian Rudy from Hoffenheim in the summer. Both defender Sule and midfielder Rudy are Germany internationals. #FCBayern are pleased to announce that deals are in place to sign Niklas #Süle and Sebastian #Rudy in the summer. pic.twitter.com/kPkzAGwGuj — FC Bayern English (@FCBayernEN) January 15, 2017
Liverpool want to sign Bayer winger
Liverpool are weighing up a move for Bayer Leverkusen winger Julian Brandt at the end of the season, according to the Liverpool Echo. The paper reports that boss Jurgen Klopp is a big admirer of the 20-year-old German and he has been watched by Liverpool regularly this season. Liverpool know that securing the Brandt's services during the January transfer window won’t be possible with Leverkusen adamant that the attacking midfielder is not for sale.
TOP 10 most attended leagues worldwide
Football can be considered as a number 1 sport worldwide, but in some countries other sports take advantage. But what leagues are visited most? Canadian Football League Sports: Canadian football The average attendance: 24 692 viewers The number of games: 81 The Liga MX The average attendance: 26151 viewers The number of games: 306 La Liga – The Primera Division The average attendance: 28191 viewers The number of games: 380 BBL (Big Blash League) – the Australian professional cricket league The average attendance: 28249 viewers
Dortmund target Zelalem
Borussia Dortmund are apparently in talks to sign Gedion Zelalem from Arsenal. The 19-year-old, who was born in Germany, spent last season on loan at Rangers. The Guardian say Dortmund are hopeful that they can tempt him back to Germany, although negotiations are not said to be advanced and a deal might wait until the summer.
Bayern won’t sell Badstuber
Bayern Munich head coach Carlo Ancelotti says Holger Badstuber will only leave on loan this month. The defender has been linked with Manchester City and Swansea as well as Bundesliga side Schalke. But, speaking from Bayern's winter training camp in Doha, Ancelotti said any move away from Munich would not be permanent. "I said if he decided to leave because he wanted to play we can deal with it for six months," said the Italian. "We can speak about this with him. There is no chance he will be sold. "The idea of the club is to renew the contract. If he wants to go to play it will be to go on loan."
FIFA The Best. Voting results
FIFA have distributed several awards to the best persons in world football in 2016. The footballing body have published the final results of the voting with exact numbers of votes received for each nominee. Cristiano Ronaldo was crowned as the best player in the world, surpassing Lionel Messi and Antoine Griezmann. He has received 34.54% of total votes, while his main rival Lionel Messi finished the second with 26.42% share of votes. Claudio Ranieri was the top man in coaches' race, as the Leicester manager won the prize for the best coach of the year with 22.06% of total votes. Zinedine Zidane surpassed Fernando Santos with a slight advantage to come after Ranieri. The most evident choice was made in the Puskas Award winner selection. Mohd Faiz Subri from Malaysia received almost 60% of the votes to win the prestigious prize thanks to his banana style free kick golazo in Malaysian Super League. https://my.mixtape.moe/sliqlf.mp4 Finally, Borussia Dortmund and Liverpool fans won the fan award as their joined singing of the world famous song "You'll never walk alone" led the race and surpassed Iceland and ADO Den Haag fans' performances. https://my.mixtape.moe/oacllj.mp4 Prizes in women's football went to the USA's Carli Lloyd as the best female player and to Germany coach Silvia Neid as the best coach. Also, futsal legend Falcao was given an award for incredible sporting career and achievements in sports. Fair Play award was given to Club Atletico Nacional with a unanimous decision for their act of respect to the Brazilian club Chapecoense.
Hernandez happy in Germany
Bayer Leverkusen striker Javier Hernandez says he is happy in the Bundesliga. Hernandez's words come after he was linked with a move away from Germany, after rumours gathered that the Bundesliga club were preparing to sell him. He has scored only five goals in 15 games this season, but says he is happy where he is. "Why would I like to stay in the Bundesliga? Because I feel good and I'm happy," he told bundesliga.com. "I've learned a lot in the Bundesliga, as a player and as a man."
Brandn happy at Bayern
Julian Brandt says he's happy at Bayer Leverkusen. The 20-year-old midfielder has been on Liverpool and Manchester City radar. Nonetheless, Brandt says he's happy at the club and even Bayern Munich couldn't tempt him away. "I would not be afraid to reject Bayern for the second time. The same goes for other clubs. I feel very well here and I know what I have here. We are constantly in good negotiations. "If it were up to me, the summer would be a good time to renew the contract," he admitted to BILD.