Off-season in club football doesn't leave fans without information. Mass media during this period is working its socks off, giving readers interesting news, transfer rumors and other. Gambling&Sports for the last week was attentively reading the European sports press and has chosen the most interesting facts.
Ronaldo and Messi will exchange clubs
Spain is discussing the possible exchange by Barcelona and Real of the main stars – Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. Presidents of clubs Josep Bartomeu and Florentino Pérez held business negotiations in five-stars hotel on the island of Tenerife during which between bosses of two teams arose a controversy on who after all is stronger – Messi or Ronaldo.
Bartomeu and Perez agreed about Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo's exchange during the nearest transfer window for a period of one season. At the moment Barcelona and Real are discussing financial issues of future transaction. There is information that Gerard Piqué and Sergio Ramos can become a part of this transfer.
Wenger wants the lifelong contract
The sensation about Arsène Wenger ceased when the French expert signed with Arsenal the new contract for a period of two years. But now Wenger again can appear on the head pages of the leading European media. The Frenchman is afraid that the period of two years is not enough for him for launching the new project in Emirates and it is impossible to carry out all necessary transfers during summer transfer window.
won't reinvent the wheel if I tell that the term of the contract
presses on any coach. In modern football clubs are ready to pay more
than €100 million for top football players, and this is expanding
the process of building of not so powerful (in financial plan) teams.
For more effective work the coach has to be sure in tomorrow. I don't
hint at anything, but Cristiano Ronaldo is sure in tomorrow, he has
signed the lifelong contract with Nike", - Wenger told
Slutsky took English lessons from Mutko
The new head coach of "Hull City" Leonid Slutsky has told how he received his work in the Championship.
"I always dreamed to work in England. I want to thank two people - Roman Abramovich and Vitaly Mutko. Thanks to them I could live out my dream. Abramovich supported me all the time I stayed in England. Mutko for the last five months helped with English. It is possible to tell that I have learned language according to his notes. Sometimes we even called up by video conference in order Vitaly Leontyevich to consult me in correct pronunciation of these or those words", - the authoritative, but unknown British edition is quoting Slutsky.
Ibrahimovic is going to buy out Manchester United
The famous football agent Mino Raiola has told that his client Zlatan Ibrahimovic can't sleep peacefully after leaving Manchester United. The Swedish forward doesn't accept the fact that the club has refused his services, despite his greatness and charisma.
to Mino Raiola, Ibrahimovic is going to buy out large share of
Manchester United and to become the main shareholder of the club.
Zlatan's aim is to prolong the contract and the possibility of
immediate breach of the contract. "Ibra doesn't want to play for
United any more because he doesn't want to deal with betrayers. But
Zlatan can't allow a situation when his future would be decided by
someone else. It conflicts with all football canons", - Raiola
The squad of Portugal for the Confederations Cup was appointed by Ronaldo
Information on how the squad of the national team for the Confederations Cup was formed has leaked out into the Portuguese mass media. It appears that all issues in Portuguese national team are resolved by Cristiano Ronaldo.
The Portuguese football association has been shocked by the fact that Ronaldo has led team to the victory in the European championship 2016. We will remind, the Cristiano in the first half of the final match against France was injured after a clash with Dimitri Payet. After substitution the leader of Portugal hasn't fall in depression, and has forced out Fernando Santos from coach’s zone and has decided to instruct his partners.
According to mass media, since then Ronaldo de facto is the head coach of Portuguese national team. At the same time Cristiano can't officially sign the contract due to the lack of the coach's license of the adequate category. Now Ronaldo has to determine the squad, carryout the training process and to hold tactical lessons with the team. And if we speak about Fernando Santos, he is only obliged to visit trainings, press conferences, and also to pay attention on the condition of balls and gates.
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