Daily Archives: May 29, 2024

AFC reforms competition structures with U17 Asian Cups going annual and U23s quadrennially

May 29 – With FIFA having changed the frequency of the men’s and women’s U17 World Cup to annual events, the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has similarly had to rethink its competition structure in order to create qualifying competitions for the FIFA tournaments. For the men’s U17 World Cup, the competition has been expanded to 48 teams, with Qatar hosting …

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Southampton keen to bring back Danny Ings with the striker deemed surplus to requirements at West Ham United

According to a recent report from talkSPORT, Southampton are keen on bringing West Ham United striker Danny Ings back to St Mary’s Stadium this summer. Despite a challenging stint at West Ham United, where Ings managed to score only three Premier League goals over two seasons, the 31-year-old remains a cherished figure among Saints fans. His memorable 22-goal haul during …

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“I am open to it” – Boost for Liverpool and Arsenal as Dutch ace responds to transfer links

Netherlands goalkeeper Justin Bijlow has been linked with a move to the Premier League this summer with the likes of Arsenal and Liverpool reportedly interested in signing him. According to recent reports, new Liverpool manager Arne Slot is keen to bring Bijlow to Anfield. Slot, who recently moved from Feyenoord, views Bijlow as an ideal back-up to Alisson Becker. Caoimhin Kelleher …

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Aston Villa star omitted from Poland’s Euro 2024 squad

Poland head coach Michal Probierz has officially unveiled the team’s provisional squad for Euro 2024. The manager selected 29 players in his latest roster, but the squad must be reduced ahead of the tournament. Nevertheless, all of the players get a chance to impress the manager during two friendly matches. Probierz will first lead Poland against Ukraine on June 7. …

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Tottenham plotting move to sign Premier League striker before the end of next month

According to a report from Football Insider, Tottenham Hotspur are going to make a move for Nottingham Forest attacker Callum Hudson-Odoi before the 30th of June. The North London club plans to exploit Nottingham Forest’s financial difficulties to secure the player at a reduced fee. Nottingham Forest’s financial challenges Nottingham Forest have been grappling with off-the-pitch issues, including a points …

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Aston Villa renews Trade Nation sleeve deal for further two seasons

May 29 – Aston Villa have extended their sleeve sponsorship with online trading platform Trade Nation for two more seasons. The partnership, which was initially signed in June 2023, will now run until the end of the 2025/26 season and will see Trade Nation continue to sponsor both men’s and women’s senior teams, with the company’s logo displayed on the …

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Barcelona close the signing of 16-year-old defensive prodigy

In a major update, SPORT reports that FC Barcelona have closed the signing of 16-year-old defensive prospect Jorthy Mokio from KAA Gent. The teenage starlet is a bet of the club’s sporting director Deco, who insists on the policy of signing promising young players who are ready to spend one or two years in the reserve team before being able …

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Tottenham eyeing a new right-back in upcoming transfer window

Tottenham Hotspur are reportedly keen on signing a new right-back in the upcoming summer transfer window, according to The Athletic. The club is looking to bolster their defensive options by providing a backup for current first-choice right-back Pedro Porro. The move comes as current backup Emerson Royal has struggled to impress manager Ange Postecoglou. Since Porro’s arrival from Sporting CP, …

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