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COVID-19: Barcelona confirm pay cut for Messi, others

Barcelona have announced that the club will temporarily cut the wages of players and staff at the club. The LaLiga champions are exploring every way to deal with the financial effects of the coronavirus pandemic. The league has been suspended indefinitely and UEFA confirmed earlier this week that the Champions League has also been put… Read More »

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Dilemma as Ighalo receives £400,000 per week offer

Odion Ighalo has been offered a two-year contract extension by his parent club Shanghai Shenhua, Sky Sports reports. The deal will see Ighalo who is currently on loan at Manchester United, earn around £400,000 per week. The 30-year-old joined the Old Trafford club in January, after Marcus Rashford suffered a back injury. He has gone… Read More »

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United ready to splash £15m on Ighalo

Manchester United are reportedly set to turn Odion Ighalo’s loan move into a permanent deal this summer. Shanghai Shenhua, who are prepared to sell Ighalo, have put a £15m valuation on the player and United are set to match the asking price of the Chinese Super League club for the striker who will be 31 in… Read More »

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Coronavirus: Messi reacts as Barcelona plans pay cut for players

Barcelona captain, Lionel Messi, will accept a pay cut during the coronavirus pandemic, the UK Mirror reports. Messi earns over £300,000 a day and has a total annual earnings of £120.3m. The Argentine has a basic salary of £79.69m, with £5.59m in bonuses and another £34.85m in commercial endorsements from companies like Adidas, Pepsi, and Mastercard.… Read More »

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Coronavirus: Marouane Fellaini tests positive

Shandong Luneng midfielder, Marouane Fellaini has tested positive for coronavirus. Fellaini announced this on his Twitter page on Sunday. While thanking fans for their support, the Belgian footballer promised to follow the treatment. He wrote, “Dear friends, I have been tested for coronavirus and my test result is positive. Thanks to the fans, medical staff… Read More »

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EPL: Man Utd pay Ighalo £8,000 per goal, other bonuses revealed

Manchester United pay Odion Ighalo £8,000 for each goal he scores, the UK Sun reports. The Nigerian striker has a number of performance-related clauses included in the six-month loan deal he signed with the Red Devils in January. He has scored four goals in three starts so far. Ighalo also gets an extra £9,000 for… Read More »

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Boxing legend, Mayweather is dead

Former world boxing champion, Roger Mayweather, is dead. The 58-year-old uncle and trainer to Floyd Mayweather, passed on after battling with poor health. “My uncle was one of the most important people in my life inside and outside of the ring. “Roger was a great champion and one of the best trainers in boxing. Unfortunately,… Read More »

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EPL: Klopp urged to sign Coutinho to unlock strong defences for Liverpool

Liverpool legend, Phil Thompson has urged manager Jurgen Klopp, to make a transfer move for Barcelona attacking midfielder, Philippe Coutinho, at the end of the season. According to Thompson, Liverpool needs Coutinho, who is currently on loan at Bayern Munich, to unlock strong defences for the Reds. Coutinho, a former Liverpool player, left the UEFA… Read More »

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EPL: Shanghai Shenhua places huge price tag on Ighalo

Shanghai Shenhua has placed a £15million price tag on Odion Ighalo, the UK Mirror reports. Ighalo is currently on a six-month loan deal at Manchester United. The Nigerian striker has impressed United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer since his arrival. In eight appearances, Ighalo has netted four goals for the Red Devils. It has led to… Read More »

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Man United can beat any team –Ighalo

Odion Ighalo is confident Manchester United can beat any team if they are at their best. Ighalo signed for his boyhood club (Manchester United) on loan until the end of the season from Chinese side Shanghai Shenhua in January. Since then, he has scored three goals in eight appearances for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side, and enjoyed… Read More »