BBC--Paris St-Germain have signed Brazil forward Neymar for a world record fee of 222m euros (£200m) from Barcelona. The deal for the 25-year-old smashes the previous record set when Paul Pogba returned to Manchester United from Juventus for £89m in August 2016. He will earn 45m euros (£40.7m) a year -...
Referee Aden Marwa. PHOTO/COURTESY By ABDULHAKIM SHERMAN newsdesk@reporter.co.ke Kenyans took to social media to express their shock at revelations that Kenyan celebrated referee Aden Marwa has been caught in a sting football corruption operation by Ghanaian undercover journalist Anas Arameyew Anas. Marwa who was set to officiate at the Fifa 2018 World Cup...
Real Madrid star Christiano Ronaldo/PHOTO COURTESY Real Madrid have had their ban on signing players reduced to one transfer window following an appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (Cas). The Spanish side had originally been barred from signing players for two windows by world governing body Fifa. They remain banned...
  Romelu Lukaku in action. PHOTO/NEWSWEEK By AGENCIES newsweek@reporter.co.ke On the pitch, Romelu Lukaku has made a rapid start to his Manchester United career. Off it, the Belgium striker is causing controversy through no fault of his own. To accompany their new forward’s goalscoring feats, a section of United’s support has started up a chant...
Arsenal star Alexis Sanchez. PHOTO/ARSENAL FC The failure to sell Alexis Sanchez with one year left on his contract could cost Arsenal more than $91 million in the short term and $91 million in the long term. That’s according to Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger, who said that the club missed out...
Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi. PHOTO/ALEX GALLARDOY By AGENCIES Newsdesk@reporter.co.ke Former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba has revealed two players who are better than Lionel Messi. The Barcelona star has won the Ballon d'Or five times, Champions League four times and boasts of eight Spanish La Liga titles, but has failed to lift the...
Arsenal players celebrate after scoring. PHOTO/COURTESY Arsenal will face Bayern Munich, Leicester City will play Sevilla and Manchester City are up against Monaco in the Champions League last 16. The Gunners have played the German champions four times in the previous five campaigns and finished behind them in the group stage...
Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo criticised Iceland's "small mentality" and lack of ambition after the two sides played out a 1-1 draw in their opening Euro 2016 Group F match. Birkir Bjarnason's volley earned Iceland a point after Nani opened the scoring in Saint-Etienne. But Real Madrid forward Ronaldo said Iceland deserved...
Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez. PHOTO/FACEBOOK By AGENCIES newsdesk@reporter.co.ke Manchester United will battle Manchester City for the signing of Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez who can leave on a free next summer, according to reports. Sanchez, the Chilean forward, looked set to join Pep Guardiola’s City on the final day of the transfer window in...
Manchester City have signed Spain forward Nolito from Celta Vigo after meeting his £13.8m release clause. The 29-year-old has signed a four-year contract to become City's third summer signing. New manager Pep Guardiola has already brought in Ilkay Gundogan from Borussia Dortmund for £20m, as well as Australian midfielder Aaron Mooy. Nolito...