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Revealed: Evidence that Alexis Sanchez was always a Manchester United fan

Tuesday, January 23, 2018 Alexis Sanchez has described his Manchester United move as a dream come true. It’s what most players say when they join a new club, as they look to get supporters on side right away. But, judging by this picture doing the rounds on social media, Sanchez may have actually been telling the truth. The Chilean forward was captured on camera as a youngster wearing a jacket with the United badge on it. Sanchez has been branded a mercenary for turning down a new contract at Arsenal for a…

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Burnley complete the signing of Aaron Lennon from Everton

Aaron Lennon has swapped Everton for Burnley Tuesday, January 23, 2018 Burnley have announced the signing of Everton winger Aaron Lennon. The 30-year-old has joined the Clarets for an undisclosed fee, ending a two-and-a-half-year stay at Goodison Park. Lennon told Burnley’s official website: “Burnley was the club I wanted to come to and I can’t wait to get started. I’m looking forward to playing here. “The club is moving forward and I want to hopefully play a part in that to keep it going in that direction. “I think I’ve still got…

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Liverpool transfer news: Emre Can is unlikely to join Juventus, admits Italian club chief

Emre Can Tuesday, January 23, 2018 Juventus general manager Beppe Marotta admits their pursuit of Liverpool midfielder Emre Can may not be as straightforward as they hoped. The Germany midfielder’s current contract expires in the summer and he is eligible to sign a pre-contract deal with an overseas club. But despite the Serie A side having coveted the 24-year-old for several months, no such agreement has been struck. Just over a week ago, Can revealed his agent was still talking to Liverpool about their offer of an extension and it…

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Former England Under-16s coach Dan Micciche appointed new MK Dons manager

Tuesday, January 23, 2018 MK Dons have appointed former England Under-16s boss Dan Micciche as their new manager. The 38-year-old, a former head of academy coaching with the Dons, replaces Robbie Neilson who left the club by mutual consent on Saturday. The club are fourth from bottom of Sky Bet League One after a 2-1 defeat to Northampton. Former Bristol City boss Keith Millen has been named assistant manager while Dean Lewington is player-coach. Micciche told the club’s official site: “I’m so proud to be named manager of MK Dons….

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Deal close: Chelsea midfielder Kenedy travels for Newcastle United medical ahead of loan move

Kenedy is set to join Newcastle United on loan Tuesday, January 23, 2018 Chelsea midfielder Kenedy was undergoing a medical on Tyneside on Tuesday morning as he closed in on a loan move to Newcastle. It is understsood the 21-year-old Brazilian headed for the north-east on Monday night, after manager Antonio Conte gave the transfer the green light. Should the deal go through as expected, opposite number Rafael Benitez will get his hands on a player he courted during the summer as he looks to add pace and invention to the…

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How did Sanchez end up at Man Utd? And will he fit in?

Media playback is not supported on this device It seemed Alexis Sanchez was destined to become a Manchester City player, but Manchester United had other ideas. In signing a star player from a major rival, United’s capture of Sanchez has some similarities with Carlos Tevez joining Manchester City following his departure from the Red Devils in 2009 – a move that prompted City to erect an advertising hoarding in Manchester welcoming the player to the city. It has even more echoes of Robin van Persie’s 2012 move from Emirates Stadium…

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Top 20 richest clubs in the world revealed, including Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool and Manchester United

Tuesday, January 23, 2018 Manchester United have retained their position as world football’s top earners, the latest annual “Money League” report by accountancy firm Deloitte has revealed. Now in its 21st year, the Deloitte Football Money League study ranks the world’s richest football teams by turnover during the 2016/17 season. It’s little surprise that there are a record ten English clubs in the top 20, given the domestic TV market is currently worth a staggering £5.1bn. Click through the gallery above to see the top 20 richest teams in world football, and to find…

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