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Nevermind… It’s Just Ander Herrera Freestyling With Zinedine Zidane

In Berlin for the Champions League Final, Ander Herrera got the chance to play some footy with one of the best ever.  Promoting their sponsors, Adidas, Herrera and Zidane took part in the freestyle session along with Zidane’s son Enzo, and freestyle champion, Sean Garnier. As is often the case in these freestyle affairs however, Zidane and Herrera looked woefully …

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John Delaney & FIFA: Putting A Price On Integrity

“It’s not about money, it’s about sporting integrity.” In November 2009, John Delaney claimed he could not put a price on missing out on the World Cup in South Africa the following summer. FIFA, as it turned out, had no such problem and €5million made its way into the FAI’s coffers soon after. Mysterious circumstances surrounding payments to and by …

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Arsenal Make €40m Bid For Striker… Deal Will Go Through For €50m

Gazzetta dello Sport are reporting that Arsenal have made a bid of €40m for Argentinian striker Gonzalo Higuain. The former Real Madrid man has been connected on several occasions with a move the North London, but the deal has simply never come to pass. That hasn’t stopped the rumour mill from rolling and like Wesley Sneijder to Manchester United, it seems …

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Angel Di Maria Has Spoken Out On His Future At Manchester United

After a poor opening season at Manchester United, Angel Di Maria has revealed his plans for next season.  Since the season concluded, consistent reports have linked the Argentinian winger with a move to European super clubs, PSG and Bayern Munich. However, speaking to The Sun, Di Maria has today put any rumours to bed regarding his intentions for next season. …

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Manchester United’s Next Signing Set To Be… A Football Club

Manchester United is reportedly considering a takeover of Melbourne Victory following in the footsteps of local rivals Manchester City, and their previously acquired Melbourne City. The report initially broke on Australian radio with Sam McClure reporting on 3AW’s Sports Today. “Having witnessed the success of Manchester City’s purchase of Melbourne Heart (now Melbourne City), Manchester United are seriously considering following in …

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Manchester United’s Andreas Pereira Comes Off Bench For Brazil… Bags Assist And Scores Winner

Brazilian midfielder Andreas Pereira is currently representing Brazil at the FIFA U20 World Cup. The 19 year old came off the bench with his side trailing to Hungary and completely turned the game around. Hungary had taken the lead through Bence Mervo after just eight minutes. However, disaster struck soon after as the Hungarians were down to ten men with Krisztian Tamas sent off …

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LEAKED: Real Madrid Are Set To Release A Beautiful Third Kit

Images have been circulating on social media this morning, of a new and beautiful Real Madrid third kit. We here at Pundit Arena HQ are well impressed with the rumoured new blue kit. The jersey sports a contrast between the light colour of the famous Adidas blue stripes and the darker blue of the body of the jersey. It is a …

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New Fifa Rankings Released

Are Belgium really the second best team in the world? FIFA’s judgement has surely been clouded by their recent corruption and legal troubles. Their latest update of the FIFA World Rankings sees World Cup 2014 winners Germany remain at the top of the pile. The real story, though, is Belgium’s meteoric rise to the summit of world football. From a low of 71st in …

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Culture Secretary says England can host 2022 World Cup

Football’s comin’ home? According to Britain’s Culture Secretary John Whittingdale, England are ready to host the 2022 World Cup if current hosts Qatar are stripped of one of the most watched sporting events in the world, due to the ongoing corruption scandal involving FIFA. Whittingdale made the claims this morning in the House of Commons. Qatar’s chance of hosting the event is under doubt after …

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Official: Liverpool Agree to Sign James Milner

Subject to a medical, England star James Milner is on his way to Anfield. Under-fire Reds boss Brendan Rodgers has made his first signing of the summer, with James Milner leaving Manchester City to join the Liverpool ranks.. The announcement was made on Liverpool’s offical Twitter account:   #LFC are delighted to announce a deal has been agreed to sign James Milner …

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Xavi AND Pirlo Set To Say Farewell to European Football

Two world-class midfield maestros are set to bow out of European club football on Saturday night in Berlin. Xavi, of Barcelona and Andrea Pirlo, of Juventus are set to embark on new footballing adventures after Saturday’s Champions League Final.  It has been reported today in the Spanish Daily As that Andrea Pirlo has accepted an offer to join new MLS franchise, New York …

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