Aubameyang Signs With Chelsea In Exchange For Marcos Alonso And $12M
Chelsea have reached an agreement with Barcelona to sign striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, with defender Marcos Alonso going the other way, Sky Sports reported on Thursday's transfer deadline day.
The report said that the Premier League club are expected to pay a fee in the region of $11.56 million plus offer Alonso to sign Aubameyang, who joined Barcelona in February after leaving Arsenal.
Tim Tebow Bought A Soccer Team And Fans Are Pissed
Tim Tebow bought a soccer team in Jacksonville, Florida. Soccer fans in Jacksonville are not happy about it.
Tebow, a former college football star and subpar NFL quarterback, is part of an ownership group that acquired rights to a USL Championship team in Jacksonville, the league announced Tuesday. The club is aiming to begin play in 2025 in the second division of U.S. soccer and will also include a USL Super League (women’s) team.
Paul Pogba Says He’s Victim Of Bizarre Extortion Attempts From An Organized Gang
France midfielder Paul Pogba said he is the victim of extortion attempts and threats from an organized gang and that authorities in Italy and France are investigating the matter.
Pogba, who rejoined Italian Serie A club Juventus in July following his departure from English Premier League side Manchester United, released a statement on Sunday after his brother Mathias Pogba posted a video online.
Newcastle Shatters Transfer Fee Record To Sign Swedish Striker Isak
Newcastle United have signed Alexander Isak from Real Sociedad on a long-term deal, the Premier League club said on Friday, shattering their transfer record to recruit the Sweden striker.
The clubs did not disclose the fee but British media reported Newcastle paid around 59 million pounds ($70.03 million) to sign the 22-year-old.
Alexander Isak Transfer Fee
- $70.03 million
Our new centre-forward. pic.twitter.com/CcSE1qUGzG
Now Would Be The Opportune Time To Steal The World Cup Trophy, But Don't Do That
I wouldn't want to tell you to steal the World Cup trophy. I would probably get in trouble with the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy of the Qatar World Cup for saying something like that, and you don't want to be on those guys' shit list, so I'm not saying that.
Casemiro One Of The World's Highest-Paid Players After 4-Year Deal With Man Utd
After watching its midfield get played off the park against Brighton and Brentford in successive weeks, Manchester United acted decisively by luring five-time Champions League winner Casemiro from Real Madrid for a transfer fee that could potentially rise to $82.4 million.
USMNT Forward Jordan Pefok Can’t Stop Scoring For Union Berlin — Gets Goal And Assist vs. RB Leipzig
Jordan Pefok is loving life with his new Bundesliga club Union Berlin. Pefok scored a goal and picked up an assist in Union’s 2-1 victory vs. RB Leipzig on Saturday.
Jordan Pefok Goal vs Leipzig
Ice cold finish by Jordan Pefok ❄️ pic.twitter.com/owm61qwF5x— ESPN FC (@ESPNFC) August 20, 2022
Paramount Drops $1.5 Billion To Retain Champions League TV Rights
The Champions League is growing, and so too is UEFA’s U.S. TV rights deal. Paramount Global, which owns Paramount+ and CBS, will retain the English-language U.S. Champions League TV rights for the next six years thanks to a massive new deal with UEFA.
FIFA Reveals Leading World Cup Ticket Sales By Country With 2.45 Million Sold
Organizers have sold 2.45 million tickets for this year's World Cup in Qatar, world soccer governing body FIFA said on Thursday, with more than half a million of them sold in the last sales period from July 5-16.
FIFA said the biggest number of allocated tickets were for group stage matches like Cameroon vs. Brazil, Brazil vs. Serbia, Portugal vs. Uruguay, Costa Rica vs. Germany and Australia vs. Denmark.