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Cristiano Ronaldo ‘worried’ by Manchester United’s transfer strategy

Cristiano Ronaldo is reportedly worried about Manchester United’s transfer strategy this summer. While strong rivals, Manchester City and Liverpool have spent big on Erling Haaland and Darwin Nunez respectively, new United boss Erik ten Hag is yet to make his first signing yet. The Red Devils have been heavily linked with midfielders Frenkie de Jong and Christian Eriksen…

Footballer Aleksandar Kolarov announces retirement from football at 36 after a successful 18-year career

Former Manchester City full-back, Aleksandar Kolarov has announced his retirement from professional football at the age of 36. Kolarov, 36, had spent two years at Inter Milan after three years at Roma since leaving Manchester City in 2017. The Serbia international spent seven years at City, helping them to their first two Premier League titles, plus…

NBA star, LeBron James pockets $127 million in salary and endorsements to edge Messi and Ronaldo as highest-paid athlete in 2022

NBA superstar, LeBron James has been revealed as the highest-paid athlete in 2022. The LA Lakers baller, 37, ranked atop Sportico’s list of the highest-paid athletes for the last 12 months after raking in a reported $127 million in salary and endorsements to edge out international soccer icons Lionel Messi ($122 million) and Cristiano Ronaldo ($115 million). James earned $41 million in…

‘I’m the best’ – Mohamed Salah declares he is better than ‘any player in his position’

Liverpool striker,  Mohamed Salah has claimed he is ‘the best’ in his position and insisted that he beats his rivals in the stats. The Egyptian forward has just been named 2022 FWA Footballer of the Year after another impressive season for Jurgen Klopp’s side. So far, he has netted 30 times in 48 appearances across all competitions this season and…

Nigerian Paralympian, Ifeanyi Madubuike, banned for three years after failing doping tests

Nigerian Paralympian, Ifeanyichukwu Christian Madubuike, has been banned for three years by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) for failing two drug tests. His ban was conveyed in a statement released by the IPC on Friday, May 6. Following the ban, the 25-year-old will be ineligible for the competition from April 23, 2021 to April 22, 2024. …

Chelsea confirm American billionaire Todd Boehly has signed an agreement to buy the club from Roman Abramovich in a £4.25bn deal

Chelsea have confirmed that terms have been agreed for Todd Boehly to complete his £4.25billion takeover of the club. This is coming after Boehly’s consortium was named as the preferred bidder to take over at Stamford Bridge by the Raine Group, the American bank who are overseeing the sale. He partnered with fellow Dodgers owner…

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