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Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer sanctions Paul Pogba sale?

Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is reportedly happy to sell Paul Pogba this summer in order to improve his transfer budget. Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is reportedly happy to sanction the summer sale of Paul Pogba. The France international revealed last week that he was ready to leave Old Trafford in order to take on a new challenge, likely at Real Madrid or Juventus. Club officials allegedly have little interest in parting ways with the 26-year-old, partly due to chief executive Ed Woodward valuing the player’s worth away from the pitch. However, according to the Daily Star, Solskjaer would prefer to sell the World Cup winner in order to boost his transfer funds ahead of the new campaign. The Norwegian is said to have £100m to spend, although a large chun...

Guinea boss: ‘No room for excuses at Africa Cup of Nations’

Madagascar are in the finals for the first time. Guinea return to the Africa Cup of Nations finals after missing out on the last edition in Gabon in 2017. Paul Put‘s team were unbeaten during qualification but come into the tournament without a win in their last six fixtures, including a 3-1 defeat to hosts Egypt in the last warm-up match. “In the first half we performed well but the game became much harder and we failed to keep the draw,” Put told ONsport after the loss. “We’ll try to avoid making mistakes from now on and we have to forget our loss against Egypt and fix our mistakes. There is no room for excuses.” Star midfielder Naby Keita is included in the Guinea squad but his involvement may be limited as he is still struggling with a thigh injury a...

Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer ‘furious’ over Jesse Lingard video

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is reportedly left ‘furious’ with a video posted on social media by midfielder Jesse Lingard. Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will reportedly issue a warning to Jesse Lingard after being left unimpressed with a video posted by the midfielder on social media. The nature of the crude minute-long video – posted from a hotel room in Miami – has resulted in United supporters criticising the 26-year-old, with some fans branding Lingard “a bellend”. The incident has allegedly angered Solskjaer, with the Daily Mail saying that the Norwegian had been left ‘furious” by the behaviour of the England international. With the video coming just weeks after United ended an underwhelming campaign wi...

Leicester City’s James Maddison ‘asks to meet Man Utd boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’

Leicester City midfielder James Maddison allegedly requests a meeting with Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to discuss a potential move to Old Trafford. Leicester City midfielder James Maddison is allegedly interested in a summer move to Manchester United. Maddison was a huge success during his first campaign at the King Power Stadium, contributing seven goals and seven assists from his 36 outings in the Premier League. However, it appears that the Foxes may receive bids for the 22-year-old’s signature this summer at a time when he is moving closer to international recognition with England. Journalist Ian McGarry told The Transfer Window Podcast: “Maddison is a very considered, intelligent young man who cares much more for his career than he does about money and stan...

Egypt boss: ‘African Cup of Nations glory could earn Mohamed Salah Ballon d’Or’

Egypt head coach Javier Aguirre has told Mohamed Salah that leading his country to Africa Cup of Nations glory will significantly boost his prospects of winning the Ballon d’Or. Pharaohs forward Salah approaches the tournament full of confidence after lifting the Champions League trophy at the end of a fine season with Liverpool. Seven-time champions Egypt kick off their campaign on Friday against Group A opponents Zimbabwe in Cairo. And Mexican Aguirre believes there is added incentive for Salah to impress on home soil. “He’s helped me with the group since the beginning; he’s a kind of leader,” the 60-year-old told UAE newspaper The National. “I’m really happy with him because he had an extraordinary season with his club. “So I say, ‘O...

Frank Lampard favourite to replace new Juventus boss Maurizio Sarri at Chelsea

Frank Lampard is the overwhelming favourite to take over as Chelsea manager after Maurizio Sarri’s much-anticipated move to Juventus was confirmed on Sunday. The Blues’ record goalscorer, tipped for a return to Stamford Bridge with increasing force amid Sarri speculation in recent days, was rated at 25/1 on for the job overnight. Lampard enjoyed a glittering playing career at Stamford Bridge (John Walton/PA) With former Chelsea bosses Rafael Benitez and Jose Mourinho, at around 9/1 and 16/1 respectively, being the next options, the 40-year-old appeared to be the only name in the frame. Lampard, who scored 211 goals for the Londoners in a glittering spell from 2001 to 2014 that included three Premier League titles and a Champions League win, is currently manager at Championship Derby. After...

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp wants Alex McCarthy to replace Simon Mignolet?

Liverpool are reportedly keen on signing Southampton goalkeeper Alex McCarthy as they look to secure a replacement for Simon Mignolet. Southampton goalkeeper Alex McCarthy has reportedly emerged as a summer transfer target for Liverpool. Simon Mignolet spent this season acting as backup to Alisson in a role which restricted the Belgian to just two appearances in all competitions. Jurgen Klopp is said to be prepared to part ways with Mignolet this summer, providing that he is able to sign a replacement for the 31-year-old. According to The Mirror, that has led to the Liverpool boss showing an interest in McCarthy, who found himself in and out of the starting lineup during the current campaign. The England international still featured on 25 occasions, although the 29-year-old was demoted to ...

Inter Milan boss Antonio Conte ‘to spend £107m this summer’

Newly-appointed Inter Milan boss Antonio Conte may reportedly be allowed to spend as much as £107m in the transfer market this summer. Inter Milan may reportedly give the green light for Antonio Conte to spend £107m in the transfer market this summer. Despite Inter’s fourth-placed finish in Serie A this season, Conte has been brought in as a replacement for Luciano Spalletti as the club look to provide a challenge to long-reigning champions Juventus. According to Correire dello Sport, Conte will be provided with a significant warchest for the summer window, which may result in the acquisition of three players. The report claims that Manchester United forward Romelu Lukaku, Roma frontman Edin Dzeko and Cagliari Calcio midfielder Nicolo Barella could all arrive at San Siro. Should Inte...

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp willing to sell Mohamed Salah for Nicolas Pepe?

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp is allegedly willing to sell Mohamed Salah this summer in order to accommodate the signing of Lille winger Nicolas Pepe. Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp is allegedly willing to sell Mohamed Salah this summer, providing that the Champions League winners complete the signing of Lille winger Nicolas Pepe. The Ivory Coast international is being targeted by a whole host of top European clubs as a result of 22 goals and 11 assists being contributed in Ligue 1 this season. There has been a suggestion that Liverpool have pulled out of the race for the 24-year-old, who would cost in the region of £70m, although it has now been claimed that the Merseyside giants may be happy to sell one of their stars in order to accommodate the signing. According to Le10sport, Klopp is...

Derby County boss Frank Lampard ‘has not held Chelsea talks’

Derby County boss Frank Lampard is reportedly yet to hold talks with Chelsea, despite the Blues showing an interest in their former midfielder. Chelsea are reportedly yet to enter discussions with Derby County boss Frank Lampard, despite holding an interest in the club legend. Maurizio Sarri could potentially depart Chelsea in the coming days having received an offer to replace Massimiliano Allegri at Juventus. That has allegedly resulted in the Blues drawing up a six-man shortlist, which includes Lampard after his impressive first campaign in the dugout. However, according to The Sun, the West Londoners will only begin talks with Lampard if Sarri completes a switch to Turin. A number of Chelsea officials are said to be keen for Sarri to stay in West London, although there have been claims...

Oldham Athletic appoint former Monaco boss Laurent Banide as manager

Caretaker-boss Pete Wild left his role at the end of the season for personal reasons. Oldham have announced the appointment of Laurent Banide as their new manager. The Latics had been searching for a permanent replacement for Paul Scholes, who quit the Sky Bet League Two club in March – just 31 days into an 18-month contract. Caretaker-boss Pete Wild left his role at the end of the season for personal reasons. “Oldham Athletic can confirm that the club have appointed Laurent Banide as head coach on a one-year-deal,” read a statement on Latics’ official website. “The 51-year-old has managerial experience abroad which includes stints at AS Monaco, Al Nasr and Al-Orobah FC. “Most recently, Banide was in charge at Umm Salal SC in Qatar, before leaving in 2018.” Banide has spent the last decade...

Paulo Fonseca named as new Roma boss

Fonseca has recently won the Ukrainian title with Shakhtar Donetsk. Paulo Fonseca has been appointed as the new head coach of Roma. The 46-year-old Portuguese, who won the Ukrainian Premier League with Shakhtar Donetsk last season, has signed a two-year contract at the Stadio Olimpico. Former Porto and Braga boss Fonseca told asroma.com: “I am excited and motivated by the task ahead of us. I cannot wait to move to Rome, meet our fans and get started. Together, I believe we can create something special.” Fonseca is the permanent successor to Eusebio Di Francesco, who left Roma in March and was replaced on an interim basis by Claudio Ranieri. Read Next: Spurs, Arsenal to fight for Under? >

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