Top Football News Today – December 29th 2016

By  Football Pulp - 29 December 2016

Carlos Tevez – The Highest Paid Footballer in the World

Carlos Tevez has left Boca Juniors for the second time in his career; a club he has supported since childhood. But can we blame him?  He has signed a contract with Chinese club, Shanghai Shenhua, for a reported €34.4 million, making him the highest paid footballer on the planet!



From Bob Bardley to Harry Redknapp!

Swansea City has sacked manager, Bob Bradley, only after 11 games. While many believe it was the right decision, some are of the view that it was bit harsh. Well, the club is searching for a new manager and former QPR, Tottenham and West Ham manager, Harry Redknapp, who has a proven success in the Premier League, is looking like a potential candidate. The Englishman has rated Swans job as an interesting challenge but has stressed that he has received no offer yet.

Red Devils in Red Hot Form!

Manchester United is in splendid form and will be seeking their fifth consecutive win in a row in the Premier Legaue on Saturday against Middleborough. The team left for training but the coach, Jose Mourinho and midfielder, Henrikh Mkhitaryan, were seen leaving The Lowry for training.

Idiotic to Sign Emmanuel Adebayor, Nicollin!

The owner of Montpellier, Nicollin, has rubbed all the speculations that his club is about to sign former Gunners and Manchester City striker Emmanuel Adebayor. He has referred to this news as an idiotic move and has insisted that his club is in no mood to do such a thing. 

Ancelloti Eyeing Pep’s Record!

The current Bayern Munich manager, Carlos Ancelloti, is aiming to match Pep Guardiola’s record as Bayern’s manager. The Italian has insisted that during Pep’s era the team was very dominant and successful not only in Germany but in Europe as well, and wants to continue that legacy with greater achievements.

Pulisic Future at Dortmund is still uncertain!

The new Broussia Dortmund’s sensation, Christian Pulisic, is linked with many big clubs across Europe but Liverpool are the most likely to get a hold of him. However, the midfielder has hinted that he is happy in Dortmund but he cannot rule out the prospect of switching club and moving to the Premier League.

Transfer Talk

Liverpool are firm favorites to sign Alex Oxlade Chamberlain in January. Jurgen Klopp has hinted that he wants to sign players who can bolster the title challenge and in this regard, the Anfield outfit is preparing a bid for Chamberlain to bring extra depth to the squad.

Milan are also preparing a bid to sign Fabio Borini from Sunderland. However, the Black Cats are not certain about allowing the Italian to leave as Jermaine Defoe is also needed by West Ham.

Liverpool are chasing RB Leipzig’s, Emil Forsberg, who has been quite impressive this season. However, the 25-years-old’s list of admirers is growing rapidly as clubs like Arsenal and Juventus are also chasing the German but Liverpool are in the pole position. 

Antonio Conte is aiming to boost his striking options and for this reason he is preparing a bid to bring former Manchester United man, Chicharito, to Stamford Bridge.



West Brom’s striker, Sadio Berahino, is a potential target for Ligue 1 leaders, OGC Nice. The striker is out of options and a move to France can help him get his career back on track. 

According to a Spanish newspaper, Valencia have tabled a bid for Manchester United’s defender Marcos Rojo. However, the Red Devils are in no mood to sell the Argentinean unless a drastic shift is offered as part of the deal.



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