Top Football News Today – January 3, 2017

By  Football Pulp - 3 January 2017

“Arriving at the end” – Pep Guardiola

The former Barcelona and Bayern Munich manager, Pep Guardiola, is having a tough time at Manchester City. In an awkward post-match interview last night, he stated that he is arriving at the end of his coaching career and won’t be coaching at the age of 65. It looks like the man who won 14 trophies in four years at Camp Nou is not comfortable competing in the most competitive league.



“Angel Di Maria capable of filling the gap left by Zlatan Ibrahimovic” – Unai Emery

The new PSG manager, Unai Emery, who took charge of the club this season, had to carry on without the fan favorite, Zlatan Ibrahimovic. However, the former Sevilla boss believes that Angel Di Maria is capable of filling the void, provided he works harder. He has a responsibility at hand and he has to perform to become one of the greatest.

Paul Clement to take charge at Liberty Stadium

Swansea City has confirmed the signing of a new manager, Paul Clement, who will take charge on Tuesday. The man who has been an assistant to Carlo Ancelloti at Chelsea, Real Madrid, PSG, and Bayern will sign a two-and-a-half-year deal with the Swans. However, it’s quite alarming to see Clement taking charge at struggling Swansea City as he was sacked by Derby 11 months ago – his only coaching experience.

The Bad Boy is back in the Premier League

Burnley has confirmed the signing of Joe Barton, who has had a brief but controversial spell at Rangers. The Englishmen will be joining his former club till the end of this season. The controversial figure will be available for the FA Cup third round match.



Jesus is coming to Etihad

After bidding an emotional farewell to his childhood club, Palmeiras, Gabriel Jesus is set to arrive at Etihad. Manchester City won the race to sign the 19-year-old Brazilian during the last summer. His inclusion in the squad will give Pep Guardiola a much needed boost.


Gabriel Jesus arrives at Manchester Airport

Transfer Talk

According to Mundo Deportivo, Juventus striker, Paulo Dybala, has agreed to a move to Real Madrid this summer. The Los Blancos outfit is looking to strengthen their attacking options and the Argentinean is the perfect option.

Everton’s €19 million bid for Morgan Schneiderlin has been rejected by Manchester United. The Red Devils are holding for €24 million, the amount they paid to acquire the services of the French International.

Arsenal is lining up a bid for Juve’s Miralem Pjanic. Arsene Wenger is interested in bringing the Bosnian to Emirates as he sees him as the perfect replacement for Santi Cazorla.

Dele Alli is in an eye-catching form late in the season which is the reason Real Madrid are keen on landing the Englishmen at Bernabau this summer. The Los Blancos outfit is preparing a €50 million bid for the Spurs’ young force.



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