Former Real Madrid and present Everton midfielder James Rodriguez has appeared in public and insisted that contrary to rumors making rounds in the media, there was no bust-up in the Colombia dressing room.
Uruguay inflicted a painful defeat on Colombia in their Qatar World Cup 2020 qualifying game, winning the game 3-0. It was reported after the game that James walked up to, and confronted his teammates in a physical bust-up last week.
FIFA has stated that there would not be any change to its evaluation of Columbia’s bid to host the Women World Cup in 2023. The applicant is disappointed with the poor evaluation received from the international football governing body.
Columbia Football Federation and South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL) had paired to write FIFA about the evaluation, claiming it was “erroneous and discriminatory.” Columbia football chief Ramon Jesurun probably felt the proposal to host the event for the first time on South American soil would be better received, rather they received the lowest score of the three bids to host the tournament in three years.
James Rodriguez will depart from Real Madrid when the transfer window opens, with Arsenal, Everton and Wolverhampton Wanderers most interested in signing the player, as per reports. He returned to Madrid this summer following a loan spell with Bayern Munich but he has failed to make an impression. The midfielder has been hit by injuries, while his on-field performances have limited him to just four starts in La Liga in 2019/20.
The Colombia international seemingly hasn’t done anywhere near enough to persuade manager Zinedine Zidane to keep hold of him, and recent reports claim that everyone at Real Madrid has pretty much given up on the 28-year-old. Moreover, the fact that he has just one year remaining on his contract has forced them to accelerate a potential departure.
Chelsea are prepared to go all out for Ajax shot stopper, Andre Onana in bid to replace the struggling Arrizabalaga.
The Spaniard has enjoyed a very tough season so far, he has the lowest save percentage among the 20 goalkeepers in the EPL, a run of poor form that led to his demotion to the bench. Arrizabalaga has been dropped for the last six games. He returned to the starting 11 in the 2-0 win against Liverpool making crucial saves to deny the Liverpool attack. Willy Caballero was chosen ahead of the most expensive goalkeeper in a match that ended 2-2 against Leicester City. Lampard has chosen the Argentine veteran over Kepa since February 1st.Read more
Rangers point-man Alfredo Morelos says his success in Europe this season is down to the support he has gotten so far from his Rangers teammates. The Colombia international who looks set on replicating the success of his countryman Radamel Falcao recorded a 14-goal haul in Europe since the beginning of the season.
Morelos is four goals away from equaling Falcao’s record and his efforts this season has served as the back bone for the advancement of the Steven Gerrard led side into the knockout stages of the Europa League.
Manchester United have been linked with a move for Colombian forward Duvan Zapata, as per reports from Italy. The Atalanta forward has been in great form in the past 12 months and has emerged as one of the best strikers in the Italian League. His good performances were a key reason for Atalanta’s surprise qualification to the Champions League last season.
It is understood that Manchester United have reached out to Zapata representatives regarding a transfer in the winter window. Manchester United have endured a difficult start to the season with the club struggling to score goals. Despite spending big on the defence with the likes of Aaron Wan-Bissaka and Harry Maguire making big money moves.