Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi. PHOTO/ALEX GALLARDOY By AGENCIES Newsdesk@reporter.co.keFormer Chelsea striker Didier Drogba has revealed two players who are better than Lionel Messi.The Barcelona star has won the Ballon d'Or five times, Champions League four times and boasts of eight Spanish La Liga titles, but has failed to lift the...
BBC--The five-man shortlist of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Naby Keita, Sadio Mane, Victor Moses and Mohamed Salah was revealed during a special live launch broadcast in London.Cameroon's 2017 Africa Cup of Nations winner Arnaud Djoum was part of the panel to discuss the nominees, as were Nigeria's 1996 Olympic football champion...
Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez. PHOTO/FACEBOOKBy AGENCIESnewsdesk@reporter.co.keManchester United will battle Manchester City for the signing of Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez who can leave on a free next summer, according to reports.Sanchez, the Chilean forward, looked set to join Pep Guardiola’s City on the final day of the transfer window in...
 Romelu Lukaku in action. PHOTO/NEWSWEEKBy AGENCIESnewsweek@reporter.co.keOn the pitch, Romelu Lukaku has made a rapid start to his Manchester United career.Off it, the Belgium striker is causing controversy through no fault of his own.To accompany their new forward’s goalscoring feats, a section of United’s support has started up a chant...
Some away supporters got tickets in the home areas and climbed barriers to get into the away section. They let off flares inside the stadium. PHOTO/BBChttps://www.arsenal.com/news/watch-goals-cologne-gameBy SPORTS CORRESPONDENTnewsdesk@reporter.co.keArsenal's Europa League campaign began in chaos with their game against Cologne delayed by an hour "in the interests of crowd safety".Thousands...
BBC--Harry Kane continued his quest to "break into that world-class bracket" with two goals in Tottenham's 3-1 Champions League group-stage win over Borussia Dortmund.The 24-year-old England striker also scored twice in a 3-0 win at Everton in the Premier League on Saturday, which brought up his century of goals...
Arsenal star Alexis Sanchez. PHOTO/ARSENAL FCThe failure to sell Alexis Sanchez with one year left on his contract could cost Arsenal more than $91 million in the short term and $91 million in the long term.That’s according to Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger, who said that the club missed out...
BBC--Paris St-Germain have signed Brazil forward Neymar for a world record fee of 222m euros (£200m) from Barcelona.The deal for the 25-year-old smashes the previous record set when Paul Pogba returned to Manchester United from Juventus for £89m in August 2016.He will earn 45m euros (£40.7m) a year -...
By SPORTS CORRESPONDENTnewsdesk@reporter.co.keGiant pay TV broadcaster SuperSport has ended their partnership with the Kenyan Premier League.The move has not come as a shock since a row has been simmering between the broadcasters and the league managers since the beginning of the 2017 season.Supersports, who have been the Kenyan top...
Premier League spending in the January transfer window could reach a record level on deadline day on Tuesday.Top-flight clubs have already paid out over £150m and a final flurry of activity could see the total spend pass the £225m mark of January 2011.Players may be leaving rather than joining...