Barcelona president, Josep Bartomeu, has revealed that Lionel Messi will retire at his club in three or four years to come. The right-winger has a deal with the Nou Camp side until the end of June 2021 but is yet to sign the contract extension. The 33yrs has been speculated to be moving away from Spain this summer.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang worked his magic once again when he struck twice as the Gunners came from behind to clinch the FA Cup trophy at an empty Wembley Stadium. Arsenal on Saturday scored against Chelsea in a 2-1 win that brought them the FA Cup for a record 14th time. Chelsea took the lead in the Heads Up, five minutes through, the Gunners equalized and Aubameyang scored the winner for Mikel Arteta’s side to lift the cup.
Serie A side Napoli has confirmed the signing of Nigerian born forward Victor Osimhen from Lille for a five (5) year deal worth over €50m. The Forward whose value has tripled for the past 3 years was in demand after he scored 13 goals in 27 Ligue 1 appearances for Lille this season. In securing the signature of the Nigerian wonder kid, Napoli fended off competition from Arsenal and Chelsea.
Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund (PIF) had been part of a three-party deal fronted by PCP Capital Partners, venture capital and private equity company founded and run by British businesswoman Amanda Staveley, and real estate firm Reuben Brothers has agreed an of £300m deal to purchase the club from English businessman Mike Ashley.
The Official start date of the English Premier League’s 2020/21 season has been confirmed as 12th September 2020. A statement from the Premier League read: “Premier League shareholders today agreed to start the 2020-21 Premier League season on September 12, 2020. The 29th campaign of the competition had initially been scheduled to take place on 8th August 2020, before the conclusion of the 2019/20 campaign was postponed due to the COVID-19 global pandemic.