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Dundalk Could Face Celtic In Next Round Of The Champions League

UEFA Champions League Second Qualifying Round First Leg, Oriel Park, Louth 12/7/2017 Dundalk vs Rosenborg Dundalk's Patrick Barrett dejected after the game

The draw for the Champions League third qualifying round has taken place, and Celtic will face League fo Ireland champions Dundalk should the pair reach the next phase. Neither side is yet there of course, as the second round ties still have to be fully negotiated, but it does at least show the sides what awaits them later this month if …

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How Big-Spending AC Milan Could Line Up Next Season

Italian giants AC Milan have been the big spenders in Serie A having spent £110m and counting so far as they look to complete a much needed overhaul of a squad in a bid to return to their glory days. Big name additions to Vincenzo Montella’s newly assembled side include Andre Silva, Andrea Conti, Hakan Calhanoglu, Mateo Mussachio, Ricardo Rodriguez, …

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Young Ajax Star Abdelhak Nouri Suffers Permanent Brain Damage Following Collapse

(L-R) Abdelhak Nouri of Ajax, Maximilian Eggestein of SV Werder Bremen during the friendly match between Ajax Amsterdam and SV Werder Bremen at Lindenstadion on July 08, 2017 in Hippach , Austria(Photo by VI Images via Getty Images)

Ajax have confirmed that 20-year-old midfielder Abdelhak “Appie” Nouri has suffered ‘serious and permanent brain damage’ following his collapse in a pre-season friendly.  The Amsterdam-born Dutch underage international collapsed during his side’s game against Werder Breman in Zillertal, Austria on Saturday. The incident occurred after the 70th minute of the game, when he collapsed suffering from cardiac arrhythmia, which is an irregular heartbeat. …

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic Says Big Announcement Is Imminent

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has revealed there will be a ‘big announcement soon’ regarding his future. Manchester United recently released the former Sweden international. He had one season at the club after signing from PSG in July 2016, in which he scored 28 goals in all competitions. However, he suffered a season-ending injury in April and the club didn’t trigger a contract …

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Dani Alves Is Set To Earn An Absolute Fortune At Paris Saint-Germain

Paris Saint Germain's (PSG) new Brazilian defender Dani Alves gives a press conference on July 12, 2017, in Paris.

Dani Alves has officially signed for Paris Saint-Germain, after rejecting the chance to join Pepe Guardiola at Manchester City. The Brazilian full-back has signed for last season’s runners-up on a two-year deal after spending one year in Serie A with Juventus. The 34-year-old seemed destined to work with Guardiola again in the Premier League with Man City, after their time …

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The Mixer: Owen Heary On How He ‘Absolutely Loved’ Playing In Europe

UEFA Champions League 1st Qualifying Round 2nd Leg Shelbourne 20/7/2005 Shels' Owen Heary celebrates scoring the first goal Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Morgan Treacy

Finishing his playing days with seven Premier Division winners’ medals to his name as well as the 2001/02 PFAI Players’ Player of the Year gong, Owen Heary is rightly considered a League of Ireland legend.  But it wasn’t just domestically where he proved himself as a fine defender, the Dubliner also put it up to some stellar opposition in Europe, including …

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One Of Europe’s Most Prolific Strikers Offered To Chelsea For £70 Million

BERLIN, GERMANY - MAY 27: Sokratis of Dortmund and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Dortmund celebrates after winning the DFB Cup final match between Eintracht Frankfurt and Borussia Dortmund at Olympiastadion on May 27, 2017 in Berlin, Germany. (Photo by TF-Images/Getty Images)

Dortmund striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has been offered to Premier League champions Chelsea for £70 million, according to Sky Sports. The Gabon international is reportedly a target for AC Milan and Paris Saint-Germain. However, Chelsea could hijack any move if they meet Dortmund’s asking price. Antonio Conte is keen to bolster his attack ahead of the new season. He has already …

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Liverpool Sign England Under-20 World Cup-Winning Star

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - JULY 10: (THE SUN OUT, THE SUN ON SUNDAY OUT) Dominic Solanke signs for Liverpool at Melwood Training Ground on July 10, 2017 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Andrew Powell/Liverpool FC via Getty Images)

Liverpool have signed the hero of England’s recent Under-20 World Cup win, Dominic Solanke. The fee will have to be decided by tribunal because Solanke is a product of Chelsea’s youth system, however it is expected that £3 million will be the cost the Reds will have to pay for the 19-year-old. Solanke was the star of the U-20 World …

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