Liverpool are in talks with Napoli regarding a potential player plus cash deal for sort after defender Kalidou Koulibaly. The Senegal international has been attracting interest from top clubs across Europe, but Napoli have remained firm in their stance that the player is not for sale. Real Madrid, Barcelona and Chelsea have all made attempts to sign the towering defender at one time or the other, but club chairman Aurelio De Laurentiis has proven to be tough in negotiations when it comes to Koulibaly.

The Senegal international is regarded as one of the best defenders in the world and has caught the eye of Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp, who is considering a partnership of Koulibaly and Virgil Van Dijk in the heart of the Reds defense.

Gheorge Hagi was Fortunate for Gerrad being His Son’s Manager

Gheorge Hagi, the legendary Romanian footballer, has now his son training under Steven Gerrad with the Rangers and Hagi has a lot of praise for Gerrad. According to Gheorge Hagi, his son Ianis Hagi has risen quickly amongst the rangers under Steven Gerrad’s guidance. The Romanian youth Ianis quickly became a huge fan favorite amongst the Rangers supporters, especially after his victory against the Hibernian F.C. and then with his double that confirmed a comeback not foreseen against Braga in the Europa League.

To witness the win against Braga at Ibrox, Ianis’ father was present and when he returned to Bucharest, he talked about why he believes that his son has hit the ground while running in Scotland.



Five people were arrested while twenty were hospitalized the day Florin Raducioiu and Gheorghe Hagi helped Brescia to a 2-0 win over Atalanta.

The match kicked off what was to going to be one of the fiercest rivalries in Italian football.

As both teams prepare to meet each other this coming days, the last time Italian football witnessed their clasico was 13 years ago. The only reason the Lombardy Derby is not as popular as they would have liked is done to the fact that AC and Inter Milan will always overshadow every other rivalry close to them.


Reading FC forward, George Puscas scored the first goal for Romania as they won 3-0 in a game against the Faroe Islands in the Euro 2020 Qualifier. The goal which was from close range in the 74th minute was a major relief for the player.

Puscas has been criticized by many sectors of the Romanian media for his performances for his club side. The forward has yet to score for Reading despite starting the season with a brace against Cardiff in August.

Gareth Southgate explains reason for Kieran Trippier international snub

England manager Gareth Southgate has revealed that Kieran Trippier has been dropped from the squad for the forthcoming Nations League finals after struggling to keep up with the competition. The Tottenham Hotspur ace had a wonderful World Cup with the Three Lions last summer, but he has not been able to replicate the showing in the 10 months which have proceeded.

Speaking in a press conference, Southgate acknowledged that Trippier was a pivotal figure at last summer’s World Cup where the Three Lions reached the semi-final stage. He added that the likes of Trent Alexander-Arnold and Kyle Walker have performed much better than Trippier during the course of the current season and that has contributed to the decision to omit him.

Terim Pleased with Comeback Victory against Bursaspor

Galatasaray were able to produce a remarkable turnaround in the match against Bursaspor to register a 3-2 victory at the Bursa Buyuksehir Belediye Stadyumu. Galatasaray came into the game with hopes of catching Istanbul Basaksehir, who were held to a 1-1 draw in their match during the weekend. In order to take advantage, Galatasaray had to beat Bursaspor in this away match and claim back-to-back victories. However, the match had a terrible beginning for the visitors after goals from Diafra Sakho and Henri Saivet were almost able to put Bursaspor in a commanding position going into the break.

However, Galatasaray manager Fatih Terim was able to provide a different talk at half-time due to a crucial goal from Badou N’Diaye in the second minute of injury time. Mbaye Diagne scored from the penalty spot in order to put the game on level terms before Sofiane Feghouli provided a winner for Galatasaray. As a result, Galatasaray were able to build on the 5-0 success overAntalyaspor in the previous round. This is a major result for Galatasaray and manager Terim claimed that it was an effective performance in the second half – which was undoubtedly boosted by his half-time team talk.


Gheorghe Hagi is widely considered as the greatest Romanian footballer to grace the game. Blessed with a deadly range of shooting and mercurial playmaking skills Hagi lit up the European scene in the 80s and early 90s. He is also part of the select company of players that played for both Real Madrid and Barcelona which is no means feat.

His son Ianis is looking to follow the footsteps of his famous father and become the latest line of quality footballer form Romania. The 20-year-old has similar attributes to his father with a knack of scoring long-range goals. Ianis plays for Viitrolul Constanta a club owned and managed by his father Gheorghe and this has also added to the hype surrounding the player.

Hagi wants Galca as his successor

Former Romania legend Gheorghe Hagi has revealed that he wants Constantin Galca as his successor if ever he has to leave Vitorul. Indeed the former Romanian international is currently the manager of the club that he owns and there is news that he might be leaving the club in the future.

He said that Galca is an experienced man and that he is sure that he can help bring the club forward. He said that Galca has won trophies previously in the Romanian league and that he knows what it takes to be champions.


The FIFA President, Gianni Infantinois pressing ahead with the proposal to expand the 2022 World Cup in Qatar from 32 teams to 48, which would require sharing of matches among neighboring countries known to be hostile to the hosts, Qatar.

Infantino has opined that Qatar would help bring peace to the Middle East by sharing the 2022 World Cup with neighboring nations.