Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Neymar in Barcelona in January?!

The heads of the two clubs agreed a five-year agreement under which the young Brazilian would earn seven million euros per season. Pick it was 35 million euros.
A source close to the Catalan club claimed Neymar will be the only player who arrives in the January transfer period, and that would be suitable replacement for David Villa, who broke his shin bone and long absent from the field.
From the middle of the young Brazilian midfielder Neymar said after returning from Japan said he would like to play Barcelona in tandem with Messi.
"Neymar is delighted by Barcelona. Since returning from Japan repeatedly says that the club is well organized, you play the best football in the world. There were only words of praise for coach Guardiola, "said a source close to Neymar.
On the other hand, from Santos in January denied the news and told that Barcelona can only dream of bringing Neymar in January. Club president Wagner Ribeiro said:
"I am convinced that Neymar will remain until the end of the contract until 2014. Barcelona can only wait in line for our players. There are other clubs, and Real.

Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Raikkonen: "I didn't ​​lose my speed"

Kimi Raikkonen is sure to be as fast as before leaving F1 when you return to Grand Prix racing with Team Lotus Renault next year

Finland signed a two-year contract with the team and will be returned to the cockpit after two years absence and adventures in the VRC Rally Championship and NASCAR series. Raikkonen, who was champion with Ferrari in 2007, says motivation is the highest possible level and it is certain that speed is not lost.
"I am motivated to the max and I do not think any of my lost speed. The hardest thing will be to get used to new tires, but honestly I'm not worried. While technical regulations do not change much, it is more areas and had some elements of cars when I was driving. The next year will be much different and you can 'break' the order that was placed last two years, so I think we'll have an interesting season, "Raikkonen said in an interview published on the website of his new team.
He added that the visit of the factory team has funneled optimism for the new season.
"My two visits to Enstoun were great. The first Christmas celebration was on the team and there I realized that I have great support team. Second last week showed me that this team was world champion by accident. Review all investments made in recent times - New building for simulator, new computer systems, 60 per cent wind tunnel ... It gave me great confidence for the new season. I was surprised by the reaction and it seems some people missing " added Raikkonen.

Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Chelsea sells Torres for 20 million pounds

Chelsea are ready to consider offers for Fernando Torres, who a year ago paid 50 million pounds of Liverpool.

The Spanish striker on 31 January came the "Stamford Bridge" salary of 150,000 pounds a week, and scored only five goals in 35 matches.
Chelsea thought the first player to send the loan to restore his confidence, but now is ready to completely abandon its services.
In any case, the London team will suffer severe financial impact since it is almost impossible to find a buyer for that Torres will allocate as much as Chelsea gave to him.
Roman Abramovich will sacrifice and will consider any offer of around 20 million pounds from the club which will meet the high demands of the Spaniard on his salary.
When Andre Villa-Boash last summer became the manager of Chelsea, pledged to restore the old form of Torres, which made him one of the best strikers in the world.
With the apprehension of Juan Mata, Portugal was convinced that he would facilitate the task of Torres, but twenty-year-old attacker has progressed.
Torres plays a desperate moment in front of him in the team is young and Didier Drogba Daniel Sturridge. Spain on Monday was not on the bench in the Manchester derby against City.

Saturday, December 17, 2011

Martin O'Neill Sunderland's new coach !

Poor results in the new season in the Premier League were the main reason that a few days ago Steve Bruce was fired from the bench of Sunderland.

What announced last few days this weekend and received official confirmation. New coach of the "Black Cats" will be a fifty-year-old Martin O'Neill, and still do not know the details of the deal.

Irishman he was sitting down on the bench yesterday, when Sunderland lost 2-1 at Wolves on tour. The coach that game for the first and last time was Eric Blake, former assistant at the club.

O'Neal is out of work since August 2010 when he left Aston Villa. Sunderland won two of the thirteen games this season and is the sixteenth in the table, two points above the relegation zone.

Thursday, December 15, 2011

Tottenham and Celtic eliminated from the Europa League

Complete games are the latest group standings after which the next stage provided Rubin, Hanover, Udinese, AZ Alkmaar and Bruges, and eliminated the teams of Tottenham, Celtic and Birmingham.
Group A
PAOK - Rubin 1:1
Shamrok - Tottenham 0:4
Table: PAOK 12 Rubin 11, Spurs 10,  Shamrok 0
The PAOK and Rubin had a draw for placement in the next stage of the Europa League and they have played. 1:1 draw from this match does not match the Spurs that despite high win 0:4 in the presence Shamrok is eliminated from the Europa League.

Group B
Hanover - Vorskla 3-1
Copenhagen - Standard 0:1
Table: Standard 14, Hanover 11, Copenhagen, 5,  Vorskla 2
Standard celebrated the tour in Denmark and plots the first position in Group B, and this defeat meant the elimination of Copenhagen after the expected victory over Hanover Vorskla.

Group C
Hapoel Tel Aviv - Legion 2-0
PSV - Rapid Bucharest 2-1
Table: PSV 16, Legion 9, Hapoel TA 7, Rapid Bucharest 3
This group has long been known to top two teams in the last round saw PSV and fifth victory and runner-up Legion was touring in Israel suffered defeat without meaning from Hapoel Tel Aviv.

Group G
AZ Alkmaar - Metalist 1-1
Austria Vienna - Malmo 2-0
Table: Metalist 13 AZ Alkmaar 8, Vienna, Austria 8,  Malmo 1 
 AZ Alkmaar noticed a fifth draw and ended with the same number of points but a better goal difference from Austria Vienna, so they won second place and reaching the second stage.

Group H
Bruges - Braga 1-1
Birmingham - Maribor 1-0
Table: Bruges 11, Braga 11, Birmingham 10, Maribor 1
Similar to Group X, of Bruges and Braga took the draw and the result have put Birmingham despite their victory over Maribor our Agim Ibrahimi. Competition in Belgium trial judge Macedonian Alexander Stavrev that even in the 16th minute showed him the red card soccer Braga, Elderson.

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Benzema of France's best player for 2011

Karim Benzema, Real Madrid striker, has won the award for best French player of 2011 in the selection of the prestigious magazine "France Football".

The elections, which voted former winners of this award, including: Michel Platini, ZinedineZidane, Thierry Henry and Jean-Pierre Papen, Benzema won convincingly with 155 pointsbefore Eric Abidal, bekot of Barcelona, ​​who won 110 points, and Laurie Hugo, Lyongoalkeeper, with 69 points.
Thus, Benzema before his twenty-fourth birthday he inherited the title of Samir Nasri, incumbent on the player for Manchester City, which epithet best football player in theFrench bore last year, then as a player at Arsenal.
For the best coach Rudi Garcia was named, who last season led to Lil dual crown. Last year this award Didier Deschamps bear, coach Marseille.