Month: July 2019

Man Utd boost as Lazio president issues update on £72m target

Lazio president Claudio Lotito hinted that Sergej Milinkovic-Savic will have the final say on his future amid reported interest from Manchester United. The 23-year-old midfielder has been hot on the radar for clubs all over Europe for the best part of 12 months, with including United, Juventus and AC Milan all reportedly...

The one reason to get excited about Arsenal this season…

Send your missives in for the afternoon Mailbox to theeditor@football365.com… Young Guns Lots and lots to be said about Arsenal at the moment, but not a lot of it wholeheartedly positive. And perhaps rightly so. Personally didn’t agree with the #wecaredoyou stuff earlier in the week, thought it made...

Report reveals why Pogba to Real is now ‘practically impossible’

Paul Pogba’s potential move from Manchester United to Real Madrid has been made harder this week, according to reports. Questions over key players’ happiness have provided an unwanted backdrop to United‘s preparations for the new season. Club-record signing Pogba is chief among them after publicly speaking about the possibility of leaving...

Von der Leyen secures EU Commission top job

STRASBOURG, France, July 16 — Germany’s Ursula von der Leyen was elected to be the next president of the European Commission on Tuesday with a slim majority. She made history as the first female chief executive of the European Union. The slim majority also helped avert a political crisis...

World class performers

Universities from both home and abroad come together in Beijing to discuss the future of traditional Asian arts, Cheng Yuezhu reports. To boost the communication and exchange among Asian traditional art forms, universities from both home and abroad joined hands to put on a feast for the senses, while...

Mobile farming game helps curb poverty

A mobile game that allows players to grow and sell virtual food is helping alleviate real poverty in poor counties. The game, Happy Farmer, is available as a mini program for WeChat and was released last month jointly with the poverty reduction office under the Ministry of Finance. It...

Is it the first season that no Man Utd players get into Liverpool’s XI?

Send your thoughts to theeditor@football365.com…   No Man Utd players would get into Liverpool XI Since football first started way back in 1992, is this the first ever start of the season where not one Manchester United player would get into Liverpool‘s starting 11? Last summer you could have...

Sheff Weds taking ‘legal advice’ after Newcastle announce Bruce

Sheffield Wednesday are taking “legal advice” after Newcastle United confirmed Steve Bruce as their new manager on Wednesday. The Magpies have confirmed that the 58-year-old Geordie has left his job at Wednesday to become the 10th permanent boss of controversial owner Mike Ashley’s 12-year-plus reign and has signed a...

Spain international tipped for Liverpool or Chelsea transfer

A former Real Sociedad player reckons the Spanish club’s current winger Mikel Oyarzabal could play for Premier League sides Liverpool and Chelsea. The 22-year-old was part of the Spain U21 side that won the European Championships in Italy recently, and he has already been capped by the senior side. Usually...

NZ Maori boy shares learning Chinese joy

WELLINGTON – Dressed in a traditional Chinese robe, Jimah Ruland-Umata, a 17-year-old New Zealand Maori boy, shared his experience of learning Chinese at the Australia, New Zealand and Pacific Islands Confucius Institute Conference recently. Speaking in fluent Chinese, Ruland-Umata says: "I was introduced to Chinese in my first year...