Italian club side Napoli are reported to be interested in keeping their defender Kalidou Koulibaly who is attracting serious buzz in the transfer market.
English Premier League clubs especially Arsenal and Chelsea are desperate for the services of the player. On the other hand, Napoli have told the clubs to stay away that the 24-year old is not for sale.
Napoli top rated talent Gonzalo Higuain says he favours the move to Liverpool than the host of other options at his disposal. The striker who is 28 years old is in great form at the Serie A helping the club to the second spot in the league after scoring a record 36 goals in 35 appearances.
The player says he favours a move to Anfield over any of the alternatives he has. His excellent goal scoring abilities is required by many top clubs including Arsenal and Manchester United.
The player has always been linked to English teams but the move has always been thwarted by one thing or the other. He has also being linked to the Bundesliga, with the spielautomaten website reporting news of a bid that have since been down-played by Carlo Ancelotti.
Napoli is currently positioned in the 2nd spot of the Italian League, Serie A and there is only 1 more league match remaining before the 2015-16 season can be officially completed.
There is no chance for Napoli to win the Serie A title as Juventus was already crowned as the champions of Italy a few weeks ago and now the main task of Napoli is to secure a Champions League spot that will allow the Italian club to compete in the European competition for the upcoming season.
As a way to motivate Maurizio Sarri as his players even further for them to seal a Champions League position, the president of the club Aurelio De Laurentiis stated that he will be injecting the club with cash that can help them in signing top players during the summer transfer window.
English Premier League side, Arsenal are really keen on Napoli striker Gonzalo Higuain. The Gunners want to add the prolific centre forward to their attacking options ahead of next season where they hope to challenge for the EPL after losing out to Leicester City this season, amidst a lot of voiced out frustrations.
Napoli striker and Arsenal transfer target Gonzalo Higuain has an exit strategy in mind to engineer a move to a bigger club, according to reports. The Argentine has been in sensational form this season with 38 goals in all competitions, including 36 in 35 Serie A games, a new record for a single season in Italy.
Former Liverpool player Michael Owen was recently named as the first official international ambassador of his former club.
One of his roles in this new job will see Michael Owen travelling around the world engaging with fans and also having to represent Liverpool during commercial events and things of this nature.
Michael Owen’s playing career has seen him performing with a number of top clubs including: Real Madrid and Manchester United; however he is more known for being a Liverpool player as it’s the club where he spent 8 seasons and where the Englishman managed to make over 250 appearances.
After being named as the first ambassador of Liverpool, Owen displayed his joy as he said “As a Liverpool fan I am honored and delighted to have been asked to play this international role for the club.Liverpool FC is the world’s greatest football family and it’s great for me to be able to represent the club in an official capacity once again.”
Juventus retained their place at the top of the Italian Serie A table following a mammoth 4-1 win over arch rivals Torino.
Even though the opposition have been flirting with relegation for much of the campaign, this was always going to be a tough match for Juventus given the history between the two teams. The game started in the best possible manner for the away team, who took the lead through Paul Pogba. Sami Khedira doubled the advantage just before half-time. A penalty converted by Belotti just after the half-time break just proved to be a consolation for the home team, as the second-half turned out into a rout.
Marek Hamsik is amazed at the football that Napoli is playing at the moment. In an award ceremony, he was reported as saying that he is happy at Napoli and that there is no contact with Real Madrid. Indeed, there have been rumors that the Slovakian player might be leaving for the Spanish team in the summer.
Hamsik stated that there is no contact between him and Madrid’s coach Zinedine Zidane. He told the media that his immediate focus is with Napoli who he believes still have a chance in the title race. He believes that they need to win all their remaining matches and hopes that Juventus will drop points along the way. Marek Hamsik believes that Napoli should focus on their own results and not look at what the others are doing.
It was too little too late for Napoli after their resounding 6-0 win against Bologna came at a time when they were already too far adrift of Serie A leaders Juventus in their bid to win this year's Scudetto.
Maurizio Sarri believes that Napoli striker Gonzalo Higuain is comparable to the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi.
The latter have been regarded as the best players in the world for some time. They have shared the FIFA Ballon d’Or award between each other for almost a decade. The gulf in class between these two players and the rest has been so immense that managers have been trying to promote their players as the solution. Higuain, though, has been in good form throughout 2015 and has carried on into 2016 as well. The striker’s 27 goals in just 29 league appearances mean that Napoli have regained their title challenge.