Cristiano Ronaldo wants return to Manchester United; transfer fee too high – Reports

MADRID (Sporting Alert) — Cristiano Ronaldo is now tired of playing in Spain and reportedly wants to leave Real Madrid and return to Manchester United in the summer. Ronaldo left United for Madrid for a massive £80 million world record fee in 2009 and has been very productive since making the transfer move. However, The…

Ronaldo not better than Messi, they are the same, says Alex Ferguson
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Ronaldo not better than Messi, they are the same, says Alex Ferguson

MANCHESTER (Sporting Alert) — Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson says there is no difference between Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi – hailing both players as the best in the world right now. The headlines in the last few years, and especially since the Portuguese made his £80million move from Old Traford to Real Madrid, has been…

Messi with 13: La Liga top goal scorer on Nov. 5

MADRID (Sporting Alert) — Lionel Messi leads the La Liga in scoring, following his blistering goalscoring form last month. The Barcelona forward has 13 goals in the league so far this season and he leads the arch rival Cristiano Ronaldo by two. Real Madrid winger Ronaldo has 11 goals, while Radamel Falcao of Atletico Madrid,…

Arsenal will be without Gervinho, Oxlade-Chamberlain for Reading clash

LONDON (Sporting Alert) — Injured Arsenal players Gervinho and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain are both out of Tuesday’s English Capital One Cup tie with Reading, but fellow winger Theo Walcott is set to start the game. Gervinho picked up an ankle injury and was a quick substitute after coming into the game as a sub in the…

Ferguson, Evra won’t play for Manchester United against Braga

MANCHESTER (Sporting Alert) — Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has omitted Rio Ferdinand and Patrice Evra from the squad for Tuesday night’s Champions League clash with SC Braga. The manager believes he has enough quality in his side to cover for the experienced defender, who are being rested for the for this weekend Barclays…

Strong Argentina and Uruguay teams for World Cup qualifier

MENDOZA (Sporting Alert) — Gonzalo Higuaín, Lionel Messi and Sergio Agüero all start for Argentina in an attacking line-up for tonight’s CONMEBOL World Cup 2014 qualifying game against Uruguay. The team also Real Madrid winger Ángel Di María and Barcelona holding midfielder Javier Mascherano both starting in midfield, while Ezequiel Garay and Pablo Zabaleta are…

Liverpool in talks to land Sochaux winger Ryad Boudebouz

PARIS (Sporting Alert) — Liverpool are believed to be in talks with Sochaux over the possibility of signing winger Ryad Boudebouz. The midfielder revealed at the weekend that the Barclays Premier League side is just one of the many top European clubs in talks for his transfer. The 22-year-old Boudebouz said: “Certainly, my agent is…

Premier League: Chelsea vs Tottenham Team News

LONDON (Sporting Alert) — Tottenham is set to be without winger Aaron Lennon for Saturday’s Barclays Premier League game at Chelsea as they seek to stop a poor run of games in recent weeks. Lennon returned to training on Thursday and also worked out on Friday, but the England international is yet to fully recovered…