Author: Barkha Roy

Barkha Roy is a sports enthusiast and specialises in writing Cricket and Football stories. Her never-ending passion inspires her to curate content for the sport's aficionados from a fan's perspective.

Alexia Putellas became the first female player to make 100 appearances for Spain, and she celebrated that feat by scoring in a 1-1 friendly draw with Italy. The 28-year-old made her La Roja debut in 2013 and, less than a decade later, won her century cap in Castel di Sangro on July 1. The 28-year-old follows in the footsteps of several of her international male contemporaries, but she is the only woman in her country to make history. “I am very happy because it is something that I never thought would happen. A lot of work of all kinds, many…

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La Liga giants FC Barcelona have reached full agreement with Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur to send their centre-back Clement Lenglet out on loan for the entirety of the 2022/23 season, reports Fabrizio Romano. The Frenchman, who joined Barcelona from Sevilla in the summer of 2018, has slipped down the pecking order at Camp Nou in recent years due to mediocre performances at the heart of the defence. Last season, he was largely an afterthought for manager Xavi Hernandez, appearing only when none of the other options were available. With Barcelona on the verge of signing Andreas Christensen and looking for another defender, Lenglet’s time…

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According to transfer guru Fabrizio Romano, Manchester United are in advanced talks with Ajax defender Lisandro Martinez, preparing for the player’s bid and are the favourites to sign the player ahead of Arsenal. “He’s very high in Erik ten Hag’s list, race open with Arsenal that have no intention to give up. Once Malacia deal will be signed and official, Man Utd will be on it – while Arsenal are still pushing,”Romano wrote on Twitter. Among the numerous Ajax players linked to United in recent months, the Argentine has emerged as one of the more concrete targets they are pursuing…

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Former Sheffield United, Crystal Palace manager Neil Warnock has slammed the departures of Romelu Lukaku and Paul Pogba from Chelsea and Manchester United, respectively. Both players were signed for club-record fees, with Lukaku costing the Blues 97 million pounds last summer and Pogba costing the Red Devils 89 million in 2016. Both were re-signings, with Lukaku returning to Stamford Bridge seven years after being sold to Everton and Pogba leaving Old Trafford for nothing just four years before his return. However, neither move was a success, and the pair are now regarded as two of the worst signings in football history, with…

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The Gunners are keeping an eye on Serge Gnabry’s contract dispute at Bayern Munich and may try to bring the winger back to the Emirates Stadium, according to 90MIN. The 26-year-old’s contract at the Allianz Arena is set to expire at the end of the 2022/23 season, but the Bundesliga champions have already hinted that he may leave during this transfer window. Arsenal are watching the situation around Gnabry, especially since it appears increasingly likely that they will not be able to sign Leeds United winger Raphinha. Credit: AFP Bayern director Hasan Salihamidzic recently revealed that if the club and Gnabry cannot reach an agreement…

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The Blaugrana have set their price on long term Juventus target Memphis Depay whom the Catalan giants value at 20 million euros, according to Tuttojuve. The attacker has been a target for the Bianconeri since his time at Lyon, however he joined Barca at the start of last season. However, after failing to impress at Camp Nou and with the Blaugarana needing to offload some of their players to make money available for new signings, it has been agreed that the Dutchman will now be sold if right offer comes in. https://twitter.com/Squawka/status/1532814721094672384 Juve’s interest in Depay has resurfaced as the club…

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Sadio Mane left Liverpool last week to join Bayern Munich, ending his six-year stay on Merseyside. The 2021 Africa Cup of Nations champion will now play in the Bundesliga until 2025. However, things would have been different had Barcelona not been in financial instability last year. Bacary Cisse, Mane’s representative and advisor, has revealed that Messi wanted the Senegalese at Barcelona last summer while the Argentine was also there. In fact, Mane’s recruitment was one of Messi’s conditions for signing a new contract with the Blaugrana. The request came before the Catalan giants were unable to hand Messi a contract…

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Tottenham Hotspur have reportedly agreed personal terms with Everton striker Richarlison. The club prioritised the Brazilian over Leeds United’s Raphinha, according to Caught Offside, and have taken a significant step toward completing the deal. Spurs have been in talks with the Toffees to sign the 25-year-old but were unable to reach an agreement with the Brazil International earlier. However, that trouble seems to be over now with Caught Offside writing on Twitter: “We have been told that Richarlison has agreed personal terms with #THFC.” Richarlison’s intentions to leave Goodison Park have been clear for several months, and now he appears…

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After leaving PSG, the Argentine international received several options to choose for his next destination, and he has now chosen Juventus reports Italian newspaper La Gazetta dello Sport. The club’s board of directors improved their proposal in recent hours, and Di Maria’s representatives accepted it. The 34-year-old was sick of waiting for an offer from Barcelona and thus settled on joining the Serie A giants. He has agreed to a one-year contract with a salary of 7 million euros as per the publication. When it comes to financial details, there are still a few minor details to iron out, but…

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According to reports, Chelsea were offered the chance to sign Cristiano Ronaldo with the player’s agent Jorge Mendes reportedly speaking with Chelsea owner Todd Boehly last week. However, the Blues have decided against the idea of pursuing the 37-year-old. The Portuguese is said to be considering leaving Manchester United in the summer after becoming dissatisfied with the lack of success on the field by the Red Devils and the lack of quality signings in the transfer market. And as per The Athletic, the Blues held talks with Ronaldo’s agents on the player’s possibility of playing for Stamford Bridge after United…

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