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Arsenal forward Martinelli signs new long-term deal

Arsenal forward Martinelli signs new long-term deal Arsenal’s Brazil Under-23 striker, Gabriel Martinelli, has signed a new long-term contract at the Premier League club. The news comes 48 hours after a fellow teenager, Bukayo Saka, 18, also agreed a new long-term deal with the Gunners. The 19 year old Martinelli, who penned his new contract exactly a year after joining Arsenal, has scored 10 goals in 26 games for the club since moving from Brazilian side Ituano last year. He has been sidelined for the rest of the season after suffering a knee injury in training which required surgery. “I am very happy that Gabi has signed a new contract with us. “He is a very talented young player and he has impressed us with his

Maduro orders EU envoy to leave Caracas in response to sanctions

Maduro orders EU envoy to leave Caracas in response to sanctions Venezuelan President Nicolas MaduroVenezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has ordered the European Union ambassador to Caracas to leave the country after the EU slapped sanctions on supporters of the embattled leader. “Enough with European colonialism against Venezuela. ”The European Union ambassador (has) 72 hours to leave the country, enough with supremacist interventionism and racism,” Maduro said at the Miraflores Palace according to a government statement. The leader said it is time to “sort out our business with the European Union,” adding that “if they don’t want us, they should leave.” The EU Council on Monday added 11 Venezuelan officials to its sanctions list, accusing them of undermining democracy and the rule of law in the South

Africa Cup postponed to 2022 due to COVID-19

Africa Cup postponed to 2022 due to COVID-19 The Africa Cup has been postponed by one year due to the coronavirus pandemic and is now to be held in Cameroon in January 2022. The African football confederation (CAF) said on Tuesday. “After consultation with stakeholders and taking into consideration the current global situation, the tournament has been rescheduled for January 2022,” the CAF statement said. “The date for the final tournament and the remaining matches of the qualifiers will be communicated in due course.” The tournament was originally scheduled to run from Jan, 9 to Feb. 6, 2021. The Africa Cup had been moved back to the winter months at the beginning of the year due to the better weather conditions. The 2019 tournament was still played

Pochettino’s 19-year-old son signs new deal at Tottenham

Pochettino’s 19-year-old son signs new deal at Tottenham Pochettino’s 19-year-old son signs new deal at TottenhamMaurizio Pochettino, son of former Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino, has signed a new contract at the English Premier League (EPL) club. Winger Maurizio, whose current deal was due to expire on Tuesday, announced the contract extension in a social media post on Monday. The Instagram post showed the 19-year-old sharing a photo with his father along with the caption “Looking forwards to the new season.” Neither the club nor Maurizio said how long the new deal would last for. However, sports data website transfermarkt said it would last until 2022. Maurizio joined the north London club’s academy in 2017 but is yet to make a senior appearance. His father Pochettino was

FC Barcelona sell Arthur to Juventus for 72m euros

FC Barcelona sell Arthur to Juventus for 72m euros FC Barcelona midfielder Arthur Melo FC Barcelona have reached an agreement to sell Brazil midfielder Arthur Melo to Juventus for a fee of 72 million euros (80.98 million dollars). The La Liga title-holders said in a statement on Monday they have however gone on to sign Bosnian Miralem Pjanic from the Italian champions for 60 million euros. The 23-year-old Melo, generally known simply as Arthur, will remain at the Camp Nou until the end of the 2019/2020 season before moving to Turin. This has however been extended until August because of the novel coronavirus pandemic. Pjanic, 30, will also move to the Camp Nou at the end of the campaign. He will sign a four-year contract containing a

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