New deal of Zlatan Ibrahimovic with LA GALAXY could be the biggest payday in MLS history. LA GALAXY announced Zlatan’s signing this week but without revealing terms. But various sources told ESPN FC that he is going to pay him a good amount in between $7 to $7.5 million in 2019. This deal is definitely going to be a good raise from the $1.5 million Zlatan earned in 2018, a season where he has proven himself as one of the best players in the world by assisting 10 times and scoring 22 goals in 27 games. And by scoring 22 goals and for assisting 10 times, his hard work pays off as he was nominated for the league’s MVP award. Total no of goals he scored was the second highest in the league after 31 goals scored by Josef Martinez of Atlanta United.
Swedish superstar, Zlatan Ibtahimovic, a player who has graced the books at European elites clubs like Juventus, Barcelona, PSG and Manchester United admits he has always done things the way he wanted to.
LA Galaxy head coach Dominic Kinnear has stated that Chris Pontius will be out for the remainder of the season. The player is currently suffering from a groin injury and will have to undergo surgery. As a result, he will be out until the end of the season.
United States international Michael Bradley has remained coy when asked about the prospect of returning to the national team. The Toronto FC star has not featured for the USMNT since their failure to qualify for the summer World Cup in October last year and he remains uncertain whether he can make the squad in the future.
Kevin Muscat is of the opinion that the Australian A-League has to become much more attractive in order to become the best football league in the side of the world. After the tremendous winning came to an end with the loss against Perth Glory, Melbourne Victory have the chance to close the gap on Melbourne City in the next few weeks. City are only two points ahead in the third place. Even though this was a frustrating result for the team, Kevin Muscat says that he was quite disappointed with the defensive approach of Perth Glory.
Former Liverpool star Michael Owen is agitated with Liverpool’s inability to get a suitable replacement for Luis Suarez. Snubbing his club’s decision to gather 4 20 mn pound players in place of the Uruguay international, the English legend described the move as a similar mistake as of Tottenham’s replacement with Bale. In fact, Owen has […]
Sacha Kljestan of Anderlecht was a player that was consistently being linked with LA Galaxy as the team of the MLS was interested in signing the 28 year old American midfielder but a deal could never be completed and according to the head coach of the squad Bruce Arena, he stated that a transaction was […]
US international centre back Omar Gonzalez suffered an injury during the recent training session for LA Galaxy. It has sparked rumours that the player could miss the preliminary squad for the World Cup 2014. LA Galaxy manager Bruce Arena, though, has said that the injury will not be serious as initially feared. This will come as a major boost not only for the US soccer fans, but also for manager Jurgen Klinsmann. The US will have a very tough World Cup ahead of them.
They will be coming up against Portugal, Germany, and Ghana in the group stages. This is seen as the group of death for this World Cup. However, Klinsmann has been sounding extremely confident about his team’s chances of progressing to the quarter-finals. He says that a lot of will depend upon the first game of the tournament against Ghana. If the US take three points from this match, then they could be potentially looking at progression.