Lyon sign Rafael from Manchester United

A year after his twin Fabio left for Cardiff, Rafael da Silva has bid adieu to Manchester United by signing for French giants Olympique Lyonnais?

How much did Lyon pay for Rafael?

Man Utd did not disclose Rafael’s transfer fee, but it is widely rumoured to be around £2m. Great deal for Lyon given the valuations of some of the other players in the current market

What is the duration of Rafael’s Lyon contract?

He has signed a four year deal Continue reading “Lyon sign Rafael from Manchester United”

Chelsea sign Falcao 2015- will Jose rejuvenate the Colombian’s career

Chelsea have completed the signing of Radamel Falcao on loan from Monaco. The deal is a season long one, paving the return of the Colombian star to the Premiership following his stint with Manchester United in the 2014/15 season.

What are Falcao’s wages at Chelsea?

Undisclosed, but believed to be significantly lower than what Man Utd paid him, almost 50% lesser

Falcao spent last season on loan at United, but a poor season- he scored only four goals, changed Louis van Gaal’s mind regarding signing him on a permanent basis.

The signing of Falcao also casts a doubt over the future of Loic Remy at Stamford Bridge.

Will Jose be able to rejuvenate Falcao’s career or will he end up becoming another Torres or Kaka?

Gundogan to Man Utd? Or will Chelsea hijack bid?

Ilkay Gundogan is seemingly on his way to Manchester United after Borussia Dortmund officially announced that he will not extend his contract with the club. Gundogan is contracted to BVB till 2016, but has said he will not pen an extension, and that almost certainly means Dortmund will listen to offers for him this summer, or they’ll risk him going for nothing like Robert Lewandowski went to Bayern.

United have been long time admirers of Gundogan, and while he’s struggled for fitness in recent times, he’s slowly reaching his 2012/13 levels where he was a key cog in Jurgen Klopp’s Champions League runners up side. Continue reading “Gundogan to Man Utd? Or will Chelsea hijack bid?”