Top Stories

Wednesday Kickoff: Pato, Barcelona, Prince Ali and more


The January transfer window continues to link players with various clubs, as several Premier League teams are reportedly in pursuit of big-name forwards:

Alexandre Pato has reportedly agreed to a verbal contract with Chelsea, with Guus Hiddink’s side looking to add more depth at the striker position. The 26-year old will join from Brazilian club Corinthians, pending the completion of the deal. (REPORT)

Barcelona duo Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez will miss Wednesday’s Copa del Rey clash against Athletic Bilbao due to injury and suspension, respectively. (REPORT)

FIFA presidential candidate Prince Ali says that he has a received a vote of confidence from Iraqi soccer. (REPORT)

PSG forward Ezequiel Lavezzi’s agent is reportedly meeting with Chelsea on Wednesday. (REPORT)

Mexico international and Bayer Leverkusen striker Javier “Chicharito” Hernandez is a main target for Liverpool, and the club will look to acquire the in-form player this summer. (REPORT)

Cristian Tello will join Serie A side Fiorentina until the end of the season on loan. (REPORT)

A Dubai policeman faces six months in jail for allegedly posting a video of himself holding Messi’s passport on social media. (REPORT)


After a whirlwind stretch of back-and-forth reports, Jordan Morris won’t sign with Werder Bremen, according to the club’s general manager. (REPORT)

Jermaine Jones, currently unsigned, says he would take a pay cut in order to return to the New England Revolution in 2016. (REPORT)

Debut NASL side Miami FC looks to become a gateway for youth players in the local Florida community. (REPORT)

Columbus Crew midfielder Ethan Finlay is eager to make a mark with the U.S. Men’s National Team. (REPORT)

Josh Turnley, Chris Frouchauer were the first two players selected in round 3 of the MLS Draft, which concluded on Tuesday. (REPORT)

Is Pato an adequate solution for Chelsea’s struggling attack? Can Barca advance without two of its stars?

Share your thoughts below.

Leave a Comment