Mnachester United richest football club – Full list of ranking

Manchester United are the most valuable club in world football according to KPMGManchester United may have failed to finish in the top four for the last two seasons but have been named the most valuable club in the world.

Professional services firm KPMG’s latest study has United ahead of Real Madrid and Barcelona despite the Glazer-owned club owing almost half a billion pounds of debt.

The rich list saw a number of English clubs lead the charge with six of the top ten richest sides competing in the Premier League.

Liverpool are one of six Premier League sides in the top ten most valuable clubs 

Despite two relatively disappointing seasons on the pitch between 2014 and 2016, United’s value surged clear of Real Madrid and Barcelona last year, becoming the first club to break the 3billion euros (£2.7billion) mark for enterprise value. Read more

Arsene Wenger sits tight as he agrees to a new two-year contract with Arsenal

This is clearly not the kind of news alot of fans want to hear but Arsenal boss, Arsene Wenger has agreed to a new two-year contract, extending his 21-year reign at the club.

Wenger and club owner Stan Kroenke met on Monday to determine the Frenchman’s future, with the decision relayed to directors at a board meeting today.

Arsenal are planning to make an official announcement today.

The Gunners were fifth in the Premier League this season, the first time they have finished outside the top four since the Frenchman joined in 1996.

Zimbabwe Warriors begin AFCON 2019 qualifiers preps

Warriors interim coach Norman Mapeza held his first training session with part of the 25-member Warriors squad this Tuesday morning at Prophet Walter Magaya’s Prophetic Healing and Deliverance complex in Waterfalls.

Zimbabwe will begin their campaign for AFCON 2019 with a home tie against Liberia at the National Sports Stadium on Sunday the 11 June in the capital.

Among the foreign based players who are now in camp include Ovidy Karuru who resurrected his career with South African side Amazulu, Thabani Kamusoko of Young Africans in Tanzania. Read more

RBZ and ZESA strike deal with ESKOM averting load shedding

Image result for zesaPotentially devastating load-shedding has been averted after the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) and Zesa Holdings yesterday struck a payment deal to liquidate arrears to Eskom of South Africa within four months.

The South African power utility had given Zesa up to tomorrow to settle its arrears or risk being switched off over a $43 million debt.

Zesa officials are now expected to take the payment plan hammered out yesterday to Eskom for ratification on Friday.

This comes as Eskom over the weekend said it would not cut off the 300 megawatts it was giving Zimbabwe as Zesa had been “proactive” in its engagement. Read more

Football legend Ronaldo tips Cristiano Ronaldo to win 5th balon d’or

It is a debate that has divided football fans all over the world. Who is the better player between Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi?

The pair have established a monopoly on the balon d’or splitting the last nine awards between themselves and the trend doesn’t look like it’s going away anytime soon.

As always, the eternal rivals will go head to head for football’s highest individual award thanks to stellar seasons with their respective clubs.

Messi bagged 54 goals in all competitions but could only help Barcelona to just the Copa Del Rey. Read more

Leicester City forward Riyad Mahrez has announced he wants to leave the club

Riyad MahrezThe 26-year-old, who joined from French club Le Havre for a reported £400,000 in 2014, said he had agreed “to stay for another season” following “a good discussion with the chairman” after the Foxes won the Premier League last year.

But he added he was “fiercely ambitious” and had “informed the club I feel now is the time to move on.”

Mahrez, PFA player of the year in 2016, made 48 Foxes appearances this season.

He scored 10 goals and provided seven assists as Leicester recovered from a poor start to finish 12th in the league this year and reach the Champions League quarter-finals. Read more

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