Carlos Tevez happy to see Boca Juniors in the last 16

  Carlos Tevez was able to make a major impression for Boca Juniors in the recent match against Caracas after scoring a brace. Boca Juniors picked up a 3-0 victory in this game and returned to winning ways following the goalless draw against Livertad. The result provided a comfortable top of the table position for…

Mikel Arteta heaps praise on Argentine goalkeeper’s displays for Arsenal

  Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta has heaped praise on Emiliano Martinez, who has done an impressive job between the sticks in the absence of regular goalkeeper Bernd Leno. Leno has been one of the Premier League’s best-performing shot-stoppers this term, but he is likely to miss the remainder of the campaign after picking up a…

Inter Milan chief insists Lautaro Martinez has not expressed desire to leave

  Inter Milan CEO Beppe Marotta has indicated that the club don’t have the intention of selling their best players and Lautaro Martinez has not expressed the desire to leave the club. The Argentina international has been heavily linked with a move to Barcelona this summer but there has been no progress in the negotiations…

Rivaldo insists Lionel Messi has no one to help him at Barcelona

Barcelona legend Rivaldo believes Lionel Messi has cut a frustrated figure in the frontline with the players around him struggling to find the back of the net. The Blaugrana recently suffered a disappointing 2-0 defeat to Real Madrid in the El Clasico and that meant that Los Blancos leapfrogged them to the top of the…

Mauricio Pochettino far from pleased with Lo Celso’s Argentina call-up

Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino is far from pleased with Lionel Scaloni’s decision to call up Giovani Lo Celso for Argentina’s friendlies against Brazil and Uruguay. The midfielder picked up a hip problem during the previous international break and he has since managed just two appearances for Spurs totalling 13 minutes. Speaking in a press…

Argentine goalkeeper keen on becoming the first-choice goalkeeper at Arsenal

Argentine goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez is determined to become the number one goalkeeper for both club and country. The 27-year-old has been with the Gunners since the summer of 2010 but he has managed just 16 appearances with much of his playing time spent on loan spells away from the club. This has somewhat changed this…

Nicol says Giovani Lo Celso’s success at Tottenham is in his own hands

ESPN pundit Steve Nicol has said that Giovani Lo Celso’s success at Tottenham Hotspur is in his own hands. The Argentine joined the club on deadline day from Real Betis on a season-long loan, but the north London giants have the option to sign him permanently for a club-record £60m fee in 12 months’ time….

Brazilian coach Tite aiming to slow down the actions of Lionel Messi

Brazil head coach Tite has said that his team cannot neutralise Lionel Messi’s threat on the playing field but can find a way of slowing down his impact. Brazil are set to face Argentina in the first Copa America semi-final and the focus is pretty much on Messi, who has the pressure on his shoulders…

Virgil van Dijk hails Lionel Messi ahead of Champions League semi-final

Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk has hailed the qualities of Lionel Messi and the Barcelona side ahead of the first leg of their Champions League semi-final. The Reds have done extremely well to progress to the final four of the competition for the second-straight year, but they need to overcome the challenge presented by the…

Gonzalo Higuain confirms retirement from international duty

Argentine footballer Gonzalo Higuain has announced his retirement from international football at the age of 31. The marksman has been an incredible servant for the South American nation with 31 goals from 75 caps but he has decided to end his association citing the urge to enjoy more time with his family. In an interview…