Archive for June, 2009
Mark Hughes the manager from Manchester City has made goalkeeper Stuart Taylor his second signing from Aston Villa this month.
Stuart Taylor said: “This is a fantastic club to be joining, a club that is going places with a great new owner and a manager I have a lot of respect for,”.
Stuart Taylor arrive will allow Hughes to arrange a loan deal for City’s current England Under-21 goalkeeper Joe Hart.
Roque Santa Cruz has been reunited with manager Mark Hughes after joining Manchester City from Blackburn.
Santa Cruz signed with Manchester City in a deal that is worth $33.9 million.
Mark Hughes: “It was really important that we signed him, because it’s an area of the squad that we have needed to address for some time,”.
Mark Hughes brought Roque Santa Cruz to Blackburn two years ago from Bayern Munich, and he scored 23 goals in 43 games.
Manchester United coach Alex Ferguson is planning to spend the $130 million, money received for Cristiano Ronaldo sale, he wants to buy some new players, including Antonio Valencia.
Ferguson will also target striker Karim Benzema from Lyon and Franck Ribery from Bayern Munchen.
Alos Carlos Tevez may leave Manchester United to go to Manchester City and Vidic is being courted by European champion Barcelona.
Also the new coach from Chelsea Carlo Ancelloti want to buy Gattuso from AC Milan
Cristiano Ronaldo is heading to Real Madrid after Manchester United accepted an offer of $130 million for the transfer.
Statement from the club’s web site said that:”At the request of Cristiano Ronaldo who has again expressed his desire to leave, and after discussion with the player’s representatives, Manchester United have agreed to give Real Madrid permission to talk to the player,”.
Cristiano Ronaldo scored for Manchester United 18 goals during the 2008-09 season and helped the squad to a third straight Premier League championship.
Cristiano Ronaldo had been with Manchester United since August of 2003 and now if he leave the club Manchester United will enter in history with the largest amount of transfer.
Manchester United said that it had signed Aon, an insurer, reinsurer and consulting company based in Chicago, as its principal sponsor, starting in the 2010-11 season.
It is believed that the deal is somewhere on about USD32.5 milliona year.
The deal was signed in Rome last week.
Greg Case, chief executive of Aon, said the company make the deal with Manchester Unitedâ€™s big fan base across Asia, where Aon hopes to grow in the coming years.
The 49-year-old signed a three-year contract with Chelsea after ending his eight-year tenure at AC Milan.
Carlo Ancelotti won the European Cup as a player with Milan in 1989 and 1990 and led the team to triumphs in 2003 and 2007 as coach.
Abramovich has spent more than $820 million on talent in his six years in charge of Chelsea. Chelsea won the Premier League titles in 2005 and 2006. The club won its second F.A. Cup under the Russian by beating Everton 2-1.
Ancelotti won the Serie A title with AC Milan in 2003-2004, and his trophies there also included the Club World Cup, Coppa Italia, Italian Supercup and two UEFA Super Cups.
Manchester City’s record signing Robinho has dismissed rumors suggesting that he could look to head home to Brazil this summer.
The president of club Santos, had suggested that Robinho was unhappy at Eastlands and could opt for a South American return.
Robinho told the Manchester Evening News that: “Santos are the team of my heart and one day I want to go back, but not now,”.
“I am very happy with the affection demonstrated by the fans in the final match against Bolton.”