Colombian centre forward, Radamel Falcao says he will not be playing in the MLS next season – he remains keen on proving himself in European football, even after two recent unsuccessful spells in the Premier League. The former Atletico Madrid striker who turned 30 in February this year says he is determined to revive his career in Europe amid talk linking him with a move to Major League Soccer.

The player who was renowned for his goal scoring aptitude in Europe now has a profile that has waned in England following two unproductive seasons with Manchester United and Chelsea. However, the 30-year-old believes he can still compete at the highest level.Continue Reading

Oscar Pareja claimed that his FC Dallas team running at Worst Times

Oscar Pareja claimed that his FC Dallas team did not have any answers to the opposition in their latest 4-0 loss against New York Red Bulls.

This was the second consecutive heavy defeat suffered by the team. Dallas were defeated 3-0 by Vancouver Whitecaps only a week earlier. The result now threatens to dislodge Dallas from the top of the table. They have played two more games than Colorado Rapids, who are just one point behind. Questions will be asked about manager Pareja, who claimed that he did not have the answers following this crushing defeat.

It is also noteworthy that Dallas have been on a poor run of form from the start of the campaign, but only on the road. They have suffered defeat against Houston Dynamo, Vancouver Whitecaps, and New York Red Bulls all away from home. Pareja claimed that the team did not come into the game with the intention of parking the bus and defending with everything they had. He claimed that New York Red Bulls were so impressive in every area of the pitch that his team simply could not cope for much longer. Dallas conceded just one goal in the first half with the remaining three coming in the second half pointing out to a collapse.Continue Reading

Mikel Arteta has tried to infuse some confidence into the team

Arsenal captain Mikel Arteta has tried to infuse some confidence into the team by claiming that the club are still capable of winning the Premier League title despite falling eight points behind table leaders Leicester City.

Even though Leicester are not fancied win the title, the points difference seems a significant amount considering that there are only nine matches left in the season. Apart from having to Leicester drop points, Arsenal will also need Tottenham to encounter a similar poor run of form in order to get to the top of the table.

Arteta has been unable to feature much for Arsenal this season, as he has been hit by numerous injury issues. He has been able to make only 12 appearances in all competitions while managing to score more goals or creating none. Arsenal currently have a lengthy injury list, which is preventing manager Arsene Wenger from naming a strong starting line-up to take care of all three competitions. However, fans have been criticising the Frenchman for not willing to make sufficient investments in January to strengthen the squad. Arsenal had a quiet January transfer window and they have failed to recover from the poor form that hit them during this period.Continue Reading

Who will top the MLS scoring charts?

As we prepare to kick-off another MLS season, it’s looking as though we could be set to witness one of the most open campaigns in recent years. With a host of world-class players now plying their trade in the league, it’s widely expected that this will be the highest quality season in MLS history. One particularly intriguing race in 2016 is going to be in the goalscoring charts, where a number of the league’s best players will do battle to finish the season as the league’s top scorer.

Will reigning MLS MVP Sebastian Giovinco repeat his exploits from last season? Can David Villa score more than he did in his first campaign for New York City FC? How much does Didier Drogba have left? Continue Reading

David Beckham wants Pique in his MLS franchise

David Beckham is going through a slow process in his process of creating an MLS team that can compete in the football league of United States. The main obstacle that Beckham is facing is where to build a stadium as he has had numerous locations proposals rejected but nonetheless, the Englishman is confident that it’s only a matter of time until he can strike a deal and start building his stadium.

Even though there still isn’t an exact location or official site for the stadium to start being built, Beckham has already begun his search of signing players and Barcelona’s Gerard Pique is one of the first players that the former Manchester United man wants to sign.

For the past few years, Gerard Pique has been hailed as one of the best defenders in the world. The Spanish defender was included in the UEFA Team of the Year and FIFA FIFPro World XI from 2010 until 2012 for consecutive years and this just shows the dominant force that Pique has been in recent times.

Pique has also played a huge role in Barcelona’s dominance and this has attracted the attention of David Beckham who is eager to add the Spanish defender to his MLS franchise after the Barcelona player decides to hang up his boots.Continue Reading