Lazio president dismisses Sergej Milinkovic-Savic exit claim

Lazio president Claudio Lolito has stressed that the club had never put Sergej Milinkovic-Savic up for sale during the summer transfer window. The 23-year-old had been associated with both Chelsea and Manchester United following the summer World Cup but the transfer interest has since faded with Lazio deemed to have placed a £100m price tag on his head.

Speaking to reporters, Lolito clarified that Milinkovic-Savic was never placed in the transfer market in the first place but the club may consider any significant offers for the Serbian before the transfer deadline, he said: “I did not put on sale Milinkovic, as in all things, absurd offers will be evaluated, in the exclusive interest of the club. However, I have not ever perceived an emolument, unlike many other colleagues of mine.”
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The French top flight will welcome the third set of twins in recent times with the transfer of Fabio da Silva. FC Nantes recently completed the deal for Fabio, who has a twin brother already plying his trade at Olympique Lyonnais. The 28-year old former Manchester United full backs are playing in the same league again having been reunited in France.

While Rafael continues with Lyon, Fabio’s deal with Nantes means he would be reunited with his brother in France. The Ligue 1 has had two twins playing in the league of recent. Zlatko and Zoran Vujovic both featured for Bordeaux in 1986/87 which culminated in them lifting the title that year.

Championship: Middlesbrough-Leeds Game Snow Threatened

The English Championship clash between Middlesbrough and Leeds United is snow threatened but there are clean up operations underway to ensure the game goes ahead. The operation is to ensure the Riverside Stadium is fit to host the game on Friday despite the weather conditions. Staff of the host side are working hard on the pitch and around the stadium to ensure the schedule goes ahead.

Manager Tony Pulis is praising the hard working team for combating the harsh conditions and ensuring things go accordingly. As the coach keeps an eye on the weather conditions, more importantly he is working on the squad, especially as the game is a must win. Continue reading “Championship: Middlesbrough-Leeds Game Snow Threatened”


Reports have emerged saying that former Manchester United defender Rafael da Silva donated his Lyon wages to charity during injury lay-off in his first season.

Rafael joined Lyon in 2015 but endured a tough first season with the French club after suffering a hamstring injury and the Lyon defender donated his wages to charity during his injury lay-off.

Rafael picked up a hamstring injury early in the campaign, restricting him to just 18 starts in Ligue 1.

He has since become a first-team regular but has revealed he donated his wages to the club’s charity, OL Foundation.

“I like to play and I like to be paid for doing that, but I wasn’t playing,” he is quoted as telling L’Equipe.

“I’m happy to have done that for the kids, but it was good for me too. It helped me.”

Rafael decided to use his money to pay for a robot, allowing children in hospital to speak to players on match days. Continue reading “RAFAEL DONATES WAGES TO CHARITY”


The less successful of the Brazilian Da Silva twins Fabio has been linked with a move to Portugal.

There were rumours that the defender could move back to his home country Brazil but it seems a move to Portuguese side Sporting CP could happen this summer.

However the club does not want to bear the cost of the transfer. They are reportedly asking the player to buy out his remaining obligations to Championship side Boro so they could get him on a free transfer. The former Manchester United left back is set to exit Boro after their relegation from the top flight.

The player was reported to be on his way to Belo Horizonte club Cruzeiro but he seems he would prefer a chance to remain in a European top side. He had moved with his identical twin Raphael to Manchester United from Fluminense in 2008. The then 18-year olds were acquired by the top Premier League side as they could not separate the boys at their age, despite having interest in just Fabio. Continue reading “FABIO DA SILVA LINKED WITH SPORTING CP”

Da Silva believes in promotion chances

Middlesbrough defender Fabio da Silva believes that his team has a great chance of winning promotion back to the Premier League this season.

He said that it was a disappointment for the players to have been relegated and that they are looking forward to changing that.

He said that the players were quite good at the back and it was up front that things did not function well. He believes that the manager knows that and that he will be looking for ways to strengthen the attacking options of the team.

Fabio da Silva said that they already have a good team and that if they want to win promotion back, they will need to keep all the players together. He said that Newcastle United showed the way last season and that they should be looking to do the same.

He believes that life in the championship will not be easy and that they will need to stick together if they want to win promotion back. Fabio da Silva said that the players should take responsibility for what happened last season and it is up to them to fix it by wining promotion. Continue reading “Da Silva believes in promotion chances”