Argentine midfielder Dario Conca is joining Sven-Goran Eriksson's Shanghai SIPG on a reported $11 million salary.
The staggering salary reported to be offered for Conca's services comes only a year after the former Argentina under-20 international left Chinese Super League club Guangzhou Evergrande, for who he scored scored 55 goals in 100 appearances.
Conca, 31, had three successful years at Evergrande and former England manager Eriksson will be hoping the Argentine can play a pivotal role for...
Saturday afternoon saw a typically lively afternoon of action in the Ryman Isthmian League South. In perhaps the pick of the action, Ramsgate drew 3-3 at home with Three Bridges in front of 159 fans, while a bumper crowd of 459 turned out to see leaders Burgess Hill Town beat Sittingbourne.
For the team currently in 18th spot in the division, however, it was a rather unusual weekend. Instead of taking on Hastings United on a chilly January afternoon back home, amateur club Corinthians-Casuals were...
Lucas Silva has told Marca he waived his right to 10 percent of his transfer fee to secure his move from Cruzeiro to Real Madrid.
Madrid finally completed the signing of the Brazilian midfielder last week after long negotiations, with a fee reported to be in the region of 14 million euros.
Lucas Silva, who was also reported to have attracted interest from Arsenal, said the move was a "dream come true" and confirmed he had made the financial sacrifice to secure the switch.
"It was best for all concerned...