NBA STAR DURANT JOINS MLS OWNERSHIP

 

NBA star Kevin Durant shocked many when his ownership stake in Major League Soccer (MLS) club Philadelphia Union was announced. The Brooklyn Nets forward announced a 5% ownership stake in the club with an option of an extra 5% in the future. Durant has even mentioned he plans to own NFL side Washington Redskins as part of his retirement plans.


Durant said he has always been a soccer fan and wanted to get into the business properly. He was attracted by the people at the club, the vision for a partnership amongst other factors. While he would not be at the games now, he would be active in the community – Chester and Philadelphia – so he can give back.
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ARSENAL CONFIDENT ON CEBALLOS DEAL

Arsenal are confident that they can reach a compromise with Real Madrid to extend midfielder Dani Ceballos’ loan deal past June 30. Should the Premier League season run beyond that mark, although no formal talks have yet taken place between the club’s, but the Gunners are confident that common sense will prevail.

The Premier league 2019-2020 is on hold, and the return date which was set to 3rd of April was further pushed to 30th of April. It is unknown when the league will return and as things stand, the league will run till late in the summer. By then the loan deal for Dani Ceballos will be over. The Spanish international joined the club last summer on a season long loan, which will end by 30th of June.
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MLS FOOTBALL, LUIS SUAREZ NEXT DESTINATION

David Beckham once told anybody that cared to listen to whatever he has to say these days that his next big dream after conquering football on-pitch is to conquer it off the pitch. Instead of doing it by the touchlines, wearing suits and pretending to shout something profound at his players, he has chosen to do it by owning an MLS football franchise: Inter Miami.

Luis Suarez is fancying a move to America when his time with the Catalan giants finally elapses with the afore being a choice destination for the fast ageing prolific Uruguayan forward.

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Brian Schmetzer Extremely Pleased with Jordan Morris’ Form

Jordan Morris has been going through a spectacular run of form and he was able to add more goals and assists to his tally from the recent Gold Cup appearances. He has easily been the most valuable player for Seattle alongside Nicolas Lodeiro. Morris has been able to come up with eight goals and six assists. These are some of the best figures around. Among the players who are eligible for USMNT, his return of 14 goals and assists happen to be the third best. The player has been functioning much better with the added confidence and Morris acknowledged the same.

The contribution from Morris was extremely important in Seattle getting victories over Portland Timbers and LA Galaxy. They have helped keep the club in contention for the top spot in the play-off places. LAFC in the top spot of the Western Conference seem too far in terms of advantage and Seattle may have already been left to fight for the second spot alongside the likes of Minnesota and the San Jose Earthquakes. Manager Brian Schmetzer admitted that Morris has been quite dangerous for the opposition. After having suffered an injury hell only 18 months ago, it is a great time for the player to be flying high for Seattle Sounders. It also makes Seattle’s decision to hand him a contract extension look quite good.

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