Sports highlights – December 29, 2017

Sports highlights – December 29, 2017

Antoine Griezmann won’t leave in January, says Atletico Madrid chief

Atletico Madrid CEO Miguel Angel Gil Marin has ruled out Antoine Griezmann leaving the club in January, and suggested he might be offered another new contract next summer. Griezmann was handed a new deal in June in order to ensure his continuity at the Wanda Metropolitano amid interest from Manchester United. However, he has again been linked with a move away, and Atleti head coach Diego Simeone said recently he will be allowed to leave at some point.

West Ham’s Reece Oxford set for RB Leipzig move

West Ham defender Reece Oxford could complete a surprise move to Bundesliga side RB Leipzig next month. Oxford, 19, has been on loan at Borussia Monchengladbach and has made three league appearances this season. However, RB Leipzig are optimistic of a deal being agreed for an initial 9m Euros (£8m), with the fee potentially rising to £16.88 million (Ksh2.34 billion) with add ons.

Wenger not fearful of losing Sanchez

Arsene Wenger says he is “not fearful” of losing Alexis Sanchez in January and insisted there are no fractures in the Arsenal camp regarding the Chilean’s future. Sanchez continues to be linked with a move away from Arsenal and, ahead of the impending January transfer window, the forward netted twice in a hard-fought 3-2 win against Crystal Palace. But despite a match-winning performance, Sanchez’s first goal was met with divided celebrations, with only four outfield players heading over to congratulate the forward.

Previous Business highlights - December 29, 2017
Next Afternoon news headlines

You might also like

Latest 0 Comments

Defender Pique to quit Spain after 2018 WC

  Spain defender Gerard Pique will retire from international football after the 2018 World Cup following a controversy surrounding his shirt sleeves. The Barcelona player, 29, is unpopular with some

News 0 Comments

Register your employees with NSSF, fund boss tells employers

The National Security Social Fund has urged employers to register their employees with the scheme saying it is a constitutional obligation. Speaking earlier today at the Fun City Hotel during

Business 0 Comments

Kenya listed on Virtuoso’s Top Luxury Destinations for Fall 2016

  Kenya has been listed among Virtuoso’s Top Luxury Destinations for Fall 2016 beating other African destinations including South Africa, and Tanzania. New reports from Virtuoso, the travel industry’s leading

0 Comments

No Comments Yet!

You can be first to comment this post!

Leave a Reply