Emanuel Rosu

Emanuel Rosu

Global football specialist  |  BUCHAREST

Emanuel Rosu follows world soccer for OG News. He's freelanced for the BBC, The Guardian, FourFourTwo, Goal, and the New York Times. He's part of the "Ballon d'Or" jury, representing Romania in the vote that rewards the best soccer player in the world each year. He is based in Bucharest, Romania.

Erling Haaland is expected to be the subkect of a $210 million bid from Chelsea this summer. (Image: Twitter/BVB)

Haaland Responds to Rumors that Chelsea Plans $210 Million Bid

Erling Haaland spoke to the media about Chelsea’s rumored plans to offer $210 million so that he can transfer from Borussia Dortmund sometime this summer. The German club remains firm in its refusal to negotiate, but could be tempted by an offer of these proportions. Dortmund has already sold Jadon […]

Raphael Varane joined Manchester United from Real Madrid after 10 years at the Bernabeu. (Image: Twitter/realmadrid)

Manchester United Signs World Champion Varane in $60M Transfer from Real Madrid

Manchester United sealed Raphael Varane’s transfer from Real Madrid on Tuesday, paying $60 million for the 28-year-old world-class defender. The English club confirmed that Varane will sign a four-year contract at Old Trafford once he completes his medical. A club statement from United announced the successful finalization of the talks […]

Real Madrid lost 2-1 in Glasgow against Scottish champions Rangers. (Image: Twitter/RangersFC)

Real Madrid Lose for the First Time Under Ancelotti

The Glasgow Rangers won a friendly against Real Madrid on Sunday, 2-1, handing Real its first defeat under new Italian manager Carlo Ancelotti. Madrid took the lead early in the game thanks to Rodygo, but couldn’t keep their advantage in the second half. Goals from Fashion Sakala and Cedric Itten […]

Andre Pierre Gignac scored a hat-trick as France came back from behind three times to beat South Africa 4-3 at the Olympics. (Image: Twitter/equipedefrance)

Olympic Soccer: France Survive Scare and Beat South Africa, as Spain Narrowly Win Against Australia. Brazil Held in Surprise Draw by Cote d’Ivoire

The second round of group games in the men’s football tournament at the Tokyo Olympics came with fresh moments of madness on the pitch. France is still in the competition with chances of progressing thanks to Gignac’s goals while defending champions Brazil couldn’t get past Cote d’Ivoire. South Korea thumped […]

Part of PSG's ultras don't want the club to sign Paul Pogba from Manchester United after his 'pro-Marseille' comments in 2018. (Image: www.otbsports.com)

PSG Hope to Sign Man United Superstar Pogba for $60 Million

Paul Pogba (28) is unwilling to extend his deal at Old Trafford, so he’s available for a transfer. His contract with Manchester United runs out next summer and the English giants could end up losing him on a free a year from now. Wanted in the past by Real Madrid, […]

Mbappe was the top goalscorer in the French league last season, netting 27 times for PSG. (Image: Twitter/PSGinside)

PSG Ready to Offer Mbappe $36-Million Per Year

French Ligue 1 giants Paris Saint Germain are ready to offer Kylian Mbappe a staggering $36 million yearly salary, the same money Neymar is earning at Parc des Princes. Mbappe (22) is out of contract in 2022. PSG will lose him for free next summer if they don’t convince Mbappe […]

Barcelona are trying to sign Juve's Dybala and offer Griezmann in return. (Image: Twitter/365ScoresApp)

Barcelona and Juventus are Negotiating a Griezmann-Dybala Swap

After talks with Atletico Madrid for a swap between Saul and Griezmann broke down, Barcelona is now speaking with Juventus about another potential five-star exchange. French paper L’Equipe claims Barcelona has started negotiations with Juve, hoping to offload Griezmann, who’s one of the top earners on the roster. Barca boss […]

Everton is in shock after one of its stars was arrested on child sex offences. (Image: evertonfc.com)

Premier League Star Arrested on Accusations of Child Sex Offenses

An unnamed football player from Everton was arrested by police last week on allegations of child-related sexual offenses. The player has been suspended by his club, Everton, while police continue their investigation. OnlineGambling.com will not name the Premier League star for legal reasons. The star’s house was searched in connection […]

Gabriel Heinze left Atlanta United after winning just two games in 12. (Image: Twitter/atlutd)

Atlanta United Sack Manager Gabriel Heinze After Just 13 Games

43-year-old Gabriel Heinze won just two of his 13 matches before leaving Atlanta in 10th position in the MLS Eastern Conference. “This was certainly not a decision we wanted to make at this point in our season, but it was the right one for the club,” Atlanta president Darren Eales […]

Lewandowski scored 34 goals for Bayern and Poland in 2021. (Image: Twitter/Bundesliga)

Chelsea to Bid Up To $70 Million for Lewandowski, Haaland to Stay at Dortmund

Champions League winners Chelsea want to negotiate with Bayern Munchen for their super striker, Robert Lewandowski, after failing in their attempt to sign Erling Haaland from Borussia Dortmund. Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich was ready to pay $210 million for Haaland, but Dortmund remained firm. Borussia’s bosses want the 20-year-old Norwegian […]