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.

Cristiano Ronaldo was at the heart of United's campaign to launch the home shirts for the 2022-23 campaign. (Image: mufc.com)
Cristiano Ronaldo

Unnamed Saudi Club Ready to Pay Ronaldo $250 Million On a Two-Year Contract

Cristiano Ronaldo’s future is one of the hottest subjects the transfer market has to offer this summer. CNN Portugal dropped the bomb on Thursday evening, revealing Ronaldo received a last-minute proposal from Saudi Arabia. An unnamed club would be willing to pay him a net salary of $250 million for […]

Paris Saint-Germain rejected the chance to sign Cristiano Ronaldo the summer. (Image: twitter/sportbible)
Cristiano Ronaldo

Ronaldo Wanted to Play Alongside Messi, Was Turned Down by PSG

Jorge Mendes, Cristiano Ronaldo’s agent, spoke to Paris Saint-Germain’s hierarchy about his client’s wish to play at Parc des Princes, but got turned down. According to French paper Le Parisien, PSG’s bosses don’t currently have a place for Ronaldo in the starting lineup. Instead, Paris wants to build the team […]

The Premier League saw an increase in sexual-related allegations being made on prominent players. (Image: premierleague.com)
Premier League

Premier League Star Arrested on Rape Allegations Will Continue Training

A prominent Premier League player was arrested earlier this month on suspicion of raping a woman in her 20s. While in custody, he was questioned over two more incidents of rape that were allegedly committed in April and June of 2021. The player remains firm in denying the allegations and […]

All-Star Game 2022: Carlos Vela will lead the MLS All-Stars attack along with Chicharito Hernandez. (Image: latimes.com)
MLS All-Stars 2022

MLS 2022 All-Stars: Bale, Insigne, and Chiellini Won’t Be On the Roster

Twenty-six players will represent the MLS in its clash against the Mexican league’s superstars. MLS confirmed the names of those selected to participate in the 2022 All-Star Game. For the second consecutive year, the match will pit a star-studded MLS team against the best players in the Mexican top-flight, Liga […]

Raphinha will sign a five-year contract with FC Barcelona. (Image: twitter/deadlinedaylive)

Raphinha in Barcelona to Finalize $67 Million Move From Leeds United

Brazilian star Raphinha will become an FC Barcelona player in the coming hours. Leeds United accepted a $67 million bid (including bonuses) for its star player, and expects the move to become official soon. Raphinha trained at Thorp Arch on Tuesday, but is expected to travel to Barcelona today for […]

Manchester United beat Liverpool 4-0 in a friendly match in Bangkok. (Image: twitter/cbssportsgolazo)
Manchester United

Red Alert: Manchester United Beats Liverpool 4-0 in Ten Hag’s First Game in Charge

Manchester United won its first match played under new manager Erik ten Hag. United put four goals past Premier League rivals, Liverpool, in a friendly match played in Thailand. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3yfU2hpcrD4 Jadon Sancho, Fred and Anthony Martial put Man. Utd. 3-0 up before halftime, with Facundo Pellistri setting the final score […]

Robert Lewandowski is likely to play for FC Barcelona next season. (Image: twitter/barcatimes)
Bayern Munich

Lewandowski, Barcelona Close to Deal; Bayern Looks to Sign De Ligt

Barcelona is expected to submit a final offer worth $50 million to Bayern in exchange for Robert Lewandowski. The Bavarian giants are expected to accept this fresh bid as they look to sign Matthijs De Ligt from Juventus. According to Sky Sport Germany journalist Forian Plettenberg, Barcelona will also include […]

Wayne Rooney quit his role as Derby County manager in June after 18 months in charge. (Image: twitter/waz_redaktion)
Wayne Rooney

Wayne Rooney to Take Reins at DC United

Wayne Rooney will return to DC United two years after leaving the club. This time, his mission won’t be to score goals, as it was in his previous MLS stint. In his managerial role, the 36-year-old will need to find a way out of crisis for troubled United, as the […]

Football is, by far, the most popular sport in Sierra Leone. (Image: twitter/footyhub)
Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone FA Opens Investigation After 95-0 and 91-1 Results in Soccer Matches

The Sierra Leone Football Association is looking at two matches in the country’s second tier. The two soccer encounters produced an astonishing 187 goals between them. Kuhunla Rangers beat Lumbebu United 95-0, while Gulf FC smashed Koquima Lebanon 91-1. The matches set the goal-scoring record for Sierra Leonean football. Both […]

Raheem Sterling spent seven years with Manchester City after moving in 2015 from Liverpool. (Image: twitter/deadlinedaylive)

Chelsea and Man. City Agree $57 Million Deal for England Star Raheem Sterling

Raheem Sterling is supposed to become a Chelsea player next week, with the west London club now working on logistics behind his medical and official unveiling. The 27-year-old will join for $57 million after Manchester City accepted the last bid Chelsea made. The Athletic reports Sterling agreed on personal terms […]

Dortmund signed seven players so far this summer. (Image: twitter/brfootball)
Borussia Dortmund

Dortmund Equals Transfer Record to Replace Haaland. Can Bayern Be Stopped?

Borussia Dortmund’s faithful hope newcomer Sebastien Haller will fill the huge void left in the starting line-up by Erling Haaland’s departure to Manchester City. Haller’s transfer cost Dortmund almost $36 million including bonuses, matching the most expensive club acquisition ever. Haller penned a contract until 2026. Two other exciting talents […]

Christian Eriksen agreed to sign a three-year deal with Manchester United. (Image: twitter/mirrorfootball)
Manchester United

Eriksen Gives Green Light to Man. United Move, Club Announces First Summer Signing

Christian Eriksen has a deal in principle to join Manchester United this summer. The Dane told United he is ready to play at Old Trafford after accepting the three-year contract he was offered. Amid intensifying rumors regarding Cristiano Ronaldo’s future, United revealed its first summer signing on Tuesday with Tyrell […]

Chrisophe Galtier was unveiled as new Paris Saint-Germain head coach on Tuesday. (Image: twitter/psg_inside)

PSG Announces Pochettino’s Departure, Unveils Galtier as New Head Coach

Christophe Galtier penned a two-year contract with Paris Saint-Germain and was unveiled at Parc des Princes after the club confirmed Mauricio Pochettino’s departure. PSG’s recently appointed football advisor, Luis Campos, insisted that Galtier take charge following a successful time together at Lille, where they won the league in 2021. Galtier […]

Cristiano Ronaldo scored 24 goals for Man. Utd. last season. (Image: twitter/deadlinedaylive)
Cristiano Ronaldo

Ronaldo Out of Man. United Training, Chelsea and Barcelona Consider Bids

Cristiano Ronaldo didn’t train on Monday, citing family reasons, and isn’t expected to turn up for preparation at Carrington in the coming days as he’s looking to move away from Manchester United. Chelsea is considering a bid after a meeting in Portugal last week between new club co-owner Todd Boehly […]