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.

Christian Eriksen can be signed at cost zero after his contract with Brentford runs out on 30 June. (Image: twitter/deadlinedaylive)
Christian Eriksen

Eriksen is Offered Man U Deal Just 12 Months After Cardiac Arrest

Christian Eriksen’s return just months after suffering a cardiac arrest while playing at Euro 2020 has convinced Manchester United to offer him a contract. The creative midfielder is available on a free transfer when his six-month deal with Brentford runs out on June 30. Eriksen impressed throughout his time in […]

Kompany led Anderlecht to a third-place finish in Belgium last season. (Image: twitter/icemankl)

City Legend Kompany Gets Burnley Managerial Job

Vincent Kompany has been appointed as Burnley’s manager. The 36-year-old left Belgian giants Anderlecht last month after two years at the helm. Burnley is looking to recover its Premier League status at the first attempt, having been relegated last season. “Burnley is a truly historic English side and it is […]

Deila kept his promise to strip off his clothes to celebrate NYCFC winning their first MLS Cup title last year. (Image: mlssoccer.com)

NYCFC Boss Deila Leaves to Take Over Standard Liege in Belgium

New York City FC is changing its head coach midseason. Norwegian manager Ronny Deila is leaving for Liege in Belgium, with Nick Cushing taking his role on an interim basis. Deila, 46, will have a tough mission in Liege. Standard finished in 14th place last season. The club plans a […]

Giorgio Chiellini left Juventus at the end of the season after 18 years in Turin. (Image: twitter/sportbible)

LAFC Pens 18-Month Deal With Italy and Juventus Legend Chiellini

Giorgio Chiellini has signed an 18-month contract with LAFC in the MLS. Chiellini announced his deal with the LA club after his contract with Juventus was terminated. The central defender also retired from the Italian national team this month. Chiellini was a target for the MLS last year, but opted […]

Cristiano Ronaldo and Kathryn Mayorga were pictured together in a Las Vegas club back in 2009. (Image: bbc.com)
Cristiano Ronaldo

US Judge Dismisses Rape Allegation Lawsuit Against Cristiano Ronaldo

Kathryn Mayorga claims she was raped by Manchester United superstar Cristiano Ronaldo at a hotel in Las Vegas back in 2009. A US judge has dismissed a rape lawsuit against Ronaldo because Mayorga’s lawyer founded his allegations on leaked and stolen records. Ronaldo has never been charged. He has always […]

Aurelien Tchouameni made it clear to Monaco that he wanted to play for Real Madrid next season, ignoring interest from PSG, Liverpool and Manchester United. (Image: Twitter/matchday365)
Aurelien Tchouameni

Real Madrid, AS Monaco Agree on $110+ Million for Aurelien Tchouameni

Aurelien Tchouameni is set to join Real Madrid in a deal that will exceed $110 million. According to The Athletic‘s sources, Tchouameni’s move is imminent, as the clubs are working to finalize paperwork before making a formal announcement regarding the transfer. The 22-year-old has been a target for many of […]

Ukraine's Oleksandr Zinchenko shared a moment with Spanish referee Mateu Lahoz after the match in Cardiff. (Image: twitter/sworldfootball)

Own Goal Stops Ukraine on Route to the World Cup While Wales Goes Through

Wales beat Ukraine 1-0 to return to the World Cup stage after a 64-year-break. Andriy Yarmolenko’s own goal was the difference between the two teams in Cardiff on Sunday evening. Ukraine had beaten Scotland on Wednesday in Glasgow to reach the World Cup playoff final. Ukraine had a better start […]

Paul Pogba and Jesse Lingard will both depart United on 30 June. (Image: bleacherreport.com)
Manchester United

Pogba and Lingard to Leave Manchester United as Free Agents

Manchester United announced Paul Pogba and Jesse Lingard will leave Old Trafford at the end of June when their deals run out. Edinson Cavani, Phil Jones, Juan Mata, and Nemanja Matic are also expected to follow them through the exit door as free agents. Pogba rejoined Man. United in 2016 […]

The AC Milan fans gathered in their tens of thousands outside the Dome downtown to celebrate winning the title after 11 years. (Image: Twitter/cbssportsgolazo)
AC Milan

AC Milan Win First Title In 11 Years as 50,000 Gather Downtown to Celebrate

AC Milan is back! The Rossoneri beat Sassuolo 3-0 away from home to celebrate their first Scudetto since 2011. Milan only needed a draw to triumph, but Giroud’s brace and Kessie’s goal settled the affair before half-time at MAPEI Stadium. Inter won at home against Sampdoria with an identical score, […]