It's no secret that David Luiz was not Chelsea's first-choice option to bolster their central defence. The club had pursued a range of center-backs, most notably Napoli's Kalidou Koulibaly and Milan's Alessio Romagnoli, without success. Chelsea were stuck. Indeed, if manager Antonio Conte hadn't signed off on Luiz in the last 72 hours of the transfer window, this deal might never have happened.
Chelsea have re-signed Brazil defender David Luiz from Paris St-Germain for a fee of around £34m.The 29-year-old travelled to London for a medical as the Blues confirmed the signing of left-back Marcos Alonso from Fiorentina for a reported £23m.
A Member of Parliament’s Select Committee on Youth and Sports Issac Asiamah has called on the Sports Minister and the Ghana Football Association (GFA) to employ an appropriate dialogue system to resolve the issues rather than media arguments which will not help the development of football in the country.
Communications Director of the Ghana Football Association, Ibrahim Sannie Daara, has hinted that his outfit plans to boycott the final Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Rwanda slated for September 3, 2016 due to the Ministry of Youth and Sports’s inability to provide funds to fly down the players.
Many South Africans citizens have applauded the decision by the Ghana Black Stars deputy captain Andre Dede Ayew for paying for the tickets for some of the Black Stars players to honour the final AFCON group clash with Rwanda.
Sports Minister Nii Lante Vanderpuye has slammed the Black Stars management as 'lazy' for refusing to name a squad full of home-based players for this week's 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Rwanda.
Ghana international Kevin-Prince Boateng faces a fine of up to 3,000 Euros by the Spanish Football Federation for dedicating a goal he scored in the Spanish La Liga on Sunday to the victims of the earthquake in Italy.