Roma are reportedly closing in on signing Juventus midfielder Sami Khedira on a two year deal according to reports in Italy.
Greece international Sokratis Papastathopoulos has said that Laurent Koscielny remains an influential player for the club and he is hopeful that the Frenchman stays for many more years to come. The former France international has been speculated to be heading through the exit door this summer with reports emerging that the club are keen pursuing a younger replacement.
Speaking to reporters, Papastathopoulos was asked about the ongoing speculation involving Koscielny’s future where he appeared to dismiss any doubts by saying: “I think Lolo (Koscielny) will stay a lot of years and I’m very happy I played with him, and I’ll be very happy if I continue to play with him.”
The past few weeks has been a bad advertisement for the top leagues in Europe as cases of Fans misbehaviour have headlined the news. The recent case of a fan running onto the pitch in the derby clash between Birmingham and Aston Villa reinforces the dangerous precedent in recent years.
The club of Olympiakos was recently penalized for a huge amount of 90 thousand Euros following trouble by the crowd present in its match which was held in the Europa League against the club of AC Milan in the last month. UEFA sanctioned the side of Greek on the last Friday over the offense of pitch invasion, blocked stairways, and the ridiculous activity of setting-off of some fireworks on and off the field during a match in which the club defeated Milan on 13th of December, held at the Piraeus.
Greek Superleague giants Olympiakos FC have completed the signing of former Manchester City man, Yaya Toure on a free transfer.
Greek outfitPanetolikos have been able to bring in Sierra Leone star Alhassan Kamara on a two-year contract. The 25-year-old claims that the presence of TraianosDellas was a decisive factor in helping him convince about a move to Greek football.Dellas was part of the Greek team that managed to create history by winning the Euro 2004. He is now trying to make a career in management and one of his key signings since becoming a manager is Kamara. The player was on the books of Swedish outfit Hacken BK but he has left the team by mutual consent.