Zlatan leaving Man Utd for USA

By Daniel Chokoe

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic has agreed to sign for MLS side LA Galaxy in the summer, according to reports in America.

The Swede maestro’s future at Man United has yet to be determined and the 35-year-old however most people cannot judge his performance in the PL as failure, he has managed to adapt swiftly. Ibrahimovic has been in fine form since joining United in the summer making 41 appearances and scoring 26 goals.

Ibrahimovic has the option of a further 12-month contract after joining the Red Devils on a free from Paris Saint-Germain last summer and he hinted that he would stay, saying he “never leaves a job unfinished”.

However, there has been interest from Italy and the MLS and the most recent reports in America claim a deal for Ibrahimovic to move on to LA Galaxy has been agree.

Fox Sports tweeted: “Confirmed from Europe. Zlatan Ibrahimovic will play for Galaxy.” It was accompanied by a mocked-up image of Ibrahimovic in an LA Galaxy shirt.

The associated news article said that the 35-year-old would be playing for the MLS side ‘soon’.

When asked last week about staying at Old Trafford he said he had not decided: “Let’s see what happens, we are talking.

“I have an option for another year, I want to do great as long as I’m here, so let us see, there is a lot of time.”

It would be sad to see him go, he clearly still has a lot to offer.

Top 6 Omissions For Fifa World Cup 2014

By Daniel Chokoe

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The countdown for the biggest sporting competition in the world has begun, top players will be preparing to showcase their class against other gifted individuals. Unfortunately some will be watching the showpiece on television as they have been snubbed by their managers, whether because of politics or form.

Diski Express has put a list of top 6 snubs for the 2014 World Cup :

6. Ashley Cole – lack of game time under Mourinho has cost arguably the best LB a place on a plane to Brazil. This has led to his retirement from international football. It is still hard to believe that he was not even considered for the provisional squad.

5. Kaka – The one time Balloon dor winner left Real Madrid seeking for game time elsewhere however with AC Milan’s poor performance Scholari had look at other players. This could be the end for Kaka’s international career.

4. Carlos Teves – It is hard to believe that the last time Teves donned an Argentina Jersey was in  the 2011 Copa America. Although He is a talented individual and had an amazing season with Juventus, a fallout with the manager means Teves will watch the showpiece on t.v.

3. Maarten Stekelenburg – Another shocking omission is that of the former Holland number one. He was their first choice in the last world cup and Euros, although his performance was not on par at Fulham it is still a bitter pill to swallow for Stekelenburg who was not even considered for the provisional squad.

2. Samir Nasri – Samir will consider himself one of the unluckiest players alive, he was snubbed in the last world cup after a great season with Arsenal. He had an even better season with Manchester City, being very influential in their league victory. His personality seems to have cost him a place in Deschamps’ team.

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1. Landon Donovan – USA is not traditionally known as a football nation. One player who comes to mind first when you mention USA has to be Landon Donovan. He has carried the nation on his shoulders for the past decade however Klinsmann believes he can do without Donovan.