Former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba has stated that he will not be signing for Corinthians.
He said that he had taken a decision after talking with the club’s president. Didier Drogba is currently without a club after leaving MLS club Montreal Impact.
He said that he was honored when he heard these rumors, but he felt that this was not the right move at this time. He said that he has talked with the Corinthians president and made him understand that he is not interested in a move to Corinthians at this time.
Drogba said that he is not closing the door completely to Corinthians at this moment in time as he would have loved to play in Brazil at some point in his career.
Didier Drogba said that he has no intention of ending his career at this point and that he is still looking for a new club. There is news that he might end up going to China but at this point, there are no concrete offers that have been made from any club. Continue reading “Drogba not going to Corinthians”
Tite returned to Corinthians back in January and was expected to revive at the club’s fortunes especially in the Copa Libertadores.
This, however, has not happened this season after the club suffered an early elimination from the competition that they won only a couple of years ago. A 1-0 loss against Paraguayan club Guaraní sees them exit the competition at the last 16 stage. Corinthians came into the match this week needing a convincing victory in order to reach the next stage. This was after a 2-0 win for Guaraní in the first leg. Yet, Corinthians were unable to make any impact as they surrendered meekly in a 1-0 loss.
The 3-0 exit on aggregate is a huge disappointment for Tite, who has accepted that he will be facing a lot of criticism of others for this exit. However, he plans to carry on working with the same kind of dedication in the hope that the season would have a better conclusion. Corinthians have made a good start to the Brazilian Serie A table. They have won the opening two matches – albeit by a 1-0 margin – to lead the table with six points from the two matches. The recent events over Cruzeiro helps take some pressure off the manager. Continue reading “Tite returned to Corinthians back in January”
Construction of stadiums, violence on the streets, distances that squads will have to cover in order to play their respective matches all of these are factors that have been putting into question whether or not the upcoming 2014 World Cup will be a success or not.
Even with all the uncertainty which is surrounding the worldwide competition, Pele is certain that the World Cup will be a great chance for Brazil to prove that they are ready to host big scale events such as this one. Continue reading “WORLD CUP NEARS”