Barcelona FC Boss Says Vidal Lacks Respect

Barcelona midfielder Arturo Vidal “lacked respect” for his teammates by  complaining on social media about not playing enough, the club’s sporting director Pep Segura said Thursday. Chilean international Vidal has started only two games for the Catalan giants since his summer move to the Nou Camp from Bayern Munich. The former Juventus man is up against Croatia’s Ivan Rakitic and Brazilian trio Philippe Coutinho, Arthur and Rafinha for places in a quality-packed Barca midfield. He recently took his frustration out by posting messages on his Instagram account featuring angry or…

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Tax Evasion: Sanchez Swims In Troubled Waters

Manchester United striker Alexis Sanchez has struck a deal with Spanish authorities to accept a 16-month suspended jail sentence for tax fraud in return for avoiding a trial. Sanchez, who joined United from Arsenal last month, faced being tried over the fraud of 983,000 euros ($1.21 million) linked to image rights during his time at Spanish giants Barcelona, according to details of the deal seen by AFP. Prosecutors said the 29-year-old Chilean forward had failed to declare any proceeds from the exploitation of his image rights in 2012 and 2013…

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Sanchez Excited With Move To Old Trafford

  Alexis Sanchez said he was “thrilled to be joining the biggest club in the world” as he completed his move to Manchester United from Arsenal on Monday, AFP reports. The 29-year-old Chile international will reportedly become the highest-paid player in Premier League history following the deal which sees Henrikh Mkhitaryan heading in the opposite direction. “I have spent three-and-a-half wonderful years at Arsenal and I bring with me very positive memories of that great club and its fans,” said Sanchez, who joined the Gunners for £31.7 million in 2014…

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