Mauro Icardi has not yet received an offer of a new contract from Inter Milan, his wife and agent Wanda Nara has revealed. The striker is reportedly courting interest from Chelsea with Maurizio Sarri seemingly seeing him as a potential long-term replacement for Alvaro Morata who is set to join Atletico Madrid on loan this month. Nara told Italian TV show Tiki Taka: "When the management at the club contact me, I'll respond to their request. Until now nobody from Inter has called me to further the negotiations. "My telephone is always on and I answer every call I receive." Icardi is under contract with Inter until the summer of 2021 with Real Madrid also apparently monitoring his situation. The 25-year-old has plundered 14 goals in 24 appearances so far this term. But Nara hasn't ruled out Icardi staying at the San Siro. "Mauro is completely open to continuing his professional path at Inter," she added. "I cannot read the future, I don't know what could happen next, but today I'll … [Read more...] about Wanda Nara issues update on Mauro Icardi’s future amid Chelsea interest
Harry Wilson has made an admission over where his future in football lies this season. The 21-year-old Reds winger is on loan at Derby County in the Championship this season and has so far been been emphatic. In 26 appearances for Frank Lampard's promotion-chasing side, Wilson has scored 12 goals and contributed four assists. Jurgen Klopp had an option to recall the Wales international from his loan at Derby this month. However, the deadline for that clause to be activated has passed, meaning Wilson will spend the rest of this campaign on loan. "That was always my focus," Wilson told DerbyshireLive. "At the beginning of the season, I signed a season-long loan, so it was always in my head that I was going to be here for the season. "Now that window has gone, everyone knows I'm here to stay. "I want to help Derby get into the Premier League. "I want to keep scoring and assisting, helping the team and getting us as high up the league as I can." Asked if he was still enjoying life at … [Read more...] about Harry Wilson makes admission over future in football
Susan Haas USA TODAY Published 12:39 AM EST Jan 22, 2019 Ciara and husband Russell Wilson seem to be taking the high road. The couple posted Instagram messages that seem directed at her ex, Future, who dissed their relationship Thursday, slamming Wilson for "not being a man" in his marriage to the "Level Up" singer. "Rise Above," Ciara said alongside a photo of herself in a pink and black plaid shirt and sky-high black boots. NFL star Wilson stuck with family, posting, "All that matters. #Love" along with a super-sweet photo of Ciara and Future's 4-year-old son, Future Zahir, kissing his little sister, 1-year-old Sienna, Ciara's daughter with Wilson. Celebrity power couple: Ciara and Russell Wilson's love story The couple haven't publicly discussed Future's appearance on Apple Music’s Beats 1 Radio on Thursday. “He do exactly what she tell him to do. He not being a man in that position,” the rapper, 35, said. “You … [Read more...] about Did Ciara, Russell Wilson respond to Future’s diss of the NFL pro?
Families and children protesting against the closure of children's centres. Norfolk County Council's children's services committee is due to discuss revised closure plans today. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY Archant The future of 38 children’s centres in Norfolk is due to be discussed today. Councillor Mike Smith-Slare, labour lead for children and young people, at the protest at County Hall against the closure of the children's centres. Picture: DENISE BRADLEYNorfolk County Council’s children’s services committee will debate the fate of the centres across the county, which have been earmarked for closure as part of plans to halve its children’s services budget.More than 1,600 people responded to the council’s consultation over the proposals, which were branded “reckless” and “short-sighted” by some.A revised plan, revealed last week, shows the council is now proposing to keep 15 centres open as local bases – two in each district … [Read more...] about Councillors set to debate future of children’s centres
Scott Loach remains keen to stay at Hartlepool United - but there have been no talks over a new deal for the stopper. The 30-year-old is one of several players set to see their deals at the Super 6 Stadium expire this summer, and knows the next three months will be crucial as he bids to win an extended stay.Loach believes that he and his team mates must bid to impress new manager Richard Money before the end of the current campaign, with the stopper insisting that nobody is assured of fresh terms at the club.Since joining Pools in 2017, Loach has been a pillar of consistency in-between the sticks and has developed a strong rapport with the club’s fanbase.His spell in the north east has proved to be stable off the pitch too, providing respite from a career which has seen the ex-Engalnd U21 international take in now fewer than 14 loan spells.And he isn’t in a hurry to make another move in what has been a varied career.Loach is more than content remaining at Hartlepool United, … [Read more...] about Scott Loach opens up on his Hartlepool United future and why the next three months will be crucial