Football News: Jose To Man Utd Confirmed By Inter Director, Bullard Claims He Was Given £15k A Week Extra By Mistake By Hull And Much More

 

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Jose To Man Utd Confirmed By Inter Director, Bullard Claims He Was Given £15k A Week Extra By Mistake By Hull And Much More
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1. Bullard claims Hull paid him £15,000 a week too much
Now retired midfielder Jimmy Bullard has claimed that Hull City made an error on his contract, which saw him paid an extra £15,000 per week. Bullard joined Hull from Fulham in January 2009 on a four and a half year deal, when both sides were in the Premier League. Bullard claims he had agreed a £40,000 a week pay deal, but then he saw his new contract. "I saw on the paperwork it said 50,000 pounds so I've passed it under the table to my agent and my agent's gone: 'Yeah, that's a misprint, sign it'," the 37-year-old said. "As I signed it I blew it (the ink) dry and then I read under it as well, another 5,000 or 6,000 in appearance (money). I'm celebrating to this day. Thank you Hull City for changing my life. I'm dropping cash everywhere, I'm bleeding cash," added the former footballer.

2. Goossens scores a beauty
You are a professional footballer out of contract and looking for a new club. A trial for MLS side Chicago Fire is offered and you head off there to try and prove yourself. If your name is John Goossens, you then go and score an absolute stunner of a goal and pretty much ensure they notice you!




3. Marquinhos keen on Barca move
Paris Saint-German defender Marquinhos has admitted he would like a move to Barcelona. Barca were linked with a move for PSG's young Brazilian in the summer, and they are still tracking him now. The 21 year old has now said he would consider joining them were they to move for him at the end of the season. "I am very happy that a big team like Barcelona are showing an interest in me," Marquinhos told Globo Esporte. "We will evaluate my situation at the end of the season and make a decision. Barcelona are a great team that won the Champions League last season. It is very pleasing to be linked with them. It shows that I am doing well. For now, I am focused on doing well with PSG until the end of the season. I want to keep on doing a great job. And then we will see what happens."

4. Mido to wait until next season
Following his dismissal from his second spell as Zamalek coach, Ahmed 'Mido' Hossam has said he will wait until next season before he returns to coaching. "I won't work as a coach any more this season," Mido told Dream TV channel on Friday. "I am not in talks with any team at the time being and I won't repeat this experience again this season. My coming step will be next season," the 33-year-old concluded. Mido returned for a second spell coaching his boyhood club in December, but was sacked early in February after a defeat in an Egyptian league derby with Ahly. The former Ajax. AS Roma, Tottenham Hotspur and Middlesbrough striker replaced Marcos Paqueta and led the team to four straight wins before a draw and then two defeats saw him fired. Mido got himself involved in a war of words with Zamalek chairman Mortada Mansour, after he was sacked on air.



5. Bendtner fined for Merc picture
While Aston Villa's Joleon Lescott has been slaughtered on Twitter for posting up a picture of a Mercedes, former Arsenal striker Nicklas Bendtner has been fined for doing the same on his Instagram. After being left out of a match in the Champions League by current club VfL Wolfsburg, Bendtner posted up a picture of himself posing next to a Mercedes S-Class. Unfortunately for the Danish forward, Wolfsburg are owned by Volkswagen and club rules forbid players from turning up for training in any other brand than VW, among other things. Club sporting director Klaus Allofs confirming: "This is a misbehaviour and in the end it will cost money." This is not the first time a car related incident has cost the Dane. While on loan at Sunderland, he and Lee Cattermole went on wrecking spree damaging parked cars after a drunken night out. Some people just never learn.

6. Colin signs Kenny again
New Rotherham United boss Neil Warnock has once again signed goalkeeper Paddy Kenny. This is the fifth time Warnock has signed the rotund veteran keeper. When the now 37 year old Kenny was just 20, Warnock moved to sign him for Bury from non-league Bradford Park Avenue. Since then he has signed him for Sheffield United, QPR and Leeds United, prior to this latest signings. Former Watford defender Lloyd Doyley has also signed for the Millers.



7. Transfer round up
Yangyang Jin, Ghangzhou R&F to Heibei China Fortun, £6.21m
Ezekiel Henty, NK Olimpija to Lokomotiv Moscow, £3.75m
Gabriel Enache, Astra Giurgiu to Steaua Bucharest, £375,000
Ryan McGowan, Dundee United to Henan Jianye, £293,000
Luiz Felipe, Parana to Santos, £167,000
Raul Ruidiaz, Melgar to Buriram United, £75,000
Omar Jawo, AFC United to Brommapojkarna, free
Fabiano Heves, Rubiu Nu to Villa Nova Atletico Clube, free
Antonio Nocerino, AC Milan to Orlando City, free
Willian Leandro, ? to Goianesia, free
Rafael, Catanduvense to UR Trabalhadore, free
Andy Bond, Chorley to Crawley Town, free
Lukas Janic, Podbeskidzie to Kosice, free
Peter Nilsson, Utsiktens BK to Jonsereds IF, free
Tom Soderberg, BK Hacken to Dalkurd FF, free
Przemyslaw Trytko, Korona Kielce to Atyrau, free
Carlos Alberto, Atletico Paranaense to Botafogo, on loan
Da Silva, Trindade to AA Anapolina, free
Haris Harba, FC Vysocina to FK Sarajevo, on loan
Qiang Lu, Henan Jianye to Liaoning, free
Tomeu Nadal, Gimastic to RCD Mallorca, free
Marko Biskupovic, CDUC to Kalmar FF, free
Maurinho, Criciuma EC to Oeste, free
Denis, FF Jaro to Associacao Esportiva Tiradentes, free
Kevin Lafrance, Miedz Legnica to Chobry Glogow, free
Jens Jakobsson, Assyriska FF to Tromso, free
Adnan Zahirovic, Hapoel Acre to Zeljeznicar, free
Rogerinho, Caldas Novas to Sao Carlos, free
Naldinho, Sport to ABC, on loan
Cristian Perez, River Plate to Rampla Juniors, free
Felipe Nunes, Madureira Esporte Clube to Botafogo, free
Rafael Tavares, Luverdense to Avenida, free
Rafael Caldeira, Guarani to Marilia, free
Aleks, Avai to Mirassol, free
Moises, Linense to Chapecoense, on loan
Diego Suarez, Huracan to Club Oriental, free
Morato, GO Audax to Futebol Clube Cascavel, free
Chenglin Li, Yanbian Funde to Liaoning, free
Armand Ella, released by Sandecja
Joaquin Romea, La Plata to Resende, free
Leandro Canhoto, Gremio to Passo Fundo, on loan
Ademir, Ituano to CRAC, on loan
Aleksejs Visnakovs, Skonto Riga to RFS, undisclosed fee
Weidong Liu, Changchun Yatai to Chongqing Lifan, undisclosed fee
Xunwei Zhang, Shanghai Shenxin to Liaoning, undisclosed fee
Xinli Peng, Ghangzhou Evergrande to Chongqing Lifan, on loan
Martin Torres, CA Atenas to Maldonado, undisclosed fee
Evgeni Kobzar, Zenit Izhevsk to Levadia Tallinn, undisclosed fee
Mathias Fredriksen, Odds BK to Mjondalen IF, undisclosed fee
Kristen Saarts, Levadia Tallinn to Parnu, undisclosed fee
Manel Minicucci, Bari to Hrvatski Dragovoljac, on loan
Tomas Vestenicky, AS Roma to Cracowia Krakow, on loan
Adam Cieslinski, released by Grudziadz
Dusan Djuric, unattached to Dalkurd FF
Avraam Papadopoulos, released by Shanghai Shenhua
Geovane, released by Itumbiara
Adrian Pluta, unattached to Blekitni Raciaz
Evgeni Blayajkin, unattached to Tom Tomsk
Saladin Said, unattached to Saint George SA
Vitor Gava, unattached to Ivinhema

8. Kenya appoint Okumbi
Kenya have replaced their national coach Bobby Williamson with Stanley Okumbi. Okumbi was the coach of Kenyan premiership side Mathare United last season. He is only in interim charge for now, and is being helped by Williamson's number two Musa Otieno. Kenya had been struggling in qualifying for the African Cup of Nations, drawing 1-1 with Congo and losing 2-1 at home to Zambia.



9. Zidane says it would be special if Leicester make the Champions League
Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane has talked about Leicester City's 'incredible achievement' to be leading the Premier League. The Foxes were many people's favourite to be relegated this season, as the manager who saved them last season, Nigel Pearson, was sacked in the summer and replaced by Claudio Ranieri, who was given the derogatory name of 'The Tinkerman' by the English media in his last spell in English football. With Ranieri and his Leicester team proving everyone wrong, Zidane said in a press conference: "At this stage of the season for Leicester to be leading is an incredible achievement. It's being talked about not just in England, but across Europe. With so many big teams with big budgets in England, if they can be in the Champions League next season, it will be special for football."

10. Inter Director says Mourinho is taking over at Man Utd
Inter Milan director Bedy Moratti, the sister of former club president Massimo Moratti, has told CalcioMercato that Jose Mourinho is heading to Manchester to take charge of Manchester United. Moratti was asked about the rumours of Mourinho returning to Milan to take charge of Inter once more and said: "No, he's happy now, he's going to Manchester. Of course he's always fantastic and we missed him as a person here."

Written by Tris Burke

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