Sport Virals: Duncan Ferguson Misses Florida Camp Due to Criminal Record
Virals: Liverpool reportedly have £34m bid rejected for Saul Niguez
Liverpool have reportedly seen a bid rejected for Atletico Madrid midfielder Saul Niguez. Speculation has ramped up in the Spanish media this week linking the star to Anfield as the Reds attempt to find a replacement for Gini WIjnaldum. The 26-year-old is believed to be open to a move away from the La Liga champions after suffering a downturn in form last season. However, according to a fresh report from Mundo Deportivo, as cited by Billy Liddell on Twitter, an opening offer of £34million has been rejected. Twitter: Atletico Madrid have rejected a bid from #LFC re. Saul Niguez acc to Mundo Deportivo, who are reporting that an off… https://t.
fans have noticed an unusual absence on the club’s pre-season trip to Florida in the form of assistant manager Duncan Ferguson – and the reasoning is even more left-field.
As shared by Everton Blue Army on Twitter (@EvertonBlueArmy), Ferguson was unable to travel to Florida with the Everton squad for the pre-season Florida Cup due to the fact that he holds a criminal record.
Ferguson has been arrested for four counts of assault in his life andin prison for butting a rival player.
Virals: Liverpool target Saul Niguez 'waiting' for EPL offer
Liverpool target Saul Niguez is believed to be waiting on offers from the Premier League this summer. The 26-year-old Spaniard has emerged as an apparent top target for the Reds in recent days and speculation over the move was tantamount. However, all bets seemed to be off for a period as Barcelona offered Atletico Madrid to re-sign Antoine Griezmann in exchange for Saul and cash. According to journalist Matteo Moretto on Twitter, any deal with the La Liga rivals is not imminent and instead those associated with the player are waiting for English interest. Twitter: Operación trueque Griezmann-Saúl. Hay optimismo, cierto, pero NO es inminente: paciencia. Faltan cosas.
Under US visa rules, his record disqualifies him from being able to enter the United States and therefore has enforced his absence from Rafa Benitez’ pre-season coaching staff setup.
Fergusonas assistant manager and was kept on by Benitez due to his affinity with the club and his understanding of the squad.
He previously shared the assistant manager’s position along with Davide Ancelotti under his predecessor, with Carlo’s son being a long-term feature of his coaching staff.
Goalkeeping coach Alan Kelly is also staying with the club, whilst Jamie Harley wasas Head of Sport Science in a Benitez reunion with the ex-Newcastle staff member.
Read Everton Verdict
The absence is an unfortunate consequence of Ferguson’s past catching up with him, but fans will likely hold him in fond regard for his positive and productive spell as a formidable target man in an Everton shirt.
His no-nonsense approach and affinity with the Toffees is a useful presence in Benitez’ backroom team, and the team will have to make do without his coaching abilities.
It is a cruel blow to a much-loved figure at the club.
Duchess of York’s new novel fails to hit the spot with critics .
Sarah’s new book, Her Heart For A Compass, tells the story of an aristocrat in the Victorian era.Sarah Ferguson’s romance novel Her Heart For A Compass appeared on shelves on Tuesday, but received a lashing from the daily newspapers, with critics declaring it as more of a historical tome than a heart-throbber.