Serge Aurier is set to depart Paris Saint-Germain in the coming days, having been handed the opportunity by Manchester United to prove that his potentially brilliant career will not be spoiled by unprofessional-ism.
At 24, Aurier has already collected armfuls of silverware both domestically in France and on the international scene with Ivory Coast. But while he commands a wealth of experience on the field, his career threatens to be undermined by persistent misdemeanors away from it. Read the rest of this entry
The defender is now awaiting trial to see if he can travel to the UK to finalise the move, reports Paris United. Read the rest of this entry
In previous years, several African stars have been recognised in the yearly Goal 50. This year, however, only one of the continent’s players—Manchester City’s Yaya Toure—made the cut. In truth, there aren’t too many other African names who could make a really compelling case to have made the list, particularly considering the quality of footballer recognised. However, in a year’s time, will there be greater African representation in the world’s top 50 players? In this feature, we present five players who—with a bit of look—cut make Goal’s prestigious ranking in 2016.