Former England and Liverpool striker Michael Owen has said that despite Arsenal splashing cash to recruit Barcelona and Chilean star Alexis Sanchez, the North London club will fail to finish in the top four of the English Premier League.
All set to take Indian football by storm, bids for the prospective Indian Super League franchises would come under intense scrutiny of a high-profile seven-member panel which will evaluate the documents till tomorrow evening before a formal announcement on Sunday.
Seeking to revolutionise football in the country, organisers of the much-anticipated Indian Super League will unveil the eight franchises on Sunday, with cricket legends, Bollywood stars and a host of corporates in the fray to own teams.
Indian football captain Sunil Chhetri is of the opinion that participation of retired international football players like Hernan Crespo and Michael Owen in the Indian Super League will help lift the standard of football in the country.
London: A seven-year-old British schoolboy is reportedly being chased by a string of top Premier League football teams as he has hit the net a record 123 times in just 18 games this season in matches across Merseyside, England.
Some of the world`s top football stars David Beckham, Thierry Henry, Michael Owen and Raul Gonzalez could soon be seen in action during a franchise-based tournament to be launched by the All India Football Federation (AIFF) and its commercial partner IMG-Reliance early next year.