Portuguese daily newspaper A Bola is reporting that Sporting CP are weighing up January bid for Leicester City forward Islam Slimani. The Lions are well aware of the fact that their former player is struggling for playing time at King Power Stadium and they will attempt to lure him back to Estadio Jose Alvalade. The
Portuguese media outlets A Bola and Record have suggested that Bryan Ruiz is on the verge of leaving Sporting CP. Together with Douglas, Marvin Zeegelaar and Ezequiel Schelotto, the Costa Rican has been training away from the first team as they are expected to leave the club this summer. With one year left on his
Sporting CP striker Teo Gutierrez performed an unusual celebration that involved stealing the referee’s vanishing spray after scoring against Besiktas in the Europa League. After putting his team 3-1 ahead in a match that saw the Portuguese outfit qualify for the last 32, Gutierrez approached referee Manuel Grafe and took the spray from its holster.