NAIROBI, Kenya- Everton FC outfoxed Leicester City 2-1 with new signing Theo Walcott notching a brace on a bumper Wednesday night of English Premier League action at Goodison Park.
Elsewhere, Tottenham Hotspur FC and Bournemouth FC humbled top-four chasing pair of Manchester United FC and Chelsea FC where Christian Eriksen rattled the net with only 11 seconds on the clock at Wembley to set Spurs on their ways.
Another record mid-season transfer window closed in Europe on Wednesday night with Arsenal FC confirming the capture of striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang in the highlight of deadline day deals.
Retired Harambee Stars and AFC Leopards SC legend, Joe Kadenge, on Wednesday received an invite from Manchester United to attend the 60th anniversary of the Munich Air Disaster.
These are the top five stories from Wednesday on SportPesa News you should read today.
Theo Walcott Brace Helps Everton Hunt Down Foxes
LIVERPOOL, United Kingdom- Theo Walcott scored his first Everton goals, Seamus Coleman made his comeback from a broken leg and the Blues secured their first win of 2018, as Sam Allardyce’s charges battled past 2015/16 Premier League winners Leicester 2-1 under the lights at Goodison. Walcott was the star of the show, scoring twice in the first half to send Everton to victory, in amongst the off-field business associated with the final hours of transfer deadline day. READ MORE
Eriksen Sinks Man United, Bournemouth Stun Chelsea
LONDON, United Kingdom- Tottenham’s Christian Eriksen scored within 11 seconds on Wednesday to overshadow Alexis Sanchez’s Premier League debut for Manchester United FC, while Chelsea FC crashed to a 3-0 defeat by Bournemouth at Stamford Bridge. Manchester City ignored the carnage around them to march serenely on, widening their lead to an enormous 15 points with a 3-0 victory at home to West Brom with just 13 games still to play. READ MORE
All Major January Transfers In Europe Top Leagues
PARIS, France- AFP Sport rounds up some of the most notable deals to have happened in Europe as the January window slammed shut on Wednesday: Aymeric Laporte from Athletic Bilbao/ESP to Manchester City – £57 million ($80 million, 65 million euros), Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang from Borussia Dortmund/GER to Arsenal – £56 million READ MORE
Arsenal Confirm Club-Record Signing Of Aubameyang
LONDON, United Kingdom- Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has joined Arsenal FC for a record fee for the Gunners, a reported £56 million ($79.2 million, 63.7 million euros), from Bundesliga outfit Borussia Dortmund, both clubs confirmed Wednesday. The 28-year-old Gabon striker, who has scored 141 goals for Dortmund since joining in 2013, signed a long-term contract with the storied London club. READ MORE
Kadenge Set For United Munich Disaster 60th Memorial
NAIROBI, Kenya- English Premier League side Manchester United FC has invited Harambee Stars and AFC Leopards SC legend, Joe Kadenge, to the events marking the 60th anniversary of the Munich Air Disaster next week. The Munich air disaster occurred on February 6, 1958 when British European Airways Flight 609 crashed on its third attempt to take off from a slush-covered runway at Munich-Riem Airport, West Germany. READ MORE