The body of Florijana Ismaili become recovered in Lake Como on Tuesday, three days after the Switzerland international became worried in a swimming coincidence.
The 24-12 months-antique forward went lacking on Saturday at the lake in northern Italy. She did not surface after jumping from a boat she had rented with a pal. The captain of the Young Boys club in Bern played 33 times for Switzerland.
“We are dismayed, taken aback and very, very an awful lot in ache,” the Swiss football federation said in an assertion, offering “honest condolences” to Ismaili’s family and pals.
The Fifa president, Gianni Infantino, who is Swiss-Italian, defined Ismaili’s dying as “an unfortunate moment for all the football network, in particular at a time while we accumulate at the Women’s World Cup.”
“Both on mine and Fifa’s behalf, I would love to express the most heartfelt condolences to Florijana’s own family and pals, to the Swiss federation and to BSC Young Boys.”
Before the news became confirmed, Young Boys had posted on its Twitter account a video of support from the Swiss champions men’s squad wherein the players formed the shape of a heart.
It’s been a sorry time to be a Milan fan. Having seen their crew fail to qualify for the Champions League and then get banned from the Europa League for breaching FFP rules, the venerable old membership’s followers need a few excellent news. The type of thrilling switch speaks that places them on the the front of the queue to sign one of the first-rate defenders within the international. Yes, it says right here that Dejan Lovren can be on his way out of Anfield to San Siro after his agent held talks with the Serie A club over a £25m move. Just £25m! What fee! OK, so yes, he’s 29 and played handiest thirteen instances within the league for Liverpool last season due to a listing of illnesses that The Mill’s granddad would blush approximately. However, they’ll get a confident protecting vibes guy; a believer who will stridently forget about his failings – and Milan’s. If he ever performs. Just £25m! Take that FFP!
Arsenal make £40m approach to Crystal Palace for Wilfried Zaha
Manchester United want a new series of racy younger midfielders who will run around a chunk for the purpose in preference to sulking like grounded young adults. First on the listing is Rumour Mill favoured, Bruno Fernandes. They’ve reportedly submitted a £31m provide for the midfield dynamo however have been told via Sporting to get severe and come lower back with extensively extra cash. United beancounters have additionally set aside £25m for Newcastle’s Sean Longstaff. It’s the kind of money that could assist fund Mike Ashley’s foremost interest in purchasing up failing retail chains on the British high road. So watch this area. Oh, and on the subject of brooding midfielders, Paul Pogba has been education on my own in New York while his teammates report lower back for schooling. Make of that what you may.
Ayr after almost signing for Liverpool, Nabil Fekir is still very a whole lot eager to play for a Premier League group who play in purple – and he may additionally get his want if Arsenal flips their interest far from Wilfried Zaha for a moment, and throw in a £30m bid for the unsettled Lyon playmaker. Reports in France endorse Fekir is being touted around like cheap meat in a dodgy pub. It’s a reduced-price deal for sure, as Liverpool had been primed to sign him for £50m final season earlier than medical concerns brought on the transfer to collapse.
Crystal Palace has centred jinking Carl Jenkinson as a substitute for Aaron Wan Bissaka at proper-lower back. Jenkinson, who has been loaned out for the first-rate part of a decade, is still an Arsenal player, seemingly. He will fee Palace just £5m, and the Gunners will in all likelihood be extremely joyful to have the possibility to bargain with Palace so that it will maintain badgering them about reducing their asking price for Wilfried Zaha to something slightly much less ludicrous than £100m.