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Donovan Revealed Leon Pushed For Him

US soccer legend Landon Donovan shocked many when he opted to return to the game despite announcing his retirement after leaving Los Angeles Galaxy. He returned in January to join a Mexican top flight team Leon. He agreed to play for them until the end of the current season.

Recently the player gave an interview explaining how Leon were able to get him to overturn his retirement plans. He explained that he was at home and was happy with retirement when his agent called him. Richard Motzkin asked if he wanted to remotely return to the game but he straight out denied. Keep Reading

KAILNG JOINS SWANSEA CITY OWNERS

Mindy Kaling has joined the Swansea City ownership, alongside 26 others. The American Consortium led by Steve Kaplan and Jason Levien bought 68% stake in the football club in 2016. Aside the duo, other investors include filmmaker and owner of Los Angeles Rams Chip Rosenbloom, Kevin Knight, Michael Harmon, Cliff Singer and Steven Yi.

When the takeover was completed in 2017, the list of investors was not in the open but BBC Wales now have the full list of names. The investors got the Premier League outfit for £75 million, meaning they have 68 percent controlling stake.
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DONOVAN HANGS HIS BOOTS

The 34-year-old midfielder came out of retirement to help the LA Galaxy in 2016, but he will now close the door on his storied playing career.

Landon Donovan is once again retiring from soccer after returning to the LA Galaxy for the final stretch of the 2016 MLS season.
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DONOVAN: SWANSEA HAVE MONEY TO SPEND

Retired USA soccer star turn Swansea City consultant Landon Donovan says that the Premier League club has money to spend to strengthen the club. There are reports that the club is trying to manage funds at its disposal hence not getting the needed reinforcement.

Swansea sanctioned the exit of Iceland international Gylfi Sigurdsson to Everton FC recently for £45 million. The player helped the side avoid relegation to the lower tier last term. With the team losing him, pundits claim Swansea would need to work hard to avoid going down this time. Keep Reading

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