It's 2019. Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo are the dominant forces in soccer, winning nearly every individual award and leading their clubs to title after title. Yet both are in the twilights of their careers, at 31 and 34 years old respectively, and previous heirs to the throne such as Neymar and Gareth Bale haven't come close to filling their boots.
Bayer Leverkusen have admitted they expect Leon Bailey to leave but following a meeting with the player's agent he will not depart in the January transfer window.
Last week, a source close to the Leverkusen winger told ESPN FC that Bailey will be considering his options in January if his at situation at the Bundesliga club does not improve.
But on Wednesday, Leverkusen put an end to the transfer speculation for now following talks with Bailey's agent and stepfather Craig Butler, who had travelled...
Leon Bailey's stepfather and agent has hit out at the Jamaican Football Association after its president Michael Ricketts accused the Bayer Leverkusen winger of having an attitude problem.
Craig Butler's comments come amid an ongoing dispute that means Bailey has yet to represent the country of his birth.
Bailey, 21, was called up to the Jamaica squad earlier this month but did not make his competitive debut for the Reggae Boyz following the failure to call up his younger brother Kyle Butler, who...
Leon Bailey will be considering his options in January if his situation at Bayer Leverkusen does not improve, a source close to the player has told ESPN FC.
Bailey, 21, one of the breakout stars of the 2017-2018 Bundesliga season, has seen his playing time limited at Bayer Leverkusen this term. While featuring in all but one competitive match, the Jamaica youth international winger has not started in a league game since Sept. 26.
Bailey came off the bench during the second half in the four...
The president of the Jamaican Football Association has accused Leon Bailey of having an attitude problem amid an ongoing dispute that is yet to see the Bayer Leverkusen winger represent the country of his birth.
Bailey, 21, was called up to the Jamaica squad earlier this month but failed to make his competitive debut for the Reggae Boyz following the failure to call his younger brother, Kyle Butler, up.
Michael Ricketts, the Jamaican FA president, attempted to defuse the situation and expressed...
Bayer Leverkusen's Leon Bailey has signed a contract extension that ties him to the Bundesliga club until 2023.
Leverkusen announced that winger Bailey -- one of the breakout stars of the Bundesliga last season -- had committed his future to them after speculation that he could move elsewhere.
Clubs including Roma, Chelsea and Liverpool were reported to have been monitoring 21-year-old Bailey, who earlier this month told kicker there was "concrete interest" in him.
In May, Bayern Munich tabled...