Why Mauro Icardi has sacked his estranged wife and other top trending stories in football today

From left: Mauro Icardi, Jude Bellingham, and Thierry Henry.

Why Mauro Icardi has sacked his estranged wife and other top trending stories in football today

Fabian Simiyu 07:39 - 27.10.2022

Mauro Icardi, Jude Bellingham and Thierry Henry are among the top trending stories in football today

A lot is happening in the sports world and the following are the stories making headlines in football today.

Mauro Icardi

Former PSG striker Mauro Icardi has sacked his estranged wife who was his agent for demanding a fee in excess of £870,000 (Sh122m) after finalizing the striker's move to Galatasaray on loan.

Mauro Icardi of Galatasaray celebrates after scoring his team s second goal during the Turkish Super League match between Galatasaray and Alanyaspor at NEF Stadium in Istanbul, Turkey on October 23, 2022.

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Icardi is in the process of divorcing his wife and he feels that she had no right to request for the money as it is illegal.

Jude Bellingham

Borussia Dortmund's wonder kid Jude Bellingham is confident that he can strike a good partnership with Declan Rice at the 2022 Qatar World Cup.

Jude Bellingham of England and Borussia Dortmund on October 25, 2022.

Bellingham has netted a goal for Borussia this season in nearly all the matches and England citizens are hoping that he will perform even better come November 2022.

Thierry Henry

Thierry Henry has revealed his old team-mate Zinedine Zidane is holding out to be the next manager of the France national team.

Belgium assistant coach Thierry Henry during the UEFA Nations League match between the Netherlands and Belgium at the Johan Cruijff ArenA on August 6, 2022 in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

This has come out after Zidane hinted at coming back as a manager after quitting Real Madrid in 2021. As for Henry, Zidane is only a few steps away from being named as the next France manager.

More developing football stories

To bolster their squad, Arsenal have shortlisted Shakhtar Donetsk's Mykhaylo Mudryk and Villarreal's Yeremy Pino as potential transfer targets.

Dwight Yorke has claimed Erik ten Hag has already informed Bruno Fernandes that he will succeed Harry Maguire as Red Devils captain.

Former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has picked Lionel Messi over Cristiano Ronaldo while speaking to SoFoot. According to Wenger, Messi is more of an artist in football and that's why he likes him.

Gary Lineker is unhappy Foreign Secretary for telling LGBT football fans to be “respectful” of World Cup hosts Qatar. This has come after Peter Tatchell who is a campaigner was stopped by Qatari officials from holding an LGBT rights protest in Doha.