Text  Larger | Smaller | Default

NewsNow

Fighting talk from Yarmolenko


Filed: Wednesday, 10th October 2018
By: Staff Writer


West Ham star Andriy Yarmolenko has come out fighting - after his form was criticised by Ukrainian TV pundit Wladimir Kobelkov.

The £17.5million winger, who moved from Dortmund to London during the summer offered to take the pundit on in the ring after his latest comments upset the United star, who has made 11 appearances for West Ham.

Embed from Getty Images


"In my youth, I fought a lot," Yarmolenko told Xsport. "There were wins and there were defeats; itís normal for a boy for a man.

"I want to announce my next fight. I donít want to listen to that Kobelkov any longer. I want to call him out for a fight and get my revenge on all those things heís said during live broadcasts. Iím waiting for an answer."



Kobelokov, who commentates on both football and boxing is know to be something of an outspoken character in his native Ukraine.

He recently referred to all commentators at the World Cup Finals as "morons" - including himself - and admitted to receiving up to 700 letters every day from outraged viewers.





Related News

   arrow   Nasri given clean bill of health  [10th May 2019]
   arrow   Pellegrini welcomes back trio for Saints test [2nd May 2019]
   arrow   Sanchez back in contention [24th Apr 2019]
   arrow   (More) surgery for Carroll [8th Apr 2019]
   arrow   In brief - Friday's news round-up [15th Feb 2019]
   arrow   In brief - Tuesday's news round-up [12th Feb 2019]
   arrow   Thanks, love Andriy [11th Feb 2019]
   arrow   Arnautovic to return for Palace trip - but Nasri ruled out [7th Feb 2019]
   arrow   Learning from my mistakes [9th Jan 2019]
   arrow   In brief - Tuesday's news round-up [20th Nov 2018]



Your Comments


Please note that this section is for comments relating to the above news item only. Any off-topic or abusive posts will be removed. Posts including either links and/or foul language are automatically filtered and will not be published. To engage in further discussion on any of our news stories, visit the KUMB Forums.

Not a member of the KUMB Forums? You may register for free membership here.

comments powered by Disqus
 
News Image




On This Day ...

One Year Ago
Former Hammer scores 100-yard goal [video]
Former Hammer Kieran Sadlier scored one of the strangest goals you're ever ...more
Three Years Ago
Batshuayi keen on Premier League switch
Michy Batshuayi says he will be moving clubs this summer - but not until the European Championships ...more
Five Years Ago
Transfer latest: Monday
Although the vast majority of players and managers are now on their holidays, the transfer rumour mi...more