Tag: Alvaro Arbeloa

Shaw relishing Derby game

Manchester United left-back Luke Shaw admits he cannot wait to take on Manchester City after the international break next week. The former Southampton star played his part in Saturday’s 1-0 win over Hull, with striker Marcus Rashford stepping off the bench to net the winner in stoppage time. Shaw, who has made a solid start

Norwich ‘control’ pleases boss Neil

Jonny Howson celebrates his winning goal against Bristol City on Tuesday Norwich boss Alex Neil was pleased with his side’s “control” during their 1-0 victory over Bristol City on Tuesday. The Canaries, who won thanks to Jonny Howson’s goal, are second in the Championship with two wins from three. “The first 10 minutes were quite

Rio Ferdinand: Manchester City defender John Stones can now cement England place after £47.5m switch from Everton

Rio Ferdinand has backed John Stones to cement a starting place in Sam Allardyce’s England line-up after completing a £47.5m transfer to Manchester City from Everton this week. The 22-year-old was subject to interest from Chelsea last summer but the west London club’s malevolence in the transfer market cost them the opportunity to sign the former

Villa’s Sanchez joins Fiorentina

Carlos Sanchez has scored one goal in 55 appearances for Villa since joining them in June 2014 Aston Villa midfielder Carlos Sanchez has joined Italian Serie A side Fiorentina on a season-long loan deal with an option for a permanent move. Sanchez joined Villa on a four-year deal from Spanish side Elche for an undisclosed

Gills sign Martin as Oshilaja returns

Lee Martin began his career at Manchester United Gillingham have signed Lee Martin on a two-year deal, while Deji Oshilaja has returned to the League One club on a season-long loan from Cardiff City. Midfielder Martin, 29, recently left Millwall after his contract expired, having played 69 games in three years with the Lions. Defender

Puel set for Saints’ appointment

Southampton are reportedly closing in on the appointment of former Nice boss Claude Puel. Saints have been busily weighing up potential successors to Ronald Koeman since the Dutchman’s drawn-out, and somewhat surprising, move to Everton reached a conclusion two weeks ago. Rudi Garcia was considered, only for Saints to decide the ex-Lille and Roma manager

Arsenal ponder Vardy alternatives

Arsenal, Updated: June 24, 2016 1:23 PM[.[views].], BY ClubCall Arsenal have been linked with Mauro Icardi and Islam Slimani after missing out on Leicester striker Jamie Vardy. The Gunners had activated the £20million release clause in Vardy’s contract with the Premier League champions but the England international has decided to remain with the Foxes after