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Transfer rumours and paper review – Monday, August 29: Chelsea chasing £60m Real Madrid star, PLUS Man United, Tottenham and Liverpool latest

29 Aug

Here are the top transfer-related stories in Monday’s newspapers… James Rodriguez will cost Chelsea £60million. The Blues have already seen one bid for the Colombian star rejected by the Spanish giants. (Daily Mirror) However, Los Blancos boss Zinedine Zidane has said the forward will stay at the Bernabeu this season. (Daily Express) Manchester United look set to […]

Mikel named in Nigeria’s Olympic squad

26 Jul

Mikel has 75 caps and four goals for Nigera Chelsea midfielder John Mikel Obi has been named in Nigeria’s final 18-man squad for the 2016 Olympics in Rio. The 29-year-old Nigeria captain is one of the squad’s permitted quota of three players over the age limit of 23. Watford’s Odion Ighalo, Kelechi Iheanacho of Manchester […]

Striker O’Grady joins Burton on loan

19 Jul

Chris O’Grady’s goal against Fulham last December was one of just two he managed in 21 appearances last season Striker Chris O’Grady has joined Championship newcomers Burton Albion on a season-long loan from fellow second-tier side Brighton & Hove Albion. The 30-year-old spent last season on loan with Nottingham Forest, making 21 appearances and scoring […]

Antonio Conte: This is who will captain Chelsea next season

14 Jul

“This is my second day of training at Cobham and I must tell it’s fantastic to work here. I saw players with the right attitude, the right behaviour, a great will to fight for this shirt and to compete very soon for best position, to win the title. “I am very glad to see these […]

Transfer rumours and paper review – Monday, May 30: Higuain ‘open’ to Liverpool move, Arsenal target going nowhere and MORE

3 Jun

Here are the top transfer-related stories in Monday’s newspapers… Argentina striker Gonzalo Higuain wants to leave Serie A outfit Napoli this summer and would be interested in a move to Liverpool, even though they have missed out on European qualification. (Daily Mirror) Borussia Dortmund chief executive Hans-Joachim Watzke has rubbished claims that Arsenal target Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, […]

Benitez stays as Newcastle manager

25 May

Benitez has become a fans’ favourite at St James’ Park Rafael Benitez is staying as Newcastle United manager after signing a new three-year contract following their relegation from the Premier League. The 56-year-old Spaniard was appointed in March following Steve McClaren’s sacking but failed to keep the Magpies in the top flight. He had a […]

Did Louis van Gaal’s spending see Manchester United top? Every Premier League club’s average spend per player ranked and revealed!

24 May

Every team will be looking to strengthen by bringing in new players to replace those leaving the club, which many fans see as misplaced investments. Someone who has become a victim of spending too much on the wrong players is Louis van Gaal, who was relieved of his job after spending nearly £300m in two […]

Transfer rumours and paper review – Monday, May 23: Ibrahimovic to become Mourinho’s number two at Manchester United?

23 May

Here are the top transfer-related stories in Monday’s newspapers… Zlatan Ibrahimovic could join Manchester United this summer as assistant manager to Jose Mourinho. Ibrahimovic confirmed earlier this month he will be leaving Paris Saint-Germain at the end of the season after a four-year spell at the Parc des Princes and he is ready to sign on […]

Arsenal could move for this Belgium ace to replace injured Danny Welbeck

12 May

But Arsenal have also been watching his progress and enquired about him in January before he signed a new contract with Marseille. Now they are set to renew their interest in the Belgium striker, who once claimed he was an Arsenal fan. After returning from his last injury Welbeck had looked close to his best, […]

Brighton ‘must not be overwhelmed’

5 May

David Stockdale has kept 17 clean sheets in 45 league appearances for Brighton this season Brighton goalkeeper David Stockdale says the squad must treat their final-day promotion decider at Middlesbrough as “just another game”. Only goal difference separates the Seagulls in third and second-placed Boro in the Championship table. Albion must win to finish in […]