James Tomkins made his Premier League debut at West Ham aged 18 Crystal Palace have signed defender James Tomkins from Premier League rivals West Ham United for £10m. The 27-year-old, who has signed a five-year contract, is Palace’s third summer signing, after midfielder Andros Townsend and goalkeeper Steve Mandanda. Tomkins joined West Ham’s academy aged
Holland forward Vincent Janssen expects to shortly complete a move from AZ Alkmaar to Tottenham, claiming the clubs are close to an agreement. Spurs have made an offer of around £11million, but Dutch side AZ are holding out for closer to £17m, amid interest from the likes of Wolfsburg, Paris St Germain and recently West
Sunderland have pulled out of a deal to sign former Newcastle defender Davide Santon from Inter Milan. The Black Cats looked set to land the Frenchman who had reportedly travelled to the north east to discuss personal terms. But in a short statement the club said the deal for Santon – who made more than
We’re five days into July and already the transfers are piling up. Moves are happening on a daily basis as clubs around Europe ditch their duds and sign up stars. With Euro 2016 on it’s been tough to keep track of every deal which has gone through, so it’s likely you may well have missed
West Brom have been linked with a move for versatile Leeds United defender Liam Cooper but they will face competition to sign him. Cooper can operate at both left-back and centre-half and reports indicate Albion boss Tony Pulis is weighing up a summer swoop for the 24-year-old.
However, the Baggies will face competition for
Jack Byrne is yet to make a first-team appearance for Manchester City Blackburn Rovers have signed Manchester City midfielder Jack Byrne on a season-long loan. Byrne, 20, has represented the Republic of Ireland at Under-21 level and was called up to train with the senior squad in the lead-up to Euro 2016, only to miss
This summer, for some in the Premier League, is all about recovery. Last season saw an alarming number of players fall to anterior cruciate ligament damage, including Kurt Zouma, Joe Gomez and Chris Brunt, thereby ruling them out of the remainder of the campaign. Their current focus, therefore, is on getting themselves fully fit for the incoming
When the Wales players relax in their hotel in Dinard in between matches, they play table-tennis, PlayStation and do quizzes. Most of the players watch most of the other Euro 2016 matches but there is one side who have especially caught their attention, even more than Iceland. Italy have been the best team at Euro
Ms Sturgeon has used last week’s Leave result in the historic EU referendum to push her case for a second independence vote for Scotland. In the UK overall 52 per cent of voters opted for Brexit, but in Scotland only 38 per cent wanted to leave the EU with 62 per cent wanting to Remain.