Burke has four goals this season, all of them coming in Forest’s three home Championship wins Nottingham Forest winger Oliver Burke has become the most expensive Scottish player ever in joining Bundesliga side RB Leipzig for a fee of about £13m. The 19-year-old, who has signed a five-year contract with the German team, scored in
Joleon Lescott has left Aston Villa and joined AEK Athens on a two-year deal, the Greek Superleague club have announced. The 34-year-old former England international joined Villa last summer and made 30 Premier League appearances last season as the midlands club were relegated to the Championship. Lescott, a two-time Premier League winner with Manchester City, had
It was another exciting weekend with Chelsea and Arsenal recording impressive wins, Tottenham and Liverpool battling it out for a 1-1 draw and Manchester United getting a last minute winner away to Hull. Champions Leicester also notched their first win of the campaign before Manchester City rounded off the weekend with a win over West
Sam Allardyce has named uncapped West Ham midfielder Michail Antonio in his first England squad, but there is no place for Everton’s Ross Barkley. Allardyce named 23 players for the World Cup 2018 qualifier in Slovakia, with Antonio getting the nod on the same day he scored in a losing effort against Manchester City. Barkley,
Newcastle United have signed Moroccan full-back Achraf Lazaar, the Championship club have announced. 24-year-old Lazaar has agreed a five-year deal with the Magpies, linking up with Rafa Benitez’s men after leaving Serie A side Palermo. He becomes the 11th signing of the summer window for the Tyneside club, and is the second of the day following
Leicester midfielder Danny Drinkwater returns – as does Everton centre-back Phil Jagielka. But Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere and Everton attacker Ross Barkley don’t make the cut. Goalkeepers: Hart, Forster, Heaton Defenders: Cahill, Clyne, Jagielka, Rose, Shaw, Smalling, Stones, Walker Midfielders: Alli, Antonio, Dier, Drinkwater, Henderson, Lallana, Rooney, Sterling, Walcott Strikers: Kane, Sturridge, Vardy
Villa have already snapped prolific Championship striker Ross McCormack from Fulham this summer as they look to return to the Premier League at the first attempt. Despite splashing the cash this summer, Villa slumped to a 3-1 defeat against Bristol City yesterday. The loss means they are without an away win in 385 days.
Fernandinho’s goal was the 15th of his Manchester City career in all competitions Manchester City continued their 100% start to the season with a victory over West Ham that took them to the top of the Premier League. City scored first when Raheem Sterling finished off a superb team move and Fernandinho headed in a
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
Burke has four goals this season, all of them coming in Forest’s three home Championship wins Nottingham Forest’s teenage Scotland international winger Oliver Burke has joined Bundesliga side Red Bull Leipzig for a fee of about £13m. The 19-year-old, who has signed a five-year contract with the German team, scored in the 3-1 victory over