Tag Archives: Arsene Wenger

Wolves ‘spirit’ key to unbeaten start

21 Aug

Walter Zenga replaced Kenny Jackett as Wolves head coach at the end of July Wolves head coach Walter Zenga has attributed their unbeaten start to the season to his players’ spirit. Zenga’s side came from behind to win 3-1 at local rivals Birmingham City and seal a second league win this term. When asked about […]

Birmingham City 1-3 Wolves

20 Aug

Danny Batth’s first goal of the season helped Wolves to a local derby win over Birmingham Wolves came from behind to beat rivals Birmingham City and end the hosts’ unbeaten start in the Championship. Both sides had first-half chances but Blues led at the break when Che Adams turned in Stephen Gleeson’s cross. Wolves equalised […]

Sunderland accept transfer bid: David Moyes allows first-team ace leave

19 Aug

The 30-year-old has held talks with Black Cats manager David Moyes, expressing his desire to leave the Stadium of Light. Due to personal reasons, Sunderland revealed in an official club statement they had accepted Kaboul’s request to talk to Watford. All that remains is for Kaboul to agree personal terms with the Hornets in the […]

Albion target no longer for sale

17 Aug

West Brom’s hopes of signing Jeffrey Schlupp appear to be over after Leicester boss Claudio Ranieri blocked a potential exit. The 23-year-old has been heavily linked with a move to the Hawthorns in recent weeks and was left out of the squad for Leicester’s opening day defeat to Hull City amid speculation he was on […]

‘Arsenal showed character, Liverpool look a force’

17 Aug

Liverpool’s 4-3 win over Arsenal was a crazy way for both teams to start the season. It was the kind of game in which it is difficult to pick out much of a pattern of how either side will look to play, but it did offer a few clues as to how they are shaping […]

Cesc Fabregas Chelsea transfer news: Fans don’t want the midfielder sold to Juventus or Real Madrid

16 Aug

There is a rumour doing the rounds suggesting Chelsea manager Antonio Conte will sell Cesc Fabregas. The midfielder did not feature in the club’s 2-1 win against West Ham and both Juventus and Real Madrid are said to be circling Stamford Bridge. However, Conte said the 29-year-old midfielder has a future in south west London, explaining he was happy with his […]

Transfer report: Everton keeping tabs on Dutch starlet Hakim Ziyech

13 Aug

Everton are keeping tabs on Twente playmaker Hakim Ziyech. The 23-year-old was in stunning form last season and finished the campaign with 17 goals in 33 league games. That has attracted the interest of a number of clubs, including Ajax, Burnley and Inter Milan. Everton, according to De Telegraaf, have now joined that growing list […]

CONFIRMED: Middlesbrough sign former Manchester United defender Fabio da Silva from Cardiff

13 Aug

Middlesbrough boss Aitor Karanka has made Cardiff full-back Fabio da Silva his 10th summer signing. The 26-year-old has signed a two-year deal after the clubs agreed an undisclosed fee, believed to be in the region of £2million. The move was announced on Boro’s official website. Fabio – the twin brother of Lyon’s Rafael – has […]

DEAL OFF! West Brom’s club-record deal for West Ham striker Diafra Sakho falls through

5 Aug

West Brom’s club-record move for West Ham striker Diafra Sakho has fallen through, according to reports. The 26-year-old had been expected to complete a switch to the Hawthorns on Thursday. But the transfer has now collapsed, as he will not be fit for the start of the season. Albion were prepared to pay around £15million […]

Sakho’s Albion move collapses

5 Aug

West Brom’s club-record move for West Ham striker Diafra Sakho has fallen through on fitness grounds. The 26-year-old had been expected to complete a switch to The Hawthorns on Thursday but the transfer appears to have collapsed as he will not be fit for the start of the season. Albion were prepared to pay around […]