Arsenal striker Joel Campbell has joined Sporting Lisbon on a season-long loan. The 24-year-old made 30 first-team appearances for the Gunners during the last campaign, scoring four goals, but failed to make a major impact in Arsene Wenger’s squad.
Campbell has had previous loan spells at Lorient, Real Betis, Olympiakos and Villarreal since joining Arsenal
Look away Everton fans, because Romelu Lukaku is back in scoring form ahead of the summer transfer window. The Chelsea-linked frontman hadn’t found the net since March, when he scored twice against his former club in the FA Cup, but he was among the goals as Belgium came from behind to beat Switzerland in their Euro 2016 warm-up clash on Saturday.
Chelsea star Eden Hazard says he is relishing the chance to face Jose Mourinho’s Manchester United next season. Mourinho, sacked by the Blues in December, was confirmed as Louis van Gaal’s successor at Old Trafford on Friday. Hazard won the Premier League title under the self-styled Special One at Stamford Bridge, and he is already
Ipswich reached the Championship play-offs last season before losing to East Anglia rivals Norwich Ipswich Town’s 0-0 draw with Charlton dealt a “huge blow” to their play-off hopes, according to boss Mick McCarthy. The result left McCarthy’s side seven points from the play-off places, and meant they have taken just two points out of nine
Striker Christian Benteke says it “hurts” to be left on the bench by Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp but claims he still wants to fight for his place. (Mirror) Liverpool trio Benteke, Simon Mignolet and Divock Origi will play for Belgium in their friendly with Portugal in Leiria next Tuesday, after the game was moved following
Here are the top transfer-related stories in Wednesday’s newspapers and online… Manchester City are convinced that the Etihad will be Lionel Messi’s only destination if he ever leaves Barcelona. City have not given up hope of signing the five-time World Player of the Year, though they know the chances of luring him from the Nou Camp are
Both clubs watched Tielemans in Europa League action against Olympiakos last month, and the player has also impressed against Spurs in the competition. He has also been scouted by Juventus, Chelsea and Liverpool but sources close to the player insist it is a straight fight between Spurs and Atletico for his signature. It is understood