Teddy Bishop has made five appearances for Ipswich Town this season BBC coverage How to follow: BBC local radio; live text commentary on the BBC Sport website Ipswich Town manager Mick McCarthy could start Teddy Bishop in place of Kevin Bru for their Championship game against Preston North End. Trialist Leon Best is unlikely to
Yannick Bolasie is travelling to Merseyside to undergo a medical ahead of a £30m move to Everton from Crystal Palace, reports claim. Palace boss Alan Pardew admitted after his side’s 1-0 defeat against West Brom on Saturday that Bolasie was heading for the exit door, and that is likely to happen sooner rather than later.
Aston Villa have announced the signing of defender James Chester from West Brom for an undisclosed fee. The defender has penned a four-year deal at Villa Park after just one season at The Hawthorns.
Villa are rebuilding following their relegation from the Premier League but have lost their opening two games this season.
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has completed the signing of keeper Alex Manninger on a free transfer, subject to international clearance. The 39-year-old former Arsenal keeper left Augsburg in the summer and Press Association Sport understands he has signed a one-year contract.
Manninger will provide back-up to Simon Mignolet and fellow new arrival Loris Karius, who
West Ham have been handed a boost in their efforts to sign striker Mario Gomez after he decided to get out of Turkey. The former Bayern Munich striker has decided to leave Besiktas, where he had been on an extended loan, due to the unrest in the country and return to Fiorentina and that has
Everton are hoping to land Leicester’s Steve Walsh as their director of football but will turn to Jordi Cruyff if they fail. New Goodison chief Ronald Koeman is hoping to recreate the recruitment structure he had in place during his time at Southampton.
The Everton boss has targeted Walsh as his first choice following his
Stoke have taken Finland youth striker Niklas Jokelainen, who has previously trained with Chelsea, on a six-month trial. The 16-year-old has spent time with Chelsea and also London rivals Fulham but will now get the chance to impress the Potters and will train with the club’s Under-18 and Under-21 side in a bid to earn
Midfielder Steven Davis has signed a new three-year contract with Southampton. The 31-year-old, who is currently captaining Northern Ireland at Euro 2016, has been with the Saints since 2012 and made 155 appearances for them to date, scoring 11 goals.
Southampton executive director of football Les Reed said in a statement: “I am delighted that
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,
Here are the top headlines and transfer-related stories in Monday’s newspapers and online… New Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola wants Everton’s John Stones Athletic Bilbao’s Aymeric Laporte to be his central defensive partnership, and has prepared a £85million swoop for both stars. (Manchester Evening News) Manchester United are set to launch a £79m bid for Paris Saint-Germain