Tag: Cheikhou Kouyate

First deal for Saints starlet O’Connor

Southampton have moved to tie down midfielder Thomas OÂ’Connor on a two-and-a-half year professional contract at St Mary’s. The highly-rated 17-year-old Irish starlet has just completed the first year of a two-year scholarship after joining the academy 12 months ago and has impressed with 18 appearances in the Under-18s team, while he was also promoted

Wenger targeting three summer signings

print Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger says he hopes to bring in around three players in the summer transfer window and that majority owner Stan Kroenke will not stop the club from spending big. Arsenal earned their highest league finish in 11 years after pipping Tottenham Hotspur to second place in the standings on Sunday, but

PSG won’t sway Jose from United

Jose Mourinho will reportedly snub Paris Saint-Germain because he is still harbouring hopes of becoming the Manchester United manager. Reports on Tuesday have suggested the Portuguese tactician, who has been out of work since leaving Chelsea earlier in the season, has been approached by the French champions about replacing Laurent Blanc at the end of

Aston Villa in crisis: Andy Gray says club need a Graham Taylor-like boss to lead revival

Andy Gray says Aston Villa must appoint a home-grown manager with lower league experience to replace Remi Garde. Garde left his role at Villa Park by mutual consent on Tuesday afternoon after a miserable five months at the helm. The Frenchman won just two of his 20 Premier League games, to leave the club facing relegation to the Championship. According to Gray,

MK Dons sign Burnley’s Long on loan

Kevin Long’s last Burnley appearance was in a 3-3 draw at Newcastle in January 2015 MK Dons have signed defender Kevin Long on loan from Championship rivals Burnley until the end of the season. Burnley academy graduate Long, who can play at centre-half or right-back, has made 27 appearances for the Clarets. The 25-year-old has