Tag Archives: Diego Costa

Cardiff’s Choo expects transfer action

4 Aug

Cardiff want to keep goalkeeper David Marshall who has played more than 250 games for the club since joining in 2009 Cardiff City chief executive Ken Choo says the club will consider “big” offers for senior players in August. But he added the club will strive to keep Scotland goalkeeper David Marshall and defender Bruno […]

Swansea sign Ajax’s van der Hoorn

7 Jul

Mike van der Hoorn won the Dutch Eredivisie title with Ajax in 2014 Swansea City have completed the signing of central defender Mike van der Hoorn from Ajax on a three-year contract. The 23-year-old started his career at FC Utrecht before moving to Eredivisie rivals Ajax in July 2013. He was called up to the […]

Wales vs Portugal Euro 2016 preview: Hal Robson-Kanu comfortable with sudden popularity

6 Jul

No-one who wonders whether Hal Robson-Kanu is capable of repeating the ‘Cruyff-turn’ which brought him his goal against Belgium should fear that he lacks any self-belief. The 27-year-old may currently be without a club, having scored 24 goals at Reading in nine years and decided to call it a day with them, but it is […]

Keeper wanted in Rome

14 Jun

AS Roma are hoping to extend the loan deal of Arsenal goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny for another season. The Poland international impressed in Serie A last season and it comes as no surprise to see the Italian outfit make moves to keep him for another 12 months. However this time Roma want the option to […]

Transfer rumours and paper review – Monday, May 30: Higuain ‘open’ to Liverpool move, Arsenal target going nowhere and MORE

3 Jun

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, […]

Arsenal and Manchester United to battle it out for Wolfsburg’s £19m defender Ricardo Rodriguez

2 Jun

Arsenal and Manchester United are ready to battle it out for the signature of Ricardo Rodriguez, according to reports in Germany. The defender has been a regular for Wolfsburg since joining the club in 2012, racking up over 150 appearances. The 23-year-old has also excelled for Switzerland in major tournaments and clubs are now taking […]

The most successful football clubs from Europe’s top four leagues revealed – ranked by total trophies won

30 May

Real Madrid’s 2016 Champions League final victory marked the club’s record 11th success in the European Cup. It’s Real’s second Champions League win in the past three seasons, as they succeed rivals Barcelona as European champions. But Real have claimed just one Spanish league title since 2008, while Barca have won six in that time, […]

Transfer rumours and paper review – Friday, May 27: Mourinho given ‘hands off’ warning over Chelsea star, Guardiola wants £200m Man City overhaul

28 May

Here are the top transfer-related stories in Friday’s newspapers… Reports are varied over how much Jose Mourinho will be paid in his deal to become Manchester United, with the Daily Express quoting £10million-a-year, while the Daily Mail claim he will earn £15m-a-year in the Old Trafford hotseat. It is also reported the Portuguese coach will get […]

Graded: Every Premier League manager’s season performance assessed

24 May

While the likes of Claudio Ranieri and Mauricio Pochettino enjoyed seasons to remember, big names like Jose Mourinho and Steve McClaren would sooner forget 2015/16. Other managers like Manuel Pellegrini, Louis van Gaal and Jurgen Klopp weren’t as extreme, with clear highs and lows during their campaigns at the helm of some of England’s biggest […]

Wilson hit by injury blow

24 May

Stoke defender Marc Wilson has been ruled out of the Republic of Ireland’s Euro 2016 campaign through injury. Manager Martin O’Neill confirmed that the 28-year-old, who was named in the initial 35-man squad, will now not be available as he continues to fight his way back from a long-standing knee problem. O’Neill told a press […]