Tag Archives: Eden Hazard

Who wants the title and who is anxious?

12 Aug

Media playback is not supported on this device Superstar managers set to do battle in Premier League Chelsea boss Antonio Conte is expecting a “great battle” and Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is feeling “more anxiety” but, at Manchester United, Jose Mourinho is only targeting the title. Mourinho is not the only top manager with big […]

HOTTEST AUGUST DAY FOR 13 YEARS: Health warnings as temperatures forecast to hit 35C

12 Aug

Piers Corbyn, forecaster for WeatherAction, said next week is likely to put last month’s heatwave in the shade. He said: “We are certainly going to equal, or more than likely, surpass the high temperatures we saw in July. “Hot air is coming up from Africa through eh Continent and then into the UK at the […]

Insider Trading: Latest on West Ham’s Carlos Bacca pursuit, plus Juan Mata set for shock Everton switch?

11 Aug

talkSPORT’s transfer guru, Warren Haughton, joins Hawksbee and Jacobs to round up all the very latest rumours and gossip from the summer window. Today, our man in the know brings us surprise reports linking Juan Mata with a move to Everton. There has been much confusion over the Spaniard’s future at Manchester United since Jose Mourinho’s arrival as boss – […]

Transfer report: Juventus offer striker to Chelsea in bid to land midfielder Nemanja Matic

10 Aug

Juventus are ready to offer Simone Zaza as part of their bid for Chelsea midfielder Nemanja Matic. The Italian champions are on the hunt for a new central midfielder now after Paul Pogba completed his move to Manchester United. Matic is high on Juventus’ list of targets and the club are determined to tie up […]

Celtic FC: Scottish Premier League champions sign Scott Sinclair from Aston Villa

7 Aug

Celtic have signed Scott Sinclair from Aston Villa on a four-year deal. The 27-year-old forward is the latest addition to Brendan Rodgers’ squad and had previously worked with him at Swansea. Sinclair, who could go into the Hoops squad for the Ladbrokes Premiership opener against Hearts at Tynecastle, told the club’s official website: “It feels […]

QPR sign Metz forward Ngbakoto

7 Aug

Yeni Ngbakto is QPR’s fifth summer signing Queens Park Rangers have signed French forward Yeni Ngbakoto from Metz for an undisclosed fee. The 24-year-old scored 12 goals in 38 appearances as Metz won promotion back to the French top flight last season. “It is a club with great history and tradition and I am excited […]

Big Sam’s career in pictures

31 Jul

Sam Allardyce is the new England manager. Affectionately known as Big Sam, the 61-year-old has beaten off competition from Hull boss Steve Bruce. England fans won’t need reminding of their team’s abysmal showing under Roy Hodgson at the Euros. He resigned just minutes after the final whistle blew on a 2-1 defeat to Iceland, remember? […]

Liverpool FC: ‘He’ll be playing for Barcelona next year!’ – Fans disappointed to see ‘Welsh Xavi’ Joe Allen join Stoke City

26 Jul

Joe Allen completed his move to Stoke City on Monday, much to the disappointment of Liverpool fans. The Welsh Xavi, as he has popularly become known by fans, signed a five-year deal at the Britannia after the two clubs agreed a figure believed to be around £13m.  The 26-year-old followed Brendan Rodgers from Swansea City to Anfield in 2012, […]

Mertesacker out for Gunners

25 Jul

Arsenal have confirmed Per Mertesacker has been ruled out of the trip to the United States with a knee problem. The German managed to play against Lens on Friday but the Gunners have now revealed he is suffering with a knee injury and will stay back at London Colney for treatment. The full extent of […]

Argentina ‘to approach Pochettino’

23 Jul

Mauricio Pochettino led Spurs to third place in the Premier League last season Tottenham’s Mauricio Pochettino is to be approached about the vacant Argentina coach’s position, according to reports in the country. National football association (AFA) chief Armando Perez is to fly to Spain to speak to Atletico Madrid’s Diego Simeone and Sevilla’s Jorge Sampaoli. […]