Tag: Edin Dzeko

Premier League clubs ranked by wage costs from the 2014/15 season – from smallest to biggest spenders

Financial auditors Deloitte have released their annual report on football finances and the results make fascinating reading. The statistics largely relate to the financial year of 2014/15, and we’ve got the Premier League wage bill numbers for you to digest in our slideshow above. Take a look at where you club ranks and how it

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

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

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

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

Rafa not interested in Big Sam’s ‘mind games’

Newcastle boss Rafael Benitez has brushed aside Sam Allardyce’s suggestion that Crystal Palace could roll over on Saturday. The Sunderland manager, whose side currently lead the Magpies in the race for Premier League safety by a single point, said on Thursday that if he were a betting man, he would put his money on Newcastle

Ledley sets survival target

Joe Ledley is confident Crystal Palace will stay in the Premier League and is targeting another three points to secure survival. Palace were flying high in the first half of the season, but following an alarming slump in form since Christmas, now find themselves in a relegation battle. Saturday’s 2-2 draw against West Ham earned