Tag Archives: Eliaquim Mangala

Koeman wary of Southampton ‘fights’

22 Jun

Media playback is not supported on this device Everton’s Ronald Koeman wary of ‘fights’ with Southampton New Everton boss Ronald Koeman says it would be “difficult” for him to sign players from former club Southampton. Koeman, who spent two seasons as Saints manager, was reported to be interested in signing defender Virgil van Dijk. The […]

Rotherham ‘risk’ is right call – Stubbs

5 Jun

Alan Stubbs hopes to take new club Rotherham up the table Alan Stubbs says leaving Hibernian for Rotherham United was a “calculated risk” but “the right decision at the right time”. Hibs have started the process of appointing a new boss after thanking Stubbs for doing “a magnificent job” over his two-year spell. Stubbs, 44, […]

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, […]

Chelsea transfer news: Blues ready to spend £23m on Antonio Rudiger just days after he joined Roma for £7.5m

1 Jun

Chelsea are prepared to splash out £23m on Roma defender Antonio Rudiger, according to reports in Italy. The 23-year-old only joined the Italian club for £7.5m from Stuttgart on Tuesday after spending last season on loan with them. However, prior to the deal there had been talk that Roma were ready to instantly sell Rudiger […]

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

29 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, […]

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

29 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, […]

Graded: Every Premier League manager’s season performance assessed

25 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 […]

Graded: Every Premier League manager’s season performance assessed

25 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 […]

Transfer rumours and paper review – Monday, May 23: Ibrahimovic to become Mourinho’s number two at Manchester United?

23 May

Here are the top transfer-related stories in Monday’s newspapers… Zlatan Ibrahimovic could join Manchester United this summer as assistant manager to Jose Mourinho. Ibrahimovic confirmed earlier this month he will be leaving Paris Saint-Germain at the end of the season after a four-year spell at the Parc des Princes and he is ready to sign on […]

Huddersfield’s Whitehead banned

21 May

Dean Whitehead joined Huddersfield on a two-year deal last summer Huddersfield Town midfielder Dean Whitehead has been given a three-match suspension for violent conduct by the Football Association. The 34-year-old was charged after an incident involving Brentford midfielder Nico Yennaris in the 81st minute of Town’s 5-1 home defeat on Saturday. The ex-Sunderland, Stoke City […]