Tag: Ezequiel Lavezzi

Burnley set to sign Chelsea’s Bamford

Patrick Bamford failed to score in the Premier League for Crystal Palace and Norwich City last season Burnley are close to signing Chelsea striker Patrick Bamford on loan. The 22-year-old has not featured for the Blues after joining them from Nottingham Forest in January 2012. The England Under-21 man has had loans with MK Dons,

Man City are almost there – Guardiola

Guardiola had not managed a Champions League qualifier since his first two games as Barcelona boss in 2008 Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola says his side are “almost in the Champions League” after a 5-0 win over Steaua Bucharest in the play-off round. Sergio Aguero scored a hat-trick, after missing two penalties, with David Silva

Arsenal let keeper walk

Goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny says he is happy to have been allowed to leave Arsenal and re-join Roma on a season-long loan. The Poland international spent the majority of the 2015/16 campaign with the Serie A side, making 42 appearances in all competitions as the Giallorossi qualified for the Champions League. During his time in Italy,

Transfer rumours and paper review – Thursday, August 4: Man United on brink of Pogba deal, Premier League duo battle for Benteke and MORE

Here are the top transfer-related stories in Thursday’s newspapers… Paul Pogba’s proposed move to Manchester United could be completed before Sunday’s Community Shield, with the France international set to earn £275,000 per week at Old Trafford. (Various newspapers) Sunderland and Everton are ready to do battle for the signature of £30million-rated Liverpool striker Christian Benteke. (Daily

Zlatan Ibrahimovic: Paul Pogba will make Manchester United ‘even more interesting’

Zlatan Ibrahimovic believes “something big” is happening at Manchester United and feels it will become even more interesting if they sign Paul Pogba. The Red Devils have been chasing the signature of their former academy graduate for some time but negotiations with Juventus over a potentially record-breaking deal are taking their time. However, Ibrahimovic, who

Costa to sit out Real clash

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte has confirmed Diego Costa will not play in Saturday’s clash against Real Madrid as he has a back injury. The Blues take on the European champions in their next International Champions Cup game in Michigan as they continue their preparations for the new Premier League season but Costa will not be