Tag Archives: Ezequiel Lavezzi

Burnley set to sign Chelsea’s Bamford

29 Aug

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, […]

Tottenham 1 Crystal Palace 0: Wanyama’s late header gifts Pochettino’s men victory

21 Aug

It dulled part of the atmosphere but not the energy on the pitch – although the sweat exposed by Eriksen became a laughing matter when he raced almost the length of his pitch only to fall over his own feet in sight of goal in the 20th minute. Spurs continued to charge forward and swarmed […]

Man City are almost there – Guardiola

17 Aug

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 […]

WATCH: All Chelsea’s goals from 4-2 win over Werder Bremen, featuring strikes from Hazard, Oscar and Costa

7 Aug

Chelsea ended their pre-season campaign in style with a 4-2 win over Bundesliga side Werder Bremen. Having looked impressive under Antonio Conte so far this summer, the Blues took their performance levels up another notch in Germany, showing the kind of form that could win them the Premier League. Eden Hazard opened the scoring and […]

Arsenal let keeper walk

5 Aug

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

4 Aug

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 […]

Arsene Wenger on Man Utd’s Paul Pogba deal: £112m is madness

1 Aug

Meanwhile, Jamie Vardy insists it was easy to turn down Arsenal. The England star snubbed a £20m move to the Gunners in June preferring to sign a new contract at champions Leicester instead. “It wasn’t that big when I think about it,” said Vardy. “It was quite easy and this is where I want to […]

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

31 Jul

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 […]

‘I’d rather have a tree stump in goal than Simon Mignolet’ – Liverpool fans react to Loris Karius’ injury

31 Jul

Liverpool have been dealt a blow ahead of the start of the Premier League season, with the news that Loris Karius is set to miss two months of football after breaking his hand. The summer signing has played all five of the Reds’ pre-season friendlies, and he was set to start the campaign as the […]

Costa to sit out Real clash

30 Jul

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 […]