Tag: Fernando Llorente

Martina now Koeman’s transfer focus

Ronald Koeman has been told Sunderland defender Lamine Kone is not for sale and he’s now pursuing Southampton’s Cuco Martina. The Blues boss had hoped to sign centre-back Kone from the Black Cats this summer and an offer of £18million was lodged last week. However, Sunderland boss David Moyes has insisted Kone will not be

Ibrahimovic could miss China tour

Zlatan Ibrahimovic joined Manchester United on a one-year deal on 2 July Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho is considering leaving Zlatan Ibrahimovic behind when they go on their two-game pre-season trip to China on Tuesday. United’s England contingent Wayne Rooney, Chris Smalling and Marcus Rashford will be on the tour. However, Mourinho has said the

Xhaka close to completing Arsenal move

Arsenal are close to completing the signing of Borussia Monchengladbach captain Granit Xhaka. The clubs have reached an agreement on a deal reported to be worth £30m for the Switzerland central midfielder. Xhaka, 23, has flown to London to finalise personal terms and have a medical, scheduled for this weekend. His arrival will strengthen a

‘Speedo Mick’ smashes fundraising target

Image copyright Michael Cullen Image caption Michael Cullen updated his followers on social media throughout the 200-mile trek A football fan who walked to Wembley wearing his swimming trunks has broken his £50,000 fundraising target. Everton supporter Michael Cullen, 50, completed the 11-day challenge ahead of his team’s FA Cup semi-final against Manchester United on