Tag Archives: Hatem Ben Arfa

Chelsea target Antonio Rudiger plays down talk of Roma exit: ‘I know nothing. I am only focused on Euro 2016’

4 Jun

Roma defender Antonio Rudiger has palmed off questions over his future – amid talk of a £20m bid from Chelsea. New Blues boss Antonio Conte is a huge admirer of the centre-back, 23, and he will put him high on his list of transfer targets when he takes charge at Stamford Bridge after Italy’s Euro […]

Transfer rumours and paper review – Monday, May 30: Higuain ‘open’ to Liverpool move, Arsenal target going nowhere and MORE

1 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, […]

Carvalhal proud of Owls’ play-off spot

9 May

Carvalhal’s side had drawn three Championship games in a row before beating Cardiff Sheffield Wednesday boss Carlos Carvalhal is proud that his team have secured a play-off spot, despite being “outsiders” for promotion. The Owls comfortably beat Cardiff 3-0 on Saturday to guarantee a top-six finish in the Championship. “I said from the beginning that […]

Derby’s unbeaten run vital – Bent

25 Apr

Darren Bent’s first league goal since September ensured Derby avoided their first defeat in five games, having won the previous four Striker Darren Bent was relieved to score with his first touch in six weeks to keep Derby County’s unbeaten run intact ahead of the play-offs. Bent rescued a point for the Rams against Sheffield […]

Leicester's Mahrez wins PFA Player of Year

25 Apr

print Riyad Mahrez won the PFA Player of the Year award and then dedicated the prize to all his Leicester teammates. Mahrez was presented with the prestigious trophy at the Grosvenor Hotel in London on Sunday after contributing 17 goals and 11 assists to the Foxes’ fairytale campaign. Tottenham midfielder Dele Alli won the PFA […]

Diego Costa’s Gareth Barry ‘bite’: Everton player confirms he was not bitten by Chelsea striker

13 Mar

Everton midfielder Gareth Barry has confirmed he was not bitten by Diego Costa in an incident during his team’s FA Cup tie against Chelsea. Costa was dismissed for a second bookable offence six minutes from the end of his side’s 2-0 FA Cup quarter-final defeat at Goodison Park after an ugly clash with Barry, during which he […]

Rowett critical of ‘inept officiating’

11 Mar

Gary Rowett’s Birmingham are winless in their last four away matches Manager Gary Rowett says Birmingham were the victims of “inept officiating” in Tuesday’s 2-0 defeat at Blackburn. Blues were denied a penalty when Clayton Donaldson appeared to be fouled by Ben Marshall just before Danny Graham doubled Blackburn’s lead. “You look back to the […]