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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, […]

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

30 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, […]

Transfer rumours and paper review – Friday, May 27: Mourinho given ‘hands off’ warning over Chelsea star, Guardiola wants £200m Man City overhaul

29 May

Here are the top transfer-related stories in Friday’s newspapers… Reports are varied over how much Jose Mourinho will be paid in his deal to become Manchester United, with the Daily Express quoting £10million-a-year, while the Daily Mail claim he will earn £15m-a-year in the Old Trafford hotseat. It is also reported the Portuguese coach will get […]

Ipswich set to sign Pompey’s Webster

21 May

Adam Webster has made 67 league appearances for Portsmouth Ipswich Town are set to sign defender Adam Webster from League Two side Portsmouth, with Matt Clarke going the other way, reports BBC Radio Suffolk. Webster, 21, played 35 times for Pompey in 2015-16, including against Ipswich in the FA Cup earlier in the campaign. The […]

Defoe ‘a very good option for England’

11 May

Media playback is not supported on this device England should pick Defoe for Euro 2016 – Allardyce Sunderland’s leading goalscorer Jermain Defoe would be a “very good option” for Roy Hodgson’s Euro 2016 England squad, says his manager Sam Allardyce. The 33-year-old scored his 15th Premier League goal for struggling Sunderland in Saturday’s 3-2 win […]

Man City 2 Arsenal 2: Pellegrini’s home send-off disrupted by stubborn Gunners

8 May

Things then took a turn for the worse for Arsenal when Danny Welbeck limped off after picking up a knee injury, possibly ruling him out of Euro 2016. Kevin De Bruyne then gave City the lead just after half time before Alexis Sanchez fired home the equaliser after a sublime lay-off from Giroud. Both sides […]

‘We should be third!’ – Slaven Bilic critical of refereeing decisions against West Ham

10 Apr

Slaven Bilic believes West Ham would be third place in the Premier League table were it not for the poor refereeing which has cost his team this season. The Hammers have been on the end of questionable officiating in the last few weeks, arguably dropping points in each of the last three games due to […]

Preston North End 1-2 Fulham

6 Apr

Moussa Dembele (centre) struck the winner after a Ross McCormack effort was only parried Fulham eased their relegation fears by moving seven points clear of the relegation zone with a win at Preston. Ross McCormack capitalised on poor defending to round the goalkeeper and slot Fulham ahead early on. Marnick Vermijl’s fine solo effort drew […]

Derby have an unchanged squad for their crunch clash with Hull

4 Apr

Derby have an unchanged squad for the visit of fellow promotion hopefuls Hull but have been dealt an injury blow with news regarding Jeff Hendrick. Hendrick missed the defeat at Cardiff on Saturday with a thigh injury sustained in training last week but Rams head coach Darren Wassall revealed at his pre-match press conference on […]

‘We were just much more focused’ – Gabriel reveals why Arsenal played so well against Watford

3 Apr

Gabriel has revealed Arsenal were ‘much more focused’ than they have been recently in their resounding victory over Watford. The Gunners secured a 4-0 win against the Hornets, easing to three vital points as they remain in the hunt for the Premier League title. It was a return to form for Arsene Wenger’s side, who […]