Stoke are hoping to sign Manchester City striker Wilfried Bony on loan but face strong competition for his services. City boss Pep Guardiola has deemed Bony surplus to requirements and the Etihad Stadium outfit are actively seeking a new club for the Ivorian forward before the transfer window closes.
The Potters are in the hunt
Birmingham City midfielder Diego Fabbrini has been out injured since the opening weekend of the season BBC coverage How to follow: Full live commentary on BBC WM (DAB Birmingham); live text commentary on BBC Sport website Birmingham City may have Diego Fabbrini (back) fit but fellow midfielder Stephen Gleeson is a doubt as Blues seek
Barcelona beat Manchester City in the Champions League last 16 in both 2014 and 2015 Manchester City will meet Scottish champions Celtic and manager Pep Guardiola’s former club Barcelona in the Champions League group stage. German side Borussia Monchengladbach will be the other team in Group B. Premier League champions Leicester will play Porto, Club
Apparently not. According to research from bettingexpert.com, only three times in Premier League history have the summer’s biggest spenders gone on to win the title. In fact, in 1998/99, highest spenders Blackburn somehow finished in 19th and got relegated. CLICK THROUGH THE GALLERY ABOVE TO SEE HOW THE BIGGEST SPENDERS IN EACH PREMIER LEAGUE SEASON
An injury to Emre Can threatened to sour Liverpool’s evening following a comprehensive EFL Cup win at Burton but Reds boss Jurgen Klopp allayed fears over the midfielder. Can came off midway through the second half of Tuesday night’s 5-0 victory after going to ground somewhat innocuously in some discomfort. The Germany international eventually regained
Newcastle and Aston Villa are ready to battle it out for Spurs right-back DeAndre Yedlin, who is likely to be available for around £5m. The 23-year-old is being tipped to leave White Hart Lane before the transfer window closes at the end of the month to secure regular first-team football.
Yedlin was sent out
West Ham defender Reece Burke says it’s “fantastic” he’s signed a new four-year contract but is set to be sent out on loan again. The 19-year-old spent last season on loan with League One Bradford but played for the Hammers in last week’s Europa League play-off round first leg against Astra Giurgiu.
He’s now penned
Many throughout the country spend their Saturday afternoons nursing painful hangovers and watching the footy. So when they’re confronted with a revolting florescent green kit it doesn’t tend to go down too well. The vomit-inducing Reds strip is truly one of the worst ever seen in Premier League history – and supporters were rightly disgusted.
James Wilson spent last season on loan in the Championship at Brighton James Wilson has joined Championship side Derby on loan from Manchester United for the rest of the season. The 20-year-old striker spent last season with Brighton, helping the Seagulls to the Championship play-offs with five goals in 28 outings. Wilson’s last Premier League
Oliver Burke has scored three goals in four Championship matches this season Teenage winger Oliver Burke will improve his career prospects if he remains with Nottingham Forest, insists Reds boss Philippe Montanier. Burke twice put Forest ahead against Wigan before Thomas Lam sealed Saturday’s 4-3 win in stoppage time. Sunderland are reportedly interested in the