Tag Archives: Jack Wilshere

Forest’s Burke leaves in £13m deal

29 Aug

Burke has four goals this season, all of them coming in Forest’s three home Championship wins Nottingham Forest winger Oliver Burke has become the most expensive Scottish player ever in joining Bundesliga side RB Leipzig for a fee of about £13m. The 19-year-old, who has signed a five-year contract with the German team, scored in […]

England news: West Ham’s Michail Antonio handed first call-up as Sam Allardyce names first Three Lions squad

29 Aug

Sam Allardyce has named uncapped West Ham midfielder Michail Antonio in his first England squad, but there is no place for Everton’s Ross Barkley. Allardyce named 23 players for the World Cup 2018 qualifier in Slovakia, with Antonio getting the nod on the same day he scored in a losing effort against Manchester City. Barkley, […]

Slaven Bilic hails West Ham star Andy Carroll: He’s ready to play for England again

8 Aug

“If he plays like he did here, there are not too many players who can do what he did” Slaven Bilic “He proved once more he’s a top quality player, not just in terms of goals but in other areas also. “If he plays like he did here, there are not […]

‘Ivanovic is literally thieving from this club. Absolute world-class fraud’ – Chelsea fans urge Antonio Conte to sell Branislav Ivanovic

17 Jul

Chelsea lost their first pre-season friendly 2-0, being beaten by Austrian side Rapid Vienna. It was far from the perfect start for Antonio Conte, although little should be read into the result seeing as the majority of the team selected are not first-team players. However, there were key figures starting, such as John Terry, Diego […]

‘Some Rovers fans would doubt Mourinho’

17 Jun

Owen Coyle has been in charge at Falkirk, St Johnstone, Burnley, Bolton, Wigan and Houston Dynamo Owen Coyle has asked for Blackburn fans to get behind the team after his appointment as Rovers manager. The 53-year-old Scot replaced Paul Lambert at Ewood Park on a two-year deal after he left his role with Major League […]

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

Mourinho signs United pre-contract – report

20 Mar

1:07 PM GMT print Jose Mourinho has signed a pre-contract agreement to join Manchester United in the summer, according to a report in El Pais. Mourinho left Chelsea in December and has been heavily linked with Louis van Gaal’s job at Old Trafford, with sources telling ESPN FC that he would target Tottenham striker Harry […]

Chelsea report: Roman Abramovich ‘has told players Antonio Conte will be their new boss’

3 Mar

Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich has told the club’s players that Antonio Conte will be the manager next season, according to reports in Italy. The Italian has been heavily tipped to take over at Stamford Bridge this summer as the Premier League champions look to replace Jose Mourinho. Conte’s contract with the Italian national side expires after […]

I’d say Baba Rahman was injured but he was taken off because his mistake, admits Chelsea’s Guus Hiddink

28 Feb

Guus Hiddink revealed his decision to substitute Baba Rahman at half-time in Chelsea’s 2-1 Premier League win at Southampton owed entirely to the defender’s poor performance, adding his left-back was not carrying an injury. Rahman had been criticised by Fabregas for giving the ball away, suggesting Hiddink is not the only one losing patience with […]