Tag Archives: Jackson Martinez

Pep Guardiola reveals why he left Yaya Toure out of Manchester City squad but quiet on Claudio Bravo links

15 Aug

Yaya Toure has been left out of Manchester City’s squad for the first leg of their Champions League play-off at Steaua Bucharest. The Ivory Coast midfielder did not even make the bench for the first match of new manager Pep Guardiola’s reign, against Sunderland on Saturday. Now the 33-year-old has not been included in City’s […]

Exclusive: Chelsea boss Antonio Conte plots last-gasp £140m summer raid

14 Aug

Express Sport understands the Blues are willing to wait until deadline day to land Lukaku.  The 23-year-old, who left Stamford Bridge in a £28m deal two years ago, is understood to be keen on a return to Chelsea. 

Southampton 1-1 Watford

13 Aug

Southampton won their last four Premier League games of last season to finish sixth in the table Nathan Redmond scored on his first Premier League appearance for Southampton to rescue a point against Watford at St Mary’s Stadium. Etienne Capoue rifled the Hornets into the lead after a header by Troy Deeney created space for […]

‘I can’t speak highly enough of him’ – West Brom captain Darren Fletcher praises new Manchester United signing Paul Pogba

12 Aug

West Brom captain Darren Fletcher has praised Manchester United’s signing of Paul Pogba, admitting he ‘can’t speak highly enough’ of the player who crossed his path at Old Trafford. Fletcher was on the Red Devils’ books when the Frenchman was only an academy player, and four years on from the latter’s departure, he has returned […]

Arsene Wenger opens up on transfers: Arsenal expected to sign £30m star within 24 hours

12 Aug

But, insisted Wenger: “It’s not necessarily the club who invest the most who are the champions. Leicester created a huge surprise. “It was difficult to imagine five or 10 years ago that prices would go to this level, but that’s the consequence of the success of the Premier League. The price of a player normally […]

Phelan in charge for Hull’s opening game

10 Aug

Phelan won one cap for England as a player and was assistant manager to Sir Alex Ferguson at Manchester United for five years Caretaker boss Mike Phelan will take charge of Hull in their Premier League opener against Leicester on Saturday. The 53-year-old took temporary charge of the top-flight newcomers after Steve Bruce left the […]

Hammers snap up Ayew

9 Aug

Swansea have allowed forward Andre Ayew to join West Ham United after the Hammers agreed to pay £20million for the player. The Ghana international scored 12 Premier League goals for the Swans last season, having joined the club in June 2015 on a free transfer, and the Swans have now decided to make a huge […]

Ayew linked as Albion decide transfer strategy

8 Aug

West Brom are reportedly ready to test Aston Villa’s determination to hold on to striker Jordan Ayew. New Albion chairman John Williams has held his first meeting with club staff to discuss strategy over the coming weeks in the time remaining before the transfer window shuts. The new Chinese owners know they must act fast […]

Coral Daily Download – Manchester City favourites for Premier League glory but United being heavily backed

8 Aug

Coral’s Simon Clare joins the Alan Brazil Sports Breakfast to round up the latest sporting odds. The 2016/17 Premier League season starts this weekend and ahead of the big kick-off Manchester City, with Pep Guardiola at the helm, have been installed as the 5/2 title favourites. Manchester United, Community Shield winners on Sunday, are next in […]

Further interest in unsettled Benteke

8 Aug

Liverpool striker Christian Benteke has emerged as a target for Turkish outfit Besiktas but a deal appears unlikely. The Belgian forward only moved to Merseyside from Aston Villa last July but after a difficult first season with the club he has been tipped to depart this summer. A number of clubs have been linked in […]