Here are the top transfer-related stories in Sunday’s newspapers… Chelsea boss Antonio Conte is ready to break the bank for Romelu Lukaku with an improved £60million bid to break Everton’s stubborn resistance. The Toffees have already rejected a £57million offer and the Belgian striker has apparently told friends he is ready to return to Stamford Bridge. (Sunday Express) After
The Arsenal boss is desperate to snap up a new striker during this transfer window and has already failed to land Leicester’s Jamie Vardy. The Mirror claimed over the weekend that the Gunners are now lining up a move for Lacazette. Lyon are said to be demanding around £45m for their star forward, who scored
Gary O’Neil has previously helped Portsmouth, QPR, West Ham and Norwich into the top flight Bristol City have signed midfielder Gary O’Neil on a free transfer from recently relegated Norwich City. The 33-year-old, who made 27 Premier League appearances for the Canaries in 2015-16, has signed a two-year deal. The former Middlesbrough and West Ham
Jamie O’Hara has had spells at Tottenham, Wolves and Blackpool Jamie O’Hara is among four senior players released by Championship club Fulham following the end of the season. The 29-year-old midfielder scored one goal in 39 appearances after joining the Whites from Blackpool last summer. Defenders Dan Burn and Shaun Hutchinson and midfielder Alexander Kacaniklic
Norwich striker Dieumerci Mbokani is unharmed after being caught up in the terror attacks in Brussels on Tuesday morning. Brussels Airport was rocked by a double blast while another explosion was reported by local media at a Metro station in the city. Several people are feared dead with many more injured. Congo international Mbokani, who
Coventry add to Blackpool’s troubles Coventry ended a run of four straight defeats with a narrow 1-0 victory over relegation-threatened Blackpool at Bloomfield Road. Blackpool, now winless in seven, went close as on-loan Newcastle midfielder Liam Smith almost notched a superb league
West Ham’s Dimitri Payet has been named Premier League Player of the Year at the London Football Awards. The France midfielder, signed in the summer from Marseille, beat off competition from Tottenham’s Harry Kane, Arsenal’s Mesut Ozil, Chelsea’s Willian and Watford’s Odion Ighalo to land the award at a ceremony in London on Thursday night.