Tag: Joao Miranda

Sunderland buy Man Utd pair for £5.5m

Love (number 37) and McNair (number 33) in training at Manchester United last season Sunderland have signed Manchester United defenders Paddy McNair and Donald Love for a combined £5.5m. The 21-year-olds have agreed four-year deals with the Black Cats. McNair, who represented Northern Ireland at Euro 2016, made his United debut in September 2014 and

Saints boss determined to keep Fonte

Jose Fonte signed a new three-year contract at Southampton in October 2015 New Southampton manager Claude Puel says captain and Portugal international Jose Fonte is staying at the club. Centre-back Fonte, 32, helped his country to Euro 2016 victory in July and has been linked with a move to Manchester United. “It is important to

NI star recalls glory years of ’82 and ’86

Image copyright Pacemaker Image caption Billy Hamilton (second left) with Northern Ireland manager Michael O’Neill, 1958 World Cup star Peter McParland (left) and legendary goalkeeper Pat Jennings (far right) at the announcement of the squad for the Euro 2016 finals Billy Hamilton knows all about the disappointment of missing out on a European Championship. The

Chelsea target Antonio Rudiger plays down talk of Roma exit: ‘I know nothing. I am only focused on Euro 2016’

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

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,

Transfer rumours and paper review – Monday, May 30: Higuain ‘open’ to Liverpool move, Arsenal target going nowhere and MORE

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,

Transfer rumours and paper review – Monday, May 30: Higuain ‘open’ to Liverpool move, Arsenal target going nowhere and MORE

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,

‘For now, I am happy at Leicester’ – N’Golo Kante plays down exit talk as Arsenal and Paris Saint-Germain linked with moves

N’Golo Kante has played down speculation linking him with a move away from Leicester. The Frenchman has enjoyed a sensational debut Premier League campaign after arriving from Caen for £5.6million last summer. He was a virtual ever-present for the Foxes, playing a key role in the club’s remarkable title triumph, and was nominated for the Professional Footballers’ Association