Tag Archives: Kevin Strootman

Reds strikers not going for a song

13 Aug

Jurgen Klopp has warned interested parties that they will not be selling Christian Benteke or Mario Balotelli on the cheap. Klopp has spent his first summer on Merseyside shaping the Liverpool squad in his mould but as of yet, attempts to offload outcast strikers Balotelli and Benteke, at the right price, have been futile. There […]

Juve land Gunners target

27 Jul

Arsenal have missed out on the signing of Gonzalo Higuain, while Inter Milan have insisted Gunners target Mauro Icardi is not for sale. Gunners boss Arsene Wenger is desperate to sign a new striker this summer and was heavily linked with a move for Higuain, who looked certain to be leaving Napoli. However Wenger was […]

Jackett to stay as Wolves head coach

25 Jul

Jeff Shi (left) said he is not putting a time scale on finding a replacement for chief executive Jez Moxey (right) Kenny Jackett will remain as head coach of Championship club Wolves and be given significant funding to bring in players by the new owners. Julen Lopetegui was tipped to take over at Molineux before […]

Power ranking every Premier League club’s greatest ever manager – from the worst to the best!

24 Jul

Every fan has picked their fantasy team from every player who ever played for their club, but who would be the manager? Liverpool fans argue between Bob Paisley and Bill Shankly, while Manchester United fans do the same with Sir Matt Busby and Sir Alex Ferguson. But who is the best? talkSPORT has picked every […]

Transfer rumours and paper review – Saturday, July 23: Manchester City up John Stones offer, Everton eye Gylfi Sigurdsson and Alexis Sanchez wants Arsenal to sign Arda Turan

23 Jul

Here are the top transfer-related stories in Saturday’s newspapers… Manchester City are prepared to up their offer to secure the signing of Everton defender John Stones. Talks had collapsed with the Toffees after owner Farhad Moshiri told the Citizens he would not even consider a bid below the £50m mark. It appears Pep Guardiola is keen to get the 22-year-old to […]

WATCH: Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain’s wonder goal from Arsenal’s friendly draw v RC Lens

23 Jul

It is safe to say Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has still never reached the potential which many believed he had when he burst onto the scene as a youngster at Southampton. A prodigious talent, a move to Arsenal came soon after his debut, but he has failed to truly kick on at the Emirates Stadium and become the top […]

Leicester captain Morgan signs new deal

19 Jul

Wes Morgan scored two goals in 38 Premier League appearances last season Leicester City captain Wes Morgan has signed a contract extension to keep him at the club until June 2019. The 32-year-old defender played every minute in the league last season as the Foxes won the Premier League title. Morgan joined Leicester from Nottingham […]

Transfer news: Ten done deals from the last week you may have missed

16 Jul

Clubs from across Europe are wasting no time in getting down to business in the summer transfer window. And the last week (Monday 11 July to Saturday 16 July) has been filled with plenty of activity in the market. Tottenham Hotspur, Southampton and Barcelona have all been busy over the past few days, acting quickly to snap up […]

England’s Kane denies ‘burnout’ claims

10 Jul

Media playback is not supported on this device England need to be patient – Harry Kane Harry Kane insists he is not suffering from burnout as he prepares to lead England’s attack against Iceland in the last 16 of the European Championship. The Tottenham striker was the Premier League’s top scorer last season but has […]

How was Sunderland’s current squad rated on FIFA five years ago? Wahbi Khazri was a 65!

1 Jul

Well, Starsport fired up a copy of FIFA 12 and trawled through the data. Back then, Wahbi Khazri had just helped his Bastia side gain promotion from the third tier of French football and Lamine Kone was just about to start his second season with Ligue Un side Lorient. So what were the ratings of […]