Tag Archives: Lukas Podolski

Guardiola’s Man City to meet Barcelona

26 Aug

Barcelona beat Manchester City in the Champions League last 16 in both 2014 and 2015 Manchester City will meet Scottish champions Celtic and manager Pep Guardiola’s former club Barcelona in the Champions League group stage. German side Borussia Monchengladbach will be the other team in Group B. Premier League champions Leicester will play Porto, Club […]

Stats of the weekend: Liverpool’s possession woes, Arsenal’s away form and more top facts and figures

22 Aug

We may only be two games into the new Premier League season, but there’s already plenty to talk about. And one aspect of the sport that we love to get our heads around are the top stats from the action. So we’ve collected the best facts and figures from the past three days, including a new […]

Man Utd’s Wilson joins Derby on loan

21 Aug

James Wilson spent last season on loan in the Championship at Brighton James Wilson has joined Championship side Derby on loan from Manchester United for the rest of the season. The 20-year-old striker spent last season with Brighton, helping the Seagulls to the Championship play-offs with five goals in 28 outings. Wilson’s last Premier League […]

Ayew absence tempered by Payet’s return

20 Aug

Andre Ayew is set to be out for four months so misses Sunday’s home game against Bournemouth but Dimitri Payet should return. Summer signing Ayew is unlikely to play again this year due to his untimely thigh injury but boss Slaven Bilic is expected to bring Payet back into his starting line-up after the France […]

Mixed feelings for Nainggolan after Roma draw

18 Aug

Roma midfielder Radja Nainggolan said that UEFA Champions League play-off opponents Porto will be obliged to attack when the teams meet for a second time in six days in the Italian capital on Tuesday. Porto 1-1 Roma: video highlights, report and analysis Speaking to UEFA.com shortly after the Giallorossi’s 1-1 draw at the Estádio do […]

Newcastle United v Huddersfield Town

12 Aug

Rafael Benitez watched his Newcastle side lose 1-0 at Fulham in their opening game BBC coverage How to follow: BBC Radio Newcastle, BBC Radio Leeds; live text commentary on the BBC Sport website Newcastle United expect a crowd of more than 52,000 for their first home match of the Championship season against Huddersfield Town on […]

Liverpool fail with approach for in-demand Brazilian striker Luan Vieira

3 Aug

Liverpool have failed with an approach for Gremio star Luan Vieira. The striker is on several clubs’ radars this summer after bagging 17 goals last season. Leicester City have expressed an interest, while Barcelona are also keeping tabs on the 23-year-old’s availability. However, according to Sport, Liverpool have failed in their attempts to prise Luan […]

Arsenal transfer news: Possible defenders and forwards to help the Gunners win Premier League title

29 Jul

Arsenal are without defender Per Mertesacker for the next few months and manager Arsene Wenger said he is looking to add experience to his back line. In addition the boss also revealed he is hopeful of bringing another forward in. Last season Leicester won the Premier League with a strong spine at the back and through the […]

Premier League clubs ranked by most expensive player in their squad: From lowest to highest fee paid

29 Jul

For the latest transfer news, check out talkSPORT.com/football/transfer-rumours and tune into talkSPORT, the world’s largest sports radio station. There are still plenty of big transfer deals to be done by Premier League clubs this summer, but which clubs already boast the most expensive players? We thought it would be interesting to see how clubs rank […]

Southampton facing stiff competition from AC Milan and Fiorentina for Cristian Tello

28 Jul

Fiorentina and AC Milan are both battling to lure Southampton target Cristian Tello back to Italy. The 24-year-old forward spent the second half of last season on loan at Fiorentina, where he scored twice in 15 Serie A outings. Now La Viola want to land him on a permanent deal from Barcelona, as do their […]