Tag: Marek Hamsik

Jenkins key to new era for Swansea City

Huw Jenkins and Jason Levien Speaking for the first time about his consortium’s takeover of Swansea City, Jason Levien gave a telling answer when he was asked about the Americans’ investment plans. Midway through a polished, assured address to the media, Levien gestured towards Swansea chairman Huw Jenkins and said: “The biggest signing we’ve made

‘Inspired by bus seats’ – new Norwich kit

Steven Naismith, Martin Olsson and Jonny Howson model Norwich’s 2016-17 third kit It’s that time of year when clubs unveil their kits for the new season. And one club has given us a throwback to the past that has created plenty of reaction on social media. Norwich City, relegated to the Championship last season, are

Transfer rumours and paper review – Friday, July 22: Man City to sign ‘New Neymar’, Chelsea plotting £50m Lukaku bid, Dier to get new Tottenham deal

Here are the top transfer-related stories in Friday’s newspapers… Sunderland want £2million compensation from the Football Association for manager Sam Allardyce to take charge of England. (Sunderland Echo) Manchester City are set to beat the lines of Barcelona, Real Madrid, Manchester United and Paris Saint-Germain to the signing of 19-year-old Brazilian ace Gabriel Jesus – dubbed

Transfer rumours and paper review – Friday, July 22: Man City to sign ‘New Neymar’, Chelsea plotting £50m Lukaku bid, Dier to get new Tottenham deal

Here are the top transfer-related stories in Friday’s newspapers… Sunderland want £2million compensation from the Football Association for manager Sam Allardyce to take charge of England. (Sunderland Echo) Manchester City are set to beat the lines of Barcelona, Real Madrid, Manchester United and Paris Saint-Germain to the signing of 19-year-old Brazilian ace Gabriel Jesus – dubbed

Georginio Wijnaldum to Liverpool: ‘Don’t whine about paying £25m – we got £15m for Jordon Ibe!’

As Georginio Wijnaldum edges closer to a Liverpool, fans are yet to be convinced.  The Reds are understood to have had an offer worth around £25m accepted by Newcastle for the Dutch midfielder and are now in discussions with the player. The 25-year-old will leave the Championship side after just one season on Tyneside and he won’t

Koeman wary of Southampton ‘fights’

Media playback is not supported on this device Everton’s Ronald Koeman wary of ‘fights’ with Southampton New Everton boss Ronald Koeman says it would be “difficult” for him to sign players from former club Southampton. Koeman, who spent two seasons as Saints manager, was reported to be interested in signing defender Virgil van Dijk. The

Reds close in on Saints star

Southampton forward Sadio Mane will have a medical at Liverpool on Monday after a £30million fee was agreed between the clubs. The 24-year-old will arrive on Merseyside on Monday to undergo his physical examination and discuss personal terms and, providing there are no hitches, a deal is likely to be concluded by Tuesday or Wednesday.

Witsel on Chelsea radar

Chelsea are set to turn their attentions to Axel Witsel, but the Zenit St Petersburg midfielder is keen on joining Napoli. The Belgium international has been linked with a move away from the Russian side for the last few months with Everton, Juventus, Tottenham, Roma, Stoke City, Inter and Milan all thought to be keen.