Tag Archives: Marek Hamsik

Jenkins key to new era for Swansea City

23 Jul

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

23 Jul

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 […]

Manchester United news: Jose Mourinho Q+A – Is Paul Pogba worth £100m and will Wayne Rooney remain captain?

22 Jul

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What are your opening impressions of the squad? JM: “As we know not every player is here working yet, quite a few [are missing] but I was impressed. I’m not surprised because I think at this level players are professional, they want to work, but I was impressed with the way they were working. Even here […]

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

22 Jul

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

22 Jul

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!’

22 Jul

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’

30 Jun

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 […]

FA lines up Gareth Southgate as interim England boss and will take up to a year to make final pick

29 Jun

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Gareth Southgate has been lined up to take charge of England on an interim basis with the Football Association prepared to wait up to a year to secure the permanent successor to Roy Hodgson – potentially opening the door for Arsene Wenger to be offered the chance to take the job. With Hodgson resigning his […]

Which players from your club might not have been able to join if Britain wasn’t in the EU?

29 Jun

The one area of the game which is most likely to be affected by the huge political decision is the transfer market. The players in the gallery above would have had to apply for work permits upon moving to the Premier League. Superstars such as David De Gea, Dimitri Payet, Francis Coquelin and N’Golo Kante […]

Reds close in on Saints star

27 Jun

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. […]