Tag Archives: Mauro Icardi

Birmingham City v Norwich City

26 Aug

Birmingham City midfielder Diego Fabbrini has been out injured since the opening weekend of the season BBC coverage How to follow: Full live commentary on BBC WM (DAB Birmingham); live text commentary on BBC Sport website Birmingham City may have Diego Fabbrini (back) fit but fellow midfielder Stephen Gleeson is a doubt as Blues seek […]

Loan beckons for Burke

23 Aug

West Ham defender Reece Burke says it’s “fantastic” he’s signed a new four-year contract but is set to be sent out on loan again. The 19-year-old spent last season on loan with League One Bradford but played for the Hammers in last week’s Europa League play-off round first leg against Astra Giurgiu. He’s now penned […]

Wenger not blaming defence

14 Aug

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has refused to blame his makeshift defence for the team’s 4-3 home defeat to Liverpool on Sunday. The Gunners went into their opening match of the new Premier League season with an inexperienced rear-guard, due to injuries to Per Mertesacker, Laurent Koscielny and Gabriel Paulista, with Rob Holding and Calum Chambers […]

Will your team go down? Bookies present each Premier League club’s chances of relegation

12 Aug

It comes as no surprise that the likes of Manchester United, Chelsea, Liverpool and Arsenal are very safe from such a disastrous scenario. But according to Paddy Power, the odds for the Prem’s newest sides – Hull, Burnley and Middlesbrough – don’t look too good. How do all of the other clubs fare?  Any chance […]

Fantasy Football Tips: Who to buy and avoid for the opening week

12 Aug

The fixture list has thrown up some exciting games on the opening weekend. Arsenal host Liverpool at the Emirates on Sunday and there’s a London derby on Monday night as Chelsea square up to West Ham. So who should you be picking for your team? And who should you make your captain? Click through the […]

Who will be Premier League champions?

12 Aug

The Premier League starts again on Saturday, with surprise champions Leicester City defending the title they won by 10 points last season. Who will win it this time, and how will the Foxes fare? We asked 32 BBC TV and radio pundits, presenters, journalists and commentators – and one super-computer for their one-two-three-four and an […]

Blackburn sign Southampton’s Gallagher

11 Aug

Sam Gallagher failed to score in his 15 appeareances at MK Dons last season Blackburn Rovers have signed striker Sam Gallagher from Premier League side Southampton on a season-long loan. The 20-year-old, who has represented both England and Scotland at under-19 level, spent the first half of last season on loan at MK Dons. Gallagher’s […]

Confirmed: Manchester United announce Paul Pogba’s £89m arrival on a five-year deal

9 Aug

Mourinho has been chasing the Frenchman’s signature for some time and after finally landing his No.1 target, he said: “Paul is one of the best players in the world and will be a key part of the United team I want to build here for the future.  “He is quick, strong, scores goals and reads […]

Shevchenko £96m, Reyes £67m… what are the 20 biggest Prem deals in today’s money?

8 Aug

It may seem as though clubs in the English top flight are spending more than ever during the current window. Manchester United are expected to smash the transfer record and complete a £112m deal for Paul Pogba in the coming days. But big moves of the past were worth bucketloads of cash when inflation is […]

Shevchenko £96m, Reyes £67m… what are the 20 biggest Prem deals in today’s money?

8 Aug

It may seem as though clubs in the English top flight are spending more than ever during the current window. Manchester United are expected to smash the transfer record and complete a £112m deal for Paul Pogba in the coming days. But big moves of the past were worth bucketloads of cash when inflation is […]