Tag Archives: Monaco

Chelsea Transfer News: Star allowed to leave, Romagnoli update, striker set for exit

28 Aug

Chelsea forward Patrick Bamford is close to joining Burnley on loan. Burnley boss Sean Dyche confirmed last night the deal is almost over the line. “Patrick is close. It’s just a few I’s getting dotted and t’s getting crossed,” he said. “There are a number of other things closer too, but we still have to […]

Meet the Premier League’s sexiest new WAGs

28 Aug

A number of superstars like Paul Pogba, Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Ilkay Gundogan all moved to the English top flight over the course of the summer. The division now contains some of the greatest players in world football. And luckily for us, the new recruits have brought their stunning wives and girlfriends with them to these […]

Exeter City v Hull City

22 Aug

Hull have had only 13 senior players to choose from for the first two matches of the season BBC coverage How to follow: Listen on BBC Radio 5 live and BBC local radio; text commentary on the BBC Sport website TEAM NEWS Exeter’s injury problems have eased for their EFL Cup second-round tie against Premier […]

Swansea City FC news: Leon Britton signs one-year contract extension

22 Aug

Swansea captain Leon Britton has signed a one-year contract extension to remain at the Liberty Stadium until the summer of 2018. Britton turns 34 next month and has made 514 appearances for a club he first joined on loan from West Ham in December 2002. But the veteran midfielder remains a key part of the […]

Neymar and Brazil strike Olympic gold on penalties

21 Aug

Neymar coolly converted the decisive penalty to win Brazil’s first gold medal in the Men’s Olympic Football Tournament, the hosts defeating Germany 5-4 in a shoot-out after a 1-1 draw at the Maracana in Rio de Janeiro. Eight spot kicks had been scored when Freiburg’s Nils Petersen – on target six times in Germany’s run to […]

Hasselbaink slams ‘Wild West’ referee

19 Aug

QPR captain Nedum Onuoha led the on-field protests at Darren Bond’s decisions Queens Park Rangers manager Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink says the performance of referee Darren Bond turned their match at Barnsley into the “Wild Wild West.” The Dutchman was angered by decisions which led to Barnsley’s second and third goals in Wednesday’s 3-2 defeat. “If […]

Done Deal: Aston Villa complete signing of Mile Jedinak from Crystal Palace

17 Aug

The midfielder has signed a three-year deal having watched Villa’s 1-1 Sky Bet Championship draw with Huddersfield on Tuesday. Jedinak lost the captaincy at Palace, having skippered the side for the last four seasons, with Scott Dann handed the armband by boss Alan Pardew. The Australian is Villa’s sixth signing of the summer but will […]

Liverpool reject £30m Palace Benteke bid

16 Aug

Benteke joined Liverpool for £32.5m in July 2015 Liverpool have rejected an offer worth £30m from Crystal Palace for striker Christian Benteke. The bid of £23m up front plus £7m in add-ons follows a previous offer of £25m, which was turned down. Benteke, 25, has fallen out of favour at Liverpool since boss Jurgen Klopp […]

Llorente will give Swansea ‘presence’

15 Aug

Fernando Llorente (left) has also played for Athletic Bilbao and Juventus Striker Fernando Llorente will offer Swansea City a different forward option this season, says goalkeeper Lukasz Fabianksi. Spain international Llorente, 31, joined from Sevilla on a two-year deal. He made his debut in the 1-0 win at Burnley and after his late header was […]

Payet helped seal the Ayew deal

13 Aug

Club-record signing Andre Ayew says the thought of joining up with Dimitri Payet helped him decide to join West Ham. The 26-year-old forward joined the Hammers from Swansea on Tuesday in a deal believed to be worth around £20million. The move sees Ayew reunited with his former Marseille team-mate Payet, who is now established as […]