Southampton have reportedly joined a host of clubs in the race to sign Dutch starlet Luc Castaignos from Eintracht Frankfurt. The 23-year-old forward has only really enjoyed success in his homeland, with FC Twente and Feyenoord, having reached double figures in goals in four seasons.
Castaignos had a stint at Inter Milan between Feyenoord and
Michel Vorm says he’s ready to fill the goalkeeper void for Spurs following news Hugo Lloris will be out for a month. Lloris is facing a spell on the sidelines with the hamstring injury he suffered in the opening-day draw at Everton and former Swansea man Vorm is set to step in
The Netherlands international
Following this morning’s publication of Sir John Chilcot‘s much-delayed report on the conclusions of the Iraq Inquiry, the former prime minister addressed the findings in a dramatic press conference. With his voice breaking, the ex-Labour premier said invading Iraq in 2003 was “the hardest, most momentous, agonising decision I took in 10 years as Prime Minister”. He added:
Here are the top transfer-related stories in Tuesday’s newspapers and online… Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud is a target for German club Wolfsburg, who are looking to tempt the Frenchman to the Bundesliga with a lucrative offer worth around £5.5million a year. (Foot Mercato) Manchester City have agreed to pay the £39million release clause to sign Athletic
Alexandre Pato’s agent says his client is very keen on joining Chelsea permanently this summer. Pato, who joined the Blues back in January on a loan deal until the end of the season, has struggled for game time since arriving due to poor fitness levels and injuries.
The Brazil international failed to play for two
Andy Carroll scored a hat-trick in under ten minutes either side of half time as West Ham all but ended Arsenal’s fading title hopes. The Gunners were in complete control at Upton Park after goals from Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez but, as the interval approached, Carroll’s physical presence was too much for Arsene Wenger’s
Matt Miazga enjoyed a dream debut for Chelsea last weekend. The USA international started his first game for the Blues against Aston Villa, helping his team to a clean sheet in a 4-0 win over the Premier League bottom club. There was nothing but praise for the 20-year-old, and Miazga kept his place in the
Nick Powell has not featured for Hull since the FA Cup fifth-round defeat by Arsenal on 8 March Hull City’s on-loan Manchester United midfielder Nick Powell could miss the rest of the season with a thigh injury. Powell has made only two starts for Championship promotion-chasers Hull since signing on loan in February. The 22-year-old
Jesse Lingard says he would be keen to remain in the No 10 role for Man Utd, having shone in the unfamiliar position in recent weeks. The 23-year-old winger was last month moved inside by boss Louis van Gaal, in outings against Liverpool and Manchester City
Lingard enjoyed the extra responsibility and the ability to