Tag: Nicolas Otamendi

Juve striker in Saints’ sights

Southampton have been linked with a move for Juventus forward Simone Zaza, who is also a target for West Ham. The Hammers are keen to add to their attacking options and Zaza’s father recently revealed the Londoners are an “option” but as yet no deal has been reached. That could open the door for Saints,

Mikel named in Nigeria’s Olympic squad

Mikel has 75 caps and four goals for Nigera Chelsea midfielder John Mikel Obi has been named in Nigeria’s final 18-man squad for the 2016 Olympics in Rio. The 29-year-old Nigeria captain is one of the squad’s permitted quota of three players over the age limit of 23. Watford’s Odion Ighalo, Kelechi Iheanacho of Manchester

Ipswich’s McDonnell pens new deal

Adam McDonnell was unable to play for Ipswich until he was 18 because of Fifa regulations Ipswich Town youngster Adam McDonnell has signed a new two-year contract with the option of a further 12 months. The 19-year-old midfielder joined Town in 2014 from Shelbourne and made his first-team debut against Doncaster in the League Cup

Keeper Gilks completes Rangers move

Matt Gilks played for Burnley against Rangers in a pre-season friendly last summer Rangers have confirmed the signing of goalkeeper Matt Gilks on a two-year contract after the 34-year-old was released by Burnley. Gilks, 34, was a target for Hearts and was also attracting interest from League One clubs in England. He will provide competition

Everton fans deserve better – Baines

Leighton Baines believes Everton fans deserve a response from the squad when they host Manchester United on Sunday. The Toffees have been poor at home this season, winning just one of their last nine outings at Goodison Park following a 2-0 loss to Arsenal prior to the international break. Everton have the opportunity to get

McCarthy shares fans’ disappointment

Mick McCarthy’s Ipswich have won only one of their last four Championship fixtures Ipswich Town manager Mick McCarthy says he is as disappointed as the club’s fans by his side’s recent results. Ipswich are four points from a play-off spot with eight games to play, starting with a trip to Wolves on Saturday. “Join the