Tag Archives: Nicolas Otamendi

Juve striker in Saints’ sights

24 Aug

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

26 Jul

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

18 Jul

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 […]

Liverpool striker agrees personal terms with Premier League club: He’s desperate to go

10 Jul

According to the Daily Mirror, the Liverpool striker is desperate to swap Anfield for Selhurst Park. But the two clubs are yet to settle on a transfer fee. Liverpool spent £32.5m on Benteke last summer and are looking to recoup the cash.

Keeper Gilks completes Rangers move

24 Jun

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 […]

Morata’s agent speaks out on Premier League offers: Man Utd and Chelsea await decision

23 Jun

It is widely thought Real will sell him on for profit, but Lopez insists Morata’s future will be decided once they’ve spoke with Zinedine Zidane. “He still has offers from top clubs in the Premier League,” Lopez told Spanish publication AS. “We’ll see, we have to talk to Zidane. But for the moment Morata is […]

Footballer Ched Evans to face rape retrial after winning conviction appeal

21 Apr

Footballer Ched Evans has won his appeal against his conviction for raping a 19-year-old woman. But Court of Appeal judges in London have ordered that he must face a fresh trial. The decision was announced on Thursday following appeal proceedings last month. […]

Everton fans deserve better – Baines

2 Apr

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

1 Apr

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 […]

Ranked: The Premier League’s 20 managers’ playing careers compared

29 Mar

The likes of Ronald Koeman and Mark Hughes were superstars in their playing days whereas others were little known. Click through the gallery above to see our count down from the worst to the best.