Tag: Olivier Giroud

The rise of Leicester and England’s Jamie Vardy

Following an incredible season and amid widespread speculation linking him with a move away from the club, England striker Jamie Vardy has signed a new contract with surprise Premier League champions Leicester City. UEFA.com looks at the 29-year-old’s improbable rise to prominence and UEFA EURO 2016. Born: 11/01/1987Clubs: Stocksbridge Park Steels, FC Halifax Town, Fleetwood

Transfer rumours and paper review – Monday, May 30: Higuain ‘open’ to Liverpool move, Arsenal target going nowhere and MORE

Here are the top transfer-related stories in Monday’s newspapers… Argentina striker Gonzalo Higuain wants to leave Serie A outfit Napoli this summer and would be interested in a move to Liverpool, even though they have missed out on European qualification. (Daily Mirror) Borussia Dortmund chief executive Hans-Joachim Watzke has rubbished claims that Arsenal target Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang,

Pulis – Contract wait makes no difference

West Brom boss Tony Pulis insists he is not panicking about his future because he is used to coaching on short-term deals. The former Stoke boss guided the Baggies to 14th in the Premier League table although he has yet to extend his contract. Pulis has just 12 months remaining on his current deal and

Derby’s Thorne suffers double leg break

George Thorne’s injury will rule him out of Derby’s Championship play-off semi-finals against Hull Derby County midfielder George Thorne will miss his side’s play-off campaign after suffering a double leg break, the Championship club have confirmed. Thorne, 23, was hurt in Saturday’s 1-0 home defeat by Ipswich and is expected to be out of action

Pulis in charge of transfers – Hammond

Nicky Hammond spent four years as a player at Reading New West Brom technical director Nicky Hammond says head coach Tony Pulis will get the final word on transfers this summer. Hammond, 48, joined the Premier League club at the end of April after ending his 20-year association with Reading. “I had good relationships with