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West Ham sign midfielder Fernandes

25 Aug

Fernandes played against Liverpool in last season’s Europa League West Ham have signed Swiss midfielder Edimilson Fernandes from FC Sion for an undisclosed fee, reported to be £5m. The 20-year-old, who scored six goals in 65 games for the Swiss club, has agreed a four-year contract. He is the fourth midfielder to join the Hammers […]

McCarthy ‘fuming’ after Ipswich loss

10 Aug

Mick McCarthy led Ipswich to the third round of last season’s League Cup, where they lost at Manchester United Ipswich Town manager Mick McCarthy says he is “fuming” with his side after their 1-0 loss at home to League Two side Stevenage in the EFL Cup. Despite fielding a strong side, the Championship club went […]

Nothing to Palace striker rumours – agent

12 Jul

Christian Benteke’s agent has rubbished reports Crystal Palace are close to completing the signing of the Liverpool striker. Speculation at the weekend stated the Eagles were poised to break their transfer record to sign the Belgium international for over £30million after agreeing personal terms with Benteke following his return from holiday. However, his agent, Kismet […]

Rated: How Chelsea’s seven Euro 2016 stars got on

12 Jul

The Blues had less players involved than many of their Premier League rivals, and none of them made it to the tail end of the tournament. England’s Gary Cahill and Spain trio Cesc Fabregas, Pedro and Cesar Azpilicueta both left at the round of 16, while the club’s Belgium contingent made it to the quarter-finals […]

Swansea City set to sign QPR’s Fer

4 Jul

Leroy Fer has won 11 caps for the Netherlands Swansea City are set to make Leroy Fer their first summer signing after agreeing a fee, reported to be £4.75m, for him with Queens Park Rangers. Fer made nine appearances on loan with the Swans last season and is expected to sign a permanent deal on […]

Brentford’s Judge given doping warning

6 Jun

Alan Judge will miss Euro 2016 after breaking his leg in April Brentford and Republic of Ireland midfielder Alan Judge has been reprimanded by the Football Association after breaching doping regulations. The 27-year-old was found to have consumed levels of salbutamol from an asthma inhaler above the permitted threshold after a match in August. The […]

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

3 Jun

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, […]

Power linked with Eagles

11 May

Crystal Palace are believed to be weighing up a move for Wigan Athletic midfielder Max Power during the close season. Eagles boss Alan Pardew has been checking out the talent in the lower leagues this season and Power’s performances for Wigan appear to have caught the eye. The 22-year-old only joined Wigan from Tranmere Rovers […]

Manuel Pellegrini: It would be a disaster if Manchester City don’t finish in the top four

7 May

“I think for fans here in England, the Premier League is the most important thing” Manuel Pellegrini He said: “I think for fans here in England, the Premier League is the most important thing – then the Champions League. “If you are not in the top four and in the Champions […]

Newcastle 1 Crystal Palace 0: Brilliant Andros Townsend free-kick earns Toon vital win

1 May

“We were professional, made it hard for Newcastle and in the first half we were the better team and should have gone in at half-time one up.” Pardew’s pursuit of improvement even saw him invite England’s rugby union coach, Eddie Jones, to give a motivational speech to the Palace players last week. And the FA […]