Chelsea have become renowned for their loan army, the group of young players they own who have been sent across the globe to earn playing experience. Whilst many of these players will inevitably fail to make it into the senior Blues squad in the coming years, there are a few talents held in high enough regard
Harry Maguire is in contention for his first Premier League appearance of the season for Hull when Manchester United visit on Saturday. Maguire managed the full 90 minutes on Tuesday as the Tigers overcame Exeter 3-1 in the EFL Cup and could feature against United this weekend.
However, caretaker boss Mike Phelan could keep
Simon Church scored six goals in 13 games for Aberdeen in 2015-16 Wales striker Simon Church has left MK Dons to join Dutch club Roda JC for an unspecified fee. The 27-year-old had a year left on his Dons deal, but has signed a one-year contract with his new club with an option for another
“There is no interest (in Hart)”
“I don’t talk about which positions or players or you start the season talking about transfers. Stoke is more important than all the rumours to me.” The Everton manager insists he has no worries about Romelu Lukaku’s barren spell. Lukaku is without a
Everton manager Ronald Koeman says his side have “no interest” in signing England goalkeeper Joe Hart from Manchester City. Hart is set to leave Manchester City having been reduced to a fringe role with the club since Pep Guardiola’s arrival as coach and he made what appeared to be his farewell against in the Champions
Pienaar has played for Everton and Tottenham in the Premier League Sunderland manager David Moyes has brought in former Everton midfielder Steven Pienaar on a one-year deal. The 34-year-old was released by the Goodison Park side at the end of last season and had been training with the Black Cats. Pienaar was signed by Moyes
Ryan Bertrand misses out again as Claude Puel takes his Southampton squad to face Manchester United at Old Trafford on Friday night. The England international was sidelined for Saints’ 1-1 draw with Watford last weekend and is still not ready to return.
Matt Targett is set to continue at left-back but there could be a
Here are all the top transfer-related stories in Friday’s newspapers… Manchester City have moved a step closer to signing Claudio Bravo from Barcelona in a £17.4million deal. Barca’s capture of Ajax keeper Jasper Cillessen for £10m means they will now let Bravo move to England to become new Blues boss Pep Guardiola ’s No.1. (Daily Mirror) And Bravo may not
Southampton boss Claude Puel has questioned the timing of rumours linking Jose Fonte with Manchester United ahead of Friday’s clash. Speculation this week has suggested that United are interested in snapping up Fonte from the Saints and are prepared to offer them Marcos Rojo in a player-plus-cash deal.
Fonte is reportedly open to the idea
Here are the top transfer-related stories in Wednesday’s newspapers and online… Joe Hart will leave Manchester City before the transfer window shuts, with the club already agreeing a £17m deal for Barcelona goalkeeper Claudio Bravo. (Daily Mail) Man City also want to sell Ivory Coast midfielder Yaya Toure, striker Wilfried Bony, and French defender Eliaquim Mangala