Tag Archives: Pepe Reina

Salford’s owners Still Out Of Their League

24 Aug

Co-managers Anthony Johnson (left) and Bernard Morley celebrate Salford City’s FA Cup first round win against Notts County Class of ’92: Still Out Of Their League. 21:00BST. Thursday, 25 August. BBC1 First, a clarification. In Thursday night’s Salford City documentary, co-manager Bernard Morley is accused by then fiancee Jemma of placing her at number four […]

Chelsea target Antonio Rudiger plays down talk of Roma exit: ‘I know nothing. I am only focused on Euro 2016’

5 Jun

Roma defender Antonio Rudiger has palmed off questions over his future – amid talk of a £20m bid from Chelsea. New Blues boss Antonio Conte is a huge admirer of the centre-back, 23, and he will put him high on his list of transfer targets when he takes charge at Stamford Bridge after Italy’s Euro […]

Arsenal and Manchester United to battle it out for Wolfsburg’s £19m defender Ricardo Rodriguez

2 Jun

Arsenal and Manchester United are ready to battle it out for the signature of Ricardo Rodriguez, according to reports in Germany. The defender has been a regular for Wolfsburg since joining the club in 2012, racking up over 150 appearances. The 23-year-old has also excelled for Switzerland in major tournaments and clubs are now taking […]

Euro 2016 squad absentees: Top 12 biggest Premier League stars missing out on the France tournament

1 Jun

International tournaments are an anxious time for professional footballers. Some enjoy the elation of getting the nod from their manager, while others get the dreaded call informing them they won’t be playing any part – either through fitness concerns, a lack of form or simply too much choice. And that’s exactly what happened for some of the […]

Transfer rumours and paper review – Friday, May 27: Mourinho given ‘hands off’ warning over Chelsea star, Guardiola wants £200m Man City overhaul

28 May

Here are the top transfer-related stories in Friday’s newspapers… Reports are varied over how much Jose Mourinho will be paid in his deal to become Manchester United, with the Daily Express quoting £10million-a-year, while the Daily Mail claim he will earn £15m-a-year in the Old Trafford hotseat. It is also reported the Portuguese coach will get […]

Manchester City table £19m bid for Brazilian goalkeeper Ederson Moraes

23 May

Manchester City have tabled a £19million offer for Benfica goalkeeper Ederson Moraes, according to reports in Portugal. Incoming City boss Pep Guardiola was impressed by the 22-year-old when Benfica came up against his Bayern Munich side in the Champions League quarter-finals this season and has made his signing a top priority when he takes charge at […]

Chelsea youngster Lewis Baker believes England Under-21’s can cope with fixture congestion

23 May

“We’re going to give as many people as possible some game time” Gareth Southgate Gareth Southgate has a 20-man squad at his disposal and Chelsea midfielder Baker said: “We’ve got the players to change things about. “The subs came on and made a difference against Portugal. “And it’s the same throughout […]

Roy Hodgson sends fitness warning to Jordan Henderson and Jack Wilshere

22 May

“I’m not going to take them unless they are fully fit” Roy Hodgson Hodgson said of Arsenal’s Wilshere and Reds captain Henderson: “They are grateful as they both had fears. Jack was no doubt banging on Arsene Wenger’s door at the end of the season and saying, ‘Give me a game, […]

Newcastle planning N’Doye move

21 May

Newcastle United are reportedly planning to make a summer move for Angers midfielder Cheick N’Doye. The Magpies are looking to get their transfer business done early after being relegated from the Premier League. The 30-year-old midfielder has been one of the stand-out players this season for Angers in Ligue 1. N’Doye is out of […]

Martin keen to lead fight back

20 May

Norwich captain Russell Martin insists he wants to stay on at the club and help them win an immediate return to the Premier League. Martin has been with the Canaries since 2009, initially on-loan for a season before signing permanently, making over 250 appearances. However, the Norwich captain has now suffered two relegations from the […]