Tag Archives: Porto

Aston Villa plot mega transfer raid following yesterday’s defeat against Bristol City

28 Aug

Villa have already snapped prolific Championship striker Ross McCormack from Fulham this summer as they look to return to the Premier League at the first attempt. Despite splashing the cash this summer, Villa slumped to a 3-1 defeat against Bristol City yesterday. The loss means they are without an away win in 385 days.

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, […]

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, […]

Pep Guardiola reveals why he left Yaya Toure out of Manchester City squad but quiet on Claudio Bravo links

15 Aug

Yaya Toure has been left out of Manchester City’s squad for the first leg of their Champions League play-off at Steaua Bucharest. The Ivory Coast midfielder did not even make the bench for the first match of new manager Pep Guardiola’s reign, against Sunderland on Saturday. Now the 33-year-old has not been included in City’s […]

Manchester United’s confidence and control during Bournemouth win pleases Jose Mourinho

14 Aug

Jose Mourinho believes his Manchester United team are more confident under his command and are praised the way they killed off the game. Juan Mata rewarded Mourinho’s faith in starting him by opening the scoring before Wayne Rooney and Zlatan Ibrahimovic added goals two and three. The Red Devils did let a late consolation goal […]

Charlton move irresistible for Magennis

14 Aug

Josh Magennis made his debut for Charlton in Saturday’s 1-1 draw against Northampton Town at the Valley Striker Josh Magennis feels a move to Charlton Athletic from Kilmarnock was simply too attractive to ignore. The Northern Ireland international, 25, made his debut for the English League One club on Saturday after signing a two-year deal […]

Exclusive: Chelsea boss Antonio Conte plots last-gasp £140m summer raid

14 Aug

Express Sport understands the Blues are willing to wait until deadline day to land Lukaku.  The 23-year-old, who left Stamford Bridge in a £28m deal two years ago, is understood to be keen on a return to Chelsea. 

Southampton 1-1 Watford

13 Aug

Southampton won their last four Premier League games of last season to finish sixth in the table Nathan Redmond scored on his first Premier League appearance for Southampton to rescue a point against Watford at St Mary’s Stadium. Etienne Capoue rifled the Hornets into the lead after a header by Troy Deeney created space for […]

Champions League group stage sides’ transfers

12 Aug

Italy

Arsenal (ENG) In: Granit Xhaka (Mönchengladbach), Takuma Asano (Sanfrecce Hiroshima), Rob Holding (Bolton) Out: Tomáš Rosický (released), Mathieu Flamini (released), Mikel Arteta (released), Isaac Hayden (Newcastle United), Wojciech Szczęsny (Roma, loan) Atlético Madrid (ESP) In: Nicolás Gaitán (Benfica), Šime Vrsaljko (Sassuolo), Diogo Jota (Paços de Ferreira), Kevin Gameiro (Sevilla) Out: Josuha Guilavogui (Wolfsburg), Matías Kranevitter (Sevilla, […]

‘I can’t speak highly enough of him’ – West Brom captain Darren Fletcher praises new Manchester United signing Paul Pogba

12 Aug

West Brom captain Darren Fletcher has praised Manchester United’s signing of Paul Pogba, admitting he ‘can’t speak highly enough’ of the player who crossed his path at Old Trafford. Fletcher was on the Red Devils’ books when the Frenchman was only an academy player, and four years on from the latter’s departure, he has returned […]