Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino insists Kyle Walker’s substitution in the 28th minute due to illness had a significant impact on his team as they drew 1-1 with Liverpool on Saturday. Spurs started the better team at home but soon faded after Walker’s exit, to be replaced by striker Vincent Janssen, forced a reshuffle and a
Algerian international Ghezzal, 24, is available for £9m after rejecting a move to Everton because he wants to play European football. Puel, still seeking his first win as Saints boss, has turned to Ghezzal after having a £12m bid for Lille winger Sofianne Boufal rejected.
Mike van der Hoorn won the Dutch Eredivisie title with Ajax in 2014 Swansea City have completed the signing of central defender Mike van der Hoorn from Ajax on a three-year contract. The 23-year-old started his career at FC Utrecht before moving to Eredivisie rivals Ajax in July 2013. He was called up to the
Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino insists his side will learn from the mistakes they made during the final weeks of last season. Spurs mounted a serious challenge for Premier League glory during the 2015-16 campaign but a 2-2 away draw with Chelsea in early May put paid to their chances of claiming a first top-flight crown
Gary O’Neil has previously helped Portsmouth, QPR, West Ham and Norwich into the top flight Bristol City have signed midfielder Gary O’Neil on a free transfer from recently relegated Norwich City. The 33-year-old, who made 27 Premier League appearances for the Canaries in 2015-16, has signed a two-year deal. The former Middlesbrough and West Ham
Steve Sidwell’s only goal for Brighton last season was a last-minute winner at Nottingham Forest in April Championship side Brighton have signed midfielder Steve Sidwell on a one-year deal following his release by Stoke. The 33-year-old made 19 appearances for the Seagulls last term after joining on loan in January, helping them finish third, before
Spurs remain firmly in the hunt to sign Marseille striker Michy Batshuayi but any deal is likely to be delayed until after Euro 2016. The prolific frontman has been a long-standing target of boss Mauricio Pochettino as he looks for more firepower next season and alternatives to current first-choice striker Harry Kane.
The 22-year-old has
Should Jermain Defoe have been heading to France next week? The Sunderland striker ended the Premier League season in red-hot form, but he was snubbed by Roy Hodgson when he named the England squad for Euro 2016, instead choosing Wayne Rooney, Daniel Sturridge, Jamie Vardy, Harry Kane and Marcus Rashford. The 33-year-old has 55 senior Three Lions
Roberto Di Matteo led Chelsea to the FA Cup and Champions League in 2012 but was sacked in November of that year New Aston Villa manager Roberto di Matteo says “it’s a wonderful honour” to take charge at Villa Park. The relegated Premier League club officially announced his appointment on Friday, confirming the news that
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,