West Ham failed with a late bid for Nampalys Mendy – who will fly into England on Monday to seal his £12m transfer to Leicester City. The Hammers saw an eleventh-hour bid to snatch the Nice star out of Leicester’s grasp hit the rocks and the 23-year-old will now join Leicester.
Foxes boss Claudio Ranieri
Napoli have opened the bidding for Manchester City and Manchester United target Fabinho, according to reports in Italy. Both Premier League heavyweights have held long-standing interest in the Brazilian full-back – and City even held talks with him about a move this time last year. However, despite additional interest from Inter Milan, the 22-year-old has
Ed Upson helped Yeovil win promotion to the Championship in 2013 League One-bound MK Dons will sign midfielder Ed Upson on 1 July when his contract with Millwall expires. The 26-year-old ex-Yeovil man has been a Lions player since 2014, but was one of seven to be released after the League One play-off final loss.
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
The Manchester United and Everton managers both need FA Cup success to save their necks after disappointing seasons. And Van Gaal admits even that may not be enough to spare him from the sack if fifth-placed United fail to secure Champions League football by finishing in the top four. Ahead of today’s semi-final, he said:
Aitor Karanka’s Middlesbrough have won 26 games in the Championship this season, more than any other side in the league Middlesbrough head coach Aitor Karanka says his side fully deserve to be top of the Championship table with three games left to play. Boro are unbeaten in their last seven matches and are two points