James Wilson spent last season on loan in the Championship at Brighton James Wilson has joined Championship side Derby on loan from Manchester United for the rest of the season. The 20-year-old striker spent last season with Brighton, helping the Seagulls to the Championship play-offs with five goals in 28 outings. Wilson’s last Premier League
According to The Mirror, Everton believe they have beaten off competition from Napoli and Stoke for Zenit St Petersburg’s £28.5m-rated midfielder. Witsel, 27, is trying to manoeuvre a deal this summer having spent four years with the former Russian champions.
West Ham have left Upton Park after over a century and will now be competing in the Olympic Stadium. That means Slaven Bilic’s side will be based in the most newly-built ground of this season’s Premier League. Five teams have been hosting games since the 1800s, but which one has the oldest home? Check out
Here’s all the top transfer-related stories in Friday’s newspapers… Jose Mourinho is confident Manchester United will make a statement signing during his first summer transfer window. Mourinho has prioritised signing Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba to the extent he vetoed a move for Miralem Pjanic, who joined Juve from Roma, although it is understood the Portuguese is pessimistic about United’s chances amid intense
Tottenham target Victor Wanyama has been quoted by Kenyan media saying he is leaving Southampton this summer. The midfielder is a top target for Spurs manager Mauricio Pochettino, who first signed him for Saints when he was in charge there in 2013, and he is expected to land the 24-year-old for around £11million this summer
Sweeney, who is 6ft 4ins, has earned rave reviews for his mobile and powerful performances in defence and has been capped at Under-18 level by the Republic of Ireland, qualifying through his father’s family. Sweeney signed a new, long-term contract at the Dons last month.
Darren Bent’s first league goal since September ensured Derby avoided their first defeat in five games, having won the previous four Striker Darren Bent was relieved to score with his first touch in six weeks to keep Derby County’s unbeaten run intact ahead of the play-offs. Bent rescued a point for the Rams against Sheffield
David Nugent had failed to score in his previous four appearances Sub David Nugent scored a last-minute winner to move Middlesbrough back into the automatic promotion places with a dramatic win over rivals Hull. It made it a perfect return for Boro boss Aitor Karanka, who was back in the dugout after missing Sunday’s defeat
But there will be a three-way tie between the other relegation battlers. Sunderland, Norwich and Newcastle all are predicted to end up on 33 points, with goal difference saving the Black Cats. Champions Chelsea, meanwhile, wind up in 10th. So there you go – that’s the last few months of the season ruined for you!
Neil Warnock’s Rotherham came from 3-0 down to draw 3-3 with Derby While Burnley were busy going seven points clear at the top of the Championship, miraculous comebacks and sublime goals were taking centre stage in the Football League. Here are five things you may have missed from Saturday’s action… A late finish for Exeter