Tag: Southampton

Leicester keen on Sporting’s Slimani

Algerian Islam Slimani has 31 goals in his 46 games for Sporting Lisbon Premier League champions Leicester City are in talks with Sporting Lisbon to sign Algeria forward Islam Slimani. Sporting want £34.1m (40m euros) for the 28-year-old, which the Foxes consider unrealistic. Slimani, who is keen on a Premier League move, has been at

Lescott leaves Villa for AEK Athens

Joleon Lescott moves to AEK Athens less than two weeks after a move to Rangers failed Defender Joleon Lescott has left Championship side Aston Villa to join AEK Athens on a two-year deal, the Greek club have announced. The 34-year-old joined Villa from West Brom on a two-year deal last summer but leaves after just

Coral Daily Download – Hull still heading for drop despite fine start? Title between Manchester clubs?

Coral’s Dave Stevens joins the Alan Brazil Sports Breakfast to round up the latest sporting odds. Premier League new boys Hull, relegation favourites at the start of the season, have won their first two games but are still 10/11 to go down. Fellow new boys Burnley are 4/5 to be relegated, while Sunderland are 7/4 having lost their opening two matches under new

Burke’s future is at Forest – Montanier

Oliver Burke has scored three goals in four Championship matches this season Teenage winger Oliver Burke will improve his career prospects if he remains with Nottingham Forest, insists Reds boss Philippe Montanier. Burke twice put Forest ahead against Wigan before Thomas Lam sealed Saturday’s 4-3 win in stoppage time. Sunderland are reportedly interested in the

Diego Simeone makes Diego Costa transfer revelation

The Chelsea forward left the Champions League finalists in 2014 to join Stamford Bridge. And apparently the Argentinian boss has been looking to bring the 27-year-old back to Spain for this season. But in the end Atletico settled by signing Sevilla ace Kevin Gameiro. Speaking to Spanish programme Espacio Reservado, the Argentinian manager said: “The