Tag Archives: Southampton

Leicester keen on Sporting’s Slimani

29 Aug

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

29 Aug

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 […]

Stoke star eyeing EFL Cup run: We were so close last year, I’m desperate to win it

23 Aug

“It’s the next challenge and we want to win every single match” Philipp Wollscheid “Last year we were so close to getting to the final and we want to do better this season. Every round gets bigger and it starts again at Stevenage. “It’s the next challenge and we want to […]

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

22 Aug

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

21 Aug

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 […]

Which Prem club’s fans lose the most cash by leaving games early? How much would you lose?

19 Aug

Footy supporters often rush off before a game is finished to beat the traffic, or in some cases, because of frustration. Research by EE and BT Sport shows that Premier League fans miss an average of seven minutes and 37 seconds of every game. 115 goals were scored in the last seven minutes of English […]

Diego Simeone makes Diego Costa transfer revelation

19 Aug

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 […]

Mourinho, Wenger, Klopp and Guardiola discuss transfer plans in WhatsApp group [SPOOF]

19 Aug

And when we say defender, we mean a cheap defender, one who is probably unknown. So how’s he going to get him? WhatsApp, of course… Here’s the full hilarious spoof exchange between the Prem big bosses. CLICK THROUGH THE GALLERY ABOVE TO READ THE CHAT

Juan Cuadrado’s agent reveals he is working to secure Juventus move for Chelsea winger

19 Aug

The agent of Chelsea winger Juan Cuadrado is flying to London to try and negotiate his client a loan move to Juventus. The Colombian spent last season on loan at the Italian champions and it was initially reported he would link up with them again for the upcoming campaign. However, no deal has taken place […]

Michael Ballack warns Chelsea over new Antonio Conte signing

19 Aug

“Also, when I saw him play for the French team, he reminds me a bit of [Claude] Makelele in his style of play. “I think he could give that team a solid basis which is necessary for the right balance of the team in terms of offensive and defensive. “He’s the right player, he seems […]