Tag Archives: Stephane Mbia

Spurs handed Sandro boost

24 May

Tottenham’s transfer plans have been handed a boast after Barcelona confirmed they plan to let Sandro Ramirez leave this summer. Spurs were linked with the 20-year-old in January as they looked for some cover for Harry Kane, only for Barca to turn their noses up at the chance to sell the academy graduate at the […]

Transfer rumours and paper review – Monday, May 23: Ibrahimovic to become Mourinho’s number two at Manchester United?

23 May

Here are the top transfer-related stories in Monday’s newspapers… Zlatan Ibrahimovic could join Manchester United this summer as assistant manager to Jose Mourinho. Ibrahimovic confirmed earlier this month he will be leaving Paris Saint-Germain at the end of the season after a four-year spell at the Parc des Princes and he is ready to sign on […]

Leeds charged over McCormack transfer

17 May

Ross McCormack played for Leeds between 2010 and 2014 Leeds United have been charged by the Football Association for breaching football agent regulations over the sale of Ross McCormack to Fulham. The club, Leeds chairman Massimo Cellino and agent Derek Day have all been charged regarding a transaction relating to the transfer in July 2014. […]

EXCLUSIVE: Villa’s manager hunt continues as ex-Chelsea boss emerges as shock candidate

15 May

Former Italy and Juventus midfielder Di Matteo almost got the Villa job three years ago but eventually lost out to Paul Lambert. However, according to Villa sources, he is the preferred choice of one of several consortiums trying to buy out their American owner Randy Lerner. Other frontrunners on the shortlist are Hull boss Steve […]

Ashley eyes swift top-flight return

13 May

Newcastle’s fate was sealed when Sunderland beat Everton after the Magpies could only draw with already relegated Aston Villa last Saturday Newcastle owner Mike Ashley “shares the pain” of fans after their relegation but says he will try to “ensure a swift return” to the Premier League. Ashley, who paid £134.4m to take over in […]

Wales’ Ledley 50-50 for Euros – Pardew

13 May

Joe Ledley has won 61 caps for Wales and scored four goals Crystal Palace’s Joe Ledley will miss the FA Cup final and is rated “50-50” to be fit for Wales at Euro 2016. Ledley fractured a leg against Stoke, but Wales assistant manager Osian Roberts has said he could be in their squad for […]

Chelsea boss Guus Hiddink pleased to see hard work paying off for Eden Hazard: ‘He’s playing with courage and is mentally fit and fresh’

12 May

Chelsea boss Guus Hiddink was delighted to see Eden Hazard looking ‘fit and fresh’ in the 1-1 draw at Liverpool. The Belgian opened the scoring at Anfield with a fine solo goal – beating his opponents before finishing low into the far corner. It was just Hazard’s third Premier League goal this season and ninth for club […]

West Ham United boss Slaven Bilic delighted after comeback at Everton: ‘We never lost our composure or patience’

7 Mar

West Ham manager Slaven Bilic admits even he did not know what to do when Dimitri Payet’s last-minute winner went in to keep their Champions League dreams on track. Trailing 2-0 to 10-men Everton – who had Kevin Mirallas sent off in the first half – after goals from Romelu Lukaku and Aaron Lennon the […]