Tag Archives: Stoke

Ayoze Perez: I’d choose Newcastle over Barcelona any day

27 Aug

Perez went home to Tenerife comforted by the fact compatriot and Toon boss Rafa Benitez, who won promotion to La Liga with the island’s football club early in his managerial career, had also committed himself to Newcastle. Even if he had wanted to escape the trials and tribulations of relegation, he couldn’t. The Toon Army, […]

Hammers striker hunt almost over

25 Aug

West Ham, Updated: August 25, 2016 11:16 AM[.[views].], BY ClubCall West Ham are understood to be close to completing a loan move for Juventus’ Simone Zaza with a view to a permanent deal. Hammers boss Slaven Bilic is eager to bolster his attacking options following injuries to Andy Carroll and Andre Ayew and his hunt […]

Swansea ‘moving on’ from Williams exit

14 Aug

Media playback is not supported on this device Francesco Guidolin pleased with ‘important’ win Midfielder Jack Cork says the Swansea City players are still adjusting to the departure of captain Ashley Williams. The Wales skipper left after eight seasons with the club to join Everton for a fee approaching £12 million. Francesco Guidolin’s side kept […]

Chelsea XI to face AC Milan: Can this Blues team beat the Italians in the International Champions Cup?

3 Aug

As Antonio Conte continues his fledgling Chelsea managerial career, he’ll come up against a familiar sight in the shape of AC Milan. The Blues take on the Rossoneri at the US Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, with kick off at 02:35 BST. It might be a tad late for British fans to stay up and watch […]

Henrikh Mkhitaryan reveals the personal pain that will drive him on at Man United

27 Jul

“I hope he is proud looking at me from the sky” Henrikh Mkhitaryan “I used to go and watch him train. He was 33-years-old, I was seven-years-old at the time he died. “It is very difficult when you grow up without a father because you don’t have a man who can […]

Arnautovic heading to Everton

26 Jul

Stoke forward Marko Arnautovic is on the verge of joining Everton, according to reports in Austria. The 27-year-old has only a year left on his deal at the Britannia Stadium and is understood to have a £12.5m release clause in his contract. New Everton manager Ronald Koeman is looking to bolster his forward options and […]

Exclusive: Man United boss Mourinho will flog £20m Mata again to make space for Pogba

10 Jul

It was Mourinho who sold the Spanish international to United for a then record £37.1m because he wanted him to play wider and didn’t work hard enough defensively.  Mata, 28, has scored 26 times in 104 appearances for United but the writing looked to be on the wall for the end of his stay as […]

One in one out at Arsenal as Gunners prepare to start Premier League merry-go-round

22 May

Oxlade-Chamberlain looks to have gone a bit stale at The Emirates and may fancy a move to the Premier League champions. If Leicester strike and Arsenal agree to sell, Southampton’s Mane is the main man in Wenger’s eyes to replace the England star. Mane joined the south coast club for £11.25m from Salzburg in 2014 […]

Manchester United’s Marcus Rashford named in provisional England squad for Euro 2016

16 May

Hodgson has urged his squad to invoke the spirit of Leicester and win the tournament. He said: “I’d like to think with this squad and youth and lack of caps it does have a long future. “Whenever you go into a tournament you have to go into it hoping to win it. “If you ask […]

Fellaini and Huth given three-match bans

5 May

2:05 PM GMT print Manchester United midfielder Marouane Fellaini and Leicester City defender Robert Huth have both been given three-match bans by the Football Association after accepting violent conduct charges. The duo were charged after the 1-1 draw between the two sides at Old Trafford on Sunday after an incident in the 21st minute, when […]