Tag: Stuttgart

Palace sign West Ham’s Tomkins for £10m

James Tomkins made his Premier League debut at West Ham aged 18 Crystal Palace have signed defender James Tomkins from Premier League rivals West Ham United for £10m. The 27-year-old, who has signed a five-year contract, is Palace’s third summer signing, after midfielder Andros Townsend and goalkeeper Steve Mandanda. Tomkins joined West Ham’s academy aged

New Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola ‘curious’ about Raheem Sterling and vows to help young winger

Pep Guardiola says his looking forward to helping guide Raheem Sterling at Manchester City. Sterling endured an inconsistent first season at season at the Etihad after joining from Liverpool in a deal worth close to £50m. He also failed to shine for England at this summer’s European Championship and was singled out for heavy criticism. But Guardiola has offered

Albion eye Championship defender

West Brom have been linked with a move for versatile Leeds United defender Liam Cooper but they will face competition to sign him. Cooper can operate at both left-back and centre-half and reports indicate Albion boss Tony Pulis is weighing up a summer swoop for the 24-year-old. However, the Baggies will face competition for

Man City’s Byrne joins Blackburn

Jack Byrne is yet to make a first-team appearance for Manchester City Blackburn Rovers have signed Manchester City midfielder Jack Byrne on a season-long loan. Byrne, 20, has represented the Republic of Ireland at Under-21 level and was called up to train with the senior squad in the lead-up to Euro 2016, only to miss

Premier League injury news: Latest on Luke Shaw, Kurt Zouma, Joe Gomez and more fitness updates

This summer, for some in the Premier League, is all about recovery. Last season saw an alarming number of players fall to anterior cruciate ligament damage, including Kurt Zouma, Joe Gomez and Chris Brunt, thereby ruling them out of the remainder of the campaign. Their current focus, therefore, is on getting themselves fully fit for the incoming