Tag Archives: Sunderland

Football chief charged over £30m fraud

19 Jul

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Anton Zingarevich, left, bought 51% of shares in Reading FC from former owner Sir John Madejski in 2012, but failed to take over the club by the October 2013 deadline Reading FC’s former majority shareholder has been charged with embezzlement, a Russian media outlet says. Anton Zingarevich was being […]

Liverpool opener against Burnley switched to Turf Moor

7 Jul

Liverpool’s opening Premier League home match against Burnley, scheduled for August 20, has been switched to Turf Moor. The switch was agreed by both clubs due to ongoing building work on the new main stand at Anfield, with the return fixture now taking place at Anfield on March 12. Liverpool’s first home fixture is now […]

Bilic’s French midfielder bid fails

20 Jun

West Ham failed with a late bid for Nampalys Mendy – who will fly into England on Monday to seal his £12m transfer to Leicester City. The Hammers saw an eleventh-hour bid to snatch the Nice star out of Leicester’s grasp hit the rocks and the 23-year-old will now join Leicester. Foxes boss Claudio Ranieri […]

Fulham release Kacaniklic and O’Hara

12 Jun

Jamie O’Hara has had spells at Tottenham, Wolves and Blackpool Jamie O’Hara is among four senior players released by Championship club Fulham following the end of the season. The 29-year-old midfielder scored one goal in 39 appearances after joining the Whites from Blackpool last summer. Defenders Dan Burn and Shaun Hutchinson and midfielder Alexander Kacaniklic […]

Napoli make first bid for Manchester City and Manchester United target Fabinho

10 Jun

Napoli have opened the bidding for Manchester City and Manchester United target Fabinho, according to reports in Italy. Both Premier League heavyweights have held long-standing interest in the Brazilian full-back – and City even held talks with him about a move this time last year. However, despite additional interest from Inter Milan, the 22-year-old has […]

Kalidou Koulibaly open to talks with new Chelsea boss Antonio Conte as Napoli fail to offer contract extension

9 Jun

Chelsea target Kalidou Koulibaly admits he could begin talks with new Blues boss Antonio Conte ‘soon’. The 24-year-old Napoli defender has emerged as one of Conte’s top targets following his impressive Serie A performances last term. The west London club have been boosted in their pursuit of the Senegal international after he revealed that talks regarding […]

Chelsea target Antonio Rudiger plays down talk of Roma exit: ‘I know nothing. I am only focused on Euro 2016’

4 Jun

Roma defender Antonio Rudiger has palmed off questions over his future – amid talk of a £20m bid from Chelsea. New Blues boss Antonio Conte is a huge admirer of the centre-back, 23, and he will put him high on his list of transfer targets when he takes charge at Stamford Bridge after Italy’s Euro […]

Transfer rumours and paper review – Monday, May 30: Higuain ‘open’ to Liverpool move, Arsenal target going nowhere and MORE

3 Jun

Here are the top transfer-related stories in Monday’s newspapers… Argentina striker Gonzalo Higuain wants to leave Serie A outfit Napoli this summer and would be interested in a move to Liverpool, even though they have missed out on European qualification. (Daily Mirror) Borussia Dortmund chief executive Hans-Joachim Watzke has rubbished claims that Arsenal target Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, […]

Transfer rumours and paper review – Monday, May 30: Higuain ‘open’ to Liverpool move, Arsenal target going nowhere and MORE

2 Jun

Here are the top transfer-related stories in Monday’s newspapers… Argentina striker Gonzalo Higuain wants to leave Serie A outfit Napoli this summer and would be interested in a move to Liverpool, even though they have missed out on European qualification. (Daily Mirror) Borussia Dortmund chief executive Hans-Joachim Watzke has rubbished claims that Arsenal target Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, […]

Transfer rumours and paper review – Monday, May 30: Higuain ‘open’ to Liverpool move, Arsenal target going nowhere and MORE

1 Jun

Here are the top transfer-related stories in Monday’s newspapers… Argentina striker Gonzalo Higuain wants to leave Serie A outfit Napoli this summer and would be interested in a move to Liverpool, even though they have missed out on European qualification. (Daily Mirror) Borussia Dortmund chief executive Hans-Joachim Watzke has rubbished claims that Arsenal target Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, […]