Tag: Toby Alderweireld

Diego Simeone makes Diego Costa transfer revelation

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

England’s Kane denies ‘burnout’ claims

Media playback is not supported on this device England need to be patient – Harry Kane Harry Kane insists he is not suffering from burnout as he prepares to lead England’s attack against Iceland in the last 16 of the European Championship. The Tottenham striker was the Premier League’s top scorer last season but has

Show celebrates Leicester ‘fairytale’

Image copyright Leicester City Council Image caption The exhibition features huge photographs of the players including Riyad Mahrez (left) and Jamie Vardy (right) An exhibition of memorabilia from Leicester City’s Premier League winning season has opened in the city’s New Walk Museum. The photographs, scarves and videos tell the remarkable story of Leicester City’s rise

Transfer rumours and paper review – Friday, May 27: Mourinho given ‘hands off’ warning over Chelsea star, Guardiola wants £200m Man City overhaul

Here are the top transfer-related stories in Friday’s newspapers… Reports are varied over how much Jose Mourinho will be paid in his deal to become Manchester United, with the Daily Express quoting £10million-a-year, while the Daily Mail claim he will earn £15m-a-year in the Old Trafford hotseat. It is also reported the Portuguese coach will get

Who is new Arsenal signing Granit Xhaka?

Arsenal have signed Switzerland midfielder Granit Xhaka from Borussia Mönchengladbach for an undisclosed fee. UEFA.com learns a little more about the 23-year-old. They say …“He is the one who carries all the responsibility, a typical, aggressive leader. Xhaka doesn’t always do the right thing but when he does make a mistake, he takes responsibility for it.

Ledley ‘has chance’ of making Euro 2016

Joe Ledley has won 61 caps for Wales and scored four goals The Football Association of Wales insists midfielder Joe Ledley “still has a chance” of playing in Euro 2016 after suffering a leg fracture. The injury, sustained in Crystal Palace’s win over Stoke, makes Ledley, 29, highly unlikely to play in the FA Cup

Sullivan issues bus attack apology

West Ham joint-chairman David Sullivan has apologised to Man Utd for the attack on their team bus and vowed ban fans involved. Tuesday’s enthralling 3-2 comeback win was a fitting send-off to the Boleyn Ground after 112 years, although the emotional farewell was overshadowed somewhat by ugly scenes outside the ground. Kick-off was delayed by

Footballer says accuser ‘wanted sex’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Cabral made a single Premier League appearance for Sunderland before leaving in February 2015 A former Premier League footballer accused of raping a woman he met in a nightclub has told a court she wanted to have sex with him. Adilson Tavares Varela, known as Cabral, told Hull Crown