Tag: Watford

Payet bid ruled out

West Ham have no intention of cashing in on Dimitri Payet this summer following reports Chelsea are preparing a move. Chelsea scouts have been tracking the France international for some time and reports say they have urged new Blues boss Antonio Conte to make a move. However, the Hammers have no intention of selling

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

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

Sunderland ‘can win last five games’

Sunderland midfielder Lee Cattermole started his career at Middlesbrough Sunderland midfielder Lee Cattermole thinks they can earn maximum points from their remaining games and avoid relegation from the Premier League. The Black Cats beat relegation rivals Norwich on Sunday to move one point from safety with five matches left, but still have to play Arsenal

Cisse will be key for Rafa

Rafa Benitez hopes to use experienced striker Papiss Cisse as much as possible in Newcastle’s relegation fight. Senegal international Cisse, who has 36 Premier League goals in just over 100 appearances in total for the Magpies, is now fit again and Benitez believes he can be a significant weapon in the crucial run-in to the

Boro lacked Millers’ desire – Karanka

Middlesbrough have lost two of their last three Championship matches Head coach Aitor Karanka has said Middlesbrough did not have the same “desire” as Rotherham as his side lost 1-0 to the Millers on Tuesday night. Boro dominated the first half with David Nugent and Gaston Ramirez both guilty of missing gilt-edged chances, before Lee

Chelsea are ‘now in transition’, says Guus Hiddink after Paris Saint-Germain knock Blues out of Champions League

Interim boss Guus Hiddink admits Chelsea face a period of uncertainty and transition in the absence of Champions League football. The Blues crashed out of Europe on Wednesday​ as Paris St Germain were 2-1 winners at Stamford Bridge for a 4-2 aggregate success in the last-16 tie. The west Londoners are well adrift of qualifying through the