Hull City chase £9m Shane Long replacement

Shane Long joined Southampton from Hull City for an eye-watering £12m, since then Steve Bruce appears to have missed out on Manchester United’s Danny Welbeck and Watford’s Troy Deeney. The Daily Mirror understand they are now hunting Vincent Aboubakar of Cameroon instead. Vincent Aboubakar is 22 years of age and currently plays for Lorient in the French Ligue 1 where he …

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Gareth ThomasHull City chase £9m Shane Long replacement

Swansea City miss out on Dutch midfielder

Swansea City are about to miss out on Dutch midfielder Jonathan de Guzmán, despite the player spending two seasons on loan at the Welsh club. The South-Wales Evening Post reporting this morning that Napoli will instead be de Guzmán’s destination with a deal ready to be confirmed tonight. Manager Garry Monk was keen to add the Villarreal owned player to his …

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Gareth ThomasSwansea City miss out on Dutch midfielder

Do Liverpool need to sign Cavani or Falcao?

  Liverpool saw Luis Suarez join Barcelona for a mega £75m this summer, a deal that has certainly helped their bank balance but also hurts their squad depth. The sale of a man who has scored 69 goals in 110 Premier League appearances during 3 1/2 seasons at the club and won the European Golden Shoe for 2013/14 meant a …

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Gareth ThomasDo Liverpool need to sign Cavani or Falcao?

Chelsea’s Number 1 confirmed, the end for Cech?

Last night we saw José Mourinho’s Chelsea beat Premier League new boys Burnley 3-1 at Turf Moor. In the process, one of the questions of the summer was answered as Thibaut Courtois was chosen as the Blues’ first choice keeper. José Mourinho has now called for Petr Cech to remain at the club and fight for his place. The goalkeeper …

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Gareth ThomasChelsea’s Number 1 confirmed, the end for Cech?

Alex Song set for Premier League move

Alex Song could be set for a Premier League return this summer as Barcelona are willing to waive any loan fee for the player. The Telegraph report that Manchester United, Tottenham Hotspur and Everton are in the mix for the midfielder and I would add Liverpool to that list. Alex Song has never really been a first choice at the …

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Gareth ThomasAlex Song set for Premier League move

Marco Reus linked with shock Man United move?

Marco Reus is hot property in world football and despite links to many clubs this summer, Bayern Munich President Franz Beckenbauer believes Manchester United could tempted the player. He told German newspaper Bild that Borussia Dortmund will struggle to hold onto their man next summer and if Bayern don’t get him then Real Madrid or Manchester United will. Franz Beckenbauer continues …

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Gareth ThomasMarco Reus linked with shock Man United move?

Vargas to shun Arsenal and join QPR

Eduardo Vargas had been touted with a move to Arsenal on loan, however, the deal is off and now the Chilean looks set to join Premier League new-boys QPR. The Chilean international will leave Napoli on loan for the remainder of the season and ply his trade in the Premier League. Vargas was one a host of Chileans to impress …

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Oliver BainesVargas to shun Arsenal and join QPR

BREAKING NEWS – Leroy Fer having medical at QPR

*BREAKING NEWS* – Norwich City midfielder, Leroy Fer is undergoing a medical at QPR! @LeroyFer10 @QPRFC #fer #QPR #ncfc #faithandfootball — Faith & Football (@Faith_Footy) August 19, 2014 Sky Sources: Leroy Fer undergoing medical at QPR #ssnhq — Sky Sports News HQ (@SkySportsNewsHQ) August 19, 2014 RUMOUR MILL: Norwich City midfielder Leroy Fer undergoing QPR medical on a £7m move: …

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Oliver BainesBREAKING NEWS – Leroy Fer having medical at QPR

Football bids farewell to the voice of the classified results

James Alexander Gordon – the voice of the football results has died aged 78. Gordon had been diagnosed with throat cancer and duly stepped down from his position in 2013. Football has a collective has together mourned the death of a legend whose legacy and voice lives on with all of us. Current Sky Sports TV Presenter Jeff Stelling took …

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Oliver BainesFootball bids farewell to the voice of the classified results

Fernandez unergoing Swansea medical

“Ciao Napoli. Yes ciao, because it is not goodbye forever! It cannot be, because it is difficult to stay away from a city like this,” wrote the emotional figure of Federico Fernandez who is set to leave Napoli for Wales. “A city where I found love and happiness straight away, that gave me so much, which I tried to give …

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Oliver BainesFernandez unergoing Swansea medical

Rojo – “It feels like a dream to be a Manchester United player”

Manchester United target and Sporting defender, Marcus Rojo has given the biggest indication yet that he is soon to be a Manchester United player after quoting on Argentinian radio; “It feels like a dream, to be a Manchester United player. Leaving Sporting wasn’t easy. I have always liked English football, I’ll have to adapt quickly to the playing style.” However, despite …

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Oliver BainesRojo – “It feels like a dream to be a Manchester United player”

Have we just witnessed the winners of the Premier League already in Chelsea?

Chelsea came through what appeared to be a tricky affair against newly promoted Burnley, with some ease despite going 1-0 down. Jose Mourinho’s men cruised to a 3-1 lead before half-time and should have had more in the second half. A starting line up that looked strong in every position, Chelsea must be taken seriously this campaign as their squad …

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Oliver BainesHave we just witnessed the winners of the Premier League already in Chelsea?

Manchester United & Tottenham want Fredy Guarin

Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur are both hunting Inter Milan midfielder Fredy Guarin. TalkSport are one of a number of outlets reporting a deal for the Colombian international was close for Tottenham but now Louis Van Gaal has joined the battle for his signature. Fredy Guarin is 28 years old and joined Internazionale in June 2012 for €13.5m following his 6 …

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Gareth ThomasManchester United & Tottenham want Fredy Guarin

Luis Suarez set to Barcelona debut

Luis Suarez left Anfield and moved to Barcelona this summer for a mighty £75m. The former Liverpool forward was transferred despite the 4 month ban that hung over him following the bite of Italian defender Giorgio Chiellini during their World Cup clash in Brazil. However, when the Court of Arbitration for Sport decided to remove the sanction that banned him …

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Gareth ThomasLuis Suarez set to Barcelona debut

What next for Louis Van Gaal’s Manchester United?

  Manchester United fans went into this weekend’s game with Swansea City feeling confident and expectant that new boss Louis Van Gaal would be ‘bringing back the good times’. However, we sit here on Monday looking back at a 2-1 Man United loss at Old Trafford in which they impressed no one. Fans have now realised that perhaps their optimism …

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Gareth ThomasWhat next for Louis Van Gaal’s Manchester United?

Lavezzi still a target for Chelsea, Arsenal & Liverpool

Paris Saint Germain are still trying to tie up a contract for Argentine forward Ezequiel Lavezzi but the Daily Star are reporting those talks are breaking down. If that were the case it would certainly interest Premier League clubs Liverpool, Arsenal and Chelsea. Lavezzi, 29 years of age, is set to become a victim of PSG’s financial overspend that saw them …

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Gareth ThomasLavezzi still a target for Chelsea, Arsenal & Liverpool

Malky Mackay the man for Palace?

When Tony Pulis walked out of Selhurst Park two days before the start of the new campaign, you could forgive Crystal Palace fans for feeling pretty heartbroken! Tony Pulis was a man who saved their season last year and turned them from relegation certainties to mid-table challengers in a matter of months. Now though, it seems Malky Mackay is the …

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Gareth ThomasMalky Mackay the man for Palace?

Unbelievable headbutt leaves Motta with broken nose!

Football is well and truly back but so too, unfortunately, is the madness! When PSG clashed with Bastia on Saturday, the French champions were victorious 2-0 on the pitch but the battle continued after the game when Thiago Motta had his nose broken. Reports emerged that Brandão, Bastia’s new striker, waited in the tunnel for Italian international Thiago Motta and …

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Gareth ThomasUnbelievable headbutt leaves Motta with broken nose!

Stoke striker turns down Champions League football for the Championship

Stoke City striker Cameron Jerome has been reported to have turned down the opportuntity to sign for Scottish Champions Celtic and thus, Champions League football to ply his trade in the Championship with Norwich City, according to the Pink’un. The 28-year-old spent last season on loan at Crystal Palace but only managed to score twice for the Premier League side in …

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Oliver BainesStoke striker turns down Champions League football for the Championship

Southampton bid for Townsend rejected

Southampton have had their official bid for Spurs winger Andros Townsend rejected according to Sky Sports. Sky Sports sources have indicated that the bid was said to be in the region of £10m. However, Spurs clearly envisage Townsend to be worth more than what the Saints are offering and quickly quashed the bid. Southampton boss Ronald Koeman has clearly identified Townsend …

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Oliver BainesSouthampton bid for Townsend rejected