Swansea – Welsh side in talks with St Etienne midfielder

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Swansea City are reportedly in talks with French side, St Etienne over midfielder, Frank Tabanou according to BBC Sport. Swansea have been said to have placed a £3m bid for the former France Under-21 international Tabanou, 25, who can also play on the wing. Tabanou’s agent, Philippe Lamboley said: “The two clubs are in discussions, but I cannot confirm a …

Italian striker, Cassano a free agent

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Italian striker, Antonio Cassano has now become a free agent after his contract with Parma was mutually terminated, BBC Sport has revealed. The 32-year-old has made 20 appearances for the Serie A strugglers this season, scoring five goals. Parma are bottom of the table, 10 points from safety and the club revealed the departure of the former A.C. Milan and …

West Brom – Pulis “brutal” but “fantastic”

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New West Brom manager Tony Pulis has been labelled “brutal” yet “fantastic” by goalkeeper Ben Foster. In quotes carried by BBC Sport, the West Brom first choice stopper has praised Pulis for his start at The Hawthorns in turning around their campaign. Welshman Tony Pulis is 57-years-old and after a playing career mainly in the lower leagues, Pulis retired to …

Newcastle United – Carver to be appointed head coach

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Newcastle United are set to announce a replacement for former manager Alan Pardew. According to Sky Sports, current Caretaker boss John Carver is going to be given the Head Coach job until at least the end of the 2014/15 campaign. John Carver is 50-years-old and is a Geordie born and bred with a deep love of Newcastle United football club. …

Liverpool – Sturridge back in training! Good news!

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Liverpool fans will today be delighted to hear the news that star striker Daniel Sturridge is back in training after his series of injures. The Liverpool Echo reckon he is likely to play a part in his side’s Premier League clash with West Ham United on the weekend. Daniel Sturridge’s injury has no doubt hurt the Anfield club who has …

Manchester United – Nani wants Old Trafford return

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Manchester United’s exiled midfielder, Nani, is hunting a return to Old Trafford at the end of the current seasons. The Daily Mail suggest Nani is willing to fight for his place at the Red Devils, despite Louis Van Gaal deeming him surplus to requirements. Luis Nani is 28-years-old and is currently back on loan at the club where he began …

Chelsea – Douglas Costa targeted by the Blues

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Chelsea are looking to add another Costa to their side to join Diego Costa. According to Goal.com, Brazilian Douglas Costa is a target for the Blues. Chelsea were linked last week to Fiorentina winger Juan Cuadrado but now it seems Costa is another man on their shopping list, the 24-year-old attacking-midfielder currently playing for Shakhtar Donetsk in Ukraine. The issues …

Aston Villa – Delph pens new deal at the club

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Aston Villa fans were given a huge boost before their F.A. Cup victory over Championship side, Bournemouth yesterday. Villa teased fans as the posted a picture on their stadium screen of a “new signing”. Just before kick off, it was revealed that that man was Fabian Delph who has penned a new four-and-a-half-year contract with the club. The 25-year-old England …

Arsenal – Gunners nearing Paulista move

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Arsenal are said to be nearing a move for Villarreal defender, Gabriel Paulista according to BBC Sport. Arsenal boss, Arsene Wenger confirmed that the club have agreed a deal with the defender and the transfer looks set to completed in the near future. The La Liga club say an agreement has been reached in principle for the £15m-rated 24-year-old to …

Swansea snap up England defender

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Swansea City have completed the signing of Tottenham and England full-back, Kyle Naughton according to Sky Sports. Swansea manager, Garry Monk says he is delighted with his new signing, “Kyle’s experienced at this level and brings Premier League pedigree. “He’s a good age for us, and we look for players who want to prove a point and are hungry to …

Arsenal – Wenger tried to sign Di Maria as a teenager

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Arsenal boss, Arsene Wenger has revealed that he nearly signed Angel Di Maria as a teenager. The Frenchman spoke to BBC Sport and revealed that he was close to snapping up the Argentinian, “We wanted him to come here,” said Gunners boss Wenger. Wenger said: “We had identified Di Maria when he was 17 in an international competition. “But he …

Birmingham City fending off interest for starlet

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Birmingham City are fending off heavy interest from a number of clubs, for starlet, Demarai Gray according to the Birmingham Mail. It has been revealed that the Blues have rejected a third bid from top of the Championship, Bournemouth who have identified the qualities that the teenager possesses. Eddie Howe is keen to bring through young emerging talent and Gray …

QPR- Pato on the radar at Rangers

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Barazilian striker, Alexandre Pato is believed to be on the radar of Premier League strugglers, QPR according to reports from Apparently, QPR have been offered Corinthians striker Alexandre Pato. The 25-year-old, who previously played for Italian giants AC Milan, could make the move to west London in this transfer window. Pato is on loan from Corinthians at Sao Paulo – …

West Brom – Callum McManaman bid rejected again

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West Bromwich Albion’s rival under Tony Pulis is beginning as the Welshman sorts out the Baggies’ defensive issues. Pulis though also wants creative players and is targeting Wigan’s Callum McManaman but is set for a big fight for his services. According to Sky Sports, McManaman is not for sale with Wigan rejecting £3.5m bid and an improved £4m offer. Pulls …

Swansea City – Swans want Rhodes of Blackburn

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Blackburn Rovers have had a tough January so far, firstly with heavy interest from Premier League club in their striker Rudy Gestede and now because of interest in Jordan Rhodes, their other talisman. According to the Daily Telegraph, the Swans see Rhodes as the perfect Wilfried Bony replacement. Jordan Rhodes is still 24-years-old and began his career with Barnsley before …