Hull City closing in on deal for Dawson

After his sides 1-1 draw at home to Stoke City, Hull City boss Steve Bruce said that a deal to sign Tottenham Hotspurs defender, Michael Dawson was “in principle” according to BBC Sport. Bruce is hoping to make “two or three” new signings before the window shuts and Dawson looks to be the first of the latest recruits to be arriving …

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Oliver BainesHull City closing in on deal for Dawson

BREAKING NEWS – West Brom sign Samaras

Breaking News has emerged this morning from the Hawthorns, West Brom have captured former Celtic and Greece striker, Georgios Samaras on a two-year-deal. https://twitter.com/SkySportsNewsHQ/status/502760805834969089 Earlier this week, Albion boss Alan Irvine expressed his interest in the Greek striker who left Celtic in the summer, “He’s a player we’re aware of. We have enquired about him. Nothing is done as far …

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Oliver BainesBREAKING NEWS – West Brom sign Samaras

Manchester United midfielder could join Nani at Sporting

Manchester United midfielder, Anderson has been tipped for a surprise move which would see him link up with former United team-mate Nani. The Express have suggested that Sporting are ready to issue a £5.5m bid for the Brazilian, who like Nani, has struggled to adapt to life at Old Trafford since his arrival. The money from the Rojo deal as well …

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Oliver BainesManchester United midfielder could join Nani at Sporting

Roma and Juventus keen on Manchester City defender

This morning, Sportlobster tweeted what they understand to be a transfer story that could progress in the coming days… Juventus and Roma are keen to sign £12m-rated Manchester City centre-back Matija Nastasic. [MEN] — SportlobsterFootball (@Football_SL) August 22, 2014 Manchester City defender Matija Nastasic looks to be attracting heavy attention from Italian duo, Roma and Juventus. Nastasic, 21, is poised …

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Oliver BainesRoma and Juventus keen on Manchester City defender

Arsenal looking at West Ham defender

Arsenal are reportedly set to be looking at West Ham defender Winston Reid. The New Zealand international is out of contract at the end of the season and Arsene Wenger is said to be interested in the 26-year-old. Reid has had his injury problems of late, however, when fully fit, his form has been scintillating. A leader from the back, …

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Oliver BainesArsenal looking at West Ham defender

Micah Richards set for Manchester City exit

Manchester City and England right back Micah Richards is looking set for a Manchester City exit this summer, however, the question is, to where? Touted with a move to Newcastle all summer, Richards has been out of favour at City, falling down the pecking order behind first choice, Pablo Zabaleta. With a promising future ahead of him, Richards career has …

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Oliver BainesMicah Richards set for Manchester City exit

Spurs ready to unleash £11m bid for QPR striker

Spurs have been subject to speculation this morning, insisting they are preparing an £11m bid for QPR and France striker Loic Remy according to the Daily Star. The 27-year-old striker was all set to announce his departure from Rangers last month as he looked to be on his way to Liverpool for £8.5m. However, due to unforeseen circumstances (believed to be …

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Oliver BainesSpurs ready to unleash £11m bid for QPR striker

Blackburn reject Hull’s Jordan Rhodes bid

Hull City have reportedly seen their bid for Blackburn Rovers’ striker Jordan Rhodes. Rhodes was subject to an enquiry from the Premier League side who seek to replace Shane Long who was sold to Southampton for £12m. Rovers’ manager Gary Bowyer has spoken of his desire to hold onto the 24 year old who signed a new contract in July but …

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Gareth ThomasBlackburn reject Hull’s Jordan Rhodes bid

Coventry City seal historic return to Ricoh Arena

Coventry City fans will be celebrating today after it was announced the club will return to its former home of the Ricoh Arena. Coventry City went into administration in March 2013 and following a stadium rent-row they were forced to play home games in Sixfields Stadium in Northampton. The move was controversial and forced fans to travel an extra 40 …

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Gareth ThomasCoventry City seal historic return to Ricoh Arena

Celtic to miss out on South Korean target

Celtic were given a Champions League reprieve when opponents Legia Warsaw fielded an illegible player in their qualifying tie. This meant Celtic would progress and drew 1-1 with Maribor last night leaving them with work still to do in the second leg at Celtic Park. It now though is being reported that one of their targets, Cardiff City’s Kim Bo-Kyung …

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Gareth ThomasCeltic to miss out on South Korean target

Arsenal hunting Atléti Toby Alderweireld

Arsenal sold captain and solid defender Thomas Vermaelen to Barcelona this summer for £15m. With Per Mertesacker struggling for fitness and Laurent Koscielny their only other centre-back it appears Arsene Wenger is now hunting Atlético Madrid defender Toby Alderweireld as cover. The Daily Mirror report that the 25 year old, who was linked with heavily with Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur last …

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Gareth ThomasArsenal hunting Atléti Toby Alderweireld

Di Maria and Khedira both want Real Madrid exit

This summer has been filled with speculation that Angel Di Maria and Sami Khedira are moving closer to a Real Madrid exit. Sky Sports amongst others have confirmed that both players now will both leave the Santiago Bernabéu, Manager Carlo Ancelotti has said today in his press conference that: “Di Maria asked to go in the summer and has rejected an offer …

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Gareth ThomasDi Maria and Khedira both want Real Madrid exit
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Mario Balotelli leaves AC Milan for Liverpool

Yesterday we reported that Liverpool could be in the running for Mario Balotelli. This morning we brought you the news that Liverpool were officially in talks with AC Milan for Mario Balotelli. Now, AC Milan have confirmed that Balotelli has left their training ground, possibly for good! The exciting yet slightly eccentric Italian looks set to complete his Anfield move …

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Gareth ThomasMario Balotelli leaves AC Milan for Liverpool

Malky Mackay out of running for Palace job

Malky Mackay has been ommitted from the running to be the next Crystal Palace job, despite being odds on favourite. The news comes in the light of when the former Norwich City defender was in charge of former club Cardiff City. Reports have circulated the media, suggesting that Mackay had sent texts of a  racial, sexist and homophobic nature according to BBC …

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Oliver BainesMalky Mackay out of running for Palace job

Hull City looking to African star to replace Shane Long

Hull City boss Steve Bruce has revealed that his side have had conversations with Vincent Aboubakar over a potential move. The Cameroon international has been identified as a potential replacement for Shane Long who left the Tigers to join Southampton last week. According to Sky Sports, Bruce has held talks with a number of club and strikers in a bid …

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Oliver BainesHull City looking to African star to replace Shane Long

Chelsea in control? Reflections on the first week of the Premiership

If you can accept the inclusion of a Monday night into the concept, the opening weekend of Premier League season 2014-15 has come and gone and already every pundit is installing Chelsea as champions. So, shall we just go straight to 2015-16 instead?  Well, no. Because as, literally, all managers and players are saying in disjointed, clichéd unison, “it’s a long …

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Sadie HaleChelsea in control? Reflections on the first week of the Premiership

Manchester United want Real Madrid star

Manchester United have today been rumoured to be interested in Real Madrid midfielder Xabi Alonso. The speculation comes as a result of Luka Modric’s new deal for Madrid whilst Toni Kroos has just made the switch to the Bernabeu, meanwhile, Sami Khedira is still knocking on the door of the first team. At 32-years-old, Alonso still possesses real quality in …

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Oliver BainesManchester United want Real Madrid star

QPR complete signing of Dutch midfielder

QPR yesterday completed the signing of Leroy Fer from Norwich City for a fee said to be around £10m despite claims the deal is worth £8m according to BBC Sport. QPR boss Harry Redknapp captured the Dutch midfielder on a three-year-contract and Fer is now eligible to play and could make his debut this Sunday against Spurs. Redknapp spoke in the …

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Oliver BainesQPR complete signing of Dutch midfielder

Liverpool in talks with Mario Balotelli

BBC Sport this morning posted this on Twitter, something that will either get Liverpool fans jumping for joy or find their head buried in their hands… Liverpool are in talks with AC Milan to sign Italy striker Mario Balotelli — BBC Sport (@BBCSport) August 21, 2014 Liverpool have been looking for a striker this season to help provide consolation for …

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Oliver BainesLiverpool in talks with Mario Balotelli

Premier League duo join Norwich City

Former Premier League duo Carlos Cuellar and Cameron Jerome have both completed switches to Championship side, Norwich City. Cuellar left Sunderland in June after being released by the Black Cats in the summer. The Spaniard made 33 appearances for Sunderland but has now found pastures new at Norwich City with his first stint in the Championship. The defender penned a one-year-deal …

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Oliver BainesPremier League duo join Norwich City