Chelsea readying huge £110m bid for Romelu Lukaku

Chelsea are readying a bumper new and improved offer for Inter striker Romelu Lukaku, with the Belgian warming to the idea of a return to Stamford Bridge. It emerged on Monday night that the Blues had had an £85m-plus-Marcos Alonso bid rejected, but just 24 hours later Chelsea are planning to return with a straight … Read more

Wednesday confirm Julian Borner departure

3 minute read 3/8/2021 | 05:30pm Sheffield Wednesday have confirmed that Julian Borner has left Hillsborough. What’s the latest? In a short statement posted on the Sheffield Wednesday website, the club confirmed that the 30-year-old has sealed a transfer to 2.Bundesliga side Hannover 96 for an undisclosed fee. The club went on to mention the … Read more

James Rodriguez reportedly ‘not in Benitez’s plans’ for coming season

By Conor Laird Published: August 2, 2021 11:04 pm Last Updated: August 2, 2021 11:08 pm   Mounting reports across the European media on Monday suggest that James Rodriguez has no place in the plans of new Everton manager Rafael Benitez. James back in form Colombian international Rodriguez of course only made the move to … Read more

VAR ‘won’t penalise trivial things’ in PL

The use of the video assistant referee (VAR) will be ‘dialled back’ in the new Premier League season, with officials told not to penalise “trivial things”. There was only minimal contact on Sterling when he won a late spot-kick. “Contact on its own is only part of the what referees should look for,” said referees’ … Read more

The best goals from Johan Cruyff’s Barcelona ‘Dream Team’

Johan Cruyff oversaw an unforgettable era in charge of former club Barcelona, a period of unprecedented success that remains part of footballing folklore in Catalonia. Cruyff inherited a side with just one league title in the previous 14 seasons, before masterminding a period of success that saw Barcelona oust arch-rivals Real Madrid during an unforgettable … Read more

Juric wants Belotti to say, but prefers to change ‘rather than wait’ – Football Italia

Torino coach Ivan Juric wants clarity from captain Andrea Belotti and hopes the Italy international tells him he wants to stay at the Granata. Belotti has been linked with a move away from the club this summer and the European champions returns to rumours and speculation regarding his own future. The new coach, Juric, arrived … Read more

Arsenal fans impressed with Ben White’s debut performance vs Chelsea |

A selection of Arsenal fans on Twitter heaped praise on Ben White following his impressive performance against Chelsea on Sunday afternoon. The 23-year-old centre-back made his friendly debut for the Gunners against the Blues after coming on as a half-time substitute for Rob Holding. He produced a lively performance, producing two goal-saving interceptions, one of … Read more

Arsenal 1-2 Chelsea: Player ratings as Blues kick off Mind Series with win

Chelsea kicked off the pre-season Mind Series tournament with a composed 2-1 victory over London rivals Arsenal. The Gunners began the game on top, causing some trouble down the left wing, but it was Chelsea who took the lead as Kai Havertz thundered home a two-on-one chance 26 minutes in. Both Emile Smith Rowe and … Read more

Domenico Berardi to Leicester update

3 minute read 1/8/2021 | 09:05am Leicester City have received an update on their pursuit of Sassuolo winger Domenico Berardi. What’s the story? Well-known journalist and transfer expert Fabrizio Romano has provided an update on the Foxes pursuit of the 26-year-old, relaying a quote from Sassuolo CEO Giovanni Carnevali on the situation. He tweeted: “Sassuolo … Read more

Video: Olivier Giroud nets with first touch in AC Milan’s colours

By Conor Laird Published: July 31, 2021 11:05 pm Last Updated: July 31, 2021 11:09 pm   New AC Milan striker Olivier Giroud this evening got his career in the club’s colours off to the most ideal start imaginable. Maldini and co. hard at work French international Giroud of course represents just one of a … Read more

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