Football Gossip Column

Deadline Day Gossip Column: Lee Seung-Woo, Andre Gomes, Mustafi, Rafinha, Mbappe, Mitroglou, Emre Can,...

Thursday, 31st August 2017 Lee Seung-Woo, once held up as one of the brightest prospects at Barcelona's La Masia academy, has joined Italian side Hellas Verona for €1.5 million. ESPN Andre Gomes has been linked with a move to Juventus, but the...

Watford Land Sunderland Midfielder on Loan

http://gty.im/904448190 Watford bolstered their squad for the Premier League relegation battle with the signing of Sunderland midfielder Didier Ndong, according to the Chronicle. The Hornets trumpeted their new signing on Twitter 📝 | Fancy some transfer news?! Didier Ndong has signed for #watfordfc...

Deadline Day Gossip Column: Wells, Llorente, Sanchez, Mahrez, Mendy, Janssen, Remy

Thursday 31st August 2017, 11am Burnley and Huddersfield Town have agreed a £5m fee for striker Nakhi Wells, 27, to move to Turf Moor. Former club Bradford City expected to receive £1.8m as part of sell-on deal to Terriers. Sky Sports Tottenham...

The Anatomy of a Failed Transfer 2: Diafra Sakho

http://gty.im/839759892 Is it a case of life imitating art or just madness? Whatever the case, the 27-year-old Senegalese international Diafra Sakho remains a player at West Ham United. The Hammers were insistent all along that Sakho would not be sold but...

The Anatomy of a Failed Transfer 1: Ross Barkley

http://gty.im/686611482 To the bafflement of virtually everyone, 23-year-old Ross Barkley remains an Everton player. Everton and Chelsea agreed a fee of £35m for the midfielder who is in the final of his contract. Personal terms were quickly agreed with Barkley travelling...

Leicester City to Take Silva Appeal To CAS

http://gty.im/849630054 It was the last deal of the summer deadline day and it contained all the drama. Defending champions Chelsea landed Danny Drinkwater, 27, as Leicester City signed 28-year-old Adrien Silva from Sporting Lisbon. Drinkwater was unveiled at the Chelsea training...

PSG Acquire Juan Bernat From Bayern Munich

http://gty.im/1025002360 PSG finally found the left-back they were desperately looking for. After striking out on the pursuit of Filipe Luis, who decided to stay in Atletico Madrid after snubbing PSG's interest, the reigning Ligue 1 champions decided to find another alternative...

Everton Preparing Twin Strike On Barcelona

http://gty.im/993672292 Everton are set for a busy transfer deadline day with Andre Gomes their latest target according to the Daily Mail. Talks are ongoing with Barcelona over Colombia international Yerry Mina, 23, while Bernard, the former Brazil international, arrived at the...

Ronaldo to United? Not Quite As Far-Fetched As It Sounds

http://gty.im/841399762 Cristiano Ronaldo was on the verge of a sensational Old Trafford return this summer only to be denied at the last-minute when Kylian Mbappe, 18, rejected a move to the Bernabeu, according to the Sunday Times. Ronaldo’s shadow looms large...

Deadline Day Gossip 4pm Update: Lemar, Wilshere, Zappacosta, Sanches, Mangala

4pm, Thursday 31st August 2017 Arsenal have submitted a £90m bid for Monaco midfielder Thomas Lemar, 21. This 24 hours after the BBC journalist David Ornstein claimed the club had no money for major signings. Where is the cash coming...