Football Gossip Column

Gossip Column: Goncalo Guedes, Luan, Douglas, Coutinho, Özil, Andre Gomes, Arda Turan, Munir, Meyer,...

Friday, 1st September 2017 Valencia have secured the services of PSG's Goncalo Guedes on a season-long loan deal. ESPN Guedes might not be Valencia's last signing, though, as they will try to make a last-minute push to acquire Luan Vieira from Gremio. MARCA Getafe...

Barcelona Still Hopeful Of Signing Coutinho Before Spanish Window Closes

http://gty.im/841382710 While the Premier League nurses a collective headache after yesterday’s madcap Deadline Day, Liverpool are bracing themselves for one last assault on their wallets. Barcelona, with the rest of today to make the deal happen, are confident of bringing...

Ozil On Barca Radar If Coutinho Deal Collapses

http://gty.im/839885774 Like all good boy scouts, Barcelona are prepared for every eventuality. The closing of the transfer window in England means nothing to them save for beginning the 24-hour countdown to the end of Spain’s Deadline Day. Their major target is...

Everton’s Transfer Deadline Day – So Near Yet So Far With Giroud And Vermaelen

http://gty.im/545518236 It’s been a busy summer for Ronald Koeman as he remodels his Everton squad following the departure of striker Romelu Lukaku, 24, to Manchester United. Armed with the £75m from that deal and significant backing from majority shareholder Farhad...

Bournemouth Left Frustrated Over Demarai Gray As Afobe Stays

http://gty.im/840809378 It seemed a perfect match. The buying club wanted the player, the player wanted them and the selling club were ready to deal. The only thing missing was agreement over a fee. Demarai Gray, Leicester City's exciting 21-year-old winger, remains with...

Bony’s Swansea Return Sets Up Llorente’s Tottenham Surprise

http://gty.im/145292573 Swansea City were in the thick of the Deadline Day action with the last-gasp signing of Wilfried Bony, 28, from Manchester City, allowing Tottenham to make the surprise capture of Fernando Llorente, 32. The Spaniard was expected to make the...

Chelsea Land Torino’s Zappacosta

http://gty.im/682968254 At least one deal went smoothly for Chelsea during this transfer window! The Blues landed Torino's right back Davide Zappacosta in a £25m move which lessened Antonio Conte's frustration this summer, reports the Daily Mail. The Italian international completed his...

Drinkwater’s Chelsea Cloud Has A Silva Lining For Leicester

http://gty.im/835496310 Some transfers always require the Premier League to extend the deadline and this year was no exception. It's believed six deals required the EPL to go beyond the 11pm closure of the transfer window with Danny Drinkwater's move to...

Sakho Returns For Guard Duties At The Palace

http://gty.im/674151426 It proved to be a tense afternoon for Crystal Palace as negotiations for the return of Mamadou Sakho to Selhurst Park ran down to the wire. The 26-year-old impressed in an injury-curtailed loan spell in south London last season...

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain Completes £40m Liverpool Move

http://gty.im/841153922 Swathed in his Liverpool training gear, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, 24 a fortnight ago, completed the formalities of a £40m move to Anfield. The former Arsenal player had agreed a deal with Chelsea earlier in the week but as soon as the...