FIVE signings to complete Big Sam’s West Ham squad

Sam Allardyce has wasted no time this summer in securing three signings – Ipswich Town’s Aaron Cresswell, Charlton’s Diego Poyet and Anderlecht ‘s Chiekhou Kouyate. But charged with the task of moving West Ham into European reckoning whilst simultaneously evolving their much-maligned attritional philosophy into something more commendable next season, the Upton Park roster is […]

FIVE signings to complete Arsene Wenger’s Arsenal squad

Arsenal fans are currently in a state of euphoria as the North London club move ever-closer to officially completing a £30million move for Barcelona star Alexis Sanchez. The Chile international certainly fills the ‘marquee signing’ void at the Emirates, but not every acquisition the Gunners make this summer will require such a stellar fee. As […]

Barcelona rejected taking Toni Kroos FOR FREE, didn’t want to damage relations with Bayern [Periodico]

This brought a pretty incredible story today, which if true, is taking benevolent diplomacy to the extreme. El Periodico Catalunya claim that Barcelona were offered Toni Kroos for just 25 million euros earlier this summer (during the World Cup, presumably), but Luis Enrique rejected it, feeling that Barcelona are well covered in his position, having just bought

Can Liverpool expect to match last season without Luis Suarez?

After attempting to take a chunk out of Giorgio Chiellini’s shoulder with his teeth during a World Cup group fixture against Italy, Liverpool have decided to finally cash-in on talismanic yet ever-controversial striker Luis Suarez, who has become the latest object of transfer desires for Barcelona. £80million for a player who now appears unable to last […]