Joao Felix squares up to Lionel Messi in furious exchange as Atletico Madrid produce late comeback to stun Barcelona

9 Jan

Joao Felix has some nerve, you have to give him that. The Atletico Madrid youngster bravely squared up to Lionel Messi in his side’s 3-2 Spanish Super Cup semi-final victory over Barcelona. In some fiery scenes shortly after the referee blew for half-time , the 20-year-old appeared to complain about something to the Argentine superstar […]

Chelsea transfer news: The latest on Dembele and Diop as Atletico Madrid offer Lemar to Blues

9 Jan

The January transfer window is in full swing, but it’s been a slow start to business for Frank Lampard and Chelsea. Lampard has insisted he wants to make improvements to his squad, particularly in attack, as he searches for more clinical players in the second half of the season to assure qualification for next year’s Champions League. The […]

Aston Villa transfer news: Pepe Reina’s agent confirms former Liverpool goalkeeper will only join Premier League side if AC Milan sign a replacement

9 Jan

Aston Villa will only complete a deal for Liverpool goalkeeper Pepe Reina on the condition AC Milan find a suitable replacement for him, according to his agent. Villa boss Dean Smith has identified signing a goalkeeper as one of his main priorities in the January transfer window, following the recent season-ending ACL injury to Tom […]

Bobby Duncan ditches agent who launched public attack on Liverpool and recruits German agency

9 Jan

Former Liverpool youth striker Bobby Duncan has changed his representation following the saga surrounding his move to Fiorentina last summer. The 18-year-old, cousin of Reds legend Steven Gerrard, has hired German agency SportsTotal to replace Saif Rubie, who accused Liverpool of ‘mentally bullying’ the teenager. Duncan’s former agent released a lengthy statement last summer claiming […]

Charlton’s new owners make immediate statement of intent to Lee Bowyer by offering Addicks boss new five-year deal

9 Jan

New Charlton chairman Matt Southall has wasted no time offering manager Lee Bowyer a fresh five-year contract. The Addicks boss, who guided the club from League One to the Championship despite Roland Duchatelet’s chaotic two-year attempt to sell the club, has six months remaining on his current deal. And East Street Investments, the new owners, […]

Transfer news and football gossip: West Ham close in on Fernandes, Tottenham tipped to sign Zaha, Manchester United’s transfer plans revealed

9 Jan rounds up all the latest transfer news and football gossip from Thursday’s papers and online… West Ham have agreed a deal in principle to sign Chelsea target Gedson Fernandes on an 18-month loan from Benfica. The Blues are also understood to have tabled a loan offer for the 20-year-old midfielder, but it’s now being […]

Labour Leadership Backers: Half Way There

9 Jan

Guido’s rolling spreadsheet of Labour leadership backers, which unlike Labour’s official list includes those MPs backing but not publically nominated, has now hit 50% of the PLP declaring support for the deputy leadership race, and 45% for the main battle. According to the list, both Angela Rayner and Ian Murray have the requisite nominations to […]

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