From Bayer Leverkusen ace Kai Havertz to Arsenal transfer target Dayot Upamecano – Bundesliga stars you should watch this weekend

13 May

Football is back this weekend and we at talkSPORT.com couldn’t be more excited. The coronavirus pandemic has caused our beloved beautiful game to come to an unprecedented halt –  but all eyes will be on the Bundesliga this weekend as the German top flight becomes the first major European league to return. Some huge names […]

Arsenal suffer further transfer blow as Dayot Upamecano’s agent dismisses prospect of summer move from RB Leipzig

11 May

The chances of Arsenal signing Dayot Upamecano this summer are practically impossible, according to the RB Leipzig star’s agent. Upamecano, 21, has emerged as one of the stars of the Bundesliga and established himself as a vital cog in his side’s defence. That fine form hasn’t gone unnoticed, with the Gunners’ north London rivals Tottenham […]

Transfer news and football gossip: Liverpool and Man City chasing wonderkid, Arsenal ‘clear favourites’ to sign Upamecano, Chelsea flop wants AC Milan move

7 May

talkSPORT.com rounds up all the latest transfer news and football gossip from Thursday’s papers and online… Chelsea flop Tiemoue Bakayoko, who is currently on loan at Monaco, is keen to return to AC Milan. The French midfielder spent the 2018-19 season on loan at the San Siro and impressed with a string of impressive performances. […]

Dayot Upamecano is wanted by Arsenal and Bundesliga goal scorer Timo Werner says £55m transfer target could be as good as Jerome Boateng

9 Apr

Given world class centre-backs are hard to come by, it’s easy to see why Dayot Upamecano is a man in demand. The RB Leipzig defender may not be at that level yet but he has certainly shown glimpses of scaling those heights. At just 21 he represents a strong long-term investment many clubs in Europe […]

Football Manager 2020 wonderkids: 20 centre-backs you must sign on FM20, including Chelsea, Juventus and Barcelona starlets

4 Apr

The signing of Virgil van Dijk was one of the final pieces in Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool puzzle. The imperious centre-back helped transform their defence and instead of a calamity waiting to happen, they’re now one of the toughest to breach in world football. And if you’re going to have any success on Football Manager 2020, […]

Arsenal ‘have not got much chance of signing’ Tottenham target Dayot Upamecano, with Bayern Munich and Barcelona more likely destinations

12 Feb

Arsenal’s hopes of signing Dayot Upamecano from RB Leipzig this summer have been quashed by a European football expert. Kevin Hatchard told talkSPORT it was far more likely the 21-year-old would go to either Bayern Munich or Barcelona as he seeks new opportunities. The centre-back has gained the attention of scouts across the continent with […]

How Tottenham could look after adding three top transfer targets in January, including Hakim Ziyech and Dayot Upamecano

15 Nov

Tottenham are really struggling this season in the Premier League. It’s been a nightmare opening to the campaign which now sees them sitting 14th in the table. It should, however, be noted Spurs are just five points off fifth place so a turn around really isn’t out of the question. This is perhaps why we’re […]

Transfer news and football gossip: Manchester United target Mario Mandzukic drops wage demands, Tottenham eye Barcelona man, Zlatan Ibrahimovic to Napoli

23 Oct

talkSPORT.com rounds up all the latest transfer news and football gossip from Wednesday’s papers and online… Arsenal legend Ray Parlour has urged Leeds boss Marcelo Bielsa to start Gunners loanee Eddie Nketiah in the Championship. (FULL STORY) Manchester United target Mario Mandzukic is willing to cut his £300,000-a-week wage demands by 50 per cent in […]

Arsenal hope to land Dayot Upamecano in cut-price transfer deal from RB Leipzig as his contract expires in 2021

23 Oct

Dayot Upamecano could join Arsenal in a cut-price deal from RB Leipzig, according to reports. The highly-rated defender’s contract with the German club runs out at the end of next season. And The Sun claim the Gunners are preparing a fresh £40million bid to land Upamecano, who was heavily linked with Unai Emery’s side in […]