Chelsea to learn transfer ban appeal verdict by mid-December as Court of Arbitration for Sport hearing comes to close

20 Nov

Chelsea are expected to learn the verdict of their appeal against a two-window transfer ban by mid-December. The Premier League club’s lawyers presented their case at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) on Wednesday – the hearing understood to have finished at 2:30pm UK time. The CAS panel is expected to announce its findings […]

Granit Xhaka future: Arsenal midfielder to leave on loan in January with AC Milan and Inter Milan fighting for his signature – reports

20 Nov

Granit Xhaka will reportedly leave Arsenal on loan in January. The midfielder has not featured since telling Arsenal fans to ‘f*** off’ in an angry outburst while being substituted against Crystal Palace last month. Xhaka was stripped of the captaincy for his outburst at the booing Arsenal supporters by manager Unai Emery. And he could […]

Jose Mourinho to earn staggering £15m at Spurs – TWICE as much as Mauricio Pochettino and Jurgen Klopp – thanks to super-agent Pini Zahavi

20 Nov

Jose Mourinho has already been given huge financial backing by Tottenham Hotspur, according to reports. The former Manchester United and Chelsea boss posed for pictures for the first time on Wednesday as the new head coach of Spurs, less than 24 hours after Mauricio Pochettino was sacked. He was due to take training in the […]

Liverpool give fans peak into stunning new £50million training ground as club stays on course to move into Kirkby facility in summer 2020

20 Nov

Liverpool remain on track to complete the move to their new state-of-the-art training facility next summer. The club has produced a number of local talents into accomplished footballers – Trent Alexander-Arnold the most recent scouser to come through the ranks and settle into the first-team. It is hoped that that feeder system will improve when […]

Who is in Jose Mourinho’s backroom staff? Meet Joao Sacramento, Nuno Santos and the new men at Tottenham

20 Nov

Jose Mourinho wasted no time starting work as Tottenham’s new manager at the club’s Hotspur Way training ground. He met his new squad on Wednesday and immediately took training in the afternoon following his appointment as Mauricio Pochettino’s replacement. View this post on Instagram Day one: ✔️ #THFC #COYS A post shared by Tottenham Hotspur […]

Euro 2020 play-off draw on talkSPORT 2 this week: Scotland, Northern Ireland and Republic of Ireland set to learn opponents

20 Nov

The draw for the Euro 2020 play-offs will take place on Friday and we’ll have full coverage of it on talkSPORT 2. This week saw the qualification campaign for next summer’s tournament come to an end but there are still four places up for grabs. The final slots will be decided by play-off clashes but […]

Jose Mourinho to Spurs: Tottenham Hotspur Supporters’ Trust outline ‘concerns’ over appointment of Mauricio Pochettino’s successor

20 Nov

Tottenham’s leading fan group claim they are ‘concerned’ about the appointment of Jose Mourinho as Spurs’ new manager. Mauricio Pochettino was sacked on Tuesday evening after five-and-a-half years of service. The club acted quickly though and announced they had hired the former Chelsea and Manchester United boss as his replacement early on Wednesday morning. It’s […]

Jose Mourinho to Spurs: Tottenham approached Leicester over Brendan Rodgers appointment before hiring former Chelsea and Manchester United manager

20 Nov

Tottenham made an enquiry over hiring Leicester manager Brendan Rodgers before appointing Jose Mourinho as Mauricio Pochettino’s successor, according to reports. Mourinho, the former Chelsea and Manchester United boss, was named Spurs’ new manager on Wednesday morning, signing a three-and-a-half-year deal with the north Londoners. Pochettino was given the boot 11 hours prior, after his […]

Why we can’t wait for the Amazon Prime documentary about Tottenham’s season as Jose Mourinho replaces Mauricio Pochettino as manager

20 Nov

The Amazon Prime All or Nothing series focusing on Tottenham is already shaping up to be an instant classic. The cameras have unprecedented behind-the-scenes access at the club to give a unique insight into the day-to-day workings at Spurs. Little did any of us know that this season would turn out to be so eventful […]

Liverpool eye goalkeeper transfer with Ugurcan Cakir’s agent confirming Jurgen Klopp’s interest and possible £17m deal

20 Nov

Liverpool are keeping tabs on Ugurcan Cakir ahead of a possible summer move, the Turkey goalkeeper’s agent has claimed. The 23-year-old plies his trade for Trabzonspor with the club third in the Super Lig after 11 games. Despite the Reds already having two senior glovesmen to call upon, The Sun say manager Jurgen Klopp views […]

Transfer news and football gossip: Man City in Raheem Sterling talks, Liverpool linked with £18m deal and Man United to pay £85m for starlet?

20 Nov

We round up all the latest transfer news and football gossip from Wednesday’s newspapers and online. News of Mauricio Pochettino’s departure from Tottenham and Jose Mourinho’s appointment dominate the headlines, but there are also some interesting reports involving Liverpool and Man City… Tottenham have appointed Jose Mourinho as their new manager. The former Manchester United […]

Manchester City urged to appoint Mauricio Pochettino if Pep Guardiola leaves as he’d be ‘perfect’, says Trevor Sinclair

20 Nov

Manchester City should look to appoint axed Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino in the summer if Pep Guardiola decides to leave the club, according to Trevor Sinclair. Pochettino was sacked as Spurs manager on Tuesday night after five-and-a-half years in charge, and was quickly replaced with Jose Mourinho on Wednesday morning. Welcome José. #THFC ⚪️ #COYS […]

Barnsley appoint Gerhard Struber as manager as he leaves Europa League football to join Championship relegation battle

20 Nov

Gerhard Struber has swapped Europa League football for a Championship relegation battle with Barnsley. The 42-year-old was manager of Wolfsberger AC in Austria but has quit to become Daniel Stendel’s replacement at Oakwell. Struber had a spell as assistant head coach at Red Bull Salzburg and was boss of Austrian second-tier club FC Liefering before […]

Jose Mourinho has more trophies than Tottenham, with impressive haul including Premier League and Champions League honours

20 Nov

Jose Mourinho has a glistening managerial career since his touchline debut at Benfica in 2000. Since then he has won 20 trophies across four leagues, which is a big reason Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy snapped him up. Within 12 hours of sacking Mauricio Pochettino, their manager of five-and-a half-years, Spurs announced Mourinho as his successor. […]

Tottenham paying Jose Mourinho double what Jurgen Klopp is on at Liverpool with £15million-a-year deal

20 Nov

Tottenham’s sacking of Mauricio Pochettino and appointment of Jose Mourinho has come at a huge financial cost to the club. Pochettino’s five-and-a-half-year spell at Spurs came to an end when he was sacked on Tuesday night following the club’s poor start to the season. Assistant Jesus Perez and coaches Miguel D’Agostino and Antoni Jimenez were […]

Five players Tottenham boss Jose Mourinho could target in January transfer window, including Bruno Fernandes and Gareth Bale

20 Nov

Tottenham fans were left stunned by the news that Mauricio Pochettino had been sacked on Tuesday evening. While the Lilywhites have made a poor start to the 2019/20 campaign, lying 14th in the Premier League, the impact the Argentine has made at the club has been unquestionable. When Pochettino took over as Tottenham manager in […]

‘Jose Mourinho can lift STALE Tottenham team’ – Spurs legend Darren Anderton hails appointment and sends message to angry fans

20 Nov

Darren Anderton has praised Tottenham’s appointment of Jose Mourinho as their new manager, insisting the Special One can breathe new life into Spurs’ ‘stale’ squad. Mourinho’s appointment was confirmed on Wednesday morning, just 11 hours after the club announced the departure of Mauricio Pochettino after five-and-a-half years in charge. Welcome José. #THFC ⚪️ #COYS pic.twitter.com/0CYU4IXN0E […]

Gareth Bales risks the wrath of Real Madrid fans as he poses with ‘Wales Golf Madrid’ flag, but will Zinedine Zidane see the funny side?

20 Nov

Gareth Bale has risked creating more division between himself and Real Madrid fans by celebrating Wales’ Euro 2020 qualification with a provocative flag. As the players danced for joy after an Aaron Ramsey double helped beat Hungary 2-0 in Cardiff, a flag with the words: ‘Wales. Golf. Madrid. In that order’ was unfurled. In Spain, […]

Ashley Cole EXCLUSIVE: Former Arsenal and Blues defender ‘little bit shocked’ as ‘Chelsea man’ Jose Mourinho becomes Tottenham manager

20 Nov

Former Chelsea and Arsenal defender Ashley Cole has admitted to talkSPORT he is surprised Jose Mourinho is the new Tottenham manager, saying: ‘He was a Chelsea man’. Cole, the legendary left-back, played for two of Spurs’ fiercest rivals during his career, making the jump from Arsenal to Chelsea when Mourinho was Blues boss. He also […]