Three strikers Arsenal could target this summer

Arsenal have been linked with plenty of centre forwards over the last six months, with the North London side lacking a world-class striker to convert chances created by their stellar midfield. Although Olivier Giroud has contributed goals and had a good start to the season, the lack of a reliable back-up has caused the France international to suffer fatigue and a dip in form. Yaya Sanogo was brought in over the off-season and after returning from injury looks capable of being an asset for the Gunners. However, ... Continue Reading →

Walcott’s contract situation on a knife-edge

Theo Walcott’s contract situation is finely-poised with less than 48 hours left in the transfer window, with the Arsenal winger’s future hanging in the balance. With less than a year left on his existing deal at the Emirates Stadium, the England international has refused a new five-year £75,000-a-week contract from the Gunners, with the likes of Manchester City and Liverpool keeping tabs on the situation. With the attacker reportedly asking for a staggering £100,000-a-week to kick ... Continue Reading →

Manchester City’s squad depth hampered by financial constraints

Manchester City may be the Premier League’s biggest spenders in recent years but they’re still not through with building the ultimate football team. Problem is, the owners now want to practice financial prudence, something that does not sit well with a manager used to spending big. Manchester City have been surprisingly quiet in this summer’s transfer window, with Jack Rodwell the only notable addition to the Premier League-winning squad. Roberto Mancini has vocalised his desire to ... Continue Reading →

Arsenal Welcome £12.8m Olivier Giroud From Montpellier

Arsenal have completed the signing of Montpellier forward Olivier Giroud for £12.8m with the Frenchman ready to pen a four-year contract. Giroud was an inimical part of an unfancied Montpellier side who blasted their way to the French title last season with the 25-year-old bagging an impressive 21 league goals as La Paillade defied odds of 80/1 to lift their first ever Ligue 1 crown. Giroud will sign a four-year contract worth £45,000-a-week and is viewed as a replacement for out-of-favour Marouane ... Continue Reading →

Didier Drogba Confirms Chelsea Exit

Didier Drogba will leave Chelsea the club have confirmed Drogba’s contract was set to expire at the end of June with the 34-year-old striker having opted to leave on a high at the end of his contract. In a grande finale, Drogba’s last act in a Blues shirt was to hit the Champions League-winning penalty in Munich having also netted a precious last minute equaliser. “I wanted to put an end to all the speculation and confirm that I am leaving Chelsea,” Drogba told the official ... Continue Reading →

Eden Hazard Wants Chelsea Move…We Don’t Care!

Lille midfielder has revealed that he is leaning more towards a move to Chelsea despite still being uncertain of his next destination. Sigh…can somebody snap him up already! The guy obviously wants to leave Lille but is finding it hard to decide where he should be playing his footy next season. Having prostituted himself to high heavens before a ball had even been kicked in anger at the start of the campaign, Hazard (great name by the way) is now in a state of limbo as he has to answer to ... Continue Reading →

Robin Van Persie Contract Latest: Arsenal Talks Breakdown

Contract talks between Arsenal captain Robin Van Persie and the club are on the verge of breaking down after another tense day in North London. Gunners boss Arsene Wenger is still trying to convince Robin van Persie to pledge his future to Arsenal but talks over a new deal have ended in deadlock with RVPs future still unclear. Arsenal had hoped to persuade their leading goalscorer to agree a lucrative new three-year deal worth £130,000-a-week, but turned by growing interest from Manchester City, ... Continue Reading →

Let The End of Season Transfer Rumours Begin…

It is almost the end of the season and with clubs looking to finish strongly May also brings the much hyped transfer speculation which of course means exciting times for fans! Who will go where? Who will sign who? Will your star striker hold the club hostage (again)? What about that flashed-up number 10 who has wanted out since finding himself linked with Real Madrid last November. Of course, some clubs have already opened up their chequebooks and Arsenal for example, are such a club. Having signed ... Continue Reading →

Chelsea Sign Werder Bremen Midfielder Marko Marin

Chelsea have completed the signing of Weder Bremen midfielder Marko Marin for a cut-price £7million deal at the end of the season. Marin passed a medical at Stamford Bridge this week and Werder Bremen chairman Klaus Allofs has confirmed that the young German will now join the Blues on a five-year deal as Roberto Di Matteo’s process of rebuilding the team begins in earnest. Born in Bosnia-Herzegovina, Marin moved to Germany aged two and has played for the national team no fewer than 15 times. English ... Continue Reading →

Didier Drogba Set To Join Shanghai Shenhua In £6.7m-a-year Deal

Didier Drogba’s days in a Chelsea shirt could be numbered with the striker close to completing a £6.7m-a-year deal to join Chinese side Shanghai Shenhua According to the Daily Mail Drogba is close to agreeing a £6.7million-a-year deal to join Shanghai Shenhua – the same club former Chelsea forward Nicolas Anelka currently manages and plays for. Drogba was the star of the show for all the right (as well as all the wrong) reasons midweek as Chelsea grabbed a 1-0 win over Barcelona during ... Continue Reading →

Adriano signs on a short term deal at struggling Wigan

Former Brazilian international Adriano has accepted a two Month pay-as-you-play contract at Wigan as he looks to resurect his interest in the sport.  The explosive striker was released by his former employees Corinthian in March of this year who claimed that the player didn’t have the ‘Patience’ or ‘drive’ to stay fit. However, in a sensational turn of events Adriano claimed that a ‘fight’ for Premier League survival was just what he needed to inject ... Continue Reading →

‘I Would Go To Barcelona Or Real Madrid’ Says Gareth Bale

Gareth Bale has surprised Spurs fans by insisting that he would relish the opportunity to join either Barcelona or Real Madrid The Welsh winger has been in fine form this season and is one of Europe’s most highly-rated talents with interest from a host of clubs mounting. In light of this, Bale told The Sun that the growing transfer talk could end up becoming a reality especially if Spanish giants Real Madrid and Barcelona come knocking with a serious offer. “I have three years left on ... Continue Reading →