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German club want Leno

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Hertha Berlin want to tempt Arsenal goalkeeper Bernd Leno back to Germany. The club finished the season by clinching their top flight Bundesliga status for another year by beating Hamburg in a relegation play-off, and now they are looking to strengthen their squad to try and avoid a repeat next season. German international Leno looks certain to leave the Emirates ...

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Chelsea to battle Spurs for Leipzig defender

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Chelsea are ready to battle neighbours Spurs to sign Leipzig defender Josko Gvardiol. Now that the takeover is completed, Chelsea are ready to flex their muscles in the transfer market, with a defensive rebuild a priority. They are looking for at least two players to replace the departing Andreas Christensen and Antonio Rüdiger, and are also being heavily linked once ...

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Running to Stand Still

Having just completed the takeover of the club, Chelsea’s new owners have just announced Thomas Tuchel will have around £200 million to spend in the transfer window this summer. Meanwhile, Tottenham’s shareholders are putting £150 million into the club to satisfy manager Antonio Conté’s transfer aspirations. Elsewhere, Manchester City, who have already bought Erling Haaland for £51 million and Julian ...

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The Summer Transfer Window

The 2022 summer transfer window for clubs in England and Scotland will open on June 10th. However, according to FIFA’s transfer window, the summer window opens in major European countries like France, Italy, Germany and Spain on July 1st. That means that even those deals that have already been concluded – like Erling Haaland’s switch from Borussia Dortmund to Manchester ...

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Chelsea interested in Leipzig forward

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Chelsea are interested in signing RB Leipzig forward Christopher Nkunku. Thomas Tuchel wants to boost his forward options after a season in which Mason Mount finished the club’s top scorer in the Premier League with 11 goals. And Nkunku, who is being tracked by a number of clubs, is high on their list of possible targets. The 24-year old is ...

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First Emirates departure confirmed

The first departure from Arsenal has been confirmed in what is likely to be another big summer at the Emirates. Greek defender Konstantinos Mavropanos has made his move to Stuttgart permanent. He had been on loan to the Bundesliga side for the past two year and his agreement included an obligation to make his switch permanent if Stuttgart confirmed their ...

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Footballers who excelled at other sports (Part Two)

Continuing the series about footballers who excelled at other sports. (For Part One please click here). Petr Cech As a boy growing up in the Czech Republic, Cech loved ice hockey and played it as a boy. However, he was forced to choose between it and football when he was a  teenager and, having made his choice, could not play ...

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Chelsea highly interested in Leipzig striker

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Chelsea are among the clubs interested in signing RB Leipzig Christopher Nkunku in the summer transfer window. Nkunku who has represented France at multiple youth levels and made his debut for the senior national team in March, has been in impressive form for the Bundesliga side this season, scoring 34 goals and providing 20 assists in all competitions, and he ...

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Chelsea interested in Croatian defender

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Croatian defender Josko Gvardiol is the latest name to be added for the short-list of defensive options for Chelsea this summer. The Blues have the need to replace both Andreas Christensen and Antonio Rüdiger, who are both joining Spanish clubs on free transfers. The Dane has agreed a move to Barcelona, whilst the German is headed to Real Madrid. Now ...

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Chelsea keeping tabs on German defender

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With one German defender set to leave the club in the form of Antonio Rüdiger, who is joining Real Madrid on a free transfer, it seems another one may be joining Chelsea. That is after news that they have asked to be kept informed about developments with Armenia Bielefeld’s Amos Pieper. A former under-21 centre-half for Germane, Pieper will become ...

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