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Liverpool to bid for Turkish goalkeeper

Liverpool are ready to bid for Turkish goalkeeper Ugurcan Çakir. The Trabzonspor player was appearing in a World Cup qualifier against Norway against Oslo on Sunday. The Premier League champions had sent scouts initially to watch Erling Haaland, but it was Çakir who caught the eye in Turkey’s impressive 3 – 0 away win. And now the Reds are lining-up ...

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Rose will see out his Tottenham contract

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Full-back Danny Rose will see out the rest of his Tottenham contract at the club. The 30-year-old had seemed to be on the verge of sealing a move to the Turkish side Trabzonspor, but that deal collapsed, although there are varying versions as to the reason for that. According to the Turkish club they decided that it was too difficult ...

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Turkish end to Rose nightmare in sight

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Danny Rose is set to end his Tottenham nightmare by moving to Turkey to join Trabzonspor. The left-back has not played for Spurs all season having been left out of both their Premier League and Europa League squads. Instead, he has been forced to train with the Spurs’ development squads. In fact, since Jose Mourinho joined the club in November ...

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End of an era as Ozil set to depart

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The Mesut Ozil era at Arsenal is finally about to end. That is following the reaching of an agreement between the club and his representatives over an early termination of his contract, allowing him to complete his move to Fenerbahçe in Turkey. The news has been greeted with mixed emotions by Gunners fans, some of whom regret the way he ...

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Chelsea outcast set for Turkish loan

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Chelsea outcast Danny Drinkwater is on the verge of sealing a loan move to Turkish side Kasimpas for the rest of the season.. The former England midfielder has endured a miserable time since signing for Chelsea from Leicester City in 2017 in a £35 million deal, playing just 23 competititive fixtures for them in that period. Last season had he ...

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Arsenal ready to buy out Ozil contract

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Arsenal have begun talks to buy out the rest of Mesut Ozil’s contract. The Gunners secured a £120 million loan from the Bank of England earlier this week under the current corporate Covid reconstruction scheme, and could use part of that money to pay off the German World Cup winner. Ozil’s time at the Emirates looks like it could be ...

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Ozil in talks with two clubs

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Mesut Ozil is in talks with several clubs and could leave Arsenal during the transfer window. Reports in Turkey suggest that he could be about to sign a three-year deal to join Fenerbahçe, which will bring an end to his Arsenal nightmare. Alternatively, he is also in talks with MLS side DC United, who have made him an attractive offer ...

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Sokratis gets Genoa offer

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Arsenal’s Greek defender Sokratis Papastathapoulos is a man in demand. He has been contacted by Serie A side Genoa who have made an offer to sign the centre-back who played for them between 2008 and 2010. He is being lined up as an alternative to Denis Vavos whose proposed transfer from Lazio has collapsed because of injury concerns. Reports from ...

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Another defender set for Arsenal departure

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Greek international Sokratis Papastathopoulos is the latest man set to depart Arsenal in the January window, following in the footsteps of Bosnian full-back Sead Kolasinac who has already re-joined former club Schalke on loan for the rest of the season. Reports from Turkey suggest that Sokratis has reached an agreement with Super Lig side Fenerbahçe, and that he has now ...

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Ozil negotiating with Turkish club

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Mesut Ozil is negotiating a move to Turkish club Fenerbahçe that would see him take a massive pay cut to £150,000 a week. However, that deal will not happen until his current contract with Arsenal comes to an end in the summer, meaning that, in the meantime, his continued presence at the Emirates poses a dilemma for Mikel Arteta. Despite ...

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