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Premier League duo want Chelsea striker

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Leeds United and Everton both want to sign Chelsea striker Michy Batshuayi, who us currently on loan in Turkey with Beşiktaş. He is under contract at Stamford Bridge until 2023, but a decision is likely to be made on the future this summer of the Belgian international who has never cemented a first-team place at Stamford Bridge. His stay in ...

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Arsenal to open transfer talks for winger

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Arsenal are set to open transfer talks to sign Turkish winger Kerem Aktürkoğlu this summer. The 23 year old Galatasaray player is attracting interest from the Gunners and could be available for around £17 million when the transfer window opens. The Gunners are in the market for a goal scoring winger and Aktürkoğlu is regarded as s potential replacement for ...

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Abramovich announcement expected by Friday

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It is expected to be announced in Friday that Roman Abramovich has bought a new club. With the Russian oligarch sanctioned by the British government, he has had to put up for sale Chelsea, the club he has owned since 2003. However, those expecting that would end his involvement in football look like they have been seriously mistaken. Instead, he ...

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They went to a match and never came back (Part Three)

Continuing the series that looks at those – thankfully rare -occasions when fans went to a match, but never returned home afterwards. (For Part One please click here; and Part Two here). Kayseri Atatürk Stadium Disaster The cities of Kayseri and Sivas in central Turkey had always enjoyed a friendly rivalry, both competing for regional supremacy in the area of ...

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Abramovich eyes new club

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Roman Abramovich is keen to remain involved in football. Reports from Turkey suggest that he has already begun talks about buying a new club, even whilst the sale of Chelsea is still going through. The club in question is Super Lig side Goztepe, based in the Izmir district, and, besides football, they also have departments in fencing, handball, sailing, swimming, ...

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Elneny offers revealed

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Midfielder Mohamed Elneny received a number of offers to leave Arsenal during the recent transfer window, his agent has confirmed. The Egyptian international is out of contract at the Emirates in the summer, but, despite the fact that they stand to lose him for free in the summer, the Gunners decided to keep him for the rest of the season, ...

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Is another player set to leave Arsenal?

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The January window saw a number of players leave Arsenal, either permanently or on loan, reducing the squad whist, at the same time, significantly reducing the wage bill. However, the departures might not yet be over. That is because whilst the window has now closed in the rest of Europe, it remains open in Turkey until February 8th. And now ...

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Newcastle considering Elneny move

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Newcastle United are considering making a move for Arsenal’s Mohamed Elneny in the January window, The Egyptian is in the fianl year of his contract in North London and is likely to leave the club with no signs of him being offered a renewal. He has been linked with a  move to Turkey with Fenerbahçe having reportedly made contact with ...

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Chelsea set to complete defender move

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Chelsea are set to complete their first move of rhea January transfer window, with news that the move for Hungarian centre back Attila Szalai is as good as done. That is according to Szalia’s international boss Marco Rossi, who is close to the player currently playing for Fenerbahçe in Turkey. The 23-year old has not even been with the Super ...

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Elneny to leave Arsenal in January

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It is being reported that Mohamed Elneny will be allowed to leave Arsenal on a free transfer in January. The Egyptian international is in the final year of his contract at the Emirates, and there is no appetite to offer him a new deal. Already scheduled to miss most of that month anyway on AFCON duty, he will be allowed ...

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