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United linked with forward recruits in January

Manchester United will go back into the market to sign a striker in January, with the club currently short of forward options. Manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer sanctioned the summer sale of Romelu Lukaku to Inter Milan, and allowed Alexis Sanchez to go on loan to the same club, on the understanding that there would be suitable replacements but, in the ...

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Spurs likely to be busy in January

Manager Mauricio Pochettino has admitted that Tottenham are likely to be busy in January. He was speaking after Spurs suffered a shock defeat to Colchester United in  the Carabao Cup on Tuesday night losing to the League Two side on penalties. And although Pochettino’s side had a smattering of youth, with forward Troy Parrott and defender Japhit Tanganga both making ...

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FIFA plans overhaul of transfer system

Plans to reform the transfer system have been drawn up by FIFA, including the introduction of a cap upon agents’ commissions, and restrictions on the number of loan players. Under the proposals, agents’ fees would be limited to a maximum of 10% of the fee that a selling club receives for a player. Additionally, they could earn up to 3% ...

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United defend summer transfer policy

Manchester United have been forced into the unusual step of issuing a statement defending the club’s summer transfer policy. That follows an indifferent start to the season under manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, who was heavily criticised for the side’s lacklustre defeat at West Ham last weekend. And the Board has not escaped the flak of the fans either, with Executive ...

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Pochettino cryptic on Real Madrid links

Mauricio Pochettino has refused to downplay suggestions linking him with the Real Madrid job. The 47 year old Argentine has established a reputation for himself as one of the best managers in Europe, helping guide Tottenham to the Champions League final in June. He has been linked with the Real job before, noticeably when both Julen Lopetegui and Santiago Solari ...

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Arsenal’s January transfer plans laid out

Arsenal are unlikely to be active in the January transfer window. That is according to Managing Director Vinai Venkatesham who explained that the club did most of their transfer business in the summer, when they went on an aggressive recruitment drive, spending £130 million on new signings, including breaking the Arsenal transfer record to sign winger Nicolas Pépé from Lille ...

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Tomori set for new Chelsea deal

Fikayo Tomori is set to be rewarded for his fine start of the season with Chelsea with a new five year deal. The England under-21 international is another graduate from the Chelsea academy system, and made his name last season on loan with Derby County where he played under Lampard. He was named the Rams’ “Player of the Season” by ...

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Spurs monitoring Fiorentina winger

Tottenham scouts were in attendance in Bergamo on Sunday as Atalanta played Fiorentina in Serie A. They were their primarily to watch Fiorentina winger Ricardo Sottil who has come on their radar as a potential future recruit. The 20-year old, is highly rated, although he has played barely a handful of games for Fiorentina, and was sent on loan to ...

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United in new talks with starlet

Angel Gomes is the latest player who Manchester United are hoping to sign to a new deal. The 19-year old made his first start for the senior side in their home victory over the Kazakh side FC Astana on Thursday night in the Champions League, having been promoted to the first team squad along with Tahith Chong. Both are out ...

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United planning double transfer raid on Spurs

Manchester United are planning a January transfer raid on Spurs for Lucas Moura and Eric Dier. 27-year old Moura is high on United’s wanted list, as they seek to supplement their attacking options, with his versatility a major plus point in his favour – he can play through the middle, down the flanks or even operate behind the main striker. ...

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