Day: August 9, 2018

Fulham seal loans for Timothy Fosu-Mensah Sergio Rico and Luciano Vietto

Fulham have completed a triple loan move to land Manchester United defender Timothy Fosu-Mensah, Sevilla goalkeeper Sergio Rico and Atletico Madrid striker Luciano Vietto on transfer deadline day. Fosu-Mensah, 20, signed a season-long loan deal at Craven Cottage after spending the last campaign at Crystal Palace. Newly promoted Fulham beat […]

Southampton sign Liverpool’s Danny Ings on initial loan with obligation to buy

ESPN FC’s Craig Burley appreciates what Liverpool did in the summer transfer window, but feels Man United were disappointing. LIVERPOOL — Southampton have completed the signing of Liverpool’s Danny Ings from on an initial season-long loan with an obligation to buy the striker on a permanent deal. Ings will spend […]

Southampton sign Liverpool’s Ings on initial loan with obligation to buy

ESPN FC’s Craig Burley appreciates what Liverpool did in the summer transfer window, but feels Man United were disappointing. LIVERPOOL — Southampton have completed the signing of Liverpool’s Danny Ings from on an initial season-long loan with an obligation to buy the striker on a permanent deal. Ings will spend […]

Manchester City hope for ‘well-trodden’ Australia path with Daniel Arzani signing – official

Manchester City’s Daniel Arzani has thanked Melbourne City for helping him to realise his dream of playing in the English Premier League after he made his transfer to the club. Joe Hart said he will always be a part of Manchester City despite moving to Burnley after 12 years with […]

Man United’s centre back search summed up poor transfer window

ESPN FC’s Stevie Nicol says Man United appear to have no real plan as they search long and hard for a centre-back. Leicester City manager Claude Puel says Harry Maguire is only going to Manchester for a couple hours when they face Man United on Friday. ESPN FC’s Craig Burley […]

Parma’s five-point Serie A deduction overturned after appeal

Parma’s five-point deduction for the upcoming Serie A season has been overturned after a successful appeal on Thursday. The promoted club were hit with the penalty after an investigation into an alleged match-fixing attempt last season led to them being found guilty of inappropriate behaviour by the Italian FA’s (FIGC) […]

Tottenham first Premier League team to fail to make one summer signing

Tottenham’s Mauricio Pochettino admits the club aren’t likely to add any new additions before the transfer window closes amid links to Jack Grealish joining. Tottenham have become the first Premier League club to go an entire summer without signing a single player since the transfer window was created in 2003. […]

Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy signs new four-year contract

Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy has signalled his intention to see out his career with the club, as he signed a new contract until June 2022. Vardy, 31, has scored 88 goals for Leicester since his arrival from Fleetwood Town in 2012 and netted 20 during the 2017-18 Premier League campaign […]

Chelsea positive transfer window saw squad boosted and key players kept

Chelsea’s Kepa Arrizabalaga says he’s unfazed by becoming the world’s most expensive goalkeeper. Former Chelsea goalkeeper Mark Schwarzer believes record signing Kepa Arrizabalaga will be confident playing out from the back. The Premier League is back! Who are the bookies’ favorites to lift the trophy in 2019? Even by Chelsea’s […]

MLS trade deadline Assessing Ramirez to LAFC Acosta to Colorado

With 26 goals in 24 games this season, the FC guys discuss Josef Martinez’s frenetic scoring pace and standing among the best to ever play in MLS. Check out all the goals from a wild Week 23 in MLS, including Seattle’s comeback, a six-goal thriller in Orlando and much more. […]

West Ham sign Arsenal’s Lucas Perez and Fiorentina’s Carlos Sanchez

Despite Unai Emery’s fresh ideas at Arsenal, ESPN FC’s Craig Burley isn’t so sure the Gunners will secure a top four spot. Petr Cech was the hero in Arsenal’s penalty shoot-out victory after Alexandre Lacazette’s injury-time equalizer offset Antonio Rudiger’s early goal. West Ham were busy on transfer deadline day, […]

Everton land Barcelona’s Yerry Mina and Andre Gomes and Brazil international Bernard

Former Everton forward Brian McBride questions Richarlison’s value for the Toffees as the FC crew examine the club’s transfer policy. Everton struck deals to sign both Yerry Mina and Andre Gomes from Barcelona on Thursday, as well as completing a move for Brazil international Bernard from Shakhtar Donetsk before the […]

Everton sign Barcelona’s Yerry Mina and Brazil international Bernard

Former Everton forward Brian McBride questions Richarlison’s value for the Toffees as the FC crew examine the club’s transfer policy. Everton completed the signings of Yerry Mina from Barcelona and Bernard from Shakhtar Donetsk on Thursday, with more signings still expected just before the transfer deadline. Colombian centre-back Mina joins in […]

Nikola Kalinic signs for Atletico Madrid from AC Milan on three-year deal

AC Milan have confirmed the sale of Nikola Kalinic to Atletico Madrid after he spent just one season with the Rossoneri. The 30-year-old Croatia forward has signed a three-year contract with the La Liga side. Former Blackburn Rovers forward Kalinic joined Milan last summer from Fiorentina, after scoring 12 and […]

Chicago Fire waive Tony Tchani and Kevin Ellis amid losing streak

Tony Tchani was waived by the Chicago Fire on Thursday after making just 13 appearances for the club. The Chicago Fire, who have lost their past six Major League Soccer games, cut ties with two players Thursday, waiving midfielder Tony Tchani and defender Kevin Ellis. Both players were in their […]

Chelsea’s Kepa Arrizabalaga: Record transfer fee ‘not in my mind’

Former Chelsea goalkeeper Mark Schwarzer believes record signing Kepa Arrizabalaga will be confident playing out from the back. ESPN’s Alison Bender and Liam Twomey discuss Kepa Arrizabalaga arrival and the possibility of Michy Batshuayi leaving Stamford Bridge on loan. LONDON — Chelsea’s club-record signing, Kepa Arrizabalaga, insisted his £71.5 million […]

Thibaut Courtois: It would be ‘fantastic’ if Eden Hazard also joined Real Madrid

Thibaut Courtois discusses how happy he is to finally be able to make his boyhood of playing for Real Madrid a reality. Real Madrid president Florentino Perez has insisted Thibaut Courtois’ heart was always in the city with his family and that his World Cup performances merited a move. With […]

Barcelona holding firm on Ousmane Dembele with Arsenal and PSG circling – sources

FC’s Paul Mariner sifts through all the latest rumours surrounding Paul Pogba, Luka Modric, Ousmane Dembele and many more in Rumour Rater. Barcelona maintain that Ousmane Dembele is not for sale this summer despite reported interest from Arsenal and Paris Saint-Germain on Thursday, sources have told ESPN FC. Journalist Kike […]

Transfer Talk LIVE Transfer Talk: Arsenal make late move for Barcelona’s Ousmane Dembele?

FC’s Paul Mariner sifts through all the latest rumours surrounding Paul Pogba, Luka Modric, Ousmane Dembele and many more in Rumour Rater. Thursday is Deadline Day in the Premier League, and Transfer Talk has the latest rumours making the rounds. Follow along with our daily blog throughout the summer. When […]

Tottenham’s Danny Rose open to PSG, Schalke loan move – sources

Tottenham’s Mauricio Pochettino admits the club aren’t likely to add any new additions before the transfer window closes amid links to Jack Grealish joining. The Premier League is back! Who are the bookies’ favorites to lift the trophy in 2019? Steve Nicol says it will be tough for Tottenham to […]