Category: Transfers

Barcelona agree deal to sign Gremio’s Arthur, 21 – sources

Arthur could be the next young Brazilian to move to Barcelona. Barcelona have reached an agreement in principle with Brazilian club Gremio to sign midfielder Arthur in a deal which could reach €40 million, sources have told ESPN Deportes’ Jordi Blanco. The 21-year-old was named the most valuable player in […]

Arsenal Tyreece John-Jules signs first contract follow Thierry Henry

Arsenal’s Tyreece John-Jules has signed his first professional contract. Tyreece John-Jules has signed his first professional contract with Arsenal and the 17-year-old hopes to follow in the footsteps of his idol, Thierry Henry. The England youth international, who has scored twice in the FA Youth Cup, made no secret of […]

Thibaut Courtois happy at Chelsea but agent would talk to Real Madrid

ESPN FC’s Steve Nicol worries that Chelsea might lose Thibaut Courtois if they don’t act quickly and get him signed to a new contract. Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois has again admitted to uncertainty over his future, saying he may sign a new contract to stay “for many years” but also […]

Transfer Rater Hector Bellerin to Real Madrid Amadou Diawara to Spurs

The latest transfer rumours from around the world. Things change in the blink of an eye in football. The Football Whispers Index takes the latest transfer rumours and gives them a score out of five; the higher the score, the more realistic and reliable the whisper. Here are today’s top five emerging […]

Five things to know about Manchester United and Liverpool target Stefan de Vrij

Lazio’s Stefan de Vrij will be one of the most sought-after defenders on the market this summer. With Manchester United, Chelsea, Liverpool and Inter Milan all linked with a move for Lazio’s Stefan de Vrij, who will leave Lazio as a free agent in the summer, here are five things […]

Real Madrid’s Marco Asensio on Chelsea Arsenal Liverpool transfer lists

Zinedine Zidane lauded his two wide-men, Marco Asensio and Lucas Vazquez, after Real Madrid came out on top in a eight-goal thriller against Real Betis. Stevie Nicol doesn’t believe movement is on the horizon for Toni Kroos or Christian Pulisic, but feels Alexandre Lacazette’s future with Arsenal is in question. […]

Transfer Rater: Toni Kroos to Manchester United and Justin Kluivert to Barcelona

The latest transfer rumours from around the world. Things change in the blink of an eye in football. The Football Whispers Index takes the latest transfer rumours and gives them a score out of five; the higher the score, the more realistic and reliable the whisper. Here are today’s top five emerging […]

Man United prioritise Real Madrid’s Kroos as key summer transfer target

ESPN FC’s Craig Burley addresses rumours surrounding a potential Aguero-Hazard swap, moves for Memphis Depay, Julian Weigl and more. Clubs are slowly turning their eyes toward the summer window, and Transfer Talk has the updates on all the latest rumours. United make Kroos key summer target We’ve already heard that […]

Guingamp sign Didier Drogba son Isaac

Isaac Drogba, left, was a regular at his father’s games as a child. Ligue 1 club Guingamp have confirmed the signing of Isaac Drogba, the son of Chelsea legend Didier. The 17-year-old, who had been playing in Chelsea’s academy, has followed in the footsteps of his father who also moved […]

Ivan Rakitic ‘very’ scared Andres Iniesta could leave Barcelona

Craig Burley and Ross Dyer go head to head in predicting the outcomes of Bayern-Besiktas, Chelsea-Barca, Sevilla-Man United and Shakhtar-Roma. LONDON — Ivan Rakitic says the thought of Andres Iniesta leaving Barcelona scares him as the Catalan club’s captain returns to the scene of his most famous goal on Tuesday. […]

Bayern’s Robert Lewandowski not thinking of Real Madrid rumours

Jupp Heynckes candidly explains why he was absent from the bench for Bayern Munich’s 2-1 win over Schalke last Saturday. Bayern Munich restored their 18-point lead atop the Bundesliga with a 2-1 win over Schalke, thanks to goals from Robert Lewandowski and Thomas Muller. MUNICH — Amid renewed speculation linking […]

Manchester United’s Marcos Rojo not in line for PSG move – source

Amid the controversy surrounding Juan Mata’s disallowed goal in the FA Cup, Gab Marcotti explains why criticism of the VAR system is misguided. Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho discusses the issues he’s facing in choosing his starting XI for the Champions League. Manchester United’s Jose Mourinho jokes he should win […]

Transfer Rater Marcos Rojo to PSG Kalidou Koulibaly to Arsenal

The latest transfer rumours from around the world. Things change in the blink of an eye in football. The Football Whispers Index takes the latest transfer rumours and gives them a score out of five; the higher the score, the more realistic and reliable the whisper. Here are today’s top five emerging […]

Eden Hazard happy at Chelsea but leaves door open amid Real Madrid PSG links

Antonio Conte says Willian’s two-goal night in Chelsea’s FA Cup win over Hull City adds to the difficulty of choosing the best lineup to face Barcelona. The ESPN FC panel explain why they doubt the Champions League tie between Chelsea and Barcelona will be another instant classic. Eden Hazard has […]

PSG trigger Kylian Mbappe’s permanent transfer from Monaco

Neymar and Edinson Cavani led the charge as PSG shook off their midweek defeat at Real Madrid with a 5-2 win over Strasbourg. Kylian Mbappe will officially become a Paris Saint-Germain player in the summer after the clause to make his loan move from Monaco permanent was activated. PSG’s 5-2 […]

Ernesto Valverde plays down talk of Andres Iniesta leaving Barcelona for China

Ernesto Valverde wants Andres Iniesta to stay with Barcelona, but would be open to having talks if the Chinese Super League came in with an offer. ESPN FC’s Layla Anna-Lee takes to the pitch with Barcelona goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen where he reveals some of his penalty-saving secrets. Check out […]

Chelsea want Christian Pulisic talks in exchange for Michy Batshuayi

Christian Pulisic talks about transitioning to life in Germany at a young age, playing with some of Europe’s best players and Dortmund’s chances of winning the Europa League. Amid reported interest from the Premier League, Brian McBride and Mark Donaldson revisit Christian Pulisic’s future and discuss whether he should remain […]

Lyon forward Mariano Diaz: Real Madrid do not have buy-back clause

Mariano Diaz has been in prolific form for Lyon. Lyon striker Mariano has said his former club Real Madrid do not have a buy-back option on him but still retain 35 percent of his sporting rights. Mariano moved to Lyon in an €8 million deal in the summer, and his […]

Arjen Robben’s Bayern Munich considering MLS China or Qatar move

Jupp Heynckes candidly explains why he was absent from the bench for Bayern Munich’s 2-1 win over Schalke last Saturday. Jupp Heynckes is confident Manuel Neuer will be back and ready to play for Germany at the 2018 World Cup. Bayern Munich restored their 18-point lead atop the Bundesliga with […]

Manchester United Romelu Lukaku wants Anderlecht return later in career

Craig Burley breaks down the latest transfer rumours, all of which combine for big potential changes on Manchester United’s back line. The FC crew examine Paul Pogba’s future at Manchester United amid reports of a rift with Jose Mourinho and interest from Real Madrid. Romelu Lukaku has expressed his desire […]