Author Archives: Gregg Bakowski

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Transfer deadline day: latest on Joshua King, Mertens, Giroud and more – live!

By | 31st January 2020

Rolling coverage of the final day of the January transfer windowTransfer window interactive – every deal from Europe’s top five leaguesPremier League: 10 things to look out for this weekendEmail gregg.bakowski@theguardian.com | Tweet @GreggBakowski 10….

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Football transfer rumours: Cavani to Manchester United or Spurs?

By | 17th January 2020

Today’s piffle is older than you thinkWhile the world has been spinning Edinson Cavani has been quietly getting old in Paris. The once-galloping Uruguayan striker will be 33 in February! How did that happen? Cavani has been struggling with injury this …

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The Fiver | Hornets winging it through a kaleidoscope of managerial chaos

By | 2nd December 2019

Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!The Fiver was reminded of Harold Bishop’s mid-90s resurrection in Neighbours when Quique Sánchez Flores returned to Watford in September. “I thought he was dead!” yelped Granny Fiver, spitting out her …

Football transfer rumours: Dayot Upamecano to Manchester City?

By | 18th November 2019

Today’s piffle is blinded by the lightBeing a child of the 70s, The Mill knows that you can only build something meaningful with Mecano if you’re an absolute obsessive. So when we heard that Pep Guardiola was interested in Dayot Upamecano it made perfe…

Ederson out of Liverpool v Man City, Women’s Champions League draw – live!

By | 8th November 2019

Buildup to Liverpool v Man City in our weekend countdownArsenal face PSG in Women’s Champions League quarter-finalsEmail Gregg here. Tweet @GreggBakowski or post BTL 3.34pm GMT A view on whether City losing Ederson is a game-changer for them:Perhaps or…

Football transfer rumours: Gareth Bale back to Spurs for £54m?

By | 16th July 2019

Today’s fluff is ready for anythingIt’s Gareth Bale’s birthday and among the popping corks and sounds of party horns being blown there is also talk of happy returns, chiefly a move back to Tottenham Hotspur, the club that helped transform Bale from a s…

Premier League team news and more: weekend football countdown – live!

By | 8th February 2019

Fellow footballers pay tribute to Emiliano SalaThe latest football news before the weekend’s gamesAnd email Gregg here or tweet @GreggBakowski 10.09am GMT The Premier League title race has heated up in the past fortnight, with Liverpool’s 1-1 draws aga…

Transfer window: Almirón arrives at Newcastle and Suárez to join Arsenal – as it happened

By | 30th January 2019

Newcastle closed in on signing Miguel Almirón for a club-record fee while Arsenal have agreed a deal for Denis Suárez while keeping a close eye on Yannick CarrascoTransfer interactive: every deal from Europe’s top five leagues 5.06pm GMT I’ve not gone …