Author Archives: Mike McGrath

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Arsenal make record £25million bid for Celtic star Kieran Tierney

By | 13th July 2019

ARSENAL last night made a record £25million bid for Kieran Tierney. Gunners boss Unai Emery increased his offer for the Celtic left-back and is confident of sealing the BIGGEST transfer in Scottish football. Arsenal had a £15m deal rejected three weeks ago. Insiders at Parkhead say it is “inevitable” Tierney, 22, will make the move […]

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Sheffield United close in on £6m transfer of Preston star Callum Robinson after bid accepted

By | 11th July 2019

SHEFFIELD UNITED have stepped up plans for the Premier League with a move for Callum Robinson. The Blades had a bid worth more than £6million accepted by Preston yesterday. The forward was then given permission to talk to Chris Wilder’s side. Preston confirmed they allowed the 24-year-old to leave the club’s training camp in Ireland […]

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Atletico Madrid stepping up chase of £25m Tottenham ace Kieran Trippier

By | 10th July 2019

ATLETICO MADRID are stepping up their attempts to land Kieran Trippier. The Spanish giants want the Tottenham defender or Thomas Meunier to fill their slot at right-back for next season. Juventus are also looking at the England international, 28, and are aware Spurs will listen to offers for one of the stars of the last […]

Millwall agree £750,000 transfer with Reading for Jon Dadi Bodvarsson

By | 7th July 2019

MILLWALL have agreed a fee with Reading for Jon Dadi Bodvarsson. The Iceland striker, 27, is heading to The Den to join up with Neil Harris’ squad in a £750,000 deal. His move will help the Royals get out of the “soft embargo” on transfers. It means they have to get permission from the Football […]

Kenneth Omeruo spent seven years at Chelsea, had six loans, appeared in two World Cups, tackled Messi but never played a first-team game for them

By | 5th July 2019

KENNETH OMERUO is the Chelsea player who battled with Lionel Messi at TWO World Cups and was unbeaten facing Real Madrid last season. He has never played in the first team at Stamford Bridge but Spanish teams are queuing up to sign him. His seven-year stay in West London is set to come to an […]

Phil Jagielka returns to boyhood club Sheffield United on one-year deal after leaving Everton

By | 4th July 2019

PHIL JAGIELKA has completed his return to newly-promoted Sheffield United. The centre-back has agreed to join his boyhood club on a free after his Everton deal expired. United beat of competition from Celtic for the 40-cap England defender, 36. Jagielka made 287 appearances for the Blades between 2000 and 2007 after coming through their academy. […]

Southampton’s £8m striker Charlie Austin to spark four-way transfer scramble with both Aston Villa and Crystal Palace keen

By | 29th June 2019

CHARLIE AUSTIN is an £8million target for FOUR clubs – with bids getting launched this week. Southampton have decided Austin can leave the club this summer and are waiting for offers to come in. Aston Villa and Crystal Palace both want to keep the 29-year-old in the Premier League next season. While Fulham and West […]

Norwich and Middlesbrough join transfer race for Bolton midfielder Luca Connell but Celtic remain in pole position

By | 26th June 2019

NORWICH and Middlesbrough are looking at dramatic late moves for Republic of Ireland midfielder Luca Connell. Celtic have opened talks over a deal to land the 18-year-old from Bolton. But Canaries technical director Stuart Webber is a long-term admirer of the teenager and is weighing up a move. Boro assistant Robbie Keane is also aware […]

Man Utd set to finalise £55m Aaron Wan-Bissaka transfer as Crystal Palace sporting director Dougie Freedman jets in for talks

By | 26th June 2019

CRYSTAL PALACE sporting director Dougie Freedman is jetting back to England to finalise Aaron Wan-Bissaka’s move to Manchester United. Freedman has been in Italy watching the Under-21 Euros, where Wan-Bissaka was part of the England squad that crashed out at the group stages. United’s top negotiator Matt Judge is set to talk to Freedman over […]

Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers to make first Foxes signing as he signs £10m Justin James from Luton

By | 25th June 2019

BRENDAN RODGERS will make his first Leicester City signing when James Justin completes a medical today. Rodgers won the race to sign right-back Justin from Luton Town for £10million after rivals Aston Villa and Crystal Palace concentrated on other deals. The Foxes boss wants Justin, 21, to compete with Ricardo Pereira following Danny Simpson’s release. […]