Manchester United sign Victor Lindelof on a £31m deal from Benfica

Manchester United have finished the deal with defender Victor Lindelof from Benfica for £31m. The Sweden international, 22, travelled to Manchester on Wednesday to discuss terms and have a medical. Lindelof, who has won 12 caps for Sweden, becomes United’s most expensive defender, overtaking the £29.1m paid for Rio Ferdinand in 2002. “I’m thrilled,” said… Read more »

Barcelona agrees terms with Hector Bellerin

Barcelona have struck a deal with Arsenal star Hector Bellerin according to reports. The Blaugrana allowed Dani Alves to leave in 2016 and were made to regret the decision after the Brazilian’s incredible form for Juventus on the way to the Champions League final. A graduate from La Masia, Bellerin has long been speculated to… Read more »

Cheick Tiote dies after collapsing in training session in China

Ivory Coast international and ex-Newcastle player Cheick Tiote died on Monday after collapsing during training with Beijing Enterprises. Beijing Enterprises confirmed that he died about one hour after losing consciousness in training. “At approximately 6 p.m. of June 5, 2017, when the team was having their regular training session, our foreign player from Ivory Coast,… Read more »

Arsenal win the FA Cup against Chelsea

Arsene Wenger has reached his record seventh FA Cup final win at Wembley against 10-man Chelsea. Alexis Sanchez started off strong, scoring a goal in only four minutes which gave Arsenal an early lead. Chelsea claimed that the Sanchez goal built-up the atmosphere which made their task even harder, adding to their struggles was Victor… Read more »

Leicester City New Conference

Boss Craig Shakespeare has arrived, his ego probably feeling a little bruised after last night’s 6-1 hammering from Tottenham. “Last night was disappointing, considering the form we’ve been in. We need to put that right on Sunday. When you miss all the players that we did [through injury], it takes it toll.” Leicester’s last match… Read more »

Southampton 0-2 Arsenal Premier League

Arsenal is still in it for a top-four Premier League finish as they claimed victory over Southampton, thanks in due part to second-half goals from Alexis Sanchez and Olivier Giroud. Alexis Sanchez opened the scoring when he wrong-footed two defenders in the box before calmly shooting home. Substitute Giroud then solidified a comfortable win by… Read more »

Crystal Palace Conference Quotes

Palace boss Sam Allardyce: “Andros Townsend felt a twinge in training, so we’ll have to see how he is. Yohan Cabaye and the centre halves [Scott Dann and James Tomkins] are still out.” Palace boss Sam Allardyce on his former club Sunderland’s relegation: “I know how difficult Sunderland is. Difficult to cope with the ongoing… Read more »

Zlatan Ibrahimovic knee surgery ‘successful’. Will not retire soon.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s agent Mino Raiola confirms that the Manchester United striker knee surgery was successful and he “will make a full recovery”. Ibrahomivic suffered cruciate knee ligament damage in a Europa League win over Anderlecht on 20 April. But agent Raiola made it clear in a statement that the Sweden international’s injury was not career-threatening…. Read more »

Zlatan Ibrahimovic vows to come back ‘even stronger’ from injury

Manchester United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic says he will “come back even stronger” after suffering a knee-ligament damage during last week’s Europa League quarter-final second-leg win over Anderlecht. Ibrahimovic is United’s golden boy, the club’s scorer this season with 28 goals but there’s no telling if he will be fit to play again. He wrote on… Read more »

Brighton Back in the Premier League

Congratulations to Brighton, who are about to embark in the top division again for the first time since the 1982-83 season. Championship leaders Brighton were promoted to the Premier League after they beat Wigan, and Huddersfield then drew at Derby. Brighton had to wait on the result of the 17:00 BST kick-off at Pride Park,… Read more »

Middlesbrough 1-2 Arsenal. Premier League

Arsenal showed that their Premier League top four finish hopes are still alive and burning with a narrow victory at second-bottom Middlesbrough. Alexis Sanchez headed the opener with a free-kick gave Arsenal the lead just before the break. Middlesbrough took on the challenge when Alvaro Negredo equalized 8 mins. after the first goal from Sanchez…. Read more »