Tag: Benedikt Howedes

Real target staying put

Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane has revealed reported Arsenal target James Rodriguez will not leave the club this summer. The Gunners are closing in on a double deal for Shkodran Mustafi and Lucas Perez, who could both be unveiled this week, but reports also suggested last week that a shock deal for Rodriguez could be

Stewart heads to Birmingham for medical

Greg Stewart has six goals so far this season, including a double against Forfar Athletic Dundee forward Greg Stewart has agreed personal terms with Championship side Birmingham City and is on his way to the midlands to have a medical. The 26-year-old, in the final year of his contract at Dens Park, had earlier rejected

Gunners eye Serie A defender – Reports

Arsenal watched £15million-rated right-back Bruno Peres play for Torino against Benfica on Wednesday, according to reports in Italy. The Gunners sent scouts to Lisbon for the pre-season clash between the Serie A club and the Portuguese champions with the Brazilian star thought to be the target. Roma reached an agreement to sign the player

Cuadrado on Milan radar

AC Milan are reportedly lining up a 30million euros offer for Chelsea winger Juan Cuadrado. Cuadrado arrived at Stamford Bridge back in February 2015, joining from Fiorentina for just over £23m, but his first-team opportunities have been limited since. The Colombia international has made just 13 Premier League appearances and spent last season on loan

Big Sam’s career in pictures

Sam Allardyce is the new England manager. Affectionately known as Big Sam, the 61-year-old has beaten off competition from Hull boss Steve Bruce. England fans won’t need reminding of their team’s abysmal showing under Roy Hodgson at the Euros. He resigned just minutes after the final whistle blew on a 2-1 defeat to Iceland, remember?

Agent arrives for striker talks

Crystal Palace face a battle with Middlesbrough to sign Fiorentina striker Khouma Babacar after his agent jetted in for talks. The Eagles are stepping up their attempts to sign Liverpool striker Christian Benteke, but they are also in the hunt for Babacar, who looks to be leaving Serie A. The 23-year-old is hardly prolific, scoring

Transfer rumours and paper review – Monday, May 30: Higuain ‘open’ to Liverpool move, Arsenal target going nowhere and MORE

Here are the top transfer-related stories in Monday’s newspapers… Argentina striker Gonzalo Higuain wants to leave Serie A outfit Napoli this summer and would be interested in a move to Liverpool, even though they have missed out on European qualification. (Daily Mirror) Borussia Dortmund chief executive Hans-Joachim Watzke has rubbished claims that Arsenal target Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang,