Tag: Sami Khedira

Stubbs calls for Rotherham ‘winners’

Alan Stubbs saw his Rotherham side concede four second-half goals at Barnsley Rotherham manager Alan Stubbs says more players will leave the club than originally planned following their 4-0 thrashing at neighbours Barnsley. Speaking after Saturday’s derby, Stubbs said “one or two more will leave” before deadline day on Wednesday. “I want winners here, it’s

Chelsea 3-0 Burnley

Eden Hazard has scored two goals in four games so far this season Chelsea continued their perfect start to the season with a comfortable victory over Burnley at Stamford Bridge. The excellent Eden Hazard opened the scoring when he burst forward from halfway early in the first half before finishing low into the corner. Willian

Swans reveal defender talks

Francesco Guidolin has confirmed Swansea are in the hunt to sign a new centre-back, but he is focused on the Leicester game for now. The Swans are in the hunt for a new defender to replace Ashley Williams, who joined Premier League rivals Everton, and it looks like they are close to doing a deal.

Takeover tipped to take weeks

Hull are not expecting a speedy conclusion to their pending takeover and is unlikely to happen before the transfer deadline. The sale of the club to a Chinese consortium reportedly hinges on the Football Association’s owners and directors test, but this process is expected to take several weeks before a deal can be finalised. It

Tomkins hails duo

James Tomkins has praised the impact new signings Christian Benteke and Steve Mandanda have already made at Crystal Palace. The duo made their debuts in Tuesday’s comfortable 2-0 EFL Cup second-round defeat of Blackpool, when Tomkins also started for the club for the first time. He spoke of goalkeeper Mandanda’s confidence in possession and of

Hart to be in England squad – Allardyce

Joe Hart won his 63rd England cap in the Euro 2016 defeat by Iceland in June England manager Sam Allardyce says goalkeeper Joe Hart will be in his squad for next month’s World Cup qualifier against Slovakia. Hart, 29, is yet to make an appearance for Manchester City this season and has been told he

Swansea ‘in talks’ over ground expansion

Swansea City’s Liberty Stadium was opened in 2005 Swansea City’s new American owners have revealed they are in talks with Swansea council about expanding the club’s Liberty Stadium home. Jason Levien and Steve Kaplan led a consortium which bought a 68% controlling stake in the Swans in July. The council-owned ground’s capacity of 21,000 is