Son joined the North Londoners for a reported fee of £18m Tottenham have announced the signing of South Korean international, Heung-Min Son from Bayer Leverkusen. Son signed a five-year deal for a reported fee of £18 million, according to the club’s official website. Mauricio Pochettino has been monitoring the 23-year-old and has finally sealed his signature before the Transfer window shuts on Tuesday.
Winners of the Europa LEague get a direct pass to the Champions League for the following season The Europa League draw followed the Champions League draw that was held yesterday. The less glamorous cousin of the biggest European club stage of all features a plethora of big names this time. The likes of Ajax, Liverpool, Borussia Dortmund, Athletic Bilbao and Schalke will surely be among the top contenders in the league, perhaps to be reconsi
With the transfer window shutting down on September 1, all the teams across Europe are busy completing their squads for the start of the 2015-2016 season. Some of the transfer sagas are never ending such as the potential transfer of Spanish goalkeeper David De Gea from Manchester United to Real Madrid while other big name transfers have been completed in double quick time such as Mateo Kovacic’s move to Real Madrid from Inter Milan.
Italy striker Mario Balotelli completed his transfer back to Serie A club AC Milan this week after an unsuccessful stint with Liverpool. The Italian, however, was not the only casualty of a foreign talent failing in the most competitive league in the world. The sheer pace, physicality and work ethic of the Barclays Premier League is enough to flatten even the best in the world and players need to adjust to these aspects as quickly as
How often do we see goalkeepers score a goal that isn’t in a penalty shootout but during the game? Instances like these are few and far between with many of them being either freak goals or scored from a last-minute scramble in the box. But there have been instances when the men with the gloves have also scored from other situations. We take a look at few such goals that will always be remembered by the fans. Goals which the oppositi
Silly season has brought forth reports of several players reportedly drifting from their clubs to others, some with the lure of money, others being attracted my increased playing time or a step up to a bigger club. Many clubs are still looking to improve despite having nearly 2 months now to add to their squads. The likes of Chelsea and Manchester City have used the latter half of the window more effectively while Liverpool went out righ
The Barclays Premier League 2015/16 season began in early August and, like last year, the race for winning the EPL Golden Boot is also well underway. Will it be Sergio Aguero again? Can Diego Costa snatch it this time? Or will Harry Kane be the new top scorer? Only time will tell. Come May, which Premier League striker will be kissing the golden boot for outscoring every other player in the league. We take a look at the top 5 contenders for
An action packed EPL Saturday August 22 saw 4 draws, a home win and an away win that was filled with goals. Newly promoted Bournemouth registered their first goal with three more to follow to win at the Boleyn Ground on the day. While the Premier League saw 4 draws, there was no shortage of action as teams went all out in most games to try and earn a win but with luck, skill and determination playing their roles in equal parts, the games
Roberto Soldado was unveiled by Villarreal at El Madrigal stadium Things are just not going right for Roberto Soldado. The Spanish striker finally ended his nightmare in the English Premier League with North London club Tottenham Hotspur when he made the switch back to La Liga, this time with Villarreal. The deal is reported to be worth £7m, according to BBC – a huge loss for Spurs who signed him in 2013 for £26m
Pep and Pellegrini are walking on fine lines this season Slow and steady will get you there, but who has the time? Fast and consistent; that’s what wins the races in the new age. We want our food, our cars and successes in life to be fast and our downloads to be even faster. That’s human nature. When it comes to the footballing world, the owners want a return on their investment. They don’t want to meander through the city
Brad Friedel retired as a slightly unheralded legend of the Premier League Evergreen, ageless, indefatigable – all manner of clichés have been thrown around to describe Brad Friedel. And yet, as a Premier League season kicked off without him for the first time since 1997, there is a feeling of dissatisfaction, the belief that these are empty words, a ritualistic fare of trite remarks brought out every time an athlete over
Football fans all over the world had been waiting for the English Premier League to commence and their restlessness for everything that epitomises the Premiership has been rewarded just two weeks into the season! We've already witnessed a lot of drama, some controversies, Diego Costa getting mad, Mourinho getting mad and best of all – exhilarating football action. Having assessed all teams and their players, I'
None of the big dogs were in action on Saturday in the Premier League, but that doesn’t mean it wasn’t enjoyable. There were goals galore and much to get thrilled about. The expectation of an upset wasn’t there, but this was a clear opportunity for all to see what the ‘pretenders’ had up their sleeves. Could Spurs start off their campaign after a not so lucky start at Old Trafford? Could Swansea build on their
Lukaku’s two clinical finishes helped Everton gain a valuable away victory against Southampton Southampton 0-3 Everton Two goals from Romelu Lukaku and a fine strike from Ross Barkley allowed Everton to coast to a 3-0 win over Southampton in Matchday 2 of the Premier League at the St Mary’s Stadium. The hosts were toothless in attack against a clinical Everton side who were also very solid at the back, registering their second