Bailly impresses in Besiktas debut & 3 more under-radar Man United stories
Burnley referee appointedTony Harrington will be taking charge of the Burnley vs Manchester Untied clash in the Premier League on Saturday, September 23, it has been confirmed.Harrington has only started officiating top-flight games in 2021 and this will be his first-ever time working as a referee in a match involving the Red Devils.
'Certainly one of a kind': Man United fans bid farewell to Eric Bailly
Eric Bailly's Manchester United career is over with the controversial centre-back joining Besiktas on a permanent transfer.The 29-year-old reached the fans in his farewell statement, thanking them for all the 'incredible memories' and calling them 'real champions'.
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Saka named England Payer of the Year & 2 other big Arsenal stories you might've missed
Saka named England Payer of the Year again Bukayo Saka clocked 22 today and the Arsenal forward got a surprise from the English national team. For the successive year, Saka is named his country's Player of the Year.
'Not the transfer activity of a top club': Mark Goldbridge slams Man United's deadline day approach
Reacting to the transfer deadline day in Europe, Mark Goldbridge wrote on X: "If Manchester United are the Titanic, we can see the iceberg!"Sergio Reguilon on loan, struggling to get Sofyan Amrabat on loan. Donny van de Beek, Harry Maguire, Scott McTominay, Eric Bailly are still here.
Lazio contact Mason Greenwood, transfer hinges on one thing (reliability: 5 stars)
Lazio have contacted Manchester United over a deadline day move for Mason Greenwood, according to Gianluca Di Marzio.The striker is open to moving to Italy after the Red Devils opted against keeping him at the club in the wake of rape and assault investigation.
'I will give everything': Altay Bayindir's first words as a Man United player
Speaking to the club media, Altay Bayindir said: "It is a huge honour to join Manchester United and become the first Turkish player to represent this incredible club."I have a passion for success, and I will give everything to help this special group of players to achieve our ambitions.
Monaco, Arsenal close to Balogun deal & 2 more under-radar stories today
Arsenal's kit named best in the Premier LeagueArsenal's home kit for the 2023/24 campaign has been named as the best shirt among all home, away and third kits of all 20 Premier League sides.Chris Burns of the Manchester Evening News wrote: "An absolute beauty of a strip that manages to look busy in detail yet manages to not overcrowd what's a classic look for the Gunners.
Nicolas Pepe linked with new club after turning down Besiktas move - his 'likeliest destination' (reliability: 4 stars)
Arsenal are negotiating the departure of Nicolas Pepe with an unnamed Saudi Arabia club, claims RMC Sport journalist Fabrice Hawkins. The Saudi side have positioned themselves as the favourites to sign the winger, who recently rejected a move to Besiktas.
Man United ready to terminate Bailly's contract amid transfer standoff (reliability: 4 stars)
Man United are willing to terminate Eric Bailly’s contract and allow him to join another club this summer, claims RMC Sport.The Red Devils have struck an agreement with the centre-back to let him leave for free this summer.
Kieran Tierney linked with Newcastle United move & 3 more under-radar stories at Arsenal
Did Arsenal get lucky with penalty call vs Forest? Shearer weighs inAlan Shearer believes referee Michael Oliver was right not to award Nottingham Forest a penalty against Arsenal in the second half on Saturday when Willy Boly appeared to strike Declan Rice's arm.He told Match of the Day: "It wasn't a penalty.
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Arsenal finalise loan move for David Raya & 3 more big stories you might've missed
Matt Turner joins Nottingham ForestArsenal announced the exit of goalkeeper Matt Turner to Nottingham Forest on a permanent deal after he spent one season with them. Nicolas Pepe close to Besiktas moveAs per Turkish outlets, Nicolas Pepe is on the verge of leaving Arsenal to join Besiktas after agreeing a three-year deal with them.
Mason Greenwood has 'transfer preference' & 4 more under-radar stories at Man United
Owen makes top-4 predictionMichael Owen does not consider Manchester United to be title contenders ahead of the start of the 2023/24 Premier League campaign later this week.The pundit has backed the Red Devils to finish the season in fourth place behind champions Manchester City, runners-up Arsenal and third-placed Liverpool.
'The transfer that might've actually killed us': Arsenal fans react as Pepe agrees Turkey move
Nicolas Pepe is on the verge of moving to Turkey after agreeing a 3-year deal with Besiktas, as per CNN Turk.The winger, who moved to the Emirates for £72 million in 2019, will terminate his deal and leave the club on a free transfer.
'In warm up you're thinking this could go off here': Carragher names most intimidating away ground he played at
Jamie Carragher shared his experience of the most intimidating away stadium he ever played in. The former Liverpool defender has been a part of some iconic European fixtures for the Reds but the ones that stood out the most to him were in Turkey and Greece.
'I was relying on things that were doing me harm': Dele Alli opened up on his addiction
Dele Alli, the talented football player, has courageously opened up about his struggle with a sleeping pill addiction and the mental health challenges he has faced. Recently, he made the brave decision to enter rehab in order to seek the help he needed.
Turkish club show 'serious interest' in Liverpool defender
Besiktas have contacted Joel Matip's agent to find out about his salary and possible signing, according to Turkish outlet Fanatik. The Turkish club are prioritizing signing a defender this summer and have identified Matip as an experienced and quality option.
Nwaneri commits future to Arsenal & 2 latest under-radar stories
Holding in talks to over loan moveRob Holding has held discussions with Besiktas over a potential loan move to the Super Lig in the summer window, according to the Express, a tier-three source.The Arsenal centre-back could see his playing time reduced even further they season with the Gunners on the verge of signing Jurrien Timber from Ajax.
Rob Holding holds talks with Besiktas & 2 more under-radar Arsenal stories
Holding names toughest Premier League groundArsenal defender Rob Holding has described Anfield, Liverpool's home ground, as the most intimidating stadium for a player to travel to in the Premier League.He said: "Anfield has the best atmosphere.
Besiktas inquire about signing 4 Barca players (reliability: 5 stars)
Besiktas has enquired about the possibility of signing Samuel Umtiti, Sergino Dest, Alex Collado and Franck Kessie, according to Relevo. Among the quartet, three are returning loanees and Barcelona would not mind letting them go for the right price.
Aubameyang being targeted by nine club as Chelsea exit nears (reliability: 4 stars)
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is being targeted by a number of clubs from around the world, claims the Evening Standard’s, Nizaar Kinsella.The Gabon striker has been targeted by all four of Saudi Arabia’s biggest clubs, including Al-Ahli.
Everton considering Wout Weghorst signing as Man Utd avoid permanent deal
Despite a challenging time at Manchester United, Wout Weghorst may have an opportunity to continue his Premier League journey, as Everton has shown interest in signing the striker. Weghorst recently bid farewell to his loan club, Besiktas, and joined Old Trafford on a temporary basis until the end of the season.
'I am an asset': Weghorst believes Man United will sign him permanently
Wout Weghorst is apparently not bothered by the negativity in the media about his lack of goals at Manchester United. Speaking to reporters after the shocking 1-0 loss to West Ham United, the on-loan striker was asked about his future.
Four Man United players nominated for Team of the Season & 2 other big stories you might've missed
Four Man United players nominated for Team of the SeasonFour Man United players have been nominated for the FIFA 23 EA Sports Premier League Team of the Season. They are Marcus Rashford, Lisandro Martinez, Casemiro and Luke Shaw.
'It didn’t work out the first time': Wout Weghorst explains why he returned to English football
"For me, it was not done, it was not finished," explained Wout Weghorst to club media while discussing his return to the Premier League. "It didn’t work out the first time as I hoped and I’m really hungry to show myself, to help the team.
Dortmund target Anthony Elanga & 3 more under-radar Man United stories today
Borussia Dortmund target ElangaAs reported by Alex Crooks for talkSPORT, a tier-two source, Borussia Dortmund are interested in signing Manchester United's Anthony Elanga. The Swedish international would be allowed to leave Old Trafford this winter after falling behind Alejandro Garnacho in the pecking order under Erik ten Hag.