Japhet Tanganga leaves Tottenham to join Bundesliga club
Japhet Tanganga is on the move! According to Fabrizio Romano, the Tottenham defender has joined Augsburg in Germany on a €6m loan for the season.Tanganga had a bit of a quiet time at Tottenham last season, and even though he got some playing time during pre-season under Ange Postecoglou, he didn't make the squad for the first four games of the new season.
Barcelona set for showdown talks with defender over summer exit (reliability: 5 stars)
Later today, Barcelona will hold showdown talks with Clement Lenglent over a departure this summer, according to the credible Gerard Romero. Lenglet already has offers from Saudi Arabia with Pro League giants Al Nassr and Barca would want him to accept it and leave.
Juventus restart Thomas Partey talks & 3 more under-radar stories at Arsenal
Silvestre defends Rice's transfer feeFormer Arsenal defender Mikael Silvestre believes the Gunners had no choice but to pay the £105 million transfer fee demanded by West Ham for Declan Rice.He told GGRecon: "The market decides the prices.
Spurs sign £43m centre-back Van de Ven, give him no.37 shirt
Tottenham have announced the signing of defender Micky van de Ven from Wolfsburg for a reported fee of £43 million.The club released the following statement about the move: "We are delighted to announce the signing of Micky van de Ven from VfL Wolfsburg, subject to international clearance and work permit.
Thiago linked with Barcelona return and 2 more under-radar at Liverpool
Romano provides Colwill updateFabrizio Romano has provided a key update on Liverpool's Levi Colwill chase, reporting: "Whilst Chelsea maintain that Levi Colwill is considered untouchable and the future. "The conversations between him and Pochettino are crucial to move forward with his next steps.
Jamie Carragher wanted Liverpool to sign 3 players this summer: 2 down, one to go
Speaking on Sky Sports towards the end of the 2022/23 season about Liverpool's summer business, Jamie Carragher said: "I think they will end up getting another two midfield players."And I think they'll need another defender as well.
'Schmadtke knows him very well': Bundesliga commentator on why Liverpool should sign Van de Ven
Bundesliga commentator Kevin Hatchard was asked about Micky van de Ven and whether Liverpool should sign him. He gave a glowing report of the Wolfsburg centre-back and revealed what he would bring to the team.
Liverpool 'decided against' signing left-footed centre-back, he joins Roma for free
According to Fabrizio Romano, Liverpool opted not to take a chance to sign Eintracht Frankfurt centre-back Evan Ndicka for free."In the second part of this market, I think [Liverpool] will look at the centre-backs market, a left-footed centre-back," Romano said on his Here We Go podcast.
Liverpool have 'edge' over Bayern in Van de Ven race and 2 more under-radar stories
Arthur linked with a move to Premier LeagueJuventus midfielder Arthur Melo has been linked with a move to a Premier League club after having a disappointing season on loan at Liverpool. Aston Villa are the team that are being heavily linked to him.
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Barcelona Femeni produces insane comeback to win Champions League
Barcelona Femeni have just been crowned Champions League winners as they beat Wolfsburg 3-2 at the Philips stadium in Eindhoven.What makes the win even more special is the fact that the Blaugrana ladies produced an incredible remontada.
Liverpool linked with Wolfsburg defender — Schmadtke signed him in 2021
Liverpool are interested in signing Wolfsburg centre-back Micky van de Ven, Wolfsburger Allgemeine Zeitung, a local source, reports.The Reds sporting director Jorg Schmadtke will negotiate with the Bundesliga side in the coming days.
'Bayern title is not good for German football': Borussia Dortmund sporting director Kehl
As few as 71 points was enough for Bayern Munich to clinch their 11th Bundesliga trophy in a row.Borussia Dortmund had it all in their hands but only managed a 2-2 home draw against Mainz, the equaliser coming too late in the game.
Why Schmadtke sold Osimhen for just £3m when he was at Wolfsburg — and what he learned from it
One of the biggest mistakes in the career of Liverpool's soon-to-be-announced sporting director Jorg Schmadtke was the sale of Nigerian striker Victor Osimhen.The forward was on Wolfsburg's books for two years, failing to score a single goal in 16 appearances.
Liverpool linked with Kimmich & 5 other under-radar stories you could've missed
Newcastle could be about to give Liverpool a £230m headacheIn securing Champions League qualification, at a time when Liverpool look almost certain to have missed out, unlocks a new wage bracket for Newcastle to move into and still be compliant with UEFA’s new guidelines, with the Magpies likely to push into the £200m-£230m bracket with some ease moving forward.Hodgson unhappy with Liverpool fans"We've had to live with that for quite a long time now as ever since I came here the famous Anfield support has not really been there," Roy Hodgson said on The Overlap of his time at Anfield.
Liverpool settle on frontrunner to become next sporting director - he's Klopp's ally (reliability: 5 stars)
According to The Telegraph and other sources, Liverpool are set to appoint veteran German executive Jorg Schmadtke as their new sporting director.The 59-year-old would be quite a leftfield appointment as he has never worked outside Germany before.
Charlie Patino to leave Arsenal permanently & 3 more under-radar stories
Patino to leave Arsenal permanentlyArsenal are willing to let teenager Charlie Patino leave the club permanently in the summer as they respect his desire to play regularly, reports The Athletic. The midfielder, 19, has spent this season on loan at Blackpool and has excelled despite the side's recent relegation from the Championship.
Opera singer coaching Bayern star for on-pitch improvement
Dayot Upamecano, the defender for Bayern Munich, sought the assistance of a professional opera singer to help him improve his vocal abilities on the pitch. The singer's guidance helped Upamecano to avoid sore throats after matches, allowing him to give commands with confidence and impress during the current season.
'I spoke to Wenger': Victor Osimhen reveals one reason for rejecting Arsenal move earlier in his career
Napoli star Victor Osimhen has confirmed that he did talk to Arsene Wenger about a potential move to Arsenal when the Frenchman was still in charge of the Gunners.Opening up about talks with the ex-Arsenal boss, he said: “I spoke with Arsene Wenger and he wanted me to come to Arsenal but it was not the best option at the time.
Man United 'reach out' to Memphis Depay's representatives & 3 latest under-radar stories
Maguire told he's 'too nervous' to be captainPaul Parker said in an interview quoted by Goal: "Honestly, the situation with Harry Maguire is embarrassing now. The way he is taking away the armband from Bruno Fernandes is miserable.
Weghorst 'doesn't want to miss' Man United move, Ten Hag's stance revealed (reliability: 5 stars)
Tier-one journalist Fabrizio Romano has shared an update on Wout Weghorst's proposed move to Manchester United. Romano tweeted: "United are working to find a solution with Besiktas and Burnley to get Wout Weghorst deal done — both player and club side are confident.
Former Bundesliga striker says Liverpool were ready to sell Origi and Sturridge to sign him
Former Wolfsburg striker Max Kruse had made some big claims about Jurgen Klopp's desire to sign him. The 34-year-old has claimed that Liverpool were ready to sell Divock Origi and Daniel Sturridge in 2019 to sign him.
Arsenal unlikely to sign Leroy Sane next year & 3 more big stories you might've missed
Wolfsburg striker Wind teases Arsenal moveWolfsburg forward Jonas Wind has stated that a future move to Arsenal would be 'a dream' for him and that the Gunners are his favorite club. Brazil confirms resting Gabriel Jesus for friendly gamesAfter Gabriel Jesus was not included in the Brazil squad for the upcoming friendly games, manager Tite has confirmed that he has only rested him to give opportunities to other players.
Greatest solo performance by a striker? Throwback to Lewandowski scoring 5 goals in 9 mins (video)
Four years ago, Robert Lewandowski stunned the entire football world when he scored 5 goals in a space of 9 minutes in a Bundesliga match against Wolfsburg.This is arguably the best performance we've seen by a no.
'Smells like a farewell': Lewandowski seemingly says goodbye to Bayern fans on last Bundesliga matchday
Fans believe Robert Lewandowski has said his goodbye to Bayern Munich fans as the Bundesliga champions officially finished the 2021/22 season away at Wolfsburg.The Pole came up to Bayern's fan stand, presented the Bundesliga Top Goalscorer award and spent some time thanking the away supporters.
Greatest solo performance by a striker? Throwback to Lewandowski scoring 5 goals in 9 mins (video)
Four years ago, Robert Lewandowski stunned, not just Wolfsburg, but the entire football world when he scored five goals in a space of night minutes. This is arguably the best performance we've seen by a no.
Barcelona and Wolfsburg's Women's Champions League match breaks all-time attendance record
The Women’s Champions League semi-finals first leg game between Barcelona Femeni and Wolfsburg helped set a new record in Women’s football.A record 91,648 supporters turned up to watch the game at the Camp Nou, helping set the all-time attendance record in the history of a women’s professional game.
'I was involved in one': Kovacic names 2 comebacks that gives him confidence ahead of Madrid clash
"There have been many comebacks and I was involved in one!," Mateo Kovacic told Chelsea TV."In the 2015/16 season, we [Real Madrid] lost the first game 2-0 at Wolfsburg and we came to the Bernabeu and we won 3-0.