The story of how Tottenham hand picked Dele Alli

In 2012, a 16-year-old Dele Alli strutted onto the pitch to make his MK Dons debut. His first touch was a back-heel pass. That was just a hint of what was to come in the midfielder’s short career so far. If the Dons’ then-manager Karl Robinson had any doubts about fast-tracking such a young player…

Leeds United Issue Statement Over Samu Saiz Spit Claims

Leeds United have issued a statement in response to claims from Port Vale that Samu Saiz spat in Joe Davis’ face at Elland Road on Wednesday night. Saiz was on fire under the floodlights at Elland Road in the EFL Cup clash as he netted a hat-trick in a 4-1 win for the Whites, becoming…

Nottingham Forest hope to sign Hull City’s Player

Nottingham Forest are interested in signing Allan McGregor – if the Hull City goalkeeper can leave for free, The Sun on Sunday reports (August 6, page 64). Forest boss Mark Warburton is said to be seeking an experienced number one, after being left with young pair Jordan Smith and Dimitar Evtimov while Stephen Henderson recovers from injury. McGregor fell…

Everton to move for Barcelona Defender

Everton are set to make a move for forgotten Barcelona defender Thomas Vermaelen according to the British press. Talks have begun for the 31 year old left-sided centreback after the player indicated that he would prefer a move to Everton over West Bromwich Albion, but the player was injured after 12 minutes of a friendly…

Sheffield Wednesday man an option for Wolves after £8m bid rejected

Sheffield Wednesday’s Jordan Rhodes is among the options being considered by Wolverhampton Wanderers as an alternative to Southampton striker Sam Gallagher, The Sun on Sunday reports Wolves are said to have seen an £8 million offer rejected by Southampton, who recently tied Gallagher to a new contract. Previous reports claimed a loan for the 21-year-old could be on the cards,…

Aston Villa to sign Huddersfield Town winger

Aston Villa are interested in signing Huddersfield Town’s Joe Lolley on loan according to a report from the Daily Mail. The 24-year-old winger, who can also play as a striker, was able to bounce back well last season. He suffered a terrible start to the season when he suffered a foot injury last August but was…

Leeds Set To Sign Full-Back After Undergoing Medical

Leeds United are on the verge of signing Manchester United defender Cameron Borthwick-Jackson. The full-back has reportedly undergone a medical at Thorp Arch ahead of joining the club on a season-long loan. Leeds are desperate to add to their options at left-back following the departure of Charlie Taylor this summer. Borthwick-Jackson hasn`t been in the plans of…

TOTTENHAM TO SIGN 19-GOAL WINGER FOR £20M

Tottenham must beat Stoke to the signature of Dynamo Kiev ace Andriy Yarmolenko this summer as they look to go one better and move into the knockout stages of the Champions League. The Mirror claims the 27-year-old is a target for Mark Hughes’ Stoke this summer as they look to replace Marko Arnautovic, who joined West Ham…

How Sheffield Wednesday prospect Luke Boden realised the American dream

He’ has gone from the Hillsborough scrapheap to living the American dream, but Luke Boden admits his decision to take a punt on a career in the United States was the best he has ever made. Six years ago, having been released by boyhood club Sheffield Wednesday, he was offered a chance to start afresh…

Could this be Nottingham Forest’s starting XI for opening game?

New signing Tendayi Darikwa went straight into the Nottingham Forest starting line-up for the Reds’ final pre-season friendly of the summer. Mark Warburton’s side welcomed Premier League Burnley to the City Ground in their last match before the start of the Championship campaign on Friday. It looked like Forest would start with a back four against Sean…