Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has revealed the criticism Loris Karius received after their Champions League final defeat made him consider pulling out of a deal to sign Alisson, in a show of loyalty to the Reds’ then-number one.
Harry Kane has said Tottenham have no excuse for another trophyless season. The England captain said the club cannot blame youth or inexperience for a failure to bring in silverware.
Steve McClaren’s future at QPR is under threat just four games into his reign, and he may find himself out of a job should the R’s lose both games to Bristol City and Wigan at Loftus Road this week.
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Benjamin Mendy has vowed he will not change his ways after being warned by manager Pep Guardiola about over-use of social media, but said he has appreciated there is a ‘time and a place’ for using Instagram and Twitter.
Richarlison has revealed lofty ambitions at Everton to facilitate a place in the Brazil squad – helping the Toffees into the Champions League, and becoming the Premier League’s top scorer.
Croatia have called up Dejan Lovren for their upcoming friendlies with Portugal and Spain, despite the fact the Liverpool defender is suffering from a stomach injury.
Rafa Benitez has hit back at critics by saying he would have had to pay £50m to sign a “25-goal” striker, and says he is planning for the long-term at Newcastle United.
Stoke City midfielder Badou Ndiaye has apparently confirmed he will be re-joining Galatasaray, and the loan could go through as early as Monday afternoon.
Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe has admitted summer signing David Brooks has surprised him by swiftly adapting to a wide role in the Premier League.
Marseille have shortlisted Leicester City midfielder Nampalys Mendy as a possible transfer target before the end of August, according to reports in France.
Thomas Lam’s career at Nottingham Forest looks set to be coming to an end, with a move back to Holland in the offing. Reports in the Netherlands suggest Lam will head back to Zwolle before their transfer window closes on September 2.
Tony Mowbray is hoping to have Bradley Dack available to make his 50th Rovers appearance against Reading on Wednesday, after the midfielder was forced off with injury during Saturday’s win at Hull City.
Swansea City boss Graham Potter has remained tight-lipped over links with Tottenham’s Cameron Carter-Vickers but revealed that he remains optimistic players will arrive before the loan window closes.
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Ipswich goalkeeper Bartosz Bialkowski says he is “in the place I want to be” and would be happy to finish his career with the club.
Reading manager Paul Clement says he hopes a loan move for Swansea City winger Nathan Dyer will be completed this week.