Barcelona make €70 million + bid for Ousmane Dembele

Barcelona have made their first approach for Borussia Dortmund forward Ousmane Dembele, reports Italian journalist Gianluca Di Marzio. The Catalan club have submitted a €70 million + bonuses bid for the exciting Frenchman, who has only been at Borussia Dortmund for one season. A report from French outlet L’Equipe claim that Barcelona have started with

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Community Shield Player Ratings: Chelsea

Chelsea will look to move on quickly after a penalty shootout loss to Arsenal in the Community Shield. Antonio Conte named a familiar looking line-up – barring the exclusion of injured Eden Hazard and soon-to-be ex-Chelsea striker Diego Costa. Michy Batshuayi was given his chance to impress after almost an entire season spent on the

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Community Shield Player Ratings: Arsenal

Arsenal have taken out the Community Shield after a penalty shootout victory over defending Premier League champions Chelsea. Arsene Wenger named a fairly strong line-up that included record signing Alexandre Lacazette, Granit Xhaka and Per Mertesacker down the spine, while Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain continued in his unorthodox left wing-back role. Key omissions included Mesut Ozil, Alexis

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Dutch legend Wesley Sneijder joins OGC Nice

Wesley Sneijder is set to join Ligue 1 outfit OGC Nice on a free transfer following his release from Galatasaray, per the club’s official Twitter page. Nice confirmed that the Dutchman has arrived in France for his medical and is expected to sign by Monday. The move sees the 33-year-old link up with former teammate

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2017/18 UEFA Europa League Playoff Draw

Europa League hopefuls discovered the necessary route for participation in European football this season following Friday’s Playoff Round Draw. AC Milan, Marseille, Athletic Bilbao, Zenit Saint Petersburg and Ajax stood out as some of the higher profile clubs in the mix, and ones to avoid drawing, while Everton was the sole representative of the English

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Juventus midfielder Mario Lemina set for Premier League switch

Juventus midfielder Mario Lemina is set for a medical with English Premier League outfit Southampton, reports French journalist Mohamed Bouhafsi. The £18 million deal for the Gabon international will be Mauricio Pellegrino’s second signing of the season, following the arrival of Lech Poznan defender Jan Bednarek. Mario Lemina has spent two seasons at Juventus, the

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