Kick Off: Football tactics special – Monday, June 26
Listen above to the Kick Off: Football tactics special iTUNESSUBSCRIBE VIA RSS By talkSPORT – @talkSPORT Monday, June 26, 2017 Mark Saggers is joined by authors Michael Cox and Jonathan Wilson to discuss the development of tactics since the Premier League’s inception 25 years ago. Read more
Chelsea transfer news: Bertrand Traore joins Lyon for £8.8million
The 21-year-old enjoyed a successful loan-spell with Ajax last season By talkSPORT – @talkSPORT Monday, June 26, 2017 Chelsea forward Bertrand Traore has joined Lyon, the two clubs have announced. The Burkina Faso international, 21, has spent recent seasons on loan at Dutch clubs Vitesse Arnhem and Ajax and... Read more
Transfer news: Sporting Lisbon put £26million price tag on Adrien Silva amid interest from Leicester City and Tottenham
Adrien Silva can leave Sporting Lisbon for the right price By talkSPORT – @talkSPORT Monday, June 26, 2017 Sporting Lisbon have told Leicester City and Tottenham they can sign Adrien Silva this summer – if they fork out £26million. The 28-year-old is ready to leave Portugal in the coming... Read more
VIDEO: Bahia defender Lucas Fonseca takes play-acting to another level against Flamengo
Hang your head in shame Lucas Fonseca… By talkSPORT – @talkSPORT Monday, June 26, 2017 Diving and play-acting is becoming the scourge of football. But Bahia defender Lucas Fonseca managed to take the act of feigning injury to another level in his side’s 1-0 defeat against Flamengo. Having already... Read more
Liverpool FC transfer news: Lucas Leiva reportedly in talks over move to Turkey
Lucas Leiva could be heading for the exit at Liverpool By talkSPORT – @talkSPORT Monday, June 26, 2017 Trabzonspor are in talks with Liverpool about signing midfielder Lucas Leiva. The Brazilian has been with the Reds for 10 years now but was only a bit-part player last term, starting... Read more
Barcelona interested in signing former Tottenham player
Perhaps the unlikeliest transfer rumour at the beginning of the transfer window, Sky Sports have reported that Barcelona are interested in bringing former Tottenham player Paulinho to Camp Nou. The Brazilian is currently playing in the Chinese Super League with Guangzhou Evergrande. Paulinho has a £35m release clause in his... Read more
Reports: Atletico Madrid interested in signing out of contract Zlatan Ibrahimovic
Atletico Madrid are interested to sign out of contract Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic, according to reports from Spanish outlet Sport. The 35-year-old played a starring role for Manchester United last season, scoring 28 goals from 46 appearances to guide the club win the EFL Cup and the Europa League. However,... Read more
‘People will go crazy when we arrive!’
As one of world football’s most recognisable stars, Mesut Ozil is mobbed wherever he goes – but he says the level of support in China is “crazy”. The World Cup winner visited the country in 2011 with former club Real Madrid, and admits he was taken aback by the... Read more
Manchester City FC news: Aleksandar Kolarov admits he is eager to make Italy return
Aleksandar Kolarov in action for Manchester City By talkSPORT – @talkSPORT Monday, June 26, 2017 Manchester City defender Aleksandar Kolarov wants to return to Lazio in the future. The 31-year-old is about to enter the final year of his contract at the Etihad and he is no closer to... Read more
World record transfers: What is the most expensive deal if you used today’s inflation rates?
With talk of the world transfer record being broken once again, talkSPORT looks at the world record transfer fees from 1893 to the present day, taking into account the ones considered to have broken one of the major milestones. With help from our friends at Dream Team FC and... Read more