Soccer

Arsenal target Odsonne Edouard tipped to join Premier League rivals because of one man

Arsenal hero Charlie Nicholas believes there is a better chance of Celtic hot-shot Odsonne Edouard joining Leicester than his old club. On Sunday, Edouard gave another devastating demonstration of his quality when he scored a hat-trick against Hamilton. It was a display which will have caught the eye of his many admirers, which include Arsenal, who could be in the market for a striker if the likes of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang

Nicolas Pepe makes Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang prediction in leaked footage

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang made the FA Cup final his own with his match-winning double for Arsenal at the weekend. The Gabonese striker put transfer speculation to one side to lift the historic trophy in what some predicted could be his last game for Arsenal. Aubameyang was central to the celebrations with team-mates after the game, which saw club record signing Nicolas Pepe lift his first trophy with the club. And leaked

Brentford vs Fulham predicted line-ups: Team news ahead of Championship play-off final tonight

Wembley is the venue for the Championship play-off final on Tuesday night. Brentford and Fulham are both vying for the final spot in the 2020/21 Premier League, having each won 3-2 on aggregate in the semi-finals. The two sides finished level on points during the regular Championship season, though Brentford had the edge in games between the two in 19/20. Download the new Independent Premium app Sharing the full story,

Frank Lampard frustrated by Man Utd breakthrough that impacts Chelsea transfer plans

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard is growing frustrated in the pursuit of Manchester United goalkeeper Dean Henderson. A new stopper is on the agenda for the Blues, who are planning to dump the world’s most expensive goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga after a wretched campaign between the sticks. Chelsea are monitoring a host of targets as they look to strengthen their backline after conceding the most goals of any team in the Premier

Crystal Palace 'ready to sell Wilfried Zaha for just £30m' this summer

Crystal Palace ‘ready to sell Wilfried Zaha for just £30m’ as Manchester United, Chelsea and Everton are handed boost in race to sign winger Crystal Palace are reportedly ready to sell Wilfried Zaha for £30m this summer The Ivorian was wanted by several clubs last year but was priced out of a move Interest has cooled and Palace know they need to sell to reinvest in their squad Manchester United,

Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta has drawn up Philippe Coutinho and Thomas Partey transfer plan

Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta wants three signings to add more experience to his squad as he plans to swap to a Pep Guardiola-like 4-3-3 set-up next season. In his first few months in charge, the Spanish coach adopted a 4-2-3-1 formation but since the Premier League’s restart in June has used a back three. His 3-4-3 formation helped them to victories against Premier League champions Liverpool in the league as

Brattbakk insists Celtic would have to sell Edouard if £40m is offered

Former Celtic striker Harald Brattbakk insists Scottish champions would have to sell star forward Odsonne Edouard if £40m is offered… amid interest from Brendan Rodgers’ Leicester City Odsonne Edouard bagged an opening day hat-trick for Celtic against Hamilton Edourard is under contract for another two years but is receiving interest Leicester, managed by ex-Celtic coach Brendan Rodgers, are weighing up a bid Harald Brattbakk believes it would be difficult for Celtic not

Man United target Grealish posts snap with Villa team-mate McGinn

Manchester United target Jack Grealish posts holiday snap alongside Aston Villa team-mate John McGinn after partying in Ibiza with Dele Alli and James Maddison Jack Grealish was spotted drinking beers with Dele Alli and James Maddison   He has posted another holiday snap with Aston Villa team-mate John McGinn Grealish faces an uncertain future in the West Midlands when he returns  Manchester United are keen on bringing the 24-year-old star to

Antonio Conte: Inter Milan to decide head coach's fate after Europa League

Inter Milan will not make any decision on Antonio Conte’s future as head coach until the end of their Europa League campaign. Conte spoke with the club’s president Steven Zhang via video conference on Monday, a call that has been described as “cordial” by Sky in Italy. Barca: Talks for Inter’s Lautaro have stalled New kits from Europe: Real, Barca, Inter & more The former Chelsea manager’s future had come

Reuben brothers reaffirm intentions to invest in Newcastle

‘We would welcome any resurrection of talks’: Reuben brothers – who were planning to buy 10% stake in Newcastle as part of £300m deal – reaffirm intentions to invest as they remain ‘totally supportive’ of Saudi-backed bid after failed takeover The Reuben brothers reiterated their desire to be part of a Newcastle takeover  David and Simon Reuben were set to take a small share with a Saudi consortium  The proposal