Register for our free newsletter NEW research reveals that over the past 10 seasons, Manchester City has a net spend of £135,000,000 during the winter transfer window, almost three times the number of second-place Spurs and nine times the number of local rivals, Manchester United. Becoming a footballer is a dream job for many and these new figures from UK job board CV-Library have found that the “big six” (Manchester United, Manchester City, Liverpool, Arsenal, Chelsea and Spurs) are responsible for over half (56%) of all January expenditure across the past ten seasons. Looking at the total ten-year spend of any side, Roman Abramovich’s Chelsea have forked out an eye-watering £250m on new recruits since the 2006/2007 season. However, the Blues only have a modest net spend of £6m due to recouping over £240m thanks in part to the sales of the likes of Oscar, Juan Mata and Andre Schurrle. Club Net spend Income Expenditure Manchester … [Read more...] about Winter transfer window: How much have Premier League clubs spent on chasing the best talent?
0 Comments 7 Premier League thrillers that live long in the memory BelfastTelegraph.co.uk Liverpool clung on for a 4-3 victory over Manchester City after a pulsating match featuring an array of stunning goals at Anfield on Sunday. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/sport/football/premier-league/7-premier-league-thrillers-that-live-long-in-the-memory-36487214.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/sport/football/premier-league/article36487213.ece/e5bd5/AUTOCROP/h342/PANews%20BT_P-55857324-477c-40e6-b005-c697ec1fc4f2_I1.jpg Email Liverpool clung on for a 4-3 victory over Manchester City after a pulsating match featuring an array of stunning goals at Anfield on Sunday. The result ended City's unbeaten record in the Premier League this season, although they remain clear leaders in the top flight. Here, Press Association Sport looks at seven of the greatest games in the Premier League era. Manchester City 3 QPR 2 (May 2012) Perhaps the most significant of all. City … [Read more...] about 7 Premier League thrillers that live long in the memory
Home / Sport by Press Association 11/01/2018, 5:29 pm Updated: 11/01/2018, 5:30 pm FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail Send us a story Sign up to our Daily newsletter Espanyol and former Watford boss Quique Sanchez Flores is Stoke’s first choice to succeed Mark Hughes, Press Association Sport understands. It is understood a Stoke delegation met Flores in Barcelona on Wednesday, and that Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill is also under consideration. The Potters sacked boss Hughes last weekend after the 2-1 FA Cup loss at League Two Coventry, which followed a run of seven losses in 10 Premier League games. The 18th-placed Staffordshire outfit were interested in Derby manager Gary Rowett until he signed a new contract with the Rams on Tuesday. Flores’ one season in English football to date saw him guide Watford to a 13th-placed Premier League finish in 2015-16, with the Hornets also reaching the FA Cup semi-finals. The 52-year-old Spaniard then … [Read more...] about Quique Sanchez Flores leading candidate for Stoke job
0 Comments 10 most expensive footballers in history BelfastTelegraph.co.uk Philippe Coutinho has joined Barcelona from Liverpool for the second-highest fee in football history. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/sport/football/premier-league/10-most-expensive-footballers-in-history-36467778.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/sport/football/premier-league/article36467777.ece/885de/AUTOCROP/h342/PANews%20BT_P-c9e6c101-9633-4e23-a846-49f80ee92375_I1.jpg Email Philippe Coutinho has joined Barcelona from Liverpool for the second-highest fee in football history. The move is understood to cost an initial 120million euros (£106.4m) with another 40m euros (£35.5m) in add-ons. Here, Press Association Sport lists the top 10, with the top three all involving Barca. 1 Neymar, Barcelona to Paris St Germain, 2017, £200.6million 2 Philippe Coutinho, Liverpool to Barcelona, 2018, £106.4m 3 Ousmane Dembele, Borussia Dortmund to Barcelona, 2017, £96.8m 4 Paul … [Read more...] about 10 most expensive footballers in history
Register for our free newsletter It is still early in 2018 but Premier League clubs have already been busy in adding to their squads. Inside the first few days of the transfer window, Liverpool have paid a world-record fee for a defender and Huddersfield have landed a Holland international on loan. Check out the video for all the latest news and gossip from what promises to be a busy month. … [Read more...] about In video: The transfer window so far
0 Comments 5 ways Premier League fixture congestion might be tackled BelfastTelegraph.co.uk The Premier League's hectic festive fixture list is in the spotlight again after Pep Guardiola claimed it would "kill" his players. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/sport/football/premier-league/5-ways-premier-league-fixture-congestion-might-be-tackled-36455343.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/sport/football/premier-league/article36455342.ece/147c8/AUTOCROP/h342/PANews%20BT_P-b7fe688e-0772-474b-81a3-27d88c3de457_I1.jpg Email The Premier League's hectic festive fixture list is in the spotlight again after Pep Guardiola claimed it would "kill" his players. Manchester City's manager says players need more protection after his side played their fourth game in 11 days in the 3-1 win over Watford. Here, Press Association Sport explores five ways the authorities could deal with the problem of Premier League fixture congestion. An 18-team league Germany's Bundesliga features 18 … [Read more...] about 5 ways Premier League fixture congestion might be tackled
Leroy Sane scored his first league goal for Manchester City in their 2-1 win against Arsenal in the Premier League on Sunday. The German international delivered a sparkling performance and would have had more goals were it not for Petr Cech in the Arsenal goal. In a close and entertaining game, Sane's movement was excellent. The former Schalke player appeared to be in an offside position for his goal, but he nevertheless showed great composure to convert calmly in a one-on-one situation. Sane was brought off inside the final fifteen minutes for Jesus Navas. The 20-year-old has made 14 appearances for City since arriving in the summer for a reported sum of 50 million euros ($52 million), but a thigh injury prevented him from making an instant impact. City's players wore special "Gundogan 8" shirts as they entered the field at the Etihad Stadium in tribute to Germany international Ilkay Gundogan who is expected to miss several months of action. The midfielder sustained another … [Read more...] about Leroy Sane opens his Premier League account as Manchester City beat Arsenal