English Premiership

Philippe Coutinho hands in Liverpool transfer request after Barcelona bids


Philippe Coutinho has issued Liverpool with an official transfer request following the owners’ statement that he is not for sale, according to Sky sources. Liverpool have denied receiving any such request and on Friday morning, Fenway Sports Group released a statement saying “no offers will be considered” for Barcelona target Coutinho this summer, with Jurgen Klopp backing the owners’ sentiments. ...

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Trapped in two places: Daniel Amartey’s Leicester predicament


Ahead of Leicester City’s trip to Arsenal on the opening weekend of the 2017/2018 Premier League season, Citi Sports’ Benjamin Nketsia wonders if Daniel Amartey is being properly utilised by the Foxes. Making a quick stop at both the Leicester City official website as well as the Premier League website before putting anything down was essential. I needed to fully ...

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LIVERPOOL STATEMENT: Philippe Coutinho will NOT be sold this summer


Liverpool have released a club statement insisting Philippe Coutinho will NOT be sold this summer. The Brazilian maestro has been strongly linked with a move to Barcelona, who are searching for a replacement for Neymar following his world-record move to Paris Saint-Germain. Various reports have claimed Coutinho’s head has been turned by the interest and the Reds star is keen ...

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Premier League season starts: New signings, new kits, new rules


The wait for the 2017-18 Premier League season is almost over as Arsenal prepare to host Leicester City at Emirates Stadium at 18:45 GMT – the first time the campaign has started on a Friday. English top-flight clubs have opened their chequebooks like never before and are preparing to roll out their new signings. There will be new kits on ...

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Premier League on Citi FM: Who will be Player of the Year?


In the second of their two-part series ahead of the start of the new Premier League season, Citi Sports’ Nathan Quao, Daniel Koranteng, Rahman Osman, Benjamin Nketsia and Edwin Kwakofi focus on the players they believe will make the biggest impact this season. Player of the Year? Nathan Quao – Eden Hazard. “With Diego Costa not being in Antonio Conte’s plans for ...

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Citi Sports reporters predict Premier League winners, Top 4


The Premier League is always an enduring spectacle and it seems each year, the stakes go higher, the value becomes bigger and more important and it sucks you into the storylines with such strength. The 2017/2018 season, which will be live on Citi FM, will be no different. Last season, it was called the “battle of the managers” and Italian Antonio ...

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Tim Fosu-Mensah joins Crystal Palace on loan from Man United


Crystal Palace have signed Manchester United defender Timothy Fosu-Mensah on a season-long loan deal. Fosu-Mensah completed his move on Thursday to become Frank de Boer’s third addition of the transfer window after the arrivals of Jairo Riedewald and Ruben Loftus-Cheek. The versatile 19-year-old, who will wear the number 24 shirt at Selhurst Park, was a youth-team player at Ajax when ...

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Betway joins Citi FM’s Premier League 2017/2018 coverage

(From left: Marketing Manager of Betway Ghana, Kwabena Oppong Nkrumah, Nathan Quao, Citi Sports editor, and Ome Mensah Bonsu, Sales and Marketing Manager for Citi FM)

Betway, Ghana’s leading online betting platform, is joining forces with Citi FM as a sponsor for the station’s coverage of the 2017/2018 Premier League season. Betway is not new to football as it sponsors Premier League side, West Ham, and is very popular among football fans in the country for its various products and offerings. Speaking at Betway’s Concept Store ...

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Slydepay signs on to Citi FM’s Premier League coverage

CEO of Dreamoval, Derrydean Dadzie (middle of shot) is flanked by Omane Mensah-Bonsu (right), Sales and Marketing Manager at Citi FM and Nathan Quao (left), Citi Sports editor

With two days to the start of the Premier League live on Citi 97.3 FM, a new sponsor has joined the boat. Dreamoval (Slydepay) is joining Premium Bank to partner the station’s coverage of the league which starts on August 11 with Arsenal and Leicester City being the first fixture. Dreamoval’s Slydepay is an online platform which especially built to ...

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Mario Lemina: Southampton sign Juventus midfielder in £18.1m deal

Mario Lemina had been linked with a number of Premier League clubs this summer (Image credit: Getty Images)

Southampton have signed Juventus midfielder Mario Lemina in a club record deal worth up to £18.1m (20m euros) on a five-year deal. The Gabon international, 23, made 42 appearances for Juve in two seasons, moving on loan from Marseille in 2015 before a £7.5m move last summer. The Saints will pay an initial £15.4m with the rest depending on his ...

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