English Premiership

Alexandre Lacazette wants to win trophies with Arsenal


Arsenal’s new record signing Alexandre Lacazette is targeting titles after securing his “dream” move to the Gunners. Arsenal signed Lacazette on a five-year deal from Lyon on Wednesday for a club-record fee which could rise to £52m over the course of his contract at the Emirates. Lacazette becomes the latest Frenchman to lead the line for the Gunners, following in ...

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Romelu Lukaku: Man Utd agree £75m fee with Everton for striker


Manchester United have agreed a fee of around £75m with Everton for striker Romelu Lukaku. The 24-year-old Belgium international scored 25 Premier League goals last season. United, who have been chasing Lukaku for most of the summer, will not now be pursuing their interest in Real Madrid’s Alvaro Morata. The move for Lukaku is not connected to talks aimed at ...

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Arsenal sign Alexandre Lacazette for club-record fee


Arsenal have signed Alexandre Lacazette from Lyon for a club-record fee, reported to be around €53m. Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas confirmed on Sunday that Arsenal were closing in on a deal for Lacazette, 26, that would represent a record fee for both clubs. Arsenal’s previous record deal was the £42.4 million signing of Mesut Ozil from Real Madrid in 2013. ...

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Alexandre Lacazette completes Arsenal medical ahead of record £45m move

Alexandre Lacazette made his France debut in 2013 (Image credit: Getty Images)

Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette has completed a medical at Arsenal before his proposed £45m record move. The Gunners had an initial bid for the 26-year-old France international rejected, but talks continued. His fee, of up to £52m with add-ons, will surpass the £42.4m Arsenal paid Real Madrid for Mesut Ozil in 2013. Lacazette was second top scorer in Ligue 1 – the French top ...

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Michael Keane’s best yet to come – Ronald Koeman


Everton manager Ronald Koeman has said new signing Michael Keane has more to offer in the Premier League after completing a move for the highly-rated centre-back. The Toffees completed the signing of the Burnley defender for a fee which could rise to £30m, on Monday. With many questions raised about the transfer fee paid for the 24-year-old, Koeman stated that ...

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Olivier Giroud wants more trophies with Arsenal


Olivier Giroud has insisted that he wants to remain at Arsenal despite rumours linking him with a move away from the Emirates this summer. With Arsenal set to land coveted Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette in the next few days, talk has intensified of a transfer for Giroud, with Everton noted as a possible destination for the Frenchman. Giroud has been a hugely ...

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Michael Keane: Everton sign England defender from Burnley


Everton have signed Michael Keane from Burnley for a fee that could rise to a club record-equalling £30m. Keane, 24, moves to Goodison Park after agreeing a five-year contract. The England defender is Everton’s fifth signing of the summer, with Malaga striker Sandro Ramirez also joining on Monday for £5.2m. Those signings take Everton’s spending in this transfer window to ...

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John Terry signs for Aston Villa on one-year deal


John Terry has completed a move to Aston Villa on a one-year deal after leaving Chelsea. The former England captain’s contract will not see him take up a coaching role at his new club, according to Sky sources, with Steve Bruce preferring the centre-back to concentrate on getting his side back into the Premier League. The move is one of ...

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Jermain Defoe completes free transfer move to Bournemouth


Bournemouth have completed the signing of Jermain Defoe. The striker has signed a three-year deal with the Cherries, having left Sunderland on a free transfer following the club’s relegation from the Premier League. Defoe, who scored in a club record 10 consecutive league games for Bournemouth during a loan spell earlier in his career, admitted the decision to sign for ...

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