Tag Archives: Premier League

Arsenal sign Aubameyang from Dortmund

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has scored 21 goals in 24 games in all competitions for Dortmund this season (Image credit: Getty Images)

Arsenal have signed Gabon striker Pierre–Emerick Aubameyang from Borussia Dortmund in a club record £56m deal. The Gunners had two bids for the 28-year-old rejected by Dortmund before agreeing a fee that eclipses the £46.5m July purchase of Alexandre Lacazette. Dortmund would only sell after finding a replacement, with Chelsea forward Michy Batshuayi to join on loan. Aubameyang scored 141 goals in 213 ...

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Emerson Palmieri: Chelsea sign Roma full-back for reported £17.6m

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Chelsea have signed defender Emerson Palmieri from Serie A side Roma for a reported £17.6m. The Brazil-born 23-year-old has signed a four-and-a-half-year deal with the Premier League club. After playing 36 times for Roma last year he missed the first three months of this season with a knee injury which has limited him to two appearances. “Today I am realising one of my ...

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Huddersfield 0-3 Liverpool: Roberto Firmino shines as Reds get back to winning ways

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Liverpool bounced back to winning ways in the Premier League and maintained their Champions League challenge with a 3-0 win at Huddersfield. Emre Can and Roberto Firmino struck first-half goals to put Jurgen Klopp’s side in control and Mohamed Salah converted a late penalty to seal their sixth win in eight games in all competitions. Huddersfield again battled gamely in ...

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Swansea 3-1 Arsenal: Petr Cech howler sees Gunners lose convincingly to Swans

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Swansea climbed out of the relegation zone for the first time in three months as Petr Cech’s dreadful clanger helped condemn Arsenal to a 3-1 defeat at the Liberty Stadium. Cech’s scuffed kick allowed Jordan Ayew to roll home a 61st-minute winner after Sam Clucas had put Swansea on level terms, instantly cancelling out Nacho Monreal’s first-half opener. Clucas claimed ...

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Liverpool’s Daniel Sturridge joins West Brom on loan until end of season

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Daniel Sturridge has joined West Bromwich Albion on loan until the end of the season after rejecting the chance to sign for Newcastle United. The out-of-favour Liverpool striker attracted interest from several clubs in this window, including Internazionale, Sevilla and Newcastle, but had a successful medical at West Brom on Monday. Liverpool’s FA Cup conquerors agreed a loan fee of ...

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EXCLUSIVE: West Ham to accept £18m Swansea bid for Andre Ayew

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West Ham United forward Andre Ayew is set to rejoin Swansea City for a fee of £18million, Citi Sports understands. Swansea have been in hot pursuit for the Ghana international throughout this window and previously had a £14m bid rejected by the Hammers. According to reports, the Hammers are ready to accept their Premier League rivals’ £18million bid for the ...

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Jose Mourinho extends Manchester United contract to 2020

Jose Mourinho took over as manager at Old Trafford on 27 May, 2016

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has signed a contract extension until 2020, with the option of a further year. The 54-year-old’s previous deal at Old Trafford was due to expire in 2019. Mourinho said he was “delighted” that United “feel and trust that I am the right manager for this great club for the foreseeable future”. He added: “I would ...

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Swansea 1-0 Liverpool: Reds suffer shock loss in Wales

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Swansea produced one of the shock results of the season as Virgil van Dijk’s Premier League debut for Liverpool turned into a nightmare. Alfie Mawson struck the 40th-minute winner for bottom club Swansea, pouncing on a poor Van Dijk clearance from a corner that Liverpool’s £75million record signing possibly should not have conceded. Liverpool came into this contest unbeaten in ...

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Henrikh Mkhitaryan signs for Arsenal

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Henrikh Mkhitaryan has signed for Arsenal on a long-term contract in a deal which sees Alexis Sanchez join Manchester United. Henrikh made 39 appearances while at Manchester United, scoring five times and was part of their UEFA Europa League winning squad last season. He is the captain of the Armenian national team and is their all-time top scorer. He has ...

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Alexis Sanchez joins Manchester United

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Manchester United is delighted to announce the signing of Alexis Sanchez from Arsenal in a deal that sees the Armenian midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan move in the opposite direction. Speaking about his transfer, Alexis Sanchez said: “I am thrilled to be joining the biggest club in the world. I have spent three-and-a-half wonderful years at Arsenal and I bring with me ...

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