Tag Archive: Rumour Reel

Five players who could replace Philippe Coutinho at Liverpool

| 21.08.2017

Brazilian remains on course for the Nou Camp As Philippe Coutinho’s transfer to Barcelona edges ever closer, Liverpool are beginning the search for the 25-year-old’s replacement. Coutinho will not leave on the cheap and with over £100m set to be banked from his sale the Reds will not be short of money to spend. Liverpool  have already seen bids turned down by RB Leipzig for star Naby Keita. So, wh... more...

Five European options for Swansea’s Sigurdsson solution

| 18.08.2017

Welsh club must replace talisman Well, it’s finally happened. Swansea have sold Gylfi Sigurdsson. The Iceland international has joined Everton for £45m, leaving the Welsh side with an almighty void to fill. Sigurdsson was instrumental in keeping Swansea up last season, but Paul Clement’s sole focus will be finding a replacement for the set-piece maestro. The Swans haven’t got much time, with just ... more...

Rumour reel: champions Chelsea in crisis

| 14.08.2017

Blues need new faces, and fast The first weekend of the Premier League season is in the books and the main talking point on Monday morning is the level of investment needed in the Chelsea squad. The general feeling seems to be – an awful lot. The lightweight champions were beaten by Burney in a five-goal thriller at Stamford Bridge on Saturday. The latest instalment of our football transfers rumou... more...

Rumour reel: Ozil will commit to The Gunners

| 13.08.2017

German expected to sign a new contract So, the first Saturday of the English Premier League season is now in the books and, as expected, we weren’t short of drama. There’s more to come this afternoon, with Super Sunday giving us Newcastle vs Tottenham and Man Utd vs West Ham. You can place your bets on the outcome of those matches at Coral. With the curtain up, and the bulk of managers getting a g... more...

Rumour reel: Arsenal to throw money at Sanchez

| 12.08.2017

One final roll of the dice to keep the Chilean Welcome to the first Saturday of the new Premier League football season, and Watford host Liverpool at 12.30pm to get the day started. There’s also five 3.00pm kick-offs, before title favourites Man City meet newly-promoted Brighton at 5.30pm. So, plenty for punters to get through, but the rumour reel refuses to roll over and play second fiddle to fix... more...

Rumour reel: Seagulls land Columbian star

| 11.08.2017

Newbies continue their recruitment drive Pre-season is now over for clubs, officials and fans, with Leicester’s trip to Arsenal this evening bringing the curtain up on what promises to be one of the most competitive Premier League title races in living memory. Any one of six sides could lift the trophy, with plenty more rating their chances of causing a stir and banking a top-four finish. Manchest... more...

Rumour reel: Pep wants Barcelona midfielder

| 10.08.2017

City after Sergio Busquets Watford made headlines yesterday when announcing the arrival of Andre Gray, bought from Premier League rivals Burnley for £18m, a record fee for The Hornets. With such a hefty pricetag comes an increased level of expectation, but the 26-year-old will be confident of proving his worth. Gray, who had entered the final year of his contract at Burnley, and already knocked ba... more...

Rumour reel: Barca get their man

| 09.08.2017

Deal to be confirmed on Wednesday Much of Coral’s rumour reel columns have been filled with Southampton’s attempt to hold on to a want-away star, but today we start with the news that they have brought a major name in – Mario Lemina. The Juventus midfielder joined on a five-year deal, costing The Saints £18m. 23-year-old Lemina, a Gabon international, turned out 42 times for The Old Lady, and also... more...

Rumour reel: van Dijk a step closer to leaving Southampton

| 08.08.2017

Dutchman expected to sign for Liverpool Another done deal, and it’s big news if you’re a Brighton fan. The Seagulls, who were promoted to the Premier League last season thanks to a second-place finish, swooped to sign Dutch midfielder Davy Propper from PSV. The 25-year-old penned a four-year contract in a £6m deal, which is a club record transfer. That’ll ensure there’s a high level of expectation... more...

Rumour reel: Barcelona to bid for Tottenham ace Dele Alli

| 07.08.2017

Spanish giants admirers of English midfielder Welcome to a brand-new week and the big kick-off in the English Premier League is now just four days away. Arsenal host Leicester on Friday evening at the Emirates to bring the curtain up, but there’s still much work to be done before the summer transfer window slams shut. All the talk over the last few days has been about Neymar’s £200m move from Barc... more...