Chelsea’s world-record goalkeeping signing Kepa Arrizabalaga is delighted at this start to life in the Premier League.
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Chelsea’s world-record goalkeeping signing Kepa Arrizabalaga is delighted at this start to life in the Premier League.

The Spanish youngster had a lot of pressure due to his fee and replacing Thibaut Courtois in goal. But he has shone in recent games, helping Chelsea to…

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Feyenoord midfielder Jordy Clasie admits he has big regrets over his time with Southampton.
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Feyenoord midfielder Jordy Clasie admits he has big regrets over his time with Southampton.

The Dutchman is on-loan at Feyenoord from Saints, but is unlikely to return. Asked if he could play abroad again, he told Bij Andy in de Auto: “For…

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Thiago Alcantara says quitting Barcelona was the best decision of his career.
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Thiago Alcantara says quitting Barcelona was the best decision of his career.

It’s now six seasons since Thiago left Barca for Germany. “I always wanted to play and I saw that this was not possible at Barça. I had to…

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Ajax defender Matthijs de Ligt says he’s happy to ignore Barcelona rumours.
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Ajax defender Matthijs de Ligt says he’s happy to ignore Barcelona rumours.

It’s been suggested the Holland international is Barca’s No1 transfer target for 2019. But he told Four Four Two: “To be honest, this is not anything special for…

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Aurelio de Laurentiis admits the appointment of coach Carlo Ancelotti has been years in the making.
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Aurelio de Laurentiis admits the appointment of coach Carlo Ancelotti has been years in the making.

Ancelotti, after a rocky start, now has Napoli producing winning form at home and in Europe. De Laurentiis told the Corriere dello Sport: “We had years of telephone…

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Bayern Munich midfielder Thiago Alcantara no longer moving  to Real Madrid.
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Bayern Munich midfielder Thiago Alcantara no longer moving to Real Madrid.

Ever since leaving Barcelona six seasons ago, Thiago has been linked with a return to Spain at Real. But at a Spain media conference yesterday, Thiago eased rumours…

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Real Madrid president Florentino Perez is weighing up making a ‘veteran’ striker signing in January.
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Real Madrid president Florentino Perez is weighing up making a ‘veteran’ striker signing in January.

El Confidencial says rather than splash out on a frontline centre-forward, Florentino is now leaning towards bringing in an experienced alternative on the cheap. The plan would be…

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Zinedine Zidane urged the Real Madrid board to shop in the Premier League last season
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Zinedine Zidane urged the Real Madrid board to shop in the Premier League last season

While dead against the obsession of Real president Florentino Perez in bringing former Barcelona star Neymar back to Spain from PSG, Zidane was eager to see his attack…

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Juventus sports chief Fabio Paratici is plotting a raid on Ligue 1.
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Juventus sports chief Fabio Paratici is plotting a raid on Ligue 1.

Tuttosport says Paratici is watching Olympique Lyon pair Houssem Aouar and Ferland Mendy. Young midfielder Aouar is attracting interest from across Europe, while left-back Mendy has kicked off…

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Real Madrid president Florentino Perez opened talks with Chelsea about a January deal for Eden Hazard.
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Real Madrid president Florentino Perez opened talks with Chelsea about a January deal for Eden Hazard.

However, Cadena SER says for the moment, Florentino has warned Chelsea they will not consider doing business for their current valuation. Chelsea are demanding no less than €200m…

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