Steven Fletcher joins Marseille in loan deal

In a surprise move, Scotland international striker Steven Fletcher has joined French Ligue One side Marseille on-loan until the end of the campaign, according to Sky Sports. The former-Hibernian star had fallen out-of-favour with Black Cats boss Sam Allardyce and has not appeared for the north east club in the last five matches. The 28-year-old has scored just four goals this season and England international Jermain Defoe has forced him out of the starting line-up in the past few weeks. Fletcher’s contract with Sunderland expires in the summer and he…

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Stoke set to bring in Giannelli Imbula

Stoke boss Mark Hughes has confirmed that Stoke are in talks with Porto to sign highly-rated French international midfielder Gianelli Imbula in a deal worth £18million. The mooted transfer fee would be a club-record one for the Potters, whose previous transfer record fee was the £12million they paid for Swiss international midfielder Xherdan Shaqiri from Italian giants Inter in the summer. Imbula is highly-regarded as a powerhouse defensive midfielder and as one of the best up-and-coming players in his position in European football. Potters boss Mark Hughes is confident of…

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Newcastle sign striker and still interested in Baggies star

Relegation-threatened Newcastle have added to their attacking options by signing Senegalese striker Seydou Doumbia on-loan for the rest of the season from Serie A club Roma, according to the BBC. The Magpies are also reportedly looking into signing West Brom striker Saido Berahino. The 28-year-old made his name in European football at Russian giants CSKA Moscow, scoring a very creditable 66 goals in 108 league appearances for CSKA. Doumbia only moved to Italy in the winter transfer window in 2015, but failed to settle in the eternal city. The Magpies…

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Study confirms Arsenal are the best supported club in London, overtaking rivals Cheslea

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A new study conducted by Sky Sports has confirmed that Arsenal are the most supported football club in London and comfortably surpass the viewing figures of both Chelsea and Tottenham fans. According to the Metro, Sky analysed over viewing habits of 500,000 of their subscribers from across the country, and have found that Arsenal are by far the capital’s number one choice. But not only that, Arsene Wenger’s men came out on top across three regions of the United Kingdom – taking top spot in 33 regions across the capital…

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Man United and Aston Villa FORCED to play on Friday night because of EDL march

A planned English Defence League march for August has meant that Manchester United’s clash with Aston Villa will have to be played on a Friday night, the Daily Express reports. READ MORE: Manchester United News Manchester United to use Jonny Evans to tempt Everton to sell key man Real Madrid to match Man United’s contract offer for Sergio Ramos The match was due to take place on the evening of Saturday 15 August, but West Midlands Police rejected the timing of the game due to a fascist march, while a…

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Sky Sports reveal early 2015/16 live fixture schedule: Chelsea kick off vs Swansea

Sky Sports have released their early live TV schedule for the 2015/16 season. READ MORE: Chelsea News and Gossip Friday’s Chelsea news roundup Juventus interested in signing ANOTHER Chelsea winger The first game subscribers will see is Chelsea kicking off their title defence against South Wales giants Swansea City on August 8. The opening weekend will also see such mouth watering clashes between the likes of Arsenal vs West Ham and Stoke vs Liverpool to help get the new season off to a flyer. Sky will be sharing the rights…

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