Manchester City starlet heads to Spain

La Liga side Villarreal have signed striker Enes Unal in a £12m deal from Manchester City. The Turkish youngster has signed a five-year deal with the Yellow Submarines, but the contract reportedly includes a buy-back clause in the region of £17.5m. Villarreal have defeated competitions from the likes of Lille, Valencia, Monaco, Schalke, Porto and Benfica to land their target. The 20-year-old failed to make an appearance for City during his two-year with the club after joining them from Bursaspor for £2m in July 2015. Because of his ineligibility to play…

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Manchester United fans celebrate the latest arrival

Manchester United today announced the signing of defender Eric Baily from La Liga club Villarreal. The Ivory Coast international, who impressed in the La Liga season, cost in the region of £30m to the Red Devils. United moved swiftly in securing the services of the 22-year-old following the emergence of the rumours linking him with a move to Old Trafford. The first major signing of Jose Mourinho era has surely delighted the United fans on Twitter. Say hello to our new signing, @EricBailly24! #BaillyIsRed https://t.co/uCNv5rqG7p — Manchester United (@ManUtd) June…

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Manchester United set to complete two signings, also interested in Ligue 1 starlet

Manchester United are closing on a couple of deals in the transfer market, according to latest reports. After a prolonged spell of speculation, Zlatan Ibrahimovic is finally set to sign for Manchester United. Sky Sports report that United manager Jose Mourinho is determined to bring the Sweden international as his first signing to Old Trafford. Ibrahimovic, who is a free agent, is set to sign a one-year contract with the Red Devils before the Euro Championship kicks off on June 10. United are also in talks with La Liga club…

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Roberto Firmino dazzled at Anfield with this killer move [Video]

Liverpool are through to the Europa League final after beating Villarreal 3-0 in their semi-final return encounter on Thursday. An own goal by Bruno Soriano, and goals from Daniel Sturridge and Adam Lallana made Anfield dance. However, it was Roberto Firmino who dazzled at Anfield with one killer move against Tottenham flop Roberto Soldado:

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Liverpool players saw one buzzing Anfield Road after Europa League triumph [Video]

Liverpool are through to the Europa League final after beating Villarreal 3-0 in their semi-final return encounter on Thursday. An own goal by Bruno Soriano, and goals from Daniel Sturridge and Adam Lallana made Anfield dance. When the team bus made its way through Anfield Road, the Reds had a stunning view:

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Liverpool vs Villarreal – Match preview and team news

In order to reach the final of the Europa League, Liverpool have been set the task of overhauling a one-goal deficit against a solid and resolute Villarreal side who are aiming to move within just one match of winning their first European trophy. Having looked reasonably comfortable at the back for long periods, it was a massive setback for Liverpool to concede a goal right in the dying seconds of the first leg when they were caught on the break thanks to an intricate counter-attacking move from the Spanish side,…

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Arsenal to fight for Bundesliga defender, facing interest for star midfielder

Once again, Arsenal have come up short in their first title bid since the 2003/2004 season and have been linked with numerous transfer targets. The Gunners are said to be preparing a bid for Bayern Munich centre-back Mehdi Benatia during the upcoming summer transfer window. According to a report by The Daily Star, the Moroccan international is about to leave the Bundesliga giants as Borussia Dortmund’s star defender Mats Hummels recently stated he’s leaving the club to join Bayern. The 29-year-old is a long-term target of Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger, but…

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Villarreal vs Liverpool – Match preview and team news

Liverpool’s reward for their incredible victory over Borussia Dortmund a fortnight ago is a Europa League semi-final with dark horses Villarreal, one of two Spanish sides left fighting in the competition. Given how that memorable last eight clash panned out, it would be something of a shame if Liverpool do not go on to lift the trophy. They have beaten the tournament favourites, but manager Jurgen Klopp will be ensuring that his players are fully focused and aware of the considerable threat that Villarreal will pose, determined that they can get…

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Manchester City and Liverpool draw Spanish teams in European semi-finals

Manchester City and Liverpool are the two remaining Premier League clubs in the Champions League and Europa League. If they want to make it to the finals, both will have to beat Spanish opposition. The Citizens are facing La Liga giants Real Madrid in the Champions League semi-finals, on April 26 and May 4. It will be the club’s third and fourth European meeting. The official result of the #UCLdraw pic.twitter.com/Pvz577XZRc — Champions League (@ChampionsLeague) 15 april 2016 City and Real faced each other during the 2012/2013 group stages. The Citizens…

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Man United deny Barcelona interest in Ander Herrera

Manchester United have received no approaches for popular midfielder Ander Herrera despite rumours linking him with Spanish giants Barcelona and Villarreal, according to the Metro. The Catalan side were said to be eyeing him up as a potential replacement for recently departed icon Xavi, but United have no plans to allow him to move on in the near future (via talkSPORT). Despite his good form since joining the club, Herrera hasn’t always been a regular starter under Louis van Gaal, so should one of the bigger sides from his native…

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