Can confirm Aaron Wan-Bissaka has signed a five year contract with @ManUtd with option of an extra year. Paperwork now complete – former @CPFC player will earn in excess of £80K a week.— Jim White (@JimWhite) June 28, 20196 months ago28th June 2019SeanCrystal Palace star Wilfried Zaha is desperate to join childhood club Arsenal this summer, according to reports.The Daily Mail, who recently conducted an exclusive interview with the 26-year-old, claim the winger has informed the south London side he wants to leave for the Gunners.Zaha previously stated his intention to join a club who plays in the Champions League, before later committing his future to the Eagles.6 months ago28th June 2019SeanBarcelona vice-president Jordi Cardoner has revealed he ‘doesn’t know’ if a deal to bring Neymar back to the club will happen.Talks are reportedly in the early stages over a potential transfer for the Paris Saint-Germain star just two years after he left the Nou Camp.“What I believe is that Neymar wants to come back,” Cardoner said. “But to say we are working on recruiting him, that is something cannot agree with.“It doesn’t surprise me that Neymar wants to come back to Barcelona.“What seems true is that he wants to come to Barca.“We don’t know if it will come to a good conclusion. It’s not correct that we have signed Neymar.“It’s the action-reaction that happens with some players, it’s not the first time, there are cases like Cesc and Pique.“He’s a great player, that part is indisputable, the circumstances in which he left were special. “There are things about his departure I don’t understand, we have to look over a lot of things that happened and change some scenarios.” FULL STORY.6 months ago28th June 2019SeanRay Parlour has told talkSPORT he is ‘shocked’ by the rumours Arsenal striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has ‘said yes’ to a possible summer transfer to Manchester United.The former midfielder says he would be ‘amazed’ if the move happens, and hopes to see the Gunners star in person when he travels with the team on their pre-season tour of the United States.“It would be madness to let him go, but players have got all the power these days,” said the Gunners legend on Friday’s Sports Breakfast.“I’d be amazed by that [if he signed for United], I really would. That would shock me.“When I go to pre-season, I’m really hoping Aubameyang is on that plane.”FULL STORY.6 months ago28th June 2019SeanCeltic have confirmed the signing of defender Christopher Jullien in a deal believed to be worth £7million.The 26-year-old joins from Toulouse on a four-year deal with the Scottish Premiership club winning the race for his signature despite interest from Spanish and English clubs.Hoops boss Neil Lennon said: “We are absolutely delighted to bring Christopher to Celtic. He is a quality player with great attributes and we are very much looking forward to him joining the squad and working with him.“We’ve got a squad of great quality already here at the club, who have achieved incredible success over the past few seasons, but it’s always good to add further quality to the group, and that’s what we’ve got with Christopher.“I know the players will be delighted to welcome him into the squad, and I know he will be keen to play his part in the seasons ahead as we look to deliver further success for our supporters.”FULL STORY. 6 months ago28th June 2019SeanNottingham Forest have sacked Martin O’Neill after less than six months in charge and appointed former Rennes boss Sabri Lamouchi as their new manager.O’Neill, who took charge in January, won eight of his 19 games as manager and guided the club to a respectable ninth-place finish.However, it is understood a number of key players revolted against the Irishman, resulting in his departure.A club statement read: “Nottingham Forest can confirm that manager Martin O’Neill has left the club.“The club would like to thank Martin for all his efforts during his time at The City Ground and wish him well for the future.”Moments later, the club announced the appointment of Lamouchi, the 47-year-old Frenchman.FULL STORY. 6 months ago28th June 2019SeanTottenham have been told they will have to pay £72million for Tanguy Ndombele if they continue to drag out negotiations with Lyon.Jean-Michel Aulas, the French club’s president, has confirmed an opening bid of £40m from Spurs, which is significantly below their valuation for the 22-year-old midfielder.The bid was subsequently rejected and talks are ongoing, but Aulas admits he is getting frustrated by Daniel Levy’s slow approach to the deal.Aulas said: “If I wait another 8 days, it will be €80m. Tottenham made us an opening offer worth €45m.“Then, we discussed more. Nothing is done, I can assure you. We are not in a hurry either. “Tanguy has shown his qualities with the French national team. He is one of our best players. How much is he worth? I do not know, but not just €45m.”6 months ago28th June 2019SeanAdrian Durham has questioned why Manchester United have paid £50million for Crystal Palace defender Aaron Wan-Bissaka.The talkSPORT host also remarked that Old Trafford has become a ‘graveyard’ since Sir Alex Ferguson’s retirement, and hopes Wan-Bissaka isn’t the latest victim.He said: “It’s £50m for a right-back who was very good, but has had one season and has been under the radar at Crystal Palace.“The spotlight is not on Palace like it is on United.“He’s played in total, all competitions, 46 games for his club and yet he’s going for £50m.“I know the market is crazy, but this is the craziest of the crazy isn’t it?”FULL STORY.6 months ago28th June 2019SeanArsenal have reportedly tried to sell Shkodran Mustafi in almost every transfer window since they signed him.The centre-back was signed by the Gunners in 2016 from Valencia for a reported fee of £35million.BBC correspondent and Arsenal expert David Ornstein revealed: “Arsenal have tried to sell Mustafi pretty much every window since they signed him.“I was told that after the Europa League final that Unai Emery, who had always put his faith in Shkodran Mustafi despite a number of high-profile mistakes, has decided enough is enough with him and he is no longer in favour of keeping him, so he could be sold.”6 months ago28th June 2019SeanArsenal have been handed a boost in their pursuit of Borussia Dortmund defender Dan-Axel Zagadou.According to respected German outlet Bild, the 20-year-old has told the German club he wants to leave this summer.The Frenchman has seen his first-team opportunities damaged by the return of Matts Hummels at Dortmund.6 months ago28th June 2019SeanManchester United have received a boost in their pursuit of Sporting Lisbon midfielder Bruno Fernandes.The Portuguese club’s manager has admitted their chances of keeping the 24-year-old are slim.Fernandes, who notched an incredible 32 goals and 18 assists for Sporting in 2018/19, is also being courted by United’s Premier League rivals Tottenham.Portuguese outlet O Jogo report that talks between United chiefs and Fernandes’ representative took place on Wednesday.6 months ago28th June 2019SeanHere’s a round-up of all the transfer news and gossip from today’s newspapers and online. Manchester United set to reject Inter Milan’s offer for Romelu LukakuLeroy Sane remains among Bayern Munich’s top targets this summerCeltic boss Neil Lennon tells Arsenal they must pay ‘a lot more’ to sign Kieran TierneyPAPER GOSSIP.6 months ago28th June 2019SeanTottenham are ready to make a move for Arsenal target William Saliba, with Saint-Etienne valuing the 18-year-old defender at £20m.Saliba’s form attracted the interest of both Manchester City and Manchester United last season, and it was thought the Gunners had already won the race for his signature.But according to RMC, Spurs are set to try and hijack the deal.6 months ago28th June 2019SeanLiverpool have agreed to sell Rafael Camacho to Sporting Lisbon for £5million, reports claim.The 19-year-old winger, who began his career at the Portuguese club, reportedly rejected a contract extension with the Reds due to a lack of first-team opportunities.He was also being chased by AC Milan, Wolves and Schalke, but the Guardian reports that he will return to Sporting.6 months ago28th June 2019Damian MannionDid you know Aaron Wan-Bissaka was almost released by Crystal Palace as a teenager?The 21-year-old was also a forward when he was younger and only became a right-back after playing against Wilfried Zaha.Here are 10 things you may not know about the incoming Man United defender, who is set to become the third most expensive full-back in football after Lucas Hernandez and Benjamin Mendy.6 months ago28th June 2019Damian MannionImages of Aaron Wan-Bissaka in a Man United shirt have appeared online before the Premier League side have confirmed the transfer.It is understood United will announce the £50m deal on Friday, having completed his medical on Thursday. 6 months ago28th June 2019OliverAndy Cole believes Aaron Wan-Bissaka is exactly the type of player that Man United need.United are about to officially unveil the £50million signing from Crystal Palace.Speaking to talkSPORT, Cole said: “ Not being disrespectful to Ashley [Young] or Antonio [Valencia], because they both did a fantastic job at right back, but this is a young kid who is going to give Manchester United many, many years of service.” He’s done extremely well at Crystal Palace and the good thing, for me, is he’s a Man United fan as well.“Nowadays, everyone has a big fee. Hopefully Aaron can just go there an embrace it.“He’ll soon realise Manchester United is not a normal football club, it’s a club of great tradition, great history, it’s supported around the world and it’s an honour to play for such a great club.“In Aaron’s case it’s a massive, massive leap, in one season doing extremely well for Crystal Palace and then moving to Manchester United.”6 months ago28th June 2019OliverCharlton have announced the signing of Chuks Aneke from MK Dons on a two-year deal.The former Arsenal youngster banged in 19 times for the Dons last season. He’s not going anywhere yet!ONE. MORE. [email protected] 💛— Watford Football Club (@WatfordFC) June 28, 20196 months ago28th June 2019OliverOur main man in the know Jim White has confirmed Aaron Wan-Bissaka has signed for Manchester United. 6 months ago28th June 2019OliverHuerelho Gomes has done a U-turn on his retirement and signed a new one-year deal with the Hornets. TOP STORIESNottingham Forest sack Martin O’Neill and appoint Sabri Lamouchi as new head coachLyon fire Tottenham and Daniel Levy a warning over Tanguy Ndombele negotiationsAaron Wan-Bissaka to Manchester United: Pictures emerge online of defender in new kit before transfer is made officialWilfried Zaha has told Crystal Palace he wants to leave and join ‘boyhood club’ ArsenalMateo Kovacic is set to sign for Chelsea on a permanent basis after they reportedly reached an agreement with Real MadridFirstPrev1 of 2NextLast6 months ago28th June 2019OliverArsenal are set to be lumped with Mesut Ozil for at least another six months as the unwanted German midfielder is attracting no serious interest in the summer transfer market.Ozil, on a reported £350,000-a-week, is prime for a sale as the Gunners look to cut their wage bill for new signings.However, the playmaker’s shoddy form throughout the last campaign has led to zero formal approaches coming his way, according to Daily Mail.6 months ago28th June 2019OliverUnited are closing on three more signings this summer with Bruno Fernandes and Sean Longstaff on top of their wish-list.Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is stepping up his transfer business having already signed Dan James from Swansea and with a £50million move for Aaron Wan-Bissaka imminent.(FULL STORY HERE)6 months ago28th June 2019OliverTottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino has spoken on Real Madrid’s interest in him last summer.The 47-year-old has admitted it is a dream to manage Los Blancos, but he didn’t consider leaving Spurs.He told TV3: “I gave my word to renew [my contract] with Tottenham.“Of course, it is a dream to train a club like Madrid, go to the Argentine team one day or go back to Espanyol one day.“But I did not consider at any time anything beyond Tottenham.” The United shirt suits Aaron Wan-Bissaka 👀🔥 #Tomorrow #MUFC #WanBissaka pic.twitter.com/Cke91zqSvk— All Talk Utd 🔰 (@AllTalkUtd) June 27, 2019 Scores goals.Makes goals. #CharltonGetChuks #cafc pic.twitter.com/JG0IAB9U1E— Charlton Athletic FC (@CAFCofficial) June 28, 20196 months ago28th June 2019OliverLeicester have signed defender James Justin from Luton for an undisclosed fee.The 21-year-old right-back, who can also play on the left, has agreed a five-year contract with the Foxes and becomes Brendan Rodgers’ first signing since he became manager earlier this year.Justin played 52 time in all competitions last season as Luton clinched promotion to the Championship by winning the League One title. Wan-Bissaka enjoyed a fine season for Crystal Palace and the huge transfer fee comes despite the 21-year-old playing just 42 Premier League matches so far.Former Man United striker Wayne Rooney told the player to embrace the move.“Manchester United’s a fantastic club. One of, if not the best football club in the world.“You have to embrace it, embrace the culture of United.“Learn the history and do your best. I’m sure he’ll be fine. The coaches there will be telling him all of this.”6 months ago28th June 2019Damian MannionGianfranco Zola will leave Chelsea when his contract expires at the end of June to resume his career as a manager.Zola spent last season as assistant to Maurizio Sarri, who left for Juventus, and turned down the offer of an ambassadorial role at the club where he is a legend among fans.“Gianfranco’s contract with Chelsea expires at the end of the month,” Zola’s agent and lawyer, Fulvio Marrucco is quoted as saying. “After a season of hard work and fantastic results alongside Maurizio Sarri, he is ready to take the next step in his own management career.” Zola has managed West Ham, Watford and Birmingham and The Guardian report he would back himself to do well again in the right structure, most likely alongside a technical director.6 months ago28th June 2019Damian MannionChelsea have beaten their transfer ban to agree a £40million deal for the permanent signing of Mateo Kovacic from Real Madrid.In addition, the Telegraph report they hope to follow that news up by announcing Callum Hudson-Odoi has signed a new contract.Kovacic spent last season on loan at Chelsea, with his contract at Stamford Bridge due to expire on Sunday, at which point the FIFA-imposed ban would have prevented the Premier League side from keeping him.The Telegraph also reveal the club will not make a decision on the futures of Kurt Zouma, Marcos Alonso or Davide Zappacosta until Frank Lampard has started work as head coach.FirstPrev1 of 2NextLast
New Delhi: Compared to their global counterparts, Indian entrepreneurs and small business owners are more inclined towards building an online presence, says a survey by Internet names and registrations management major GoDaddy. Almost one-third of the total Indian small businesses surveyed reported that they already have a website and about 19 per cent responded that they plan to build a website soon as compared to only 16 per cent of their global counterparts. Also Read – Swiggy now in 500 Indian cities, targets 100 more this year “Owing to the massive growth of digital economy in India, entrepreneurs and small business owners are showing increased optimism towards creating an online identity that can prove critical for their long-term growth and expansion,” Nikhil Arora, Vice President and Managing Director, GoDaddy India, said in a statement. The survey included over 4,500 small business owners across 10 countries including India, Australia, Canada, and the US, among others. Also Read – New HP Pavilion x360 notebook with in-built Alexa in India The survey also delves into the swirl of challenges faced by Indian small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs), which require them to adapt, in order to flourish. Over 40 per cent of the Indian small businesses surveyed cited their inability to invest sufficiently in the business as a major growth challenge. Other external challenges included societal turbulence (35 per cent) and failure to keep up with the technological advancements (23 per cent). Cyber-attack is another concern that 21 per cent of the Indian entrepreneurs cited as a potential challenge to their success. Even with these challenges, small business owners in India remained optimistic, with 46 per cent reporting that they expect to grow at least 50 per cent in the next three to five years, which is 1.7 times more as compared to the global counterparts (27 per cent), the findings showed.