Jackson Martinez smashes Asian transfer record following £31m switch from Atletico Madrid
Feb03

Jackson Martinez smashes Asian transfer record following £31m switch from Atletico Madrid

Jackson Martinez broke the Asian transfer record after sealing a £31m switch from Atletico Madrid to Guangzhou Evergrande. The Colombia international signed a four-year deal with the Chinese Super League outfit following an underwhelming spell with the La Liga giants this campaign. The 29-year-old, who has 36 international caps for his country, scored just three goals in 22 appearances for Diego Simeone’s side this season...

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Stoke City seal Giannelli Imbula capture for club-record £18.3m
Feb01

Stoke City seal Giannelli Imbula capture for club-record £18.3m

Stoke City have confirmed the capture of FC Porto midfielder Giannelli Imbula for a club-record £18.3m. The Premier League side, who currently sit ninth in the league standings, have signed the former France Under-21 international on a five-and-a-half-year contract at the Britannia Stadium. The 23-year-old, who was originally born in Belgium, made 21 appearances in all competitions for the Portuguese giants this season. Potters...

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Chelsea midfielder set for PSV switch after Stoke City’s £18.2m deal
Feb01

Chelsea midfielder set for PSV switch after Stoke City’s £18.2m deal

Chelsea midfielder Marco van Ginkel could reportedly be set to join Eredivisie leaders PSV Eindhoven on loan until the end of the campaign, according to the Daily Mail. The Netherlands international signed a season-long loan deal with Premier League rivals Stoke City last summer, but that agreement could be cut short following the Potters’ expected £18.2m signing of Giannelli Imbula from FC Porto this evening. The 23-year-old, who has...

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Stoke set to seal £18.2m move for long-term midfield target
Feb01

Stoke set to seal £18.2m move for long-term midfield target

Stoke City are reportedly set to complete the £18.2 million signing of FC Porto midfielder Giannelli Imbula, according to the Times. The Belgium-born star has been a long-term target for the Potters, who wanted to bring the 23-year-old in as a replacement in the summer for Steven N’Zonzi, but the player chose to join the Portuguese giants instead. However, he has failed to settle at the club, and now looks set to complete a move...

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Stoke plot club-record £19m raid on Aston Villa and Southampton target
Jan21

Stoke plot club-record £19m raid on Aston Villa and Southampton target

Stoke City are reportedly ready to cough up a staggering club-record £19m to sign France midfielder Giannelli Imbula during the January transfer window, according to L’Equipe. The Premier League side, who currently sit seventh in the league standings, are thought to be interested in signing the FC Porto midfielder alongside English top-flight rivals Aston Villa and Southampton. The 23-year-old, who is a former France Under-21...

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Chelsea offer £15m plus Christian Atsu for the Premier League’s best winger
Jan20

Chelsea offer £15m plus Christian Atsu for the Premier League’s best winger

Chelsea have reportedly offered fellow forward Christian Atsu in a bid to land Premier League star Riyad Mahrez this month, according to Marca. The defending Premier League champions, who currently sit 14th in the league table, are understood to have launched a bid of £15m plus the Ghana international for the Leicester City winger. The 24-year-old, who has 22 international caps for Algeria, has sensationally scored 13 and assisted six...

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