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Chelsea defender Kurt Zouma completes loan move to Stoke City after agreeing new six-year contact at Stamford Bridge

21 Jul

Stoke have signed Kurt Zouma on a season-long from Chelsea, who have tied the France international to a new six-year contract. The 22-year-old centre-half has made 71 appearances for the Blues since joining from St Etienne in 2014, but suffered a serious knee injury in February 2016, halting his progress. He was restricted to 13 […]

ON THE VERGE! West Ham close in on Marko Arnautovic signing from Stoke

20 Jul

West Ham are set to complete the signing of Marko Arnautovic from Stoke City, according to reports. The Hammers agreed a £24million fee with the Potters on Tuesday after having two previous bids rejected. And the Austrian international is expected to finalise his move to the London Stadium ahead of the club’s pre-season tour of […]

Transfer rumours and paper review – Wednesday, July 19: Barkley ‘demands to be paid more than Kane’ at Tottenham, Neymar in £195m PSG switch?

19 Jul

talkSPORT.com bring you all the latest headlines and top transfer-related stories in Wednesday’s newspapers… Everton midfielder Ross Barkley is demanding a whopping £150,000-a-week wage packet – more than star striker Harry Kane – to join Tottenham this summer. (Daily Mirror) Barkley’s potential arrival at the north London club could pave the way for Moussa Sissoko […]

‘A club which cares about the truly loyal fans’ – Stoke City praised by fans after covering away travel for fifth successive year

18 Jul

Football fans have been praising Stoke City after the Premier League club vowed to cover away supporters’ coaches next season. The offer covers every league game on the road, with official buses organised by the club departing from the bet365 Stadium for all 19 away days. It is the fifth successive season they have done […]

REJECTED! Stoke City turn down Galatasaray bid for record signing Giannelli Imbula

14 Jul

Stoke City have turned down Galatasaray’s loan bid for midfielder Giannelli Imbula, according to reports. The 24-year-old’s future at the Bet365 Stadium has been cast into some doubt after a disappointing campaign for the Potters. Imbula made the move to Stoke for a club record £18.3million from Porto last January but has failed to establish […]

Transfer news: West Ham United have £20million bid for Marko Arnautovic rejected by Stoke City

12 Jul

Stoke have rejected a bid of £20million from West Ham for forward Marko Arnautovic. The 28-year-old asked to leave the bet365 Stadium earlier his week, handing in a transfer request, and it is understood the Hammers have made a move. However, with Arnautovic only 12 months into a four-year contract, the Potters have a strong bargaining […]

Transfer rumours and paper review – Wednesday, July 12: Dier wants Manchester United move, Mbappe in Arsenal ‘meeting’, Everton to replace Lukaku with ex-Liverpool star?

12 Jul

talkSPORT.com bring you all the latest headlines and top transfer-related stories in Wednesday’s newspapers… Eric Dier reportedly wants to leave Tottenham to join Manchester United this summer. The Red Devils are expected to make an improved offer of £50million for the 23-year-old England midfielder. FULL STORY HERE Monaco’s teen sensation Kylian Mbappe has had a three-hour […]

DONE DEAL! Burnley sign Jonathan Walters from Stoke

7 Jul

Burnley have signed Republic of Ireland striker Jonathan Walters from Stoke for an undisclosed fee. Walters, 33, has put pen to paper on a two-year deal to end his seven-year spell at Stoke and his arrival follows that of defender Charlie Taylor, who joined the Clarets from Leeds on Thursday. “Burnley have signed striker Jonathan […]

Manchester City FC transfer news: Pep Guardiola sets £17.5m asking price for Wilfried Bony

3 Jul

Manchester City have told Wilfried Bony he can go if someone coughs up £17.5m. The striker has fallen down the pecking order at the Etihad and he spent last season on loan at Stoke City. The Ivorian endured a difficult time there, though, and the Potters have decided against signing him permanently. That means Bony […]

Watford sign former Stoke goalkeeper Daniel Bachmann and Alaves defender Kiko Femenia

1 Jul

Watford have signed Spanish right-back Kiko Femenia and Austria Under-21 goalkeeper Daniel Bachmann. Former Spain youth international Femenia, 26, joins from Alaves on a four-year deal having played 31 times in LaLiga last season to help the club to a ninth-place finish.  Femenia started his career as a winger and has also played for Hercules, […]