Top five performing Premier League players of the season
Arsenal

Top five performing Premier League players of the season

The 2022/23 Premier League season has already been full of action and goals. Manchester City may well be showing the form of runaway champions, but Arsenal have been strong too. In addition to teams playing well, there have been some sensational individual displays. Erling Haaland turned the Premier League into his personal play-pen. Meanwhile, Gabriel […]

Arsenal

/ 64 days ago

Top five performing Premier League players of the season

The 2022/23 Premier League season has already been full of action and goals. Manchester City may well be showing the form of runaway champions, but Arsenal have been strong too. In addition to teams playing well, there have been some sensational individual displays. Erling Haaland turned the Premier League into his personal play-pen. Meanwhile, Gabriel […]

Leagues: EPL

/ 99 days ago

Leicester sign Belgian defender Faes as Fofana replacement

London (AFP) – Leicester moved quickly to replace Chelsea-bound defender Wesley Fofana by signing Wout Faes from Ligue 1 side Reims on Thursday, their first major acquisition of the summer just hours before the transfer window closes. The 24-year-old Belgian international signed a five-year contract for an undisclosed fee, although it will be significantly less […]
ByAFP

Chelsea

/ 99 days ago

Fofana takes swipe at Leicester after blockbuster Chelsea move

London (AFP) – Chelsea's new defender Wesley Fofana took a swipe at his old club Leicester after completing his acrimonious switch to Stamford Bridge on Wednesday.  Fofana agreed a seven-year contract with Chelsea, who will reportedly pay up to £70 million ($81.3 million) for the French centre-back. The 21-year-old was left out of the Leicester […]
ByAFP

Chelsea

/ 100 days ago

Chelsea confirm signing of Wesley Fofana from Leicester

London (AFP) – Chelsea have completed the signing of France Under-21 international central defender Wesley Fofana from Leicester City, the two clubs announced on Wednesday. Fofana, 21, has signed a seven-year deal at Stamford Bridge, the London outfit said. The transfer fee is undisclosed but reports in the UK said Chelsea would pay their Premier […]
ByAFP

Chelsea

/ 107 days ago

Chelsea target Fofana too distracted to train with senior squad: Rodgers

London (AFP) – Leicester defender Wesley Fofana is training with the Under 23 squad because he has been distracted by interest from Chelsea, said manager Brendan Rodgers. Chelsea had a third offer of reportedly £60-70 million ($82 million) for the 21-year-old French centre-back rejected earlier this week. Rodgers revealed that Fofana failed to turn up […]
ByAFP

Harry Kane

/ 110 days ago

Kane takes Tottenham top, unsettled Leicester lose again

London (AFP) – Harry Kane's 250th Tottenham goal took Spurs to the top of the Premier League with a 1-0 win over Wolves on Saturday as a 2-1 defeat to Southampton compounded Leicester's miserable start to the season. If anyone is to rival Manchester City and Liverpool in the title race, Tottenham look well set […]
ByAFP

Jamie Vardy

/ 111 days ago

Leicester icon Vardy extends contract with Foxes

London (AFP) – Jamie Vardy, a pivotal figure in Leicester's fairytale 2015/2016 Premier League title-winning campaign, extended his contract with the Foxes on Saturday until 2024. The 35-year-old former England international says he feels "like part of the furniture" at the club who he joined in 2012 from then non-league Fleetwood. He has scored 133 […]
ByAFP
Tim Keeton

Arsenal

/ 120 days ago

Youri Tielemans to Arsenal more likely with Lokonga loan

Arsenal are interested in signing a new midfielder heading into the 2022/23 season. Leicester City’s Youri Tielemans is undoubtedly the player most frequently linked with the Gunners. While the north London outfit has not made an official bid for the midfield maestro, a move for Youri Tielemans to Arsenal appears likely. The north London club […]

Leagues: EPL

/ 125 days ago

Leicester's Pereira facing six months out injured

London (AFP) – Leicester defender Ricardo Pereira will be out of action for up to six month following Achilles surgery, Foxes manager Brendan Rodgers said Friday. Portugal right-back Pereira had an operation on Thursday after suffering the injury during last week's friendly win against Sevilla. Rodgers added Harvey Barnes will miss Sunday's Premier League opener […]
ByAFP

AS Roma

/ 217 days ago

Abraham fires Roma past Leicester into Conference League final

Rome (AFP) – Tammy Abraham fired Roma into the inaugural final of the Europa Conference League on Thursday with the only goal in a 1-0 win over Leicester City which put the Italian side through 2-1 on aggregate. Abraham smashed home a powerful header in the 11th minute at a bouncing Stadio Olimpico in Rome […]
ByAFP

Leicester aim to write 'another chapter' against Roma in Euro semi

Leicester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers says the club are attempting to write "another chapter" in their story as they prepare to face Roma with a place in the Europa Conference League final at stake. The Foxes, who shocked the football world by winning the Premier League in 2016 under Claudio Ranieri, […]
ByAFP