Watford have reportedly made a bid for an AS Roma midfielder in an attempt to secure the signing in January. The Hornets are currently involved in a relegation battle, as they sit just four points above the drop zone at the moment, which is why Claudio Ranieri is looking to increase his options.
Newcastle United have been dealt a blow in their bid to appoint Ramon Planes as their director of football. What’s the latest? According to reports from Spain (via Chronicle Live), Newcastle are one of a number of clubs interested in making a move for the former Barcelona technical secretary, who is thought to be interested in taking up a role away from Spain for his next job.
Jose Mourinho has been hitting the headlines for his generous gifts this week. The AS Roma manager opened his wallet to fulfil a promise that he made to Felix Afena-Gyan after he scored twice off the bench during the Serie A win at Genoa on Sunday evening. Despite having never made a professional start for Roma, the 18-year-old prospect made a game-changing impact that forced Mourinho to splash out €800 on a luxury pair of shoes.
The West African scored a brace for the Yellow and Reds to send them to fifth on the league table AS Roma manager Jose Mourinho has gifted Ghana youngster Felix Ohene Afena-Gyan with $800 sneakers after his screamer in the Serie A game last weekend, the 2-0 win over Genoa at Luigi Ferraris Municipal Stadium.
Jose Mourinho has been splashing the cash at AS Roma. No, not in terms of transfer spending, but in terms of shoe shopping with the 'Special One' splurging €800 to get some new kicks for Felix Afena-Gyan after the win over Genoa at the weekend. Despite the 18-year-old having never started a professional game for the Romans, Mourinho sent him on for the final 15 minutes of the Serie A clash at the Stadio comunale Luigi Ferraris.
Tottenham Hotspur may swoop for AS Roma’s Nicolo Zaniolo in next summer’s transfer window, according to Calciomercato. The lowdown The attacking midfielder was heavily involved for Roma at the start of the season but has not started either of their last two matches (via Transfermarkt), while there was apparently some light ‘bickering’ with his manager, former Spurs boss Jose Mourinho, in training last week.
AS Roma and Jose Mourinho look to have a future star at their disposal after 18-year-old Felix Afena-Gyan scored a late double on Sunday evening to seal a 2-0 win for the away side against Genoa. The Ghanaian came on as a late substitute in the game, with his outrageous second goal setting social media alight
Wes Foderingham could retain his place when Robin Olsen returns from injury, Slavisa Jokanovic has admitted, after the Sheffield United manager insisted he will do what “is best for the team.” Foderingham produced an assured performance on only his fourth league start for the club since arriving from Rangers at the beginning of last season, making a series of important saves during Saturday’s draw with Coventry City.
Your latest Newcastle United transfer digest including reports on Denis Zakaria and Santiago Munoz Here is your 4am Newcastle United transfer digest. Zakaria 'survey' AS Roma boss Jose Mourinho is reportedly keen to secure the signature of Borussia Monchengladbach midfielder Denis Zakaria. The holding midfielder is due to become a free agent in the summer and is said to have expressed his interest in finding a new club for next season.
Many Everton fans have been left fuming as some transfer news has emerged on Ivan Perisic. According to a report from earlier in the week by L’Interista, which has since been shared by EFC DAILY on their Twitter page, the Goodison Park faithful have ‘probed the ground’ about a potential move for the Inter Milan winger, along with AC Milan and AS Roma.
Antonio Rudiger is unhappy with the offer from Chelsea amidst Bayern Munich interest According to German news outlet Bild (h/t Football.London), Antonio Rudiger is left disappointed by the latest offer from Chelsea as contract negotiations continue amidst interest from Bayern Munich. The 28-year-old will see his contract with the Blues expire at the end of the 2021-22 season.
Italy's hopes of reaching the 2022 World Cup are now solely reliant on the team's ability to achieve victory in the European playoffs. The Euro 2020 champions finished second in their qualifying group behind Switzerland following a 0-0 draw away at Northern Ireland on Monday evening. Italy had to make do with the playoffs last time around and those who hail from the nation will sadly never forget how that turned out.
Two tourists from the US were fined after sneaking into the Colosseum to have a cold beer. The pair, aged 24 and 25, were spied hanging out in the second tier of the ancient gladiator stadium at about 5.30am in Rome, Italy (04:30 GMT) on Monday.
Lots of Tottenham Hotspur fans have flocked to Twitter following the latest announcement to emerge from the north London club on Wednesday. Following Antonio Conte’s appointment, it was revealed on Wednesday that Marco Savorani would make up the final piece of the Italian’s backroom staff as the first-team goalkeeping coach.
Tammy Abraham has revealed Jose Mourinho told him to become a ‘monster’ after leaving Chelsea for Roma last summer. The England international swapped London for the Italian capital after Thomas Tuchel told him he was surplus to requirements at Stamford Bridge. Romelu Lukaku’s arrival effectively ended Abraham’s Chelsea career and the forward had a number of interested parties – including Arsenal and Spurs – once it became apparent that he would leave the Blues.
Aston Villa midfielder Douglas Luiz is attracting significant interest ahead of the January transfer window. What’s the talk? That’s according to a report by Italian publication Corriere dello Sport (via Sport Witness), who claim that Jose Mourinho’s AS Roma side are interested in signing the 23-year-old during the upcoming winter market.
England striker Tammy Abraham believes he has been turned into a “monster” by Roma boss Jose Mourinho. Abraham left Chelsea to move to the Italian capital in the summer and has hit five goals so far this season. A drop-off in form for Roma has coincided with a barren spell for Abraham, with just one goal in his last eight games.
After three months working with Mourinho at Roma, the former Chelsea striker feels he is a more formidable player As Jose Mourinho told his players while at Tottenham, he wanted “bastards” in his teams. He used other unsavoury nouns to put his view across that he demanded a ruthless streak to win football matches.