Brentford transfer news: Thomas Frank sizing up Hamari Traore with better assists ratio than Cancelo
Brentford are reportedly in the market for a new right-wingback and Stade Rennais captain, Hamari Traore, is atop of that list, per a report. Brentford have had a solid maiden season in the top flight of England with the Bees currently sitting in 11th. Thomas Frank has guided his team above the likes of Crystal Palace, Newcastle and Southampton.
LIVERPOOL could sell defender Nat Phillips this summer. Liverpool could reportedly net themselves £8million this summer if Bournemouth sign defender Nat Phillips on a permanent basis. The 25-year-old has enjoyed a stellar loan spell at the Vitality Stadium and has helped the Cherries win promotion back to the Premier League.
Midfielder Vitaly Janelt was an unused substitute but is likely return for tomorrow's game with Everton at Goodison Park Brentford head to Goodison Park for their final away game of their first ever Premier League season, when they lock horns with Frank Lampard's Everton on Sunday. The Toffees are far from safe in this enthralling relegation battle which looks likely to carry over to the final day of the season next Sunday, with the Bees potentially having another say in who stays up when Leeds United come to TW8.
The Bees head coach spoke ahead of Sunday's Premier League clash at Goodison Park Team news Everyone who was in the squad last week is available., plus Sergi Canos so that's positive. Being nominated for manager of the season Of course, it's very nice.
Southampton are at full strength apart from long-term absentee Tino Livramento. Brentford will once again be without defender Ethan Pinnock and winger Sergi Canos for the visit of Southampton on Saturday. The pair are both still recovering from hamstring injuries although Bees head coach Thomas Frank is optimistic they will be in contention for next weekend’s trip to face Everton.
Frank spoke ahead of the game against Ralph Hasenhüttl's side Team news Ethan Pinnock and Sergi Canos are still out. They could be back for Everton. Manager of the month nomination Of course I’m aware of the next couple of games but I never look that far ahead.
Barcelona have reportedly identified Brentford winger Sergi Canos as a potential summer transfer target. Having brought in several high-profile players in January, Xavi and club officials are currently planning the next stage of their rebuild as they look to challenge Real Madrid for the 2022-23 La Liga title.
Brentford could face a fight to keep hold of midfielder Sergi Canos this summer with reports claiming Barcelona are targeting a surprise swoop. Canos has impressed for the Bees in the Premier League this season and his form has not gone unnoticed. Indeed reports are now rife suggesting that Barca want to take him back to Spain.
Southampton travel to Brentford this weekend in a crucial match as race for top half finish hots up Ahead of the crunch match between Southampton and Brentford, bees manager Thomas Frank could be without five of his first team players as the race for a top half finish is likely to go down to the wire.
Tottenham Hotspur will aim to remain in the driving seat for a top-four finish in the Premier League when Brentford welcome them for a London derby on Saturday evening. The Bees left it late to claim a 2-1 win over Watford last weekend, while Antonio Conte's side went down 1-0 at home to Brighton & Hove Albion, and here Sports Mole rounds up the team news for both clubs.
Brentford will be without Ethan Pinnock for the visit of Tottenham in the Premier League on Saturday. Pinnock was forced off against Watford with a hamstring problem and will be sidelined for a few weeks, with Sergi Canos also absent with a hamstring injury. Mathias Jorgensen will join him on the sidelines with an abductor problem, with Frank Onyeka out with an ankle ligament issue.
Thomas Frank ahead of Tottenham Hotspur Thomas Frank expects Tottenham to come out fighting tomorrow as they seek to maintain their spot in the Premier League's top four. Spurs' four-game winning run came to a halt last Saturday with defeat to Brighton and Hove Albion but Thomas feels that will only spur Antonio Conte's side on to better this evening.
'He’s got better as the weeks have gone on and he’s ready to get going again' Orrell Red Triangle are hoping to spring a few more surprises in the Love Lane Liverpool Competition Premier Division - with a little help from a returning prodigal son.
It will be a busy summer for the Bees as they aim to refresh the squad Brentford are set to be back in Premier League action next weekend when they make the short trip to Stamford Bridge to face Thomas Tuchel's Chelsea. The Bees are far from safe at the moment, but are eight points above the relegation zone and will hopefully look to confirm their status as a Premier League club for next season in the next couple of weeks.
Sergi Canos interview: Brentford winger on the trials and tribulations of playing as wing-back in Premier League this season
Sky Sports exclusive: Brentford's Sergi Canos discusses playing as a wing-back throughout the club's maiden Premier League campaign, coping with the challenging transition and why the Bees are not assured of safety just yet. Just 22 minutes into the opening night of the Premier League back in August, Sergi Canos's season was already made.
Norwich City suffered a 3-1 defeat against relegation rivals Brentford after Ivan Toney completed a hat-trick, with two from the penalty spot, before Teemu Pukki's goal in stoppage-time Tim Krul - Fantastic save to deny Sergi Canos' half volley which was destined for the bottom corner.
Christian Eriksen makes his first Brentford start since arriving in January Thomas Frank has named his Brentford team to face Norwich City in the Premier League this afternoon. He has decided to revert to 3-5-2, having gone four at the back last weekend against Newcastle United. Sergi Canos comes in at RWB, with the three central defenders consisting of Kristoffer Ajer, Pontus Jansson and Ethan Pinnock.