Daily News Summary 19th August 2017

BBC Reports Liverpool have rejected a new bid of €125m from Barca for Coutinho  Liverpool have rejected a third bid from Barcelona for Philippe Coutinho - believed to be in the region of £114m(€125).   Bayern 3-1 Leverkusen: Debutants Sule and Tolisso net in Bundesliga opener Bayern Munich opened their latest Bundesliga title defence

Danilo Luiz da Silva Player Analysis

Born in Bicas in 1991, Danilo started at Belo Horizonte-based side America Mineiro when he was 12, and working his way through the Club’s youth system winning the Campeonato Brasileno de Serie C (third tier) title before joining Santos in 2010. Full name Danilo Luiz da Silva, he was reportedly "inseperabale" from Neymar

Álvaro Morata Player Analysis

Morata vs chelsea

Morata is now Chelsea's record signing and the most expensive Spanish player in history after completing a £70 million switch from Real Madrid. The 24-year-old striker will be charged with filling the void left by Diego Costa's expected departure at Stamford Bridge. Álvaro Borja Morata Martín was born in the Spanish Capital

Tiemoue Bakayoko Player Analysis

Midfield powerhouse Tiemoue Bakayoko has become one of the biggest stars in world football after his £39.4million move to Chelsea. But less than 3 years ago, his career was going very much in the opposite direction. Bakayoko's road to recognition has never been straighforward. Considered a bright talent in his childhood,

Antonio Rudiger Player Analysis

Antonio Rudiger

CHELSEA have completed the £34million signing of Roma star Antonio Rudiger . The centre-back joins the Premier League champions on a five-year deal and will wear the No.2 shirt next season. Born in the German capital Berlin to a German father and Sierra Leonean mother Rudiger would have been eligible to

Alexandre Lacazette Player Analysis

Lacazette at arsenal

Born on 28 May 1991 in Lyon, Lacazette’s family are originally from Guadeloupe in Caribbean. Alexandre Lacazette started playing football at the age of seven at his local club Elan sportif in the 8th arrondissement of Lyon. He came through the ranks at Lyon being compared to club legend Sonny Anderson,

Mohamed Salah Player Analysis

Mohamed Salah completed a £34 million deal from Roma, penning a five-year contract, and he will wear the number 11 shirt. The fee, which could rise to a staggering £43.9 million with add-ons according to Roma, is a record transfer fee for the club, eclipsing the £35m spent on Andy

Victor Lindelof Player Analysis

Lindelof Man Utd

Manchester United have confirmed a deal to sign Victor Lindelof from Benfica for a reported fee of  £30.7m. Having started his career at Vasteras SK in the lower tiers of Swedish football, Lindelof signed for Benfica as a 17-year-old in December 2011. It took him almost two years in the reserves before

Sead Kolasinac Player Analysis

kolasinac arsenal

Arsenal have announced the signing of Sead Kolasinac on a free transfer. Arsene Wenger has celebrated his new deal by snapping up the Schalke left-back on a deal worth £7.5million a year. Kolasinac will begin pre-season with the Gunners after agreeing to a move to the Emirates on a free transfer from German club Schalke.

Premier League Pre Season Friendlies 2017

Arsenal Jul 13 Arsenal vs Sydney FC TBC ANZ Stadium, Sydney Jul 17 Arsenal vs Western Sydney Wanderers  11:00 ANZ Stadium, Sydney Jul 19 Arsenal vs Bayern Munich  13:05 Shanghai Stadium, Shanghai Jul 22 Arsenal vs Chelsea  12:40 Bird's Nest, Beijing Jul 29 Arsenal vs Benfica 16:20 Emirates Stadium, London Jul 30 Arsenal vs Sevilla 16:20 Emirates Stadium, London Chelsea Jul 22 Chelsea vs Arsenal 19:40 / 12:40 Bird's Nest, Beijing Jul 25 Chelsea vs Bayern Munich 19:35 / 12:35 National Stadium, Singapore Jul