Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure has commited his future to the club by signing a new four-year contract which will run until the summer of 2017. Toure has stated that one of the main reasons for him signing the new contract was his pure love for the club. He also added that he would happily end his career at the Etihad Stadium, where he has already won the Premier League and the FA Cup since he joined from Barcelona in 2010.
Arsenal duo Jack Wilshere and Theo Walcott both look set to be fit for the visit of Norwich next Saturday. Wilshere has been struggling with an ankle injury since the defeat to Spurs in mid-March, whilst Walcott has been out since the start of the international break with a hip injury he picked up training with England.
Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson is confident that Dutch striker Robin Van Persie will find his scoring boots again when the club face rivals Manchester City next Monday. Van Persie has not scored a goal since the victory over Everton in February and if he does not score against City, then it will be 10 games without scoring for the forward.
Samir Nasri has been banned from driving for six months and fined £2,100 after he was caught speeding three times in 2011. Nasri’s team-mate Carlos Tevez was also found guilty of speeding and was ordered to carry out 250 hours of community service alongside a £1,000 fine and a six month driving ban.
Swansea manager Michael Laurdup has confirmed that defender Neil Taylor is close to making a return to the first-team after he broke and dislocated his ankle in the game against Sunderland last September. Although Taylor won’t be able to feature for the Swans again this season, he will be fully fit before the Summer according to Laudrup.
Ipswich look set to sign David McGoldrick providing that the club don’t get relegated to League One. McGoldrick will be playing his last game this season for the Tractor Boys this weekend as his three month loan deal is set to expire.
AFC Bournemouth midfielder Joe Partington looks set to miss the rest of the season through injury. Partington’s season has been ended due to him picking up a fractured right fibula in training.
Chesterfield have agreed a deal to sign Hibernian striker Eoin Doyle at the end of the season