Lunchtime Roundup 26th November

Afternoon all,

 

The FA are investigating into chants made by West Ham fans during yesterday’s Premier League match versus Tottenham Hotspur. The West Ham fans made offensive chants towards the Spurs fans such as “Viva Lazio”

Ryan Shawcross has today declared that he is happy at Stoke City and wants to be a part of the clubs future. Shawcross has been linked with a move away from the club, with many Premier League clubs set to be interested in him

Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud has claimed that he is already very settled in London. The French striker has scored 4 goals for Arsenal so far this term since his move from French champions Montpellier

Sunderland boss Martin O’neill has admitted that Sunderland need to desperately sign some players in the January transfer window. Sunderland are currently only 2 points above the relegation zone

This is the complete opposite for Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers. The Liverpool manager has no plans to spend a lot of money during the transfer window as he thinks his team is coming together nicely

Now onto some transfer news,

Arsenal winger Andrey Arshavin could be heading back to old club Zenit St Petersburg in a cut price £3 million deal

Liverpool and Stoke are both monitoring Lazio’s 25-year-old Argentine striker Mauro Zarate. Some other major clubs in Europe are also monitoring him

Everton manager David Moyes is searching for a new Goalkeeper after he said that there is a lack of competition for current first team keeper Tim Howard

The company that currently owns Championship club Birmingham City has said that advanced talks are taking place with a group from Hong Kong regarding a possible takeover

MK Dons are hoping to extend the loan deals of Patrick Bamford and Zeli Ismail from Chelsea and Wolves respectively

And finally,

Leicester City’s Hungarian striker Marko Futacs agent has said that Futacs will consider his options come January. The Hungarian has failed to make an impact since his move from Portsmouth in the summer

 

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