West Ham complete a stunning deadline day flurry

David Gold and David Sullivan aren’t taking any chances this season. On transfer deadline day, that breathless last-gasp scramble, the West Ham co-owners have orchestrated a stunning flurry of deals, all completed before the final gong rang. Whether it was signings that had lingered uncompleted for weeks or surprise transactions that emerged from the deadline […]

Falcao to Manchester United: Pros and Cons

Well, who saw this coming? All the pre-deadline day banter, and much of it as the final day began, was about Monaco’s star forward. But, to begin with, all the speculation (including on this site) pointed to Arsenal or Manchester City as being his most likely destination if he were to come to the English […]

Is Falcao Arsenal’s Final Step?

First Mesut Ozil, a coup by most accounts. Then Alexis Sanchez, exciting and bristling with energy. And now, possibly, Radamel Falcao, one of the best goalscorers in Europe. Arsene Wenger was coy after Arsenal’s 1-1 draw with Leicester City when he was asked about the possibility of bringing in a new striker. After briefly flitting […]