West Ham hopeful over deal for Sampdoria star

first_imgWest Ham are still hopeful of signing Sampdoria midfielder Pedro Obiang even though the Italian club are refusing to lower their £4.7m asking price for the Spanish international.Sam Allardyce is keen to bring in more signings ahead of the new season and with speculation linking Mohamed Diame with a move to QPR, the Hammers boss is keen to strengthen his midfield.Obiang has been one of the standout players for Sampdoria and his performances have caught the eye of several top clubs across Europe.Allardyce is hoping to win the race to sign the former Atletico Madrid player and hopes a deal can be finalised before the end of August. West Ham target Pedro Obiang gets some air for current side Sampdoria 1last_img read more

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Six key games that helped Chelsea bring back the title to Stamford Bridge

first_img6 Burnley beaten on day one as Chelsea go top – click the yellow arrow to see more of the Blues’ key games this season – Premier League new boys Burnley gave Chelsea a fright when Scott Arfield gave the Clarets the lead at Turf Moor. However, Diego Costa scored on his debut, with Andre Schurrle and Branislav Ivanovic getting the others. Five points clear at the top following 2-0 win against Arsenal – click the yellow arrow to see more of the Blues’ key games this season – Chelsea cemented their position at the top of the Premier League here thanks to goals from Costa and Eden Hazard. It’s a game best remembered for Jose Mourinho and Arsene Wenger’s touchline spat Eden Hazard wraps up Premier League title – Crystal Palace put up a good fight but they couldn’t stop Chelsea winning the Premier League at Stamford Bridge 6 6 One shot on target, one goal! Chelsea seven points clear following 1-0 win against QPR – click the yellow arrow to see more of the Blues’ key games this season – Just three minutes remained at Loftus Road when Cesc Fabregas arrived to tuck away the Blues only shot on target. center_img 6 Man United have 70 per cent of possession but Chelsea still win – click the yellow arrow to see more of the Blues’ key games this season – With this 1-0 win, thanks to Eden Hazard, who by then was well on his way to the Player of the Year award, Chelsea were two wins from the title. Celebrations at the Emirates amid ‘boring’ chants – Arsenal may have shouted ‘boring’ but John Terry was celebrating his side’s 0-0 draw, which maintained their 10-point lead. A win against Leicester meant just three more points were needed to win the title. 6 6last_img read more

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