Erling Haaland to Manchester City: How the deal was done

Erling Haaland’s transfer to Manchester City had quickly become an inevitability and throughout April more and more people around the club knew it. There was a plan for Erling’s father, former City midfielder Alfie, to attend their Premier League home game against title rivals Liverpool on April 10, only for it to be scrapped so … Read more

Frenkie de Jong: Persist or cash in? Barcelona’s transfer dilemma

Regular Barcelona watchers will recognize the scene. Barca are struggling in a game, laboring to break down their doggedly defending opponents. Around the hour mark, the fourth official holds up a board showing the number 21. Frenkie de Jong traipses unhappily from the pitch, and the Nou Camp crowd grumbles. This keeps happening. Before Tuesday … Read more

Daily Schmankerl: Bayern Munich went hard after Erling Haaland before Manchester City move; Tottenham Hotspur chasing Serge Gnabry; FC Barcelona targets Liverpool’s Sadio Mane; Chelsea to raid RB Leipzig; and MORE!

According to a report from Bild, Bayern Munich chased Borussia Dortmund star all the way until the bitter end when the Norwegian ultimately decided to join Manchester City: There has finally been clarity since Tuesday: Bundesliga superstar Erling Haaland (21) is moving from Dortmund to Manchester City! The English club will pull the € 75m … Read more

Frenkie de Jong: Persist or cash in? Barcelona’s transfer dilemma

Regular Barcelona watchers will recognize the scene. Barca are struggling in a game, laboring to break down their doggedly defending opponents. Around the hour mark, the fourth official holds up a board showing the number 21. Frenkie de Jong traipses unhappily from the pitch, and the Nou Camp crowd grumbles. This keeps happening. Before Tuesday … Read more

Angels’ Reid Detmers records no-hitter in 11th big-league start: ‘What were you doing at 22 years old?’

ANAHEIM, Calif. – In between every inning, Reid Detmers sat silently in the dugout, well aware he was inching closer and closer to a piece of history that, just hours prior, would have seemed unthinkable. No one spoke to him and he spoke to no one. His spot in the Angels’ dugout was his and … Read more