Friday Jul 18
Pantilimon ready to battle for Sunderland place
The former Manchester City goalkeeper arrived at the Stadium of Light last month and is prepared to fight for his spot in the starting XI with ex-Arsenal stopper Vito Mannone Costel Pantilimon is braced for a battle to secure the number one spot at Sunderland .
Transfer news and rumours recap: Luis Suarez and Mario Balotelli updates plus all the done deals
While the wheels of the World Cup continue turning, the transfer rumour mill carries on beating its drum steadily in the background Trusting you are all well, after another night of crazy activity at the World Cup - and we aren't talking about Greece's late goal.
Mannone claims to have been promised Sunderland's number one spot, while interest in Snodgrass wanes
NUMBER ONE: Vito Mannone claims to have been assured that he will remain Sunderland's number one goalkeeper despite the arrival of Costel Pantilimon VITO MANNONE has dismissed suggestions he handed in a transfer request following Costel Pantilimon's arrival at the Stadium of Light, and claimed Gustavo Poyet has already assured him he will be ... (more)
Arsenal and Liverpool chase Chile star Mauricio Isla? Transfer...
PLUS: AC Milan moot lowering Balotelli asking price to land Arsenal's Joel Campbell and Ashley Cole could be heading to Ligue 1 The start of the summer transfer window is looming, and agents and club representatives are already busy plotting moves ahead of the World Cup in Brazil.