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Northern Ireland boss Michael O'Neill confirms discussions to extend contract have begun despite links to Scotland job

O’Neill has also been linked with the manager’s job for the American national team Friday, December 15, 2017 Michael O’Neill has warned the Scottish Football Association they may struggle to prise him away from the Northern Ireland job. Hampden chiefs have been granted permission to talk to the 48-year-old about becoming Gordon Strachan’s replacement as Scotland boss. But a month after the SFA made their approach, O’Neill says discussions have yet to even begin. Instead, he confirmed he has opened negotiations with the Irish Football Association about extending his Northern…

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‘F**king hell, you always talk too much’ – Neymar storms off when asked about Real Madrid transfer links

Neymar was not happy with being linked to former rivals Real Madrid Thursday, November 23, 2017 Neymar has hit out at reports linking with him with a move away from Paris Saint-Germain, telling the press: ‘You always talk too much!’ The Brazilian superstar only joined the French giants in the summer in a world-record £198million move from Barcelona, but there have been reports he could be looking to quit the side already. Neymar has rapidly become a key player for PSG and has been in scintillating form since moving to…

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Marco Silva says links to Everton do not distract him after Watford's 2-0 victory over West Ham

Everton have made no secret of their wish to make Silva their new manager Sunday, November 19, 2017 Marco Silva says speculation linking him to Everton did not distract him as his side sailed to victory at Vicarage Road on Sunday. Goals from Will Hughes and Richarlison continued Watford’s superb start to the season and piled misery on new West Ham boss David Moyes.  The rumour mill had been in full swing in the build-up to this game, suggesting Silva is about to leave the club, but the Portuguese insisted it…

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'I am getting bored' – Harry Redknapp responds to Sunderland links on talkSPORT

Harry Redknapp Thursday, November 2, 2017 Harry Redknapp won’t rule out a return to management if Sunderland come calling, admitting he is already getting bored at home with wife Sandra! The 70-year-old left Birmingham City last month after less than five months in charge and suggested he would not take on another managerial job in football. That has not stopped bookmakers from puttting Redknapp among the contenders to take charge of Sunderland, though, after they sacked Simon Grayson earlier this week. Asked about the Black Cats links on talkSPORT, Redknapp responded: “It’s the…

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Trump adviser George Papadopoulos lied about Russian links

An adviser to Donald Trump during his election campaign has admitted seeking to set up a meeting between the campaign and Russian officials. George Papadopoulos pleaded guilty this month to having lied to the FBI over when he met go-betweens, an unsealed justice department statement reveals. He said he had been told the Russians possessed “dirt” on Hillary Clinton. Former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort has been charged with tax fraud in an unrelated case. The 12 charges brought against Mr Manafort and one of his business associates, Rick Gates,…

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West Brom manager Tony Pulis dismisses links to Wales job

West Brom boss Tony Pulis has dismissed links to the Wales job.  The 59-year-old, who was born in Newport, has been installed as one of the favourites for the role with current manager Chris Coleman assessing his future.  Wales failed to qualify for the World Cup after a 1-0 home defeat to the Republic of Ireland on Monday ended their hopes of reaching the play-offs. Coleman has said he is considering his position after previously saying it would be his final campaign. READ MORE: Gareth Bale and senior Wales players urge…

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Sampdoria star Dennis Praet opens up on summer transer links to Everton and Newcastle

Dennis Praet is happy at Sampdoria – for now Wednesday, September 27, 2017 Dennis Praet has lifted the lid on his summer transfer saga – and revealed he hopes to play in the Premier League one day. Praet looked certain to leave Sampdoria during the summer with both Everton and Newcastle among the clubs attempting to prise him away from Italy. As talkSPORT told you in August, the Italian club were reported to have knocked back an offer worth around £17.5m from Newcastle, who pushed hard for Praet’s signature. But…

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