Aston Villa signing this World Cup finalist would get them an experienced head for the defence

Why Aston Villa signing Domagoj Vida would be a great move Aston Villa are thought to be keen on signing the Croatian defender Domagoj Vida, according to Fotospor (h/t Birmingham Live). Aston Villa are willing to offer £5m but the Turkish club wants £9m to £10m. Strengthening the defence must be one of Dean Smith’s … Read more

Chelsea selling this £35m flop amidst interest from Turkish giants is a total no-brainer

Why Chelsea must end Drinkwater’s horror spell and let him go to Besiktas According to Turkish publication Fanatik (h/t The Sun), Turkish outfit Besiktas have offered Chelsea outcast Danny Drinkwater a loan deal. The Blues midfielder, who is currently on loan at Burnley, has made just 2 appearances since moving from Stamford Bridge last summer. … Read more

West Ham signing this vastly experienced 34-year-old would be a stop-gap fix for lack of goals

Turkey's forward Burak Yilmaz celebrates after scoring a goal during the Euro 2016 group D football match between Czech Republic and Turkey at Bollaert-Delelis stadium in Lens. (Getty Images)

Why Burak Yilmaz would be a smart short-term investment for West Ham West Ham are having a disappointing season and manager Manuel Pellegrini is under pressure. The Hammers are placed 15th in the Premier League table at the moment with 19 points from 17 matches. It is clear that West Ham have lacked any kind … Read more

[Image] Jimenez out, Cutrone in? Predicted 3-4-3 Wolves XI to face Besiktas

Wolves striker Raul Jimenez celebrates after scoring the equaliser against Southampton. (Getty Images)

Wolverhampton Wanderers vs Besiktas Prediction: Wolves line-up Wolverhampton Wanderers host bottom-placed Besiktas in their last Group K Europa League encounter at the Molineux Stadium on Friday. With 10 points from 5 games, manager Nuno Espirito Santo’s Wolves have already secured qualification to the next round. They are currently second in the group behind Braga by … Read more

Leicester signing this on-loan Arsenal outcast would add some much-needed depth in a key area

Why Arsenal’s Elneny would be a great addition for Leicester City According to Turkish outlet Sozcu via Sport Witness (h/t Football London), Leicester City are eyeing a move for Arsenal midfielder Mohamed Elneny. The Foxes, who intend to sign Elneny at the end of this season, meanwhile, face stiff competition from Valencia and Besiktas, where … Read more

Forget it Bruce: Newcastle splashing £10m to sign World Cup finalist would be a total waste

Domagoj Vida was instrumental in guiding Croatia to the 2018 World Cup final. (Getty Images)

Why Newcastle United should avoid signing Domagoj Vida in January According to Takvim (h/t The Chronicle), Newcastle United are considering a £10m move for Besiktas centre-back Domagoj Vida. Domagoj Vida, 30, joined Besiktas in January 2018 after spending five years with Dynamo Kyiv. The defender performed heroics alongside Dejan Lovren in Croatia’s superb 2018 World … Read more

Norwich signing this 500-game veteran would certainly fix their defensive woes

Domagoj Vida has been brilliant for Besiktas this season. (Getty images)

Why Norwich City should make a move for Domagoj Vida in January Back in June, Turkish newspaper Fanatik (h/t Eastern Daily Press) had claimed that Norwich City were interested in signing Besiktas defender Domagoj Vida. The Canaries made a €10m bid for the defender but it was rejected by the Turkish club (h/t Eastern Daily … Read more

Enough is enough: It’s time for Everton to free up space by parting ways with their £27m flop

Why Everton should cash in on Cenk Tosun amidst Besiktas links According to the North Wales Live, Turkish giants Besiktas are willing to open talks with Everton over a potential loan deal for out-of-favour striker Cenk Tosun, who is unhappy with his bit-part role at Goodison Park under Marco Silva.  The report adds that Besiktas’ … Read more

Aston Villa’s midfield would suffer greatly by signing this 23-year-old ace who is currently nursing an injury

Why Aston Villa must avoid signing Besiktas midfielder Dorukhan Tokoz According to a report from the Birmingham Mail, Aston Villa sent scouts to watch Besiktas vs Wolves to keep tabs on midfielder Dorukhan Tokoz. Besiktas signed Dorukhan Tokoz from Eskisehirspor last season and he went onto become a star name for the club. He scored three … Read more

[Image] Predicted 3-4-2-1 Wolves XI to face Besiktas: Can Nuno’s men get over their upcoming hurdle?

Wolves manager Nuno Espirito Santo celebrates after the full-time whistle. (Getty Images)

Predicted Wolves XI to face Besiktas in the UEFA Europa League  Wolves beat Watford 2-0 on Saturday to register their first victory in the Premier League this season and they will be looking to continue their winning run when they make the trip to Turkey to face Besiktas on Matchday 2 of the UEFA Europa … Read more