Interview: Thomas Hitzlsperger – Part Two

Hello and welcome back for part two of The Continental Zone’s interview with Thomas Hitzlsperger. If you missed the first part, I’d recommend you read it by clicking HERE. Anyway, let’s crack on with what the former footballer had to say. I asked Thomas what makes the Bundesliga such an attraction around the world, following…

Shaqiri set for Stoke switch

According to the Telegraph, Xherdan Shaqiri is set to complete his £12m move to Stoke City from Inter Milan in the next 48 hours. In a major coup for ex-Manchester City boss Mark Hughes, Shaqiri has already passed his medical at the club’s training ground as well as agreeing on a long-term deal. The Swiss…

Juventus raise offer for Draxler

Juventus are reportedly going to submit an improved bid for Schalke midfielder, Julian Draxler, with both Mario Gotze and Ilkay Gundogan still linked with the Serie A champions.   Gazzetta Dello Sport are suggesting that the offer from Juve for Draxler will rise by €2m – bringing the overall total to a reported €26m. Widespread…

Juventus prepare Gundogan bid

Serie A champions Juventus have identified Borussia Dortmund midfielder Ilkay Gundogan as a potential transfer target, before the window closes. Following the departure of manager Jurgen Klopp in the summer, the 24-year-old has been linked with the exit door, with both Manchester United and Juventus linked with the German midfielder. TuttoMercatoWeb have reported that Juve…

Barcelona to make Nolito bid

According to Mundo Deportivo, Barcelona are willing to make a €14m bid for Celta Vigo striker Nolito, who would return to the Camp Nou to replace Pedro, who’s move to Manchester United looks to be getting closer and closer. Luis Enrique, Barcelona’s manager, has asked for the Catalans’ hierarchy to make a move for the…

Jeremy Peace announcement on WBA future

West Brom’s chairman has announced that negotiations with potential new owners of the club have been called off.

Jeremy Peace will now look to speak to any new parties interested in purchasing Albion.

Benitez rules out Ramos replacement

Otamendi is no longer a transfer target for Real Madrid.

Despite Sergio Ramos potentially leaving, Los Blancos will look elsewhere for potential replacements.

Barcelona and Juventus meet over Pogba

Barcelona and Juventus have held a dinner meeting to talk about the future of Paul Pogba.

With Spain the Frenchman’s preferred destination, Manchester City may have just lost out on this one.

Martial close to new Monaco deal

Anthony Martial is close to signing an extension at current club Monaco.

An extended stay in France would see him reject the likes of Tottenham Hotspur.

Montoya poised to join Inter

Martin Montoya looks poised to join Inter, in a push for regular minutes on the football field.

The Spaniard has barely been given a look in at his current club Barcelona, because of the quality of Dani Alves.

Milan hold talks with Bacca

AC Milan have been given permission to speak to Sevilla’s Carlos Bacca.

The striker is being lined up by many European sides, including Liverpool and Roma.