Transfer

  • Brazil goalkeeper Julio Cesar joins Benfica 3 hours 3 minutes ago

    Brazil goalkeeper Julio Cesar has joined Benfica where he will attempt to revive his career after an unhappy last season and a disappointing World Cup. The Portuguese champions, who recently sold first-choice goalkeeper Jan Oblak to Atletico Madrid, confirmed on their website that the 34-year-old had signed a two-year contract. Julio...
  • Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti rules out further signings 2 days ago

    Madrid: Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotii on Sunday ruled out any further signings before the end of the month. Real Madrid lost a pre-season friendly game 1-2 to Italian side Fiorentina late Saturday night, reports Xinhua. Real Madrid cruised past Sevilla in the European Supercup Tuesday to lift the first title of...
  • MPPEB row: 18 IAS officers including Chairman transferred in MP 2 days ago

    In a major administrative reshuffle, Madhya Pradesh government has transferred 18 senior IAS officers, including chairman of the scam-hit MPPEB and principal secretary to Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan. A P Shrivastava, who was posted as the chairman of the Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board (MPPEB) after it was rocked by...
  • Female bank staffers may soon get transfers of their choice 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Female employees of public sector banks will soon be entitled to a major benefit of getting transfers of their choice. The Finance Ministry has asked the banks to formulate women-friendly transfer policies so that they can get transfers at places where their husbands are working or parents are living. The...
  • Liverpool sign Spain defender Alberto Moreno 3 days ago

    Liverpool: Liverpool say they have signed Spain defender Alberto Moreno from Sevilla on a "long-term deal." The 22-year old Moreno, who has played three times for Spain, says on the club's website that "in my view, Liverpool are the best club in England" and that "I couldn't waste an opportunity to...
  • Stoke sign Victor Moses on loan from Chelsea 3 days ago

    England: Stoke have signed winger Victor Moses on a season-long loan from Chelsea. The 23-year-old Nigeria international has struggled to make an impact at Stamford Bridge since moving from Wigan in 2012 and spent last season on loan at Liverpool. Stoke chief executive Tony Scholes says Moses "will certainly add to our...
  • Zenit sign Manchester City's Javi Garcia on 5-year deal 5 days ago

    ST. PETERSBURG: Zenit St. Petersburg contracted midfielder Javi Garcia from Manchester City on a five-year deal on Thursday. Zenit said a fee was agreed on with City, Garcia passed a medical, and "will join up with the team in the near future." Garcia, 27, left after two years with City, where he...
  • Liverpool sell England defender Martin Kelly to Palace 5 days ago

    London: Former England defender Martin Kelly has been sold by Liverpool to Crystal Palace after falling down the list of full backs at Anfield. Liverpool have signed Javier Manquillo from Atletico Madrid and agreed to the transfer of Alberto Moreno from Sevilla in the offseason, meaning Kelly's chances would have been...
  • Swansea sell Spanish pair to Qatari clubs 5 days ago

    Swansea: Swansea have sold Spanish players Chico Flores and Pablo Hernandez to clubs in Qatar. The Welsh club said on Thursday that center back Flores is moving to Qatar champion Lekhwiya, where he will reunite with former Swansea manager Michael Laudrup. Hernandez, the winger who was once Swansea's club-record signing from Valencia,...
  • PM Modi directly deciding on postings of senior officers, say reports; is the Home Minister powerless? 1 week ago

    New Delhi: The transfers and postings of senior officers are being directly decided by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, with Home Minister Rajnath Singh only signing the files once the PM has taken a decision, reports have suggested. Senior officers like Special Secretary Internal Security in the Ministry of Home Affairs, Secretary...
  • Another administrative reshuffle in UP, 6 IPS officers transferred 1 week ago

    In a significant reshuffle, Uttar Pradesh government on Tuesday transferred six IPS and 35 PPS officers. SP, Intelligence, Bareilly, Ratankant Pandey has been posted as SP of Kaushambi cancelling the earlier transfer order of Kirit Kumar H Rathore for the post, a Home Department spokesman said. SP, Rural, Gorakhpur, Harish Chandra has been...
  • Barcelona agree to loan midfielder Ibrahim Afellay to Olympiakos August 10, 2014

    Barcelona have agreed to loan Dutch attacking midfielder Ibrahim Afellay to Greek champions Olympiakos Piraeus for the 2014-15 season, the La Liga club said on Sunday. Afellay, 28, joined Barca from PSV Eindhoven in December 2010 but injury wrecked his chances of establishing himself in the first team and he has...
  • Barcelona sign defender Thomas Vermaelen from Arsenal August 9, 2014

    Barcelona: Barcelona say Belgium defender Thomas Vermaelen has agreed to join the club on a five-year contract from Arsenal. Barcelona say Vermaelen will be presented on Sunday. The 28-year-old Vermaelen will compete with Gerard Pique, Javier Mascherano, and fellow newcomer Jeremy Mathieu for playing time in the center of Barcelona's defense. The Spanish...
  • Pepe Reina joins Bayern Munich on three-year contract August 8, 2014

    Munich: Bayern Munich have signed Spain goalkeeper Pepe Reina on a three-year deal. Bayern said Reina signed his contract with the Bundesliga champions on Friday, joining as a backup to first-choice goalkeeper Manuel Neuer, who is also Germany's No. 1. Reina passed a medical on Thursday evening. The 31-year-old Reina spent...
  • Atletico Madrid sign defender Jesus Gamez from Malaga August 8, 2014

    Madrid: Spanish champion Atletico Madrid have reinforced their defense by signing right back Jesus Gamez from Malaga. The 29-year-old Gamez will compete with Spanish international Juanfran Torres for playing time on the right side of Atletico's defense. Atletico did not release the financial details of the transfer. Gamez has been a regular starter...
  • 77 IAS officers transferred in Madhya Pradesh August 8, 2014

    In a major administrative reshuffle, Madhya Pradesh government has transferred 77 Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officers, including two divisional commissioners and 24 district collectors, a senior official said on Friday. The transfer orders were issued by the General Administration Department after midnight following long discussions between Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan...
  • Real Madrid's Angel di Maria 'too pricey', says PSG president August 7, 2014

    Paris St Germain have ended talks with Real Madrid on buying Angel Di Maria because the Argentina midfielder is too expensive, the president of the Ligue 1 champions was quoted as saying on Thursday. PSG had discussed a bid for Di Maria, whom Spanish media have reported has a price tag...
  • Liverpool sign Atletico Madrid defender Javier Manquillo August 6, 2014

    England: Liverpool have completed the signing of Atletico Madrid defender Javier Manquillo on loan with a view to a permanent deal. The Anfield club announced the deal on Wednesday and Manquillo becomes manager Brendan Rodgers' seventh summer signing. Manquillo says "I'm very happy to have signed for a club like Liverpool. I...
  • World's fastest network would let you download 5375GB of data in 1 second! August 4, 2014

    London: Danish researchers claim to have set a new data transfer world record by transmitting over a single optical fibre at an incredible speed of 43 terabits per second. Researchers at Technical University of Denmark (DTU) used a new type of optical fibre to claim the world data transfer record. The team...
  • Newcastle United sign Argentine Facundo Ferreyra on season-long loan August 3, 2014

    Newcastle United have signed Argentine striker Facundo Ferreyra on a season-long loan from Ukrainian side Shakhtar Donetsk, the Premier League side announced on Sunday. Ferreyra, 23, played for Banfield and Velez Sarsfield in his homeland before joining Shakhtar in 2013. He was one of six foreign players who had refused to return...
  • 16 IAS officers transferred July 31, 2014

    In a major administrative reshuffle, Uttar Pradesh government on Thursday transferred 16 IAS officers including several district magistrates and divisional commissioners. Secretary (Home), Vishal Chauhan has been sent to Faizabad as Divisional Commissioner replacing Vipin Kumar Dwivedi. Dwivedi was transferred to Bareilly in the same capacity while Director, Training, Anil Kumar has...
  • EPL: Belgium striker Origi signs for Liverpool July 29, 2014

    Liverpool: Liverpool say they have signed Belgium striker Divock Origi from Lille and will loan him back to the French club for the whole of next season. The 19-year-old forward, who impressed during Belgium's run to the quarterfinals of the World Cup, completed his transfer in the United States - where...
  • Calum Chambers is our kind of player, says Arsene Wenger July 28, 2014

    Nineteen-year-old Calum Chambers is a quality player who has everything Arsenal look for in a youngster, manager Arsene Wenger said of his new signing on Monday. "The way he adapted to the Premier League last season with Southampton at a young age shows that he has tremendous quality," Wenger told the...
  • Atletico Madrid sign France winger Antoine Griezmann July 28, 2014

    Spanish champions Atletico Madrid have moved to bolster their attack by agreeing to sign France World Cup winger Antoine Griezmann from Real Sociedad. "Atletico de Madrid and Real Sociedad have reached an agreement for the transfer of Antoine Griezmann," Atletico said on their website (www.clubatleticodemadrid.com) on Monday. "The young French football player...
  • Didier Drogba rejoins Chelsea on a one-year contract July 25, 2014

    London: Didier Drogba rejoined Chelsea on Friday, reuniting one of football's most theatrical characters with flamboyant manager Jose Mourinho. The 36-year-old Ivory Coast international, who was a free agent after spells with Shanghai Shenhua and Galatasaray, signed a season-long deal with the Premier League club. "It was an easy decision. I couldn't...
  • Didier Drogba 'belongs' at Chelsea, says Jose Mourinho July 25, 2014

    Didier Drogba's return to Chelsea is a possibility but any decision to re-sign him would be made in a non-emotional way, according to manager Jose Mourinho. "If I bring him back, and the decision has to be made soon, it is because as a player he has qualities to make the...
  • Frank Lampard joins New York City on two-year contract July 24, 2014

    Former Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard has signed for new Major League Soccer (MLS) club New York City FC on a two-year contract, the team said on Thursday. Lampard became New York's second major signing following the arrival of ex-Barcelona and Spain forward David Villa to the club which will join MLS...
  • Juventus new signing Alvaro Morata out for seven weeks July 22, 2014

    Striker Alvaro Morata's 20 million euros ($26.97 million) move to Juventus has quickly turned sour after the Spaniard injured his knee in his first training session and was ruled out for seven weeks. The 21-year-old, who completed his move from Real Madrid on Saturday, suffered a second degree injury to the...
  • Juventus sign Alvaro Morata from Real Madrid July 19, 2014

    Turin: Spanish forward Alvaro Morata has completed a €20 million ($27 million) transfer from Real Madrid to Juventus. Juventus announced details of the deal on Saturday, saying that Morata signed a five-year contract with the club. The deal also includes an option for Madrid to buy Morata back for up to €30...
  • Torino sign striker Fabio Quagliarella from Juventus July 18, 2014

    Torino have signed Fabio Quagliarella from Italian champions Juventus, welcoming the striker back to his first club as they look to rebuild their attack following the sale of Ciro Immobile to Borussia Dortmund. "Juventus can today announce that Fabio Quagliarella has completed a permanent switch to Torino after a fee of...