Transfers

  • 16 IAS officers transferred 9 hours 38 minutes ago

    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 2 days ago

    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 3 days ago

    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 3 days ago

    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 6 days ago

    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 6 days ago

    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 1 week ago

    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...
  • Defender Mathieu Debuchy joins Arsenal from Newcastle July 17, 2014

    London: Arsenal have signed Mathieu Debuchy and selling club Newcastle have replaced the defender with Daryl Janmaat. The 28-year-old Debuchy, who was part of France's World Cup squad, joined Arsenal for 12 million pounds ($20.5 million), becoming the London club's second summer transfer window signing after forward Alexis Sanchez. Newcastle reinvested around...
  • Government transfers 12 senior IAS officers including Ballia DM July 16, 2014

    The Uttar Pradesh government transferred 12 senior IAS officers, including the District Magistrate of Ballia. Special Secretary, Urban Development Department, Yashwant Rao will be the new District Magistrate (DM) of Ballia in place of Muthukumaraswami B, a spokesman said. Hariraj Kishore, under transfer member of Judicial Revenue Board, Allahabad, will be...
  • Striker Diego Costa signs five-year Chelsea contract July 15, 2014

    London: Spain striker Diego Costa has completed his move to Chelsea from Atletico Madrid. Chelsea announced on Tuesday that Costa signed a five-year contract, two weeks after the London club agreed to meet the player's reported buyout clause of 38 million euros ($52 million). Costa scored 35 goals last season to help...
  • Barcelona reach agreement for Liverpool striker Luis Suarez July 12, 2014

    Spain: Barcelona reached agreement with Liverpool on the transfer of Luis Suarez on Friday, giving the troubled striker a chance to rehabilitate his image when his latest biting ban is over. Suarez will travel to Barcelona next week for a medical and to sign a five-year contract. "It is with a heavy...
  • Governors cannot be transferred like clerks, says former Nagaland Governor July 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Lashing out at the Central government after he was transferred from Mizoram without consultation, Nagaland Governor Vakkom Purushothaman said "I did not like the way I was transferred. Governors cannot be transferred like clerks." Earlier in the day Purushothaman sent his resignation from the post of Nagaland Governor to...
  • EPL: Arsenal sign Barcelona striker Alexis Sanchez July 11, 2014

    Arsenal signalled their attacking intent for the looming Premier League season by completing the signing of Chile striker Alexis Sanchez from Barcelona on Thursday. No fee was disclosed but Arsenal are believed to have paid in the region of 35 million pounds ($59.56 million) for the 25-year-old Chile international who...
  • Enzo Perez doesn't want to leave Benfica July 7, 2014

    Lisbon: Argentina midfielder Enzo Perez said that he is happy at his current club Benfica and does not want to leave. "Some say I want to leave Benfica but this is not the truth. I don't want to leave," Perez said, reports Efe. The player reportedly was on the radar of Juventus...
  • Chile's Claudio Bravo signs for Barcelona July 7, 2014

    Barcelona: Chile goalkeeper Claudio Bravo passed a medical examination here and signed a contract with FC Barcelona for the next four seasons. The 31-year-old former Real Sociedad player arrived here Sunday and was taken straight to Camp Nou, reports Efe. Monday's signing is the third deal for the Catalan team for next...
  • 35 IAS officers transferred in Uttar Pradesh July 3, 2014

    The Uttar Pradesh government on Thursday transferred 35 IAS officers, including divisional commissioners and district magistrates, an official spokesman said in Lucknow. Principal Secretary, Homeguard and Civil Defence Sanjiv Dubey has been relieved from the additional charge of Institutional Finance Department. Principal Secretary, Finance Rahul Prasad Bhatnagar has been given additional charge...
  • Brazil playmaker Kaka quits AC Milan for Orlando City July 2, 2014

    Former Brazil playmaker Kaka will sign for new Major League Soccer team Orlando City after terminating his contract with AC Milan by mutual consent. "I've always said I wanted to play in the USA and now I have reached an agreement to play there," he told Milan's TV channel on Monday. Kaka...
  • Manchester United sign teenage defender Luke Shaw June 27, 2014

    Manchester: Manchester United made teenage defender Luke Shaw their second signing in two days as the club spends heavily to strengthen the squad following its worst English Premier League campaign. The 18-year-old left back joined United from Southampton on a four-year deal on Friday straight after returning from his first World...
  • UP government transfers 8 IAS officers June 24, 2014

    Uttar Pradesh government transferred eight IAS officers including district magistrate of Ghaziabad. DM Ghaziabad, SVS Rangarao has been sent to Agricultural Production Commissioner office as special secretary, while Greater Noida Additional Chief Executive officer, Vimal Sharma has made the new DM, an official release said. Principal Secretary, Institutional Finance, Rajendra Mohan Srivastava...
  • Rumours about governors' resignation an insult: K Sankaranarayanan June 18, 2014

    Mumbai: As speculations grow over the Narendra Modi government asking UPA appointed governors to step down, Maharashtra Governor K Sankaranarayanan has said that such rumours are insulting to the Constitutional post. "No one has a permanent post in Democracy. The rumours around governor's post is an insult to the constitutional...
  • In major reshuffle, 26 bureaucrats transferred in Chhattisgarh June 18, 2014

    In a major reshuffle in the civil administration, as many as 26 bureaucrats including 17 IAS, six IFS and three SAS (State Administrative Service) officers were shifted in the state. "The order in this regard was released late last night from Mantralaya (Mahanadi Bhavan), Naya Raipur," an official statement said here. As...
  • Arsenal captain Thomas Vermaelen on his way to Manchester United: report June 16, 2014

    Arsenal skipper Thomas Vermaelen is packing his bags at the Emirates after agreeing a £100,000-a-week deal in principle to move to Old Trafford this summer, The Telegraph has reported. According to the newspaper, new Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal wants to add strength to United's defensive line. However, United will...
  • Aston Villa sign former England midfielder Joe Cole June 10, 2014

    Former England midfielder Joe Cole has joined Aston Villa on a free transfer, the Premier League club said on Tuesday. Cole, 32, has signed a two-year deal after being released by West Ham United. "This is a massive club and there's a massive opportunity for the club to push on," he was...
  • Damien Duff joins David Villa at Melbourne City June 10, 2014

    Former Chelsea and Newcastle United winger Damien Duff has signed a one-year deal with Australia's Melbourne City, the A-League club said on Tuesday after securing their second major international signing in a week. The Manchester City-owned club last week announced the recruitment of Spain's all-time leading goalscorer David Villa for a...
  • Stoke City sign former Fulham midfielder Steve Sidwell June 9, 2014

    England: Midfielder Steve Sidwell has signed a two-year deal with Premier League club Stoke after being released by Fulham. He will join his new side in July when his current contract expires. Sidwell started his career with Arsenal and played with different clubs before joining Chelsea in 2007. He spent one...
  • Former Real Madrid striker Joselu joins Hannover June 9, 2014

    Germany: Hannover have signed former Real Madrid striker Joselu from Bundesliga rival Hoffenheim. Hannover say in a statement that the 24-year-old Joselu, who spent the past season on loan at Eintracht Frankfurt, signed a deal through June 2018. Joselu scored 14 goals in 33 games in all competitions for Frankfurt. He scored...
  • Javier Mascherano signs new deal at Barcelona until 2018 June 8, 2014

    Spain: Barcelona have signed Argentina midfielder Javier Mascherano to a contract extension that will keep the player at the club through 2018. Barcelona say in a statement that their agreement with the 30-year old former Liverpool and Corinthians player will retain his buyout clause fixed at 100 million euros ($136 million). Mascherano...