According to reports in Portugal, Tottenham Hotspur have set their sights on Sporting CP’s Manuel Ugarte. Portuguese outlet Record – via Sport Witness – has reported about Spurs and their interest in the 21-year-old. Apparently, Tottenham were one of the clubs who recently made contact for his signing. Record claimed that Spurs boss Antonio Conte has spoken to Rodrigo Bentancur, Ugarte’s Uruguay teammate, to talk about the youngster’s potential. As well as Tottenham, the likes of Leicester City, Atletico Madrid and Paris Saint-Germain have been keeping tabs on Ugarte.
The youngster came through the ranks at Uruguayan outfit CA Fenix and joined Portuguese outfit Famalicao in January 2021. Just seven months later, Ugarte made a £5.85m move to Sporting CP, where he has made 47 appearances to date. The last 12 months have also seen him break into the Uruguay senior national team, winning five caps. In May 2020, scouting website Target Scouting deemed Ugarte ‘one of the most exciting players in Uruguay at the moment’, adding that ‘he has a bright future ahead of him’. Continue reading TOTTENHAM HAVE REPORTEDLY MADE CONTACT OVER THIS CREATIVE MIDFIELDERContinue reading
According to journalist German Garcia Grova, Villarreal have agreed personal terms with Giovani Lo Celso as a loan deal with Tottenham edges closer. The Argentine midfielder is unwanted by Antonio Conte and he is nearing a second loan move to the Spanish side. Villarreal came out winners from the loan deal when they signed Lo Celso last January. The midfielder was a crucial part of Unai Emery’s side that reached the Champions League semi-finals, beating Bayern Munich along the way.
As he returned to north London for pre-season, Antonio Conte made it abundantly clear the midfielder wasn’t part of his plans. Lo Celso was left behind alongside three other first-teamers as Spurs went along their pre-season tour of Korea. Despite plenty of interest from various clubs, an agreement had not been struck with any team. Moreover, Tottenham reportedly wanted €20 million in exchange for the midfielder, but they have not found any suitors willing to pay up yet. Continue reading WAYNE BRIDGE HAILS ANTONIO CONTE FOR TRANSFER BUSINESSES AT TOTTENHAMContinue reading
Media personality Frankie Bridge has spoken about ex-footballer husband Wayne Bridge and how she likes the way the former Chelsea and Manchester City left-back parents her in their marriage. Frankie talked extensively about his marriage with Wayne Bridge in one of the episodes of Loose Women aired last month.
33-year-old Frankie Bridge discussed the dynamics of her marriage with Wayne Bridge on the Loose Women show alongside fellow panellists Nadia Sawalha, Carol McGiffin and Kaye Adams. Frankie Bridge talked about her marriage while the four co-host discussed the topic of parenting their partners and if they feel guilty about it. Continue reading FRANKIE SPEAKS ON MARRIAGE WITH WAYNEContinue reading
Manchester United talisman Cristiano Ronaldo was a surprise omission from the list of the toughest opponents Wayne Bridge faced in his career. Portuguese international Ronaldo was an obvious absentee after Wayne Bridge was asked to name his toughest opponents earlier this season.
Wayne Bridge scored once in 36 appearances during his seven-year stay with the England senior national team. The left-back played for both the England u-18s and u-21s before he was given a call-up to the senior team by Swede Sven-Goran Eriksson. Virtually all his managers in the England youth team setup predicted that Wayne Bridge will play for the senior team and that prediction came to pass when he was given an invitation to the senior team and the defender made his first full cap against the Netherlands on February 13, 2002. Wayne Bridge proved himself quickly as a reliable left-back and he went on to make two appearances at the 2002 FIFA World Cup tournament in Japan and South Korea. All his appearances at the World Cup in Korea and Japan came as a substitute.
Wayne Bridge also made the 23-man squad for England to the Euro 2004 tournament in Portugal, but he didn’t play at all throughout the tournament as Ashley Cole was the preferred choice at left-back. Wayne Bridge was also used as a left midfielder to solve the problematic position only for him to lose the position to Chelsea teammate Joe Cole due to an injury. Continue reading WAYNE BRIDGE: ENGLAND SENIOR CAREER PROBEDContinue reading
English left-back Wayne Bridge signed for Manchester City after they agreed an undisclosed fee believed to be around £10m with Chelsea for the player. Wayne Bridge left West London giants Chelsea to join Manchester City during the 2009 winter transfer window. He signed for the club while Mark Hughes was the Manchester City manager.
Wayne Bridge penned a four-and-a-half year deal when he signed for the Citizens until 2013. He was introduced to the Manchester City fans for the first time during an FA Cup tie with lower league opposition, Nottingham Forest. The left-sided defender made his first appearance in a Manchester City two weeks after his introduction to the fans. His Manchester City debut came during the 1-0 win over Wigan Athletic. Continue reading WAYNE BRIDGE: CITY CAREER UNVEILEDContinue reading
England international left-back Wayne Bridge moved to Chelsea from Southampton in 2003. The Blues paid £7m plus Graeme Le Saux to secure the transfer of the player. He was a regular in the Chelsea team in his debut season at the club. Wayne Bridge produced his finest moment in an Arsenal shirt as he found the back of the net with a very good goal to give Chelsea a 2-1 win away from home in their Champions League quarterfinal second leg clash. His goal gave the Blues a 3-2 aggregate win as they progressed into the last four of the competition. It also ended a run of 18 games without a win for Chelsea in all competitions.
Wayne Bridge won his first trophy at Chelsea with the Premier League title at the end of the 2004/05 season under manager Jose Mourinho. The left-back started the season as the first choice before he sustained an ankle injury during an FA Cup tie with Newcastle United in February 2014. He was absent for the remainder of the season but the player had already made 15 appearances in the league, which was more than enough for a medal. Continue reading BRIDGE: CHELSEA MAJOR HONOURS REVEALEDContinue reading
The signing of Belgium international striker Romelu Lukaku has given the Blues a new identity, according to Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel. The big Belgian sealed an audacious return to Stamford Bridge this summer after Chelsea agreed a £97 million fee with Italian Serie A giants Inter Milan following the brilliant season, he had with the Italian club last season as he helped them to win the league title. Lukaku was courted by Chelsea some weeks ago after the English club failed in their attempt to convince German Bundesliga side Borussia Dortmund for the transfer of striker ErlingHaaland.
Their failure to get Haaland, who Dortmund slapped a whopping £150 million price tag on, plunged them into trying to sign Lukaku from Inter as a great alternative to their first option. Lukaku was bought for a little over £50 million less than the Haaland fee and it looks like they have done themselves a remarkable bit of business after Lukaku had a marvelous debut for the Blues on Sunday against Arsenal in the Premier League. Continue reading BRIDGE HAILS CHELSEA’S NEW SIGNING LUKAKUContinue reading
One of the most talked-about transfer sagas of all time (arguably) has finally been wrapped up and completed. English Premier League giants Manchester United have finally completed the signing of Jadon Sancho from German Bundesliga giants Borussia Dortmund and it has left the club’s fans in a very ecstatic and exciting mood. The transfer rumor that lasted for over two years has now finally been announced to have been completed, with both United and Dortmund releasing official announcements that they have both reached an agreement in principle for the transfer of the England international forward.
The 21-year-old winger is now expected to travel to Old Trafford in the coming days to have his medicals done and his paperwork signed so that the deal would be made official. Following the completion of the deal, there have been a lot of positive things to say, with many people claiming that the deal, which will see the Red Devils pay an amount of £73 million to Dortmund, is a great one for all reasons. Continue reading WAYNE BRIDGE HAILS UNITED’S SANCHO DEAL COMPLETIONContinue reading
Former Chelsea fullback Wayne Bridge is certain thatTottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane will pick Premier League champions Manchester City ahead of Chelsea. Wayne Bridge played for both Chelsea and Manchester City before he made the decision to hang up his boots.
Ex-England national team left-back Bridge talked about his compatriot Kane and a potential move away from Spurs in his latest interview monitored by popular media portal Goal. According to Wayne Bridge, Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich has the finances required to pull off a deal for Kane but the player wants a move to Manchester City. Continue reading KANE WILL PICK CITY OVER CHELSEA – BRIDGEContinue reading