TRANSFER LATEST: Burnley set to complete £3.5m double raid on Charlton Athletic

first_img Johann Berg Gudmundsson [left] in action for Iceland against France at Euro 2016 1 Burnley are on the verge of landing Charlton Athletic duo Johann Berg Gudmundsson and Nick Pope.The Premier League new boys have yet to make any major signings this summer.But Sean Dyche has been working hard to bring in fresh blood and the Clarets have now all but completed deals for Gudmundsson and Pope.Gudmundsson, a skilful wide player, has impressed for Charlton since joining the Addicks in 2014 from AZ Alkmaar.He has made 81 appearances for the south London club, scoring 16 goals, and was a key part of the Iceland side which enjoyed a sensational run at Euro 2016, starting every game as they reached the quarter-finals of the competition.Burnley agreed a £2.5m fee with Charlton for the 25-year-old earlier this month and he will finalise the switch this week after returning from holiday.They will also bring in his teammate Pope after agreeing a deal with the League One side late last week for the goalkeeper.The 24-year-old joined Charlton from Bury Town in 2011 and, after various spells on loan, became a first-team regular last season.Pope was among Charlton’s most impressive performers but was unable to prevent their relegation from the Championship.The fee for the shot-stopper is understood to be in the region of £1million.last_img read more

‘He looks like his Angry Bird!’ – Theo Walcott suffers gruesome injury at Arsenal

first_img Walcott was aiming to give his old side a headache silverware 2 Liverpool news live: Klopp reveals when Minamino will play and issues injury update Every time Ally McCoist lost it on air in 2019, including funny XI reactions Boxing Day fixtures: All nine Premier League games live on talkSPORT Making a return to his old stomping ground, the speedy winger looked to give his former side plenty of problems.His pace and ability to run in behind caused the Gunners‘ backline headaches all throughout the first half, but it was Walcott who would have left the pitch feeling the most dazed.While it was not quite as bad as Roberto Firmino’s injury against north London rivals Tottenham last weekend, it was certainly a painful one. Sky Sports presenter apologises for remarks made during Neville’s racism discussion Gerrard launches furious touchline outburst as horror tackle on Barisic sparks chaos SORRY 2 England’s most successful clubs of the past decade, according to trophies won Theo Walcott’s eye looks so ugly lol— ⚪️🔴⚪️🔴 (@foreverafc1) September 23, 2018 Walcott required treatment for the injury And fans even compared him to Alexander Povetkin after his devastating KO loss to Anthony Joshua on Saturday evening. Check out the best responses below! Theo Walcott suddenly supporting a swollen eye that looks like he was on last night’s #AJvsPovetkin undercard #ARSEVE— Matt Roberts (@atwmroberts) September 23, 2018center_img Theo Walcott currently looks like the angry bird they made for him— Harry (@H_Joiner01) September 23, 2018 gameday cracker How Everton could look in January under Ancelotti with new signings predicted A proper shiner for Theo Walcott. He needs to get a steak on that at half-time. Or a used tea-bag at least.— Paddy Power (@paddypower) September 23, 2018 BEST OF Theo Walcott suffered a gruesome eye injury upon his return to Arsenal which drew some hilarious response from fans on social media.The Everton forward appeared to pick it up after his own shot rebounded off Petr Cech and back into his face. That’s a nasty looking eye injury Theo Walcott has there #ouch #ARSEVE— Janeymode (@Janeymode) September 23, 2018 The average first-team salaries at every Premier League club in 2019 Most Popular Football Stories latest revealed scrap Theo Walcott continuing his tradition of strange injuries with the swollen EYELID.— 7amkickoff (@7amkickoff) September 23, 2018last_img read more