Napoli step up pursuit of Arsenal and Liverpool attacking target

first_imgNapoli have stepped up their pursuit of Arsenal and Liverpool target Jese.Both Premier League clubs have been monitoring the forward’s situation at Real Madrid, where he remains on the periphery of the first team.Although he publicly insists that he is happy at the club, despite a lack of regular first-team football, some reports have suggested that he may be open to leaving Madrid in January.And, according to AS, Napoli have emerged as the frontrunners in the race to land him after they had him scouted yet again when he faced PSG in the Champions League this week.The 22-year-old, who has started just four La Liga games this term, was hooked after 63 minutes but Napoli scouts were still said to be impressed.And it has been reported that manager Maurizio Sarri has now made signing Jese his transfer window priority, despite the interest in him from England. 1 Jese Rodriguez last_img read more

Swansea midfielder Leroy Fer has FA Cup red card overturned by FA

first_imgSwansea midfielder Leroy Fer has seen his red card from Saturday’s FA Cup third-round tie against Wolves overturned on appeal, the Football Association has announced.Dutchman Fer was dismissed in the 67th minute at Molineux following a foul on Helder Costa, which referee Anthony Taylor had viewed as violent conduct.However, the Premier League club lodged a bid for the red card to be rescinded, along with the three-match suspension.An FA spokesperson confirmed following the successful appeal, Fer would now be able to play against Newcastle at St James’ Park, where the Swans will continue their battle to stay in the Premier League.“Leroy Fer will be available for Swansea’s next three games after an independent regulatory commission accepted that he was wrongly dismissed for violent conduct against Wolves on Saturday January 6,” an FA spokesperson said via Twitter. 1 Fer is now in contention to face Newcastle in the Swans’ league clash this weekend last_img read more