Espanyol star signs new contract to quash Everton speculation

first_img1 Everton target Sergio Garcia has ended hopes of a Merseyside switch by signing a new contract at Espanyol.Everton boss Roberto Martinez is a big fan of Garcia and had hoped to land his 30-year-old compatriot for £3m before the close of the window.But Espanyol moved to stave off the interest from Martinez by offering the striker, who is a product of Barcelona’s famed youth system, a bumper new deal, which runs until 2017.Garcia told the club’s website: “I am happy to renew.“The club know that at all times I wanted to renew, an effort was made and for that I’m grateful.“I will give everything for this shirt and for this club.” Sergio Garcia last_img read more

‘What’s better than joining Man United? Signing for Man City!’ Fans loving breaking done deal news

first_img Nicolas Otamendi has joined Man City from Valencia A day after pretty much every football fan laughed at Man United when Chelsea swooped in for Pedro, Man City fans are enjoying the fact Nicolas Otamendi has joined them.United were believed to be interested in signing the defender from Valencia, but their Manchester rivals have beaten them to it.It comes during a week in which Sergio Ramos decided to renew his contract with Real Madrid and Pedro agreed to join Chelsea when both were United targets.Here, talkSPORT looks at a selection of tweets from City fans, who were delighted with the arrival of Otamendi. 1last_img read more