LONDON (AP) — Premier League champion Chelsea has called off its victory parade because of the attack in Manchester. Chelsea says it would be inappropriate to hold a parade in London this weekend following Monday's bombing at a concert in Manchester. MORE The club says "given the heightened security threat announced by the government, and recognizing that this is a developing situation, we have given this careful consideration." Chelsea also says it does not want to divert emergency services. English champions traditionally celebrate by driving through the city streets on an open top bus, with players holding trophies and waving to fans.
Joris Gnagnon has just completed his first full season as a senior professional at Ligue 1 side Rennes, but his showings for the French club already have him on the radar of many European clubs for the upcoming transfer window. According to French news outlet SFR Sport, Chelsea and Tottenham are just two of those clubs keen on the young defender's signature. They are joined by ... deep breath ... Inter Milan, Porto, Borussia Dortmund, Borussia Mönchengladbach, Bayer Leverkusen and Sevilla. A giant list like that is generally indicative of agents fishing for action rather than any serious interest. That said, Sevilla had already made a €10 million bid for Gnagnon in the winter transfer window,
Sky Sports are reporting that Arsenal is in talks to sign Nigerian striker Henry Onyekuru from Belgian side KAS Eupen. The 19-year-old forward is also said to be interesting Everton, Southampton and West Bromwich Albion, but Arsenal look to have pushed ahead of their competitors. Onyekuru scored 22 goals in Belgium’s top-flight this season, making him the highest domestic scorer and the teenager’s representatives have reportedly said they’re confident he will play in England next season with the striker having a $8.8 million release clause in his contract. Arsenal have history of taking some of the most talented youngsters in Europe and turning them into first team regulars such as Theo Walcott, Hector Bellerin, Cesc Fabregas and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain to name a few.