Transfer Talk is a podcast from Sky Sports News which will feature debate and analysis from some of the most well connected reporters in the football world throughout the summer window.We will be digging into all the biggest storylines, both in the Premier League and around Europe, as we keep you up to date on all the latest developments.Join our host Pete Graves and his guests every week.
What Pogba is worth, inside Klopp's strategy and Arsenal's Ozil issue
As Juventus step up their pursuit of Paul Pogba, our panel discuss whether selling the midfielder would be the right move for Manchester United. With Maurizio Sarri heading to Juventus, we look at what is next for Chelsea and the likes of Callum Hudson-Odoi. German football expert Raphael Honigstein reviews Bayern Munich's interest in Leroy Sane and what options are left for Mesut Ozil at Arsenal. Finally, Raphael gives an insight into Jurgen Klopp's strategy and predicts what the future may hold for the German at Anfield.
Should Utd break the bank for Maguire, why De Ligt is in demand and what Celtic & Rangers need
As Manchester City and Manchester United prepare to go head to head to sign Leicester’s Harry Maguire, our panel debate whether he is worth a world-record fee for a defender. Also discussed is United’s pursuit of Aaron Wan-Bissaka and why he is in such high demand after one full season with Crystal Palace. Dutch football expert Marcel van der Kraan provides an update on the future of Matthijs de Ligt and gives his view on which big stars from the Eredivisie are likely to move to the Premier League this summer. Finally, the SPFL’s all-time leading goalscorer Kris Boyd phones in to weigh in on what Rangers need to do to stop Celtic winning nine in a row.
How Hazard fits at Real, Man Utd's Pogba dilemma and Arsenal's summer plans explained
Belgian football expert Kristof Terreur joins the panel to discuss where Eden Hazard will fit in at Real Madrid (01:30) and why Romelu Lukaku is considering his Manchester United future (05:05). Kristof also reveals which defender United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has made a top summer target for the club (09:25). Staying with United, the panel assess the futures of Paul Pogba and David De Gea as well as the imminent arrival of Daniel James at Old Trafford (15:10). London Evening Standard chief football reporter James Olley reveals the areas Arsenal will look to strengthen and the financial constraints facing manager Unai Emery (26:01). After Christian Eriksen admitted he was open to a move away from Tottenham, the panel examine what his departure could mean for Spurs and who could potentially replace him (44:36).
Why Koulibaly is worth £100m, could Lo Celso replace Eriksen at Spurs and latest on Newcastle's takeover bid
The panel discuss whether Napoli centre-back Kalidou Koulibaly is worth £100m as Italian football expert Adam Digby joins us in the studio, with the latest on Juventus’ search for a new head coach and the future of Chelsea's Maurizio Sarri also on the agenda. Eden Hazard said he felt the Europa League felt like his Chelsea farewell, we give an update on his dream move to Real Madrid. Sky Sports News reporter Rob Dorsett gives a lowdown on the business of the Midlands clubs with Frank Lampard’s future at Derby discussed as well as Leicester’s transfer policy this summer. There’s an update on the proposed takeover of Newcastle by Dubai-based billionaire Sheikh Khaled bin Zayed. South American football expert Tim Vickery explains why he thinks reported Tottenham target Giovani Lo Celso could be the perfect replacement for Christian Eriksen.
How Zidane holds key to Hazard deal, why Lukaku could get his ‘dream’ move and have Man Utd changed their transfer policy?
The panel are joined by Belgian football expert Kristof Terreur to get the latest details on Real Madrid's pursuit of Eden Hazard (1:44). With Maurizio Sarri set to hold talks over his Chelsea future, we look at how potential replacement Frank Lampard could hold the key to working with Chelsea's youngsters, with a possible transfer ban looming (22:10). Manchester United are closing in on their first summer signing as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer targets some of Britain's youngest stars, but will they miss out on one of Ajax's young heroes? (38:45) And reporter Keith Downie provides the latest from Rafa Benitez's crunch talks and explores how that is affecting Newcastle’s progress early in the window (51:48).
Inside Man Utd's overhaul, why Barca must make room for Griezmann and is Zaha ready for a top-six club?
The expected overhaul at Man Utd is top of the agenda as the panel are joined by the editor of United We Stand, Andy Mitten, with the futures of Paul Pogba, Romelu Lukaku and Alexis Sanchez all under the microscope (05:14). After arguably the greatest title race in Premier League history, how do Man City and Liverpool improve? The panel touch on potential recruitment for Pep Guardiola and Jurgen Klopp (33:55). Spanish football expert Terry Gibson analyses Antoine Griezmann's decision to leave Atletico Madrid and how Barca will make room for him (40:14). What does the future hold for Wilfried Zaha? He’s told Crystal Palace he wants to leave, so could a top-six club be his next destination? (51:17) Finally, the panel discuss what the summer may hold for Chelsea, who are facing the prospect of a two-window transfer ban and losing star man Eden Hazard (58:02).
Deadline Day winners and losers, will Almiron ease Ashley unrest at Newcastle and does Fellaini exit signal new era at Man Utd?
Host Tom White is joined by Dharmesh Sheth and Pete Hall to discuss the fallout from another dramatic Deadline Day. They name their winners and losers and give their assessment on the clubs that secured the best business this January. Newcastle smashed their transfer record for the first time since 2005 with Miguel Almiron arriving at St James’ Park for £21m. But will that quell the fans’ discontent towards the ownership and convince manager Rafa Benitez to stay at the club? The panel debate whether the exit of Marouane Fellaini signals the start of a new era at Manchester United, while they discuss the importance of Anthony Martial signing a new contract. Finally, they look ahead to the summer transfer window and what the future may hold for the likes of Eden Hazard, Marko Arnautovic, Toby Alderweireld and Wilfried Zaha.
Chelsea's Hudson-Odoi dilemma, Solskjaer making his case and Deadline Day preview
Host Laura Woods is joined by Dharmesh Sheth and Pete Hall to discuss all the last-minute deals being done as the clock ticks down to Deadline Day. After Chelsea rejected a transfer request from Callum Hudson-Odoi, the panel discuss what else the club need to do to persuade the youngster to stay. Can Arsenal get deals for Ivan Perisic and Denis Suarez over the line? Our panel weigh in on that. They also discuss what Ole Gunnar Solskjaer needs to do to land the Man United job on a permanent basis and what Ed Woodward's priorities will be heading into the summer. We also have updates on Newcastle, West Ham, Southampton and Manchester City.
Jaap Stam special: The real reason I left Man Utd, my fall out with Sir Alex Ferguson and why I didn’t join Man City
Former Manchester United defender Jaap Stam sits down with Sky Sports News reporter Dharmesh Sheth to reveal all on his career. Stam discusses how a move to Old Trafford materialised and why he felt he was never ‘tapped up’ by the club. The former Netherlands international explains how his relationship with Sir Alex Ferguson deteriorated and why he felt the release of his controversial autobiography was not linked to his eventual departure to Lazio. Stam also reveals why he turned down the chance to return to Manchester when City boss Kevin Keegan came calling.
Wenger's next move, could Arsenal look to Overmars and how Barca won the De Jong race
Host Pete Graves is joined by Dharmesh Sheth and Nick Wright in the studio - but we go to France first, where Jonathan Johnson reveals the inside story on why Monaco have got rid of Thierry Henry (02:20), and how Paris Saint-Germain are planning a role for Arsene Wenger to have 'free rein' at the club (06:04). Raphael Honigstein explains why Borussia Dortmund are keen on Wilfried Zaha (16:30), and what is holding up Callum Hudson-Odoi's potential move from Chelsea to Bayern Munich (20:57). We hear from Ole Gunnar Solskjaer (38:55), Gianfranco Zola (43:52) and Rafa Benitez (48:30). Dutch football journalist Marcel van der Kraan explains why Barcelona have shelled out so much on Frenkie de Jong (52:00), and why Marc Overmars would be a good choice for Arsenal to replace Sven Mislintat (58:44).
How will Mislintat’s exit affect Arsenal’s plans, which five players PL clubs should be watching and is Hudson-Odoi on his way from Chelsea?
Host Laura Woods is joined by Dharmesh Sheth and Michael Bridge to discuss Sven Mislintat’s imminent departure from Arsenal and how that could affect the club’s transfer plans (01:14). Chelsea winger Callum Hudson-Odoi is set to reject a new £85,000-a-week contract – so will the Blues be pushed to sell him with less than 18 months remaining on his current deal? (09:48) The ongoing saga involving Marko Arnautovic took another couple of twists over the weekend – the panel discuss whether West Ham will continue to push ahead with a deal for Uruguay striker Maxi Gomez even if Arnautovic remains at the club (17:10). EFL expert George Elek joins the panel to chat about the five players that could make the step up to the Premier League in the near future (26:55), while MLS expert Andrew Wiebe gives us the inside track on Rangers target Matt Polster (35:47).
The rise of Man City: Why the takeover hinged on Robinho, holding talks with John Terry and the pursuit of Jose Mourinho
Former Manchester City chief executive Garry Cook sits down with Sky Sports News reporter Dharmesh Sheth to talk through the rise of the club. Cook discusses the early financial troubles during his tenure and the arrival of multi-billionaire owner Sheikh Mansour. Cook reveals all the details behind City’s mega signings, from Robinho to Yaya Toure, and what happened during talks with John Terry. He also explains how they looked at bringing in Jose Mourinho to the Etihad and why Pep Guardiola was always in their sights.
Are Sarri and Higuain the perfect match, will Tottenham sign a Kane replacement and why West Ham are targeting the next Luis Suarez?
Italian football expert Adam Digby explains the reasons behind Maurizio Sarri's move for Gonzalo Higuain, the relationship the two share and how the Argentina striker will fit into the playing system at Chelsea (01:44). He also gives the inside track on Chelsea midfield target Leandro Paredes and analyses where Aaron Ramsey will fit in at Juventus. Could Tottenham dip into the market after losing Harry Kane to injury? Dharmesh Sheth assesses Mauricio Pochettino’s options (15:44). Is Uruguay striker Maxi Gomez the man to replace Marko Arnautovic at West Ham? South American football expert Tim Vickery explains what Gomez could bring to the Hammers and provides an update on Newcastle target Miguel Almiron (21:19). The panel go round the rest of the Premier League as we hear from Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, Unai Emery, Jurgen Klopp and Pep Guardiola (34:37).
Chelsea's striker dilemma, is Real still Hazard's dream and can Arsenal land Carrasco?
Host Laura Woods is joined by Dharmesh Sheth and Adam Bate to break down Atletico Madrid's move for Alvaro Morata and to discuss whether Gonzalo Higuain will be the man to replace him at Chelsea (1:28). Belgian football journalist Kristof Terreur joins the show to discuss Eden Hazard's desire to join Real Madrid (11:30), why Michy Batshauyi wants to join Monaco (13:02) and Arsenal's interest in Yannick Carrasco (15:02). The panel react to Petr Cech's retirement (19:25) , before discussing Marko Arnautovic's desire to quit West Ham for China (22:48) and whether the Hammers can beat off interest from Chelsea to sign Bournemouth's Callum Wilson as a replacement (24:25). Finally, Sky Sports News Northern reporter Tim Thornton joins the show to react to David Wagner's surprise exit from Huddersfield Town (31:40) and to discuss Leeds United's plans for the January transfer window (34:30).
Les Ferdinand special: How Man Utd move was blocked, losing Newcastle's number nine shirt and why leaving is his biggest regret
Host Dharmesh Sheth is joined by former QPR, Newcastle and Spurs striker Les Ferdinand for a special episode of Transfer Talk. The former England international reveals all about his playing career, including how a potential transfer to Man Utd was blocked. Ferdinand opens up on his move to Newcastle, his relationship with Kevin Keegan and why losing the Magpies number nine shirt hurt him. He also reveals why he regrets leaving St. James' Park and explains why his move to boyhood club Tottenham did not turn out as well as he had hoped.
Why Eriksen is Real's priority, what is Neymar's next step and will Arnautovic follow in Payet's footsteps?
Spanish football expert Graham Hunter joins the show to discuss why Tottenham's Christian Eriksen is Real Madrid's priority summer target, and whether Chelsea's Eden Hazard may join him at the Santiago Bernabeu. There are also updates on the futures of Jose Mourinho, Neymar and Willian, as well as Manchester United pair Ander Herrera and Juan Mata. The panel discuss the pros and cons of Chelsea moving for Gonzalo Higuain and why the club must fight to keep Callum Hudson-Odoi. Also on the agenda is whether Marko Arnautovic could follow in Dimitri Payet's footsteps at West Ham.
Would Suarez fit in at Arsenal, which Serie A star could join Chelsea and should Celtic be spending more?
Host Michael Bridge is joined by Dharmesh Sheth and Pete Hall to discuss Arsenal’s pursuit of Barcelona midfielder Denis Suarez and what role head coach Unai Emery will play in their attempts to sign him (02:04). Brahim Diaz’s departure from Manchester City to Real Madrid comes under the microscope, as does the intriguing clause involving Manchester United in that deal (13:11). Sky Sports Italy journalist Ghilda Pensante phones in to chat about Chelsea target Nicolo Barella (22:55), the future of AC Milan striker Gonzalo Higuain and the latest on Juventus’ quest to sign Aaron Ramsey. Scottish reporter Charles Paterson also joins the show from Celtic’s training camp in Dubai and discusses whether manager Brendan Rodgers will be given more funds to spend this month (40:56).
Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink special: Why I had to leave Leeds, the surprise call that took me to Chelsea and how a move to Barca fell through
Host Dharmesh Sheth is joined by former Leeds and Chelsea striker Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink for a special episode of Transfer Talk. The Dutchman reveals all on his playing career, including the reasons behind his move to Leeds, his relationship with George Graham and why he felt forced out by David O’Leary. Hasselbaink explains how a surprise phone call sparked a move from Atletico Madrid to Chelsea and why a January switch to Barcelona fell through. The two-time Premier League golden boot winner also discusses the reasons behind his decision to snub AC Milan and Champions League football for Middlesbrough.
Why Chelsea must fight to keep Hudson-Odoi, could Defoe swing the SPL title race and the inside track on PSG's January plans
Chelsea's battle to hold on to Callum Hudson-Odoi is hot on the agenda for host Pete Graves, who is joined by Sky Sports News reporter Michael Bridge and features writer Pete Hall (2:06). We hear from Maurizio Sarri, Ole Gunnar Solksjaer, Mauricio Pochettino and many more Premier League managers on their January transfer plans (10:57). Kris Boyd phones in from Scotland to analyse Jermain Defoe's shock move to Rangers and what it could mean for Celtic in the Scottish title race (26:02). Bournemouth didn't take long to replace Defoe - we'll discuss Dominic Solanke's £19m move from Liverpool (40:28). French football journalist Jonathan Johnson dials in to tell us the potential ins and outs at PSG, with Adrien Rabiot, Aaron Ramsey and Toby Alderweireld among the names discussed (43:28).
Is Pulisic a replacement for Hazard, will Man Utd back Solskjaer and why Celtic need to spend?
Host Tom White is joined by Dharmesh Sheth, Michael Bridge and German football expert Raphael Honigstein to discuss where Christian Pulisic will fit in at Chelsea, what that means for Eden Hazard and which other Premier League clubs had been interested in the American. There's the latest from Arsenal as Aaron Ramsey weighs up his options for the future. We analyse whether Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will be given any financial backing at Manchester United in January. Our Scottish football reporter Luke Shanley looks ahead to a hugely important transfer window in the Scottish Premiership and will Tottenham finally spend money on new players?
What next for Man Utd, will the title challengers spend and how does the sale of Newcastle affect Rafa’s plans?
Tom White is joined by Dharmesh Sheth and Adam Bate to discuss the ramifications of Manchester United’s decision to sack manager Jose Mourinho and debate whether the current transfer structure at the club needs an overhaul (02:35). They examine the squads of the title challengers and top four rivals (24:58), while Pete Graves and Keith Downie join the panel to assess the current situation at Newcastle (45:42). Finally, Sky Sports pundit Andy Walker discusses the areas where Celtic and Rangers will aim to strengthen (1:04:29).
Why Martial's Man Utd future is not dependent on Jose, will Man City fend off Real interest in Sterling? Plus all the moves from Deadline Da
Host Tom White is joined by Dharmesh Sheth and Pete Hall to dissect Manchester United's business model - and whether United vice chairman Ed Woodward took a decision over Anthony Martial's future out of Jose Mourinho's hands. Real Madrid are understood to have renewed their interest in Raheem Sterling - the panel evaluate the possibility of a move to the Bernabeu for the England forward. "Jack Wilshere or Max Meyer?" - Dharmesh and Pete are faced with an uncomfortable quick-fire review of the transfer window and the series as a whole. There's updates on the futures of Celtic striker Moussa Dembele and Leicester centre-back Filip Benkovic, plus Rangers' attempts to sign Eros Grezda. We have all the latest from Championship sides Middlesbrough, Millwall, Sheffield United, West Brom, Leeds, Blackburn and Ipswich. Finally, the panel answer your transfer questions.
Will Man United revamp their transfer strategy, are Man City able to sign a keeper? Plus, what will Celtic and Rangers do before Deadline Da
Host Tom White is joined by Dharmesh Sheth and Pete Hall to look at how clubs are dealing with the ramifications of the transfer window. After Manchester United's 3-2 defeat to Brighton, the panel discuss whether United's failure to sign a centre-back is coming back to haunt them (03:23). And with critics continuing to round on Jose Mourinho, Pete and Dharmesh evaluate the club's transfer history and assess the options for the future at Old Trafford. Manchester City are facing a goalkeeping crisis but what options do the Premier League champions have for a replacement? (25:36) Luke Shanley joins the show to look at what business Celtic and Rangers might do before the end of the transfer window in Scotland (31:34). There's updates on the futures of Tottenham's Danny Rose and Everton youngster Ademola Lookman, plus with Championship clubs still able to make loan signings, we have all the latest from Middlesbrough, Blackburn, Q.P.R., Stoke and Millwall (43:35).
Will Raiola push Pogba out of Man Utd, how Mido nearly joined Real Madrid, and is Boyata's Celtic career over?
Host Pete Graves is joined by Aidan Magee and Michael Bridge to discuss which Premier League stars could be leaving before the European windows close. Jose Mourinho and Paul Pogba's relationship is assessed, after the Manchester United manager denied there had been a bust-up. The panel discuss United’s options for future windows and what that could all mean for Mourinho. Mido – a former client of Mino Raiola – explains what advice the superagent might give to Pogba and reveals how he nearly joined Real Madrid instead of Tottenham. Sky in Italy's Ghilda Pensante joined the show to go through all the last-minute deals being made on Deadline Day in Serie A. And, former Celtic striker Andy Walker has the latest on all the transfer activity in Scotland, as both Celtic and Rangers battle to keep hold of key players.
Deadline Day review: Dismay for Man Utd & Spurs, delight for Everton & Fulham plus predictions for new season
Host Laura Woods is joined by Dharmesh Sheth and former West Ham striker Dean Ashton to discuss the winners and losers from another hectic Deadline Day (03:40). The business of the Premier League’s top six is assessed by the panel, including Manchester United’s failure to sign a new centre-back (16:01) and whether Tottenham's lack of business could affect the players already at the club (29:15). Spanish football expert Rik Sharma joins to discuss Chelsea’s record-breaking signing Kepa (38:25) and reveals what the Blues would have paid if they had bought him last January. Everton, West Ham, Wolves and Fulham have spent big this summer, the panel discuss their season prospects (44:00). Dean analyses the situation at Newcastle (56:53) and discusses what clubs could be in danger of the drop this campaign.
Will Courtois get his move to Real, is Maguire a smokescreen for Alderweireld and why Man Utd must keep Pogba?
Host Pete Graves is joined by Laura Woods and Dharmesh Sheth to chat about the final moves in the transfer market before Thursday's 5pm deadline. Kristof Terreur joins to reveal why he fears Thibaut Courtois will continue to miss Chelsea training - with Real Madrid in hot pursuit - (04:15) and why Manchester United's long-standing interest in Toby Alderweireld may come to a head on Deadline Day (13:22). Adam Bate joins to explain why United must keep hold of Paul Pogba - despite Barcelona's surprise offer (30:26). Jurgen Klopp has not ruled out more ins and outs at Liverpool before the window closes - the panel dissect any potential deals (42:47). There's an update on Tottenham's pursuit of Aston Villa midfielder Jack Grealish and why history suggests Spurs could still get their man (47:58). Plus news from West Ham, Newcastle, Crystal Palace, Bournemouth, Leicester, Burnley, Rangers and Celtic (53:55).
Is it the end for Martial at Man Utd, do Spurs need to sell and has the balance of power shifted in Europe?
Host Pete Graves is joined by Michael Bridge and Nick Wright to discuss the futures of Toby Alderweireld, Danny Rose and Mousa Dembele, as Tottenham prepare to listen to offers for the trio. The panel also look at whether Anthony Martial's time at Manchester United is over and if a swap deal for Chelsea's Willian is realistic. With Leonardo Bonucci heading back to Juventus to join Cristiano Ronaldo, we look at whether the balance of power in Europe has shifted. After Rafael Benitez's latest criticism of Newcastle's transfer activity, the panel analyse their prospects for the new season. Plus, there is news from West Ham, Burnley, Leicester. Everton, Arsenal and Watford.
Is Mourinho right to be unhappy, who could replace Courtois and is Mitrovic a big loss for Newcastle?
Host Tom White is joined by Dharmesh Sheth and Adam Bate to discuss Jose Mourinho's frustrations with Manchester United's transfer business this summer (1:53). The panel debate which of Toby Alderweireld, Harry Maguire and Yerry Mina is most likely to join United (5:02), as well as Mourinho's increasingly-strained relationship with Anthony Martial (10:15). There is also an update on the future of Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois and we analyse whether the Blues will be able to sign a viable replacement if he does leave this summer (16:25). The panel debate what Gonzalo Higuain’s move to AC Milan means for Chelsea and Alvaro Morata (20:45), plus whether Newcastle were right to sell Aleksandr Mitrovic to Fulham, with Salomon Rondon looking likely to replace him (29:03). We have the latest on the future of Robert Lewandowski (35:29), and there are updates from Liverpool, Leeds United, Wolves and Rangers.
Is Maguire Man Utd’s priority? Plus Chelsea’s striker dilemma and do Villa still need to sell Grealish?
Host Tom White is joined by Dharmesh Sheth and Michael Bridge to discuss Manchester United's interest in Harry Maguire and what that means for their pursuit of Tottenham defender Toby Alderweireld (2:15). The panel also examine Jose Mourinho’s relationship with Anthony Martial (13:50) and have the latest from Chelsea, where the future of Alvaro Morata remains in doubt amid interest from AC Milan (21:18). Rob Dorsett looks at how Wolves have entered the race for a Barcelona star (32:11) and analyses what is happening at Aston Villa, who have kept Steve Bruce but still appear likely to lose Jack Grealish (41:22). Aaron Ramsey's future at Arsenal is also discussed (49:45), plus there is news from Everton, Fulham, Newcastle, Tottenham, Bournemouth, West Ham and Crystal Palace.
Can Sarri lure Martial to Chelsea and was Sanchez worth it for Man Utd? Plus are Everton right to spend £40m on Richarlison?
Host Ed Draper is joined by Michael Bridge and Adam Bate to discuss why Chelsea have joined the race to sign Anthony Martial from Manchester United (01:45), and whether the signing of Alexis Sanchez in January was worth it for Jose Mourinho (14:52). Sky Sports News reporter Alan Myers joins the podcast following a week away in Portugal at Everton's pre-season training camp and reveals details of "six out, four in" as Marco Silva rings the changes at the club - but was the new Everton boss right to spend £40m on Richarlison? (23:25) There is also news from Liverpool, West Ham, Southampton, Fulham, Wolves, Bournemouth, Rangers and Celtic (38:27).
Why Alisson will turn Liverpool into title contenders, is Higuain set for Chelsea and what’s going on at Newcastle?
Host Pete Graves is joined by Michael Bridge and Sky Sports football writer Nick Wright to discuss why Liverpool were right to make the record-breaking signing of Brazil No 1 Alisson (06:08). Bridgey provides an update on a Brazilian winger who could become Marco Silva’s first signing at Everton (17:03). Jorginho has already joined but there’s another of Maurizio Sarri’s old guard who could follow him to Chelsea (25:37). Keith Downie reveals a “stand-off” at Newcastle and what it means for Rafa Benitez (32:05). The best of the rest includes Burnley, Brighton, Bournemouth, Stoke and Derby (43:07).
Will Hazard replace Ronaldo at Real, is Courtois heading to the Bernabeu and what next for Man Utd target Alderweireld?
Host Laura Woods is joined by Dharmesh Sheth, Michael Bridge and Belgian football expert Kristof Terreur to discuss whether Eden Hazard and Thibaut Courtois could leave Chelsea for Real Madrid (03:33). Bridgey provides an update on potential incomings at Tottenham and gives the latest on the future of Manchester United target Toby Alderweireld (22:20). The panel also discuss whether Liverpool could revive their pursuit of Nabil Fekir (29:10), while Dharmesh details the other potential exits at United following the departure of Daley Blind (34:39). There is also news from Arsenal, Manchester City, Newcastle, Watford, Cardiff and Aston Villa (41:41).
Who will replace Ronaldo at Real Madrid, will Bale reject Man Utd and can Barca tempt Kante from Chelsea?
Spanish football expert Graham Hunter joins host Pete Graves, Laura Woods and Sky Sports News reporter Dharmesh Sheth to discuss the reasons behind Cristiano Ronaldo’s move to Juventus. He analyses Real’s targets including Neymar, Kylian Mbappe and Eden Hazard as well as the future of Gareth Bale at the Santiago Bernabeu. Real’s interest in Thibaut Courtois and Alisson is discussed along with Barcelona’s pursuit of Chelsea duo Willian and N’Golo Kante.
Who are Sarri's targets, is Shaqiri right for Liverpool and should Arsenal fans be satisfied?
Pete Graves is joined in the studio by Dharmesh Sheth and Laura Woods to discuss Antonio Conte’s departure from Chelsea as well as the players incoming boss Maurizio Sarri is targeting (07:04). Manchester City finally have their man in Riyad Mahrez, but where will he fit in under Pep Guardiola? (16:17) The panel discuss that as well as Xherdan Shaqiri’s impending move to Liverpool (23:32) and whether Arsenal could dip back into the transfer market before the deadline (28:00). Portuguese football expert Felipe Dias calls in to discuss the fallout from Rui Patricio’s controversial move from Sporting Lisbon to Wolves (33:14). There is also news from Newcastle, West Ham, Fulham, Everton, Crystal Palace, Celtic, Rangers and West Brom (39:23).
Where Ronaldo fits at Juve, what Torreira brings to Arsenal and West Ham splashing the cash
Host Tom White is joined in the studio by Dharmesh Sheth, Michael Bridge and Sky Italy’s Valentina Fass to discuss where Cristiano Ronaldo will fit at Juventus (04:27). Adam Bate provides an insight into Arsenal’s new recruit Lucas Torreira (10:30) while the panel provide updates on two other players that could arrive at the Emirates. Dharmesh has all the latest on West Ham (16:26), with the Hammers preparing to smash their transfer record for a second time this summer. Sky Germany’s Max Bielefeld discusses the futures of Robert Lewandowski, Max Meyer and Christian Pulisic (26:25), while there is also news from Manchester United (42:10), Everton, Newcastle and Rangers.
Why Ronaldo wants out of Real Madrid, are West Ham right for Wilshere and will Newcastle smash their transfer record?
Host Pete Graves is joined by Laura Woods, Keith Downie and Guillem Balague to chat about Cristiano Ronaldo’s proposed move to Juventus and whether any last-minute hitches could prevent the deal from happening (08:00). Riyad Mahrez (21:16) and Jack Wilshere (28:35) are also on agenda with both close to signing for new clubs, while the future of Chelsea winger Willian is discussed with Barcelona and Manchester United interested (25:38). Keith gives the inside track on Newcastle’s activity and whether they could break their transfer record for the first time in 13 years (31:07).
The World Cup stars wanted by Chelsea, which Sporting players could come to the PL and does Mo Salah’s new contract contain a release clause
Host Jules Warren is joined in the studio by Dharmesh Sheth and Adam Bate to chat about a pivotal week for Chelsea as they near a deal for Maurizio Sarri, and the players he will target for the club (02:29). Portuguese football expert Felipe Dias gives an inside look at the ongoing crisis at Sporting Lisbon and how Everton and Arsenal could land £30m-plus players for next to nothing (15:43). The panel dissect Real Madrid’s Neymar statement (28:35) and reveal the finer details in Mo Salah’s new Liverpool contract (32:38). There’s also a potential goalkeeping merry-go-round involving Watford, West Brom, Manchester United, Stoke and Bournemouth (40:34).
Did Fellaini snub Arsenal to stay at Man Utd, Defoe’s transfer regret and who are Celtic signing?
Host Pete Graves is joined by Dharmesh Sheth and Laura Woods to chat about England’s World Cup hopes against Colombia. Belgian football expert Kristof Terreur gives an inside look at Marouane Fellaini's new Man Utd contract including what went on during talks with Arsenal (03:28). In part two of an exclusive interview with Jermain Defoe, he reveals his one transfer regret (24:10). The Bournemouth striker also has his say on Gareth Bale’s future (29:42). Luke Shanley looks at who Celtic are targeting this summer and who Brendan Rodgers could be willing to let go (35:01). Finally, the panel discuss the future of Liverpool forward Danny Ings, as well as news from West Ham, Southampton, Bournemouth, Brighton, Huddersfield, Cardiff and Rangers.
Why PSG need to sell, who is leaving Man Utd, plus exclusive Defoe interview
Host David Garrido is joined by Dharmesh Sheth and Michael Bridge to chat about which players have caught their eye at the World Cup (02:01). French football journalist Jonathan Johnson joins the show to discuss which players Paris Saint-Germain need to sell before the end of this month to comply with Financial Fair Play (04:14) and what the future holds for Nabil Fekir (09:40) and Anthony Martial (10:28). Dharmesh then sits down with Bournemouth striker Jermain Defoe (16:50) to discuss the time he was pursued by Juventus and to get his thoughts on what awaits Wayne Rooney in the MLS (28:18). Finally, the panel give updates on two players who look poised to leave Manchester United (31:06) and news of potential signings for West Ham, Fulham, Southampton, Rangers, Millwall and Cardiff City.
Decision time for Bale, what next for Wilshere and where does Fred fit at Man Utd?
Host David Garrido is joined by Dharmesh Sheth and Michael Bridge to chat about what is next for Jack Wilshere (04:45), while Gunners legend Nigel Winterburn also joins the show to chat about the early business done by Unai Emery (10:10). Gareth Bale’s uncertain future at Real Madrid is discussed (24:45) and Dharmesh reveals why Chelsea’s ongoing managerial uncertainty could result in them missing out on a key summer target (30:55). Finally, the panel discuss where Fred is likely to fit in at Manchester United (40:02) and round up the rest of the transfer news (43:35), including the latest moves from Manchester City, Everton, Southampton, Brighton, Fulham, Burnley and Rangers.
Could Fekir to Liverpool be back on, which PL club is after Mexican sensation Lozano and who are Leeds targeting?
Host Pete Graves is joined by Dharmesh Sheth and Michael Bridge to discuss the possibility of a fresh move from Liverpool for Nabil Fekir (04:45) and what the future holds for Arsenal’s Jack Wilshere (12:45). The panel then chat about the uncertainty facing Antonio Conte at Chelsea and the reservations the club has over prospective new boss Maurizio Sarri (18:22). Mexico World Cup star Hirving Lozano is next on the agenda amid interest from a Premier League club (26:34). Sky Sports News reporter Tim Thornton phones in to discuss who Leeds are trying to sign following the appointment of Marcelo Bielsa (36:58) before the panel wrap up the rest of the transfer news (44:42) with updates on Jorginho, Rui Patricio, James Maddison, Issa Diop, Joe Allen and Paddy McNair.
Why does Martial want out of Man Utd, what now for Barca after Griezmann snub and who are Arsenal signing?
Host Pete Graves is joined by Dharmesh Sheth and Laura Woods in the studio, while Spanish football expert Rik Sharma phones in from Russia to discuss Antoine Griezmann’s decision to snub Barcelona (04:58) and what hiring Julen Lopetegui means for Real Madrid (10:59). The panel then discuss why Anthony Martial wants to leave Manchester United (25:35) and take a look at a number of players Arsenal are trying to sign (32:05). Tottenham’s bid for Jack Grealish is next on the agenda (45:40) before the panel touch on a couple of potential big signings for West Ham (52:10). Finally, former Celtic forward Andy Walker and Kilmarnock striker Kris Boyd come into the studio to discuss the latest transfer news from the Scottish Premier League (55:33).
Why did Liverpool’s moves for Fekir and Alisson break down? Plus updates on Seri, Rooney, Jorginho and Fred.
Host Pete Graves is joined by Michael Bridge and Dharmesh Sheth in the studio, while Sky Sports News’ Vinny O’Connor joins from Merseyside to explain why Liverpool’s moves for Nabil Fekir and Alisson have broken down (04:44). The panel discuss how Alisson’s next destination could impact Chelsea’s hold on Thibaut Courtois (15:50) – while Dharmesh also shines a light on the futures of Antonio Conte and Eden Hazard. Chelsea face competition from two Premier League clubs for Jean-Michael Seri – we have the latest on where he could end up (25:26). ‘Bridgey’ has a Transfer Talk exclusive regarding who could be next in line for a new Tottenham deal (31:11). Finally, the panel have updates on two of the Championship’s most in-demand midfielders, Jack Grealish and James Maddison – who have Premier League clubs queuing up (36:42).
Which World Cup players could be on the move, who are the names to know in Russia and how will Fred and Fabinho adapt to the Premier League?
Tom White is joined by Kaveh Solhekol for our special World Cup preview. South American football expert Tim Vickery joins the show (05:15) to discuss Fred, Fabinho, Alisson, Willian, Marcelo Biesla and also picks his players to watch in Russia. Kaveh Solhekol discusses new Man United signing Diogo Dalot (23:15) before highlighting players in the shop window at the World Cup (25:36). Sky Sports football features writer Nick Wright then picks six World Cup breakout players (35:50) before Rob Dorsett joins the show to talk about Aston Villa’s uncertain future and Wolves’ links to Jorge Mendes (45:32). Finally, the panel discuss what Marco Silva will have to spend at Everton and the Toffees’ interest in James Madison (56:26).
Is Courtois set for Chelsea exit, what next for Real Madrid and will Man Utd sign Arnautovic?
Tom White is joined by Michael Bridge to discuss Thibaut Courtois’ uncertain future at Chelsea (01:46) as well as the Blues’ pursuit of Napoli manager Maurizio Sarri. Spanish football expert Rik Sharma joins the show to discuss what Zinedine Zidane’s departure from Real Madrid means for Mauricio Pochettino, Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale and also sheds light on the future of Antoine Griezmann (08:10). Sky Italy’s Ghilda Pensante provides an update on Manchester City’s move for Jorginho (24:55) before the panel discuss Manchester United’s surprise interest in Marko Arnautovic (32:18). Finally, Rob Dorsett phones in to tell us the surprise club interested in Aston Villa’s Jack Grealish (39:00) and give his thoughts on Frank Lampard becoming Derby County boss (42:44).
Will Fred join Man Utd before the World Cup, is Willian set to leave Chelsea and are Arsenal going to move for Seri?
Pete Graves is joined by Dharmesh Sheth and Laura Woods for the second episode of our new season of Transfer Talk. The panel discuss Manchester United’s move for Brazil star Fred (07:04) and whether Chelsea’s Willian could be on his way to Old Trafford (12:34). Michael Bridge phones in to give an update on the future of Tottenham defender Toby Alderweireld (19:36). French football expert Jonathan Johnson explains the role new Arsenal head coach Unai Emery will have in the club’s transfer dealings (24:54). Finally, the group look to the new era at West Ham and what changes Manuel Pellegrini needs to make at the London Stadium (42:53).
What does the future hold for Arsenal, can Chelsea keep Hazard and who will join Gerrard’s Rangers revolution?
Pete Graves is joined by Michael Bridge for the first episode of a brand new season of Transfer Talk. Kaveh Solhekol phones in to discuss how Arsenal’s search for a new manager is affecting their summer transfer plans (5:23). Alan Myers joins the show to talk about Wayne Rooney’s proposed move to the MLS (23:05). Leading Belgian football journalist Kristof Terreur has the latest on the futures of Eden Hazard, Thibaut Courtois, Toby Alderweireld and more (33:03). Finally, former Rangers striker Kris Boyd previews what is expected to be a busy summer in Scotland (48:31).
Are Arsenal stronger or weaker, will Giroud help or hinder Morata and what next for Mahrez after his Deadline Day disappointment?
Pete Graves is joined by Dharmesh Sheth and Bryan Swanson to discuss the fallout from Deadline Day. Nigel Winterburn assesses Arsenal’s January business (4:15), including the arrival of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang at the club. The panel also chat about Chelsea’s swoop for Olivier Giroud (19:50) and Man City’s failed bid to sign Riyad Mahrez (27:50) before revealing their transfer window winners and losers (43:53).
How does Aubameyang fit at Arsenal, will Zlatan leave Man Utd and is Mahrez on his way to Man City?
Pete Graves is joined by Dharmesh Sheth, Aidan Magee, Kaveh Solhekol and Guillem Balague to discuss Arsenal’s deal to sign Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (04:50), the future of Zlatan Ibrahimovic at Man Utd (22:10) and Man City’s bid for Riyad Mahrez (30:40). Jim White and Hayley McQueen reveal their favourite Deadline Day moments (46:37) and answer all your questions!
Why do City want Laporte, is Pochettino going to Madrid and what’s holding up the Aubameyang deal?
Pete Graves is joined by Dharmesh Sheth, Bryan Swanson and Guillem Balague to discuss the reasons behind Man City’s move for Aymeric Laporte (04:28), whether Mauricio Pochettino could be tempted by Real Madrid (10:41) and Arsenal’s continued pursuit of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (16:07). The panel also discuss Antonio Conte’s uncertain future at Chelsea (24:40), while Dutch journalist Milan van Dongen provides an update on Newcastle’s swoop for Nicolai Jorgensen (36:30).
Will Arsenal land Aubameyang, is Moura set for Tottenham and are Chelsea closing in on Dzeko & Palmieri?
Pete Graves is joined by Dharmesh Sheth and Aidan Magee to discuss the fallout from the Alexis Sanchez, Henrikh Mkhitaryan swap deal (05:10), Arsenal’s bid to sign Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (13:55) and Tottenham’s pursuit of Lucas Moura and Malcom (20:27). Sky Italy reporter Ghilda Pensante provides an update on Chelsea’s double deal for Edin Dzeko and Emerson Palmieri (25:45), while the panel chat about Man City’s talks with Athletic Bilbao over Aymeric Laporte (41:30).
Is Sanchez Man Utd’s next great No 7, will Sturridge leave Liverpool and who is making the signings at Chelsea?
Pete Graves is joined by Guillem Balague and Bryan Swanson to discuss whether Alexis Sanchez will fit in at Manchester United (03:30) as well as Arsenal’s bid to secure Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (13:23). They also chat about Chelsea’s pursuit for a new striker and if Antonio Conte has the final say on transfers (29:05). Daniel Sturridge’s Liverpool future is discussed (40:03), while Keith Downie also provides an update on the takeover at Newcastle (55:10).
Who will win the race for Sanchez, are Arsenal closing in on Aubameyang and is Carroll set for Chelsea?
Pete Graves is joined by Kaveh Solhekol, Bryan Swanson and Guillem Balague to discuss the potential swap deal involving Alexis Sanchez and Henrikh Mkhitaryan (04:11), Arsenal’s pursuit of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (15:50) and Cristiano Ronaldo’s Real Madrid future (22:45). Sky Germany reporter Marc Behrenbeck provides an update on Liverpool’s bid to keep Emre Can (37:50) and the panel also discuss Chelsea’s shock pursuit of Andy Carroll (44:06).
Will Man Utd beat Man City to Sanchez, is Malcom a target for Arsenal and are Everton closing in on Walcott?
Pete Graves is joined by Guillem Balague and Hayley McQueen to discuss whether Man Utd will beat Man City to the signing of Alexis Sanchez (2:42), a potential Arsenal move for Malcom (9:25) and Everton’s pursuit of Theo Walcott (10:52). Andy Cole chats about his shock move from Newcastle to Man Utd, almost exactly 23 years on from the deal (30:43), while Kaveh Solhekol provides an update on the potential ins and outs at West Ham (41:46).
Will Liverpool buy a Coutinho replacement, are Man City closing in on Sanchez and could Man Utd move for Lucas Moura?
Pete Graves is joined by Dharmesh Sheth, Aidan Magee and Guillem Balague to discuss the aftermath of Philippe Coutinho’s move to Barcelona (3:30). Impressionist Al Foran offers a hilarious perspective on the transfer window (13:55). Rob Dorsett provides insight on Arsenal’s pursuit of Jonny Evans (28:31), while French journalist Jonathan Johnson gives an update on Man Utd’s interest in PSG’s Lucas Moura (38:07).
Can Chelsea get the best out of Barkley, is Coutinho set to leave Liverpool and will Newcastle have money to spend?
Pete Graves is joined by Dharmesh Sheth and Guillem Balague to discuss the reasons behind Ross Barkley’s move to Chelsea (2:05), while Turkish journalist Emre Sarigul provides insight on Everton’s new signing Cenk Tosun (13:25). The panel discuss why Barcelona do not want to wait until the summer to sign Philippe Coutinho (21:22) from Liverpool. Keith Downie provides an update on the potential takeover at Newcastle (42:00) and the panel answer your questions!
Has Liverpool’s VVD deal changed the market, will Pep move for Sanchez and can Chelsea keep Hazard and Courtois?
Pete Graves is joined by Aidan Magee and Dharmesh Sheth to discuss whether Liverpool’s deal for Virgil van Dijk (3:56) has changed the market and the players Southampton are targeting following the sale (10:48). Belgian journalist Kristof Terreur gives updates on the futures of Belgian quartet Thibaut Courtois (15:28), Eden Hazard (16:45), Marouane Fellaini (18:34) and Toby Alderweireld (20:16). The panel discuss whether Man City will make a move for Alexis Sanchez (22.20) and what clubs are trying to sign Celtic’s Moussa Dembele (30.34). Peter Odemwingie (35:00) also recounts the infamous collapse of his move to Queens Park Rangers and the panel answer your questions!
Sanchez & Ozil's future, who's out of contract at Manchester United and is Griezmann on the move?
Pete Graves is joined by Dharmesh Sheth and Kaveh Solhekol to preview the January transfer window. On the agenda, the future of Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil (5:50), Man City's interest in Virgil van Dijk (7:15), Everton's plans for Ross Barkley (14:50) and Manchester United's out of contract stars (24:10). Guillem Balague joins on the phone for a chat about the futures of Antoine Griezmann (58:08), Philippe Coutinho (1:01:10), Thibaut Courtois (1:04:23) and we answer the questions you asked us on Twitter!
Transfer Talk is a brand new podcast from Sky Sports News which will feature debate and analysis from some of the most well connected reporters in the football world throughout the January transfer window.
Our first episode comes out on Friday, December 22, when we will be delving into all the biggest storylines heading into January with analysis on the futures of Alexis Sanchez, Mesut Ozil, Philippe Coutinho, Antoine Griezmann and many more.....