Navas and Negredo - Different Beginnings

Navas and Negredo - Different Beginnings

Alvaro Negredo and Jesus Navas both joined Manchester City in the summer from Sevilla with different reactions from fans.  Navas early summer buy was heralded as a real coup, a player who could offer genuine width. During Mancini’s tenure in charge, City had often played with inverted wingers with no real wide option available. The signing of Navas was seen as catalyst for change at City. Later on in the window, City secured the signing of Alvaro Negredo. Not the …
Five Big Signings Yet To Deliver | Fellaini, Willian, Soldado, Navas & Wolfswinkel

Five Big Signings Yet To Deliver | Fellaini, Willian, Soldado, Navas & Wolfswinkel

This season a number of big money signings were made by Premier League clubs. With big money comes big expectation from fans, as well as the need for players to produce the goods immediately. The Premier League is now seven games into the season, and there have been some signings who have not given the performance that their fans would have expected. Ricky Van Wolfswinkel Ricky Van Wolfswinkel arrived as Norwich’s record signing for just over £8.5 million in the …
Navas, Diakité, Capoue & Redmond | Stats from Early Transfer Successes

Navas, Diakité, Capoue & Redmond | Stats from Early Transfer Successes

The 2013/2014 Premier League season may only be a few matches old, but some summer additions are already standing out.  Let’s take a look around the league for the new signings starting to earn their price tags. Jesus Navas: Manchester City from Sevilla, £17.6 million Manchester City made the majority of its transfer moves early on in the window.  New manager Manuel Pellegrini must have been pleased with the work of Director of Football Txiki Begiristain who secured the signatures …
Navas and Isco linked to Manchester City: what would they bring?

Navas and Isco linked to Manchester City: what would they bring?

Manchester City’s activity in the transfer window is always something exciting to behold, as it has been ever since their dramatic late signing of Robinho in the summer of 2008. With the window due to open on the 1st of July, two of City’s strongest links are with Jesus Navas (City have reportedly agreed a fee for Navas) and Isco. Although the window opens officially on that date, clubs may announce signings earlier, and it will certainly be interesting to …