Transfer Talk is a podcast from Sky Sports News which features debate and analysis from some of the most well connected reporters in the football world throughout the transfer 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.
Ozil's Arsenal exit assessed, Klopp's trust in Liverpool strategy & are Dortmund set for Sancho, Haaland auction?
Pete Graves and Dharmesh Sheth are joined by German football expert Rafa Honigstein to discuss the future of Mesut Ozil as the midfielder edges closer to finally leaving Arsenal. They touch upon the financial benefits for the Gunners as well as whether Ozil underachieved during his spell at the Emirates (04:15). The panel analyse the priorities of Manchester United and Liverpool, with Rafa explaining why Jurgen Klopp is reluctant to spend despite a need for a new centre-back (17:26). Rafa gives the inside track on a host of Bundesliga talent, including Jadon Sancho, Erling Haaland, David Alaba, Dayot Upamecano and more (32:31). Plus, there’s news from Chelsea, Tottenham, West Ham, Rangers and much more, including Pete’s final thought, this week on his beloved Newcastle (49:56).
Inside Poch's PSG plan, should Chelsea back Lampard again & is Aouar the replacement for Ozil?
Pete Graves and Dharmesh Sheth are joined by ESPN football expert Julien Laurens to discuss the job facing Mauricio Pochettino at PSG (05:32) and what that could mean for the likes of Neymar and Kylian Mbappe as well as the likelihood of a move for Barcelona's Lionel Messi (16:48). Frank Lampard's future at Chelsea is under scrutiny following a poor run of form, the panel assess whether the Blues need to once again back their boss in the transfer market or start looking for a replacement (24:56). Is this the window Mesut Ozil finally leaves Arsenal? The panel touch upon that and if Lyon’s Houssem Aouar is the long-term replacement for the German (38:43). Plus there’s news from Manchester United, Manchester City, West Ham, Leicester and much more, including Pete’s final thought, this week on free agent Diego Costa (55:45).
Is Raiola's Pogba outburst good for Utd, do Liverpool need a short-term fix & what's going on with Eriksen?
Pete Graves and Dharmesh Sheth are back for a new series of the Transfer Talk podcast as they look ahead to the January transfer window with the help of ESPN senior football analyst Gabriele Marcotti. The future of Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba is on the agenda once again following a new outburst from his agent Mino Raiola – the panel assess the impact of that statement and whether it may play into United’s hands (05:13). Liverpool's injury problems are assessed with Dharms and Gabriele debating whether a short-term fix may help as they look to retain their Premier League title (24:23). Gab assesses the top talents from Serie A, including the futures of Hakan Calhanoglu, Lautaro Martinez and Christian Eriksen (41:46). Plus there’s news from Manchester City, West Ham, Leicester and much more (56:10).
Deadline Day winners & losers, why Cavani doesn't fit Utd's philosophy & is it Partey time for Arteta?
After a dramatic transfer deadline day, Pete Graves and Dharmesh Sheth are joined by German football expert Raphael Honigstein to discuss the winners and losers from a frenetic final 24 hours in the market (05:15). The panel assess Manchester United's final day acquisitions of Edinson Cavani and Alex Telles (23:25) and if their arrivals will signal an upturn in fortunes following the club's poor start to the new season (29:34). Dharmesh and Raphael analyse the failures behind United's bid to sign Jadon Sancho from Borussia Dortmund (33:20). They also examine the biggest deal of the day – Arsenal's £45m signing of midfielder Thomas Partey (47:34), with Raphael analysing Arsenal's prospects under Mikel Arteta this season. Plus, there's news from Tottenham, Everton, Leeds, West Ham, Celtic, Rangers and much more, including Pete's final thought (59:19).
Are Utd set up for success in the market, does Pep's future hinge on Dias & deadline day preview
With the transfer deadline just days away, Pete Graves and Dharmesh Sheth are joined by the New York Times’ chief soccer correspondent Rory Smith to discuss Manchester United’s pursuit of Jadon Sancho and the possible alternative targets if a deal for the Borussia Dortmund winger does not materialise (04:51). Rory examines whether the structure of United’s hierarchy lends itself to success in the market (17:47), while Dharmesh touches on the players that could leave Old Trafford before the deadline (20:23). The panel analyse the big-money arrival of Ruben Dias at Manchester City (28:16) and debate whether Pep Guardiola’s future at the club hinges on the success of the Portugal defender (34:33). Tottenham’s search for a new striker is over after clinching a deal for Carlos Vinicius (46:31) – the panel assess how important a new attacking option is for Jose Mourinho as well as the long-term future of midfielder Dele Alli (51:23). The panel preview transfer deadline day, with Dharmesh and Rory sharing their favourite moments from previous windows, including the deals for Dimitar Berbatov and Robinho (54:59). Plus there’s news from Everton, Leeds, West Ham, Sheffield United and much more, including Pete’s final thought, this week on Newcastle striker Joelinton and transfer deadline day (1:09:29).
Will Jose’s tough love work on Alli, evolution of Klopp's Liverpool & do West Ham need a takeover?
After another busy week of transfer activity, Pete Graves and Dharmesh Sheth are joined by European football journalist Tom Williams to discuss Dele Alli’s future and whether the writing could be on the wall for the midfielder at Tottenham (05:09). Dharmesh provides an update on the potential incomings and outgoings at Arsenal and whether the sale of Lucas Torreira could hold the key for a new midfielder to arrive at the club (21:31). Following the arrival of Diogo Jota and Thiago at Liverpool, the panel assess the Premier League champions' business (32:07), with Tom making the case that another evolution is happening under Jurgen Klopp (38:54). The panel discuss the arrival of Nelson Semedo at Wolves and the sustainability of the working relationship with Portuguese super agent Jorge Mendes (40:20). Manchester City’s search for a new centre-back is also discussed (45:31), while the issues at West Ham are examined (52:08), with Tom analysing if a takeover is needed to take the club forward (56:35). Plus there’s news from Chelsea, Aston Villa, Leeds, West Brom, Fulham and much more (1:03:40), including Pete’s final thought, this week on Dele Alli (1:11:11).
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Great pod guys, are the rumours of David Alaba to Liverpool for free true?
Dont half love this pod
Love the podcast guys, Pete and Dharmesh are brilliant. More episodes please!!!!!!!