Davide Santon re-joins Inter on loan

Newcastle have agreed to send defender Davide Santon on loan to his former club Inter Milan. Santon will spend the rest of the season with Inter, who have the option of signing him permanently after that. A Newcastle statement read: "Newcastle United can confirm that Davide Santon has joined Inter Milan

Crystal Palace release club legend Andy Johnson

Crystal Palace have released former England striker Andy Johnson, the Premier League club have announced. The 33-year-old club legend returned to the Eagles in September on a free transfer after coming to the end of his deal at fellow London club Queens Park Rangers. He was named in then-manager Neil Warnock's 25-man

Ben Arfa completes Nice move

Newcastle outcast Hatem Ben Arfa has signed for Ligue 1 side Nice following his release from the Magpies. The playmaker fell out of favour with both Newcastle and Hull, who ended his loan spell early after coach Steve Bruce was unimpressed with the player's attitude - and his contract at St

West Brom keen to appoint Tony Pulis

West Brom are hopeful of appointing Tony Pulis as their head coach before the weekend, sources understand. Alan Irvine was sacked by the club after a run of seven defeats in nine Premier League games left them 16th in the table, just a point above the relegation zone. Pulis was understood to

Alan Pardew soon to be named Palace Manager

Crystal Palace are expected to name Alan Pardew as their new manager later today, according to reports. The struggling Premier League side are keen to get the former Newcastle boss in place before the New Year’s Day match against Aston Villa. Palace have already agreed a compensation package with Newcastle for Pardew

Tim Howard out for six weeks with ankle injury

Everton goalkeeper Tim Howard will miss the next five to six weeks with a calf injury, manager Roberto Martinez has said. The American missed Sunday's loss at Newcastle with the injury suffered against Stoke on Boxing Day, and is now set to miss out until well into 2015. "Tim Howard will be