After some days of hectic negotiations, Forest Green Rovers have finally accepted Barnsley’s bid for defender Liam Kitching. Barnsley were said to be interested in the defender after he enjoyed a great season last campaign, but Forest Green Rovers’ reluctance to seal a deal made the negotiation a long one.
Both teams have however decided to be in agreement as the offer tabled by Barnsley has now been reportedly accepted. The offer made by Barnsley is said to be a sum of £500,000 and is said to be higher than the previous bid that was immediately rejected.
Barnsley Football Club and Preston Northend will lock horns on Tuesday night in the Championship with both teams looking to outwit one another. After a horrible performance on Saturday in their game against Luton Town, the Lilywhites will see this match as an opportunity to bounce back.
Barnsley stunned hosts Derby County in a Championship week 11 game played at Pride Park at the weekend. The match ended in a 2-0 victory for the Tykes and it has been ranked among the most unfair results in the Championship during the last set of games.
Arsenal are set to test Crystal Palace resolve as they prepare a massive bid for the mercurial winger Wilfried Zaha. The Ivory Coast international is desperate to seek a new challenge elsewhere, per reports. Premier league clubs like Everton and Tottenham have continued to monitor the player’s current situation.
The Government has opened The door to the Premier League to restart on 17 June with Aston Villa v Sheffield United and Manchester City v Arsenal, subject to government approval. Then a full round of fixtures would be played on the weekend of 19 to 21 of June. The Premier League has 92 matches still to play. All matches will take place behind closed doors and will be broadcast live on Sky Sports, BT Sport, BBC Sport or Amazon Prime. According to reports, BBC Sport will air four live matches for the first time since the Premier League’s inception in 1992.