Nolan hoping to make West Ham return against QPR

first_imgWest Ham captain Kevin Nolan is hoping that he can return to the first-team for next week’s match with QPR.The 32-year-old has been out of action since early August after fracturing his shoulder in training.However, the midfielder has revealed he is close to a return and that he cannot wait to get back on the pitch.“The lads have done fantastically well,” Nolan told West Ham TV.  “It’s been really tough for me, because I rarely have to sit out, but great watching the lads do so well and everyone at the training ground’s upbeat.“But I’m in and around the boys now, back training with them and hoping to be back in the next week or so. I’m really looking forward to getting in the mix and trying to get my place back.” West Ham midfielder Kevin Nolan 1last_img

Gerrard’s powers of persuasion set to see Rangers sign Man City kid

first_img Kean Bryan spent time at Oldham last season 1 on his way Chelsea confident of beating Man United and Liverpool to Sancho signing Transfer news GOSSIP LIVING THE DREAM Kevin De Bruyne ‘loves Man City and wants to keep winning’, reveals father Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade REAL DEAL IN DEMAND Carroll explains why he wanted to fail Liverpool medical before £35m move Man United joined by three other clubs in race for Erling Haaland The 21-year-old midfielder was once tipped by former City Academy boss Patrick Vieira to make it to the very top, but has found his pathway to the first team blocked since Pep Guardiola took over as manager.Bryan spent last year on loan at Oldham, where he played in defence alongside the Rangers manager’s cousin Anthony Gerrard.In Glasgow, though, he is expected to play on the left side of midfield.Rangers take on Croatian side Osijek on Thursday in a Europa League qualifier. Kean Bryan will sign for Rangers from Manchester City today thanks to the persuasive powers of Steven Gerrard.The Ibrox boss has already signed Connor Goldson, Nikola Katic, Ryan Kent and Jon Flanagan since taking the manager’s job earlier this year.According, to The Sun, Kean will sign a three-year deal worth around £2.5 million in wages and signing on fee.“Kean is a huge admirer of Gerrard and always thought if he moved on from City he would stay in the Premier League or the Championship,” SunSport have been told.“But the chance of playing – and learning – from one of Britain’s best ever midfielders is too good to turn down.” Signing imminent? Man United target ‘on flight’ to England for talks with club Arsenal ace heading for January exit as German club ready bid for midfielder three-way race Man United ‘miss out’ on Minamino, West Ham scout Flamengo strikers, Auba wants out Euro expert explains why Liverpool should be so excited about Minamino Real Madrid ‘offer’ Isco to Chelsea in bid to ‘make room’ for Tottenham star fear RANKED ‘perfect fit” heading off last_img read more