We use cookies to provide you with a better service. Carry on browsing if you're happy with this, or find out how to manage cookies.

7 great sport channels

Football, Rugby, UFC, GAA

All free when you join eir Broadband

Subscribe to eir Sport
Published: 12:05 | 3/7/16

Leicester complete Mendy signing

Leicester City have completed the signing of Nampalys Mendy from Nice on a four-year deal for an undisclosed fee.

Having already welcomed Luis Hernandez and Ron-Robert Zieler to the King Power Stadium since the summer transfer window opened, 24-year-old Mendy arrives to beef up the club's midfield options.

The Frenchman helped Nice to finish fourth in Ligue Un last campaign and is very much looking forward to the challenge the Premier League will pose.

“I am very happy to come to Leicester City," he said. "The team have just enjoyed a great season and it’s excellent to be here.

“For me I want to play at this level. I like the Premier League and I follow every match. It’s fast and physical and I want to impose myself on the league.

“I know the coach [Mendy played for Claudio Ranieri when the pair were at Monaco], I know his mentality and I know his philosophy. When he speaks it’s direct and clear and for me I like this.”

The signing will raise fresh doubts over the future of N'Golo Kante with the France international the subject of much transfer speculation having enjoyed a spectacular first season in English football.

Real Madrid, Paris St-Germain and Arsenal have all been credited with an interest in activating Kante'e release clause which is believed to be around the £20m mark, an absolute bargain based on his consistent displays which helped drive the Foxes to the unlikeliest of league titles.

Everton sack Koeman

13:44 | Today

Everton have sacked manager Ronald Koeman following Sunday's 5-2 Premier League defeat to Arsenal at Goodison Park.

McClean unhappy with lack of game time

13:21 | Today

Ireland winger James McClean has expressed his frustration on social media over his lack of first-team action at West Brom.

Spurs put sloppy Liverpool to the sword

18:00 | 22/10/17

Harry Kane scored a brace and had an assist as Tottenham beat a sluggish Liverpool 4-1 at Wembley.

Arsenal heap more misery on Everton

15:15 | 22/10/17

Arsenal came from behind to beat Everton 5-2 at Goodison Park and put more pressure on Toffees' under-fire boss Ronald Koeman.

Koeman admits future not in his hands

16:18 | 22/10/17

Everton boss Ronald Koeman admits he is unsure about his future after his side were thumped 5-2 by a rampant Arsenal.

What’s in the eir Sport Pack?

We’ve got heartstopping action across 7 great sports channels, with 42 Premier League games, every Champions League game and every Europa League game, as well as UFC, Allianz Leagues GAA, Golf, F1 and much more.