AEK, THREE OTHERS EYEING MINGUEZA

Greek club AEK Athens and three other European clubs are keen on signing Barcelona defender Oscar Mingueza this summer. This is according to the latest reports coming out of the Spanish media. The aforementioned Mingueza is not in the long-term plans of manager Xavi Hernandez at Barcelona and he could leave the club before the end of this summer’s transfer window. Catalan media outlet Mundo Deportivo reported the interest of several European teams in Mingueza.

As stated earlier, AEK Athens are one of four clubs on the trail of Barcelona star Mingueza this summer. Apart from AEK Athens, Italian side Genoa, German club TSG Hoffenheim and Spanish outfit Celta Vigo are also interested in signing Mingueza. Continue reading AEK, THREE OTHERS EYEING MINGUEZA

            AEK ATHENS JOIN QUEUE FOR NORWICH WINGER LINKED WITH BIRMINGHAM

Reports in Poland claim Birmingham City are interested in signing Przemyslaw Placheta and now there are suggestions AEK Athens are also keen on the Norwich City winger. Polish news site Meczyki claims that management of the Greek Super League side are looking to sign the 24-year-old this summer. Their latest report on Placheta comes less than 24 hours after claims that several Championship clubs were also interested in the winger. Birmingham City were the only club mentioned in the report, with suggestions that the Blues could look towards striking a loan to buy deal with Norwich.

Placheta missed the start of City’s 2021/22 Premier League campaign due to Covid. He made five consecutive starts under Dean Smith in December and January but was named in the starting line-up for a Premier League fixture only once in the final months of the campaign. Along with two starts in the FA Cup against Wolverhampton Wanderers and Liverpool, Placheta played 11 times for the Canaries last season. Since his move from Slask Wroclaw in the summer of 2020, Placheta has made 41 appearances for City, scoring one goal. Continue reading             AEK ATHENS JOIN QUEUE FOR NORWICH WINGER LINKED WITH BIRMINGHAM

POSTECOGLOU REVEALS AEK ATHENS SNUB

Celtic boss Ange Postecoglou has revealed how he was snubbed by Greek club AEK Athens before bagging the managerial job at his Scottish Premiership outfit.

Postecoglou had an impressive managerial record in Japan and Australia, but a lot of teams in Europe were not ready to give him a chance including AEK Athens. He was in the running to take the AEK Athens managerial job before the Greek top flight team took a different managerial route. The disappointment of losing the AEK job lasted briefly as he was given the managerial job at Parkhead almost immediately. A few days after missing out on the AEK Athens job, Postecoglou was living the dream of managing one of the most successful teams in Europe when it comes to major trophies. He was delighted to get the opportunity to manage Celtic who were the first English team to win the European Cup. Continue reading POSTECOGLOU REVEALS AEK ATHENS SNUB

POSTECOGLOU REVEALS AEK ATHENS SNUB

Celtic boss Ange Postecoglou has revealed how he was snubbed by Greek club AEK Athens before bagging the managerial job at his Scottish Premiership outfit.


Postecoglou had an impressive managerial record in Japan and Australia, but a lot of teams in Europe were not ready to give him a chance including AEK Athens. He was in the running to take the AEK Athens managerial job before the Greek top flight team took a different managerial route. The disappointment of losing the AEK job lasted briefly as he was given the managerial job at Parkhead almost immediately. A few days after missing out on the AEK Athens job, Postecoglou was living the dream of managing one of the most successful teams in Europe when it comes to major trophies. He was delighted to get the opportunity to manage Celtic who were the firstEnglish team to win the European Cup. Continue reading POSTECOGLOU REVEALS AEK ATHENS SNUB

ALMEYDA NAMED NEW AEK ATHENS MANAGER

Argentine tactician Matias Almeyda has been named the new AEK Athens manager a few weeks after he left his manageria role at San Jose Earthquakes in the MLS (Major League Soccer). He has been given a two-year deal at AEK Athens with the option of an additional year depending on his performance.


Almeyda was confirmed as the new AEK Athens manager on Tuesday. A lot of news outlets had reported that he will take the AEK Athens managerial role in the Greek Super League after his San Jose Earthquakes managerial tenure ended. Continue reading ALMEYDA NAMED NEW AEK ATHENS MANAGER

TRANSFERS: BARKAS WANTS CELTIC EXIT

Greek national team shot stopper Vasilis Barkas has demanded an exit from Scottish Premiership giants Celtic after a little over 18 months at the club on the back of his transfer from AEK Athens in his native Greece. Celtic legend John Lennon was the manager when the club paid £4.5m to sign Barkas from AEK Athens.

Former AEK Athens goalkeeper Barkas wanted to leave Celtic during the winter transfer window earlier this year, but he was unable to get his wish. At the moment, Celtic have a lot of goalkeepers who are ahead of him in the pecking order as they fight for the Scottish Premiership title with defending champions Rangers under the guidance of manager Ante Postecoglou. Continue reading TRANSFERS: BARKAS WANTS CELTIC EXIT