• Ex-Arsenal and Chelsea ace Ashley Cole will NOT be leaving Roma for Crystal Palace

    The Express "Cole's agent, David Manasseh, said the rumours were "disgraceful" and "gave fans false hope." The former Chelsea left back moved to Italy on a free transfer last summer, but has found himself left out of recent squads by coach Rudi Garcia who has preferred Greek full-back Jose..." December 18

  • Ex-Liverpool and Chelsea boss Rafa Benitez rejects TWO jobs amid uncertainty at Anfield

    Daily Star "The former Reds and Chelsea manager is currently discussing a new deal at Napoli and confirmed to the media he's knocked back two new offers. Benitez has been linked with a return to Anfield with Rodgers struggling this term. Liverpool sit 11th in the league, are out of the Champions League..." December 18

  • Balotelli return to Inter 'impossible'

    ESPN FC "Inter Milan vice-president Javier Zanetti says he will sit down and discuss transfer targets with coach Roberto Mancini after the weekend's game against Lazio, but Mario Balotelli will not be on any list they draw up. Balotelli has been linked with a return to Inter this winter, but former..." December 17

  • Crystal Palace planning audacious swoop to sign Roma defender Ashley Cole on loan

    Daily Mail "Crystal Palace are exploring an audacious move to bring Ashley Cole to Selhurst Park on loan next month. Palace manager Neil Warnock has identified a new left back as a top priority when the transfer window reopens in January. Sportsmail can reveal Palace tried to land Cole ahead of the..." December 17

  • Inter Milan to BATTLE Real Sociedad for Man Utd star Adnan Januzaj

    Daily Star "The midfield ace is set to leave Old Trafford in January, as boss Louis van Gaal attempts to secure more first-team action for the talented 19-year-old. New Inter boss Roberto Mancini is thought to be in the market for a wide attacker as he seeks to freshen up his squad at the San Siro." December 15

  • Chelsea make £30m Kevin Strootman bid to beat Man Utd in January

    The Express "The Netherlands international - who joined the Serie A giants just last year for £15m - has been heavily linked with a move to Manchester United since the arrival of boss Louis van Gaal in the summer. The Red Devils tactician is understood to be keen on a reunion with the 24-year-old at Old..." December 14

  • Man City's Matija Nastasic could be subject of January raid from former boss Roberto Mancini

    Daily Mirror "Roberto Mancini wants to raid former club Manchester City for Matija Nastasic. Inter Milan boss Mancini wants to strengthen his defence and is keen on a loan deal for Nastasic in January. Inter have moved moved quickly to deny Nemanja Vidic is leaving the club but Mancini still wants to..." December 13

  • Paul Pogba a £40m club-record target for Manchester City as race for Juventus' star hots up

    Daily Mail "Manchester City are plotting a big-money move for Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba. Work has already begun on identifying Yaya Toure's long-term successor - and France star Pogba features highly among the candidates. The former Manchester United youngster is already viewed as one of the best..." December 11

  • Fernando Torres set for shock Chelsea return

    The Express "The former Liverpool striker linked up with Filippo Inzaghi's side during the summer on a two-year-deal, effectively ending his career at Stamford Bridge. Jose Mourinho moved to sign Diego Costa, Loic Remy and Didier Drogba during the same transfer window, but could find Torres back at Cobham..." December 11

  • Manchester United ‘agree transfer deal to re-sign Nemanja Vidic from Inter Milan’

    Metro "Manchester United are reported to have agreed a deal to re-sign former captain Nemanja Vidic from Inter Milan in January. Vidic, now 33, left United at the end of last season to join Inter, but the switch has proved to be a disaster after a run of bad performances. " December 11

  • Roma admit they 'don't have a clue' if they can keep Man Utd target Kevin Strootman

    Daily Star "The Red Devils are big admirers of the Dutch midfielder and are poised to launch a bid in the wake of Roma's elimination from the Champions League. Roma general manager Mauro Baldissoni has insisted they will fight to keep the 24-year-old but admitted they could face defeat in their battle..." December 11

  • Are AC Milan's struggles down to the squad or Filippo Inzaghi?

    ESPN FC "With both Milan clubs in the firing line this week, La Gazzetta dello Sport posed a poll question asking whether fans still trusted Filippo "Pippo" Inzaghi to guide the Rossoneri back to the Champions League. 71 percent responded no, but is that a lack of faith in the coach or is their doubt borne..." December 11

  • Out-of-favour Nemanja Vidic ready to make SENSATIONAL Man Utd return in January

    The Express "Mancini took over at the San Siro in November, since which time Vidic has rarely featured due to problems with his fitness. The Serbian is set to miss another game this weekend as he is suffering with flu and it is unclear whether he will win back his place as a starter when he does make a..." December 10

  • Arsene Wenger approached over £15m Roma striker Mattia Destro

    London Evening Standard "Roma forward Mattia Destro could move to the Premier League in January. The Italy international is surplus to requirements in the Italian capital and his representatives have been given permission to find him a club abroad. Standard Sport understands Arsenal have been approached about taking..." December 10

  • Man United's Kevin Strootman chase depends on Man City's Champions League game against Roma

    Daily Mirror "Manchester United's hopes of prising Kevin Strootman away from Roma next month hinge on rivals Manchester City knocking the Italian club out of the Champions League. United boss Louis van Gaal does not want to wait until the end of the season to land the aggressive Dutch midfielder. And he..." December 07

  • Roma target Tottenham defender in £8million deal

    talkSport "The Italian giants have reportedly watched the Romania international on a number of occasions this season and see him as a like-for-like replacement for Leandro Castan, who is expected to be a long-term absentee after undergoing surgery to relieve pressure on his brain having suffered acute..." December 07

  • AC Milan vice president Berlusconi hopeful of moving into new stadium by 2020

    Pro Soccer Talk "AC Milan vice president Barbara Berlusconi said on Friday the club’s hierarchy is hopeful the Italian giant will have its own stadium by 2020. Milan has played its home games at the Stadio Giuseppe Meazza, commonly known as the San Siro, since the stadium opened in 1926. Milan neighbors and..." December 06

  • Zlatan’s last words to Inter: ‘You won’t win anything without me’

    Pro Soccer Talk "In the latest edition of Zlatan being Zlatan, Inter Milan’s former owner has revealed the striker’s final words to the club. “It has been nice playing with you but you won’t win anything without me.” Those are the words former Inter owner Massimo Moratti said Zlatan uttered as he boarded a..." December 03

  • Arturo Vidal insists he's happy at Juventus after speculation linking him with Man United

    Daily Mail "Arturo Vidal has told Manchester United he is happy at Juventus as the January transfer window approaches. The Chilean, who was heavily linked with a move to United in the summer, stayed put in Serie A, and is 'calm' at the Italian side with Juventus top of the league with just one defeat this..." December 03

  • Emirates re-ups as AC Milan kit sponsor for 40% increase

    Pro Soccer Talk "Dubai-based airline Air Emirates announced it has renewed it’s contract as principal kit sponsor of AC Milan for a significant jump over their previous contract. In a much-needed injection of future cash for the struggling Serie A club, Emirates has signed on for another five seasons worth an..." December 02

  • Frank Lampard's Manchester City future depends on result of Champions League clash with Roma

    The Telegraph "Frank Lampard’s future at Manchester City is set to hinge on the club’s Champions League commitments, with Manuel Pellegrini waiting until after next week’s decisive fixture against AS Roma before considering an extension to the midfielder’s loan arrangement. Lampard, who scored his fifth goal..." December 02

  • Manchester United striker Robin van Persie wanted by Inter Milan's Roberto Mancini at San Siro

    The Telegraph "Roberto Mancini is ready to try again to sign Robin van Persie, but this time for Inter Milan. Mancini, who lost out to Manchester United in an attempt to sign the Holland striker for Manchester City in 2012, is now interested in taking him to Italy from Old Trafford. Any move will have to..." November 28

  • Return to Inter Milan 'impossible' for Liverpool's Mario Balotelli - agent

    ESPN FC "Mario Balotelli's agent says that the a move back to Inter Milan to rejoin Roberto Mancini is "impossible" for the Liverpool striker. Balotelli, 24, has struggled since moving from AC Milan to Liverpool this summer, and has failed to score in the Premier League this season as Brendan Rodgers'..." November 24

  • Man Utd on RED ALERT with Juventus willing to sell Arturo Vidal next summer

    Daily Star "The Evening Standard reports that the club are considering cashing in on one of their most prized assets with Vidal struggling to recapture his best form this season. Manchester United tried to sign the Chilean midfielder during the summer transfer window but failed to convince the Serie A..." November 22

  • Liverpool offer Glen Johnson new contract worth just HALF his current salary

    Daily Mirror "Glen Johnson has been offered a new contract at Liverpool - but still looks certain to quit Anfield. Right-back Johnson is currently on £120,000-a-week but, having lost his England place after suffering a loss of form and injuries, he is being asked to HALVE his money on a £60K per week,..." November 19

  • Napoli move to extend Rafa Benitez's contract after Liverpool return rumours

    Daily Star "NAPOLI are hopeful of tying down Rafa Benitez to a new contract amid reports linking him with a return to Liverpool. There former Reds boss has been speaking of his love for the city this week, leading to speculation he could return to Anfield if Brendan Rodgers is sacked. Liverpool have..." November 19

  • Rafa Benitez fuels speculation of Liverpool return after hinting at Napoli exit next summer

    Daily Mirror "Rafa Benitez has hinted strongly he will leave Napoli at the end of the season to rejoin his family on Merseyside. And that has added fuel to the speculation he would love a return to former club Liverpool, after being made a 6-1 favourite to replace current Reds boss Brendan..." November 18

  • Roberto Mancini to tempt Steven Gerrard into Inter Milan move as Napoli trail Arsenal striker Lukas Podolski

    Daily Mail "New Inter Milan manager Roberto Mancini is set to offer Steven Gerrard a move in January, unless the Liverpool captain agrees a new deal at Anfield. Gerrard also has a number of options to move to the United States next summer with New York Cosmos one potential avenue for the 34-year-old..." November 16

  • Inter Milan open Joel Campbell loan talks over move for Arsenal misfit striker

    Daily Mirror "Inter Milan have opened discussions about taking Arsenal misfit Joel Campbell on loan. Inter have sounded out Campbell’s representatives and also made enquiries to the Gunners to see whether the 22-year-old striker is available. They were also keen to take him last summer and it is believed..." November 14

  • Man Utd leading Bayern Munich in £35m race for unsettled Fiorentina star Juan Cuadrado

    The Express "United - along with Barcelona and Bayern Munich - were heavily linked with a move for Cuadrado over the summer. The 26-year-old seemingly put an end to the speculation when he signed a fresh contract with La Viola. However, reports in Italy suggest that Cuadrado has already had a change of..." November 12

  • Arsenal’s Joel Campbell may move to Inter Milan on loan

    Pro Soccer Talk "Despite shining bright for Costa Rica in the World Cup this summer, Joel Campbell has failed to break into the Arsenal team. The 22-year-old striker spent last season on loan at Greek giants Olympiakos and after his impressive form for the Athens based club in the UEFA Champions League, then..." November 12

  • Italian side prepare SHOCK bid for Arsenal and England star Theo Walcott

    The Express "The Italian side already have Manchester City's Micah Richards in their ranks, and are keen to boost their side with temporary signings. According to reports in Italy, Fiorentina are ready to offer Walcott the chance of regular first-team football in a team featuring the likes of Juan Cuadrado..." November 07

  • AC Milan bigwig heaps praise on Chelsea loan star Marco van Ginkel

    Daily Star "The Dutch youngster is on a season-loan deal at the San Siro as he looks to gab the attention of Blues boss Jose Mourinho. A knee injury wrecked the former Vitesse Arnhem man's chances of making an impact at Stamford Bridge following his £8m move in 2013. He was farmed out to Serie A over..." November 06

  • Manchester United target Kevin Strootman nears return with Roma

    ESPN FC "Manchester United target Kevin Strootman is closing in on a return to football, offering him the chance to prove his fitness ahead of the January transfer window. United manager Louis van Gaal has confirmed he is interested in the Netherlands international, and the midfielder is delighted to be..." November 05

  • Liverpool misfit striker Fabio Borini attracting interest from Inter Milan

    Daily Mirror "Inter Milan are keen on Liverpool striker Fabio Borini. But the Serie A club are unlikely to come up with the £14million fee agreed for the striker between Liverpool and Sunderland during the summer. Borini refused to join the Black Cats, despite being told he had no future at..." November 04

  • Everton boss Roberto Martinez 'wanted by Inter Milan' to replace under-fire Walter Mazzarri

    Daily Mirror "Roberto Martinez is a candidate to become the next Inter Milan coach, according to reports in Italy this morning. Angry Inter fans held a banner calling for the return of Roberto Mancini during Saturday's 2-0 defeat to bottom club Parma. But La Repubblica claims today that the Everton boss..." November 03

  • Brendan Rodgers targets Fiorentina keeper Neto to replace Simon Mignolet

    Daily Star "Belgian Mignolet, 26, was seen as a weak link as the Reds threw away the Premier League title last season and has struggled this term. Italians Fiorentina will offer Neto, 25, a new deal to keep him in Serie A but the Brazil Under-23s stopper has stalled on a new contract and will be a free..." November 02

  • Napoli ready to offer Liverpool ‘major’ transfer fee to sign Mario Balotelli in January

    Metro "Balotelli has emerged as a surprise target for Serie A outfit Napoli in the last few days, with former Reds manager Rafa Benitez keen to sign the struggling frontman. A £10million deal was being talked up this week, but now new reports say Napoli are prepared to offer Liverpool a huge fee to..." November 01

  • Capello: I tried to loan Messi for Juventus

    ESPN FC "Fabio Capello has revealed he once asked Frank Rijkaard during a match if he could take Lionel Messi on loan from Barcelona to Juventus. Messi, 27, is two goals short of breaking Telmo Zarra's all-time La Liga record of 251 strikes, and is among the 23 nominees for the 2014 Ballon d'Or having..." October 30

  • Napoli rule out move for Liverpool's Mario Balotelli

    Sky Sports "Napoli sporting director Riccardo Bigon has dismissed rumours linking the club with a move for Liverpool's Mario Balotelli. Reports earlier this week claimed Napoli boss Rafa Benitez was lining up a move to bring Italy international Balotelli back to Serie A after a difficult start to life at..." October 30

  • Arsenal keen to strike deal for Juventus star

    talkSport "Arsenal have launched a bid to bring Juventus full-back Stephan Lichtsteiner to north London, according to reports in Italy. Arsene Wenger is keen to move for the Swiss international in the January transfer window and could strike a deal to secure the 30-year-old's services for nothing, given..." October 30

  • Mario Balotelli to Napoli?

    The Guardian "The Rumour Mill has long been a fan of the beautiful and bewitching city of Naples and could recommend far worse places for an unloved and out-of-sorts Liverpool striker to head if he is tired of being scapegoated by an underperforming manager and bullied by various media outlets in the UK. So it..." October 28

  • Manchester United's Radamel Falcao would have preferred a move to Juventus, says Italian club chief

    London Evening Standard "Radamel Falcao would have preferred a move to Juventus, not Manchester United, according to Bianconeri chief Giuseppe Marotta. Falcao moved to Old Trafford on loan from Monaco in a surprise transfer deadline day deal, which saw United fork out £6m just as a signing-on fee. Louis Van Gaal..." October 28

  • Football superstar Robinho denies involvement in alleged gang rape of teenage girl

    Daily Mirror "Former Manchester City striker Robinho has emphatically denied any involvement in the alleged gang rape of a teenage girl. The Brazilian footballer released a statement on his official website following reports in the Italian media that he was being investigated over an alleged sex crime in..." October 23

  • Chelsea set to offload Fernando Torres PERMANENTLY with Schalke poised to bid

    The Express "According to German newspaper Bild, Roberto Di Matteo is keen on rekindling his working relationship with the 30-year-old, and will launch an offer in January. The Spanish international is currently on loan with Italian giants AC Milan, but has netted just a single goal in his first five..." October 22

  • Suso wanted by AC Milan as chief Adriano Galliani also hints at interest in Real Madrid star Sami Khedira

    Daily Mail "Liverpool midfielder Suso and Real Madrid contract rebel Sami Khedira could be targets for AC MIlan, says the Italian giants' chief executive Adriano Galliani. Suso arrived from Cadiz in 2010 but has only made 21 appearances for Liverpool, his last a Capital One Cup outing in September. The..." October 21

  • Arsenal begin talks over Marcelo Brozovic with Gunners leading £6.4m chase for Inter Milan target

    Daily Mail "Arsenal have opened discussions over a £6.4million deal for Dinamo Zagreb midfielder Marcelo Brozovic. The player's representative Miroslav Bicanic said he was to hold talks with Arsenal in November when Brozovic is expected to be in the Croatia squad to face USA at Craven Cottage. However,..." October 19

  • Napoli plot Liverpool and Man City transfer raids for Glen Johnson and James Milner

    Daily Mirror "Glen Johnson and James Milner are on the January shopping list of Rafa Benitez’s Napoli. Liverpool full-back Johnson is out of contract next summer and recently admitted talks with the Reds about a new deal had gone “very quiet”. And Manchester City midfielder Milner is also free to speak to..." October 16

  • Man Utd set to offer Juan Mata to Juventus in bid to beat Real Madrid to Arturo Vidal

    Daily Star "It is understood Vidal is keen to leave the Serie A champs after he was fined £78,400 for getting involved in an altercation on a night out ahead of last weekend's clash with title rivals Roma. United boss Louis van Gaal was desperate to land the 27-year-old during the summer after seeing him..." October 13

  • Juventus star Sebastian Giovinco considering free transfer to Arsenal, Liverpool or Spurs

    The Express "The Italy forward has found his first-time opportunities at the Bianconeri hard to come by this term, starting just one Serie A match. The 27-year-old's contract is set to expire at the end of the season, putting Premier League suitors Arsenal, Liverpool and Tottenham on red alert. Giovinco..." October 12

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