• Zlatan takes a shot at Pep Guardiola

    Pro Soccer Talk "Zlatan Ibrahimovic is a man who tells it as it is. This time, he’s taking a shot at Pep Guardiola over decisions made in 2010. It is no secret Zlatan and Guardiola had their differences at Barcelona. The striker’s time in Spain was often tumultuous, leading to a loan to Milan that turned into a..." September 29

  • Chelsea's £118m MONSTER bid to sign Barcelona star Lionel Messi

    Daily Star "The mega deal would have been the biggest in football history if it'd come off - and would have smashed the £86m world transfer record that Real Madrid paid for Gareth Bale. The reports from Spanish television station TV3 claim that Jose Mourinho tried his luck with a huge offer to lure the..." September 27

  • Andre Schurrle insists he is fully committed to Chelsea despite reported Atletico Madrid interest

    Daily Mirror "Andre Schurrle has warned teams intent on poaching him from Chelsea that he is fully committed to the Blues. Atletico Madrid declared an interest in the 23-year-old World Cup-winning German during the summer. They were impressed by his attitude despite not being an automatic starter under Jose..." September 27

  • Manchester United calculate the cost of Cristiano Ronaldo’s return: £140m

    The Guardian "Manchester United will have to pay at least £140m to bring Cristiano Ronaldo back to Old Trafford with Real Madrid reportedly ready to cash in on a move that will also alert Chelsea, Manchester City, Paris Saint-Germain, and other European heavyweights. It is understood that around 18 months..." September 26

  • Report: Barcelona puts Suarez on diet to slim him down for El Clasico

    Pro Soccer Talk "Sometimes one bite leads to many bites, and Barcelona wants to make sure Luis Suarez finds his best form ahead of his Oct. 24 return. At least those are the claims from Mundo Deportivo, a Barcelona newspaper that says that Suarez’s new club is worried about his weight despite his pair of goals..." September 26

  • Kaka 'wishes he'd joined Manchester City in 2009'

    ESPN FC "Kaka regrets not joining Manchester City in 2009, the Premier League champions' former chief executive Garry Cook has claimed. City made what was then a world-record 100 million-pound bid for the Brazilian just four months after Sheikh Mansour had bought the club. Although they were in the..." September 26

  • Man Utd ready to include Juan Mata in deal to beat Chelsea to £24m defender Miranda

    The Express "United's deficiencies at the back so far this season have been well documented and Louis Van Gaal is expected to dip back into the transfer market this winter to strengthen his defence. There has been some suggestion that the Dutchman could use Michael Carrick as a makeshift centre-half after..." September 26

  • Malaga defender Weligton explains why he threw Messi to ground

    Fox Sports "Malaga centre-back Weligton claims Lionel Messi called him a "son of a wh*re" and that is why he threw him to the ground in Wednesday's 0-0 draw. Javi Gracia's men were the first team of 2014-15 to deny Barcelona all three points, as last season's La Liga runners up failed to register a shot on..." September 25

  • Manchester United chase $65 million defender Nicolas Otamendi

    Pro Soccer Talk "After a record amount of spending in the summer transfer window, Louis van Gaal isn’t done strengthening Manchester United. Not at all. United are already being linked with a number of moves in January, the latest being Valencia defender Nicolas Otamendi. The center back, 26, joined Valencia..." September 25

  • Real Madrid plot Raheem Sterling transfer from Liverpool as new contract fails to materialise

    Daily Mirror "Real Madrid are stepping up their efforts to sign Raheem Sterling next summer. The Spanish giants' coach Carlo Ancelotti has put the Liverpool star on top of his hit-list after his stunning form for club and country. Real have been alerted by the fact that the Reds have yet to tie down..." September 24

  • Gerard Pique unlikely to return to Manchester United as girlfriend Shakira rules out move to England

    Daily Mail "Any Manchester United move to resign Gerard Pique is likely to be scuppered by pop star Shakira. The Barcelona defender's partner does not want to leave the Catalan city for Manchester. And any move would represent a huge upheaval for the showbiz couple's family. Pique is unhappy on the Nou..." September 24

  • Espanyol threaten to boycott Copa Catalunya vs. Barcelona

    ESPN FC "Espanyol are threatening not to play the upcoming Copa Catalunya if opponents Barcelona continue with a policy of not playing their best side in the supposedly showpiece event. The tournament is an officially sanctioned competition played since the 1980s, which has been won eight times by..." September 24

  • Cristiano Ronaldo dismisses Manchester United move. What next?

    Pro Soccer Talk "After scoring his 25th hat trick for Real Madrid on Tuesday, Cristiano Ronaldo has moved to quell growing speculation over his future at the Santiago Bernabeu. Ronaldo, 29, has been constantly linked with a move back to Manchester United this summer, with Premier League giants Chelsea also..." September 24

  • Manchester United ‘will pull plug on Cristiano Ronaldo transfer to avoid upsetting current stars’

    Metro "Ronaldo made his name with The Red Devils before moving to Real Madrid in an £80million deal in 2009. But despite winning a number of trophies, including the Champions League title with the Spanish outfit last season and the prestigious Ballon d’Or award earlier this year, the Portuguese star..." September 23

  • Chelsea's Ramires a transfer target for Real Madrid as Ancelotti looks to bolster midfield

    Daily Mirror "Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti is chasing Chelsea midfielder Ramires. Ex-Blues manager Ancelotti has identified the Brazilian international as the man he wants to bolster Real’s midfield. Ancelotti was in charge when the west Londoners signed Ramires in August 2010 and remains a big fan of..." September 23

  • Manchester United playing cautious game over possible return of Cristiano Ronaldo from Real Madrid

    The Telegraph "Manchester United have reacted coolly to the suggestions that Cristiano Ronaldo wants out of Real Madrid next summer to return to Old Trafford – not least because the player had the opportunity to return last year and did not take it. Instead Ronaldo chose to sign a new, improved five-year deal..." September 21

  • Gareth Bale: I could return to play for Tottenham when Real Madrid career is over

    Metro "The Real Madrid star left White Hart Lane last summer for a world record fee and has continued his outstanding form in the Spanish capital. But despite having settled in well alongside Cristiano Ronaldo and co. at the Bernabeu, Bale admits he still loves Tottenham and won’t rule out pulling on..." September 20

  • Liverpool and Arsenal ready bids for Real Madrid's Isco despite interest in Barca's Pedro

    The Express "Isco joined Carlo Ancelotti's side in 2013 for £24million after impressing during a two-year spell with Malaga. The Spain international, who rejected the chance to link up with Manuel Pellegrini at Manchester City in order to move to Santiago Bernabeu, made a bright start to his Madrid career,..." September 19

  • Zinedine Zidane could face six-month ban after complaint over Real Madrid B coach's lack of badges

    Daily Mail "Zinedine Zidane could be banned from coaching for six months if found guilty of managing Real Madrid’s B-team without the correct license. Spain’s national association of coaches CENAFE made a complaint about the former World Cup winner at the start of the season and now the country’s..." September 18

  • Atletico Madrid striker Mario Mandzukic to have surgery on broken nose

    Daily Mail "Atletico Madrid have reported that striker Mario Mandzukic broke his nose during Tuesday's 3-2 loss at Olympiacos in their Champions League Group A opener. The Spanish club said that the Croatian international will have surgery on this nose on Thursday. Mandzukic will almost certainly miss..." September 18

  • Bale: I could return to Spurs one day

    BT Sport "Gareth Bale has offered a glimmer of hope to Tottenham fans, by suggesting he may one day return to White Hart Lane. In an exclusive interview with BT Sport’s Jake Humphrey, Real Madrid’s world-record signing said he hoped Spurs supporters could understand why he chose to leave. “The fans..." September 18

  • Manchester United WILL complete a stunning deal for Cristiano Ronaldo

    Daily Star "The 29-year-old Ballon d'Or holder is understood to want out of of Real Madrid. He joined for £80m from United in 2009 but has now fallen out of love with the club over their transfer policy. The sales of Xabi Alonso and Angel Di Maria have upset Ronaldo, who thinks the pair of them should..." September 17

  • Iker Casillas could make Arsenal move in January transfer window as Wenger renews interest

    Daily Mail "Arsene Wenger could reignite interest in Real Madrid keeper Iker Casillas in January, according to reports on the continent. Current Gunners No 1 Wojciech Szczesny looked unimpressive as he shipped two goals in the 2-0 Champions League defeat at Borussia Dortmund on Tuesday night and is not..." September 17

  • Ronaldo is fed up at Real and Man United return may be on the cards, claims Calderon Read

    talkSport "That is the view of Ramon Calderon, the former president of the Spanish club and the man responsible for taking the Portuguese winger to the Bernabeu. According to Calderon, Ronaldo’s relationship with Florentino Pérez is at rock bottom after the summer departures of Xabi Alonso and Angel di..." September 16

  • Real Madrid need to be more adaptable and show intensity

    Sky Sports "In the case of Di Maria there was a financial element. He wanted to stay, no doubt, but with the way Real Madrid play he would not have been happy on the bench and it would have been a very expensive player to keep in reserve. That’s the thinking of the club – I’m not saying I agree with it,..." September 16

  • Pedro ‘ready to listen to Arsenal and Liverpool transfer offers in January’

    Metro "Barcelona star Pedro has put Arsenal and Liverpool on red alert after reports surfaced that the winger is ready to quit the club in the new year after growing concerned that he’ll be left as a luxury back-up to Luis Suarez. The Spaniard, who has not completed 90 minutes for Barca this season,..." September 15

  • Ronaldo ready to make SHOCK move to Man City OR return to Man Utd

    The Express "He has recently publicly aired his frustrations at the club selling influential players like Angel Di Maria to Manchester United and Xabi Alonso to Bayern Munich. The 29-year-old world player of the year, who moved to the Bernabeu in the summer of 2009 from Manchester United for a then world..." September 14

  • Chelsea make huge transfer offer to sign 11-year-old Barcelona talent Xavier Simons

    Metro "Chelsea have made a huge offer to sign Barcelona wonderkid Xavier Simons – who is just 11-years-old. The Blues have been aggressively scouring the world for top talents in the last few years, and attention has now turned to Dutch kid Simons. He is rated as one to keep an eye on in Barca’s..." September 12

  • Arsenal set to raid Barcelona for £10m Spain wonderkid Munir El-Haddadi

    Daily Star "The Gunners are looking at bringing El-Haddadi to the Emirates in January and are willing to meet his £10m release clause, according to reports on the continent. El-Haddadi only turned 19 last week but he's been touted as Barca's next big thing. The frontman scored on his La Liga debut in a..." September 12

  • Chelsea to battle Man Utd for £60m Cristiano Ronaldo

    The Express "The Ballon d'Or holder has been tipped to leave Carlo Ancelotti's side next summer, with a return to Old Trafford on the cards. It is believed that United have set aside as much as £60million in a bid to bring Ronaldo back to England, and Louis Van Gaal is ready to offer him a lucrative deal..." September 11

  • Barcelona's Luis Suarez set for clasico debut against Real Madrid

    ESPN FC "Luis Suarez will be available to make his Barcelona debut in the first La Liga clasico of the 2014-15 season at Real Madrid on Oct. 25, the Catalan club has confirmed. Suarez is serving a four-month ban imposed for biting Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini when playing for Uruguay at the 2014..." September 10

  • Parents In Leo Messi's Hometown Can No Longer Name Their Kids "Messi"

    Deadspin.com "In reaction to one Argentine man christening his son "Messi Varela," Mundo Deportivo reports that the city of Rosario has decided to nip any potential trend in the bud by passing a law that prohibits use of the name "Messi" as a first name. The stated rationale appears to be that using a family..." September 10

  • Cristiano Ronaldo back in training for Real Madrid but Sami Khedira undergoes knee surgery

    Daily Mail "Cristiano Ronaldo returned to training with Real Madrid after missing Portugal's defeat to Albania through injury. The 29-year-old looked in rude health as he prepared for Real's league match against local rivals and defending champions Atletico Madrid. But Sami Khedira's troubles appear to..." September 10

  • Man Utd and Liverpool to offer Barcelona's Dani Alves shot at Premier League glory

    The Express "The Brazil international is out of contract at the end of the season, and it seems that new boss Luis Enrique does not plan on extending his stay at the Nou Camp. Alves' place in Barcelona's starting XI is under threat from Martin Montoya and new signing Douglas, who joined the La Liga outfit..." September 10

  • Juventus join Man City in race for Barcelona star

    talkSport "The Brazil wing-back will leave Barcelona as a free agent at the end of the season and City – along with the rest of the world's biggest clubs – are interested. Manuel Pellegrini's side would be considered a likely destination for defender as they have former Barcelona chiefs Ferran Soriano and..." September 10

  • Valencia keen to keep starlet wanted by Arsenal and Chelsea

    talkSport "Alcacer has shot to fame this season, making his debut for Spain last week and then scoring his first goal in their 5-1 victory over Macedonia on Monday. As a result, according to reports in Spain, Valencia are now putting together an improved contract offer for the striker in an attempt to..." September 10

  • Man United Move to Sign Cristiano Ronaldo Will Cost £117m, Old Trafford Side Plot Clear-Out to Help Fund Deal

    Caught Off Side "Man United are readying a £55m bid to re-sign Cristiano Ronaldo and in view of the club’s £150m outlay on summer additions boss Louis van Gaal will be encouraged to trim his expansive squad in order to help fund the move for the Real Madrid star. The Dutch manager has already moved to offload..." September 09

  • Cristiano Ronaldo wants Manchester United return when Real Madrid stay ends

    Daily Mirror "Cristiano Ronaldo has admitted he hopes to return to Manchester United before the end of his career. The Real Madrid superstar swapped Old Trafford for the Bernabeu back in 2009 for a then world record £80million transfer fee. But five years down the line the 29-year-old Ballon d'Or winner..." September 04

  • Dani Alves set for Barcelona exit in summer of 2015

    ESPN FC "Barcelona sporting director Andoni Zubizarreta has confirmed Dani Alves will leave Barcelona when his contract expires at the end of the 2014-15 season. Alves, 31, had been repeatedly linked with a move away from Camp Nou this summer, with the Catalan club signing fellow Brazilian Douglas as..." September 02

  • Victor Valdes to Liverpool: Former Barcelona goalkeeper linked with free transfer

    The Independent "Liverpool are likely to sign the former Barcelona goalkeeper Victor Valdes next month, if their initial talks come to fruition. Valdes is a free agent after his release from Barcelona this summer and thus can join outside the transfer window. His arrival depends on how he recovers from a..." September 02

  • Javier Hernandez close to Real Madrid loan switch as Manchester United enter talks with Spanish giants

    Daily Mirror "Manchester United are in talks with Real Madrid over a loan move involving Javier Hernandez. Hernandez has been told by United boss Louis van Gaal he can leave, and Old Trafford sources have confirmed are in talks with their Real counterparts. United are understood to want Real to foot the..." September 01

  • Manchester United step up interest in Norway's 15-year-old wonderkid Martin Odegaard

    The Telegraph "Manchester United have stepped up their interest in Norwegian prodigy Martin Odegaard by scouting the 15-year-old on his international debut on Wednesday night. Odegaard, a boyhood Liverpool supporter, became Norway’s youngest-ever player by winning his first cap against the United Arab..." August 29

  • Valencia and Juventus bid for Manchester United’s Javier Hernández

    The Guardian "Juventus and Valencia have made offers to buy Javier Hernández from Manchester United. The Serie A champions are going head to head with the La Liga side to secure the services of the Mexico striker, who appears not to have a place in Louis van Gaal’s plans. Both clubs have submitted bids,..." August 29

  • Liverpool the choice for Barcelona misfit Alex Song as he seeks Premier League return

    Daily Mirror "Former Arsenal midfielder Alex Song wants to make a Premier L‎eague return with Liverpool. Barcelona misfit Song is stalling on a loan move to AC Milan in the hope a move to Liverpool can be thrashed out. Song has had other offers but wants to come back to England and will hold out on Milan..." August 29

  • Valencia bid for Manchester United's Tom Cleverley

    Sky Sports "Valencia have made a bid to sign Manchester United midfielder Tom Cleverley, according to Sky sources. The Spanish club have made a surprise move for the 25-year-old England international who has also been the subject of bids from Aston Villa and Hull City. United manager Louis van Gaal may..." August 29

  • Champions League draw: Liverpool land Real Madrid, Man City get Bayern

    The Guardian "Manchester City have been drawn to face Bayern Munich for the third time in four years, and will also play CSKA Moscow and Roma in what presents the toughest draw for English clubs in the Champions League. However, Liverpool also face a tricky group and will play the current holders Real Madrid..." August 28

  • Bids arrive from Juventus, Valencia for Manchester United’s Javier Hernandez

    Pro Soccer Talk "On Thursday two bids have reportedly been tabled for Manchester United’s Mexican international striker, Javier Hernandez. “Chicharito” is apparently one of the players who has been told by new boss Louis van Gaal that he has no future at Old Trafford and the predatory forward will move further..." August 28

  • Bayern Munich agree deal with Xabi Alonso to join from Real Madrid

    ESPN FC "Bayern Munich have confirmed they have agreed a deal with Xabi Alonso over the Real Madrid midfielder's proposed move to the Bundesliga champions. Alonso, 32, is expected to have a medical on Thursday with the German club, who anticipate reaching an agreement with the European champions over a..." August 28

  • Arsenal, Liverpool and Man Utd's battle with Real Madrid for Marco Reus set to rumble on

    The Express "Reus' future has been one of the hot topics during this transfer window with a host of clubs from the Premier League and across the continent looking to sign the Germany international. He has a £25m release clause in his current contract with Bundesliga club Dortmund and has stalled on a new..." August 28

  • Alex Song leaving Barça for Liverpool?

    The Guardian "When you enter Louis van Gaal’s office, the first thing you notice is the spartan decor. Nothing too fancy for him. Just a few pictures on the wall – one of the grandkids, one of him and the wife when they visited the world’s most photographed barn, one of the time he invented football – and a..." August 28