• Samir Nasri rules out return to France squad; Likes MLS over Ligue 1

    Pro Soccer Talk "When Samir Nasri is done with his time at Manchester City, he doesn’t want a return to Ligue 1. We knew that. He’s said it in March, and again over the summer. But his willingness to stay away from home goes for club and country, as he’s not interested in a return to the national team fold...." October 07

  • Brendan Rodgers news: Sacking manager could cost Liverpool more than £10m

    The Telegraph "Liverpool's decision to sack Brendan Rodgers just eight games into the new Premier League season could cost the club more than £10million. Rodgers was dismissed on Sunday with almost three years remaining on a contract worth, including bonuses, around £5million a year. Telegraph Sport..." October 06

  • David Moyes rejects Sunderland after approach over vacant managerial job

    Daily Mail "David Moyes has turned down an approach from Sunderland to become their new head coach. Sportsmail understands the Black Cats made contact with the Real Sociedad boss but he has decided against a return to the Premier League. Moyes, though, did send trusted lieutenant Jimmy Lumsden to check..." October 06

  • Jurgen Klopp agrees three-year deal to replace Brendan Rodgers – report

    Metro "Jurgen Klopp has signed a three-year contract to succeed Brendan Rodgers as Liverpool manager, according to reports. The former Borussia Dortmund boss is now favourite to replace Rodgers after the Northern Irish boss was sacked follwing the side’s 1-1 draw with Everton. Reds supporters..." October 05

  • Carlo Ancelotti likely to reject chance to manage Liverpool - sources

    ESPN FC "Carlo Ancelotti is unlikely to end his sabbatical to replace Brendan Rodgers as Liverpool manager, sources have told ESPN FC. Ancelotti is among the front runners to succeed Rodgers after the Northern Irishman was sacked on Sunday. Rodgers, who was in charge for just over three seasons at..." October 05

  • Jurgen Klopp will demand final say on transfers if he is to succeed Brendan Rodgers as Liverpool manager

    Daily Mail "Jurgen Klopp has told Liverpool that he will only come to Anfield as Brendan Rodgers' replacement if he is given final say on transfers at the Barclays Premier League club. The charismatic German is Liverpool's overwhelming first choice to replace Rodgers, sacked rather callously on the phone..." October 05

  • Jose Mourinho will quit Chelsea if he loses trust of his players following crisis talks

    The Express "The Stamford Bridge manager survived a crisis board meeting after the disastrous 3-1 home defeat by Southampton, and was told his job is safe - for now. But Mourinho, who challenged the board to axe him straight after the game and said he would not walk away, admitted that if he lost the..." October 05

  • Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger still working on transfer of Paris-Saint Germain striker Edinson Cavani

    Metro "Arsenal are still working on the transfer of Paris-Saint Germain striker Edinson Cavani, according to reports. Gunners boss Arsene Wenger is a big fan of the Uruguayan, 28, and he attempted to sign him in the summer. And the Frenchman is still attempting to engineer a deal that would see..." October 05

  • FA charges Chelsea's Jose Mourinho with misconduct for referee comments

    ESPN FC "The FA has charged Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho with misconduct for his comments after Saturday's defeat to Southampton. Mourinho said the match officials were "afraid" to call penalties for Chelsea. An FA statement said: "It is alleged his remarks constitute improper conduct in that they..." October 05

  • Jamie Carragher on Liverpool: They're becoming Tottenham - big clubs are NOT worried about them

    Daily Mirror "Former Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher has hit out the club's owners following the dismissal of manager Brendan Rodgers , declaring that the Reds are no long relevant among the Premier League elite. The Northern Irishman was axed following Sunday's 1-1 Merseyside derby draw at Everton, with..." October 05

  • Sunderland set to replace Dick Advocaat with Burnley manager Sean Dyche

    The Express "Advocaat tore up his contract, having doubted his own prospects of securing Premier League survival despite masterminding last season's great escape. The 68-year-old flew home to Holland on a private jet within hours of Saturday's 2-2 draw against West Ham having seen Sunderland throw away a..." October 05

  • Brendan Rodgers sacked as Liverpool manager after Everton draw

    ESPN FC "Liverpool sacked manager Brendan Rodgers on Sunday, with the decision coming just hours after a 1-1 Merseyside derby draw at Everton. Rodgers, who almost guided the Anfield club to the Premier League title in the 2013-14 season, had been under growing pressure after an uncertain start to the..." October 04

  • Arsenal ready to hand Alexis Sanchez HUGE new deal to commit his future for next 5 years

    Daily Mirror "Arsenal are ready to offer Alexis Sanchez a five-year, £130,000-a-week new contract. Chile international Sanchez - who helped the Gunners win the FA Cup last season and scored the winner for his country in the summer's Copa America final - has proved to be an outstanding buy for manager Arsene..." October 04

  • Brazil team-mate and ex-Chelsea star: Why Philippe Coutinho will leave Liverpool next year

    The Express "That is according to Brazil team-mate David Luiz, who believes Coutinho will be snapped up by a big club if the Reds fail to qualify for the Champions League again. The 23-year-old arrived at Anfield in 2013 and helped Brendan Rodgers' men to Europe's elite competition in his second season,..." October 04

  • Manchester City lead transfer chase for £25m-rated Benfica starlet Victor Andrade

    Daily Mirror "Manchester City are leading the chase for Benfica midfielder Victor Andrade. The 20-year-old is rated as one of the most exciting attacking midfield talents produced by Brazil and is valued at £25million by the Portuguese club. Chelsea are also interested in Andrade, but City are the..." October 04

  • Philippe Coutinho ready to succeed Luis Suarez and Steven Gerrard and become the Liverpool talisman

    The Telegraph "There is real warmth towards Philippe Coutinho from Steven Gerrard and it is easy to see why. “Liverpool should really treasure Philippe,” Gerrard wrote in his recent autobiography, My Story. “I believed he was on his way to becoming Liverpool’s main man and a top player in world football. Watch..." October 04

  • Liverpool's under-fire Brendan Rodgers 'facing sack if he loses to Everton in the derby'

    Daily Mirror "Brendan Rodgers is facing D-Day in the Merseyside derby, with Liverpool’s owners ready to pull the trigger if they lose at Everton, writes Steve Bates in the Sunday People. So far, the Boston-based Fenway Sports Group who own the Reds have shown no appetite to sack Rodgers, who ended last..." October 04

  • Chelsea to launch bid for £29m Porto midfielder Ruben Neves next summer

    London Evening Standard "Chelsea are planning to make a bid for Porto starlet Ruben Neves next year after he helped beat them in the Champions League this week. The 18-year-old defensive midfielder impressed as the Portuguese side secured a 2-1 victory over Jose Mourinho's side. Chelsea have been sending scouts to..." October 03

  • Jose Mourinho ready to bring back John Terry to end 'the worst spell of my career'

    The Telegraph "Jose Mourinho is poised to answer the pleas of Chelsea fans by handing a first-team recall to captain John Terry as he seeks to bring an end to what he describes as “the worst period of my career.” But Chelsea manager Mourinho has suggested out-form right-back Branislav Ivanovic will survive..." October 03

  • How mystery club out-bid Reds for Anthony Martial

    Manchester Evening News "Anthony Martial’s dream to sign for United forced his former club Monaco to reject a bigger bid for the French teenager in the summer. A mystery top European outfit had outbid executive vice chairman Ed Woodward’s offer of £36m for the 19-year-old. United’s stunning fee, that made the young..." October 03

  • Manchester City’s Raheem Sterling: I did not say I was too tired to play for England

    The Guardian "As Raheem Sterling pulled up a seat at Manchester City’s village-sized training ground and started to go through the story that had brought him to this point, his mind briefly went back to his first day at a professional club, at the age of 10, when Queens Park Rangers invited him to join their..." October 03

  • Dick Advocaat may leave Sunderland regardless of West Ham result

    The Guardian "Considerable uncertainty surrounds the manager’s position at Sunderland after Dick Advocaat refused to confirm he will remain in charge beyond Saturday’s game at home to West Ham. It is understood the Dutchman could well step down regardless of the result against Slaven Bilic’s side after..." October 03

  • Mathieu Debuchy to review Arsenal situation in January

    The Telegraph "Mathieu Debuchy is expected to review his situation at Arsenal in January after losing his place on Thursday in the France national squad ahead of next summer’s home European Championship. The 30-year-old was signed by Arsenal for £12 million last summer but a combination of ankle and shoulder..." October 02

  • Koeman takes objection to Chelsea boss Mourinho's self-proclaimed Special One tag

    The Express "The two men served together under Louis van Gaal when the Manchester United boss was managing Barcelona. Saints tackle Chelsea, who have struggled to hit form in the Premier League, tomorrow (5:30pm). And when asked about Mourinho, Koeman said: "Jose went his own way as a coach and he did..." October 02

  • Kompany remains on sidelines as Manchester City look to bounce back

    Manchester Evening News "Skipper Vincent Kompany will again be missing as City aim to bounce back from two straight league defeats on Saturday. The Blues face Newcastle at the Etihad Stadium and are again set to field Martin Demichelis and Nicolas Otamendi as their central defensive pairing, with Eliaquim Mangala not..." October 02

  • Liverpool didn't address their issues at centre-back in the summer, insists ex-Reds stalwart

    talkSport "Brendan Rodgers’ Anfield tenure has been marred by leaky defences, particularly after conceding nine goals to Crystal Palace and Stoke in two games at the end of last season, and their record hasn’t shown signs of improvement this term either. Liverpool spent over £80m on new recruits in the..." October 02

  • Sunderland players “embarrassed” by amount of goals conceded

    Sunderland Echo "Billy Jones admits Sunderland’s players are “embarrassed” by the quantity of goals shipped during the opening two months of the Premier League season. Sunderland’s defensive fragility is the predominant reason for Dick Advocaat’s side propping up the Premier League table, with the Black Cats..." October 02

  • Louis van Gaal says he's a different type to Sir Alex and Arsene Wenger and has no regrets of much-travelled career

    Daily Mail "Louis van Gaal insists he will see out the 'last aim' of his managerial career at Manchester United satisfied that he has not gone the same route as long-serving managers like Sir Alex Ferguson and Arsene Wenger. On Sunday, United visit Arsenal where Wenger has spent 19 years in charge...." October 02

  • Petr Cech likely to get Champions League recall for crunch Bayern Munich clashes

    Daily Mail "Arsene Wenger is planning to recall Petr Cech to Champions League action for the double-header against Bayern Munich. Arsenal staff were perplexed at his decision to play David Ospina ahead of Cech for Tuesday night's crushing loss against Olympiacos, which leaves their European hopes hanging..." October 01

  • Aston Villa targeting January transfer move for Gokhan Tore, say reports

    Metro "Aston Villa are targeting a January transfer move for Turkey winger Gokhan Tore, according to reports. Despite signing a host of players in the summer window, Villa have won just one game this season and are currently residing in 18th. " October 01

  • Agent reveals secret behind Manchester United's £71m move for Thomas Muller

    The Express "United are believed to have offered £71million for the Bayern Munich striker. The Red Devils ended up signing teenager Anthony Martial from Monaco for £36m - rising to a staggering £58m. But Italian agent Giovanni Branchini revealed how desperate United were to bring the German World Cup..." October 01

  • Tottenham star Son-Heung Min out for 'a few weeks' with injury and will not be allowed to travel home

    Daily Mail "Tottenham have told Son-Heung Min he cannot travel to South Korea after their brightest summer signing suffered a worrying foot injury. Mauricio Pochettino’s cagey prognosis was that the £22million forward will be out for ‘a few weeks’ after suffering the problem against Manchester City on..." October 01

  • Liverpool made summer transfer offer for Leroy Sane, says Schalke official

    Metro "Liverpool tried to sign Schalke winger Leroy Sane in the summer, according to the club’s general manager Horst Heldt. Brendan Rodgers’ side were extremely active in the summer transfer window, adding no less than seven senior players to their squad. But according to Heldt, Sane could have..." October 01

  • Fenerbahce boss plays down Robin van Persie rift despite leaving him out of recent lineups

    Daily Mirror "Fenerbahce manager Vitor Pereira has played down fears of a rift between him and Robin van Persie despite leaving him out of recent starting lineups. The former Manchester United and Arsenal striker has scored in each of his last two games, but failed to make the starting XI on both..." October 01

  • Romelu Lukaku hints at Everton exit after shock Manchester United revelation

    The Express "The former Chelsea striker has already played for a number of clubs in the Premier League, including West Brom and now Everton. However, the 22-year-old could have to make a move to Old Trafford if he is to complete one of his burning ambitions. Speaking to Belgian magazine Le Vif during a..." October 01

  • Chelsea's Jose Mourinho cleared by FA over Eva Carneiro 'abuse' claim

    ESPN FC "Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho will face no action after being cleared of making discriminatory comments towards then-club doctor Eva Carneiro during the match against Swansea on Aug. 8, the Football Association has announced. The pair had a confrontation on the touchline towards the end of the..." September 30

  • Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal is adamant on retiring from football in 2017

    Metro "Louis van Gaal has reiterated his intentions of sticking to a promise made to his wife about retiring from football in 2017. During United’s pre-season tour of the United States, Van Gaal announced his plans to call it a day at the end of next season with the sole intention of winning both the..." September 30

  • Victor Valdes can leave Manchester United... but not for another Premier League club

    Daily Mail "Manchester United are willing to rip up Victor Valdes' contract, but only if he leaves the Premier League. The former Barcelona goalkeeper is an Old Trafford outcast under Louis van Gaal after falling out of favour with Dutch manager. The Spaniard's chances of first-team football are..." September 30

  • Arsene Wenger refuses to explain why he overlooked former Chelsea star Petr Cech

    The Express "The Gunners produced a subdued performance as they lost 3-2 in their second group game. David Ospina was given the nod ahead of top choice shot-stopper Cech. But despite making a blunder for one of the goals, Wenger was in no mood to mull over his team selection. "I do not have to give..." September 30

  • Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge to sit out Europa League clash against Sion

    Daily Mirror "Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge will sit out Thursday's Europa League clash against Sion. The England forward has suffered an injury-ravaged past 12 months, but has scored twice in as many games since his return to fitness. Sturridge bagged a brace in Saturday's 3-2 win over Aston Villa..." September 30

  • Ronaldo: The reason I want to play with Wayne Rooney, amid £92m interest

    The Express "Ronaldo quit United in 2009 for Real Madrid in a then world record £80million transfer. The Portugal superstar, who scored 118 goals for United, has gone on to break records in Spain. Meanwhile, Rooney has become United's third all-time leading goalscorer, netting 235 times. It has been..." September 30

  • Signing Manchester City midfielder David Silva would win Real Madrid the Champions League

    Metro "With Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale at his disposal, how could Real Madrid boss Rafael Benitez enhance his star-studded squad? With Manchester City’s David Silva, that’s how. Ronaldo has continued this season with his customary assault on the club’s scoring records, with Benitez’s 4-2-3-1..." September 30

  • Iker Casillas says Jose Mourinho feud is 'in the past' after Porto beat Chelsea

    ESPN FC "Porto goalkeeper Iker Casillas says he drew no extra satisfaction from getting one over Jose Mourinho by beating Chelsea 2-1 in Tuesday's Champions League Group G clash. Casillas and Mourinho had three turbulent seasons together at Real Madrid from 2010 to 2013, with the long-serving Blancos..." September 30

  • Kevin Nolan turns down move to France following West Ham release

    Sky Sports "Former West Ham midfielder Kevin Nolan has turned down the chance to play for a French Ligue 1 club, according to Sky sources. Sky Sports understands Nolan, who was released in the summer after four years with the Hammers, rejected the offer of a contract after two weeks of negotiations. It..." September 30

  • Liverpool goalkeeper Vigouroux returns to Swindon on loan after apologising for paying £50 fine in pennies

    Daily Mail "Liverpool goalkeeper Lawrence Vigouroux has resumed his loan spell with Swindon after apologising for paying a £50 fine in pennies. The 21-year-old had his loan spell cut short but the club have decided to give him a second chance after his apology. Vigouroux turned up late for training and..." September 30

  • Wayne Rooney says he NEVER handed in a transfer request at Manchester United

    Daily Mirror "Wayne Rooney has denied ever handing in a transfer request at Manchester United. The 29-year-old wanted to leave Old Trafford in 2010 and 2013 but says he never made his desire to depart official. Five years ago he claimed he wouldn't sign a new contract because he had doubts about United's..." September 29

  • Report: Chelsea takes ex-Milan goalkeeper on trial

    Pro Soccer Talk "Chelsea is looking for some goalkeeping depth following the injury to Thibaut Courtois earlier this month and, according to The Telegraph, the latest is hailing from Italy. Marco Amelia made his name with Italy before dropping off the scene in 2014. He spent part of last season with Perugia,..." September 29

  • Chelsea considering transfer move for Porto midfielder Yacine Brahimi – report

    Metro "Chelsea are considering a move for Porto midfielder Yacine Brahimi in the January transfer window, according to reports. The Blues are already believed to be looking for reinforcements after a below-par start to the season which has seen them take just eight points from their opening seven..." September 29

  • Chelsea and Liverpool target banned from first team training with Manchester United

    The Express "The Manchester United outcast signed on a free transfer from Barcelona this summer but has only managed two appearances under the Dutchman following their fallout. The pair came to blows after Van Gaal publicly outed the goalkeeper saying he refused to play for the club's reserve side. Valdes..." September 29

  • Jose Mourinho: I'll just play the kids if Chelsea fail to challenge

    ESPN FC "Jose Mourinho has warned he will drop his first-team regulars and "go just with the kids" if Chelsea reach a point where they cannot challenge for silverware, saying: "I am ruthless." Chelsea have made a dismal start to the defence of their Premier League title, winning just two of their..." September 29