• Diego Costa: Chelsea striker gets three-match ban for stamp

    BBC "Chelsea striker Diego Costa has been banned for three matches for stamping on Liverpool's Emre Can. The 26-year-old will miss Saturday's Premier League clash with Manchester City at Stamford Bridge as well as games against Aston Villa and Everton. The Football Association charge, which Costa..." January 30

  • Diego Costa is contesting the FA's violent conduct charge

    Fox Sports "Chelsea striker Diego Costa is contesting the Football Association's charge for violent conduct - a move which has the full support of the club. The Spain international is facing an immediate three-match ban for his apparent stamp on the Liverpool's Emre Can during Tuesday's Capital One Cup..." January 29

  • Roberto Mancini hopes Yaya Toure will join him at Inter Milan

    Pro Soccer Talk "Yaya Toure‘s career at Manchester City began after he was signed by Roberto Mancini in 2010 from Barcelona. Now, Mancini wants to sign the 31-year-old Ivory Coast midfielder again, as uncertainty continues to swirl regarding Toure’s future at the Etihad Stadium despite signing a new four-year..." January 29

  • Man Utd suffer MASSIVE BLOW as Gareth Bale RULES OUT Old Trafford move

    Daily Star "United have been monitoring Bale's situation at Real Madrid since Van Gaal arrived as manager last summer. United are willing to back a new world record bid for the Welsh forward at the end of the season with Real valuing him at £130m. Bale, 25, signed a six-year contract at Madrid when he..." January 29

  • PSG open talks over signing Emmanuel Adebayor on loan for the rest of the season

    The Telegraph "Paris Saint-Germain have held talks over taking Tottenham Hotspur striker Emmanuel Adebayor on loan for the rest of the season. It is understood the French club first expressed an interest in Adebayor some weeks ago, but were told by Spurs chairman Daniel Levy that he was not available for..." January 29

  • Juan Cuadrado may have choice of Chelsea or Manchester Uniited

    Sky Sports "Fiorentina attacking midfielder Juan Cuadrado faces a difficult choice between Manchester United and Chelsea should he decide to move to the Premier League, according to Tony Cascarino and Paul Walsh. Cuadrado is reportedly interesting both clubs with Fiorentina thought unwilling to sell the..." January 29

  • Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli will leave Anfield for £45million or DIE there declares his agent

    Daily Mirror "The Italian international only arrived in August but is already being linked with a move away from the club having fallen down the pecking order. The agent of Mario Balotelli has declared that the Italian striker will NOT be leaving Anfield, declaring that he'll either become a success or "die..." January 29

  • Harry Kane set to sign new deal at Tottenham - sources

    ESPN FC "Tottenham striker Harry Kane is set to put pen to paper on a new deal at the club, sources have told ESPN FC. Kane, 21, only signed a five-year deal at White Hart Lane back in August, but his star has risen considerably this season and he is expected to agree a one-year extension to 2020 with a..." January 29

  • Everton will NOT replace Samuel Eto'o as Roberto Martinez hails Kone, Barkley and Naismith

    The Express "The Everton manager left the door ajar on a signing before the transfer window closes on Monday, but said it would not be a like-for-like replacement for Eto’o because he has Arouna Kone. Eto’o moved to Sampdoria at the start of the week just five months after arriving on a free transfer, but..." January 29

  • West Ham flop Ravel Morrison agrees four-year contract with Serie A side Lazio, starting this summer

    Daily Mirror "Ravel Morrison has signed a four-year contract with Lazio. West Ham midfielder Morrison, 21, is out of contract at Upton Park in the summer and has signed a pre-contract to join the Italians from next season. England under-21 starlet Morrison is regarded as one of English football's biggest..." January 29

  • Aston Villa confident of signing Manchester City misfit Scott Sinclair on loan with view to permanent transfer

    Daily Mail "Aston Villa are confident a deal can be done to bring in Scott Sinclair from Manchester City. Paul Lambert admitted last week the transfer looked 'dead' but talks have since been revived and a conclusion is edging closer. A loan switch until the end of the season with a view to a permanent..." January 29

  • CONFIRMED: Manchester United target Kevin Strootman LEAVES Rome

    Daily Star "The Roma midfielder, who has been linked with a move to Manchester United, was ruled out from March last year, missing the World Cup, before returning to action this season. However the 24-year-old limped off after 34 minutes in Roma's 1-1 draw with Fiorentina, and according to reports in Italy..." January 29

  • Costa set to miss City match after FA charge

    The Telegraph "Diego Costa is set to miss Chelsea’s vital Premier League clash with title rivals Manchester City after being charged with violent conduct by the Football Association. Striker Costa appeared to stamp on Emre Can in Chelsea’s Capital One Cup semi-final second-leg success over Liverpool and is..." January 28

  • DONE DEAL: Arsenal finally CONFIRM £13.4m ace Gabriel Paulista as second January signing

    Daily Star "The Gunners have finally sealed the deal after the uncapped Brazilian passed a medical and granted a work permit. He is expected to provide cover for first-choice central defensive pairing Laurent Koscielny and Per Mertesacker. In a further boost to the club, changes in the exchange rate..." January 28

  • Wilfried Zaha will cost Crystal Palace £10m to bring back Manchester United winger

    Daily Mail "It will cost Crystal Palace £10million for them to convert Wilfried Zaha's loan switch from Manchester United into a permanent one. The 22-year-old left Selhurst Park in January 2013 but has returned to his former club on loan after failing to make an impression under both David Moyes and..." January 28

  • Liverpool are closing in on a £14m deal for PSG attacker Ezequiel Lavezzi

    The Express "The Argentina international looks certain to leave the Parc des Princes after being left out of Laurent Blanc's winter training squad. Lavezzi's most recent appearance for PSG was a five-minute cameo in the 1-0 win over Saint-Etienne, and the former Napoli man is said to be furious over his..." January 28

  • Man United ready to make David De Gea the best-paid keeper in the Premier League to ward off Real Madrid

    Daily Mirror "Manchester United are ready to make David De Gea the best-paid goalkeeper in the Premier League to ensure he stays at Old Trafford. De Gea has less than 18 months left on his current contract and has yet to commit to an extension, despite United having offered him a new deal worth..." January 28

  • Agency split delays new Liverpool contract for Raheem Sterling

    ESPN FC "Liverpool winger Raheem Sterling has yet to sign a new contract amid a split at the agency that represents him. Sterling's representatives Impact Sports Management have been in talks with Reds chief executive Ian Ayre for more than three months. Sources told ESPN FC on Jan. 9 that a deal was..." January 28

  • Man Utd target Marquinhos AVAILABLE for 'just' £38m as PSG name their price

    The Express "That means United will have to substantially up their bid if they remain determined to land the 20-year-old at the end of the season. Last week Marquinhos' representative Giuliano Bertolucci said: "Last summer, PSG's president declared that Marquinhos was unsellable. " January 28

  • Diego Costa could get retrospective ban, miss Chelsea’s clash vs. Manchester City

    Pro Soccer Talk "After appearing to stomp on two separate Liverpool players during Chelsea’s fiery 1-0 League Cup semifinal win on Tuesday, Diego Costa could be handed a retrospective ban and miss Chelsea’s massive clash against Manchester City at Stamford Bridge on Saturday (Watch live, 12:30 p.m. ET on NBC and..." January 28

  • Captain Mikel Arteta signs new one-year deal at Arsenal

    Daily Star "The 32-year-old Gunners captain, who signed from Everton for £10m in 2011, was due to be out of contract in the summer. But representative Inaki Ibanez says a new deal has been agreed that will see Arteta stay at the Emirates. Ibanez said: "Mikel is no longer free next June because he now..." January 28

  • Chelsea target Douglas Costa begs Shakhtar Donetsk not to price him out of dream Blues move

    Daily Mirror "Douglas Costa has begged Shakhtar Donetsk not to price him out of a move to Chelsea with the Blues still in for Juan Cuadrado. Fiorentina have already rejected an approach from the Blues and insist Cuadrado will not leave for less than his £26.8million release clause. The 24-year-old wideman..." January 27

  • Manchester United and Chelsea handed Paul Pogba boost as Juventus boss ‘names his price’

    Metro "The ex-United youth star attracted even more attention against Chievo on Sunday evening, putting in a match-winning performance that saw him score one and create another, and Allegri believes that he is only going to improve. ‘Of course, Pogba is only 21 and he’s got the quality to get even..." January 27

  • Southampton eye transfer of Jordy Clasie to replace Arsenal target Morgan Schneiderlin

    Daily Mirror "Southampton boss Ronald Koeman is lining up Feyenoord midfielder Jordy Clasie to replace Arsenal target Morgan Schneiderlin. The Saints are resigned to losing France World Cup star Schneiderlin in the summer, even if they maintain their shock Champions League challenge. Boss Koeman believes..." January 27

  • QPR dismiss Derby loan enquiries for Junior Hoilett and Matt Phillips... but will listen to permanent offers

    Daily Mail "Derby have been given a swift rebuke after they enquired about the availability of QPR’s Junior Hoilett and Matt Phillips for potential loan moves. Manager Steve McClaren, who worked with both players during his spell coaching at Rangers, has indicated he would be interested in signing either..." January 27

  • Didier Drogba: Why I'm NOT ready to leave Chelsea yet

    The Express "DIdier Drogba says he wants to stay at Chelsea beyond the end of the season, because he wants to help inspire the future generation of Blues stars. The 36-year-old forward captained Chelsea on Saturday, but was unable to prevent them slipping up to a shock 4-2 defeat in the FA Cup fourth round..." January 27

  • Aston Villa team-mates were shocked when I signed deal

    The Guardian "Fabian Delph has admitted his Aston Villa team-mates were shocked to learn he had signed a new deal. The England midfielder has agreed a four-and-a-half year contract, which lasts until 2019. He was out of contract in the summer and had been linked with a move away from the Premier League..." January 27

  • West Ham captain Kevin Nolan tells Andy Carroll critics to 'eat their words'

    The Express "Carroll was West Ham's stand-out performer in a gritty fourth-round FA Cup win at League One Bristol City on Sunday. He has come under fire for his injury record and a lack of goals but a record of two in his last four games have quietened some critics. Nolan said: "People looked in from the..." January 27

  • Samuel Eto'o: Striker to complete Sampdoria move on Monday

    BBC "Everton striker Samuel Eto'o will complete his move to Sampdoria on Monday. The 33-year-old passed a medical on Sunday, posting a picture on Twitter with the message: "Successful medical. Ready for a new challenge!!!" Eto'o joined the Toffees on a free transfer in August 2014, and has..." January 26

  • Chelsea keeping tabs on £4m France Under-21 ace Abdoulaye Doucoure

    Daily Star "Reports in France suggest the Blues have a scout at Stade de la Route de Lorient taking in Rennes' Ligue 1 clash with Caen and 22-year-old midfielder Doucoure is understood to be on their radar. The France Under-21 international, who is valued at around £4m, came through the youth ranks at..." January 26

  • Newcastle United name John Carver head coach until end of 2014-15 season

    Pro Soccer Talk "Newcastle United have appointed current caretaker boss John Carver as the cub’s new head coach until the end of the 2014-15 season. Carver, 50, has been an assistant coach at Newcastle for nearly 10 years in two separate spells and has taken charge of the first team after Alan Pardew left..." January 26

  • Robin van Persie admits uncertainty over future at Manchester United

    The Guardian "Robin van Persie admits he is unsure what will happen regarding his long-term future at Manchester United. Van Persie’s contract expires in summer 2016, with the striker revealing he does not know what will happen after that. “It is not up to me,” said the 31-year-old. “For the moment I am..." January 26

  • West Brom edging closer to £4.5m deal for Wigan winger Callum McManaman

    Daily Mirror "The Baggies made a third bid for the 23-year-old over the weekend and talks between the two clubs are continuing as Tony Pulis adds to his new squad West Brom are edging closer to a £4.5million deal for Wigan winger Callum McManaman. The Baggies made a third bid for the 23-year-old over the..." January 26

  • Arsenal granted work permit for Gabriel Paulista transfer, medical set to be completed today

    Metro "Arsenal have all but completed the signing of centre-back Gabriel Paulista after the Brazilian was granted a formal work permit to join the Gunners. The final fee agreed with Spanish club Villarreal is understood to be £11.3 million, with Paulista set to undergo a medical imminently." January 26

  • Tottenham weigh up £5million bid for Burnley hitman Danny Ings

    Daily Mirror "Tottenham are considering making a £5million bid for Burnley hitman Danny Ings before next Monday’s transfer deadline. Chelsea and Manchester City – both keen to increase their number of homegrown players – are also monitoring Ings’ situation. But Spurs may try to steal a march on their..." January 26

  • Manchester United outcast Nani adamant he has Old Trafford future despite loan move

    Daily Mail "Nani believes he could still have a future at Manchester United despite being allowed to spend the entire season on loan at Sporting Lisbon. The Portugal winger was sacrificed by Louis van Gaal as part of the deal that saw Marcos Rojo join United last summer. But Nani, 28, has more than three..." January 26

  • Jose Mourinho admits lack of depth could hurt Chelsea

    The Independent "Jose Mourinho, the Chelsea manager, fears his squad’s lack of strength in depth may undermine their challenge for the Premier League title. His squad’s soft underbelly was comprehensively exposed in Saturday’s FA Cup fourth-round tie against League One Bradford City, who came from 2-0 down to..." January 26

  • Man City prepared to take DRASTIC measures for Chelsea clash after FA Cup exit

    Daily Star "The message to Toure from boss Manuel Pellegrini is clear: Save Our Season. The midfield kingpin's Africa Cup of Nations campaign could be over as early as Wednesday should the Ivory Coast lose a group decider to Cameroon. And the faltering champions, fresh from their shock FA Cup home loss..." January 26

  • Ex-Liverpool star backs Henderson to replace Gerrard as captain

    talkSport "The Reds midfielder was named vice-captain back in September by manager Brendan Rodgers and with Gerrard leaving for LA Galaxy in the summer looks set to replace his team-mate as skipper next season. And McAteer, who reckons the 24-year-old was Liverpool’s unsung hero last year as they finished..." January 26

  • Mesut Òzil and Theo Walcott return to put a spring in the step of Arsenal

    The Guardian "By the time you read this certain Arsenal players may have already posted self-congratulatory photos online. Or maybe they will have deigned to wait for more significant triumphs – and this match can only have increased confidence of achieving such conquests. Better times lie ahead for Arsène..." January 26

  • Man Utd close to £20m deal for Southampton's Nathaniel Clyne

    Daily Star "United boss Louis van Gaal has identified that position as a priority and Clyne is emerging as the top target. A scouting delegation from United assessed Clyne, 23, in the Saints’ 2-1 win at Newcastle last weekend. United have already signed one full back from Southampton – Luke Shaw for..." January 25

  • Manchester United and Tottenham go head to head for Memphis Depay

    The Express "Both have watched the £15million-rated 20-year-old winger, who became Holland's youngest ever scorer in World Cup finals when he struck against Australia in Brazil. Spurs tried to sign Depay in the last transfer window and want him to replace Aaron Lennon. They are open to offers for their..." January 25

  • Yaya Toure offered Manchester City escape by old boss Roberto Mancini at Inter Milan

    Daily Mirror "Roberto Mancini is set to offer Yaya Toure an escape route away from Manchester City. Reports in Italy yesterday claimed that Toure is ready to accept Mancini’s offer to take him to Inter Milan in the summer – and will even accept a 50 per cent pay cut. The Ivory Coast international ,..." January 25

  • QPR considering bid for former Tottenham and Man Utd star Dimitar Berbatov

    Daily Star "Redknapp worked with the Bulgaria forward at Spurs and has been alerted by reports that Berbatov, 33, wants a return to London. The former Spurs, Manchester United and Fulham forward has scored six goals in 20 games so far this term. Berbatov may be available for a bargain £1million and his..." January 25

  • Man United, Chelsea AND Man City to battle for Paul Pogba's £75million signature this summer

    Daily Mirror "Manchester United, Chelsea and Manchester City will join a £75million race to land Paul Pogba this summer. Juventus are ready to cash in on one of the hottest young prospects in world football – and Pogba has already been dubbed “the 100million euro man” in Italy. That will spark a battle..." January 25

  • Arsenal, Manchester United, Manchester City and Chelsea target Sergio Ramos to SIGN deal

    Daily Star "The former Sevilla star, 28, has been repeatedly linked with a move away from the Bernabeu in recent months, and according to reports, is unhappy in the Spanish capital. Premier League giants Arsenal, Manchester United, Manchester City and Chelsea are believed to be interested in snapping up..." January 24

  • Chelsea consider £20m bid for Douglas Costa of Shakhtar Donetsk

    The Guardian "Chelsea have sounded out Shakhtar Donetsk over the availability of their Brazilian midfielder Douglas Costa as they explore potential recruits in anticipation of losing at least one first-team player before next month’s transfer deadline. Douglas, with the Ukrainian club’s squad on a tour of..." January 24

  • Carlo Ancelotti crushes Arsenal hopes of completing transfer for Real Madrid midfielder Asier Illarramendi

    Metro "Illarramendi has struggled to cement his place in Ancelotti’s first team since joining Los Blancos from Real Sociedad in 2013, with reports in Spain claiming his lack of game time has resulted in Arsenal making the player an offer. Despite it being believed that Illarramendi – who has also been..." January 24

  • West Brom: Wolves' Bakary Sako wanted by Albion

    Birmingham Mail "West Bromwich Albion have a serious interest in Wolverhampton Wanderers winger Bakary Sako in a possible transfer sure to send shockwaves through the Black Country. Manager Tony Pulis has made a third bid of around £4.75million for Wigan’s Callum McManaman and is set to sign former Newcastle..." January 24

  • Liverpool receive boost as Paris Saint-Germain ‘ready to offload’ Reds transfer target Ezequiel Lavezzi

    Metro "Lavezzi has been linked with an exit from the Parc des Princes for some time, with Liverpool said to have been closely monitoring the situation since the summer. And Brendan Rodgers could be tempted into a move, following reports in French newspaper Le Parisien that PSG boss Laurent Blanc has..." January 24

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