• Steven Gerrard admits he denied move to Real Madrid and that it may haunt him in the future

    Pro Soccer Talk "Ahead of Liverpool’s Champions League clash with Real Madrid on Wednesday night, Steven Gerrard has admitted that he turned down the chance to move to Madrid earlier in his career and that he may regret doing so. “I think it is very flattering to be linked to a huge club like Real Madrid,”..." October 22

  • Sir Alex Ferguson: David Moyes’s Manchester United failure not my fault

    The Guardian "Sir Alex Ferguson has hit back at suggestions that he is partly to blame for Manchester United’s decline, insisting it is absurd to think he left behind an ageing team and an “antiquated” club and distancing himself from the common belief that he was solely responsible for the appointment of David..." October 22

  • Lukas Podolski hints at Arsenal departure as first-team chances show no sign of improving

    Daily Mirror "Lukas Podolski has hinted he may leave Arsenal after growing frustrated with a lack of first-team opportunities. The German has not started a Premier League game this term, playing just 37 minutes of action, and wasn't involved again in the draw with Hull on Saturday. He had hoped of a late..." October 22

  • Jan Vertonghen is 'happy' at Spurs despite transfer rumours, insists Mauricio Pochettino

    The Express "The centre-back was dropped for the 4-1 defeat against Manchester City at the weekend. It was the latest blow in a difficult season in which he was overlooked for the captaincy and then saw his contract talks stall when Tottenham refused to up their offer on a new deal. Last season, he had..." October 22

  • Arsenal's David Ospina ruled out for around three months with thigh injury

    ESPN FC "Arsenal have been handed another major injury blow as Arsene Wenger revealed that goalkeeper David Ospina will be out for up to three months with a thigh injury. Ospina only joined the club this summer after starring for Colombia at the World Cup, but with Wojciech Sczcesny suspended after a..." October 22

  • 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

  • FA launch probe into claim Cameron Jerome racially abused by Leeds' Giuseppe Bellusci

    Sky Sports "The Football Association has confirmed it is investigating allegations by Norwich striker Cameron Jerome that he was racially abused by Leeds defender Giuseppe Bellusci. Jerome complained to referee Mark Clattenburg midway through the first half of the 1-1 draw at Carrow Road on Tuesday night,..." October 22

  • TAARABT HITS BACK AT REDKNAPP: Look, Harry, I’m not three stone overweight ... stop turning the fans against me

    Daily Mail "Adel Taarabt had just completed a 90-minute workout against Wolves at QPR’s west London training centre when he was approached by QPR manager Harry Redknapp. ‘He spends most of the time in his office but when he gets off the phone he comes down to watch for five or 10 minutes - he never takes a..." October 22

  • Former Derby County footballer sent to prison for pretending to be Chelsea flop Gael Kakuta

    Metro "A former Derby County footballer has been sent to prison for four years after fraudulently pretending to be Chelsea winger Gael Kakuta. Medi Abalimba, who played for Derby’s youth team, spent £163,000 on stolen credit cards while telling people he was the France Under-21 man. Abalimba would..." October 22

  • Chelsea and Man Utd receive HUGE BOOST in race to sign Germany starlet Antonio Rudiger

    Daily Star "Chelsea and United are reportedly keeping tabs on the Germany centre-back, who has caught the eye for the Bundesliga side. Rudiger, who was a £7m summer target for West Ham, has previously made it clear his desire is to join a club playing in the Champions League. And Veh admits it will be..." October 22

  • Ezequiel Lavezzi lined up for £30million January Liverpool swoop?

    Daily Mirror "Liverpool are ready to fork out £30million to land PSG star Ezequiel Lavezzi, according to Fichajes. The Argentine was linked with a summer move but a bid failed to materialise as Brendan Rodgers snapped up Adam Lallana and Lazar Markovic. However, the Reds boss is reportedly ready to test..." October 22

  • Raheem Sterling partied in London until 3am... just a day after was 'too tired' to play for England

    Daily Mail "Raheem Sterling partied in a London nightclub until 3am - the day after he was ‘too tired’ to play for England in their Euro 2016 qualifier in Estonia. The Liverpool winger was joined at trendy Cirque le Soir near Carnaby Street by national team colleagues Danny Welbeck and Alex..." October 22

  • Sunderland players offer to refund fans for trip to 8-0 defeat at Southampton

    Sky Sports "Sunderland players have offered to refund fans who made the long trip to Southampton to see their side beaten 8-0 in the Premier League on Saturday. Own goals from Santiago Vergini and Liam Bridcutt and strikes from Graziano Pelle (2), Jack Cork, Dusan Tadic, Victor Wanyama and Sadio Mane..." October 21

  • Arsenal third-choice keeper, Emiliano Martinez, to start against Anderlecht

    Pro Soccer Talk "With the injury crisis at Arsenal spiraling out of control, third-choice goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez is set against Anderlecht in Wednesday’s Champions League clash. The 22-year-old Argentine will feature in just his third competitive match for the North London side as Wojciech Szczesny is..." October 21

  • Manchester United planning shock £20m bid for former star Gerard Pique

    Daily Star "United boss Louis Van Gaal is still desperate to sign defensive re-enforcements and has put Barcelona's Pique at the top of his wanted list. Van Gaal has been told he has more funds to spend in the next transfer window and has made a centre back his priority. Pique, 27, has stated his desire..." October 21

  • Man Utd offer Sami Khedira MASSIVE deal in order to beat Arsenal and Chelsea

    The Express "The Germany international is set to leave the Spanish giants after turning down two contract offers, with Carlo Ancelotti weighing up a replacement in Juventus star Arturo Vidal. Madrid are adamant that Khedira will not be sold in the January transfer window, with yet another proposal for an..." October 21

  • Rio Ferdinand facing QPR exit just 6 months after signing for Harry Redknapp's Hoops

    Daily Mirror "Rio Ferdinand could be offloaded by Queens Park Rangers - in January. Mirror Sport also understands QPR chairman Tony Fernandes has called Adel Taarabt’s representatives to back manager Harry Redknapp’s astonishing verbal attack on the 25-year-old, in which he branded the mercurial midfielder..." October 21

  • Liverpool join transfer chase for 17-year-old Portuguese midfielder Ruben Neves

    Daily Mirror "Liverpool have joined the chase for Porto teenage midfielder Ruben Neves. Portugal Under-21 starlet Neves, 17, has been watched three times by the Reds this season. Juventus are also keen, while several Spanish clubs have been watching the midfielder who has been compared to Barcelona and..." October 21

  • Liverpool, Arsenal and Man Utd on RED ALERT as Bayern Munich step up pursuit of Marco Reus

    Daily Star "That's according to club CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, who revealed last week the club are monitoring the German international's situation at Dortmund. Reus 25, was repeatedly linked with a move away from the Westfalenstadion this summer, and several reports suggested a host of Europe's top clubs..." October 21

  • Liverpool should play Sterling as false No 9 against Real Madrid and bench Mario Balotelli, says Jamie Carragher

    Daily Mail "Brendan Rodgers should axe Mario Balotelli for Liverpool's Champions League clash against Real Madrid and play Raheem Sterling up front instead, according to Jamie Carragher. Carragher reckons the misfiring Italian should be dropped for Wednesday night's game because he 'doesn't run around..." October 21

  • West Ham's new Olympic Stadium home could cost taxpayers further £50 million

    The Telegraph "Taxpayers are being asked for another £50 million to convert the Olympic Stadium into West Ham United’s new home – but the club will not pay another penny towards the cost. Construction firm Balfour Beatty has lobbied for more cash to complete the work on the stadium after complications emerged..." October 21

  • Top-four finish is within our grasp, insists Tottenham's Erik Lamela

    London Evening Standard "Erik Lamela is confident Tottenham can qualify for the Champions League, as they approach a run of fixtures that could catapult them into the top four. Tottenham’s next four matches in the Premier League are against Newcastle, Aston Villa, Stoke and Hull — a run of games that ought to yield 12..." October 21

  • Real Madrid have no interest in signing Liverpool's Raheem Sterling, insists Carlo Ancelotti

    Daily Mail "Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti has dismissed speculation linking him with a move for Liverpool forward Raheem Sterling. The 19-year-old, who has risen to prominence for both the Reds and England in the last 12 months, is yet to agree a new deal at Anfield and there have been suggestions..." October 20

  • Liverpool plot Ayew bid as Balotelli continues to frustrate Brendan Rodgers

    Daily Star "The 24-year-old is coming to the end of his contract with the Ligue 1 club meaning Brendan Rodgers would be able to snap up the Ghanaian star on a free transfer at the end of the season. Rodgers is becoming increasingly frustrated with miss-firing Mario Balotelli, who is yet to register a..." October 20

  • Liverpool and Everton set to do battle for signature of Marseille's Ghana winger Andre Ayew

    Daily Mirror "Andre Ayew has edged closer to a Premier League move by rejecting Marseille’s latest contract offer. The Ghana winger is wanted by five top-flight clubs on a free next summer. Liverpool, Everton, Swansea, Hull and West Ham are all keen and are watching developments. And Ayew plans to run..." October 20

  • Man Utd hope to beat Arsenal and Chelsea to Sami Khedira with HUGE offer

    Daily Star "The 27-year-old midfielder is desperate to leave Real Madrid and is out of contract in the summer. Both Chelsea and Arsenal have been looking at him since he recovered from injury to play in the summer's World Cup but now Manchester United are also in the race. United, after their massive..." October 20

  • Man Utd line up £15m move for Torino's Matteo Darmian as Dani Alves alternative

    The Express "Darmian is a full-back who can play on either side of the field but Loui Van Gaal is particularly keen to strengthen down the right. Reports earlier this week suggested that United had reached a preliminary agreement with Barcelona's Dani Alves that would see the Brazilian move to Old Trafford..." October 20

  • Dani Alves does NOT have a deal in place to join Manchester United and remains locked in Barcelona talks

    Daily Mail "Dani Alves is continuing negotiations with Barcelona over a new contract but the club want him to take a wage cut. The Brazilian was reported to have agreed a pre-contract with Manchester United but no deal is in place. Former Sevilla defender Alves has been plying his trade at the Nou Camp..." October 20

  • Ancelotti: I tried to SIGN Liverpool's Steven Gerrard to play alongside Andrea Pirlo!

    The Express "The Real Madrid boss said he attempted to lure 34-year-old Gerrard to the San Siro during his eight-year spell at the Italian giants, to play alongside Andrea Pirlo. But Ancelotti has accepted his efforts were ultimately fruitless, pointing to Gerrard's history with boyhood club Liverpool as an..." October 20

  • West Ham manager Sam Allardyce calm over lack of new contract

    The Independent "Sam Allardyce turned 60 on Sunday and appeared to be wearing it well as he reflected on a third win in four games, which took West Ham into the Premier League’s top four. It was not long ago that his job appeared to be on the line as the club’s owners delayed offering him a new contract...." October 20

  • José Mourinho insists Chelsea can be beaten despite Crystal Palace cruise

    The Guardian "The sun was setting in south London as José Mourinho spoke outside Crystal Palace’s new media centre. With his jacket draped over an arm and a smile across his face, the Portuguese gave the impression that he feels his team are invincible, yet he would go on to insist that is not the case...." October 20

  • Real Madrid Prepare £23m Bid for Man United Teenager

    Caught Off Side "The Belgian international has played a limited role in first team action under Louis van Gaal and is said to be considering his options despite being tied down to a long term Old Trafford contract. The 19 year old penned a five year deal last October but is yet to start a single Premier League..." October 19

  • 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

  • Newcastle could offer end to Andy Carroll's West Ham misery

    Daily Star "West Ham’s injury-prone former England striker is now longer guaranteed a first-team place when he makes his latest comeback. New singings Diafra Sakho and Enner Valencia have become instant favourites with fans and are posing threats Carroll’s long-term prospects. Newcastle would jump at..." October 19

  • Christian Eriksen set for contract talks as he gets ready to commit future to Tottenham

    Daily Mirror "Christian Eriksen is ready to commit his future to Tottenham. The 22-­year-­old Denmark international arrived from Ajax in August last year for £11million. But under the management of Andre Villas-­Boas, the midfielder failed to reproduce his best form on a consistent basis. He improved..." October 19

  • Arsenal track Ipswich Town youngster Tyrone Mings

    The Express "It's a remarkable change of fortune for the 21-year-old who has impressed this season in the left back role at Portman Road after taking over from Aaron Cresswell who joined West Ham United in the summer. Mings was also the subject of a failed £3 million bid from Crystal Palace during the..." October 19

  • Danny Ings ready to run down Burnley contract as Newcastle and Aston Villa monitor £10m rated striker

    Daily Mail "Burnley striker Danny Ings is ready to see out his contract and leave Turf Moor in the summer. The 22-year-old, who returned to the starting line-up against West Ham on Saturday after missing three games with a hamstring strain, has been offered new terms by Burnley. Yet with the likes of..." October 19

  • Raheem Sterling set to finalise new Liverpool contract and dash Real Madrid transfer hopes

    Daily Mirror "Real Madrid will get a close up view of Raheem Sterling this week – and then see their hopes of signing the England winger wrecked by a new long-term Liverpool contract. Sunday Mirror Sport revealed two weeks ago that the Reds are now ready to reward the teenager for his meteoric rise to the..." October 19

  • Newcastle want Jamaal Lascelles' Nottingham Forest loan cut short

    The Express "The geordies snapped up 20-year-old central defender Lascelles and keeper Karl Darlow from Forest for a combined fee of around £7 million but immediately loaned them back to the Championship club for the season. But with Newcastle leaking goals in their struggling start to the campaign manager..." October 19

  • Manchester United transfer target Semih Kaya could be heading to Atletico Madrid

    Daily Mirror "Atletico Madrid are confident of tying up an £8million deal for Semih Kaya - but the Galatasaray defender would prefer a move to Manchester United. The Spanish club and United have both been watching the 23-year-old Turkey international centre-half, and Atletico's Miguel Angel Gil has flown to..." October 18

  • Tottenham will have to pay over £15m to land hot shot Saido Berahino, warns West Brom boss Alan Irvine

    Daily Mail "West Brom head coach Alan Irvine has warned potential suitors Saido Berahino is worth more than £15million. The red-hot striker is the top scoring Englishman in the Barclays Premier League with five goals and helped fire England Under 21s to Euro 2015 this month. Tottenham had been linked..." October 18

  • Dani Alves has already agreed to join Man Utd on a free transfer next season

    The Express "Alves is in the final year of his deal at Barcelona and has not been offered fresh terms at the Camp Nou. The player's agent said this week that they would consider all options before making a decision in December or January. But FIFA agent Francois Gallardo claims that a deal has already..." October 18

  • Stoke warn United off Shawcross

    Manchester Evening News "Stoke boss Mark Hughes has issued a 'hands off' warning for Potters captain Ryan Shawcross amid reports of interest from the centre-back's former club Manchester United. There has been talk this week that United, whose youth set-up Shawcross was part of before he moved to the Britannia Stadium..." October 18

  • Adnan Januzaj sets sights on becoming Manchester United's No 10

    Daily Mail "Adnan Januzaj is determined to establish himself at the heart of Louis van Gaal’s Manchester United despite being marginalised under the new manager. Januzaj emerged as a shining light amid the gloom of David Moyes’ time in charge and was rewarded with a five-year contract worth £50,000-a-week..." October 18

  • Aston Villa DEMAND £12m from Man Utd or Arsenal for captain Ron Vlaar

    The Express "According to ESPN, Villa will accept the probability of losing their stalwart centre-half, and eek out the best financial deal possible. Vlaar's contract is set to expire in the summer of 2015, but the players obvious commitment to Villa may force United to make a sizeable offer in January, to..." October 17

  • Arsenal target Celtic's Virgil van Dijk in January transfer window to bolster fragile defence

    The Telegraph "Arsène Wenger has promised to address Arsenal's lack of defensive cover in the January transfer window, with Celtic's Virgil van Dijk among the targets being considered. As revealed by Telegraph Sport, Arsenal have a budget of about £20  million for new players and at Thursday’s annual general..." October 17

  • Ronny Deila vows to keep his Celtic stars as Arsenal target Virgil van Dijk and Bolton eye Kris Commons

    Daily Record "Ronny Deila will fight to keep his top Celtic stars in January – as Arsenal target Virgil van Dijk and Bolton eye Kris Commons. The Norwegian manager is desperate to build-up his squad during the mid-season window and hopes Parkhead chiefs back plans for signings and also stave off moves for..." October 17

  • Juventus order Man Utd to pay £48m for Arturo Vidal

    The Express "The Chile international heads Louis Van Gaal's January wishlist after the Red Devils cooled their interest in Roma's Kevin Strootman, with a bid of around £30million being prepared. United pulled out all the stops in their attempts to sign Vidal over the summer transfer window, but could not..." October 17

  • Man Utd look to FORMER defender Ryan Shawcross as Mats Hummels alternative

    Daily Star "According to ESPN, United are considering a January move for the Stoke captain with manager Louis van Gaal desperate to beef up his central defensive options. Borussia Dortmund defender Mats Hummels is seen as the main target but a move for the German is likely to prove difficult. Aston..." October 17

  • Fulham close to appointing new manager with Chris Hughton favourite for the job

    Daily Mirror "Chris Hughton heads a three man shortlist to be the next Fulham boss . Former Norwich manager Hughton is up against current caretaker boss Kit Symons and ex-West Brom boss Steve Clarke who are in the running . Fulham owner Shahid Khan appointed a panel to help him decide and all three..." October 17

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