• FIFA official says the 2022 World Cup will not be held in Qatar

    USA Today "FIFA’s decision to award the 2022 World Cup to Qatar has been heavily criticized since the final vote in 2010, with allegations of corruption within FIFA and Qatar’s record of human rights violations leading many to call for the decision to be reversed. The challenges of holding the world’s..." September 22

  • Ross Barkley a Manchester City target after being quoted £50m for Everton star in June

    Daily Mail "Manchester City will target Ross Barkley again next summer after their first bid for the England star failed. The champions were quoted an astonishing £50million for Barkley by Everton when they inquired in June, almost double their valuation of the player. City manager Manuel Pellegrini and..." September 22

  • Rio Ferdinand in frame to be Britain’s representative at Fifa’s top table

    The Guardian "Rio Ferdinand has emerged as a surprise possible choice to be the Football Association’s candidate for Britain’s Fifa vice-presidential position. The FA is drawing up a list of contenders after FA vice-chairman David Gill, the Manchester United director, ruled himself out. Ferdinand is one of..." September 22

  • Liverpool poised to make Joe Hart move with goalkeeper fearing for his Manchester City future

    Metro "As an important player with under two years left on his current deal at the Etihad Stadium outfit, Hart would have expected to have entered into contract negotiations by now, and is worried about the reasons behind the lack of activity, according to the Daily Mail. The 27-year-old has conceded..." September 22

  • Bust your knee and you're out! Man Utd's startling Radamel Falcao revelation

    The Express "Falcao joined United on deadline day in a move that sent shockwaves through the market. The 28-year-old Colombian was a high profile casualty of the World Cup, after he tore his anterior cruciate ligament while playing for Monaco. Falcao was forced to undergo surgery and there were fears he..." September 22

  • Stoke City determined to keep Peter Crouch after another skilful display

    The Guardian "Being forewarned is not always forearmed, at least not when it comes to Peter Crouch. For 14 years and more than 500 matches the striker has been flitting around top-flight pitches like football’s deftest stilt walker, yet still teams struggle to stop him. No one could have been better informed..." September 22

  • Manchester City, Manchester United and Arsenal keeping tabs on Fulham starlet Patrick Roberts

    Daily Mirror "Fulham face a major battle to keep prize asset Patrick Roberts. Manchester City, Manchester United and Arsenal are keeping tabs on the England prospect. Roberts, 17, has signed a professional contract until 2016 but clubs are circling with a view to snatching him in January." September 22

  • Leicester new boy Esteban Cambiasso reveals he wanted to be a basketball player

    Daily Mirror "Esteban Cambiasso used to hide before football training as a youngster – because he wanted to become a basketball player. Leicester’s big-name summer signing has played for River Plate, Real Madrid and Inter Milan. Yet the 34-year-old’s life could have been very different. His family had a..." September 22

  • Jamie Carragher slams big-spending Manchester United for not signing a top defender in the transfer window

    Daily Mail "Jamie Carragher has slammed Manchester United for their failure to bring in a top defender to the club during the summer transfer window despite being the top spenders in the Premier League. Sportsmail's Carragher was working as a pundit for Sky Sports on the game between Leicester and..." September 22

  • Angry Mauricio Pochettino BLASTS Spurs squad over WBA defeat

    The Express "The Tottenham manager, by contrast, seemed to be pooling the passion of all his predecessors to kick-start his team's performance, crouching on the edge of his technical area like Andre Villas-Boas and throwing water bottles to the floor a la Tim Sherwood. "Wake up!" he screamed at his..." September 22

  • 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

  • Manchester United told Kevin Strootman will set them back a staggering £60m from Roma

    Daily Mirror "Manchester United have been told that Roma midfielder Kevin Strootman will cost them a staggering £60million. United boss Louis van Gaal has put the Dutchman at the top of his January wanted list. But the Red Devils are now paying the price for their massive £150million summer spending..." September 21

  • Fiorentina and Juventus interested in Adnan Januzaj should Manchester United youngster be available for loan

    Metro "The Belgium international has been used exclusively as a substitute by Louis van Gaal so far this season and with no European or League Cup football to offer, he could be sent on loan to gain more game time. On Monday night the 19-year-old scored a hat-trick for Manchester United’s U21 side,..." September 21

  • Arsenal and Spurs set for January battle for Swiss defender Fabian Schar

    Daily Star "Both clubs were on the Basel centre-half's trail this summer before deciding to pursue other targets. But Gunners boss Arsene Wenger is short of defenders and is weighing up a cut-price deal for the 22-year-old. Schar is valued at £10m by Basel but is out of contract next summer and likely..." September 21

  • Newcastle keeping tabs on former striker Andy Carroll's fitness ahead of possible January bid

    Daily Mirror "Newcastle are keeping tabs on the fitness of their former striker Andy Carroll, back in training after an ankle operation in America, the Sunday People can reveal. Toon want to take Carroll back to Tyneside but preliminary talks broke down in the summer when the big striker was injured on a..." September 21

  • Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho rules out move for Cristiano Ronaldo

    Metro "Both Premier League clubs have been linked with the Real Madrid man in recent weeks, with a deal said to be ‘in place’ for Ronaldo to return to his former club. But Louis van Gaal was expected to face strong competition from Mourinho, who managed the Portuguese star at the Bernabeu. However..." September 20

  • Micah Richards on City, becoming a scapegoat and that fight with Balotelli

    The Guardian "Late afternoon in Florence and the old vinaio around Piazza del Duomo are starting to fill up with the people leaving work. The queues around the Uffizi are finally beginning to subside and it has reached the point of the day when the stalls start coming down at Sant’Ambrogio fish market and the..." September 20

  • Arsenal sounding out PSG whizzkid Adrien Rabiot ahead of possible January move

    Daily Mirror "Arsene Wenger is making a fresh attempt to sign Paris Saint Germain whizzkid Adrien Rabiot. The Arsenal boss was keen on the 19-year-old midfielder in the summer window but they could not agree a deal with PSG. But Wenger is still trying to get Rabiot and Arsenal will go back for him in..." September 20

  • Inter Milan poised to jump ahead of Liverpool in Yevhen Konoplyanka chase

    Daily Mirror "Inter Milan want to sign Ukrainian winger Yevhen Konoplyanka in January - and stop Liverpool coming for him. Liverpool tried to sign him in January but the deal fell down at the last minute when his club Dnipro refused to let him go. But Konoplyanka could be sold in January to stop him going..." September 20

  • 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

  • Mark Hughes says he's had no contact with Harry Redknapp over Stoke striker Peter Crouch

    Daily Mail "Mark Hughes says he has had no calls from Harry Redknapp about signing Peter Crouch. The former England striker, 33, worked with Redknapp at Tottenham, Portsmouth and Southampton and the Queens Park Rangers manager revealed he wants him at Loftus Road. But Hughes said: 'I'm sure Harry gets..." September 19

  • Liverpool and Bayern Munich target Dele Alli dances to his own tune at MK Dons

    The Telegraph "Dele Alli, the MK Dons teenager being chased by Liverpool and Bayern Munich, so loves playing football that as kick-off approaches he often dances in the dressing-room to Drake and DJ Rusky – or Ed Sheeran if the older players complain about his choice of music. Alli’s footwork on the field has..." September 19

  • 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

  • Forest skipper suffers another injury, Bolton want Palace's Paddy McCarthy

    Daily Star "Micky Adams has stepped down as Port Vale boss ending his three and a half year second stint with the club. Hull are heading a NINE-CLUB chase for Middlesbrough's gifted young winger Adam Reach, who is valued at around £2m. Sunderland striker Steven Fletcher is unlikley to even make the..." September 19

  • Bolton winger Rob Hall could go out on loan

    Sky Sports "The 20-year-old winger switched to the Reebok from West Ham in 2013 and made 24 appearances in his first season, scoring twice. However, he has featured just once this term – against Bury in the Capital One Cup – and has spent the last few weeks in the development squad ranks. Freedman..." September 19

  • Mauricio Pochettino blasts disrespectful behaviour of Partizan fans in Spurs stalemate

    Daily Star "Tottenham officials were told about the sick joke based on sitcom "Only Fools and Horses" which had been changed to "Only Jews and Pussies". Spurs representatives were able to point out offensive banner to their UEFA counterparts after the final whistle, as local authorities did not feel the..." September 19

  • Ole Gunnar Solskjaer leaves his post as Cardiff City manager

    The Guardian "Cardiff City are giving serious consideration to more than half a dozen candidates in their pursuit of a replacement for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, after the Norwegian stood down from his position citing a “difference in philosophy on how to manage the club”. Solskjaer was referring to Vincent Tan, the..." September 19

  • Former Man City star tells 'lethargic' Toure to step up and earn new contract

    talkSport "The Ivorian midfielder has struggled for form and fitness since returning from World Cup duty and was arguably City’s weakest performer during the Champions League defeat to Bayern Munich on Wednesday night. Toure is understood to be seeking a new lucrative deal after a summer of speculation..." September 19

  • Angel Di Maria 'grateful' to Louis van Gaal for Manchester United chance

    The Express "The Red Devils pulled off a massive coup landing Di Maria from Real Madrid for £59.7m just days before the transfer window closed. New boss Louis van Gaal splashed the cash over the summer and the Argentine winger has expressed his delight that the Dutchman put in such an effort to secure him...." September 19

  • Louis van Gaal made Bayern Munich 'stink', says Manchester City defender Martin Demichelis

    The Independent "Manchester City defender Martin Demichelis has hit out at Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal. Demichelis, 33, played under the Dutch coach at Bayern Munich but has criticised his style of management. The Argentinian spent more than seven years at the club playing almost 250 games but fell..." 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

  • Arsene Wenger reveals his biggest transfer regret was losing out on Cristiano Ronaldo to Manchester United

    The Telegraph "Arsenal manager Arsène Wenger has said he almost signed Cristiano Ronaldo in 2003, before the Portuguese winger moved to rivals Manchester United. The Frenchman has admitted that missing out on the current Ballon d'Or holder, 29, is his biggest regret in the transfer market, closely followed by..." September 18

  • Liverpool owner John Henry WANTS to sign Arsenal and Man Utd target Marco Reus

    Daily Star "Reus, 25, was repeatedly linked with a move away from the Westfalenstadion this summer, with several reports claiming that three Premier League clubs were interested in signing the German international. According to reports, Arsenal, Manchester United, and Liverpool were all keen to land the..." September 18

  • Chelsea have Diego Costa injury concern

    Pro Soccer Talk "He may have scored seven goals in his first four Premier League games, but Chelsea’s star striker Diego Costa cannot play more than one game a week. That’s right. Costa, 25, is still suffering from a reoccurring hamstring issue which hampered his final few months at Atletico Madrid last season..." 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

  • Yaya Toure facing Manchester City fan backlash after Champions League Pep Guardiola embrace

    Daily Mirror "Yaya Toure is at the centre of a backlash from Manchester City fans for embracing Pep Guardiola following his side's Champions League defeat to Bayern Munich. TV cameras picked out Toure and Guardiola, who managed the City midfielder at Barcelona, smiling and talking in the immediate aftermath..." 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

  • Angel Di Maria: Louis van Gaal made me want to join Manchester United

    ESPN FC "Manchester United winger Angel Di Maria says the opportunity to work with Louis van Gaal was the driving factor behind his decision to leave Real Madrid. Di Maria, who joined the Red Devils for a British transfer record fee of 59.7 million pounds last month, has enjoyed a bright start to his..." September 18

  • Southampton £11.8m winger Sadio Mane to make debut at Arsenal after obtaining work permit

    The Express "Mane is still awaiting his Saints debut after joining the club from Red Bull Salzburg in an £11.8m deal, but will not feature against Swansea on Saturday. Koeman said: "Yesterday I got the message everything is done. The work permission is okay. "He is flying back today and he will arrive..." September 18

  • Didier Drogba asks for patience after missing Chelsea chances

    The Guardian "Didier Drogba has asked for patience after he missed two good chances in Chelsea’s disappointing 1-1 draw at home to Schalke. The 36-year-old was out of last Saturday’s Premier League victory over Swansea City with an ankle problem, but was thrust into the starting lineup for Wednesday night’s..." September 18

  • Liverpool starlet ‘Suso agrees to join AC Milan on permanent deal’

    Metro "Liverpool starlet Suso has reportedly agreed to join Italian giants AC Milan on a permanent deal, with the only remaining question being when the talented Spaniard makes the move to the Rossoneri. Suso, who has made just 14 first-team appearances for the Anfield club since joining as a..." September 18

  • Paul Lambert: Aston Villa manager extends contract

    BBC "Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert has signed a contract extension until June 2018 following the club's unbeaten start to the Premier League season. The 45-year-old Scot took charge at Villa Park in June 2012 and, despite finishing 15th in both seasons, Villa have won three out of four this..." September 18

  • Harry Redknapp insists new QPR contract is a formality and could put pen to paper TODAY

    Daily Mirror "Harry Redknapp has reassured Queens Park Rangers fans that putting pen to paper on his new contract is just a formality. The Hoops offered the 67-year-old boss a two-year deal to remain at Loftus Road at the end of last month. But, although Redknapp has yet to sign the new terms, the..." September 18

  • Pep Guardiola on Manchester United: ‘They don’t have enough money’

    Pro Soccer Talk "In an offseason that saw Manchester United splurge out over $240 million on transfers, one man believes they didn’t have quite enough. Pep Guardiola recently criticized United’s spending spree, which initially had targets from his Bayern Munich squad. Rumors linked Manchester United with..." September 17

  • 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

  • Chelsea seeking 10-year stay for Mourinho

    ESPN FC "Chelsea chief executive Ron Gourlay has told the London Evening Standard he wants Jose Mourinho to "stay 10 years." Mourinho returned for a second stint at Stamford Bridge in 2013, signing a four-year contract that ties him to the club until 2017. Gourlay, though, hopes Mourinho, who guided..." September 17

  • Liverpool handed HUGE boost as Daniel Sturridge returns to training

    Daily Star "The Kop ace looked set for a lengthy spell on the sidelines after picking up a thigh problem on international duty with England. Liverpool chief Brendan Rodgers feared the 25-year-old would miss up to six weeks of action. However, the striker could now return for Saturday's trip to West..." September 17

  • Ozil does NOT look happy at Arsenal, claims former Germany star

    talkSport "Former Germany star Dietmar Hamann claims Mesut Ozil does not look happy at Arsenal – and worries for the 25-year-old’s future. The playmaker arrived at the Emirates last summer in a club-record deal from Real Madrid and was an instant hit, scoring two goals in his opening five Premier League..." 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

  • Wayne Rooney hails 'incredible' Sir Alex Ferguson in bid to end Manchester United feud

    Daily Mirror "Wayne Rooney has labelled Sir Alex Ferguson as an "incredible person" in a bid to bury the hatchet between the two. The pair were involved in a high profile bust-up when the newly-appointed Manchester United captain was dropped for a Champions League clash with Real Madrid in Feguson's final..." September 17