• Robin van Persie could be out for up to a month after striker damages ankle ligaments at Swansea

    Daily Mail "Manchester United striker Robin van Persie has damaged his ankle ligaments. Manager Louis van Gaal is expected to confirm the injury at his lunchtime press conference on Friday. United are still to establish how long the striker will be out for although it may be around three to four weeks...." February 26

  • Luis Suarez accuses British media of causing 'trouble' over Martin Demichelis biting storm

    Daily Mirror "New footage exonerates the controversial Uruguayan from any blame and the 28-year-old Barcelona star has hit out at the press over the incident. Luis Suarez has spoken out over claims he attempted to bite Martin Demichelis during Tuesday's Champions League win against Manchester City. The..." February 26

  • Spanish report claims Louis van Gaal and David De Gea have not spoken in months

    Pro Soccer Talk "David De Gea‘s future at Manchester United has been oft-discussed, with rumors that he’s a prime target for Real Madrid and demanding a release clause in any new contract. The lanky 24-year-old goalkeeper has a contract that runs through the 2016 season and has been a massive part of United’s..." February 26

  • Leeds chairman insists club is 'not for sale' after Russell Crowe link

    Fox Sports "Leeds chairman Andrew Umbers has insisted the club is not for sale after actor Russell Crowe prompted speculation he may be ready to make a bid. Crowe caused a stir among Leeds fans on Wednesday when he asked his 1.6million Twitter followers whether or not he should buy the club. The..." February 26

  • Marco Reus targets Bundesliga title after signing new Dortmund contract

    ESPN FC "Marco Reus has told kicker he is determined to win the Bundesliga title with Borussia Dortmund, having recently signed a new contract with the club. Earlier this month, Reus put pen to paper on a deal that ties him to Dortmund to 2019, following intense speculation regarding his future amid..." February 26

  • CONFIRMED: Barcelona ace SNUBS Chelsea and Man Utd with new deal until 2019

    The Express "The 26-year-old, who made his debut for Barca in 2008, has been heavily linked with a move away from the Catalan giants in recent months. Chelsea and Manchester United were reportedly lining up summer moves for Busquets, but he has instead agreed a new deal with the Nou Camp, which he will sign..." February 26

  • Nani still hopeful of Manchester United future when Sporting loan ends

    Sky Sports "Portuguese winger Nani says he loves Manchester United and is open to the possibility of staying at the club when his season-long loan with Sporting Lisbon expires. Nani rejoined Sporting until the end of the season as part of the deal that brought Argentine defender Marcos Rojo to Old Trafford..." February 26

  • Dunkin’ Donuts swaps Liverpool crest’s Hillsborough flame with milkshakes

    The Guardian "Dunkin’ Donuts, one of Liverpool’s official sponsors, has apologised after upsetting fans by tweeting an altered version of the club’s crest that replaced the Hillsborough eternal flames with what appeared to be milkshakes. The company also substituted the Shankly Gates on the top of the crest..." February 26

  • Nani tells Man Utd: Now's the time to bag £30m Chelsea and Arsenal target William Carvalho

    Daily Star "The Portugese ace, who is on loan at Sporting for the season from Manchester United, claims his club and international pal is ready for Premier League action after proving himself in his homeland. Carvalho has been linked with a host of top English clubs in recent transfer windows after a..." February 26

  • Mark Noble commits long-term future to West Ham by signing new deal until 2020

    Daily Mail "Mark Noble has ended any uncertainty over his future by penning a new long-term contract at West Ham. The Hammers skipper has stated his delight at committing his future to the Hammers until 2020, Noble told West Ham's official website: 'I'm obviously over the moon because it takes me until..." February 26

  • Arsenal, and Tottenham target flattered by Manchester City interest

    Daily Star "The 18-year-old is currently plying his trade in Italy with Cagliari and is taking Serie A by storm. His impressive performances for the Islanders has seen him attract interest from a host of clubs, including Arsenal and Liverpool. Premier League champions Manchester City are also rumoured..." February 26

  • Manchester United target Nathaniel Clyne REJECTS new deal at Southampton

    The Express "United are hopeful they can prise the 23-year-old away from the south coast and will continue their pursuit once the transfer window re-opens in July. Red Devils boss Louis van Gaal is a big admirer of the in-demand right-back and according to the Daily Mirror, Clyne is keen on the move to Old..." February 26

  • Liverpool starlet Jordon Ibe set for England squad fast-track as Nigeria admit they are after him

    Daily Mirror "England could fast-track Liverpool starlet Jordon Ibe into their senior set-up to prevent him being snapped up by Nigeria. The 19-year-old is being targeted by the Super Eagles, who have earmarked a place for him in a squad facing a major overhaul after their failure to qualify for last month’s..." February 26

  • Blackett pockets 1,000 per cent increase in wages as Manchester United starlet signs new £20,000-a-week deal

    Daily Mail "Tyler Blackett has signed a new Manchester United deal until 2017, with the option of a further year. The highly-rated youngster is the last of three priorities from the club's academy to sign a contract extension after Jesse Lingard and Patrick McNair. United have reached an agreement with..." February 26

  • Fifa confirms clubs will not be compensated for winter 2022 World Cup

    The Guardian "Fifa’s general secretary, Jérôme Valcke, has claimed Uefa and most of the confederations want 23 December as the date for the Qatar 2022 World Cup final - but that no decision has been made and no compensation will be paid to clubs from the Premier League or other countries. A Fifa task force..." February 25

  • Luis Suarez in fresh bite controversy? Surely not - Barcelona star isn't stupid enough to do it again

    The Telegraph "Luis Suarez earned the plaudits and dominated the headlines after his two-goal display for Barcelona against Manchester City on Tuesday night, with papers exclaiming 'Suarez sinks his teeth into City' and 'Chew-One'. Little would we know how apposite such puns were. The Barcelona forward has..." February 25

  • Liverpool transfer target Danny Ings rejects Real Sociedad as his heart is set on Anfield

    Daily Mirror "Danny Ings has turned down a move to Real Sociedad - to join Liverpool this summer. Burnley striker Ings flew to Spain this month as David Moyes' La Liga club have targeted the 22-year-old, who is out of contract this summer. But Sociedad know they have missed out on Ings, who has now set..." February 25

  • Is Russell Crowe planning AUDACIOUS move to take over Leeds United?

    The Express "Leeds fans are largely unhappy with Massimo Cellino's reign at the club and one enterprising fan reached out to Crowe on Twitter to see if the Hollywood icon would come to the rescue. Crowe indicated that he appeared to be at least considering the move after asking his followers if "anyone else..." February 25

  • Andreas Pereira rejects new Manchester United contract as Juventus look to snap up youngster

    Daily Mail "Manchester United are facing a nightmare repeat of the saga that saw Paul Pogba reject a new deal at the club to go and join Juventus. This time, it is highly-rated 19-year-old attacking midfielder Andreas Pereira who looks set to leave Old Trafford this summer after rejecting a new contract..." February 25

  • Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud: Transfer gossip spurs me on

    ESPN FC "Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud has told L'Equipe he does not suffer from "an inferiority complex" in comparison to other Premier League strikers such as Sergio Aguero and Diego Costa, also insisting that criticism merely serves to motivate him to play better. Giroud, 28, was sidelined for much..." February 25

  • Carlos Tevez: Why I never settled at Man Utd or Man City

    Daily Star "The Argentinian starred for both United and City after breaking on to the scene with West Ham but left the Manchester duo under a cloud. He left United fans furious after joining bitter rivals City then burned his bridges at The Etihad after refusing to come on as a substitute for Roberto..." February 25

  • Jordan Henderson and Philippe Coutinho will miss crunch Besiktas tie as Liverpool injury woes pile up

    Daily Mirror "Liverpool are facing an injury pile up on the eve of their crucial Europa League clash with Besiktas. Steven Gerrard, Lucas, Mamadou Sakho and Glen Johnson have all been ruled out of the visit to Turkey, where they will attempt to protect a 1-0 lead. But the most worrying news is that stand..." February 25

  • MLS players threaten to BOYCOTT matches after league dispute as Gerrard and Lampard's USA adventure sours

    Daily Mail "Frank Lampard and Steven Gerrard’s moves to America have been shrouded in uncertainty with Major League Soccer facing a player strike. The season is set to kick off in less than two weeks, but the players’ union is at loggerheads with the league and the players are prepared to refuse to turn..." February 25

  • Qatar World Cup: FIFA task force backs November-December event

    ESPN FC "The 2022 World Cup in Qatar should take place in November and December and could be shortened, a FIFA task force has said. The recommendation had been widely expected after the task force, led by Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al-Khalifa, ruled out the possibility of playing the tournament in May..." February 24

  • Man City set to scupper Man Utd's ambitious Mata swap deal with £44m offer for Koke

    Daily Star "According to Spanish sources, Manuel Pellegrini has his heart set on prizing the highly-rated midfielder away from Vicente Calderon in the summer. Koke has a £44m release clause in his current Atletico Madrid contract - a figure City will attempt to subsidise using Stevan Jovetic in..." February 24

  • Arsenal to table STUNNING £80m Pogba bid as Barcelona eye £25m Gunners target Schneiderlin

    The Express "Schneiderlin was desperate to leave St Mary's for a club in the Champions League last summer, but the Saints stood firm and managed to keep hold of the Frenchman. However, the 25-year-old will again evaluate his future at the end if the season as he still dreams of joining a 'big club'. He..." February 24

  • Man Utd transfers: Van Gaal "crazy" about Hummels, says Gullit

    Manchester Evening News "Ruud Gullit has revealed compatriot Louis van Gaal is "crazy" about Mats Hummels and wanted to sign the Borussia Dortmund defender in the summer. United are expected to launch a new bid for Hummels in the summer after missing out on the 26-year-old after the World Cup. But Gullit admits he..." February 24

  • Liverpool eyeing up marquee signing of Juventus striker Alvaro Morata

    Metro.co.uk "Morata, 22, joined the Serie A giants from Real Madrid last summer, but has struck just six times this season for his new side. And according to reports in Spain, Liverpool are keen to make the Spaniard their marquee signing for the 2015/16 campaign. The Reds’ front-line has improved in..." February 24

  • John Carver blocked sale of Newcastle's top scorer Papiss Cisse to the United Arab Emirates

    Daily Mirror "John Carver blocked the sale of Papiss Cisse to the Arab League. Cisse was being tempted by a massive financial offer to join Al Ahli in the UAE a fortnight ago. But the striker, who returned from Senegal duty at the Africa Cup of Nations, saw the proposed deal killed after Carver insisted..." February 24

  • Liverpool star Raheem Sterling: I'm close to signing new deal

    Daily Star "The England winger and his representatives have been in talks since October over a new contract. Sterling, 20, hopes to agree a new agreement which will significantly increase his current £70,000-a-week pay packet. He said: "We're working on it and hopefully it will be sorted soon." The..." February 24

  • Luis Enrique insists Messi and Gerard Pique's trip to the casino is not a big deal

    Daily Mail "Luis Enrique has brushed aside Gerard Pique and Lionel Messi's trip to a casino hours before Barcelona's crucial Champions League date with Manchester City and insists it is not an issue. Pique and Messi, along with Chelsea's Cesc Fabregas, were pictured leaving Casino de Barcelona in the early..." February 24

  • Jordon Ibe in international tug-of-war with Nigeria and England

    The Express "Ibe, 19, is expected to be called up for Gareth Southgate’s U21s squad following his eye-catching displays and has already represented England at U18s, U19s and U20s level. He is also eligible to play for Nigeria through his dad and the Super Eagles are plotting to try and secure his services." February 24

  • Everton heading for relegation fight, warns Toffees great

    talkSport "The Toffees drew their fourth Premier League home game in a row on Sunday, with only a last-gasp equaliser preventing defeat against bottom club Leicester. They are now just six points above the relegation zone and, with trips to Arsenal and Stoke to come, Gray believes Roberto Martinez will be..." February 24

  • Louis van Gaal rules by fear! Ronald Koeman has a dig at Manchester United manager

    Daily Mirror "Louis van Gaal has been accused of striking fear in his Manchester United players with his demanding and combative style. Van Gaal’s arch rival, Southampton boss Ronald Koeman, accused his fellow Dutchman of managing with an iron fist and suggested that approach could ultimately be..." February 24

  • Kevin Kilbane makes complaint to FA after West Ham fans chant offensive songs mocking the disabled

    Daily Mail "Former Ireland international Kevin Kilbane has made an official complaint to the FA after West Ham fans chanted offensive songs mocking the disabled at Spurs on Sunday. The Match of the Day pundit contacted the FA after a close friend reported West Ham fans sang ‘Harry Kane talks like a m***..." February 24

  • Report: David de Gea won’t sign extension without release clause

    Pro Soccer Talk "It’s time to reignite the David De Gea to Real Madrid rumors. As Manchester United continues to try and lock up their star keeper, reports state the Spaniard will only re-sign if his contract includes a relatively low release clause. Reports out of Europe say United is willing to add a..." February 23

  • Arsenal clear to seal Jackson Martinez transfer, Porto AGREE to sell

    Metro "The Gunners were reported last week to have made Martinez their number one transfer priority for the summer, with Arsene Wenger seeing him as a ‘marquee signing’. Porto have previously resisted a number of offers for their star man, but president Pinto da Costa says a deal is on the cards for..." February 23

  • Tottenham eye transfer of Sporting Lisbon's Under-19 whizzkid Bubacar Djalo

    Daily Mirror "Spurs want talented Portuguese youngster Bubacar Djalo on the cheap. The highly-rated holding midfielder plays for Sporting Lisbon’s U19 side. But the 18-year-old is out of contract and available for minimal compensation. MirrorSport understands Tottenham have registered a firm interest..." February 23

  • Real Madrid weigh up bid for Radamel Falcao with Manchester United unlikely to make striker's transfer permanent

    Daily Mail "Real Madrid are considering whether to bid for Radamel Falcao at the end of the season with the Colombian striker unlikely to stay at Manchester United after his disappointing loan spell at the club. But Monaco, Falcao's owners, say that they have no concerns regarding Falcao’s future as there..." February 23

  • West Brom planning summer transfer swoop for Wolves winger Bakary Sako

    Daily Mirror "West Brom are set to make a summer move for Wolves winger Bakary Sako. Albion had a £2m-plus bid to sign Sako rejected by Wolves on transfer deadline day but remain keen on the Mali international. Sako is a free agent this summer and looks certain to quit Wolves if they do not win promotion." February 23

  • Agent: Manchester City wouldn’t sell Yaya Toure for $350 million

    Pro Soccer Talk "When Yaya Toure left Manchester City to represent Ivory Coast in the Africa Cup of Nations, the defending Premier League champions struggled. City only managed to win one of its five matches without Toure in the lineup, losing twice and drawing the other two. In those five games, City scored..." February 23

  • Is Ashley Barnes a dirty player? No, he's just competitive, insists Burnley teammate Michael Kightly

    Daily Mirror "Michael Kightly has leapt to the defence of teammate Ashley Barnes and insists he is not dirty. Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho was fuming Barnes wasn’t sent off after a first-half aerial clash with Branislav Ivanovic. The spotlight was on Barnes again in the second half. And he could face..." February 23

  • Just call him Yaya Shearer - Toure's just like Toon icon, claims Carver

    Manchester Evening News "Yaya Toure has been labelled Manchester City’s answer to Alan Shearer. Newcastle caretaker manager John Carver heaped praise on the Ivorian midfielder claiming the 31-year-old has the inspirational qualities of Geordie and England legend Shearer. Toure returned to City’s midfield for the..." February 23

  • Nani breaks down in tears after scoring for Sporting Lisbon with 30-yard stunner

    Daily Mail "Nani wept with emotion after scoring an outrageous 30-yard goal for Sporting Lisbon in their 2-0 over Gil Vicente on Sunday. The Portugal winger, on loan from Manchester United, controlled a throw-in with his head and then unleashed a vicious, dipping shot which flew into the top corner midway..." February 23

  • QPR captain Joey Barton could seek therapy after red card in Hull City defeat admits manager Chris Ramsey

    The Telegraph "Chris Ramsey is ready to discuss a return to anger management therapy for Joey Barton after the dark side of the Queens Park Rangers captain’s complex character resurfaced here on Saturday. Barton left QPR’s fledgling head coach facing a major test of his man-management skills in only his second..." February 23

  • Liverpool and Southampton should have been awarded penalties

    Daily Mail "After being fourth official at Stamford Bridge on Saturday afternoon, Kevin Friend completed his lively weekend with another game of declined penalty appeals at St Mary's. The first came in the opening minute as Filip Djuricic went down very easily under close attention from Liverpool's Emre..." February 23

  • Man City skipper Vincent Kompany: We fear Stoke more than Barcelona

    Daily Star "Man City skipper Vincent Kompany: We fear Stoke more than Barcelona VINCENT KOMPANY insists Manchester City are more scared of Stoke than Barcelona. The Premier League champions put their reputation on the line tomorrow night when Barca go to the Etihad Stadium for a last 16 showdown in the..." February 23

  • Chelsea set to appeal Nemanja Matic red card, Ashley Barnes will not be charged

    Pro Soccer Talk "Chelsea fans will not be happy to hear that Ashley Barnes has got off scot-free for his lunging tackle on Nemanja Matic on Saturday. Matic was sent off in the 69th minute of Chelsea’s 1-1 draw with Burnley for reacting and pushing Barnes to the floor after the latter dove in and made a..." February 23

  • We MUST cut out mistakes if we want a Champions League return

    The Express "This damaging defeat at the Liberty Stadium, which completed Swansea's first league double over the Red Devils, means United's top-four aspirations are in real doubt. Louis van Gaal's men host Sunderland at Old Trafford on Saturday before embarking on a punishing seven-match sequence which..." February 23

  • Louis van Gaal 'rejected the chance' to re-sign Cristiano Ronaldo after being offered the Real Madrid megastar

    Daily Mirror "Spanish journalist claims the Manchester United chief snubbed the opportunity to bring the Portugal ace back to Old Trafford. Louis van Gaal turned down the opportunity to bring Cristiano Ronaldo back to Old Trafford, according to a Spanish journalist. Alfredo Duro claimed on Spanish TV show..." February 22

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