• Xavi breaks Champions League appearance record after coming on for Barcelona against PSG

    Daily Mail "Xavi has broken a Champions League record after making his 143rd appearance in the competition for Barcelona on Tuesday night. The 34-year-old midfielder replaced Ivan Rakitic in the 69th minute against PSG at the Parc des Princes. Xavi, who also has three winners medals, has surpassed Real..." October 01

  • Manchester United to make £51m transfer bid for Arturo Vidal and Angelo Ogbonna

    Metro "Manchester United are set to make a £51million offer for Juventus pair Arturo Vidal and Angelo Ogbonna ahead of the January transfer window. Red Devils chief Louis van Gaal has been promised sizable funds to add to his squad in the new year, and he is already working on deals. According to..." October 01

  • Confirmed: Rooney out three Manchester United matches after red card

    Pro Soccer Talk "It’s confirmed: Wayne Rooney‘s kick to Stewart Downing’s knee will have Manchester United without their captain for three matches. Rooney will miss matches against Everton, West Brom and Chelsea for his red card in Saturday’s win over West Ham United. Three games is considered the standard ban..." September 30

  • Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho eyeing move for Benfica's Anderson Talisca

    Daily Star "Talisca has netted three goals in five games for Benfica to help the club top the Portuguese league. The attacking midfielder only moved to Europe from hometown club Bahia earlier this summer in a £3m deal. However, he could now be set to follow in the footsteps of the likes of David Luiz..." September 30

  • Cristiano Ronaldo to Manchester United: Deal unlikely next summer

    Sky Sports "That’s the view of Sky Sports’ Spanish football expert Guillem Balague, who believes Real Madrid will not consider selling their star player for another two years. A group of Manchester United fans arranged for aeroplane to fly over El Madrigal during Real Madrid’s 2-0 win over Villarreal at..." September 30

  • Only Champions League Win over Barcelona Will Ensure Laurent Blanc's PSG Future

    Bleacher Report "Paris Saint-Germain head into Tuesday’s pivotal UEFA Champions League Group F clash with Barcelona under a cloud. Currently fourth in Ligue 1, five points behind early-season leaders Olympique de Marseille after labouring to a fifth draw of the season in Toulouse on Saturday, coach Laurent Blanc..." September 30

  • Simon Mignolet running out of time as Liverpool line up Victor Valdes

    The Express "Mignolet joined the Reds from Sunderland in 2013 for £9million, effectively ending Pepe Reina's Anfield journey. Despite Liverpool's valiant efforts in the league last season, the Belgian international shipped in a large amount of goals, leading to many fans demanding for a new..." September 30

  • Swansea star Wayne Routledge set for SHOCK England call

    Daily Star "But Starsport understands the winger will not be joined by fellow Swansea stars Nathan Dyer and Jonjo Shelvey. Boss Roy Hodgson has the chance to experiment against Euro 2016 minnows San Marino at Wembley a week on Thursday before travelling to Estonia for another qualifier three days..." September 30

  • Ander Herrera fractures rib to add to Manchester United woes

    The Guardian "Ander Herrera will be out for “weeks” with a fractured rib in what represents yet another serious blow to Louis van Gaal as the Manchester United manager attempts to deal with one of the club’s biggest injury crises of recent seasons. Herrera was taken off with what was suspected as a back..." September 30

  • Olivier Giroud signs new Arsenal contract to keep him at the Emirates until 2018

    Daily Mirror "Olivier Giroud has signed a new contract to keep him at Arsenal until 2018. Arsenal are expected to announce the deal in the next few weeks after agreeing a two-year extension with the French striker. It is a major boost for Giroud, 27, who is recovering following surgery on a broken left..." September 30

  • This Year's Highest-Paid MLS Player Isn't Actually Playing In MLS Yet

    Deadspin.com "So, what we have below is an updated list of every MLS player's salary. There are some things worth talking about. The first thing I usually do when I see lists like that is scroll for the lowest salary, and see how many people are making it. MLS's league minimum is low, at just $36,500 a year...." September 30

  • Manchester United consider lucrative overseas friendlies to fill Champions League void

    Daily Mail "Manchester United are looking at playing lucrative friendlies overseas to fill the midweek void left by the absence of European football this season and their early Capital One Cup exit. The record 20-time English title winners have forecast a 10 per cent drop in revenue in 2014-15 after they..." September 30

  • Joe Hart struggles to see positives in being dropped by Manchester City

    The Guardian "Joe Hart has signalled his discontent at not playing every match at Manchester City, saying it is “hard to see any positives” after Manuel Pellegrini left him out of the two most recent matches. The Chilean manager also said, on the eve of the club’s Champions League game against Roma, that a new..." September 30

  • Aaron Ramsey sidelined for at least a month with hamstring injury

    SB Nation "Arsenal have been dealt a blow with the news that they'll be without star midfielder Aaron Ramsey for at least a month. The Welsh international picked up the problem in the North London derby draw against Tottenham Hotspur on the weekend, and scans have confirmed he'll be sidelined for a minimum..." September 30

  • Chivas USA to suspend operations after MLS season, sources say

    ESPN FC "Chivas USA will suspend operations at the end of the MLS regular season, multiple sources with knowledge of the situation have told ESPNFC.com. One source added that the league has agreed to sell the club to an undisclosed investment group for a fee in the neighborhood of $100 million, and that..." September 29

  • Eden Hazard insists he wants to stay at Chelsea despite continued PSG interest

    Daily Mail "Eden Hazard has ruled out any chance of leaving Chelsea for Paris Saint-Germain – despite continued interest from the mega-rich French champions. The PFA Young Player of the Year was continually linked with a move to Laurent Blanc’s side this summer but Jose Mourinho said he would only listen..." September 29

  • Manchester United midfield star Juan Mata could be on his way back to Spain

    Daily Star "The Spanish club are weighing up a move to re-sign their former playmaker, who joined United from Chelsea for £37.1 million only eight months ago. Valencia are keen on a loan deal in January with a view to a £30 million deal in the summer. It's an intriguing situation as Valencia are owned..." September 29

  • Zlatan takes a shot at Pep Guardiola

    Pro Soccer Talk "Zlatan Ibrahimovic is a man who tells it as it is. This time, he’s taking a shot at Pep Guardiola over decisions made in 2010. It is no secret Zlatan and Guardiola had their differences at Barcelona. The striker’s time in Spain was often tumultuous, leading to a loan to Milan that turned into a..." September 29

  • Cheick Tiote Newcastle transfer warning from boss Alan Pardew adds to their fans' despair

    Daily Mirror "Alan Pardew has ­delivered more bad news to Newcastle fans by admitting Cheick Tiote is unsettled and could quit the club. Toon fans have been in open revolt against Pardew and owner Mike Ashley, a situation sparked by a woeful run of form and the sale of key players such as Mathieu Debuchy and..." September 29

  • Aston Villa, Sunderland and Southampton queuing up to sign Man Utd outcast Ashley Young

    The Express "Reports claim the Premier League trio are keen to acquire the winger who has been deemed surplus to requirements at Old Trafford. Young started United's first three matches of the season, but has since failed to feature for Louis Van Gaal's team of Galacticos. The 29-year-old's contract is..." September 29

  • Rodgers sacrifices his Sunday to train with Daniel Sturridge as Liverpool striker prepares for a return to action

    Daily Mail "Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers gave up his free Sunday to join striker Daniel Sturridge in a training session to test his fitness ahead of this week's key Champions League clash in Basle. Sturridge, who has missed Liverpool's last five matches after picking up a thigh injury on international..." September 29

  • Chelsea's Ryan Bertrand sets stage for permanent transfer to Southampton with dig at 'dishonest' Blues

    Daily Mirror "Loan star Ryan Bertrand could make his latest escape from Chelsea permanent in January after hinting darkly that he had been shafted at Stamford Bridge. England full-back Bertrand, a Champions League winner with the Blues in 2012, is now on his NINTH loan stint with seven different..." September 29

  • West Bromwich Albion: Alan Irvine adds his voice to the Saido Berahino for England calls

    Birmingham Mail "Alan Irvine upheld Saido Berahino’s England claims after the youngster’s brace fired West Brom into the top half of the table. The youngster scored either time of half-time to take his tally for the season to five - four in the Premier League - and establish himself as the leading English..." September 29

  • Wenger targets Arsenal failings as Spurs' Pochettino lauds Kaboul for derby display

    The Express "Arsenal had 15 corners during their 1-1 draw with Tottenham and they were all awful. It's a longstanding problem, they haven't scored from a corner this season, and Wenger has finally had enough after a fourth draw in six games. Mesut Ozil took nine, Santi Cazorla, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and..." September 29

  • Crystal Palace manager Neil Warnock praises ‘revelation’ Jason Puncheon

    The Guardian "Eight months ago, Jason Puncheon stepped up to take a penalty for Crystal Palace. Little did he know that those next few seconds, which culminated in him sending his effort high over the Tottenham crossbar, would lead to some over-cooked criticism from Neil Warnock and an unseemly argument between..." September 29

  • Arsenal and Everton eye transfer of Fabian Delph from Aston Villa as free agency looms

    Daily Mirror "Aston Villa are battling to keep Fabian Delph. Arsenal and Everton are among those closely monitoring the situation of the new England midfielder. The 24-year-old has been offered a new deal by the Villans to prevent him leaving on a free transfer at the end of the season. But he has yet..." September 28

  • West Ham will look to offload Andy Carroll in January

    Daily Mail "West Ham will put Andy Carroll up for sale in January. But just who do the Hammers offload the injury-stricken striker to? Newcastle would take him back, but only if he agreed to drop his wages - which are in the region of £85,000-a-week. They would only be prepared to pay a transfer fee..." September 28

  • Arsenal set to land Portuguese international Vitorino Antunes in 'bargain' cut-price deal

    The Express "Reports claim the Gunners will offer a modest fee in the region of £2.5m to land the 28-year-old left-back in January. Antunes has earned eight caps at international level for the Portuguese national side, and can provide an adequate option for Arsene Wenger's depleted squad. The former Roma..." September 28

  • Tottenham plot Paco Alcacer transfer in January with Pochettino unconvinced by Adebayor and Soldado

    Daily Mirror "Tottenham are watching Valencia hitman Paco Alcacer as boss Mauricio Pochettino scours Europe for a front-line striker. The Spurs chief missed out on signing a centre-forward in August when Arsenal pipped their north London rivals to Danny Welbeck on deadline day. But he is desperate to make..." September 28

  • Hope for Man Utd, Liverpool and Arsenal as Marco Reus tells Dortmund he's leaving

    Daily Star "The German forward is one of Europe's most in-demand players and Dortmund have been desperately trying to re-negotiate his contract. Reus has a release clause in his current contract which becomes active next summer and the German giants had been working to significantly increase or completely..." September 28

  • Chelsea's £118m MONSTER bid to sign Barcelona star Lionel Messi

    Daily Star "The mega deal would have been the biggest in football history if it'd come off - and would have smashed the £86m world transfer record that Real Madrid paid for Gareth Bale. The reports from Spanish television station TV3 claim that Jose Mourinho tried his luck with a huge offer to lure the..." September 27

  • Roberto Martinez pours cold water on Ross Barkley sale ‘rumours’

    The Times "Roberto Martinez, the Everton manager, has dismissed reports linking Manchester City with a move for Ross Barkley. City made a firm inquiry to Everton about the availability for the England midfielder in the summer but baulked at the £50 million prize tag. However the 20-year-old remains on..." September 27

  • Arsenal keen on January cut-price move for Malaga's Portuguese defender Vitorino Antunes

    Daily Mirror "Arsene Wenger is weighing up a cut-price January move for Malaga defender Vitorino Antunes. Wenger is desperate to strengthen the Gunners' defensive options and Antunes’ buy-out clause is only £2.5m. Malaga are open to offers for the Portuguese left-back and the 28-year-old could give..." September 27

  • Liverpool reignite their interest in Arsenal target Karim Benzema

    Daily Star "The Reds were repeatedly linked with a move for the former Olympique Lyonnais forward in the summer following the departure of star striker Luis Suarez. According to reports, Reds boss Brendan Rodgers was preparing a £40m bid for the 26-year-old - who also attracted interest from Liverpool's..." September 27

  • Andre Schurrle insists he is fully committed to Chelsea despite reported Atletico Madrid interest

    Daily Mirror "Andre Schurrle has warned teams intent on poaching him from Chelsea that he is fully committed to the Blues. Atletico Madrid declared an interest in the 23-year-old World Cup-winning German during the summer. They were impressed by his attitude despite not being an automatic starter under Jose..." September 27

  • Manchester United calculate the cost of Cristiano Ronaldo’s return: £140m

    The Guardian "Manchester United will have to pay at least £140m to bring Cristiano Ronaldo back to Old Trafford with Real Madrid reportedly ready to cash in on a move that will also alert Chelsea, Manchester City, Paris Saint-Germain, and other European heavyweights. It is understood that around 18 months..." September 26

  • Report: Barcelona puts Suarez on diet to slim him down for El Clasico

    Pro Soccer Talk "Sometimes one bite leads to many bites, and Barcelona wants to make sure Luis Suarez finds his best form ahead of his Oct. 24 return. At least those are the claims from Mundo Deportivo, a Barcelona newspaper that says that Suarez’s new club is worried about his weight despite his pair of goals..." September 26

  • Cardiff earned DOUBLE the amount Bayern Munich received in domestic TV rights last year

    Daily Mail "Incredibly, last year the Barclays Premier League's bottom side Cardiff earned twice as much in domestic TV rights than Bundesliga giants Bayern Munich. Comparing the money paid to each club in Europe's top five leagues demonstrates how the Premier League is eclipsing its rivals as a global..." September 26

  • Female soccer players to sue FIFA in turf war

    ESPN.com "More than 40 of the world's top female soccer players are preparing to sue FIFA and the Canadian Soccer Association in a Canada court next week after the two organizations missed a Friday deadline to reconsider staging next summer's Women's World Cup in Canada on artificial turf fields, a source..." September 26

  • Arsene Wenger slams Frank Lampard's Manchester City loan and doubts the legality of move

    Daily Mirror "Arsene Wenger has questioned the legitimacy of Frank Lampard's loan to Manchester City. Midfielder Lampard signed for Major League Soccer side New York City following his release by Chelsea, only to make a surprise return to the Barclays Premier League with the champions. The 36-year-old has..." September 26

  • Mesut Ozil ‘being tracked by Bayern Munich in January transfer swoop from Arsenal’

    Metro "Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil is reportedly being tracked by Bayern Munich ahead of a prospective transfer to Germany in January. According to The Evening Standard, the German champions have kept a close eye on the midfielder ever since the 25-year-old signed for The Gunners from Real Madrid in..." September 26

  • Kaka 'wishes he'd joined Manchester City in 2009'

    ESPN FC "Kaka regrets not joining Manchester City in 2009, the Premier League champions' former chief executive Garry Cook has claimed. City made what was then a world-record 100 million-pound bid for the Brazilian just four months after Sheikh Mansour had bought the club. Although they were in the..." September 26

  • Man Utd ready to include Juan Mata in deal to beat Chelsea to £24m defender Miranda

    The Express "United's deficiencies at the back so far this season have been well documented and Louis Van Gaal is expected to dip back into the transfer market this winter to strengthen his defence. There has been some suggestion that the Dutchman could use Michael Carrick as a makeshift centre-half after..." September 26

  • Marco Reus 'tells Borussia Dortmund he WON'T be renewing contract'

    Daily Mirror "The German was linked with both clubs in the summer but Marca claim Real Madrid already have a deal in principle to sign him next summer. Germany star Marco Reus has told Borussia Dortmund he won't be renewing his contract with the club, in move that will see his likely sale next..." September 26

  • Bayern Munich manager Pep Guardiola is a man on edge trying to find his way in the Bundesliga

    Yahoo! Sports "As the minutes ticked by and Bayern tried to build another attack from deep, the ball bounced out for a throw-in. Bayern Munich's manager, Pep Guardiola, prowling the touchline all night, pounced quickly and looked to instantly return it to his left-back, Juan Bernat. But he miscued the pass and..." September 26

  • AC Milan will take their time over new Nigel de Jong deal

    Sky Sports "AC Milan CEO Adriano Galliani insists there is no rush to offer midfielder Nigel de Jong a new contract. The Dutchman has been linked with a move away from the San Siro, with Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal reportedly interested in bringing the 29-year-old to Old Trafford. Full-back..." September 26

  • Tottenham takeover OFF for now after investment firm Cain Hoy pull out of the running

    Daily Mirror "American private investment company Cain Hoy have pulled out of any takeover bid for Tottenham Hotspur. It is believed that the company valued the north London club significantly less than that of Daniel Levy, the man in charge of the negotiations. Levy has previously said that a bid would..." September 25

  • Brendan Rodgers quashes rumours linking Raheem Sterling with Liverpool exit

    Daily Mail "Brendan Rodgers has dismissed rumours linking Raheem Sterling with a move away from Liverpool. The Reds have made a sluggish start to their Premier League title challenge, sitting in 11th place ahead of the Merseyside derby against Everton on Saturday, with Sterling being one of the plus points..." September 25

  • Malaga defender Weligton explains why he threw Messi to ground

    Fox Sports "Malaga centre-back Weligton claims Lionel Messi called him a "son of a wh*re" and that is why he threw him to the ground in Wednesday's 0-0 draw. Javi Gracia's men were the first team of 2014-15 to deny Barcelona all three points, as last season's La Liga runners up failed to register a shot on..." September 25

  • Man City and Chelsea have NOT made Ross Barkley enquiries - Roberto Martinez

    The Express "The 20-year-old England playmaker only signed a new four-year contract at Goodison Park in July and Martinez accepts he will have to deal with talk over Barkley's future even if there is nothing to tell. "I don't think there is anything to comment," Martinez said. "It's a rumour and we'll leave..." September 25

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