• Ronaldo makes $1 billion Real Madrid release clause seem justifiable

    The Telegraph "Look closer at the pictures of Cristiano Ronaldo's goal celebration at Anfield and you glimpse a quite astonishing sight. No, not his graceful knee-slide, choreographed perfectly for the lenses around the corner flag, but the expressions on the faces of the Liverpool fans around him. All of..." October 23

  • Zlatan Ibrahimovic could need operation on heel injury - reports

    ESPN FC "Zlatan Ibrahimovic could need surgery on the heel injury that has sidelined him for more than a month, according to reports in the Swedish media. The Sweden captain and Paris Saint-Germain star, accompanied by a PSG physiotherapist, returned to his native country earlier this week to seek..." October 23

  • Diego Costa RELEASED from hospital after illness (but won't return for Man Utd clash)

    The Express "Costa missed Chelsea's wins over Crystal Palace and Maribor after returning from international duty with Spain. The 26-year-old had been admitted to hospital with stomach pains after playing for Spain, but has now been discharged. Costa is also struggling with a groin injury in addition to..." October 23

  • Lukas Podolski going nowhere, insists Gunners manager Arsene Wenger

    Daily Mirror "Lukas Podolski completed an incredible Arsenal fightback - and was then told he is going nowhere. Gunners boss Arsene Wenger hailed supersub Podolski after his injury-time winner sealed victory in Group D following Kieran Gibbs’ 89th minute lifeline. Podolski has claimed he may have to leave..." October 23

  • Liverpool receive huge boost in bid to secure Simon Mignolet replacement

    Daily Star "Reds boss Brendan Rodgers was keen to sign ex-Barcelona stopper Victor Valdes but the deal fell through. According to reports, Neto is another keeper under consideration and the 25-year-old is pricing himself out of a new contract at Fiorentina. His contract expires at the end of the season..." October 23

  • Report: Dutch star Dirk Kuyt heading to Southampton

    Pro Soccer Talk "Southampton’s Dutch manager could be adding a fellow countryman to his playing staff at St Mary’s. According to reports on Thursday from multiple UK outlets including The Sun, Daily Mirror and others, Fenerbache winger Dirk Kuyt could be on his way back to the Premier League to sign with Ronald..." October 23

  • Lucas Leiva keen to quit Liverpool in search of first-team football

    Metro "Liverpool midfielder Lucas appears to be looking for a January exit from the club after admitting his desire to pursue first-team football elsewhere. The Brazilian, who has been with the Reds since 2007, has struggled to break into Brendan Rodgers’ side this season. Lucas has featured in..." October 23

  • Mario Balotelli may not be good enough for Liverpool long-term, says Brendan Rodgers

    Daily Mail "Brendan Rodgers has cast doubt over whether Mario Balotelli will be a long-term success at Liverpool. The Italian striker has yet to score a Premier League goal in red since his £16million move, and was subject to criticism on Wednesday night after a poor performance against Real Madrid...." October 23

  • Football superstar Robinho denies involvement in alleged gang rape of teenage girl

    Daily Mirror "Former Manchester City striker Robinho has emphatically denied any involvement in the alleged gang rape of a teenage girl. The Brazilian footballer released a statement on his official website following reports in the Italian media that he was being investigated over an alleged sex crime in..." October 23

  • Frank Lampard could extend Manchester City spell further into 2015

    Daily Mail "Frank Lampard will be able to extend his stay at Manchester City further in to 2015 if his parent club New York City FC decide to have a pre-season training camp in England. Lampard has quickly become an integral part of Manuel Pellegrini’s thinking at the Etihad Stadium, having impressed with..." October 23

  • Everton fans left shaken in Lille as police use tear gas to break up clashes with rival supporters

    Daily Mail "Riot police resorted to using tear gas against Everton fans on Thursday afternoon after a second bout of trouble in Lille's city centre, with reports of rubber bullets being fired. Toffees supporters had gathered in the square ahead of their club's Europa League Group H clash against Lille..." October 23

  • 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

  • Real Madrid ace Gareth Bale set to miss El Clasico clash with injury

    Fox Sports "Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti has confirmed Gareth Bale will miss this weekend's El Clasico match as well as Wednesday's Champions League clash with Liverpool. The Wales international had already been ruled out of the Anfield game with an abdominal injury and ahead of that match the Italian..." 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

  • Suso wanted by AC Milan as chief Adriano Galliani also hints at interest in Real Madrid star Sami Khedira

    Daily Mail "Liverpool midfielder Suso and Real Madrid contract rebel Sami Khedira could be targets for AC MIlan, says the Italian giants' chief executive Adriano Galliani. Suso arrived from Cadiz in 2010 but has only made 21 appearances for Liverpool, his last a Capital One Cup outing in September. The..." 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’s Gareth Bale a major doubt for Liverpool and Barcelona

    The Guardian "The Real Madrid winger Gareth Bale is battling for fitness ahead of Wednesday’s Champions League match at Liverpool after the club announced he is suffering from a buttock muscle injury. The 25-year-old was an unused substitute in Saturday’s Primera Division win over Levante on his return from..." October 20

  • Multiple PL clubs interested in Andre Ayew

    Pro Soccer Talk "Andre Ayew has become one of the hottest names on the transfer market as a bundle of Premier League clubs have eyes on the Ghanaian international. Reports pen Liverpool, Everton, Swansea City, Hull City and West Ham as five clubs that would like to acquire the services of the 2011 African..." October 20

  • Source: N.Y. Cosmos agree to terms with Spanish striker Raul

    ESPN FC "The New York Cosmos have agreed on contract terms with former Real Madrid and Spain striker Raul, a source with knowledge of the negotiations told ESPNFC.com. The Spanish icon is expected to sign the contract as soon as this week and will join the NASL club in time for the 2015 spring season...." October 20

  • 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

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