• Swap deal involving De Gea, Navas falls through after paperwork not filed in time

    The Score "All summer, supporters of Manchester United and Real Madrid have waited patiently - and impatiently - for David De Gea to complete his transfer to his hometown club. At long last, with the transfer deadline looming on Monday, it was reported that Real Madrid had reached an agreement with United..." August 31

  • Real Madrid agree €35m fee with Man United for De Gea - sources

    ESPN FC "Real Madrid have agreed to a fee of around €35 million with Manchester United for the transfer of goalkeeper David De Gea, sources at both clubs have told ESPN FC. De Gea, 24, has been linked with Real in recent months, and reports in England and Spain have claimed that a deal may be completed..." August 31

  • Confirmed: Man United announce striker has signed a three-year deal to move to Leverkusen

    The Express "United announced the news via their official Twitter account, saying: "Javier Hernandez has completed a permanent move to Bayer Leverkusen. We wish him all the best for the future." The fee Leverkusen will pay, while undisclosed at the moment, is thought to be around £9million. The Mexican..." August 31

  • West Ham re-sign Alex Song on season-long loan from Barcelona

    The Guardian "West Ham United have re-signed the Barcelona midfielder Alex Song on a season-long loan with an option to retain the Cameroonian for a further year, and hope to add up to three more players before Tuesday’s transfer deadline. The Hull City striker Nikica Jelavic, 30, underwent a medical at the..." August 31

  • Man United will offer £65m plus David De Gea to land Gareth Bale

    Daily Star "Manchester United will offer Real Madrid £65m plus David De Gea in exchange for Gareth Bale in a last-ditch bid to lure him to Old Trafford. United boss Louis van Gaal is desperate to make a marquee signing before the transfer window closes on Tuesday. Despite interest in Thomas Muller and..." August 29

  • Rafa Benitez was 'three hours' from becoming West Ham manager this summer, says David Sullivan

    Daily Mirror "Rafael Benitez was just three hours from becoming manager of West Ham this summer. West Ham co-chairman David Sullivan has made the claim that the Spaniard was close to signing a deal before making a U-turn and joining Real Madrid. Benitez was one of the favourites to take the West Ham job..." August 28

  • Lionel Messi receives UEFA Best Player in Europe award

    ESPN FC "Lionel Messi was named the UEFA Best Player in Europe for the 2014-15 season for helping Barcelona to a Treble of trophies. The Argentine star defeated the other finalists, his Barcelona teammate Luis Suarez and Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo, who won the award a year ago, after a live vote." August 27

  • Fernando Llorente set for Sevilla medical ahead of move from Juventus

    ESPN FC "Sevilla have announced that Fernando Llorente will undergo a medical in the next few hours with a view to join the Spanish Primera Division club on a permanent transfer from Juventus. The 30-year-old forward is set to return to La Liga just two years after leaving Athletic Bilbao to join..." August 27

  • Man City agree deal for European midfielder as they look set to sign former Chelsea star

    The Express "The Spain U18 winger has completed a move thought to be in the region of £2.1 million according to Manchester Evening News, after the youngster took to Twitter to announce his move. Garcia posted: "Begins a new stage at Manchester City, thanks for all my family at Villareal." The midfielder..." August 27

  • Man United to make Gareth Bale move, want David De Gea resolution - sources

    ESPN FC "Manchester United will make a last big attempt to sign Gareth Bale from Real Madrid in the final week of the transfer window and hope to resolve the David De Gea situation at the same time, sources have told ESPN FC. United have a long-standing interest in Bale, which goes as far back as Real's..." August 26

  • Neymar tells Manchester United he is open to joining from Barcelona

    The Guardian "Neymar is open to moving to Manchester United from Barcelona, though there is a recognition the transfer is unlikely to occur before the current window closes. United are attempting to land the Brazilian before 1 September but there is a long-term strategy to pursue him, with the club believing..." August 24

  • Manchester United remain interested in Gareth Bale, Sky sources understand

    Sky Sports "Manchester United remain interested in Gareth Bale but they have yet to make a formal bid to Real Madrid, according to Sky sources. It is understood no formal talks have taken place between clubs, and sources have told Sky Sports News HQ they expect Bale to remain at Real Madrid beyond this..." August 24

  • Karim Benzema will complete £50m Arsenal move before transfer deadline day

    The Express "Arsenal take on Liverpool at the Emirates tonight (8pm) as Arsene Wenger's men look to build on victory at Crystal Palace last weekend. Wenger is in the market for a new striker but has had trouble finding one good enough to improve his squad. Real Madrid hitman Benzema has been linked with..." August 24

  • Man United will need to pay £137.8m to land superstar Neymar

    Daily Star "Manchester United will have to pay a world record £137.8 million to sign Barcelona’s Brazilian superstar Neymar. That is the official buy-out fee in Neymar’s Nou Camp contract. But even then, the Champions League winners insist Neymar, 23, is not for sale. The Samba star is the latest big..." August 23

  • David de Gea Manchester United transfer saga has wrecked keeper's relationship with Louis van Gaal

    Daily Mirror "Source close to wantaway Spaniard has revealed he "just doesn’t get on" with manager who is leaving him out of the squad amid Real Madrid interest. David de Gea's relationship with Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has broken down completely. De Gea’s determination to leave Old..." August 23

  • Gareth Bale swoop lined up for final 72 hours of the window

    Daily Mirror "Old Trafford chiefs believe they'll have a chance of landing the world's most expensive player if he's target of fan abuse in Real Madrid's home opener. Louis van Gaal is banking on a dramatic 72-hour window of ­opportunity to snatch Gareth Bale from Real Madrid, writes Steve Bates in the..." August 23

  • Real Madrid prepared to offer Man U Keylor Navas plus cash for keeper David de Gea before transfer window closes

    Daily Mail "Real Madrid are ready to offer Keylor Navas plus cash in their bid to sign David de Gea before the end of the month. Costa Rica international Navas was a target for Louis van Gaal prior to his arrival at Manchester United last summer and Madrid want to use that to their advantage in their bid..." August 21

  • Pedro completes £21.1m transfer to Chelsea from Barcelona

    The Guardian "José Mourinho has been granted his wish of a grand statement signing, with Chelsea confirming on Thursday afternoon they had completed the capture of Pedro from Barcelona in a deal worth £21.1m. Mourinho has spoken about why Chelsea have made a slow start to their defence of the Premier League..." August 20

  • Manchester City set to announce £32million Nicolas Otamendi signing after defender passes medical

    Daily Mirror "Manchester City are poised to announce the £32million signing of Nicolas Otamendi. Otamendi underwent a medical in Manchester today ahead of his move from Valencia and the deal could be confirmed on Thursday. " August 20

  • Manchester United considering Borja Mayoral in De Gea Deal - sources

    ESPN FC "Manchester United may consider taking young Real Madrid striker Borja Mayoral as part of any deal to sell David De Gea to the Spanish giants, sources have told ESPN FC. De Gea's future at United has been uncertain this summer with Real chasing the Spanish goalkeeper's signature. United are..." August 20

  • Chelsea set to seal £21.1m Pedro transfer as Manchester United give up on Barcelona forward

    Daily Mail "Chelsea will sign Pedro from Barcelona on Wednesday in a £21.1million deal. Manchester United pulled away from the deal on Tuesday night with the 28-year-old Spain international keen on a move to London. United manager Louis van Gaal and executive vice chairman Ed Woodward held more talks..." August 20

  • Manchester United make stunning £57m bid for French star after Chelsea sign Pedro

    The Express "The Daily Mail report that Louis van Gaal has identified the France international as a priority signing as he looks to bolster his attacking options before deadline day. The transfer window closes on September 1 and United currently only have two experienced Premier League strikers on their..." August 20

  • Pedro set to join Chelsea as Man United end interest - sources

    ESPN FC "Chelsea are close to usurping Manchester United in the pursuit of Barcelona winger, sources have confirmed to ESPN FC, with the Old Trafford club ending their interest in the Spain international. Chelsea have agreed to pay a fee of €28 million (£19.7m) with a further €2m (£1.4m) in add-ons to..." August 19

  • Gerard Pique handed four-match ban for insulting referee

    Pro Soccer Talk "Barcelona has struggled heading into the La Liga season, and now the Catalan club has been handed another setback as Gerard Pique has been suspended four matches by the Spanish Football Federation. The center-back was sent off in Barcelona’s 1-1 draw with Athletic Bilbao in the Spanish Super..." August 19

  • Real Madrid sign Mateo Kovacic from Inter for €35m on a six-year-deal

    The Guardian "Real Madrid have confirmed the signing of 21-year-old Mateo Kovacic from Inter. The two clubs agreed a €32m fee at the weekend, with a further €3m in add-ons, and the player signed his contract on Tuesday morning. The player will be presented at 1pm on Wednessay, in the presidential box at the..." August 18

  • Liverpool nip in ahead of Arsenal to seal £8.5m deal for Spain star Ceballos from Betis

    The Express "Seville-based newspaper Diario de Sevilla claim contact has already been made and the Spain Under-21 international will make the switch next June. While the deal won't go through straight away, the report even goes so far as to suggest a house and car has been arranged to make the transition as..." August 18

  • Nicolas Otamendi's move from Valencia to Man City hits snag

    Sky Sports "Valencia have told Manchester City they want more money for Nicolas Otamendi's proposed transfer to go through, according to Sky Sports' Spanish football expert Guillem Balague. Balague believes a deal had been in place for a fee of £28.4m plus France international Eliaquim Mangala being sent..." August 18

  • Report: David de Gea offered $18 million by Real Madrid to see out season at Manchester United

    Pro Soccer Talk "Newsflash: David De Gea‘s future at Manchester United has been uncertain for quite some time now. Even at the end of last season during their 1-1 draw with Arsenal, which is likely to be his last appearance at Old Trafford, United’s fans sung “David de Gea, we want you to stay!” from the..." August 17

  • Sergio Ramos: Man Utd target signs Real Madrid deal

    BBC "The Spain World Cup winner will join club president Florentino Perez in a signing ceremony on Monday. The Red Devils had a £28.6m bid for the 29-year-old defender rejected in June as contract talks stalled. United are now unlikely to sign a new defender before the transfer window closes,..." August 17

  • Man United keeper David De Gea offered £12million signing-on fee by Real Madrid to see out contract

    Daily Mirror "David De Gea will be handed a staggering £12m signing-on fee by Real Madrid if he sits out the final year of his contract. The Spanish giants are desperate to sign the Manchester United keeper during this window - but there is a massive financial incentive for De Gea to go on a free next..." August 17

  • Report: Nicolas Otamendi sold to Manchester City, with Mangala to Valencia on loan

    Pro Soccer Talk "According to a report by Spanish publication AS, Valencia defender Nicolas Otamendi has completed a transfer to Manchester City and will be unveiled Monday, with Eliaquim Mangala headed the other way on loan. Mangala has started both league games for City thus far, and word of his departure..." August 16

  • Chelsea and Man City braced as Juventus move in with £28m bid for Real Madrid star Isco

    The Express "Spanish newspaper La Repubblica claim the Italian giants are willing to pay £28.4million to tempt him away from the Bernabeu. Both Chelsea and Manchester City have been linked with the 23-year-old, with Jose Mourinho and Manuel Pellegrini though to be huge admirers. Pellegrini has previously..." August 16

  • Karim Benzema ‘cleared for Arsenal transfer as Rafa Benitez believes Real Madrid strikers are insufficient’

    Metro "Arsenal are clear to complete the transfer of Real Madrid’s Karim Benzema after Rafa Benitez reportedly slammed his striking options. The Gunners are desperate to add the French attacker to their ranks and some reports have claimed that he would sign next week. And fuel has been added to the..." August 16

  • Ronaldo buys $18.5M loft at Trump Tower in New York City, MLS next?

    The Score "Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo is on his way to New York City. The New York Post reports that the Portuguese icon paid $18.5 million for a 2509-square-foot loft in the Trump Tower on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan. Real-estate tycoon Alessandro Proto, a partner of Donald Trump, owns the..." August 16

  • Real Madrid target midfielder to ease pressure on Luka Modric and Toni Kroos

    Daily Mail "Real Madrid's pursuit of Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea could be put on hold as Rafa Benitez is focusing his attention on bringing in a new defensive midfielder. The Spanish tactician is hoping to bolster his midfield options following Sami Khedira's move away from the Santiago..." August 16

  • Barcelona's Pedro unsure of United move due to Van Gaal's treatment of Spaniards

    The Score "Pedro's move to Manchester United has stalled as he is concerned about Louis van Gaal's history with Spanish players. The three-time Champions League winner, who has been embroiled in one of the biggest transfer stories of the summer, has previously expressed how he is unsure about his future..." August 15

  • Asier Illarramendi 'free to leave Real Madrid'

    Daily Mirror "Real Madrid midfielder Asier Illarramendi has reportedly been told he can leave Real Madrid - opening the door for Liverpool. The Reds have been linked with a move for the 25-year-old all summer, and could now table a bid, according to reports in Spain. Hehas struggled to hold down a..." August 15

  • Manchester United haggle with Barcelona over £21.3m buyout clause for Pedro

    Daily Mail "Manchester United are haggling with Barcelona over the £21.3million buyout clause in Pedro’s contract at the Nou Camp. United are understood to have offered £17.7m plus £3.6m in add-ons in an attempt to sign the Spain star who wants to leave Barca in search of more first-team..." August 15

  • Arsenal not after Sevilla's Grzegorz Krychowiak - Arsene Wenger

    ESPN FC "Arsene Wenger said Arsenal would not be signing Sevilla midfielder Grzegorz Krychowiak as he warned against overreaction to the 2-0 home defeat to West Ham. Wenger said he wanted to keep things in perspective ahead of the trip to Crystal Palace on Sunday, adding that the setback would not..." August 14

  • Manchester City keeping tabs on £35m-rated Valencia defender Nicolas Otamendi

    Daily Mail "Valencia remain convinced Manchester City will make a bid for Nicolas Otamendi before the end of the month. City have refused to rule out a move for the centre-back but do not see the position as a priority. They are maintaining a watching brief on the situation as they will always consider..." August 14

  • Adama Traore set for Aston Villa switch

    Goal.com "The young Barcelona winger has already passed a medical with the Premier League outfit and will complete deal with Tim Sherwood's side in the next few hours. Barcelona forward Adama Traore is set to sign for Aston Villa. The 19-year-old winger has been in England for 10 days looking at..." August 14

  • Manchester United face competition as Manchester City keep tabs on Pedro

    Daily Mail "Manchester City are monitoring Pedro’s situation at Barcelona as the Spain star considers his future over the next 48 hours. Pedro admits he may have to leave the Nou Camp to play more first-team football, and Manchester United are firm favourites to bring him to the Premier League by..." August 13

  • Manchester United insist Javier Hernandez is in first-team picture, while Adnan Januzaj WON'T be sold

    Daily Mirror "Javier Hernandez is second in line to Wayne Rooney, insists Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal, despite the Mexican being linked with a move away. Reports in Spain on Thursday claimed that the forward will be sold if Barcelona man Pedro arrives at Old Trafford, while Tottenham's interest in..." August 13

  • Manchester United 'not interested' in Nicolas Otamendi

    Sky Sports "Manchester United will not be signing Valencia centre-back Nicolas Otamendi, Sky Sports News HQ understands. A Spanish TV station reported on Thursday that it has seen legal documents confirming that the transfer is about to take place. But we understand United are not interested – and never..." August 13

  • Iker Casillas starts his own agency with a view to representing players

    Daily Mirror "Iker Casillas has begun another new era in his career by creating a new agency for representing footballers. The Spanish legend, who joined Porto after being forced out of Real Madrid this summer , has collaborated with his current agent, Carlo Cutropía, to start Casillas World. With its..." August 13

  • Is Real Madrid’s Asier Illarramendi the perfect transfer target for Liverpool?

    Metro "Asier Illarramendi’s move to Real Madrid couldn’t really have worked out any worse for the player. Signed from Real Sociedad for €32.2m in July 2013, the 25-year-old has barely made an impression at the Santiago Bernabeu in the two years since. Once Toni Kroos was bought after an excellent..." August 13

  • Spurs flop set for Villarreal move as Lyon striker prepares to replace him

    Daily Mail "Roberto Soldado is poised to complete his return to Spain with Villarreal. The 30-year-old was at Gatwick Airport on Thursday morning as he prepared to fly back to Spain. Villarreal have been in negotiations with Tottenham for some weeks now, as reported by Sportsmail, and have agreed a deal..." August 13

  • Man Utd and Arsenal forward target agrees contract ahead of £8.6m transfer

    The Express "The Spain striker discussed personal details with the Europa League title holders and a transfer fee is all that needs to be agreed, claim Tuttosport. Juve are holding out for £8.6million but Liga side Sevilla want that lowered, while Bilbao were also linked to the ace yesterday. Manchester..." August 13

  • Messi, Ronaldo, and Suarez named finalists for UEFA Best Player in Europe Award

    The Score "Barcelona forwards Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez and Real Madrid icon Cristiano Ronaldo were named the three finalists for the UEFA Best Player in Europe Award on Wednesday. The three stars were the top choices among journalists from each of UEFA's 54 member associations, selected from a..." August 12

  • MLS franchise LAFC "obsessed" with Cristiano Ronaldo signing - and want to pair him with Wayne Rooney

    Daily Mirror "LAFC are "obsessed" with signing Cristiano Ronaldo when they come into being in 2018, and will look to pair him with former teammate Wayne Rooney. The new Major League Soccer franchise is to replace the now-defunct Chivas USA and is backed by 22 wealthy individuals including Basketball legend..." August 12