• Samuel Eto'o: Striker to complete Sampdoria move on Monday

    BBC "Everton striker Samuel Eto'o will complete his move to Sampdoria on Monday. The 33-year-old passed a medical on Sunday, posting a picture on Twitter with the message: "Successful medical. Ready for a new challenge!!!" Eto'o joined the Toffees on a free transfer in August 2014, and has..." January 26

  • Chelsea keeping tabs on £4m France Under-21 ace Abdoulaye Doucoure

    Daily Star "Reports in France suggest the Blues have a scout at Stade de la Route de Lorient taking in Rennes' Ligue 1 clash with Caen and 22-year-old midfielder Doucoure is understood to be on their radar. The France Under-21 international, who is valued at around £4m, came through the youth ranks at..." January 26

  • Newcastle United name John Carver head coach until end of 2014-15 season

    Pro Soccer Talk "Newcastle United have appointed current caretaker boss John Carver as the cub’s new head coach until the end of the 2014-15 season. Carver, 50, has been an assistant coach at Newcastle for nearly 10 years in two separate spells and has taken charge of the first team after Alan Pardew left..." January 26

  • Robin van Persie admits uncertainty over future at Manchester United

    The Guardian "Robin van Persie admits he is unsure what will happen regarding his long-term future at Manchester United. Van Persie’s contract expires in summer 2016, with the striker revealing he does not know what will happen after that. “It is not up to me,” said the 31-year-old. “For the moment I am..." January 26

  • West Brom edging closer to £4.5m deal for Wigan winger Callum McManaman

    Daily Mirror "The Baggies made a third bid for the 23-year-old over the weekend and talks between the two clubs are continuing as Tony Pulis adds to his new squad West Brom are edging closer to a £4.5million deal for Wigan winger Callum McManaman. The Baggies made a third bid for the 23-year-old over the..." January 26

  • Arsenal granted work permit for Gabriel Paulista transfer, medical set to be completed today

    Metro "Arsenal have all but completed the signing of centre-back Gabriel Paulista after the Brazilian was granted a formal work permit to join the Gunners. The final fee agreed with Spanish club Villarreal is understood to be £11.3 million, with Paulista set to undergo a medical imminently." January 26

  • Tottenham weigh up £5million bid for Burnley hitman Danny Ings

    Daily Mirror "Tottenham are considering making a £5million bid for Burnley hitman Danny Ings before next Monday’s transfer deadline. Chelsea and Manchester City – both keen to increase their number of homegrown players – are also monitoring Ings’ situation. But Spurs may try to steal a march on their..." January 26

  • Manchester United outcast Nani adamant he has Old Trafford future despite loan move

    Daily Mail "Nani believes he could still have a future at Manchester United despite being allowed to spend the entire season on loan at Sporting Lisbon. The Portugal winger was sacrificed by Louis van Gaal as part of the deal that saw Marcos Rojo join United last summer. But Nani, 28, has more than three..." January 26

  • Jose Mourinho admits lack of depth could hurt Chelsea

    The Independent "Jose Mourinho, the Chelsea manager, fears his squad’s lack of strength in depth may undermine their challenge for the Premier League title. His squad’s soft underbelly was comprehensively exposed in Saturday’s FA Cup fourth-round tie against League One Bradford City, who came from 2-0 down to..." January 26

  • Man City prepared to take DRASTIC measures for Chelsea clash after FA Cup exit

    Daily Star "The message to Toure from boss Manuel Pellegrini is clear: Save Our Season. The midfield kingpin's Africa Cup of Nations campaign could be over as early as Wednesday should the Ivory Coast lose a group decider to Cameroon. And the faltering champions, fresh from their shock FA Cup home loss..." January 26

  • Ex-Liverpool star backs Henderson to replace Gerrard as captain

    talkSport "The Reds midfielder was named vice-captain back in September by manager Brendan Rodgers and with Gerrard leaving for LA Galaxy in the summer looks set to replace his team-mate as skipper next season. And McAteer, who reckons the 24-year-old was Liverpool’s unsung hero last year as they finished..." January 26

  • Mesut Òzil and Theo Walcott return to put a spring in the step of Arsenal

    The Guardian "By the time you read this certain Arsenal players may have already posted self-congratulatory photos online. Or maybe they will have deigned to wait for more significant triumphs – and this match can only have increased confidence of achieving such conquests. Better times lie ahead for Arsène..." January 26

  • Man Utd close to £20m deal for Southampton's Nathaniel Clyne

    Daily Star "United boss Louis van Gaal has identified that position as a priority and Clyne is emerging as the top target. A scouting delegation from United assessed Clyne, 23, in the Saints’ 2-1 win at Newcastle last weekend. United have already signed one full back from Southampton – Luke Shaw for..." January 25

  • Manchester United and Tottenham go head to head for Memphis Depay

    The Express "Both have watched the £15million-rated 20-year-old winger, who became Holland's youngest ever scorer in World Cup finals when he struck against Australia in Brazil. Spurs tried to sign Depay in the last transfer window and want him to replace Aaron Lennon. They are open to offers for their..." January 25

  • Yaya Toure offered Manchester City escape by old boss Roberto Mancini at Inter Milan

    Daily Mirror "Roberto Mancini is set to offer Yaya Toure an escape route away from Manchester City. Reports in Italy yesterday claimed that Toure is ready to accept Mancini’s offer to take him to Inter Milan in the summer – and will even accept a 50 per cent pay cut. The Ivory Coast international ,..." January 25

  • QPR considering bid for former Tottenham and Man Utd star Dimitar Berbatov

    Daily Star "Redknapp worked with the Bulgaria forward at Spurs and has been alerted by reports that Berbatov, 33, wants a return to London. The former Spurs, Manchester United and Fulham forward has scored six goals in 20 games so far this term. Berbatov may be available for a bargain £1million and his..." January 25

  • Man United, Chelsea AND Man City to battle for Paul Pogba's £75million signature this summer

    Daily Mirror "Manchester United, Chelsea and Manchester City will join a £75million race to land Paul Pogba this summer. Juventus are ready to cash in on one of the hottest young prospects in world football – and Pogba has already been dubbed “the 100million euro man” in Italy. That will spark a battle..." January 25

  • Arsenal, Manchester United, Manchester City and Chelsea target Sergio Ramos to SIGN deal

    Daily Star "The former Sevilla star, 28, has been repeatedly linked with a move away from the Bernabeu in recent months, and according to reports, is unhappy in the Spanish capital. Premier League giants Arsenal, Manchester United, Manchester City and Chelsea are believed to be interested in snapping up..." January 24

  • Chelsea consider £20m bid for Douglas Costa of Shakhtar Donetsk

    The Guardian "Chelsea have sounded out Shakhtar Donetsk over the availability of their Brazilian midfielder Douglas Costa as they explore potential recruits in anticipation of losing at least one first-team player before next month’s transfer deadline. Douglas, with the Ukrainian club’s squad on a tour of..." January 24

  • Carlo Ancelotti crushes Arsenal hopes of completing transfer for Real Madrid midfielder Asier Illarramendi

    Metro "Illarramendi has struggled to cement his place in Ancelotti’s first team since joining Los Blancos from Real Sociedad in 2013, with reports in Spain claiming his lack of game time has resulted in Arsenal making the player an offer. Despite it being believed that Illarramendi – who has also been..." January 24

  • West Brom: Wolves' Bakary Sako wanted by Albion

    Birmingham Mail "West Bromwich Albion have a serious interest in Wolverhampton Wanderers winger Bakary Sako in a possible transfer sure to send shockwaves through the Black Country. Manager Tony Pulis has made a third bid of around £4.75million for Wigan’s Callum McManaman and is set to sign former Newcastle..." January 24

  • Liverpool receive boost as Paris Saint-Germain ‘ready to offload’ Reds transfer target Ezequiel Lavezzi

    Metro "Lavezzi has been linked with an exit from the Parc des Princes for some time, with Liverpool said to have been closely monitoring the situation since the summer. And Brendan Rodgers could be tempted into a move, following reports in French newspaper Le Parisien that PSG boss Laurent Blanc has..." January 24

  • Man Utd to HIJACK Arsenal's impending deal for Villarreal defender Gabriel Paulista

    Daily Star "The uncapped Brazilian 24, has been repeatedly linked with a move away from Spain in recent months, and is reportedly on the verge of joining Arsenal. But there has been a huge twist in the deal. Sources in Spain claim the Gunners' Premier League rivals Manchester United are attempting to..." January 23

  • Alexandre Pato offered to QPR as west London side look to bolster forward line

    Daily Mail "QPR have been offered Corinthians striker Alexandre Pato. The 25-year-old, who previously played for Italian giants AC Milan, could make the move to west London in this transfer window. Pato is on loan from Corinthians at Sao Paulo - where he has scored 12 goals in 30 appearances since..." January 23

  • Brendan Rodgers expects Raheem Sterling to sign new Liverpool deal soon

    Sky Sports "The 20-year-old still has over two years left to run on his current contract but he has been linked with a possible move away from Anfield. However, he has been discussing a contract extension with the Reds and Rodgers thinks those talks will soon yield a positive outcome. "It is something..." January 23

  • Hammer blow for Arsenal and Man Utd as former Chelsea star's agent RULES OUT move

    Daily Star "That's according to his agent, Patrick Koster, who claims the Belgian international is fully focused on helping Wolfsburg reach the Champions League. When pressed on the rumours linking his client with a move back to England, Koster said: "De Bruyne is feeling very good. "After a difficult..." January 23

  • Javier Hernandez set for Man Utd return after Real Madrid chief hints at summer departure

    The Express "The Mexican international joined Madrid on a season-long loan at the tail end of last summer, but has only managed to rack-up 170-minutes worth of La Liga playing time. Chicharito has to compete with the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo, Karim Benzema and Gareth Bale for a starring role at the..." January 23

  • Arsenal keeping tabs on Fiorentina goalkeeper Norberto Neto with Wojciech Szczesny's future cast into further doubt

    Daily Mail "Arsenal goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny's position has been cast into further doubt after it emerged the club are monitoring Fiorentina goalkeeper Norberto Neto. Sportsmail revealed earlier this month that the Gunners will make a new No 1 a summer priority. And club scouts have made checks on..." January 23

  • Arsenal missed out on Di Maria when he was 17, reveals Wenger, calls for non-EU work permit rules to be scrapped

    The Independent "Arsène Wenger has urged the Government and the Football Association to scrap all obstacles preventing non-EU footballers from obtaining work permits to play in the Premier League, having admitted that he was stopped from signing a teenage Angel Di Maria by the current rules. The spotlight has..." January 23

  • Manchester United stadium infested with mice

    Daily Star "Pest control experts had to be called in after rodents were spotted in the North and South stands of the club’s Old Trafford ground as well as in staff offices around the ground. A source said: “They’re a nightmare and a struggle to get rid of them.” Disgusting mice have been spotted on the..." January 22

  • Chelsea plan £40m bid for former Manchester United ace Paul Pogba

    The Express "With Jose Mourinho's side still on track for four trophies, the Stamford Bridge club have already begun to plan for next year. Pogba, who is also a target for both Manchester United and City, has been on Chelsea's radar for some time, and the club are poised to offer a players-plus-cash..." January 22

  • Man United leapfrog Barcelona, Bayern as 2nd-richest club after Real Madrid

    ESPN FC "Manchester United may have had their worst season on the pitch for two decades last term, but they have reclaimed second spot in the list of the football's richest clubs and now have Real Madrid in their sights. Only the European champions stand ahead in terms of income, while Barcelona by..." January 22

  • Liverpool and Chelsea BOOST as Inter cannot afford £2.3m Mauro Icardi contract demands

    The Express "The Premier League duo thought their hold on Icardi was slipping this morning as the player's representatives met with club bosses to thrash out a deal to keep him at the San Siro for four more years. But the 21-year-old could still move abroad if no agreement is reached, with a summer transfer..." January 22

  • Brendan Rodgers RULES OUT Liverpool return for Daniel Sturridge in Bolton clash

    Daily Star "Sturridge is back in Liverpool training after struggling to overcome thigh and calf injuries. The England ace is set to return to action this month, with Saturday's FA Cup tie against Bolton at Anfield pencilled in as a possible return date. However speaking ahead of the game, Rodgers has..." January 22

  • Frank Lampard could miss Man City's clash with Chelsea after picking up injury in Abu Dhabi friendly

    Daily Mirror "Frank Lampard is facing a battle to be fit to face former club Chelsea. Lampard was injured during Manchester City's 2-0 win over Hamburg during their warm weather break in Abu Dhabi. City take on title rivals and Premier League leaders Chelsea at Stamford Bridge a week on Sunday, with boss..." January 22

  • Raheem Sterling will sign Liverpool deal soon, says Brendan Rodgers

    ESPN FC "Liverpool winger Raheem Sterling is set to sign a new contract "very imminently," according to manager Brendan Rodgers. The 20-year-old's representatives, Impact Sports Management, have been in negotiations with Reds chief executive Ian Ayre for more than three months to extend a deal that..." January 22

  • Chelsea face fight for Juan Cuadrado as Fiorentina claim £27m winger is staying

    Daily Mail "Fiorentina coach Vincenzo Montella fully expects sought-after winger Juan Cuadrado to stay at the club despite media reports linking him with a move to the Premier League. The Colombia international has been a rumoured target of Manchester United in the past few years while Chelsea are..." January 22

  • Tottenham midfielder Ryan Mason "buzzing" after signing new five-and-a-half year contract

    Daily Mirror "Ryan Mason says he is "buzzing" after signing a new long-term contract at Tottenham Hotspur. The lifelong Spurs fan has put pen to paper on a five-and-a-half year deal, keeping him at White Hart Lane until 2020. After a successful loan at Swindon last term, Mason burst into the first-team..." January 22

  • Samuel Eto’o close to completing transfer from Everton to Serie A’s Sampdoria

    Pro Soccer Talk "Everton forward Samuel Eto’o is close a move to Serie A side Sampdoria and only needs the blessing of Everton bosses to complete the deal, according to the Italian club’s sporting director Carlo Osti. Eto’o, 33, and representatives have reportedly been in talks with Sampdoria officials for..." January 21

  • Manchester United ‘will sign Radamel Falcao as bait to bag Edinson Cavani’

    Metro "Manchester United are reportedly preparing to sign Radamel Falcao on a permanent deal at Old Trafford – but only so that they can swap him for Paris Saint-Germain’s Edinson Cavani. Colombia international Falcao joined the Red Devils on transfer deadline day from Monaco with a view to a..." January 21

  • Chelsea and Man Utd battle for £48m Real Madrid star Luka Modric

    The Express "The Blues famously failed to land the mercurial playmaker in 2011 before Madrid swooped for his signature the following year, and Jose Mourinho has made the Croatia international his first-choice midfield target ahead of next season. Chelsea already have a formidable central partnership in the..." January 21

  • Mourinho jokes over Steven Gerrard's Liverpool exit: Maybe I should sign him on loan

    Daily Mirror "Jose Mourinho says he is "not happy" that Steven Gerrard will leave Liverpool at the end of the season. Earlier this month 34-year-old Gerrard confirmed that he is to end his 17-year professional career with the Reds in the summer to join MLS side LA Galaxy. The ex-England skipper starred..." January 21

  • Adidas to help Manchester United in £200 million bid for Barcelona forward Lionel Messi

    The Telegraph "Manchester United could be given help from their new sponsors Adidas to sign Lionel Messi from Barcelona, according to The Metro. United have joined Chelsea in the race to sign Messi, who has opened the door to a possible transfer with some cryptic comments recently. Adidas sponsor Messi and..." January 21

  • Liverpool to make transfer bid for Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette ‘in the coming days’

    Metro "Liverpool are set to dip into the transfer market in the coming days with a bid for Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette, according to reports in France. The Reds were linked with the hotshot forward before this month’s transfer window, but talk has died down in recent weeks. However, according..." January 21

  • Aston Villa boss Paul Lambert claims £25m would only buy Christian Benteke's left boot

    Daily Star "Lambert is adamant that Villa will resist any attempt to lure away their star striker in the transfer window. The 24-year-old Belgian ace is not for sale even though owner Randy Lerner is looking to flog the club. Villa have scored an alarming 11 goals all season - the lowest tally of any..." January 21

  • I want to play for my country! Jermain Defoe eyes England return

    The Express "The striker insists his international career is anything but in the past, as he revealed for the first time his devastation at being omitted from Hodgson's World Cup squad last summer. Defoe insists his 12-month stint in the MLS wasn't a mistake, even though it played a significant part in..." January 21

  • Manchester United launch BRITISH RECORD £61.25m bid for Chelsea target Paul Pogba

    Daily Star "United, according to Italian newspaper La Stampa, have made their first official offer to Juve and hope to convince Pogba to make the move back to the club by offering him a whopping £7m-a-year contract. Chelsea and Spanish giants Real Madrid are also understood to be keen on a deal for the..." January 21

  • Arsenal sign Krystian Bielik from Legia Warsaw

    ESPN FC "Arsenal have completed the signing of Krystian Bielik from Legia Warsaw. The Poland youth international, 17, joins for an undisclosed fee and can operate as a holding midfielder or centre-back. Bielik had only made his debut for Legia in August but had also attracted the interest of German..." January 21

  • Arsenal target Villarreal defender Gabriel Paulista as Wenger looks to secure new centre-half in January window

    Daily Mail "Arsenal remain in talks with Villarreal defender Gabriel Paulista over a possible £10million move with Arsene Wenger on course to sign a centre-half in the January window. Wenger is likely to delay making a final bid for the 24-year-old Brazilian for another 48 hours as the club assess..." January 21

  • Tottenham to offer £6m for Sporting Lisbon striker Islam Slimani

    Daily Star "Spurs scouts watched Slimani score for Algeria against South Africa at the Africa Cup of Nations and sent back glowing reports about the 26-year-old. Slimani was a target for West Ham and Leicester after starring for his country at the World Cup and could be available for a knock-down fee..." January 21

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