• Man City's Frank Lampard eyes future Chelsea role

    ESPN FC "Frank Lampard has told Sky Sports that Jose Mourinho and Chelsea are keen to take him "home" after his retirement. On Saturday, Lampard will be heading back to Stamford Bridge in Manchester City colours as he looks to help his current club reduce Chelsea's five-point lead at the top of the..." January 31

  • Diego Costa: I take things to limit but I did nothing wrong

    The Telegraph "Diego Costa breaks into a smile, and then a laugh. It is not the first and certainly not the last time he does so during this interview, the first he has conducted since he signed for Chelsea last summer, and which is briefly interrupted by Jose Mourinho after he spots the striker. “This beautiful..." January 31

  • Daniel Sturridge makes Liverpool return, named on bench after five months out

    Pro Soccer Talk "He’s back. Daniel Sturridge is back in the Liverpool squad for the first-time since Aug. 31 as the England international was named in Brendan Rodgers’ 18-man squad for their game against West Ham United at Anfield on Saturday. Sturridge, 25, has spent the last five months out with various..." January 31

  • West Brom and QPR prepare loan bids for Tottenham striker Emmanuel Adebayor

    Daily Mail "Tottenham are braced for offers to take Emmanuel Adebayor on loan, with West Bromwich Albion and Queens Park Rangers the likeliest bidders. Tony Pulis is determined to bring a striker to the Hawthorns and chairman Jermey Peace might countenance a large contribution to the Togo international’s..." January 31

  • Andy Carroll accuses Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers of being a liar

    Daily Mirror "Andy Carroll has accused Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers of lying to him as he forced the burly centre-forward out of Anfield. In a candid interview with The Times, Carroll tells of how Rodgers would say one thing to on the phone, only to lack the bravery to then say it to the Geordie striker's..." January 31

  • Manchester United set aside £120m for LVG to LAND Real Madrid ace Gareth Bale

    Daily Star "Bale this week ruled out a summer switch to United but sources in Spain suggest Louis van Gaal is still hopeful of landing the Welsh wizard and the club are willing to reserve a huge chunk of cash to do the deal. The 25-year-old has been in stunning form for Real since joining from Tottenham 18..." January 31

  • Manchester City set to pip rivals Manchester United in quest to sign Real Madrid star Pepe

    The Express "According to Spanish sources, the Portuguese international is interested in a move away from the Bernabeu to protect is first-team opportunities. The 31-year-old is most certainly a regular in Carlo Ancelotti's team, however the emergence of Raphael Varane could leave Pepe warming the bench in..." January 31

  • David de Gea transfer to Real Madrid is 'possible' but we want to keep him at Man United, reveals van Gaal

    Daily Mail "Louis van Gaal has admitted Real Madrid target David de Gea could leave Manchester United — but the Old Trafford boss will fight to keep him. Earlier this month, Van Gaal said the talented goalkeeper would soon extend his contract. But ahead of Saturday's visit of Leicester City, he admitted..." January 31

  • Pape Souare completes move to Crystal Palace from Lille

    ESPN FC "Crystal Palace have completed the signing of Lille full-back Pape Souare. Eagles chairman Steve Parish announced the deal on Twitter: The Senegal international flew straight to London to complete the deal after his nation's early exit from the African Nations Cup this week." January 31

  • Liverpool to make late move for PSG star after Napoli drop interest?

    talkSport "Napoli have ruled themselves out of a late swoop for Liverpool target Ezequiel Lavezzi. The Argentina international is expected to leave Paris Saint-Germain this month after reportedly falling out of favour with manager Laurent Blanc. Several clubs from across Europe have shown an interest..." January 31

  • Manchester United ‘agree £37m transfer fee to sign Mats Hummels’

    Metro "Manchester United have agreed a £37million deal to sign Borussia Dortmund star Mats Hummels, according to reports in Spain. United have been strongly linked with Hummels in recent days, with rumours recently saying negotiations have been held over a transfer. " January 31

  • Fernando and Fernandinho struggling to fill Toure's void at Manchester City

    The Express "Toure will miss the Premier League showdown with title rivals Chelsea at Stamford Bridge because he is away at the African Nations Cup with Ivory coast. And his absence could be hugely significant, considering City have failed to win any of the previous five games in domestic competition he has..." January 31

  • Diego Costa: Chelsea striker gets three-match ban for stamp

    BBC "Chelsea striker Diego Costa has been banned for three matches for stamping on Liverpool's Emre Can. The 26-year-old will miss Saturday's Premier League clash with Manchester City at Stamford Bridge as well as games against Aston Villa and Everton. The Football Association charge, which Costa..." January 30

  • Andre Schurrle to have Wolfsburg medical as Chelsea star closes in on £27m transfer

    Daily Mail "Andre Schurrle's move to Wolfsburg continues to gather pace as the forward will have a medical at the club on Friday. The 24-year-old has agreed personal terms to return to Germany and is now awaiting for Chelsea to agree a fee to sell him the Bundesliga side. Sportsmail understands that the..." January 30

  • Liverpool move to sign and loan Danny Ings would breach rules

    The Guardian "Liverpool will have to wait until the summer to attempt to sign Danny Ings after Burnley pointed out their proposed January loan deal would contravene Premier League rules. The Anfield club inquired about signing the 22-year-old striker before Monday’s transfer deadline and loaning him back to..." January 30

  • Alexis Sanchez an injury concern for Arsenal

    Pro Soccer Talk "The man who has been involved in more goals than any player this season in the Premier League may be missing for Arsenal this weekend. Alexis Sanchez is struggling with a hamstring injury, as the 26-year-old Chilean attacker will be a last-minute decision for Gunners boss Arsene Wenger." January 30

  • Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick to miss four weeks after rupturing muscle

    Daily Mirror "The midfielder will be missing for a month after picking up the injury, which could see Daley Blind drafted into the midfield to cover the position. Michael Carrick has been ruled out of action for a month after rupturing a muscle. Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal confirmed that the..." January 30

  • Juan Cuadrado says goodbye to Fiorentina ahead of £24.8m Chelsea move

    The Express "The Colombian winger visited the Viola training ground today to farewell Vincenzo Montella and his former teammates. And reports in Italy suggest that he will now fly to London on a private plane this evening to complete the move to Stamford Bridge. A medical - due to take place tomorrow -..." January 30

  • Arsenal ‘ready to offer £26m to sign Mario Mandzukic before transfer deadline’

    Metro "Arsenal are ready to bid £26million for Atletico Madrid striker Mario Mandzukic, according to reports. The Gunners have been linked with a deal for Croatian goal-machine Mandzukic in recent weeks, amid speculation that he’s Arsenal’s top transfer target." January 30

  • Fletcher set to sign £75,000-a-week deal until 2018 with West Ham after Van Gaal confirms United exit

    Daily Mail "West Ham will offer Darren Fletcher a three-and-a-half year deal worth £75,000-a-week when the formalities of his move from Manchester United are completed. Louis van Gaal confirmed that the Scotland international was close to finalising a move to London on Friday, which would end his 20-year..." January 30

  • James Ward-Prowse signs new five-and-a-half year deal at Southampton after standout season

    Daily Mirror "James Ward-Prowse has been rewarded for his impressive form for Southampton by being given a new long-term contract. The academy graduate will remain at St. Mary's until the end of the 2019/20 season, after proving to be a key figure in the Saints line-up since his introduction to the..." January 30

  • Diego Costa is contesting the FA's violent conduct charge

    Fox Sports "Chelsea striker Diego Costa is contesting the Football Association's charge for violent conduct - a move which has the full support of the club. The Spain international is facing an immediate three-match ban for his apparent stamp on the Liverpool's Emre Can during Tuesday's Capital One Cup..." January 29

  • Roberto Mancini hopes Yaya Toure will join him at Inter Milan

    Pro Soccer Talk "Yaya Toure‘s career at Manchester City began after he was signed by Roberto Mancini in 2010 from Barcelona. Now, Mancini wants to sign the 31-year-old Ivory Coast midfielder again, as uncertainty continues to swirl regarding Toure’s future at the Etihad Stadium despite signing a new four-year..." January 29

  • Man Utd suffer MASSIVE BLOW as Gareth Bale RULES OUT Old Trafford move

    Daily Star "United have been monitoring Bale's situation at Real Madrid since Van Gaal arrived as manager last summer. United are willing to back a new world record bid for the Welsh forward at the end of the season with Real valuing him at £130m. Bale, 25, signed a six-year contract at Madrid when he..." January 29

  • PSG open talks over signing Emmanuel Adebayor on loan for the rest of the season

    The Telegraph "Paris Saint-Germain have held talks over taking Tottenham Hotspur striker Emmanuel Adebayor on loan for the rest of the season. It is understood the French club first expressed an interest in Adebayor some weeks ago, but were told by Spurs chairman Daniel Levy that he was not available for..." January 29

  • Juan Cuadrado may have choice of Chelsea or Manchester Uniited

    Sky Sports "Fiorentina attacking midfielder Juan Cuadrado faces a difficult choice between Manchester United and Chelsea should he decide to move to the Premier League, according to Tony Cascarino and Paul Walsh. Cuadrado is reportedly interesting both clubs with Fiorentina thought unwilling to sell the..." January 29

  • Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli will leave Anfield for £45million or DIE there declares his agent

    Daily Mirror "The Italian international only arrived in August but is already being linked with a move away from the club having fallen down the pecking order. The agent of Mario Balotelli has declared that the Italian striker will NOT be leaving Anfield, declaring that he'll either become a success or "die..." January 29

  • Harry Kane set to sign new deal at Tottenham - sources

    ESPN FC "Tottenham striker Harry Kane is set to put pen to paper on a new deal at the club, sources have told ESPN FC. Kane, 21, only signed a five-year deal at White Hart Lane back in August, but his star has risen considerably this season and he is expected to agree a one-year extension to 2020 with a..." January 29

  • Everton will NOT replace Samuel Eto'o as Roberto Martinez hails Kone, Barkley and Naismith

    The Express "The Everton manager left the door ajar on a signing before the transfer window closes on Monday, but said it would not be a like-for-like replacement for Eto’o because he has Arouna Kone. Eto’o moved to Sampdoria at the start of the week just five months after arriving on a free transfer, but..." January 29

  • West Ham flop Ravel Morrison agrees four-year contract with Serie A side Lazio, starting this summer

    Daily Mirror "Ravel Morrison has signed a four-year contract with Lazio. West Ham midfielder Morrison, 21, is out of contract at Upton Park in the summer and has signed a pre-contract to join the Italians from next season. England under-21 starlet Morrison is regarded as one of English football's biggest..." January 29

  • Aston Villa confident of signing Manchester City misfit Scott Sinclair on loan with view to permanent transfer

    Daily Mail "Aston Villa are confident a deal can be done to bring in Scott Sinclair from Manchester City. Paul Lambert admitted last week the transfer looked 'dead' but talks have since been revived and a conclusion is edging closer. A loan switch until the end of the season with a view to a permanent..." January 29

  • CONFIRMED: Manchester United target Kevin Strootman LEAVES Rome

    Daily Star "The Roma midfielder, who has been linked with a move to Manchester United, was ruled out from March last year, missing the World Cup, before returning to action this season. However the 24-year-old limped off after 34 minutes in Roma's 1-1 draw with Fiorentina, and according to reports in Italy..." January 29

  • Costa set to miss City match after FA charge

    The Telegraph "Diego Costa is set to miss Chelsea’s vital Premier League clash with title rivals Manchester City after being charged with violent conduct by the Football Association. Striker Costa appeared to stamp on Emre Can in Chelsea’s Capital One Cup semi-final second-leg success over Liverpool and is..." January 28

  • DONE DEAL: Arsenal finally CONFIRM £13.4m ace Gabriel Paulista as second January signing

    Daily Star "The Gunners have finally sealed the deal after the uncapped Brazilian passed a medical and granted a work permit. He is expected to provide cover for first-choice central defensive pairing Laurent Koscielny and Per Mertesacker. In a further boost to the club, changes in the exchange rate..." January 28

  • Wilfried Zaha will cost Crystal Palace £10m to bring back Manchester United winger

    Daily Mail "It will cost Crystal Palace £10million for them to convert Wilfried Zaha's loan switch from Manchester United into a permanent one. The 22-year-old left Selhurst Park in January 2013 but has returned to his former club on loan after failing to make an impression under both David Moyes and..." January 28

  • Liverpool are closing in on a £14m deal for PSG attacker Ezequiel Lavezzi

    The Express "The Argentina international looks certain to leave the Parc des Princes after being left out of Laurent Blanc's winter training squad. Lavezzi's most recent appearance for PSG was a five-minute cameo in the 1-0 win over Saint-Etienne, and the former Napoli man is said to be furious over his..." January 28

  • Man United ready to make David De Gea the best-paid keeper in the Premier League to ward off Real Madrid

    Daily Mirror "Manchester United are ready to make David De Gea the best-paid goalkeeper in the Premier League to ensure he stays at Old Trafford. De Gea has less than 18 months left on his current contract and has yet to commit to an extension, despite United having offered him a new deal worth..." January 28

  • Agency split delays new Liverpool contract for Raheem Sterling

    ESPN FC "Liverpool winger Raheem Sterling has yet to sign a new contract amid a split at the agency that represents him. Sterling's representatives Impact Sports Management have been in talks with Reds chief executive Ian Ayre for more than three months. Sources told ESPN FC on Jan. 9 that a deal was..." January 28

  • Man Utd target Marquinhos AVAILABLE for 'just' £38m as PSG name their price

    The Express "That means United will have to substantially up their bid if they remain determined to land the 20-year-old at the end of the season. Last week Marquinhos' representative Giuliano Bertolucci said: "Last summer, PSG's president declared that Marquinhos was unsellable. " January 28

  • Diego Costa could get retrospective ban, miss Chelsea’s clash vs. Manchester City

    Pro Soccer Talk "After appearing to stomp on two separate Liverpool players during Chelsea’s fiery 1-0 League Cup semifinal win on Tuesday, Diego Costa could be handed a retrospective ban and miss Chelsea’s massive clash against Manchester City at Stamford Bridge on Saturday (Watch live, 12:30 p.m. ET on NBC and..." January 28

  • Captain Mikel Arteta signs new one-year deal at Arsenal

    Daily Star "The 32-year-old Gunners captain, who signed from Everton for £10m in 2011, was due to be out of contract in the summer. But representative Inaki Ibanez says a new deal has been agreed that will see Arteta stay at the Emirates. Ibanez said: "Mikel is no longer free next June because he now..." January 28

  • Chelsea target Douglas Costa begs Shakhtar Donetsk not to price him out of dream Blues move

    Daily Mirror "Douglas Costa has begged Shakhtar Donetsk not to price him out of a move to Chelsea with the Blues still in for Juan Cuadrado. Fiorentina have already rejected an approach from the Blues and insist Cuadrado will not leave for less than his £26.8million release clause. The 24-year-old wideman..." January 27

  • Manchester United and Chelsea handed Paul Pogba boost as Juventus boss ‘names his price’

    Metro "The ex-United youth star attracted even more attention against Chievo on Sunday evening, putting in a match-winning performance that saw him score one and create another, and Allegri believes that he is only going to improve. ‘Of course, Pogba is only 21 and he’s got the quality to get even..." January 27

  • Southampton eye transfer of Jordy Clasie to replace Arsenal target Morgan Schneiderlin

    Daily Mirror "Southampton boss Ronald Koeman is lining up Feyenoord midfielder Jordy Clasie to replace Arsenal target Morgan Schneiderlin. The Saints are resigned to losing France World Cup star Schneiderlin in the summer, even if they maintain their shock Champions League challenge. Boss Koeman believes..." January 27

  • QPR dismiss Derby loan enquiries for Junior Hoilett and Matt Phillips... but will listen to permanent offers

    Daily Mail "Derby have been given a swift rebuke after they enquired about the availability of QPR’s Junior Hoilett and Matt Phillips for potential loan moves. Manager Steve McClaren, who worked with both players during his spell coaching at Rangers, has indicated he would be interested in signing either..." January 27

  • Didier Drogba: Why I'm NOT ready to leave Chelsea yet

    The Express "DIdier Drogba says he wants to stay at Chelsea beyond the end of the season, because he wants to help inspire the future generation of Blues stars. The 36-year-old forward captained Chelsea on Saturday, but was unable to prevent them slipping up to a shock 4-2 defeat in the FA Cup fourth round..." January 27

  • Aston Villa team-mates were shocked when I signed deal

    The Guardian "Fabian Delph has admitted his Aston Villa team-mates were shocked to learn he had signed a new deal. The England midfielder has agreed a four-and-a-half year contract, which lasts until 2019. He was out of contract in the summer and had been linked with a move away from the Premier League..." January 27

  • West Ham captain Kevin Nolan tells Andy Carroll critics to 'eat their words'

    The Express "Carroll was West Ham's stand-out performer in a gritty fourth-round FA Cup win at League One Bristol City on Sunday. He has come under fire for his injury record and a lack of goals but a record of two in his last four games have quietened some critics. Nolan said: "People looked in from the..." January 27

  • 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

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