• 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

  • 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

  • Christian Eriksen set for contract talks as he gets ready to commit future to Tottenham

    Daily Mirror "Christian Eriksen is ready to commit his future to Tottenham. The 22-­year-­old Denmark international arrived from Ajax in August last year for £11million. But under the management of Andre Villas-­Boas, the midfielder failed to reproduce his best form on a consistent basis. He improved..." October 19

  • Arsenal track Ipswich Town youngster Tyrone Mings

    The Express "It's a remarkable change of fortune for the 21-year-old who has impressed this season in the left back role at Portman Road after taking over from Aaron Cresswell who joined West Ham United in the summer. Mings was also the subject of a failed £3 million bid from Crystal Palace during the..." October 19

  • Danny Ings ready to run down Burnley contract as Newcastle and Aston Villa monitor £10m rated striker

    Daily Mail "Burnley striker Danny Ings is ready to see out his contract and leave Turf Moor in the summer. The 22-year-old, who returned to the starting line-up against West Ham on Saturday after missing three games with a hamstring strain, has been offered new terms by Burnley. Yet with the likes of..." October 19

  • Raheem Sterling set to finalise new Liverpool contract and dash Real Madrid transfer hopes

    Daily Mirror "Real Madrid will get a close up view of Raheem Sterling this week – and then see their hopes of signing the England winger wrecked by a new long-term Liverpool contract. Sunday Mirror Sport revealed two weeks ago that the Reds are now ready to reward the teenager for his meteoric rise to the..." October 19

  • Newcastle want Jamaal Lascelles' Nottingham Forest loan cut short

    The Express "The geordies snapped up 20-year-old central defender Lascelles and keeper Karl Darlow from Forest for a combined fee of around £7 million but immediately loaned them back to the Championship club for the season. But with Newcastle leaking goals in their struggling start to the campaign manager..." October 19

  • Manchester United transfer target Semih Kaya could be heading to Atletico Madrid

    Daily Mirror "Atletico Madrid are confident of tying up an £8million deal for Semih Kaya - but the Galatasaray defender would prefer a move to Manchester United. The Spanish club and United have both been watching the 23-year-old Turkey international centre-half, and Atletico's Miguel Angel Gil has flown to..." October 18

  • Tottenham will have to pay over £15m to land hot shot Saido Berahino, warns West Brom boss Alan Irvine

    Daily Mail "West Brom head coach Alan Irvine has warned potential suitors Saido Berahino is worth more than £15million. The red-hot striker is the top scoring Englishman in the Barclays Premier League with five goals and helped fire England Under 21s to Euro 2015 this month. Tottenham had been linked..." October 18

  • Dani Alves has already agreed to join Man Utd on a free transfer next season

    The Express "Alves is in the final year of his deal at Barcelona and has not been offered fresh terms at the Camp Nou. The player's agent said this week that they would consider all options before making a decision in December or January. But FIFA agent Francois Gallardo claims that a deal has already..." October 18

  • Stoke warn United off Shawcross

    Manchester Evening News "Stoke boss Mark Hughes has issued a 'hands off' warning for Potters captain Ryan Shawcross amid reports of interest from the centre-back's former club Manchester United. There has been talk this week that United, whose youth set-up Shawcross was part of before he moved to the Britannia Stadium..." October 18

  • Adnan Januzaj sets sights on becoming Manchester United's No 10

    Daily Mail "Adnan Januzaj is determined to establish himself at the heart of Louis van Gaal’s Manchester United despite being marginalised under the new manager. Januzaj emerged as a shining light amid the gloom of David Moyes’ time in charge and was rewarded with a five-year contract worth £50,000-a-week..." October 18

  • Aston Villa DEMAND £12m from Man Utd or Arsenal for captain Ron Vlaar

    The Express "According to ESPN, Villa will accept the probability of losing their stalwart centre-half, and eek out the best financial deal possible. Vlaar's contract is set to expire in the summer of 2015, but the players obvious commitment to Villa may force United to make a sizeable offer in January, to..." October 17

  • Arsenal target Celtic's Virgil van Dijk in January transfer window to bolster fragile defence

    The Telegraph "Arsène Wenger has promised to address Arsenal's lack of defensive cover in the January transfer window, with Celtic's Virgil van Dijk among the targets being considered. As revealed by Telegraph Sport, Arsenal have a budget of about £20  million for new players and at Thursday’s annual general..." October 17

  • Ronny Deila vows to keep his Celtic stars as Arsenal target Virgil van Dijk and Bolton eye Kris Commons

    Daily Record "Ronny Deila will fight to keep his top Celtic stars in January – as Arsenal target Virgil van Dijk and Bolton eye Kris Commons. The Norwegian manager is desperate to build-up his squad during the mid-season window and hopes Parkhead chiefs back plans for signings and also stave off moves for..." October 17

  • Juventus order Man Utd to pay £48m for Arturo Vidal

    The Express "The Chile international heads Louis Van Gaal's January wishlist after the Red Devils cooled their interest in Roma's Kevin Strootman, with a bid of around £30million being prepared. United pulled out all the stops in their attempts to sign Vidal over the summer transfer window, but could not..." October 17

  • Man Utd look to FORMER defender Ryan Shawcross as Mats Hummels alternative

    Daily Star "According to ESPN, United are considering a January move for the Stoke captain with manager Louis van Gaal desperate to beef up his central defensive options. Borussia Dortmund defender Mats Hummels is seen as the main target but a move for the German is likely to prove difficult. Aston..." October 17

  • Fulham close to appointing new manager with Chris Hughton favourite for the job

    Daily Mirror "Chris Hughton heads a three man shortlist to be the next Fulham boss . Former Norwich manager Hughton is up against current caretaker boss Kit Symons and ex-West Brom boss Steve Clarke who are in the running . Fulham owner Shahid Khan appointed a panel to help him decide and all three..." October 17

  • Revealed! 'Tired' Liverpool ace Raheem Sterling has sprinted further and faster than Prem rivals

    Daily Mirror "His critics have accused him of being pampered and out of touch. Yet those are the last descriptions you could level at Raheem Sterling – the boy who arrived, aged five, in this country with his family and settled on one of London’s toughest estates. The youngster who emerged from a class of..." October 17

  • Furious Brendan Rodgers insists Sterling never said he didn’t want to play for England

    The Independent "Brendan Rodgers, the Liverpool manager, has angrily attacked claims that the club put pressure on Roy Hodgson to leave Raheem Sterling out of the England starting line-up for their European Championship qualifying game in Estonia on Sunday. In an exclusive interview with The Independent,..." October 17

  • Uefa president Michel Platini calls for introduction of sin-bin

    The Guardian "The Uefa president, Michel Platini, has said he would like to see the introduction of a sin-bin for players who show dissent towards referees. Platini, speaking at the launch of his book, Parlons Football, said he would like there to be a white card which would sideline players for 10 minutes..." October 17

  • Lionel Messi 'had nothing to do with tax evasion', insists father Jorge

    Daily Mirror "Lionel Messi's father insists the Barcelona star has nothing to do with the tax controversy that threatens to tarnish his name. The Argentine and father Jorge have been accused of tax evasion over three offences from 2007 to 2009 - swindling the Spanish state of more than £3.2million. Messi..." October 16

  • Pep Guardiola admits desire to one day manage Manchester United

    Pro Soccer Talk "According to reports in a new book chronicling Pep Guardiola’s title-winning campaign at Bayern Munich last season, the Spanish manager wants to one day manage Manchester United. Written by Marti Perarnau the book is a behind-the-scenes look at Guardiola’s debut campaign in Munich and in it..." October 16

  • Mario Balotelli determined to break Premier League duck for Liverpool

    The Guardian "Mario Balotelli said he was surprised by the quality in Liverpool’s squad when he signed for Brendan Rodgers’s team and has admitted that he is desperate to score his first Premier League goal for the club. The striker has had the international break to focus solely on his club form after being..." October 16

  • Arsenal and Liverpool must turn attentions elsewhere as Carlo Ancelotti rubbishes Iker Casillas exit

    Metro "Arsenal and Liverpool’s hopes of signing Real Madrid Iker Casillas have been dashed after boss Carlo Ancelotti insisted his goalkeeper is going nowhere. Both clubs have been linked with the Spaniard in recent months, with his time at the Bernabeu seemingly coming to an end. Casillas endured..." October 16

  • Sami Khedira to be offered pre-contract agreement at Chelsea?

    Pro Soccer Talk "With Sami Khedira‘s future at Real Madrid still very much uncertain, the German midfielder is reportedly close to joining Premier League side Chelsea and linking up with his old boss Jose Mourinho. Khedira, 27, will be out of contract next summer with reigning European Champions Real Madrid..." October 16

  • Napoli plot Liverpool and Man City transfer raids for Glen Johnson and James Milner

    Daily Mirror "Glen Johnson and James Milner are on the January shopping list of Rafa Benitez’s Napoli. Liverpool full-back Johnson is out of contract next summer and recently admitted talks with the Reds about a new deal had gone “very quiet”. And Manchester City midfielder Milner is also free to speak to..." October 16

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