• Following USWNT suspension, Hope Solo takes leave of absence from club

    Pro Soccer Talk "Hope Solo’s USWNT suspension did not predicate she take time off from her club team the Seattle Reign, but that is exactly what she will be doing. The 35-year-old goalkeeper will be taking a leave of absence from playing all forms of soccer, the Reign announced. They did not say how long she..." August 27

  • Wayne Rooney set to keep England captaincy as John Terry spurns return

    Daily Mail "Wayne Rooney is set to continue as England captain under Sam Allardyce – but former skipper John Terry has rejected the chance of ending his four-year international exile. Allardyce names his squad on Sunday night for his first game in the 2018 World Cup qualification campaign against..." August 27

  • Serie A teams offering Man City goalkeeper Joe Hart escape route

    The Express "The England star is racing against the clock to sort out his future before Wednesday’s 11am transfer deadline after finding himself as City’s third-choice keeper behind Willy Caballero and Claudio Bravo. Hart sat down with Begiristain after training yesterday to discuss the options he has now..." August 27

  • Tottenham eye Isco transfer as Real Madrid exit looms for the Spain international midfielder

    Daily Mirror "The Bernabeu giants need to trim their squad and are expected to move on either the 24-year-old or James Rodriguez — who is a favourite of the president Tottenham are lining up a sensational swoop for Real Madrid star Isco. European champions Real are under pressure to reduce the seize of..." August 27

  • Harry Kane wants to stay at Tottenham for his entire career

    Sky Sports "In an exclusive interview with Sky Sports, Harry Kane insists he would love to stay at Tottenham Hotspur for the rest of his career. The England striker was the Premier League's top scorer last season with 25 goals, though Spurs missed out on the title in the closing weeks of the campaign." August 27

  • Manchester United ready to let Memphis Depay seal transfer away for £26m

    Metro "Manchester United are reportedly ready to part ways with Memphis Depay before the end of the summer transfer window. The Dutch winger only joined the Red Devils from PSV last summer, arriving at Old Trafford with a reputation as one of the most exciting young players in Europe. However, new..." August 27

  • Chelsea push ahead for Inter star Brozovic

    Gazzetta World "Following the impending arrivals of Gabriel Barbosa and João Mário, Inter‘s busy end to the transfer window shows no sign of abating, as Marcelo Brozovic edges closer to Chelsea. Brozovic has long been linked with a move away from the Stadio Giuseppe Meazza and with João Mário arriving to plug..." August 27

  • Guardiola's Man City transfer plans for final week of the window

    Manchester Evening News "Manchester City are facing a race against time to offload the high-profile names who do not figure in Pep Guardiola’s plans. The Catalan insists Claudio Bravo will be his final signing in his first transfer window at the club. But City sporting director Txiki Begiristain will now try to..." August 27

  • Juventus target £25m-rated Sevilla midfielder Steven N'Zonzi

    Daily Mail "Juventus have made an enquiry for Sevilla's Steven N'Zonzi. The 27-year-old former Stoke City midfielder has a £25million buyout clause and Sevilla will not negotiate unless that figure is met. Leicester City have a posted an interest in the former France U21 international who left Stoke..." August 27

  • Arsenal close in on Shkodran Mustafi after considering Omer Toprak when the German stalled

    Daily Mirror "Arsenal are closing in on signing Shkodran Mustafi - after failing in their bid to land Bayer Leverkusen's Omer Toprak. The Gunners firmed up their interest in experienced Toprak, 27, as negotiations with Valencia for Mustafi stalled. But the two clubs were unable to agree a fee and the..." August 27

  • Leicester City see £21m bid for Sporting Lisbon forward Islam Slimani

    talkSport "Sporting Lisbon have rejected a £21m bid from Leicester City for Islam Slimani. The striker is attracting the interest of several clubs this summer after scoring 31 goals last season in all competitions. West Brom have been heavily linked with the Algerian, while Everton are also rumoured to..." August 27

  • Could Man City keeper Joe Hart be a shock transfer target for Sunderland?

    Sunderland Echo "The odds on out-of-favour goalkeeper Joe Hart making a shock switch from Manchester City to Sunderland are falling. The England No 1 has found himself out in the cold at the City of Manchester Stadium after Pep Guardiola took over as boss. He was on the bench for the first two Premier League..." August 27

  • West Brom transfers: Positions Pulis wants five signings in before the deadline

    Birmingham Mail "West Bromwich Albion manager Tony Pulis has admitted he is hoping to make a breakthrough in the transfer market ahead of deadline day - and wants to make five more signings. Until now, the Baggies have only managed to bring in two new players in Matt Phillips and Brendan Galloway from QPR and..." August 27

  • Inter set to complete double swoop for Gabigol and Joao Mario

    Gazzetta World "Following their summer of transfer uncertainty, Inter have now finally confirmed the arrivals of both Joao Mario and Gabriel Barbosa. Both players have been strongly linked with the Nerazzurri for the past few months, although it has now taken until the final week of the current transfer window..." August 27

  • Report: Liverpool offering $14 million for USMNT’s Pulisic

    Pro Soccer Talk "Even if Christian Pulisic does remain at Borussia Dortmund this summer, at least the young American knows that there’s interest in him. On Friday, fellow Bundesliga outfit RB Leipzig emerged as a potential suitor for the U.S. Men’s National Team winger with a reported offer of $16 million on..." August 26

  • Sounders' Clint Dempsey has irregular heartbeat, out for World Cup qualifiers

    ESPN FC "United States striker Clint Dempsey is being tested for an irregular heartbeat and will miss the Seattle Sounders' game on Sunday against the rival Portland Timbers as well as upcoming World Cup qualifiers. The Sounders announced on Friday that the 33-year-old would be held out of the game at..." August 26

  • Joe Hart to Liverpool: Manchester City goalkeeper ready to take huge pay cut to tempt Jurgen Klopp into a bid

    The Sun "JOE HART is willing to take a huge pay cut to tempt Liverpool to bid for him. The England keeper is desperate to move after being told he is not wanted at Manchester City." August 26

  • Liverpool forward Philippe Coutinho could miss Tottenham clash with slight hamstring problem

    Daily Mirror "Philippe Coutinho could sit out of Liverpool's trip to Tottenham this weekend. The Brazilian attacker was suffering from a tight hamstring following last weekend's defeat to Burnley and sat out the midweek EFL Cup win over Burton. Coutinho did take part in light training at Melwood on..." August 26

  • Mourinho lays down the law! Boss warns £160,000-a-week Schweinsteiger he can stay - but he won't play again

    Daily Mail "Jose Mourinho has warned Bastian Schweinsteiger he is unlikely to play again for Manchester United if he insists on seeing out the remainder of his contract at Old Trafford. Despite being frozen out by Mourinho and made to train with the reserves, Schweinsteiger has indicated he has no..." August 26

  • Simone Zaza set for medical after West Ham agree £24m fee with Juventus

    The Guardian "West Ham have agreed a €28m (£24m) fee with Juventus for Simone Zaza, with the Italy striker set to fly to England on Friday for his medical after agreeing personal terms. Zaza, who missed a penalty for Italy in their penalty shootout defeat to Germany in the Euro 2016 quarter-final, has been a..." August 26

  • Tottenham considering move for Man City's Mangala

    ESPN UK "Tottenham are considering a move for Manchester City defender Eliaquim Mangala before Wednesday's transfer deadline, a source close to the club has told ESPN FC. If Spurs can agree a difficult deal for the France international centre-back, they will listen to offers for Kevin Wimmer, who signed..." August 26

  • Gabriel Barbosa snubs Manchester United and Chelsea to join Inter Milan

    Metro "Manchester United and Chelsea target Gabriel Barbosa has arrived in Italy to undertake a medical with Inter Milan. Both Premier League sides had been in contact with the Rio 2016 Olympics gold medallist but he has opted to join the Serie A giants instead. The Italian club confirmed they were..." August 26

  • Southampton set to sign Lille forward Sofiane Boufal for £21.2m

    The Telegraph "Southampton are poised to break their transfer record after agreeing a £21.2 million (25 million euros) fee with Lille for Morocco forward Sofiane Boufal. Their previous record is the £15 million that was paid for Dani Osvaldo, but agreement has now been reached with Claude Puel’s former club..." August 26

  • Monaco warn full-back Fabinho will cost Red Devils £25m-plus

    talkSport "Manchester United have been told it will cost them at least £25m if they want to land Monaco defender Fabinho. The Premier League club have been tracking the Brazilian all summer and they are still debating whether or not to make a late swoop for him. The right-back bagged eight goals last..." August 26

  • Arsenal transfer target Lucas Perez passes medical as £17million Gunners move nears completion

    Daily Mirror "The Deportivo La Caruna striker, 27, had arrived in London on Thursday night ahead of finalising a long-awaited move to the Emirates Lucas Perez has completed a medical in London and will complete his move to Arsenal this weekend. Arsene Wenger is set to sign the forward for £17million —..." August 26

  • Manchester United target Jose Fonte set to stay at Southampton after showdown talks with chairman

    Metro "Southampton defender Jose Fonte looks set to stay at the club after holding one-on-one talks with Saints chairman Ralph Krueger to discuss his future. The 32-year-old has been heavily linked with a move to Manchester United with Jose Mourinho known to be a firm admirer of the Portuguese..." August 26

  • Wilfried Zaha tells Alan Pardew he wants to leave Crystal Palace as Tottenham consider £15m bid

    Daily Mail "Wilfried Zaha has held a meeting with Alan Pardew and requested to leave Crystal Palace, amid interest from Tottenham. The winger is wanted by Spurs manager Mauricio Pochettino, who is considering a £15million bid for the player, and Crystal Palace now look set to lose him. Zaha sat down with..." August 26

  • Is this the big clue Tottenham will clinch third summer signing?

    Daily Star "Spurs have brought in just two players this summer - Vincent Janssen and Victor Wanyama. But Crystal Palace’s flying winger Zaha is poised to become the third new arrival." August 26

  • UEFA Champions League group stage: Premier League teams learn their fate

    Pro Soccer Talk "Premier League teams got off very lightly, overall, in the UEFA Champions League group stage draw. The draw took place in Monaco on Thursday as reigning Leicester City were handed a very comfy group of opponents in Group G with FC Porto, Club Brugge and Copenhagen, as were Tottenham Hotspur who..." August 25

  • Cristiano Ronaldo named UEFA Best Player of Europe

    ESPN FC "Real Madrid and Portugal star Cristiano Ronaldo was named UEFA Best Player of Europe following the Champions League draw ceremony on Thursday. European football's governing body whittled a shortlist of 10 down to Real Madrid duo Gareth Bale and Ronaldo and Atletico Madrid star Antoine..." August 25

  • Southampton set to sign Lille forward Sofiane Boufal for £21.2m

    The Telegraph "Southampton are poised to break their transfer record after agreeing a £21.2 million (25 million euros) fee with Lille for Morocco forward Sofiane Boufal. Their previous record is the £15 million that was paid for Dani Osvaldo, but agreement has now been reached with Claude Puel’s former club..." August 25

  • Chelsea offer £35million for AC Milan's Alessio Romagnoli as Antonio Conte looks to strengthen his defence

    Daily Mail "Chelsea have made a £35million offer for AC Milan defender Alessio Romagnoli. Antonio Conte met with the club's hierarchy on Wednesday as he looks to add at least three more signings to his squad before next Wednesday's deadline. A centre-back remains his priority and Chelsea have lodged their..." August 25

  • Liverpool's Daniel Sturridge admits feeling fed up about being played out of position by Jurgen Klopp

    Daily Mirror "Daniel Sturridge has revealed his frustration at Jurgen Klopp’s decision to ignore him for a central striking role. The England international insists he is ready to “do a job for the team” by operating in a wide position for Liverpool, but added: “That’s not saying I am happy to do it”. The..." August 25

  • Manchester United to snub Phil Jones bid as Jose Mourinho refuses to do business with Arsene Wenger

    London Evening Standard "The Gunners are believed to have enquired about the 24-year-old’s availability as they continue their search for a centre-back. Talks have stalled over a possible deal for Skhodran Mustafi with Valencia refusing to budge on their insistence that Arsenal must now meet the player’s £43million..." August 25

  • Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho tells Anthony Martial to raise his game after a recent dip in form

    The Sun "The United chief fears that his chaotic personal life is starting to affect his performances on the field. Martial, 20, recently split from childhood sweetheart Samantha and has been subjected to a series of public attacks from his ex-girlfriend. A United source said: “Standards have been..." August 25

  • Slaven Bilic admits he wants to sign Wilfried Bony and also confirms his interest in Juventus striker Simone Zaza

    The Sun "The West Ham boss is in the market for a striker after he suffered the double injury blow of losing both Andy Carroll and Andre Ayew in his opening two Prem games of the season. And Bilic has confirmed that he is looking to land Bony, who Manchester City signed from Swansea in a £28million deal..." August 25

  • Mark Warburton: Rangers could unveil new signing this afternoon

    The Express "Senderos has been training with the Gers this week following his release from Swiss top-flight side Grasshoppers. The former Arsenal man looked to have missed out on a permanent deal with the Scottish side after they offered a contract to Aston Villa's Joleon Lescott. However, a deal for..." August 25

  • Southampton closing on transfer of Sofiane Boufal from Lille for club-record £20million fee

    Daily Mirror "Southampton are set to smash their transfer record by signing Moroccan Sofiane Boufal for £20million. The Saints are on the verge of wrapping up a deal to sign the exciting 22-year-old attacking midfielder from Lille, having sold last season's joint-top Premier League goal-scorers Sadio Mane..." August 25

  • Liverpool outcast Mamadou Sakho could be offered escape route with loan move to Stoke

    The Telegraph "Mark Hughes is ready to offer Liverpool outcast Mamadou Sakho an escape route with a loan move to Stoke City. Hughes has made an inquiry for the French centre-half and is hopeful of concluding a deal before the transfer deadline. Sakho is free to leave Liverpool on a temporary basis after..." August 25

  • Manchester United stars told Bastian Schweinsteiger to stop watching wife Ana Ivanovic play tennis

    Daily Mail "Manchester United players told Bastian Schweinsteiger to stop watching tennis and get fit when the Germany star was out injured last season. Sportsmail understands a group of furious senior Old Trafford stars, fed up with seeing pictures of their team-mate watching his now-wife Ana Ivanovic as..." August 25

  • Leicester in for Arsenal transfer target Marcel Tisserand as Arsene Wenger's centre-back hunt continues

    Daily Mirror "Arsene Wenger could face competition from Leicester for Monaco defender Marcel Tisserand. Wenger's Arsenal and the new champions have both made enquiries for the versatile DR Congo international who can operate at centre-half or right-back. Spanish side Espanyol have also been tracking the..." August 25

  • Tottenham transfer news: £15m Nabil Bentaleb closing in on Schalke switch

    London Evening Standard "The Algerian midfielder is out of favour at Tottenham and is believed to have agreed the switch to the Bundesliga after learning he had no future at White Hart Lane. The terms of the deal between the two clubs are still thought to be under discussion, with Schalke seeking an initial loan move..." August 25

  • DeAndre Yedlin completes $6.6M Newcastle transfer

    Goal.com "Last season, DeAndre Yedlin helped Sunderland avoid relegation as a starting right back. This season, he will attempt to help Sunderland's archrival attempt to gain promotion back to the English Premier League. Yedlin has completed a $6.6 million transfer (£5M) to Newcastle United, closing..." August 25

  • Hope Solo to appeal suspension from US Soccer

    Larry Brown Sports "Hope Solo plans to appeal the suspension issued to her by U.S. Soccer, the executive director of the US Women’s National Team Players’ Association said on Wednesday. News emerged on Wednesday evening that Solo was suspended six months and had her national team contract terminated by U.S...." August 24

  • U.S. Soccer Suspends Hope Solo and Terminates Her Contract

    New York Times "U.S. Soccer suspended goalkeeper Hope Solo for six months on Wednesday night for what it called “conduct that is counter to the organization’s principles.” The federation also said it had terminated Solo’s contract with the women’s national team, meaning that at age 35 she may have played her..." August 24

  • Joe Hart refuses to be drawn on Manchester City future

    Sky Sports "Joe Hart remained silent on his future with Manchester City after helping his side reach the Champions League group stage with a 6-0 aggregate victory over Steaua Bucharest. The England goalkeeper was handed the captain's armband and recalled by Pep Guardiola for City's 1-0 win on Wednesday,..." August 24

  • Sion in talks for Liverpool's Mario Balotelli - Swiss club's president

    ESPN FC "FC Sion have opened negotiations to sign Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli, the Swiss club's president Christian Constantin has claimed. Balotelli, 26, is free to leave Anfield this summer, having been frozen out by manager Jurgen Klopp, who said in July that the Italian was not in his..." August 24

  • Arsenal set to sign Deportivo striker Lucas Perez in £17m deal

    Metro "Deportivo striker Lucas Perez is ‘certain’ to sign for Arsenal in a £17million deal after the Gunners hijacked Everton’s move for the 27-year-old, according to reports in Spain Arsene Wenger’s failed in bids to sign Jamie Vardy and Alexandre Lacazette this summer but remains keen to add to his..." August 24

  • Robbie Keane is retiring from Ireland, ending a sensational 18-year run

    Fox Sports "Robbie Keane's illustrious Ireland career is set to come to an end. The legendary striker, who holds most every Ireland record, has announced he will retire from the national team after 18 years following next week's friendly against Oman. Then he will simply be an LA Galaxy player, able to focus..." August 24

  • Manchester United manager Mourinho has a week to finalise squad before transfer window shuts

    Manchester Evening News "Manchester United are set to play a waiting game as the summer transfer window draws to a close. Manager Jose Mourinho and executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward completed the bulk of their business before the start of the season. But there is still interest in Southampton defender Jose Fonte..." August 24

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