• Iceland vs. England Drew 99.8 Percent TV Market Share In Iceland

    The Big Lead "Iceland beat England yesterday, in one of the great tournament upsets in soccer history. According to AS, an incredible 99.8 percent of Icelandic TV viewers were turned into the match, a slight jump from the 98.5 percent who watched Iceland vs. Austria. Using some admittedly rough calculations,..." June 28

  • Crystal Palace agree €38m fee with Marseille for Michy Batshuayi

    The Guardian "Crystal Palace have agreed a fee of €38m (£31.6m) with Marseille for the Belgium striker Michy Batshuayi, with the Premier League club also hopeful of completing deals for the France goalkeeper Steve Mandanda and Newcastle’s Andros Townsend. Batshuayi, who scored in Belgium’s 4-0 win over..." June 28

  • Chelsea still chasing Alvaro Morata signature despite Spaniard's £23million return to Real Madrid

    Daily Mirror " Chelsea still want Spain striker Alvaro Morata despite his move from Juventus to his parent club Real Madrid. The Champions League winners have activated a £23million buyback clause in the 23-year-old’s contract to take him back to the Bernabeu." June 28

  • Chelsea join Everton in race to sign Belgium midfielder Axel Witsel

    Daily Mail "Everton's hopes of signing Axel Witsel from Zenit St Petersburg could be threatened by Chelsea. The Stamford Bridge club are pressing to sign Radja Nainggolan but with Roma rebuffing all offers so far, Chelsea have discussed a move for his Belgium team-mate Witsel. Everton had been..." June 28

  • Dani Alves signs for Juventus: Barcelona exit fuels speculation regarding Arsenal's Hector Bellerin

    London Evening Standard "Juventus have confirmed the signing of Barcelona right-back Dani Alves on a two-year contract, leading to further speculation that Barca could now target Arsenal defender Hector Bellerin. As reported by Standard Sport last month, the Spanish champions have identified the 21-year-old La Masia..." June 28

  • Real Madrid loan deal could ruin Chelsea and Manchester United's £40m transfer plans

    The Express "Real activated a clause in Morata's contract this month which means the striker will return to the Bernabeau for the 2016/17 season. "I am a Real Madrid player now and that's all I can say," he said while at Spain's Euro 2016 camp last week. "I'd love to continue at Real Madrid, but I want..." June 28

  • Manchester City strike £8m deal with Atletico Nacional for Marlos Moreno

    Daily Mail "Manchester City have stolen a march in the pursuit of Colombian wonderkid Marlos Moreno. A host of Europe’s elite sides - including Manchester United and Benfica - are chasing 19-year-old Moreno, who scored his first international goal at this month’s Copa America. City held positive..." June 28

  • England skipper Wayne Rooney insists he will not retire despite "embarrassing" Euro 2016 exit

    Daily Mirror "Wayne Rooney insists he will not quit as England captain. The Three Lions were dumped out of Euro 2016 on Monday night after a shock 2-1 defeat to Iceland in the last-16. The defeat saw Roy Hodgson quit with the England boss handing in his resignation immediately after the final whistle." June 28

  • Who will replace Hodgson? Southgate, Mourinho, Wenger in betting for England job

    Daily Star "Southgate lifted the Toulon Tournament with England Under-21s earlier this month and is the early 4/1 favourite to get the gig. Hodgson's assistant Gary Neville is the second favourite with SkyBet to get the gig at 6/1. Alan Pardew and Brendan Rodgers are 8/1 shots while Eddie Howe is..." June 28

  • Messi 'done playing with national team' after another crushing loss

    The Score "Lionel Messi's patience has been tested on the international scene. Speaking after he sent a penalty kick into orbit that paved the way for Chile to defeat Argentina in the final of the Copa America Centenario, Messi, visibly distraught, admitted that he is seriously contemplating his future..." June 27

  • Arsenal chase Lyon hit-man Alexandre Lacazette

    The Sun "The Hammers pulled out of the race to sign the French ace last week after having two bids rejected, now the Gunners are making moves to bring him to the Premier League. Boss Arsene Wenger – who missed out on Jamie Vardy last week when the England striker signed a new deal to stay with champions..." June 27

  • Liverpool free to make Subotic offer: Klopp prodigy confirms he wants to leave Dortmund

    The Express "The defender, who has been linked with a reunion with Klopp at Liverpool, endured an injury-hit campaign in Germany last season. He made just 11 appearances and dropped down manager Thomas Tuchel's pecking order at the back. And the Serbian took to Facebook to confirm his decision to seek a..." June 27

  • Chelsea ready to make THIRD bid for Radja Nainggolan – but Roma holding out for £31million

    Daily Mirror "Chelsea are poised to make a third bid for Roma midfielder Radja Nainggolan this week. The Italians have already rejected two offers from the Blues and are continuing to demand a whopping £31million for their Belgium international. But Chelsea have made signing the 28-year-old a priority and..." June 27

  • Southampton ready to appoint Frenchman Claude Puel as new manager

    The Telegraph "Southampton are planning to appoint Claude Puel as their new manager this week. The club explored a series of options following Ronald Koeman’s decision to join Everton, including Manuel Pellegrini, Rudi Garcia, Vitor Pereira and Bournemouth's Eddie Howe, but Puel is now clear at the top of..." June 27

  • Sadio Mane set to sign for Liverpool and will attend medical after Southampton agree to sell the striker for £30m

    Daily Mail "Sadio Mane is on the brink of becoming Liverpool’s standout summer signing after he was given permission to travel to Merseyside for a medical. Liverpool agreed a £30million fee with Southampton over the weekend for the Senegal forward and he will now undergo a physical assessment before his..." June 27

  • Schalke seal £20m deal for Switzerland striker Breel Embolo

    The Guardian "Less than 24 hours after Switzerland were eliminated from the European Championship, Swiss forward Breel Embolo has completed a move from Basel to Bundesliga side Schalke. The two clubs confirmed the transfer on Sunday. Embolo, 19, has signed a five-year contract with Schalke, who finished..." June 27

  • Borussia Dortmund eyeing Karim Bellarabi in case Henrikh Mkhitaryan joins Man United

    Daily Mirror "Borussia Dortmund are preparing for life without Manchester United target Henrikh Mkhitaryan by moving for Bayer Leverkusen forward Karim Bellarabi. United have already had two bids rejected for Mkhitaryan but remain convinced that they can strike a deal for the goalscoring Armenian who has..." June 27

  • Everton duo Leon Osman and Tony Hibbert still waiting for contract talks

    Liverpool Echo "Leon Osman and Tony Hibbert remain in the dark over their Everton futures. The long-serving pair are out of contract at the end of this month and were named on the Blues’ released list. But Osman and Hibbert, both 35, are keen to hold talks with new Everton boss Ronald Koeman before making a..." June 27

  • Sergi Canos Liverpool career looks over as Bristol City line up transfer

    Liverpool Echo "Sergi Canos’ Liverpool career looks to be coming to an end, with Bristol City lining up a move for the teenager. The Spanish midfielder has been involved in a stand-off over a new contract at Anfield, and the ECHO understands he is likely to move to the Championship club in a £2.5m deal. It..." June 27

  • Rangers chairman Dave King offers Ally McCoist Ibrox return and tells him he's always welcome

    Daily Record "Rangers chairman Dave King has urged club legend Ally McCoist to end his Ibrox exile this season and told him he will always be welcome. The former Light Blues boss hasn’t been back at his old stomping ground for a game since he was sacked in December 2014. McCoist’s only appearance at Ibrox..." June 27

  • Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane hints at Paul Pogba interest

    ESPN FC "Zinedine Zidane has hinted Real Madrid could make a move for Paul Pogba following Euro 2016. Zidane has previously spoken of his admiration for Pogba, and the France international's agent Mino Raiola said recently preliminary negotiations are already underway with Juventus in order for the..." June 26

  • Report: Dani Alves will take Juventus medical on Monday

    Pro Soccer Talk "It’s the worst-kept secret in soccer these days, but it won’t be a secret much longer. After leaving Barcelona this summer, Dani Alves will sign with Juventus on a free transfer after he completes his medical, scheduled for tomorrow according to Sky Sports Italia. Alves left Barcelona after..." June 26

  • Roy Hodgson happy to continue with England but will not beg FA for new deal

    The Guardian "Roy Hodgson has no intention of “begging” the Football Association to keep his job as England manager once his side’s participation at the European Championship is concluded but believes he would oversee notable progress if given the chance to carry on. England take on Iceland in Monday’s..." June 26

  • Arsenal in Alexandre Lacazette transfer battle with West Ham and Atletico Madrid

    Daily Mirror "Gunners boss Arsene Wenger is set for a meeting with the £45m-rated Lyon and France striker's representatives this week after missing out on Jamie Vardy Arsenal are involved in a three-way battle for French striker Alexandre Lacazette. Manager Arsene Wenger – who missed out on Jamie Vardy..." June 26

  • Manchester United make bid for Euro 2016 star

    Daily Star "United see Draxler, 22, as an alternative target to Borussia Dortmund’s Armenia star Henrikh Mkhitaryan, 27. New United boss Jose Mourinho wants a wide, attacking midfielder. And Starsport can reveal that talks on Draxler were held in the last week. German sources at Euro 2016 say..." June 26

  • David Moyes admits that he wanted to bring Germany playmaker Toni Kroos to Manchester United

    Daily Mail "David Moyes has revealed how he wanted to sign playmaker Toni Kroos from Bayern Munich during his spell as manager of Manchester United. Germany international Kroos ended up joining La Liga giants Real Madrid from Bayern in July 2014, signing a six-year deal with Los Blancos, much to Moyes'..." June 26

  • Conflicting reports in Italy: Arsenal agree Lukaku terms as AC Milan prepare marquee bid

    The Express "Lukaku is much sought after this summer, with Juventus, Chelsea and Paris Saint-Germain also said to be eyeing the forward. Everton want £65million for their 22-year-old star but that fee could be driven down if Lukaku requests to leave Goodison Park. And Arsenal are said to have made..." June 26

  • Neven Subotic confirms he plans to leave Borussia Dortmund

    ESPN FC "Borussia Dortmund defender Neven Subotic has confirmed that he plans to leave the club this summer. Subotic, 27, has made 259 competitive appearances for Dortmund since arriving from Mainz in 2008, but he fell down the pecking order after Thomas Tuchel replaced Jurgen Klopp as coach last..." June 26

  • Liverpool and Serie A giants eye this Euro 2016 star

    Daily Star "Italian news outlet Gazzetta World claim the Reds are willing to pay £12m for his services. The Croatian midfielder impressed for his homeland at Euro 2016 - despite their 1-0 defeat against Portugal yesterday. But it's claimed AC Milan are leading the race for his signature." June 26

  • Alvaro Morata warns Real Madrid he wants to play for a team that makes him feel 'important'

    Daily Mail "Alvaro Morata has already made one move this summer, returning to Real Madrid from Juventus after the Spanish club paid the £23million buyback fee stipulated in his contract. But another move may be in store, as the Spain striker told TV broadcaster Cuatro he would only be satisfied at a club..." June 26

  • Aston Villa eye Juventus goalkeeper: Serie A giants expected to allow loan move

    The Express "The 23-year-old goalkeeper has been at the Serie A giants since 2012 but been regularly shipped out on loan. Leali is yet to feature in the league for Juventus with Gianluigi Buffon maintaining his long-term hold on the position. And according to Gianluca Di Marzio, Leali could be let go on..." June 26

  • Manchester United target Breel Embolo completes surprise €25m switch to Schalke

    Daily Mirror "Swiss wonderkid Breel Embolo has completed a surprise move to Schalke. The 19-year-old has been heavily linked with Manchester United and the Red Devils were thought to have won the race for his signature. Tottenham and Arsenal were also reportedly interested in the Basel striker, along with..." June 26

  • Lionel Messi admits Argentina FA criticism a mistake before Copa finals

    ESPN FC "Argentina striker Lionel Messi admitted he made a mistake with his vocal criticism of his country's FA, but refused to use the situation as an excuse should the Albiceleste lose their Copa America finals rematch against Chile on Sunday. The Barcelona star made his feelings clear about the AFA..." June 25

  • James Rodriguez told he can leave Real Madrid for Manchester United but will cost £50m

    Daily Mirror "Manchester United have been told they can have unsettled Real Madrid star James Rodriguez this summer. Colombia star Rodriguez, who joined Real for £56million after the 2014 World Cup, but could be available to United for around £50m. Reports in Spain claim Rodriguez has put his house up for..." June 25

  • Man City set to launch John Stones bid: Everton slap £75m price tag on Romelu Lukaku

    The Express "Everton's new major shareholder Farhad Moshiri is determined to keep Lukaku at Goodison Park despite the striker agitating to move to one of Europe's elite. Moshiri is ready to price the Belgium forward, who is looked after by agent Mino Raiola, out of a move by seeking £75million for him...." June 25

  • Romelu Lukaku says Everton future in agent's hands

    Sky Sports "The striker made it clear in the spring he wants Champions League football, but the landscape has since changed at Everton with the arrival of majority shareholder Farhad Moshiri and manager Ronald Koeman. Raiola spoke encouragingly this week of the new Goodison Park "project" and suggested..." June 25

  • Dimitri Payet is "one of the most important players in Europe", says Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane

    Daily Mirror "Zinedine Zidane has began Real Madrid's charm offensive by lavishing praise on Dimitri Payet . Madrid boss Zidane has hailed countryman Payet, France's star man at Euro 2016 , claiming “he would improve any side in Europe” and has “everything” a coach wants from an attacking..." June 25

  • Pep Guardiola intervenes to boost Raheem Sterling’s crashing confidence

    The Guardian "Pep Guardiola has made a personal intervention to help Raheem Sterling out of the slump that has cost him his place in the England team and left Roy Hodgson feeling reluctant to pick the one attacking player in his Euro 2016 squad who can offer genuine width. Guardiola decided to contact..." June 25

  • Nolito breaks Man City silence

    Manchester Evening News "Nolito has broken his silence on his proposed move to Manchester City. Pep Guardiola wants to make the Spanish international his second signing this summer, following the capture of Ilkay Gundogan. City are ready to meet his £13.8m buyout clause at Celta Vigo, with the La Liga club resigned..." June 25

  • Chelsea set new boss Antonio Conte top-four target as club aims for swift Champions League return

    Daily Mail "Antonio Conte has been told his mission will be to drag Chelsea back into the Champions League — and the Italian has targeted two strikers to fire them there. The Italy coach will head to west London after the Euros but Sportsmail understands that senior Stamford Bridge officials have informed..." June 25

  • Sunderland AFC transfers: Black Cats in the hunt for 'the new Yaya Toure', say sources

    Chronicle Live "Sunderland are tracking the next Yaya Toure, according to sources. Sam Allardyce is set to bolster his squad this summer with a view to avoiding another season spent battling against relegation from the Premier League. And the Black Cats have been credited in the Turkish media with an..." June 25

  • Watford join Premier League hunt for £10.5million Newcastle winger Andros Townsend

    Daily Mirror "Watford are the latest club to join the hunt for Andros Townsend. The England winger, who has a well-publicised £10.5millon release clause in his Newcastle contract, is likely to head back to the Premier League after the Toon's relegation. And new Hornets boss Walter Mazzarri is said to be..." June 25

  • Arsenal's Arsene Wenger accepts defeat as Leicester keep transfer target Jamie Vardy

    Daily Mirror "Arsene Wenger claimed he still has “respect” for Jamie Vardy - but then warned that the striker's team-mate N’Golo Kante is set to leave Leicester. England star Vardy has turned down a £20million move to Arsenal to stay with the champions, who have handed him a new deal worth..." June 24

  • Guardiola chasing Stones and Sane for Manchester City

    Marca.com "New recruits for Pep Guardiola's Manchester City are very much in focus and the next in line for the former Barcelonab oss are Everton's John Stones and Schalke 04's Leroy Sane. City have already confirmed the signing of Ilkay Gundogan and recently made moves on long-term Barcelona target..." June 24

  • Liverpool remain intent on £30m deal for Southampton's Sadio Mane

    The Telegraph "Liverpool will step up their efforts to sign Southampton’s Sadio Mane next week as they seek to complete a £30 million deal. Mane emerged as a prime target for manager Jurgen Klopp after he became frustrated with efforts to convince Bayern Munich's Mario Gotze to move to Anfield." June 24

  • Manchester City lead the chase for Ante Coric as Liverpool, Chelsea and Tottenham express interest

    Daily Mail "Manchester City are looking to offer around £6million for Croatia international Ante Coric. City, Liverpool, Chelsea and Tottenham have all expressed interest in the Dinamo Zagreb midfielder who is part of the national squad at Euro 2016. Zagreb want £10m for the 19-year-old plus add-ons and..." June 24

  • No second bid for Burnley defender Michael Keane, but Leicester remains interested

    Leicester Mercury "Leicester City remain interested in signing Burnley defender Michael Keane, but have not submitted a second bid, the Mercury understands. Reports earlier today suggested City had submitted another offer to Burnley, after the initial bid had been rejected, but that the Clarets had again said no..." June 24

  • Liverpool reject Swansea's £8m bid for Joe Allen as Wales ace continues to impress at Euro 2016

    Daily Mirror "Liverpool have rejected an £8million bid from Swansea to take Joe Allen back to the Liberty Stadium. The Reds are prepared to sell Allen, who has one year left on his deal, and are understood to want around £10million for the Wales midfielder. Allen, 26, is open to a move and he wants to..." June 24

  • Claude Puel emerges as front-runner for vacant Southampton manager's job

    The Telegraph "Claude Puel has emerged as the front-runner for the Southampton manager job ahead of a likely appointment early next week. Southampton have explored a series of options, including Manuel Pellegrini and Bournemouth's Eddie Howe, but believe that Puel, who won the French league at Monaco, is..." June 24

  • Samir Nasri set for clear-the-air talks with Pep Guardiola over City future

    The Sun "SAMIR NASRI will have clear the air talks with new boss Pep Guardiola next week – as he is desperate to stay at Manchester City. The 28-year-old, who is away on holiday, is keen to work with the former Barcelona boss despite limited opportunities at the Etihad last season." June 24

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