Liverpool chase 19-year-old Lazio striker

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Liverpool have had a tough start to the Premier League season and despite spending heavily in the summer, they are being linked with more transfer activity in January. The Daily Mirror believe Lazio’s Keita Baldé Diao is the man who could make a move to Anfield. Diao is 19-years-old and the Spanish born forward is reportedly tempted with a move …

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Yaya Toure again linked with Manchester City exit

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Manchester City’s talismanic midfielder Yaya Toure is once again being linked with a move away from the club. The Daily Mail believe the Citizens are lining up Juventus’ Frenchman Paul Pogba as a replacement instead. Toure signed for Manchester City in July 2010 from Barcelona for a fee of £24m. The number 42 has taken the Premier League by storm …

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Slade expected to be announced as new Cardiff City manager

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Cardiff City are expected to announce their new manager today and it will be that man, Russell Slade. There had been controversy surrounding the appointment whilst Slade was still at former club Leyton Orient, however, since departing the O’s, Slade has been allowed to speak to the Welsh club. Since those talks have taken place, Cardiff City owner, Vincent Tan …

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Spurs ready to bid for exciting winger

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World Cup starlet, Andy Najar looks to be stealing the headlines as Premier League side, Tottenham are said to be lining up a £4m bid for the Anderlecht winger according to the Daily Star. After raving reviews in Belgium, Najar has been put in the limelight and it appears Pochettino and Spurs are looking closely on the development of the Honduras …

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Sterling set to sign £100k a week contract with Liverpool?

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Stand-out performer, Raheem Sterling has been lauding the praise from plaudits of late as he looks to carry the men in Red. However, with doubt over his future at Anfield, Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers is ready to quash any rumours by offering Sterling a new lucrative £100k-a-week contract. The Mirror is reporting that a new deal could be agreed in the …

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Stones out for England, Chambers comes in

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Arsenal defender Calum Chambers has been called up to the senior side from the U21’s after Everton defender, John Stones suffered an ankle injury in the Toffee’s 2-1 defeat to Manchester United on Sunday. Chambers had been selected for the U21 squad, but Hodgson’s arm has been twisted with the news of Stones’ injury and has had no choice but …

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Non-League Cheadle Town thrashed 22-0 by Russia U19’s

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Non-League side, Cheadle Town were on the end of a thumping by a relentless Russia U19. As the full-time whistle blew, many were left still counting the score but after verification from the referee the game ended 22-0 according to their Twitter account. FT: Cheadle Town 0-22 Russia U19 — Cheadle Town FC (@CheadleTownFC) October 5, 2014 The club account …

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Breaking: Sturridge signs new Liverpool deal!

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Liverpool fans will be delighted to hear the news that their star man Daniel Sturridge has signed a new contract at the Anfield club. Liverpool tweeted to confirm the deal, the length of which only given as “long term”. #LFC are delighted to confirm that Daniel Sturridge has committed his long-term future to the club #SturridgeLFC pic.twitter.com/SmyOMpbgHX — Liverpool FC (@LFC) …

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Raheem Sterling stalls on new Liverpool contract

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Liverpool fans are perhaps beginning to fear as the Daily Star report that talisman Raheem Sterling is stalling over a new contract. This is apparently because Spanish giants Real Madrid are on the hunt of the youngster. 19-year-old Raheem Sterling is currently on £30,000-per-week at Anfield with two years left on his current contract but despite the club offering him …

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Kaka makes his return to the Brazil national squad

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32-year-old midfielder Ricardo Kaka has returned to the Brazil national squad after missing a number of cuts, including the 2014 World Cup. ESPN have reported that new manager Dunga has been impressed with Kaka’s form on loan at São Paulo. The last time Kaka represented his country was March 2013 and was understandably dismayed to miss the Brazilian hosted World Cup …

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Lukas Podolski hints at Arsenal exit

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Experienced Arsenal forward Lukas Podolski has hinted that if he doesn’t play for the Gunners regularly, he will move on. The London Evening Standard reveal that the German international won’t settle for a place on the bench. The 118 time capped international footballer has struggled to get consistent game-time at the Emirates Stadium and hence has said: “If I don’t have …

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Falcao’s permanent Man United switch agreed?

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Manchester United stunned most of Europe by securing the loan services of Radamel Falcao at the end of the summer transfer window. Now the Daily Mail believe that the permanent deal for next summer has already been agreed. The paper confirms that the Red Devils paid £6m to AS Monaco to take Falcao on loan and also that the fee …

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Dirk Kuyt retires from International duty

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Today marked the end of an era for Dirk Kuyt. The former Liverpool striker has hung up his international boots and declared himself unavailable for the Netherlands. Kuyt was part of Louis Van Gaal’s Dutch side that came 3rd in the 2014 Brazil World Cup. The 34-year-old played 104 times for his country and bagged a total of 24 goals …

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Barcelona’s Dani Alves set to move to the Premier League?

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Barcelona full back, Dani Alves looks set to leave the Spanish outfit and make an illustrious move to the Premier League according to the Daily Mail. The Brazilian defender was giving an interview to a programme in Brazil and was quoted to say, “This will be my last season at Barcelona. Next year I will move to England. I want to …

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Jonjo Shelvey – back in the fold

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Swansea City’s Jonjo Shelvey has been welcomed back into the England fold after falling out of favour with the U21’s and senior squad. Caught in a state of limbo, Shelvey was ousted from the England set-up and told to prove his worth for Swansea and change his attitude. Yesterday, Roy Hodgson revealed that after several conversations with U21 manager, Gareth …

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Saido Berahino – ready for England

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5 goals in 8 games from the 21-year-old has put West Brom striker, Saido Berahino in the lime-light once more. Yesterday, England manager Roy Hodgson stepped up to announce his Three Lions squad just past midday and everyone was waiting in expectation to hear the name Berahino in the list. Not to be. Berahino had instead be re-called by the …

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Everton’s Mirallas set for long injury lay-off

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Everton have been dealt a heavy blow by the news that their Belgian winger Kevin Mirallas is set for a hefty spell on the sidelines. The Telegraph carry the report that the hamstring injury he suffered in Saturday’s Merseyside Derby draw with Liverpool will keep him out for a long time. Roberto Martinez admitted he was worried about the state of …

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Liverpool set to offer Daniel Sturridge bumper deal

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Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers has confirmed to the media that the club are offering Daniel Sturridge a new contract. The Guardian believe that the wages will be around £150,000-per-week and that will put him in the top bracket of pay at Anfield. Sturridge is 25-years-old and joined Liverpool from Chelsea for £12m in January 2013. He is widely regarded as …

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Chelsea and Arsenal chase 15-year-old, Oxford

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Chelsea and Arsenal are set to do battle over a young 15-year-old defender from West Ham United. A number of outlets have reported the interest with the Daily Express believing both London clubs are close to a deal. Reece Oxford is a product of the West Ham United youth academy, a place with an excellent reputation for producing talent, and the …

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Cambridge City players apologise for on-field clash

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Cambridge City ply their trade in the Southern Premier Division, the feeder tier below the Conference North and South. They aren’t used to making the news about their sporting escapades but they have done following a mid-week debacle on the pitch. Striker Andrew Phillips, formally of Histon, has been forced to apologise to supporters, the club and his teammates after …

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