Manchester City begin hunt for Southampton pair

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Manchester City are beginning to look at Southampton pair Jay Rodriguez and James Ward-Prowse as potential James Milner replacements. The Daily Star believe this is the case because 28-year-old Milner is stalling on a new contract. James Milner is valued by Manchester City at around £15m but an club will feel confident they could get him for a significantly reduced …

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Former Chelsea, Arsenal & Liverpool star moves to India

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Nicolas Anelka, who has travelled across Europe in a highly successful career, has announced that he will join Indian side Mumbai City. The 35-year-old striker will play in the 10-week Indian Super League tournament. I’m pleased to join Mumbai City FC & very exciting in joining Indian Super League. — nicolas anelka (@anelkaofficiel) September 15, 2014 Mumbai City will be …

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Newcastle United’s owner backs manager Pardew

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Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew has received the backing of owner Mike Ashley according to BBC Sport. This is despite a run of bad results and a 4-0 loss to Southampton on Saturday. The 53-year-old Londoner was appointed Newcastle manager in December 2010 and given a five and a half year deal. This was then extended to an eight year …

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“There will be a moment where I cannot score” – Diego Costa

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Chelsea striker Diego Costa has taken no time at all to settle in the Premier League. The Spanish striker has bagged 7 goals in just 4 games already for the Blues. Costa got himself a hat-trick against Swansea on Saturday and the plaudits are all going to Costa. The question being, can he keep up this sensational form? However, it …

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Should Tom Huddlestone be in the England squad?

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Hull City midfielder, Tom Huddlestone has revealed he feels he is being overlooked along with the rest of the Hull City squad for international duty. The former Spurs midfielder said he thinks he and a number of other Hull City players could be in the reckoning for their country should Hodgson take a look. “I don’t think Roy Hodgson’s been …

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Hummels off to Manchester United?

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Reports from the Express today have suggested that German and Dortmund defender, Mats Hummels could be the next big name signing on the list of Manchester United boss Louis Van Gaal. The German was touted with a move to Old Trafford this season, but no deal materialised in time. However, the greatest indication of Hummels departure from Germany has come in …

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Messi better than a playstation?

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Lionel Messi’s undoubted ability and skill has been likened to that of a Playstation by team-mate Neymar and manager, Luis Enrique. Messi assisted two Neymar goals at Barcelona beat Atletico Bilbao 2-0 to climb to the top of La Liga. “Messi is a star. I am improving playing with him,” said Brazil’s Neymar, 22. Even the Barcelona manager Luis Enrique …

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Van Gaal has the Premier League title on his mind

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Manchester United manager, Louis Van Gaal has his sights on Premier League glory after finally seeing his side come good against QPR yesterday afternoon at Old Trafford. A 4-0 romp of Harry Redknapp’s side was enough to allow Van Gaal to dream as he says he will target Premier League glory this season with United. However, speaking to BBC Sport  …

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Weekend Premier League preview: Featuring Chelsea, Arsenal and Man City

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  The Premier League returns this weekend after the international break and we have some massive clashes to look forward to! Questions will be asked about the fitness of some players following long distance travelling or injuries picked up for their country, we also have a number of debuts to watch out for. Here is Brandish.tv’s preview to the top …

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Will Cristiano Ronaldo return to Manchester United?

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Cristiano Ronaldo is today be heavily linked with a move back to the Premier League. The Daily Express believe Manchester United will offer the Real Madrid superstar £300,000-per-week to rejoin the Red Devils. The 29-year-old forward has scored an incredible 178 La Liga goals in 166 games since his arrival in Spain for £80m in July 2009. In all competitions he …

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Bayern Munich’s Mario Gotze open to move abroad

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Bayern Munich and Germany superstar Mario Gotze would be open to a move abroad. He told German newspaper Bild: “I am very happy to play for Bayern and Germany … but could play for another 14 years, and going abroad would be nice.” Mario Gotze started his professional football career with Borussia Dortmund, making his debut in November 2009. He would …

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Mike Ashley “will not sell Newcastle United”

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Mike Ashley has confirmed that Newcastle United are not for sale until AT LEAST the end of next season. The club statement followed rumours in the Daily Telegraph and as a result the newspaper have been banned from St James’ Park. Telegraph journalist Luke Edwards is wholly criticised by the Newcastle United statement for an article which is described as: “disgraceful …

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“A chance” Chelsea’s Costa will play – Mourinho

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José Mourinho has told his pre-match Swansea City press conference that there is “a chance” Diego Costa will play. Chelsea have three wins out of three, as do Swansea City and both sides meet at Stamford Bridge on Saturday. Diego Costa picked up a hamstring injury during Spain duty over the international break that saw the former World Champions lose …

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Swansea City’s Gary Monk wins manager of the month award

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Swansea City boss Gary Monk was won the Premier League manager of the month award after guiding the Welsh side to a 100% winning start. A season opener away to Manchester United was not enough to scare the Swans as they breezed to a 2-1 victory at Old Trafford. Further wins against Burnley and West Brom see Swansea second in …

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My Manchester United career is over – Tom Cleverley

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Manchester United midfielder Tom Cleverley has revealed that his career at Old Trafford could now be all but over after securing a loan move to Aston Villa. Speaking to Sky Sports, Cleverley said, “I am happy to get away from some of the negativity. Whenever you are not winning trophies at Man United the players are going to get some stick. …

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Chelsea starlet signs long term contract

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Chelsea have announced that Thibaut Courtois has signed a new five-year-deal at the club. News that will be music to the ears of Chelsea fans, they will be delighted that this young starlet sees his future at their club. Courtois has pushed aside former Chelsea number one, Petr Cech who is regarded as one of the Premier Leagues best ever …

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Ipswich Town re-sign Ambrose

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Ipswich Town have signed familiar figure Darren Ambrose for a third time. The 30-year-old has signed a contract which runs until January according to BBC Sport. The former Crystal Palace player started his career at Portman Road making 38 appearances before moving to clubs such as: Charlton, Palace, Birmingham, Newcastle and Greek side, Apollon Smyrni. Ipswich manager, Mick McCarthy revealed that …

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The reason why Welbeck was sold to Arsenal

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Manchester United manager, Louis Van Gaal has disclosed the reason why he sold Danny Welbeck to Premier League rivals Arsenal – “he did not score enough goals.” According to BBC Sport the Dutchman revealed that Welbeck just was not matching the quality of the strikers around him. “He played three seasons for the first team, but he doesn’t have the record …

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