Liverpool bid rejected for Saints defender

According to Team Talk, Southampton have rejected an £18m bid from Liverpool for Croatian defender, Dejan Lovren. The Croat is said to be keen to link up again with former team-mates, Adam Lallana and Rickie Lambert who both made the switch to Merseyside this summer. The Saints are said to be holding out for £25m which they have priced their indispensable …

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Oliver BainesLiverpool bid rejected for Saints defender

Arsenal and Chelsea look towards French striker

Real Sociedad striker Antoine Griezmann’s future still hangs in the balance as the La Liga side have snapped up a new striker. The new signing has opened up speculation according to the Express that the Frenchman may be on his way out of Spain and ready to move to the Premier League. With Arsenal and Chelsea in the hunt for the Sociedad …

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Oliver BainesArsenal and Chelsea look towards French striker
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Can Chelsea snatch Bayern star Toni Kroos from the claws of Real Madrid?

Chelsea have been hunting for goal hungry players with Jose Mourinho’s early summer signing of 27-year-old Cesc Fabregas for £27m and Diego Costa (£32m from Atletico Madrid) highlighting the aggressive pro-forward frame of mind he will be taking on this season. Now it appears Jose is after yet another attack-minded player in Toni Kroos. Bayern Munich have apparently had an …

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Harry FinegoldCan Chelsea snatch Bayern star Toni Kroos from the claws of Real Madrid?

Rodriguez or Neymar?

Who is better? Colombia’s James Rodriguez or Brazil’s Neymar? Both are so similar, but yet very different players. Rodriguez has been the name on everyone’s lips of late; scoring 5 goals and providing 2 assists. The Colombian has dazzled defences with his intricate skill but he also possesses a team cohesiveness that unifies his play. Rodriguez knows the difference between …

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Come to Arsenal – Wenger to Real Madrid keeper

The Express have declared that Arsene Wenger has issued a “Come to Arsenal” plea to Spain and Real Madrid goalkeeper Iker Casillas. The 33-year-old had a torrid World Cup which led to Spain’s quick exit from the tournament. Casillas was at fault for a number of goals, including the Netherlands 5-1 drumming over the world champions. Casillas, who has found it …

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Oliver BainesCome to Arsenal – Wenger to Real Madrid keeper

“You haven’t got a Kalou” – Arsenal ready to buy?

Today The Week have reported that Arsenal are back in the hunt for former Chelsea winger Salomon Kalou. However, they are not alone as West Ham and German outfit, Schalke are also interested in bringing the Ivorian into their respective clubs. TalkSport also reported on the situation and have suggested that Arsenal are ready to approach Lille to try and bring Kalou to …

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Oliver Baines“You haven’t got a Kalou” – Arsenal ready to buy?

Manchester United join the hunt for in demand striker

The Metro today have increased speculation surrounding the future of Barcelona’s Alexis Sanchez. It has been made clear that Sanchez may be leaving the Camp Nou this summer, but the one uncertainty is, where? With Barcelona trying to come to a consensus on Luis Suarez and agree terms with the Uruguayan, it has been suggested that Liverpool would want Sanchez as …

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Oliver BainesManchester United join the hunt for in demand striker

What now for Southampton?

Southampton Football Club were a stand out club last season in the Premier League. Producing swift and attractive football for fans and neutrals alike to enjoy. Furthermore, their refreshing decision to give their English players a chance to prove themselves in the best league in the world was a testament to their philosophy. Over-achieving and punching above what many expected from …

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Oliver BainesWhat now for Southampton?

Manchester City bid accepted for French defender – but he wants to join Chelsea!

The Daily Star have reported that Manchester City have had a bid accepted in the region of £32m for French and Porto defender, Eliaquim Mangala. Identified as the perfect partner for captain, Vincent Kompany – Pellegrini has been tracking Mangala for a while now and has finally had a bid accepted for his target. However, it is believed that Mangala would …

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Oliver BainesManchester City bid accepted for French defender – but he wants to join Chelsea!
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World Cup Quarter-Final Preview

Its Quarter-Final time! The World Cup is into the last 8 stage already and come Friday 4 July it will be time for the best of the best to take the field. There are some mouth-watering ties ahead, here is Brandish’s preview to the 4 games.   FRANCE v GERMANY (Friday 4 July 5pm BBC1) Probably one of the most …

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Chelsea to swoop for Nigerian forward?

It has emerged that Chelsea could be set to further add to their strike force with a bid for Fenerbahce’d Emmanuel Emenike. The Daily Star believe that Jose Mourinho has made a £16m offer for the Nigerian who featured at this summer’s World Cup. Emenike is 27 and currently plays in Turkey where he scored 12 goals and assisted 9 in …

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Profile: Who is Aaron Cresswell? As he gets set for a Premier League move

West Ham United are on the verge of completing the deal for Ipswich Town left-back Aaron Cresswell. BBC Sport reported that the 24 year old will complete his move to the Hammers for a fee “exceeding £2m” of which previous club Tranmere Rovers will receive 20%. Cresswell is a name well known to those fans of the Championship but for those who maybe …

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Eto’o to stay in the Premier League with Arsenal or Everton?

Samuel Eto’o took to his twitter page to thank Chelsea fans for their support during his stay at the club over the last season. He said he will “forever be a blue” but has also hinted at a stay in the Premier League. Eto’o scored 9 league goals in 21 games for the Blues and TalkSport understand he has offers …

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Liverpool complete Emre Can signing

Liverpool have today confirmed the signing of Bayer Leverkusen midfielder Emre Can for a fee believed to be around £10m. Can, aged 20, was born in Frankfurt and has represented Germany Under-21s 6 times since 2013. He has spent his career playing in Germany where he signed for Bayern Munich from Eintracht Frankfurt. After making 4 appearances for the Bayern …

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QPR target pairing of Caulker and Ferdinand

Harry Redknapp is reportedly looking to secure both Rio Ferdinand and Steven Caulker to bolster his back line ahead of the new Premier League campaign. Caulker, 22, has many admirers in the Premier League including Liverpool, Everton, Crystal Palace and his former club Tottenham Hotspur. Caulker was a rock at the back for Cardiff City last season despite the clubs …

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Gareth ThomasQPR target pairing of Caulker and Ferdinand

Top 10 Free Agents this Summer

Free agents can be a welcomed addition to a squad, with no transfer fee attached, its a great way to sign a player a bit cheaper than normal. This summer has some real quality on the free agent market! Here’s our top 10 free agents. 1. Ashley Cole – Over 100 England caps, 400 Premier League appearances, 8 years at Chelsea, …

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Chelsea hero planning on leaving?

The Standard have reported that Chelsea hero, Petr Cech may be on his way out of Stamford Bridge as young goalkeeper, Thibaut Courtois looks set to take over the number one jersey for the Blues. The Czech keeper has been ever present since joining in 2004 and has clocked up well over 300 appearances for Chelsea. However, the 32-year-old has been …

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Manchester United set to lose out on their midfield target

London24 have issued that Manchester United are set to lose out on prime target – Toni Kroos. The German and Bayern Munich midfielder is reported to have discussed personal terms with Real Madrid after a £20m bid had been accepted by the Bundesliga champions. With Kroos expected to sign the dotted line this week, Manchester United will feel aggrieved that they …

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Oliver BainesManchester United set to lose out on their midfield target

Sanchez has agreed terms…but with which Premier League side?

According to Sky Sports Spanish reporter, Guillem Balague;  Alexis Sanchez has agreed terms with Arsenal, despite not offering as much for the striker than Liverpool. I heard Arsenal have a personal agreement with Alexis but offer less to FCB than Liverpool. Juve also interested. — Guillem Balague (@GuillemBalague) July 2, 2014 Sanchez is said to have made it clear that …

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Oliver BainesSanchez has agreed terms…but with which Premier League side?

Are Arsenal set to lose their striker?

Reports from the Daily Star are suggesting that Arsenal striker Joel Campbell may leave the Gunners without even making a single appearance for the club he joined in 2011. Unable to be granted a work-permit, Campbell joined a series of clubs on loan to retain first team football. Plied his trade in France, Spain and Greece – Campbell has a vast amount …

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Oliver BainesAre Arsenal set to lose their striker?