Arsenal & Liverpool to do battle over Maxi Pereira

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Liverpool right-back Glen Johnson is widely expected to leave Anfield as his contract comes to an end next summer meaning the Reds need a replacement. They were courting Maxi Pereira but according to the Daily Express Arsenal are set to battle them for his signature. Maxi Pereira will be well known to followers of Portuguese football after spending a loan …

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Manchester United – Vertonghen bid primed?

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Manchester United are set to alleviate their defensive crisis with a bid for Tottenham Hotspur’s Jan Vertonghen. That is according to the Daily Mirror who state how unhappy the Belgian is at White Hart Lane. Jan Vertonghen, 27-years-old, joined Tottenham in July 2012 after a battle with North London rivals Arsenal for his signature. He was vital in his first …

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Arsenal injury boosts ahead of United clash

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Arsenal have been on the receiving end of some good news ahead of their clash with Manchester United on Saturday. Gunners duo, Olivier Giroud and Mikel Arteta have both been declared fit to be involved for the evening clash at the Emirates. Giroud was supposed to be out of action until the new year after suffering a broke leg against …

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Madrid to keep hold of key midfielder

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Sami Khedira was a player who was followed like a hawk during the summer transfer window and with January looming, media speculation is once again rising. The German midfielder has been touted with moves to Arsenal, Manchetser United and Chelsea. However, Real Madrid boss, Carlo Ancelotti has since revealed his desire to keep hold of the 27-year-old. Speaking to Sky Sports, …

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Swansea make decision on Michu but is it the right one?

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Swansea City boss, Gary Monk has ruled out the option of recalling Michu from his loan at Napoli, when Wilfried Bony departs for the African Cup of Nations. The Spaniard was sent on loan to the Italian side after failing to re-create the form of his first season in Wales. However, Michu has since struggled to adapt to life in …

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Sheffield United retract Ched Evans offer

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Sheffield United last night revealed that they will no longer let convicted rapist, Ched Evans train at the club. The League One side have come under heavy criticism when they allowed Evans to continue training and the club and it was affecting their status as a football club. Personell such as Jessica Ennis-Hill said she would want her name removed …

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Liverpool to investigate Sturridge injury

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Liverpool boss, Brendan Rodgers has revealed his medical team are set to launch a thorough investigation into striker Daniel Sturridge’s thigh injury. According to Rodgers, it’s Sturridge’s 9th thigh injury in the same area, a worrying fate and something that will have to be dealt with. Speaking to Sky Sports, Rodgers said, “We reckon it’s his ninth injury on the same thing …

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Arsenal – Barca offer competition for Lars Bender

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Arsene Wenger’s defensive midfield target Lars Bender is set to be offered the opportunity to join Barcelona, weakening Arsenal’s chances of signing him. The Daily Express think the Gunners were set to bid £19m for the German. Lars Bender is 25-years-old and began his professional career at 1860 Munich where he graduated their youth academy and played for their B side. …

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Manchester City – Bid of £28m for Cuadrado?

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Manchester City are thought to be on the verge of a £28m bid for Colombian wide man Juan Cuadrado. That is according to the Daily Express who think Manchester City will beat their cross-city rivals Manchester United to the deal. Cuadrado is 26-years-old and currently plays in Italy for Fiorentina where he has record 77 league appearances, scoring 17 goals, mainly …

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Manchester United – Major confusion over Blind injury!

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Earlier it was widely reported that Daley Blind had been ruled out for six months. However the Tweet (above) from Manchester United was deleted so… Let’s clarify what is going on! Daley Blind, 24-years-old, was injured during Holland’s 6-0 win over Latvia on Saturday. He was carried off and worries began over the seriousness of the knee problem. Louis Van …

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Birmingham City’s Moussi donates his wages to charity

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Birmingham City have announced the signing of Guy Moussi until 18 January 2015. BBC Sport report that Moussi has decided to give all his wages to four different charities over the short term deal. The French midfielder began his career with Angers in France before moving to Nottingham Forest in June 2008. His first season in English football was injury …

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Breaking: Manchester United’s Blind out for 6 months

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Manchester United fans have had their heart broken this afternoon as manager Louis Van Gaal told the press that their defensive midfielder, Daley Blind could be missing for a massive SIX months! Daley Blind, 24-years-old, joined the Red Devils in the summer for £13.8m from Dutch giants Ajax. With 7 Premier League appearances to his name so far, he had …

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Liverpool – £5m to recall Divock Origi early from loan!

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Liverpool fans were dealt a hammer blow yesterday when it was announced English striker Daniel Sturridge would be missing till 2015, his thigh injury reoccurring. With Mario Balotelli and Rickie Lambert failing to find the net, it seems the club are willing to pay to get their on loan forward Divock Origi, back from France early. Divock Origi was signed …

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QPR’s Sandro wants this star to join him at Loftus Road

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QPR midfielder, Sandro has revealed he wants Jermain Defoe to join him at Loftus Road this January. The pair played together during their time at Spurs and says that Defoe would be the perfect striker to help QPR stay in the Premier League. Speaking to Sky Sports, Sandro said, “We’re playing good at this moment. If one player like him comes …

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Mike Phelan joins Norwich City

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Former Man Utd assistant and Norwich City midfielder, Mike Phelan has joined the Canaries management staff. Phelan has been appointed as the new first team coach for Norwich and will begin his work on Wednesday. The appointment comes in the light of a vacancy in the position after Mark Robson’s contract as first team coach was terminated just a few …

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“Southgate has first pick” says England manager

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England senior boss, Roy Hodgson has announced that he will give England U21 manager, Gareth Southgate first dibs on any players who are eligible for the Euro 2015 U21 championship. The likes of Jack Wilshere, Luke Shaw, Phil Jones, Raheem Sterling and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain are eligible for the finals in the Czech Republic in June. However, the senior squad also have a …

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Arsenal Update – Arsenal agree fee for Chelsea hero

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The red hot news of Thursday morning is that Arsenal have reportedly agreed a fee with Chelsea hero, Petr Cech according to the Daily Star. Chelsea have agreed a deal in principle with their Premier League rivals for the 32-year-old. Cech has had to make way for young prodigy, Thibaut Courtois who has taken over the number one jersey from …

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Former Chelsea and Barcelona striker to move to Bolton?

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Could a former Chelsea and Barcelona striker be set to move to a Championship club? Eidur Gudjohnsen could be on the verge of joining former side, Bolton Wanderers according to reports from BBC Sport. The Icelandic striker, 36, has a wealth of experience at the highest level but has now offered his services to Neil Lennon’s championship side, Bolton. Speaking to …

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Manchester United – Di Maria hopes to be fit for Arsenal clash

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Manchester United have been hit heavily with a number of injuries so far in the 2014/15 campaign. It has certainly effect their results and now the club sit in 7th in the Premier League with 16 points from their opening 11 fixtures. With Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium the prospect on Saturday evening, Louis Van Gaal will be hoping Angel …

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