Drogba promised role in Chelsea backroom staff

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Chelsea boss, Jose Mourinho has promised Didier Drogba that when he decides to hang up his boots, he will have a space for the Ivorian in his backroom staff, according to BBC Sport. Currently in his second spell with the Blues, Drogba will end his career with Mourinho’s side and immediately be given a role with the Portuguese manager behind the …

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Chelsea update – John Terry to earn new Blues deal?

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John Terry is a Chelsea legend, there is no doubt about that. Last summer manager José Mourinho made the decision to let another legend go in the form of Frank Lampard. That move proved costly when Lampard scored to deny Chelsea 3 points against Manchester City so it seems John Terry will not be given the same opportunity. According to …

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Newcastle and Leicester fight for Luciano Vietto

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Newcastle United and Leicester City are reportedly in a fight to sign young Argentinean striker Luciano Vietto. According to TalkSport the Premier League clubs will have to beat Roberto Mancini’s Inter Milan to his signature if they want to secure him in January. Luciano Vietto joined the Racing Club youth academy and graduated into the first team in October 2011. He …

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Tottenham update – Paulinho to be sold in January?

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Reports have emerged today that Tottenham Hotspur are ready to sell midfielder Paulinho in the upcoming January transfer window. According to the Daily Mirror, his former club Corinthians are leading the race for the 26-year-old. At just 26 Paulinho has already played for a number of clubs including FC Vilnius, LKS Lodz, Pao de Acucar, Bragantino and Corinthians. It was …

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Liverpool – Mkhitaryan targeted once again by Reds

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Liverpool’s difficult start to the season has improved in recent days after they secured vital wins against Stoke City and Leicester City in the Premier League. Their spending spree could be set to continue in January though as Brendan Rodgers wants to strength his squad for the second half of the campaign. One player Liverpool targeted heavily in previous years …

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Arsenal – Spurs defender lined up? Surely not?

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Arsenal have had obvious problems at the back this this season as injuries and the failure to add another defender in the summer have become costly. Arsene Wenger has spoken about the need to buy in January but surely not from rivals Tottenham Hotspur? The Daily Express believe Arsenal could be tempted to try and secure defender Vlad Chiriches on …

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“Don’t like what you see, don’t bother coming” – Leicester City boss

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Leicester City boss, Nigel Pearson has hit out at a number of Foxes fans after their heavy criticism of his sides recent results. Pearson has hit back at the doubters and given them an ultimatum, come and support or don’t come at all. Leicester were defeated 3-1 at home to Liverpool in yesterday’s clash and just 3 days prior to …

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Former England striker looking to move to Bolton Wanderers

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Former England striker, Emile Heskey is training with Bolton Wanderers in an attempt to secure a deal with the Championship outfit according to the Bolton News. Heskey, 37, was released by Australian side, Newcastle Jets in the summer and is now on the hunt for a new club. Despite his age, the former Liverpool striker doesn’t want to hang up …

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Is PSG’s Yohan Cabaye back on the market?

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£19m French midfielder, Yohan Cabaye is ready to quit PSG if he continues to be overlooked by Laurent Blanc. Cabaye joined the French champions last January but has only managed 7 first team starts all season for PSG. It is widely known that the French club have a vast amount of quality players in the midfield area, however, Cabaye feels …

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Liverpool planning for Mignolet replacement

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Liverpool are ready to land a new keeper to put Simon Mignolet out of his misery. The Belgian has struggled this season and has been on the receiving end of some heavy criticism from fans and pundits. Turning their attentions to Italy, Brendan Rodgers is said to be monitoring Fiorentina keeper, Neto as one to succeed Mignolet as the Liverpool …

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Arsenal to look at Leverkusen midfielder

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The fight for a defensive midfielder continues at the Emirates. Arsenal have been caught up in on-going speculation surrounding Real Madrid’s, Sami Khedira and whether he will make the move tot he Premier League or not. However, now it has been suggested that should Khedira decided against a move to Arsenal, the Gunners will turn their attentions to Bayer Leverkusen …

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Manchester City – Fight for Kurzawa begins with Manchester United

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Last week we linked AS Monaco’s highly sought after left-back Layvin Kurzawa with Manchester United. Now reports in France understand that Manchester City are also in the hunt for the youngster, with the player’s representatives in talks with the Citizens. We noted how the young French defender, who is well known to players of the FIFA and Football Manager video …

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Arsenal – Gunners’ defensive target won’t come cheap!

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Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger was thought to be targeting Celtic defender Virgil van Dijk to tighten his defence that has suffered a number of problems so far this season. TalkSport though carry quotes from Celtic manager Ronny Deila who has told interested club he won’t come cheap. Virigil van Dijk is just 23-years-old but is already an impressive centre-back and is …

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Joel Campbell – Everton, Swansea or West Brom?

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22-year-old forward Joel Campbell impressed plenty of people at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. However at Arsenal he is considered surplus to requirements and according to The Times, Campbell could be set for a January transfer. Campbell began his career in his native Chile with Deportivo Saprissa, he moved on loan to Puntarenas before Arsenal purchased him in August …

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Newcastle United winning race for Burnley star?

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Burnley were promoted to the Premier League last season in large part thanks to the goals of Danny Ings, their England Under-21 striker. Now the Daily Mirror believe that Newcastle United will swoop for Ings, whose contracts expires at the end of the 2014/15 season. Danny Ings was born in Hampshire and began his career with Bournemouth on the South …

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Stoke’s Charlie Adam to join David Moyes in Spain?!

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David Moyes made his return to football in November when he was appointed as manager of La Liga side Real Sociedad in Spain. Reports in the country now understand that Moyes will seek to purchase Stoke City’s midfielder Charlie Adam in January. Fichajes.net carry the article that suggests Charlie Adam is seeking more regular first team football and could be tempted …

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Manchester United – Godin? Defender hunt continues!

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Manchester United have had a torrid time of things at the back this season, injuries and suspension costing Louis Van Gaal deal on a number of occasions. It is thought the club will seek to add a defender in January and the Daily Telegraph believe the answer could be Diego Godin. 28-year-old Diego Godin is contracted till June 2018 in …

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Aguero says this City player is the key to retaining the title…

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Sergio Aguero has hailed on loan star, Frank Lampard since his arrival at the Etihad and says the former Chelsea star will be the reason why City regain the title should they win the league. Aguero has been lauded as City’s main threat, however, the Argentine insists Lampard’s influence on the team has been incredible. Speaking to Sky Sports, Aguero said, “He’s …

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Everton, QPR, Stoke & Sunderland want this Chelsea outcast

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Chelsea outcast, Mohamed Salah is being frozen out of the first team by Jose Mourinho and it appears a number of Premier League suitors are weighing up a loan deal in January. The Egyptian signed from Basel last January for £11m but has found life hard at Stamford Bridge. A player of undoubted quality, Salah has all the credentials to …

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Thierry Henry leaves New York Red Bulls

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Thierry Henry has left MLS side, New York Red Bulls after 4-and-a-half years at the club BBC Sport have revealed. The 37-year-old departs the club with 122 appearances for the Red Bulls, scoring 51 goals. Henry said he will now take some time to decipher what to do next with his career. “The decision has always been that I would leave …

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