United Update – Juventus preparing double United swoop

Italian giants, Juventus are preparing a double swoop for Manchester United duo, Juan Mata and Javier Hernandez according to the Express. Speculation insists that Mata doesn’t feature prominently in the plans of Louis Van Gaal who sees other players as better suited to his formation. Mata joined the Red Devils from Chelsea in January 2014 and enjoyed a decent start to his …

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Oliver BainesUnited Update – Juventus preparing double United swoop

Manchester United update – Strootman offered new deal

Manchester United will be disappointed to hear the news that Roma are set to offer their midfield star Kevin Strootman a new contract at the club. Reports in Italy highlight that Strootman’s deal could be worth as much as €1.7m-per-year to convince him to stay in Rome. The 24-year-old is currently returning from a serious knee injury that ended his campaign …

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Gareth ThomasManchester United update – Strootman offered new deal

Arsenal update – Another player added to injury list

Arsenal fans were dealt another blow today as it was reported that midfielder Tomas Rosicky is struggling with a muscle problem. The 34-year-old Czech Republic international has had a history of fitness problems throughout his career and stay in the UK. The attacking midfielder joined Arsenal in in May 2006 from German Bundesliga club Borussia Dortmund for whom he had …

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Gareth ThomasArsenal update – Another player added to injury list

Aston Villa update – Grealish signs new contract, Delph set to join him

Aston Villa have today officially announced that their young star Jack Grealish has signed a new contract with the club. The 19-year-old midfielder is a hot prospect in the Premier League and his new deal is 4-years-long. Jack Grealish is a boyhood Villa fan and graduate of the youth academy that he has been part of since 2001. He can …

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Gareth ThomasAston Villa update – Grealish signs new contract, Delph set to join him

The football writing ‘Oscars’ finalists announced

Everyone loves to trawl Twitter and Facebook for the best articles around about the great sport that we love, football! Well to acknowledge the best out there, The Football Blogging Awards was set up covering a number of categories like best new blog, best established blog, best football podcast, best video blog and best football forum to name a few. …

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Gareth ThomasThe football writing ‘Oscars’ finalists announced

Arsenal update – Celtic defender being courted by Wenger

Arsenal are believed to be close to making a move for Celtic’s defender Virgil Van Dijk according to the Daily Star. The move would be worth around £8m and would help bolster Arsene Wenger’s back line. The Gunners have suffered something of an injury crisis at points this season and this has forced them to make a number of decision …

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Gareth ThomasArsenal update – Celtic defender being courted by Wenger

England’s Carroll not interested in Newcastle return

Yesterday we reported the news that Newcastle United were set to make an offer for former striker Andy Carroll with West Ham United ready to offload him. However, now the Newcastle Chronicle understand that Carroll is not interested in a move back to the North-East. Andy Carroll has had a torrid time of injures since leaving St James’ Park in January …

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Gareth ThomasEngland’s Carroll not interested in Newcastle return

Neil Lennon lays down the law at Bolton

Neil Lennon has made his presence felt on his first day at his new club by inflicting his first ban…”No Bobble Hats!” “I don’t want players training in hats because they don’t play football in hats,” Lennon told the Telegraph. Ironically, as the players were engaging with their training session, there was Neil Lennon hands behind his back, watching on…wearing a …

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Oliver BainesNeil Lennon lays down the law at Bolton

Manchester United after Villa’s Vlaar

Manchester United have identified Ron Vlaar as the right man to help limit their defensive woes this season. Van Gaal is familiar with Vlaar’s credentials after the pair worked in tandem whilst with the Netherlands. According to the Daily Star, if Aston Villa want to keep hold of their key defender, they will need to double Vlaar’s wages in order to …

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Oliver BainesManchester United after Villa’s Vlaar

Manchester United Update – Sir Alex has his say on Van Gaal

Former Manchester United boss, Sir Alex Ferguson has delivered his verdict on successor, Louis Van Gaal’s time in charge thus far at Old Trafford. Van Gaal has big boots to fill. Sir Alex guided United to 38 trophies in just 26 years, an incredible record, one which will be looming over the Dutchman like a dark cloud. Nevertheless, Van Gaal …

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Oliver BainesManchester United Update – Sir Alex has his say on Van Gaal

Chelsea Update – Wenger apologises to Mourinho

Arsenal manager, Arsene Wenger has publicly apologised for shoving Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho when the two sides met at Stamford Bridge on October 5th. After the game, Wenger had said in his media interview that he did not regret his actions after he entered Mourinho’s technical area and shoved the Portuguese manager in the chest. Wenger was outraged after Chelsea’s …

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Oliver BainesChelsea Update – Wenger apologises to Mourinho

Arsenal Update – Walcott, Giroud & Gnabry back in training

Arsenal fans can start to breathe a sigh of relief as they welcome back three key players back to first team training. The Gunners once again have been desperately unlucky with their injuries woes, but yesterday they welcomed back Theo Walcott, Olivier Giroud and Serge Gnabry. The trio have all had serious injuries which have kept them out of action, …

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Oliver BainesArsenal Update – Walcott, Giroud & Gnabry back in training

Wales set for major Cyprus Euro 2016 showdown

Wales are in action again tonight following an impressive 0-0 home draw with Bosnia & Herzegovina on Friday night. The Welsh though do have injuries to worry about with Jonny Williams adding to the list that now numbers 11 players who would otherwise be in the squad. Chris Coleman told the media his side is down to the “bare bones” …

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Gareth ThomasWales set for major Cyprus Euro 2016 showdown

Liverpool update – Striker could be amongst “best in the world”

Liverpool fans will be intrigued to see what Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany has to say about their new striker, Divock Origi. TheSportReview.com carry quotes from Kompany whilst on Belgium duty that are extremely flattering about the 19-year-old striker. Vincent Kompany, 28-years-old, has 60 caps for Belgium and has seen the emergence of Divock Origi, particularly his impressive showing in the …

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Gareth ThomasLiverpool update – Striker could be amongst “best in the world”

Arsenal update – Wenger apologises for pushing Chelsea’s Mourinho

Arsenal manager Arsène Wenger has officially apologised for his clash on the touchline with Chelsea manager José Mourinho during his side’s 2-0 away loss. The Guardian carry the quotes from Wenger who accuses Mourinho of provoking him to show “signs of violence”. Wenger admits the media made more of the story than he thinks they should have but said sorry …

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Gareth ThomasArsenal update – Wenger apologises for pushing Chelsea’s Mourinho

Newcastle to re-sign England striker on the cheap?

Andy Carroll cost Liverpool £35m in January 2011 when he made the deadline day switch to Anfield from Newcastle United. However, despite probably feeling on top of the world, this wouldn’t last long in a dreadful, injury hit stay on Merseyside. Liverpool allowed him to move to West Ham but has since suffered even more with injuries and so Chronicle …

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Gareth ThomasNewcastle to re-sign England striker on the cheap?

Manchester United update – Juan Mata out, Arturo Vidal in?

Manchester United were persistently linked to Juventus midfielder Arturo Vidal over the summer transfer window. Now the Daily Star understand that to sweeten the deal for the Italians, Louis Van Gaal is prepared to offer Juan Mata as part of the deal. Juan Mata, 26-years-old, joined Manchester United on 24 January 2014 for a then club record £37.1m. The transfer came …

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Gareth ThomasManchester United update – Juan Mata out, Arturo Vidal in?

Chelsea Update – Diego Costa’s incredible miss!

Premier League’s top goalscorer, Diego Costa scored for Spain in their Euro 2016 Qualifier against Luxembourg this week, however…did you see his incredible miss as well? No! Well…here it is! Oh dear! Chelsea star Diego Costa, the Premier League's top scorer, has just done THIS: http://t.co/pcor4qsuA0 — BreakingNews.ie (@breakingnewsie) October 12, 2014 Costa has been on scintillating form since joining …

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Oliver BainesChelsea Update – Diego Costa’s incredible miss!

Arsenal Update – Podolski to stay

Arsenal have quashed any rumours that German international, Lukas Podolski is set to leave the club amidst reports that Podolski is unhappy at the Emirates. The Express insist that Arsenal manager, Arsene Wenger wants Podolski to remain a vital part of the squad at Arsenal, “It is quite simple, there is no transfer market at the moment. When there is no transfer …

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Oliver BainesArsenal Update – Podolski to stay

Arsenal Update – Ozil wants to leave

Arsenal’s Mesult Ozil wants to leave the club. That is the latest news to come out of the Daily Mail who have suggested that Ozil is unhappy at the Emirates. Additionally, the German has caught wind that Bayern Munich are reportedly set to place a £30m bid to prize away the Arsenal play-maker from England. A player who has failed to be …

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Oliver BainesArsenal Update – Ozil wants to leave