Southampton record signing also set for Italian exit

Former Southampton boss Mauricio Pochettino paid over €15m last summer for striker Pablo Dani Osvaldo to secure his services from Roma, FourFourTwo report he is now set for Inter Milan. Dani Osvaldo scored 27 Serie A goals in 55 games for Roma which meant the fee commanded was high and along with that came high hopes for the Italian striker. …

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Gareth ThomasSouthampton record signing also set for Italian exit

QPR turn attention to former West Brom midfielder

Harry Redknapp just loves the transfer window, it’s where he gets his most excited and according to the Daily Mail he wants 6 more signings! The first on his list is a man who played 31 times in the Premier League for West Brom last season, Morgan Amalfitano. The 29 year old midfielder signed for French club Marseille in 2011 …

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Gareth ThomasQPR turn attention to former West Brom midfielder

Bojan – A flop or ready to set the Premier League alight?

There is probably no better upbringing for a player than being in La Masia, the Barcelona academy. Bojan Krkić is a product of that special place and in fact is the highest all-time goalscorer in the youth system with over 400 goals! However, at 23 the early potential that likened him to Lionel Messi appears to have run dry… Can …

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Gareth ThomasBojan – A flop or ready to set the Premier League alight?

AC Milan still hunting Arsenal youngster

AC Milan will have scouts in London this weekend to watch Arsenal youngster Joel Campbell in the Emirates Cup according to the Daily Express. Joel Campbell signed for Arsenal in August 2011 but when he failed to gain a work permit was sent out on loan to Lorient of France and Real Betis of Spain where he made 53 league …

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Gareth ThomasAC Milan still hunting Arsenal youngster

Manchester City waiting on James Milner’s future

James Milner has got Manchester City waiting for him to decide about his future over the renewal of his contract. The Independent report the 28 year old wants guarantees of first team football before he signs his name on the dotted line. Milner joined Man City from Aston Villa in August 2010 for a fee of £28.5m and has since …

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Gareth ThomasManchester City waiting on James Milner’s future

Hummels transfer to Manchester United getting closer

Earlier today we reported how Manchester United had agreed a fee with Juventus for Arturo Vidal. Louis Van Gaal though is not stopping there as The Daily Mirror suggest Mats Hummels could soon be following him to Old Trafford. Hummels, the German international who plays for Borussia Dortmund, has been linked to Man United all summer and it is thought that …

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Gareth ThomasHummels transfer to Manchester United getting closer

Arturo Vidal passes Manchester United medical

Reports from Italy this morning have suggested that long term target, Arturo Vidal has passed a medical at Manchester United this morning, according to The Daily Star. The Juventus star has been labelled as a superstar and a host of European clubs have been frantically trying to bring in the Chilean, however, it now appears that United are closing in on …

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Oliver BainesArturo Vidal passes Manchester United medical

Crystal Palace on the verge of signing former Fulham defender

Former Fulham captain and defender, Brede Hangeland is on the verge of joining Premier League side Crystal Palace according to reports from The Daily Mail. The towering defender was released by relegated Fulham last season in over an email – not to the delight of the Norwegian. Hangeland now looks ready to make a comeback to the Premier League will Hull …

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Oliver BainesCrystal Palace on the verge of signing former Fulham defender

Eto’o set to join West Ham

Is former Barcelona and Chelsea striker, Samuel Eto’o about to become a Hammer? The Cameroon striker and captain has been released by the Blues after completing one season at Stamford Bridge. Formerly linked with a move to Everton, Eto’o now looks set to be joining West Ham. The free agent according to Vital Football is move closer to a move to West …

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Oliver BainesEto’o set to join West Ham

Norwich City transfer record signing could be off to France

Norwich City paid in excess of £8m for Dutch striker, Ricky Van Wolfsinkel, a gamble taken by former City manager Chris Hughton but one that hasn’t paid dividends. With just the solitary goal to his name in the Yellow and Green, “The Wolf” looks set to be exiting Carrow Road this summer. Norwich’s poor goalscoring form last season has encouraged …

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Oliver BainesNorwich City transfer record signing could be off to France

Will Manchester United play-maker join Atletico Madrid along with Hernandez?

We reported yesterday that Javier Hernandez may be on his way out of Old Trafford as a move to Atletico Madrid appears to be on the cards; today’s latest reports suggest that Manchester United play-maker, Shinji Kagawa could join his team mate to La Liga. Louis Van Gaal has already insisted that he has “too many number 10′s” – the role …

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Oliver BainesWill Manchester United play-maker join Atletico Madrid along with Hernandez?

West Ham complete Jenkinson loan deal

West Ham last night completed the deal to sign Arsenal right back, Carl Jenkinson on loan for the remainder of the season. The 22-year-old has been left on the fringes of the first team after the Gunners signed full-back duo Mathieu Debuchy and Calum Chambers this summer. The out of favour Jenkinson still has a lot of promise and has …

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Oliver BainesWest Ham complete Jenkinson loan deal

Liverpool still after defender Alberto Moreno

Rumours have existed all summer that Brendan Rodgers is chasing Sevilla left-back Alberto Moreno and now Ryan Bertrand (an alternative target) has joined Southampton, it is though Liverpool will turn back to the Spaniard. The Daily Mail believe Liverpool are willing to offer £14m but a potential stumbling block is the the £20m valuation by Sevilla. Liverpool have loaned Iago Aspas …

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Gareth ThomasLiverpool still after defender Alberto Moreno

Romelu Lukaku – Is £28m good business for Chelsea or a foolish sale?

Everton completed a club record deal for Chelsea and Belgium striker Romelu Lukaku for £28m. At 21 and with goals aplenty Toffees’ fans are delighted with the deal but is this a good piece of business for Chelsea or is it a foolish error to let their man go? Lukaku spent last season on loan at Goodison Park where he …

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Gareth ThomasRomelu Lukaku – Is £28m good business for Chelsea or a foolish sale?
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How important is a medical? Featuring Liverpool, Newcastle & Hull

Loic Remy was all set to join Liverpool last week but suddenly, despite flying to Boston to finalise the move and join the Red’s pre-season the deal was off. It was understood that the Frenchman failed a medical that ended his hopes of a transfer to Anfield which baffled his current manager Harry Redknapp. Redknapp claimed that Remy had no …

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Gareth ThomasHow important is a medical? Featuring Liverpool, Newcastle & Hull

Ravel Morrison remanded in custody – What do West Ham do?

Ravel Morrison is one troubled individual, a player with immense potential but is often let down by his attitude and personal life. BBC News have today reported he has been remanded in custody over an alleged assault after being accused of punching and slapping his ex-girlfriend and her mother. Morrison came through the Manchester United youth ranks and was strongly …

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Gareth ThomasRavel Morrison remanded in custody – What do West Ham do?

Southampton forced to up bid for Marcos Rojo

Southampton have had a torrid transfer window in terms of players lost and that is particularly evident in their defence as Dejan Lovren joined Liverpool, Luke Shaw joined Manchester United, Callum Chamber joined Arsenal and Jose Fonte is linked to Cardiff City. The Daily Express are reporting though that their initial £11m bid for Argentine Marcos Rojo has been rebuffed. Rojo …

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Gareth ThomasSouthampton forced to up bid for Marcos Rojo

Javier Hernández close to Man Utd exit?

Reports emerged yesterday that Manchester United’s Mexican striker Javier Hernández could be on his way to La Liga. The Guardian quote the committed Christian as saying “The future, only God knows” as Atlético Madrid step up their interest. Earlier we said how rumours were linking Edinson Cavani to Manchester United from PSG and this would mean Chicharito would then fall behind Robin Van …

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Gareth ThomasJavier Hernández close to Man Utd exit?

“We’ve still got some business to do” – says Liverpool boss

Liverpool are not settling down despite their activity in the transfer window thus far. After just missing out on the title last season, Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers is hoping to not make the same mistake again as he lures more quality into Anfield. The Northern Ireland man has already brought in six new faces to Liverpool including: Rickie Lambert, Adam …

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Oliver Baines“We’ve still got some business to do” – says Liverpool boss

Arsenal to fend off competitors and sign French midfielder

Arsenal are having to fend off heavy interest from competitors to sign Frenchman and Lyon midfielder, Clement Grenier. The midfielder looks set to leave the French outfit this season and is weighing up his options for his next career move. With Arsenal, Newcastle, Everton, Bayer Leverkusen and A.C. Milan all reportedly interested in the 23-year-old. Reports from the Metro have revealed …

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Oliver BainesArsenal to fend off competitors and sign French midfielder