Manchester City – James Milner’s contract in doubt

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Manchester City are in talks with midfielder James Milner over a new contract but according to the Daily Telegraph there is doubt over the deal offered. Milner’s current contract ends this summer and whilst the 28-year-old was initially reluctant to sign, it now seems his heart is at the Etihad Stadium. James Milner began his career with Leeds United in their …

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Capital One Cup Semi-Final ties decided!

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Liverpool, Chelsea, Sheffield United and Tottenham Hotspur are the four clubs who will be making up the Capital One Cup Semi-Finals when they take place in January. The two legged fixtures could see League One club Sheffield United reach a major Wembley final against either Liverpool or Chelsea. On Tuesday evening, Derby hosted Chelsea as the Championship high flyers took …

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Liverpool – Rafa Benitez has been offered Reds job?

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Liverpool’s season has not exactly gone to plan following the successes of 2013/14. The aim was to push on after a 2nd place in the Premier League and make an impact in the Champions League, they sit in 11th in the Premier League whilst being dumped out of the later in the group stages. Talk has intensified that Brendan Rodgers’ …

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QPR – Taarabt drama finally coming to an end?

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QPR’s long running issues with midfielder Adel Taarabt could be coming to an end in January. That is according to TalkSport who think Serie A club Atalanta want Taarabt. 25-year-old Adel Taarabt spectacularly fell out with manager Harry Redknapp who accused him of being a few stone overweight. Taarabt then went to a national newspaper taking his top off to …

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Falcao – “I want to stay at United”

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Manchester United striker, Radamel Falcao says he wants to stay at Manchester United, according to BBC Sport. The Colombian striker, on loan from Monaco has struggled to hold down a first team spot due to injury, but the former Atletico striker insists he is happy at Old Trafford and sees his future in Manchester. “I’d like to carry on [here] but …

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Southampton want Holland superstar

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Southampton boss, Ronald Koeman is set to make an outrageous bid to bring in Holland superstar, Wesley Sneijder according to the Mirror. The World Cup hero is said to be one of the Galatasaray players to have experienced problems with his pay in recent weeks from the Turkish outfit. With the European giants in a financial nightmare, Sneijder is said to …

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Naismith pens new deal at Everton

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Everton striker, Steven Naismith has penned a new three year contract with the Toffees according to BBC Sport. The 28-year-old, Scottish international joined Everton on a free transfer back in 2012 from Rangers. Naismith struggled to settle into life in the Premier League but has since been a revelation for Roberto Martinez’s side. With 6 goals to his name already this …

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Tottenham Hotspur – Jackson Martinez a major target

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Tottenham Hotspur are thought to be desperate to take Europe wide target Jackson Martinez in January and are willing to sell Emmanuel Adebayor and Roberto Soldado to make it happen. The Daily Express believe they will be forced to pay around £40m for Martinez’s services. Jackson Martinez is a Colombian born striker who began his career with Independiente Medellin in …

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Manchester United – Januzaj wanted by Moyes!

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Manchester United will have some decisions to make when their former manager David Moyes come swooping for the young midfielder he discovered Adnan Januzaj. Januzaj was the greatest thing David Moyes did for Red Devils during his short spell at Old Trafford, allowing the 19-year-old to break into the first team. According to the Daily Star, Moyes is set to …

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Man City & Man United – Rakitic hunted in January

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Manchester United and Manchester City are major rivals on the pitch but according to the Daily Express they are set to do battle again over Barcelona’s Ivan Rakitic. 26-year-old Ivan Rakitic began his career with FC Basel and impressed so earned a move to Bundesliga club Schalke 04. At Schalke he appeared in 97 league matches before joining La Liga …

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Liverpool – Sturridge heads to Boston for rehab

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Liverpool’s season has been one of turmoil for the Anfield faithful who has seen their club significantly fail to build of the successes of 2013/14. Now though they have been handed a boost as BBC Sport report Daniel Sturridge is heading to Boston for final rehab on his injury. The England international will spend Christmas across the pond in a …

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Crystal Palace targeting Ashley Cole?

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When Chelsea let Ashley Cole and Frank Lampard leave the club in the summer, I would assume fans thought neither would come back to haunt them. However Lampard came back to bite with a late equaliser for Manchester City and now it seems Ashley Cole will return to the Premier League. Left-back Ashley Cole joined Chelsea in July 2006 from …

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Liverpool defender faces month on sidelines

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Liverpool defender, Glen Johnson faces a month on the sidelines after sustaining a groin injury during Liverpool’s 3-0 defeat at Manchester United according to reports from Sky Sports. The full-back was replaced during the first half by Kolo Toure and it looks as if the England defender has suffered a muscle tear. Johnson, who is out of contract in June has …

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Duo after this Palace starlet

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Premier League duo, Leicester City and Burnley are both said to be eyeing up a potential move for Crystal Palace starlet, Dwight Gayle. According to the Mirror, Gayle is unsettled at Palace after being continually overlooked by boss, Neil Warnock. Gayle’s pace and direct style of play makes him a nightmare for defences. A clinical finisher and proven against some of …

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Scotland set to face Northern Ireland

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Scotland have confirmed they will play Northern Ireland in a friendly match on the 25th March next year. The game might be labelled as a “friendly” but in essence it will like a derby clash. Scotland boss, Gordon Strachan said: “Playing Northern Ireland, a national side full of confidence, will be a good challenge for our team.” “There will obviously be …

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Birmingham City secure Charlton defender

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Birmingham City have completed the signing of on loan defender, Michael Morrison from Charlton Athletic according to BBC Sport. The 26-year-old joined Birmingham in October on loan from Championship rivals, Charlton and has made an immediate impression on Blues boss, Gary Rowett since arriving at St Andrews. The former Addicks captain revealed that Charlton were happy for him to seek a …

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Liverpool – Goalkeeper Ochoa set for Anfield?

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Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers made a major decision on the weekend when he dropped number 1 goalkeeper Simon Mignolet. The mighty clash against Manchester United saw back-up Brad Jones between the sticks for the fixture and seemingly showed Rodgers to be hunting for a replacement. According to the Daily Express, Liverpool have found a new keeper and that man is …

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Liverpool – Frank De Boer wants Anfield job

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Liverpool’s 2014/15 campaign was supposed to be one of building upon the successes of last season’s 2nd place and return to the Champions League. However last week Liverpool were eliminated from the Champions League and on Sunday they were taken apart by Manchester United in a 3-0 defeat. Now according to the Daily Mirror, with pressure growing on manager Brendan …

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