Chelsea, Arsenal, Man United & Liverpool all want Bakkali

Those of you who play FIFA or Football Manager will certainly heard of PSV Eindhoven’s 18-year-old winger Zakaria Bakkali. The young Belgian has a whole host of European clubs looking at him, including Premier League sides Liverpool, Chelsea, Arsenal and Manchester United. Bakkali joined PSV in 2008 as a 12-year-old and grew up through the club’s academy. He spent some …

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Gareth ThomasChelsea, Arsenal, Man United & Liverpool all want Bakkali

Manchester United – Falcao wanted Juventus move?

Manchester United pulled off one of the signings of the summer when the pulled paid £6m to sign Colombian striker Radamel Falcao on loan from AS Monaco. Now the London Evening Standard report Juventus were actually the preferred destination of the world renowned forward. Falcao, 28-years-old, began his career at Colombian minnows Lancers Boyacá before moving on to Argentinean giants River …

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Gareth ThomasManchester United – Falcao wanted Juventus move?

Chelsea – Diego Costa turns down offer of extra rest

Chelsea’s star striker Diego Costa has apparently turned down manager José Mourinho’s offer of an extra two days rest after the international break. Get West London report that Chelsea were set to give Costa time to look after a niggling hamstring problem but he turned up to training to prove his fitness. José Mourinho confirmed that he gave Cesc Fabregas, Diego …

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Gareth ThomasChelsea – Diego Costa turns down offer of extra rest

Brain injury charity criticise Chelsea over Courtois

Chelsea have today been criticised by brain injury charity Headway for their handling of goalkeeper’s Thibaut Courtois head injury on the weekend. BBC Sport contain the quote from charity chief executive Peter McCabe who said it was “hard to understand how a concussion was not suspected”. 22-year-old Belgian international Thibaut Courtois clashed with Alexis Sanchez who was running at full pelt …

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Gareth ThomasBrain injury charity criticise Chelsea over Courtois

Falcao’s permanent Man United switch agreed?

Manchester United stunned most of Europe by securing the loan services of Radamel Falcao at the end of the summer transfer window. Now the Daily Mail believe that the permanent deal for next summer has already been agreed. The paper confirms that the Red Devils paid £6m to AS Monaco to take Falcao on loan and also that the fee …

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Gareth ThomasFalcao’s permanent Man United switch agreed?

Champions League preview: featuring Liverpool, Arsenal & Juventus

Last night saw some fascinating action in the Champions League as Barcelona lost 3-2 away to PSG in a superb game in France, Chelsea defeated Portuguese side Sporting CP 1-0 away, Man City were held to a 1-1 draw at home to Roma and Bayern Munich were victorious in Russia against CSKA Moscow. Tonight sees a second night of ties …

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Gareth ThomasChampions League preview: featuring Liverpool, Arsenal & Juventus

Manchester United set to offer Mata for Miranda

Manchester United boss Louis Van Gaal is preparing to bolster his hurting defence in January with the signing of Miranda from Atlético Madrid. The Daily Express report that Juan Mata could be offered as a make-weight in the deal. Miranda is a 30-year-old Brazilian who has 9 caps for his country and the defender was heavily linked to Old Trafford …

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Gareth ThomasManchester United set to offer Mata for Miranda

Roberto Soldado wanted by Inter and Atléti

Roberto Soldado of Tottenham Hotspurs is a January transfer target for Inter Milan and Atlético Madrid according to the London Evening Standard. The Spaniard is reportedly unsettled at White Hart Lane. The 29-year-old Soldado is thought to be willing to move on after finding himself down the pecking order under Mauricio Pochettino since he took the reigns. His only start …

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Gareth ThomasRoberto Soldado wanted by Inter and Atléti

Champions League preview featuring Liverpool & Arsenal

The Champions League is back!! Yes that’s right, tonight we welcome back the best club competition on this planet, the Champions League! Tuesday night sees Liverpool return after a 1,742 day exile from the competition as they face Bulgarian side Ludogorets. Arsenal will also travel to Germany to face a tough test against Borussia Dortmund and defending champions Real Madrid …

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Gareth ThomasChampions League preview featuring Liverpool & Arsenal

Chelsea starlet signs long term contract

Chelsea have announced that Thibaut Courtois has signed a new five-year-deal at the club. News that will be music to the ears of Chelsea fans, they will be delighted that this young starlet sees his future at their club. Courtois has pushed aside former Chelsea number one, Petr Cech who is regarded as one of the Premier Leagues best ever …

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Oliver BainesChelsea starlet signs long term contract

Southampton closing in on Alderweireld and chasing Redmond

Southampton are closing in on a move for Atletico Madrid and Belgium defender Toby Alderweireld. According to Saints boss, Ronald Koeman, a deal is close to being agreed for the defender, which looks to be a season long loan according to Sky Sports News HQ. Meanwhile, Southampton are said said to also be tracking another attacking player to make up for …

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Oliver BainesSouthampton closing in on Alderweireld and chasing Redmond

Arsenal hunting Atléti Toby Alderweireld

Arsenal sold captain and solid defender Thomas Vermaelen to Barcelona this summer for £15m. With Per Mertesacker struggling for fitness and Laurent Koscielny their only other centre-back it appears Arsene Wenger is now hunting Atlético Madrid defender Toby Alderweireld as cover. The Daily Mirror report that the 25 year old, who was linked with heavily with Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur last …

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Gareth ThomasArsenal hunting Atléti Toby Alderweireld

Chelsea star on the verge of Atletico Madrid move?

La Liga winners and Champions League runners up Atletico Madrid are attempting to bring in Chelsea star Andre Schurrle to the Spanish capital this summer. Schurrle who was a sensation for Germany at the World Cup was out to prove a point to club boss, Jose Mourinho, that he is worth it. After shelling out £18m on the German attacking …

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Oliver BainesChelsea star on the verge of Atletico Madrid move?
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Atletico have their eyes on World Cup star Andre Schurrle

Chelsea’s 23 year old Chelsea striker, Andre Schurrle has apparently become the focus of interest from top Spanish club Atletico Madrid. Schurrle may have been part of the side that won the World Cup for Germany, but he has struggled to get regular game time at Chelsea and with Drogba rejoining and Diego Costa as a new recruit, his chances of starting on a regular …

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Harry FinegoldAtletico have their eyes on World Cup star Andre Schurrle

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?

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?

Cazorla out? Does that mean Reus is Arsenal bound?

Arsenal midfielder and creative spark, Santi Cazorla may be on his way out of the Emirates to move back to Spain and join Atletico Madrid. The Spanish League winners and Champions League runners-up are looking to buy someone of Cazorla’s style and capabilities after losing out on a handful of their attacking players this transfer window. The Spaniard has recently …

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Oliver BainesCazorla out? Does that mean Reus is Arsenal bound?

Arsenal update: Guillem Balague says £10 million bid for David Villa

There is some real confusion about where David Villa will be playing football next season. However it seems very unlikely that he will be joining any clubs that can’t offer him Champions League football so that means Spurs and Liverpool are out of the picture. So then where does that leave Arsenal? A couple of sources are quoting Spanish football …

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AshleyArsenal update: Guillem Balague says £10 million bid for David Villa

Arsenal still considering Turkish winger?

With the summer window rapidly approaching it will be interesting to see how many names that were linked with Arsenal in the winter window are quoted for a second time. One player who might get some serious attention from Arsenal is Atletico Madrid’s Turkish star Arda Turan. His agent, Ahmet Bulut, hinted that the player was keen to move to …

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AshleyArsenal still considering Turkish winger?

Arsenal plot Atletico Madrid raid and target ‘next Jack Wilshere’

With that £70 million war chest Arsene Wenger certainly has plenty of options this summer. Arsenal have been linked with several Man City players could pick up a bargain or two if QPR go down or may choose to nab a player (or more) from Atletico Madrid. Wenger has been a fan of Adrian Lopez for a while, but now …

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AshleyArsenal plot Atletico Madrid raid and target ‘next Jack Wilshere’