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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Arsenal – Gunners chasing 21-year-old Brazilian

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Arsenal fans will be hoping manager Arsene Wenger is able to bring in a few signings in January to improve the Gunners’ fortunes. One target is 21-year-old Brazilian midfielder Lucas Silva Borges according to The Sun. The Sun report that Real Madrid have been set to complete a £12m signing of Lucas Silva but Arsenal are ready to hijack the …

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Brazilian Brandao jailed for famous head-butt of Motta

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On 16 August the football world was stunned by the video that emerged of Bastia’s Brazilian striker Brandao head-butting PSG’s Thiago Motta. PSG had beaten Bastia 2-0 at home in Ligue 1 but the game was marred by the head-butt that took place in the tunnel after the match. The video can been seen below as the 34-year-old waits for …

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Arsenal – Pedro and Alves to move from Barcelona?

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Arsenal fans are not happy, it takes one quick search of social media to see supporters split into Wenger in and Wenger out camps… Perhaps something that would help Wenger out would be winning over the Gunners’ fans with some super signings, according to the Daily Express that is exactly what the boss is planning. Barcelona provided Arsenal with the …

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Chelsea update – Oscar signs new long-term deal!

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Chelsea fans must surely be enjoying life at the moment, their side are sitting top of the Premier League with 29 points of a possible 33 after 11 matches, they are unbeaten and now one of the players of the campaign so far, Oscar, has signed a new deal. 23-year-old attacking midfielder Oscar joined Chelsea in from Brazilian side Internacional …

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Manchester United – Would Marcelo be a good signing?

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Manchester United have had well documented defensive problems so far in Louis Van Gaal’s reign, the club failed to sign a world class centre-back and new boy Luke Shaw has struggled to get fit meaning most games have seen make-shift back lines. On Monday the Daily Express reported that Manchester United were set to launch a bid to sign Brazil left-back …

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Manchester City update – Dani Alves set for the Etihad? James Milner close to new deal

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Manchester City currently sit in second place in the Premier League table but are some 5 points behind leaders Chelsea after only 7 games. Manuel Pellegrini’s side have picked up 14 points of a possible 21. This comes despite good wins recently over Hull City and a ground out victory against Aston Villa. The issue is they failed to beat …

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Kaka makes his return to the Brazil national squad

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32-year-old midfielder Ricardo Kaka has returned to the Brazil national squad after missing a number of cuts, including the 2014 World Cup. ESPN have reported that new manager Dunga has been impressed with Kaka’s form on loan at São Paulo. The last time Kaka represented his country was March 2013 and was understandably dismayed to miss the Brazilian hosted World Cup …

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Chelsea want Brazilian youngster Anderson Talisca

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Chelsea are rumoured to be chasing young Brazilian attacking-midfielder Anderson Talisca from Benfica. The Daily Star believe Chelsea could return to do business with the Portuguese club from whom they purchased David Luiz and Nemanja Matic. The 6ft 2in, 20-year-old Talisca only joined Benfica this summer from Brazilian club Bahia where he had made 30 first team appearances. He had been …

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Manchester United’s Anderson set for India move?

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Manchester United outcast Anderson is rumoured to be heading to India as the inaugural Super League kicks off in three weeks. The Daily Star report that Pune could be his destination for a short stay in Asia. Anderson Luís De Abreu Oliveira, to quote his full name, joined Manchester United in May 2007 for around £20m from Porto but has since …

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Barcelona’s Neymar misses from 4 yards for Brazil

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Neymar is one of the best players in the world, there is no arguments about that! However, the Barcelona winger embarrassed himself last night as he hit the crossbar in front of an open goal from 4 yards! To top it all, the player looked so surprised he had missed he even forgot to go for the rebound that would’ve …

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Dani Alves set for Liverpool or Man Utd switch?

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Barcelona right-back Dani Alves has emerged as a surprise transfer target for both Liverpool and Manchester United come January. The Daily Express report that the Brazilian international could be set for a Premier League switch. Dani Alves looked set to leave the Nou Camp this summer but signed a 1-year contract extension to stay with the Catalan outfit. New manager Luis …

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Ronaldinho signs for Queretaro

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Brazilian legend, Ronaldinho has decided to choose Mexico has his latest career move. The attacking midfielder was touted with a move to the Premier League with QPR, but it seemed to all be rumours. However, as a free agent; non-league Basingstoke Town had publicly expressed their desire to sign Ronaldinho according to BBC Sport. “We’ve put an offer to his brother, …

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Ronaldinho to Basingstoke Town?!?!

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  Ronaldinho, the Brazilian legend, has been offered a contract by Basinstoke Town to join them in the sixth tier of English football. Yes, you read that correctly, Basingstoke Town want Ronaldinho and the local paper are reporting the bid is officially on table!! Ronaldinho started his career in his native Brazil with Grêmio before earning a move in 2001 …

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Arsenal targeting Brazilian midfielder

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Arsene Wenger has targeted Brazil and Wolfsburg midfielder, Luiz Gustavo as a potential signing to secure his midfield for the coming season. According to the Mirror, Wenger sent scouts to take note of Gustavo’s performance against Bayern Munich in their opening match of the Bundesliga. Something that could stir speculation further is that Wolfsburg are rumoured to be interested in …

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Philippe Coutinho deservedly makes Brazil squad!

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Brazil were humiliated in their home World Cup 7-1 by eventual winners Germany. That Semi-Final loss will no doubt go down in history and was the end for head coach Luis Felipe Scolari. Now, with Dunga re-instated as manager, there has been 13 changes to his first squad. The most notable addition from the Premier League is Liverpool midfielder Philippe …

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Benfica snap up Brazil and QPR keeper

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Portuguese giants and current league holders Benfica have signed Brazil and QPR goalkeeper, Julio Cesar on a two-year-deal. The deal was confirmed by BBC Sport yesterday. Pushed down the pecking order at QPR, Rangers keeper Robert Green has been handed the number one jersey this season and the Brazil international was looking for first team football. Cesar, 34, has now joined …

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Scolari leaves Brazil

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Luiz Felipe Scolari have left his position as manager of the Brazil football team after failing to achieve World Cup glory in their own nation. Scolari faced heavy criticism after the host nation fell to a dismal 7-1 defeat at the hands of eventual winners, Germany. Conceding 5 goals in the opening 29 minutes piled on the dismay for Scolari …

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