Chelsea – Cuadrado completes deadline day switch

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Chelsea have completed the signing of Colombia wide man Juan Cuadrado from Fiorentina. Sky Sports News report the fee to be around £26.1m from the Italian club. Juan Cuadrado is 26-years-old and began his career in his native Colombia with Independiente Medellin. After breaking to the first team he was then given his European opportunity with Udinese before joining Leece …

Wolfsburg close to Schurrle deal

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Chelsea attacking midfielder, Andre Schurrle is moving closer to a big money move to Bundesliga side, Wolfsburg according to BBC Sport. The two clubs are finalising a deal and the 24-year-old German international’s switch will hopefully bring Juan Cuadrado’s arrival to Stamford Bridge closer. The Colombia winger, 26, is set to complete a £23.3m transfer from Italian club Fiorentina to …

Chelsea – Schurrle out, Cuadrado in?

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With Andre Schurrle’s move away from Stamford Bridge edging ever closer, the Blues have already lined up their replacement in Colombian winger, Juan Cuadrado. The Serie A club have been waiting for Chelsea to match Cuadrado’s release clause of £26.8m, although any deal is expected to be for less, with Mohamed Salah joining Fiorentina on loan. Cuadrado is seen as …

Chelsea – Schurrle’s move to Germany edging closer

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German starlet, Adnre Schurrle is nearing his exit from Stamford Bridge after Chelsea and Wolfsburg have agreed a fee for the World Cup winner. It has been revealed that Schurrle has also agreed personal terms with the German outfit and it would appear that the former Leverkusen star is about to depart London. Wolfsburg are currently second in the Bundesliga …

Spurs – “Just give me the ball” – says Eriksen

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Tottenham Hotspur’s midfielder, Christian Eriksen has revealed that after 88mins were on the clock he urged his players to “just give him the ball”, according to BBC Sport. Eriksen bagged two goals against a resilient Sheffield United side, including an 87th minute free kick which sent Spurs to Wembley for the final of the Capital One Cup where they will …

Chelsea – Costa charged over stamp

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Chelsea striker, Diego Costa has been charged with violent conduct after 2 stamps on Liverpool players following the Capital One Cup semi-final. The striker now faces a three-match-ban for his challenge on Emre Can which has been said as to the stamp which has resulted in the ban. If found guilty, Costa will miss Saturday’s crunch tie against current Premier …

Chelsea – Sergio Ramos wanted in the summer

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Chelsea boss José Mourinho is hoping to reunite with his former Real Madrid defender Sergio Ramos in the summer. According to the Daily Express, Chelsea have contacted Ramos’ agent about the transfer. Sergio Ramos is 28-years-old and has a contract that runs till the end of the 2016/17 campaign but it is understood he is considering his options. With a …

Chelsea – Is Diego Costa crossing the line?

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Last night’s heated affair between Chelsea and Liverpool saw Diego Costa in amongst the thick of the action, and not for the right reasons. Costa was believed to have stamped out twice on Liverpool players, Emre Can and Martin Skrtel according to Sky Sports pundits, Jamie Redknapp and Thierry Henry. “You can see clearly that he meant that,” Henry said. …

Liverpool – Sturridge back in training! Good news!

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Liverpool fans will today be delighted to hear the news that star striker Daniel Sturridge is back in training after his series of injures. The Liverpool Echo reckon he is likely to play a part in his side’s Premier League clash with West Ham United on the weekend. Daniel Sturridge’s injury has no doubt hurt the Anfield club who has …

Chelsea – Douglas Costa targeted by the Blues

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Chelsea are looking to add another Costa to their side to join Diego Costa. According to Goal.com, Brazilian Douglas Costa is a target for the Blues. Chelsea were linked last week to Fiorentina winger Juan Cuadrado but now it seems Costa is another man on their shopping list, the 24-year-old attacking-midfielder currently playing for Shakhtar Donetsk in Ukraine. The issues …

Chelsea – Cuadrado a major target, sales first though

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Chelsea are planning their summer transfer moves with José Mourinho looking to build on a fantastic 2014/15 campaign. The Daily Mirror understand former Barcelona target Juan Cuadrado is top of the Blues’ shopping list. Juan Cuadrado is 26-years-old and can play as a full-back, wing-back or winger. The Colombian international impressed at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, leading to …

Chelsea – “I’ll sign Gerrard on loan” – Mourinho

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Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard nearly joined Jose Mourinho’s Chelsea back in the day, only to see the Merseyside man commit to staying at his boyhood club. A transfer that Mourinho has said is his only regret. However, the Chelsea manager has revealed he would like to sign Gerrard on loan now that the former England captain will be joining MLS …

Everton – Eto’o preparing to join the Serie A

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Vastly experienced African forward Samuel Eto’o is preparing to leave Everton this January and join Italian side Sampdoria. BBC Sport report the 33-year-old could complete the deal by Tuesday. Samuel Eto’o began playing football in his native Cameroon and was then purchased by the Real Madrid youth academy where he continued his development. Eto’o only played for Los Blancos in …

Liverpool – Fabio Borini set to stay and fight!

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Liverpool striker Fabio Borini is still refusing to depart Anfield, despite constant speculation that he is surplus to requirements and his club will listen to offers for him. The Liverpool Echo report he is ready to stay on Merseyside and fight for a place in the first team. Borini has been quoted as saying: “I still believe I can be …

Fernando Torres hailed for goals on Atletico return

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Fernando Torres, known as El Nino, has return to Atletico Madrid and last night his side took on the giants of Real Madrid in the Copa del Rey. With a 2-0 advantage from the first leg, Atleti drew the tie 2-2 to send Los Blancos out, Torres netting both goals. Fernando Torres began his career with the Atleti youth academy …

Manchester United – Youngster Laporte targeted!

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Manchester United boss Louis Van Gaal is rumoured to be on the verge of agreeing a deal for Athletic Bilbao’s star youngster Aymeric Laporte. According to the Daily Star, the Red Devils lead the way for his signature, despite interest from Chelsea, Arsenal and a whole host of European clubs. Just 20-years-old, Laporte spent time with the SU Agen, Bayonne …

Messi to stay at Barcelona

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Lionel Messi has quashed any rumours suggesting he is about to leave Barcelona, according to BBC Sport. Reports suggested that Messi wanted to depart the club after having a “row” with head coach, Luis Enrique. However, the Argentine has revealed all rumours are indeed “a lie”. “I have no intentions of leaving for any team, not Chelsea nor Manchester City,” …

Aston Villa – Villans to rescue Scott Sinclair!

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Scott Sinclair is the forgotten man of English football, a Manchester City player but with about as much game time for the Citizens as me or you, it seems a move may be on the cards. Sky Sports understand that Aston Villa may be ready to rescue Sinclair this January. Scott Sinclair is 25-years-old and after beginning his career with …