Liverpool update – Iker Casillas or Victor Valdes? Dani Alves to Anfield?

Liverpool have until Sunday 19 October to sort themselves out on the training ground and unite behind manager Brendan Rodgers before they begin a tough run of fixtures. QPR away will be targeted as a must win Premier League game but then come current Champions League holders Real Madrid at Anfield. That will be seen as something they must get points …

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Gareth ThomasLiverpool update – Iker Casillas or Victor Valdes? Dani Alves to Anfield?

Arsenal update – Khedira rumours persist and Giovinco also linked to Gunners

Arsene Wenger will perhaps head into the international break with the thoughts that September was somewhat a wasted month in North-London. The Gunners picked up 1 Premier League victory and 2 draws in what was a tough set of fixtures but his side were also pummeled in the Champions League by Borussia Dortmund and then dumped out of the League …

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Gareth ThomasArsenal update – Khedira rumours persist and Giovinco also linked to Gunners

Liverpool update – Contract questions remain, Plus Liverpool’s season won’t get any easier

Liverpool haven’t exactly had the start to the season many hoped for. After investments in players that totaled over £100m the club as fallen to 9th in the Premier League after 7 matches, picking up just 10 points from a possible 21. The Reds though were handed a massive boost when talisman striker Daniel Sturridge signed a new long-term contract …

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Gareth ThomasLiverpool update – Contract questions remain, Plus Liverpool’s season won’t get any easier

Raheem Sterling stalls on new Liverpool contract

Liverpool fans are perhaps beginning to fear as the Daily Star report that talisman Raheem Sterling is stalling over a new contract. This is apparently because Spanish giants Real Madrid are on the hunt of the youngster. 19-year-old Raheem Sterling is currently on £30,000-per-week at Anfield with two years left on his current contract but despite the club offering him …

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Gareth ThomasRaheem Sterling stalls on new Liverpool contract

Kaka makes his return to the Brazil national squad

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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Gareth ThomasKaka makes his return to the Brazil national squad

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

Sami Khedira still linked with Premier League switch

Speculation was rife throughout the summer that Real Madrid’s German midfielder, Sami Khedira, could be on his way to the Premier League. The Daily Star report that Liverpool or Arsenal could both take him on a free in the summer of 2015 instead. Sami Khedira is in the last year of his contract with the Spanish giants and Carlo Ancelotti has …

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Gareth ThomasSami Khedira still linked with Premier League switch

Ronaldo to return to Manchester United in January?

Is Cristiano Ronaldo set to make a return to Manchester United in January? No, that is the answer according to Sky Sports Spanish football expert, Guillem Balague. The Spaniard said, “It is quite clear that Manchester United are letting all this continue because they are interested in Cristiano Ronaldo.” “Cristiano Ronaldo dreams and would like to go back to Manchester United. It’s …

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Oliver BainesRonaldo to return to Manchester United in January?

Real Madrid ahead of Man United in race for Reus

Marco Reus is one of the hottest properties in world football with Manchester United, Liverpool and Arsenal all heavily linked to the German. However, Marca and TalkSport believe that Real Madrid are ahead in the race to take him to La Liga instead of the Premier League. Marco Reus has been joined current club Borussia Dortmund in January 2012 for €17.1m …

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Gareth ThomasReal Madrid ahead of Man United in race for Reus

Is Russell Slade the right man for Cardiff City?

  It is days like today I am very thankful I get paid to write about football. With Leyton Orient manager Russell Slade on the verge of taking over the Cardiff City hot-seat following his resignation request last night. However, before the man is even appointed the insults have already begun. I have been a Cardiff City season ticket holder …

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Gareth ThomasIs Russell Slade the right man for Cardiff City?

Watch Luis Suarez bag a brace for Barcelona B

Luis Suarez found the back of the net twice after turning out for Barcelona B team in their 6-0 romp of Indonesia’s U19 selext XI. You can watch Suarez’s goals here as he looked in fine form for his new club. The Uruguayan scored a curling effort into the top corner before running through on goal and slipping his left foot …

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Oliver BainesWatch Luis Suarez bag a brace for Barcelona B

Real Madrid lining up bid for Liverpool superstar

Spanish giants, Real Madrid are said to be lining up an audacious bid to sign Liverpool superstar, Raheem Sterling according to reports from the Mirror. The young English teenager has set the Premier League alight since making his bow for Liverpool. The pacey winger has since turned heads after some scintillating performances for club and country. Still only 19-years-old, Real Madrid …

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Oliver BainesReal Madrid lining up bid for Liverpool superstar

Chelsea’s Ramires set for Real Madrid switch?

Chelsea midfielder Ramires is set to join Spanish giants Real Madrid. That is according to the Daily Mirror who report the fee would be around £25m. Ramires is 27 years of age and has been at Stamford Bridge with Chelsea since August 2010. He started his career in Brazil with Cruzeiro before moving on to Portugal with Benfica. Chelsea then paid …

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Gareth ThomasChelsea’s Ramires set for Real Madrid switch?
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ON THIS DAY – Which player made their debut on this day before reaching stardom?

On this day, one David Beckham made his debut for Manchester United in September 1992 against Brighton. Since that moment, Beckham became the name on everyone’s lips; a player who evolved into an exceptional talent very quickly. A brief spell at Preston North End on loan to gain first team experience was enough for Sir Alex Ferguson. After 5 games …

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Oliver BainesON THIS DAY – Which player made their debut on this day before reaching stardom?

Arsenal eyeing up January move for Khedira

Arsenal are continuing their probe for German international and Real Madrid central midfielder, Sami Khedira. Poised to sign him in the summer, Arsenal missed out on any deal for the midfielder but have no turned their attentions to January where they are hoping to lure in the German. At 27-years-old, Khedira is entering his prime age in regards to a …

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Oliver BainesArsenal eyeing up January move for Khedira

Arsenal and Liverpool tracking Spanish superstar

Premier League duo, Arsenal and Liverpool are reportedly tracking Spanish superstar Isco. The Real Madrid play-maker has found it tough to break into the Spanish sides midfield with the amount of world class talent they have on show. Isco himself is a class act, a player who can change a game in just a few moments. Blessed with pace, flair …

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Oliver BainesArsenal and Liverpool tracking Spanish superstar

Lassana Diarra linked to Arsenal move

Former Chelsea midfielder Lassana Diarra is today being linked to Arsenal by the Daily Express. Diarra almost moved to QPR to be reunited with Harry Redknapp on deadline day but the move fell through. Arsenal were dismantled by Borussia Dortmund in Germany on Tuesday night and the criticism as surrounded the deeper roles in his midfield as well as the …

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Gareth ThomasLassana Diarra linked to Arsenal move

Champions League review: featuring Liverpool & Arsenal

  Last night saw the opening fixture from the 2014/15 UEFA Champions League, as Liverpool made a return to the competition after five years and Arsenal travelled to Germany to face 2013 finalists Borussia Dortmund. Real Madrid also opened their Champions League title defence and last year’s runners up Atlético Madrid took a trip to Greece. Full Champions League results, …

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Gareth ThomasChampions League review: featuring Liverpool & Arsenal

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

Ronaldo to re-join Manchester United?

Spanish football expert Guillem Balague has told Sky Sports show, Revista de La Liga that he thinks Ronaldo will leave Madrid to re-join Manchester United one day. Speaking on the show, Balague said, “He is unhappy and he’s said so – but then he corrected himself by saying ‘I didn’t mean what he said’. It was a bit confusing.” “Anyway, you have …

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Oliver BainesRonaldo to re-join Manchester United?