SoccerLens Archives for January 2014

Arsenal face defensive crisis vs Southampton

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Arsenal face defensive crisis vs Southampton - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Arsenal may have to field a make shift defensive back-four as two of their regular left-backs, Kieran Gibbs and Nacho Monreal, are facing the prospect of missing out against Southampton on Wednesday.

Both Gibbs and Monreal suffered their injuries in Arsenal's 1-0 win against West Bromwich Albion on Saturday.

Why Arsene Wenger and Arsenal need Newcastle United’s Moussa Sissoko

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Why Arsene Wenger and Arsenal need Newcastle United's Moussa Sissoko - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Arsene Wenger spoke about the difficulty of being able to sign players in the transfer market, ahead of his side's 1-0 against West Brom.

The Arsenal manager has come under intense pressure from both fans and commentators this season after failing to properly add to his squad during the summer.

Sunderland 0-0 Chelsea: Three reasons why Jose Mourinho’s men failed to score

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Sunderland 0-0 Chelsea: Three reasons why Jose Mourinho's men failed to score - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Sunderland gave a good account of themselves at the Stadium of Light on Saturday's late kickoff as they held Chelsea to a scoreless draw. Gus Poyet's side however will be disappointed not to have landed the killer blow despite dominating in the later stages of the encounter.

Manchester United 3-0 Hull City: Three things we learnt from Old Trafford

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Manchester United 3-0 Hull City: Three things we learnt from Old Trafford - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Total domination might be the best word to describe Manchester United's near flawless 3-0 over Hull City on Saturday afternoon at Old Trafford. The Red Devils were superior in every department of the pitch and it was no doubt their best performance in the Louis Van Gaal era.

Arsene Wenger says Arsenal were fractionally lucky to win against West Brom

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Arsene Wenger says Arsenal were fractionally lucky to win against West Brom - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Arsene Wenger claims Arsenalwere a "fraction lucky" to seal a narrow 1-0 victory over West Bromwich Albion on Saturday.

The North London club travelled to the Hawthorns as a second half goal from Danny Welbeck from Santi Cazorla's cross from the left hand side was the difference between the two sides after the final whistle.

Louis van Gaal gives injury update on Angel Di Maria and Wayne Rooney

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Louis van Gaal gives injury update on Angel Di Maria and Wayne Rooney - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has confirmed that Angel Di Maria will miss Red Devils' upcoming clash against Stoke City, while expecting Wayne Rooney to be fit for the midweek tie.

Confirmed XI: Manchester United v Hull City

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Confirmed XI: Manchester United v Hull City - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester United will host Hull City for the weekend Premier League clash at Old Trafford on Saturday.

After registering their first away win of the season against Arsenal last weekend, the Red Devils have climbed to the fourth spot.

Confirmed XI: Liverpool v Stoke City

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Confirmed XI: Liverpool v Stoke City - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Liverpool will face Stoke City in the Premier League clash at Anfield on Saturday.

In the last league game, the Reds suffered a 3-1 defeat at the hands of Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park. The Reds are without a win in the last four matches in the league and their last victory came against Queens Park Rangers in October.

Serie A Clubs in Europe: A Matter of Mentality

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Serie A Clubs in Europe: A Matter of Mentality - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

From a corner of the near-empty Arena Khimki, scattered shouts of a few CSKA Moscow supporters echoed around the ground. Leonid Sklutsky bobbed back and forth on the bench in angst, his side less than a minute from falling to Roma at home.

Mario Balotelli: Liverpool striker on his way to Napoli?

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Mario Balotelli: Liverpool striker on his way to Napoli? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

According to Italian newspaper Tutto Mercato, Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli could be on his way back to Italy in the summer, with Napoliinterested.

Earlier yesterday, reports surfaced that the Italian striker was unable to concentrate on his football at Anfieldas he misses his daughter.

Transfers: 2 signings that can revive Arsenal’s season

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Transfers: 2 signings that can revive Arsenal's season - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Following the recent injury blow to midfielder, Jack Wilshere, Arsenal will be looking to address their central midfield issues in the upcoming transfer window, as Arsene Wenger looks to revive Arsenal'sseason with a few signings.

£250,000 a-week superstar set for Manchester United transfer in January?

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£250,000 a-week superstar set for Manchester United transfer in January? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Is Robin Van Persie on his way out of Old Trafford?

Robin Van Persie has struggled at Manchester United ever since Sir Alex Ferguson's retirement. The Dutchman hasn't really been at his best for the Red Devils over the past two years and there are intense speculations over his future at Old Trafford.

EPL Week 13: Three talking points

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EPL Week 13: Three talking points - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

1. Are Southampton the real deal?

Despite a raft of big-name departures during the summer, as well as the loss of manager Mauricio Pochettino to Tottenham, many would have expected Southampton to crumble this season.

Radamel Falcao and Marcos Rojo could face Hull City, confirms LVG

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Radamel Falcao and Marcos Rojo could face Hull City, confirms LVG - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has confirmed striker Radamel Falcao and defender Marcos Rojo could be in the squad for their upcoming clash against Hull City.

The 20-times English champions host the Tigers at Old Trafford on Saturday.

Arsenal receive massive injury boost as Wenger confirms Gunners star is fit

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Arsenal receive massive injury boost as Wenger confirms Gunners star is fit - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has revealed that Laurent Koscielny is fit and admitted the centre-back could start against West Bromwich Albion on Saturday.

The Gunners make a trip to The Hawthorns as they face West Brom in the Premier League clash this weekend.

Barcelona defender Thomas Vermaelen faces 5 months on sidelines

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Barcelona defender Thomas Vermaelen faces 5 months on sidelines - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Barcelona have confirmed that defender Thomas Vermaelen will need to undergo thigh surgery and will be out of action for between four and five months.

The Belgium international joined Barca from Arsenal for a £15 million fee in the summer but is yet to make his debut for the Catalan club.

‘Mignolet worse than Dracula’ – Liverpool great Grobbelaar

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'Mignolet worse than Dracula' Liverpool great Grobbelaar - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Former Liverpool great Bruce Grobbelaar has says Simon Mignolet is "worse than Dracula", criticizing the goalkeeper for his poor form this season.

Speaking to the BBC, Grobbelaar was scathing in his assessment of the Belgium international, who has endured a difficult campaign.

Possible Chelsea starting XI against Sunderland

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Possible Chelsea starting XI against Sunderland - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Chelsea will look to continue their unbeaten start to the season as they travel to the Stadium of Light to take on Sunderland in the late game on Saturday.

The Blues will have revenge on their minds, as it was a loss to the Black Cats that effectively prevented them from winning the Premier League title last season.

West Brom vs Arsenal Preview, Possible Lineups & Prediction

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West Brom vs Arsenal Preview, Possible Lineups & Prediction - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Arsenal return to domestic action on Saturday after an impressive 2-0 victory over Borussia Dortmund in the UEFA Champions League on Tuesday.

The win ensures Arsène Wenger's side reach the knockout stages once again, and with a game to spare.

Liverpool vs Stoke City Preview, Possible Lineups & Prediction

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Liverpool vs Stoke City Preview, Possible Lineups & Prediction - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Liverpool's 2-2 draw with Ludogorets on Wednesday ended a four-game losing streak for Brendan Rodgers' side in all competitions.

It was also the first time since beating Swansea City at the end of October that the Reds had scored more than one goal in a game.

Manchester United legend Roy Keane leaves Aston Villa assistant manager role

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Manchester United legend Roy Keane leaves Aston Villa assistant manager role - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Roy Keane has confirmed he has left his assistant manager role at Aston Villa on Friday.

The former Manchester United captain moved to Villa Park and became Paul Lambert's assistant earlier in the summer.

Manchester United vs Hull City Preview, Possible Lineups & Prediction

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Manchester United vs Hull City Preview, Possible Lineups & Prediction - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester United's 2-1 win at Arsenal last weekend moved Louis van Gaal's side into the top four and on a back-to-back winning sequence.

The Red Devils are heavily fancied to continue that run against a Hull City side who have lost three straight and won only one of their last 11 Premier League games.

Why has Marek Hamsik struggled for Napoli under Rafa Benitez?

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Why has Marek Hamsik struggled for Napoli under Rafa Benitez? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Marek Hamsik is the remaining piece of Napoli's ‘Three Tenors' – which included now-Paris St Germain stars Edinson Cavani and Ezequiel Lavezzi. After Rafa Benitez took over in 2013, it was believed that the Naples based outfit would finally compete with Juventus for the Serie A title.

Malaga vs Real Madrid: Statistical Preview

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Malaga vs Real Madrid: Statistical Preview - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Cristiano scored the only goal in last season's win at Malaga

On Saturday, Real Madrid travel to Malaga's La Rosaleda in the toughest match left in 2014 for the current La Liga leaders. Malaga sit in 6th position in La Liga just 9 points behind Real Madrid and could use a win on Saturday to advance into the Champions League positions.

Arsenal, Liverpool target set for Premier League move in January?

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Arsenal, Liverpool target set for Premier League move in January? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

There is no doubt that André-Pierre Gignac is set to leave Marseill at the end of the season. The Frenchman has been in stunning form this season scoring 11 goals from 14 appearances. We had earlier reported that Gignac's contract with the French club ends next summer and with no signs of a possible extension, the striker is already looking for his next club and he will be not short of potential suitors.

Manchester United legend tells Alexis Sanchez would have been perfect for Liverpool

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Manchester United legend tells Alexis Sanchez would have been perfect for Liverpool - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester United legend Gary Neville says Arsenal star Alexis Sanchez would have been the perfect replacement for Luis Suarez at Liverpool.

The former Ajax man left the Merseyside club after the 2014 FIFA World Cup and completed a switch to Barcelona earlier in July.

Chelsea defender set for move in January?

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Chelsea defender set for move in January? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Chelsea defender Kurt Zouma could be loaned out to Turkey in the January transfer window, according to French magazine Le 10Sport. The Frenchman has been on the fringes for most parts this season and manager Jose Mourinho may explore the option of sending him elsewhere for him to gain more game-time.

Liverpool target set for transfer; January move likely?

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Liverpool target set for transfer; January move likely? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers would be worried over goalkeeper Simon Mignolet's repeated mistakes and by the looks of it, the January transfer window can't come fast for the Reds.

The Anfield side were earlier linked with Victor Valdes but Rodgers rejected the chance to sign former Barcelona goalkeeper.

PHOTO: Arsenal star Jack Wilshere confirms ankle surgery

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PHOTO: Arsenal star Jack Wilshere confirms ankle surgery - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Jack Wilshere Injury Update: Arsenal star could be out for three months

Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere is set for a long layoff after he underwent an ankle surgery on Thursday.

The Gunners star was enjoying a great run for both club and country in recent times, only before Manchester United defender Paddy McNair's tackle at the Emirates on Saturday.

Arsenal injury news: Arsene Wenger gives update on Gunners trio

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Arsenal injury news: Arsene Wenger gives update on Gunners trio - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has confirmed midfielder Mikel Arteta and striker Yaya Sanogo have picked up injuries during the Gunners' 2-0 victory over Borussia Dortmund.

The North London club were without the services of Olivier Giroud as the Emirates club did not include the French international in the Champions League squad due to his injury.

Chelsea keen to hijack Juventus move for Croatian forward

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Chelsea keen to hijack Juventus move for Croatian forward - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

According to Italian journalist, Gianluca Di Marzio, Andrej Kramaric has agreed a deal to join the Italian giants Juventus. However, recent reports state that the prodigious young talent has been courted by Chelsea as well.

Will Manchester United lose world-class winger if they don’t finish in top 4?

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Will Manchester United lose world-class winger if they don't finish in top 4? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Some big changes took place at Manchester United this summer. Twelve months after Sir Alex Ferguson had stepped down after 26 years in charge at Old Trafford, the club's image as a footballing giant had diminished somewhat.

Massive Blow: Arsenal confirm star player out for three months

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Massive Blow: Arsenal confirm star player out for three months - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Arsenal have confirmed midfielder Jack Wilshere will be out for approximately for three months.

The England international injured his left ankle during the Gunners' 1-2 defeat at the hands of Manchester United at the Emirates.

Former Reds striker on why Liverpool are struggling to score regularly this season

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Former Reds striker on why Liverpool are struggling to score regularly this season - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Former Liverpool striker Emile Heskey claims Brendan Rodgers was banking on Daniel Sturridge to fulfil the void left by the departure of Luis Suarez.

The Uruguayan international was the Reds' top scorer in the league last season.

Ludogorets vs Liverpool: Highlights and Key Observations

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Ludogorets vs Liverpool: Highlights and Key Observations - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

image courtesy: Getty

Liverpool came away with a 2-2 draw against Ludogorets Razgrad in a crunch Champions League encounter last night. The reds were denied by an equalizer, three minutes from time after going ahead in the first half, thanks to goals from Rickie Lambert and Jordan Henderson.

Inter begin Kovacic renewal talks amidst Real Madrid interest

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Inter begin Kovacic renewal talks amidst Real Madrid interest - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Croatian playmaker Mateo Kovacic has been attracting interest from several European heavyweights over the last year. The young central midfielder is regarded as one of the finest young talents around and has been linked with moves away from the San Siro next summer.

Mikel Arteta could be out for six weeks

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Mikel Arteta could be out for six weeks - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Arsenal skipper Mikel Arteta limped off with a calf injury in the Gunners' 2-0 win against Borussia Dortmund on Wednesday night at the Emirates.Check all the updates in the live blog section, on Arsenal Injury News and Arteta's possible return.

UCL Matchday 5: Three talking points

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UCL Matchday 5: Three talking points - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

1. The importance of winning ugly

The manner of the equalizer conceded against Ludogorets will haunt Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers, if his side fail to get out of the UEFA Champions League group stages.

Liverpool worse than Basel claims Ancelotti

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Liverpool worse than Basel claims Ancelotti - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Real Madrid secured their passage to the knockout rounds of the Champions League with a 1-0 victory against FC Basel yesterday night. Cristiano Ronaldo scored the only goal of the night, as the reigning European Champions continued their outstanding form and extended their winning run to 15 games in a row.

Lampard: Manchester City players must help Aguero

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Lampard: Manchester City players must help Aguero - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Frank Lampard has called on his Manchester City teammates to aid Sergio Aguero, after the Argentine striker rescued his teammates with a hat-trick in the 3-2 UEFA Champions League win over Bayern Munich.

Basel vs Real Madrid: Highlights, Analysis and Reaction

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Basel vs Real Madrid: Highlights, Analysis and Reaction - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Real Madrid secured top spot in Group B with a win at Basel.

Real Madrid secured the top sot in their group with a 1-0 away win at Basel that was anything, but easy. We take a look at the highlights, analysis and reactions from the game.

Liverpool 2-2 Ludogorets: Match report & reaction

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Liverpool 2-2 Ludogorets: Match report & reaction - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Liverpool ended a run of three Champions League defeats in a row as they drew 2-2 with Bulgraian side Ludogorets in Sofia. Rickie Lambert and Jordan Henderson got on the scoresheet for the Reds but it wasn't enough for the Reds to clinch victory as they conceded a late goal.

Live: Champions League 2014

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Live: Champions League 2014 - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Welcome to the Soccerlens Live blog coverage of Champions League 2014. I will be with you till the end of the final whistle covering both Arsenal vs Dortmund and Ludogorets vs Liverpool. We will have the team news, updates, goals, tweets for you.

Liverpool: What has gone wrong at Anfield?

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Liverpool: What has gone wrong at Anfield? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Brendan Rodgers and Liverpool have made a poor start to the season following their massive summer outlay and the departure of their charismatic forward, Luis Suarez. The reds slumped to their 6th defeat in just 12 league games, after a shocking performance at Selhurst Park.

Confirmed: Origi will not return to Liverpool in January

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Confirmed: Origi will not return to Liverpool in January - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

LOSC Lille manager Rene Girard has confirmed that Liverpool striker Divock Origi will remain on loan at the French club till in the end of the season. There was speculation earlier this week about whether the Belgian would return to Anfield in Januaryto alleviatethe Reds' crisis up front.

Arsenal star confirms squad is behind Arsene Wenger, back manager to turn things around

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Arsenal star confirms squad is behind Arsene Wenger, back manager to turn things around - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey has admitted that players at the Emirates are behind Arsene Wenger, despite their recent poor run.

The Gunners are without a win in the last three matches played in all competitions.

Sepp Blatter urged to publish full Michael Garcia report

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Sepp Blatter urged to publish full Michael Garcia report - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Sepp Blatter has been urged to publish the full Michael Garcia report

The British government has asked FIFA president Sepp Blatter to publicly reveal the details of Michael Garcia's report, that led to the controversy surrounding the 2018 and 2022 Fifa World Cup bidding process.

Jack Wilshere Injury: Arsenal star could be out for three months

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Jack Wilshere Injury: Arsenal star could be out for three months - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Jack Wilshere Injury Update: Arsenal star could be out for three months

Arsenal are already struggling badly this season, courtesy of theirworst start in the Premier League era, and more bad news await the Gunners, with midfielder Jack Wilshere could face an injury lay-off up-to three months, should he undergo an ankle ligament surgery.

Possible Liverpool starting XI vs Ludogorets

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Possible Liverpool starting XI vs Ludogorets - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Can Rickie Lambert score for Liverpool again?

Liverpool travel to Sofia to face Ludogorets in the Champions Leagueon Wednesday night, where a victory for the Reds will put them into a good position to qualify to the knock-out rounds.

Fabregas to Ramos: If you’ve got a problem, Say it to my Face!

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Fabregas to Ramos: If you've got a problem, Say it to my Face! - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Cesc Fabregas responds to comments made by Sergio Ramos

Chelsea midfielder Cesc Fabregas has reacted to the comments made by Sergio Ramos recently, saying the Real Madrid defender should have said to him personally rather than going public.

Brendan Rodgers hits back at Jamie Carragher over ‘weak Liverpool’ comment

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Brendan Rodgers hits back at Jamie Carragher over 'weak Liverpool' comment - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Rodgers must guide Liverpool to victory vs Ludogorets

All is not well at Liverpool and it's certainly showing. After club legend Jamie Carragher criticized the team for their lack of character following the 3-1 loss against Crystal Palace, manager Brendan Rodgers claimed has hit back to the former defender.

Four Chelsea players feature in top 10 rankings

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Four Chelsea players feature in top 10 rankings - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Chelsea maintained the top position in the Premier League after earning a comfortable 2-0 victory over West Bromwich Albion on Saturday. The first half was as good as anything Stamford Bridge faithful have witnessed this season, with Chelsea sealed the fate of the match within first half an hour.

Frustrated forward packs suitcase, all set for Arsenal transfer in January

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Frustrated forward packs suitcase, all set for Arsenal transfer in January - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Lukas Podolski headed for January exit from Arsenal

Well, it apparently looks like as if Lukas Podolski's career at Arsenal is over. The German's future came under intense speculation throughout the summer and over the past few months.

Chelsea Fan’s View: Dominance on all fronts

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Chelsea Fan's View: Dominance on all fronts - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

I know we Chelsea fans have been treated to some incredible football by our side this season, but last night's 5-0 over Schalke was as good as it gets. This wasn't a bottom-half Premier League side that we put to the sword; this was a side full of Champions League regulars.

Copa America 2015: Groups, Fixtures & Three Key Matches

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Copa America 2015: Groups, Fixtures & Three Key Matches - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

The draw for Copa America 2015 was made inVina Del Mar, Chile, on Monday night. Twelve teams will be competing for the biggest South American show-piece that starts from 11 June in Santiago on Thursday.

Chelsea players take part in Adidas Gamedayplus corner challenge

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Chelsea players take part in Adidas Gamedayplus corner challenge - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Chelsea will take on Schalke 04 in the Champions League at the Veltins Arena tonight, where a victory for the Blues will ensure their progress in the knock out rounds.

Ahead of the match, Adidas has released their new Gamedayplus video where they visited Chelsea's Cobham training ground and askedDiego Costa,Filipe LuísandAndreas Christensen to take part in the corner challenge.

Real Madrid target Liverpool’s “new Xabi Alonso”

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Real Madrid target Liverpool's "new Xabi Alonso" - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Real Madrid are targeting Liverpool youngster Pedro Chirivella, a player being widely dubbed as "the new Xabi Alonso".

Reports in England say Madrid are keen on the 17 year-old Chirivella, who has been part of Liverpool's UEFA Youth League squads.

More bad news for FIFA with Sony set to end World Cup sponsorship

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More bad news for FIFA with Sony set to end World Cup sponsorship - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

FIFA has been dealt another blow to its image with the news that Sony is set to end its partnership with world football's governing body.

Reuters reports that the company – a FIFA sponsor for the past eight years, with a $280 million contract – will not renew its World Cup sponsorship.

Win a chance to see Arsenal players in training

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Win a chance to see Arsenal players in training - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

What happens when you leave your smartphone with professional footballers?

A usual day at the Arsenal F.C. training centre consists of a strict regime of shuttle runs, stretching and ball skills but at a recent shoot for official wellness partners of Arsenal FC Vitality the players took the opportunity to take a breather from training with a few casual selfies on an unguarded smartphone.

One nil to the Arsenal?

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One nil to the Arsenal? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Recent reports have suggested that Arsenal have agreed 'in principle' to sign Petr Cech from Chelsea. Whether this is simply paper talk or if there is actually some truth in the rumours it's time for every Chelsea fan to question why.

Balotelli injury latest and transfer update

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Balotelli injury latest and transfer update - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Mario Balotelli is out of Liverpool's UCL clash vs Ludogorets

Liverpool travel to Sofia to play Ludogorets on Wednesday night, where a victory will put them in a better position to qualify for the knock out rounds of the Champions League.

Arsenal vs Dortmund: Injury Updates on Wilshere and Koscielny

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Arsenal vs Dortmund: Injury Updates on Wilshere and Koscielny - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Good News: Koscielny included in the squad vs Borussia Dortmund

Ahead of the Gunner's Champions League tie with German giants Borussia Dortmund tomorrow, we bring you the latest Arsenal InjuryNews.

Arsene Wenger hits backs strongly at Alisher Usmamov

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Arsene Wenger hits backs strongly at Alisher Usmamov - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

After being criticizedover transfer dealings, Arsene Wenger has hit back strongly to Alisher Usmanov, questioning whether the club's second largest shareholder knows the traditions of Arsenal. Usmanov had earlier said that the Gunners need to strengthen in every position to challenge the elite in England and across Europe.

Why Liverpool have to win against Ludogorets

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Why Liverpool have to win against Ludogorets - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Brendan Rodgers must guide Liverpool to victory vs Ludogorets

Liverpool were flying high at this time last season. The hope of a possible title challenge sprouted; Liverpool fans could sense a 'new revolution' encompassing the club under Brendan Rodgers.

Jose Mourinho claims Chelsea not interested in Marco Reus

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Jose Mourinho claims Chelsea not interested in Marco Reus - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Jose Mourinho says Chelsea not interested in Marco Reus

Jose Mourinho has been known to be doing things the weird ways throughout his managerial career. After reports emerged earlier last week that he is interested in Borussia Dortmund's Marco Reus, the Portuguese has ruled out a move for the German star.

Liverpool target denied transfer move in January

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Liverpool target denied transfer move in January - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Bayern Munich have denied the prospect of sending Swiss winger Xherdan Shaqiri on loan to Italian side Napoli. Reports last night from the trusted and reliable media outlet Football-Italia have quoted Shaqiri's agent Ulysses Savini who claimed that his client will not make a loan move in January.

From Spain: Ancelotti refused Manchester United offer Twice

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From Spain: Ancelotti refused Manchester United offer Twice - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Carlo Ancelotti refused Manchester United offer in the summer

Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti has refused Manchester United offer, twice, according to reports from Spanish newspaper Marca.

Basel vs Real Madrid: Preview, Stats and Major Talking points

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Basel vs Real Madrid: Preview, Stats and Major Talking points - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Champions League: Basel vs Real Madrid

Real Madrid need to avoid defeat on Wednesday against Basle to guarantee a top spot in their group, and with their current red-hot form, it's hard to imagine anything else other than a win from Ancelotti's men.

Chelsea superstar could have joined Barcelona for just €3m

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Chelsea superstar could have joined Barcelona for just €3m - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Barcelona could have signed Courtois for paltry fee in 2011

Thibaut Courtois could have joined Barcelona few years ago for a paltry transfer fee of€3-4m claims Bojan Krkic's father, who was a former scout of Barcelona.

Possible Chelsea starting XI against Schalke

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Possible Chelsea starting XI against Schalke - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Group G leaders Chelsea will look to seal progress to the knockout rounds with a win over Schalke in Matchday 5 of the Champions League on Tuesday. They will travel to Gelsenkirchen knowing that if they manage to avoid defeat, top spot along with qualification will become a distinct possibility.

Arsenal Selfies: Arteta, Ramsey, Walcott and Chambers

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Arsenal Selfies: Arteta, Ramsey, Walcott and Chambers - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

What happens when you leave your smartphone with professional footballers?

A usual day at the Arsenal F.C. training centre consists of a strict regime of shuttle runs, stretching and ball skills but at a recent shoot for official wellness partners of Arsenal FC Vitality the players took the opportunity to take a breather from training with a few casual selfies on an unguarded smartphone.

Hull City 1-2 Tottenham: Match Report

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Hull City 1-2 Tottenham: Match Report - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

We've run away with it. The performance was nowhere near good enough, but we have clinched an important three points that shoots us into the top ten, and only 2 points off of 4th placed Manchester United. This is important, and will hopefully give us a big confidence boost.

Arsenal vs Manchester United: was it just bad luck?

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Arsenal vs Manchester United: was it just bad luck? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Arsenal dominating long periods of play and not ending up winning the match is nothing to be surprised about, it has happened far too often. It was no different at the Emirates against Manchester United.

Arsenal shareholder Alisher Usmanov criticizes Arsene Wenger’s transfer policy

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Arsenal shareholder Alisher Usmanov criticizes Arsene Wenger's transfer policy - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Arsenal shareholder Alisher Usmanov has criticized Arsene Wenger's transfer dealings, saying the club needs to strengthen in "every position" to challenge Europe's top clubs.

Carlo Ancelotti: ‘Serie A has little charm’

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Carlo Ancelotti: 'Serie A has little charm' - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti says the Serie A has "little charm", calling the current state of Italian football is "worrying".

The former AC Milan and Juventus manager left Milan in 2009 for Chelsea, and has not coached in Italy since.

Arsenal fan arrested for throwing red wine at Manchester United bench

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Arsenal fan arrested for throwing red wine at Manchester United bench - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Of all the talking points from Manchester United's 2-1 win over Arsenal at the weekend, one of the most bizarre was a fan being arrested for throwing red wine at the United substitutes' bench.

Real Madrid – 2014/15 Mid-Season Review

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Real Madrid 2014/15 Mid-Season Review - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

After 20 matches in all competitions this season, this is a good time to evaluate Real Madrid's players' performances and the team as a whole. Included below are the ratings for each Real Madrid player with at least 5 matches (in all competitions) and some select statistics.

Are Napoli genuine Serie A contenders?

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Are Napoli genuine Serie A contenders? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Napoli are a club that will always be overshadowed by their past, no matter what. Argentine legend Diego Maradona brought International fame to Naples in the late eighties but the Pertenopei have failed to scale similar heights since then.

Real Madrid set sight on Liverpool midfielder

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Real Madrid set sight on Liverpool midfielder - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Real Madrid are targeting Liverpool youngster Pedro Chirivella

Real Madrid have set their sight on Liverpool midfielderPedro Chirivella, according to reports from Spanish newspaper Marca.

Chirivella is a 17-year-old holding midfielder who joined from Valencia in the summer of 2013.

Serie A Roundup: Milan Derby Draw; Juventus, Roma record wins

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Serie A Roundup: Milan Derby Draw; Juventus, Roma record wins - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

The weekend in the Serie A brought a lot of close counters but the talking point was certainly the Milan derby. Both the sides gave a good account of themselves in front of the packed San Siro on Sunday evening's encounter.

Mourinho takes a dig at Sergio Ramos on Costa Injury saga

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Mourinho takes a dig at Sergio Ramos on Costa Injury saga - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

This Diego Costa injury saga is dragging on and on. And it is getting irritating at the moment. Somebody must keep quiet and let the matter settle down, because, this is a frivolous issue everyone is discussing about.

Manchester United unhappy after wine incident during Arsenal clash

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Manchester United unhappy after wine incident during Arsenal clash - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester United registered their first away win of the season as they defeated Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium on Saturday.

The game also ended Arsenal's impressive record at home as their bad form to the start of the season continues.

Arsenal Injury Update: Good & Bad news for Gunners

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Arsenal Injury Update: Good & Bad news for Gunners - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Ahead of the Gunners' crucial Champions League tie with German giants Borussia Dortmund, we bring you the latest Arsenal Injury Update.

First the bad news. Arsenal are all set to be without midfielder Jack Wilshere and goal keeper Wojciech Szczesny against Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League on Wednesday.

Brendan Rodgers says Liverpool were low on confidence against Crystal Palace

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Brendan Rodgers says Liverpool were low on confidence against Crystal Palace - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has admitted that his side were low on confidence as the Reds suffered to a 3-1 defeat to Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park on Sunday.

The Northern Irishman had rested goal-shy striker Mario Balotelli and started Rickie Lambert ahead of the Italian international.

Manchester United star Radamel Falcao confirms he is back in training

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Manchester United star Radamel Falcao confirms he is back in training - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester United striker Radamel Falcao has confirmed that he has returned to full training on Sunday.

The Colombian international has not featured for the Red Devils after picking up an injury before Chelsea clash at Old Trafford in October.

Is Steven Gerrard holding back Liverpool?

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Is Steven Gerrard holding back Liverpool? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

There's no doubting Steven Gerrard's place as a legend of English football and one of Liverpool's greatest ever players.

He sealed his place in folklore on that famous night in Istanbul, inspiring Liverpool to a stunning UEFA Champions League triumph against AC Milan.

Liverpool star wants new experience; Could make January Transfer

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Liverpool star wants new experience; Could make January Transfer - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Liverpool right Glen Johnson could be set for a move away from Liverpool in the upcoming January transfer window. The trusted and reliable TMW have cited reputed Italian journalist Alfredo Pedullaclaiming that Johnson's representatives have already initiated talks with the Giallorossi.

Arsenal player subject to €8m transfer move in January

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Arsenal player subject to €8m transfer move in January - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

After failing in the summer, Athletic Bilbao will once again try to sign Arsenal defender Nacho Monreal in the upcoming January transfer window. The Basque side had been very keen to sign the left back but Arsene Wenger reportedly blocked his move back to Spain.

From Boca Juniors to Turin: There is only one Carlos Tevez

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From Boca Juniors to Turin: There is only one Carlos Tevez - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Juan Sebastian Veron is one brutally honest footballer, believe me he is. The former Argentine star once remarked on Carlos Tevez,"He'll stand back up again every time you try to knock him down.

Eibar 0-4 Real Madrid: A Very Professional Win

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Eibar 0-4 Real Madrid: A Very Professional Win - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Isco In Modric's Place

Even though Carlo Ancelotti said in the pre-match press conference that Khedira was the most likely replacement for the injured Luka modric, tonight he opted with Isco instead. And what a choice it turned out to be.

Football in the Favelas

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Football in the Favelas - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

"When they see me on the streets, they say I am a street child, when they see me playing football, they say I am a person"

In the shadows of the stadia where some of the worlds richest footballers played this summer, life for many is a struggle against poverty, drugs and murder.

The Ancelotti Magic after the debacle Vs Simoene’s Atletico

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The Ancelotti Magic after the debacle Vs Simoene's Atletico - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Real Madrid had surrendered a 2 goal advantage at the Anoeta to lose 4-2 against Real Sociadad. If that wasn't bad enough, in their next test they ended up committing the cardinal sin of surrendering another lead this time at the Santiago Bernabue against bitter city rivals Atletico Madrid.

Louis van Gaal gives opinion after Manchester United defeat Arsenal

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Louis van Gaal gives opinion after Manchester United defeat Arsenal - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has hailed his players and said it was a fantastic result after the Red Devils defeated Arsenal at the Emirates on Saturday.

An own goal from Kieran Gibbs followed by Wayne Rooney's second half goal saw the 20-times English champions take a two goal lead.

Arsenal 1-2 Manchester United: Five talking points

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Arsenal 1-2 Manchester United: Five talking points - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester United sealed a 2-1 victory over Arsenal at the Emirates on Saturday. The victory saw the Red Devils move fourth in the table.

Soccerlens brings you five things we learnt from the 20-times English champions' clash against the North London club.

Confirmed XI: Arsenal v Manchester United

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Confirmed XI: Arsenal v Manchester United - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester United face Arsenal in the Premier League clash at the Emirates on Saturday.

Danny Welbeck will face his former club for the first time since leaving Old Trafford on the final day of the transfer window.

Should Petr Cech leave Chelsea in January?

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Should Petr Cech leave Chelsea in January? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

The upcoming January transfer window is going to be an exciting period for Chelsea Football Club. With the likes of Raphael Varane and Marco Reus being mentioned as possible targets, the club are looking to rake in a couple more players to add to what already looks a near-unbeatable squad.

Manchester United set to sell £250,000 a-week superstar to land €65m Chelsea target?

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Manchester United set to sell £250,000 a-week superstar to land €65m Chelsea target? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Robin Van Persie hasn't been at his best over the last couple of seasons for Manchester United. It is believed that Sir Alex Ferguson's retirement had a huge impact on the Dutchman's career at Old Trafford.

Falcao out for two more weeks

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Falcao out for two more weeks - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Radamel Falcao is having a nightmare start to his Old Trafford career. The Colombian hasn't recovered fully from calf injury (as per Louis van Gaal /read as Manchester United medical team) and is expected to be sidelined for at least two more weeks.

Arsenal vs Manchester United: Five talking points

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Arsenal vs Manchester United: Five talking points - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Arsenal and Manchester united games have always been one of the crown jewels of the league, not just because of the illustrious history of both clubs, but the deep sense of rivalry that was once encapsulated flawlessly by the former captains Patrick Vieira and Roy Keane.

Manchester United agree deal with Netherlands star?

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Manchester United agree deal with Netherlands star? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Dutch international Kevin Strootman appears to be on his way to Manchester United this summer. The former PSV midfielder has been linked with moves away from Roma over the last few months and his close relationship with Louis Van Gaal has fuelled speculations that the Red Devils have a verbal agreement with the midfielder.

Chelsea to offer €25M plus Andre Schurrle to land world-class player

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Chelsea to offer €25M plus Andre Schurrle to land world-class player - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

There is some very good news for Chelsea fans. Reports today have stated that the club have stepped up their bid to land Marco Reus from Borussia Dortmund. According to Le 10 Sport, the German midfielder was initially a favourite to sign for Bayern Munich, but may be forced to rethink his plans as a starting place at the Allianz Arena is not certain.

New Adidas 11pro boots and Nitrocharge

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New Adidas 11pro boots and Nitrocharge - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Adidas has revealed a new version of 11Pro boots that claim to offer the most comfortable and premium fit to date. The all-new-design and colour blocking makes Adidas 11Pro boots the classiest boots on the football pitch and certainly a perfect suit in terms of elegance and style.

Crystal Palace vs Liverpool Preview, Possible Lineups & Prediction

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Crystal Palace vs Liverpool Preview, Possible Lineups & Prediction - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Liverpool return from the international break to face struggling Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park.

The Reds blew a 3-0 lead to draw 3-3 here late last season and their form to start 2014-15 has been anything but top four contention – 14 points from 11 games and in 11th position heading into this weekend's fixtures.

Arsenal vs Manchester United Preview, Possible Lineups & Prediction

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Arsenal vs Manchester United Preview, Possible Lineups & Prediction - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

The Premier League returns after the international break to see two of the pre-season top four favourites go head-to-head at the Emirates Stadium.

Arsenal head into the weekend in sixth position, directly above Manchester United, with one point separating the two giants.

Manchester United trio fit for Arsenal clash, confirms LVG

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Manchester United trio fit for Arsenal clash, confirms LVG - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has confirmed record signing Angel Di Maria, keeper David De Gea and midfielder Michael Carrick will be fit for weekend clash against Arsenal.

The former Real Madrid winger was doubtful after picking up an injury during the international friendly clash between Argentina and Portugal at Old Trafford.

Why Lukas Podolski should leave Arsenal in January

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Why Lukas Podolski should leave Arsenal in January - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

In 2010, as Germany landed in South Africa for their World Cup campaign, Lukas Podolski was one of the main men. The Koln-man was one of the first names on manager Jaochim Loew's team-sheet and with good reason too, the 25 year-old being one of the most prolific forwards in the side.

Arsene Wenger gives injury update for Arsenal’s clash against Manchester United

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Arsene Wenger gives injury update for Arsenal's clash against Manchester United - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has confirmed striker Olivier Giroud and midfielder Mikel Arteta will be available when Manchester United travel to the Emirates on Saturday.

The French international picked up a foot injury during the league clash against Everton in August, while the Spaniard has also struggled with injuries and missed the north London club's last few fixtures.

Ronaldo vs Messi: Who is Better?

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Ronaldo vs Messi: Who is Better? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

We, football fans, have this natural tendency to compare between great footballers. We are never happyto keep both superheroes of our time (or any time) at the same pedestal, do we?

Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi are arguably the two greatest footballer of this generation.

Possible Chelsea starting XI against West Bromwich Albion

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Possible Chelsea starting XI against West Bromwich Albion - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

The Premier League is back after a two-week international break and table-toppers Chelsea kick things off on Saturday against West Bromwich Albion at Stamford Bridge.

With 9 wins and 2 draws from their opening 11 games, the Blues are very much the team to beat this season thus far.

€20m Liverpool target set for crunch talks before January transfer

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€20m Liverpool target set for crunch talks before January transfer - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Xherdan Shaqiri is one player whose future is in huge doubt at Bayern Munich. The Swiss star has been linked with a move away from the Bavarian giants since the summer. Over the past few days we have been reporting that Shaqiri is set for a transfer move in the upcoming January transfer window.

Manchester United interested in wantaway AC Milan defender

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Manchester United interested in wantaway AC Milan defender - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester United's bid to find a solid and reliable centre-back in January has received a boost after it has emerged that AC Milan defender Adil Rami may be looking at a move away from the San Siro.

From Spain: Chelsea realistic target for €250m superstar

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From Spain: Chelsea realistic target for €250m superstar - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Ever since Lionel Messi gave that interview to Argentine newspaper Ole, where he gave a hint that he might leave Barcelona some day, there has been lots of speculations going on. Messi's father believes that his son's quotes were misinterpreted.

Good News: Manchester United star fit to play against Arsenal

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Good News: Manchester United star fit to play against Arsenal - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester United have some good news for their upcoming fixture against Arsenal as goalkeeper David De Gea is expected to be fit for the weekend clash.

Louis van Gaal's side travel to the Emirates as he is without the services of several first choice players with injuries.

Milan Derby: Five key points ahead of the Big Serie A clash

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Milan Derby: Five key points ahead of the Big Serie A clash - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

The Milan Derby | or Thederby della Madonninahas always beenregarded as the greatest spectacle in Italian football. Let's face the truth though: Over the past 3 years the Derby della Madonnina has lost its shine as Juventus and Roma have overtaken as the dominant forces in Italy.

Chelsea keeping close eye on Andre Gomes

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Chelsea keeping close eye on Andre Gomes - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Spanish press today have a report on Andre Gomes transfer saga. The report claim Chelsea have sent scouts to watch him frequently this season.

Chelsea are closely following Benfica midfielder Andre Gomes, who has joined La Liga giants Valencia on a season long loan.

Allegri: Juventus must win Serie A

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Allegri: Juventus must win Serie A - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Juventus manager Massimiliano Allegri has set his goals for the season. The Italian who took over from Antonio Conte in the summer has claimed that he wants to win the Serie A title and reach the quarter finals of the Champions League.

Mats Hummels: Manchester United to make record breaking transfer in January

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Mats Hummels: Manchester United to make record breaking transfer in January - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester Unitedwill explore the possibility of signing Borussia Dortmund's Mats Hummels in the January transfer window.

According to reports from The Guardian, Louis van Gaal, in an attempt to fix his defensive problems, will turn his attention to Hummels, and the Dutchman is ready to dish out British transfer money for a defender to secure his signature.

Benfica ready to sell €30m star, Manchester United keen to sign

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Benfica ready to sell €30m star, Manchester United keen to sign - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Nicolas Gaitan is one of those players who get continuously linked with a move to Manchester United. For the past few years, he has been linked with the Red Devils in almost every transfer window and Portugal press do not get tired of reporting his transfer saga.

Midfielder targeted for Manchester United transfer in January

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Midfielder targeted for Manchester United transfer in January - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

German champions Bayern Munich are targeting Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera in January, according to German website Sport 1. Pep Guardiola is eyeing the Spanish midfielder as a replacement for skipper Philipp Lahm, who is set to spend at least two and a half months on the sidelines with a fractured ankle.

Mesut Ozil: Wenger will make me a better player

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Mesut Ozil: Wenger will make me a better player - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Arsenal's Mesut Ozil, has re-confirmed his complete trust in Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger as the German international believes the Arsenal boss can help make him a better player.

The record signing who moved from Real Madrid, is currently recovering from a knee injury sustained in a 2-0 defeat to Chelsea in October.

Manchester United target looking to emulate Andres Iniesta

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Manchester United target looking to emulate Andres Iniesta - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Dutch central midfielder Daley Sinkgraven has expressed his desire to play for one of the big clubs in La Liga. The 19 year old Heerenveen midfielder has been in fine form for this club and has attracted a lot of interest, notably from the likes of Ajax and Manchester United.

Liverpool linked with highly rated young Belgian midfielder

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Liverpool linked with highly rated young Belgian midfielder - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Liverpool have been linked with several new players over the last few weeks. Following a poor start to the season, there has been increasing speculation about reinforcements on the red half of Merseyside.

Agents claims Dennis Praet could be on his way to Arsenal

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Agents claims Dennis Praet could be on his way to Arsenal - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Dennis Praet' agent, Jacques Lichtenstein has revealed to Sport Voetbal that his client has had several concrete offers over the last few weeks and could leave Anderlecht in the summer.

Divock Origi on his way back to Liverpool following Sturridge injury?

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Divock Origi on his way back to Liverpool following Sturridge injury? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Liverpool fans had a lot to look forward to this weekend, following reports that the injured forward Daniel Sturridge has rejoined training and could be fit for the game against Crystal Palace.

Arsenal, Liverpool receive huge boost in pursuit of French goal machine

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Arsenal, Liverpool receive huge boost in pursuit of French goal machine - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

What a difference a few weeks can make. Marseille's stunning start to the French Ligue 1 season is all falling apart. The club President Vincent Labrune along with three men were arrested this week as part of an investigation of French striker André-Pierre Gignac's transfer to the club in 2010.

Not Again! Liverpool’s Daniel Sturridge injured once more

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Not Again! Liverpool's Daniel Sturridge injured once more - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Daniel Sturridge Injury: Watch out this space, we will keep you updated as we get all the latest information.

Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge declared himself fit recently and was eagerly waiting to make a comeback against Crystal Palace this weekend.

Angel di Maria: Manchester United star taken to hospital

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Angel di Maria: Manchester United star taken to hospital - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Argentina manager Gerardo Martino says Manchester United star Angel Di Maria's injury is not serious after he was taken off during their international friendly match against Portugal at Old Trafford.

PHOTO: Messi-Ronaldo handshake in the tunnel

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PHOTO: Messi-Ronaldo handshake in the tunnel - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo are by far the two best footballers on the planet for the past few years and are still holding the top two positions.

Real Madrid superstar returned to his former club Manchester United as his national side Portugal were facing Messi's Argentina in the international friendly fixture at Old Trafford on Tuesday.

Di Maria helping Manchester United to land €30m forward

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Di Maria helping Manchester United to land €30m forward - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester United have been scouting Benfica's Enzo Perez for sometime now. Recently, Argentine newspaper Ovacion claimed that Manchester United are preparing a€30m bid to lure the Argentine to Old Trafford.

No bid from Barca & Madrid, Manchester United hold talks to sign €35m star

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No bid from Barca & Madrid, Manchester United hold talks to sign €35m star - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Recently Catalan newspaper Sport ran an article on Fiorentina wing-back Juan Cuadrado where they claimed Real Madrid and Manchester United are keen to sign him in winter/next summer, with the Old Trafford club have had held talks with the Viola already.

Luke Shaw doubtful for Manchester United’s trip to Arsenal with hamstring injury

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Luke Shaw doubtful for Manchester United's trip to Arsenal with hamstring injury - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Luke Shaw played England's latest international friendly victory over Scotland with a hamstring injury and has now made his position doubtful for Manchester United's Premier League clash against Arsenal.

Club refuse to negotiate Manchester United transfer in January

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Club refuse to negotiate Manchester United transfer in January - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester United winger Nani returned to Old Trafford yesterday to take part in a friendly match against Argentina. The winger has been loaned out to Sporting in a part exchange deal that saw Marcos Rojo joining United in summer.

Chelsea and Arsenal’s ‘fraud’ transfers investigated

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Chelsea and Arsenal's 'fraud' transfers investigated - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

The transfers of Samir Nasri and Didier Drogba to Arsenal and Chelsea respectively are being investigated by the French police on the suspected grounds of fraud. French football is currently facing a credibility crisis with several allegations of match-fixing and fraud, French magazine Le 10 reports.

No Liverpool Return? Napoli ready to offer 3 year deal to Rafa Benitez

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No Liverpool Return? Napoli ready to offer 3 year deal to Rafa Benitez - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Napoli are ready to offer a three year contract extension to manager Rafa Benitez whose future at the Naples based club has been under speculations over the past few weeks. We had reported earlier this week that Benitez claimed he misses his family at Liverpool which is very tough for him personally.

Francesco Totti wants to manage Roma in the future

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Francesco Totti wants to manage Roma in the future - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Francesco Totti has expressed his desire to manage Roma after he retires from his playing career. The 38 year old who is regarded as the club's greatest ever player had earlier mentioned that it his dream to lift the Champions League trophy and believes that the Giallorossi can win the Scudetto.

Chelsea superstar labels club target the “New Rivaldo”

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Chelsea superstar labels club target the "New Rivaldo" - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Benfica forward Talisca has caught the eye of several top clubs around Europe . According to Le 10 Sport, Chelsea are one of them. The Brazilian was called up to the national side this week, andhis compatriot Oscar showered him with praise after training alongside him.

Bayern Munich confim a three month layoff for Philipp Lahm

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Bayern Munich confim a three month layoff for Philipp Lahm - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Bayern Munich have taken to their Twitter feed this morning to announce the injury of captain, Philipp Lahm.

Communications director Markus Hörwick, revealed that Lahm has fractured his ankle and will be out for a lengthy spell of three months.

How Real Madrid will shape up without Luka Modric

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How Real Madrid will shape up without Luka Modric - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Real Madrid midfielder, Luka Modric has been sidelined for the next three months with a thigh injury. The Croatian tore his left proximal rectus femoris tendon while on International duty.

Manchester United Revenue drops by 10% in first quarter

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Manchester United Revenue drops by 10% in first quarter - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Lack of Champions League football is hurting badly for Manchester United, as the club's revenue dropped by almost 10% in the first quarter of this financial year.

United executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward confirmed the fall in revenue was mainly due to the absence from Europe.

Robinho rules out AC Milan return in January

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Robinho rules out AC Milan return in January - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Brazilian striker Robinho has ruled out a possible return to AC Milan in the January transfer window. The 30 year old is currently on loan at Santos till the end of the season and has no intentions of returning to the Rossoneri in the upcoming winter transfer window.

Manchester United handed huge injury relief ahead of Arsenal clash

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Manchester United handed huge injury relief ahead of Arsenal clash - originally posted on Soccerlens.com


Louis van Gaal has been handed a massive boost when Manchester United face Arsenal at the Emirate on Sunday.

The Telegraph reports that star striker Radamel Falcao will be in contention, along with the central defending duo of Phil Jones and Jonny Evans.

Inter Milan Transfer: Mancini wants Borini, Campbell, Lamela & Kolarov

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Inter Milan Transfer: Mancini wants Borini, Campbell, Lamela & Kolarov - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

According to the Daily Mirror, the recently appointed Inter Milan manager Roberto Mancini has targeted four Premier League players to buy in January.

The player at the top of the list is Manchester City left back Aleksander Kolarov.

Wenger: Abou Diaby could get new Arsenal contract

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Wenger: Abou Diaby could get new Arsenal contract - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Arsene Wenger has insisted that perennially injured Abou Diaby could be given a new contract, provided the Frenchman proves his fitness.

The 28-year-old suffered a reckless challenge in 2006 against Sunderland and since then he has been hardly able to keep himself fit.

Fellaini’s Father: My son didn’t elbow Joe Allen intentionally

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Fellaini's Father: My son didn't elbow Joe Allen intentionally - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Marouane Fellaini's father is not happy with the way English press are trying to project his son's elbowing of Joe Allen in Belgium's recent international match against Wales.

This image and video clip went viral in the social media during and after the match.

Barcelona star says Chelsea’s £23m target is “one of the best” in the world

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Barcelona star says Chelsea's £23m target is "one of the best" in the world - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Ahead of Argentina's international friendly with Portugal tonight at the Old Trafford, Javier Mascherano, the Argentine and Barcelona midfielder, has praised his club team-mate and Portugal defender Gerard Pique, saying the Spaniard is one of the best central defenders in the world.

Striker comments on Arsenal transfer rumours

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Striker comments on Arsenal transfer rumours - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Joel Campbell was one of the best performers for Costa Rica in the FIFA World Cup 2014, however, he has struggled to get regular games for the Gunners that has fuelled lots of Arsenal transfer rumours surrounding his future.

Liverpool can secure €20m target in January

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Liverpool can secure €20m target in January - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Bayern Munich wingerXherdan Shaqiri will be allowed to leave the Allianz Arena in January, according to one of Germany's most reliable sources BILD. The Swiss international has been a long-term target for Liverpool and we could well see him in a Reds' shirt two months later.

Club chief gives €25m Chelsea & Arsenal transfer update

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Club chief gives €25m Chelsea & Arsenal transfer update - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Roma's director of football, Walter Sabatini has ruled out Mattia Destro transfer move to top European clubs in January.

Destro, the 23-year-old striker from Roma, has been on Chelsea & Arsenal's radar for quite some time now.

Done Deal? Hints – Manchester United have signed new player already!

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Done Deal? Hints Manchester United have signed new player already! - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester United goal keeper David de Gea has dropped a big hint during an interview with AS TV where he says Victor Valdes has already been signed by the club.

The United goal keeper got injured badly during training session with Spain and was ruled out against Belarus.

Chelsea target Giannelli Imbula could leave Marseille

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Chelsea target Giannelli Imbula could leave Marseille - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Giannelli Imbula, the 22-year-old French midfielder is being considered as one of the brightest prospects in French football. His mercurial rise has altered several top Premier League clubs like Chelsea, Arsenal and Manchester United and according to France Football (relayed by Le 10 Sport)his departure from Marseille could be earlier than expected.

Manchester United superstar aware of Real Madrid rumours

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Manchester United superstar aware of Real Madrid rumours - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

David De Gea pulled off a sensational clearance to stop Coentrao from scoring

Manchester United superstar David De Gea has admitted the recent speculations linking him with a move to Real Madrid.

Miroslav Klose still proving his worth at Lazio

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Miroslav Klose still proving his worth at Lazio - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Miroslav Klose is like wine. The older, the better. The 36 year old became the all time leading goal scorer in World Cup history earlier in the summer and it was believed that he would return to former club Kaiserslautern for his final season in his decorated career.

Wenger admits he tried to sign Chelsea target who has potential to win Ballon d’Or

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Wenger admits he tried to sign Chelsea target who has potential to win Ballon d'Or - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has revealed that the Gunners did try to sign Paul Pogba in the summer of 2012.

The 21-year-old was one of the emerging players from Manchester United's youth setup and he was eyeing for a regular place in the Red Devils' starting lineup.

Player still not fit, Manchester United transfer delayed

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Player still not fit, Manchester United transfer delayed - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester United sufferedtwo big blows during the International break. Midfielder Daley Blind suffered a knee ligament injury yesterday that would force him out of action for up to four weeks, while goal keeper David de Gea has dislocated his little finger on his right hand but the extent of his injury is still unknown.

Chelsea and Liverpool to battle for €30M striker

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Chelsea and Liverpool to battle for €30M striker - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

CSKA Moscow's Seydou Doumbia has caught everyone's attention in the last month and a half by almost eliminating Manchester City from the Champions League all on his own. The striker, whose brace at the Etihad Stadium 10 days ago subjected the Premier League champions to a 2-1 defeat, is now being eyed by several top Premier League clubs in January.

Best Young Defender in Serie A: Napoli’s Kalidou Koulibaly

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Best Young Defender in Serie A: Napoli's Kalidou Koulibaly - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Rafael Benitez is one manager whom you can bet upon to find the next best talent wherever he pursues his managerial career. Throughouthis coaching stints, Benitez has worked wonders in the transfer market securing cut price deals for the next star in the making.

Arsenal set asking price on forward; Transfer imminent in January

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Arsenal set asking price on forward; Transfer imminent in January - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

It finally looks as if Lukas Podolski is set to end his misadventure at Arsenal. Reports from yesterday night in the trusted and reliable TMW have claimed that the Gunners have set a £4m asking price on the player who can finally head towards the exit from the Emirates in January.

Manchester United held talks to sign €40m Real Madrid target

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Manchester United held talks to sign €40m Real Madrid target - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

We thought that it ended for good. But No, we were wrong. The Juan Cuadrado Manchester United transfer saga is back on the front page again.

Cuadrado, courtesy of his wonderful World Cup campaign with Colombia, caught the attention of several top European clubs, like Manchester United and Barcelona.

Benitez: I miss family in Liverpool – ‘It’s not easy’

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Benitez: I miss family in Liverpool 'It's not easy' - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Napoli manager Rafa Benitez has fuelled rumours of a possible exit from the Partenopei claiming that he misses his family in Liverpool.

The Spaniard's contract with the San Paolo outfit expires in the summer and there have been repeated speculations regarding his future at Naples.

Manager Says Chelsea Duo’s Position Could Be Under Threat

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Manager Says Chelsea Duo's Position Could Be Under Threat - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Spain manager Vicente Del Bosque has said that when Cesc Fabregas and Diego Costa return to the national side after recovering from their injuries, they may not longer be first-team regulars. The Chelsea duowas absent in Spain's 3-0 win against Belarus on Saturday in a European Championships Qualifier, and will also be unavailable for Tuesday's friendly against Germany.

Liverpool given green signal for Martin Montoya transfer in January

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Liverpool given green signal for Martin Montoya transfer in January - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

We have an update on Martin Montoya Liverpool transfer saga. Barcelona are ready to sell defender Martin Montoya, who is a reported target of Liverpool, in January. The Catalan giants would allow him move to any foreign club, so that he can get regular games, should a good offer come in their way in winter.

Daley Blind Injury: Latest Updates

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Daley Blind Injury: Latest Updates - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester United suffer another huge blow today after reports from Holland suggest that Dutch defender-cum-midfielder Daley Blind has injured his knee ligament and could be absent for four to six weeks.

Blind suffered this injury while playing Holland against Latvia.

Chelsea and Inter renew Mohamed Salah transfer talks

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Chelsea and Inter renew Mohamed Salah transfer talks - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Serie A giants Inter Milan could approach Chelsea again for the signing of Mohamed Salah on loan during the January transfer window.

The Italian giants are currently languishing 9th in the Serie A and have recently appointed Roberto Mancini as their new manager replacing Walter Mazarri.

Why Chelsea Should Sell John Obi Mikel

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Why Chelsea Should Sell John Obi Mikel - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Usually, when a player makes over 300 appearances for a club, the fans would hold him in the highest regard. Longevity is always associated with consistency, and players with such a long tenure at a single club are hard to come by these days.

Manchester United Transfers: Three players Van Gaal should sign in January to transform Red Devils’ season

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Manchester United Transfers: Three players Van Gaal should sign in January to transform Red Devils' season - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester United have failed to impress since the start of the season, despite having a new manager in charge and spending heavily in the summer transfer window.

David de Gea Injury: Manchester United star’s Finger & Updates

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David de Gea Injury: Manchester United star's Finger & Updates - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Saturday, 15th November

We have the latest update on David De Gea Injury from Spain. Spanish newspaper ABC says that De Gea's injury is not serious, as he has passed his medical and a good 48 hour rest would be enough to get him into full fitness.

Liverpool €25m target is “wishful thinking” for Manchester United

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Liverpool €25m target is "wishful thinking" for Manchester United - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

This January, expect any top European club to bid for Bayern Munich winger Xherdan Shaqiri. The Swiss international was a reported target of Liverpool in the summer, and the Reds had even lodged formal offers for him, but it was rebuffed.

Mario Balotelli Injury: Liverpool star’s hamstring & Updates

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Mario Balotelli Injury: Liverpool star's hamstring & Updates - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli has been ruled out of Italy's European Qualifier against Croatia on Sunday at the San Siro after picking up a hamstring injury in training. Balotelli was recalled to the national squad by new coach Antonio Conte but the controversial Italian has now been sent back home on precautionary grounds.

Liverpool set for ‘shock’ triple Serie A transfer in January?

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Liverpool set for 'shock' triple Serie A transfer in January? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Well, Liverpool fans would jump in joy as we are about to report the most shocking transfer rumours that Serie A giants Inter Milan have planned for in the upcoming January transfer window. If Italian Media outlet Tuttosport is to be believed then, Inter are planning a triple transfer raid on Liverpool in the upcoming transfer market.

Football Manager 2015 Transfers: Value for money signings

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Football Manager 2015 Transfers: Value for money signings - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

It's that time of the year again! I wasn't talking about the international break, now that would be rather depressing. What's not depressing is, I am glad to have my coping mechanism back. Yes, I was referring to Football Manager 15.

Arsenal plot move for €30m Liverpool and United target

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Arsenal plot move for €30m Liverpool and United target - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Arsenal are plotting a surprise move for Lazio youngsterKeita Balde Diao, who is also a reported target of Manchester United and Liverpool.

Keita Balde Diao is regarded as one of the hottest young prospects in World Football today.

Phone call from Chelsea medical team main reason for Costa controversy

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Phone call from Chelsea medical team main reason for Costa controversy - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Ever since Diego Costa hasn't been recalled to the Spain national team due to injury concerns, we have been hearing all sorts of reports on him. Mainly coming from the Spanish media.

BILD: Striker set for cheap Arsenal transfer in January

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BILD: Striker set for cheap Arsenal transfer in January - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Lukas Podolski's nightmare at Arsenal may be soon coming to an end. One of the most reliable sources in Germany, BILD, has reported today that the striker will be allowed to leave the Emirates Stadium in January for a startlingly low price of€5 million in January.

Arsenal target says he followed Manchester United since childhood

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Arsenal target says he followed Manchester United since childhood - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Recently Borussia Monchengladbach midfielder Cristoph Kramer made headlines by scoring a crazy own goal that gave Dortmund victory over their rivals.

Recently, the 23-year-old has been linked with a move to European champions Real Madrid as well.

Liverpool Transfer News: Brendan Rodgers’ future in doubt

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Liverpool Transfer News: Brendan Rodgers' future in doubt - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

According to reports in the Italian media, Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers is under the microscope following a dismal start to the campaign.

Rodgers helped bring Champions league football back at Anfield after five long years.

From Italy: Chelsea target flattered by Arsenal Interest

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From Italy: Chelsea target flattered by Arsenal Interest - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Roma striker Mattia Destro has said that he is pleased and flattered by the interest shown in him by Premier League clubs. Arsenal and Chelsea are in the market to sign the young Italian, and the 23 year-old has said that he was happy that his efforts and performances at his current club are being recognised.

Manchester United & Real Madrid to battle it out for €20m star?

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Manchester United & Real Madrid to battle it out for €20m star? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Dutch youngster, Memphis Depay has been tracked by several European heavyweights following his remarkable performances in the Eredivisie over the last year.

The PSV winger made a positive impact at last summer's world cup with Netherlands and was linked with moves to Tottenham and Manchester United.

Three Players Chelsea Can Sign In January

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Three Players Chelsea Can Sign In January - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Chelsea have undoubtedly been the standout team in the Premier League so far. Unbeaten after 11 games, the Blues sit pretty at the top and have already pulled well clear of their rivals. Defending champions Man City are 8 points behind, while Man United are a massive 13 points adrift.

From Spain: David de Gea injured in training

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From Spain: David de Gea injured in training - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester United goal keeper David de Gea has suffered a finger injury during training at the Nuevo Colombino stadium in Huelva.

The 24-year-old during his training at the Spain national camp, suffered an injury in one of his fingers on right hand, as a result of which couldn't finish the training.

From Italy: Dazzling winger set for Chelsea transfer in January

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From Italy: Dazzling winger set for Chelsea transfer in January - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

The big news of the day has come from Italy Inter Milan have re-appointedtheir former manager Roberto Mancini. Inter are struggling at 9th in the Serie A, and Mancini has a tough task at hand to take this team into a respectable position at the end of the season.

Agent to hold talks, Liverpool keen to sign €20m star in January

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Agent to hold talks, Liverpool keen to sign €20m star in January - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Liverpool are seemingly interest in rekindling their old interest in Barcelona's right-back Martin Montoya, who has surprisingly dropped down the pecking orders at the club under Luis Enrique.

New Nottingham Forest 2014-15 Third Kit Revealed

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New Nottingham Forest 2014-15 Third Kit Revealed - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

English Championship sideNottingham Forest have revealed their Adidas Nottingham Forest 2014-15 third kit. The new kit which has beenmodelled by ticket holders Dawn Lapworth and Jack Wood will make their debut when Forest take onRotherham United on December 13.

Chelsea star says his rival should leave club in January

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Chelsea star says his rival should leave club in January - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois has given his teammate Petr Cech some startling advice. The Belgian, in an interview to Sky Sports, has said that the veteran should leave Chelsea in order to get some first-team football.

New Olympique Marseille 2014-15 Fourth Kit

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New Olympique Marseille 2014-15 Fourth Kit - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

French club Olympique Marseille has unveiled their New Sky Blue Adidas Olympique Marseille 2014-15 Fourth kit on Friday after having several teasers about the 2014-15 fourth kit on social media sites.

Angel Di Maria: I would have loved to join PSG

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Angel Di Maria: I would have loved to join PSG - originally posted on Soccerlens.com


In a shocking revelation, Manchester United star Angel Di Maria says he would have loved to join Paris Saint-Germain earlier in the summer.

The Argentine international helped Real Madrid win the Champions League as they defeated Atletico Madrid in the finals.

Top-Quality United And Chelsea Target Wants Pep Guardiola Re-Union?

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Top-Quality United And Chelsea Target Wants Pep Guardiola Re-Union? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Barcelona defender Gerard Pique is being strongly linked to a move away from the Camp Nou in January. The 27 year-old, who was a regular in the first XI for the Catalans over the past 6 years, has been dropped by new manager Luis Enrique this season.

Five players Liverpool could sell in January

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Five players Liverpool could sell in January - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Liverpool have failed to build from their season's exploits when they finished runners up in the Premier League to Manchester City. Luis Suarez's absence has been clearly felt but manager Brendan Rodgers must share the blame.

Alexis Sanchez: Rise To Stardom

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Alexis Sanchez: Rise To Stardom - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Alexis Sanchez's arrival at Arsenal from Barcelona, during the summer signalled the second marquee signing for Arsene Wenger, and Arsenal, in consecutive summers. After witnessing record signing Mesut Ozil arrive from Spanish giants Real Madrid, who would have ever imagined that Arsenal would raid their Spanish rivals for another Superstar, the following year?

From Poland: Arsenal lead chase for €30m midfield maestro

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From Poland: Arsenal lead chase for €30m midfield maestro - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

With each passing game, it is becoming clearly evident that Arsenal are lacking the much needed creativity in midfield. While Mesut Ozil and Santi Cazorla haven't lived up to the expectations this season, Danny Welbeck and primarily Alexis Sanchez have shared the goal scoring responsibilities.

Manchester United plot move for Real Madrid defender in January

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Manchester United plot move for Real Madrid defender in January - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Louis Van Gaal's spending spree at Manchester United may be set to continue in January, with reports suggesting that the Dutchman is eyeing a deal for Real Madrid's Fabio Coentrao.

French magazine Le 10 Sport have stated that the Portuguese left-back is frustrated at the Santiago Bernabeu at the lack of first-team football and could be looking at a possible departure when the transfer window opens in two months.

Liverpool target on the verge of transfer move in January

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Liverpool target on the verge of transfer move in January - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Xherdan Shaqiri's time at Bayern Munich has been nothing short of a struggle. The Swiss star who moved to the Bavarian giants in 2012 from FC Basel has hardly got the game time he expected at the Allianz Arena.

Arsenal to miss out on €30m long term midfield target?

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Arsenal to miss out on €30m long term midfield target? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Arsenal Lars Bender transfer saga takes a new twist: The Gunners could miss out on their long term target Lars Bender, as reports in Spain suggest, La Liga giants Barcelona have set their sight on signing him next summer.

Luis Suarez opens up about life with Barcelona and Lionel Messi

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Luis Suarez opens up about life with Barcelona and Lionel Messi - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Former Liverpool striker Luis Suarez opened up about his move to Barcelona, concerns about his weight and his role at the club to Uruguayan newspaper El Observador.

Suarez completed a £75m move to Barcelona during the summer, following a stellar season with Liverpool, which saw the Merseyside giants finish second in the table, agonizingly close to a 19th league title.

Big News From Italy: Roberto Mancini returns to Inter Milan

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Big News From Italy: Roberto Mancini returns to Inter Milan - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

In a surprising turn of events, Inter Milan have reportedly appointed former manager Roberto Mancini as their manager, who will replace the former Napoli manager,WalterMazzarri.

Inter have released anofficial statement:

"FC Internazionale would like to announce that Walter Mazzarri has been relieved of his position of first team coach MILAN FC Internazionale would like to announce that Walter Mazzarri has been relieved of his duties as first team coach.

Debate: Is Mario Balotelli over-rated?

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Debate: Is Mario Balotelli over-rated? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Mario Balotelli, the£16m new summer signing for Liverpool, has cut a sorrow and frustrating figure for the Reds so far. Soccerlens writers Tamojit & Saikat debate whether Mario Balotelli actually deserves the 'Genius' tag on his head.

Five Potential Replacements For John Terry At Chelsea

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Five Potential Replacements For John Terry At Chelsea - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Amidst everything Chelsea have been through in almost the last decade and a half, there has been one constant. John Terry, who made his debut for the Blues back in 1998 in a League Cup against Aston Villa, has gone on to become the most successful captain in the club's history.

From Holland: Manchester United can sign the ‘new Cristiano Ronaldo’ for just €20m

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From Holland: Manchester United can sign the 'new Cristiano Ronaldo' for just €20m - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

After the appointment of Louis Van Gaal in the summer, Manchester United were linked with almost ever Dutch player who performed well in the World Cup in Brazil. Van Gaal brought Daley Blind into the side and was also linked with a move for PSV Eindhoven's young attacker Memphis Depay.

Midfielder could complete Liverpool transfer in January; Agent thinks otherwise

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Midfielder could complete Liverpool transfer in January; Agent thinks otherwise - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

According to reports from Italian Media Outlet Tuttosport, Liverpool midfielder Suso could well be on his way to Serie A giants AC Milan. The Spaniard who was tipped to have a great future for the Reds has just made one appearance this season after dazzling on his loan spell at Almeria last season.

Liverpool? United? Real Madrid? – Which Club Will Win The Race For ‘The New Messi’?

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Liverpool? United? Real Madrid? Which Club Will Win The Race For ‘The New Messi'? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

There's something just a little bit special about 15 year old Martin Ødegaard. The boy dubbed ‘The New Messi' in Norway and the youngest ever player to compete in European Championship Qualifying, it is no surprise many of Europe's top clubs are chasing his signature.

Adidas reveals New Northern Ireland Home Kit

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Adidas reveals New Northern Ireland Home Kit - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Irish Football Association have revealed today the new look home shirt for the 2014/15 season sponsored by Adidas.

The new home shirt is traditional green in colour which has been favourite among the fans since time immemorial.

Adidas reveals NEW Wales away kit 2014/15

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Adidas reveals NEW Wales away kit 2014/15 - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Football Association of Wales have revealed the new look away kit for the 2014/15 season sponsored by Adidas.

The new kit has returned to its traditional yellow colour which has been favourite among the fans since 1980s.

Dutch defender spoke with Mourinho, aims for Chelsea first team place

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Dutch defender spoke with Mourinho, aims for Chelsea first team place - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Matt Dickinson of The Times wrote in his column today that the greatest challenge Chelsea face now is not winning the Champions League but grooming and bringing in players into first team squad from the academy.

Liverpool Transfers: Three players who can transform the Reds’ season

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Liverpool Transfers: Three players who can transform the Reds' season - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Following an incredible title challenge last season, few would have expected Brendan Rodgers and Liverpool to start the season as badly as they have. Regardless of the departure of Luis Suarez, the man who was instrumental in Liverpool's astonishing rise from mediocrity last season, the 100m plus influx of talent provided much optimism for the fans.

Michael Carrick Injury: Fresh blow for Manchester United

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Michael Carrick Injury: Fresh blow for Manchester United - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Michael Carrick Injury: The 33-year-old was withdrawn from the England squad after he had suffered a groin injury in training. It is indeed a fresh blow for the stylish midfielder to re-establish himself in the international arena once again.

Chelsea Post £320M Record Turnover, £20M Profit

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Chelsea Post £320M Record Turnover, £20M Profit - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Chelsea Finance 2014 Report

Chelsea Football Club are set to announce a record turnover of£320 million, along with a profit of£20 million, for the year ended 2014. In a year where there has been some almighty praise for the shrewdness with which the club have done their transfer business, Chelsea's balance sheetwill reflect the great work done by the management.

Big News From Spain: Chelsea to offer €10m/year contract to hijack Real Madrid target

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Big News From Spain: Chelsea to offer €10m/year contract to hijack Real Madrid target - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Two major Spanish newspaper Marca and Mundo Deportivo have covered Marco Reus' transfer story today. Both have coveredfrom a different transfer perspective.Obviously.

€25m Chelsea target open to Arsenal move

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€25m Chelsea target open to Arsenal move - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Mattia Destro is one frustrated player who is currently plying his trade his trade in Italian side AS Roma. The 23 year old who arrived in the Italian capital in the summer of 2012 with a big reputation has never lived up to his billing.

Arsenal looking to seal the deal for prolific Italian forward?

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Arsenal looking to seal the deal for prolific Italian forward? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

According to reports in the Italian media, Arsene Wenger is thought to be monitoring A.S. Roma' Mattia Destro and could make a move in January.

Injury to Giroud and the possible loan move of Joel Campbell means that Arsenal will be short on the striking department with Danny Welbeck being the only out and out striker.

FROM GERMANY: Big-Name Arsenal And Chelsea Target Feel ‘Very Comfortable’ At Current Club

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FROM GERMANY: Big-Name Arsenal And Chelsea Target Feel 'Very Comfortable' At Current Club - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Arsenal and Chelsea have been dealt blows in their pursuit of Real Madrid defensive midfielder Sami Khedira. The German international, currently with his national side, has revealed in an interview with Deutschland's leading sports magazine, Kicker, that he is very comfortable at the Santiago Bernabeu.

Striker all set to complete Arsenal transfer in January

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Striker all set to complete Arsenal transfer in January - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

You have got to feel for Joel Campbell as an Arsenal player. The Costa Rican completed his move to the Gunners as a teenager in 2011 but spent last three seasons out on load to several clubs as he couldn't get a work permit.

Arsenal looking to tempt the best midfield shuttler in world football?

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Arsenal looking to tempt the best midfield shuttler in world football? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

According to TuttoSport, Premier League elites Manchester United and Arsenal are closely monitoring the contract situation of Claudio Marchisio.

The Italian international's current contract expires in 2016 and with the increasing demand of quality central midfielders in the Premier League, Marchisio is on the priority list for most Champions League clubs.

Five Reasons WHY Chelsea must sign €25m Manchester United target

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Five Reasons WHY Chelsea must sign €25m Manchester United target - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Two major Spanish newspapers, Marca and Mundo Deportivo, have covered the transfer situation of Marco Reus. Marca, a newspaper close to Real Madrid, claim that Premier League giants Chelsea are serious about landing Reus and could offer€10m/year to land the German superstar.

Is £280,000-a-week Manchester United star under utilised by Louis Van Gaal?

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Is £280,000-a-week Manchester United star under utilised by Louis Van Gaal? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester United fans were excited when Angel Di Maria signed £59.7m from Real Madrid in the summer. The Argentine, a proven world class winger effortlessly fitted intoLouis Van Gaal's system and it seemed he got down to business to justify his price tag.

€35m Arsenal target excited about transfer proposals in January

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€35m Arsenal target excited about transfer proposals in January - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Jackson Martinez was one such striker who was in hot demand right through the summer transfer window. The Colombian striker who was consistently linked with a move to Arsenal and Liverpool ultimately stayed put at Porto.

Manchester United prepare £20m January transfer for world class player: Full story

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Manchester United prepare £20m January transfer for world class player: Full story - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

In the past one week, several football pundits have given their opinions on Juan Mata's situation at Manchester United. The Spaniard, who signed for Unitedlast season from Chelsea for a reported fee of£37.

TV Money Distribution: La Liga vs Premier League

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TV Money Distribution: La Liga vs Premier League - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

La Liga and the English Premier League are arguably the two best football leagues in the world. In terms of excitement, quality of players, revenue generation, and the overall competition these two stand apart over any other football leagues in the world.

FROM FRANCE: Highly-Rated Arsenal Target Could Make Move In January

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FROM FRANCE: Highly-Rated Arsenal Target Could Make Move In January - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

French side Lyon will have to accept sooner or later that letting talented midfielder Clement Grenier go is inevitable. Since losing the leagueto Bordeaux in the 2008-09 season, the club have never been able to replicate their previous success, which saw them win seven consecutive Ligue 1 titles.

Agent comments on £90m Manchester United transfer

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Agent comments on £90m Manchester United transfer - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Last month when Gareth Bale got injured & missed crucial Champions League games & El Clasico, British tabloids along with the help of Catalan media, were posting all sorts of silly rumours, linking him with a potential move to Manchester United.

Three Reasons Why Chelsea Can Be The New Invincibles

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Three Reasons Why Chelsea Can Be The New Invincibles - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

When Arsenal went the whole of the 2003/04 without losing a single match, it was widely accepted that the feat was likely never to be repeated in the near future. Chelsea came close the following season, losing just once.

Arsenal star desperate for transfer move in January

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Arsenal star desperate for transfer move in January - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Arsenal forward Lukas Podolski has finally given vent to frustrations over his lack of game time at the Emirates and the 29 year old has admitted that he could leave the North London club in January. The Guardian have reported that the World Cup winner will consider offers in the upcoming transfer window.

Manchester United prepare bid for €30m Argentine star

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Manchester United prepare bid for €30m Argentine star - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

It seems as if reports from Argentine Media Outlet Ovacion have claimed that Manchester United are preparing a€30m bid for Benfica midfielder Enzo Perez. We had been covering United's interest in the World Cup star over the summer and earlier this week had reported that Louis Van Gaal is interested to bring the 28 year old to Old Trafford in the upcoming winter transfer window.

Arsenal Superstar Avoids €630K Legal Battle

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Arsenal Superstar Avoids €630K Legal Battle - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil has avoided a legal battle with his own father, after a recent rift saw the latter sue the player for€630,000. German website Bild has reported that the father-son duo managed to settle the dispute just in time to prevent a legal process at the Dusseldorf Regional Court.

Good News! Manchester United’s £190k-a-week star fit again, could face Arsenal

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Good News! Manchester United's £190k-a-week star fit again, could face Arsenal - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester United have been handed a massive boost after summer signing Radamel Falcao has declared himself fit on Tuesday.

The Colombian international arrived at Old Trafford on a season-long loan from AS Monaco.

Manchester United star reveals latest transfer plan in signing Liverpool target

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Manchester United star reveals latest transfer plan in signing Liverpool target - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester United star Juan Mata has hinted that his side could sign Victor Valdes after claiming that the Red Devils are waiting to see the goalkeeper's plans.

The Spain international left Barcelona at the end of the last season as a free agent after he decided to see through his contract at the Camp Nou.

Chelsea Midfield Superstar Fails Medical Test, Could Face Three Weeks Out

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Chelsea Midfield Superstar Fails Medical Test, Could Face Three Weeks Out - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Cesc Fabregas will miss the upcoming international break after failing a medical test with the Spanish national side today morning. The 27 year-old will return to London to Chelsea's training ground Cobham to undergo further tests on what is understood to be a hamstring problem.

Real Sociedad hire former Manchester United manager David Moyes

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Real Sociedad hire former Manchester United manager David Moyes - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Former Manchester United boss David Moyes has been announced as the new boss of La Liga outfit Real Sociedad.

Moyes' reputation as a manager suffered immensely during a difficult 10-month tenure at Old Trafford, where he was sacked in April.

Arsenal plotting €30m move for United and Liverpool target

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Arsenal plotting €30m move for United and Liverpool target - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

According to French Media outlet Le 10 Sport,Arsenal are set to pursue their interest in Barcelona midfielder Pedro in the upcoming January transfer window. However, the Gunners, who were almoston the verge of signing the player in the summer will face competition from Paris St Germain.

Liverpool and Manchester United target signs new deal; Release clause stands at €35m

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Liverpool and Manchester United target signs new deal; Release clause stands at €35m - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Liverpool and Manchester United are set to miss out on their transfer target Nicolas Gaitan from Benfica. The 26 year old Argentine who is regarded as one of the hottest property in European Football has signed a contract extension with the Portuguese side until 2018.

Chelsea and Arsenal target faces impossible future at club; Likely to make transfer move

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Chelsea and Arsenal target faces impossible future at club; Likely to make transfer move - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Sami Khedira faces an uncertain future at Real Madrid. Over the course of the summer transfer window, the German World Cup winner was linked with Arsenal and Chelsea but his move failed to materialize as he stayed at the Spanish capital.

Five Chelsea players feature in top 20 rankings

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Five Chelsea players feature in top 20 rankings - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Sergio Aguero was one again proved to be the saviour for Manchester City, as he scored twice to give the Champions a 2-2 draw against QPR. The 26-year-old has been in superb form this season and has scored 14 goals in all competition so far, and courtesy of his yet another outstanding performance, he retains the #1 rank in this week's EA Sports Player Performance Index.

Manchester United’s £190,000-a-week star suffering long-term injury: Report

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Manchester United's £190,000-a-week star suffering long-term injury: Report - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Radamel Falcao, one of Manchester United's big name summer signings ices his knee after every training session to prevent further damage.

The Colombian striker suffered a serious anterior cruciate damage whilst playing for AS Monaco back in January.

The player who holds the key to David de Gea’s future

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The player who holds the key to David de Gea's future - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

There has been much speculation surrounding David de Gea's future over the past 12 months with Real Madrid reportedly keen to sign the young Spanish international.

Iker Casillas' days at the Bernabéu are reportedly numbered.

From Spain: Chelsea midfielder to undergo medical today

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From Spain: Chelsea midfielder to undergo medical today - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Spain national teammanager Vicente del Bosque has revealed that Chelsea midfielder Cesc Fabregas has travelled with the Spain's squad to face Euro qualifier with Belarus and international friendly with Germany, but whether he can play or not will be decided after he undergoes a medical today.

Arsenal, Liverpool face mighty French competition to sign ‘amazing’ Brazilian star

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Arsenal, Liverpool face mighty French competition to sign 'amazing' Brazilian star - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Benfica's Anderson Talisca is one name that has been doing the rounds in the transfer rumour mill over the past few weeks. The 20 year has been in stunning form this season having hit the back of the net 8 times from 11 appearances with a goal-scoring ratio of 0.

Premier League Boss Concedes Title To Chelsea After Latest Blip

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Premier League Boss Concedes Title To Chelsea After Latest Blip - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger, usually conservative inhis praise for opposition sides, has publicly declared that no can stop Chelsea this season. The Frenchman, speaking after his side's 2-1 defeat away at Swansea City on Sunday, said that the Blues are on course to break the 100-point mark for the first time in Premier League history.

Andre Schurrle Injury – Update on Chelsea Star’s Flu And Return

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Andre Schurrle Injury Update on Chelsea Star's Flu And Return - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Chelsea winger Andre Schurrle is set to miss the upcoming international break in order to recover from a flu. According to German website Kicker, Schurrle sustained this virus in his last stint with the national side, and has never fully recovered.

Manchester United preparing €42m move for Arsenal target

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Manchester United preparing €42m move for Arsenal target - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

It looks like as if Manchester United will go hammer and tongs in the upcoming January transfer market in their pursuit of a central defender. What else can you say when reports from England, France and even Spain are hinting towards the same.

Confirmed: Chelsea superstar ends transfer speculations, commits future to Blues

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Confirmed: Chelsea superstar ends transfer speculations, commits future to Blues - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Chelsea midfielder Oscar has ended the recent speculations surrounding his future to bed by signing a new long-term contract at Stamford Bridge.

The 23-year-old joined the West London club in the summer of 2012 and since then, he has been an integral part of the Blues' midfield.

Manchester United target already has ‘pre contract’ agreement; Expected to sign in January

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Manchester United target already has 'pre contract' agreement; Expected to sign in January - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester United are in dire need of a defender in the upcoming January transfer window. The Red Devils are yet to plug the gap which had been left behind as all of Nemanja Vidic, Patrice Evra and Rio Ferdinand left the club in the summer.

Manchester United face Arsenal competition to sign Brazilian star

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Manchester United face Arsenal competition to sign Brazilian star - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

According to reports from English tabloid The Times, Manchester United have now been joined by fierce rivals Arsenal and Tottenham in pursuit of Barcelona right back Dani Alves. The Brazilian's contract with the Camp Nou outfit expires in the coming summer and there have been no negotiations between the player the club for a possible contract extension.

PHOTO: Chelsea star shows true colour with heartwarming gesture

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PHOTO: Chelsea star shows true colour with heartwarming gesture - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Maarten and Jacky Munaron took to Twitter to thank the Chelsea man for his kindness

Thibaut Courtois displayed a moving act of kindness yesterday as the Chelsea star sent a signed shirt, to the Eendracht Buggenhout goalkeeper Maarten Munaron, as a show of support in Maarten's fight against cancer.

PHOTO: Good News! Manchester United’s €80m target back for club

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PHOTO: Good News! Manchester United's €80m target back for club - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Strootman returns from Injury, source: CDS

Roma got back to winning ways after beating Torino 3-0 where Dutch midfielder Kevin Strootman made his comeback after eight months.

Strootman is a reported transfer target of Manchester United.

Good News! Dutch superstar offered two-year Manchester United deal

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Good News! Dutch superstar offered two-year Manchester United deal - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester United striker Robin van Persie hasn't had a great start to the new campaign. The 31-year-old, who was so prolific in his debut season for Manchester United helping United win their 20th league title, hasn't quite found that form in the past two seasons, with injury playing part as well.

Chelsea Transfer News: Eden Hazard discusses Real Madrid rumour

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Chelsea Transfer News: Eden Hazard discusses Real Madrid rumour - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Real Madrid have reportedly been interested in Eden Hazard of late with the Chelsea forward himself supposedly declaring interest in a move to the Spanish capital.

The Belgian international has now put any rumours to rest in an interview on Sunday evening.

PHOTO: Arsenal & Manchester United targets square off

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PHOTO: Arsenal & Manchester United targets square off - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Paris Saint-Germain were 2-0 winners over rivals Marseille in Le Classique at the Parc des Princes on Sunday night.

Goals from Lucas Moura and Edinson Cavani helped the defending champions close to within one point of their rivals at the top of Ligue 1 after 13 matches.

Liverpool target to become Manchester United’s first signing in January?

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Liverpool target to become Manchester United's first signing in January? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

After 198 days, former Barcelona goal keeper and reported Manchester United target Victor Valdes has posted his first tweet, where he declared that he is finally ready to take the field after nine months' injury lay off.

José Mourinho comment amuses Chelsea star

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José Mourinho comment amuses Chelsea star - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

In an interview with Canal Football Club on Sunday, Chelsea star Eden Hazard revealed insight into his professional relationship with manager José Mourinho.

Chelsea were 2-1 winners at Anfield on Saturday to maintain their four point lead over Southampton at the top of the Premier League and extend their lead over defending champions Manchester City, to eight points.

Arsenal player ratings vs Swansea

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Arsenal player ratings vs Swansea - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Swansea produced a spirited second half display to come back from behind and beat Arsenal by 2-1 at the Liberty stadium on Sunday. Alexis Sanches had given the visitors the lead before Gylfi Siggurdson restored parity with a sublime free kick.

Branislav Ivanovic proves his worth again for Chelsea

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Branislav Ivanovic proves his worth again for Chelsea - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

It was big-money signing Diego Costa who got the crucial goal as Chelsea beat Liverpool 2-1 at the weekend but Branislav Ivanovic again typified his team's resolve and determination under Jose Mourinho.

From Germany: Chelsea winger to pave way for Manchester United transfer?

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From Germany: Chelsea winger to pave way for Manchester United transfer? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

German giantsBorussia Dortmund have been struggling this season badly in the Bundesliga, sitting in the relegation zone. Although it is unthinkable that Die Borussenwill face relegation this season, but the prospect of missing out on Champions League cannot be ruled out completely.

Liverpool 1-2 Chelsea: Tactical Analysis & Talking Points

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Liverpool 1-2 Chelsea: Tactical Analysis & Talking Points - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Chelsea picked up another big win on Saturday to extend their lead to eight points over defending Premier League champions Manchester City.

Brendan Rodgers can have no complaints about the Blues "parking the bus" or time-wasting this time as the league leaders deservedly picked up three points from Anfield.

Arsenal forward on his way out as Italy beckons

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Arsenal forward on his way out as Italy beckons - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

According to reports in the Spanish media, fichajes.net, Arsenal forward Joel Campbell is on his way to Italy, with both Milan clubs interested in the Costa Rica man.

However, it is believed that the Rossoneri are leading the chasefor the former Olympiakos forward and have already spoken to Arsenal during the summer transfer window.

Real Madrid plot sensational move for Chelsea superstar, LVG ready to offer £300,000-a-week contract: Full Story

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Real Madrid plot sensational move for Chelsea superstar, LVG ready to offer £300,000-a-week contract: Full Story - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

For some reasons unknown British tabloids like Daily Star, Daily Express & Metro hold this notion that Gareth Bale is unwanted at Real Madrid.

Inter Milan looking to poach World Cup star out of Arsenal

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Inter Milan looking to poach World Cup star out of Arsenal - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Costa Rican attacker Joel Campbell has been linked with a move away from Emirates, in upcoming January transfer window.

Following an impressive loan spell at Olympiakos and a coupleof encouraging displays inthe World cup, Campbell returned to Arsenal with the hope of fulfilling his potential with the London giants.

Chelsea Fan’s View: Who Can Beat Us Now?

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Chelsea Fan's View: Who Can Beat Us Now? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

A win at Anfield is always immensely satisfying. Even though Liverpool have their fair share of troubles at the moment, it was never going to be easy to come away with a victory today. The Reds have a lot of pride, and in front of their home fans, they would make it as difficult as possible.

Manchester United preparing transfer move for Arsenal target

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Manchester United preparing transfer move for Arsenal target - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

It doesn't require rocket science to understand that both Manchester United and Arsenal are in dire need of defenders in the upcoming January transfer window. According to reports from French Media Outlet Le 10 Sport who have cited Slovenian source EKIPA 24, both United and Arsenal had sent scouts in the past midweek to watch Maribor defender Petar Stojanovic.

Good news! Daniel Sturridge declares himself fit for Crystal Palace clash

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Good news! Daniel Sturridge declares himself fit for Crystal Palace clash - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge has revealed that he would be fit for the Reds' next league clash against Crystal Palace.

The England international was on the sidelines after picking up multiple injuries over the last three months.

Manchester United 1-0 Crystal Palace: Five talking points

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Manchester United 1-0 Crystal Palace: Five talking points - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester United managed a narrow 1-0 win over Crystal Palace as substitute Juan Mata's second half goal helped Louis van Gaal's side three crucial points.

Soccerlens brings you Five Talking Points from the clash between the 20-times English champions and the Eagles.

Reds Rant: Rodgers to blame as Liverpool lose again

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Reds Rant: Rodgers to blame as Liverpool lose again - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Another game, another disappointing performance.

It's got to a point where the fans are genuinely surprised when the side manages to put up a half decent performance. While most would have expected Chelsea to beat a faltering Liverpool this afternoon; few expected the abysmal team selection.

Liverpool 1-2 Chelsea: Player Ratings

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Liverpool 1-2 Chelsea: Player Ratings - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Chelsea continued their unbeaten start to the Premier League season beating Liverpool at Anfield by 2-1 in a feisty contested encounter. Emre Can had earlier put the home side ahead as his deflected shot from range beat a hapless Thiabaut Courtois.

Liverpool 1-2 Chelsea: Diego Costa breaks Red hearts

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Liverpool 1-2 Chelsea: Diego Costa breaks Red hearts - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Chelsea maintained their impressive unbeaten run in the league after the Blues earned a 2-1 victory over Liverpool at Anfield, where Diego Costa scored his 10th goal of the season.

Liverpool made seven changes from the side they lost 1-0 against Real Madrid at the Bernabeu.

Wenger eyeing up Juventus stalwart to solve Arsenal’ defensive woes

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Wenger eyeing up Juventus stalwart to solve Arsenal' defensive woes - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Swiss full back, Stephan Lichtsteiner has been linked with a move away from Italy over the last few months. The Swiss international has been pivotal in the rise of Bianconeri under Antonio Conte and is still a key figure in the dressing room for Max Allegri.

Huge blow! Arsenal star ruled out for another four weeks

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Huge blow! Arsenal star ruled out for another four weeks - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Arsenal suffer huge injury blow after Arsene Wenger confirms that central defender Laurent Koscielny has been ruled out for at least four weeks, and the France international is likely to miss crucial games againstManchester United and Borussia Dortmund.

French midfielder remains top priority signing for Arsenal

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French midfielder remains top priority signing for Arsenal - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Following an eventful summerat the St. Mary's this summer, the Southampton fans will be wary of another transfer window approaching soon. Despite the mass exodus, Koeman and his relatively new bunch of players have done exceptionally well so far.

Basel centre back the answer to Arsenal’ defensive issues?

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Basel centre back the answer to Arsenal' defensive issues? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

According to reliable Italian journalist, Alfredo Pedulla, Arsenal are in the market for a centre back following injuries to Koscielny and departure of Thomas Vermaelen in the summer.

Basel centre back, Fabian Schar has been attracting considerable interest from other European clubs, following his impressive displays for the Swiss outfit in the Champions League.

Zero Chance! Manchester United transfer impossible for winger in January

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Zero Chance! Manchester United transfer impossible for winger in January - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

This summer Manchester United winger Nani has returned back to his old club Sporting on a season long loan as a part of the deal that saw Marcos Rojo joining the Old Trafford club for a handsome fee.

CONFIRMED XI: Liverpool v Chelsea

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CONFIRMED XI: Liverpool v Chelsea - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Liverpool will host Chelsea for the Premier League fixture at Anfield on Saturday.

The last time these two teams met at the same venue saw Brendan Rodgers' side suffered a 2-0 defeat after Steven Gerrard's slip helped former Blues striker Demba Ba open the scoring.

Manchester United scouts impressed with €30m Argentine star, LVG wants him in Jan

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Manchester United scouts impressed with €30m Argentine star, LVG wants him in Jan - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Portuguese League clubs have been intensely scouting players from the Portuguese League in recent years. This summer, we saw Sporting Lisbon defender Marcos Rojo joining Manchester United, while Serbian winger Lazar Markovic has signed for Liverpool from Benfica.

Chelsea and Arsenal €20m target eager to seal deal quickly

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Chelsea and Arsenal €20m target eager to seal deal quickly - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Valencia striker Paco Alcacer is set to end speculations regarding his future as the 21 year old is desperate to sign a contract extension. Alcacer has been in fine form this season scoring 4 goals and grabbing the same number of assists in 11 appearances.

Rival Lens: Liverpool v Chelsea – Tactics, Banter, £100m transfer, Jose-Balo scrap

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Rival Lens: Liverpool v Chelsea Tactics, Banter, £100m transfer, Jose-Balo scrap - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Ahead of Liverpool's crucialPremier League clash with Chelsea on Saturday lunch time, Soccerlens writers Venkat & Sai engage in some serious banter and football discussions.

Manchester United target ‘punished’, as Chelsea made offer: Full Story

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Manchester United target 'punished', as Chelsea made offer: Full Story - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Barcelona defender Gerard Pique has struggled to get regular games this season under new coach Luis Enrique. He has been dropped in recent matches, while has been constantly linked with a move to the Premier League.

Arsenal receive massive injury boost

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Arsenal receive massive injury boost - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has confirmed star striker Olivier Giroud will return to training next week for the first time in the last three months.

The French international picked up a foot injury during the Gunners' Premier League clash against Everton at Goodison Park earlier in August.

Manchester United vs Crystal Palace: Preview & Possible Lineups

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Manchester United vs Crystal Palace: Preview & Possible Lineups - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

After a tough couple of weeks, Manchester United will be looking to return to winning ways when they host struggling Crystal Palace on Saturday.

10-man Manchester United lost the local derby 1-0 last weekend following Chris Smalling's red card, after being held 1-1 at Old Trafford by Chelsea the week before.

Swansea City vs Arsenal preview, form, team news, predicted line-ups + key man

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Swansea City vs Arsenal preview, form, team news, predicted line-ups + key man - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Arsenal come back to domestic action after a devastating UEFA Champions League on Tuesday for an away game in Wales.

The Gunners blew a 3-0 lead to draw 3-3 at home to Anderlecht midweek ahead of their trip to a Swansea City side who have won only one of their last seven Premier League game.

Liverpool vs Chelsea preview, form, team news, predicted line-ups + key man

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Liverpool vs Chelsea preview, form, team news, predicted line-ups + key man - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Two teams who were away from home midweek in the UEFA Champions League meet at Anfield to kickoff matchday 11 on Saturday lunchtime.

This is often an interesting match and the visitors come into this match as favourites as Premier League leaders.

Manchester United still not giving up on €45m midfield maestro

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Manchester United still not giving up on €45m midfield maestro - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

There are sagas, transfer sagas and then there is the Arturo Vidal to Manchester United transfer story. Readers of Soccerlens would very well know that we could have made a book out of the transfer stories that we had reported on Vidal in the past summer.

Arsene Wenger says he was not interested in allowing Arsenal star leave

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Arsene Wenger says he was not interested in allowing Arsenal star leave - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Lukasz Fabianski's move to Swansea City has disappointed Arsene Wenger as Arsenal manager was not keen on letting the goalkeeper leave the Emirates.

The 29-year-old played his last match for Arsenal in the FA Cup final and helped the North London club end their close to a decade long trophy drought earlier in May.

Liverpool vs Chelsea: Three Key Questions For The Blues

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Liverpool vs Chelsea: Three Key Questions For The Blues - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Liverpool versus Chelsea is a fixture that never fails to entertain. Over the last decade, these sides have given us some of the most memorable matches, not just in the Premier League, but in the Champions League and the Cups as well.

Louis van Gaal gives Manchester United’s injury update ahead of Crystal Palace clash

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Louis van Gaal gives Manchester United's injury update ahead of Crystal Palace clash - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has confirmed summer signing Marcos Rojo and Rafael da Silva will miss the Red Devils' league clash against Crystal Palace.

The 13-times Premier League winners will host the Eagles at Old Trafford on Saturday.

CONFIRMED: Another youngster leaves Arsenal

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CONFIRMED: Another youngster leaves Arsenal - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Arsenal have confirmed their youngster goalkeeper Josh Vickers has joined Concord Rangers on-loan for a month on Friday.

The terms of the loan deal are such that the 18-year-old can return to Arsenal and be eligible to play for the Gunners' academy fixtures.

PSV set to sign long term UMBRO kit deal

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PSV set to sign long term UMBRO kit deal - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Photo Courtesy: Footy Headlines

Dutch giants PSV Eindhoven are all set to sign a new five-year UMBRO kit deal, according to Dutch journalist Thijs Slegers.

Nike has been the official PSV Eindhoven shirt supplier since 1995, but it seems like UMBRO willreplace them from next season onwards.

Possible Chelsea Starting XI Against Liverpool

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Possible Chelsea Starting XI Against Liverpool - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Chelsea travel to Anfield in the early kickoff on Saturday to take on a Liverpool side extremely low on confidence. The Blues are unbeaten in all competitions so far, having escaped with a draw on Wednesday in the Champions League away at Maribor despite trailing for a short period in the second half.

Manchester United make offer for French left-back

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Manchester United make offer for French left-back - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester United have made an offer for AS Monaco left-back Layvin Kurzawa according to reports in France.

Le 10 Sport are claiming that the Premier League giants have made an offer of €15 million (£12m) for the 22-year old.

Liverpool could target €30m striker in January transfer window

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Liverpool could target €30m striker in January transfer window - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Liverpool could make a €30 million (£23.5m) move for Paris Saint-Germain striker Ezequiel Lavezzi during the January transfer window.

The Argentine forward was strongly linked with a move to both the Reds and Premier League rivals Chelsea over the summer before remaining in the French capital.

Manchester United’s big money target could set for January transfer

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Manchester United's big money target could set for January transfer - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester United target Marco Verratti could be set to leave Paris Saint-Germain this January with Spanish La Liga heavyweights Real Madrid and German Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich both linked with a move for the young Italian.

Chelsea star faced exclusion; manager sheds light on controversy

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Chelsea star faced exclusion; manager sheds light on controversy - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Belgian national team head coach, Mark Wilmots announced his squad for the upcoming European Qualifiers against Iceland and Wales in a press conference yesterday.

The Belgium manager inevitably faced a host of questions regarding the recent controversy surrounding teammates, Kevin De Bruyne and Thibaut Courtois.

Former Manchester United striker to help club sign €60m World Class star

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Former Manchester United striker to help club sign €60m World Class star - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Former Manchester United striker CarlosTevez could be involved in a transfer that may see Edinson Cavani leave Paris Saint-Germain.

Reports in France are stating that PSG are interested in bringing the Argentine striker over from Juventus.

Arsenal lining up Belgian prodigy as Ozil replacement?

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Arsenal lining up Belgian prodigy as Ozil replacement? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Belgian attacking midfielder, Dennis Praet is quickly turning heads across Europe with his performances for Anderlecht in the league as well as the Champions League.

Praet' virtuoso display against Arsenal raised questions as to whether the 20 year old is finally ready to take the next step in his career and move to a bigger club.

Liverpool back in France for another centre back?

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Liverpool back in France for another centre back? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Danish centre back Simon Kjaer has been picking up a lot of plaudits for his reliable displays at the heart of Lille's defence, since his move to Ligue 1. The former Roma defender has been linked with a move to the Premier league, following his recent comments about Liverpool.

Manchester United interested in €50m Arsenal target; Agent plays down transfer move

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Manchester United interested in €50m Arsenal target; Agent plays down transfer move - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Portugal is one of the major hubs in Europe which boasts of a talent pool, rich with young players who destined to become the next big thing in World Football. The search for the 'Next Cristiano Ronaldo' has led to many youngsters being likened to the current Ballon D'Or holder.

From Holland: Arsenal plot €17m move for dutch duo

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From Holland: Arsenal plot €17m move for dutch duo - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

This summer many expected Arsenal to buy at least one world class central defender. Having lost Thomas Vermaelen to Barcelona, it wasnecessary for the Gunners to buy a top class replacement. Of course, Wenger had other ideas.

Manchester United star missing out is a ‘shame’ says Argentine defender

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Manchester United star missing out is a 'shame' says Argentine defender - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Sporting's young left-back Jonathan Silva has already made abig impression this season in the Portuguese League. The young Argentine has been involvedin some big games already including clash withPorto and two Champions League matches against Schalke.

Euro 2016 Qualifier: England v Slovenia – EA Sports’ Probable 23 man squad

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Euro 2016 Qualifier: England v Slovenia EA Sports' Probable 23 man squad - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

BeforeRoy Hodgson nameshis 23-man squad for The Three Lions' Euro 2016 qualifier against Slovenia, EA Sports using EA Sports Player Performance Index (PPI) has made a probable 23-man squad based on statistical performance this season.

Liverpool star can ‘finally’ complete transfer move in January

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Liverpool star can 'finally' complete transfer move in January - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Brazilian midfielder Lucas Leiva could finally leave Liverpool in the upcoming January transfer window. The 27 year old who fallen out of favour under Brendan Rodgers recently revealed that Italian side Napoli had tried to sign him in the summer.

Manchester United keen to sign €80m superstar

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Manchester United keen to sign €80m superstar - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester United have had a poor start to their new season. Despite being handed an easy set of fixtures early on, United find themselves languishing 10th in the table, having suffered three defeats already.

Manchester United star admits he lost control in ‘heat of the moment’

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Manchester United star admits he lost control in 'heat of the moment' - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester United striker Robin van Persie has come under bit of criticism lately. The Dutchman who was so influential in his debut season for Manchester United, hasn't been able to replicatethat form in the past two seasons, including the present campaign.

Arsenal star lined up by Italian Giants as Liverpool striker’s alternative

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Arsenal star lined up by Italian Giants as Liverpool striker's alternative - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Reports from the trusted and reliable Italian media outlet TMWhave cited FC Inter News that Inter Milan will look to sign Arsenal forward Lukas Podolski in January if the Nerazzurri fail to reach an agreement with Liverpool for Fabio Borini.

Swiss star just a ‘step away’ from joining Arsenal

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Swiss star just a 'step away' from joining Arsenal - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

We had reported earlier this week that Swiss defender and Arsenal target Fabian Schar said in an interview that he 'dreams of playing' in the Premier League. The 22 year old FC Basel defender has been a long term target of the Gunners and reports from the Italian Media claim that he might just be a step away from joining the Gunners in the upcoming January transfer window.

Liverpool ‘agree’ deal to sign World Cup Superstar: Transfer explained

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Liverpool 'agree' deal to sign World Cup Superstar: Transfer explained - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

English Media outlets have a long history of 'making up stories' as they seek their ultimate motive of gaining page views. The practice however now seems to have reached a different level altogether.

Chelsea target claims he supports Arsenal; Also wears Gunners’ kit

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Chelsea target claims he supports Arsenal; Also wears Gunners' kit - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

According to reports from French Media outlet Le 10 Sport, Chelsea have keen interest in VFB Stuttgart defender Antonio Rudiger. Despite the Blues having a strong defensive line, the Stamford Bridge side could look to sign the German in the upcoming transfer window.

Striker desperate for Manchester United transfer move

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Striker desperate for Manchester United transfer move - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester United striker Javier Hernandez who is currently on loan at Real Madrid has revealed that he wants to make a permanent switch to the reigning European Champions. The 26 year old claims that it was his dream to play for the Santiago Bernabeu outfit and is determined to prolong his stay in the Spanish capital.

Manchester United plotting move for €25m rated Argentine star

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Manchester United plotting move for €25m rated Argentine star - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

According to reports from Portuguese Media Outlet A Bola, Manchester United had sent scouts yesterday to watch Benficamidfielder Enzo Perez at the Estadio da Luz. Benfica beat French side AS Monaco in the group stages of their Champions League encounter to keep alive their hopes of progressing through to the knockout stages.

Brendan Rodgers has alienated lot of Liverpool fans after team selection against Real Madrid

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Brendan Rodgers has alienated lot of Liverpool fans after team selection against Real Madrid - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Liverpool legend Steve Nicol has slammed Brendan Rodgers for his poor team selection for their latest Champions League fixture against Real Madrid.

The Northern Irishman rested any first team players after their 1-0 defeat at the hands of Newcastle United on Saturday.

Three Chelsea players feature in top 10 Premier League rankings

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Three Chelsea players feature in top 10 Premier League rankings - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero was terrific against Manchester United in the Manchester derby on Sunday, and courtesy of his outstanding performance, the Argentine holds the no #1 rank in this week's EASports Player Performance Index.

Why Rodgers was right with team selection against Real Madrid

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Why Rodgers was right with team selection against Real Madrid - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Brendan Rodgers was heavily criticised last night for fielding an understrength teamagainst Real Madrid. The Liverpool managerleft seven first-team regulars out of his starting line-up, and despite the Reds putting up a valiant effort, they suffered a 1-0 defeat at the Santiago Bernabeu.

Arsenal and Liverpool need to move for PSG’s Yohan Cabaye

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Arsenal and Liverpool need to move for PSG's Yohan Cabaye - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Reports in France – since picked up in the English press – claim that PSG and France midfielder Yohan Cabaye will be up for sale in January.

Liverpool and Arsenal are said to be circling, whilst there has been token mention of former employers Newcastle United.

Arsenal Legend Slams ‘Tactically Clueless’ Gunners After Shocking Collapse Against Anderlecht

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Arsenal Legend Slams 'Tactically Clueless' Gunners After Shocking Collapse Against Anderlecht - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Over the past few seasons, Arsenal have time and again given television pundits a chance to lay into them. Naivety and inexperience have led to some shockingly bad performances, especially against the big sides, leading their critics to have field days.

Real Madrid 1 Liverpool 0: Player Ratings

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Real Madrid 1 Liverpool 0: Player Ratings - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

The defending UEFA Champions League holders maintained their 100% record in this season's competition but Liverpool come away with their heads held high despite a third successive defeat in the group stage.

Brendan Rodgers rested several first-team players with Saturday's Premier League clash with Chelsea in mind and despite failing to cause Iker Casillas any problems and picking up 0 points, holding Madrid to a one-goal win is no mean feat.

Manchester United could terminate Midfielder’s contract in January

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Manchester United could terminate Midfielder's contract in January - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

According to reports in English media outlet Telegraph, Manchester United could consider terminating midfielder Anderson's contract if there are no transfer offers in the upcoming January transfer window.

Former Manchester United Manager Lined Up For Return By La Liga Club

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Former Manchester United Manager Lined Up For Return By La Liga Club - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

In a surprising revelation to come out earlier today, Spanish side Real Sociedad are lining up former Everton and Manchester United manager David Moyes to succeed Jagoba Arrasate, who was sacked on Sunday.

Theo Walcott contract: Arsenal open talks over new deal

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Theo Walcott contract: Arsenal open talks over new deal - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Arsenal have opened contract talks with Theo Walcott over a new contract, as Arsene Wenger wants to keep him at the club for the peek years of his career.

It seems like Arsenal have learnt their lessons from past.

Club made contact with £250k-a-week star, Manchester United transfer possible

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Club made contact with £250k-a-week star, Manchester United transfer possible - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Dutch media outlet Soccer News covered a sensational story yesterday, the information they relayed from Turkish press. We covered the story as well; the summary is Turkish club Fenerbahce want to sign Robin van Persie.

Poor business! Club received €8.25m only from record breaking Manchester United transfer

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Poor business! Club received €8.25m only from record breaking Manchester United transfer - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Cristiano Ronaldo joined Manchester United from Sporting in 2003 for a reported fee of around€17.5m. The boy from Madeira came with bags of potential but very had predicted that in 10 years' time he would become one of the best players in the world.

Liverpool Team News: UCL clash vs Real Madrid

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Liverpool Team News: UCL clash vs Real Madrid - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has hinted that he might rest captain Steven Gerrard for tonight's Champions League encounter against Real Madrid at the iconic Santiago Bernabeu. The Reds were humbled by the reigning European Champions at home be 3-0 and have lost two out of their three games in the group stages.

Arsenal’s big money target signs new deal

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Arsenal's big money target signs new deal - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Napoli forward Lorenzo Insigne has signed a contract extension which will keep him at the club till 2019. The 23 year old has been in impressive form this season and was stunning in the Partneopei's 2-0 win over Roma in the weekend.

Manchester United star hits back at journalists for spreading lies

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Manchester United star hits back at journalists for spreading lies - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester United midfielder Marouane Fellaini has hit back at claims that he spitted on Argentine striker Sergio Aguero in Sunday's Manchester Derby. Fellaini was lucky not to give away a penalty when he tripped Aguero in the penalty box.

Italian Giants Express Keen Interest In Liverpool’s Flop Striker

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Italian Giants Express Keen Interest In Liverpool's Flop Striker - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Fabio Borini is aforgotten man at Liverpool Football Club. After making 25 appearances in all competitions since signing in 2012, it now looks like he is going to offered an exit route to Italy.

Don’t blame Balotelli for Liverpool’s struggles

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Don't blame Balotelli for Liverpool's struggles - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Carlo Ancelotti hit the nail on the head this week when he said Mario Balotelli isn't to blame for Liverpool's poor start to the season.

The Real Madrid manager was speaking ahead of his side's UEFA Champions League clash with the Merseyside club.

Good News: Manchester United star could return from injury in ‘two or three’ games

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Good News: Manchester United star could return from injury in 'two or three' games - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

So the injury is not that serious and Manchester United fans can breathe a sigh of relief. Marcos Rojo who sustained a shoulder injury in the Manchester Derby could be back into action in just two to three games according to his father.

€45m rated Liverpool and Manchester United target set to sign new contract

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€45m rated Liverpool and Manchester United target set to sign new contract - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Reports from Portuguese media outlet Record have claimed that Liverpool and Manchester United target Nicolas Gaitan is set to sign a contract extension with Benfica. The 26 year old Argentine midfielder has been a long term transfer target for Manchester United while Liverpool also expressed their interest to sign the 26 year old in the summer.

Arsenal and Manchester United dealt blow as target suffers injury heartbreak

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Arsenal and Manchester United dealt blow as target suffers injury heartbreak - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Schalke's attacking midfielder Julian Draxler has been ruled out till the end of the year. The German star picked up a nasty injury in the first minute on Friday duringSchalke's 1-0 win over Augsburg.

Best performing Manchester United player suffers muscle injury

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Best performing Manchester United player suffers muscle injury - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester United have had a wretched luck with injuries this season. Already United'sthree main central defenders are spending their time on treatment room, the club could suffer further blow with the latest injury concern to new signing Marcos Rojo who could miss actions up to three months.

Arsenal aim to lure Portuguese hot shot in January

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Arsenal aim to lure Portuguese hot shot in January - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

The abundance of young talent in Portugal in the past few years has led to many European clubs to pursue their interest in the country. According to reports from Spanish Media outlet Fichajes, Arsenal have their eyes set on Portuguese defender Cedric Soares.

Arsenal plot shock move for Barcelona’s golden boy

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Arsenal plot shock move for Barcelona's golden boy - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Alfredo Pedulla is a popular figure in Italy. He is a football journalist/ITK who has made his name for giving solid information about transfers deals and rumours. Naturally, when you predict at least 60% of your transfer story correctly, people tend togive credence to what you say.

No Liverpool move for world cup star in January, confirms manager

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No Liverpool move for world cup star in January, confirms manager - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Liverpool's summer signing Divock Origi will remain on loan at French Ligue 1 side Lille for the remainder of the 2014-15 season.

It had been rumoured that Origi would return to Liverpool in January whilst the club seek to sell flop Mario Balotelli.

Manchester City vs CSKA Moscow: Preview & Possible Lineups

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Manchester City vs CSKA Moscow: Preview & Possible Lineups - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester City really hurt their chances of progressing to the second round a fortnight ago when they let slip of a 2-0 lead to draw 2-2 in Moscow.

These two sides played in front of an empty stadium over in the Russian capital due to fans being banned.

Maribor vs Chelsea: Preview, Possible Lineup & Prediction

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Maribor vs Chelsea: Preview, Possible Lineup & Prediction - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Chelsea were comfortable winners at Stamford Bridge a fortnight ago when these two met for the first time in this season's competition. The Blues are in fine form and it would a shock if they record anything but a win on Wednesday.

Arsenal vs Anderlecht: Preview, Possible Lineups & Prediction

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Arsenal vs Anderlecht: Preview, Possible Lineups & Prediction - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Alexis Sanchez celebrates scoring against Southampton [Source @Arsenal]

Arsenal head into their fourth UEFA Champions League group game in good form over the past couple of matches.

Real Madrid vs Liverpool Preview, Possible Lineups & Prediction

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Real Madrid vs Liverpool Preview, Possible Lineups & Prediction - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Real Madrid could win Group B on Tuesday night with a victory at home to Liverpool and a draw in the other game. Victory however all-but wraps up the group with the defending champions six points ahead of the other three clubs at the halfway point.

French Moneybags To Beat Arsenal To In-Demand Juventus Star?

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French Moneybags To Beat Arsenal To In-Demand Juventus Star? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Paris Saint-Germain are looking to derail Arsenal's bid to sign Juventus full-back Stephan Lichtsteiner. According to Forza Italian Football, the French champions have had the Swiss international as a target for a long time now, and are looking to sign him in January.

Done Deal: Arsenal confirm midfielder transfer

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Done Deal: Arsenal confirm midfielder transfer - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Arsenal have confirmed their midfielder Francis Coquelin has joined Championship clubCharlton Athletic on a month's loan on Monday.

The 23-year-oldcame up through the Gunners' setup and made his way into the north London club's first team in 2008.

Daniel Sturridge returns to squad: Rodgers ready to gamble?

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Daniel Sturridge returns to squad: Rodgers ready to gamble? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Daniel Sturridge has travelled with the Liverpool squad for the Reds'fourth Champions League clash of the season against Real Madrid at the Santiago Bernabeu.

The England striker returns to the squad after two months injury lay-off, and his inclusion has surprised everyone, especially after Brendan Rodgers suggested last week that Sturridge would be absent againstReal Madrid and Chelsea.

Manchester United defender gives injury update

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Manchester United defender gives injury update - originally posted on Soccerlens.com


Manchester United defender Marcos Rojo has confirmed his injury is not serious after he was stretchered off the field against Manchester City.

Louis van Gaal saw his side suffer to a 1-0 defeat to the Premier League champions during the Manchester derby at the Etihad on Sunday.

Premier League club may sign Liverpool star on free transfer

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Premier League club may sign Liverpool star on free transfer - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini has dropped a massive hint that his side could sign Liverpool skipper Steven Gerrard.

The 34-year-old came up through the ranks of the Reds' youth setup and has spent his entire career at Liverpool.

Is there light at the end of the tunnel for Manchester United?

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Is there light at the end of the tunnel for Manchester United? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester United's defeat to City in the Manchester derby marked the club's worststart to a seasonsince 1986. Many questions have been asked since the start of the season but the performances against Chelsea and City have suggested a top 4 finish is still well within their reach.

Manchester United star for Ballon d’Or 2015 – fan makes joke after derby defeat

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Manchester United star for Ballon d'Or 2015 fan makes joke after derby defeat - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester United lost their third Premier League match of the season after suffering a 1-0 defeat at the hands of Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium on Sunday. Defeat against derby rivals doesn't lift up the spirit for any fans inthe world, and certainly Manchester United fans are no exception to this rule, but in this case, United fans can at least draw some positives out from the defeat.

Manchester United set to miss out on €25m rated Argentine midfielder

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Manchester United set to miss out on €25m rated Argentine midfielder - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

According to reports from the reliable website TMW, Spanish side Valencia are preparing a €30m bid for Benfica's Argentine midfielder Enzo Perez. We had reported in the summer that Manchester United were interested in the World Cup star but any such concrete moves failed to materialize.

Liverpool striker ‘almost sure’ to leave in January

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Liverpool striker 'almost sure' to leave in January - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

We had reported in the weekend that Italian giants Inter Milan could move for out of favour Liverpool striker Fabio Borini in the upcoming January transfer window. The Nerazzurri looked completely lacklustre and were eaten comprehensively by Parma in the weekend which further exposed their lack of attacking prowess.

AC Milan star reveals Manchester United approach

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AC Milan star reveals Manchester United approach - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

In an interview with French magazine L'Equipe, AC Milan midfielder Jérémy Ménez has admitted he received an approach from Manchester United.

The 27-year old midfielder admitted that Sir Alex Ferguson wanted to bring him to Old Trafford ten years ago.

Football Manager 2015: Tracksuit Manager v Tactical Manager

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Football Manager 2015: Tracksuit Manager v Tactical Manager - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Book it in your diary, November 7th, the day Football Manager 2015 is fully released. Known for their attention to detail, Sports Interactive have added a host of new features, from a revamped match day experience to the new interface.

Football Manager 2015 Review

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Football Manager 2015 Review - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

The wait is almost over. Sports Interactive has crafted yet another great Football Manager experience for the football fans and passionate gamers all over the world; the game is due to release in four days time on various platforms.

Manchester City 1-0 Manchester United: Tactical analysis & Major talking points

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Manchester City 1-0 Manchester United: Tactical analysis & Major talking points - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester City picked up a crucial victory in Sunday's derby to keep within six points of Premier League leaders Chelsea.

The Citizens' recent wobble wasn't fully corrected during the game as they finished the final 20 minutes as a nervous wreck against ten men.

Liverpool, Manchester face Italian competition to sign €25m rated Midfield Gem

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Liverpool, Manchester face Italian competition to sign €25m rated Midfield Gem - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

According to reports from Italian Media Outlet Calcio Mercato, Serie A Champions Juventus are looking to advantage of Borussia Dortmund's poor start to the Bundesliga season.

Manchester United’s £250k-a-week superstar plots shock exit

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Manchester United's £250k-a-week superstar plots shock exit - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Robin van Persie joined Manchester United from Arsenal in order to win trophies, and trophies only.In his first season at the club, he played a crucial role in helping United win their 20th league title.

Arsenal handed Transfer boost as target reveals ‘dreams’ of playing in the Premier League

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Arsenal handed Transfer boost as target reveals 'dreams' of playing in the Premier League - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Arsenal have been handed a major transfer boost as their defensive target Fabian Schar has recently revealed that the 'dreams' of playing abroad. The youngster couldn't have timed his interview with Swiss Media Outlet Blick any better as the Gunners' need for defensive cover is well documented.

Why Sergio Aguero Is The Premier League’s Best Striker.

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Why Sergio Aguero Is The Premier League's Best Striker. - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Another game, another goal. It's hardly something too special when you're Sergio Aguero.As the Argentine finished off a brilliant move to give Manchester City the win over Manchester United yesterday, there was a sense of immense deja vu around the place.

Louis Van Gaal To Go All Out To Sign Highly-Rated Dutch Midfielder In January

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Louis Van Gaal To Go All Out To Sign Highly-Rated Dutch Midfielder In January - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

After failing to sign Kevin Strootman in the summer, Manchester United manager Louis Van Gaal is all set to pursue the AS Roma midfielder again in January, according to Italian website Forza Italian Football.

Manchester City 1-0 Manchester United: Twitter reaction

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Manchester City 1-0 Manchester United: Twitter reaction - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Sergio Aguero scored the only goal of the match as Manchester City registered a narrow win over their local rivals Manchester United at the Etihad on Sunday.

Louis van Gaal's side started the game on a brighter note until centre-back Chris Smalling was sent off in the first half.

Photo: Did Fellaini spit on Aguero?

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Photo: Did Fellaini spit on Aguero? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Sergio Aguero's incisive finish in the second half was enough to beat Manchester United in a controversial Manchester derby played at the Etihad. The narrow victory would come as a huge relief for Manchester City who might feel they had been hard done by referee Michael Oliver's poor decisions in the first half.

Manchester City 1 Manchester United 0: Player Ratings

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Manchester City 1 Manchester United 0: Player Ratings - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester City won their fourth successive Manchester derby but were given a nervous ride in the final 20 minutes despite playing more than one half with an extra man.

Chris Smalling was sent off for two yellow cards in the first half before Sergio Agüero scored the games only goal just after the hour mark.

Manchester City 1-0 Manchester United: Aguero wins it for noisy neighbours

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Manchester City 1-0 Manchester United: Aguero wins it for noisy neighbours - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Sergio Aguero scored for Manchester City, as the noisy neighbours earned a 1-0 victory against Manchester United at the Etihad Stadium on Sunday.

Manuel Pellegrini made few changes from the side that lost 2-0 to Newcastle United in the midweek.

Chelsea 2-1 QPR: 4 Major Talking Points As Blues Scrape Through

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Chelsea 2-1 QPR: 4 Major Talking Points As Blues Scrape Through - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Chelsea maintained their 100% home record with a narrow 2-1 victory over Queens Park Rangers on Saturday. In a game that was expected to be anything but difficult for Jose Mourinho's men, the away side put in a dogged display and kept the Blues honest all the way to the end.

United target’s arrival to pave way for Chelsea and Arsenal target

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United target's arrival to pave way for Chelsea and Arsenal target - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

TMW is one the most reputed and trusted website in Italy. They are one of the most respectable too and they have exclusive contacts with agents of the players and also speak to established journalists.

Brendan Rodgers urges Raheem Sterling to emulate former Manchester United star at Liverpool

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Brendan Rodgers urges Raheem Sterling to emulate former Manchester United star at Liverpool - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Brendan Rodgers has urged Liverpool youngster Raheem Sterling to emulate Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo's form at Anfield.

The 19-year-old broke into the first season two years ago and since then he has been a regular inclusion in the Merseyside club's starting XI.

Confirmed XI: Manchester City v Manchester United

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Confirmed XI: Manchester City v Manchester United - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Premier League champions Manchester City will host their local rivals Manchester United in the 168th Manchester Derby at the Etihad Stadium on Sunday.

The hosts' manager Manuel Pellegrini has already confirmed their star midfielder David Silva will miss the clash due to a knee injury he sustained during the midweek Capital One Cup defeat against Newcastle United.

Star striker will play for United against City in Manchester derby

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Star striker will play for United against City in Manchester derby - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has confirmed striker Wayne Rooney will play against Manchester City during the derby clash at the Etihad.

The two Manchester clubs face against each other for the first time in the Premier League this season and it will be the Dutchman's first match in charge of the derby clash.

How The New York Cosmos Are Quietly Making MLS Nervous

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How The New York Cosmos Are Quietly Making MLS Nervous - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Maybe you heard the news this week, maybe you didn't. Legendary Spanish striker Raul has signed with the New York Cosmos.

This would have been big news in 1975. Now, it's intriguing, but nothing more yet.

Four Chelsea players move into top 20 rankings

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Four Chelsea players move into top 20 rankings - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

One of the major reasons why Chelsea are performing so well in the league (undefeated & leading the PL table) because their new players have gelled in nicely and are firing all cylinders at the same time.

Liverpool’s season to be decided in next three matches

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Liverpool's season to be decided in next three matches - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Former Liverpool star Dominic Matteo has warned Brendan Rodgers that the Reds will face a major test of this season in the upcoming fixtures.

The Merseyside club face Newcastle United in the Premier League clash on Saturday.

Liverpool target valued at €20m; Will the Reds splash the cash?

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Liverpool target valued at €20m; Will the Reds splash the cash? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Over the past few days, we have covered several stories on quite a handful of goalkeepers with whom Liverpool have been linked. The Anfield side's need for a shot stopper, who can challenge Simon Mignolet for the number one spot, is well documented.

Arsenal’s injured star will return to training in November

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Arsenal's injured star will return to training in November - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Arsenal have received a massive injury boost as striker Olivier Giroud will return to training after this month's international break.

The French striker picked up a foot injury during Arsenal's 2-2 draw over Everton at Goodison Park earlier in August.

Liverpool set to be involved with ‘possible’ striker transfer in January

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Liverpool set to be involved with 'possible' striker transfer in January - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Well, let's admit it. Fabio Borini's adventure in the top flight of English Football has been nothing short of a disaster. The Italian who signed for Liverpool in 2012 has hardly made an impact for the Merseyside giants.