SoccerLens Archives for January 2015

Done deal: Chelsea agree terms to sign Petr Cech replacement

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Done deal: Chelsea agree terms to sign Petr Cech replacement - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Chelsea have reacted instantly to the departure of goalkeeper Petr Cech to Arsenal. According to Gianluca Di Marzio, a deal worth£8 million has been agreed for the signing of Asmir Begovic.

Ramos wants to join United, De Gea set for Old Trafford exit

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Ramos wants to join United, De Gea set for Old Trafford exit - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester United got exactly what they wanted. Florentino Perez didn't get what he wanted. We have a breath taking transfer saga at our hand.

The ongoing transfer battle between United and Madrid islike a beam balance, where one side there is De Gea, and Sergio Ramos on the other, both arecancelling each other out for their respective clubs to gain an upper hand in the transfer market.

Firmino called a ‘mercenary’ by angry fans

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Firmino called a 'mercenary' by angry fans - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Brazil supporters are known to be very passionate about their football. Naturally, the fans were disappointed to see the Selecao performing poorly in the Copa America.

Few angry fans vented their frustrations on the team, yelling at Dunga to resign immediately.

Atletico Madrid star agrees terms with Manchester United, transfer imminent

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Atletico Madrid star agrees terms with Manchester United, transfer imminent - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

According to Turkish football show presenter, Ersin Duzen, Arda Turan has agreed personal terms with Manchester United and the player will undergo a medical soon.

TRT Spor'sFutbol Günlüğü program presenter Ersin Düzen, claimed that Manchester United are set to snap up the Atletico Madrid man, who has grown increasingly frustrated with Atletico's style of play and wants to move to a more footballing side.

Chelsea offer stunning €50m plus Oscar for midfield sensation

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Chelsea offer stunning €50m plus Oscar for midfield sensation - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

According to Spanish publication Sport, Chelsea have offered€50m plus Oscar for Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba.

Pogba has been linked with a move away from Serie A over the last few months and it is believed that the only concrete offers so far are from Barcelona and Chelsea.

Chelsea ‘will have to pay £13m’ for Bundesliga defender – Agent

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Chelsea 'will have to pay £13m' for Bundesliga defender Agent - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

According to the player's agent, Chelsea will have to pay£13m to land the Augsburg full back, Abdul Rahman Baba.

The 20 year old Ghana international is considered as one of the best young full backs in Europe and Chelsea are keen to strike a deal.

Liverpool preparing bid to sign €30m Manchester United target

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Liverpool preparing bid to sign €30m Manchester United target - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Liverpool have made a good start in the summer transfer window. The Merseyside club have signed six players so player, including the big money deal for Roberto Firmino, who joined the club for£29m from Hoffenheim.

Roman Abramovich set to invest £500m in order to build a cathedral of football

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Roman Abramovich set to invest £500m in order to build a cathedral of football - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich plans to announce the Stamford Bridge expansion plans tomorrow.

The Chelsea owner has confirmed that the club will expand their stadium capacity to 60,000 and will not be leaving Stamford Bridge.

Arsenal drop interest in Vidal, club looking at £35m Portuguese star

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Arsenal drop interest in Vidal, club looking at £35m Portuguese star - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

According to the Telegraph, Arsenal are have ended their pursuit of Chile international, Arturo Vidal.

Arsene Wenger was thought to be a keen admirer of the Juventus midfielder, but the Frenchman is now exploring alternatives.

Why Petr Cech signing may be Arsenal’s first step towards the title

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Why Petr Cech signing may be Arsenal's first step towards the title - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

When criticising Arsene Wenger's transfer policies over the past decade, one really does not know where to start. Even though Arsenal were debt-ridden up until recently owing to the building of the Emirates Stadium, the manager's extreme parsimony at times, coupled with his decisions to let his star players go, have left a large portion of the fans frustrated.

Real Madrid Prepare €30 Million Offer for Juventus Defender Leonardo Bonucci

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Real Madrid Prepare €30 Million Offer for Juventus Defender Leonardo Bonucci - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

With reports out of the Santiago Bernabeusuggesting the exodus of center back Sergio Ramos, Real Madrid are exploring contingency plans in central defense.

According to Mediaset Sport in Italy, the Spanish giants have approached Juventus with a€30 million bidfor 28-year old Leonardo Bonucci.

Chelsea ready to offload €35m flop midfielder, Mourinho admits mistake

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Chelsea ready to offload €35m flop midfielder, Mourinho admits mistake - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

It's not too often that Jose Mourinho gets something wrong in the transfer market, but on this occasion, it's only taken him six months to realise that he has.

Juan Cuadrado only moved to Chelsea in February, but after an uneventful time at Stamford Bridge, it looks like Mourinho is already ready to discard the Colombian.

Defender signs four-year-deal at Manchester United

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Defender signs four-year-deal at Manchester United - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

England defender Phil Jones has signed a four year contract at Manchester United, keeping him at the club till 2019, the club has confirmed.

We're pleased to announce @PhilJones4 has signed a new contract, keeping him at #mufc until at least June 2019.

PHOTO: Petr Cech holding an Arsenal shirt after signing from Chelsea

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PHOTO: Petr Cech holding an Arsenal shirt after signing from Chelsea - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Petr Cech has completed his long-awaited move to Arsenal, Chelsea have confirmed on their official website. The 33 year-old has finally put pen to paper on a deal at the Emirates, that is expected to be in the region of£11 million.

Liverpool Transfer: Medical today, Player to sign 5-year-contract

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Liverpool Transfer: Medical today, Player to sign 5-year-contract - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Southampton defender Nathaniel Clyne is set to undergo a medical at Liverpool on Monday. If everything works out according to the plans, Liverpool could announce the deal within next 48 hours.

Deal Close: Manchester United target to seal move this week

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Deal Close: Manchester United target to seal move this week - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Last week, John Brewin wrote a brilliant article for ESPN on Manchester United transfers, where he questioned whether United are struggling to do business this summer.

It started off brightly.

2015 European Player Rankings: Best 25 Strikers

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2015 European Player Rankings: Best 25 Strikers - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

This is the secondin a series of European player rankings that will cover each position on the pitch. Each player is assigned to a position based on their natural propensity and where they were deployed this past season, with more weight given to the latter.

Chelsea’s stunning swap deal offer for £43m forward

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Chelsea's stunning swap deal offer for £43m forward - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho is interested in signing Radamel Falcao. The former Real Madrid boss revealed publicly that he would try to helpFalcao getting back to his old best. And from those remarks it is quite clear that West London is the most likelydestination forthe Colombian striker this summer.

Gonzalo Higuain eager for Liverpool move; will Reds sign him?

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Gonzalo Higuain eager for Liverpool move; will Reds sign him? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Argentine striker Gonzalo Higuain is very interested in a move to the Premier League, according to a report by Italy's Sports Mediaset (scroll down to 10:38 AM) today. The Napoli man has been targeted by nearly every top English club including Liverpool, Chelsea, Manchester United and Arsenal, but according to the story, it is a move to Anfield that excites him the most.

Manchester United set to announce €30m signing of Arsenal target on Wednesday

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Manchester United set to announce €30m signing of Arsenal target on Wednesday - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

According to L'Equipe, Manchester United are set to complete a deal for Morgan Schneiderlin soon.

The Southampton midfielder is expected to complete his move to Old Trafford within the next week.

Manchester United set to bid finally for long term transfer target

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Manchester United set to bid finally for long term transfer target - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester United, having missed out on two major right-back targets, Nathaniel Clyne, who is poised to join Liverpool, and Dani Alves, who signed a new contract with Barcelona, have turned their attention towards Everton defender Seamus Coleman.

Why Chelsea hold advantage in signing Paul Pogba

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Why Chelsea hold advantage in signing Paul Pogba - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

When Paul Pogba left Manchester United as a 19-year-old youngster, very few hadthought he would become a world class midfielder within such a short time.

At 22, he is a regular international for the France national team, and one of the first names his manager thinks of while preparingthe team sheet.

Deal close: Chelsea favourites to sign top-quality Petr Cech replacement

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Deal close: Chelsea favourites to sign top-quality Petr Cech replacement - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Chelsea have moved quickly to replace legendary goalkeeper Petr Cech. According to Sky Sports, the Blues are frontrunners to sign Asmir Begovic from Stoke City. The Bosnia-Herzegovina international is being targeted by a whole host of Premier League clubs, but Chelsea are his highest-profile suitors.

Manchester United and Chelsea target admits transfer talks, Premier League move imminent?

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Manchester United and Chelsea target admits transfer talks, Premier League move imminent? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Atletico Madrid midfielder Arda Turan has taken to social media to clarify things about his future. The Turkish international has admitted that while no concrete deal has been struck yet, his agent is in talks with three or four clubs over a possible move.

German midfielder tempted to make Manchester United move

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German midfielder tempted to make Manchester United move - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

French newspaper L'Equipe published a sensational report yesterday that created a bit of stir among the Manchester United fans.

According to L'Equipe, French midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin is one step closer to joining Manchester United in the summer.

Liverpool lodge bid for 23-year-old defender, Reds favourite to sign

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Liverpool lodge bid for 23-year-old defender, Reds favourite to sign - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Liverpool have made a formal approach and have submitted an offer for Atalanta full-back Davide Zappacosta, as Brendan Rodgers look to strengthen his squad in the summer.

According to reports from Gazzetta dello Sport, the famous Italian pink newspaper (though not always reliable), Liverpool have lodged a formal bid for the 23-year-old right back, who is also wanted by Torino and Fiorentina.

Midfielder agrees 4-year-deal, Manchester United to sign €30m Arsenal target within next few days

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Midfielder agrees 4-year-deal, Manchester United to sign €30m Arsenal target within next few days - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

While all the attention has been shifted to the ongoing transfer saga surrounding David de Gea and Sergio Ramos, behind the scenes Manchester United are looking to complete their second major signing of the summer.

Brazilian forward off to Chelsea after club sanction departure

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Brazilian forward off to Chelsea after club sanction departure - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Brazilian club Fluminensehave sanctioned the departure of their young forward Robert Kenedy, according to reports from Brazilian media Globoesporte. The young forward is now heading towards the Premier League and is likely destination is Chelsea.

Manchester United lodge €60m bid for Sergio Ramos

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Manchester United lodge €60m bid for Sergio Ramos - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

According to reports from Spanish newspaper AS, Manchester United have put in a second bid in the region of€60m for Sergio Ramos, after their opening €50m bid rejected by Real Madrid.

The Old Trafford club wants Ramos to admit publicly that he wants to leave Madrid (AS relays this piece of info from The Times), which will help United to push hard with the transfer.

Done Deal: Liverpool confirm another transfer

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Done Deal: Liverpool confirm another transfer - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Liverpool have confirmed their goalkeeper Danny Ward has joined Aberdeen on-loan for a year on Saturday.

The 22-year-old signed a new long-term deal at Anfield after he was included in the first team squad in the final few fixtures of the 2014-15 season by Brendan Rodgers.

Done Deal: Chelsea confirm first loan transfer of summer window

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Done Deal: Chelsea confirm first loan transfer of summer window - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Chelsea have confirmed their midfielder Lewis Baker has left Stamford Bridge to join Vitesse Arnhem on a season-long loan deal.

The 20-year-old came up through the ranks of the Blues academy and his continuous effort to develop and improve helped him to land a new contract in August.

Arsenal will more competitive for title and not Manchester United says former PL forward

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Arsenal will more competitive for title and not Manchester United says former PL forward - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Chelsea legend Gianfranco Zola has ruled out Manchester United to challenge for the title, but has backed Arsenal and Manchester City to be up there to provide competition for the Blues.

Jackson Martinez confirms Atletico Madrid move

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Jackson Martinez confirms Atletico Madrid move - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Colombian striker Jackson Martinez has put an end to all the endless speculation surrounding his future by confirming that he will be signing for Atletico Madrid this summer.

The 28-year-old striker had been linked with a move to AC Milan and Arsenal, but the Colombian forward revealed he would be penning a four-year-contract with Los Rojiblancos.

Barcelona keen to sign £29m Manchester United target

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Barcelona keen to sign £29m Manchester United target - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

According to Mundo Deportivo, Barcelona are keen to sign Atletico Madrid playmaker Arda Turan.

The Turkish attacking midfielder has spent four successful seasons at the Vicente Calderon and is looking for another adventure now.

Clubs issues ‘hands off’ warning over £28m Arsenal target

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Clubs issues 'hands off' warning over £28m Arsenal target - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Borussia Dortmund general manager, Michael Zorc has issued a 'hands off' warning over striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.

The Gabon International has been linked with a move to the Premier League this summer with Arsenal interested.

Fee Agreed: Liverpool agree to sell defender for £4m

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Fee Agreed: Liverpool agree to sell defender for £4m - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

According to reports from the Liverpool Echo, Liverpool have agreed to sell Sebastian Coastes to Sunderland for a fee of £4m. Coates' involvement in the Copa America ended on Wednesday when holders Uruguay lost to Chile in the quarter finals.

Liverpool Transfer: £29m Bundesliga star can be a massive hit

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Liverpool Transfer: £29m Bundesliga star can be a massive hit - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Liverpool completed the£29m signing of Roberto Firmino from Hoffenheim earlier this week. The 23 year old Brazilian is set to undergo his medical after Copa America and finalise his move to Merseyside.

Where will Mohamed Salah be playing next season?

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Where will Mohamed Salah be playing next season? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Mohamed Salah, affectionately known as the Egyptian Messi, was key to unlocking several big money chain transfers during the last January transfer window.

The 23-year-old joined Fiorentina on loan as a part of the deal that saw Colombian winger Juan Cuadrado moving the opposite direction.

Agent: Argentina star wants to join Manchester United

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Agent: Argentina star wants to join Manchester United - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

For the best part of last month and earlier this month, Portugal press were absolutely convinced that Benfica forward Nicolas Gaitan will move to Manchester United in the summer. Nothing new in it, as Gaitan has been linked with a move to Old Trafford for years and the rumours have turned into a joke now.

Chelsea prepare player + cash offer to land €80m Man Utd’s ‘top priority’ target

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Chelsea prepare player + cash offer to land €80m Man Utd's 'top priority' target - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Italian media Tuttomercartoweb published an Exclusive yesterday, where they claimed Premier League champions Chelsea were prepared to let Oscar leave the club to accommodate Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba in the team.

Liverpool bid for Spanish defender, favourite to sign

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Liverpool bid for Spanish defender, favourite to sign - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

It seems Barcelona defender Martin Montoya will leave the Catalan club in the summer. The 24-year-old has struggled to get regular gamesat the Camp Nou under Luis Enrique, and he is determined to move elsewhere inthe summer.

Real Madrid want €90m for Sergio Ramos, Manchester United offered €50m

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Real Madrid want €90m for Sergio Ramos, Manchester United offered €50m - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Real Madrid have slapped a€90m price tag on Spanish defender Sergio Ramos, making it almost impossible for Manchester United to lure him away from Santiago Bernabeu.

According to Spanish newspaper AS, that is close to Ramos camp, Real Madrid do not want to lose their star defender and won't accept any player plus cash exchange offers.

5 Reasons Why Chelsea Are the 2015-16 Premier League Title Favourites

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5 Reasons Why Chelsea Are the 2015-16 Premier League Title Favourites - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Chelsea are the bookmakers' favourites to defend their Premier League title even before the summer transfer window has opened.

José Mourinho's side have been very quiet in the market so far but we expect the Blues to have made a couple of signings before the start of August.

Fee & personal terms agreed, Player to undergo Arsenal medical today

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Fee & personal terms agreed, Player to undergo Arsenal medical today - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Chelsea goal keeper Petr Cech will undergo medical at Arsenal today, according to BBC Sport. David Ornstein reports that both the clubs have agreed a transfer fee while Cech has agreed personal terms with Arsenal as well.

Arsenal lining up bid for €15m Chelsea target

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Arsenal lining up bid for €15m Chelsea target - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Arsenal have already agreed a deal (though not officially confirmed, but going by the media reports it is as good as done) for Chelsea goal keeper Petr Cech, and the two London giants could be involved in few more transfer battles this summer.

Chelsea out of the race for €80m long term midfield target

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Chelsea out of the race for €80m long term midfield target - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Catalan newspaper Sport have been dropping some bombshells lately. For the past few days, the newspaperis running a story on Barcelona's interest in Manchester United forward Angel di Maria, where they claim the Catalan giants are ready to lodge a massive bid for the Argentine.

Chelsea in pole position to sign €41m Manchester United target

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Chelsea in pole position to sign €41m Manchester United target - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

It was inevitable. Once Arda Turan's agent said the Atletico Madrid forward wants to play in the Premier League, it was only a matter of time that Chelsea, Liverpool and Manchester United would be linked with the player.

Almost Done: Liverpool set to secure £12.5m deal as another summer signing nears

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Almost Done: Liverpool set to secure £12.5m deal as another summer signing nears - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Liverpool are set to continue their busy summer recruitment programme as the Telegraph reports that the Anfield side are on the verge of securing a £12.5m deal for Southampton defender Nathaniel Clyne.

Real Madrid eye €50m Manchester United target as Sergio Ramos replacement

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Real Madrid eye €50m Manchester United target as Sergio Ramos replacement - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

The possibility of Sergio Ramos leaving Real Madrid could soon be a reality as report from the Times claims that Manchester United have made an opening bid of about £32m for the 29 year old Spanish defender.

Manchester United in pole position to sign French midfielder; Decision next week

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Manchester United in pole position to sign French midfielder; Decision next week - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Morgan Schneiderlin is a Premier League proven defensive midfielder who could help solve Arsene's problems

According to reports from the Times, Manchester United are in pole position to sign Southampton midfielder Moragn Schneiderlin.

Agreement Reached: Manchester United midfielder set for transfer

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Agreement Reached: Manchester United midfielder set for transfer - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

According to reports from the trusted and reliable Gianluca Di Marzio website, Turkish Giants Fenerbahce have reached an agreement to sign our of favour Manchester United winger Nani for a fee of around €6m.

Fee Accepted, Medical next week: Liverpool set to complete sixth summer signing

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Fee Accepted, Medical next week: Liverpool set to complete sixth summer signing - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Reputed journalist Tony Barret of the Times reports that Southampton have accepted Liverpool's improved bid for full back Nathaniel Clyne. Liverpool returned with an improved offer worth up to £12.

Photo: Manchester United target in Liverpool shirt

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Photo: Manchester United target in Liverpool shirt - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Liverpool have confirmed they have agreed terms with Hoffenheim star Roberto Firmino on Wednesday.

The midfielder's move to Anfield is subjected to medical and is with the Brazil squad for the ongoing Copa America in Chile, where his national side have made it to the last eight of the tournament.

Done Deal: Liverpool player signs long-term contract

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Done Deal: Liverpool player signs long-term contract - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Liverpool have managed to tie down goalkeeper Danny Ward to a long-term contract on 23 June.

The 22-year-old move to the Merseyside club from Wrexham in 2012 and has been a regular inclusion for the Reds' Under-21 side, where he has developed himself as a player.

Manchester United target Sergio Ramos wants to leave Real Madrid

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Manchester United target Sergio Ramos wants to leave Real Madrid - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

The transfer saga involving Manchester United and Real Madrid is getting interesting with each passing day. Usually when Guardian's Sid Lowe writes on a transfer situation, be rest assured, he knows what he is writing.

Striker tells Bild – “I have the qualities to play for Arsenal”

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Striker tells Bild "I have the qualities to play for Arsenal" - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

In football, things can change very quickly. One moment, you can be a world cup winner, the next moment you could be wandering elsewhere searching for first team places. Take Lukas Podolski for an example.

Midfielder will be at Chelsea next season, Work permit sorted, Mou ‘crazy’ about him

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Midfielder will be at Chelsea next season, Work permit sorted, Mou 'crazy' about him - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

The Times journalist Matt Dickinson wrote few months back that Chelsea's greatestchallengewas not about winning the league, nor the Champions League but producingquality young players from the academy.

Chief Exe locked in negotiation, Manchester United’s big money target off to Liverpool

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Chief Exe locked in negotiation, Manchester United's big money target off to Liverpool - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Liverpool are close to sealing a deal for Hoffenheim sensation Roberto Firmino. If the Reds succeed in completing the deal, Firmino would become the second most expensive signing (Andy Carroll was signed for £35m from Newcastle United four years ago) in the club's history.

DONE DEAL: Liverpool agree deal for Roberto Firmino

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DONE DEAL: Liverpool agree deal for Roberto Firmino - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Liverpool have agreed a deal to sign Brazil attacking midfielder Roberto Firmino, the club has confirmed.

#LFC are delighted to announce they have signed Roberto Firmino from Hoffenheim, subject to a medical #FirminoLFC pic.

West Ham’s new kit – nail your colours to the mast

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West Ham's new kit nail your colours to the mast - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Far from being a club that relies on reminding others of its' past glories, West Ham have released a commemorative kit to mark their departure from the Boleyn Ground; which has been their home since 1904.

Deal Close: Liverpool lead the race to sign €25m Manchester United target

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Deal Close: Liverpool lead the race to sign €25m Manchester United target - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Liverpool are leading the race to sign Hoffenheim sensation Roberto Firmino. According to Brazilian news source Globe Esporte, Liverpool are firm favourites to sign the Brazilian forward and the Reds are close to an agreement with the German club.

Arsenal preparing €40m bid for Chelsea target

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Arsenal preparing €40m bid for Chelsea target - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Arsenal are closing in on signing Petr Cech from Chelsea. The Czech goal keeper, who spent nearly a decade at Chelsea, will be a massive signing for the Gunners.Jose Mourinho was initially reluctant to sell hisstar player to a rival club, but Chelsea allowed Cech to fulfil his desire to stay in London, as a tribute to his immense contribution for the West London club.

Defender to sign 4-yr-deal at Manchester United this week

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Defender to sign 4-yr-deal at Manchester United this week - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

England defender Phil Jones is close to signing a new contract with Manchester United. According to reports from The Times, Jones is expected to sign a four-year-deal this week. United are keen to secure the defender's future after tying down Chris Smalling to the club, until June 2019.

FIFA 16 Announced With New Trailer

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FIFA 16 Announced With New Trailer - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

The trailer for the new edition of the bestselling FIFA video game franchise was unveiled at the E3 conference last week at the Los Angeles Convention Center.

FIFA's trailer, and live E3 presentation, were fronted by Brazilian football legend Pele, who narrates the first full-length trailer.

Front Page Story: Manchester United will offer €30m + De Gea for Sergio Ramos

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Front Page Story: Manchester United will offer €30m + De Gea for Sergio Ramos - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

The transfer saga involving Manchester United and Real Madrid is just getting interesting. And promises to be a cracker. And could be one hell of a transfer window, if things go ugly.

25 goals this season! £28.7m Bundesliga forward perfect for Arsenal

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25 goals this season! £28.7m Bundesliga forward perfect for Arsenal - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

According to The Telegraph, Arsenal are set to offer£28.7m for Borussia Dortmund striker, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.

The Gabon international has been linked with moves away from Germany this summer and it appears that Arsene Wenger is keen to make it happen.

Spanish striker prefers Liverpool, club demand €15m for transfer

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Spanish striker prefers Liverpool, club demand €15m for transfer - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Liverpool need to signa top quality striker in the summer. The Reds already have a deal in place for Danny Ings, but the club still need to add more depth in their attacking line up. In 2013-14, Liverpool finished second in the league, where they scored over 100 goals in that season.

Club all set to sign Danish defender, Chelsea transfer very close

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Club all set to sign Danish defender, Chelsea transfer very close - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Chelsea defender Andreas Christensen is very close to joining Bundesliga club Borussia Monchengladbach on a season long loan, according to reports from German tabloid Bild.

Bild has covered a small story on Borussia's targets this season.

Winger’s dad hints about possible next club, Arsenal transfer highly likely

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Winger's dad hints about possible next club, Arsenal transfer highly likely - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

After enduring a frustrating campaign last season, both at Arsenal and later at Villarreal (on loan), it seems like Joel Campbell's future is almost over at the London club.

The Costa Rica winger/ forward joined Arsenal in 2011 but he has only managed four league appearances so far, spending time mainly on loan with various clubs like Real Betis, Olympiacos and Villarreal.

Liverpool’s renewed €22m bid likely to be accepted; striker all set to leave

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Liverpool's renewed €22m bid likely to be accepted; striker all set to leave - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Spanish newspaper Marca published a report on Sunday where they claim Liverpool have made a renewed bid of of €22m for Real Madrid midfielder Asier Illaramendi.

After Liverpool's bid rejected, the Reds returned with an increased offer and Marca claim the bid is likely to be accepted.

Brazilian right back ready for transfer; Manchester United must meet €15m asking price

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Brazilian right back ready for transfer; Manchester United must meet €15m asking price - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester United's desperation to sign a right back in the summer transfer window is well documented with the players they have been linked over the past few weeks.

Manchester United’s sensational record breaking transfer demands

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Manchester United's sensational record breaking transfer demands - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester United have found themselves worse-off following dealings with Real Madrid in the past. It looked like the same trend would continue with the David De Gea deal. The Spanish goalkeeper was clearly the Red Devils' best player last season, and losing him would be a big blow.

Bild: Chelsea want highly rated German midfielder

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Bild: Chelsea want highly rated German midfielder - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

While Mario Gotze, Max Meyer, Marco Reus, Julian Draxler have already made the grade in world football thanks to Germany's top class infrastructure, the youth systems in Deutschland simply keeps on producing world class talent.

Arsenal one step away from first major signing

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Arsenal one step away from first major signing - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

A transfer saga that has rolled on for a while now is finally looking like coming to an end. Arsenal are just one step away from finalising a deal for Chelsea goalkeeper Petr Cech. According to Tutto Mercato Web, the Czech will become the highest-paid keeperin the Gunners' history.

Roma looking to replace Kevin Strootman – Man United transfer possible?

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Roma looking to replace Kevin Strootman Man United transfer possible? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester United's long-term target Kevin Strootman has been on the sidelines since January, after undergoing an operation on his knee. The Roma midfielder's recovery, it seems, is not going according to plan and the Serie A side are looking at a replacement as a result.

Liverpool target top-quality striker duo after failing in Benteke bid

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Liverpool target top-quality striker duo after failing in Benteke bid - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

After failing to meet Aston Villa's£32.5 million release clause for striker Christian Benteke, Liverpool have turned their attention to clubs outside England. According to The Guardian, the Reds are ready to splash some big cash and land two big names at Anfield next season.

How America Should Fix FIFA

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How America Should Fix FIFA - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Over the past month, the United States Department of Justice has dramatically cracked down on corruption that has plagued FIFA, the international governing body of soccer, since the 1970s. In an early morning raid at a luxury hotel, Swiss police arrested sports executives attending the annual FIFA Congress, just days before the organization's elections were to be held at its headquarters in Zurich.

€35m Arsenal target set to join Atletico Madrid is huge news in Spain

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€35m Arsenal target set to join Atletico Madrid is huge news in Spain - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

The Jackson Martinez transfer saga is taking a fresh twist with each passing day. Several media outlets have been claiming that Colombian striker who has a €35m release clause is set to join Italian giants AC Milan in the summer transfer window.

Chelsea midfielder keeping options open over summer transfer

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Chelsea midfielder keeping options open over summer transfer - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

According to reports from the trusted and reliable Gianluca Di Marzio website from Italy, Chelsea midfielder Mohamed Salah's future is unclear. The Egyptian winger who rarely featured for the Blues had a fantastic six month loan spell at Fiorentina helping the side finish fourth in the Serie A standings and also reaching the semi final of the Europa League.

Done Deal: Liverpool confirm defender transfer

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Done Deal: Liverpool confirm defender transfer - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Liverpool have completed the signing of young defender Joe Gomez from Charlton Athletic on Sunday.

The 18-year-old has signed a long-term deal with the Merseyside club as he becomes the fourth recruit of the summer transfer window.

Liverpool and Man Utd battle out for €25m Brazilian sensation

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Liverpool and Man Utd battle out for €25m Brazilian sensation - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Liverpool and Manchester United, the two giants of English football, could find themselves involved in a transfer war in the summer for Brazilian attacking midfielder Roberto Firmino.

Tutto Mercato Web published a report yesterday where they claimed Manchester United are close to signing the Hoffenheim starFirmino and are reportedly ready to pay€25m for his signature.

Chelsea’s big offer for 21-yr-old star before June 30 could seal transfer

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Chelsea's big offer for 21-yr-old star before June 30 could seal transfer - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

We covered a report yesterday that Chelsea were showing an interest in Lyon defender Samuel Umtiti.

Lyon are keen to hold on to their star playersfor next season,like Lacazette and Fakir, but in order to do so, they may have to sell few players to balance the books.

The German Arsenal May Be Signing This Summer

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The German Arsenal May Be Signing This Summer - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Borussia Dortmund fear they could lose Sven Bender to Arsenal this summer.

German newspaper Bild is reporting that the Bundesliga giants feat the 26-year-old could jump ship because Arsenal are capable of offering him significantly more than he is currently paid.

€50m Manchester United target drops massive summer transfer hint

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€50m Manchester United target drops massive summer transfer hint - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester United have received a massive boost in signing Nicolas Otamendi after the defender hinted that he is open to leaving Valencia in the summer transfer window.

The Argentine international's no-nonsense defending and his rise in form during the 2014-15 season has seen him attract interest from the Premier League giants.

Photo: Tottenham confirm signing of former Manchester City defender

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Photo: Tottenham confirm signing of former Manchester City defender - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Tottenham Hotspur have confirmed they have signed defender Kieran Trippier from Burnley on Friday.

The right-back has signed a five-year deal with the north London club after leaving Turf Moor.

Arsenal set to complete first major signing of the summer

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Arsenal set to complete first major signing of the summer - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Arsenal are preparing to complete the signing of Petr Cech from Chelsea, according to reports from The Times.

David Ospina, the Arsenal goal keeper, is close to agreeing a £4m move to Fenerbahce, which will give Arsene Wenger the chance to push for a move for Cech.

Manchester United’s €35m target: Arsenal are a great team

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Manchester United's €35m target: Arsenal are a great team - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Jackson Martinez, the highly rated Porto striker, who has been linked with a move to several top European clubs including Manchester United, AC Milan and Valencia, has said he admires Arsenal legend Thierry Henry and spoke about his 'dream' to play for a big European club.

Agent confirms transfer talks after Liverpool move for €12m defender

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Agent confirms transfer talks after Liverpool move for €12m defender - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Big news, Liverpool fans. PSG defender Lucas Digne's agent has confirmed that he will sort out a deal for his client in the summer and that a transfer move away from PSG is highly likely.

Chelsea make fresh move for Belgium star, offers player in exchange

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Chelsea make fresh move for Belgium star, offers player in exchange - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Chelsea have made a fresh approach for Belgium defender Toby Alderweireld and the Blues are ready to include Filipe Luis as a part of the deal.

Luis joined Chelsea last summer from Atletico Madrid for a reported fee of £15.

World-class Manchester United target set for summer transfer?

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World-class Manchester United target set for summer transfer? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester United may have the chance to land one of the best midfielders in the world this summer in Bastian Schweinsteiger. According to one of the most reliable German tabloids Bild, themost-capped player in the country's history, Lothar Matthaus has advised the Bayern Munich star to move if any top club comes calling for him.

Liverpool ready to pay €30m for midfielder, club would accept the bid

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Liverpool ready to pay €30m for midfielder, club would accept the bid - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

For the past few months Italian press have been reporting Liverpool's interest in Inter Milan midfielder Mateo Kovacic. The highly rated Croatian midfielder is one of Liverpool's top priority signing, with manager Brendan Rodgers looking to find a long term replacement of Steven Gerrard, who left the club to join MLS.

Chelsea striker wants Stamford Bridge stay, turns down transfer

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Chelsea striker wants Stamford Bridge stay, turns down transfer - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Chelsea youngster Patrick Bamford wants to stay at the club next season and prove himself good enough for the first-team. The Times has reported that Bamford has turned down an the opportunity to be re-united with his former manager Steve McClaren at Newcastle United, who worked with him at Derby County in the 2013/14 season.

Deal close: Manchester United set to sign €25m midfielder

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Deal close: Manchester United set to sign €25m midfielder - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester United are closing in on their second major signing of the summer, it seems. According to Tutto Mercato Web, the Red Devils are set to beat Liverpool to the signing of Brazilian attacking midfielder Roberto Firmino from Bundesliga side Hoffenheim.

Bild: German defender prefers Chelsea move

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Bild: German defender prefers Chelsea move - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

VfB Stuttgart defender Antonio Rudiger has changed his agent in the middle of the summer transfer window. Reason? Pretty simple he wants a move away from the German club.

The 22-year-old central defender has appointed his brother Sahr Senesie to take care of the business.

Photo: Winger holding German club shirt after leaving Arsenal

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Photo: Winger holding German club shirt after leaving Arsenal - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Ryo Miyaichi has left Arsenal and joined Germany's second division side St Pauli on Thursday.

The Japanese international was joined by defender Semi Ajayi, who has agreed to join Cardiff City.

Defender to seal mega Liverpool deal, striker off to Italy

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Defender to seal mega Liverpool deal, striker off to Italy - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Liverpool's busy transfer is set to continue with some more activity in the coming days. After signing Danny Ings, James Milner and Adam Bogdan, the Reds are set to keep long-standing centre-back Martin Skrtel at the club after the Slovakian agreed a new deal.

Chelsea set to bid for €15m French defender

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Chelsea set to bid for €15m French defender - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

French club Lyon's transfer policy in the summer transfer window will be to keep hold of their star players. Club chairmanJean-Michel Aulas has repeatedly said that he wishes to keep hold of Lacazette and Fekir, two of his best players in the summer, despite strong interests from big Premier League clubs.

PHOTO: Chelsea midfielder holding Spanish club shirt after completing transfer

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PHOTO: Chelsea midfielder holding Spanish club shirt after completing transfer - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Gael Kakuta has completed his move from Chelsea to Sevilla. The Blues confirmed the deal on their official website, which is reported to be worth around£2.5 million.

The Frenchman, who spent 6 seasons at Stamford Bridge but only made 16 appearances in all competitions, flew to Spain on Thursday to complete his medical.

Liverpool adamant to keep Raheem Sterling, reject £40m Man City bid

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Liverpool adamant to keep Raheem Sterling, reject £40m Man City bid - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Liverpool have rejected a second bid from Manchester City for Raheem Sterling in a matter of days. As reported here by the Guardian, the Citizens made an improved£40 million bid for the winger, but the Reds have said no.

Chelsea player to undergo medical today, transfer very close

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Chelsea player to undergo medical today, transfer very close - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Chelsea midfielder Gael Kakuta should complete his move to La Liga side Sevilla later today, as he has arrived in Spain to complete his medical. Sevilla have confirmed on their official website that they expect the procedure to go forward without any problemsand the paperwork to be subsequently signed.

Arsenal in talks with midfielder, Spurs lodge €28m offer

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Arsenal in talks with midfielder, Spurs lodge €28m offer - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

According to Spanish newspaper, Sport, Tottenham have launched a€28m offer for Monaco midfielder, Geoffrey Kondogbia.

Earlier this week, Gianluca Di Marziosuggested that the French midfielder is in talks with Arsene Wenger over a move to Arsenal.

Real Madrid want Chelsea target, clears way for Benzema to Manchester United

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Real Madrid want Chelsea target, clears way for Benzema to Manchester United - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

According to AS, Rafael Benitez has asked Florentino Perez to sign Mauro Icardi from Inter Milan.

The Argentine striker has been one of the hottest properties around Europe this summer and has been tracked by the likes of Liverpool, Chelsea and Real Madrid.

Manchester United interested in €100m striker, club president willing to sell

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Manchester United interested in €100m striker, club president willing to sell - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

According to TuttoMercatoWeb, Napoli are willing to let go of Gonzalo Higuain if a club offers to match his buyout clause of€100m.

Napoli president Aurelio De Laurentis insists that the Argentine is set tostay put at theStadio San Paolounless someone decided to pay a ridiculous sum of money for his services.

Manchester United monitoring £30m Belgian, player wants Champions League

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Manchester United monitoring £30m Belgian, player wants Champions League - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

According to the Guardian, Louis Van Gaal is thought to be considering a move for Everton striker, Romelu Lukaku.

The Belgian has scored 53 goals in his last three seasons in the Premier League and has been attracting a lot of interest from Germany.

Will Radamel Falcao be another Fernando Torres at Chelsea?

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Will Radamel Falcao be another Fernando Torres at Chelsea? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Radamel Falcao's move to Chelsea is expected to be announced any time now. The Colombian is set to join the Blues on a one-year£4 million loan deal, with the club having the option to buy the Monaco striker for£35 million next summer.

Chelsea set to bid for £30m Belgian midfielder, Juventus in talks with player

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Chelsea set to bid for £30m Belgian midfielder, Juventus in talks with player - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Chelsea are interested in signing Zenit St Petersburg midfielder Axel Witsel.

Reports in the English media state that Chelsea are keen to bring in an alternative to Cesc Fabregas and Witself is the perfect candidate.

2015/16 Liverpool fixtures: Baptism of fire for Brendan Rodgers

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2015/16 Liverpool fixtures: Baptism of fire for Brendan Rodgers - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Premier League announced its latest set of fixtures for the 2015/16 season this morning.

While the fixture list is certainly interesting in terms of a gripping title challenge, one team and one man in particular will be considerably displeased with their start to the season.

Arsenal Could Sign This Goalkeeper for Free Instead of Petr Čech

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Arsenal Could Sign This Goalkeeper for Free Instead of Petr Čech - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Arsenal are widely-expected to land a new goalkeeper this summer with two names strongly linked with a move to the Emirates.

Arsène Wenger has lost faith in Wojciech Szczęsny since New Year's Day whilst most don't see David Ospina as being good enough for a side looking to maintain a title challenge.

Manchester United desperate to sign top-class defender, target World Cup-winner

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Manchester United desperate to sign top-class defender, target World Cup-winner - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Louis van Gaal is leaving no stone unturned in trying to shore up Manchester United's defence next season. According to Gianluca Di Marzio, Bayern Munich centre-back Jerome Boateng is on the radar of the Red Devils.

Arsenal target close to joining Liverpool, deal to complete this week

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Arsenal target close to joining Liverpool, deal to complete this week - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Liverpool are expected to complete the signing of Joe Gomez by the end of this week, according to reports from The Times.

The Reds have signed James Milner, Adam Bogdan and Danny Ings so far on free transfers, and Gomez could becomes their fourth capture of the summer.

After Falcao, Chelsea turn attention to £43m French forward

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After Falcao, Chelsea turn attention to £43m French forward - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Chelsea agreed a loan deal for Colombian striker Radamel Falcao yesterday. The Barclays Premier League Champions have agreed to pay Monaco a £5m loan fee for the former Manchester United striker, who according to The Times, has accepted a pay cut of more than 25 per cent on his previous wages of £265k-a-week to move to Stamford Bridge.

Mendes behind move, Manchester United next destination for €14m Brazilian star

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Mendes behind move, Manchester United next destination for €14m Brazilian star - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

French newspaper L'Equipe speculates that Monaco defender Fabinho could be one his way out of the club, and his next destination could be Manchester United.

The 21-year-old defender joined Real Madrid on loan from Rio Ave in 2013.

Liverpool make offer for Spanish defender, player wants to leave on good terms

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Liverpool make offer for Spanish defender, player wants to leave on good terms - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Liverpool have made an offer to Barcelona to buy Marc Bartra. According to Spanish newspaper Sport, the central defender feels unimportantat the Nou Camp due to lack of game time, but wants to leave the club on good terms so that a potential return in the future is possible.

Non Tranferable: Manchester United-Real Madrid transfer duel getting serious

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Non Tranferable: Manchester United-Real Madrid transfer duel getting serious - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Spanish newspaper Marca claim that Real Madrid will not sell French defender Raphael Varane in the summer. He, like Gareth Bale, falls under the "non transferable" category at the club.

Arsenal to help United sign LVG’s long-term transfer target

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Arsenal to help United sign LVG's long-term transfer target - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Arsenal can help Manchester United signing their long-term transfer target Nathaniel Clyne in the summer window.

The Southampton defender has been impressive in the last few seasons and was in fine form during the 2014-15 campaign.

Coach: Man Utd’s €30m transfer target ‘incredibly intelligent’ & ‘complete player’

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Coach: Man Utd's €30m transfer target 'incredibly intelligent' & 'complete player' - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Hoffenheim sensation Roberto Firmino could be heading towards Manchester United in the summer. His agent recently confirmed that the attacking midfielder would be moving to the Premier League, although he didn't mention any particular club.

Mendes to negotiate for Manchester United’s big money transfer move

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Mendes to negotiate for Manchester United's big money transfer move - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester United's bid to sign Argentine defender Nicolas Otamendi has gotten serious, with arguably the most influential football agent in the planet now involved. The player's agent Eugenio Lopez has stated, according to Superdeporte,"I will not negotiate with Amadeo Salvo (the President of Valencia CF, where Otamendi currently plays), I negotiate with Jorge Mendes".

Manchester United 2015-16 fixtures: Which team will Harry Kane play for on opening day

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Manchester United 2015-16 fixtures: Which team will Harry Kane play for on opening day - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

The Premier League fixtures for 2015-16 season has been released and Manchester United will take on Tottenham Hotspur in the opening fixture at Old Trafford on August 8.

Manchester United crazy about Serie A star duo

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Manchester United crazy about Serie A star duo - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester United want to sign Lazio duo of Felipe Anderson and Stefan de Vrij as they look to bolster their attacking division.

According to Gianluca di Marzio, Louis van Gaal wants to land the midfielder and the central defender in the summer transfer window as United are crazy in signing these two players.

Chelsea midfielder confirms Radamel Falcao transfer

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Chelsea midfielder confirms Radamel Falcao transfer - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Juan Cuadrado has commented on the news that his international teammate Radamel Falcao is soon to be revealed as his club teammate as well. Chelsea should be announcing the move any time now, which involves Falcao joining from Monaco on a one-year deal for £4 million,with a subsequent option to buy the striker next summer for £35 million.

Arsenal in pole position to sign midfielder after Wenger hold talks

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Arsenal in pole position to sign midfielder after Wenger hold talks - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Arsenal are close to signing AS Monaco star midfielder Geoffrey Kondogbia this summer.

The Gunners are looking to bring in a defensive midfielder as they look to strengthen their defence as they look to challenge Chelsea and compete with Manchester United and Manchester City for the league title.

Manchester United Target Available to Big Offer

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Manchester United Target Available to Big Offer - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester United target Lucas Biglia will be sold if Lazio receive a big offer for the midfielder, according to reports in Italy.

The Argentine international has been linked to some of Europe's elite in recent weeks, with United facing competition from Real Madrid and Bayern Munich amongst others.

Mourinho likes Manchester United’s €25m target, player wants transfer move in the summer

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Mourinho likes Manchester United's €25m target, player wants transfer move in the summer - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

According to reports from Gazzetta dello Sport, Italy's famous pink newspaper, Manchester United, Chelsea and Juventus all are interested in the Belgium midfielder Axel Witsel.

From Italy: Liverpool’s stunning swap deal offer for €30m midfielder

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From Italy: Liverpool's stunning swap deal offer for €30m midfielder - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Liverpool's interest in Mateo Kovacic continues to dominate the headlines in the Italian media, almost on a daily basis. The Reds are looking to sign a top quality midfielder in the summer to replace Steven Gerrard and have turned their attention to the Croatian midfielder.

From France: Liverpool in ‘pole position’ to sign €12m PSG defender

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From France: Liverpool in 'pole position' to sign €12m PSG defender - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Liverpool are leading the race to sign PSG's young left back Lucas Digne in the summer, according to reports from France Football.

The 21-year-old has been targeted by Serie A giants Roma, as Rudi Garcia, his former coach at Lille, wants to take him to Italy.

Arsenal unveil PUMA 2015-16 Home Kit

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Arsenal unveil PUMA 2015-16 Home Kit - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Arsenal have unveiled PUMA 2015-16 home kit on Monday night through a live show at the Emirates Stadium.

It was a colourful ceremony, where over 1000 fans were present, joined by club legend Thierry Henry and DJ Gilles Peterson creating a carnival atmosphere.

Agreement reached: Arsenal to sell top-quality striker for just £1.4m

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Agreement reached: Arsenal to sell top-quality striker for just £1.4m - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Galatasaray have reached an agreement to sign German striker Lukas Podolski from Arsenal for £1.4 million, according to Turkish newspaper Aksam. The report states that thedeal will be announced in the next couple of days, but the move has been agreed in principle between the two sides.

Chelsea Transfer: €30m Brazilian emerges as club’s top target, front page story

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Chelsea Transfer: €30m Brazilian emerges as club's top target, front page story - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Juventus manager Masimilliano Allegri has made Chelsea midfielder Oscar his primary target for the transfer window. In a story covered on the front page by Italian newspaper Tuttosport, the Brazilian could find himself playing for the Serie A champions next season if the right offer comes along.

Manchester United’s big money star appears to have mocked his manager

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Manchester United's big money star appears to have mocked his manager - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester United's record signing wingerAngel di Maria has found himself embroiled at the centre of controversy after he appeared to have laughed atArgentina manager Tata Martino's team talk at half time.

Almost Done, €50m Fee agreed, Chelsea transfer to be completed by the end of the week

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Almost Done, €50m Fee agreed, Chelsea transfer to be completed by the end of the week - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

According to reports from L'Equipe, Chelsea have almost agreed a deal to sign Colombian striker Radamel Falcao. The French newspaper claim that the dealshould be finalized and announced between now and the weekend.

Manchester United ready to offer bumper contract for Barcelona player

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Manchester United ready to offer bumper contract for Barcelona player - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester United have reportedly registered an interest in Barcelona's young goal keeperIñaki Peña.

The 16-year-old goal keeper is a highly promising talent and he wants to stay at the club and grow at the Catalan club.

The Premier League Top Four: One Player Each Team Should Buy This Summer

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The Premier League Top Four: One Player Each Team Should Buy This Summer - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

With domestic seasons now over, clubs have started to shift their focus on the summer transfer window. With June now in full swing, teams across Europe have the chance to bring in new faces.

Is Jack Wilshere the solution to England’s problems?

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Is Jack Wilshere the solution to England's problems? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Slovenia 2, England 3: Wayne Rooney may have got the winner, but it was Jack Wilshere who won all the plaudits. This article asks whether the the diminutive Arsenal midfielder is the solution to England's problems.

Argentina vs Uruguay Copa América Preview & Possible Lineups

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Argentina vs Uruguay Copa América Preview & Possible Lineups - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Argentina need three points to have a chance of going top of their group heading into their final match with Jamaica having drawn their opener with Paraguay.

There have been some underpar performances from the favourites in their opening game in Chile, with Uruguay themselves only 1-0 winners over Jamaica.

Chelsea Transfer: Lawyer & Agent met in Rome, possible move for defender discussed

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Chelsea Transfer: Lawyer & Agent met in Rome, possible move for defender discussed - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Italian club Sampdoria are seemingly interested in signing Chelsea defender Kurt Zouma on a season long loan.

According to reports from Tuttosport,Antonio Romei, renowned lawyer and the right hand man ofSampdoria president Ferrero met with Pini Zahavi, who is a well known agent & one of Roman Abramovich's trusted people, in Rome on Monday.

Coach reveals Manchester United target wants Arsenal move

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Coach reveals Manchester United target wants Arsenal move - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Arsenal could beat Manchester United in signing Chelsea star Petr Cech, according to the Blues goalkeeping coach Christophe Lollichon.

The 33-year-old has seen his first team opportunities restricted since the resurgence of Thibaut Courtois and his return to Stamford Bridge last summer.

Deal Very Close: Chelsea transfer is now just a ‘question of hours’

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Deal Very Close: Chelsea transfer is now just a 'question of hours' - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Sevilla president Jose Castro has confirmed that the club is very close to completing the transfer move of Chelsea forward Gael Kakuta. The Andalusian club are also working hard on signing Dnipro's Yevhen Konoplyanka.

Goal scoring midfielder will be at Chelsea next season, qualifies for work permit

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Goal scoring midfielder will be at Chelsea next season, qualifies for work permit - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Chelsea's teenage sensation Bertrand Traore will return to Stamford Bridge after one and a half years at Eredivisie side Vitesse. According to the Dutch website Soccernews, Traore is close to securing a work permit to play in England and will therefore to his parent club in the summer.

Manchester United’s €30m target will join Premier League this summer, agent confirms

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Manchester United's €30m target will join Premier League this summer, agent confirms - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Hoffenheim sensation Roberto Firmino is bound for the Premier League, his agent has confirmed. The attacking midfielder has been linked with a move to Manchester United for a while now, and these comments fuel further speculation that he will be plying his trade at Old Trafford next season.

Manchester United’s £15m target prefers Liverpool move

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Manchester United's £15m target prefers Liverpool move - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Liverpool are preparing an improved offer (already a£10m bid rejected last month) for Southampton full-back Nathaniel Clyne, according to reports from Liverpool Echo.

The 24-year-old has only a year left on his contract at St Mary's and he has refused to sign a new deal at the club.

Midfielder’s relationship with LVG could help Manchester United sign star player

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Midfielder's relationship with LVG could help Manchester United sign star player - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Roy Makaay, former Bayern Munich striker says midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger could join Manchester United in the summer transfer window.

The 30-year-old was instrumental in Germany's World Cup winning campaign in Brazil, where they defeated Argentina in the final.

Manchester United star he will not be a part of a puppet show at Old Trafford

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Manchester United star he will not be a part of a puppet show at Old Trafford - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Star striker Robin van Persie has admitted that he will not be a part of a puppet show and his future at Old Trafford will be decided by Manchester United.

The Dutch international joined from Arsenal in the summer of 2012 and won the league in his debut season.

Club fail to reach agreement: Man Utd player unlikely to seal Real Madrid move

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Club fail to reach agreement: Man Utd player unlikely to seal Real Madrid move - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

La Liga giants Real Madrid are unlikely to complete the signing ofManchester United defender Guillermo Varela on a permanent basis. According to reports in Italy, Udinese are interested in signing the highly rated Uruguayan defender.

Liverpool’s €21m bid for midfielder, club want €25m

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Liverpool's €21m bid for midfielder, club want €25m - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

If the reports are to be believed, Liverpool are showing serious interest in Inter Milan's highly rated Croatian central midfielder Mateo Kovacic.

English press, especially the tabloids, are feeding us the information that the Reds indeed are putting a concrete effort to sign the midfielder.

Italian club keen to sign Chelsea winger for another year

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Italian club keen to sign Chelsea winger for another year - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Chelsea's Mohamed Salah has made such an impression during his four-month loan spell at Fiorentina, that the Italian club are determined to keep him for another year at least. According to Tutto Mercato Web, new manager Paulo Sousa will convince Salah to stay on in Florence and keep other suitors away.

Argentine star’s transfer move to Manchester United will be decided this week

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Argentine star's transfer move to Manchester United will be decided this week - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Marcos Rojo has enjoyed a decent first season at Manchester United. He has settled in nicely at his new club and has established himself as a first team regular under Louis van Gaal.

Good News: Arsenal’s €35m target – I’m considering offers from England

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Good News: Arsenal's €35m target I'm considering offers from England - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

After letting his agent do the talking all this while, Porto striker Jackson Martinez has finally given a update on his transfer situation.

Earlier this month, Martinez's agent revealed that his client is close to a move, although he didn't mention any particular club where his client would be heading to.

Agent initiate Manchester United transfer talks – €50m or forget it!

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Agent initiate Manchester United transfer talks €50m or forget it! - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Valencia board members recently held a meeting where they discussed about the potential transfer move of Argentine defender Nicolas Otamendi, who is attracting strong interest from Manchester United.

The curious case of Ricky van Wolfswinkel

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The curious case of Ricky van Wolfswinkel - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

In March 2013 Ricky van Wolfswinkel was a man on the move in every sense. Norwich City had just forked out a club record fee for his services, a deal they were so anxious to conclude that they didn't dare risk getting gazumped in the summer.

The 2014 World Cup in Brazil: Build Up, Tournament & Legacy

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The 2014 World Cup in Brazil: Build Up, Tournament & Legacy - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Sepp Blatter continued on from South Africa 2010 by taking the representation of the World Cup away from Europe in consecutive tournaments by opting to only allow South American countries the opportunity to put on the 2014 show.

The 2010 World Cup in South Africa: Build Up, Tournament & Legacy

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The 2010 World Cup in South Africa: Build Up, Tournament & Legacy - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

FIFA opted for a newfangled, alternative selection to host the 2010 FIFA World Cup. No other continent other than Africa would have been contemplated which implied FIFA wanted to compass the appeal of football across an acreage that does not receive the recognition of others.

The 2006 World Cup in Germany: Build Up, Tournament & Legacy

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The 2006 World Cup in Germany: Build Up, Tournament & Legacy - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

The award of the 2006 World Cup was made in July 2000 and the nations bidding to host the tournament were; Germany, South Africa, England and Morocco, Brazil having withdrawn their bid. After three rounds of voting Germany was awarded the finals, ahead of South Africa.

Radamel Falcao set to sign for Chelsea after agreeing personal terms

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Radamel Falcao set to sign for Chelsea after agreeing personal terms - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

According to well informed journalist Duncan Castles, Radamel Falcao is set to join Chelsea after his disappointing loan spell at Manchester United last season. Castles writes in his personal column in the Times claiming that the Colombian has agreed personal terms with the Stamford Bridge side.

The 2002 World Cup in Korea-Japan: Build Up, Tournament & Legacy

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The 2002 World Cup in Korea-Japan: Build Up, Tournament & Legacy - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

The2002 FIFA World Cupwas notable even before a ball was kicked. FIFA broke new ground in a number of ways starting with the awarding of the first World Cup tournament ever to be jointly staged, to Japan and South Korea.

The 1998 World Cup in France: Build Up, Tournament & Legacy

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The 1998 World Cup in France: Build Up, Tournament & Legacy - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Only six countries have won theWorld Cupwhilst hosting the competition, withFrancebeing the most recent nation to do so back in 1998.

Having beaten Morocco to host the competition in a straightforward two horse race after the Swiss had to pull out for not meeting FIFA's demands, the French were given the chance to stage the World Cup for the first time since 1938.

The 1994 World Cup in USA: Build Up, Tournament & Legacy

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The 1994 World Cup in USA: Build Up, Tournament & Legacy - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

A country with unparalleled wealth, a football league with low viewing figures and overall a weird choice compared to the other bids to host the most famous international football competition.

What will Chelsea’s strike force look like next season?

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What will Chelsea's strike force look like next season? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Last summer was an extremely important one at Chelsea Football Club. With three misfiring strikers on his book, Jose Mourinho needed to wring the changes and give the forward line and completely new look.

DEAL CLOSE: Chelsea midfielder nearing move to Spanish club

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DEAL CLOSE: Chelsea midfielder nearing move to Spanish club - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Chelsea midfielder Gael Kakuta is extremely close to completing a move to La Liga side Sevilla according to the club's Director of Sport, Monchi. In an interview to AS, Monchi has stated that negotiations with Chelsea are at an advanced stage.

Brendan Rodgers allows duo to leave Liverpool

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Brendan Rodgers allows duo to leave Liverpool - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Liverpool have confirmed their defender Glen Johnson and goalkeeper Brad Jones will leave the club on Friday.

The England international's contract is set to expire on 30 June, while the Australian shot stopper is also a free agent in the summer.

PHOTO: Memphis Depay unveiled at Manchester United

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PHOTO: Memphis Depay unveiled at Manchester United - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Double Dutch: New #mufc signing Memphis Depay checks in with the boss. https://t.co/FiR0XkAZdp

— Manchester United (@ManUtd) June 12, 2015

Manchester United have unveiled their new signing Memphis Depay.

Arsenal charged by FA for breach of agent regulations over last summer signing

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Arsenal charged by FA for breach of agent regulations over last summer signing - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Arsenal have been charged by the Football Association for the breach of the Football Agents' Regulations during the transfer of Calum Chambers.

The 20-year-old made a switch to the Emirates after the Gunners agreed a fee with Southampton for the sale of their defender.

Arsenal forward open for Emirates exit to get regular playing time

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Arsenal forward open for Emirates exit to get regular playing time - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Lukas Podolski has admitted that he is open to leaving Arsenal if the club fails to assure him of regular playing time for the upcoming season.

After failing to secure a place in the Gunners' starting lineup in the first half of last campaign, Arsene Wenger allowed the 30-year-old to join Inter Milan on-loan for the remainder of the 2014-15 season.

Liverpool star wants out, £40m bid imminent

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Liverpool star wants out, £40m bid imminent - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

According to reports in the English media, Manchester City are set to lodge an improved£40m bid for Liverpool star Raheem Sterling.

Yesterday the Times claimed that Manchester City have offered £25m for the Liverpool attacker, but the Merseyside club were quick to dismiss their approach and are believed to be holding out for £50m.

Photo: Louis van Gaal with Manchester United’s summer signing

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Photo: Louis van Gaal with Manchester United's summer signing - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester United have completed their first summer signing after Memphis Depay joined from PSV Eindhoven on Friday.

The 21-year-old played a crucial role in helping his former club win the Eredivisie last season as he was the league's top scorer with 22 goals.

José Mourinho Wants to Bring Algerian Defender to Chelsea

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José Mourinho Wants to Bring Algerian Defender to Chelsea - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

José Mourinho wants to strengthen his Chelsea defence this summer and is targeting Napoli left-back Faouzi Ghoulam to do just that, according to reports in France.

Le 10 Sport are reporting that the Blues boss is keen to land the 24-year-old Algerian international.

Liverpool reject Manchester City’s £30m bid for Raheem Sterling

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Liverpool reject Manchester City's £30m bid for Raheem Sterling - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

According to reports from The Times, Liverpool have turned down Manchester City's £30m offer for Raheem Sterling. The report states that City made their move for the English winger this week by offering £25m plus £5m in potential future payments but the move was turned down by the Merseyside giants.

Manchester United’s €28m midfield target to discuss future, Louis van Gaal wants him

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Manchester United's €28m midfield target to discuss future, Louis van Gaal wants him - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

BastianSchweinsteiger has yet to commit his future with Bayern Munich, casting more doubts on his own future withthe German club.

The Germany world cup winner is undoubtedly a world class midfielder who has been a long term target of Manchester United.

Messi: Rivalry with Ronaldo + Arsenal transfer move

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Messi: Rivalry with Ronaldo + Arsenal transfer move - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo share a healthy footballing rivalry. As they play for arch-rival Barcelona and Real Madrid, media leads us to believe that there exists a strong rivalry between them.

Done deal! Liverpool announce their third summer signing

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Done deal! Liverpool announce their third summer signing - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Liverpool football club have announced their third summer signing of this summer in Adam Bogdan.

The Hungarian goalkeeper will join as a backup to Belgian, Simon Mignolet.

#LFC are pleased to announce that personal terms have been agreed with Adam Bogdan.

La Liga club waiting for offers, €30m striker wants Manchester United move

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La Liga club waiting for offers, €30m striker wants Manchester United move - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

According to Marca, Carlos Bacca could well be on his way out of Sevilla this summer.

The Spanish publication states that Sevilla are looking to cash in on their prized asset whilst his stock remains high and will accept offers in the region of 30 million.

Top 12 Transfer Targets to Watch at the Copa América 2015

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Top 12 Transfer Targets to Watch at the Copa América 2015 - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

The 2015 UEFA Champions League final was last weekend but the football season is not finished just yet. The Copa América is underway in South America which will feature some of the world's greatest footballers, including Lionel Messi, Sergio Agüero and Neymar.

Manchester United Target Gives Transfer Update on Facebook

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Manchester United Target Gives Transfer Update on Facebook - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester United sponsors Bwin appeared to announce the signing of İlkay Gündoğan earlier this week, although have since made a u-turn.

The Premier League giants have been linked to the German international for a while now and appear to be inching ever closer to a deal for the Borussia Dortmund midfielder.

Not again! AC Milan look to hijack €30m deal for another Arsenal target

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Not again! AC Milan look to hijack €30m deal for another Arsenal target - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Arsenal may miss out on another important target, midfielder Geoffrey Kondogbia from Monaco. According to Gianluca Di Marzio, AC Milan are in contact with the player and his representatives and are confident of bringing him to the San Siro.

Liverpool back in the hunt for €20m Spanish defender

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Liverpool back in the hunt for €20m Spanish defender - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Liverpool have registered their interest in Barcelona defender Martin Montoya, according to reports from Spanish newspaper Mundo Deportivo.

The 24-year-old Barcelona defender was heavily linked with a move to Liverpool last summer, and also during the January transfer window.

Manchester United weighing up move for Harry Kane [Fan Reactions]

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Manchester United weighing up move for Harry Kane [Fan Reactions] - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

According to Sky Sports, Manchester United are keen to land the coveted Tottenham striker, Harry Kane.

BREAKING: Sky sources: Manchester Utd interested in signing Tottenham's Harry Kane.

Arsenal submit €18m offer for Juventus defender

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Arsenal submit €18m offer for Juventus defender - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

According to CalcioMercato, Arsenal have submitted a formal bid for Juventus defender Daniele Rugani.

The report states that the London club have offered 15 million euros upfront with an excess of 3 million to be paid in bonuses.

PSG interested in signing £60m Manchester United flop on loan

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PSG interested in signing £60m Manchester United flop on loan - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Paris Saint-Germain's intention of bringing Angel Di Maria to the French capital has still not gone away, it seems. According to the country's daily Le 10 Sport, PSG missed out last summer on signing the Argentine from Real Madrid.

Chelsea striker starts negotiations for transfer to London rivals

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Chelsea striker starts negotiations for transfer to London rivals - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Loic Remy's stint at Chelsea has not gone completely according to plan. Despite being the Blues' most prolific striker on a goals-per-minute basis last season, the Frenchman only made 27 appearances in all competitions and often found himself being the third-choice behind Diego Costa and Didier Drogba.

Arsenal ready to pay €35m for striker, club want transfer immediately

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Arsenal ready to pay €35m for striker, club want transfer immediately - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Italian media are pretty confident that AC Milan will agree a deal with Porto forJackson Martinez in the next few days. The Colombian international has a reported €35m buy-out clause, and his agent has confirmed that the striker would leave the club in the summer transfer window.

Deal Close: Manchester United move to complete second major signing

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Deal Close: Manchester United move to complete second major signing - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester United are reportedly close to completing the signing of Brazilian midfielder Rodrigo Dourado.

United scouts have been following him for some time now and they are impressed with what they saw from him.

Deal Agreed: Liverpool’s €20m summer target should seal move shortly

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Deal Agreed: Liverpool's €20m summer target should seal move shortly - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Atletico Madrid have a great tradition of signing top strikers around the world. The likes of Fernando Torres, Radamel Falcao, Sergio Aguero, Diego Costa, Diego Forlan et al have all graced Calderon over the years.

Italian giants looking to negotiate deal for €35m Arsenal target

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Italian giants looking to negotiate deal for €35m Arsenal target - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

After it was revealed yesterday by his agent that he was close to a move, Arsenal target Jackson Martinez's next destination is looking increasingly like being AC Milan. According to a report by Sky Italia, as relayed here by Tuttomercatoweb, the Rossoneri's Vice-President Adriano Galliani will be flying to Portugal to finalise a deal with Martinez's current club Porto.

Torres the most overrated player in Spanish football?

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Torres the most overrated player in Spanish football? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Want to sell a football 'autobiography'? Then provocation and controversy are your best friends. That's certainly the attitude of the people behind Jerzy Dudek's offering; according to Dudek, during his time as Real Madrid's no.

2015 European Player Rankings: Top 25 Wingers

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2015 European Player Rankings: Top 25 Wingers - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

This is the first in a series of European player rankings that will cover each position on the pitch. Each player is assigned to a position based on their natural propensity and where they were deployed this past season, with more weight given to the latter.

Diego Simeone: ‘Ex-Manchester United star would be ideal for us’

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Diego Simeone: 'Ex-Manchester United star would be ideal for us' - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone has claimed that the former Manchester United striker Carlos Tevez would be ideal for his side.

Atleti finished third in the league, after having won it last season and Simeone is keen to recreate a devastating attacking trio like that of Barcelona and Real Madrid.

Liverpool and Manchester United target set for showdown talks next week

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Liverpool and Manchester United target set for showdown talks next week - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

According to L'Equipe, Liverpool are set to push for the French star Alexandre Lacazette. Brendan Rodgers is keen to address his goalscoring issues this season and has already signed Burnley hitman, Danny Ings.

£25m Arsenal midfield target could leave for ‘financial reasons’

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£25m Arsenal midfield target could leave for 'financial reasons' - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

According to Monaco manager, Leonardo Jardim, Geoffrey Kondogbia could be allowed to leave for financial reasons this summer.

It is believed that Monaco are primed for a clear out in order to raise some funds and Kondogbia, along with a few other players are expendables.

In demand Atletico Madrid star offered to Manchester United

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In demand Atletico Madrid star offered to Manchester United - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

According to Daily Mail, Atletico Madrid striker Mario Madzukic has been offered to Manchester United.

The Croatian has been linked with moves away from the Calderon this summer and could head to the Premier League.

The Italian Job! Chelsea table bid for Gonzalo Higuain

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The Italian Job! Chelsea table bid for Gonzalo Higuain - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

According toCorriere dello Sport, Napoli have rejected a bid from Chelsea, for their star striker Gonzalo Higuain.

The paper also claims that Arsenal and Manchester United are keen admirers of the Argentine striker and could make their move now.

Real Madrid want Aguero, Benzema could move to Arsenal

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Real Madrid want Aguero, Benzema could move to Arsenal - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

According to El confidencial, Real Madrid president Florentino Perez is keen to make a Galactico signing this summer and Kun Aguero is the man on top of their list.

Perez has always been an admirer of the Argentine' talents, but his Atletico Madrid roots always prevented a direct transfer.

Real Madrid set to complete €25m signing of Manchester United star

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Real Madrid set to complete €25m signing of Manchester United star - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

According to MARCA, Real Madrid are all set to complete the signing of David De Gea.

The Spanish giants have been locked in talks with Manchester United over the last few weeks and it is believed that both parties have an agreement now.

Confirmed: West Ham appoint Slaven Bilic as their new manager

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Confirmed: West Ham appoint Slaven Bilic as their new manager - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

West Ham United have confirmed Slaven Bilic will be their new manager from this summer.

The 46-year-old was in charge of the Croatian national team between 2006 to 2012 and managed Turkish club Beşiktaş between 2013 and 2015.

Midfielder hints Manchester United target could join Arsenal

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Midfielder hints Manchester United target could join Arsenal - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Arsenal midfielder Tomas Rosicky has admitted that Chelsea star goalkeeper Petr Cech could make a switch to the Emirates in the summer transfer window.

After an impressive performance for the west London club over the years, the 33-year-old has been the second choice keeper since Thibaut Courtois returned to Stamford Bridge after completing his loan spell at Atletico Madrid last summer.

Arsenal and Manchester United target confirms summer transfer

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Arsenal and Manchester United target confirms summer transfer - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Arsenal and Manchester United have suffered a massive blow in signing Sami Khedira after the midfielder has agreed a deal to join Juventus.

The North London side and the Red Devils were keen on landing the midfielder in the summer transfer window as his contract at Real Madrid was set to run down on 30 June.

Chelsea goalkeeper wants to stay in London, Arsenal on red alert

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Chelsea goalkeeper wants to stay in London, Arsenal on red alert - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Petr Cech has revealed in an interview that it would be best for him to stay on in London, if he were to leave Chelsea in the upcoming transfer window, Jeremy Wilson from the The Telegraph has reported.

Man United €30m transfer deal was almost done, club urges Mendes to sort out quickly

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Man United €30m transfer deal was almost done, club urges Mendes to sort out quickly - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

After weeks of constant speculation, done deal or agreement reached type stories being published in the media, it seems like the transfer saga of Nicolas Gaitan has somehow cooled down.

Real Madrid say they have ‘no interest’ in Manchester United star

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Real Madrid say they have 'no interest' in Manchester United star - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

This summer promises to be a cracker. When Manchester United and Real Madrid are involved in a transfer tug of war, there can hardly be any room for boredom, isn't it?

The David de Gea transfer saga is the main focal point, but United are also interested in other Madrid galacticos Gareth Bale, Karim Benzema, Varane and Ronaldo as well.

€35m Arsenal target set to move; agent confirms deal close

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€35m Arsenal target set to move; agent confirms deal close - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

According to Portuguese daily, O Jogo, Arsenal target Jackson Martinez is set to join another club in the next few days.

Although the destination still remains a secret, it is believed that negotiations are well underway and the Colombian will sign for another European club.

Brazilian star having second thoughts about Manchester United move

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Brazilian star having second thoughts about Manchester United move - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

According to Spanish publication, Sport, Dani Alves is set to decide his future soon.

Initially the Brazilian wanted to move on from the Catalan giants, but the reaction he got from the club and the fans after winning the treble is thought to have planted a seed of doubt in his mind.

Manchester United Transfer: Real Madrid name their price for Cristiano Ronaldo

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Manchester United Transfer: Real Madrid name their price for Cristiano Ronaldo - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

According to Spanish publication, AS, Manchester United have enquired about the Real Madrid attacking trio of Bale, Ronaldo,Benzema and defender Varane.

Louis Van Gaal is keen to assemble a title winning side this summer and he believes that Ronaldo/Bale, Benzema and a strong centre back like Varane will help him achieve his objective.

Real Madrid enquire about Chelsea’ Brazilian star

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Real Madrid enquire about Chelsea' Brazilian star - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

According to MARCA, Real Madrid have enquired about Chelsea full back Filipe Luis.

The Brazilian full back enjoyed a stop start season with the Blues, since his move from Vicente Calderon and is willing to return to Spain this summer.

Manchester United suffer massive blow in signing LVG’s defender target

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Manchester United suffer massive blow in signing LVG's defender target - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester United have suffered a huge blow in their ongoing pursuit of signing Dani Alves after the defender signed a new two-year deal at Barcelona.

The Brazil international was an integral part of the Catalan club's treble winning campaign and even started during the Champions League final against Juventus, which was won by Luis Enrique's side 3-1 in Berlin.

Bundesliga Raid! Tottenham launch £7.5m move for Liverpool target

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Bundesliga Raid! Tottenham launch £7.5m move for Liverpool target - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

According to BILD, Spurs have made a 7.5 million pound offer for Stuttgart attacker, Timo Werner.

Pochettino is keen to reinforce his attacking options and the former Southampton manager has identified Werner as a perfect partner for the outstanding Harry Kane.

Paul Scholes says Manchester United star is ‘not clever enough’

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Paul Scholes says Manchester United star is 'not clever enough' - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester United legend Paul Scholes has slammed England International Phil Jones in an interview today.

The ex-Manchester United midfielder has claimed that the former Blackburn defender is not clever enough to shine as a centre back.

Chelsea transfer: Defender to seal move, deal almost done, just a ‘formality’

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Chelsea transfer: Defender to seal move, deal almost done, just a 'formality' - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Chelsea defender Andreas Christensen is reportedly close to joining German club Borussia Monchengladbach on a season long loan.

Reports emerged few days back that the Denmark U21 defender was awaiting a final clearance from Chelseabefore making the switch to the Bundesligaclub.

Manchester United star: My agent dealing with Real Madrid move

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Manchester United star: My agent dealing with Real Madrid move - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Javier Hernandez spent the last season on loan with Real Madrid from Manchester United. Although he didn't get many games under his belt, but he always impressed whenever he was given the responsibility.

Barcelona sign Vidal on five-year deal after Champions League success

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Barcelona sign Vidal on five-year deal after Champions League success - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Barcelona have confirmed the signing of right wing-back Aleix Vidalfrom Sevilla on Sunday.

The deal was announced just a day after the Catalan club completed a treble by winning the Champions League final 3-1 against Juventus in Berlin.

Liverpool confirm second summer signing, blow for Tottenham

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Liverpool confirm second summer signing, blow for Tottenham - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Liverpool have confirmed they have agreed a deal to sign Burnley striker Danny Ings on Monday.

The 22-year-old's contract will expire on 30 June and has already turned down a chance to sign a new deal.

Manchester United set $1billion worth world record

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Manchester United set $1billion worth world record - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Last December, when I interviewed John Dykes, the famous ESPN pundit, I asked him why he thinks Manchester United would be able to attract big names in world football, even if they fail to qualify for the Champions League (just a probability, as we all know United will play Champions League next season) he replied:

"Manchester United are such a unique proposition, they are such a powerful commercial entity, so they have such an incredible aura about them.

Robin Van Persie: ‘Manchester United will spend £200m this summer’

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Robin Van Persie: 'Manchester United will spend £200m this summer' - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester United forward Robin Van Persie stated that the Red Devils are likely to go on another spending spree this summer.

"United spent £200 million on players last year and they are going to spend another £200 million this summer so we will have a team that can compete for the title," said the former Arsenal man.

Sublime Barcelona—2014/15 Champions League Winners

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Sublime Barcelona—2014/15 Champions League Winners - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Barcelona 3, Juventus 1: On the night, Barca didn't quite perform to their very best. They were somewhat wasteful in the openings they created, a couple of 5 on 3 counter attacks included. They took their foot off the gas for long periods of the game and were even on the backfoot for ten or so minutes after Juve equalised.

Agent to fly in Spain, force exit and secure €50m Manchester United transfer

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Agent to fly in Spain, force exit and secure €50m Manchester United transfer - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Last month, Argentine newspaper Ole published a sensational report that created huge interest among the Manchester United fans. They claimed that United had agreed a preliminary agreement with Valencia defender Otamendi.

Man Utd transfer: Club’s best player says ‘Goodbye’

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Man Utd transfer: Club's best player says 'Goodbye' - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Spanish newspaper AS claims that Spain goal keeper David de Gea has said 'goodbye' to his club coaches, as he wishes to join Real Madrid in the summer. De Gea, through his agent, Jorge Mendes, has conveyed the message that he wants to leave the club in the summer to join Real Madrid.

PHOTO: Manchester United star spotted in Rome

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PHOTO: Manchester United star spotted in Rome - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Recently, reports circulated in the Italian media that Serie A club Lazio could be interested in signing Manchester United striker Robin van Persie.

Van Persie's future has come under speculation in recent months and there are even suggestions the Dutch striker could be allowed to leave the club if good offer comes in way.

Not Cavani: Manchester United turn attention to Uruguayan star

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Not Cavani: Manchester United turn attention to Uruguayan star - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester United and other Premier League clubs are frequently linked with a move for PSG's striker Edinson Cavani by English press. The Uruguayan striker is reportedly unhappy at PSG and therefore several big European clubs have had registered their interest in signing him.

Spurs star: Manchester United’s top target is a ‘great player, one of the best’, Hazard is a leader

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Spurs star: Manchester United's top target is a 'great player, one of the best', Hazard is a leader - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Tottenham Hotspur winger-cum-attacking midfielder Nacer Chadli is expected to play for Belgium against France on Sunday. The 25-year-old has had a good campaign for Spurs, but in the star studded Belgian squad, he finds hard to break into the first team andused mostly as a substitute.

Manchester United confirm midfielder transfer

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Manchester United confirm midfielder transfer - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Evertonhave confirmed Manchester Unitedmidfielder Tom Cleverley will join themon a free transfer on 1 July.

The England international spent the 2014-15 season on-loan at Aston Villa on the deadline day of the last summer transfer window after he was informed that the midfielder was not included in Louis van Gaal's plan at Old Trafford.

Manchester United’s €120m summer target gives future update

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Manchester United's €120m summer target gives future update - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Gareth Bale has ended all speculations surrounding his future by confirming he will not leave Real Madrid.

The Wales international joined the 10-times European champions from Tottenham Hotspur in the summer of 2013 for a world record transfer fee.

Done Deal? Manchester United reach agreement for €30m Chelsea target

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Done Deal? Manchester United reach agreement for €30m Chelsea target - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

According to the latest reports, Manchester United have reached an agreement with Benfica for versatile winger Nicolas Gaitan. Last month Portugal newspaper A Bola had covered the report (fees quoted €30m), but this time, reputed Italian journalist Gianluca Di Marzio has given an update on the story.

Hazard: Manchester United’s €50m midfield target will become a ‘great, great player’

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Hazard: Manchester United's €50m midfield target will become a 'great, great player' - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Eden Hazard has had a great season for Chelsea. He won the league title with the club and was rightly awarded the PFA player of the year award for his excellent performance throughout the season.

PHOTO: David de Gea watched by Real Madrid coach

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PHOTO: David de Gea watched by Real Madrid coach - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

New Real Madrid manager Rafael Benitez has sent the goal keeping coachto keep an eye on Spanish goal keepers Iker Casillas and David de Gea, as we can see in the picture and the headline from Marca.

Casillas is a club legend but his future has come under intense scrutiny after a lacklustre performance last season.

Liverpool’s Raheem Sterling wants to play for Van Gaal at Manchester United

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Liverpool's Raheem Sterling wants to play for Van Gaal at Manchester United - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

The latest plot twist in the Raheem Sterling transfer saga threatens to see the player face the vitriolic scorn of the Kop.

The Guardian state this morning that the Liverpool attacker, who has refused a new deal at Anfield and is widely expected to angle for a move this summer, wants to sign for Manchester United.

Arsenal offer €40m for Argentine Goal Machine

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Arsenal offer €40m for Argentine Goal Machine - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

According to reports from Italian media outlet Gazzetta Dello Sport, Arsenal have offered €40m to Napoli for Gonzalo Higuain. Napoli however are unwilling to sell for anything less than €50m.

Despite showing inconsistency, Higuain scored 29 goals in 58 appearances this season, also providing 11 assists in the process.

12 Years, 10 Managers – How much time does Benitez have?

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12 Years, 10 Managers How much time does Benitez have? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Florentino Perez completed his own décimawith the signing of the ex-Napoli coach, under Perez' 12-year tenure as president of the Real Madrid, ten coaches have come and gone. After an emotional introduction at the Bernabeu where Benitez said "I'm home" and became teary-eyed, the reception has been generally positive in Madrid with sports daily AS publishing a full page picture of the glassy-eyed trainer next to a Real Madrid crest and a headline saying "It's in his blood.

Tributes pour in for Xavi, football visionary

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Tributes pour in for Xavi, football visionary - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

As the man you could describe as 'the soul of Barcelona' moves on, it is no exaggeration to say that he has been part of something that has changed football profoundly. Here are a selection of tributes for Xavi's 17 years at the centre of Barcelona and Spain's golden age.

Defender said to his close friends: Either Atletico or Chelsea

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Defender said to his close friends: Either Atletico or Chelsea - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Chelsea defender Filipe Luis has had a relatively quiet first season since his big money move from Atletico Madrid. He only made 15 Premier League appearances for the Blues (nine starts) as Jose Mourinho tend to favour Cesar Azpilicueta forthe left-back positions instead.

Defender said goodbye to teammates to seal Chelsea ‘dream switch’ next month

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Defender said goodbye to teammates to seal Chelsea 'dream switch' next month - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Chelsea are close to completing a deal for Swedish defender Joseph Colley, according to recent reports.

The 16-year-old defender, tall and versatile, is capable of playing at right back, central defence or as central midfielder is set to seal dream switch to Chelsea next month.

Four strikers Arsenal could sign in the summer transfer window

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Four strikers Arsenal could sign in the summer transfer window - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

This summer is going to be massive for a lot of big Premier League clubs, including Arsenal. The Gunners, buoyed by the FA Cup triumph, and an impressive second half of the season performance, should be looking to mount a serious title challenge next season.

Chelsea target considering offers amid Manchester United done deal reports

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Chelsea target considering offers amid Manchester United done deal reports - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Portugal newspaper O Jogo is absolutely convinced that Benfica winger Nicolas Gaitan will leave the club in the summer.

Over the past one month or so Portugal press have been covering reports extensively on Gaitan's future.

Manchester United star all set to seal transfer move within next 72 hours

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Manchester United star all set to seal transfer move within next 72 hours - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Everton are hopeful of signing Tom Cleverley from Manchester United on a free transfer within the next 72 hours.

According to James Ducker of The Times, the England midfielder is expected to sign a five year contract, worth about £50k-a-week, with Everton confident of signing him this week.

Chelsea’s big money target signs mega contract till 2019

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Chelsea's big money target signs mega contract till 2019 - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Inter Milan have confirmed that striker Mauro Icardi has agreed to sign a new deal that will keep him at the club till 2019.

Chelsea have been heavily linked with the Serie A (joint) top scorer this season and there were even reports that Jose Mourinho has been in regular contact with the player and even exchange texts often.

Manchester United’s big money target regularly follows Chelsea, open to PL move

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Manchester United's big money target regularly follows Chelsea, open to PL move - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester United have been linked with several top quality midfielders already for the upcoming summer transfer window and Roma's Radja Nainggolan is one of the them. Back in February, Italian media first reported that United could make astunning£30m bid to sign Roma's highly rated Belgium midfielder Nainggolan.

Manchester United fail with not one but TWO €100m bids for prime target

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Manchester United fail with not one but TWO €100m bids for prime target - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

New Real Madrid boss Rafael Benitez has been assured that Welsh winger Gareth Bale will not be sold to Manchester United or any other club.

Bale suffered relatively poor campaign this season and came under lots of criticism from the Madrid press and the fans.

A former Liverpool favourite could rob the club of Raheem Sterling

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A former Liverpool favourite could rob the club of Raheem Sterling - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Although Liverpool will have an emphasis on strengthening their squad this summer ahead of another push a top-four football next term, the Anfield outfit will also face a battle to prevent their contingent from getting weaker.

Liverpool sign James Milner, Reds fans react on Twitter

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Liverpool sign James Milner, Reds fans react on Twitter - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Liverpool have securedthe signing of Manchester City's James Milner on a free transfer, the club have confirmed.

The Reds have agreed personal terms with Milner, who will sign for #LFC upon the expiry of his contract on July 1 pic.

Champions League Final 2015: Barcelona v Juventus Preview

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Champions League Final 2015: Barcelona v Juventus Preview - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

The 2014/15 domestic season is drawing to a close across Europe, withfootball fans everywhere facing three barren months of summer before the action comes around again. There is, however, one small matter to attend to before the long drought.

Midfielder says he ‘dreams’ of playing for Manchester United

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Midfielder says he 'dreams' of playing for Manchester United - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester United has been a popular destination for Dutch players. In the past two decades, several players from the Dutch league have joined the iconic English club. The likes of Edwin van dar Sar, Ruud van Nistelrooy, Jaap Stam et al have had graced the hallowed turf of Old Trafford in their illustrious playing career.

Manchester United star confirms ‘difficult’ situation at Old Trafford

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Manchester United star confirms 'difficult' situation at Old Trafford - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester United striker Robin van Persie has admitted that he is facing a "difficult" situation at Old Trafford and claims he will take his family into account before considering his future.

Manchester United make audacious €150m bid in signing two world class players

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Manchester United make audacious €150m bid in signing two world class players - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester United will test Real Madrid's resolve by making an audacious bid in signing their star duo of Gareth Bale and Raphael Varane.

According to the reports in Spain, Mundo Deportivo claims that the Red Devils are preparing €150m bid in landing the forward and the defender in the summer transfer window.

Fifa scandal continues as Sepp Blatter announces resignation

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Fifa scandal continues as Sepp Blatter announces resignation - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

The scandal surround football's governing body Fifa has reached fever pitch, with unpopular president Sepp Blatter performing a dramatic u-turn and announcing his resignation from the organisation.

Confirmed: Real Madrid announce the arrival of former Liverpool manager

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Confirmed: Real Madrid announce the arrival of former Liverpool manager - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Real Madrid have confirmed the appointment of Rafael Benitez as their new manager on Wednesday.

The former Liverpool boss agreed to join the Spanish capital club on a three-year deal and he will be unveiled on 3 June.

Liverpool to announce first summer signing, who rejects Arsenal

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Liverpool to announce first summer signing, who rejects Arsenal - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

It appears that Liverpool are closing in on their first summer signing, with reputable media sources claiming that the Reds will announce the arrival of James Milner this week.

Both The Guardian and the BBC have stated that the Merseyside club are the frontrunners for the England international's signature, with his current deal at Manchester City expiring this summer.

Manchester United midfielder in talks for summer transfer

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Manchester United midfielder in talks for summer transfer - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

According to reports from the Liverpool Echo, Everton have opened talks with Manchester United midfielder Tom Cleverley over a possible summer transfer. The 25 year old who spent the 2014-15 season on loan at Aston Villa is out of contract with United in the summer and could leave the Old Trafford side on a free transfer.

Arsenal midfielder set to leave after negotiations on Wednesday

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Arsenal midfielder set to leave after negotiations on Wednesday - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

According to reports from Italian media outlet TMW, Arsenal forward Lukas Podolksi will meet Galatasaray's officials along with his representative on Wednesday, holding talks over a possible summer transfer to the Turkish side.

Report: Liverpool can’t afford to sign Manchester United target

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Report: Liverpool can't afford to sign Manchester United target - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Just yesterday we had quoted a story from Le 10 Sport which claimed Liverpool are already in negotiations to sign Olympique Lyon Alexandre Lacazette.

However the Reds have been dealt a massive blow in their pursuit of the French striker as Lyon President Jean Michel Aulas has claimed that Liverpool don't have the money to sign the player in this summer transfer window.

Arsenal advised to sign two Manchester United summer targets

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Arsenal advised to sign two Manchester United summer targets - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Former Arsenal striker Alan Smith has advised Arsene Wenger to sign Chelsea star Petr Cech and Southampton midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin in the summer transfer window.

The Saints player has been one of the standout performers of 2014-15 season and has been very vital in their initial start to the last campaign.

Why Arsenal legend Patrick Vieira should avoid the Newcastle job

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Why Arsenal legend Patrick Vieira should avoid the Newcastle job - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Managing Newcastle United is arguably one of the most complex and trying jobs in the Premier League, as the last number of people to fulfil the role will testify.

Following Alan Pardew's decision to swap St James' Park for Selhurst Park midseason, John Carver has been in a caretaker position – but fresh blood is needed to overturn the North East club's fortunes.

Versatile midfielder hols talks with Arsenal and Liverpool, Gunners lead the race

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Versatile midfielder hols talks with Arsenal and Liverpool, Gunners lead the race - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Arsenal and Liverpool are set for a summer battle in signing Manchester City midfielder James Milner in the summer transfer window.

The 29-year-old is a free agent after he turned down a chance to extend his stay at the Etihad beyond 30 June.

Manchester United ‘very close’ to signing £25m Arsenal target

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Manchester United 'very close' to signing £25m Arsenal target - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

According to reports from Get Football News France, who have cited their colleagues at French Media Outlet Canal+, Manchester United are 'very close' to signing Southampton midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin.

Arsenal will need €40m to secure signing of midfield maestro

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Arsenal will need €40m to secure signing of midfield maestro - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

According to reports from Italian media outlet Calciomercato, Juventus could sell Chilean midfielder Arturo Vidal if Arsenal bid €40m in the summer for the 28 year old. It is believed that the Gunners held talks Vidal's agent, Fernando Felicevich, after they won the FA Cup on Saturday evening beating Aston Villa at Wembley.

Arsene Wenger outlines Arsenal’s summer transfer plan

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Arsene Wenger outlines Arsenal's summer transfer plan - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Arsene Wenger has admitted that Arsenal will not spend big in the summer transfer window.

The Gunners were linked with a big money move for Juventus star Arturo Vidal, who is valued around €40m by the Italian club.

Manchester United summer target confirms holding talks with European giants

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Manchester United summer target confirms holding talks with European giants - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester United midfield target Ilkay Gundogan has confirmed that he has held talks with Barcelona and Bayern Munich.

The Borussia Dortmund man has impressed since returning last October from a lengthy spell on the sidelines.