Manchester United's stunning €55m offer for French striker turned down - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
According to reports from French Media outlet RMC Sport, Manchester United have submitted a stunning €50m offer for Monaco striker Anthony Marital. The Red Devils who are in desperate need of a striker as the transfer window draws to a close are ready to gamble on the 19 year old French youngster.
Agreement Reached as Manchester United striker nears transfer - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
According to reports from German media outlet Kicker, Bayer Leverkusen have reached an agreement with Manchester United to sign Javier Hernandez. Though the details of the deal are yet to be known, Kicker claim that Chicharito will be officially presented on Monday.
Juventus respond to Chelsea interest in €150m rated Paul Pogba - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
According to Gazzetta Dello Sport, Juventus have decided to knock back every offer for their prized asset, Paul Pogba, this summer. The Italians are unwilling to sanction a transfer, even for an astronomical fee of€150m.
Chelsea 1-2 Crystal Palace: Winners and Losers - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Chelsea slumped to 13th place in the Premier League table, as they slumped to a 2-1 defeat at the hands of a brilliant Crystal Palace at Stamford Bridge on Saturday. This was Jose Mourinho's 200th game in charge of the Blues, and his 100th at home, but it will be a day he will want to forget very quickly.
PHOTO: Jonny Evans holding a West Brom shirt after Manchester United transfer - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Jonny Evans has completed his move from Manchester United to West Bromwich Albion. The Northern Irishman, who made his debut under Sir Alex Ferguson in 2007, fell out of favour with current manager Louis van Gaal in the last year or so.
Newcastle United 0-1 Arsenal: Winners and Losers - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Arsenal eventually dragged out a 1-0 victory at St James' Park today after the home side played 74 minutes with 10 men. The Gunners dominated the game, firing in 22 shots in all, nine on target, but relied on a deflection on Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain's effort for the game's only goal.
LVG puts brakes on Manchester United striker transfer - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
According to reports from French Media outlet RMC Sport, Manchester United manager Louis Van Gaal has put brakes on Marseille's inquiries for Mexican striker Javier Hernandez. The report states that the French club had enquired about the 27 year old's availability recently but were told that 'Chicarito' is not for sale.
La Liga Lens: UD Las Palmas and Juan Carlos Valéron back to the top flight of Spanish football - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
2015-16 marks the return of Las Palmas to La Liga, 13 years after they had last been in Spain's first division.
While Las Palmas's history might look modest when it comes to trophies though they were very, very close to winning the league all the way back in 1969 the club from the Canary Islands has always had a sort of special mystique surrounding it and their return to the top flight of Spanish football has been met with approval from most.
Manchester United defender set for Medical; Transfer by Weekend - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
According to reports from Sky Sports, Manchester United defender Jonny Evans is set to join West Brom after the Baggies have agreed with a fee with the Red Devils for the Northern Ireland international.
5 Major Talking Points Ahead Of Premier League Gameweek 4 - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
The weekend kicks off another gameweek of the 2015/16 Premier League season, and another chance for leaders Manchester City to consolidate their position at the top of the league table. The Sky Blues seem to be on the fast lane on their bike in their charge to the title come May 2016, being the only team with a 100 percent record intact in the fledgling campaign.
Newcastle United vs Arsenal Preview, Possible Lineups & Key Stats - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Newcastle United kick off the weekend's Premier League action for a second consecutive week and would probably take the same result as last weekend if they had the chance. Steve McClaren's side took a well-earned 0-0 draw away from Old Trafford with them.
Chelsea midfielder in line for late summer transfer? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
According to reports from Turkish Football, who have cited another Turkish media outlet Milliyet, Besiktas are considering a late summer move for Chelsea midfielder John Obi Mikel after failing to land Liverpool's Lucas Leiva.
After Balotelli, another Liverpool striker edging closer to summer transfer - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
When the trusted and reliable Gianluca Di Marzio, reports a transfer rumour, be rest assured, they turn out to be true almost every time. The respectable Italian website have claimed that Liverpool striker Fabio Borini is set to leave the Anfield side and that his transfer is edging closer as we write.
How Spanish Influence In The Champions League Will Help Spain Win Euro 2016? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Spanish influence in European football is anything but new. Over the past few years, we have witnessed domination in European football by the Spanish clubs which has been in full throttle in the last two seasons with their all-encompassing sweep of the major tournaments.
Did Brendan Rodgers' tactics spoil striker's Liverpool career? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli has completed his loan move to AC Milan after just one season at Anfield. The Italian had a miserable time on Merseyside, managing to score just once in the league in the whole season.
Club Brugge 0-4 Manchester United: Analysis And Reactions - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Manchester United sealed their return to the top flight of European football after a one-year absence as they cruised past Club Brugge 7-1 on aggregate. Captain Wayne Rooney notched his second career Champions League hat-trick to lead the Red Devils to a 4-0 win against an ordinary Club Brugge outfit in Belgium.
FIFA 16 Demo Announced - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
The FIFA 16 demo will be releasedon Xbox One, Play Station 4, PC, Xbox 360, and Play Station 3 consoles between September 8th and September 10th with a plethora of teams, stadiums, and gameplay options available to enjoy before the full game drops some two weeks later.
Where do Liverpool and City's star signings rank in Premier League transfer records? (update on Monday morning with latest numbers) - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Raheem Sterling's £44m move from Liverpool to Manchester City broke a long-standing transfer record. For the last four years, Liverpool's £35m signing of Andy Carroll was the most expensive English transfer in history.
Former Manchester United manager hijacks Liverpool target midfielder - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Midfielder Asier Illarramendi has returned to his boyhood club Real Sociedad, after falling out of favour at Real Madrid. The Spaniard was subject to a lot of interest from Liverpool, and was reportedly close to a move just last week.
Arsenal target gives important transfer update on Twitter - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
According to several reports in Spainand England, Arsenal sent scouts to watch Sevilla midfielder, Grzegorz Krychowiak earlier this season and were close to making a formal offer for the Polish defensive midfielder.
Marouane Fellaini set to replace Wayne Rooney; will Van Gaal's ploy work? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Manchester United may have 7 points from their opening 3 games in the Premier League, but honestly, there are more questions than answers that have emerged. Despite keeping a clean sheet in every one of those matches, Louis van Gaal's side have scored just twice, with one of them being an own goal and the other a deflected effort.
Tottenham V Arsenal In The League Cup, But Does It Matter Much? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
One of the fixtures in yesterday's draw for the third round ties of the Capital One Cup set up a north London derby between Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal. They will pit their wits against each other during the week commencing September 21 at White Hart Lane.
The Curious Case Of Mario Balotelli - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Tired or just lethargic?
Mario Balotelli is returning to Italy. He is going back to the club that sold him to Liverpool last summer. With one Premier League goal on his season-long return to England and English football, not many would have envisaged a move to another traditional European giant for the opinion-dividing and hugely-popular-yet-unpopular Italian.
Big News: Chelsea's £40m target hands in transfer request - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Chelsea have been given a huge boost in their bid to sign John Stones from Everton. As reported here by Sky Sports, the Englishman has handed in a transfer request at Goodison Park, in a clear 'come and get me' plea to Jose Mourinho.
Done deals: Chelsea confirm midfielder departure, German Messi also leaves - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Chelsea have confirmed today on their official website that winger Juan Cuadrado has completed his long-awaited loan move to Italian champions Juventus. The transfer saga has been going on for a while now, and this deal further fuels speculation of Chelsea's interest in Paul Pogba.
Arsenal 0-0 Liverpool: Cech, Mignolet steal the show - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Arsenal were held to a goalless draw at home by a gritty Liverpool, who continued their unbeaten start to the 2015/16 season. It was highly entertaining game, albeit the 0-0 final score, as both teams had chances aplenty to break the deadlock.
Arsenal 0-0 Liverpool: Winners and Losers - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
It was a fairly entertaining goalless draw between Arsenal and Liverpool at the Emirates Stadium yesterday, where both teams cancelled each other out throughout the entire 90 minutes. While it wassatisfying result for Brendan Rodgers' Liverpool, Arsene Wenger will lament his side's inability to break through the disciplined Reds rear guard, although Arsenal will bemoan the first half strike from Aaron Ramsey which was ruled out for offside.
Mendes called in to speed up €30m Manchester United transfer move - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Portugal newspaper O Jogo (newspaper version) has another update today on Argentina winger Nicolas Gaitan and the transfer mess going on around him.
The 27-year-old versatile forward has been called up to the Argentina squad for the upcoming friendlies, but it's his transfer move away from Benfica that remains a major headache for his agent, Jorge Mendes.
Manchester United plot audacious move for 23-year-old World class star - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
When The Sun (usually not reliable when it comes to transfer rumours) first published the Neymar to Manchester United transfer rumour, we all laughed at the suggestion. Rather people made fun on twitter, suggesting how low and cheap the standard of journalism in this country has come down to.
Three key questions Liverpool face vs Arsenal - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Liverpool take on Arsenal in the third match of the season. The Reds have won both their previous games, albeit in a unconvincing manner. Regardless, they have six points which is what eventually counts. Arsenal lost their opening game to West Ham, but come into this game at the back of a win against Crystal Palace.
La Liga star wants Liverpool move, Reds submit €15m bid, deal likely - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Liverpool are ever closer to sign Real Madrid midfielder Asir Illaramendi in the summer transfer window. Madrid based newspaper, Marca (in their newspaper edition) have an update on Illara today, where Liverpool's interest have been mentioned.
Sporting Gijon v Real Madrid, La Liga 2015: Analysis And Reaction - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
SPORTING GIJON 0-0 REAL MADRID
Rafael Benitez started life as Real Madrid's manager with a tame 0-0 draw with newly-promoted Sporting Gijon at El Molinon. Abelardo's minnows managed to keep the mighty Whites at bay, whilst keeping the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale quiet for the full 90 minutes.
Chelsea plot cash + player offer to sign €75m star - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho may be willing to sell two of his unwanted players as a part of the deal to lure Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba to Stamford Bridge.
The Old Lady are interested in signing Chelsea duo Ramires and Juan Cuadrado and Chelsea may use this as a perfect opportunity to use them as a part of the deal to lure Pogba, according to reports from The Sunday Times.
Tactical Analysis: Manchester United 0-0 Newcastle United - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Manchester United failed to maintain their 100% record in the 2015/16 Premier League as Newcastle United kept them at bay in yesterday's lunch time kick-off at Old Trafford. The Magpies secured their second draw of the season, while the Red Devils rose two places up to second, behind Leicester City.
Manchester United set to create history after record breaking deal - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Finally, some relief for the Manchester United fans. Having seen two major transfer targets slipping away from the clutches within past four days, United boss Louis van Gaal has made a strong statement yesterday by stating that David De Gea will not be sold in the summer.
2015/16 La Liga watch: Best U20 players to watch out for - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
La Liga is back tonight and amidst all the talk of Real Madrid's title challenge, Atleti's rebuild and of course Messi vs Cristiano, we take a look at some of the brightest U20 prospects in best league in World football.
Chelsea prepare bid to sign yet another Manchester United target - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Chelsea are looking to submit yet another formal offer, their fourth bid, for Everton defender John Stones before the close of the transfer window, according to reports from The Times.
Everton have maintained their stance that they will not part ways with their highly rated Englanddefender and have had rejected three -£20 million, £26 million, and £30 million bids from the Premier League Champions already.
Watch Sporting Gijon vs. Real Madrid live stream with free trial of fuboTV PRO - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
The start of a new Spanish La Liga season gets underway this Friday as Malaga entertain Sevilla in the opening fixture of the 2015-16 season. The remaining fixtures will be played out across Saturday, Sunday and Monday.
Watch Athletic Bilbao vs. Barcelona live stream with free trial of fuboTV PRO - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
The 2015-16 Spanish La Liga season kicks off this weekend with Malaga versus Sevilla kicking off the action on Friday. The most-exciting fixture of the opening weekend in Spain may be Sunday's match between Athletic Bilbao and Barcelona after the Basque side shocked last season's treble winners with a 5-1 aggregate victory in the Spanish Super Cup earlier this week.
Defoe Reaffirms Sunderland Commitment Amidst Bournemouth Links - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe has stressed his commitment to his current employers despite reports linking him with a switch to Premier League newcomers Bournemouth.
The England international has talked up his loyalty, which he believes has been a hallmark of his career so far, citing the examples of his stints under various managers to emphasise the fact he did not seek out Sunderland manager Dick Advocaat for a move away.
Manchester United vs Newcastle: Preview & Possible Lineups - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Fresh from an impressive Champions League victory, Manchester United turn their attention to the Premier League, where the Red Devils will be hoping to maintain their perfect start to the league campaign, by earning full three points against Newcastle United on Saturday lunch time.
Everton To Submit Bid For Yarmolenko - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Everton are ready to make a move for Dynamo Kiev star Andriy Yarmolenko, according to reports from ESPNFC.
Fellow Premier League outfit Tottenham Hotspur are believed to be long-term admirers of the Ukrainian forward, who had also been linked with Stoke City, but the Toffees are reportedly looking to move ahead in the race for his signature by tabling an offer in the region of£15m.
Manchester United in talks with highly rated Russian forward - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
According to a Russian news agency, Manchester United have entered talks to sign the highly rated Russian forward, Alexander Kokorin.
Manchester United and Tottenham in talks with Kokorin
The player's representative confirmed that the player is in talks with two Premier League clubs, Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspurs and will leave Dynamo Moscow before the window shuts on August 31st.
Roma Complete Loan Signing Of Antonio Rudiger - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Italian outfit AS Roma have officially confirmed the season-long loan signing of Antonio Rudiger from Bundesliga club Stuttgart.
Rudiger moves to the Italian capital club on an initial loan deal for a fee of€4m, but the agreement for the deal also includes the option of making the transfer permanent from the 2016/17 season for a fee of€9m.
Juventus Poised To Seal Alex Sandro Transfer - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Italian champions Juventus are on course to make their latest summer acquisition in the form of Porto left-back Alex Sandro, which was confirmed yesterday by coach Massimiliano Allegri and director general Giuseppe Marotta.
Chelsea odds on favourite to land £70m former Man United star - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Former Manchester United midfielder, Paul Pogba is odds on favourite to sign for Jose Mourinho's Chelsea this summer.
Chelsea are set to announce the signing of Barcelona forward, Pedro this week and now if the betting rumours are to be believed, itseems the Blues are looking to press ahead with a£70m move for the Juventus star, Paul Pogba.
Monaco Decline PSG's €18 Million Bid For Kurzawa - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
French champions Paris Saint-Germain have had an €18moffer for Layvin Kurzawa rebuffed by Monaco, according to French daily Le Parisien.
PSG are actively on the look out for a left-back replacement for the outgoing Lucas Digne, who is set for a move to Italy with AS Roma, and have been negotiating with Monaco for Kurzawa before having their bid rejected.
Chelsea consider making record bid to sign Manchester United target - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Chelsea are ready to pay over the odds to sign Everton defender John Stones. The West London club are considering making a final bid in the region of £40m (crazy! madness!) for Stones, after their recent £30m bid been rejected by the Merseyside club.
Bournemouth In For Sunderland Striker Defoe - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Newly-promoted Premier League outfit Bournemouth are ready to move in for Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe, according to reports in The Times.
Defoe, who joined Sunderland in the January transfer window earlier this year, has three years left on his contract with the Black Cats but Bournemouth are weighing up an approach for the England international.
Kevin De Bruyne's Agent Talks Up Man City Move - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Kevin De Bruyne's agent has talked up the Belgian's impending move to Premier League giants Manchester City, insisting the offer made by the Sky Blues is hard to turn down, according to a report in The Times.
Man City player claims Chelsea star is offensive and a troublemaker - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Manchester City star Fernandinho has claimed that Diego Costa always tried to be offensive towards his opponents.
The Chelsea star has developed a bit of a reputation for being a troublemaker on the pitch and it was no different on Sunday as Costa got into a spat with Fernandinho, after the defensive midfielder accidentally elbowed Costa in the head.
TWITTER reacts: Pedro in London for Chelsea medical - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
After weeks of negotiations and speculations it seems Pedro will finally make his move. Initially destined for Manchester United, it appears that the Blues have hijacked the transfer only a day after swooping in.
Wolfsburg Identify Kevin De Bruyne Replacement - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Wolfsburg have identified FC Twente Enschede attacking midfielder Hakim Ziyech as the potential replacement for Kevin De Bruyne should the Belgian make his move to Manchester City, according to Dutch outlet Voetbal International.
VIDEO: Watch Memphis Depay's stunning brace for Man United - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Memphis Depay was the man of the moment at Old Trafford tonight as the Dutch attacker scored a stunning brace and assisted a third to give United a vital win in their Champions league qualifier against Club Brugge.
World Cup winner 'I did not join Man United just because of Van Gaal' - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Manchester United midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger has claimed that reason behind his move to England is not just Van Gaal.
The former Bayern Munich midfielder claimed that although he is delighted to work with a world class manager like Van Gaal, the main reason he joined United was because of the prestige of playing for such an iconic club.
Twist In Kevin De Bruyne Transfer Saga - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
The Kevin De Bruyne transfer saga to Manchester City took another twist as his agent backtracked on the player's quotes about staying at current club Wolfsburg for the 2015/16 season.
De Bruyne, who bagged Lower Saxony's Footballer of the Year award for 2015 at the Sport Bild Awards last night, was pressed into quoting his commitment to the Wolves, which was later shrugged off by his agent, indicating the player's move to Manchester City is still on.
Norwich Closing In On Loan Move For Mattia Destro - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Norwich City are closing in on a deal to sign Italian striker Mattia Destro from AS Roma on loan, according to The Times.
The 24-year-old, who spent the second half of the 2014/15 season on loan at Roma's domestic rivals AC Milan, is also interesting Bologna but Norwich are believed to be on the verge of sealing a loan deal.
Official: Watford Sign Diamanti On Loan - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Newly-promoted Premier League outfit Watford have officially confirmed the loan signing of Italian international Alessandro Diamanti for the 2015/16 season from Chinese club Guangzhou Evergrande, subject to international clearance.
Chelsea in 'front row' to sign the highly rated Tottenham midfield target - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Chelsea, the Premier League Champions, have started the 2015-16 Premier League campaign on a stuttering note, having failed to win their opening two matches, drawing 2-2 against Swansea and losing 3-0 against Manchester City.
Three players Chelsea must sign before Transfer Deadline Day - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
It's incredible how quickly and how drastically things can change in football. After being the talk of the town for all the right reasons just a few months ago, Chelsea are now in complete and utter disarray.
Good news: Manchester United agree personal terms to sign Pedro - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Manchester United have landed another of their top targets, with Barcelona forward Pedro set to sign. Sky Sports has reported that personal terms have been agreed between the two parties and it now United just have to meet his release clause of€30 million.
Pedro agrees personal terms: Manchester United fans react on Twitter - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Ah! It's finally happening, right? Pedro Rodriguez has agreed personal terms with Manchester United, reports Sky Sports, and now the two clubs only need to sort out the transfer fee to get the deal done.
Premier League: Mourinho, Ozil and five things we learnt this weekend - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
The second game week of the Premier League 2015/16 ended with a narrow 1-0 Liverpool win over Bournemouth, yesterday.
With Arsenal back on track after a humiliating defeat against West Ham, Chelsea's demolition at Etihad and Manchester United grinding out a result, Spurs being Spurs, there were a lot of talking points this week.
Manchester United vs Club Brugge: Preview and Possible Starting Lineups - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
The Champions League returns to Old Trafford after a brief one-year-absence. Manchester United, who finished fourth last season, have a chance to book their place in the group stages of the competition if they overcome Club Brugge in the two-legged qualifying round.
Manchester City 3-0 Chelsea: Analysis and Reaction - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
The biggest game of the season so far pitted last season's top 2 against each other, but the in the end, it was hardly a contest at all. Manchester City's resounding 3-0 win against defending champions Chelsea on Sunday has sent a clear message to every team in the Premier League.
Chelsea in transfer talks for highly rated French star - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Serie A giants Roma are keen to sign Chelsea defender Kurt Zouma this season, but instead of paying€35m transfer fee as claimed by many reports, the Giallorossi are only willing to bring him to Rome on a season long loan.
Chelsea need to pay €80m to sign 24-year-old star - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
La Liga club Atletico Madrid have inserted a massive buy-out clause into the new contract of star forward Antoine Griezmann. The 24-year-old French international impressed heavily in his first season at the club, where he scored 25 goals in all competition.
Surprised Manchester United star thanks LVG and club teammate - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Manchester United summer signing Bastian Schweinsteiger has thanked his manager Louis van Gaal and his club teammate Marouane Fellaini, while admitting that he is surprised after he was allowed to take the No 31 shirt.
Official: Soldado Completes Villarreal Move - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Spanish striker Roberto Soldado has completed his move to La Liga outfit Villarreal from Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur, after the he traveled to Spain earlier in the week to secure the move.
The 30-year-old has penned a three-year deal with the Yellow Submarines, and becomes the club's second striker signing of the close season after the loan move of Atletico Madrid's Leo Baptistao last month.
Januzaj Opens Up On Rumours After Match-Winning Display - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Manchester United youngster Adnan Januzaj has shrugged off speculation linking him with a move away from Old Trafford this summer, and insisted he his happy to stay and fight for his place in the first team at the club.
Official: Spurs Announce Clinton Njie Signing - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Tottenham Hotspur have officially announced the signing of Olympique Lyonnais forward Clinton Njie, subject to international clearance and the player receiving a work permit.
A statement on Spurs' official website read: "We are delighted to announce the signing of Clinton Njie from Olympique Lyonnais, subject to international clearance and the player receiving a work permit.
How Chelsea can bounce back and beat Manchester City - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
There is never a quiet week in the English Premier League, with the big games coming thick and fast. This weekend only sees the second gameweek of the season, but features a match that could throw up some big questions.
How Manchester City can beat Chelsea and get ahead in title race - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
There is never a quiet week in the English Premier League, with the big games coming thick and fast. This weekend only sees the second game-week of the season, but features a match that could throw up some big questions.
Spurs Striker Heading For Exit - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Tottenham Hotspur striker Roberto Soldado has travelled to Spain to secure a move to La Liga outfit Villarreal, according to the Times.
The Spaniard, who joined the north London club in the summer of 2013, is valued by Spurs at£11m and is likely to join the Yellow Submarines permanently, although reports say that the El Madrigal outfit wanted Soldado on loan initially.
Arsenal fans on Twitter: Sign Chelsea Physio Eva Carneiro - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Chelsea physio Eva Carneiro made headlines this week after Jose Mourinho barred her from attending training sessions and taking place on the bench for matches, following here rush to treat Eden Hazard in Chelsea's draw with Swansea.
No Truth In Otamendi To Manchester United Claims - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Nicolas Otamendi's move from Valencia to Manchester United is not close to being completed, contrary to claims from yesterday by TV director-cum-producer Nacho Cotinothat the Argentine defender is almost on his way to Old Trafford.
Roy Hodgson's England Future Depends on Euro 2016 Says FA Chief Executive - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
England manager Roy Hodgson's future at the helm of the national team will be in jeopardy should he lead his team to another disappointing campaign at next summer's Euros, according to the FA's chief executive Martin Glenn.
Serie A look to provide escape route for Liverpool's £110,000/week striker - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Mario Balotelli's career at Liverpool looks to be more or less over, with the signing of Christian Benteke and Danny Ings in the summer. Brendan Rodgers has more or less made it clear that he wants a new forward line, with last season's trio of Fabio Borini, Rickie Lambert and Balotelli faring miserably in front of goal.
Done deal: Top-quality Chelsea and Arsenal target opts for Bundesliga move - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Chilean midfielder Charles Aranguiz has snubbed a move to the Premier League by choosing instead to join German side Bayer Leverkusen from Brazil's Internacional. The central midfielder has joined for a transfer fee of around €12 million,putting pen to paper on a five-year deal.
Good News: Player says Good Bye, ready to sign for Manchester United - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Pedro Rodriguez grabbed the headlines again in the Spanish media, after he scored the winner in Barcelona's 5-4 victory over Sevilla in the UEFA Super Cup on Tuesday night. It's time to focus on his transfer move, and as per the latest report, the Spain international is all setto join Manchester United, despite being advised not to do so by former Barca great Hristo Stoichkov.
West Ham Chairman Rules Out Barton Move - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Joey Barton Love him, Hate him but hard to ignore him
West Ham United chairman David Gold has shrugged off speculation surrounding Joey Barton's potential move to the east London outfit. Gold took to social media to clarify the ex-Queens Park Rangers man will not be part of Slaven Bilic's side for the 2015/16 campaign.
Arbeloa Set To See Out His Contract At Real Madrid - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Real Madrid defender Alvaro Arbeloa is keen to see out his contract at the Bernabeu which ends next summer, according to Marca.
The right-back, who moved to Real Madrid from Liverpool in the summer of 2009, will see his chances of first team football diminish further this season after the club signed Brazilian Danilo to add more depth to the right-back spot, which also includes academy graduate Daniel Carvajal.
Photos: Manchester United players in 2015-16 away kit - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Manchester United have confirmed they have released a new away kit for the 2015-16 season.
The Premier League giants earlier agreed a £750m deal with kit manufacturer Adidas. On August 1, they launched United's home kit which the player's wore during their first match of the season against Tottenham Hotspur.
Done Deal: 22-year-old Argentine seals Arsenal transfer - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Championship outfit Wolverhampton Wanderers have secured the signing of Arsenal goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez on a season-long loan, after a verbal agreementwith the Premier League club was reached yesterday.
Is Emre Can The Answer To Liverpool's Midfield Problems? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Liverpool have been one of the busier Premier League clubs in the summer transfer window so far, bringing in seven new faces (eight, should you consider Divock Origi), including big money signings Christian Benteke and Roberto Firmino.
Deal Agreed: 22-Yr-Old Argentine set to complete Arsenal transfer - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Wolves have struck a verbal agreement to sign Arsenal back up goal keeper Emiliano Martinez on a loan deal. The club's head coach Kenny Jackett has confirmed that the Championship club are hoping to tie up the transfer.
Fee Agreed: Mendes flying to England to finally settle €30m Manchester United transfer - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
For reasons unknown, Portugal press are convinced that Manchester United will sign Nicolas Gaitan in the summer. If you scan through the Portuguese newspapers, you won't find the name Pedro Rodriguez appearing anywhere in any Manchester United related transfer article.
Manchester United Transfer: €60m defender to sign deal on Thursday - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Real Madrid defender Sergio Ramos will sign his new contract within this week, as early as this coming Thursday, according to reports.
The Spanish defender, who has been a reported summer transfer target of Manchester United, is set to sign a contract extension with Los Blancos this very same Thursday, according to reports from La Sexta, via Managing Madrid.
Dutch star comments on United transfer and chat with LvG - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Manchester United's number 1 target to replace David De Gea, Jasper Cillessen, has today stated that he has not received any offers for a move to Old Trafford. The Ajax goalkeeper, who starred under Louis van Gaal in the Netherland's run to the semi-finals in the World Cup finals in Brazil last year, looks like he is set to stay put in his home country.
Manchester United €30m target warned: LvG is a BAD person, He is Mediocre - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Former Barcelona greatHristo Stoichkov has left a warning message for Barca forward Pedro Rodriguez, who is a reported target of Manchester United. The former Bulgarian international has urged Pedro not to link up with the "bad person" and "mediocre" Louis van Gaal at United.
Liverpool Tactical Analysis: Who should Brendan Rodgers play in midfield? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Liverpool and Brendan Rodgers will be breathing a sigh of relief after the Reds managed to scrape a priceless 1-0 win at the Britannia on Sunday.
After a disastrous end to the 2014/15 season at Britannia, where Mark Hughes' Stoke hammered Liverpool in a 6-1 win, an opening day fixture at the same venue was perhaps a conspiracy of fate for Brendan Rodgers.
Football Transfers Quiz: How Well Do You Know Your Di Marias and Torres? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
So it's farewell to Angel Di Maria. Manchester United's record signing has joined French champions PSG for £44.3m, and all things considered, the Red Devils will be very happy with that piece of business.
South American star wants to join Manchester United, club need money and ready to sell - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has hinted that he may need to sign a good central defender in the summer.
The Red Devils were heavilylinked with a movefor Real Madrid defender Sergio Ramos, for the best part of the summer transfer window, however, the interest had cooled down in recent weeks, thanks to Ramos's decision to continue with his present club.
Mourinho hails Chelsea for securing 'Fantastic' signing - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho has hailed the club's new summer signing Asmir Begovic as a ‘fantastic' player and says he has the confidence in the back-up Bosnian goal keeper to perform at Manchester City next weekend.
Liverpool transfer News: 24-Year-old given 48 hours ultimatum to complete move - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Liverpool striker Fabio Borini has been given 48 hours by Fiorentina to decide whether he wants to join the Serie A club in the summer. The Italian striker, along with Mario Balotelli, has no future at the Anfield club and could be sold in the summer.
Chelsea 2-2 Swansea City: Analysis and Reaction - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Chelsea's title defence got off to a wobbly and uncertain start as they were held to a 2-2 draw by Swansea City at Stamford Bridge on Saturday. We look at the analysis and reaction from the game that could have actually gone either way in the end.
Club reject €25m Chelsea bid for top-quality defender - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Chelsea are looking to bring in a full-back, and that need has become more urgent after yesterday's 2-2 draw in their Premier League opener against Swansea City at Stamford Bridge. Abdul Baba Rahman, the left-back from Augsburg is high on the club's list of targets, and has already agreed personal terms for a move to Stamford Bridge this summer.
Manchester United in hurry to wrap up sixth summer signing - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Catalan newspaper Sport have their daily update on Pedro Rodriguez's transfer to Manchester United. And they have nothing new to add to what we already know.
Amidst report of Ed Woodward tohold meeting with Barcelona officials, Barcelona'sdesire to keep him, the player's familyalready preparing to leave Spain, and what not, the latest report is Pedro will play the Super Cup against Sevilla on Tuesday.
Goodbye De Gea? Van Gaal admits United will sell superstar at the right price - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has said that money is the only hurdle standing in the way of David De Gea's move to Real Madrid. The Dutchman, quoted here by The Guardian ahead of the Red Devils' opening day clash against Old Trafford on Saturday, stated that the club had always had the rough end of deals with the Spanish giants.
Jose Mourinho commits future to Chelsea with contract extension - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Jose Mourinho has signed a long-term extension on his contract at Chelsea, the club have confirmed on their official website. According to the new deal, the Portuguese will stay at Stamford Bridge until at least 2019.
Rodgers gives injury update on Liverpool trio - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Liverpool have mixed injury news as Brendan Rodgers confirmed midfielder Joe Allen wil be out of action for few weeks, while striker Daniel Sturridge and defender Jon Flanagan have positive update on their fitness.
Done deal: Another Arsenal youngster leaves on loan - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Arsenal midfielder Serge Gnabry has joined West Bromwich Albion on loan, it has been confirmed by the Baggies on their official website. The German youngster signed a 5 year-deal with the Gunners in 2013 but has left the Emirates for the next one season for gaining more experience and game time.
Premier League Betting: Will We See A New Liverpool Manager This Season? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Since August 14th 2014, the Premier League has said farewell to eleven different managers. The shock departure of Tony Pulis from Crystal Palace just two days before the start of the new season started the ball rolling, with odds slashed from 40/1 to 4/1 overnight after rumours started to grow.
Manchester United vs Tottenham: Team News, Predicted Lineups, Preview & Live Stream - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Manchester United will kick off the brand new Premier League season at Old Trafford on Saturday against North London outfit Tottenham Hotspur. For the second consecutive years, United are playing their first match at home, but unlike last year, when Swansea City took three points away from them, the home team will be hoping for a better result against Spurs this time.
Photo: Mohamed Salah in a Roma shirt following move from Chelsea - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Mohamed Salah has joined Serie A side Roma on a season-long loan from Chelsea, the Blues have confirmed on their official website. According to the deal, the Italians have the option to purchase the Egyptian at any point in the season.
Chelsea vs Swansea: Team News, Predicted Lineups, Preview & Live Stream - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Chelsea kick off the brand new Premier League season at home to Swansea City on Saturday evening at Stamford Bridge.
Jose Mourinho's team won the league at a canter last season, managing a eight-point gap over second placed Manchester City, but the Blues are expected to face a strong challenge from their nearest rivals this time around.
The best English team in the Champions League? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
With the latest Uefa coefficients published at the end of last month for the upcoming Champions League campaign, fans of England's top four teams have experienced vastly different levels of enthusiasm. Chelsea, currently milling around 9/1 odds for the tournament outright, are sitting pretty in fourth, behind Real Madrid, Barcelona and Bayern Munich respectively.
Relegation 2015/16: Tips for the Premier League Dogfight - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Who bet on Hull City going down last season? We saw a few 5/1 odds, and even a 6/1. Pretty tasty considering that Steve Bruce's side faced Louis van Gaal's top heavy Manchester United side on the last day of the season, needing nothing but a win to keep their slim survival hopes alive.
Arsenal vs West Ham Preview, Possible Lineups & Key Stats - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Arsenal fans head into the 2015-16 season full of optimism after the way they ended their last campaign, having won the FA Cup, and breaking the hoodoo Chelsea had over them, last weekend in the FA Community Shield.
Club president confirms Chelsea transfer talks for Arsenal midfield target - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Premier League giants Chelsea have reportedly joined the race in signing Cagliari youngster Godfrey Donsah, according to reports in Italy. Arsenal and Manchester City had previously shown an interest in the Ghana midfielder, with reports emerging, the Premier League clubs even sent scouts to watch the youngster on several occasions.
Liverpool sanction loan move for midfielder after he signs long-term contract with Reds - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Liverpool have confirmed their midfielder Sheyi Ojo has joined Wolverhampton on loan until the end of the season after signing a new long-term deal.
The 18-year-old was included in the pre-season squad by the Reds manager Brendan Rodgers and was even on the scoresheet for the Reds during their 2-1 victory over Swindon Town in the last friendly fixture.
Chelsea 2015-16 Preview: Unchanged Champions look to replicate success - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
The 2015/16 edition of the English Premier League is upon us, and we are set for another 10 months of drama and excitement. The most competitive league in the world kicks off on Saturday, and in this section, we look at the defending champions Chelsea, and how they shape up going into the campaign.
Arsenal 2015-16 preview: Can optimistic Gunners really win the title? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
There are times when a team goes into a season with a supreme air of confidence and optimism. The players are raring to go, and as are the fans, knowing that they are on the verge of something special.
Premier League 2015-16 Season Preview - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Finally. Finally. Finally, the hibernationis about to get over. It really feels like ages. The real game. The Premier League is back. The summer transfer window was hardly exhilarating, rather it was tedious and boring.
Manchester United 2015-16 season preview - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
New Adidas Manchester United 15-16 kits Launched
Manchester United will kick-start the new campaign as they take on Tottenham Hotspur in the opening fixture at Old Trafford on Saturday. Soccerlens brings you the preview of the Red Devils' 2015/16 season.
Pochettino: I would like to sign €60m Manchester United target - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino is a big fan of Sergio Ramos. In the post match press conference, after Tottenham lost to Real Madrid in the Audi Cup, he said if he had the chance to sign any Real Madrid player, he would splash the cash on Sergio Ramos, who is a reported summer target of Manchester United.
Striker nearing 'important decision' on Liverpool transfer, deal tonight? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Serie A side Fiorentina are in talks with Liverpool over a potential transfer for striker Fabio Borini. Sky Sports have reported that negotiations are being held over a potential permanent transfer for the Italian, rather than a loan move.
Top-quality Chelsea reject set for £48m return to Premier League - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Former Chelsea player Kevin De Bruyne is set for a return to the Premier League, after his current club Wolfsburg have agreed to sell for a fee of around£48 million. According to The Guardian, the Belgian's most likely destination will be the Blues' arch title rivals Manchester City, who are willing to splash the cash for landing him at the Etihad Stadium.
Girl friend drops massive hint on Manchester United's blockbuster summer transfer - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
David de Gea's girl friend has dropped a massive hint that the Manchester United goal keeper could be on his way to Real Madrid in the summer.
According to reports from AS, Edurne, De Gea's girl friendwas heard saying after an interview, off the record, and a sign that she and De Gea are confident that the Spaniard will be playing at Madrid next season.
Mourinho comments on £30m Manchester United target, does not rule out a new bid - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho says the transfer window should be closed once the competition begins, however, he has refused to rule out a move for Everton defender John Stones, who is also a reported target of Manchester United.
Chicharito and other signings Tottenham should make - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Last season, Tottenham won the battle but lost the war against neighbours Arsenal. They got the better of their rivals twice in the derbies with a draw away and a home win, but in the end they lost out on a top four finish, and will be gracing the Europa League again for another season.
Manchester United plot stunning move for €90m Arsenal target - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal recently stated in an interview with Bild that he is happy with the current strikers (despite the departure of Robin van Persie) available to him. At the same time, he insisted that the possibility of signing a new striker cannot be completely ruled out.
Chelsea transfer news: Striker trains with Vitesse ahead of loan move - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
One of Chelsea's most talented youngsters Dominic Solanke is set to join Vitesse Arnheim on loan, after training with the Eredivisie outfit today. The 17 year-old joins a long list of potential first-teamers the Blues have sent out on loan this season, with the likes of Andreas Christensen, Izzy Brown, Marco van Ginkel, Christian Atsu, Lewis Baker and Tomas Kalas among others leaving Stamford Bridge to gain more experience.
Manchester United complete transfer, defender pose in club shirt, twitter reaction - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
French clubOlympique Lyon have completed the signing of Rafael Da Silva from Manchester United on a 4-year deal. The Brazilian defender, who had one year left on his United contract, joined the French outfit for a reported fee of£2.
Manchester United urged to sign £32m Chelsea target - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Rio Ferdinand, former Manchester United defender and club legend, has urged his former club to sign Everton defender John Stones in the summer. He also believes that Stones would be foolish to join Chelsea.
Guardiola: Manchester United's €30m target is "one of the best players" in the world - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Manchester United are close to signing Barcelona winger Pedro Rodriguez, according to reports in Spain. United chairman Ed Woordward was due in Spain yesterday to hold a meeting with Barcelona officials to reach an agreement over Pedro's transfer.
Betting on the Premier League Title: Would you back Chelsea or Arsenal? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
It's almost that time again. With Arsenal beating Chelsea for the 2015/16 Community Shield, we are now in the final few days before Premier League kicks off in earnest and betting enthusiasts far and wide have been stretching out their wallets, training their eyes and dusting off the cobwebs.
PHOTO: Another Arsenal striker leaves the club on loan - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Arsenal striker Chuba Akpom has joined Championship side Hull City on a one-year loan deal, the Tigers have confirmed on their official website. The 19 year-old was expected to remain at the Emirates Stadium after impressing in pre-season, but Arsene Wenger has deemed it better for him to go to a club in the second-flight to gain more experience and gametime.
Six Days Limit for Manchester United's biggest transfer of the summer - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
It does not need any extra introduction to say David de Gea transfer saga has been Manchester United's biggest concern throughout the summer. Spanish newspaper Marca have an update on the transfer saga(read as boring repetition) where they claim United and Real Madrid have only six days left to finalise a deal for the Spaniard.
Done Deal: Chelsea target seals Arsenal transfer move - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Arsenal are having a good time at the moment both on and off the pitch. On Sunday, the Gunners defeated Chelsea to win the Community Shield, and now they've beaten their London rivals off the pitch as well.
Have Arsenal really broken the Jose Mourinho jinx? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Arsenal emerged from the Community Shield against Chelsea with a 1-0 victory, their first win against a Jose Mourinho team in 14 attempts. The Gunners are going into the Premier League season high on confidence, and breaking their hoodoo against the defending champions will give a massive boost to their already-bloated levels of self-confidence.
Spanish winger could travel to Liverpool TODAY for medical - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Catalan newspaper Sport has some interesting story to share that would delight the Liverpool fans. The newspaper claims that Barcelona youngster Adama could travel to Liverpool today to undergo a medical, ahead of his official transfer.
Manchester United will regret selling Di Maria - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
An angel by name and on the field, Angel Di Maria seems to be within a few days of swapping England for France. Although having only arrived last year for a Premier League record fee of sixty million pounds, Manchester United are happy to take a pay cut and sell the Argentine to Paris Saint Germain, but this is a mistake.
Ramos drops massive hint of Manchester United transfer on Twitter? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Sergio Ramos has apparently committed his future to Real Madrid. The Spain defender has been heavily linked with a move to Manchester United in the summer, but as it stands, he has the backing of the Real Madrid club president, and that he is not going anywhere at the moment.
Manchester United's cash + player offer for long term target, verbal agreement done - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Benfica's Nicolas Gaitan should get at least one award, from anywhere, for being the protagonist of the greatest transfer saga ever created in the history of football. Never before a transfer saga ran for four years.
Arsenal vs Chelsea: 3 Key Battles - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Arsenal take on Chelsea in what promises to be an absolutely mouth-watering Community Shield match on Sunday. The Gunners have the form, while history is on the Blues' side. There is a lot of pride involved, but this game could also give us an idea of how well these two teams are shaping up ahead of their respective Premier League campaigns, which begin next week.
Diego Costa fan of...Porn? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Chelsea striker Diego Costa is not only a good striker but also he is a fascinating character. His biography Diego Costa: The Art of War depicts the hardship he has gone through in his life to become one of Premier League's best striker.
Agent: Telles could join Chelsea - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Alex Telles Transfer: Brazilian happy at Gala but could move to Chelsea or PSG says agent
Alex Telles's agent has provided some good news for the Chelsea fans. But it could be of no use now. The reason being, irrespective of whether there was any strong interest from Chelsea, such transfer rumours are certain to die down, as the Premier League Championsare on the verge of signing Augsburg's highly rated left-backAbdul Rahman Baba.
Pedro brings a heart broken Barca fan to tears - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Football is nothing without the fans. It is always hard to see when your favourite player, and especially if that player is a home grown lad, leaving the club after long years of bonding, and that's why for this Pedro Rodriguez fan, these tears are real.
Do Arsenal have the upper hand on Chelsea ahead of the Community Shield? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
The 2015/16 campaign is upon andwe have an absolute humdinger to get us going. The traditional curtain raiser, more formally known as the Community Shield sees the reigning Premier League champions Chelsea take on the FA Cup holders Arsenal at Wembley on Sunday.
Manchester United's €32m Transfer Almost Done, Forward to bid farewell on Wednesday - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Barcelona are still adamant that the club will not sell their home grown player Pedro Rodriguez in the summer. However, going by the media report, it seems, the 'Pedro transfer to Manchester United' is now only a question of when.