Manchester United could miss out on €26m German star - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Manchester United could miss out on yet another transfer target, Borussia Dortmund's Mats Hummels in the summer, as reports in Spain suggests that the highly rated German is apparently looking to move to Barcelona, should he leave Dortmund.
Moyes eyes move for £25m Liverpool and Arsenal target - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Manchester United are the latest Premier League club to register an interestin Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata, and according to ESPN, manager David Moyes is looking to make a serious bid in the summer.
Arsenal set to chase Saints' starlet as Sagna demands mega-deal - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Arsenal's French right back Bacary Sagna may just have overplayed his negotiating position with the club over the prospects of signing a new contract with the Gunners in the summer. Arsene Wenger had publicly stated his desire to keep the 31-year-old at the Emirates, declaring that the club would "push very hard" to keep him.
Man Utd and Liverpool could miss out on £125m Spanish forward - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Barcelona have renewed contract talks with Spain international Pedro, who is a reported transfer target of Manchester United and Liverpool, amidst suggestions that the forwardcould be tempted by a move away from the Nou Camp in the summer.
Liverpool join Chelsea in the race for Serbian attacking star - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Liverpool are set to battle Chelsea for the signature of Benfica's Lazar Markovic, having sent their chief scout to watch the attacker last week.
Markovic, 20, has been making waves recently for Benfica in the Portuguese top flight, and according to the Daily Mail, Liverpool sent chief scout Barry Hunter to Ireland last Wednesday to watch Serbia's 2-1 win over Republic of Ireland, in which Markovic played 75 minutes.
56 tackles, 66 interceptions Moyes considers €18m Vidic replacement - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Manchester United have been considering Roma's highly rated defender Mehdi Benatia as a possible defensive recruitment in the summer, according to the Daily Mail.
Central defence is one of the key areas where massive investment is required for the Red Devils, as skipper Nemanja Vidic has already agreed to join Inter Milan next season while Rio Ferdinand's future also seems to lie away from Old Trafford as well.
The Transfer Lens: Robin van Persie to Juventus? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
The struggles of reigning Premier League champions Manchester United have been well documented, with David Moyes' struggles to recapture the form of previous seasons a fascinating sub-plot to one of the most exciting seasons for many years.
Tim Sherwood's tactical flaws cost Spurs at the Bridge - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
On Saturday evening after his sides 4-0 defeat by Chelsea, an altogether flattering result for the home side, Tottenham boss Tim Sherwood called on his players to stop being so friendly with each other in a post-match interview with about as much life as his team's second-half display.
£40m not enough to lure Chelsea's golden boy - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
When Jose Mourinho decided to cash in on 'bench-warmer' Juan Mata to the tune of some £37m or so of Manchester United's money, it was with the stated intention of building his team around his preferred 'number ten', Oscar.
West Brom need to take the positives from the Man United game - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
West Bromwich Albion suffered a 3-0 defeat at home to Manchester United in their fight to avoid relegation and there is a lot of negativity around the club. The manager is under pressure already, the team are struggling to score goals and pick up wins, but there were some positives from the game.
Newcastle's top youngster 17 year-old Adam Armstrong has won the Wor Jackie award as the best young player under 18 at the club, and he picked up the award at the Sport Newcastle Awards last night at the Newcastle Civic Center. Adam Armstrong - wins Wor Jackie Award The Wor Jackie Award is [...]
There's a saying that you prepare for the worst and hope for the best, and that's what Newcastle seem to have done in preparation for Alan Pardew's punishment from the FA, related to his improper conduct charge against David Meyler, and the club have plans in place in case Alan Pardew gets a stadium ban, [.
88% of Newcastle fans think that the English media has overreacted to Alan Pardew's headbutt of Hull City Player David Meyler on March 1st. David Meyler and Alan Pardew confront each other On the day when Newcastle manager Alan Pardew will learn his fate from the three man FA commission for his improper conduct charge, [.
We keep hearing the commentators on TV during the games talk about the season being over for certain clubs, and they keep saying that about Newcastle, and when Southampton won 1-0 at Crystal Palace on Saturday, they said the same thing about the Saints. Alan Pardew - Newcastle manager 30 points to play for [.
The FA Cup seemed like Arsenal's best trophy chance before the game against Everton. After the win and City's subsequent loss the Gunners are now the favourites. It seems like fate but we probably shouldn't tempt it.
Even if we hold our horses and don't think about results at Wembley, the win over the Toffees was, in itself, quite enjoyable.
When Mesut Ozil scored a very well taken opening goal for Arsenal in the FA cup on Saturday, Arsene Wenger must have felt a heavy weight lift off his shoulders. Because the man he smashed the club transfer record for in ASugust was beginning to look like a very expensive passenger. The manager is the [.
I have tried not to write too much about the off-field problems recently experience3d by the Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud. We don't really know the details so it would just be speculation anyway. What we do know, however, is that the Frenchman apologised to his family, fans and team-mates and is keen to put things [.
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Sunday's match between Manchester City and Wigan Athletic was a wonderfully entertaining game for the neutrals. It had a little bit of everything, and fair play to Wigan Athletic for putting in an inspired performance against the richest club in the world.
If you missed the match or you want to watch the highlights again, watch below.
The timely reemergence of André Schürrle has allowed Chelsea to take firm control of the title race in addition to bringing the player back into strong consideration for Jogi Löw's Germany side this summer. This comes after a transfer window where the purchase of Mohammed Salah from FC Basle had appeared to make the German expendable.
Entering last Saturday's London derby with Chelsea, Tottenham appeared to be well positioned to crack the top four party. The early season crisis of confidence and character under sacked manager Andre Vilas-Boas had been replaced by more free-flowing and assured performances under Tim Sherwood.
Tottenham's record at Stamford Bridge since the inception of the Premier League is one of great shame around the club.
The summer will be here before you know it, and so there's no doubt that one club that will be busier than most in the transfer window will be Manchester United. Before I get to the 5 footballers who are the most likely transfer targets for the Red Devils, let me rewind and review the certain progression that a signing of a player undertakes.
Even with just five Premier League games this week, there were plenty of talking points to pick out from the referee's performances.
Starting at Stamford Bridge, Spurs conceded four second half goals in a 4-0 defeat. However, at 1-0 to the Blues, refereeMichael Oliver gave a contentious penalty after a collision between Samuel Eto'o and Younes Kaboul in the penalty area.
After what was undoubtedly a disappointing end to the AFC Asian Cup qualifying stage for South East Asian nations, it was back to the bread and butter of league action in Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia and a big surprise in the Thai Premier League.
Champions Buriram United won the lot last season; Premier League, FA Cup and League Cup.
U.S. Men's National Team winger Brek Shea had his loan stint with English League Championship side Barnsley cut short after a post-match incident involving fans. Shea will return to Premier League club Stoke City, despite the fact his loan stint having been extended to April 3 back in January.
For the past several months, one of the treasures ofReddit's soccer section has been the brilliant and irreverent Premier League Team of the Week images. The intentionally retro design that looks like an 8-bit video game have been visually stunning. But for hardcore soccer fans such as myself and others, the team selection and slice of humor in each image always make Monday mornings something to look forward to in order to see what he does next.
1. This was the weekend of the dodgy headed backpass. Crystal Palace's Jason Puncheon and Tottenham's Kyle Walker both cost their teams goals with crazy headers. 2. Following on from that, we can conclude that there were plenty of ill-advised nods of the head even though Alan Pardew's Newcastle didn't have a game.