Hoffenheim midfielder Roberto Firmino is a possible summer signing for Manchester United and Liverpool, according to media reports. The Sunday People claims that both Premier League sides are scouting the 22-year-old Brazilian. But they will face competition from Italian side Inter Milan, who are also said to be interested in Firmino.
Bayern Munich midfielder Toni Kroos is weighing up a move to Manchester United, according to his brother. Werder Bremen's Felix Kroos suggested that his sibling was currently deciding whether to make the move. The 22-year-old made it clear he would jump at the chance to move to Old Trafford. He said he had discussed the [.
Manchester United manager David Moyes was in Germany last night to watch Freiburg's game against Hertha Berlin. Young Freiburg centre-back Matthias Ginter was the subject of his scouting mission, according to reports. The 20-year-old is rated at £10m and is considered one of Germany's hottest young defensive talents.
As if he's not under enough pressure at his current club, David Moyes is now coming under fire for a decision he made as Everton manager. Defender Shkodran Mustafi has handed a Germany call-up and is now in contention for a place in Joachim Low's World Cup squad. The 21-year-old was on Everton's books until [.
Manchester United ready to pay £250,000-a-week for £30m German midfielder - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Manchester United, irrespective of their league position this season, is expected to spend heavily next summer to bolster their squad. The Red Devils will be mainly focusing on improving the central midfield department, as it needs an immediate surgery.
Manchester United will offer Bayern Munich midfielder Toni Kroos a whopping £250,000-a-week in an effort to lure him away from the European champions. That would represent a three-fold increase in his salary as David Moyes tries to ensure he get his man this summer. Germany international Kroos will enter the final 12 months of his [.
Manchester United manager David Moyes is confident of signing Borussia Dortmund midfielder Ilkay Gundogan this summer according to reports. The champions have been watching a number of midfield targets in recent weeks, but the Germany international is the one Moyes believes he is most likely to land, claims the Daily Star Sunday.
Manchester United manager David Moyes was in the crowd to see Bayern Munich's 0-2 win at Arsenal last night. With United have completed their games against the Gunners this season, it can only have been Bayern that attracted Moyes' interest. He travelled to Germany to see the European champions in action last month when midfielder [.
The World Cup will dominate television sets this summer and per usual, most of the elite European nations (as well as a few South American teams) will be considered as favorites, or at the very least serious contenders. There'll be lofty expectations placed on teams like Italy, England, Germany and defending champion Spain.
Euro 2016 Draw: The Big Preview - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Welcome to Soccerlens' preview and upcoming coverage of Sunday's Euro 2016 draw, which will take place at 11:00 GMT in Nice, France.
With qualification for this summer's World Cup in Brazil all sorted, we can turn our attentions to the upcoming European Championships in France, with a whole host of international heavyweights awaiting this Sunday's gala event, which will determine the fate of the 55 teams spread through six seeded pots.
Arjen Robben says Bayern Munich still have to produce a top performance to see off Arsenal in this week's Champions League last-16 tie. The reigning champions go into the home leg with a 2-0 advantage, but Robben insists the job is not done yet. He said: "It is going to be a very tough one. [...]
It seems that Mesut Ozil is coming under fire from all angles at the minute, but the Arsenal fans need to show our club record signing that we are behind him all the way with a rousing and determined show of support at the Emirates today. It seems to me just one more example of [...]
Arsenal's record signing Mesut Ozil and Manchester United's Tom Cleverley might like to form a group therapy meeting. The Gunners star was booed and whistled by home supporters during Germany's friendly win over Chile last night. Cleverley's name was booed when it was read out over the Wembley PA system.
Mesut Ozil shrugs off criticism with "I don't care!" by Ash Arsenal's German international Mesut Ozil has sensationally swiped back at the media and fans' criticism of him with a response that shows how he clearly isn't affected by criticism. Ozil has come under a lot of pressure since Christmas, rightly or wrongly, because his [.
Arsenal fans know that club manager Arsene Wenger is not like most managers. His style has never been to blast the players with a halftime hairdryer, criticise the players publicly or put pressure on them to perform. Many would like him to be a bit more like that sometimes, but I am not going to [...
Chelsea attacker Andre Schurrle joined Arsenal's Mesut Ozil, Per Mertesacker and Lukas Podolski for a flight to Germany ahead of their national team's friendly against Chile. And friendly appears to be the operative word, not only because of the amicable travel arrangements of players from both London clubs, but mainly because of how far up [.
PHOTO: Ozil, Podli & Chelsea Star on plane to Germany - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
After gruelling weeks of club football action, it's time to concentrate on international matches. Four of Premier League's top German footballers have jetted back to their homeland for international week.
Hull City are reportedly lining up a £2.6m move for Arsenal outcast Johan Djourou as they seek to bolster their defence ahead of next season. The Switzerland international has been on the Gunners' books since 2002, but has spent the last 12 months on loan in Germany with Hannover and Hamburg. His previous loan spell [.
Schalke wonderkid Julian Draxler has refused to rule out a move to European champions Bayern Munich. The 20-year-old was the subject of a €30m bid from Arsenal in the January transfer window, but that was rejected. While the Gunners were expected to return with a fresh approach this summer, Draxler's comments appear to be aimed [.
Arsenal star handed extended break by Arsene Wenger - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Arsenal star Mesut Ozil has had a miserable past one week. The German superstar was heavily criticized by Arsenal fans and pundits for missing a penalty against Bayern Munich in the Champions League and was rested against Sunderland in the weekend.
PHOTO: Mesut Ozil meets fellow penalty sufferer, Dennis Bergkamp - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Mesut Ozil may be having a tough time of it of late, but he still has plenty of time to get back on the horse, something former Gunners striker Dennis Bergkamp, an Arsenal stalwart of over 10 years, would strongly endorse.
GIF: Arsenal and Liverpool target scores unbelievable goal for Hamburg - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Hamburg midfielderHakan Calhanoglu, who is said to have been a recent transfer target for both Arsenal and Liverpool, scored an absolutely blinding free-kick against German giants Borussia Dortmund on Saturday, with the effort being hailed as goal-of-the-season so far.
Arsenal have targeted Lars Bender as Mikel Arteta's long-term replacement, according to reports. The Bayer Leverkusen midfielder is being lined up to take over from the veteran Spaniard in the Gunners' engine room, the Daily Mail claims. Bender's name has been linked with the Gunners for some time, but this summer could be the time [.
Arsenal: Four reasons why Mesut Ozil is misfiring - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
When Mesut Özil arrived at theEmiratesin a blaze of glory in September of last year, there came with him a sense of optimism aroundArsenalthat this world class playmaker could be the missing ingredient that would bring a return to the glory days in North London.
Arsenal fans have been pondering why, of the 11 players on their team, the one the opposition goalkeeper has been watching take penalties since he was 11 years old was chosen to take their spot-kick against Bayern Munich yesterday. Manuel Neuer duly saved Mesut Ozil's spot-kick and here's the evidence that the know each [.
Given that in cup ties most successful managers resort to a high tempo game when playing at home against a superior opposition, it was strange that Bayern Munich boss Pep Guardiola seemed to be ambushed by Arsenal's tactics last night. Bayern's early performance suggested they weren't prepared for such an onslaught.
Arsenal keeper Wojciech Szczesny has been shown a red card for denying Bayern Munich's Arjen Robben a clear goalscoring opportunity. The Pole came flying out after substitute Nacho Monreal failed to track Robben's run. Szczesny made a w*nker gesture as he made his way off the pitch. See it here.
Real Madrid midfielder Nuri Sahin has joked that he needed Chelsea star Eden Hazard to give him a good kick during his ballboy days. The former Liverpool player, currently on loan at Borussia Dortmund, found an old image of him lurking behind Brazilian striker Ronaldo hoping to get his shirt after a Champions League game [.
Liverpool face an asking price of £41m for transfer target Donis Avdijaj's after Schalke added a buyout clause to his contract. German tabloid Bild claims that the mammoth release clause has been inserted in the 17-year-old's new deal. The Reds have been credited with interest in the young forward for some time, but Schalke will [.
Germany vs Chile 2014 Highlights Friendly 1-0 Gotze Goal Video is a post from Soccer Blogger. Follow Soccer Blogger on Twitter
Germany vs Chile 2014 Highlights Friendly 1-0 Gotze Goal Video is a post from Soccer Blogger. Follow Soccer Blogger on Twitter Germany vs Chile 2014 (Germany Chile VIDEO BELOW) Final score and result:- Germany vs Chile 1-0 (Gotze) Mercedes Benz Arena, Stuttgart- 5 March, 2014 Mario Gotze's goal, set up by Arsenal's Mesut Ozil, helps [.
Roy Hodgson will be rather pleased with the Three Lions' grouping for the EURO 2016 qualifiers, with Switzerland arguably the only other side who can top Group E. Chris Coleman's Wales will face Blegium and Bosnia-Herzegovina in a tricky Group B while Northern Ireland will find it tough againstGreece, Hungary, Romania, Finland.