Liverpool suffer blow in pursuit of £15m rated midfielder - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Liverpool have suffered a major blow in their hopes of landing Verona's attacking midfielder Juan Manuel Iturbe in the summer. Reports suggest that the the Argentine, who is on loan from Porto would be on his way to Real madrid as his agent has already held talks with the Los Blancos.
Suarez fan dreams of Manchester United move - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
FC Zurich's U-17 strikerDimitri OberlinMfomo recently admitted that he dreams to play for Manchester United or Juventus one day, but it is Luis Suarez who inspires him the most.The Swiss International spoke his heart out in an interview with Serie A pundit and staff journalist of Gianluca Di MarzioFabrizio Romano.
Chelsea make £15m bid for Liverpool target - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Chelsea have made the first move for the highly rated Sevilla left-back Alberto Moreno, and have lodged a £15m bid to secure his signature in the summer.
Liverpool are thought to be interested in Moreno, who has a release clause of£25m, while reports also suggested that Manchester United have shown keen interest in him too, with ex-manager David Moyes sending scouts to watch him on a few occasions.
The €40m Real Madrid target Liverpool must sign - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Earlier this week, we reported that Liverpool are showing keen interest in highly rated Porto's attacking midfielder,Juan Fernando Quintero, who is also a reported target of Manchester United and Real Madrid.
Top 5 Young Premier League Stars set to shine at the 2014 World Cup - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
This Premier League season has arguably been one of the most exciting in recent years, and we have seen a host of breakthrough stars arrive on the big stage; some of whom are very likely to further showcase their extraordinary talent in the upcoming 2014World Cup in Brazil.
Liverpool Football Club have released new designs for the planned expansion of Anfield.
The regeneration of Anfield will see £260million invested into the local community as well as creating hundreds of jobs. The club will submit the new plans to the Liverpool City Council this summer. And if approved, construction will start next year and would be completed in time for the 2016-17 season.
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has threatened to rest key players for his club's game against Liverpool at Anfield this Sunday. If Mourinho follows through on his promise, his actions will undoubtedly anger Manchester City supporters as they may feel that Chelsea will wreck City's best chance to win the league if Chelsea can defeat Liverpool this weekend.
Normally, you would safely say that any team which had been beaten 6-0, 5-1 and 6-3, like Arsenal were, in the same season, had a serious problem with their defense. But that is not really the case with the Gunners. If you take way those 17 goals in three games, Arsenal have only conceded 24 [...]
Before kickoff, you can find the best in the world here, perfecting every detail of their game. Every freekick. Every dribble. They'll be ready to counter any attack, and they'll know where to where to move to find that extra inch of space.
Arsenal: Bitter Premier League rivals gunning for key French duo? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Arsenal are hoping that they can tie down star defender Laurent Koscielny to a new contract, having opened negotiations with the Frenchman on the weekend, but the saga of Bacary Sagna is trundling on, with Liverpool and Manchester City among the clubs watching proceedings with interest.
Chelsea plan shock move for Arsenal defender - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Chelsea are lining up a shock move for Arsenal defender Thomas Vermaelen in the summer according to reports in the Guardian.
We had earlier reported that the Belgian is well on the radar of Italian side Napoli as he has fallen down the pecking order at Arsenal thanks to mercurial rise of the centre back defensive partnership of Laurent Koscielny and Per Mertesacker.
"Here it comes, here it comes, here it comes, here it comes
Here comes your nine-teenth nervous breakdown."
As soccer continues it's "invasion" of American shores, I find it fit to pay tribute to the original British Invasion of the 1960s. Just like the Barclays Premier League, the Rolling Stones are synonymous with English culture.
Liverpool in typical heart stopping fashion managed to collect another vital three points at Norwich on Sunday as they eventually won the game 3-2. A quick start for the Reds set a precedent for the game before Norwich slowly began to gain a foothold and pushed Liverpool right to the wire. Goals from Sterling and Suarez ensured Liverpool remained at the top of the table with just three games left.
You may remember that we brought you a leaked snapshot (above) yesterday, but today Liverpool have released the full set of architects' renderings of the club's proposed redevelopment of their Anfield stadium.
With the focus on Liverpool's plan for a new, three-tier, £100million Main Stand, several more images have been released as the club prepare tosubmit planning application for the project that will see Anfield and an accompanying plaza expanded into the area surrounding the stadium.
To be perfectly honest, while we're aware that he's hardly set Anfield alight,Pies had no idea Aly Cissokho hadbeen naff enough this season to earn himself "comedic no-hoper" status, but it seems the French left-back (on loan from Valencia) is ripe for the pisse-taking among Liverpool fans.
What does sacking of Moyes mean for Arsenal? by Dboy Arsenal fans have all now surely learned that David Moyes has been sacked by Man United after their latest loss to former club Everton. It just goes to show how ambitious the Man United board is, and that they do not tolerate any mediocrity. But [.
Why this season has shown that talent isn't everything unless you're a striker by KJ This season has been an odd one, Arsenal fans. We've got Liverpool who will most likely win the Premier League title this season and we've got Atletico Madrid who will most likely win La Liga this season as well as [.
Inevitably, Celtic cantered their way to a third successive SPFL tile win, with the ribbons on the trophy before March was out. A midweek win at Firhill formally secured what has been expected all season, although despite the expected nature of the success, Neil Lennon remains adamant that there are still ambitions to fulfil at Parkhead.
I have been thinking about Jose's idea of a weaker team to face Liverpool on Sunday and have come up with the starting eleven that I believe we could see at Anfield. I am interested in reading your opinions.
Now we have to take plenty of things into consideration here. Suspensions for the second leg, people that are likely to miss out and players who need a game based on the fact that Jose Mourinho would already be thinking of his best eleven for Wednesday night.
Much of the talk after the game and I am sure in days to come will be of the comments made by Jose Mourinho in relation to Chelsea's trip to Anfield, just three days before the second leg of our Champions League semi final with Atletico Madrid.
The manager revealed that Chelsea had requested with the Premier League and Liverpool Football Club to bring the game forward in assist our aim of reaching the final of the Champions League, giving us an additional day to recover and that was denied by both parties.
Well, it's been an interesting Easter weekend for David Moyes. First he was stared down by the Grim Reaper at Goodison Park, and now his sacking is confirmed. We'll be taking a look at what's gone wrong for the Scotsman, and who the Red Devils can turn to next.
For a team to improve over the course of a few transfer windows, they often must bring in key players who greatly improve the team while also letting the right players leave in order to make way for upgrades. Tottenham is a key example of a team that didn't handle the transfer window well.
Here's a look at the teams that capitalized on the most recent transfer windows in order to improve.
Whereas they're not the finished article by any means, a set of renderings showing one of the final-ish designs for the proposed redevelopment of Anfield have been leaked this week, showing just how John Henry and his posse intend to boost Liverpool's current 45,000-seater home up to a capacity approaching 60,000 in 2018 or so.
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As always, match data from Stats Zone and Squawka.
Gordon Jago Super Group -CLUB ATLETICO RIVER PLATE (2) vs.U.S. U-20 MEN'S NATIONAL TEAM (0)
River Plate jumped ahead 1-0 on scoreboard in the 35thminute when a throw-in into the box fell to #9 Lucas Boye, who then showed some clever footwork in tight space to position himself and slot the ball in between the goalkeeper and the surrounding defenders.