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SOCCER RUMORS & GOSSIP

Arsenal Transfer Rumours - Friday Round-up: Edinson Cavani, Ezequiel Lavezzi, Karim Benzema

South American football expert Tim Vickery says Arsenal are chasing Paris Saint-Germain striker Edinson Cavani. The Gunners have turned their attention to the Uruguayan after missing out on primary target Karim Benzema who will stay at Real Madrid. - Read full article Paris Saint-Germain winger Ezequiel Lavezzi is free to leave the club, president Nasser […]
Via FastOneTwo.com
11 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Arjen Robben named captain for Netherlands’ upcoming Euro 2016 qualifiers

Danny Blind has named Arjen Robben as the Netherlands’ captain for the forthcoming European Championship qualifying matches against Iceland and Turkey. Blind, who took over from Guus Hiddink as national coach last month, has decided to give the armband to Bayern Munich playmaker Robben instead of previous skipper Robin van Persie, who has agreed to become vice-captain. Blind told...
Via World Soccer Talk
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Sinisa Mihajlovic on the Empoli game, Mario Balotelli and Juraj Kucka

Milan coach Sinisa Mihajlovic says new signings Mario Balotelli and Juraj Kucka are available to face Empoli on Saturday night. The Rossoneri will be eager to bounce back after last week's disappointing defeat against Fiorentina with former Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli expected to start on the bench at the Stadio Carlo Castellani. "[Mario] Balotelli and […]
Via FastOneTwo.com
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Manchester United star is ‘out or order’, blasts club legend

Manchester United star is ‘out or order’, blasts club legend - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Manchester United legend, Paul Scholes has claimed that David De Gea is out of order if he has lost his focus and has refused to play for Manchester United. David De Gea confident about Manchester United exit David De Gea is linked with a move to Real Madrid and according to...
Via Soccerlens
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Arsene Wenger: Injury update on Laurent Koscielny, Per Mertesacker, Jack Wilshere and Danny Welbeck

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has revealed that defender Per Mertesacker will not be available for Saturday's away game against Newcastle United. The Germany international did not feature on Monday night against Liverpool with regular centre-back Laurent Koscielny also missing because of injury. The Frenchman will undergo a late fitness test on Saturday morning to determine […]
Via FastOneTwo.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Lionel Messi wins UEFA Best Player in Europe award

MONACO -- Lionel Messi added another individual trophy to his collection Thursday, being voted UEFA's Best Player in Europe for last season. The Barcelona star beat Luis Suarez, his teammate at the Champions League winner, and Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo in a Europe-wide poll of journalists. Messi, the four-time FIFA world player of the year, got the UEFA honor after a season...
Via AP on Fox
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Arsene Wenger provides important Arsenal Transfer Update

Arsene Wenger provides important Arsenal Transfer Update - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has provided an important transfer update for the fans. The Gunners boss claimed that the club are working hard to get deals done and is confident about incomings before the window closes. “I am available 24 hours a day. I have a team working round the clock...
Via Soccerlens
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Is it fair to stop questioning Wayne Rooney?

The streak is finally over. Wayne Rooney ended his scoreless streak, which ended up spanning a total of 10 games, in grand form by netting a hat trick in the Champions League qualifier match against Club Brugge Wednesday, August 26. Wayne Rooney playing for Manchester United. The Manchester United captain seemed to open the qualifier with more confidence after nearly scoring his...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Mario Balotelli blames Brendan Rodgers’ tactics for woeful spell at Liverpool

Mario Balotelli claims manager Brendan Rodgers' tactics contributed to his woeful spell at Liverpool. The 25-year-old striker has returned to AC Milan on loan a year after leaving the San Siro in a last-minute £16million deal which Rodgers admitted at the time was a "calculated risk". It failed spectacularly, with the Italy international scoring just four goals in 28 appearances...
Via World Soccer Talk
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Messi wins inaugural UEFA.com Goal of the Season

Lionel Messi received nearly 40% of more than half a million votes cast to win the UEFA.com Goal of the… The post Messi wins inaugural UEFA.com Goal of the Season appeared first on TheSoccerDaily.com.
Via The Soccer Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Barcelona president rejects Neymar to Manchester United transfer rumor

FC Barcelona has no interest in selling Neymar to Manchester United, according to the man whose job it is to make such decisions at the Spanish giant. Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu quashed speculation linking Neymar to Manchester United on Tuesday, telling Catalunya Radio he wants the Brazilian star to remain with the club into the distant future. Bartomeu commented...
Via NESN.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Marouane Fellaini set to replace Wayne Rooney; will Van Gaal’s ploy work?

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...
Via Soccerlens
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Oh You Beauty!: Goals of the Week 8/25/2015

5. Luis Suarez vs Athletic Bilbao The fact that this Luis Suarez goal is at number 5 this week shows how stacked on beautiful goals we are. Alba gives a beautiful cross into Suarez. Luis takes it right out of the air and first-times it right past the keeper. 4. Lassana Diarra vs Troyes What a powerful shot. Lassana Diarra’s, I bet many of you forgot about him, still got it. This...
Via 32 Flags
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch Cristiano Ronaldo’s 80 UEFA club goals

Cristiano Ronaldo goes into the 2015/16 group stage as the joint-top scorer in UEFA club competition history; watch footage of… The post Watch Cristiano Ronaldo’s 80 UEFA club goals appeared first on TheSoccerDaily.com.
Via The Soccer Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

LA Galaxy boss Arena hints at Gerrard's Liverpool return

LA Galaxy coach Bruce Arena has hinted that Steven Gerrard will one day return to the Premier League as Liverpool boss. Gerrard, 35, signed an 18-month contract with the MLS side in the summer and Arena is convinced the midfielder has all the attributes to eventually enter football management. The former England man has previously spoken about returning to Anfield and Arena, who...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Dejan Lovren: Liverpool Defended Perfectly In Premier League Draw With Arsenal

Liverpool can derive plenty of positives from their goalless draw at Arsenal on Monday night, even if it left the Emirates Stadium with a tinge of disappointment at not winning the game, insists Dejan Lovren. The Reds dominated the first half in North London, with Philippe Coutinho twice cracking the woodwork and Christian Benteke being thwarted by Petr Cech at close range before...
Via NESN.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Arsenal’s Cech and Liverpool’s Mignolet put on goalkeeping clinic in thrilling 0-0 draw

The posts, the linesman, Petr Cech and Simon Mignolet all played a hand to keep this game between Arsenal and Liverpool to a 0-0 draw to close out the third week of EPL action. Before the game even started, both teams were without some important players, Per Mertesacker (illness) and Laurent Koscielny (back) were both out for Arsenal and Jordan Henderson (foot) was out for Liverpool...
Via 32 Flags
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Manchester United offers $221 million for Neymar

Manchester United is using its financial muscle to land Neymar, one of soccer’s biggest stars, from Barcelona’s all-conquering lineup. Manchester United offered Barcelona £140 million ($221 million) for Neymar, Cassio Boat of Brazilian broadcaster Globo Sport reported Monday. Manchester United’s offer reportedly triggers the buyout clause Neymar’s contract contains, leaving...
Via NESN.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Benzema tells 'clowns': I'm going nowhere

Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema has hit out at the "clowns" who continue to link him with a move away from the club. Benzema has been repeatedly linked with a switch to Arsenal in recent months, although Emirates Stadium boss Arsene Wenger has frequently denied a move will materialize. Real coach Rafael Benitez has also been moved to dismiss the prospect and Benzema took to...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

West Brom, Chelsea, And The Early Season Identity Crisis

It’s been a long time since Tony Pulis started a Premier League season with a job—three years, to be exact. It's starting to show.   West Brom, after three matches, are bottom of the league, their sole point earned in a goalless draw away from home against Watford. And while it is necessary to point out that the Baggies’ two losses have come against Manchester City and Chelsea—hardly...
Via The Sports Quotient
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Galaxy Thrash New York City FC 5-1 in Their Inaugural Meeting

Giovani Dos Santos and Steven Gerrard congratulate each other after a 5-1 victory over NYC FC on August 23, 2015 (LA Galaxy/Twitter) The Los Angeles Galaxy and New York City FC squared off Saturday afternoon in a matchup featuring some of the biggest names in the MLS. Andrea Pirlo, and David Villa featured for New York City, while Giovani Dos Santos, Steven Gerrard, and Robbie Keane...
Via The Sports Journal
5 days ago  |  Discuss
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