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Tottenham are confident winger Gareth Bale, 23, will commit his future to the club next month by signing a new deal that will earn him £170,000 a week.
Meanwhile, Spurs winger Aaron Lennon, 26, is a transfer target for Italian giants Inter Milan.
Real Madrid, Paris Saint Germain and Monaco are all targeting Swansea City boss Michael Laudrup.
West Brom boss Steve Clarke will offer Wigan striker Franco Di Santo, 24, a chance to stay in the Premier League.
Outgoing interim Chelsea manager Rafael Benitez says Jose Mourinho will have £100m to spend this summer when he returns to Stamford Bridge.
Retiring David Beckham is set to be offered a top job with the Football Association.
Manchester City are planning a move for Sevilla winger Jesus Navas, 27, who has a £29m release clause.
David Beckham called time on his illustrious career and declared: I'm quitting as a champion.
Rio Ferdinand has thrown down the gauntlet to Manchester United's biggest rivals and warned: It's up to you to catch us now.
Frank Lampard believes Jose Mourinho is the man to turn Chelsea back into England's top team again.
Arsenal have discussed a move for unsettled Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney.
West Ham have asked Chelsea if they can take £20m-rated striker Romelu Lukaku, 20, on loan next season.
Cardiff are interested in an ambitious swoop for Lyon's £15m-rated France striker Bafetimbi Gomi and Lille's former Chelsea striker Salomon Kalou.
Both Manchester clubs and Bayern Munich have been put on alert after Barcelona put midfielder Thiago Alcantara, 22, up for sale.
Aston Villa and Everton are both keen on moves for Spartak Moscow's former Celtic winger Aiden McGeady.
Manchester United face competition from Bayer Leverkusen as they target a move for £25m-rated Benfica midfielder Nicolas Gaitan.
Arsenal, Tottenham and Fulham are tracking Watford striker Matej Vydra, 21, who has yet to decided whether to return to parent club Udinese, stay at Watford or move elsewhere.
West Brom have put a £4.5m price tag on out-of-favour striker Peter Odemwingie.
David Beckham believes he is bowing out as a champion and hopes he will be remembered more for his achievements on the pitch rather than the focus he has drawn off it.
Frank Lampard believes the return of Jose Mourinho to Chelsea will give him the chance to win the fourth Premier League title he wants so badly.
David Beckham, English football's most iconic global star, has announced his retirement as a professional player, saying he was "leaving at the top".
Hull could make a move for West Brom frontman Peter Odemwingie but will have to pay at least £3m for the Nigeria international.
Chelsea and Tottenham have both made moves for 17-year-old Southampton left-back Luke Shaw.
Manchester City have launched a move for Sevilla winger Jesus Navas, despite concerns over the anxiety problems the 27-year-old has suffered.
David Beckham has announced the end of his glittering career 21 years after making his debut for Manchester United.
Frank Lampard believes Jose Mourinho's anticipated reappointment as manager this summer will restore Chelsea as a "consistent force" and enable the club to challenge for the Premier League title next season.
The decision to go was presented much like an announcement to the Stock Exchange, wrapping in formality what industry insiders already knew. David Beckham was finished as a footballer long ago.
Gustavo Poyet's departure from Brighton & Hove Albion moved a step closer when he was suspended by the Championship club along with his assistant, Mauricio Taricco, and first-team coach, Charlie Oatway.
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The 38-year-old global sports icon's storied career nears its conclusion as David Beckham officially announced he will retire at season's end.
David Beckham has been tipped for a return to MLS as owner of a new club, following talks between his advisors and league executives.
The former England captain announced his retirement on Thursday, 20 years after signing his first professional contract, and has been tight-lipped about his future plans.
And while Beckham's contract with MLS, signed when he joined the L.A. Galaxy...
Through the years, David Beckham has become as famous for his hair styles as for his free kicks. A look at some of his more famous ''hair-lights'':
Still a youngster in 1999 and enjoying his most successful season as a soccer player, Beckham had dyed blonde hair and left it long in the front and short at back. If it was for good luck, it worked because...
Today David Beckham is known worldwide, mostly for his looks but believe it or not David Beckham actually played soccer, aka football, and was at one time a world class player!
Becks recently announced his retirement from the soccer world, and at 38, it was certainly time. He began professional football at the age of 17 when he made his debut for Manchester United in 1992 in a League...
David Beckham says he will retire from professional football at the end of the season.
The 38-year-old Beckham, who recently won a league title in a fourth country with Paris Saint-Germain, has become a global superstar since starting his career at Manchester United.
Beckham says ''I'm thankful to PSG for giving me the opportunity to continue but I feel now is the right...
Following the announcement today that David Beckham will retire from football at the end of this season; adidas have released the following statement:
An adidas spokesperson said: “On behalf of adidas we would like to congratulate David Beckham on what has been a glittering career in football. He has won titles for every team he has played for, playing a key role on every occasion...
He was the first soccer player to transcend his sport since Pele. He was first to make himself into a worldwide brand, a move so radical for this sport that his manager at Manchester United was deeply suspicious of it. He was a winner on and off the field.
He is David Beckham, and his retirement from professional soccer at age 38 on Thursday sent shockwaves through the sport. He...
David Beckham has reportedly retired from professional football according to an exclusive from the Daily Mail.
Despite the offer of an extended one-year deal at Paris Saint-German, sources in Paris have told Sportsmail that the 38-year-old has played his last game, bowing out on a high after helping Carlo Ancelotti’s side win the French title for the first time in 19 years.
(Eds: With AP Photos.) Statement from David Beckham announcing his decision Thursday to retire from soccer:
''I'm thankful to PSG (Paris Saint-Germain) for giving me the opportunity to continue but I feel now is the right time to finish my career, playing at the highest level.
''If you had told me as a young boy I would have played for and won trophies...
Honestly, I thought Beckham had retired years ago, but this season will be his last.
David Beckham said he will retire from professional football at the end of the season.
“I’m thankful to PSG for giving me the opportunity to continue but I feel now is the right time to finish my career, playing at the highest level,” Beckham said in a statement.
After getting the Captain's armband for his last home game for Paris St. Germain as they took on already-relegated Brest in Ligue 1, David Beckham was touring the pitch for the last time in any kind of competitive uniform.
There is thought that he won't participate in the season finale next time out with the league title all wrapped up, so his numbers finish up with:
Get your “I thought he already announced his retirement, when he decided to play MLS” jokes ready. David Beckham has retired.The 38-year-old Beckham, who recently won a league title in a fourth country with Paris Saint-Germain, said Thursday he will retire at the end of the season.“I’m thankful to PSG for giving me the opportunity to continue but I feel now is the right...
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has paid tribute to David Beckham and admitted that he had been interested in signing the midfielder.
Beckham, 38, who announced his retirement on Thursday, has had spells training with Arsenal but never played for the Gunners.
Wenger said: "I have a huge respect for his passion for the game, his huge commitment, his mental strengths because he...