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Liverpool in talks with Milan over Balotelli move

Liverpool have started negotiations with Italian giants AC Milan over a permanent move for Italy international striker Mario Balotelli.

 

Last night it appeared that manager Brendan Rodgers wanted to sign the former Manchester City star on loan. However, Milan are said to prefer a permanent move to cash-in on any transfer. Now Liverpool have begun talks to make this happen before the transfer deadline.

 

The 24-year-old was reportedly a target for Arsenal before the signing of Alexis Sanchez from Barcelona. Now the man who feels like he is always unfairly targeted is being seen as a replacement for Luis Suarez, who joined the Catalan giants this summer. Balotelli’s apparent availability has re-sparked the interest of the Gunners, with Chelsea apparently also interested as they seek a long term replacement for the returning messiah, Didier Drogba.

 

Liverpool hope to cut a deal at around £18 million but AC… Continue reading →

Spurs eye Schneiderlin and Destro after completing double-deal

A FEW weeks after taking charge of training for the first time as head coach of Spurs, Mauricio Pochettino is starting to reshape his squad ahead of the new season.
Ben Davies and Michel Vorm are on the verge of signing from Swansea City, with Gylfi Sigurdsson heading in the opposite direction, meaning Tottenham have finally become active in the transfer window.

Over the past couple of weeks, murmurings of discontent and impatience have been rife on social media. Fans of the North London club have been waiting for their side to inject some fresh blood into the squad after last seasons disappointing campaign.
The signing of Davies hasn’t been met with the excitement that former signings have in recent years. However, it’s the potential of the young Welsh international which has been overlooked.
Davies was a rising star for the Swans in the 2013-2014, having made 34 Premier League… Continue reading →

Balotelli to join Gunners?

The latest transfer rumours are suggesting that Italian international Mario Balotelli is a possible target for North London club Arsenal

Arsene Wenger’s side are notoriously short in the centre forward position and arguably are yet to replace all time goalscorer Thierry Henry. Balotelli is a proven goalscorer in the Premier League after his time with Manchester City but questions remain about his temperament and professionalism.

The forward, who currently plays for Italian giants AC Milan, may be sold as the club look to reduce their wage bill. It is understood that officials from Arsenal are enquiring as to how much the deal would cost them and whether Balotelli would be agreeable to such a move.

Having scored the winner against England in this years World Cup, the striker will be keen to showcase his talents. He is without doubt a very capable player, scoring 30 goals in a three-year stay… Continue reading →

World Cup preview: Group D

FIVE DAYS to go! The World Cup is getting closer and today we preview Group D which is being claimed as the “Group of Death”. With three sides in the top 10 of the latest FIFA World Rankings it is sure to be an exciting battle between South Americans Uruguay and European pair England and Italy. CONCACAF’s Costa Rica make up the rest of the group and go into the tournament as huge underdogs.

Uruguay

Uruguay’s attacking talent will be vital to their success

64 years after producing one of the biggest upsets in world football, Uruguay will look to once again cause a shock and go all the way in Brazil.
In 1950 Uruguay were much unfancied in the final against their more illustrious opponents however they overcome the favourites 2-1 and that success is still talked about in both countries now.

Heading into 2014 Uruguay have an impressive… Continue reading →

Managerless Spurs chase Radu

Spurs are chasing Radu

Tottenham are chasing Lazio defender Stefan Radu. The Romania international is valued at around £8 million.

If anyone thought Tottenham were resting on their laurels with regards to new signings for next season then they are very much mistaken. Despite being on the lookout for a new manager the club are still going ahead with their transfer plans for the summer.

Frank De Boer and Mauricio Pochettino are the clear front runners for the vacant manager’s job at White Hart Lane, however over the past few days it’s all gone a little quiet, but its business as usual for the club on the transfer front.
Sporting Director Franco Baldini has been instructed by the board to carry on his duties of finding new summer signings, as they look to build on last season’s 6th placed finish.

One of the first new arrivals at Spurs this summer could… Continue reading →

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