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Transfer rumours and paper review – Monday, May 30: Higuain ‘open’ to Liverpool move, Arsenal target going nowhere and MORE

2 Jun

Here are the top transfer-related stories in Monday’s newspapers… Argentina striker Gonzalo Higuain wants to leave Serie A outfit Napoli this summer and would be interested in a move to Liverpool, even though they have missed out on European qualification. (Daily Mirror) Borussia Dortmund chief executive Hans-Joachim Watzke has rubbished claims that Arsenal target Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, […]

England’s squad of rejects: The 23 Premier League aces Roy Hodgson has snubbed

17 May

While youngster Marcus Rashford and the likes of Fabian Delph and Andros Townsend received surprise call-ups, some others weren’t so lucky. CLICK THROUGH THE GALLERY ABOVE TO SEE THE 23-MAN SQUAD OF SNUBBED ENGLAND PLAYERS.

EXCLUSIVE: Raphael Varane will only move to Man United if they appoint Jose Mourinho

12 May

United have held talks with Varane about a possible £30m move. The France international has fallen down the pecking order at Real and has struggled to hold down a starting place since Zinedine Zidane took charge. But while he is open to joining United, the centre-back has made it clear he will pull the plug […]

Power linked with Eagles

11 May

Crystal Palace are believed to be weighing up a move for Wigan Athletic midfielder Max Power during the close season. Eagles boss Alan Pardew has been checking out the talent in the lower leagues this season and Power’s performances for Wigan appear to have caught the eye. The 22-year-old only joined Wigan from Tranmere Rovers […]

Neil ready to analyse own contribution

10 May

Norwich manager Alex Neil says he will assess his future at the club at the end of the season. McNally announced his resignation following the Canaries’ loss to Manchester United on Saturday, which left the team four points adrift of safety with two games left to play. Norwich play Watford on Wednesday, with the future […]

Leeds United forward Souleymane Doukara handed eight-match ban for biting Fulham’s Fernando Amorebieta

1 Apr

Leeds forward Souleymane Doukara has been banned for eight matches by the Football Association for biting an opponent. The incident happened early in the second half of the February 23 Sky Bet Championship 1-1 draw with Fulham at Elland Road. Fulham defender Fernando Amorebieta was the victim of the bite and was booked for his […]

Gary Cahill admits Chelsea fear: I thought it was the end

26 Mar

But he knows he must continue to be a regular starter in a big team if he is to add to his 40 caps and help England improve their dismal record at major tournaments. He added: “No one wants to be satisfied sitting at a big club if you’re not playing every week. “I’ve always […]

McCarthy bemoans ‘dreadful’ display

24 Mar

Mick McCarthy’s Ipswich are eighth in the Championship Ipswich Town manager Mick McCarthy says he will take a “huge portion” of the blame for a “dreadful” display in the home defeat by strugglers Rotherham. McCarthy’s side were beaten 1-0 thanks to Leon Best’s goal, their fifth defeat of the season at Portman Road. “The performance […]

Andros Townsend says it’s do or die for Newcastle as they prepare for relegation showdown

24 Mar

“We have almost two more weeks training before then with the manager and him drilling his philosophy. We have to be positive.” Benitez has turned to a little-known former Forest Green forward to help Newcastle rediscover their goal threat. Glasgow-born Allan Russell hopes to work his magic with Aleksandar Mitrovic, Ayoze Perez and Papiss Cisse, […]

Crystal Palace v Liverpool team news: Confirmed Premier League line ups – Firmino and Origi to lead Reds’ attack

6 Mar

Crystal Palace take on Liverpool at Selhurst Park this afternoon, kick off 13:30 GMT, and you can listen to live commentary on talkSPORT. The Eagles have won six of their last 11 meetings with the Reds in all competitions, but are struggling for form in the Premier League having not picked up three points since their […]