Thursday 8 October 2015

Platini labels FIFA leak 'insidious' after suspension reports.

UEFA president Michel Platini has labelled reports that his is set to be suspended by the FIFA Ethics Committee as "an attempt to damage my reputation", adding that he "will stop at nothing to ensure that the truth is known".

Mourinho hits back at Capello after 'burnout' criticism.

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has hit back at Fabio Capello, after the Italian suggested that the Portuguese lacks longevity because he burns players out.

Mourinho has hit back at Capello, suggesting that the former England boss should respect the work of fellow managers, especially when they are enduring difficult spells.

De Gea: Madrid saga has made me grow.

Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea feels he has matured and grown following his failed switch to Real Madrid. "I am a guy who likes to let the bad things and difficult times behind," De Gea was quoted as telling Canal Plus.

Reus hopes Ireland feel the pressure.

Germany forward Marco Reus believes the pressure is on the Republic of Ireland ahead of the crunch Euro 2016 qualification clash in Dublin.

Fabregas: Mourinho is the best coach for Chelsea.

Cesc Fabregas believes Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho is the best manager in the history of the club and there is no one better to get them out of their current rut.

Football Gossip: Guardiola, Coutinho, Amelia is your 24/7 source for all the latest football rumours in the global transfer market.

Calhanoglu on United radar

Reports suggest Manchester United are following Bayer Leverkusen midfielder Hakan Calhanoglu very closely.

Source: The Guardian

Guardiola says yes to Manchester City

Pep Guardiola has told Manchester City sporting director Txiki Begiristain that he will take over from Manuel Pellegrini. Bayern Munich will try to renew their coach's contract, but have also approached Jurgen Klopp as a contingency plan.

Source: Mundo Deportivo

Man City eye Coutinho as Silva replacement

Manchester City have highlighted Philippe Coutinho as a possible long-term replacement for David Silva, with Liverpool likely to lose the midfielder should they fail to qualify for the Champions League.

Source: Daily Mirror

Amelia a done deal

Reports suggest Chelsea will announce the signing of veteran goalkeeper Marco Amelia on Thursday.

Source: The Daily Mail

Sunday 4 October 2015

Football Gossip: Calhanoglu, Alexis, Neves, Afobe, Ramires, Amelia

Calhanoglu on United radar

Reports suggest Manchester United are following Bayer Leverkusen midfielder Hakan Calhanoglu very closely.

Source: The Guardian

Alexis to be offered huge extension

Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez will be offered a £130,000-a-week contract if he commits his future to the Gunners for the next five years.

Source: Sunday Mirror

Chelsea to move for Neves

Chelsea are reported to be big fans of young Porto star Ruben Neves, although the 18-year-old midfielder's buyout clause may prove to be a stumbling block.

Source: Evening Standard

Newcastle preparing another move for Afobe

According to the Daily Mirror, Newcastle United are preparing a January move to sign Wolverhampton Wanderers striker Benik Afobe. The Magpies added two strikers in January, with Aleksandar Mitrovic and Ivan Toney arriving from Anderlecht and Northampton Town respectively.

Source: Daily Mirror

Ramires set for new contract

Brazil midfielder Ramires looks likely to sign an extension at Stamford Bridge, if reports are to be believed. The 28-year-old is said to have been offered €3.7 million per year.

Source: O Jogo

Amelia to Chelsea done

Reports claim Jose Mourinho's side have completed a deal to sign former Milan goalkeeper Marco Amelia on a free transfer as back up for Asmir Begovic.

Source: Daily Star

Redknapp: Mourinho 'losing his players'.

Jose Mourinho is losing his players, according to former England international Jamie Redknapp.

Chelsea slumped to their fourth loss in eight league games this season with a 3-1 defeat at home to Southampton on Saturday.

"It's like Jose Mourinho's head is in a washing machine now, he's making so many rash decisions," he told Sky Sports. - See more at: