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Derby County could face Football League charges after a fan got onto the pitch and threw a punch at Forest player Kelvin Wilson...also Forest owner Fawaz Al-Hasawi had two of his tyres slashed and his number plate stolen..bad losers or what...

Jose Mourinho is playing mind games again by saying Citeh are still favourites to win the league after his Chelski side demolished Swansea yesterday and saying they don't feel any pressure going into todays catch-up game..you have to love him...or hate him...:)

Newcastle star Moussa Sissoko's representatives have reportedly held talks with Arsenal over a move this month according to sources in France.
Wenger has also said he cannot risk going the rest of the season without signing a centre-half.

Burnley are keen on taking Paul McShane on loan for the rest of the season.Sean Dyche wants to bolster his defence which has kept just one clean sheet in 13 games.

Tony Pulis wants to make Wigan winger Callum McManaman his first signing for West Brom.He hopes to tempt him with 30k a week.

Wigan are trying to sign Danny Graham on loan from Sunderland

Wigan have hit a snag trying to move out striker Andy Delort because of Fifa's 3 club rule.He cannot go back to France but must go on loan in England.

Darren Fletcher's big wages are making it hard for him to quit Manyoo even though he is not part of LVG's plans.He's on 80k a week which has cooled interest from West Brom,Palace and Hull.Manyoo may let him go on the cheap for his loyalty and a loan move is possible.

Manciteh will keep 18 year-old Brandon Barker despite interest in the winger from Championship clubs.They blocked amove last week as they want him to develop at the Etihad.

Crystal Palace are lining up a shock move for Celtic's Virgil van Dijk and are having him watched but the 10 million price tag will have to drop.

Watford winger Lloyd dyer is wanted by Birmingham as they prepare to sell striker Demarai Gray to Bournemouth.Bolton also want Dyer.

Norwich are after Chelski starlet Alex Kiwomya as a long term replacement for Neil Redmond.He is on loan at Barnsley but see him as a replacement for the coveted Redmond.

Hull are ready to send Tom Ince out on loan for a second time.He has been a flop at Hull .Hull will want a contribution towards his wages.

Nigel Clough has been told he will have to find 1million to take Chesterfield striker Eoin Doyle to sheffyoo.

Nottingham Forest are ready to axe Stuart Pearce and are trying to persuade Dan Petrescue :) to replace him.

Blackbum are set to let former first choice keeper Jake Keane leave with Oldham keen .But they will block John O'Sullivan's 250k move to Barnsley due to their transfer embargo.

Nani has told Manyoo he wants to stay at Sporting Lisbon for the rest of the season.

Manyoo are reportedly working on an 100million deal to take Gareth Bale from Real Madrid with Ddavid de Gea moving the other way.
de Geais in contract talks with Manyoo but he is waiting to see if they make the Champions league before committing.

Manuel Pellegrini has left the door open for a Citeh bid should Lionel Messi decide to leave Barcelona.

David Moyes is waiting on an answer from Arsene Wengerover Joel Cmapbell as he bids to strengthen his attacking options at Real Sociedad.Moyes has been considering moves for Burnley's Danny Ings,Roberto soldado of Spurs and Blackbum's Jordan Rhodes.

Crystal Palace are ready to cut their losses and dump misfit Jimmy Kebe.They have told the fit again winger he can move on this month.

Tony Pulis is eyeing up a move for West Ham's Matt Jarvis.He is set to miss out on Balckbum's Rudy Gestede with Palace his likely destination.

Hull boss Steve Bruce wants to take Chelski's Mo Salah on loan for the rest of the season.they have also joined the race to sign Spurs winger Aaron Lennon with West Brom and Stoke interested as well.

Fulham and Ipswich are chasing Leicester striker Chris Wood.

Kevin Mirallas is a target for Borussia Dortmund boss Jurgen Klopp as he looks for a remedy to his side's woefulfirst half of the season.

Manciteh are making Villa sweat over the signing of Scott Sinclair despite being desperate to get him off their wage bill Villa thought they had their man for 2.5 million but then Citeh up the price to 3million.Southampton and Everton have now joined the race.
18 January 2015 07:56 Started on 'Eli's' forum
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Chelsea legend Frank Lampard has been targeted by Chelski fans on their own website after it emerged he did sign a one-year deal with Citeh .

Manyoo boss LVG can't wait to splash the cash.He's already spent 150 million in the summer and is planning more signings this January with Borussia Dortmund defender Mats Hummelshis top target.

Wilfried Bony admits he wants to win trophies and is set to join Manciteh for 30million

Wojciech Szczesny returns in goal for Arsenal today but without his Woodbines...:) Colombian David Ospina took his place aganst Hull last week in the FA Cup.

Peterborough chairman as launched an 11 tweet rant aimed at his players.He posted his p****d off XI after they lost 2-0 at home to Colchester deflecting the blame away from manager Darren Ferguson.He tweeted another 10 and then finished with "Oh and finally if any of my players are a bit too sensitive to what's been said ,feel free to let me know anytime or alternatively just do your job...that's the way to keep your players happy...:)

Joey Barton was the peacemaker as travelling QPR fans let rip at the team after they lost for the 10th time in a row on the road this season.Richard Dunne had to be pulled away from the crowd by goalkeeping coach Kevin Hitchcock.

Aston Villa want Adnan Januzaj on loan from Manyoo.David moyes wants to take him to spain to Real Sociedad.

Brendan Rodgers is targeting a move for Villa's Christian Benteke for 15million.He may have to wait till summer to sign him though as he has been hit by injuries lately since he missed the World Cup.

Gareth Bale as again come under more criticism from Christian Ronaldo and his team mates after choosing to shoot instead of passing when others are in a better position to score..They won 3-0 but it was the first time in 15 months that Ronaldo failed to score in an home game.

Bolton's dropped skipper Jay Spearing is wanted on loan by neighbours Blackbum.

Newcastle's interest in Eddie Howe cooled when they found out he was on more money than they were willing to pay him .They wanted to pay him 750k a year plus bonuses but Howes is already on more money.

Burnley are weighing up a surprise move for Alex Bruce from Hull.He is a free agent this summer.Wigan are also interested in a loan deal.

Sheffield United have made a 1million bidfor Dundee United's Gary Mackay-Steven who is out of contract this summer.

Reading boss Steve Clarke is hoping to land Chesterfield midfielder Sam Clucas for a bargain 500k.He will have to battle Wolves for his signature.


Chelski want to send young keeper Jamal Blackman out on loan again.Oldham are interested but this time chelski want him to get regular football as he was hardly used in his loan deal at Middlesboro'.

Burnley's Ross Wallace is wanted on loan by Huddersfield .

Everton boss Roberto Martinez is making a move for Sheffield Wednesday keeper Kieran Westwood.The Owls want 3million for him even though he joined on a free last summer.

Blackpool boss Lee Clark is keen on Bolton's midfielder Chris Lester and striker
Conor Wilkinson.

Remi Garde has emerged has favourite to take over as head coach at Newcastle after a recommendation from Arsene Wenger.

Jack Wilshere's recovery from serious ankle ligament damage is ahead of schedule.He was expected to be out for four months but could be ready for action four weeks earlier than expected.

Ravel Morrison's war with West Ham as hit new depthsin a row over wages.He has called in the PFA after he did not receive his full wages of 60k a week for December.West Ham say that any monies deducted are because of fines and he was told through the proper channels.He has a buy out clause in his contract of aound 18million but assistant manager Neil McDonald says he won't be coming back into the squad.They are struggling to offload him.

Demba Ba is being lined up for a return to the Premier League by Tony Pulis at West Brom

Stoke City have joined the race to sign Ipswich left-back Tyrone mings.Arsenal are among a host of teams watching the young defender.

Arsenal striker Benik Afobe is close to a permanent move to Wolves which is bad news for MK Dons where he is on loan.

West Ham midfielder Diego poyet is at the centre of a three-way Championship fight as Watford,Bolton and Huddersfield are all keen on landing him on loan.

West Ham are weighing up a move for Sevilla midfielder Vicente Iborrawho can leave the club if the money is right.

Juventus are set to offer Paulinho a way out of Spurs who signed him for 17 million in 2013 but they are prepared to let him go if the right offer comes along.

Spurs and Liverpool have turned their attention to young Birmingham striker Demarai Gray after cooling their interest if West Brom's Saido Berahino.

Anthony Gerrard could face his cousin over in the States next season as Columbus Crew are interested in taking Huddersfield Town'sexperienced central defender..
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Steven Gerrard as turned down an 18million offer to play in Qatar.Al Gharafa based in the Qatari capital Doha hoped to tempt him with a 2 year deal worth 170k a week but Gerrard looks set to join LA Galaxy in the summer.

Louis Van Gaal wants Manyoo to be on top of English football again by the end of 2015.

Didier Drogba will tell Chelski to bag Swansae'a Wilfried Bony this month.Swansea have pledged to fight off all bids for their striker.

Raheem Sterling's contract talks have stalled over a 65million buyout clause .Liverpool are ready to give their England star a new deal worth 70k a week but it was rejected with a representative of his camp saying it was nowhere near enough.Rodgers has said the sticking point isn't the wages but on the buyout clause.

Aston Villa are ready to get out the chequebook and make a bid for Welsh wizard Jonny Williams of Crystal Palace .They are poised to offer around 4million.

Manciteh are planning a bid for Christian Benteke to solve their striker crisis.

Barnsley boss Danny Wilson wants Blackbum midfielder John O'Sullivan and his plotting a 250k for the 21-year-old midfielder who impressed while on loan at Accrington Stanley.

David Dunn is ready to leave Blackbum and could go to a lower league club if it meant playing.

Steven Fletcher's future at Sunderland is in doubt with Hull boss steve Bruce waiting to pounce .QPR,Palace and West Brom could also be interested.

Leicester want Stuart Armstrong from Dundee United but will not pay the 4million asking price.They could also go in for Wigan's shaun Maloney after having a 1million bid turned down.

Bolton boss Neil Lennon is flying in Marko Milinkovic for talks today.The 26 year-old striker can move for free from Slovan Bratislava.

Alan Pardew has become the first manager with a contractual sell-on clause after moving to Palace Newcastle insisted on 3.5 million in compensation and Mike Ashley wants a slice of any fee paid to the Eagles is Pardew moves again.

Tony Pulis is being pushed to sign Birmingham's Demarai Gray .Albion's top scout Terry Burton watched the winger last week .Bournemouth have already had a bid turned down and Liverpool and Stoke are watching the situation.

The headlines in the People this morning say 100 footie stars fleeced in 30million scam.Players said to have lost out include Jimmy Bullard and Robbie Keane.
Some players promised more than 20% return each month and ploice now probing links to massive betting on matches.One player is said to have lost 1million in the scam.William Hill have handed investigators details of the betting account of former player Michael McIndoe a retired player with a lavish lifestyle who is said to have recruited other footballers into the investment venture.The former Coventry,wolves and Scotland player went bankrupt with disclosed debts of 3million.This could get very messy...

Former Arsenal defender Remi Garde and Dick Advocaat are two of the names on a five man short-list for the Newcastle job.

Harry Kane is heading for a bumper pay hike at Spurs.He penned a 5 year deal of 20k a week back in August but his form means the Spurs chiefs are ready to give him a big rise.

Tony Pulis has been handed a 30million war chest and he is targeting Aaron Lennon from Spurs as his first signing..Pulis told Baggies chairman Jeremy Peace he would only take the job if serious funds were made available.Another player on his wish list is Milan left-back Yuto Nagatomo.

West Ham have completed their fist signing of the transfer window by capturing defender Doneil Henry from Cypriot side Apollon Limassol.He was recommended to Big Sam by Ryan nelson.

Jordan Rhodes is on David Moyes shopping list at Real Sociedad .Moyes made a trip to Ewood Park last week to watch him and Boro's defender Daniel ayala.

Leyton Orient have taken winger Tom Bolarinwa on trial.

Swindon are in talks to sign Matt Paterson from conference south side Gosport Borough.

Blackpool have offered a new deal to Jamie O'Hara who signed a short-term deal in November but now Fulham and Charlton are showing interest.

Hull are hoping to wrap up a deal for St Patrick athletic's centre-back Sean Hoare this week after he impressed n trial..

Swansea could rekindle their interes in Colobia's 2million rated Alexander Mejia.Gary Monk wants cover in midfield with Shelvey facing a long banand Ki Sung Yueng heading to the Asia cup.

Watford have pulled of a coup by landing World Cup star Miguel Layun .the Mexican international will join the Hornets on loan from Granada .

French forward M'Baye Niang could land in England this month.AC Milan are weighing up their options for the 20 year-old and could loan him to Newcastle.Arsenal and Chelski are watching developments.

Yohan Cabaye is in line for a sensational return to Newcastle with Paris St Germain using him to land Moussa Sissoko.Arsenal are also keen .

Stoke City want German international Philipp Wollsched from Bayer Leverkusen.The 25 year old centre-back is expected to join them on loan and if he does well the move could be made permanent .
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Palace chief set to beg ex-boss Tony Pulis to return after sacking Neil Warnock.warnock sealed his fate when Chairman Parish found out he tore up his Boxing Day team talk 30 minutes before kick-off.

John Terry's future is still at Chelski has Jose Mourinho describes a new deal for him as a formality.He will get a newe one year deal this summer.

Everton want to loan Adnan Januzaj from Manyoo.He has not started a game at Manyoo since November.

Tomas Rosicky is a target for Greek side Olympiakos.they want him for a knock down price of 2million in January.

Southampton are to make a January move for Jordan Rhodes.Southampton scouts have been sent to Rovers last two games to check on the player.He would jump at the chance of playing in the premier League.

Zat Knight wants to return to England after a short spell with MLS side Colorado Rapids.He is a free agent.

Sunderland want Gus Poyet to sign a new contract but he will look for more power at the club before signing.

Neil Lennon wants a reunion with Kris Commons who as yet to sign a new deal at Celtic and Lennon can talk to himon New Year's day.

Russell Slade is already under ressure at Cardiff with Tony Pulis heading the list of replacements.

Fleetwood are set to offer Graham Alexander a new long-term contract.He is currently on a rolling one year deal.


Swansea boss Gary Monk has put Seville's Timothee Kolodziejczak at the top of his hitlist.The French left-back could be available in January.


Steve McClaren wants CSKA Moscow's giant striker Tomas Necid .The Czech international is on loan at Dutch side Zwolle.

According to another paper Tony Popovic and Victor Pereira top the wanted list to replace Warnock at Palace.

Mike Ashley is set to tighten his grip on Rangers this week with new Ibrox CE Derek Llambias set to ask Newcastle and Citeh for players on loan..

Kieran Trippier says the decision to leave Citeh for burnley was the best decision of his life.He says he was at Citeh from 7 years old but left to get first team football.He goes on to say that he knows many lads from back then that were very good players but they have floated out of the game and ended up working on building sites and the like.

Mark Hughes wants the Stoke Board to review how they treat their over thity players so he can keep Peter Croudh and Glenn Whelan.

Alan Irvine is walking a Managerial tightrope and as tricky games coming up against Stoke and West Ham and fears for his job.

Dean Saunders has taken over the hot seat at Crawleyafter John Gregory was forced to stand down to undergo heart surgery.

Walsall striker Tom Bradshaw is being chased by a host of Championship clubs Cardiff lead the way but Sheffyoo are also interested.

Arsenal and Spurs are among a number of top flight clubs sending scouts to watch Barnsley defender Mason Holgate .Everton are also interested.

Chris Gunter is being eyed by Sunderland with Fulham and Wolves keeping a close eye on him.

West ham will listen to loan offers for Mauro Zarate .he has been touted around Premier League clubs with Sunderland and Newcastle being alerted to his availability.

Manyoo are tracking young Brazilian forward Gabriel Barbosa but they must wait to see if Barcelona take up the option they have to sign him.Real Madrid and Inter Milan are also looking at the 18 year old.

Andrew Johnson is wanted by MK Dons .he is at palace but not played since September.
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Brendan Rodgers admits he fears he must give Raheem Sterling a break to prevent burn out.Thats a laugh the last time he was given one by England he finished up in a night club till 3am cos he was too tired to play 90 minutes.

Manuel Pellegrini celebrated an 8th successive win and said this is why we are champs.

Spurs want to sign West Brom striker Saido Berahino as soon as the transfer window opens in January.Citeh want to sign Wesley Sneijder from Galatasaray and will look at parking him at sister club New York City.He will fit the bill as a marquee signing for the MLS newcomers and his arrival would prevent a backlash against them letting Frank Lampard stay at Citeh.

Samuel Eto'o is a shock target for Valencia and will try to tempt him with regular football and a position as out and out striker.

Lille's Pape Souare could be joining Crystal Palace and Warnock is also targeting Swansea's Bafetimbi Gomis as a January target.

Newcastle want to buy Congo star Chancel Mbemba but want to know how old he is first.He can play both centre-half and full-back but there is a huge debate how old he is because he has two different birthdays on his CV.Perhaps he's Royalty :)

Bolton's out of favour midfielder Medo Kamara is wanted on loan by Coventry.

Malky Mackay wants to assess Wigan's striker Grant Holt before deciding whether to loan him out to Huddersfield.


Blackbum are keen to sign Modu Barrow from Swansea despite their transfer embargo Boss Gary Bowyer fancies the speedy Gambian who has starred for Swansea's under 21's.However they have been hit by an embargo under the FFP rules but they could test the regulations if Barrow's salary is below the limits and the club can argue he is a necessary signing.

Nigel Clough wants to spend some of his Capital One Cup windfall on Chesterfield midfielder Jimmy Ryan.

Aston Villa have recruited David Downes as their new super spy for young players.Randy Lerner has brought in the former agentto find some gems.He was head of recruitment at Wigan but was axed after his former client Uwe Rosler was sacked.

Chelski will let starlets Andreas Christenson and Lewis baker out on loan BUI they will fine the clubs if they do not play them.

Sam Allardyce is ready to snap up Senegalese hardman Stephane Badji who plays for Brann Bergen in Norway and could join West Ham in a 1.2 million deal.

Arsene Wenger has rejected a chance to sign Nemanja Vidic.he was offered to Arsenal last week.

Ronnie moore the new boss at Hartlepool says he wants to sign rapist Ched Evans.

Jose Mourinho is set to offer John Terry a new deal and fellow defender Branisslav Ivanovic is also set to be offered a deal too.

Arsenal are heading the race for Championship defender Tyrone Mings from Ipswich.

Crystal Palace are working on a plan to sign Martin Olsson after missing out on Ashley Cole from Roma.Olsson is currently at Norwich.

Anderlecht have slapped a 10million price tag on Chancel Mbemba to ward off interest from Newcastle.

Qpr are launching a bid to rescue Scott Sinclair's career at Citeh .they want to sign him ni January.

Wets Ham and Sunderland have made bids to take Portuguese prospect Gonzalo Guedes who has been snubbed by Benfica.The 5million rated youngster could go out on loan in January.

Spurs scouts are keeping tabs on France under 21 winger Paul Georges Ntep who is at Rennes..he has a release clause of around 33.5 million .

Burnley are weighing up a move in January for midfielder Jean Makoun who is out of contract at Villa in six months .He is 31 and currently at Rennes.

Chelski cast-off Kevin De Bruyne is to be handed a second chance of making it in the Premier league .Citeh are keen on signing him.

Emmanuel Eboue fancies a return to England .Qpr,Burnley and Leicester could be interested if his terms are not excessive.
He is at Galatasaray.

The African Nations Cup starts on January 17th to February 8th.
The Qualifiers are
Algeria,Burkino Faso,Cameroon,Cape Verde,Congo Brazzaville,DR Congo,Equatorial Guinea,Gabon,Ghana,Ivory Coast,Mali,senegal,South Africa ,Tunisia and Zambia...lets hope this weakens some of the sides we will come up against in that time period.
21 December 2014 07:51 Started on 'Eli's' forum
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Today sees the clash of two pub teams as Liverpool and Manyoo prepare to do battle on Platt fields soccer pitches...well according to Gary Neville...:D

Brendan Rodgers is ready to axe Simon Mignolet for the big pub brawl to take him out of the firing line after some dodgy displays .he could play brad Jones.wow those displays must have been dodgy.:)

Steven Gerard had a big bust-up with team-mate Dejan Lovren after their defeat at Palace.They blamed each other in the dressing room after the game.

James Milner's contract talks with Citeh have broken down after they offered him a small pay rise .He's on 5million a year and struggling to make ends meet...:)

Steve Bruce has accused Gary Cahill of auditioning for Swan Lake after his dive against Hull yesterday.He had a rant about the ref after the game and was probably right in what he said but that won't stop him being fined by the authorities as that's what you get for speaking out in this league.Cahill didn't get the part ...


manuel Pellegrini will go into the transfer market this January because of their injury crisis at Citeh They only have about 40 fit players at the club ...:) and yes I know there are only 25 in a squad...;D

Saido Berahino is set to miss out on a bumper new deal if he is found guilty of drink driving.He is under investigation after being arrested on suspicion of the offence back in October.Off course other clubs will be interested if west Brom withdraw that new contract offer with Liverpool and spurs at the ready.

Big Sam is another manager who has accused a player of diving to win a penalty yesterday.He says Adam Johnson took a tumble when pressed by James Tomkins.Gus Poyet admitted it wasn't a penalty.

Man Citeh are to join the hunt for Mats Hummels .the Borussia Dortmund centre-back is a long term target for Manyoo as well.He is valued at 47 million.

Besiktas are to hold talks with Kolo Toure whos Liverpool deal ends in the summer.They can open talks in January.

Charlie Austin is an 8 million target for Newcastle .He has 18 months left on his QPR contract.Alan Pardew wants to increase his firepower in January and plans a move.

West Brom have been told to forget landing Matt Ritchie and Steve Cook from Bournemouth in January.

Arsenal and Manyoo are on the alert after German star Benedikt Howedes admitted he is tempted to move abroad.The Schalke centre-back and captain has been with the club since he was 13 and his now 26.

Everton want German keeper Loris Karius .He was on Liverpool's radar but now the Toffees are leading the chase for the Mainz player.

Glenn Whelan's days are numbered at Stoke as they have not offered him a new deal.Palace and Hull are watching .

Carlton cole looks to be on his way out of west Ham .he has been offered to clubs at home and abroad.

Sunderland are ready to offload Adam Johnson next month to fund a move for Fabio Borini.Liverpool want 10 million for the Italian striker.

Pa**** Cisse's goals are giving alan Pardew an headache .they planned to sell the striker in January but he is now scoring goals again.


LVG has set a January target for his injury hit United stars to be fit and ready to launch a title assault.He is shocked at the number of injuries in his short time at the club..

Hatem Ben Arfa has been kicked out of Hull City after Steve Bruce proved he had done less work than keeper alan McGregor .the loan star is currently in Paris with a huge question mark over his future.Bruce pulled him off the Old Trafford pitch ten minutes before half time two weeks ago and that sparked a row between player and manager.Bruce asked the clubs analysts to drag up statistics on the players work-rate and he was astonished to find that keeper McGregor had covered more ground .

Adel Taarabt is training on his own at QPR and manager Harry Redknapp admits he has no idea when the Moroccan will be ready to return to action.He's probably trying to shed the 3stone Harry accused him of carrying...:)

Liverpool are considering a loan move for Inter Milan's Columbian midfielder Fredy Guarin with a view to a permanent move in the summer.

Danny Ings will be offered a move to AJAX when he weighs up his future in January.the Dutch giants are keen to sign him up on a pre-contract agreement .He is also being pursued by a host of domestic clubs which include Southapton,newcastle and Everton.Burnley don't want to lose their star man but realise it will be tough to keep him .they will be due a compensation fee of around 3million should he leave.

Bayer Leverkusen winger Karim Bellarabi is on chelski's radar .There is speculation that they will sell Andre Schurle and Mohamed salah.

Sunderland boss Gus Poyet is lining up a move for Czech international Tomas Kalas .the defender is currently on loan from chelski at Cologne.

Newcastle are being forced into a U-turn after telling keeper Jak Alnwick he could leave the club.He is needed as both first two choice keepers are injured.


New Spurs talent spotter Paul Mitchell undertook his first job on Thursday night watching Rueka striker Andrej Kramaric in Seville.He has already been targeted by Chelski and Leicester.

Derby boss Steve McLaren is watching his former FC Twente striker Luc Castaignos .He signed the 22 year-old from Milan when he was at Twente.


Nigerian kid Kelechi Iheanacho is set to be fast-tracked into Man citeh first team.they have applied for a work permit this week for him.

Burnley are chasing striker Rudy Gestede from rivals blackbum wovers.he will cost around 3million.

Former Manyoo youth team player David Mellor is set to join Tranmere from Oldham.the 21 year old is out of contract at Oldham and providing he can get a taxi he will be allowed to make the move in January...:

Crystal Palace are hot on the trail of 5million rated Swansea striker Bafetimbi Gomis.Eagles boss Neil Warnock wants to beef up his attack.Palace have been boosted by Damien Delaney and Joel Ward agreeing contract extensions.

Spurs are watching 1.6 million Israeli striker Eran Zahavi .the Tel Aviv striker who hit 23 goals last seaon is also wanted by Burnley,swnsea and West Brom.

Arsene Wenger has moved to correct his defensive problems by stepping up his interest in Benedikt Howedes .the Schalke defender as two yeard left on his current deal.
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Gary Rowett Did anyone listen to Gary Rowett on last nights Football league show?

I've just watched it this morning and when he was interviewed in his office I thought it was like listening to Sean Dyche.
The only word he didn't use that Sean does was Mantra otherwise I could have shut my eyes and thought it was the Ginger Mourinho I was listening too.
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Steven Gerrard is considering finishing his career abroad after he was axed by Brendan Rodgers yesterday.He did come off the bench to help Liverpool beat Stoke -10 but sources are saying there is a rift between him and the manager and he has still to sign his new contract.
Manyoo's injury woes carried on yesterday when Angel Di Maria went of with a pulled hamstring and he could be out for a few weeks.

Frank Lampard will hold talks with Citeh over extending his loan spell at the Etihad..He is meant to start playing for New York City in January but Pelligrini will need midfield cover for Yaya Toure when the African Nation's Cup starts in January.

Dave Whelan's FA race probe is being led by the same person who investigated John Terry.s case when he was accused of the same.Whelan insists he will quit wigan if punished.

Leicester are planning an ambitious move to hijack Jermaine Defoe's switch to QPR..

Radamel Falcao will be told if he has a future at Manyoo before the season is over.he has struggled with a knee injury .Meanwhile Anderson can leave for free..
Ex-Liverpool winger Albert Riera 32 has been sacked by Udinese after going AWOL to play poker.

Alan Irvine is looking to hijack Everton's mover for Arsenal's Joel Campbell.The Baggies have made an initial approach for the out of favour striker at Arsenal.He could be available on loan in January.

Wilfried Zaha's future at Palace and a potential permanent move there is in doubt because of his oversleeping and being late for training.He was left out of last weeks win over Liverpool.

Roberto Martinez wants to loan out striker Arouna Kone after his nightmare spell at Everton.They want FC Basel striker Breel Embolo but must raise funds first.

Teen star Ampadu is ready to quit League Two club Exeter for Arsenal.the 14 year old is the son of ex-player Kwame and has a host of clubs chasing him.his advisors have met the Gunners and they seem to be his first choice.

Leeds want Gary McAllister to return in a behind-the-scenes role.

Bolton are ready to cash in on keeper Adam Bogdan.He is out of contract in the summer and they do not want to lose him for nothing.

Cardiff keeper David Marshall needs a hernia operation which could leave him out for a big chunk of the season.

Villa's players greeted Roy Keane's exit from the club with cheers but it was not shared by the fans who were calling for the head of Paul Lambert at Turf moor yesterday.

Tim Howard is in line to become David Beckham's first signing for Miami.

Everton are open to bids for midfielder Steven Piener who has made just 3 starts all season.

Citeh are watching Valencia ful-back Jose Luis Gaya who has been dubbed the new Jordi alba.Real Madrid and Juventus are also keen on him.

Swansea are set to become the first club to make a move for Exeter kid Matt Grimes .Liverpool and Everton are also keen on him.

Brighton under 21's boss simon Ireland as emerged as a leading contender to replace paul Cox as manager of Mansfield.

Crystal palace are leading the race for Scottish starlet Stephen Hendrie the Hamilton left back and they are preparing a 1.5 million bid in January.

Manuel Pellegrini has warned Real Madrid that they have no chance of buying Sergio Aguero.They are in the hunt for a big name signing after Barcelona captured Luis Suarez last summer.

Ryan Giggs is a surprise candidate on Dave Whelan's list should they be forced to terminate Malky MacKays contract.

Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino wants to sign Red Bul Salzburg midfielder kevin Kampl to beef up his midfield.

Sunderland are hoping to snap up Christian Atsu in the January transfer window.he is currently on a season long loan at Everton from Chelskibut he has only started 3 games this season.

Petr Cech will weigh up a loan move offer from PSG in January.

Branislav ivanovic wants to sort out his future at Chelski in the new year.His current agreement runs till 2016.His situation his being monitored by PSG.
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Good Morning and Welcome to BigDave's review... ...of the quality Sunday Tabloids...and what a good day to be a Burnley fan...:D

Dave Whelan has promised to immediately resign as Wigan chief if the FA even suggest he is guilty of racism...He faces an FA investigation into his rant about Jews and the Chinese...don't slam the door Dave on your way out...

Furious Arsenal fans are caliing for Arsene Wenger's head after their worst start in 32 years following their defeat against Manyoo last night.
Sean Dyche has told Danny Ings that the sky's the limit for him this season .he was cinical as he grabbed two goals in as many minutes at Stoke yesterday.Ings has bounced back from 5 weeks out with a hamstring injury with 2 goals last week for England Under 21's and his double yesterday.

Ronald Koeman will be given a 20million kitty in January to keep Southampton in the Champions League places

Mario Balotelli is the latest Liverpool striker out with injury and misses today's clash at Palace.

Lionel Messi set a new La Liga record of 253 goals with a hat-trick last night as Barcelona beat Seville 5-1.He beat the record of Atletico Striker Telmo Zarra of 251 set in 1955 in 277 games.Messi took 289 so not that special then...:D ..
it was in the papers last week that his representatives were saying he could move to the Premier League.He has a 200million buy out clause in his contract.

Spurs and villa are working on a swap deal involving Fabian Delph.Spurs could use Lewis Holtby as part of an exchange deal.


Glenn Murray wants to go back to Crystal Palace from Reading.

Leicester are desperate to hold onto HamzaChoudury aged 16 with Arsenal and Manyoo hovering.

Nigel Adkins has been given backing by Reading's new Thai owners .

Bolton's new thais suitors want to try before they buy Brian Mercar wants to make an offer to give owner Eddie Davies new financial backing .He doesn't want to invest the full 40million to take over the club up front.

Roberto Martinez is lining up a January swoop for Basel's Breel Ebolo who is 17 and a big hit in the Champions League,He sees him as competition for Lukaku

Convicted rapist will be offered a route back into football with 6 clubs vying to sign him.evans has been told that senior figures from these clubs will meet him in secret in the coming weeks before deciding whether they can offer him a contract.

Neil Warnock's future as Palace boss is under threat .they have failed to win any of their last 5 games .

Newcastle are sweating over whether midfielder Ryan Taylor has suffered a recurrence of the knee injury which kept him out for more than two years.

Hull have made a second non-League swoop .burgess Hill's forward Greg Luer joins ex-Folkestone striker Johan Ter Horst at the club from January 1st.

Kyle Naughton is being lined up by Swansea and ist thought that he could be open to a move to the Liberty Stadium.

Memphis Depay is on the radar of both Newcastle and everton as both clubs look to freshen up their attacks.He was a hit in the World Cup scoring twice for Holland.

Nikola Zigic is preparing to take one of the biggest pay-cuts in football history to play for Birmingham City.He earned 65k a week last season with an extra 5k in bonuses .he was eleased in the summer but is preparing to sign for City on around 6k a week a 90% drop.

Bradford City will pay Aaron McLean 4k a week on loan from Peterborough.

Wolves will launch a fresh bid to land Northampton striker Ivan Toney they have already had a 200k bid turned down.

QPR want chelski defender Tomas Kalas who is on loan at Cologne but struggling to make the German team.they want Chelski to recall him and loan him to them.

Neil Warnock will slash Palace's squad in the transfer window with Adlene Guedioura and Stuart O'Keefe set to leave .he has 11 players out on loan .

Hull boss steve Bruce has revealed that Scotland starlet Andy Robertson is already attracting interest from the Premier league's big guns .He joined Hull from Dundee United for 2.8 million in the summer and has only made 8 starts but he is now rated at 12million after impressive games for Scotland.
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Arsenal are preparing a 7 million bid for Petr Cech as soon as Chelski say he can leave.Liverpool,Manyoo,PSG and Real Madrid are also said to be interested.

Claudio Ranieri was sacked after Greece lost 1-0 to the Faroe Islands .Serbia boss Dick Advocaat resigned after they lost to Denmark and Temuri Ketsbaia quit Georgia.

San Marino ended a 61 run of losses with a 0-0 draw against Estonia and Minnows Liechtenstein stunned Moldova winning 1-0 for their first away win in ten years.

Everton are lining up a 7million raid for Arsenal winger Joel Campbell.He has made just one appearance for the gunners this term after being misled by Wenger and wants to leave in January.

Gareth Barry needs another scan on his damaged ankle but hopes to be back by the end of November.

Spurs are eyeing a move for Xherden Shaqiri .the Swiss midfielder wants to leave Bayern Muncih in January.Manyoo and Liverpool are keeping tabs on him too.

Manyoo have been wraned that Mats Hummel will cost a stunning 47million if they want to sign him from Borussia Dortmund who are desperate to keep hold of him.Dortmund want to take Andre Schurrle back to Germany from Chelski.

Newcastle are in line for a 5.5 million winfall courtesy of Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa.He has been a hit on loan at Roma and is closing in on a permanent move in January.

Nigel clough wants to take striker Chris O'Grady to sheffyoo and is close to a deal with Brighton to sign him.

Blackbum have to bring Paul Robinson back into the fold as they cannot use on-loan keeper Jason steele against Middlesboro' is parent club.

Sarfhampton plan to bring England striker Jay Rodriguez back slowly with one eye on the transfer market.He is making steady progress with Manciteh,Spurs and Liverpool monitoring his situation.

Palace boss Neil Warnock wants out of favour striker Connor Wickham from Sunderland in January.He can leave for free if he signs a pre-contract with a foreign club and would get very little compensation should his contract run down and move in this country.

Manyoo are still looking for a Chief Acadamey scout six months after advertising the job.

Danny Ings is being tipped to wear the trheee Lions on his chest one day if there is any room.He loves tattoos and has had his all chest covered in them.He is about to launch his own disability sports project this month.Villa are preparing a January swoop for Dynamo Zagreb right back Ivo Pinto ..The Portuguese star is also wanted by Turkish side Besiktas.

Roy Hodgason has heaped praise on Wyane Rooney after his skipper inspired England to a thrilling comeback win.Wife Collen ahs encouraged him not to follow the trend of retiring from being an England player.

Ashley Cole is on course to follow Chelsea pal Frank Lampard to New York City FC.He is a major target for the new Major League Soccer franchise..

Slack Bladder has revealed he feels victamised as FIFA president .He feels the hostility and resentment he has to cope with is over the top .Yet he still wants to stand again for the post when his time is up.I wonder why.

Wayne Rooney says that winning against Scotland at Celtic Park means every bit as much to England as it does to Scotland.

Joe Hart will not travel to Scotland for the friendly against Scotland as Roy wants to take a look at Fraser forster and Ben Foster.

Mario Balotelli suffered a hamstring injury with Italy .

Roberto Martinez has been tipped to manage Barcelona or Real Madrid one day.

Three Serie A clubs including Juventus are ready to take spurs misfit erik Lamela in January.Roma and Inter Milan also want him.

Clint Dempsey has ruled out a return to England .Fulham and Spurs were interested.

Middlesboro' boss Aitor Karanka is thinking over a loan move for Espanyol midfielder Alex Fernandez.Karanka worked with him in the Real Madird youth set-up.

Roberto Di Matteo will make a bid in January if Manciteh make Matija Nastasic available.The Schalke boss is keeping tabs on him.

Spurs boss Mauricio Pochetino has told Mousa Dembele he is free to find another club in January.Kyle Naughton has also been told he can leave the club with Seattle Sounders right-back Deandre Yedlin due to arrive in January.Meanwhile Swansea want to make Spurs midfielder Tom Carroll's move permanent when the transfer window opens.

Arsenal and Manciteh are battling for the signature of Croatian teenager Marc Brasnic the Bayer Leverkusen striker.

Benfica's highly rated Brazilian attacker Anderson Talisca is wanted by Manyoo.
16 November 2014 07:50 Started on 'Eli's' forum
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Brendan Rodgers has admitted the heat is on after Liverpool lost again yesterday and are now 15 points behind leaders Chelski.
Meanwhile Manueal Pellegrini says his Citeh side were unlucky not to take all 3 points.I think they were lucky to get one.

Huw Jenkins the Swansea chairman has warned the club could struggle to remain competitive if it rules out new investment.they have been in talks with American multi-millionaires John Jay and Charles Noeli about buying shares.The pair could be interested in buying 30% of the clubs shares but the Swansea City supporters Trust which owns more than 21 per cent of the shares say there is no need to look at a deal at the moment.

Luis Suarez is set to lose a six-figure contract in a row over his lucky socks at Barcelona.He likes to wear the TruSox brand but rival company Nike has a major say at Barcelona and he is under orders not to wear them.Liverpool were not a strict and allowed Daniel Sturridge ,Raheem Sterling and Suarez all to wear the TruSox brand.

Sean Dyche is considering a move for Tyrone Mings from Ipswich in January .Dyche's chief scout as watched him twice recently.

Ecuadorian winger Fernando Guerrero wants a second crack st English football.He was at Burnley 5 years ago.

Bournemouth want Wigan's James McClean to boost their promotion bid.

West Ham are ready to send Ricardo Vaz Te out on loan to put him in the shop window.

Neil Warnock wants to put Wovers skipper Grant Hanley on his wanted list A hefty bid may persuade the Venky's to sell.

Everton's top talent spotter Danny Philpott is going to sunderland to be groomed as their academy Chief.

Malky Mackay is the red hot favourite to get the wigan job if Uwe Rosler is sacked

Charlie Austin is on Roy Hodgson's England Euro Radar .He was watched again by Roy when QPR held Citeh to a draw and Austin shone .

Kit Symonds is pleading with Fulham to allow him to stay on with Wales after he got the Fulham job full time.

Liverpool want to give Raheem Sterling a new 100k a week contract that includes a 60million buy out clause.The deal is expected to be tied up in the coming weeks.

Saido Berahino will begin talks over a new contract this week trebling his wages to 36k a week.He is joining up with the England squad for the first time this week.

David Moyes is wondering whether to return to football management with La Liga side Real sociedad.He could be offered the job todayalthough West Brom flop Pepe Mel is also in the frame..He did meet with officals of the Basque club on Friday.

Paul Lambert is under no imminent danger of losing his job at Villa.He presided over 6 straight defeats before their 0-0 draw at West Ham yesterday.

Brendan Rodgers is considering a move for Seydou Doumbia who scored twice in midweek for CSK against Citeh.With Balotelli failing at Anfield he knows he has to increase their fire power.

Liverpool are confident they will snap up Dele Alli in January from MK Dons and loan him back .

Everton are looking into a move for Wolves midfielder Lee Evans .He is on the radar of a few top clubs.

Crstal Palace will try to sign Rotherham striker Jonson Clarke-Harris for 2million .

Fulham are prepared to listen to offers for midfielder Chirs David.The Dutchman has struggled to make an impact since Felix Magath left the club.

Everton boss Roberto Martinez wants to take central midfielder Alex Mowatt from Leeds in January .Cellino is trying to drive his price up.
09 November 2014 07:35 Started on 'Eli's' forum
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Cristiano Ronaldo has delivered a double snub to Manyoo by telling LVG to forget about signing him and forget winning the Premier League title.He says he would love to play against them again but doesn't think they will even make the Champions league..

Sergio Aguero faces FA action for a stamp on Mark Noble.His studs up lunge was not seen by the ref yesterday.

Gus Poyet admits he faces another week from hell after defensive howlers handed all 3 points to the Gunners yesterday.

Brendan Rodgers has defended Mario Balotelli after his dreadful miss in front of the Kop yesterday.Well he has to or admit he wasted 16 million smackers.

Manyoo are looking for a workd class right back which puts Rafael's future in doubt at the club.His contract runs out at the end of the season.

Michael Carrick is ready to fight for a place in LVG's team after playing 64 minutes for the Under 21's in a come back game.

Bojan was involved in a furious bust-up in the Stoke dressing room last Saturday .The 3million signing from Barcelona flung his boots across the changing area after reacting badly to being an unused sub against Swansea.

Neil Warnock plans to speak to Palace chairman Steve Parish about a possible 100 million takeover by American billionaire Josh Harris who also owns NBA's Philadelphia 76ers and the NHL New Jersey Devils.

Leeds have axed another boss after 32 days .Darko Milanic was sacked after their 2-1 home defeat by Wolves yesterday.Neil Redfearn was immediately installed as his successor.He guided Leeds to 3 wins in 4 games before being replaced by Milanic.

Mike Ashley is ready to rescue Rangers after his offer of a 2million loan was accepted by the club.Ashley is also lining up long term ally Derek Llambias to take over from current chief executive Graham Wallace..He already has an 8.92 percent stake in the club.

West Ham boss BigSam has replaced departing goalkeeping coach Martyn Margetson with ex Spurs and Wovers keeper Bobby Mimms.

Petr Cech will consider a move away from Chelski in January to get regular first team football.He may stay in the Premier league.

Burnley boss Sean Dyche will look to the foreign market in the January window.Dyche and his scouts have started a sweep of potential short term fixes to their problems .

Neil Lennon has made up with Alan Thompson after their bitter split at Celtic.

West ham want to give hitman Diafro Sakho a new contract .He has scored in 7 games ina row but is only on 15k a week.A new deal will be drawn up sooner rather than later to keep him at the club.

Adel Taarabt is in danger of throwing away his career after his bust-up with Harry Redknapp.Club Chairman Tony Fernandes has called for an end to the spat and admitted it caused embarrassment for the club.

Rio Ferdinad announced on the Jonathon Woss show that he could quit playing in January..

Franco Baldini is on the trail of Christoph Kramer after watching the German midfielder 3 times since the start of the season .Spurs technical director has run the rule over Kramer during his successful loan spell with Borussia Moenchengladbach..

Ipswich Twn's prize asset Tyrone Mings missed yesterday's game against Huddersfield but scouts turned up to run the rule over 18 year-old Teddy Bishop.

Blackbum are keen on Rochdale youngster James Hooper .

Sunderland manager Gus Poyet is considering a move for out-of-contract Chris Eagles .

Sarfhampton are trying to broker a deal to take VillaReal striker Ikechukwu Uche to St Mary's next summer.He will be a free agent .

Fulham are looking to cash in on Brian ruiz in the new year with Werder Bremen interestd in him.

Freddie Sear's career could be back on track after his form with Colchester as alerted Premier League clubs.

Leicester and Palace are checking out Doncaster Rovers youth star Jack McKay.His twin is also at Doncaster and they are the sons of football agent Willie McKay.
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