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Real Madrid renew interest in Man United keeper David De Gea

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 03:00:00 PDT

Mark Ogden reacts to Jose Mourinho's comments about David De Gea's Man United future ahead of their match with Real Madrid. The football world is awash with gossip. Transfer Talk is monitoring the whispers ahead of all the summer moves. Check out the latest deals and potential deals here. TOP STORY: Real back in for De Gea Manchester United might want to be on their guard -- Real Madrid are lining up another attempt to lure David De Gea to the Bernabeu, says The Sun. Madrid tried and failed to sign De Gea two years ago -- reportedly due to a dodgy fax machine -- but are hoping to be more successful this time around. With...

Transfer Rater: Cristiano Ronaldo to Monaco, Jack Wilshere to Aston Villa

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 01:17:00 PDT

The latest transfer rumours from around the world. Things change in the blink of an eye in football. The Football Whispers Index takes the latest transfer rumours and gives them a score out of five; the higher the score, the more realistic and reliable the whisper. Here are today's top five emerging whispers for the summer. And keep an eye on Transfer Talk for all the latest gossip. Liam Bridcutt to Nottingham Forest Bridcutt may have been Leeds United captain under Garry Monk in their nearly successful bid for the playoffs, but the midfielder...

Spurs warn Man City, Barca that £150m isn't enough to buy Dele Alli

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 03:00:00 PDT

Newcastle battled toe for toe with Tottenham until Jonjo Shelvey was sent off early in the second half, leading to Dele Alli and Ben Davies' goals. Newcastle battled toe for toe with Tottenham until Jonjo Shelvey was sent off early in the second half, leading to Dele Alli and Ben Davies' goals. Mauricio Pochettino says he can't guarantee the future of any Tottenham player but has urged fans to trust the club. The football world is awash with gossip. Transfer Talk is monitoring the whispers ahead of all the summer moves. Check out the latest deals and potential deals here. TOP STORY: Spurs issue hands off warning for Alli Tottenham have warned rivals that they will not sell Dele Alli, even for £150 million, reports the Sun. The 21-year-old has already got off the mark this season, breaking the deadlock in the 2-0 win over Newcastle. The England international is being linked to Manchester City and...

Transfer Rater: Jonny Evans to Man City, Lorenzo Insigne to Chelsea

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 01:00:00 PDT

The latest transfer rumours from around the world. Things change in the blink of an eye in football. The Football Whispers Index takes the latest transfer rumours and gives them a score out of five; the higher the score, the more realistic and reliable the whisper. Here are today's top five emerging whispers for the summer. And keep an eye on Transfer Talk for all the latest gossip. Jonny Evans to Manchester City Manchester City operated with a back three in their first Premier League game of the season against Brighton & Hove Albion....

Chelsea to offer Danny Rose £50m Tottenham exit ahead of derby

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 02:00:00 PDT

The ESPN FC panel are stunned by the rumours that this could be Antonio Conte's second and final season with Chelsea. The football world is awash with gossip. Transfer Talk is monitoring the whispers ahead of all the summer moves. Check out the latest deals and potential deals here. TOP STORY: Chelsea eye Rose amid impasse over targets They face off at the weekend in a London derby at Wembley and Tottenham are favourites to pile more misery on rivals Chelsea, but the Sun reports the Blues are plotting to make a move for Danny Rose next week. The story reports that the England international, who voiced his discontent...

Monaco star Kylian Mbappe caught in power struggle over PSG battle

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 03:33:00 PDT

Monaco boss Leonardo Jardim has said Kylian Mbappe is struggling with fitness, and transfer rumours surrounding him aren't helping. Gab Marcotti discusses the reports linking Kylian Mbappe to PSG and whether the club can afford him after landing Neymar. It was both sad and powerful to see Kylian Mbappe on the Monaco bench last Sunday at Dijon. Not once did he even get up to warm up. He stayed there with the other subs -- the likes of Guido Carrillo and Andrea Raggi -- as if he were a random player, not good enough for a game like this. He clapped a bit for each of Monaco's four goals. There were a few smiles, but he also must have thought a few times, "Why am I here and not there, on the pitch?"  After an incredible final six months of last...

Transfer Rater: Yazici to Liverpool, Mangala to West Ham

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 02:43:00 PDT

The latest transfer rumours from around the world. Things change in the blink of an eye in football. The Football Whispers Index takes the latest transfer rumours and gives them a score out of five; the higher the score, the more realistic and reliable the whisper. Here are today's top five emerging whispers for the summer. And keep an eye on Transfer Talk for all the latest gossip. Yusuf Yazici to Liverpool Yusuf Yazici has been earmarked as a Liverpool target, with Jurgen Klopp impressed by the highly rated 20-year-old. Turkish Football...

Rumours rated: PSG set to add Fabinho, landing Mbappe unlikely

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 12:33:00 PDT

Monaco boss Leonardo Jardim has said Kylian Mbappe is struggling with fitness, and transfer rumours surrounding him aren't helping. Gab Marcotti discusses the reports linking Kylian Mbappe to PSG and whether the club can afford him after landing Neymar. With attention focusing on the summer transfer window, David Amoyal predicts how likely it is that these rumoured moves actually happen. PSG signing Fabinho: 65 percent; Kylian Mbappe: 25 percent After the stunning Neymar signing, Paris Saint-Germain continue to look for ways to create a Ligue 1 version of the galacticos. But landing Kylian Mbappe this summer is quite unlikely since Monaco are determined to keep him one more season, and because another transfer fee of over €100 million would...

Man City to test Arsenal's resolve with £60m Alexis Sanchez bid

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 03:18:00 PDT

The guys respond to your tweets about the Arsenal-Leicester match, Alexandre Lacazette and Alexis Sanchez. The football world is awash with gossip. Transfer Talk is monitoring the whispers ahead of all the summer moves. Check out the latest deals and potential deals here. TOP STORY: City to table £60m offer for Sanchez There are new favourites in the race to prise Alexis Sanchez away from Arsenal, according to the Telegraph. It reports that Manchester City will bid around £60 million "to test Arsenal's resolve to keep Sanchez, with Pep Guardiola still desperate to add the forward to...

Transfer Window reform: Premier League giants ponder next move

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 01:04:00 PDT

Jurgen Klopp says the transfer window should close earlier. Jurgen Klopp says the transfer window should close earlier. The Premier League is expected to approve changes that will see the summer transfer window end before the start of the season. According to reports, representatives from the 20 Premier League clubs will vote at next month's shareholder's meeting to move the deadline to the week before the 2018-19 season begins. The window closes on Aug. 31 for clubs are said to be frustrated at not having a settled squad for the start of the season. Here, ESPN FC's club correspondents report on whether...

Arsenal's Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain: Should he stay or go?

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 07:47:00 PDT

The FC crew discuss whether Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain should leave Arsenal. The FC crew discuss whether Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain should leave Arsenal. The FC crew discuss whether Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain should leave Arsenal. The FC crew discuss whether Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain should leave Arsenal. Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has been the subject of much transfer speculation this summer, with the latest reports on Tuesday -- his 24th birthday -- linking the Arsenal midfielder with a move to Premier League champions Chelsea. The England international has entered the final year of his contract at the Emirates, just like teammates Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil. Oxlade-Chamberlain signed for the Gunners from Southampton as a 17-year-old in 2011, but should his time at the club end after six seasons,...

Transfer window reform is right, but Premier League could be left exposed

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 02:47:00 PDT

Jurgen Klopp says the transfer window should close earlier. Jurgen Klopp says the transfer window should close earlier. It makes perfect sense for Premier League clubs to vote to impose their own transfer deadline from the start of next season, with the window closing before a ball has been kicked, but the initiative will be fatally flawed if the back door remains open for players to leave for foreign teams until Aug. 31. Reports on Monday evening suggested that plans are in place for the 20 Premier League clubs, at a shareholders' meeting on Sept. 7, to sanction a new transfer deadline from the start of the 2018-19...

Transfer Rater: Vincent Janssen to Stoke City, Aaron Lennon to Newcastle

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 01:58:00 PDT

The latest transfer rumours from around the world. Things change in the blink of an eye in football. The Football Whispers Index takes the latest transfer rumours and gives them a score out of five; the higher the score, the more realistic and reliable the whisper. Here are today's top five emerging whispers for the summer. And keep an eye on Transfer Talk for all the latest gossip. Michal Pazdan to Newcastle United A report in the Telegraph claims Newcastle manager Rafael Benitez is hoping to bring in five new faces before the window...

Chelsea plan £50m Virgil van Dijk swoop after shock loss in opener

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 03:09:00 PDT

Craig Burley examines whether Chelsea or Liverpool need Virgil van Dijk more and why he has not left Southampton yet. The football world is awash with gossip. Transfer Talk is monitoring the whispers ahead of all the summer moves. Check out the latest deals and potential deals here. TOP STORY: Blues poised to wrap up Van Dijk move After being rocked at home by Burnley on the opening Saturday of the Premier League season, Chelsea will spring into rapid action to reinforce their defence, according to the Mirror. And you might not be entirely surprised to learn that the player likely to be on his way to Stamford...

Transfer Rater: Arturo Vidal to Liverpool, Thomas Vermaelen to Everton

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 03:03:00 PDT

The latest transfer rumours from around the world. Things change in the blink of an eye in football. The Football Whispers Index takes the latest transfer rumours and gives them a score out of five; the higher the score, the more realistic and reliable the whisper. Here are today's top five emerging whispers for the summer. And keep an eye on Transfer Talk for all the latest gossip. Sean Raggett to Sunderland Sunderland are reportedly considering bolstering their defence with a move for Lincoln City's Raggett. The 23-year-old starred for...

Liverpool prepare for Coutinho exit by lining up Napoli's Insigne

Sun, 13 Aug 2017 03:00:00 PDT

Steve Nicol says Philippe Coutinho might be upset about it, but Liverpool should not give in to his transfer request. The football world is awash with gossip. Transfer Talk is monitoring the whispers ahead of all the summer moves. Check out the latest deals and potential deals here. TOP STORY: Liverpool target Insigne to replace Coutinho Despite a robust stance on Philippe Coutinho's future, Liverpool have quietly prepared for an event in which they do sell the Brazilian to Barcelona, reports the Mirror. Napoli star Lorenzo Insigne is a prime candidate to replace him, and the ambitious move reportedly would...

Man United reject Spurs bid for Martial, Real rival Barca for Dembele

Sat, 12 Aug 2017 03:00:00 PDT

Raf Honigstein suggests Ousmane Dembele moving to Barcelona is no guarantee, and explains Dortmund's looming predicament. The football world is awash with gossip. Transfer Talk is monitoring the whispers ahead of all the summer moves. Check out the latest deals and potential deals here. TOP STORY: Tottenham bid for Martial rejected Manchester United have rejected a Tottenham bid to sign Anthony Martial, according to RMC Sport. Martial, 21, has not cemented a place in the United XI since arriving for a fee that could total £58m in 2015 and, with Romelu Lukaku and the emerging Marcus Rashford ahead of him...

Barcelona turn to Eriksen after being warned off Coutinho

Fri, 11 Aug 2017 03:12:00 PDT

Julien Laurens warns that the reports of Kylian Mbappe being set to join PSG are still unsubstantiated at this time. The football world is awash with gossip. Transfer Talk is monitoring the whispers ahead of all the summer moves. Check out the latest deals and potential deals here. TOP STORY: Barca turn to Eriksen as Coutinho alternative Barcelona's search for Andres Iniesta's replacement could lead them to Tottenham playmaker Christian Eriksen now that their pursuit of Philippe Coutinho looks set to end in failure. Liverpool released a firm hands-off statement on Friday, warning Barca that Coutinho "will remain...

Chelsea to offer Arsenal £35 million for Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain

Thu, 10 Aug 2017 03:12:00 PDT

Shaka Hislop feels despite Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain's successful campaign, he may not be best suited to stay with Arsenal. The football world is awash with gossip. Transfer Talk is monitoring the whispers ahead of all the summer moves. Check out the latest deals and potential deals here. TOP STORY: Chelsea ready huge offer for the Ox Chelsea have upped their interest in Arsenal's Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and will pay up to £35 million for the England international, the Mirror reports. Oxlade-Chamberlain has shown no signs of extending his contract at the Emirates, which has just one year remaining. Chelsea...

D.C. United show ambition, Sporting KC stung by Dwyer exit in MLS window

Thu, 10 Aug 2017 10:22:00 PDT

DC United's Ben Olsen discusses his sides newest acquisitions Zoltan Stieber and Bruno Miranda. Alejandro Moreno talks how much Orlando City will move up in the eastern conference now that they've traded for Dom Dwyer. The final days of Major League Soccer's transfer windows are often drab. This week, though, has been livelier. See: D.C. United, of all clubs, going on a spending spree. When the dust settled following the window's closure at midnight EST on Wednesday night, who improved and who missed out? Winners D.C. United Typically among MLS' thriftiest spenders, DCU broke character and their own transfer record. On Wednesday, they announced the signings of midfielders Zoltan Stieber and Russell...

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