5 hrs ago
James Milner sets his sights on Champions League glory ahead of...
STEVEN GERRARD EXCLUSIVE: We're back in the Champions League, we're hungry and we can shock the best in Europe... and let them call Balotelli a nutter if they want, he's one of ours now! He's played just 26 minutes for Arsenal in a Capital One Cup tie, but could Wenger be forced to plunge Bellerin, 19, into Champions League clash at Dortmund? Hazard in line to become Chelsea's highest-paid player with new five-year contract worth A 200,000 a week Four-goal thriller as Davies slip grabs point for West Ham at Hull after Valencia's 70mph screamer and Diame's goal against old club After dedicating United's first win of the season to his wife, boss Louis treats Mrs Van Gaal to birthday lunch... and then a night out at the Under 21s Remember me, Louis? Januzaj bags treble for the Under 21s in front of watching Van Gaal... and A 30m Shaw is back in action, too Pardew knows Toon must deliver in ... (more)
17 hrs ago
The First Post
Cristiano Ronaldo 'wants A 500,000 a week to join Chelsea or Man Utd'
Half a million a week or take a walk . That's the message from Cristiano Ronaldo to the Premier League, alleges the Daily Mail , which claims that the perfectly groomed Portuguese goal machine is demanding "a ground-breaking A 500,000-a-week to join either Chelsea or Manchester United" next summer.
Sun Sep 14, 2014
Monday's gossip column
Manchester United will get Angel Di Maria, 26, to convince close friend Cristiano Ronaldo, 29, to leave Real Madrid for Old Trafford next summer. And Red Devils boss Louis van Gaal is also keen to add Borussia Dortmund centre-back Mats Hummels, 25, to his squad.
Liverpool Transfer News: Latest on Philippe Coutinho and James Milner
As the new season begins to get up and running in earnest, various players dotted about the Premier League will begin to ascertain clearer indications about the roles they will play at their clubs for the upcoming campaign. Some will feel as though their stock has risen and, subsequently, some monetary rewards and long-term security might be in order in the form of a new deal.
16 Conclusions: Arsenal 2-2 Manchester City
A pulsating, throbbing wonder of a match with four goals of equal splendour. Nothing set in stone as to each side's prospects, but plenty indeed to marvel at... Forget it only being QPR, Louis van Gaal and Manchester United needed to make a statement on Sunday.
The Insider: Tottenham doubt Cain Hoy takeover credentials
Spurs feel the interest in the club could be a publicity stunt while elsewhere Everton want James Milner and Manchester City are targeting Jay Rodriguez and James Ward-Prowse US private investment company Cain Hoy caused a stir within the corridors of power at Tottenham this week by announcing that they are considering a takeover offer for the north London club. Yet there are doubts at Spurs whether Cain Hoy are serious about their interest in buying the club, despite claims that they are backed by billionaire investors.
Sat Sep 13, 2014
81% pass accuracy, no shots on target: Work needed for City star
Frank Lampard pulled on a Manchester City shirt for the first time on Saturday, the former Chelsea midfielder playing the first half of the Blues' match against Arsenal. The former England international was replaced at the interval by Samir Nasri, but how did the 36-year-old do on his City debut? Well if this performance is anything to go by, he has some work to do if he wants to add to his Premier League appearances further before heading to the MLS in January.
Premier League - Ramsey, Welbeck and Lampard all start, a
The Ivory Coast international has been left out entirely after returning so late from international duty, meaning a first start for Frank Lampard . James Milner is preferred to Samir Nasri in the Manchester City side, while Sergio Aguero leads the line on his own with Stefan Jovetic out injured and Edin Dzeko only on the bench.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
Martin Keown: a big-money transfer to Chelsea or Manchester City...
Fabian Delph has a big decision to make. His contract is running down at Aston Villa and he'll soon be able to join any club for free.
Arsenal vs Manchester City: How will the two sides match up at the Emirates?
Arsenal vs Manchester City: How will Jack Wilshere, Alexis Sanchez and Co match up against Yaya Toure, Sergio Aguero and the rest at the Emirates? Danny Welbeck looks set to make his debut after joining Arsene Wenger's side on transfer deadline day from Manchester United Arsenal host Manchester City in Saturday's lunchtime kick-off, looking to avenge their humiliating 6-3 defeat by Manuel Pellegrini's side at the Etihad last season. The Gunners are unbeaten after a win against Crystal Palace and draws with Everton and Leicester, while the champions suffered a surprise home loss to Stoke City last time out.
Have Manchester City Rode Roughshod Over FFP?
An intriguing question but one which could have ramifications! With the introduction of the Financial Fair Play regulations, it would appear that Chelsea have done exceedingly well to abide by them, with transfer revenue balancing out nicely. However, up at the Etihad Stadium, things are not quite so simple.
Arsenal vs. Manchester City: How City Will Line Up in Premier League Showdown
Manchester City 's loss to Stoke City , coming as it did between their convincing win over Liverpool and the international break, can easily be written off as the predictable outcome of a " trap game ." Add to those elements that Arsenal were the next side on the Premier League slate after Stoke City, and the temptation to look past Mark Hughes' charges may well have been irresistible.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
Uefa 'rewrites rules' to allow Manchester City to dodge FFP sanctions
Other clubs bemused as governing body seems to bow to fear of legal action and relaxes rules on home-grown players Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies The threat of legal action against Uefa has enabled Manchester City to field only one club-trained player in their Champions League squad which goes into action against Bayern Munich next week - three fewer than Arsenal, Chelsea and Liverpool - despite having failed the governing body's Financial Fair Play rules.
Tue Sep 09, 2014
Manchester City morning news: Carragher's joke about midfielder, Jovetic fitness scare
Former Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher poked fun at Manchester City star James Milner after he won his 50th England cap against Switzerland. Carragher suggested that Milner could make the 100 cap marks but that he'd achieve the remarkable feat in sub appearances.
Mon Sep 08, 2014
Switzerland vs England: Fabian Delph passes the test in Roy Hodgson's baptism of fire
So this is what it has come to, after 22 years of the Premier League with its open coffers and open doors: a couple of decent games at club level and an England cap is yours. Come on down, John Stones, Calum Chambers and Fabian Delph.
James Milner set to win his 50th cap for England... but does he sum ...
Hurst never made it to a half century of appearances for his country, and that he didn't is not of Milner's concern. But there is something about the mundane manner in which the utility player has meandered to this milestone mark which demonstrates the tedium of the national side in recent years.
20 Big Deals That Could Happen in the January Transfer Window
Here are 20 big deals that could potentially happen in the January transfer window, a time for major European teams to supplement their squads or sign a quick fix. Will the likes of Arturo Vidal, Juan Cuadrado, Lukas Podolski, Marco Reus, Petr Cech, Sami Khedira et al be moving in the upcoming January transfer window? Predominantly a super-sub last season, Robbie Kruse would have made inroads in his quest for more starts at Bayer Leverkusen if he was healthy for the entire season.
Sun Sep 07, 2014
England waiting on Henderson
Roy Hodgson could be forced into a late change to England's side against Switzerland with doubts emerging about key midfielder Jordan Henderson. The Liverpool playmaker limped out of the team's training session at St Jakob Park in Basel, where England will take on the Swiss in their opening European Qualifier on Monday evening.
Sat Sep 06, 2014
The five City players whose deals end in 2015 - Who should stay?
Five Manchester City players are coming to the end of their current deals, and with pre-contract agreements able to be signed from January onwards, the next four months will be vital for those wishing to remain at Manuel Pellegrini's side. Micah Richards , Richard Wright , James Milner , John Guidetti and Martin Demichelis all have deals that expire in the summer of 2015, so will any of them be kept by the Blues beyond the current campaign.
Fri Sep 05, 2014
Manchester City Must Ignore Criticism and Keep Faith with James Milner
There was a moment during the second half of England's friendly with Norway Wednesday night when Manchester City 's James Milner , who had replaced Jack with 20 minutes remaining, tried to play a pass out wide. Milner sliced it horribly and the ball flew out for a throw in and England had to reset their defensive shape.