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Tuesday, September 6, 2011


Arsenal Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger is reportedly preparing a GBP28 million for Lille midfielder Eden Hazard when the transfer window reopen in January. Aston Villa Scotland are interested in calling up Aston Villa's Australian defender Chris Herd, whose parents are both Scottish, according to his agent. Blackburn It was reported that Fulham rejected deadline day bids from Blackburn for Chris Baird as coach Martin Jol wanted cover due to European games. Bolton Bolton manager Owen Coyle has confirmed the club will hold contract talks with defender Gary Cahill when he returns from international duty. Chelsea Fabio Capello has confirmed that Frank Lampard remains in his future England plans and has not ruled out fielding the Chelsea man versus Wales. Everton Striker Victor Anichebe has returned to Everton after suffering a groin injury on international duty and could be sidelined for three weeks. Fulham Fulham has reportedly rejected deadline day bids from West Brom and Blackburn for Chris Baird as Martin Jol wanted cover due to European games. Liverpool Coach Fabio Capello has told Andy Carroll to curb his drinking habits if he is to become an important player for both Liverpool and England. Manchester City Manchester City are to investigate claims CEO Garry Cook sent an email to Nedum Onuoha's cancer-suffering mother which ridiculed her illness. Manchester United Manchester Utd have reportedly offered GBP1.5 million to Borussia Dortmund to have the first option to purchase young midfielder Mario Gotze. Newcastle United Newcastle United will reportedly reignite their interest in Rangers star striker Nikica Jelavic when the transfer window reopens in January. Norwich City Norwich City striker Steve Morison was delighted to score his first international goal for Wales and is now looking forward to facing England. Queens Park Rangers Queens Park Rangers manager Neil Warnock has admitted that Craig Bellamy was a priority signing for his side over the summer transfer window. Stoke City Stoke defender Jonathan Woodgate is loving life at his new club after completing the full 90 minutes of all three Premier League games so far. Sunderland Goalie Simon Mignolet has called on Sunderland to improve their record at the Stadium of Light ahead of Saturday's home game against Chelsea. Swansea City Swansea midfielder Mark Gower is hoping to be given the chance to make his Premier League debut against old rivals Arsenal at Emirates Stadium. Tottenham Tottenham midfielder Sandro has admitted he would like to play in Italy in the future, after revealing that Roma were interested in the summer. West Brom It was reported that Fulham rejected deadline day bids from West Brom for Chris Baird as coach Martin Jol wanted cover due to European games. Wigan Athletic Wigan's first two fixtures at the DW have seen a marked increase in the number of fans through the turnstiles on the same period last season. Wolverhampton Lithuania coach Raimondas Zutautas claims Wolverhampton defender Christophe Berra dived to win a penalty for Scotland against Czech Republic.

La Liga

Athletic Bilbao Athletic Bilbao coach Marcelo Bielsa has welcomed a recovered Igor Martinez and international star Fernando Amorebieta back in squad training. Atletico Madrid It was reported Radamel Falcao has a termination clause of EUR60 million at Atletico Madrid, the same amount that was set for Diego Forlan. Barcelona Midfielder Cesc Fabregas has revealed coach Arsene Wenger helped to convinced the Arsenal Board to allow him his dream return to Barcelona. Espanyol After completing his move to Girona, Ferran Corominas admitted the last few months have been hard but he does not regret his time at Espanyol. Getafe Getafe midfielder Mehdi Lacen has admitted that taking a point from their trip to Real Madrid this weekend would be good enough for the team. Granada Granada will be hoping to register their first win at Malaga next week, after failing to do so in their last six attempt in the top flight. Levante Levante defender Nano is determined to silence their critics and believes there will be 8 to 10 teams fighting against relegation this season. Malaga Malaga defender Sergio Sanchez is convinced that his team have the character and personality to win on any field in the La Liga this season. Osasuna Osasuna goalkeeper Asier Riesgo has assured that he will only return to face Atletico Madrid if he recovers 100 percent before the weekend. Racing Santander Ricardo Alonso has stated that Racing Santander head coach Hector Cuper seems interested in the development of their youth squad at the club. Rayo Vallecano Rayo Vallecano manager Jose Ramon Sandoval has a new striker after Sergio Contreras was officially announced as their new player on Monday. Real Betis Betis president Miguel Guillen admits as a fan he dreams of seeing the club play in Europe, but stressed that it must be done step-by-step. Real Madrid Midfielder Fernando Gago, who is currently on loan at AS Roma, insisted that he never had any problem with Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho. Real Mallorca Miguel Angel Nadal has emerged as they key figure in calming the situation down at Real Mallorca following coach Michael Laudrup's outburst. Real Sociedad Antoine Griezmann was not surprised by the whistle he received in Anoeta, but hopes fans will change their attitude in the upcoming matches. Real Zaragoza Luis Garcia is hoping to use his experience in the Primera Division to help young Zaragoza team to get through the season as calm as possible. Sevilla Sevilla coach Marcelino Garcia Toral said the Europa League exit was not a contributing factor to their failure to bring in Giovani dos Santos. Sporting Gijon Sporting Gijon coach Manolo Preciado has welcomed Mate Bilic back in squad training, although the Croatian striker is yet to fully recovered. Valencia Valencia head coach Unai Emery admits they are currently working on improving their defence following the leaky performance against Racing. Villarreal Villarreal have launched an appeal to have Borja Valero's three-match suspension in Europe reduced, after he rammed an opponent with his head.

Serie A

AC Milan Striker Filippo Inzaghi could leave AC Milan in January thanks to his exclusion from the Champions League list and the interest of Atalanta. AS Roma Coach Delio Rossi has dismissed suggestions that he is ready to replace Luis Enrique on the Roma bench should the latter be shown the door. Atalanta Striker Filippo Inzaghi could leave AC Milan in January thanks to his exclusion from the Champions League list and the interest of Atalanta. Bologna Bologna head coach Pierpaolo Bisoli has a tough task this weekend as Crespo, Ramirez and Vagtaggiato are all unavailable due to suspension. Cagliari Cagliari striker Joaquin Larrivey has asked fans to give Thiago Ribeiro time and trust as he tries to settle down into his new environment. Catania Catania director Lo Monaco declared their targets to remain in Serie A for the sixth straight seasons and to bring up some of their youngsters. Cesena Cesena's summer dealings have created an immediate impact as director Luca Mancini announced that they have set a new record for subcriptions. Chievo Chievo captain Sergio Pellissier predicts AC Milan and Inter to battle for the Scudetto this season followed closely by Lazio and Juventus. Fiorentina Fiorentina general manager Sandro Mencucci is hopeful that they will be able to convince Riccardo Montolivo to sign a new contract at the club. Genoa Genoa coach Malesani will assess the fitness of striker Andrea Caracciolo and defender Dario Dainelli when they resume training on Tuesday. Inter Milan Sulley Muntari's proposed move from Inter to Galatasaray seems to have collapsed after the Turkish outfit reportedly pulled out of the race. Juventus Juventus President Andrea Agnelli believes the new stadium will give the club an advantage for the next five or six years over their rivals. Lazio Playmaker Stefano Mauri admits facing AC Milan at the San Siro is the most difficult way to start a season, but vowed that Lazio will be ready. Lecce Lecce defender Massimo Oddo puts Milan as the favourite for the Scudetto, but warned others to keep an eye on Juventus and Lazio this season. Napoli Christian Maggio's agent is hoping to meet with Napoli soon to discuss the wing-back's future as he is keen to sign a new contract at the club. Novara Novara coach Attilio Tesser has doubts over the fitness of Carlalberto Ludi and Luigi Giordi as he begins preparation for the Chievo clash. Palermo President Maurizio Zamparini said he sold some of Palermo's key players because they wanted to earn more than what the club are willing to pay. Parma Parma are reportedly considering a winter transfer move for AC Milan striker Pippo Inzaghi, who is not included in the Champions League squad. Siena Siena midfielder Gaetano D'Agostino claimed he has finally found a manager with whom he can speak and confront without any kind of problems. Udinese Udinese defender Dusan Basta declared that he is fully recovered from injury, following his display in the friendly against Inter Zapresic.