Friday, April 27, 2012
Arsenal Alex Song's agent has moved to play down speculation linking the midfielder with a summer move to Inter and expects him to remain with Arsenal. Aston Villa Richard Dunne has urged fans to put aside their grievances with Alex McLeish 'for a few weeks' and instead support Aston Villa's survival bid. Blackburn Blackburn youngster Ryan Edwards has agreed a professional contract and is expected to be pushing for a place in the first-team next season. Bolton Bolton boss Owen Coyle has confirmed FIFA now have the necessary paperwork to prove young winger Gregg Wylde is clear to play for the club. Chelsea There will be no pre-match handshake for the game between Chelsea and QPR due to the legal situation involving John Terry and Anton Ferdinand. Everton Hoffenheim manager Markus Babbel claims the club are yet to receive any serious approaches for Gylfi Sigurdsson, despite links to Everton. Fulham Fulham coach Martin Jol believes that if midfielder Alex Kacaniklic can handle the Premier League then he is good enough to play for Sweden. Liverpool Liverpool manager Kenny Daglish has confirmed that midfielder Steven Gerrard is fully fit and he has been training all week with no issues. Manchester City Veteran Owen Hargreaves will not be offered a new deal by Manchester City - a decision that casts doubt over his long-term future in the game. Manchester United Manager Sir Alex Ferguson has admitted that Manchester United are going to have to get used to facing their local rivals in important games. Newcastle United Papiss Cisse has admitted he is thriving on the pressure of trying to live up to the demands of wearing Newcastle's famous number nine shirt. Norwich City Full-back Adam Drury has pinpointed Norwich's attacking ambition as the main difference between success and failure in the Premier League. Queens Park Rangers Anton Ferdinand's lawyers have advised the QPR defender not to shake John Terry's hand prior to Sunday's west London derby against Chelsea. Stoke City It was reported that Stoke City are interested in capturing Molde striker Magnus Wolff Eikrem, but faces competition from Gladbach and Genk. Sunderland Sunderland have confirmed that Seb Larsson will miss the last three games of the season after hernia surgery, but he is hopeful for Euro 2012. Swansea City Swansea coach Brendan Rodgers believes Terry Connor has done a terrific job and deserves the chance to bring Wolves back into the Premiership. Tottenham Tottenham have been put on alert after Espanyol midfielder Javi Marquez announced that he will leave the Spanish league outfit this summer. West Brom England legend Peter Shilton has urged West Bromwich Albion goalkeeper Ben Foster to reconsider his decision to quit international football. Wigan Athletic Wigan Athletic coach Roberto Martinez insists he and his players are focused on keeping the club up, despite speculation over their future. Wolverhampton Swansea coach Brendan Rodgers believes Terry Connor has done a terrific job and deserves the chance to bring Wolves back into the Premiership.