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Tuesday, January 24, 2012


Keeper Wojciech Szczesny refused to criticise Arsenal fans for booing Arsene Wenger's decision to substitute Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain on Sunday.

Aston Villa
Midfielder Fabian Delph is hoping to stay with Leeds United for the remainder of the season after joining on a loan deal from Aston Villa.

Midfielder David Dunn believes his Blackburn are growing in confidence and can win their battle against relegation if everyone stays united.

Bolton boss Owen Coyle is hoping to have defender Tim Ream signed in the next few days and also to add another couple of signing for his squad.

Chelsea revealed that Frank Lampard has a small calf tear and is unlikely to face Queens Park Rangers in the FA Cup, but should be back soon.

Sparktak Moscow announced that they have agreed terms with Everton for the transfer of Diniyar Bilyaletdinov, who is set to undergo a medical.

Fulham's hope of landing Catania striker Maxi Lopez will depends on whether or not Carlos Tevez completes his move from Man City to AC Milan.

Nikica Jelavic's father has claimed the Rangers striker is 'most likely' to move to Liverpool in the January transfer window, rather than QPR.

Manchester City
Mario Balotelli's agent is convinced that the Manchester City striker to stay at the Etihad Stadium until 2013 before assessing his future.

Manchester United
Manchester United striker Mame Biram Diouf has claimed that Ligue 1 side Brest are among his suitors, but no agreement has been reached so far.

Newcastle United
It was reported that Newcastle have now emerged as favourites to land Watford defender Adrian Mariappa after making a bid for his services.

Norwich City
Norwich City goalkeeper John Ruddy admits he would relish the chance of playing for England following his fine performance against Chelsea.

Queens Park Rangers
A spokesperson for QPR has confirmed the club have failed in their attempt to bring in Henrique after the Brazilian was denied a work permit.

Stoke City
Cameron Jerome is frustrated on the sidelines and has volunteered to play in Stoke City's reserve team in a bid to improve match sharpness.

Sunderland have confirmed that Nicklas Bendtner will require further treatment after suffering facial injuries during the victory over Swansea.

Swansea City
Swansea manager Brendan Rodgers is delighted with the playes at his disposal and does not expect to conduct much more business in the market.

Tottenham manager Harry Redknapp went on trial on Monday accused of taking tax-free offshore bonuses in an account named after his pet dog.

West Brom
West Brom boss Roy Hodgson has insisted Marc-Antoine Fortune remains an important part of his plans after a strong performance against Stoke.

Wigan Athletic
Wigan are believed to have agreed a fee with Birmingham for Jean Beausejour and they are now set to hold talks with the Chile international.

Michael Kightly is convinced that Wolves have enough quality to survive despite dropping into the bottom three for the first time this season.

La Liga

Athletic Bilbao
Athletic Bilbao coach Marcelo Bielsa said his team did their best against Real Madrid, but being outnumbered sealed their defeat at Bernabeu.

Atletico Madrid
It has been confirmed that Atletico Madrid striker Diego Costa is set to spend the rest of the season on loan at newcomers Rayo Vallecano.

Midfielder Andres Iniesta has equalled coach Pep Guardiola's 384 official first team appearances for Barcelona following the win over Malaga.

Espanyol coach Mauricio Pochettino admits their visit to Mirandes will be made complicated by the opponents, the crowd and the field size.

Nicolas Fedor is the leading goal scorer for Getafe with six goals after making 38 attempts in 19 appearences for the side so far this season.

Granada have confirmed that Abel Resino is the person to try and lead the team to safety following the dismissal of coach Fabriciano Gonzalez.

Levante coach Juan Ignacio has stressed that every point collected is important as the second part of the season is even more complicated.

Malaga coach Manuel Pellegrini regrets that his team could not take advantage of their chances, but admits Barcelona were better with the ball.

Osasuna coach Jose Luis Mendilibar is convinced that his team should have beaten Valencia, but admitted Diego Alves did well between the post.

Racing Santander
Christian Stuani is the leading goal scorer for Racing Santander with 5 goals after making 24 attempts in 16 appearences so far this season.

Rayo Vallecano
Rayo Vallecano coach Jose Ramon Sandoval has declared that his players will not give up and that their new arrivals will refresh the team.

Real Betis
Celtic head coach Neil Lennon is believed to be showing interest in Real Betis marksman Jorge Molina, who is valued at around GBP2 million.

Real Madrid
Alvaro Arbeloa insisted that it is unfair of supporters to pin the blame on Jose Mourinho for last week's Copa del Rey defeat by Barcelona.

Real Mallorca
Real Mallorca striker Ivan Ramis has admitted that despite the win over Rayo Vallecano, it was not one of their best performances this season.

Real Sociedad
Antoine Griezmann has highlighted the good work Sociedad have done in the last 2 months, as they try to forget the crushing defeat to Atletico.

Real Zaragoza
Zaragoza coach Manolo Jimenez admits the single point gained against Levante was not enough, but he was satisfied with the players' attitude.

Sevilla president Jose Mario del Nido said his team have found an effective way to play, although their form have not been consistent enough.

Valencia are set to announce the contract renewal of Ever Banega, who has agreed to extend his career at the club until the summer of 2015.

Serie A

AC Milan
Adriano Galliano insists that AC Milan will only complete the move for Maxi Lopez of Catania if Carlos Tevez does not move to the San Siro.

AS Roma
Pablo Osvaldo has hailed Francesco Totti as the best Italian player ever after the Roma captain became the most prolific player at one club.

It was reported that Internacional have identified Maxi Moralez of Atalanta as a possible replacement should Andres D'Alessandro exit the club.

Bologna defender Andrea Raggi believes they are heading in the right direction and were unlucky not to score against Parma over the weekend.

It was suggested that Cagliari could make a move for Udinese hitman Antonio Floro Flores, who started on the bench in their clash with Catania.

Adriano Galliano insists that AC Milan will only complete the move for Maxi Lopez of Catania if Carlos Tevez does not move to the San Siro.

Cesena president Igor Campedelli has confirmed the transfer of Eder to Sampdoria, stating that the striker no longer fit into their new system.

Chievo boss Domenico Di Carlo said his team showed the right passion for only half of the match against Lecce, but believes they are improving.

Italy boss Cesare Prandelli has applauded Fiorentina's imminent capture of Juventus striker Amauri, who will undergo his medical on Tuesday.

Genoa President Enrico Preziosi has admitted that the club are interested in Fiorentina attacker Alessio Cerci, but a deal is far from done.

Inter Milan
Italian giants Inter Milan have rejected an EUR8 million approach from Paris Saint-Germain for Thiago Motta, reports in France are suggesting.

Coach Antonio Conte has admitted that he will give his fringe players a chance to state their case in Juventus' Coppa Italia tie against Roma.

Lazio coach Edy Reja believes his side should have beaten Inter because they created much more scoring chances compared to the Nerazzurri.

Coach Serse Cosmi praised Lecce for showing characters in the draw against Chievo and believes it bodes well for the remainder of the season.

Coach Walter Mazzarri admits Napoli made too many mistakes in front of the goal against Siena due to the number of youngsters in his team.

Inter assistant boss Beppe Baresi has confirmed that they plan to send new signing Juan Jesus on loan to Novara for the rest of the season.

Torino announced that they have completed the signing of Palermo keeper Francesco Benussi, who will arrive on loan until the end of the season.

Parma president Tommaso Ghirardi has hinted that there could be still be a few more players arriving at the club before the transfer market.

Siena coach Sannino is happy to see his team played a smart game against Napoli and for adding a little distance from their relegation rivals.

It was suggested that Cagliari could make a move for Udinese hitman Antonio Floro Flores, who started on the bench in their clash with Catania.