Tuesday, July 29, 2014
There were some big-name exclusions from this year's rankings. Who is likely to make a return and who is gone forever?
The left back joined the Premier League giant from Southampton and made his debut against the LA Galaxy, but the manager claims he is not yet in peak condition.
The Arsenal fullback looked set to move to Hull City in a transfer, but the 22-year-old wants to stay in London and the Gunners have sanctioned a temporary move.
Germany might have won the World Cup, but was the strong performance of Spanish sides in Europe enough to relegate the Bundesliga into second place?
Monday, July 28, 2014
The Spaniard has insisted reports the striker will imminently seal a permanent move to Goodison Park are wide of the mark but he is nonetheless eager to strengthen his attack.
The keeper is delighted with the signings the club has made this summer and hailed his rival for a first-team berth, Wojciech Szczesny, as he looks to make his mark in England.
Manchester United look set to miss out on a key target as the Juventus director insists the club intends to keep hold of the €54 million-rated Chile international midfielder.
The 35-year-old was unveiling as QPR's latest signing on Monday but insists he could have extended his Old Trafford contract if the Welshman was appointed as permanent manager.
The 21-year-old midfielder has joined for a fee believed to be worth 5 millon euros, and manager Roberto Martinez is delighted with the capture of the "dynamic" player.
A few eyebrows may be raised at Arsene Wenger's willingness to spend so big on the 19-year-old, but he offers technical ability, athleticism and versatility beyond his years.
Stevan Jovetic was part of a depleted squad that has made a real statement in the U.S. and has given Pellegrini the best kind of selection headache ahead of the new campaign.
Liverpool abandoned its pursuit of Loic Remy over medical concerns, but the Northern Irishman insists he will not compromise his high standards in the search for a striker.
The 19-year-old, described as a "gamble" by Arsene Wenger, will join the Gunners as competition for Mathieu Debuchy.
The 22-year-old has been informed that he is surplus to requirements at Emirates Stadium, with Mathieu Debuchy having arrived from Newcastle and Calum Chambers set to sign.
The Brazilian is expected to play as a wing back in Louis van Gaal's 3-4-1-2 system next season, but has been forced to return to Carrington with a groin problem.
The Czech goalkeeper says he is relishing the challenge of competing alongside the 22-year-old, who has been hugely impressive in his three seasons at Atletico Madrid.
Sunday, July 27, 2014
Stefan Jovetic scored twice as Manuel Pellegrini's men cruised to an easy win in Pittsburgh
The man who brought the pair to Serie A believes that their respective careers would be best served by a return to Italy given their lack of game time at the Etihad
The center back becomes Brendan Rodgers's fifth summer signing and third from Southampton, with Rickie Lambert and Adam Lallana, after rejecting interest from Arsenal and Spurs.
The Belgium international insists he is happy to commit his long-term future to Spurs, and is set to undergo tests on an ankle injury when he returns to training Monday.