Sunday, July 27, 2014
Despite plenty of talk about Mexican players moving to Europe, so far it's mostly been much ado about nothing
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.
The striker will make his long-awaited return to action in the preseason tournament in which the Ligue 1 runner up will compete with Arsenal, Valencia and Benfica.
The Reds had agreed to an 8 million-pound deal with Queens Park Rangers for the France international, but problems detected during medical tests have derailed the move.
The 21-year-old's long-term future at Stamford Bridge remains unclear ahead of his return to preseason training July 30, although Everton has agreed to two deals for the striker.
Louis van Gaal is an avowed admirer of the 24-year-old, but the Roma boss insists it would take a "three-digit offer" for him to even consider selling his injured talisman.
Louis van Gaal is eager for the Old Trafford club to push through a deal for the Arsenal center back, but the Catalans could still approach the Gunners this summer.
The 25-year-old has signed a four-year contract with the Gunners after a deal worth 4 million euros was agreed to with Nice.
Saturday, July 26, 2014
The Gunners have beaten Liverpool to the signature of the promising 19-year-old right back, who completed a medical with the North London club on Friday
The Rojiblancos supremo feels that his decision to cash in on the Croatia international was totally justified given the playmaker would have been a free agent next summer
The former Barcelona forward, who completed a move to the Britannia Stadium on Tuesday, is enthusiastic about manager Mark Hughes's approach to playing the game.
The Argentine winger faces being shipped out to pay for the former Atletico striker as Real seeks competition for Karim Benzema this season
The center back has revealed his delight at seeing the defender arrive at Camp Nou following the club's struggles at the back last term.
The Colombia international is on the verge of completing his move to the Gunners, though the manager says he will start behind Wojciech Szczesny in the pecking order.
The Juventus coach has outlined his plans to bolster both attack and defense, while putting to bed rumors that Arturo Vidal will leave the club this summer.
The Chelsea manager criticized Manchester United's deal to sign the teenager from Southampton but the new Old Trafford boss refused to hit back at the Portuguese in public.
The Spanish goalkeeper has returned to the club following a loan spell at Napoli and, despite the presence of Simon Mignolet and Brad Jones, is keen to stay at Anfield.
The Spaniard says the squad was conscious of the growing wait for silverware, but is optimistic about the new campaign after last term's triumph and the arrival of Alexis Sanchez.