Juventus have insisted they never wanted to sign Mario Balotelli before the striker left Milan for Liverpool, Sky Sports has reported.
Balotelli moved to Merseyside from the Rossoneri over the summer, having previously plied his trade in the Premier League for Manchester City. The Italy international scored 30 goals in 80 games for City, winning the title in 2011-12 and the FA Cup the year before. His return to Serie A - having previ...More
Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert has revealed that striker Christian Benteke is on course to return to action when his side take on Manchester City on October 4, Goal.com is reporting.
The Belgian has been out since April, when he tore his Achilles tendon. As a result, he missed the World Cup and has left Lambert with Andreas Weimann, Gabriel Agbonlahor and the returning Darren Bent as his only striking options, particularly as Libor...More
Stoke City manager Mark Hughes has refused to rule out the possibility of handing striker Peter Crouch a new contract at the Britannia Stadium, the Stoke Sentinel has reported.
Crouch has been heavily linked with a move away from Stoke over recent months, with Queens Park Rangers manager Harry Redknapp in particular said to be keen on a move for the former England man.
He produced a strong performance for Stoke at Loftus Road on Sat...More
Lost in the hubbub over Manchester United’s astonishing collapse was the remarkable performance of Leicester City and Leonardo Ulloa, both new to the Premier League this season and both looking completely comfortable. The win over Louis van Gaal’s struggling side was only the latest in a long line of noteworthy results and performances.
The season started well for the Foxes, twice equalising to draw with an Everton side who, at that ...More
Manchester United playmaker Juan Mata has apologised to the club’s supporters after Sunday’s 5-3 defeat at Leicester City, Sky Sports has reported.
The Spaniard came on as a substitute as Man Utd went 3-1 up before contriving to concede four goals and lose at the King Power Stadium, and was at fault for the goal which put Leicester ahead, as he allowed Ritchie De Laet to dispossess him on the halfway line before Jamie Vardy ran throu...More
Arsenal will be without right-back Mathieu Debuchy for three months after he underwent surgery on an ankle injury, BBC Sport has reported.
The Frenchman sustained the injury when he fell awkwardly in the latter stages of the 2-2 draw at home to Manchester City on September 13. He damaged ligaments in the fall and is set to miss the rest of Arsenal’s Champions League group matches as well as all of their Premier League fixtures until ...More
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