Atletico Madrid President Enrique Cerezo has said that a deal is yet to be made with Chelsea to allow on-loan goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois to play in the Champions League semi-final, according to The Daily Mail.
Despite a contract clause stating that the Spanish side must pay for each match that the Belgian plays in against his parents club, UEFA overruled and stated that the shot-stopper is free to play if selected.
Although the La ...More
Chelsea striker Fernando Torres has admitted that he is open to a return to boy-hood club Atletico Madrid and work under manager Diego Simeone again, according to The Telegraph.
Torres turned 30 this week and could be making an exit from the club despite having two years left on his current Blues contract.
With Chelsea eyeing up Atletico striker Diego Costa, a striker swap could be included in part of a deal that sees Torres return ...More
Chelsea midfielder Marko Marin could be set to exit the club and join current loan side Sevilla on a permanent basis, according to Sky Sports.
The German moved to Stamford Bridge in 2012 as a free agent but has failed to make an impact at the London side.
The 24-year-old headed for Spain on a season-long loan in June 2013 and has said that he would welcome the chance to stay in La Liga.
"If both Sevilla and me are happy to stay, I ...More
All we ever hear is how easy footballers have it, but we think that’s completely wrong. After all, it takes years of dedication and training to be a successful professional. We should also consider all the hard choices they have to make, like which motor to spend a small fortune on next! The wide array of desirable supercars available today no doubt leads to some serious head scratching. And not all players get it right (see Stephen Ire...More
Man Utd youngster Jack Barmby has made a one month loan move to Hartlepool United, the club have confirmed.
The young attacking midfielder was top scorer in the 2011/12 season for the United youth team, and is the son of former Tottenham forward Nicky Barmby, playing in a similar role.
Barmby will wear the number 12 shirt for the Monkey Hangers, and will try and end a run of three defeats in a row, that have seen the club fall to 16...More
Southampton chairman Nicola Cortese is on the verge of leaving the south coast club, according to The Telegraph.
Cortese was reportedly considering leaving the club last year over disagreements with owner Katharina Liebherr, and Saints manager Mauricio Pochettino said at the time that he would also leave if the chairman were to quit the club.
The Italian has now reportedly told the club that he intends to leave, and based on Pochett...More
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