Manchester United and Liverpool battle for £30m star

Manchester United and Liverpool are reportedly chasing a summer move for Real Madrid ace James Rodriguez. The wantaway Colombian forward is reportedly frustrated at the lack of playing options in Zinedine Zidane’s side and wants to secure a move in the summer. Sky Sports’ La Liga expert Guillem Balague reckons that Real Madrid are keen to sell the 25-year-old in the summer and Premier League rivals Manchester United and Liverpool are interested in him. However, United are said to favourites to land his signature as his agent Jorge Mendes also…

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Arsenal linked with Real Madrid star, deal for centre-back looks doubtful

Arsenal have been linked with a move for Real Madrid star James Rodriguez in Spanish media. Madrid-based paper AS has claimed this week that Arsenal goalkeeper David Ospina is trying to convince the 25-year-old to join the Gunners. Both players not only play for Colombia national team, but Rodriguez is married to Ospina’s sister Daniela Ospina. Rodriguez reportedly has a £69m release clause in his contract with Madrid. Chelsea have also been linked with the Colombia international as of late. However, Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane this week insisted that Rodriguez won’t be leaving his…

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Real Madrid stars deal blow to Premier League clubs transfer hopes

Real Madrid secured their 11th Champions League trophy on Saturday, beating city rivals Atletico Madrid during a penalty shootout, with Cristiano Ronaldo hitting the decisive penalty kick. A bunch of Los Blancos stars have been linked with transfer moves away from the Santiago Bernabeu, including Ronaldo, Gareth Bale, James Rodriguez, Isco, and Karim Benzema. However, after their European triumph, a trio of Real Madrid stars dealt some serious blows to teams interested in their services. Rodriguez remained on the bench during Real’s Champions League win this weekend and has been frustrated…

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Juventus to cross two huge Manchester United transfer plans

Manchester United are ready to once again spend heavily during the upcoming summer transfer window, in order to regain their best form in the Premier League and contend for the title. The Red Devils have been linked with a number of star players, but they are not the only big club planning to put money on the table this summer. In that regard, Serie A champions Juventus are ready to cross United regarding two of their biggest transfer plans. According to various reports in Italy, including one from Corriere dello…

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Real Madrid put very surprising (low) price tag on Cristiano Ronaldo

Despite winning the Spanish Clasico against Barcelona (2-1) during the weekend, the transfer rumour mill has never stopped spinning at Real Madrid. Los Blancos haven’t won the La Liga title since 2012 and sacked coach Rafa Benitez during the current season, to replace him with club legend Zinedine Zidane. Still, Real are ranked just third in the standings, trailing city rivals Atletico Madrid by one point and Barcelona by seven. Not surprisingly, there has been many talks about a potential team overhaul during the summer, with almost any star player…

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Manchester United prepare big money move for Real Madrid star

Man Utd are planning a big-money bid for Real Madrid star James Rodriguez, after they were alerted to the potential availability of the player, according to Goal.com. The Colombian international has reportedly become disgruntled at the lack of playing opportunities at Santiago Bernabeu. The 24-year-old was not an automatic starter under former manager Rafa Benitez and managed just seven league starts. His situation hasn’t improved under Zinedine Zidane, as he failed to make the starting XI of the Frenchman’s first game in charge, against Deportivo La Coruna. The report suggests…

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REVEALED: The 10 highest rated players on FIFA 16 – Chelsea star climbs high into fifth

With the release of the latest FIFA instalment just around the corner we’re bringing you the ten highest rated players on the game in anticipation for its release. 10. James Rodriguez – Real Madrid Rating: 87 Having bagged 17 goals and chalked up 18 assists in his debut season with the club, the Colombian playmaker has been deemed worthy of a substantial rise that launches him into the top 10. 9. Zlatan Ibrahimovic – Paris Saint Germain Rating: 88 Despite his advancing years, the veteran Swedish forward is as good…

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Jorge Mendes XI: Man United and Chelsea stars together in one ultra impressive team

With three of his players having already moved this summer, and at least another one eyeing a transfer before deadline day at the end of the month, it’s easy to see why Jorge Mendes has earned himself the moniker ‘Super Agent’. Below, we’ve mapped out an entire XI based around players on his books, and you know what? It’s not a bad looking squad at all. GK: David de Gea – Manchester United The Spanish international built up his reputation as a world class goalkeeper last season but has been…

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Top ten most expensive transfer fees of all time: Raheem Sterling MISSES OUT, but TWO Manchester United flops make list

Raheem Sterling £49m move to Manchester City may make him the most expensive player under 21 ever (via Independent), and the most expensive Englishman of all-time (via Manchester City’s official website), but he does not make it into the top ten most expensive transfers ever, according to the Telegraph. READ MORE: Liverpool News and Gossip Seven Premier League stars to BOUNCE BACK in 2015/16 Arsenal and Man Utd stars to step up (Video) Arsenal new boy Petr Cech makes EPIC double save in Singapore training session Here is the top…

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Top ten highest paid players in world football: former Sunderland striker prepares to sign £227,000 a week deal

According to the Daily Mirror, former Sunderland striker Asamoah Gyan is close to agreeing a deal to join Chinese Super League side Shanghai SIPG. Should he sign, the Mirror suggest he will earn a staggering £227,000 a week, which would make him the eighth highest earning footballer in the world. READ MORE: (Images) David de Gea smiles during Man United training session but hides in his car Revealed: Memphis Depay to wear cursed number at Man United Man United stopper Victor Valdes rejects offer to join Valencia Here is the…

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Top ten players with the highest transfer values: surprise Premier League name makes the top two

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Now the season is over, many football fans will be excited at the prospect of the summer transfer window, hoping that their club can negotiate an absolute bargain that is going to propel them up the table. However, they will also be cautious to avoid splashing the cash on a player that will end up on the scrapheap in 12 months’ time, discarded as a flop. The Football Observatory have compiled a list that may give a better idea of the true value of the very best players from across the…

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