Is this the summer Liverpool finally get it right in the transfer market? Have lessons been learned? Signing seven players by the July 1 opening of the window suggests that the club's much-criticised and mysterious transfer committee has chosen to get its business done early rather than later when prices begin to inflate. The new faces so far: attacking midfielder Roberto Firmino, strikers Danny Ings and Divock Origi, midfielder James Milner, right-back Nathaniel Clyne, goalkeeper Adam Bogdan and...
There was a lurch into the third person as Radamel Falcao defended his Manchester United performances.
"Falcao was always there," he said, speaking in Chile ahead of Colombia's Copa America campaign. "It depends what criteria you are using. People said I was not on the field and not scoring goals but I was always there."
It was a problematic choice of words, considering goals are the criteria by which forwards are measured and especially when signs of them becoming a more "complete" player, as appears...
Talks between representatives of Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Yohan Cabaye and Crystal Palace are 'progressing positively', a source has told ESPN.
After ESPN FC broke the news at the start of June that Palace had launched an audacious bid to sign French international Cabaye, the south London club have now confirmed publicly that talks are underway to bring the 29-year-old back to the Premier League.
Cabaye enjoyed a strong working relationship with Palace manager Alan Pardew after the pair worked...
Robin van Persie's agent has played down reports that he is close to finalizing a deal that will see the Manchester United striker join Turkish side Fenerbahce.
Widespread reports on Saturday suggested Van Persie's adviser Kees Vos had been in Turkey to iron out the fine details of a move for the 31-year-old Dutch forward, but he was quick to dismiss those claims in comments appearing on Voetball International.
"If Robin had found a new club, we would have announced it," Vos said.
"All I can say...
Liverpool are set to announce the appointment of Sean O'Driscoll as their new assistant manager on Monday.
O'Driscoll is ready to take up his new role at Anfield after negotiating with the Football Association to leave his role as England Under-19 coach, sources have told ESPN FC.
He will replace Colin Pascoe, who was sacked on June 6 following an end-of-season review by Fenway Sports Group, Liverpool's Boston-based owners.
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The appointment suggests that, despite the departures of both Pascoe and...