October 7, 2014
The Merseysiders are in pole position to sign the former Barcelona goalkeeper on a free transfer if he can prove he has recovered from knee surgery when he undertakes a medical
The match, which was delayed from its usual August slot because of Napoli's Champions League obligations, will be held in Qatar on Dec. 22.
October 6, 2014
The striker says the Chelsea boss is a master of working with individual players to get the best out of them
October 5, 2014
The Blues eventually ran out comfortable winners at Stamford Bridge after the Belgian forward won and converted a first-half penalty and Cesc Fabregas inspired their second goal
Angel Di Maria put the Red Devils in front in the first half and Leighton Baines had a penalty saved before Steven Naismith's equaliser but the Colombian had final say
October 4, 2014
The Ivory Coast international broke the deadlock with a fine individual strike before the Argentine secured the three points for Manuel Pellegrini's side
Adam Lallana had given Brendan Rodgers's struggling side the lead with his first goal for the club, before Saido Berahino equalised from the penalty spot shortly after the break
Chelsea (5-1-0) remain at the top of the English Premier League and appear ready to continue to march towards returning their side back to the top of the English summit by next May. Having defeated Arsenal by six goals in their last meeting, Jose Mourinho will be looking for more of the same this time around.
Manchester United (2-2-2) are battling to get back to their winning ways and did so last weekend, however, a straight Red Card to Wayne Rooney as seen the side once again looking for the right formula. The club captain did not set the best of examples last week and now his side are without him for the entire coming month.
Aston Villa (3-1-2) started their season strong, but after two straight losses they are looking at a continued tough run against last year’s top five.
Liverpool (2-1-3) continue to be frustrated on the European and Domestic fronts with a lack of creativity and goal scoring. If there was ever a moment when the Reds looked lost without Daniel Sturridge, however, the Englishman committed his future to the club on Friday and is set to return potentially in this weekend.
October 3, 2014
The Chelsea manager was reacting to being branded "afraid to fail" after downplaying his title chances last season, but it's both can move on and focus on Sunday's clash
Former French football star and now UEFA chief Michel Platini has demanded that the Garcia Investigation report into the bidding process for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups be published so long as the FIFA Code of Ethics and regulations is respected.
October 2, 2014
Brendan Rodgers revealed last night that Daniel Sturridge will not be in the England squad announced today after he met with Roy Hodgson to discuss the striker's fitness issues.
The 24-year-old has enjoyed a fine start to the new Bundesliga season and takes his place in a squad that also features the recalled Shkodran Mustafi and Max Kruse