July 22, 2014
"A new manager with different ideas" was Wayne Rooney's first public assessment of Louis van Gaal yesterday, hinting at the kind of technical revolution we are about to see at Manchester United.
The 50-year-old succeeds Luiz Felipe Scolari to return for his second stint with the Selecao after a largely successful four years in charge between 2006 and 2010
The Champions League winners have secured the services of the Colombia international on a six-year deal, ending speculation that has been bubbling since the World Cup
Wayne Rooney is emerging as the favourite to become the new England captain after Steven Gerrard quit international football last night.
July 21, 2014
The 34-year-old Liverpool midfielder has decided to call it quits on the international stage, over 14 years after making his debut for his country back in May 2000
Reports this week suggested the 22-year-old would have to return to his homeland to serve in the armed forces, but he has now been informed this is not the case
The 23-year-old will finalise personal terms on Monday before being officially announced as the Champions League winners' second signing of the summer transfer window
The Serie A side are keen to sell the Italy international but, despite holding talks over the striker, Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has suggested he will not sign another forward
Manchester United's executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward has promised the fans to expect further new signings in the coming weeks.
Former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba, who helped the club win the Champions League during his time there, is reportedly set to return to Stamford Bridge as a player-coach at the start of next week.
July 20, 2014
The Red Devils legend believes the former Ajax boss will give his countryman the armband ahead of Wayne Rooney, in the wake of Nemanja Vidic's departure this summer
The Blues boss says he is looking forward to going head-to-head with the Dutchman in the Premier League and is backing him to do a good job at Old Trafford
The South American nation's head of state, Jose Mujica, has hit out at the extent of the striker's ban from footballing activity and claims he needs "a helping hand"
Arsenal have already made two strong summer signings early on this transfer window with the arrival of French international fullback Mathieu Debuchy and Chilean international Alexis Sanchez.
The Gunners manager admits that he "cannot guarantee" that his club captain will stay at Emirates Stadium but intends to sign a replacement should the Belgian be sold