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December 27, 2013

Chelsea boss Mourinho lines up 48 mln-pound bid for ex- Real protegee Higuain
08:10 GMT

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho has reportedly lined up a 48 million-pound bid for Napoli striker Gonzalo Higuain.

Moyes to make whopping 30 mln-pound raid for Koke in Jan transfer window
07:55 GMT

Manchester United will reportedly make a whopping 30 million-pound raid for Atletico Madrid midfielder Koke as soon as the transfer window opens in January in the new year.

December 26, 2013

Mourinho hits out at Arsenal: Boring is a team that plays at home and cannot score
16:28 GMT

The Portuguese took exception with Mikel Arteta's view that "Chelsea only wanted to defend" against the Gunners, while he hinted that Liverpool are only top due to their schedule

Chelsea v Swansea: Boxing Day projected lineups feature Eto’o and Mata
13:08 GMT

Chelsea come off of a frustrating draw with Arsenal on Monday night as the Blues failed to take three points and go joint top with Liverpool.

West Ham v Arsenal: Boxing Day projected lineups for London Derby
12:52 GMT

West Ham continue to fall down the table as they have three losses in their last four and the injuries to key first team players remains an issue.

Hull City vs Manchester United: Boxing Day projected lineups feature Sagbo and Chicharito
12:40 GMT

Manchester United have gotten back on the winning track once again having managed two straight three goal performances and two back-to-back victories.

Manchester City v Liverpool: Boxing Day projected lineups for match of the day
12:31 GMT

Manchester City have a chance to earn a priceless three points if they can maintain their strong home form and defeat visiting Liverpool.

Messi eager to cancel 2013 and focus upon new year
06:03 GMT

On 13 January 2014 Fifa will reveal the winner of Ballon d’Or prize. Frank Ribery, Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi are the three finalists, but for the first time since 2009 the award may not end in the Argentinean's showcase.

Liverpool makes Suarez almost inaccessible with new whopping 100 mln-pound release clause
05:56 GMT

Liverpool has reportedly inked two staggering price tags in his new 10 million pounds-a-year contract extension- a whopping 100 million pounds for a foreign club and an even larger 130 million-pound tag for a Premier League side.

December 25, 2013

Queiroz: Ronaldo was destined to become the Michael Jordan of football
20:44 GMT

The former Manchester United assistant has stressed that the attacker's success does not surprise him and expects the Real Madrid man to make a big impact at the World Cup

Gerrard rates 'in-form' teammate Suarez as 'world's best player'
06:13 GMT

England and Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard has hailed his Anfield teammate Luis Suarez as the best player in the world on current form.

Bolivar confirm trying to tempt Becks out of retirement to play in Copa Libertadores
05:53 GMT

Bolivian football club Bolivar has reportedly confirmed that they are trying to tempt England legend David Beckham to come out of retirement and play for them in a tournament.

Wesley Sneijder denies Man U transfer rumours
05:42 GMT

Galatasaray footballer Wesley Sneijder has quashed rumours of a January move to Manchester United by insisting that he is happy at the Turkish club and cannot wait for the transfer window to shut.

December 24, 2013

'Barca are scared of Man City' - Yaya Toure
22:41 GMT

The former Blaugrana star thinks that the Blues' Champions League last-16 opponents fear being beaten in 2014 due to the English club's excellent form

Romelu Lukaku: I will return to Chelsea
16:53 GMT

On loan Everton star Romelu Lukaku has confirmed that he has no problems with Jose Mourinho and that he will return to Chelsea at the end of the season.