Old Trafford

Next Game

Man Utd v Cambridge Utd

Tuesday, 03 February 2015, 19:45

The FA Cup Fourth Round

Old Trafford

Last Game

Man Utd 3 - 1 Leicester

Saturday, 31 January 2015, 15:00

Barclays Prem

Regional Paper Talk: Stoke want striker

Stoke could bid for Shane Long or Jermain Defoe after missing out on Juan Agudelo, while Newcastle must move for Bafetimbi Gomis quickly.

Last Updated: 21/11/13 at 15:35 Post Comment

Jermain Defoe: A possible target for Stoke

Jermain Defoe: A possible target for Stoke

More of the games that matter

Upgrade in minutes or watch with a NOW TV Day Pass.

LONDON EVENING STANDARD

The Association of Football Agents are set to lobby Football Association chairman Greg Dyke over their proposals for self-regulation in a bid to "safeguard the future of the game".

Sam Allardyce believes Joey O'Brien and James Collins will be fit to face Chelsea on Saturday despite the duo suffering hamstring injuries on international duty.

Arsenal target Julian Draxler will consider his future again next summer but says he will not leave Schalke in January.

MANCHESTER EVENING NEWS

Anderson has insisted he is still loving life at Old Trafford even if he does want to play more often.

Any hopes Manchester City have of landing Barcelona ace Lionel Messi look doomed to failure after the player said his "life is with Barcelona".

Former Manchester City striker Shaun Goater has launched an application for the vacant Bury manager's job.

LIVERPOOL ECHO

Liverpool have suffered a setback ahead of Saturday's Merseyside derby after Jose Enrique was ruled out with a knee injury.

Everton's young Merseyside derby debutants won't lose their cool on Saturday, insists Roberto Martinez.

NEWCASTLE CHRONICLE

Davide Santon is understood to be happy to stay at St James' Park.

Vurnon Anita has revealed that he's put dreams of World Cup glory with Holland on the back-burner.

THE JOURNAL

Bafetimbi Gomis' agent has warned Newcastle United not to wait until next summer to make another attempt to sign the France forward.

SUNDERLAND ECHO

Gus Poyet says his opening talks over transfers with Sunderland's director of football, Roberto De Fanti, went well.

Gus Poyet says Sunderland have to take a patient approach with any contract renewals, due to the club's precarious league position.

BIRMINGHAM MAIL

Saido Berahino is closing in on a new deal - with the forward hoping to sign off a long-term contract worth in the region of £13,000-a-week in the coming days.

EXPRESS & STAR

Matt Lowton today vowed to fight for his Villa place but admitted he only has himself to blame for being axed.

Steve Clarke has backed Shane Long to shrug off contract delays and stay on the Albion goal trail.

THE SENTINEL

Stoke boss Mark Hughes is re-drawing his transfer battle plans after the shock of failing to sign American international Juan Sebastian Agudelo because he has been denied a work permit. That will increase the pressure to recruit an established goalscorer like Mame Biram Diouf, Shane Long or even Jermain Defoe to increase Stoke's firepower for a potentially critical second half to their sixth Premier League season.

FULHAM CHRONICLE

Steve Sidwell's talks over a new Fulham deal have stalled.

SOUTH LONDON PRESS

Barry Bannan's move to Palace has taken him away from his family and friends - but he believes that is a good thing for his football.

SOUTH WALES EVENING POST

Swansea City are gearing up for a potentially pivotal spell in their season with Morten Wieghorst insisting: "We can't wait."

WALES ONLINE

Andreas Cornelius has vowed to return from injury stronger than ever - and believes he is ready for Manchester United's visit this Sunday.

Malky Mackay believes midfield general Gary Medel underlined his Premier League class with his display in Chile's 2-0 win against England at Wembley last Friday which he dubbed "close to faultless".

THE DAILY ECHO

Mauricio Pochettino says he is not aware of any interest from Inter Milan in Gastón Ramírez.

YORKSHIRE EVENING POST

Leeds United's board are yet to receive a second offer from the consortium bidding to buy the club, despite Lucas Radebe revealing last night that he is backing an attempt to secure shares in the club.

NOTTINGHAM POST

Shaun Derry looks set to raid his old club QPR for a new winger. Notts County have made an enquiry about signing 18-year-old Michael Petrasso on loan from the Championship club.

EVENING GAZETTE

Steve Gibson has promised to back Aitor Karanka's Boro overhaul in the January transfer window.

Steve Gibson's immediate priority is to appoint Aitor Karanka's Number Two - and Boro are hopeful they can get their man before the end of the week.

HUDDERSFIELD EXAMINER

Huddersfield academy chief Mark Lillis is among the names being linked with the managerial vacancy at Scunthorpe.

DONCASTER FREE PRESS

Sequentia Capital are still hopeful of completing a deal to buy Doncaster Rovers - but say they won't do it without John Ryan.

EVENING TIMES

Neil Lennon will not allow Tom Rogic to go on loan to Japan - or anywhere else - in pursuit of the first-team football the midfielder needs to secure his spot at the World Cup finals.

Rangers fans' chief Drew Roberton reckons the under-fire Ibrox board are attempting to "muddy the waters" in the face of building pressure from disgruntled supporters.

TEAMtalk Facebook Fan Page

The TEAMtalk fan page is a great place to meet like minded people, have football related discussions and make new friends.

Related News

Most Commented

Readers' Comments

S

o Brendan is full of sh!t, who'd have thought it eh?

fatbob30
Carroll accuses Rodgers

P

resumably, you wanted to keep the version of Downing that was never seen at Anfield. The one that another manager has managed to re-create. The one you passed over.

badwolf
Rodgers: I wanted to keep Downing

T

he uber commercialisation of the 90s has led to the point where this overly familar, try hard, jolly hockey sticks type fronts up a major football match on a weekly basis. Unlike the great presenters of yesteryear, I doubt he would even recognise the scent of Brut.

mufc phil
Football On TV: Jake Humphrey

Footer 365

Roberto Martinez delighted with 'immense' Everton's 1-0 win at Crystal Palace

Roberto Martinez believes his side can now reach their true potential after ending their winless run at Crystal Palace.

Premier League: Chelsea maintain five-point lead after 1-1 draw with Manchester City

Chelsea remain five points clear at the top of the Premier League after a 1-1 draw with second-placed Manchester City.

Premier League: Crystal Palace boss Alan Pardew disappointed with slow start in 1-0 loss to Everton

Crystal Palace boss Alan Pardew has admitted his side were nowhere near their best in their 1-0 loss at home to Everton.

Mail Box

'Costa Is A Bad Man. Suarez Is Not'

That's quite some claim. And yes, unfortunately we are still talking about this. We also have mails on Ronaldinho, possible replacements for Yaya Toure and more...

Red Mist Better Than Calculated Costa?

Hmmm. We're not sure about this argument - one Mailbox says Luis Suarez is easier to forgive because he is a little loco. We also have mails on Studge and more...

© 2015 Sky Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media company