Regional Paper Talk: Alberto won't run

Luis Alberto is staying patient at Liverpool, John Arne Riise could leave Fulham, while Gus Poyet wants to keep Jack Colback at Sunderland.

Last Updated: 14/11/13 at 12:31 Post Comment

Luis Alberto: Willing to wait for chance at Liverpool

Luis Alberto: Willing to wait for chance at Liverpool

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Barcelona striker Alexis Sanchez has hit out at the culture of football in England, saying that the nation's players are too pampered to succeed at next year's World Cup.


Michael Carrick could be out of action until Christmas.

Manchester United's new global watch partner Bulova has promised an 'exciting' new development at Old Trafford in 2014 as part of their three-year sponsorship.


Luis Alberto knows he must be patient as he looks to force his way into the starting line-up at Liverpool.

The magical skills of Philippe Coutinho have landed him a new nickname with his Liverpool FC team-mates - David Blaine.

Roberto Martinez has warned Apostolos Vellios that he has harmed his Everton prospects by refusing to go out on loan.

Leighton Baines admits that going on international duty with England will help take his mind off Merseyside derby fever.


Alan Pardew admits that he can do little to prevent Loic Remy catching the attention of others as long as he continues to excel in a Newcastle United shirt.

Davide Santon has revealed he is prepared to play right-back for Newcastle United if called upon this season.


Fraser Forster his first England cap, Alan Pardew has revealed that he did not want him to leave Newcastle United.

Gus Poyet is keen to keep Jack Colback at Sunderland and the club are looking to tie him down to a long-term deal.


Gus Poyet insists he will consider all transfer options in his summit talks with director of football Roberto De Fanti, including recalling Sunderland's loan rangers.

Former Sunderland boss Martin O'Neill is hoping to tempt Black Cats striker Connor Wickham into pledging his international allegiance to the Republic of Ireland.


Aston Villa stalwart Gabby Agbonlahor has reaffirmed his World Cup ambitions and admits he misses being called up for England international duty.

Carson Yeung's potential exit from Blues has moved a crucial step closer - with the writing off of a £15million plus loan.


Stoke are too eager to revert to type as they try to soak up pressure after they go in front, says Mark Bowen.


John Arne Riise will weigh up his options in January if he fails to force his way into Martin Jol's starting XI.


Iain Moody's appointment as sporting director at Crystal Palace has given them a huge boost in cracking the European transfer market.


Ashley Williams is targeting a complete performance at Fulham next week after admitting patches won't win matches in the Premier League.


The Swedish contingent at Carrow Road could be set to expand further after Norwich City were linked with Halmstad striker Mikael Boman.


James Ward-Prowse insists the best way for Saints' young stars to ensure they graduate to the senior England team is to stay focused on impressing for their club rather than their country.


Assem Allam insists the majority of Hull City fans will support his proposed name change to Hull Tigers and says a vocal group of critics will not be allowed to sway his final decision.

Assem Allam has admitted taking his spending on Hull City up to the £75m mark and says the club will have at least an £11m deficit at the end of this season.


Bolton will attempt to extend Leicester City midfielder Neil Danns' stay at the Reebok Stadium.


David Dunn believes Blackburn Rovers are two 'quality' signings away from launching a sustained push for promotion.

Former Burnley boss Eddie Howe has backed Danny Ings to make the step up to senior England star.


Wanderers defender Kevin McNaughton faces up to a month on the sidelines with a hamstring strain, but fears of a serious injury have been allayed.

Joe Mason will remain on the Wanderers radar despite being forced into a bizarre U-turn in his move from Cardiff City.

Dougie Freedman reckons there is room for Neil Danns at Wanderers on a permanent basis - but that he could do nothing if Leicester City decide to welcome him back into the fold in January.


Boro chairman Steve Gibson says the people he spoke to told him he should appoint Aitor Karanka, including Jose Mourinho.


Sheffield United midfielder Conor Coady has revealed he would be interested in staying at Bramall Lane until the end of the season.

Sheffield Wednesday centre half Martin Taylor isn't ruling out another spell away from the club on loan but for now he's intent on regaining his first team place.


Paul Dickov is confident he will get the go-ahead to dip into the loan market and ease his defensive injury woes - despite John Ryan stepping down.


Sean Morrison hopes to sign a new Royals contract within the next fortnight.


Dick Knight has offered his shares that helped save the Seagulls to Albion fans - for £1 apiece.


Neil Lennon has assured Joe Ledley he is not under pressure to prove he is worth a new contract.

Carlos Bocanegra admits Rangers' off-field collapse ruined his dreams of ending his career at Ibrox.

Police are investigating whether Craig Whyte forged the signature of former Rangers owner Charles Green.

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