Regional Paper Talk: Everton eye Cleverley

Everton are plotting an £8m bid for Tom Cleverley, Newcastle want Jack Colback, while Ashley Cole will be handed £70,000 a week at Real Madrid.

Last Updated: 28/04/14 at 07:57 Post Comment

Tom Cleverley: Has just over 12 months left on Man United deal

Tom Cleverley: Has just over 12 months left on Man United deal

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Real Madrid are looking to capitalise on Ashley Cole's uncertain future at Chelsea by offering him a one-year deal worth £70,000-a-week.

Jose Mourinho has admitted he would prioritise next week's visit of Atletico Madrid over their league trip to Anfield on Sunday.

Liverpool will allow Brendan Rodgers a net outlay of £40million in the summer transfer market - more than any other Anfield manager.


Manuel Pellegrini is refusing to concede that their title challenge will be over, even if leaders Liverpool beat Chelsea and his Man City side fail to get three points against Crystal Palace.

Louis Van Gaal's Ajax blueprint was one adopted by Sir Alex Ferguson at Manchester United and was the inspiration behind their 1999 Champions League triumph.


Brendan Rodgers says FSG are committed to the long-term success of Liverpool and are looking to build on the success of this season.

Simon Mignolet has called 30-goal striker Luis Suarez 'amazing'.

Everton manager Roberto Martinez is considering an £8million summer move for Tom Cleverley as a long-term replacement for Leon Osman. Martinez worked with the England midfielder at Wigan and still rates him highly.


Newcastle United are set to reject to chance to sign Monaco striker Emmanuel Riviere.

Newcastle have been tipped to make a summer swoop on Sunderland for versatile star Jack Colback.

Goallkeeper Vito Mannone has been named Sunderland's Player of the Year, with Fabio Borini picking up the Young Player award.

Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew is hoping to welcome Moussa Sissoko back to his side for the clash with Arsenal on Monday night.


Newcastle United are considering moves for Jeroen Zoet and Fraser Forster as possible replacements for Tim Krul, amid mounting speculation that the goalkeeper will leave St James' Park this summer.

Sunderland Academy star Louis Laing could be about to go on trial at Manchester United.

Sunderland have belief that they can avoid the drop says Lee Cattermole, but they must continue to work hard.


Vito Mannone says it's a "dream come true" to be crowned Sunderland Player of the Year.

Luuk de Jong is hoping his season, and Newcastle United career, isn't over after twisting his ankle in Saturday's home defeat to Swansea.


Jonas Olsson believes the return to form of Graham Dorrans will be key for West Brom's bid for Premier League survival.

Chris Burke has urged Birmingham to stay focused for the full 90 minutes in each match after a bad first half against Blackburn.

Wolves keeper Carl Ikeme hopes the League One champions can put on a show for final two games of the season as they chase third-tier points record.

Yacouba Sylla has admitted he is frustrated at a lack of first-team action at Aston Villa and is looking for a loan move back to France.


Kenny Jackett will not be offered a new contract as Wolves chief executive Jez Moxey insisted the title-winning boss can achieve all his ambitions at Molineux.

Defender Jonas Olsson has warned Albion another slow start could cost them victory in Saturday's potential pivotal clash with West Ham.

Yacouba Sylla has said he wants to quit Aston Villa.


Stoke City will be battling over a near £10million jackpot in their last three games of the Premier League season.


West Ham full-back George McCartney is keen to impress enough in the final matches of the season to win a new deal at Upton Park.


Mark Schwarzer says he's ready to deputise for Petr Cech in Sunday's vital Premier League clash at Liverpool.

Rob Green has urged QPR's big names to "step-up" as they bid for play-off glory.


Former Crystal Palace boss Ian Holloway has hailed the "miraculous" job done by his Selhurst Park successor Tony Pulis - and has called him his Manager of the Season.


Former Swansea City star Leighton James is recovering after suffering a suspected stroke.

Michel Vorm has challenged Swansea City to end their 17-month search for back-to-back top-flight wins this weekend.


Norwich City winger Elliott Bennett says he would "give anything" to play for the Canaries in Saturday's clash against Manchester United.


Southampton will be hoping that David Moyes' axing as Manchester United manager will not result in a managerial merry-go-round that could include Mauricio Pochettino moving to Tottenham.


Shane Long and Sone Aluko are back in the mix for Hull for this weekend's Premier League clash against Fulham.


Jack Butland says he will leave Leeds United next week with "no regrets" about his move to Elland Road, claiming an unforgiving loan has made him a more experienced and rounded goalkeeper.

Leeds boss Brian McDermott hopes he will be allowed to continue as manager this summer as he prepares to draw up plans for a major overhaul of his playing squad at Elland Road.


George Thorne says he wants to help Derby County win promotion to the Premier League before thinking about his long-term future.


Burnley boss Sean Dyche ill get money to spend this summer as the Clarets boss prepares his squad for life in the Premier League.

Blackburn Rovers boss Gary Bowyer has challenged Josh King to replicate the complete performance he produced to tear the Birmingham City defence to shreds.

Brendan Flood says Burnley must be more ambitious in their second crack at the Premier League - but he knows the first task will be hanging on to key personnel this time.


Bolton Wanderers were fined £1.8 million by HMRC for wrongly reclaiming VAT on agents' fees, it has emerged in court.

Jermaine Beckford believes Wanderers could have been a lot closer to the play-off picture had they been able to call on Lukas Jutkiewicz's services longer.


Stephen Crainey is prepared to twist the knife into his old club Blackpool this weekend as Wigan Athletic aim to book their place in the Championship play-offs.


Blackpool supporters wasted no time in snapping up the 3,000 free tickets for Saturday's crunch clash at Wigan paid for by chairman Karl Oyston.


Lukas Jutkiewicz is unsure on his future despite admitting he'd like to turn his loan stay at Bolton from Middlesbrough into a permanent deal.


Neill Collins has warned Sheffield United they must learn from their mistakes this season in order to challenge for promotion next term.

Chris Maguire has told of the sadness that tempered his joy at reaching the 10-goal mark for Sheffield Wednesday.


Huddersfield Town boss Mark Robins is hoping to add proven experience to squad this summer.


James Coppinger believes the manner of the draw with Millwall will see Doncaster kick on and cross the Championship safety line.


Readong's top scorer Adam Le Fondre says he was delighted to end his goal drought against Middlesbrough on Tuesday night.


Oscar Garcia is amazed to have Brighton in the play-off race with two games to go - and insists Albion will fight to the end to finish in the top six.


Ipswich Town boss Mick McCarthy says there's no point in him sending up champagne to newly-promoted Burnley - as he's only focused on their own promotion push.


Bournemouth right-back Simon Francis is adamant that Cherries remain a major player in the Championship play-off race despite dropping points at rivals Ipswich.


Hearts could plunge Hibernian deeper into relegation trouble on Sunday but Tynecastle captain Danny Wilson is maintaining a neutral stance over the play-off battle.

Danny Lennon hopes the St Mirren support can inspire his side to success once again when they face Partick Thistle on Friday night.

Motherwell youngster Craig Moore aims to continue to hit the heights at Fir Park - after being released from Hearts for being too small.


Danny Wilson insists he'll be proud to play for Hearts in the Scottish Championship next season.

Aberdeen are considering a third share issue in a bid to ease the pressure on chairman Stewart Milne.

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couple of wins and everything is OK! Sorry you still haven't got a striker who can consistently goals. Keep searching. I don't think Liverpool will make top four not even Europa League this time around.

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f he can find the right player? Surely the manager of one of Europe's top clubs has a well-researched short-list and has a good idea of who he wants to bring on-board? If I can find the right player sounds like someone going out on Saturday night on the pull, and the nearer you get to midnight the lower your standards drop.

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