23
Jun

Chicken restaurant trolls Rooney with burger special

If Wayne Rooney thought his World Cup couldn’t get any worse, he may want to look away now!

After failing to perform on the global stage for England, Rooney has come in for some heavy criticism from media and fans.

The striker has since apologized for his and the Three Lions’ performances in Brazil, however it wasn’t enough for one restaurant. The Chicken Lodge in Middleton, England is selling a special Rooney burger for the remainder of the tournament, using some of the labels aimed at the Manchester United forward. 

No word on whether or not this burger is prepared using cruelty-free meat.

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(H/T Metro)

14
Feb

Chelsea could swap Courtois for Costa

It is a long way off the summer transfer period, but already clubs are preparing deals for when the window reopens. According to Friday’s newspaper reports, Chelsea have been approached by Atletico Madrid regarding a proposed swap deal for on-loan keeper Thibaut Courtois and striker Diego Costa. Jose Mourinho is bound to be looking for a striker in the summer and Courtois has impressed whilst at Atletico.

For this rumor and the rest of Friday’s transfer gossip, click here.

26
Jan

Man Utd make Mandzukic next target

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Manchester United completed the signing of Juan Mata on Saturday and the Spaniard looks set to go straight into the starting line-up for Tuesday’s match. If the newspapers are to be believed, the Red Devils aren’t done yet!

The Mail on Sunday newspaper links United with moves for Bayern Munich striker Mario Mandzukic and Borussia Monchengladbach’s Patrick Hermmann. There is a week left of the transfer window, so the men from Old Trafford will have to be quick with any further additions.

For this rumor and the rest of Sunday’s transfer gossip, click here.

19
Jan

Man Utd make Cavani top target

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Manchester United continue to be linked with the world’s top targets despite not making a signing in the current transfer window. United are biding their time so far and seem reluctant to overpay for second-rate players. Paris Saint-Germain star striker Edinson Cavani is the latest name to be mentioned as a potential signing. According to Sunday’s newspapers, Cavani has emerged as David Moyes’ number one objective.

For this rumor and the rest of Sunday’s transfer gossip, click here.

17
Jan

Mourinho targets Atletico star

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Atletico Madrid have a habit of developing top-class strikers. Fernando Torres, Sergio Aguero, Diego Forlan, Radamel Falcao and Diego Costa have all graced the Vincente Calderon in the past seven years. Atletico seem to get a good price for their top talent and then immediately replace with players of equal capability.

Diego Costa could be the next star striker on the way out of Atletico. A host of clubs are known to be admirers and Friday’s newspapers report that Jose Mourinho is set to make him his major summer signing.

For this rumor and the rest of Friday’s transfer gossip, click here.

26
Dec

Mourinho plots Higuain transfer

It is clear to most people that Chelsea could do with a new striker. The current bunch could only manage a handful of goals in the calendar year and Jose Mourinho may be forced to enter the transfer market if things don’t improve. 

The latest player linked with Chelsea is Napoli hitman Gonzalo Higuain, who seems to have started well at the club. The forward could cost up to £48 million.

For this rumor and the rest of the Boxing Day transfer gossip, click here.

12
Dec

Eto’o linked with MLS; Stoke still want Agudelo

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Samuel Eto’o joined Chelsea in the summer initially on a season-long contract. According to Wednesday’s newspapers Eto’o fancies testing himself in America’s Major League Soccer. The league is improving season on season and is increasingly becoming the place for a football swansong.

Stoke are looking to launch a second attempt to land American international Juan Agudelo. Their first bid was thwarted after the New England Revolution striker failed a work permit application. However, Stoke look set to renew interest in January.

For these rumors and all the latest transfer gossip from Wednesday, click here.

24
Nov

Wenger could make Benteke move

Arsene Wenger yesterday moved to distance himself from rumors he is set to buy a striker in January. The Arsenal boss thinks they have enough firepower with Theo Walcott not far from a return.

However, if today’s newspapers are to be believed then Wenger is set for a swoop for Aston Villa striker Christian Benteke. The forward looked set to leave in the summer before signing a new long-term contract. It could take a sizable sum to tempt Villa to part with their star striker.

For this rumor and the rest of today’s transfer gossip, click here.

1
Nov

United abandon Lewandowski plans

Since partway through last season, Robert Lewandowski had seemingly decided to join Bayern Munich at the end of his current contract. The Dortmund forward denies a deal is done, which has fanned the flames of speculation in the media. He has been linked with a host of Premier League clubs but the German giants still look to be leading the chase for the Poland international. Today’s newspapers report that Manchester United have given up hope of signing the forward.

For this story and the rest of today’s transfer gossip, click here.

27
Oct

Chelsea to renew Rooney interest

Wayne Rooney has been in fantastic form this season for Manchester United. He was on the scoresheet again yesterday, as the Red Devils came from behind to defeat Stoke City in the Premier League. Rooney was the subject of constant speculation in the summer transfer window - Jose Mourinho a known admirer. In today’s newspapers it seems Chelsea boss Mourinho will again bid for the England international in January.

For this rumor and the rest of today’s transfer gossip, click here.