Beckham wants CR7 Miami deal


Following the confirmation of David Beckham’s new team in Miami, he pledged to bring some of the world’s best stars to USA’s east coast. Well, he could be starting to deliver on his promise already. In Sunday’s newspapers the former LA Galaxy midfielder has been linked with bringing Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo to Miami. 

Other rumors in the tabloids focus on Manchester United’s Wayne Rooney signing a new contract and Robin van Persie potentially rejoining Arsenal.

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Chelsea consider Alonso raid


Jose Mourinho has confirmed over the last week that the door is open if Juan Mata and Michael Essien want to leave the club. The pair seem discontent at a bit-part this season and may leave in the next six months.

In Wednesday’s newspapers a possible replacement has been mentioned. Real Madrid midfielder Xabi Alonso - who has already played in the Premier League with Liverpool - is interesting the Blues. The Spaniard is a free transfer in the summer and may be available on the cheap in the current transfer window.

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Real search for bargain Rooney deal


Real Madrid already have an array of the world’s top stars, but they seem determined to improve further still. Cristiano Ronaldo, Gareth Bale and Isco would provide enough flair for most teams. Madrid, however, seem destined to increase those levels in the summer.

In today’s newspapers Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney is linked with a move to the Spanish giants. They are reportedly hoping Rooney stalls on a new contract so they can snatch him for a bargain price.

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Gunners close in on Benzema

Arsenal lead the Premier League title race in England and aim to stay there. The league leaders still look light in some areas and a few January signings could cement their great start to the season. The latest player to be linked with the Gunners is Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema. The French international has been playing well for Madrid of late and it may take a good bid to prize him away from the Bernabeu.

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Real chase Man City double act

Real Madrid were linked with lots of good players over the summer transfer window. They landed their main target Gareth Bale among others and lost key midfielder Mesut Ozil. It seems Madrid will be looking for some more firepower during the January window. Today’s newspapers reckon Sergio Aguero tops their shopping list and Spanish international David Silva could also follow his colleague out of Manchester City.

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Real Madrid continue Suarez pursuit

Luis Suarez was linked with a host of clubs during the summer transfer window and it seems the January window will follow a similar trend. The Liverpool striker has returned to the team in blistering form and continues to draw Spanish admirers. In today’s newspapers, Real Madrid are said to be chasing the Uruguayan ace in a £45 million winter raid.

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Tottenham target Milan superstar

Tottenham are set to continue their huge spending spree when the transfer window re-opens in January. Gareth Bale’s move to Real Madrid has sparked a splashing of the cash on players such as Spanish striker Roberto Soldado. In today’s newspapers, Milan forward Stephan El Shaarawy is the latest face to be linked with a move to White Hart Lane. He would certainly be a high-profile arrival.

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Eto’o was close to Arsenal move

Today’s newspapers report that Samuel Eto’o was ‘hours away’ from a move to Arsenal in 2000. At the time Eto’o was looking for a move away from Real Madrid after already being loaned out to Leganes and Espanyol in previous seasons. The Cameroonian came within a whisker of joining Arsenal and is now playing for their Premier League rivals Chelsea.

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Real Madrid rejected to buy Neymar in 2006?


There have been many examples in the past of players making super-stardom and team after team cursing their luck after refusing them as a teen for a pittance. One of the most famous was when Sheffield United baulked at the £200,000 asking price for Diego Maradona (how the football landscape could have been so different).

Above is the registration document from Neymar’s 2005 trial with Real Madrid. He hugely impressed at the time but Real Madrid’s sporting director Carlos Martinez de Albornoz later saw 60,000 euros as too much to pay for a 14-year old. It seems it would have been a worthwhile investment after all.

Via (101greatgoals and AS.com)


Man City weigh up fresh Pepe bid

On a day where Manchester United could be set to lose one of their key players to a rival club, Manchester City continue to be pro-active in the transfer market.

The latest rumor to hit the tabloids is City moving for Real Madrid’s star defender Pepe. The club have reportedly made a previous offer and are poised to re-enter the bidding war.

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