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Liverpool linked with move for Benfica forward Rodrigo

Liverpool are plotting a £25m summer swoop for Benfica striker Rodrigo.

Benfica striker Rodrigo has been linked with a move to Liverpool. 

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Each day we'll bring you the very latest tabloid rumors as the biggest clubs around splash the cash to bolster their rosters. True or not, they're always entertaining...

David Moyes has three games to prove he should carry on as Manchester United boss.

Jose Mourinho reckons referee Chris Foy triggered the red mist that got Ramires sent off at Aston Villa.

Hull boss Steve Bruce has won the fight to land whizkid Johan Ter Horst from Ryman Division One South outfit Folkestone Invicta.

Joe Hart will face no further punishment over his apparent headbutt on Hull City's George Boyd.

Debt-ridden QPR have signed a five-year kit deal with Nike worth a whopping £45m.

Cardiff will ward off interest in goal machine Rhys Healey with a new three-year deal.

Everton are tracking Sheffield United goalkeeper George Long, who has lost his place in the League One team to Mark Howard.

Javi Garcia admits he is finally happy and settled at Manchester City - despite talk of a summer move.

Tomas Rosicky has committed the rest of his career to Arsenal because he is convinced they can finally win trophies.

Ryan Giggs has denied reports of a furious bust-up with Manchester United boss David Moyes.

Dnipro president Igor Kolomoyskyi claims he is in talks with Spurs over a summer deal for 24-year-old Ukraine winger Yevhen Konoplyanka, who saw a move to Liverpool fall through in January.

Steven Gerrard has urged Liverpool to hand Brendan Rodgers a new deal as soon as possible.

Didier Drogba insists he will not celebrate if he scores against Chelsea tonight.

Danny Rose believes Tottenham should start planning for next season - with Tim Sherwood in charge.

Sunderland boss Gus Poyet wants to keep on-loan Liverpool striker Fabio Borini beyond the end of this season.

Chris Smalling is out with a hamstring injury strain for up to a month, leaving David Moyes reeling from a new blow at Old Trafford.

Fellow United defender Rafael da Silva only had a few hours sleep before the Liverpool shocker - as he was at the birth of his latest child.

Tottenham are set to shatter Liverpool's hopes of landing long-time target Yevhen Konoplyanka.

Liverpool are plotting a £25m summer swoop for Benfica striker Rodrigo.

Tim Sherwood's Tottenham future will be decided by the club's Bahamas-based owner Joe Lewis.

West Ham midfielder Jack Collison is set for a loan switch to FA Cup semi-finalists Wigan until the end of the season and could be in line to face Arsenal at Wembley next month.

Arsenal midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain should be fit to face Chelsea on Saturday despite fears he suffered a calf injury in the victory over Tottenham.

Everton legend Kevin Sheedy has launched a scathing attack on David Moyes, condemning the Manchester United manager's attitude and tactics.

Napoli are set to rival a host of Premier League clubs for Porto's 20-year-old forward Juan Iturbe, who has been likened to Lionel Messi.

Meanwhile, Barcelona star Messi has played down a move to Manchester City by stressing that he wants to finish his career in Spain.

The Qatar World Cup was plunged into fresh controversy on Monday night after allegations that a senior FIFA official and his family were paid almost £1.2m from a Qatari firm linked to the country's successful bid for the 2022 tournament.

Jose Mourinho has confidently predicted that Didier Drogba will rejoin Chelsea.

FIFA has imposed worldwide lifetime ban on two English players convicted of match-fixing in Australia.

David Moyes' precarious grip on his position as Manchester United manager rests in the hands of the club's supporters, with senior figures at Old Trafford standing by the Scot in the wake of the club's humiliation by Liverpool on Sunday.

Arsenal will have a £100m transfer budget this summer but it is now expected that Arsene Wenger will wait until the end of the season before signing a new contract.

Brazil's sports minister has promised highly expensive flights and hotel rooms will come in the price before the World Cup and says street protests will be "very small" compared with those that gripped the Confederations Cup last year.

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