Chelsea agree deal to sell goalkeeper Petr Cech to London rivals Arsenal

BY foxsports • November 20, 2014

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


Lionel Messi's agent has told the Premier League's big spenders to make an offer of £200m for the Barcelona and Argentina ace. The 27-year-old has a £200m fixed buyout clause and is believed to earn £300,000 a week after tax.

Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge is unlikely to play until the new year after suffering a thigh injury on Tuesday - his third injury in 11 weeks.

Malky Mackay's appointment as Wigan manager has sparked outrage from fans, the anti-racism group Kick It Out and Wigan Labour MP Lisa Nandy.

Roy Hodgson will allow Gareth Southgate to raid his senior England squad for the U21 Championships and plans to pick "whoever is left" for England's senior friendly against Ireland and European Qualifier against Slovenia on June 7 and June 14 respectively.

Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere has offered his services to solve Arsenal's defensive crisis as an anchorman after impressing in the role for England - but manager Arsene Wenger is not prepared to curb the 22-year-old's attacking instincts.


Liverpool want to recall £10m summer signing Divock Origi from his one-year loan at Lille in January to help solve their striker crisis - the release could cost the Reds £5m.

Manchester United midfielder Nani will want first-team guarantees from manager Louis van Gaal before returning to Old Trafford from loan club Sporting Lisbon.

David Silva and Vincent Kompany are battling to be fit for Manchester City's crucial Champions League tie with Bayern Munich on Tuesday.

Swansea striker Wilfried Bony has turned down approaches from Liverpool and Arsenal to sign a new contract extension to 2018, which is believed to make him the highest earner in the club's history.

Republic of Ireland assistant manager Roy Keane has launched a scathing attack on Roberto Martinez, claiming the Everton boss allegedly withholds Seamus Coleman and James McCarthy from international games.

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho has ordered his scouts to monitor 21-year-old Ipswich defender Tyrone Mings as a potential long-term replacement for John Terry - with Arsenal, Manchester United, Everton and Newcastle also interested.

Under-pressure Reading boss Nigel Adkins has been given a vote of confidence from one of the club's backers.

Southampton are looking to tie down England right-back Nathaniel Clyne with a new deal - the 23-year-old has 18 months left on his current contract. The Saints also want midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin and striker Jay Rodriguez to sign new deals.


Chelsea have agreed a deal in principle to sell Petr Cech to Arsenal.

Manchester United are preparing a move for AC Milan defender Adil Rami, 28. 

Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal will perform a head count at Old Trafford this morning in an attempt to forge a team from an injury-ravaged squad.

QPR striker Charlie Austin, Burnley's Danny Ings and Southampton's James Ward-Prowse are on England manager Roy Hodgson's radar.

FIFA president Sepp Blatter has said publishing the full Michael Garcia report into corruption allegations surrounding the World Cup bidding process would break FIFA's rules and Swiss law.

Hull manager Steve Bruce is ready to make sweeping changes for the Tigers' clash with Tottenham on Sunday - Steve Harper, Paul McShane, Tom Huddlestone, Robbie Brady and Sone Aluko are likely to be dropped.

Chelsea defender Cesar Azpilicueta has dismissed claims Blues boss Jose Mourinho encourages his players to dodge international duty.

Newcastle winger Jonas Gutierrez has claimed Magpies boss Alan Pardew told him to find a new club after the 31-year-old was diagnosed with cancer.


Manchester City are willing to activate Colombia winger Juan Cuadrado's £28m release clause to beat rivals Manchester United to his signing.

Manchester United are planning to sell midfielder Angel Di Maria to Paris St-Germain in the summer to create funds for a sensational move for either Real Madrid's Gareth Bale or Cristiano Ronaldo.

England boss Roy Hodgson has assured 20-year-old Everton midfielder Ross Barkley that he remains at the forefront of his team's vision.

Arsenal and Germany forward Lukas Podolski is seeking showdown talks with Gunners boss Arsene Wenger over his stuttering career at The Emirates. The 29-year-old has not started a game this season and only made four league appearances.

A whistleblower who made corruption allegations against the Qatar 2022 World Cup believes she will live the rest of her life in fear after receiving threats against her and her children.

Hull defender Michael Dawson has recovered from injury to face his former club Tottenham on Sunday.


The FA is confident a sponsor that will match the £9m-a-year paid by previous backers Budweiser can be found for the FA Cup before the third round.

Manchester City winger Scott Sinclair is ready to leave the club after making only three starts since his £6.2m move from Swansea two years ago.

Bolton will consider offering 36-year-old Eidur Gudjohnsen a contract after the former Chelsea forward trained with the team following his exit from Club Brugge.

Lille are interested in signing Sunderland's unsettled USA striker Jozy Altidore.


Southampton will offer England right-back Nathaniel Clyne a new deal to fend off interest from Liverpool.


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