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If Torres goes, Liverpool should heed Spanish lessons

January 31, 2011

SOCCER-SPAIN/If the excited reports on the 24-hour channels are correct, Fernando Torres may soon arrive at Chelsea’s training ground to seal a move that will leave Liverpool in a dangerous situation — under pressure to sign high-profile reinforcements and with wodges of money to spend as the deadline fast approaches.

Real’s search for a striker — who fits the bill?

January 14, 2011

SOCCER-EUROPAJose Mourinho’s constant pressuring of Real Madrid for another striker has finally paid off, with director general Jorge Valdano saying they were in the market for a number nine.

Transfer deadline day live blog

August 31, 2010

We’re following all the deals as they happen on the final day of activity in the transfer market. Comments always welcome…

Hernandez shines among Premier League newcomers

August 9, 2010

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Perusing through the latest influx of major pre-season signings to join the English Premier League can quickly become a competition to find which transaction does not include the words Manchester and City.

Why Henry’s move might not kickstart transfer window

July 14, 2010

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Barcelona’s Thierry Henry is heading to New York Red Bulls in a widely expected move but don’t think the first big post-World Cup transfer means the window will suddenly be awash with deals.

January sale shopping looks tricky for Premier League big four

December 29, 2009

I have my shopping list for the January sales but my need for a new desk-lamp is not as important as the requirements of the Premier League’s big four.

Will Man City continue their spending?

By Reuters Staff
July 31, 2009

How long is the spending spree at Manchester City going to last and what implications will it have, asks Phakamisa Ndzamela.

Why it pays to wait for the likes of Cruz and Panucci

July 29, 2009

You would think ex-Inter Milan striker Julio Cruz and former AS Roma defender Christian Panucci might be panicking about not having a club just a few weeks before the start of the season.

Ronaldo set for Real Madrid – your views

June 11, 2009

Manchester United said on Thursday they have received a world record 80 million pound ($131.2 million) bid for forward Cristiano Ronaldo from Real Madrid.

Thrifty Chelsea search through Golden Bin for Quaresma

February 3, 2009

Since Roman Abramovich arrived with his millions from Russia, Chelsea have been used to shopping in the transfer market’s version of Harrods for glitzy new players.