Reuters Soccer Blog

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.

Which shock late transfers would you like to see?

January 30, 2009

The end of the transfer window is fast approaching and so far it has been fairly quiet (if we exclude the Manchester City-Kaka saga as it didn’t go through).

Transfer fee and salary caps edge closer

January 23, 2009

Manchester City’s failed 100 million euros plus bid for AC Milan’s Kaka now begs the question: should there be a limit on the amount of money a club can pay for a player or should there be a salary cap?

Losing Kaka would not be a disaster for Milan

January 14, 2009

Any club would hate to lose a player with Kaka’s mesmerising skills, but if AC Milan do ever decide to cash in on the Brazilian it could be a great opportunity to revamp their squad.

Why does the transfer window always start with…nothing?

January 5, 2009

After all the newspaper talk leading up to the January transfer window, you might expect it to open with a bang and a flurry of moves.

Who will follow Curbishley at West Ham?

September 3, 2008

Curbishley gesturesThe soap opera that is the English Premier League continued on Wednesday with its first managerial departure — Alan Curbishley resigning as manager of West Ham three games into the new season.

Have Real Madrid lost their transfer market mojo?

September 3, 2008

Van der Vaart and Schuster

Have the nine-times European champions Real Madrid lost their pulling power, or did they just play the market badly this time?

Old Trafford is just the place for a maverick like Berbatov

September 2, 2008

Berbatov looks back

Manchester United has proved the natural home for maverick showmen in the past and Dimitar Berbatov can become a worthy successor to those who have graced Old Trafford before him.