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Can the Spanish five conquer this year’s Champions League?

The English Premier League may dominate matters off the pitch, but in Europe another league’s dictated matters on it: the Spanish Primera. Perched atop the latest UEFA country coefficient rankings without a serious challenger, Spain’s recent performances in Europe have been streets ahead of their peers. In the 2013-2014 season, […]

Nicolas Otamendi nearing Valencia exit after asking out of training

The summer transfer saga of Nicolas Otamendi appears to finally be coming to its conclusion after the Argentine defender asked out of Valencia’s training session earlier today. Also, Otamendi has been excluded from Valencia’s probable first team squad ahead of their Champions League qualifier against AS Monaco next week. According […]

Nicolas Otamendi move to Manchester United could be finalized this week

Nicolas Otamendi is edging closer to a move to Manchester United as it is being reported that his agent is currently in talks with Valencia officials to accelerate his departure from the La Liga side. According to numerous reports, the 27-year-old has already agreed personal terms with United and will make around £6 million per […]

Nicolas Otamendi’s move to Manchester United on hold until Sergio Ramos’ future is resolved

Valencia defender Nicolas Otamendi has expressed his desire to leave Spain this summer with Manchester United being tipped to be the Argentine center-back’s next destination. According to numerous reports, the 27-year-old has already agreed personal terms with United and will make around £6 million per season once the English club meets Valencia’s […]

Marcos Rojo hoping to expedite Nicolas Otamendi’s transfer to Manchester United

Manchester United defender Marcos Rojo is prepared to use his time with the Argentina national team to urge Valencia centre-back Nicolas Otamendi to join him at Old Trafford next season. Rojo and Otamendi were both named to manager Gerardo “Tata” Martino’s 23-man squad which will take part in the Copa […]

Valencia tell Manchester United target Nicolas Otamendi to hand in transfer request

Valencia president Amadeo Salvo has publicly responded to comments made by agent of defender Nicolas Otamendi, saying if the Argentine wants to leave the club he should formally request a transfer. Yesterday, during an interview with Cadena SER, Eugenio Lopez said his client wants to leave Valencia in order to […]

Manchester United target Nicolas Otamendi wants to leave Valencia, says agent

Manchester United target Nicolas Otamendi wants to leave Valencia in order to join a “top” club next season, according to the player’s agent Eugenio Lopez. The timing of Lopez’s comments are curious after reports surfaced last week that the defender had reached a pre-contract agreement with United. The Argentine publication […]

Manchester United have a pre-contract agreement with Valencia’s Nicolas Otamendi

Manchester United have a pre-contract agreement with Valencia defender Nicolas Otamendi, according to a report from the Argentine publication Olé. It is understood that the two clubs have yet to agree a fee for the Argentine centre-back. However, that is likely a formality with United in desperate need of defensive reinforcements, […]

Manchester United target Nicolas Otamendi dreaming of Premier League move

Valencia defender Nicolas Otamendi is dreaming of a Premier League move, according to Sky Sports Spanish football expert Guillem Balague. Last week, Valencia’s sporting director Francisco Rufete said the centre-back had not expressed an interest to leave the club. However, Guillem Balague says sources close to Otamendi are saying the Argentine “dreams” […]

Valencia committed to holding on to Manchester United target Nicolas Otamendi

Valencia sporting director Francisco Rufete says defender Nicolas Otamendi has not expressed a desire to leave the club. However, officials at the La Liga side are eager to secure the center-back for the long term with the likes of Manchester United expressing an interest in the 27-year-old. Otameni has enjoyed a solid debut […]

Taking away to-go food; 5 soccer clubs that have clamped down on players’ bad eating habits

Former Manchester United manager David Moyes admits he put a stop to the players’ pre-match ritual of eating chips during his time at Old Trafford because some of his squad were overweight. Rio Ferdinand criticized the move in his autobiography ‘£2Sides’ last September, after Moyes had been sacked at United […]

Spanish Clubs Continue To Show That La Liga Is More Than A ‘Two Team’ League

Heading into this weekend, the eyes of the football world will focus on the Santiago Bernabeu and this season’s version of ‘El Clasico’. La Liga giants Real Madrid and Barcelona have dominated the Spanish landscape – winning 32 and 22 league titles respectively – and are currently two of Europe’s in-form […]

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Premier League Best of 2007 Lists

It’s that time of the year to get your feedback on what you thought the greatest achievements were for the Premier League during the 2007 year. Click on the ‘Comments’ link below and answer the following four Premier League-related questions. 1. Most memorable goal of 2007? 2. Most memorable match […]

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Arsenal and Tottenham have halted their race for Roma’s Alessandro Florenzi

Things are heating up in North London between Arsenal and Tottenham, with last weekend’s results leaving Spurs only two points behind the rival Gunners, who sit in fourth place in the English Premier League. But it is not just on the pitch where the competition is picking up. Both teams […]