It can be argued Marco Reus and Toni Kroos are just out of Manchester United's league right now. Focusing on players from Sporting Lisbon and Southampton seems to be a more promising tactic.
The Arsenal star has outperformed the rest of the club's midfield this year, approaching his compatriot's levels of performance for Spurs.
Roy Hodgson has identified Italy’s prime danger man as Andrea Pirlo - his former charge at Inter.
Napoli boss Rafa Benitez is reportedly lining up a swoop for Benfica's Ezequiel Garay - who has been strongly linked with Manchester United.
Ajaccio goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa has admitted to being interested in a move to England, with Liverpool reportedly interested.
Lyon have declared that striker Alexandre Lacazette will not be sold this summer despite interest from Arsenal and Liverpool.
Manchester United and Liverpool were both home to some of the hardest defenders to play against, claims Didier Drogba.
Out of the wonderkids currently excelling at Liverpool, Everton and Manchester United, who has - statistically speaking - been most impressive?
Liverpool legend Bruce Grobbelaar believes that the Reds' title bid could be damaged by the performances of goalkeeper Simon Mignolet.
To be played on Sunday 20th April 2014 at 12:00. Venue: Carrow Road, Norwich.
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The once golden boy of Italian football is to be 'cast aside' as a footnote in a deal for Ishak Belfodil, who had interested Liverpool.
Some are calling it the best E3 in five years – others insist it's the best of all time. But whatever hyperbole gets attached to last week's gaming conference, we can all agree on the focus: Xbox One v PS4.