Football Shorts - All the latest from Liverpool, Spurs, Arsenal, Chelsea, Bradford City, Huddrsfield Town and Leeds United
Liverpool ‘keeper Pepe Reina has come out saying he reckons Gaz Bale should head to Real Madrid although, somewhat oddly, felt that a move to the Spanish champs would not suit Liverpool teammate Luis Suarez.
In lieu of some decent strikers, Spurs look to be sticking to what they know by chasing another attacking midfielder. Tottenham look set to revive their interest in Porto’s Joao Moutinho when the transfer window reopens. The midfielder scored against Malaga in the Champions League last night.
Leandro Damiao, who Spurs have been chasing since 3,000 BC, has told reporters that he is ready for a move to Europe.
Chelsea are ready to beat a queue of Premier League clubs to land £10million Hamburg striker and headline-writer’s dream Heung-Min Son – and grow their commercial profile in Asia in the process.
Wigan are chasing Levante’s Nabil El-Zhar.
Bradford City look to have finally risen from the turmoil of their October-January injury crisis, as centre-half Rory Mcardle is back in full-training, and could be in line to join the squad for Sunday’s League Cup final with Swansea.
Under-fire Leeds United manager Neil Warnock has implored frustrated and angry supporters to get fully behind the team this evening as the Whites effectively embark on a last roll of the play-off dice.
Mark Robins was given a shock introduction to life in the Championship with Huddersfield Town last night as they were swept aside 6-1 by Nottingham Forest at the City Ground.
After defeat to Wigan 4-1 in the FA Cup at the weekend, Robins now knows the task facing him and Town as they hover above the Championship drop zone by just two points.
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