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Neymar's assets freezed
Neymar’s assets freezed

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says he did not try to sign striker Anthony Martial, 19, before Manchester United bought him was because he was sure Monaco would not sell.

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers believes injuries to striker Daniel Sturridge, 26, last season cost them a top-four finish and a trophy.

Liverpool goalkeeper Lawrence Vigouroux, 21, has returned to Anfield from a loan spell at Swindon Town after turning up late for training and then paying his £50 fine in pennies.

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini says his side will win the Champions League soon.

West Brom contrived to throw away a two-goal lead in the second half as Romelu Lukaku inspired Everton to a 3-2 victory on Monday night.

Saido Berahino and Craig Dawson had put the Baggies 2-0 ahead.

It was the first time Everton had come back to win a game from two goals down in the Barclays Premier League since May 1994 – when they beat Wimbledon 3-2 to stay in the top flight.

Robert Fernandez, Barcelona’s sporting director, is said to have been present at Valencia’s most recent match, with the Catalan club reportedly keeping tabs on Shkodran Mustafi and Sofiane Feghouli.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic believes Cristiano Ronaldo’s game improved at Manchester United thanks to the unselfish work of Wayne Rooney.

Rooney has lifted the lid on his fall out with Sir Alex Ferguson who he rates as “the best manager of all time.”

Italy international goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon has said he regrets not ever playing in the Premier League.

FIFA’s ethics committee has banned former vice-president Jack Warner from taking part in any football-related activity at any level for life.

Chelsea have reportedly taken goalkeeper Marco Amelia on trial and are set to sign the former AC Milan man on a short-term basis.

Jose Mourinho believes there is a “desire to suspend” striker Diego Costa following his retrospective ban.

The Blues are weighing up a move for Porto midfielder Yacine Brahimi, 25, in January.

Fluminense have terminated Ronaldinho’s contract at the former two-time World Player of the Year’s request, the club announced on Monday night.

The 35-year-old midfielder had been with the Rio de Janeiro club for little more than two months.

During his time with the club, the former World Cup and Champions League winner participated in just nine games, failing to score or record an assist in a disappointing spell that saw him often booed by Tricolor supporters for poor performances.

Manchester United winger Ashley Young, 30, claims he is not bothered that manager Louis van Gaal says he is “not a Neymar”.

Young says he has not given up on his international career, despite having not played for England for more than two years.

Neymar’s agent Wagner Ribeiro has urged the embattled Brazil and Barcelona star to put his money in tax havens and move to Real Madrid before the end of his career.

A Brazilian court froze assets of Neymar, his family and related businesses valued at 188.8 million Brazilian reals ($48 million, €42 million) last week, with a Sao Paulo tribunal alleging the 23-year-old has evaded 63 million reals in Brazil taxes (almost $16m or €14m) between 2011 and 2013, when he was still a player with Brazilian club Santos.

Everton and Tottenham are considering a move for Italy defender Andrea Ranocchia, 27, from Inter Milan in the January transfer window.

Former Tottenham striker Roberto Soldado, 30, ‘favourited’ a tweet posted by Tottenham’s official account that confirmed Franco Baldini had left his role as technical director.

Former England midfielder David Beckham and wife Victoria are believed to be wealthier than the Queen.

Manchester United goalkeeper Victor Valdes has been told by manager Louis van Gaal to visit the Carrington training ground only when the first team are not there and to work with the youth teams’ coaches.

New York Knicks basketball star Carmelo Anthony visited Emirates Stadium and told the Arsenal YouTube channel that he supports the Gunners.

Fans will stage a string of protests as part of the ‘Twenty’s Plenty’ campaign at the weekend after the Premier League’s average ticket prices were revealed to be the most expensive in the world at £53.76 – more than double Germany’s Bundesliga.

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