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5 ‘most improved’ Arsenal players so far this season
Whilst last weekend proved to be the most testing in Arsenal’s season, any Gunners fan inside the Football Transfer Tavern will tell you they would have bitten your hand off if they were offered the chance to be top of the table one game bef...
Chelsea star edging closer to Stamford Bridge exit door
Metro have a rather interesting story for Chelsea fans here in the Football Transfer Tavern. They claim that Kevin De Bruyne is heading closer to the exit door at the club with each passing day. The Belgian midfielder’s future has been somet...
Arsenal & Tottenham target on the verge of quitting Spain?
The punters in the Football Transfer Tavern who hail from North London are looking up with great interest at the latest claim from the Daily Mail. The publication seem to be under the impression that Alvaro Morata could well be on the verge of lea...
Manchester United set to keep star at Old Trafford
The Daily Mail have some interesting news for us here in the Football Transfer Tavern as they claim that Manchester United could well be set to keep Javier Hernandez. As our landlord points out, it would probably be more accurate to say that the c...
Manchester City to swoop for wantaway Dutchman?
Manchester City fans here in the Football Transfer Tavern are moving closer to the bar, not only to order another pint, but to hear the latest gossip from Metro. The publication seem to think that the club are eyeing yet another goalkeeper. Manuel...
Spoof: The real reason why Liverpool star signed a new contract?
Christmas came early for every Liverpool fan yesterday, following the announcement Luis Suarez had signed a new long-term contract at the club. The news came as a surprise to many, considering the forward spent the summer trying to engineer a move...
Liverpool transfer 99% complete?
Liverpool supporters in the Football Transfer Tavern are still on a high after it was confirmed that Luis Suarez has signed a new long-term contract with the club. Brendan Rodgers’ side are flying high at the top of the Premier League and ne...
Spoof: Bitter Tottenham fan reacts to Liverpool drubbing!
Sometimes in football, you just have to hold your hands up and admit the better team won. That would certainly be the case for any Tottenham fan who watched their team take on Liverpool last Sunday. The Reds ran out 5-0 winners at White Hart Lane ...
Barcelona set to challenge Chelsea in transfer pursuit
There is some breaking transfer news in the Football Transfer Tavern this evening. The Express report that Barcelona are set to challenge Chelsea and Manchester City for highly rated Villarreal centre back Mateo Musacchio. The 23-year-old has bee...
Arsenal miss out as Liverpool star signs new long-term deal
There were huge cheers from Liverpool fans in the Football Transfer Tavern yesterday. This was after BBC Sport announced that Liverpool star Luis Suarez has penned a new four-and-a-half year contract with the Reds, ending the intense speculation...
Chelsea join Arsenal in the race for La Liga star
The Football Transfer Tavern is packed to the rafters today as punters enjoy the last weekend before Christmas. Discussion in the bar has turned to the latest sensational reports from the Daily Star who suggest that Chelsea want to beat Arsenal ...
Papadopoulos confirms Arsenal’s transfer interest
The Football Transfer Tavern is packed tonight as punters get into the festive spirit. Looking past the rubbish jumpers and overplayed Christmas songs coming from the tavern’s jukebox, I notice Metro journalist Jamie Sanderson chatting to ...
Newcastle United heading the queue to land Manchester United ace
The Telegraph report that Cardiff City and Newcastle United are leading a host of Premier League sides who are interested in signing Manchester United winger Wilfried Zaha on loan in January. There was some surprise in the Football Transfer Tave...
Fulham set to seal the re-signing of former star
It’s the staff Christmas party in the Football Transfer Tavern this evening and as the off-duty members of staff get into the festive spirit with some mulled wine and minced pies. Charles Reynolds from The Independent has arrived in the bar...
Spoof: The reason why sacked Tottenham boss is still smiling!
Former Tottenham manager Andre Villas-Boas has received a fair bit of sympathy this week. Since being sacked by Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy on Monday, plenty have come forward and claimed the former Chelsea coach was harshly treated. ‘He ...
5 ‘most improved’ Liverpool players so far this season
Liverpool head into tomorrow’s lunchtime clash with Cardiff City knowing a win will give them the very real prospect of being top of the Premier League table at Christmas. Arsenal have a tricky clash with Chelsea at the Emirates Stadium on M...
Chelsea are the new favourites to sign Serie A enforcer
There are some intriguing reports in the Football Transfer Tavern this evening. The Daily Star suggests that Chelsea are the new favourites to sign Italian defender Andrea Ranocchia in January ahead of other Premier League suitors. It has been ...
Manchester United close to snatching young Romanian starlet?
Manchester United are closing in on a move for young Romanian starlet Dorin Rotariu according to Metro. The publication claim that Red Devils manager David Moyes is unconvinced with his current choices on the flanks and has eyed the young Dinamo B...
Manchester United’s transfer hopes well and truly over
Marca have handed a huge blow to Manchester United fans sat in the Football Transfer Tavern. They report that Barcelona star Andres Iniesta is set to pen a new deal with the Catalan giants which will keep him at the club until 2018. Iniesta has ag...
Chelsea star on Ligue 1 giants’ three man wishlist
The Daily Express have stunned us here in the Football Transfer Tavern. The publication claim that Paris Saint-Germain are plotting a triple swoop that could rock the footballing world. The Ligue 1 side are able to buy anyone they want in theory, ...
Spoof: Sacked Tottenham set to make his acting debut!
It’s not all bad news for sacked Tottenham boss Andre Villas-Boas. Yes, Monday’s sacking from Daniel Levy means he’s now been sacked from two London clubs in less than two years and faces the prospect of never working in the Prem...
Ligue 1 giants to replace Liverpool target with Chelsea star?
There could well be a series of high profile moves witnessed in the Football Transfer Tavern this winter. The Daily Star claim that the proposed transfer of Paris Saint-Germain’s Javier Pastore could well spark a merry-go-round with Juan Ma...
5 Liverpool signings to prove there is life after Luis Suarez
Liverpool fans inside the Football Transfer Tavern are still on cloud nine after Sunday’s stunning win at White Hart Lane. Brendan Rodgers insisted we had just witnessed the ‘most complete’ performance from a Liverpool team since...
Ligue 1 giants plot surprise swoop for Tottenham star
Metro have some more news for Tottenham Hotspur fans here in the Football Transfer Tavern as they claim that Monaco could well be set to swoop for one of their players this January. The mega wealthy Ligue 1 side are admirers of the England interna...
Arsenal & Manchester City target to decide future soon
The Daily Express has a claim that has made most punters sit up and take notice here in the Football Transfer Tavern. The publication has noted that Real Madrid goalkeeper and La Roja legend Iker Casillas is set to make a decision over his future ...
Transfer target’s camp claim no contact from Arsenal as yet
Arsenal fans are eagerly glancing at our landlord who holds the latest copy of the Daily Star. The reason they are so keen to hear the latest claims from the paper is that it contains an update on one of their winter targets Angel Di Maria. The A...
Spoof: The Christmas gift that looks like a Manchester United star!
We are now just a few days away from Christmas and no doubt plenty of us will be doing some hectic last bits of Christmas shopping. Well, here at the Football Transfer Tavern, we are always here to help. The other week we provided you with some gr...
La Liga giants plotting summer raid for Liverpool star
The Daily Star have some news that may well end the festive cheer for Liverpool fans here in the Football Transfer Tavern. They claim that the club may well face a fight to hold onto their star asset with Real Madrid once again circling for Luis S...
Chelsea closing in on signature of Manchester United target
It’s news that has brought smiles to the faces of Chelsea supporters in the Football Transfer Tavern this evening. The Evening Standard claims that the Blues are closing on completing the permanent deal to bring Inter Milan midfielder Fredy...
Spoof: Suarez pledges his future to Liverpool…sort of!
It’s the news all Liverpool fans have been desperate to hear – except not quite. Luis Suarez has been in the form of his life this season, scoring 17 Premier League goals in just 11 appearances to help the Reds to second place in the t...
Championship side plan new contract to ward off Tottenham
There are a few raised eyebrows in the Football Transfer Tavern this evening. The Mirror report that Blackpool starlet Thomas Ince has been offered a new contract by the Championship club as they try to warn off potential Premier League suitors. ...
Adzojev claims no transfer contact made by Liverpool
There is a rather interesting story emerging in the Football Transfer Tavern. Sky Sports reveal that Dynamo Moscow chairman Guram Adzojev has confirmed that neither Fulham or Liverpool have made contact about in-demand winger Balazs Dzsudzsak. ...
Arsenal stepping up their interest in La Liga hitman
Arsenal fans sat in the Football Transfer Tavern are looking pleased with the latest transfer news from The Independent. The paper reports that Arsenal are planning to increase their pursuit for Atletico Madrid striker Diego Costa this week by s...