ARSENAL TEAM: Podolski, Giroud, Cazorla; Van Persie on the bench

(Sporting Alert) — New summer signings Lukas Podolski and Oliver Giroud will make their debuts for Arsenal in their preseason clash against Cologne on Sunday. Cologne v Arsenal – see it LIVE on Arsenal Player Watch a live video stream and have your say at #COLvAFC The forwards have been handed the task of getting…

Lucas Moura, moves closer to Manchester United move, says reports

LONDON (Sporting Alert) — Manchester United have moved closer to capturing Brazilian rated-winger Lucas Moura, according to news media reports on Sunday. Sir Alex Ferguson has been linked with chasing the Moura all summer and even had a first time bid rejected by his club Sao Paulo. But Sky Sports are now reporting that a…

Manchester United pick strong squad for clashes with Valerenga and Barcelona

MANCHESTER (Sporting Alert) — Manchester United have picked a strong squad for the final phase of its preseason tour in Europe. After experimenting with his youth and reserve players, manager Sir Alex Ferguson has now recalled his super stars for the two games in Europe. In a sold-out match on Sunday, United will play against…

Borini starts, Carragher skippers Liverpool v FC Gomel: Live

(Sporting Alert) – New summer signing Fabio Borini will make his first competitive appearance for Liverpool when the Barclays Premier League side take on FC Gomel in a Europa League qualifier on Thursday night. Listen Liverpool v FC Gomel: Live The Italian forward Borini had been tipped to start , with Andy Carroll and Luis…

Liverpool ready for difficult FC Gomel challenge

(Sporting Alert) — Brendan Rodgers will get his first real test as Liverpool manager when his side start their Europa League campaign with a third qualifying round first leg clash against Belarus’ FC Gomel tonight. LFC TV Online Will Have Live Coverage Liverpool players have been training well this preseason, Rodgers said and are ready…

Chicharito Hernandez not leaving Old Trafford, says Ferguson

(Sporting Alert) — Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has dismissed reports that striker Javier “Chicharito” Hernandez could be forced out of Old Trafford if Robin van Persie is captured. Hernandez, after a very impressive debut season two-years-ago, struggled in his second last term, with injuries and a good run by Wayne Rooney and Danny…

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Munain starts: Spain v Honduras Live and Teams

LONDON (Sporting Alert) — Iker Munain and Alberto Botia were handed starting places in Spain men’s soccer side for important Olympic Games group clash against Honduras on Sunday night. Follow Live Scores Updates: Brazil v Belarus Both Munain and Botia started on the bench for Spain in their 1-0 shocker to Japan in the opener,…

Tevez, Aguero start for Man City; Walcott, Song for Arsenal – Preseason Action

BEIJING, China (Sporting Alert) — Carlos Tevez and Sergio Aguero will again lead the forward line for Manchester City when they take on Arsenal in a preseason friend at the Beijing Bird’s Nest Stadium tonight. Arsenal v Manchester City – see it LIVE on Arsenal Player Watch a live video stream and have your say…

Malaysia XI v Arsenal: Watch LIVE on Arsenal Player

(Sporting Alert) — Arsenal will kick-start its preseason campaign with a friendly game against a Malaysia XI on Tuesday night. Arsenal members can watch a live video stream of our first tour match on Arsenal Player. The Barclays Premier League side recovered well from a poor start to the season last year to take third in the…

Arsenal have no intentions to sell Van Persie to Manchester United

Arsenal have no intentions to sell Van Persie to Manchester United

LONDON (Sporting Alert) — Arsenal say they have no intentions of selling striker Robin van Persie to arch rivals Manchester United this summer. Van Persie has decided to not extend his contract with the Gunners with his current deal set to expire next summer. The Dutch international has been linked with a move away from…

Man United join City and Juventus in the Van Persie battle, says reports

LONDON (Sporting Alert) — Reports are claiming that three clubs are now showing extreme interest in signing Arsenal captain Robin van Persie in the transfer window this summer. The Holland international announced earlier this summer that he would not be signing a contract extension with Arsenal and was prepared to leave. Van Persie’s current deal…

Robin van Persie could reconsidering his decision with Arsenal

LONDON (Sporting Alert) — Robin van Persie could very well commit his future with Arsenal, following reports that the Dutch forward might be reconsidering his decision to leave the Barclays Premier League club. Van Persie has been the center of attention since he announced that he would not extend his current contract past this season,…