The Brazilian scored his first goal at the weekend since making his £8.5m switch from Inter Milan
After a week of disappointments, the pressure appears to be mounting on Brendan Rodgers.
Former Tottenham and Portsmouth player was abused during friendly
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Arsenal forward Andrei Arshavin will wait until after Euro 2012 before deciding where his future lies.
The Serbia winger Milos Krasic has stated his desire to leave Juventus this summer in a move that is likely to attract interest among different clubs in Europe.
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Blackpool boss Ian Holloway has accused Liverpool of not wanting to sign Charlie Adam enough.
Blackpool manager Ian Holloway expects captain Charlie Adam to be as committed and professional as ever after the midfielder failed to secure a move from Bloomfield Road.
"We put the welcome mat out last time and our welcome was abused," said the leader of Manchester City Council, Sir Richard Leese. "We will not be putting it out this time."
Sir Alex Ferguson is convinced there will be no repeat of the violence that blighted Rangers' last visit to Manchester when the Glasgow giants head south for a Champions League meeting with United on September 14.
Roman Pavlyuchenko's agent Oleg Artemov insists reports in Russia that his client has already signed a contract with Zenit St Petersburg are premature.
AS Roma defender Philippe Mexes is not poised to join Chelsea, according to his agent.
Hull manager Phil Brown today unveiled new signings Stephen Hunt and Kamel Ghilas and revealed he was still hopeful of adding Real Madrid's Alvaro Negredo to his squad.
Zenit St Petersburg have sacked the club's Dutch coach Dick Advocaat because of a run of poor form since he announced he was going to become Belgium's national coach next year, the club said today.