Sport Xabi Alonso will decide his future

Alonso has been linked with a move to both Chelsea and Liverpool and Carlo Ancelotti has announced that they are expecting his decision in the weeks to come

Real in dark over £30m Alonso transfer

Real Madrid head coach Manuel Pellegrini has admitted that he would like to bring Liverpool midfielder Xabi Alonso to the Bernabeu.

Real Madrid chase Arsenal star Fabregas

Real Madrid are set to exploit Arsenal’s financial woes by making an ambitious swoop for Cesc Fabregas.

Real pessimistic over Alonso deal

Jorge Valdano admits Real Madrid are some distance away from Liverpool's valuation of Xabi Alonso.

Perez admits Real must calm down

Perez is hoping to sell up to ten players before the start of the new season.

Barcelona to test Liverpool's Mascherano resolve

Barcelona are set to launch a £25m bid for Liverpool midfielder Javier Mascherano, according to reports today.

Juventus deny interest in Alonso

Juventus president Giovanni Cobolli Gigli insists the Serie A giants are not interested in signing Liverpool midfielder Xabi Alonso.

Real admit defeat over Alonso

Real Madrid have given up in their pursuit of Liverpool's Xabi Alonso.

Benitez senses shift in balance of power

Rafael Benitez, the Liverpool manager, is confident that his team will close the gap on Premier League champions Manchester United next season. The Spaniard, who feels he finally has the control he needs at the club after signing a new contract in March, believes that the foundations for a new era at Anfield were laid last season.

'We're closing on United' says Benitez

Liverpool manager Rafael Benitez is confident they will close the gap on Premier League champions Manchester United.

We must keep pushing, urges Benitez

Rafael Benitez has urged his Liverpool players not to lose their belief ahead of another vital Premier League match away to West Ham United today. Victory for the Reds will put them back on top of the table on goal difference, at least for 24 hours until leaders Manchester United face Manchester City at Old Trafford tomorrow.

Gerrard prepares to return for Liverpool’s Real test

Following Liverpool’s failure to break down Manchester City on Sunday in a draw that diminished their title challenge, Rafael Benitez would have been relieved yesterday when he was able to include captain Steven Gerrard in his squad to face Real Madrid in the first leg of their Champions League last-16 tie tomorrow.

FA rescind Lampard red card

Frank Lampard's appeal against the red card he received in Chelsea's 2-0 Barclays Premier League defeat at Liverpool has been successful.

Alonso expresses concern over Fabregas injury

Liverpool midfielder Xabi Alonso has wished Arsenal counterpart Cesc Fabregas a speedy recovery from the injury caused in a challenge between the two Spain team-mates this weekend.

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