Football News – Liverpool to offer player-exchange deal, Fergie fears bid will be KO’s & much more…
Manchester City chairman Khaldoon Al Mubarak is to setup peace talks between Roberto Mancini and Brian Marwood, following the continued outbursts by the Italian towards the club’s football administrator. Mancini in recent weeks has spoken out about the lack of transfer activity this summer and the failure to improve the squad could jeopardise their success this season.
Elsewhere in the news Roberto Di Matteo has warned his Chelsea players that last year’s Champions League success counts for nothing; Brendan Rodgers prepared to sacrifice Charlie Adam in a bid to sign Dempsey, while Emmanuel Adebayor looks to finally get his move to Spurs.
Ahead of the Community Shield Roberto Mancini is quick off the mark to resume title mind games with Manchester United – [Guardian]
FA chairman David Bernstein has called on players to following the Olympic lead and start setting an example with their on-pitch behaviour – [Guardian]
Roberto Di Matteo has told his Chelsea players that last season’s Champions League triumph counts for nothing – [Guardian]
Roy Hodgson says footballers bear an “extra burden of responsibility” to be good role models – [Daily Telegraph]
Stoke City’s move for Michael Owen is in the balance as they are only prepared to offer the 32 year-old a deal based on appearances – [Daily Telegraph]
Wolves manager Stale Solbakken has insisted Matt Jarvis will only be sold if it is right for the club – [Sky Sports]
Brendan Rodgers is prepared to offer Charlie Adam in order to sign Fulham’s Clint Dempsey – [Daily Mail]
It seems Emmanuel Adebayor is to finally get his move from City to Spurs – [Mirror]
Ferguson fears Wenger will block RVP move as United’s £15m offer falls short – [Daily Mail]
Newcastle are sweating on the fitness of Cheick Tiote ahead of the Premier League kick-off – [Daily Mail]
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