Football News – Lulofs confirms Newcastle interest, Chelsea looking to sign Oscar & much more…
The fallout from the John Terry case took a new twist when Rio Ferdinand laughed at a derogatory tweet about Ashley Cole that was sent following the Chelsea star’s acquittal from his racism charge on Friday afternoon. The term ‘choc ice’ was used to describe Ashley Cole and while Ferdinand got a sizeable reaction to his response “I hear you fella! Choc ice is classic! hahahahahahha!!” the lawyers of Cole claimed that although client was made aware of the tweets, he wouldn’t be making any official complaint given that he and Rio are such good friends.
Elsewhere in the news Fabio Capello set to take the Russian job; pressure mounts on the FA to charge John Terry, while Andre Villas-Boas remains impressed by Daniel Levy’s vision.
Didier Drogba didn’t move for the money and insists that he wants to ‘help football develop in China’ after joining Shanghai Shenhua – [Guardian]
The pressure is mounting on the FA to charge John Terry, following the Chelsea star’s acquittal on Friday afternoon – [Guardian]
Andre Villas-Boas is confident his project at the club can succeed after being given assurances by Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy – [Sky Sports]
Fabio Capello is delighted that John Terry was cleared and feels vindicated over his decision to stand by him when England manager – [Daily Telegraph]
Demba Ba has rubbished reports that he is set to leave St James’ Park this summer – [Sky Sports]
PFA call for players to be sent off for X-rated rants at each other – [Independent]
Both Manchester clubs United and City are set to battle it out for Robin van Persie – [Daily Mail]
Real Madrid players are assuming Tottenham’s Luka Modric will be joining them next season – [Daily Mail]
Vurnon Anita is putting pressure on Ajax to win his dream move to Newcastle, according to his agent Harry Lulofs – [Mirror]
Lukas Podolski has urged Robin van Persie to stay on at Arsenal this season – [Sun]
Chelsea looks set to beat Tottenham to the signature of Internacional star Oscar – [Express]
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