Fernando Torres

Why Manchester United will not sign James Rodriguez in January?!

Sources in Portugal newspaper, Abola are suggesting Manchester United are in the process of preparing an offer for FC Porto winger James Rodriguez. The highly valued 21 year old Colombian is allegedly top of Manchester United’s targets.

Rodriguez operates primarily as a left winger, with the versatility to play in the secondary positions of attacking midfield and also the right wing. Rodriguez who is contracted at FC Porto till 30/06/ 2016 will not be sold on the cheap .With a current minimum market value in the region of £16 million. However there are reports Rodriguez, FC Porto have slapped a 45 million Euro’s buy – out clause on the much coveted Columbian.

Why Liverpool almost lost the £50m Torres jackpot

It can now be revealed that the sensational £50m move of Liverpool striker Fernando Torres to Chelsea came close to being scuttled just minutes before the transfer deadline! Liverpool’s American owner John Henry could do little more than anxiously wait by his phone as late negotiations took place between two key figures, totally unaware of how deals like this are sealed whenever the West London club is in the market for a high profile player. The record British transfer was finally completed when agreement was finally reached in time for the paperwork to be lodged with the Premier League.