Transfer Rumors

The Chicago Fire Are Reportedly In Madrid For Fernando Torres Talks

According to ESPN’s Jeff Carlisle, the Chicago Fire are currently in Madrid to hold talks with Atletico Madrid striker Fernando Torres, who’ll be out of a contract following the completion of the LaLiga season (which ends on May 20).

Where Will Gareth Bale Play Next Season?

Another Real Madrid game yesterday, another game Gareth Bale started on the bench. 

But this wasn’t just another game; this was the second leg of the Champions League semifinals. For Real Madrid, this was the most important game of the season. It’s the only trophy they still have a chance to win. The fact Gareth Bale started this game on the bench and didn’t even play at all in the first leg is telling. It’s telling no matter what Zinedine Zidane tells you.

Luka Modric In MLS Would Be Like Einstein Pulling A Billy Madison

Aside from the more technical aspects of U.S. youth soccer development, there’s a very real and very obvious significance in having players worthy of serving as inspirations to young Americans in MLS. While Lionel Messi and Neymar will always be accessible via YouTube highlights, there’s something much more tangible and effective with regards to seeing an otherworldly talent live. 

Guardiola Drops Mourinho-Pogba Fallout Bombshell On The Eve Of Manchester Derby

On the eve of a Manchester Derby that could decide the Premier League title, Pep Guardiola has revealed some pretty destabilizing claims concerning Paul Pogba’s past, present and future at Manchester United. According to Guardiola, Pogba’s agent, Mino Raiola, offered his client to the Citizens over the January transfer window.   

Bayern’s Transfer Fee For James Rodriguez Is A Steal, And Their CEO Knows It

With Bayern Munich attacker James Rodriguez returning to Spain to play Sevilla in the Champions League this week, the Spanish media turned its attention to the Real Madrid loanee with a staple of the country’s football coverage: unsubstantiated transfer rumors.

The rumor wasn’t all that juicy, just that Bayern will certainly move to make his loan permanent this summer by activating a clause that was included in the initial two-year loan contract signed last July.

Ranking The Likelihood Of 5 Intriguing Summer Transfer Rumors

When Alex Ferguson was scouting for talent in 1992, he had eyes on Leeds United Irishman Denis Irwin. Ferguson returned to Old Trafford with Irwin, picking up the fiery Frenchman Eric Cantona with him. Still convinced these miraculous transfers are nothing more than a coincidence? Nothing more than a marvelous yet inexplicable choice like your parents magically agreeing you can sleep over at Jimmy’s because you’ve been a good lad?

Zlatan Ibrahimovic Will Reportedly Join MLS This Week

For the last two months, Zlatan Ibrahimovic has reportedly been on the verge of joining Major League Soccer. For the last two months, he has not. However, with less than four months remaining on his Manchester United contract and with Jose Mourinho more than obliging with regards to letting the Swede go, it’s only a matter of time until we see Ibrahimovic in MLS (the Los Angeles Galaxy being the ultimate destination).

Why The Christian Pulisic To Real Madrid Rumors Make Perfect Sense

According to the latest rumors from Sky Sports, Real Madrid president Florentino Perez is interested in signing Christian Pulisic from Borussia Dortmund this summer for around $100 million as he “sees the value in having the poster boy for football in America at his disposal.” 

Is the move all that far-fetched? No.