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  • Last Updated: February 11 2014, 13:45 GMT


Javier Hernandez: Becoming increasingly frustrated at United
Javier Hernandez: Becoming increasingly frustrated at United

Rio Ferdinand's future with Manchester United is in doubt after he is left out of their training camp in Dubai this week. A statement is expected on Thursday...

Stuart Peace has become the latest man to call for John Terry to rethink his decision to quit England duty. Pearce thinks he would be a shoo-in for Roy Hodgson's World Cup squad.

Yeovil are giving a trial to Spanish midfielder Ruben Palazuelos, who used to play for Hearts and is currently plying his trade in Finland with FC Honka.

West Brom's young defender Reiss Greenidge will have a second trial with Blackburn as he looks to seal a permanent move to Ewood Park.


Manchester United's bid to bring midfielder Paul Pogba back to Old Trafford is likely to be a non-starter.

Stoke and Crystal Palace are lining up bids for United States defender Fabian Johnson, who has refused a new contract at German side Hoffenheim.

Spurs are unlikely to have defender Vlad Chiriches back in their line-up until the middle of March because of a back injury.

Tottenham's Hugo Lloris would be keen on a move to Arsenal, claims France team mate Olivier Giroud.


Jose Mourinho feels the Premier League could become a punishment free-for-all zone in the wake of their failure to punish Yaya Toure for kicking out at Ricky van Wolfswinkel.

Fulham could provoke a major row if they call off Wednesday's clash with Liverpool because of the tube strike.

Manchester City are in discussions to sign 12-year-old Kevin Ackermann, much to the chagrin of his Swedish club IFK Goteborg.


Nottingham Forest fans have declared tonight's game against Huddersfield as 'Fawaz Day' in tribute to the club's owner Fawaz Al-Hasawi.

Bournemouth are sending defender Elliott Ward to a specialist in Italy to try and cure his knee injury.


Javier Hernandez is becoming a frustrated figure at Manchester United as is Wilfried Zaha, who posted a thinly-veiled barb at David Moyes on Monday evening on Instagram.

Ravel Morrison seems certain to be heading out of West Ham as a rift with boss Sam Allardyce widens. QPR have already declared their interest but competition is expected.


Peter Shilton says Fraser Forster needs to quit Celtic if he is to entertain long-term ambitions with England's national side.

Dundee United starlet Andy Robertson set to earn a first call to the Scotland senior side for the clash with Poland next month.