New Real Madrid signing James Rodriguez claimed it was a “dream” to sign for the Spanish giants. Capture: James Rodriguez (right) poses with Florentino Perez after signing for Real Madrid The Colombian World Cup star completed a reported £63million move from Monaco on Tuesday, signing a six-year deal with Carlo Ancelotti’s men. It...

Cesc Fabregas has revealed how Jose Mourinho put Chelsea before his own family to persuaded him to join the Blues. Match abandoned: Fabregas was flattered Mourinho skipped son’s season finale to see him. Former Arsenal skipper Fabregas was in two minds over whether he could actually cross the London divide and become a Stamford Bridge player when Barcelona...

Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard has announced his international retirement. The 34-year-old won 114 caps over 14 years for England, representing the Three Lions in three separate World Cups.  Steven Gerrard Gerrard said: “I have enjoyed every minute of representing my country and it is a sad day for me knowing that I won’t pull on the England shirt again. “However,...

By Christian Bailey Arsene Wenger may well have successfully secured the signings of Alexis Sanchez and Mathieu Debuchy but he has set his sights on at least two more summer additions and is set to sell four players to help fund further transfers in the coming weeks. Santi Cazorla CaughtOffside understands that the Arsenal are hoping to complete the signing...

Real Madrid are reportedly very close to securing the summer signing of Colombian James Rodriguez with L’Equipe suggesting a deal could be completed very soon. James Rodriguez AS Monaco are set to accept the Bernabeu side’s €90m (£71m) bid for the 22 year old attacker, who finished the 2014 World Cup finals as top-scorer, and arguably was more deserving...