Lunchtime Roundup 24th December

Afternoon all, I hope you’re all having a nice relaxing Christmas eve, I know I am

 

Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has said that Swansea City captain Ashley Williams should be given a lenghtly ban for intentionally kicking the ball at United striker Robin Van Persie’s head after a fould was given. Ferguson also added that Van Persie could have been killed by the incident. Williams has denied that he did this deliberately and claims to have said sorry to Van Persie, but from what Williams said, the Dutch striker didn’t want to listen

Daniel Sturridge is today set to have a medical at Liverpool ahead of a proposed £12 million move from Chelsea. Sturridge has struggled for Chelsea this season as he has only scored on one occasion

Jack Wilshere has expressed his desire at wanting striker Theo Walcott to sign a new long term contract with the gunners. Walcott’s current contract expires at the end of this season and has attracted a lot of interest from the likes of Manchester United and Chelsea

West Brom’s on loan Chelsea striker Romelu Lukaku is hoping that he is able to see out the rest of his season long loan. But there is a chance Chelsea’s interim manager Rafa Benitez could call the Belgian striker back as there is a clause in the contract that will allow Chelsea to recall Lukaku in January if they want to, but Lukaku hasn’t yet spoke to Benitez about a possible return to Stamford Bridge

There have been a lot of rumours going around saying that Swansea are interested in signing ADO Den Haag midfielder Jens Toornstra. But the Dutch midfielder has said that there has been no contact made from Swansea at this moment in time

David Luiz’s recent switch from being a centre back to a holding midfielder has baffled many people, but according to fellow Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard has praised the Brazilian for his performance in their 8-0 win over Aston Villa yesterday

West Brom striker Peter Odemwingie is furious at being snubbed by Nigeria for their African Cup Of Nations squad. But West Brom manager Steve Clarke has said that Odemwingie not being selected is is West Brom’s gain and Nigeria’s loss

Tottenham are set to offer goalkeeper Brad Friedel a new contract to ensure that he doesn’t make a return to former team Blackburn Rovers

Fulham are close to agreeing a £800,000 deal to sign Standard Liege’s Turkish goalkeeper Sinan Polat as a replacement for Mark Schwarzer

Peterborough have completed the permanent signing of Dagenham & Redbridge striker Dwight Gayle for a fee believeed to be around £750,000. Gayle had enjoyed an impressive loan spell with The Posh scoring on five occasions

Coventry have taken Charlton Athletic striker Leon Clarke on trial with a view to a permanent deal if Clarke impresses on his trial with The Sky Blues

 

 

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