Every Wednesday The Grapevine on The Sport Review brings you all the very latest football gossip from the media, plus the most memorable quotes of the last seven days.
David Villa a target for Premier League clubs?
Valencia striker David Villa has suggested that he will leave his current club should they fail to qualify for next season’s Champions League. Valencia are currently in fifth place in La Liga, two points behind Athletico Madrid, with two games left to play. (Goal.com)
Liverpool to land Venezuelan winger, Juan Arango?
Rafa Benitez is reportedly interested in signing Mallorca’s 29-year-old attacking winger Arango this summer. The player has been linked with the likes of Arsenal, Spurs and Aston Villa over the past few seasons.
Xabi Alonso linked with Ã‚Â£21 million move away from Liverpool
Liverpool midfielder Xabi Alonso is linked with a move away from Anfield this summer. It has been reported that Rafa Benitez would be tempted to sell the 27-year-old for a fee of Ã‚Â£21 million.
Adebayor’s agent has ‘no clue’ whether his client will stay on at Arsenal
Arsenal striker Emmanuel Adebayor may or may not remain at the club after his agent said he had “no clue” about the 25-year-old’s future. Adebayor has been linked with a summer move to AC Milan.
Barcelona in Ã‚Â£20 million move for Ashley Cole
Chelsea left-back Ashley Cole could be on his way to Barcelona this summer with the club reportedly lining up a Ã‚Â£20 million bid for the defender.
QUOTES OF THE WEEK:
“The champions are the team with the most points…if United have more points, it means they have more points, that’s all. Nothing else.”
Rafa Benitez states the obvious.
“There is a massive difference between the away fans, who are absolutely fantastic, and the home ones.”
Arsene Wenger calls for all Arsenal fans to get behind the team.
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