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Footy Talk: Football News and Rumours - 29th September 2016

Updated: 29 September 2016 19:38 IST - Published: 29 September 2016 10:10 IST
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That's all the news and gossip we have for today. Hope you liked what you saw. Make sure you tune in tomorrow. 
Bye for now!!

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ATLETICO DEFENDER GODIN DEALING WITH LIGAMENT INJURY AFTER UCL MATCHAtletico Madrid defender Diego Godin suffered a sprained ankle ligament yesterday in their 1-0 Champions League win over Bayern Munich. The Uruguayan defender is now out for a few weeks with countryman Jose Gimenez.

ATLETICO DEFENDER GODIN DEALING WITH LIGAMENT INJURY AFTER UCL MATCH

Atletico Madrid defender Diego Godin suffered a sprained ankle ligament yesterday in their 1-0 Champions League win over Bayern Munich. The Uruguayan defender is now out for a few weeks with countryman Jose Gimenez.

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FOOTBALLER BIRTHDAY'S TODAY -

Adem Ljajić (25)
Yevhen Konoplyanka (27)
Per Mertesacker (32)
Andriy Shevchenko (40)
Wolfgang Overath (73)

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CR7'S PRIVATE JET CRASHES IN BARCELONAThe Real Madrid talisman's £15million Gulfstream G200 was landing at El Prat airport in Barcelona before it's landing gear broke during an impact with the runway. 

CR7'S PRIVATE JET CRASHES IN BARCELONA

The Real Madrid talisman's £15million Gulfstream G200 was landing at El Prat airport in Barcelona before it's landing gear broke during an impact with the runway. 

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RAMBO TO MISS OUT FOR WALESArsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey is set to be absent for during the international break when the Euro 2016 semi-finalists continue their World Cup qualifying campaign against Austria and Georgia next week.

RAMBO TO MISS OUT FOR WALES

Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey is set to be absent for during the international break when the Euro 2016 semi-finalists continue their World Cup qualifying campaign against Austria and Georgia next week.

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FA TO APPROACH ARSENAL BOSS FOR ENGLAND JOBThe FA is looking towards Gunners boss Arsene Wenger as an alternative to replace Sam Allardyce as the new England coach at the end of the 2016-17 Premier League season.

FA TO APPROACH ARSENAL BOSS FOR ENGLAND JOB

The FA is looking towards Gunners boss Arsene Wenger as an alternative to replace Sam Allardyce as the new England coach at the end of the 2016-17 Premier League season.

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FERDINAND BELIEVES RASHFORD IS THE BEST STRIKER IN THE COUNTRYRio Ferdinand thinks Marcus Rashford merits a place in the England squad, saying

FERDINAND BELIEVES RASHFORD IS THE BEST STRIKER IN THE COUNTRY

Rio Ferdinand thinks Marcus Rashford merits a place in the England squad, saying "I think Marcus Rashford should be selected for the senior squad next week and be unleashed against Malta. Including his hat-trick for the U21s against Norway earlier this month, no English striker has scored more goals since he made his professional debut in February. I don't care how old you are, that record warrants a place in the squad. He has been the best striker in this country since February in terms of output – the statistics don't lie."

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EDDIE HOWE FULLY COMMITTED TO CHERRIESThe young Englishman has said that the remains

EDDIE HOWE FULLY COMMITTED TO CHERRIES

The young Englishman has said that the remains "absolutely committed" to Bournemouth saying "Nothing has changed from the summer. I've said in many interviews that the England job is the ultimate job, but I've signed players here and pledged a future to them. I'm not interested in the job now. You can never predict what will happen in the future."

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EMRE MOR THANKS CRISTIANO RONALDOBorussia Dortmund forward Emre Mor has thanked Cristiano Ronaldo in a heartfelt post on Social Media.

EMRE MOR THANKS CRISTIANO RONALDO

Borussia Dortmund forward Emre Mor has thanked Cristiano Ronaldo in a heartfelt post on Social Media.

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EX MANCHESTER UNITED MAN SCORES IN WATFORD TRIAL GAMEFederico Macheda played 64 minutes in an u-23 game for Watford, before being taken off. He also scored a goal in the game. Macheda is on trial at Watford following a spell at Cardiff City where he was released after scoring 6 goals in 26 league games.

EX MANCHESTER UNITED MAN SCORES IN WATFORD TRIAL GAME

Federico Macheda played 64 minutes in an u-23 game for Watford, before being taken off. He also scored a goal in the game. Macheda is on trial at Watford following a spell at Cardiff City where he was released after scoring 6 goals in 26 league games.

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WENGER SAYS ALEXIS ADJUSTING TO CENTRAL ROLEThe 66 year old French coach has praised Alexis Sanchez, saying

WENGER SAYS ALEXIS ADJUSTING TO CENTRAL ROLE

The 66 year old French coach has praised Alexis Sanchez, saying "At the moment he looks like he has the ingredients to do very well there," Wenger said on the club's official website. He's getting stronger in every single game."

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MOURINHO LABELS EUROPA LEAGUE CLASH AS 'MUST WIN'Jose Mourinho has called his team's match against Zorya Luhansk a must win, saying

MOURINHO LABELS EUROPA LEAGUE CLASH AS 'MUST WIN'

Jose Mourinho has called his team's match against Zorya Luhansk a must win, saying "It's very important. If we don't win we have four matches and I would say we have to win all the last four matches, which is difficult."

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ANTONIO CONTE EYEING JAVIER PASTOREThe Chelsea coach is looking to add Argentine Javier Pastore to his ranks, in order to add reinforcements to his midfield. John Obi Mikel looks set to leave and Pastore, though a different type of player, could be his replacement.

ANTONIO CONTE EYEING JAVIER PASTORE

The Chelsea coach is looking to add Argentine Javier Pastore to his ranks, in order to add reinforcements to his midfield. John Obi Mikel looks set to leave and Pastore, though a different type of player, could be his replacement.

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ALLARDYCE'S BACKROOM STAFF SET TO STAYAssistant Sammy Lee and goalkeeping coach Martyn Margetson are set to be retained as part of the staff which assists the England national team, regardless of whoever is appointed as the new England boss.

ALLARDYCE'S BACKROOM STAFF SET TO STAY

Assistant Sammy Lee and goalkeeping coach Martyn Margetson are set to be retained as part of the staff which assists the England national team, regardless of whoever is appointed as the new England boss.

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RODGERS SAYS THAT DEMBELE BULLIED  MANCHESTER CITY

After helping the Bhoys end Pep Guardiloa's 100% record as Manchester City manager, the Celtic coach said of Dembele 'We're fortunate to have him. He really bullied the back four, but he's more than that – he's got a wonderful touch. You saw his agility for the third goal. He's a huge talent.'

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RONALDO SWEATS IT OUT AT THE GYMCristiano Ronaldo has posted on Instagram and showcased his muscular legs with the caption 'this is my life'. No wonder his shots pack a punch.

RONALDO SWEATS IT OUT AT THE GYM

Cristiano Ronaldo has posted on Instagram and showcased his muscular legs with the caption 'this is my life'. No wonder his shots pack a punch.

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QPR MAY TO INVESTIGATE HASSELBAINK FOLLOWING ALLEGATIONS BY THE DAILY TELEGRAPH

The former Holland striker was accused of taking bungs, but has denied all wrongdoing.

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DIEGO SIMEONE SAYS GRIEZMANN WILL CONTINUE TO TAKE PENALTIES

Griezmann has missed 2 penalties in the Champions League this season, but Simeone has said, via UEFA 'Maradona, Messi,Platini and Zico have all missed penalties. Griezmann will carry on taking them.'

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FA TO APPROACH WENGER OVER ENGLAND JOB

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is set to be offered the England job by the FA following the sacking of Sam Allardyce from the role. 

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CHELSEA TO SWOOP WITH €50 MILLION BID FOR MILAN DEFENDER ALESSIO ROMAGNOLI

Antonio Conte is big fan of the Italian, and also asked about signing him in the summer. However, Chelsea's interest is now said to be concrete and they are ready to back it up with a bid. 

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MESUT OZIL YET TO AGREE NEW ARSENAL CONTRACTReports from Germany saying midfielder Ozil is yet to agree a new deal, and he is pushing for wages of £200,00 a week. The player has been in red hot form, and given the going rate for no.10's out there, it's no surprise Ozil is looking for such wages.

MESUT OZIL YET TO AGREE NEW ARSENAL CONTRACT

Reports from Germany saying midfielder Ozil is yet to agree a new deal, and he is pushing for wages of £200,00 a week. The player has been in red hot form, and given the going rate for no.10's out there, it's no surprise Ozil is looking for such wages.

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JOSE MOURINHO SAYS ROONEY CAN'T AFFORD TO HAVE A BAD PERFORMANCE

Mourinho said of the England captain, 'I think he really can’t afford to have a performance that is not really good. I’m here to protect him and not to put him in different situations. I have to analyse the best thing for him is to start the game.

'I’m going to discuss that with him and the medical staff and decide if he starts or is on the bench.’

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Rise and shine, folks! Great day of European football yesterday, and hopefully, today will be just as eventful. Stay tuned for the latest updates, right here on Footy Talk!