Ancelotti happy PSG beat Man Utd to Lucas | Transfers | Tribal Football

PSG coach Carlo Ancelotti is convinced of the quality of Lucas Moura.PSG left Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson bewildered after outbidding them for the Sao Paulo star. PSG coach Carlo Ancelotti is convinced of the quality of Lucas Moura.PSG left Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson bewildered after outbidding them for the Sao Paulo star.Ancelotti said: “He is the only player to arrive during the transfer window. This is a great player, he is young, he will be the future of the club.”He has many qualities and it will be no problem to have a good relationship with the other players.”We are happy because it was not easy to recruit a player as important as him, and he will help the team do better.”

Rodgers: Important best players see Liverpool making progress | Premiership News | Tribal Football

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers says it’s crucial his top players feel they’re making progress.Rodgers is determined not to lose his best players. Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers says it’s crucial his top players feel they’re making progress.Rodgers is determined not to lose his best players.”The players need to feel there is hope,” said Rodgers. “I don’t want people who don’t want to be here, but top players like Steven Gerrard, Daniel Agger and Luis Suarez have all committed to the cause. They obviously feel there is hope that the model will work.”The reality is we’re a team that haven’t been challenging for the last number of years and it is going to need that wee bit of time. I believe we are going down the right route because, if you’re not going to invest as heavily, you have to build.”

QPR boss Redknapp delighted Taarabt snubbed by Morocco | Premiership News | Tribal Football

QPR boss Harry Redknapp is delighted Adel Taarabt has been snubbed by Morocco for the African Nations Cup. QPR boss Harry Redknapp is delighted Adel Taarabt has been snubbed by Morocco for the African Nations Cup.Morocco coach Rachid Taoussi stated that the reason he overlooked Taarabt was because he refused to meet him after travelling to London to see the playmaker.Redknapp said: “I’m delighted, it’s fantastic news. I thought he might be going but he’s a talent when he plays like he does at Fulham. He can win games for you.”I don’t know what happened. I swear I haven’t got a clue. I never discussed it with anybody.”The first I knew about it was when I was driving in and heard on the radio that he hasn’t been selected and I thought, ‘Oh, that’s good’.”

Man Utd boss Ferguson ponders bargain basement Sneijder deal | Transfers | Tribal Football

Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson is eyeing a bargain basement deal for Wesley Sneijder. Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson is eyeing a bargain basement deal for Wesley Sneijder.The Sun says the Dutch playmaker has been United boss Alex Ferguson’s top choice to replace Paul Scholes in the past.But Inter’s £40m valuation and his astronomical £10m-a-year wages proved a stumbling block 18 months ago.This could be United’s big chance to capture one of the world’s great midfielders — but if they pass it up then Tottenham will be waiting to pounce.Sneijder confessed yesterday: “It’s clear it is the best for everyone concerned that in January I am transferred.”

QPR boss Redknapp full of praise for Liverpool striker Suarez | Premiership News | Tribal Football

QPR boss Harry Redknapp is full of praise for Liverpool striker Luis Suarez.QPR face Liverpool later today. QPR boss Harry Redknapp is full of praise for Liverpool striker Luis Suarez.QPR face Liverpool later today.”My God, the man is fantastic, an unbelievable player,” he said. “There are a lot of people who don’t like Suarez, but as a player he is right up there. He could play for any team in the world.”He gives everything – effort to start with and he never stops working. When he loses the ball he is like a little kid, he chases the ball to get it back. That enthusiasm, he’s fantastic.”

Man City boss Mancini facing FA rap over bias claims | Premiership News | Tribal Football

Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini is facing FA action after his blast at ref Mike Jones for sending off Samir Nasri during victory at Norwich City. Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini is facing FA action after his blast at ref Mike Jones for sending off Samir Nasri during victory at Norwich City.The Italian is convinced of bias against the reigning champs.Mancini lamented: “Both players came forward with their heads, so if you are going to send off one, then you have to send off both, not only Samir.”Samir said he touched his head, okay, but the other player has done the same.”The linesman has a big responsibility also, because it was not a good decision, it is incredible.”You want to send off both players? Then, okay, the referee was there, he saw everything. The linesman was behind [the players], he could not see. We will appeal, sure.”Mancini continued: “I am disappointed with Samir, and he will pay his fine, but the decision was not correct.”Samir did a mistake, okay, but after why when the other player did the same thing, does he send off only one?”There are two rules for different teams, and I hate this in football and cannot accept this.”In life, there is only one rule for everyone. This season, I have seen things which are not good.”For the referees, this is the most easiest thing to do, but I do not want to talk about the referees too much, because I said last time that they had a big lunch for Christmas, and I don’t know what [will happen].”

Tottenham ace Bale snaps back at diving claims: What am I expected to do?!! | Premiership News | Tribal Football

Tottenham winger Gareth Bale has hit back at claims he is a serial diver.Bale was booked for diving for the THIRD time in five games in victory at Sunderland. Tottenham winger Gareth Bale has hit back at claims he is a serial diver.Bale was booked for diving for the THIRD time in five games in victory at Sunderland.Asked whether he is too theatrical when he goes down, Bale stormed: “What am I expected to do, hit my head on the floor?“If people kick me I’m not going to stop going over as it is a foul.”