LLORIS BID REJECTED

Throughout the summer there has been plenty of speculation linking Tottenham with a new goalkeeper, with several names being linked with an arrival at White Hart Lane. Perhaps the biggest rumour has been associated with Hugo Lloris, with several media outlets reporting that the Lyon shot stopper has been on the radar of Andre Villas-Boas. However, it appears as though the club have now put a stop to negotiations, after the Lyon chairman confirmed that Spurs had tried, yet failed, with an attempt to prize the 25-year-old away.

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NO CONTAC FOR MOYES

Everton manager David Moyes has confirmed that he has received no official contact from Tottenham regarding him taking over the vacant managerial job at the London club.

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HULL SIGN BRUCE

Championship club Hull City have decided to sign former Sunderland manager Steve Bruce as their new man to lead the club.

The club recently sacked Nick Barmby from his position after the former midfielder made some ill-advised comments about the owners of the club. Steve Bruce has been out of work after being sacked by Sunderland midway through the season.

MANCINI PLAYS DOWN TITLE

Even though Manchester City capped a remarkable comeback in the Premier league after the 1-0 win, Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini refused to say that his team were the favourites to win the title this season.

DISTIN SAYS SORRY

Everton defender Sylvain Distin has said that he is extremely sorry for the back pass, which was the cause for the late goal by Liverpool in the FA Cup semi-final between the two clubs recently.

Sylvain Distin has already won the FA Cup with Portsmouth in 2008.

He had the chance to help David Moyes celebrates his 10 years at Everton by lifting the FA Cup this season, but a catastrophic error by the Frenchman led to Liverpool scoring the goal in the dying minutes of the game, which eventually proved to be the winner. Following the match, Distin apologised to the Everton fans.

MANCINI PREDICTS TEVEZ RETURN

Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini has said that there is every possibility that Carlos Tevez will return to the first-team action for the match against Chelsea.

Manchester City will be facing Chelsea on Wednesday, and it is currently one of the crucial encounters for the club in the race for the Premier league title.

NEVILLE CHOOSES COACHING

Everton captain and versatile midfielder Phil Neville has become a coach at the England under 21 level, thus forming the basis and foundation for his future career in management.

The 35-year-old is coming to the end of his career in football as a player.

LANDON INTERESTED IN EVERTON MOVE

Everton midfielder Landon Donovan has said that he would be very much interested in the prospect of joining the Merseyside club on a permanent basis.

Landon Donovan is currently in his second loan spell with Everton. He is on loan from MLS side LA Galaxy.

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BOLTON STRUGGLE IN THE CUP

All the excitement and the elation of the FA cup could come to an end if Bolton Wanderers are knocked out in the third round of the FA Cup.

The manager, Owen Coyle, was confident and sure that with their current performance levels, they should have been able to snatch a win, but they could only manage a 2-2 draw with Macclesfield.

CONOR HAS MORE TO COME

Versatile Preston North End player Conor McLaughlin has asserted that he still has plenty to learn from the game and that his best is yet to come.

The Northern Irish international is one of the most versatile players in the North End squad with the fans witnessing this season how he played in positions as varied as midfield, on the wing and in defense.

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