Football Shorts

Talk of change is in the air. It’s now looking more likely than not that He is going to make a return to Chelsea in the summer, the odds for David Moyes to become Fergie’s eventual successor at Old Trafford have been slashed and Victor Wanyama could become the first Kenyan footballer to play in the Premier League.

But one rumour that has come out over the Bank Holiday Weekend is that of Jose, and the possibility of him making Ross Kemp-lookalike and not-as-bad-as-people-make-out former Blackburn boss Steve Kean his assistant! The Daily Mirror seem to think he’s a shoe-in!

Manchester City want Torres. Stop laughing, this isn’t Fernando, it’s Atletico Madrid’s 18-year-old midfielder Oliver Torres is in their sights, but they face competition from Manchester United, Chelsea and Liverpool for the Spain Under 21 international. (Daily Mail)

Arsenal are in advanced negotiations to sign Fiorentina striker Stevan Jovetic, and are also eyeing a striker, with Robert Lewandowski and Edin Dzeko on Arsene Wenger’s shortlist. (

Paddy Power put on their Facebook page on Sunday that they’d slashed the odds for David Moyes to become their next boss to 1-2. Does someone know something we don’t?

Liverpool’s owners are refusing to sign off on boss Brendan Rodgers’ plan to sign Ashley Williams from Swansea. (

Finally, it was a fantastic weekend for our local clubs, with Huddersfield Town and Barnsley playing out a stalemate to ensure Championship survival and Bradford City and Halifax Town getting to the finals of their respective leagues’ playoffs.