Mr Agent: Joey Barton won't hang around at Newcastle

Joey Barton has been told that he can go for free from Newcastle United. After both Joey and his agent got over the initial shock then I’m sure they had a chat and realised that this was good for them both.

Liverpool boss Dalglish: Henry will back me in transfer market

Liverpool boss Kenny Dalglish knows he has the backing of owner John W Henry in the transfer market. Liverpool are close to landing Newcastle United left-back Jose Enrique, while signing a centre-half is also on the radar.

Dalglish said:

“I don’t know of any football club that has ever had success and not spent money. It is necessary, but it’s even more important to spend it wisely, and we’ve acted responsibly. If anyone has a better owner than John Henry, then they’ve done very well for themselves because he’s fantastically supportive.”

Newcastle United Sign Sylvain Marveaux After Liverpool Move Falls Through

Rennes midfielder signs for St James’ Park side.

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Rennes midfielder Sylvain Marveaux has stressed that his transfer to Liverpool fell through because he could not agree personal terms with the Premier League side.

The former France Under-21 international appeared set to sign for the Reds on a free transfer from Rennes to put a couple of disappointing seasons, marred by injuries, behind him; but the move collapsed on Friday. (

Newcastle have signed midfielder Sylvain Marveaux from French club Rennes on a five-year deal.

Newcastle United Transfer Plans: Five In, Five Out

Having looked at the potential business of Manchester United, Liverpool, Chelsea and Arsenal this summer, it is the St James’ Park club’s turn to be under the microscope. Following the sale of big stars a summer of Alan Pardew-style rebuilding is needed on Tyneside.

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OUT: Jose Enrique (defender)

The Spaniard has obviously had his head turned by offers from other clubs and no longer has his heart in the Tyne. Newcastle can cash in now on the 25-year-old and use that money to invest in the future of the club.

Liverpool to Take Advantage of Turmoil With £22m Double Newcastle United Raid

Anfield boss to make move for St James’ Park pair.

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Liverpool are reportedly planning a move to sign Newcastle United pair Jose Enrique and Jonas Gutierrez after seeing Magpies star Kevin Nolan leave for West Ham today. The midfielder’s departure has sparked speculation that others will follow an assumption furthered by Joey Barton who announced on twitter that he and the wide pair could be on their way to the St James’ Park exit.

10 Top Talents From France Who Everyone Wants To Sign

The gems from Spain have been looked at and now here is the best of the Ligue 1 talent that could be on the move this summer.

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Eden Hazard (Lille) The 20-year-old Belgian has caught the eye of all the major European clubs on his way to becoming Ligue 1 player of the year. Both club and player have insisted the player is going nowhere but when Barcelona, Arsenal and Inter Milan are calling, money will do the talking. And £22million could be enough to persuade the French club.

Newcastle United Star Edges Close to £8.5m Liverpool Move as Manager Admits Contract Talks Go Nowhere

St James’ Park boss forlornly hopes Spaniard will not make Anfield move.

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Newcastle United boss Alan Pardew admits Jose Enrique is likely to leave.

The Liverpool target has refused to discuss new terms with the Spaniard.

Pardew told the Evening Chronicle: “At the moment, it looks like he doesn’t want to deal with us.

“We have been asked to make him an offer, but there has been no progress since then. I still hope we can do something but at the moment, we are still waiting for Jose.

Top 25 Fattest Footballers In Premier League History

Having looked at the sexiest and ugliest players, the best European managersteenagers and strikers and the most disappointing, here is our list of the fattest players of the last 20 years.

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25. Kolo Toure (Manchester City) – 76kg

Liverpool make final bid for Newcastle fullback Enrique

Liverpool are ready to make a take-it-or-leave-it offer for Newcastle United fullback Jose Enrique.

The News of the World says Liverpool will offer Newcastle £8million for left-back Enrique this week.

The Spaniard has a year left on his current Toon deal and been tabled new terms by the Geordies.

Newcastle want an answer from Enrique this week over whether he will stick or twist.

Liverpool make Lyon fullback Cissokho priority target

Liverpool have moved for Lyon left-back Aly Cissokho.

The People says Liverpool are going for Cissokho after being frustrated in their bid to land Newcastle United’s Jose Enrique.

Liverpool have now moved Cissokho to the top of their wanted list, with Celtic’s Emilio Izaguirre behind him.

Cissokho, 23, has suitors across Europe, with Bayern Munich – who are also keen on Enrique – and Juventus keeping tabs, too.