Lunchtime Report: May 30

Published Add your comment

Swansea manager Brendan Rodgers has emerged as the leading candidate to succeed Kenny Dalglish at Liverpool - and could be appointed by Friday.

Liverpool could make a formal approach for Rodgers this week, while Wigan manager Roberto Martinez is also in contention following talks with the club.

Mario Balotelli has said he will walk off the pitch is he is subjected to abuse at Euro 2012, amid growing concerns over racism during the tournament.

Elsewhere, Phil Jagielka has said that a lack of expectation could help England at Euro 2012, suggesting less pressure will benefit the squad.


In today's transfer news, Manchester City could make a £30m bid for Inter Milan midfielder Wesley Sneijder after missing out on Eden Hazard. (Football Italia)

With Manchester United close to signings Shinji Kagawa, Sir Alex Ferguson will turn his attention to Luka Modric - who could cost £35m. (Daily Mail)

And finally, Arsene Wenger could make a surprise move for Nigel de Jong as his efforts to sign Yann M'Vila continue to be frustrated. (Daily Mirror)

The Football Daily is a video round-up produced on behalf of and brings you news, opinions and gossip from the world of football.

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE:

Premier League

Article Comments

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author


This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again