Afternoon Report: January 25



Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard has said it would be his dream to lead the Reds to Wembley for the first time since 1996 and lift the Calring Cup.

The Reds are on the verge of reaching the final, holding a 1-0 lead over Manchester City going into the semi-final 2nd leg at Anfield tonight.

The winner will face Cardiff in the final at Wembley after they be a Crystal Palace on penalties in their Semi-Final 2nd Leg last night.

Manchester City chairman Khaldoon al-Mubarak has revealed that striker Carlos Tevez has been fined over £9m in wages and bonuses for misconduct.

Khaldoon also reiterated the club will not sell Carlos Tevez unless their £25m asking price is met, expressing his frustration with the protracted transfer saga.


Arsenal and Liverpool target Hugo Rodallega has revealed his intention to leave Wigan Athletic at the end of the season. (Sky Sports)

West Ham have reportedly launched an audacious attempt to bring Chelsea winger Salomon Kalou to Upton Park on loan. (Daily Mail)

Manchester United are said to be closing in on the signing of Crystal Palace and England U21 defender Nathaniel Clyne. (Manchester Evening News)

Harry Redknapp has played down talk of Tottenham bringing Celtic winger James Forrest to White Hart Lane in January. (Metro)

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