GUARDIAN – Jordan Henderson states his desire to become Liverpool captain

• Midfielder keen to ‘take more responsibility’ at Anfield• 25-year-old was Steven Gerrard’s deputy last seasonJordan Henderson has stated his desire to become Liverpool’s new captain, insisting he wants to “take more responsibility” at the club.Henderson has long been touted as the man who will take the armband on a long-term basis from Steven Gerrard having been vice-captain last season and established himself as a key member of Liverpool’s midfield. Related: Ings and Milner look a better fit for Liverpool than the 2014 vintage Continue reading…

ESPN – Barcelona target Ander Herrera and Hector Bellerin in January transfer raid

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers is happy with his side's belief even though the confidence may not be there. Arsenal and Manchester United may have to fend off interest from Barcelona for the services of Hector Bellerin and Ander Herrera once January 2016 rolls around. The rumours are gaining momentum and, in many instances, credibility. Transfer Talk has the latest news as the summer window nears… TRANSFERS BY LEAGUE All transfers English Premier League Spanish La Liga Italian Serie A German Bundesliga Major League Soccer Barca to raid Prem giants in January? The most recent January transfer window was something of a damp squib, but Barcelona could well make next year's winter market a nervy time for both Manchester United and Arsenal. The Mirror reports that the Liga leaders will celebrate the end of their FIFA transfer ban in style and kick off 2016 by targeting United midfielder…

ESPN – Barcelona join Paul Pogba fray, Yaya Toure closer to Inter Milan move

ESPN FC's Craig Burley presents his worst Premier League transfers this season, highlighted by Falcao and Angel Di Maria for Manchester United and the forwards of Rickie Lambert and Mario Balotelli for Liverpool. The rumours are gaining momentum and, in many instances, credibility. Transfer Talk has the latest news as the summer window nears. TRANSFERS BY LEAGUE All transfers English Premier League Spanish La Liga Italian Serie A German Bundesliga Major League Soccer Pogba to Barcelona, it's complicated With just about every team on the planet expressing some kind of interest in Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba, why shouldn't Barcelona join the fray? Well, a pesky transfer ban that prohibits them from any activity until 2016 for one. Transfer ban be damned, there are ways, according to quotes from Barcelona sporting director…