In the latest edition of ESPN's Week in Words, both Steven Gerrard and Louis van Gaal make their feelings clear as Rory McIlroy reveals how he celebrated becoming Open champion…
"They should sit down together like grown men, bang their heads together and speak their minds as guys should"
Netherlands boss Guus Hiddink has called for Robin van Persie to grow up and settle his differences with Pierre van Hooijdonk. You tell him Guus
"It's a lion's head. That's good. His hair could be in line with the Neapolitan style"
Napoli president Aurelio de Laurentiis has questionable reasons for wanting to sign Manchester United flop Marouane Fellaini
"I would have been really sad and disappointed to see Luis go to Arsenal. With all due respect to them, I said to him that he was too good for Arsenal"
Steven Gerrard has a dig at Liverpool's title rivals
"If it's a question about quality of life, I would say that Sevilla is better than being at Liverpool, that's for sure"
Iago Aspas is clearly not bitter about being a bench warmer at Anfield last season
"I always want to win at all costs. I want to show Serie A the player I have been for Manchester United, where I won everything"
New Juventus left-back Patrice Evra isn't shy of tooting his own horn, is he?
"I think a few people had written me off thinking I was a one-hit wonder"
Greg Rutherford was in defiant mood after winning gold at the Commonwealth Games
"My lack of form has kept me up all night with worry. I've had a nightmare for the last six months and it was so embarrassing for me - the worst time in my career"
Phil Taylor says he is now back with a vengeance after winning his 15th World Matchplay title
"Let them attack me, I do not care, I'm starting to get used to it"
French board boss Pierre Camou reacts to a stinging broadside from Bernard Laporte
"I've sort of been taking pictures of it, beside the TV and on top of the toilet. It's been quite funny, sending them around to all my friends"
Rory McIlroy has been having fun with the Claret Jug
"When there is success you have a very good squad, and now I have to follow and the squad was broken I think"
Poor David Moyes. Even Louis van Gaal is having a dig now
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