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City set to pip United to Brazilian midfielder in the summer

  According to The Daily Mail, Manchester City are ready to pip their neighbours United to the signature of Shaktar Donetsk midfielder Fred in the summer. City have long been linked with a move for the 24-year old Brazilian, but Jose Mourinho is also said to be interested in bringing the player to Old Trafford. Fred was bought by Shaktar ...

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Luke Shaw set to sign new improved contract with Manchester United

The Sun reports that Manchester United left-back Luke Shaw is set to sign a new improved deal at the club – just months after his Old Trafford career seemed well and truly over. 22-year old Shaw had struggled at United under manager Jose Mourinho, who criticised the player for his injury records and fitness levels. United have been actively looking ...

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Top 5: Mike Dean’s historic refereeing mistakes

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  Image Credits It is fair to say that referee Mike Dean wasn’t on top of Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger’s Christmas card following his decision to award a penalty against The Gunners in their draw with West Bromwich Albion. His decision was widely derided with Sky pundits Jamie Redknapp and Ray Parlour describing it as “awful” and “horrendous”, whilst Alan ...

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Alexis Sanchez pleads guilty to tax fraud

As reported by The BBC, Alexis Sanchez has pled guilty to tax fraud in Spain and accepted a 16-month suspended jail sentence in exchange for avoiding a trial. Spanish prosecutors have alleged that Sanchez failed to pay tax from the income derived from his image rights in 2012 and 2013 when he was playing for Barcelona at the time. Although ...

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Patrice Evra completes short-term switch to West Ham

As reported by ESPN, former Manchester United star Patrice Evra has joined West Ham on a short-term deal until the end of the season. Evra, who is a free agent, has been without a club since he was sacked by Marseille in November, after he kicked out at a fan who he claimed was abusing him before their Europa league ...

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Manchester United star faces match-fixing trial

Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera could be set to face trail over a match-fixing scandal in Spain, reports The Daily Mail. The match in question dates back to the end of the 2010 – 2011 La Liga season when Herrera’s former club Real Zaragoza travelled to Levante in a bottom-of the-table clash. Zaragoza won the match and stayed in the ...

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Liverpool confirm signing of Columbian defender

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As reported by SkySports and confirmed by the club on their official site, Liverpool have completed the signing of 18-year old Columbian defender Anderson Arroyo. Although the transfer window has now been closed for six days, the deal was actually completed before deadline day, but it has taken until now for all the paperwork to be completed and the necessary ...

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Karim Benzema offered to Premier League duo

Karim Benzema has been offered to both Manchester United and Arsenal, allege talkSPORT, quoting reports from Spanish outlet Diario Gol. The 30-year old French striker has spent 9 years at Real and together with Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale has formed part of their BBC attack. However, with reports that the Spanish giants are looking to significantly overhaul their squad ...

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Manchester United target Michael Carrick replacement

Metro reports that Manchester United have targeted Real Madrid midfielder Mateo Kovacic as a replacement for Michael Carrick. 36-year old Carrick is set to retire at the end of the season after 12 years at Old Trafford and has  accepted a coaching role at the club when he hangs up his boots. United have already confirmed that they want to ...

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