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Jurgen Klopp vs Pep Guardiola rivalry: Head to Head, Trophies and Philosophies

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via The Daily Express The dust has barely settled on another Premier League campaign, but already there is speculation about who if, anyone will challenge Pep Guardiola’s centurions next season.  A lot of pundits are pointing at Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool as the likely title contenders for 2018-19.  As they continue to strengthen, there is a feeling that the German’s building ...

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Didier Drogba quotes: Best Quotes on Drogba

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Ivorian footballer Didier Drogba joined Chelsea FC in July 2004 for £24 million. That season, the West Londoners went on to win the Premier League, their first after 50 years. Drogba’s contribution to this incredible achievement can not possibly be undermined. The Ivory Coast icon would go on to win four Premier League titles, four FA Cups, three League Cups ...

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Crystal Palace ready to move for West Ham winger

Michael Antonio is set to leave West Ham United with Crystal Palace set to lead the chase for the 29-year old winger. Antonio is ready to depart the East London club, reports The Daily Mirror, after being told that he does not figure in the club’s long-term plans under new manager Manuel Pellegrini. A £7 million buy from Nottingham Forest ...

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Leicester and Southampton competing for Norwich midfielder

Norwich midfielder James Maddison has been given permission to speak to both Leicester City and Southampton after both teams had bids of £24 million accepted by the East Anglian side. The highly-rated England under-21 international is in high demand after a season which saw him score 14 goals and provide 8 assists in the Championship. It was Southampton who made ...

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Crystal Palace linked with in-demand jack Wilshere

Crystal Palace are the latest side to be linked with a move for Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere who looks certain to leave The Emirates at the end of the month. The 26-year old midfielder, who is out of contract on June 30th, had been set to sign a new deal at Arsenal worth £110,000 a week plus a £65,000 win ...

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Norwich City midfielder eyed by trio of clubs

  Norwich City midfielder Ben Godfrey is attracting interest from Swansea City, Crystal Palace and West Bromwich Albion. The 20-year impressed last season whilst on loan at League 1 side Shrewsbury Town, and now the three clubs in question are all said to be weighing up a bid for the plater, according to The BBC, with a fee of £3 ...

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Newcastle and Leicester competing to sign Andros Townsend

Both Newcastle United and Leicester City are competing to sign Crystal Palace winger Andros Townsend. The 26-year old has already been the subject of an enquiry from Newcastle, according to The Guardian, who are ready to pay £20 million to re-sign the England international who moved from Tyneside to Palace back in the summer of 2016. However, they could now ...

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Bournemouth make £10 million bid for Brentford defender

Bournemouth have made a £10 million bid for Brentford defender Chris Mepham. The 20 year-old Welsh International has been on the Premier League side’s radar since January, and now they have made a formal offer for the player reports The BBC. Mepham began his career as a youngster with Chelsea before switching to Brentford a 14-year old, and first came ...

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Marcelo Bielsa appointed new Leeds coach

Leeds United have chosen Marcelo Bielsa as their new head coach, appointing the Argentine on a two-year deal. He replaces Paul Heckingbottom who was relieved of his duties at Elland Road last month. Bielsa said in a statement “’It has always been my ambition to work in England and I have had several opportunities to do so during my career, ...

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Celtic ready to break their transfer record for striker

Celtic are on the brink of smashing their transfer record with a permanent deal for 20-year old Odsonne Edouard. The striker joined Celtic on a season-long loan from parent club Paris Saint Germain last August , and went on to make 29 appearances and score 11 goals as the club completed a second successive domestic trouble. Now The Hops are ...

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