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Potential managerial candidates to replace Mourinho at Man United

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Manchester United’s soap opera season continues to show no signs of abating. Whether it be criticism from the fans for a perceived negative approach or from within his own camp as players and agents continue to cause serious headaches, time looks like it may not be on Jose Mourinho’s side. It may sound a touch dramatic after only two games ...

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City forced to consider player recall as goalkeeping crisis looms

While Manchester City may have started the new season where they left off last, with a dominant victory over Arsenal, and a thrashing of Huddersfield Town, things are not going so well for them on the training ground. First, Belgian midfielder Kevin de Bruyne picked-up the knee injury which will see him miss at least three months of the season. ...

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Arsenal refuse to submit to Aaron Ramsey pay demands

Arsenal are refusing to bow to Aaron Ramsey’s wage demands, whilst still hoping he will commit to another contract with the club. The 27-year old Welsh midfielder is in the final year of his contract at The Emirates, and, although a new deal is on the table for him, he has refused to sign, with reports suggesting that he is ...

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Aston Villa set to beat Leeds to Dutch international

Aston Villa are set to beat Championship rivals Leeds United to the signature of Lille winger Anwar El Ghazi. That is according to SkySports who report that the loan to Villa has been agreed, with the potential to convert it into a permanent move as early as next January. Born in the Netherlands to Moroccan parentage, El Ghazi joined the ...

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Bill Shankly Quotes: Greatest Quotes on Bill Shankly

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Almost sixty years ago the most important name in the history of Liverpool FC became affiliated with the club. 14th December 1959, saw Bill Shankly finally stride into Anfield with the club languishing in the second tier of English Football. He would put into motion the driving force for one of the biggest success stories in the history of world ...

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City defender leaves club after failing to play a single game

Manchester City defender Jason Denayer has left the club for Lyon in a £12 million deal after failing to play a single game at The Etihad. The 23-year old Belgian defender, joined the City academy in 2013, but has seen his entire career with the English Champions punctuated by a series of loan moves, featuring Celtic, Sunderland, and Galatasary twice. ...

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Brentford sign young Arsenal midfielder

Brentford have signed young Arsenal midfielder Josh Dasilva after the 19-year old England youth international turned down a contract extension at the Emirates. Instead he has opted to move across town and has signed for the Bees on a four-year deal with a one year contract extension. Dasilva joined Arsenal at the age of 8, and broke through into their ...

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Yannick Bolasie close to securing Middlesbrough loan move

Yannick Bolasie is close to agreeing a season-long loan move to Middlesbrough. That is according to The Guardian who report that the player travelled to the North-East on Monday to have a medical and to have further talks with Middlesbrough manager Tony Pulis. The Democratic Republic of Congo international joined Everton two years ago in a big money move from ...

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Leipzig make club record bid for Ademola Lookman

Bundesliga side RB Leipzig have made a club record bid for Everton winger Ademola Lookman. That is according to The Independent who report that the German team, who had seen earlier bids of £12 million and £14 million for the 20-year old turned down, decided to raise their offer by £8 million over the weekend. Lookman is already well-known to ...

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Leicester midfielder signs new six-year deal

Leicester City midfielder Wilfred Ngidi has signed a new six-year deal with the club, after twice winning their Young Player of the Season award. The 21-year old Nigerian international only signed for Leicester from Belgian side Genk in January 2017, but has quickly established himself as a permanent fixture in their midfield, making 61 appearances in all competitions, and scoring ...

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