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West Ham regret £18 million summer signing

West Ham have had a disastrous start to the season. Despite spending more than £100 million in the transfer market, they find themselves firmly rooted to the foot of the Premier League, and are pointless after 4 games. New manager Manuel Pellegrini already finds himself under immense pressure, and, despite the club’s assurances that he will be given time to ...

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Spurs eye Ajax youngster

Tottenham Hotspur are among a clutch of clubs keeping tabs on Ajax youngster Frenkie de Jong. That is according to The Daily Express who reports that scouts from Spurs have been watching the 21-year old midfielder, who is regarded as one of the brightest talents to emerge from Dutch football in recent years. Valued at £40 million, it is reported ...

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Top managers want European transfer windows to be unified

A meeting of Europe’s top coaches has called on UEFA to unify the transfer window across the continent. The annual gathering in Switzerland was attended by the likes of Jose Mourinho, Unai Emery and Arsene Wenger, as well as Massimiliano Allegri of Juventus, Real Madrid’s Julen Lopetegui, and new Napoli manager Carlo Ancelotti. This is in stark contrast to this ...

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Aston Villa want to re-sign John Terry

Aston Villa manager Steve Bruce wants the club to re-sign veteran defender John Terry. The former Chelsea and England skipper spent a season at Villa Park last season and captained the side that eventually lost to Fulham in the play-off finals in May. Shortly afterwards, with the club facing severe financial problems, Terry left the club by mutual consent, with ...

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Manchester United midfielder eyes January exit

Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera is so frustrated by his situation at the club that he is ready to listen to offers to move in January. The 29-year old Spaniard is out of contract at the end of the season and, although he is prepared to sign a new deal, the club have put all discussions on ice for the ...

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Watford set to reward manager with new deal

Watford are ready to reward manager Javi Garcia with a new deal after the Hertfordshire club’s perfect start to the season. Despite being tipped by some as potential relegation candidates, Watford have won their opening four fixtures, including a comeback win over Spurs on the weekend. Now the club are keen to try and tie down Garcia, whose contract runs ...

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EFL Championship Game Week 6 Roundup

championship preview

Friday night’s clash between Leeds and Middlesbrough produced an extremely dull scoreless draw. Tony Pulis set up his Middlesbrough side in an ultra-defensive system with the away side relying on set pieces to create goalscoring chances. Leeds who were missing their influential Spanish playmaker Pablo Hernandez controlled the majority of possession but were unable to break down the well marshalled ...

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Chelsea flop linked with January move back to former club

Chelsea midfielder Danny Drinkwater is being linked with a January move back to Leicester City, the club he left in a £35 million deal a year ago. However, the move that was intended to recreate the partnership with NGolo Kante that helped Leicester win the Premier League two seasons ago has turned sour, and Drinkwater has just started five Premier ...

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Former West Brom defender joins Rangers

Veteran defender Gareth McAuley has joined Rangers on a one year deal after passing a medical at the club. The 38-year old was a free agent after leaving West Bromwich Albion in the summer, having spent seven years at the club and playing more than 200 Premier League games for them. Now he has been snapped-up by Steven Gerrard who ...

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Spurs midfielder set for January move to China

Spurs midfielder Mousa Dembele is ready to quit the North Londoners in favour of a big money move to the Chinese Super League in January, when the transfer window opens again. That is according to The Sun who report that Beijing Sinobo Guoan are ready to tempt the Belgian international with a three year deal worth £192,000 a week which ...

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