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Wenger linked with return to football

Wenger has been enjoying an extended break from football since stepping down as Arsenal manager in June, and has taken the chance to get involved in a number of activities, including being a pundit at the World Cup, attending and playing in various charity matches, and travelling to Liberia, where former player and now president George Weah, gave him the ...

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Mourinho travels to Montenegro to watch Nations League clash

Jose Mourinho took a break from all the speculation surrounding his Manchester United future to travel to Podgorica to watch the home side, Montenegro, lose to Serbia by two goals to nil in the Nations Cup. Although his own player, Nemanja Matic missed the match due to injury, Mourinho appears to have been on a scouting mission, although it is ...

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Jesse Lingard set for new United deal

Manchester United are expected to begin talks with midfielder Jesse Lingard about a new contract in the coming weeks. That is according to The Metro who report that Lingard is due a salary review according to the 4-year deal which he signed with the club back in 2017. That boosted his pay to around £10,000 a week, but he can ...

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Long signs new Burnley deal

Kevin Long has signed a new deal with Burnley that will keep him at the club until June 2021. Long, who is a Republic of Ireland international, joined Burnley from his home town club, Cork City, in January 2010,  and he has since gone on to make nearly 100 appearances for them, although his career at Turf Moor has been ...

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Martial goal against Newcastle costly for United

Anthony Martial’s equaliser against Newcastle last Saturday may have helped complete Manchester United’ s comeback from a two goal deficit, and helped keep Jose Mourinho in a job, at least for now, but it came at a considerable financial cost to his club. That is because, according to TheTelegraph, it triggered a clause in the deal that was agreed with ...

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Liverpool left-back linked with surprise Barcelona move

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Liverpool left-back Alberto Moreno has emerged as a surprise target for Barcelona, who could be ready to make a move for him in the January window. That is according to Spanish outlet Mundo Deportivo who report that the Catalans want to bring in some serious competition to established left-back Jordi Alba, having let Lucas Digne join Everton in the summer. ...

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Bolton sign former Stoke and Man City midfielder on short-term deal

Bolton Wanderers have signed former Stoke City and Manchester City midfielder Stephen Ireland on a short-term deal. That is according to The BBC who reports that the 32-year old Irish international was available as a free agent after being released by Stoke in June following their relegation from the Premier League. Ireland began his career with Manchester City, eventually breaking ...

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New Twist in Aston Villa manager saga

A new twist in the ongoing saga over who is going to be the next Aston Villa manager has emerged, after news that Thierry Henry may be set to take over at Monaco. The 41 year-old former Arsenal star had emerged as favourite to take over the vacant Villa job, perhaps as part of a “dream team” with John Terry, ...

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West Ham star offers to fight local journalist

West Ham summer signing Andriy Yarmolenko has reacted to criticism from a journalist in his native Ukraine in an usual way – by challenging Wladimir Kobelkov to a fight. 28-year old Yarmolenko, a summer signing from Borussia Dortmund, struggled, along with the rest of his team mates at the start of the season, as West Ham got off to a ...

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Manchester United and Spurs keen on Bournemouth defender

That is according to The Daily Star who reports that both clubs have been monitoring the 23-year old in recent weeks, who has delivered a series of man of the match displays which have helped his side surge to sixth in the Premier League table before the international break. Aké is known to Mourinho when they were both at Chelsea ...

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