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Aston Villa open talks with James Chester

Having tied Jack Grealish down to a new four-year deal, Aston Villa are now turning their attention to his team mate, James Chester. The 29-year old Welsh international is under contract until 2020, but Villa are keen to secure his long-term future at the club and, according to The Daily Telegraph, have opened talks with the player’s representatives about a ...

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Chris Smalling ready to sign new United deal

Chris Smalling is on the verge of signing a new deal at Manchester United. That is according to The Daily Star who reports that the 28-year old is happy to remain at Old Trafford, despite putting his luxury Cheshire home up for sale recently. The England defender had looked likely to leave the club at one stage, after he lost ...

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Steven Gerrard wants to make loan signings permanent

Rangers’ manager Steven Gerrard has indicated that he wants to make four of his loan signings permanent. The four are the Liverpool duo of Ovie Ejaria and Ryan Kent, Nottingham Forest’s Joe Worrall, and Lassane Coulibaly, whose parent club is French side Angers. Worrall, in particular, impressed when pressed into action on Thursday, making his debut in Rangers highly credible ...

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Jack Grealish set to sign lucrative new deal

Jack Grealish is set to sign a new 5-year deal with Aston Villa. The news will cheer fans of the Midlands club but it is bad news for Tottenham because his new contract, according to The Daily Express will reportedly include a £60 million clause which is set to put a definitive end to their pursuit of the 23-year old ...

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EFL Championship Week 9 Roundup

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Birmingham shock Leeds as Bielsa admits he got his tactics wrong: Birmingham City secured their first win of the league season with a gritty 2-1 win over Leeds at Elland Road. Two first-half goals by Che Adams ended Leeds eight-game unbeaten start to the season. The opening goal came in the 8th minute as the Birmingham striker’s long-range shot deceived ...

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Aguero signs contract extension

Sergio Aguero has signed a one year contract extension with Manchester City. The club’s record goal scorer has penned a new deal worth a reported £220,000 a week that will see him extend his stay at The Etihad, following his move from Atlético Madrid in 2011. The 30-year old, who surpassed Eric Brook’s 78 year old record last season, had ...

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No new Brighton deal for Glenn Murray

Brighton striker Glenn Murray is not talking to the club about a new deal, despite being out of contact at the end of the season. The former Crystal Palace striker has been top scorer at the club for the past two seasons, and the club were hugely indebted to the 14 Premier League goals that he scored last season which ...

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James Collins set to join Aston Villa

Aston Villa’s long running hunt for an experienced central defender looks to be over with the news that James Collins is training with them and is set to join the club. Villa had been hoping to re-sign John Terry who had captained the side last season, but missed out on him when the former Chelsea captain flirted with a move ...

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Mauricio Pocketing confirms interest in Spanish winger

Spurs Manager Mauricio Pocketing has confirmed an ongoing interest in Spanish winger Keita Balde. The 23-year old is currently on loan at Inter Milan, from his parent club Monaco, who he joined In August 2017 from another Serie A side Lazio in a £22 million deal. Balde came on a substitute in Inter’s Champion’s League tie against Tottenham on Tuesday, ...

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Aston Villa eye Gary Cahill

Aston Villa are being linked with a move for Chelsea and England defender Gary Cahill. The 32-year old started last season as club captain at Stamford Bridge but has gradually fallen down the pecking order in West London, and has not started a game yet this season under new manager Maurizio Sarri. Now, it is reported that Cahill could be ...

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