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Spurs stars contemplating cost of failure

If Tottenham fail to qualify for the Champions League next season, it will hit their players where it hurts most – in their pockets. That is because they will face a loss of wages and bonuses is they miss out, the result of an incentivised pay structure introduced at the club by Chairman Daniel Levy. Under the scheme players are ...

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Has Solskjaer lost the dressing room?

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s tenure as Manchester United manager is starting to look increasingly in jeopardy with reports that he may have started to lose the dressing room. Sunday’s defeat at Newcastle United was just the latest setback in what has become Manchester United’s worst start to the season for more than 30 years, leaving them just two points above the ...

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Wenger rejects Premier League offers

Former Arsenal manager Arsène Wenger has turned down offers from other Premier League clubs because he still feels loyalty to his former employer. The 69 year old Frenchman spent nearly 22 years in charge of the Gunners before stepping down in May 2018, and he is the longest-serving and most successful manager in the club’s history, even though his reign ...

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United scouts watch Dembélé again

Manchester United scouts were in the stadium to watch Lyon forward Moussa Dembélé again on Sunday night as their interest in the striker hots up. It has been well-documented that buying another striker in January is a priority, with Marcus Rashford and teenager Mason Greenwood the only recognised forwards at the club and with the former in poor form at ...

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Arsenal eyeing Wolves defender

Arsenal may be third in the table, but their defence remains a major problem, and their clean sheet against Bournemouth on Sunday was only their second in the Premier League this season. Now they are considering making a move for Wolves centre-back Willy Boly as Unai Emery looks for more defensive reinforcements at the back. The 28 year old Frenchman ...

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Solskjaer sack odds dramatically slashed

Those who like to bet on which Premier League manager will lose their job next have got plenty to think about right now if they want to make a wager. So far, Javi Gracia is the only man to lose his job this season, after he was fired by Watford at the start of September, but there are now several ...

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Pulisic already considering his Chelsea future

American forward Christian Pulisic is already considering his future at Chelsea, less than three months after joining them permanently. The £58 million striker was signed from Borussia Dortmund in a deal agreed in January before Chelsea’s transfer ban came into effect, but spent the second part of last season with the Bundesliga club. However, after a promising start with the ...

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Spurs forward linked with Napoli move

Tottenham forward Son Heung-min’s future at White Hart Lane is under threat, after comments from his agent linking him with a move to Napoli. The 27 year old South Korean international joined Spurs in August 2015 from Bayer Leverkusen for £22 million, and has gone on to play for the club nearly 200 times in all competitions, scoring 70 goals. ...

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Pochettino shrugs off sack concerns

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino has shrugged off concerns that he is potentially facing the sack after another horror showing against Brighton on Saturday. Going into the game already under a cloud after an indifferent start to the season, which included a shock exit to Colchester United in the Carabao Cup, and following the humiliation of their record home defeat against ...

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Arsenal linked with French defender again

Arsenal could make a fresh attempt to sign young French defender Dayot Upamecano next summer, who currently plays for Bundesliga side RB Leipzig. He was on Arsenal’s shortlist of transfer targets during the summer, and the Gunners made a £55 million bid for him, only for that to be rejected by the German club who were holding out for a ...

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