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Pochettino job not under threat

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino is not at risk of losing his job at White Hart Lane. That is despite the humiliation of Tuesday night when Spurs suffered their worst ever home defeat, and endured the biggest ever loss by an English club in European football, as they were thrashed by Bayern Munich 7 – 2. However, Pochettino still enjoys support ...

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Pépé struggling to cope in North London

Arsenal’s record summer signing Nicolas Pépé is struggling to cope with life in the Premier League, and is suffering from a lack of confidence. The Ivory Coast winger, signed for £72 million from French club Lille, has had a difficult start to his career in England, managing just one goal in 8 appearances, a penalty “gifted” to him by regular ...

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Barcelona consider another Willian bid

Barcelona are considering making another bid for Chelsea winger Willian. The 31 year old is out of contract at Stamford Bridge in the summer and, despite being offered a new deal by the West London club, has so far refused to agree to any extension to his stay. As things currently stand he will able to leave on a free ...

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United planning £90 million double swoop in January

Manchester United are planning a £90 million double swoop for forward Moussa Dembélé and midfielder Sean Longstaff in January. United are already under pressure, with Monday night’s draw with Arsenal meaning that they have now made their worst start to a league campaign for 30 years, and Executive Vice-Chairman Ed Woodward has promised manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer substantial transfer funds ...

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Arsenal identify Ozil replacement

Arsenal have identified the man they want to replace out-of-favour Mesut Ozil in the shape of Real Madrid’s Martin Ǿdegaard, currently on loan with Real Sociedad. The Gunners want to offload Ozil in January, even if just on loan, and are prepared to subsidise part of his £350,000 weekly wage for any club willing to take him. And the man ...

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Dortmund admit Sancho will leave the club

Borussia Dortmund have admitted that Manchester United target Jordan Sancho will leave the club at some stage. That follows comments made by the club’s sporting director, Michael Zorc who said “you don’t have to be a prophet to know that he won’t play here for another five years”. Sancho famously made the decision to leave Manchester City and move to ...

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Bailly injury news deepens Old Trafford gloom

Old Trafford is not a happy place to be right now. Monday night’s home draw with Arsenal condemned Manchester United to their worst start to a league campaign for 30 years, and all the early season optimism surrounding the club has long since dissipated. And, to make matters worse, news have emerged that defender Eric Bailly is likely to be ...

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Sissoko new deal initiated by Levy

The decision to hand a new deal to Moussa Sissoko at Tottenham appears to have been made by chairman Daniel Levy and the Board, rather than manager Mauricio Pochettino. It was announced at the end of last week that Sissoko had agreed a new four year contract at White Hart Lane which will see him stay at the North London ...

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Liverpool monitoring Ajax forward

firmino better than salah

Liverpool are keeping tabs on Brazilian David Neres, who was part of the Ajax side that had such a stellar campaign last season, winning the domestic league and cup double, and going all the way to the semi-finals of the Champions League. The 22-year old winger was an integral part of that success, scoring 10 goals and providing 10 assists ...

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Arsenal ready to loan Ozil out in January

Arsenal want to loan out Mesut Ozil in January, and are prepared to subsidise part of his wages if another club is willing to take him. Ozil has become a bit part player under Unai Emery, with the Spanish manager unwilling to trust him, especially away from home, and now the decision has been taken that it is better to ...

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