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Klopp reticent on Sancho links

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Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has refused to be drawn on rumours that the club are set to move for England winger Jadon Sancho in the January transfer window. The 19-year old is reported to be unhappy at current club Borussia Dortmund, after being heavily fined for reporting back late to the Bundesliga side from international duty in October. He was ...

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A look at Liverpool’s title challenges in the Premier League era

Since Liverpool won the league in the 1989 -1990 season, seven different teams have lifted the title, including Blackburn Rovers, Leeds United and Leicester City. Great rivals Manchester United have won it 13 times in the intervening period, whilst Chelsea (five), Manchester City, and Arsenal have all claimed multiple triumphs. Yet whilst the trophy room at Anfield has been accommodated ...

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Olivier Giroud wants to leave Chelsea in January

Olivier Giroud wants to leave Chelsea in January. The 33-year striker is desperate not to lose his place in the France Euro 2020 squad, and is concerned that his chances are being damaged by his limited first-team opportunities with his current club. Giroud has started just two Premier League games for the Blues this season, having been eclipsed by the ...

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Spurs willing to let Eriksen leave in cut-price deal

Tottenham want to sell Christian Eriksen in January rather than allow the Dane, who is out of contract at White Hart Lane at the end of the season, to leave the club for free. Eriksen has repeatedly refused to sign the new contract that has been offered to him, and, despite the arrival of Jose Mourinho at the club, still ...

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Chelsea expecting transfer ban decision

Chelsea are expecting to find out very soon if their appeal against their FIFA-imposed transfer ban has been successful. The West London club were handed a two-window ban – one of which they have already served – for breaching the rules on signing players from overseas aged under 18, with 150 instances involving 69 academy players being cited in the ...

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Inter linked with January move for Aubameyang

Inter Milan have been linked with a January move for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. Antonio Conte, Inter’s boss, is reported to be a big fan of the Gabonese striker, and the Serie A side are monitoring his position at the Emirates. Aubameyang is out of contract with the Gunners at the end of the 2021 season, and, although the Gunners want him ...

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Lo Celso wants White Hart Lane exit

Giovani Lo Celso wants to end his stay with Spurs early. The Argentine was signed on loan for the season by compatriot Mauricio Pochettino, but has become frustrated by his lack of game time in North London, with his appearances confined largely to cameos from bench, with just one Premier League start to his name so far. And with Pochettino ...

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QPR Midfielder’s hopes of Tottenham transfer in danger

The hopes of Queen’s Park Rangers midfielder, Eberechi Eze, of securing a move to Tottenham Hotspur appears to be at risk following the decision by the North London club to sack Mauricio Pochettino, and replacing him with Jose Mourinho. Eze, who has been valued at £20 million, has been on radar of a number of Premier League clubs after making ...

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Ljundberg in contention for West Ham job

Newly appointed interim Arsenal boss Freddie Ljundberg is being lined-up as a potential replacement for Manuel Pellegrini as manager of West Ham United. Ljundberg was given the job on Friday after Unai Emery was sacked, and will be in charge at the Emirates until such time as a full-time candidate has been identified. However, he could also be in line ...

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Arsenal want Arteta as boss

Former player Mikel Arteta is the man that the Arsenal hierarchy want to succeed Unai Emery as manager. The Spaniard was in line to succeed Arsène Wenger as boss in the summer of 2018, but the club’s Chief Executive at the time, Ivan Gazidis, then intervened and cast his deciding vote in favour of Emery. Reports suggest that Arteta is ...

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