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Liverpool linked with Roma midfielder

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Liverpool have been linked with a summer move for Roma midfielder Nicolo Zaniolo, and the Anfield side believe that they might be able to pick him up in a cut-price deal. Zaniolo, rated as one of the best young players in Italy, was valued at £71 million before the suspension of the league season because of the coronavirus. However, since ...

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Roma concede Smalling defeat

Serie A side Roma have conceded defeat in their attempts to sign Chris Smalling on a permanent deal. The Manchester United defender joined the Italian club on loan at the start of the season, and quickly settled down in his new environment, producing a series of impressive performances, and even captaining the side on a number of occasions. They had ...

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FA takes FIFA to court

The Football Association is taking the world’s governing body, FIFA, to court. The case relates to the two window transfer ban handed out to Chelsea in February 2019 for breaching the rules on signing players from abroad aged under 18. The West London club were also fined, as were the FA, who were warned by FIFA that they needed to ...

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Spurs defender linked with Barcelona

Tottenham defender Juan Foyth is being linked with a surprise summer move to Barcelona. Foyth was signed by fellow Argentine Mauricio Pochettino from Estudiantes in 2017 for £8 million but, despite showing early promise, he has never really established himself in North London, and has slipped down the pecking order, especially since Jose Mourinho took over as boss. Now the ...

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United agree deal for Lyon striker

Manchester United are reported to have agreed a deal to sign striker Moussa Dembélé from Lyon. It is claimed that all the details have been finalised and that the 23 year old will move to Old Trafford in the summer in a £61.8 million (€70 million) deal. The news will come as a disappointment to Chelsea who had also been ...

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Newcastle vs Sunderland rivalry: History, Head to Head, Trophies

Introduction The Tyne-Wear derby describes the rivalry between the two clubs of Newcastle United and Sunderland.  It is one of the most hotly contested rivalries in English football, focused on two cities that are located some 11 miles apart in the North-East of England. It is so-named because each city has a major river running through it – The Tyne ...

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Ighalo may have played his last game for United

Striker Odion Ighalo may have played his last game for Manchester United. The 30 year old Nigerian international was signed on deadline day in the January window from Chinese Super League side Shanghai Shenhua on loan.  And he made a good start to his stay at Old Trafford, scoring four goals in eight appearances before the lockdown. However, unlike most ...

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Gomes linked with Chelsea move

With Angel Gomes set to leave Manchester United when his contract expires in June, Chelsea look like they are ready to pounce for the teenager. Gomes has been at United since he was six, but has turned down a new contract worth £30,000, because he wants assurances about first-team football at Old Trafford, having just made a handful of first ...

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Juventus salary cap rules out Pogba move

There is better news on the transfer front for Manchester United, with the chances of Paul Pogba remaining at the club receiving a significant boost. That is because Juventus, who have been heavily linked with a move for the French World Cup winner, have become the first club in Italy to announce a salary cap, in response to the financial ...

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Borussia Dortmund vs Schalke Betting Preview

The Bundesliga returns this weekend with Borussia Dortmund playing host to Schalke in the Revierderby at the Signal Iduna Park. Normally, around 80,000 screaming fans would be in attendance for one of Germany’s fiercest rivalries, but to the recent Covid-19 pandemic all matches will be played behind closed doors until further notice. When the Bundesliga was postponed, Borussia Dortmund occupied ...

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