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Liverpool linked with new central defensive target

Liverpool have been linked with a new central defender in the summer. The man in question is Torino’s Gleison Bremer – usually known just as Bremer – a 23-year old Brazilian. He likes to play ion the left-side of a defensive pair, and is regarded as a natural foil to Virgil van Dijk, when the Dutchman is fit again. The ...

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Arsenal pursuing teenage striker

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Arsenal are the favourites to sign teenage striker Thiago Tomas this season. Th 18-year old broke into the Sporting Lisbon side at the end of this season, and has yet to miss a league match for the Portuguese leaders during the current campaign.. He has featured in the starting XI eight times. Tomes has scored twice and provided two assists ...

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Angelinho completes permanent Leipzig switch

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RB Leipzig have activated their option to make the loan deal for Manchester City’s Angelino into a permanent arrangement. The 24-year old left back moved to the Red Bull Arena on loan in January 2020, where he has often been deployed in a wing-back role by manager Julian Nagelsman. He has used that attacking license to find the net 8 ...

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Sessegnon ready for another loan move

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Tottenham full-back Ryan Sessegnon is receptive to the idea of another loan move away from the North London side. The England under-21 international joined Tottenham from Fulham in 2019 with a  growing reputation and was tipped for the top. However, he found first-team opportunities at the North London Stadium hard to come by, under first Mauricio Pochettino and then Jose ...

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Grande Torino – the Immortals

When people nowadays talk about great Italian teams they tend to think of Juventus, AC and Inter Milan, Napoli and perhaps Roma. However, for anybody who lived through the 1940s, there was only one side and that was Turin – known as Grade Torino. Between 1943 and 1949 they won dive successive Serie A titles – the Scudetto was not ...

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Air Crashes involving Footballers

Whilst air travel statistically is the safest form of travel, things can and do go wrong and, when they do, they tend to have catastrophic consequences for those involved. Since commercial air travel became a viable opposition after the end of the Second World War, unfortunately there have been players and even entire teams that have died in air crashes. ...

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Zambian national team air crash – a nation mourns

The air crash that killed the entire Zambia national team in April 1993 was a tragedy not only for those involved and their family and friends, but it was a disaster for the whole country ss well, and resulted in a national outpouring of grief. A golden generation of players were cut down in their prime, just when they had ...

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Best Quotes of Jürgen Klopp

Jurgen Klopp last season did what the likes of Graeme Souness, Roy Evans, Gerard Houllier, Rafa Benitez, Roy Hodgson, and Brendan Rogers had all failed to do before him, and brought the Premier League title back to Anfield for the first time in 30 years, a year after leading them to success in the Champions League final. And, when he ...

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Summer transfer window dates under discussion

The Football Association and the Premier League are debating the dates for the summer transfer window. That is despite FIFA’s Transfer Matching System publishing a provisional window of June 9th to August 31st. In 2017 the Premier League voted to close the summer window before the start of the new season, but they reverted to going back to the old ...

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Elliott fee confirmed by tribunal

An independent tribunal has finally determined how much Liverpool must pay Fulham for winger Harvey Elliott. He was signed by the Merseyside club from Fulham in July 2019 when he was still only 16 years old, but, at the time, the two clubs were unable to agree on the appropriate compensation. Fulham were hoping to receive £10 million, but now ...

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