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Solskjaer gets new United deal

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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is about to pen a new deal as Manchester United manager. The Norwegian’s existing contract at Old Trafford is about to enter its final 12 months, but all speculation about hs future now seems at an end, as he is about to be rewarded for the progress he has made. Executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward believes he has ...

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United ready to offer Bailly new deal

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Manchester United are set to open talks with Eric Bailly about  a new deal at the club. The 26-year old centre-back has 15 months left on his current contract, but despite his limited appearances for the club because of his succession of injury problems, they feel he has a lot to offer when fit. The Ivory Coast international signed from ...

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Spurs looking at Southampton centre-back

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Spurs are considering making a summer move for Southampton centre-back Jannik Vestergaard. Jose Mourinho is looking to boost his defensive options, and the Danish international features high on his list of targets because of his aerial presence and ability to play on either side of the back two. He will be entering the final year of his contract at the ...

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Calciopoli – Serie A’s Darkest Hour

It is regarded as the darkest hour in the history of Serie A, and one that has left an indelible stain on the reputation of the country’s biggest club, Juventus. AC Milan, Lazio, and Fiorentina also subsequently became implicated in what became known as Calciopoli (Footballgate). And even 15 years after the sentences were handed out, the legacy of it ...

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The biggest scandals in the history of football

Whilst football may be the beautiful game, played and watched by hundreds of millions of people, due its popularity and profitability it is not immune from scandal. The sport has seen more than its fair share of corruption and misdeeds over the years, ranging from the taking of bribes at high level to match fixing, whilst there have been legion ...

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Barcelona want to sign Agüero for Messi

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Barcelona want to sign Sergio Agüero as a way of getting Lionel Messi to stay. Both men are out of contract at the end of the season, which means they are free to talk to foreign clubs now. However, newly elected Barcelona present Joan Laporta made convincing Messi to stay ay the Nou Camp a central plank of his election ...

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Stuttgart want Mavropanos stay

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Stuttgart want to extend Dinos Mavropanos to extend his loan stray with the Bundesliga side for another season. The 25-year-old joined the German side on loan from Arsenal last summer, and now he has developed into a regular start for them. Stuttgart’s sporting director Sven Mislintat, who previously worked at Arsenal, and was partly responsible for recruiting the Greek to ...

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Pulisic considering Stamford Bridge exit

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Christian Pulisic is considering his future at Chelsea and could try and force a move away from the club, although no decision is likely to be taken until the end of the season. The American international is concerned about his lack of game time under Thomas Tuchel – the German has shown a preference for playing Callum Hudson-Odoi ahead of ...

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Arsenal target Inter full-back

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Arsenal have set their sights on Inter Milan right-back Achraf Hakimi in the summer. The 22-year-old Moroccan international – who can also play on the left or the right wing, – has enjoyed a fine season with Inter, featuring in all but one of their league games, and helping them to a six-point lead at the top of Serie A. ...

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City offer De Bruyne improved new deal

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Manchester City have offered Kevin de Bruyne an improved new deal at the club. It follows his rejection of their initial offer, with reports that the Belgian was becoming frustrated at the lack of progress being made in negotiations. However, there are indications that the new offer is more in line with what the playmaker was looking form  and there ...

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