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Kane speculation grows

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There is growing speculation that Harry Kane will leave Spurs this season. The news has put Premier League rivals Manchester City, Manchester United and Chelsea on alert, but long-time admirers Real Madrid will always want to throw their hat into the ring.  The England captain has become increasingly unhappy about Tottenham’s failure to challenge for major honours and now he ...

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Willian to leave Arsenal?

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Brazilian Willian may be set to follow his friend and compatriot David Luiz out of the exit door at the Emirates. The 32-year old only joined Arsenal from Chelsea last summer, signing a three year deal after leaving Stamford bridge on a fre contract. However, he has struggled to adapt to life in North London, providing five assists and waiting ...

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United and Real far apart in Varane valuation

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Manchester United and Real Madrid remain miles apart in their valuation of centre-back Raphael Varane. The Frenchman has just one year left on his his current deal with Real Madrid and there has been little signs that he is willing to sign an extension. United, who are in the market for another defender this summer to partner Harry Maguire, have ...

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Liverpool decide against Kabak permanent move

Liverpool have decided not to sign centre-back Ozan Kabak permanently. He moved to Anfield on loan in January at a time when Liverpool had lost all three first choice centre backs – Virgil van Dijk, Joe Gomez, and Joel Matip to injury. The Merseyside club had the option to make the deal permanent for a  fee believed to be £18 ...

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Arsenal competing for Southampton left-back

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Arsenal are set to battle Leicester City for the services of Southampton left-back Ryan Bertrand. AC Milan and Monaco are also monitoring the situation of the 31-year-old, who will be leaving St Mary’s on a free transfer at the end of the season. The Gunners are in the market for a back-up to Kiernan Tierney and have been monitoring Bertrand ...

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Spurs want Fulham defender

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Spurs want to sign Fulham defender Joachim Anderson. The Dane has spent the season on loan at Craven Cottage from French side Lyon, and has impressed, despite the West London side heading straight back to the Championship after just one year back in the top flight. Although he is due to return to France, the 24-year old wants to stay ...

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David Luiz to leave Arsenal

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David Luiz is to leave Arsenal at the end of the season. He is coming to the end of his contract and it has been mutually agreed that he will not be offered an extension. Both parties have therefore agreed it is best that they go their separate ways. Now 34, he is becoming increasingly injury prone and his time ...

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Chickengate

In 2011 Mexico were preparing for the Gold Cup, the biennial CONCAF Championship featuring countries from North America, Central America, and the Caribbean. However, on the eve of the tournament, five players, including first-choice goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa and defender Francisco Rodriguez, tested positive for the banned substance clenbuterol an anabolic agent commonly used by bodybuilders and celebrities to help them ...

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The headbutt that shocked the world

the result – Italy beat France in a penalty shoot-out – but for the incident in extra time which not only saw one of the world’s great players event off but also ended his star-studded career. Even many years after the event, people continue to speculate as to why Zinedine Zidane decided to heat butt Italian defender Marco Materazzi. Zidane ...

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Klopp dampens transfer speculation

Any Liverpool fans hoping that their club will be making big signings this summer are likely to be disappointed, at least as far as Jurgen Klopp is concerned. The German insists that, although the situation is better than a year ago, the financial position of the club and all the teams in the league is still bad after another season ...

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