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Lacazette contract talks on hold

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Any talks about a contract extension for Alexander Lacazette at Arsenal have been put on hold until the end poof the season. The 30-year old French striker is into the last few months of his current deal at the Emirates, and there have been reports linking him with summer moves to Lyon and long-term admirers Atlético Madrid. The Ginners are virtually ...

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Chelsea facing Kanté decision

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Chelsea face a decision over the future of midfielder N’Golo Kanté in the summer. The French midfielder will be entering the final year of his current contract in duly, and long-term admirer PSG are thought to be weighing up a bid for him. Now the Premier League have to decide whether to sell him – or risk losing him for ...

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Barcelona option for Saúl

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Barcelona could be ready to sign midfielder Saúl Ňiguez in the summer. The midfielder is currently on loan at Chelsea from Atlético Madrid but, despite the West London club having an option to buy, he is widely expected to return to his parent club in there summer, having generally failed to impress in the Premier League. However, he did pick ...

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The Dirtiest Matches of All-Time (Part Four)

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Continuing the series looking at some of the dirtiest matches in football history. For Part One click here, Part Two here, and Part Three here. The FA Cup Final used to be the showpiece of English football and, in the days before the Premier League and Sky Sports, it was virtually the only live match TV viewers in the UK ...

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The Dirtiest Matches of All Time (Part Three)

Continuing the series looking at some of the dirtiest matches in football history. For Part One click here, and Part Two here. In 1967 it was the tun of Celtic from Scotland to represent Europe and Racing Club of Argentina to meet in this annual fixture. The forerunner of the Club World Cup was the Intercontinental Cup which saw the ...

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Barcelona to compete with Arsenal for Isak

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Barcelona are ready to compete with Arsenal for the signature of Real Sociedad striker Alexander Isak in the summer. It is no secret that acquiring a new striker – or even two – is high on the priority list for Mikel Arteta I the summer. Pierre Emerick Aubameyang has left the club – for Barcelona – and Alexander Lacazette and ...

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Chelsea tracking former Arsenal player

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Chelsea are tracking former Arsenal player Serge Gnabry. The 26-year old will be out of contract with Bayern Munich next summer, and talks over a  new deal have currently stalled. And now stories linking the striker with a  move away from the Bundesliga champions have begun to emerge, with one of them Chelsea. Gnabry came through the Stuttgart academy system ...

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Chelsea in race for Dembélé

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Chelsea and PSG may go head-to-head in the race for Barcelona striker Ousmane Dembélé. The 24-year old will be available on a  free transfer at the end of the season, having refused to sign a new deal at the Camp Nou which would have seen him accept a salary reduction , albeit over a longer term. That led to threats ...

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Middlesbrough and Wycombe suing Championship strugglers Derby County

 Championship strugglers Derby County are facing further issues in an already disastrous season as Middlesbrough, and Wycombe Wanderers are suing the Midlands club. The Rams have already been docked 21 points this season. Initially, Derby were given a 12-point deduction at the beginning of the season for breaching the English Football League (EFL) financial fair play rules. Then, in November 2021, ...

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Chelsea linked with Wolves defender

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Wolves defender Max Kilman is the latest player linked with a  summer move to Chelsea. With the potential need to replace three of their current experienced defenders, the Club World Champion are potentially in the market for several new recruits, and Kilman, who has been in fine form for Wolves this season, now finds himself in the spotlight. The 24-year ...

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