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Man City likely to beat Man United to England U-21 star signing

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Manchester City are likely to beat United in the race to sign new England Under-21 star Jack Harrison who has just been called into the international squad for the first time after impressing in the MLS this season. The Stoke-born midfielder is a former Manchester United trainee, but left England at age 14 to take up a football scholarship in ...

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Usmanov refuses to sell stake in Arsenal – for now

Aisher Usmanov, the Russian billionaire who owns a 30% minority stake in Arsenal has issued a statement denying that he has no intention of selling his shares to owner Stan Kroenke, amidst reports that the American owner wants to buy-out his shareholding for £525 million. Kroenke’s move is bitterly opposed by the Arsenal Supporters Trust and other fan groups, who ...

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Tottenham and Chelsea to go head-to-head for Everton star

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Tottenham are set to compete directly with Chelsea for the signature of Everton midfielder in the January transfer window. The England international Ross Barkley has refused to sign a new contract at Goodison Park and was heavily tipped with a move to Spurs in the summer, but a hamstring situation complicated matters with Everton eventually accepting a last-minute £35 million ...

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Antonio Conte to quit Chelsea at the end of the season?

Reports have emerged that Chelsea manager Antonio Conte may quit the club at the end of the season in favour of a move back to Italy. In an interview with an Italian radio station last week, he said “I miss Italy, that’s beyond doubt. So one I have had some important and life-changing experiences, I will be back”. Now Italian ...

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Real Madrid considering mega-bid for Tottenham star

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According to Spanish website Don Ballon, Real Madrid are considering making a €200m (£177m) bid for Tottenham striker Harry Kane next summer. Real Madrid President Florentino Perez is in the market for a top striker, and although Karim Benzema has just signed a new 4-year deal at the Bernabeu, there is increasing pressure at the Spanish giants to sign a ...

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Liverpool striker set for Leeds move

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Forgotten Liverpool striker may move to Championship side Leeds United in the January transfer window in a bid to reignite his stalling career. When he signed for Liverpool in June 2015, Danny Ings was regarded as one of the hottest young strikers in England, having helped Burnley to promotion, before featuring prominently for them in their subsequent Premiership campaign. He ...

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Ronald Koeman receives the dreaded ‘vote of confidence’

Ronald Koeman has received the dreaded “vote of confidence” from Everton majority shareholder Farhad Moshiri, in the wake of increasing calls for the Dutch manager to lose his job following the club’s disappointing home defeat to Burney on Sunday. This followed an embarrassing home draw against Cypriot minnows Appollon Limassol last Thursday night in the Europa League, and a humiliating ...

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Hazard set to become the highest paid Premier League player

The Sun reports that Eden Hazard is set to become the top earner in the Premier League with a £300,000 a week pay packet if he agrees to a new deal with Chelsea, who are desperate to keep one of their biggest stars . The Belgian international already earns £220,000 under his current deal with the Stamford Bridge club, which ...

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Manchester City weighing up move for Espanyol left-back

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Following the news that Benjamin Mendy’s anterior cruciate ligament injury to his right knee is likely to rule him out of action for at least seven months, Manchester City may be forced into the transfer market to find a replacement. Although Fabian Delph filled in at left-back in their victory at Chelsea on Saturday, and there are several other players ...

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Juventus admit defeat in pursuit of Liverpool midfielder

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The Daily Mail reports that Juventus have given up their immediate hopes of signing Liverpool midfielder Emre Can. The Italian champions had wanted to sign the former Bayern Munich and Bayer Leverkusen player in the summer but, having failed in their pursuit then, now admit that Liverpool are unlikely to let the player go in the January transfer window. The ...

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