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Marcelo Bielsa Quotes: Best Quotes on Marcelo Bielsa

Although he has won comparatively little in his long career – a couple of Argentine league titles and an Olympics gold medal – Marcelo Bielsa, a man known as El Loco (The Crazy) is renowned amongst his fellow professionals as one of the greatest coaches in the world. Bielsa is known for his dedication, obsession with the opposition, eye for ...

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Adam Lallana set for Brighton move

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Liverpool midfielder Adam Lallana is set to join Brighton on a free transfer. The 32-year old has now become a free agent following the belated conclusion of the Premier League season, and is on the verge of signing a three-year deal with the Seagulls, who have now guaranteed their top-flight status for another campaign under Graham Potter. He concludes his ...

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Liverpool set for low-key transfer summer

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Liverpool fans expecting their side to make major additions to their squad this summer are likely to be disappointed. That is because Jurgen Klopp feels that bringing in too many new players risks upsetting the balance and the harmony of his squad. He also feels that his current group of players are ready to go again, and that, although there ...

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United target agrees new Leicester deal

Manchester United have been dealt a blow following the news that James Maddison has agreed a new deal with Leicester City. The 23-year old has been one of Leicester’s most impressive performers this season and had been linked with a move away from the King Power Stadium, with United leading the long list of potential suitors. However, instead the England ...

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Liverpool eyeing Betis full-back

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Liverpool are considering making a summer move for Real Betis full-back Aissa Mandi. The 28-year old Algerian international has only one year left on his current contract with the Spanish side, and Liverpool may have the opportunity to make a cheap deal of around £10 million because Betis are desperately need to raise funds as they struggle to cope with ...

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United linked with Kingsley Coman

Bayern Munich’s Kingsley Coman is the latest name linked with Manchester United as an alternative to Jadon Sancho. And now the 24-year old Frenchman, who already has a glittering CV, having won domestic titles in each of his seasons as a professional, as well as cup honours with club and country – he was part of the France squad that ...

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United want permanent deals for Smalling and Sanchez

Manchester United are unwilling to extend the current loan deals for Chris Smalling and Alexis Sanchez with Serie A clubs. Instead they want to make the loan of Smalling to Roma, and Sanchez to Inter Milan into permanent deals this summer. Both had their one-year loan deals extended until early August to coincide with the revised end of the Serie ...

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United ready to poach City wonderkid

Manchester United are ready to steal wonderkid Charlie McNeill from under the nose of neighbours and rivals Manchester City. McNeill, who is a boyhood United fan, and began in the United youth set-up, but made the switch to City six years ago, and has scored an astonishing 600 goals at youth level. However, he has rejected the chance to sign ...

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Mourinho given assurances over summer transfer plans

Jose Mourinho has been given assurances that Tottenham are not planning to sell any of their major stars this summer, despite the financial problems posed by the Covid-19 crisis. However, some fringe players may be sold to raise funds, with record-signing Tanguy Ndombélé possibly on his way out of the club after just a year. The French midfielder was signed ...

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Chelsea identify Declan Rice alternative

Chelsea are considering making a move for Atlético Madrid defender José Giménez, as an alternative to Declan Rice. The Stamford Bridge side want to bring Rice back to the club where he began life in their academy, before being released, and subsequently joining the Hammers. However, West Ham have indicated their determination to hang on to their most prized asset ...

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