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Under New Management (Part One)

All across Europe, clubs have been busy changing managers this summer. In some cases, it was because the previous incumbent was fired, or moved on, whilst in other instances there was a vacancy to be filled. Here are some of the change sin the major European leagues. England Crystal Palace: Previous Manager: Roy Hodgson What happened to him: Hodson, the ...

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They Impressed at the Euros (Part Two)

Continuing the series looking at players who earned big money moves on the strength of what they achieved playing For Part One for their national sides at the European Championship. For Part One, please click here. Henrik Larsson Swedish striker Larsson had already enjoyed a glittering career in Scotland with Celtic, with whom he won four league titles, and the ...

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Liverpool warned off Gerrard

Rangers Chairman Dave King has warned off Liverpool from making any approach for Steven Gerrard if they decide to replace Jurgen Klopp. It was an afternoon for conflicting emotions for the two men on Sunday. Gerrard was celebrating after leading Rangers to their first Scottish league title in ten years. Meanwhile, Klopp suffered his sixth successive home league defeat to ...

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City get windfall from Celtic transfer

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Manchester City have been given an unexpected transfer windfall, following the sale of Celtic full-back Jeremie Frimpong. The Dutch under-20 international signed for Bundesliga side Bayer Leverkusen for £11.5 million, and City are entitled to 30% of that. Although he was born in Amsterdam, Frimpong, who is of Ghanaian descent, moved with his family to England when he was seven ...

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Arsenal goalkeeper linked with Hibernian

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Arsenal goalkeeper Matt Macey is being linked with a loan move to Scottish side Hibernian for the rest of the season. The 26-year-old joined the club as a teenager from Bristol Rovers, but has only ever made two senior appearances for the Gunner, enjoying previous loan spells with Accrington Stanley, Luton Town, and Plymouth Argyle. However, he did pick up ...

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Jesse Lingard linked with Old Firm duo

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Manchester United midfielder Jesse Lingard is being linked with a surprise move to Scotland, with the Auld Firm duo of Celtic and rangers both reported to be interested in him. He is now way down the pecking order at United since the arrival of both Bruno Fernandes and Donny van de Beek at the club and has not even been ...

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Wilshere linked with surprise Arsenal return

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Jack Wilshere is being linked with a surprise return to Arsenal. The former England star Is a free agent after being released by West Ham at the end of the transfer window and has been linked with a number of clubs, including Rangers, as well as a switch to the MLS. He has previously admitted thought that he would dearly ...

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Celtic want Dean Henderson on loan

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Celtic are considering a loan move for Manchester United goalkeeper Dean Henderson. The 23-year old who made his England debut against the Republic of Ireland last week sent the past two seasons on loan with Sheffield United, and was linked with a move away from Old Trafford in the summer. He was eventually persuaded to stay and signed a new ...

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FIFA reveals drop in transfer spending

FIFA have released figures for the amount of money spent on clubs worldwide on summer transfers, and it has shown a sharp drop due to the pandemic.  The overall number of transfers was also down. They reveal that US $9.2 billion was spent by clubs worldwide between June 1st and October 5th, the date that most transfer windows closed. That compares ...

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Premier League duo interested in Southampton keeper

Both Chelsea and Arsenal are interested in out-of-favour Southampton goalkeeper Fraser Forster. The 32 year old former England international has been on loan with Celtic this season, and the Parkhead club are also interested in signing him on a permanent basis. Fraser has not had a look-in at the St. Mary’s Stadium since Ralph Hasenhüttl took over as manager, and ...

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