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Everton flop completes move to Werder Bremen

Everton flop Davy Klassen has completed a move to Bundesliga side Werder Bremen, barely a year after arriving at Goodison Park. Former Ajax captain Klassen was signed by his compatriot Ronald Koeman when he was in charge of the Merseyside club, but failed to establish himself in the Premier League, and only made seven Premier League appearances and eight Europa ...

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Newcastle agree deal for Japanese striker

Newcastle United have agreed a deal to sign 26-year old Japanese striker Yoshinori Muto, currently playing in the Bundesliga for Mainz. Muto, who has 25 international caps for Japan was part of their squad for this year’s World Cup, although his active participation was limited to their last group game when they were beaten by a Poland by a single ...

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London clubs competing to sign former Chelsea winger

Fulham and Crystal Palace are amongst the clubs competing to sign former Chelsea winger Andre Schürrle. The German international, who spent eighteen months at Stamford Bridge and who won a Premier League medal in his second season with Chelsea, even though he only played in 14 games, has been told he can leave his present club Borussia Dortmund this summer, ...

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West Ham clinches signing of Ukrainian international

West Ham United have completed the signing of Ukrainian forward Andriy Yarmolenko, who has joined the club from Bundesliga side Borussia Dortmund. The 28-year old has signed a four-year deal with West Ham after completing the transfer said to be worth around £17. 5 million. Yarmolenko spent the formative years of his career in his native Ukraine, and made over ...

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Everton linked with £70 million move for Wilfried Zaha

  Everton are set to join the race to sign Crystal Palace winger Wilfried Zaha, although they may have to compete with Tottenham Hotspur and German side Borussia Dortmund. According to The Daily Mail, new Everton manager Marco Silva rates Zaha very highly and is keen to make him his first signing at Goodison Park. Palace have slapped a £70 ...

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Southampton ready to sign giant Danish centre-half

Southampton are close to signing Danish centre-half Jannik Vestergard, who is due to undergo a medical at St. Mary’s on Monday. The giant defender, who is 6 ft. 7ins tall, and is currently playing for German side Borussia Mönchengladbach, has earned a reputation as one of the best defenders in the Bundesliga, and, reports The Sun, Southampton have had to ...

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Everton line-up Leighton Baines replacement

Everton are prepared to spend £32 million on Bayer Leverkusen left-back Wendell, as new manager Marco Silva looks for a long-term replacement for Leighton Baines. The former England man is now 33, and, although he played 22 Premier League games last season,  he is now in the latter stages of his career at Goodison Park. The 24-year old Brazilian is ...

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Portrait of an iconic manager – Ottmar Hitzfeld

Ottmar Hitzfeld is regarded as one of the greatest managers in the history of Bayern Munich as well as the greatest to have graced the German football. And rightly so. The German began his playing career with Swiss outfit FC Basel in 1971 and went on to feature in 92 league games for the club, scoring 66 goals as a ...

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Most impressive Bayern Munich records over the last decade

The reigning German champions Bayern Munich are going through one of the best years of their existence. They have been dominating the Bundesliga like no team have done in the past and are on course to collect their fourth successive league title, having built up a substantial eight-point gap over second-placed Borussia Dortmund at the halfway stage of the season. ...

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