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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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Fastest goals recorded in top 5 European leagues

Ledley King had a long and successful career for Tottenham Hotspur. He was a product of their youth academy and went on to play 13 years for the Lilywhites first team at the heart of defence. The centre-back wasn’t renowned for his gaolscring prowess and netted just ten goals from his 268 Premier League appearances. However, one of his strikes ...

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Records | Oldest players across Top 4 European leagues

In modern football, fitness has become paramount for a prolonged career and the increasing speed of the modern game has ensured that players, especially non-goalkeepers, cannot survive long enough if they lose their explosive strength. In this article will look at some of the players, who went on to play at the highest level well into their 40s. In the ...

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