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Arsenal consider Joe Hart move

Arsenal may move for former England goalkeeper Joe Hart who is available on a free transfer. The Gunners face an emergency in the goalkeeping department after number one Bernd Leno was hurt in a mid-air challenge by Brighton striker Neil Maupay. The extent of his injury is not known but there are fears that he could be out for months ...

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Drinkwater future again in doubt

Danny Drinkwater’s future is again in doubt after he was sent home following a training ground incident. The Chelsea midfielder joined Aston Villa on loan in January, and was taking part in a training session for those players who were not involved in the club’s 4 – 0 defeat at Leicester City on Monday night. He and winger Jota became ...

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Drinkwater told to shape up

Chelsea loanee Danny Drinkwater has been told to shape up by Denis Smith, the Aston Villa boss. The 29 year old joined Villa on loan in January, but has been subbed off in every game he has played for them, lasting an average of 65 minutes on purpose. That seems to be down to a fitness issue and the lack ...

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Chelsea looking at Burnley goalkeeper

Chelsea are looking at Burnley goalkeeper Nick Pope as they begin to consider alternatives to Kepa Arrizabalaga. The 25 year old was signed from Athletic Bilbao for £72 million 18 months ago, a fee that made him not only Chelsea’s record signing, but also represented a world record sum paid for a goalkeeper. However, he has failed to live up ...

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Is Solskjaer on the brink?

Speculation continues to rage about the future of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as Manchester United manager, with some sources suggesting that he could be sacked if they lose their next match, away to Tranmere Rovers in the FA Cup. United’s season took another turn for the worse on Wednesday night as they lost at home to Burnley for 1962, with Solskjaer’s ...

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Drinkwater moves to Villa

Chelsea midfielder Danny Drinkwater has moved to Aston Villa on loan. The 29 year old spent the first half of the season on loan with Burnley, but failed to make an impression at Turf Moor, starting just one Premier League game for the Lancashire club having injured his ankle in an incident outside a Manchester nightclub in September.  He also ...

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Drinkwater re-joins Chelsea

Danny Drinkwater has returned to Chelsea after his loan spell at Burnley came to an end. The former England midfielder moved to the Lancashire club in August hoping to resurrect his career, after making just five Premier League starts at Stamford bridge since his £35 million move from Leicester City in 2017. However, an incident outside a Manchester nightclub in ...

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Drinkwater set for Chelsea return

Danny Drinkwater’s loan spell with Burnley is likely to be terminated in January, with the player set for a return to Chelsea. The Lancashire club have the option to extend his stay with them, but, given that would require them to meet his full weekly wage of £120,000 that is a highly unlikely outcome for a player who has barely ...

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United keeping tabs on Burnley winger

Manchester United are the latest club to express an interest in Burnley winger Dwight McNeil. The 19 year old has been linked with a move to a number of other Premier League clubs ahead of January’s transfer window, with Wolves prominent amongst the sides interested in signing the player who is rated at £35 million. However, United are now monitoring ...

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Cahill makes Crystal Palace move

Former Chelsea captain and England defender Gary Cahill has moved to Crystal Palace. The 33 year old was a free agent after being released by the Stamford Bridge club at the end of June, and had been linked with a host of clubs, both at home and abroad. However, whilst Burnley were very interested in signing him Cahill was keen ...

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