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Arteta makes Willock decision

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Mikel Arteta has decided that Joe Willock is staying at the Emirates this season. The Arsenal midfielder enjoyed a hugely successful loan spell at Newcastle United in the second part of last season, scoring eight goals, including a Premier League record of seven in successive games. Newcastle have made no secret that they would like him back at St James ...

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West Ham want Phil Jones

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West Ham United want to sign Phil Jones from Manchester United. They could though face competition to sign Jones who has become a forgotten man at Old Trafford. The defender is the longest current serving player in United’s books, having joined them from Blackburn Rovers a decade so. But he has only made eight appearances in all competitions over the ...

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Newcastle could turn to Barkley

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Newcastle United could be ready to turn to Ross Barkley as they look to improve their midfield options. Their number one target is Arsenal’s Joe Willock, who spent the second half of last season at St. James Park, scoring eight goals, including a Premier League record of seven in a row, to help ease them away from the relegation places. ...

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Newcastle close to Willock deal

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Newcastle United are close to agreeing another loan move for Arsenal midfielder Joe Willock. Willock spent the second half of last season at St. James Park and his form helped them pull away from the relegation places, scoring eight goals, including a record equalling seven in seven games. That sort of form was expected to see him compete for a ...

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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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The Biggest Flops in Transfer History (part four)

Concluding the series looking at some of teh biggest flops in transfer history, where large sums of money were paid for a player and the move just did not work out. For part one, click here; part two here; and part three here. Jonathan Woodgate  Newcastle United to Real Madrid In 2004, Real Madrid were convinced that England defender Jonathan ...

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The Biggest Transfer Flops in History (Part One)

The summer transfer window is now open, and, for the next few months, fans of clubs across Europe will gorge themselves on the latest rumours, hoping that a shiny new star will be pulling on their team’s jersey next season. However, transfers are a hit and miss affair. Sometimes they do not just work out – the club, the environment, ...

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Arsenal face Willock dilemma

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Arsenal face a dilemma over the future of midfielder Joe Willock. The 21-year old academy graduate has been on loan at Newcastle since January and has impressed, scoring four times for the Magpies, including the injury-time equaliser against Liverpool on Saturday. And he has played a vital role in helping steer the club to virtual Premier League safety. Newcastle manage ...

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Bruce wants Willock stay

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Steve Bruce would love to keep Joe Willock at Newcastle next season. The 21-yewar old midfielder is on loan at St. James Park for the rest of the season, and proved his worth to his temporary employers by coming off the bench to head the goal that enabled them to beat West Ham United on Saturday. That win lifted Newcastle ...

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Roca linked with Boca move

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Marcos Rojo has been linked with a return to Argentina and Boca Juniors. The 30-year-old is out of favour at old Trafford after persistent injury problems, and spent part of last season on loan with his boyhood club Estudiantes. However, injury restricted him to just one appearance, with the Covid-19 pandemic causing the rest of the Argentine season to be ...

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