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Newcastle interested in Shaqiri

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Newcastle United are interested in signing Swiss winger Xherdan Shaqiri from Liverpool in the summer. The 28 year old has three years left on his current deal at Anfield, but has been deemed surplus to requirements and is likely to be sold, especially as the club have a ready-made replacement in the shape of Japanese winger Takumi Minamino, who they ...

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Pochettino ends his gardening leave

Former Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino has ended his gardening leave. That means that the Argentine is now free to join another club without first having to negotiate with Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy. Pochettino was sacked by Tottenham last November, but under the terms of his final settlement package, Spurs were entitled to compensation in the event that he took a ...

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Newcastle vs Sunderland rivalry: History, Head to Head, Trophies

Introduction The Tyne-Wear derby describes the rivalry between the two clubs of Newcastle United and Sunderland.  It is one of the most hotly contested rivalries in English football, focused on two cities that are located some 11 miles apart in the North-East of England. It is so-named because each city has a major river running through it – The Tyne ...

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Rose blames Mourinho for Spurs exit

England full-back Danny Rose has laid the blame for his loan move to Newcastle United firmly at the door of Jose Mourinho. Rose moved on deadline day to the Northeast club after falling out of favour in North London, keen to be playing regularly to ensure that he is a member of Gareth Southgate’s England squad for Euro 2020. The ...

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Arsenal favourites to sign Brentford winger

Arsenal are the favourites to sign winger Saïid Benrahma from Brentford in the summer. Both Leicester City and Newcastle are also keeping tabs on the Algerian international, who has established himself as one of the best players below the Premier League, making a very big impression since arriving at the West London club for a fee of just £1.5 million ...

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Rose linked with Newcastle switch

Newcastle are considering taking England full-back Danny Rose on loan for the rest of the season. Rose has lost his place in the first-team at White Hart Lane under Jose Mourinho, with reports emerging over the weekend of a furious training ground row between the player and his manager over his availability to travel to Watford with the team on ...

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Giroud’s agent meets with Inter Milan

Olivier Giroud’s agent, Michael Manuello, has met with directors from Inter Milan in order to try and arrange a permanent transfer for his client to the Serie A side. It has been suggested that personal terms have already been agreed on a contract that will run until 2022, but talks between Inter Milan and Chelsea are still continuing, and there ...

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United linked with Ajax midfielder

Manchester United have been linked with a January move for Ajax midfielder Donny van de Beek. With Paul Pogba sidelined after his ankle surgery, United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has identified the need for midfield reinforcements in January, and, although most of the club’s  top transfer targets are not available in the current window, van de Beek is seen as ...

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Lampard admits Giroud could leave

The speculation about the future of Chelsea striker Olivier Giroud has hotted-up after his manager Frank Lampard, having previously stating he wanted to keep the World Cup winner at Stamford Bridge, finally admitted he could leave. Speaking after their FA Cup victory over Nottingham Forest on Sunday, where Giroud was an unused sub, Lampard said “If the conditions are that ...

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Xhaka to be offered back to his old club

Granit Xhaka will be offered back to his old club Borussia Mönchoengladbach in January, in return for being given first refusal on fellow Swiss star Denis Zakaria next summer. Xhaka has not played for Arsenal since his falling out with the club’s supporters after being substituted against Crystal Palace last month, and although he later explained his actions on his ...

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