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Cesc Fabregas in line for January move to Milan

Chelsea midfielder Cesc Fabregas could be set for a move to AC Milan in the January transfer window. That is according to The Daily Mirror who report that the 31-year old midfielder could be sold by the West London club then, rather than allowing him to leave on a free next summer. Out of contract next July, he is unlikely ...

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Aston Villa ready to sign free agent Huth

Aston Villa have been linked with a move for former Premier League winner Robert Huth. Villa had been expected to re-sign former England captain John Terry, who spent last season on loan with the Championship club, but following the shock news that the 37-year old is set to complete a lucrative move to Spartak Moscow, they have been forced to ...

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Kenny Dalglish and the role of Player Manager

Introduction Gareth Ainsworth of Wycombe Wanderers is a rare breed in English football now, in that he is employed by his clubs as a player manager, responsible for all the training, organisation and administration that goes on off the field during the week, and yet happy to swap his suit and tie for shirts and shorts come the weekend. Yet, ...

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English transfer deadline set to be moved back again

The experiment of moving the closure of the English transfer window to before the start of the season looks like it is set to be abandoned after just one year, with leading clubs labelling it a failure. That is according to The Sun who report that the issue will be discussed at a meeting of the Premier League clubs later ...

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Bournemouth boss in line for bumper new deal

Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe is set to sign a bumper new deal which will see him become one of the best paid managers in The Premier League. The 40-year old who is in his second spell in charge of the South Coast club has long been touted with a move to a bigger club, having now only secured promotion to ...

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Newcastle winger secures Czech loan move

Newcastle United winger Rolando Aarons has joined Czech side FC Slovan Librec on a six month loan deal. The news was confirmed by the club’s official website which states that he has moved to the side which are currently 8th in the Czech top division. The winger has made 22 appearances in all competitions for Newcastle since being released as ...

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Bournemouth midfielder agrees new three year deal

Junior Stanislas has signed a new 3-year deal with Bournemouth. That is according to The BBC who report that the 28-year old has agreed the new deal, despite the fact that he has not played for the club since March because of a knee injury. A former West Ham academy graduate, Stanislas made 42 appearances and scored 5 goals for ...

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Tottenham defender expecting contract extension

Tottenham’s Belgian defender Jan Vertonghen is expecting the North London outfit to trigger an automatic extension to his contract which expires in June, keeping him at Spurs until 2020. If they do, he will be the latest player to sign a new contract with the club, following in the footsteps of Harry Kane, Dele Alli, and manager Maurico Pochettino. The ...

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West Ham regret £18 million summer signing

West Ham have had a disastrous start to the season. Despite spending more than £100 million in the transfer market, they find themselves firmly rooted to the foot of the Premier League, and are pointless after 4 games. New manager Manuel Pellegrini already finds himself under immense pressure, and, despite the club’s assurances that he will be given time to ...

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Spurs eye Ajax youngster

Tottenham Hotspur are among a clutch of clubs keeping tabs on Ajax youngster Frenkie de Jong. That is according to The Daily Express who reports that scouts from Spurs have been watching the 21-year old midfielder, who is regarded as one of the brightest talents to emerge from Dutch football in recent years. Valued at £40 million, it is reported ...

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