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Kepa fined one week’s wages for insubordination

The repercussions of goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga’x extraordinary act of insubordination at Wembley on Sunday continue to be felt. The 24-year old blatantly refused an instruction from his manager Maurizio Sarri to be substituted for Willy Caballero and, in front of the watching millions, stayed on the pitch whilst his manager raged on the side line. Reports have since emerged that ...

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Neil Lennon mooted as interim Leicester boss

Former player Neil Lennon could be set to take over as interim manager at Leicester City. Leicester are looking for their fourth manager in two years after sacking Claude Puel on Sunday, following a run of disappointing defeats that culminated with losing 4 – 1 to Crystal Palace the previous evening in front of their home supporters They have made ...

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Joe Hart linked with MLS move

Former England goalkeeper Joe Hart is considering a move to the United States and Major League Soccer. The 31-year old moved to Burnley in the summer, and initially had a starting berth at Turf Moor with both Tom Heaton and Nick Pope both injured. However, with Heaton now back to full fitness, he was recalled to the side in place ...

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Everton linked with PSG right-back

Everton have been linked with a summer move for PSG right-back Thomas Meunier. That is according to The Sun who reports that the Belgian international could be open for a move to Goodison Park if it offers him the opportunity to play first-team football more regularly. Meunier finds himself competing for a spot with Brazilian veteran Dani Alves in Paris, ...

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Brendan Rodgers set to be offered Leicester job

Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers is Leicester’s top target as they search for their fourth manager in two years. Previous incumbent Claude Puel was sacked on Sunday, a day after his side were beaten 4 -1 by Crystal Palace in front of their home fans on Saturday evening, the first time they have lost four successive home games since 2000. Now, ...

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Kepa’s defiance deals fatal blow to Sarri’s credibility

Any vestiges of credibility that Mauricio Sarri had as Chelsea manager appear to have been dealt a fatal blow after the behaviour of his goalkeeper Kepa Arribalaga in the Carabao Cup Final on Sunday. Chelsea had defied the critics and delighted their own fans by producing a far better performance against Manchester City than had been expected, but, with the ...

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Newcastle face fight to keep Rondón

Newcastle have a fight on their hands if they want to keep loan striker Salomón Rondón beyond the end of this season. The 29-year old Venezuelan international is on a season-long loan at St. James Park from his parent club, West Brom, and has since become an integral part of the Newcastle team, providing a focal point of attack. He ...

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Hodgson set to break Robson record

Roy Hodgson will break Sir Bobby Robson’s record as the oldest man to take charge of a Premier League team when his Crystal Palace faces Leicester City on Saturday afternoon. That is according to The BBC who report that the former England manager will be 71 years and 198 days old when his side runs out at The Kingpower Stadium, ...

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Rafa Benitez linked with Leicester job

Leicester City may replace Claude Puel with Rafa Benitez if the Spaniard decides not to renew his contract with his current club, Newcastle United. That is according to The Mirror who report that Benitez has decided to shelve talks over any new deal until Newcastle’s fate this season is decided, with the club currently hovering one point and two places ...

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PSG ready to join Hudson-Odoi chase

Paris St. Germain are ready to join Bayern Munich in their pursuit of Chelsea winger Callum Hudson-Odoi. Bayern tried to capture the 18-year old in January with a series of offers, and Hudson-Odoi even handed in a transfer request to try to force a move to the Bundesliga side. However, Chelsea turned down the offers and told him to stay, ...

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