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United prepared to meet Dortmund’s demands for Sancho

Manchester United are prepared to accede to all of Borussia Dortmund’s demands in a bid to sign England winger Jadon Sancho. The Bundesliga club will demand at least £100 million for the former Manchester City player, but that is unlikely to deter the Old Trafford club. The South Londoner left City as a 17 year old over lack of game ...

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Roma want to make Smalling move permanent

Roma are seeking a meeting with Manchester United as they seek to convert Chris Smalling’s loan move into a permanent arrangement. Smalling lost his place at United during the summer, with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer preferring Harry Maguire and Victor Lindelof in the centre of his defence,  allowing him to move to the Serie A side on loan for the rest ...

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United monitoring Leeds midfielder

Manchester United are keeping tabs on Leeds United midfielder Kalvin Phillips. Scouts have been monitoring the 23-year old for some time,  and United assistant manager Mike Phelan was in the stands to watch his performance against Birmingham last weekend. Then coach Kieran McKenna also ran the rule over Phillips in midweek, as he impressed in the midweek draw away to ...

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Ozil linked with MLS move

Mesut Ozil is being linked with a move to the MLS, as his situation at Arsenal becomes increasingly toxic. Ozil has been frozen out of the first team picture under Unai Emery, amidst continuing reports of training ground disagreements with his Spanish manager. With the Gunners lacking creativity in the midfield, his absence from the team has caused a huge ...

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Arsenal to make second bid for Leipzig defender

Arsenal are set to make another bid to sign RB Leipzig Dayot Upamecano. The Gunners tried with a bid of £40 million to sign the French player in the summer, but their approach was turned down because it was substantially short of Upamecano’s release clause, which was reported to be £92 million. However, with Upamecano heading into the last 18 ...

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4 Skills Poker Players Can Learn From Top Managers

Being a football manager requires a certain skill set that runs beyond that of understanding the game from a playing perspective. There are a range of skills a manager needs in order to succeed, some of which are very similar to those required around a poker table. Some players like Gerard Pique and Ronaldo for instance, have tried their luck at poker. Teddy ...

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Spurs ready to move for Barcelona midfielder

Tottenham are preparing to make a move for Barcelona midfielder Carles Alena in the January transfer window. Spurs are making plans for life after Christian Eriksen. With the Danish playmaker out of contract next June, he could be sold in January rather than being allowed to leave White Hart Lane on a free contract at the end of the season. ...

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Real turn down £25 million bid for Ceballaos

Real Madrid have turned down a bid from Arsenal of £25 million for midfielder Dani Ceballos. The Spanish midfielder joined the Gunners on a season long loan from Real in the summer, and the arrangement contained no option to buy, with the player originally intending to go back to the Spanish capital at the end of the season to fight ...

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Abraham in line for bumper new deal

Chelsea striker Tammy Abraham is in for a bumper new deal at the club. That is according to reports which suggest that the 22-year old is close to setting pen to paper on a new contract worth £100,000 a week. The striker has enjoyed a stunning start to the season, and, alongside Manchester City’s Sergio Agüero, tops the Premier League ...

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Football considering introduction of concussion substitutes

Football authorities are considering following the example of Rugby Union and allowing the introduction of concussion substitutes in the game. That is after the University of Glasgow published a study that revealed that ex-players are three and a half times more likely to suffer from neurological diseases like dementia and Alzheimer’s, than players of the same age. In rugby, any ...

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