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Injuries Ruined Their Career (Part Three)

The third part in the series looking at players whose careers were either cut short by injury, or whose potential was never fully realised because of them. For Part One click here and Part Two click here. Dean Ashton At the age of 23, Dean Ashton was looking upwards. He had risen through the football ranks, from Crewe in League ...

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Nelson linked with Palace loan

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Crystal Palace are interested in signing Arsenal forward Reiss Nelson on loan ahead of the new season. The Gunners are open to allowing the 21-year old academy graduate to leave in the summer in search of regular first-team football, as his game time at the Emirates is likely to be limited, especially as the club is not involved in European ...

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Atalanta interested in Abraham

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Atlanta are the latest club to enter the race to sign Chelsea striker Tammy Abraham. The 23-year old is also attracting interest from Premier League rivals Arsenal and West Ham, although another potential target, Aston Villa, now seem to be out of the picture. Abraham had a successful loan spell with them three seasons ago, but they have now signed ...

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Aouar waiting for Arsenal bid

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Lyon star Houssem Aouar is waiting for Arsenal to make a bid for him. The Gunners were heavily linked with a  move for the French international last summer but, in the end, nothing materialised. However, with him now available for as little as £25 million in the current window, rumours once again began to circulate that he could be headed ...

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Will the Data on Dementia and Heading Alter the Game?

We have recently seen the introduction of new heading guidelines for football players in the Premier League ahead of the 2021/22 season. The changes come on the back of a great deal of research surrounding the link between heading the football and dementia in later life. Some of the players affected by dementia after their careers ended are famous names, ...

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Xhaka contract announcement imminent

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The announcement that Granit Xhaka is set to sign a new contract with Arsenal is imminent. The 28-year old’s current deal at the Emirates runs until 2023, and now he is set to sign an extension that will keep him in North London until 2024 at the earliest. Xhaka had seemed on the verge of a move to Roma and ...

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Chelsea offer Kenedy to Sevilla

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Chelsea are stepping-up their efforts to sign Jules Koundé from Sevilla. In their latest attempt to broker a deal for the French international deal, they have offered Brazilian Kenedy in part-exchange for their one of their main targets. The Champions League winners are reported to have agreed personal terms with the defender and are now trying to reach an accommodation ...

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Lukaku agrees to Stamford Bridge return

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Romelu Lukaku is prepared to return to Stamford Bridge – seven years after he left there permanently. That is provided that Chelsea are prepared to meet the £100 m asking price which Inter Milan want for the Belgian striker. The Blues are reportedly ready to offer Lukaku £250,000 a week to entice him back to West London. Inter have previously ...

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Chelsea have Lukaku bid rejected

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Chelsea have had a bid for former striker Romelu Lukaku turned down. The West London club offered £86 million plus Marcos Alonso for the Belgian international, but that has been rejected by Inter Milan. The Champions League winners are in the market for a new striker, and have been previously linked with Erling Haaland, However, with it looking increasingly likely ...

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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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