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Ancelotti joins Napoli as managerial merry-go-round continues

The Guardian reports that former Chelsea, Bayern Munich and Real Madrid manager has been appointed the new head coach of Napoli, having signed a two year deal. He replaces Maurizio Sarri who has left the club having steered them to second place in Serie A, the club’ s best placed finish in more than 25 years. Sarri has been linked ...

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Unai Emery appointed as Arsenal new head coach

Spaniard Unai Emery has been appointed the new head coach as Arsenal, after signing a three year deal to replace the departing Arsene Wenger reports The Daily Mail. The 46-year old who was previously coach at Paris Saint Germain confirmed his happiness on taking the job, saying he is “thrilled to be joining one of the great clubs in the ...

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West Ham eye West Brom striker’s release clause

The Daily Mirror reports that West Ham United are interested in West Bromwich Albion striker Salomon Rondon, as incoming boss Manuel Pellegrini says the club needs four or five players to make the side competitive next season. The Venezuelan striker is available for £16 million due to a release clause in his contract following West Brom’s relegation to the Championship, ...

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United willing to listen to offers for Anthony Martial

The Daily Mail reports that Manchester United are willing to listen to offers for French striker Anthony Martial this summer – but have ruled out selling him to a Premier League rival. The 22-year old forward has enjoyed a tough last few months at United, with his last goal coming in January. He was not included in Didier Deschamp’s French ...

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Buffon in line for shock PSG move

Italian goalkeeping legend Gianluigi Buffon is set for a shock move to PSG reports Sky Sports. The 40-year old legend retired from Juventus after 17 years at the club last weekend, after a glittering career that saw him win eleven Serie A titles and 4 Coppa Italias. He also won a record 176 caps for Italy, captained his country and ...

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Mark Hughes close to Southampton appointment

Sky Sports reports that Mark Hughes is close to being appointed manager of Southampton on a full-time basis, with a three-year contract on the table for the former Stoke, Manchester City and QPR boss. Welshman Hughes took over at St. Mary’s in March on a short-term contract after former manager Mauricio Pellegrino was sacked with the club in the relegation ...

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Manuel Pellegrini set for West Ham job

Former Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini is set to take up the vacant manager’s job at West Ham, after terms on a £7 million deal were finalised over the weekend, reports The Daily Mirror. The East London club moved for the Chilean, after their first choice, Rafa Benitez, indicated that he preferred to stay as manager of Newcastle United.  Also ...

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Willian to quit Chelsea if Conte stays

The Daily Mirror reports that Chelsea midfielder Willian is ready to quit the club if Antonio Conte stays on as manager at Stamford Bridge. The Brazilian is unhappy with not starting regularly under Conte, and was upset that he was only named as a substitute in Chelsea’s 1 – 0 FA Cup triumph over Manchester United on the weekend, only ...

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Darren Moore in line for West Brom head coach role

The Telegraph reports that Darren Moore is poised to become head coach of West Bromwich Albion on a permanent basis. The 44-year old had never managed before he was appointed caretaker boss following the dismissal of Alan Pardew in April, with the club on the brink of relegation. Although Moore was unable to keep the team in the Premier League, ...

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Tottenham teenager joins Borussia Monchengladbach

Tottenham teenager Keenan Bennetts is the latest England youth international to move to the Bundesliga, with Spurs official website confirming that he has joined Borussia Monchengladbach. Bennetts is following in the footsteps of the likes of former Manchester City winger Jadon Sancho and Everton forward Ademola Lookman who have all moved to Germany in the past year in search of first-team football. ...

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