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Mauricio Pocketing confirms interest in Spanish winger

Spurs Manager Mauricio Pocketing has confirmed an ongoing interest in Spanish winger Keita Balde. The 23-year old is currently on loan at Inter Milan, from his parent club Monaco, who he joined In August 2017 from another Serie A side Lazio in a £22 million deal. Balde came on a substitute in Inter’s Champion’s League tie against Tottenham on Tuesday, ...

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Aston Villa eye Gary Cahill

Aston Villa are being linked with a move for Chelsea and England defender Gary Cahill. The 32-year old started last season as club captain at Stamford Bridge but has gradually fallen down the pecking order in West London, and has not started a game yet this season under new manager Maurizio Sarri. Now, it is reported that Cahill could be ...

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Arsenal identify main January target

Unai Emery has identified his top January target already in the shape of Sevilla midfielder Ever Banega. The 30-year old was heavily linked with a move to The Emirates during the summer, but, in the end, negotiations petered out; however, although he is under contract at Sevilla until 2020, his contract allegedly contains an £18 million release clause which, The ...

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EFL Championship Game Week 8 Roundup

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Welsh wizard Roberts scores twice to keep Leeds top: Leeds produced a dominant display to beat Preston three-nil at Elland Road on Tuesday night. Leeds captain Liam Cooper opened the scoring in the 37th minute when he headed in a Barry Douglas corner. Preston nearly made Leeds pay for squandering some great goalscoring chances when they had a goal correctly ...

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Rangers captain signs new four year deal

Rangers captain James Tavernier has signed a new four year deal at the club. The 26-year old right-back was out of contract next June, and had attracted interest from the likes of West Bromwich Albion during the last transfer window, but now he has committed his immediate future to the Ibrox club. The Bradford-born defender started his career with Newcastle ...

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United set to battle PSG for Brazilian youngster

Manchester United are set to fight it out with PSG for the signature of Brazilian midfielder Lucas Paqueta. The 21-year old, currently playing for Flamengo, has recently broken through in to the Brazilian national side, appearing in both their recent friendlies against the United States and El Salvador, and now looks set for a big money move to Europe, with ...

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Former Spurs Star set for Arsenal move

Former Tottenham Hotspur Steven Caulker is on the verge of a shock transfer to Arsenal. However, before fans of both clubs rise up in protest, it should be noted that this is the Kiev version of Arsenal, not North London’s finest. The former England international has had a troubled recent few years. After leaving Spurs in 2013, he played one ...

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Manchester City set for fresh Sterling talks

Manchester City and Raheem Sterling are set for fresh talks in a bid to secure a deal which will see the England international extend his stay at The Etihad. The 23-year old is out of contract in June 2020, and City have no clause in his contract which would enable them to trigger a contract extension. That means that unless ...

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Experienced scout is reunited with Roy Hodgson at Palace

Crystal Palace have added experienced scout Barry Simmonds to their backroom staff. His appointment means that he has been reunited with Roy Hodgson, who was his manager for three years at Fulham. Simmonds has been credited with unearthing talents such as Chris Smalling and Mousa Dembele, and Hodson, who also drafted Simmonds in to his England set-up, will be hoping ...

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James McArthur signs Crystal Palace contract extension

James McArthur has signed an extension to his current contract at Crystal Palace, and has now committed himself to the club until the end of the 2020/2021 season. The Scottish international has become an integral part of midfield for Roy Hodgson’s men, having made 135 appearances for the team in all competitions since signing from Wigan Athletic in August 2014. ...

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