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Giroud ready to quit Chelsea in the summer

Olivier Giroud is ready to leave Chelsea in the summer, unless he gets more game time. The 32-year old striker and World Cup winner joined Chelsea from Arsenal last January, but has had to play second fiddle at Stamford Bridge this season, first to Álvaro Morata, and, after he moved to Atlético Madrid, to his replacement Gonzalo Higuaín. Instead, he ...

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Tottenham ready to bid for Ryan Sessegnon

Tottenham Hotspur have been linked with a  summer move for young Fulham star Ryan Sessegnon. The 18-year old is out of contract at Craven Cottage at the next season, and whilst Fulham would like to tie him down to a new long-term deal, talks have so far stalled. That has put Spurs, who have long been monitoring the player, on ...

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True cost of Rodgers move to Leicester revealed

The true cost to Leicester City of their move for Brendan Rodgers, and it is more than was first reported. Northern Irishman Rodgers was appointed Leicester manager at the end of last month when Claude Puel was sacked, with the East Midlands club prising him away from Celtic where he was on track to achieve a third domestic treble. Initially ...

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Farke signs new Norwich deal

Norwich City, who moved back to the top of the Championship on Wednesday after beating Hull 3-2 have been given a further boost by news that manager Daniel Farke has signed a new deal with the club until 2022. Another protégé of the Borussia Dortmund coaching school, Farke joined Norwich in May 2017 and struggled in his first season with ...

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Danny Drinkwater linked with Roma move

Forgotten man Danny Drinkwater could be offered an escape route out of Chelsea by Roma. The 29-year old midfielder was part of the Leicester side that won the Premier League title three seasons ago, and subsequently followed his team mate N’Golo Kanté to Chelsea. However, unlike Kanté who has become an integral part of the Chelsea side, Drinkwater has struggled ...

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Arsenal favourites to land Brazilian teenage striker

Arsenal have emerged as favourites to sign 17-year old Brazilian striker Gabriel Martinelli, with the likes of Crystal Palace and Watford also said to be interested. Currently plying his trade in the Brazilian 4th division with Ithuano, he has had previous experience in England. He had two trial periods with Manchester United when Jose Mourinho was manager, and also trained ...

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David Luiz set to sign new Chelsea deal

Centre-back David Luiz is set to sign a new deal with Chelsea. That is according to The Evening Standard who report that, after months of negotiations, the 31-year old is ready to sign a contract extension, although the length of the new deal is yet to be revealed. Luiz wanted two years, whilst Chelsea have a policy of only offering ...

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West Ham face renewal of Arnautuvic transfer saga

West Ham are potentially facing another drawn-out drama involving Austrian striker Marco Arnautuvic and his desire to move away from the club. The on-again, off-again saga involving Arnautuvic and a move to the Chinese Super League was a continuous narrative throughout the January window, with the forward on the verge of leaving at one stage, going so far as to ...

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Declan Rice named Irish young player of the year

West Ham’s Declan Rice has been named the Irish Young Player of the Year. The choice is a controversial one as Rice has recently switched his international allegiance to England, and is expected to be named in Gareth Southgate’s squad for the forthcoming European Championship qualifiers against the Czech Republic and Montenegro. However, as the voting took place before he ...

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