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Danny Drinkwater suffers another blow

Chelsea midfielder Danny Drinkwater has had a bad week. On Monday he was arrested on suspicion of drunk driving after crashing his car near Manchester. Now his manager Mauricio Sarri has publicly confirmed what had been widely assumed common knowledge for some time, saying that he has no future at the club. A former Premier League winner with Leicester City, ...

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Aberdeen captain in Derby talks

Derby County are in talks with Aberdeen captain Graeme Shinnie about joining them in the summer. Suspended for his club’s Scottish Cup semi-final at the weekend, 27-year old Shinnie who is out of contract at the end of the season, has travelled south, reports The BBC to discuss the proposed move, with Derby manager Frank Lampard having watched him in ...

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Chelsea transfer ban appeal set to start

Lawyers representing Chelsea are said to begin he club’s appeal against their FIFA ban prohibiting them from signing any players during two transfer windows. Last month, Chelsea were handed down the punishment by FIFA for breaching the regulations regarding the signing of players under 18 from overseas.  They were also given a £460,000 fine and this will also be appealed. ...

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Southampton eye Rangers midfielder

Southampton are considering adding Scott Arfield to their summer shopping list. The 30-year is currently playing for Rangers, having signed for the Scottish Premiership side last May from Burnley. Yet after a single season back in his native Scotland, he could be heading back down south again to the lure of the Premier League. Arfield has enjoyed a highly productive ...

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United stars to pay the price for Champions League failure

The cost to Manchester United stars if they fail to qualify for the Champions League has been revealed. According to The Daily Mail players contracts are linked to which European competition they are playing in, mirroring the financial impact on the club. As a consequence, United, who are currently sixth in the Premier League and in a four-way fight with ...

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Southampton linked with Birmingham striker

Southampton want to sign Birmingham City striker Che Adams in the summer. However, they are likely to face competition with Everton, Burnley, and Premier-League bound Norwich City also said to be interested in the forward. The 22-year old joined Birmingham from Sheffield United in August 2016 for a fee of around £2 million, and has since established himself as one ...

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United ready to renew Alderweireld pursuit

Manchester United are ready to renew their interest in Tottenham’s Toby Alderweireld. The Old Trafford side have identified the need to recruit an experienced defender as a top priority for the summer, and are ready to go back to Spurs for a player with whom they were heavily linked when Jose Mourinho was still the manager. The Belgian has been ...

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Leicester ready to take big loss on record signing

This season he has been on loan in Turkey with Fenerbahçe, but has hardly covered himself in glory, netting just once in 14 Super Lig appearances. Leicester City are prepared to accept a big loss on their record signing Islam Slimani. The Algerian international was signed by Claudio Ranieri from Sporting Lisbon in 2016, for £30 million, joining on a ...

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Andy Carroll’s West Ham career is over

Andy Carroll is highly unlikely to pull on a West Ham shirt in anger again. The former Newcastle and Liverpool striker’s time in East London has been blighted by injuries, the most recent of which came last month when he damaged his ankle. Now comes the news that he has had surgery to try and resolve his long-standing problems, and ...

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Liverpool and Barcelona monitoring Wolves left-back

Both Liverpool and Barcelona are monitoring Wolves left-back Ruben Vinagre. The Portuguese under-19 international, who has just turned 20, joined Wolves on loan from Monaco when they were in the Championship, and impressed sufficiently during their title winning run that he was signed permanently by the club last June, signing a five-year deal. This season he has continued to improve, ...

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