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Clubs line up to sign Arsenal midfielder

West Bromwich Albion have joined AC Milan and a number of other teams in the chase to sign Arsenal midfielder Krystian Bielik. The 21 year old impressed last season whilst on loan with Charlton Athletic, and played a key part in helping the south London side secure promotion via the play-offs from League One to the Championship. He further enhanced ...

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Liverpool win race to sign Fulham teenager

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Liverpool have beaten off competition from other Premier League clubs and sides from abroad in the race to sign Fulham teenager Harvey Elliot. The 16-year old made history when he became the youngest player to feature in the Premier League when he appeared as an 88th minute substitute in an away defeat to Wolves in May. His meteoric progress attracted ...

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Ashley Cole set for Lampard reunion

Former Chelsea and Arsenal full-back could be set to link-up with Frank Lampard again, as the new Chelsea manager finalises his back-room staff. Cole has just hung up his boots on a 21-year professional career which saw him win the Premier League with both London clubs before spells with Roma and LA Galaxy. He finished at Derby County, joining on ...

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Chelsea open contract talks with Mason Mount

Chelsea have opened contract talks with Mason Mount, who played under new manager Frank Lampard at Derby County last season. The 20-year old youth academy graduate has never played a senior game for Chelsea. However, he has had two loan spells, first with Eredivisie side Vitesse, and then with Derby, impressing in both. There were concerns that, like many of ...

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Loftus-Cheek agrees new Chelsea deal

Midfielder Ruben Loftus-Cheek is on the verge of signing a new contract with Chelsea, after agreeing a deal worth £150,000 a week. The England midfielder is currently sidelined with the ruptured Achilles tendon injury he picked-up in the post-season friendly with New England Revolution, which ruled him out of the Europa League final, with fears, that he may not play ...

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Spurs set to complete first summer signing

Spurs are set to complete their first summer signing in the next few days in the shape of a £15 million deal for Leeds United teenage striker Jack Clarke. The 18=year old is one of the hottest prospects in the Championship, and Spurs have been monitoring his progress for some time. Now Mauricio Pochettino has been sufficiently convinced by what ...

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West Brom want Arsenal full-back

West Bromwich Albion are interested in making a move for Arsenal full-back Carl Jenkinson, wo is keen to play regular first-team football, after only making 8 appearances for the Gunners last season. If he does move, it will mean a reunion with his former team mate Kieran Gibbs who made the move to the Hawthorns two years ago. 27-year old ...

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Lampard set to take over at Chelsea

Chelsea are set to appoint Frank Lampard as their new manager, although not without their fair share of dramas along the way. Outgoing boss Maurizio Sarri ignored last minute pleas to say by the Stamford Bridge hierarchy, with The Sun reporting that he rejected the offer because he felt “violated” by abusive fans. Instead, he will take up the vacant ...

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United encouraged to raise bid for Wan-Bissaka

Manchester United are being encouraged to submit another bid for Crystal Palace full-back Aaron Wan-Bissaka – despite having an opening offer of around £35 million knocked back by the South London club. That is according to The Evening Standard who report that United bosses were left with the impression that an increased bid could land one of the club’s prime ...

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Abraham ready to fight for his place at Chelsea

Tammy Abraham is ready to fight for his place at Chelsea – but has not ruled out a return to Aston Villa at some stage. The 21-year old played a major role in Aston Villa’s promotion push which ultimately ended in triumph on Monday when the side clinched the Championship play-off, defeating Derby Country 2 -1 at Wembley. Now, with ...

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