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Southampton make approach for Birmingham striker Che Adams

Southampton have made an informal approach to sign Birmingham striker Che Adams. The 22-year old striker who has scored 14 goals for Birmingham this season, has been attracting attention from a number of Premier League clubs, according to Sky Sports, none of whom have yet to make a formal offer for him, although Southampton may be on the verge of ...

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West Ham defender in demand

West Ham defender Reece Oxford finds himself in demand, with several clubs chasing his signature. The England-under 20 international, once listed as one of the best youth prospects in English football, is becoming increasingly frustrated at his lack of first-team opportunities at the London Stadium under Manuel Pellegrini, and, with the Hammers now willing to let him leave before Thursday’s ...

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Stoke looking to unload highly paid veterans

New Stoke manager Nathan Jones is looking for offload veterans Peter Crouch and Darren Fletcher from his squad before transfer deadline day. That is according to The Daily Mail who report that Jones wants to freshen-up his team, and does not see a long-term future for either player at the bet365 Stadium. Ex-Manchester United captain Fletcher, who is 34, has ...

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Crystal Palace re-sign Bakary Sako until the end of the season

Crystal Palace have re-signed winger Bakary Sako on a short-term deal until the end of the season. The Mali international played for Palace for three seasons, after joining them from Wolves in August 2015, and went on to make 43 Premier League appearances for them, scoring eight goals in his spell there before being released when his contract expired. A ...

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Charlie Austin set to leave Southampton

Striker Charlie Austin will leave Southampton before the end of the transfer deadline day. That is according to The Daily Telegraph who report that club and player have come to an agreement that he can leave for the right price, having struggled to get into the first team under new Saints’ manager Ralph Hasenhüttl. The 29-year old forward joined Southampton ...

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Former Chelsea star makes surprise Middlesbrough move

Former Chelsea midfielder John Obi-Mikel has joined Middlesbrough on loan for the rest of the season. The 31-year old, who left Stamford Bridge on a free transfer in January 2017 has been playing for the past two years in China with Tianjin TEDA, but has been looking to move back to England, where his wife and two young children continue ...

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Bolasie loan spell at Villa terminated amidst dispute

Yannick Bolasie’s loan spell at Aston Villa has been cut short, and he has returned to Everton. However, there is some dispute whether this was an initiative on the part of the player or whether Villa did not want to continue with the arrangement any further. The former Crystal Palace player agreed a season-long loan to the Midlands when Steve ...

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Ashley Cole to join Derby on short-term deal

Former Chelsea and Arsenal full-back Ashley Cole is set to join Derby County on a short-term deal for the rest of the season. That is according to The Daily Mirror who reports that Cole is expected to have a medical on Monday and then join Derby on loan for the rest of the season on wages reported to be around ...

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Arter loan spell at Cardiff may be cut short

Harry Arter’s loan spell with Cardiff City move be set to end prematurely with reports linking the player with permanent moves, with several clubs said to be interested in signing the Republic of Ireland international. Arter is at Cardiff on a season-long loan from Bournemouth, but despite the player establishing himself as a firm favourite with the local fans, and ...

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Nottingham Forest search for a new manager – again

Nottingham Forest are searching for their ninth permanent manager in just six years, after Aitor Karanka was sacked on Friday. The 45-year old Spaniard was only appointed a year ago, but, despite the club lying seventh in the Championship, just one place and 4 points off a play-off spot, he has been relieved of his duties at the City Ground, ...

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