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Former Premier League managers eye West Brom job

  Two men who have left their jobs with Premier League clubs this season, Slaviša Jokanović, formerly of Fulham, and ex-Huddersfield Town boss David Wagner, have both been linked with the vacant post at West Bromwich Albion. The job is open after Darren Moore was controversially sacked as manager less than an hour after the club’s disappointing draw with Ipswich ...

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Guardiola denies Juventus links

Pep Guardiola has flatly denied claims that he is set to join Juventus in the summer. Reports in Italy have emerged suggesting that the 48-year old Spaniard is being touted as the next manager of the Serie A champions, with current incumbent Massimiliano Allegri putting talks about a new contract on hold until the end of the season. Separate reports ...

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United open talks with Portuguese midfielder

Manchester United are still basking in their historic triumph on Wednesday night when they battled back to beat PSG in Paris and send them crashing out of the Champions League. However, not content to rest on their laurels, and although they do not officially know who will be managing the club, they are already making plans to strengthen next season, ...

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City under investigation for FFP breaches

UEFA is investigating Manchester City for alleged breaches of FFP – Financial Fair Play. That is according to The BBC, with the governing body for the sport in Europe concentrating on apparent violations which have been disclosed by various media outlets, which, without naming names, almost certainly refer to claims made by German newspaper Der Spiegel, based on leaked information. ...

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Ranieri lined-up for caretaker role

Just a week after being sacked by Fulham, Claudio Ranieri could be set for another job. That came following the news that Eusebio Di Francesco has been sacked as the manager of Roma, following their exit from The Champions League at the hands of Porto on Wednesday night. In fact, Di Francesco’s position had been looking shaky since the weekend, ...

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Liverpool monitoring Timo Werner situation

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Liverpool have asked RB Leipzig to keep them up to date with the situation regarding forward Timo Werner. The 23-year old German international has infuriated Leipzig officials by agreeing a deal to move to Bayern Munich, despite there having been no formal discussions between the two clubs. And, with Werner still contracted with them until June 2020, they have no ...

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Mourinho lined up by Real Madrid

The chances of José Mourinho returning as Real Madrid manager in the summer have become much greater after the Spanish giants crashed out of the Champions League on Tuesday. Winners of the trophy for the past three years, Tuesday night saw Ajax, trailing from the first leg, thrash Real 4 -1 in front of their own supporters, exiting early  a ...

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Club legend Beardsley leaves Newcastle

Former England international and Newcastle club legend Peter Beardsley has had his contract at St. James Park terminated. Beardsley, who was a youth coach at Newcastle, was suspended from the club just over a year ago after allegations of racist behaviour and bullying were made against him by several players, including former under-23 winger Yasin Ben El-Mhanni. The 58 year ...

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Manchester United favourites to sign Gareth Bale

Manchester United are favourites to sign Gareth Bale from Real Madrid in the summer. That is according to The Daily Star, who suggest that there may even already be an agreement in place for his transfer. The Welsh international captain signed for Real in 2013, but despite scoring over 100 goals for them and helping them win four Champions League ...

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Spurs linked with move for teenage striker

Spurs have been linked with a move for Notts County teenage striker Kion Etete. That is according to The Sun who reports that the 17-year old caught the eye during a week-long trial with Tottenham, scoring twice for their under-18 side as they beat West Ham 5 -3, in a match which saw the scoring opened by the son of ...

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