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Leicester complete transfer of striker from French club

  As reported by the Daily Mail and others, Leicester City have completed the signing of striker Fouseeni Diabate from French League 2 side Galazec Ajaccio. Diabate, who is 22-years old, has scored three goals in 20 appearances all competitions so far this season, and was interesting a number of clubs across Europe. However, he now committed his immediate future ...

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Leicester confirm former Man City striker will not be leaving in January

As reported in The Independent, former Manchester City striker Kelechi Iheanacho will not be leaving Leicester City in January, despite stories linking him with a move away from the club. The £25 million striker has not enjoyed the best of times at Leicester since his move from City in the summer, and has only made 2 Premier League starts, scoring ...

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Riyad Mahrez set for Liverpool medical

Qatar news outlet beIN Sports have claimed that Riyad Mahrez is set to have a medical at Liverpool ahead of a £48 million transfer, as the Reds seek an immediate replacement for the departing Philippe Coutinho. According to the reports, the Algerian international is set to sign a deal that will tie him to the Merseyside club until June 2022, ...

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Roma plotting fresh move for Leicester’s Riyad Mahrez

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Italian club Roma are planning to make a new move for Leicester City winger Riyad Mahrez in the January transfer window, according to talkSPORT. Mahrez was the subject of much transfer speculation over the summer and came close to a move to Roma on the last day of the transfer window before Leicester blocked the bid. Now, however, it appears ...

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Arsenal target Riyad Mahrez could move to France

Leicester forward Riyad Mahrez may be set for a January move to Marseille, following news that the French club are set to make a £26.5 million bid for the player when the transfer window opens. That will disappoint Arsenal who have long been an admirer of the player and have been linked with a move for him on several occasions. ...

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2016 Football Review: Most memorable moments

Leicester City become English champions It is hard to recall a fairytale like the one Leicester City scripted in the 2015/16 Premier League campaign. It came from a team that barely managed to stave off relegation in the previous season, was embroiled in issues off the pitch during pre-season and proceeded to sack their manager Nigel Pearson. However, the well-travelled ...

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Five Underrated 2017 FA Cup contenders

Crystal Palace Palace may have the worst points rate across the top four divisions in England in 2016, but they can point to reaching their FA Cup final in twenty-six years back in May as a sign that it is not all doom and gloom at Selhurst Park. The same team who beat Palace in the 1990 final repeated the ...

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Top 5 Soccer Underdog Stories

Leicester City win the 2015/16 Premier League At a time when club football has seen the biggest talents being concentrated at the top European clubs, it has become increasingly difficult for the smaller teams to win major titles. In the prevailing circumstances what happened during the 2015/16 Premier League season is simply unbelievable. The Foxes desperately avoided relegation in the ...

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Greatest Underdog Stories – N’Golo Kante

N’Golo Kante’s story is a proper fairytale. The French footballer of the Malian decent is a typical example of a late bloomer. Early Years in France Five years prior to lifting the Premier League title, N’Golo Kante was playing for a small club in Paris suburbs in France’s eighth division. Kante was born and brought up in Paris’ 10th arrondissement, ...

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Greatest Underdog Stories – The rise and rise of Jamie Vardy

  At the end of England’s European Championship group stage match against Wales on June 16, an interesting statistic did the rounds of Twitter and other social media: Jamie Vardy has scored four goals with his last five shots on target for England! Quite astounding. But then again, who would have thought that Vardy would be ending the 2015/16 Premier ...

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