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Chelsea line up Fabregas replacements

Having finally allowed Cesc Fabregas to leave for Monaco on a three and a half year deal, Chelsea have already lined-up two replacements for him. According to The Daily Mirror, Chelsea have identified both Leandro Paredes of Zenit St. Petersburg and Nicolo Barella of Cagliari as the men to replace him in the Stamford Bridge midfield, and are trying to ...

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Celtic complete loan signing of PSG striker

Celtic have signed 18-year old PSG striker Timothy Weah on loan for the rest of the season. The US international is the son of George Weah, three times African Player of the Year, and Ballon D’Or Winner, currently serving as President of Liberia. Weah junior has also signed an additional one-year deal with PSG, but, although ESPN reports that there ...

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Fabregas move delayed by transfer fee row

Cesc Fabregas’ move to French side Monaco, managed by former Arsenal team mate Thierry Henry, has been delayed by a row about his transfer fee. Fabregas played what was thought to be his last match for Chelsea on Saturday in their FA Cup win over Nottingham Forest, in the course of which he missed a penalty. The next day he ...

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Henry wants Fabregas reunion at Monaco

Monaco manager Thierry Henry is looking to sign Chelsea midfielder Cesc Fabregas in the January transfer window. The 31-year old Spaniard is becoming increasingly frustrated at his lack of playing time under Mauricio Sarri at Stamford Bridge, and a move to Monaco and a reunion with former Arsenal team mate Henry may well be tempting for him. For their part ...

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PSG midfielder rejects move to Spurs

PSG midfielder Adrien Rabiot, one of the most exciting young players in Europe, is determined to leave the French champions. However, according to ESPN, one team he will not be joining is Tottenham Hotspur. That is because he does not believe Spurs are not at his level, which, coupled with the €10 million salary that he is demanding, large signing-on ...

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Jean-Michaël’s Seri’s Fulham move faces investigation

The transfer of Ivory Coast midfielder Jean-Michaël Seri could be subject to an FA investigation. That is according to Sky Sports who report that Seri’s lawyers have made a formal request that the circumstances of his move from French club Nice in July should be looked into by English football’s governing body. They claim that Nice, in order to save ...

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Alexis Sanchez hopes for January move to PSG

Despite being at Manchester United less than a year, Alexis Sanchez Is already disillusioned with life at Old Trafford, and has begun to explore possible escape options. The 29-year old has lost his place in the team, and joined a long list of players that have been publicly criticised by his manager Jose Mourinho. With only three Premier League goals ...

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Wenger linked with return to football

Wenger has been enjoying an extended break from football since stepping down as Arsenal manager in June, and has taken the chance to get involved in a number of activities, including being a pundit at the World Cup, attending and playing in various charity matches, and travelling to Liberia, where former player and now president George Weah, gave him the ...

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New Twist in Aston Villa manager saga

A new twist in the ongoing saga over who is going to be the next Aston Villa manager has emerged, after news that Thierry Henry may be set to take over at Monaco. The 41 year-old former Arsenal star had emerged as favourite to take over the vacant Villa job, perhaps as part of a “dream team” with John Terry, ...

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Spurs monitoring PSG midfielder

Tottenham Hotspur have been linked with a January move for PSG midfielder Adrien Rabiot. The 23-year old is out of contract in the summer, and, having rejected a new contract with the French champions, is free to talk to foreign clubs in January. Now according to The Sun, Spurs could be in line to sign a player who has been ...

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