Lukas Podolski joins Inter Milan

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Arsenal striker, Lukas Podoslki has joined Italian giants, Inter Milan on loan until the end of the season BBC Sport has revealed. The 29-year-old German international joined the Gunners in 2012 but failed to start a single game this season. Roberto Mancini’s side revealed on their Twitter account: “Podolski will wear the number 11 shirt. He is in the squad …

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The F.A. Cup Fourth Round Draw

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The F.A. Cup has once again failed to disappoint; some excellent third round ties, shocks, big scorelines and wonder goals, lets hope the Fourth Round holds as much excitement. Here is the full draw – Southampton or Ipswich Town v Crystal Palace Cambridge United v Manchester United Blackburn Rovers v Swansea City Chelsea v Millwall or Bradford City Derby County …

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“Bony should stay at Swansea”

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Former Wales striker, Iwan Roberts has urged Swansea City forward, Wilfried Bony to stay at least until the end of the season. Roberts told BBC Sport “Unless they get an absolutely ridiculous offer I don’t think he’ll go until maybe the end of the season,” he said. Bony joined the Swans in 2013 for a club record fee of £12m …

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Liverpool – Reds to miss out on goalkeeping target

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Liverpool fans have been talking about the prospect of the Reds signing a new goalkeeper in January. However one target, Keiren Westwood, won’t be joining Liverpool this transfer window as he ruled out the move. Keiren Westwood began his youth career with Manchester City but failed to impress and moved to Carlisle United to break into their team. After that …

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Manchester City – Draxler top target in 2015

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Julian Draxler is one of the hottest wing prospects in world football at only 21-years of age. Arsenal have been tracking him for a number of seasons but now it seems Manchester City will win the race to his signature. According to the Daily Star, Manuel Pellegrini is readying a bid of £25m for the German international who is a …

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Cardiff City – Vincent Tan orders fan’s meeting, good news?

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Cardiff City fans are set to get a New Year’s boost from their club as maverick owner Vincent Tan orders a meeting to take place with unhappy supporters. The Cardiff City website announced the event, planned for Thursday, 8 January. Cardiff City were taken over officially by Vincent Tan in May 2010. The Malaysian business man invested many millions into …

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Barcelona sack Director of Football Zubizarreta

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Barcelona have today fuelled talk that they are a club in crisis as Director of Football Andoni Zubizarreta has been sacked. The official website announcement reported that President, Josep Maria Bartomeu made the decision to terminate his contract. Andoni Zubizarreta joined Barcelona in his role as Director of Football back in July 2010 and oversaw some big signings at the …

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Liverpool – Origi set to join early! Good news for Reds!

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Liverpool fans are set to be handed a piece of good news at the start of 2015 as Belgium international Divock Origi is ready to join the Reds early. The Liverpool Echo report that the fee will be around £3m to make it happen. Divock Origi began his professional football career at the Genk youth academy in his native Belgium. …

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Chelsea & Man City – Varane priced at £20m

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Chelsea and Manchester City are set to do battle over long-desired transfer target Raphael Varane. According to the Daily Express Real Madrid are prepared to sell and price him at £20m. At 21-years-old, Raphael Varane is one of the hottest defensive prospects in world football. The French international being qualified to play at centre-back or right-back, both Chelsea and Manchester …

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Newcastle United terminate player contract

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Newcastle United have terminated the contract of Frenchman Hatem Ben Arfa according to Sky Sports. The 27-year-old is close to completing a short-term-deal at Nice in Ligue 1. A Nice statement last week read: “We have reached an agreement in principle with Hatem Ben Arfa. The France international will have a medical on Monday prior to signing with Le Gym.” …

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Stoke City to sign Leverkusen defender

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Stoke City are poised to sign Bayer Leverkusen defender and German international, Philipp Wollscheid until the end of the season according to BBC Sport. The 25-year-old defender has been on loan at Mainz but according to boss, Mark Hughes, terms of the deal have all been agreed. “He has superb quality and is a very good footballer,” said Hughes. “He …

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West Ham boss concedes to losing star defender in summer

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West Ham boss, Sam Allardyce has revealed that Winston Reid is more than likely to leave the Hammers when his contract expires in June this summer. Speaking to BBC Sport Allardyce said, “It’s highly unlikely Winston is going to sign for us based on what people have said to me.” Heavily linked with a move to Liverpool and Arsenal, it …

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Oldham to pull the plug on Ched Evans deal

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The Ched Evans saga continues. It appears that League One side Oldham Athletic could rescind their interest in former Sheffield United striker, Ched Evans after a 20,000 man petition insisting the club don’t sign him. Evans, 26, was convicted of rape and sentenced to prison; since his release, Evans has been sacked from Sheffield United and is seeking a new …

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Why won’t Berahino celebrate?

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West Brom striker, Saido Berahino has revealed as to why he did not celebrate any of his 4 goals against Gateshead in the F.A. Cup Third Round tie. The England striker said to BBC Sport “I was just handling business and acting professionally and that’s it,” said Berahino, who has been linked with a January move away from the club. …

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Supporter arrested after confronting Arsene Wenger

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An Arsenal fan has been arrested after confronting Arsenal boss, Arsene Wenger in yesterday’s 2-0 defeat at the hands of Southampton. The fan was pictured running towards Wenger with his arms outstretched in-front of the Frenchman. The man was subsequently bundled away down the tunnel by two stewards and Sky Sports have confirmed that the 25-year-old man has been arrested. …

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Ryan Bertrand holding out for permanent Saints move

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On loan Chelsea starlet, Ryan Bertrand has suggested he is keen to make his loan move to Southampton permanent, according to reports from Setanta. The left back is enjoying life with the Saints and has become a regular first team players under Ronald Koeman, “I’m very happy here, playing week-in, week-out first and foremost. Playing the way we play, with …

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Alan Pardew to begin reign at Crystal Palace

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Former Newcastle United manager, Alan Pardew will begin his work at new side, Crystal Palace today according to Keith Millen. Pardew was in the stands during Palace’s 0-0 draw with Aston Villa on New Years Day. Pardew makes his move to Palace after 4 years at Newcastle United. Caretaker manager, Keith Millen was probed by the media after the Villa …

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Hull City eyeing up a bid for Defoe

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Hull City manager, Steve Bruce has revealed to BBC Sport that he is eyeing up a move for Jermain Defoe who currently plies his trade in America with MLS side, Toronto. Speaking after seeing his side defeat lowly Everton, 2-0, Bruce said, “If he becomes available, which I believe he is, then we’d love to do something.” However, Bruce has …

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Steven Gerrard to leave Liverpool

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Liverpool captain, Steven Gerrard has revealed he will leave the club at the end of the season. The 34-year-old told BBC Sport that this was the toughest decision of his life. “This has been the toughest decision of my life, one both me and my family have agonised over for a good deal of time,” said the ex-England midfielder.” Gerrard …

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