Mike Ashley “will not sell Newcastle United”

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Mike Ashley has confirmed that Newcastle United are not for sale until AT LEAST the end of next season. The club statement followed rumours in the Daily Telegraph and as a result the newspaper have been banned from St James’ Park. Telegraph journalist Luke Edwards is wholly criticised by the Newcastle United statement for an article which is described as: “disgraceful …

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“A chance” Chelsea’s Costa will play – Mourinho

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José Mourinho has told his pre-match Swansea City press conference that there is “a chance” Diego Costa will play. Chelsea have three wins out of three, as do Swansea City and both sides meet at Stamford Bridge on Saturday. Diego Costa picked up a hamstring injury during Spain duty over the international break that saw the former World Champions lose …

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Swansea City’s Gary Monk wins manager of the month award

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Swansea City boss Gary Monk was won the Premier League manager of the month award after guiding the Welsh side to a 100% winning start. A season opener away to Manchester United was not enough to scare the Swans as they breezed to a 2-1 victory at Old Trafford. Further wins against Burnley and West Brom see Swansea second in …

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My Manchester United career is over – Tom Cleverley

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Manchester United midfielder Tom Cleverley has revealed that his career at Old Trafford could now be all but over after securing a loan move to Aston Villa. Speaking to Sky Sports, Cleverley said, “I am happy to get away from some of the negativity. Whenever you are not winning trophies at Man United the players are going to get some stick. …

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Chelsea starlet signs long term contract

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Chelsea have announced that Thibaut Courtois has signed a new five-year-deal at the club. News that will be music to the ears of Chelsea fans, they will be delighted that this young starlet sees his future at their club. Courtois has pushed aside former Chelsea number one, Petr Cech who is regarded as one of the Premier Leagues best ever …

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Ipswich Town re-sign Ambrose

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Ipswich Town have signed familiar figure Darren Ambrose for a third time. The 30-year-old has signed a contract which runs until January according to BBC Sport. The former Crystal Palace player started his career at Portman Road making 38 appearances before moving to clubs such as: Charlton, Palace, Birmingham, Newcastle and Greek side, Apollon Smyrni. Ipswich manager, Mick McCarthy revealed that …

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The reason why Welbeck was sold to Arsenal

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Manchester United manager, Louis Van Gaal has disclosed the reason why he sold Danny Welbeck to Premier League rivals Arsenal – “he did not score enough goals.” According to BBC Sport the Dutchman revealed that Welbeck just was not matching the quality of the strikers around him. “He played three seasons for the first team, but he doesn’t have the record …

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Aston Villa a “forward step” – Tom Cleverley

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New Aston Villa signing Tom Cleverley has said that his move to Villa Park is a “forward step”. He told the club how delighted he was with the move and at the prospect of linking up with his old friend Fabian Delph. Cleverley also spoke about the impressive club facilities as well as the ease in which he has settled …

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Arsenal players stole Danny Welbeck from Spurs

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Arsenal captain Mikel Arteta and vice captain Per Mertesacker were vital in the signing of Danny Welbeck from Manchester United on deadline day. The Daily Star understand the England striker was set for Tottenham Hotspur before both players urged the club to act. North-London rivals Spurs were on the verge of sealing the signing but when Arteta and Mertesacker met the …

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Manchester United dealt Kevin Strootman blow

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Manchester United’s hunt for Kevin Strootman has been dealt a blow as Roma’s Sporting Director, Walter Sabatini, has denied the midfielder is for sale. We had previously linked Manchester United to the Netherlands international who is also a target for Paris Saint-Germain. Italian journalist Fabrizio Romano tweeted a quote from Sabatini: “Man United wants Strootman? Could be their idea, but we …

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Valencia try to hang on to Chelsea & Arsenal target

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Valencia are desperately trying to offer young forward Paco Alcácer a new contract after he broke into the full Spanish side. TalkSport believe they are in competition with Chelsea and Arsenal to keep hold of their new star. The 21-year-old number 9 has been at Valencia since 2005 and has recently shot to fame. In 2012/13 Alcácer played 20 times …

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Barcelona’s Neymar misses from 4 yards for Brazil

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Neymar is one of the best players in the world, there is no arguments about that! However, the Barcelona winger embarrassed himself last night as he hit the crossbar in front of an open goal from 4 yards! To top it all, the player looked so surprised he had missed he even forgot to go for the rebound that would’ve …

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Arsenal target Barcelona youngster Samper

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19-year-old Barcelona starlet Sergi Samper is reportedly a target for Arsene Wenger this January. The Metro are one of a number of outlets who believe “the new Cesc Fabregas” would make an excellent addition to Arsenal. Samper’s contract at the Catalan giants contains a £9.6m buy-out clause and this means Wenger could decide to invest in Arsenal’s future with the …

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Dani Alves set for Liverpool or Man Utd switch?

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Barcelona right-back Dani Alves has emerged as a surprise transfer target for both Liverpool and Manchester United come January. The Daily Express report that the Brazilian international could be set for a Premier League switch. Dani Alves looked set to leave the Nou Camp this summer but signed a 1-year contract extension to stay with the Catalan outfit. New manager Luis …

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Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink – “I would talk to Leeds United”

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Former Leeds United striker, Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink has declared his interest in the vacant managerial position at Elland Road. Speaking to Sky Sports, the former Dutch striker said, “Leeds United is a wonderful big club where I had two great years. If they want to talk to me, of course I would talk.” “I’ve got experience, I know I could take the …

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Rooney starts “players only meetings” for England

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New England captain, Wayne Rooney has revealed to BBC Sport that he has set up “players only meetings” for England as the players look to voice their opinions and have time to gel as a team. “We have had meetings among ourselves, just players in the rooms, watching videos and discussing how we can do better as a team,” Rooney, 28, said. …

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Ramsey injured on Wales duty

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Arsenal midfield and key player, Aaron Ramsey has picked up an awkward ankle injury whilst on international duty with Wales. There had been much dispute over the conditions of Andorra’s 3G pitch. Gareth Bale had said it was “the worst pitch I’ve ever played on” and it appears it may have been the cause of Ramsey’s knock. Wales manager Chris …

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Everton sign 15 year old Northampton Town starlet

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Everton have completed the signing of 15-year-old Fraser Hornby. Hornby was on the books at Northampton Town but has since joined Everton who are an established Premier League side, to further his promising career. Northampton Town have expressed their mixed emotions towards the transfer; they feel the EPPP (Elite Player Performance Plan) does not help clubs of their size. Speaking …

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