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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QPR could face Football League ban

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QPR could be facing a ban from the Football League if they fail to pay what could be a huge fine. QPR chairman Tony Fernandes has indicated he would appeal against a fine from the Football League, which would be around £54m if losses for Rangers’ promotion season matched the huge sum, £64.5m such as was in 2012/2013. Speaking to BBC …

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Bale double saves Welsh blushes

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Real Madrid superstar, Gareth Bale had to single-handedly get his country out a bit of bother after Wales came from 1-0 down against Andorra in their opening Euro 2016 qualifying match. The former Spurs winger scored a late free-kick to give Wales all three points. Andorra took the lead through a penalty have Neil Taylor had been adjudged to have …

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Don’t touch Zlatan Ibrahimovic!

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Check out this humorous video from last night as Austria drew 1-1 with Sweden in Vienna. 1860 Munich forward Rubin Okotie dared to touch Zlatan Ibrahimovic and well, as you can see… He wasn’t best pleased by it! Zlatan was understandably disappointed by the heartbreak of a failed World Cup qualification and as rumours of an impending retirement continue, the …

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Spain pummel Macedonia 5-1

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Spain finally began a recovery process from their World Cup humiliation last night with a 5-1 drubbing of Macedonia in their opening Euro 2016 qualification campaign. With 5 different goal scorers, Spain can be pleased with the performance that saw them put to bed recent displays of goals conceded and not many scored. The squad had 7 changes to the …

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Florent Malouda denies Birmingham City link

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Former Chelsea midfielder Florent Malouda has sent out a Tweet denying links to Birmingham City following reports that the Frenchman was set to join. His humorous Tweet made reference to the Ice bucket Challenge craze that swept social media: “Just saw another story linking me with a championship club. I don’t know any Lee Clark. Must be ice bucket challenge …

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Robbie Fowler applies for vacant Leeds United role

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Liverpool legend Robbie Fowler has reportedly applied for the vacant Leeds United manager role, this is according to Sky Sports. The Elland Road outfit are currently looking for a new manager following the sacking of new summer appointment Dave Hockaday. Robbie Fowler enjoyed a phenomenally successful time in the Premier League with Liverpool, Leeds United, Manchester City, Blackburn and a …

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Arsenal, Liverpool & Spurs fight for Candreva

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Lazio are desperate to hold onto their star man Antonio Candreva and are reportedly set to sit down and offer him a new contract. The Daily Express believe the Serie A club will put increased wages and the captaincy on the table to tie him down till 2019. Antonio Candreva signed for Lazio in January 2012 on an initial loan deal …

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Liverpool’s Glen Johnson set for the Serie A?

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Glen Johnson has been at Liverpool since 2009 but the Daily Mirror believe his spell in the Premier League could be coming to an end. Juventus are thought to be interested in the right-back. Johnson, 30-years-old, has played 143 Premier League games for Liverpool and has also had spells at Portsmouth, Chelsea and West Ham United in the country’s top …

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Jack Wilshere – “I will watch videos and be more like Pirlo”

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England and Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere has revealed his plans to watch more videos of Andrea Pirlo to try an replicate his quality and positioning on the pitch. The remarks come in the light of Wilshere’s new role of a deeper midfielder. According to the Express – Wilshere was told by England coach Gary Neville, to be deployed as a deeper lying …

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Liverpool’s Glenn Johnson could be off in January

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Liverpool full-back, Glenn Johnson could be moving away to Anfield as early as January as he is set to become a free agent in the summer. Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers will be hoping to cash in for the England defender before he has to depart the club for nothing. According to reports from the Mirror, Italian giants, Juventus are said to …

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TV referrals to begin next year?

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Sepp Blatter has revealed in an interview with BBC Sport that television referrals could be put in place as soon as next year, according to the FIFA president. Asked when it would come into place, the president who is under re-election said, “We can try in a youth competition, an Under-20, like next year when we are in New Zealand.” “It can …

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Welbeck has Arsenal fans laughing

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Arsenal fans will be laughing at the haters after their new deadline day signing, Danny Welbeck showcased his goalscoring skills for England last night. Two goals against a good Switzerland side was enough to see off the group competitors 2-0; the Swiss first home defeat in four years, who did they last lose against? England. Welbeck’s new role of playing …

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Diego Costa injury worry better than thought

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Chelsea fans will have been worried by the news that their new £32m striker Diego Costa was out of Spain’s international fixtures with a hamstring injury. However the Daily Mirror have reported that the prolific goalscorer is hoping to be fit for their Swansea clash on Saturday. Diego Costa is Brazilian by birth but elected to represent Spain after living in …

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Gareth Bale set to start as Wales striker

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Gareth Bale is one of the best players in the world, we all know that! Wales though, are not abundantly blessed with talent and so Chris Coleman has confirmed Bale may start as central striker against Andorra on Tuesday night. Manager Chris Coleman told the pre-match press conference that “It’s no big secret that we could play him down the …

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