Strootman tops Manchester United’s January list

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Manchester United’s squad at the end of the summer transfer window has been labelled “Galacticos” in reference to the great Real Madrid side of the early 2000s. The Daily Mail believe that come January 2015, the spending will continue with Kevin Strootman top of the list. After spending over £150m in the summer, Kevin Strootman of AS Roma, could be set …

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Liverpool sign Spain U17 international

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Liverpool have completed yet another signing but this time beyond deadline day. The club have announced the signing of Spain U17 international Madger Antonio from La Liga club Villarreal. The Daily Mirror confirm the transfer is for a nominal fee as the Antonio’s contract was set to expire at the end of this season and Villarreal feared losing the player on …

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Andorra’s pitch cleared for Wales Euro kick-off

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Wales will be pleased to hear that plans for their qualifier with Andorra on 9 September can go ahead in the knowledge that the pitch has been cleared for competitive football. UEFA had previously been unhappy at the quality of the 3G surface which made the ball role too quickly. This afternoon though, the Football Association of Wales have tweeted …

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5 under the radar transfers from the Premier League

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Transfer Deadline Day is always a media sensation with deals ongoing throughout the day; with the constant 24 hour coverage, fans are never going to miss a thing. However, sometimes with the big deals stealing the headlines; some deals do go under the radar and clubs often snap up a decent player or two. Here are our top 5 under …

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Bad news for Arsenal – Reus to Real?

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Bad news for Arsenal. Real Madrid have reached an agreement with Borussia Dortmund to have first option on signing Marco Reus next summer, according to El Confidencial. No fee has been definitively agreed with Dortmund for the Germany international, who has also been linked with the likes of Bayern Munich, Atletico Madrid, Manchester City and Manchester United. The German was heavily tipped to make a transfer deadline day move to the Emirates, …

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Are Liverpool stronger than last season?

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The loss of Luis Suarez has taken many Liverpool fans back and damaged their confidence. However, a strong transfer window by Reds boss Brendan Rodgers has rejuvenated some belief once again at Anfield. The question is, are Liverpool stronger than last season? 31 goals in 37 games is a phenomenal fate whilst in the Premier League, something only Luis Suarez …

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Will Joel Campbell ever get a run out at Arsenal?

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Arsenal fans will be questioning Arsene Wenger’s inability to use Joel Campbell despite the excitement that has been attached to his name of late. The Costa-Rican striker showed glimpses of his quality at the World Cup and got Arsenal fans excited for the coming season. A striker who has shown a lot of promise and development over the years, Gunners …

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Cleverley joins Aston Villa

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Tom Cleverley has joined Aston Villa on loan despite the transfer window being shut, according to BBC Sport. Aston Villa have completed the loan signing of the Manchester United midfielder with the view to sign Cleverley permanently at the end of the season according to reports, however, United also have the option to recall their player in January if need be. …

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England v Norway Preview

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England take on Norway in tonight’s International friendly match at Wembley (20:00 k/o). It is the Three Lions first match after succumbing to a 0-0 draw against Costa Rica; enough to put them out of the World Cup in the Group Stages. Manager Roy Hodgson has selected a youthful side to start against the Scandinavian outfit, Hodgson last night confirming …

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Top 5 transfers of deadline day

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There were a host of surprise signings and some top quality moving to the Premier League after last nights transfer deadline day antics. We take a look at the top 5 transfer of deadline day –  5. Abel Hernandez – Hull City –  Hull City have completed the signing of Abel Hernandez for an undisclosed fee, said to be around £9.5m …

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Arsenal sign Danny Welbeck on deadline day

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Arsenal last night completed the signing of Danny Welbeck from Manchester United on transfer deadline day for a fee of £16m. Arsenal had been in the hunt for a striker after first choice striker, Olivier Giroud broke his foot in a match against Everton which sees him out of action until the new year. Meanwhile, Welbeck’s future at Manchester United …

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Manchester United confirm Radamel Falcao signing

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At long last Manchester United have their major deadline day deal as the clock goes well past midnight! Louis Van Gaal has completed his summer business with the £6m loan signing of 28-year-old Radamel Falcao from AS Monaco. The deal for Radamel Falcao was thought to have been held up by a medical for the player who arrived in Manchester …

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Kevin Doyle returns to Premier League with Palace

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The vastly experienced Kevin Doyle has made a late deadline day loan switch from Championship club Wolverhampton Wanderers to Premier League side Crystal Palace. The 30-year-old striker played 155 league games for Reading scoring 55 goals before joining Wolverhampton Wanderers in 2009 where he netted 30 in 158. Last season saw him have a loan spell at QPR during their …

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Gaston Ramirez joins Hull City on season-long loan

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Hull City and Steve Bruce have been very busy today and look to have completed their 2014 summer business with the loan signing of Gaston Ramirez from Southampton. The 23-year-old attacking midfielder was regarded as a significant coup for Southampton when he joined them for £12m from Bologna in August 2012. In his debut season he played 26 times in …

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Stoke City complete signing of Assaidi

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Stoke City have re-signed Ossouma Assaidi from Liverpool on a £1m season long loan from the Premier League’s runners up last year. Sky Sports News HQ have just tweeted the breaking news – BREAKING: Stoke City have confirmed the signing of Oussama Assaidi on a season-long loan deal. #SSNHQ #SkyDeadlineDay — Sky Sports News HQ (@SkySportsNewsHQ) September 1, 2014 Assaidi …

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QPR complete signing of Sandro

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QPR have completed the signing of former Tottenham Hotspurs midfielder, Sandro, for a fee said to be around £6m. Redknapp is clearly identifying former players in which he has manager whom by can help stabilise his new club QPR to Premier League survival. Sandro, a defensive midfielder who protects the back four will help cement QPR’s midfield and defence against …

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Tom Cleverley staying with Manchester United

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Tom Cleverley will NOT be leaving Manchester United this summer as his deadline day switch to either Everton or Aston Villa has collapsed according to Sky Sports News HQ. The 13 capped England international has slipped down the pecking order at Old Trafford since the arrival of new boss Louis Van Gaal. Despite 22 Premier League games last season it …

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Welbeck deal to join Arsenal has been agreed

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Danny Welbeck has joined Arsenal from Manchester United On. Off. On. Off. On again? A deal for Danny Welbeck has been agreed. #AFC making their move! http://t.co/WjIRnyw7c7 pic.twitter.com/Y6ynHwF1Ao — Sky Sports News HQ (@SkySportsNewsHQ) September 1, 2014 Earlier today we  reported that Welbeck was undergoing a medical at Arsenal. It was said that Arsenal and Spurs were both tracking the …

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James McArthur joins Crystal Palace from Wigan

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26-year-old Scottish international James McArthur has tonight completed a deadline day move from Championship club Wigan to Premier League side Crystal Palace. The club confirmed the transfer on Twitter which was initially thought to break the club’s record signing fee. However, this appears not to be the case and the cost is around £5m, close to the current record fee. …

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Manchester United in shock Sergio Romero deal?

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Sky Italia are reporting that Argentina World Cup goalkeeper Sergio Romero could be on his way to Manchester United before the 11pm deadline is up! It’s a shock move that has certainly been kept quite today but would be a coup for the Red Devils. Sergio Romero’s agent, Mino Raiola is an well renowned agent for getting deals done and …

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