Liverpool tracking former Barcelona keeper

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Liverpool are tracking former Barcelona keeper, Victor Valdes and are ready to bring in the Spanish keeper to Anfield. Reports from the Daily Mail suggest that Liverpool are ready to bring in a keeper to cover Simon Mignolet after the Reds missed out on Alex Mccarthy who joined QPR for £6m last week. Valdes is currently injured and would be out …

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Southampton closing in on Alderweireld and chasing Redmond

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Southampton are closing in on a move for Atletico Madrid and Belgium defender Toby Alderweireld. According to Saints boss, Ronald Koeman, a deal is close to being agreed for the defender, which looks to be a season long loan according to Sky Sports News HQ. Meanwhile, Southampton are said said to also be tracking another attacking player to make up for …

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Are Van Persie’s days numbered at United? Could he return to Arsenal?

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Manchester United have just signed Radamel Falcao on loan from Monaco on a season long loan. A signing that will raise the eyebrows of football has a whole after United’s leaky defence seems to be the issue. However, despite these limitations to the United squad; Louis Van Gaal has brought in Colombian striker Radamel Falcao to United. This deal does therefore raise …

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Manchester United sign Falcao on loan

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Manchester United have signed Monaco striker Radamel Falcao on loan in principle with the view to agree personal terms. The Colombian striker has been immersed in speculation this summer and was touted to sign for a Premier League club, the only question was, “Where?”. Now, all that has been cleared up as Sky Sports News HQ have revealed that Manchester United are …

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Wenger – new signings for Arsenal, but probably not a striker

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Earlier today Arsenal hosted a pre-match conference before this Sunday’s match against Leicester. However Arsene Wenger has kept his mouth shut about any signings and saying “all [transfer negotiations] need to be as secret as possible” Wenegr has also crushed rumours about signing a replacement striker. He has said “I will be actively involved on deadline day. I will be on alert …

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Man Utd flop Shinji Kagawa to return to Dortmund

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There are rumours this morning that Shinji Kagawa has been told by Louis Van Gaal that he is surplus to requirements, and is being released after two years at Old Trafford. Which might be good news for Dortmund manager Jurgen Klopp, who apparently wants to bring the midfielder back to the Westfalenstadion. According to German newspaper Der Westen, the 25 year …

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QPR sign Liverpool’s Jack Robinson

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QPR have once again been busy in the transfer window, Harry Redknapp has dipped his toes in the water again and this time plucked out Jack Robinson from Liverpool. Today, BBC Sport confirmed the deal. The young English left back joins Rangers on a four-year-deal but Rangers have immediately loaned him out to Championship side, Huddersfield to ply his trade for …

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Alonso completes switch to Bayern Munich

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Xabi Alonso has completed his transfer from Real Madrid to German giants Bayern Munich. The former Liverpool midfielder has been in Germany to complete a medical and today, BBC Sport announced that a deal has been reached between the two clubs. £8m is the figure being thrown about between Madrid and Bayern and the 32-year-old will give a press conference later this …

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Leicester complete Cambiassio signing

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Leicester City have finally completed the signing of Esteban Cambiasso on a free transfer, BBC Sport confirmed. The Argentine had been at Inter Milan for ten years prior to his release and now he begins a new chapter in his career with Leicester, in the Premier League. Remembered by so many for converting that Argentinian goal in the 2006 World …

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Aston Villa bid for United’s Tom Cleverley

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Aston Villa have launched an £8m bid for England and Manchester United midfielder, Tom Cleverley according to the Telegraph. Villa boss Paul Lambert is looking to bolster his midfield options this season to help compete a stay above the torrid relegation zone. Someone of Cleverley’s credentials at Villa could just prove to be a risk worth taking. A player who …

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Champions League Draw – Who did they get?

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Yesterday saw the Champions League Group-Stage draw, an nervy few minutes for all the clubs involved who anticipate whether their fate lies in Europe or not. England were represented this year by Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool and Manchester City – four sides who all have potential to do well in the competition. The only big name who didn’t make the cut, …

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Leeds United sack David Hockaday

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Leeds United last night announced the sacking of manager David Hockaday after only six-months in charge of the club reported BBC Sport.. Hockaday was a surprise appointment to take over the helm at a Leeds United, a club immersed in history and prestige despite being in the Championship. The vigilant  Massimo Cellino had decided enough was enough after Leeds were …

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Manchester United’s top 3 transfer targets

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image @Paul Manchester United may have started poorly this season, however cheer up Reds fans, the transfer window is still open and the Glazers’ cheque book is primed for action. According to many media sources Van Gaal still has his eye on a few transfer targets to improve his team. With rumours of him cutting lose as many as 10 of …

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Chelsea transfer target – Roma’s Mattia Destro

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image: Calcio Streaming Chelsea are rumoured to be in touch with Roma negotiating to bring £20 million forward Mattia Destro to the Bridge. Despite signing Diego Costa and Didier Drogba, Mourinho may be signing yet another forward before the transfer window closes. With Torres’ departure likely, it makes the 23-year-old Italian’s move over more probable. Destro only started 15 matches last …

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BREAKING NEWS – Roy Hodgson announces England squad and new captain

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Today, Roy Hodgson has announced his England squad for the Euro 2016 qualification and there are a few surprises in store. Goalkeepers: Fraser Forster (Southampton), Ben Foster (West Bromwich Albion), Joe Hart (Manchester City) Defenders: Leighton Baines (Everton), Gary Cahill (Chelsea), Calum Chambers (Arsenal), Phil Jagielka (Everton), Phil Jones (Manchester United), Danny Rose (Tottenham Hotspur), John Stones (Everton) Midfielders: Jack Colback (Newcastle United), …

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Crystal Palace sign Wilfried Zaha

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Breaking News has emerged from Selhurst Park this morning, new manager Neil Warnock has taken no time to settle at all after confirming his first signing as manager. Wilfired Zaha has returned to Palace on a season long loan from Manchester United. We are just waiting from confirmation from both clubs. Zaha has made 126 appearances at Palace and scored …

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Norwich City fight off Premier League sides to sign Scottish prodigy

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Norwich City have signed Scottish prodigy Conor McGrandles from Falkirk, fighting off interest from Aston Villa and Newcastle. The Scottish side have said they have received a club record fee for the teenager, believed to be around £1m according to BBC Sport. McGrandles hs penned a three-year-deal with the Canaries with the option of a further 12-months. Speaking ahead of the …

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Arsenal in for Dortmund player – but not who you’d expect

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Arsenal’s search for a replacement for Belgian star Thomas Vermaelen has apparently lead them to Germany. But the Borussia Dortmund player they are allegedly bidding for isn’t one that you would expect. Sky Italia, reported here, says that Wenger has placed a 15 milion Euro bid for Greek international Sokratis Papastathopoulos, known, fortunately for Footy commentators everywhere as Sokratis Inevitably …

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Spurs sign Federico Fazio

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Yesterday afternoon, Spurs completed the signing of Argentinian international and Sevilla defender, Federico Fazio, BBC Sport confirmed. Fazio has penned a four-year-deal with Tottenham after moving to the Premier League side for an undisclosed fee. The 27-year-old brings about some needed experience in Spurs back four after the loss of Michael Dawson who joined Hull City. Fazio, 27, has two …

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