Arsenal battle Roma for Adrien Rabiot of PSG

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Arsenal are thought to be contemplating a move for Adrien Rabiot of PSG according to TalkSport. We reported earlier this month that Roma were also very interested in Rabiot and so a battle may occur in January. Adrien Rabiot is only 19-year-old and has a fantastic career ahead of him but as his contract is up next summer it appears …

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Man City still sweating on James Milner contract

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Manchester City’s James Milner won the Man of the Match award against Chelsea on Sunday after a fantastic display. Now the Daily Mirror report that Milner is still reiterating he needs game time assurances before he signs a new contract. The 28-year-old midfielder has a contract at Man City until the end of the season but despite a recent run in …

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Gerard Pique ready for Manchester United return

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Manchester United are thought to be tempted by Barcelona centre-back Gerard Pique in January. The Daily Express report that the Spaniard is ready to move back to Old Trafford where he spent 4 years as a youngster. Gerard Pique, now 27-years-old, joined Catalan giants Barcelona in 1997 and would be there for 7 years before Sir Alex Ferguson brought him to …

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Leeds United announce Darko Milanic as new head coach

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Leeds United have announced that Darko Milanic will be their new head coach after confirmation from BBC Sport. Milanic, who is 46-years-old, quit Austrian side Sturm Graz on Sunday. Leeds owner Massimo Cellino said the former Slovenia international was a “very cool guy”. “We’ve been waiting for him about 15 days,” he said. “I don’t know [why I’ve chosen him]. Coaches …

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Should this Southampton defender play for England?

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Southampton right-back, Nathaniel Clyne has been subject to speculation that he should be in and amongst Roy Hodgson’s England team. Saints boss, Ronald Koeman has also insisted that Clyne should be considered for the senior side. The 23-year-old defender scored Southampton’s second in their 2-1 victory over Arsenal in the League Cup, with a sublime 35-yard strike. “I think he’s ready to …

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Southampton starlet out for 10 weeks

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Southampton starlet, James Ward-Prowse is set to be sidelined for up to 10 weeks after suffering a fractured foot in the second half of Saturday’s win against Swansea. Ward-Prowse who has played in every game for the Saints this year has been touted with a big future ahead of him. Currently on the books with the England U21’s and impressing …

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Real Madrid lining up bid for Liverpool superstar

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Spanish giants, Real Madrid are said to be lining up an audacious bid to sign Liverpool superstar, Raheem Sterling according to reports from the Mirror. The young English teenager has set the Premier League alight since making his bow for Liverpool. The pacey winger has since turned heads after some scintillating performances for club and country. Still only 19-years-old, Real Madrid …

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Glenn Roeder set for Cardiff City role?

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Cardiff City parted company with manager Ole Gunnar Solskjær last week and have since been on the hunt for a new boss. Russell Slade of Leyton Orient is the man that the club seem to be targeting as Orient confirmed they denied Cardiff permission to speak to their manager. Following this it seems that Glenn Roeder, former Watford, West Ham …

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Liverpool’s Anfield expansion plans approved

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Liverpool have been handed a massive boost to their plans to redevelop their current home of Anfield as permission has been granted for the work to begin. BBC News report how under the proposals the capacity of Anfield would increase to 59,000. Anfield Stadium currently holds around 45,300 people and was opened in 1884. It was home to Everton football club …

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Ron Vlaar wanted by Man United and Arsenal

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Aston Villa defender Ron Vlaar is thought to be wanted at the end of the season by Arsenal and Manchester United. The Daily Express report that Vlaar, who is a free-agent when his contract expires next summer, hasn’t yet spoken to Villa about extending his stay. Vlaar is 29-years-old and enjoyed an impressive World Cup for Netherlands, part of his 31 …

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Chelsea’s Ramires set for Real Madrid switch?

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Chelsea midfielder Ramires is set to join Spanish giants Real Madrid. That is according to the Daily Mirror who report the fee would be around £25m. Ramires is 27 years of age and has been at Stamford Bridge with Chelsea since August 2010. He started his career in Brazil with Cruzeiro before moving on to Portugal with Benfica. Chelsea then paid …

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Cardiff City sign Ravel Morrison on loan

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Cardiff City appear to have signed troubled West Ham United midfielder Ravel Morrison on loan. The 21-year-old tweeted his delight at joining the Championship club for the next 3 months. Morrison has been frozen out of the West Ham United squad in recent months and has only made 18 league appearances for the club since joining in January 2012. In …

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QPR’s Sandro injured in bizarre fashion

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QPR’s £10m signing from Tottenham Hotspurs this summer, Sandro has injured himself in training in one of the most bizarre incidents. Sandro scored a goal in training with the squad and went off to celebrate his efforts with an attempted knee-slide; however, the Brazilian landed on solid ground and has injured his knee in the process. QPR boss Harry Redknapp …

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Bundesliga Record – Wonder Goal

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Check out this wonder goal in the Bundesliga, scored by Paderborn midfielder, Moritz Stoppelkamp from an astonishing 83 metres in the dying moments of their 2-0 win over Hannover. An unbelievable strike from the midfielder. As the Hannover goalkeeper was up in the Paderborn penalty area attempting to grab a late equaliser, Stoppelkamp expertly chested and volleyed the ball into an empty …

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ON THIS DAY – Which player made their debut on this day before reaching stardom?

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On this day, one David Beckham made his debut for Manchester United in September 1992 against Brighton. Since that moment, Beckham became the name on everyone’s lips; a player who evolved into an exceptional talent very quickly. A brief spell at Preston North End on loan to gain first team experience was enough for Sir Alex Ferguson. After 5 games …

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Theo Walcott to return in October for Arsenal

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Arsenal fans will delighted with the news that Theo Walcott will be returning to the first team scene in October. Walcott looks ready to come back from his 10 month lay from a serious knee injury. The winger injured his knee in Arsenal’s win over London rivals Tottenham in an FA Cup tie which saw the Gunners victorious. However, they …

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West Ham midfielder suffers injury blow

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West Ham midfielder, Cheikhou Kouyate has suffered a groin injury that will keep him out of action for up to 6 weeks. Kouyate is one of the latest additions at the Boleyn Ground and has impressed Hammers fans in his first handful of games for the club. However, Kouyate picked up the injury against Liverpool at the weekend. Despite picking up …

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Is Danny Welbeck ready to emulate Thierry Henry?

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Is Arsenal’s Danny Welbeck ready to emulate the success of Gunners hero, Theirry Henry? Speaking to Sky Sports, Wenger admits his new signing has a long way to go if he wishes to emulate the success of former Arsenal striker, Thierry Henry, but has also stated he is pleased with his new signings progress. “Look, give me some time, it is a …

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Was Leicester City’s comeback one of the best ever?

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Was Leicester City’s incredible comeback against Louis Van Gaal’s “Gaalacticos” on Sunday one of the best ever in the Premier League? The foxes succumbed to the quality of United early on, trailing 2-0 to United after Van Persie and Di Maria put Van Gaal’s side in the ascendancy. However, an immediate response by Leonardo Ulloa looked to put Leicester back …

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