Chelsea star on the verge of Atletico Madrid move?

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La Liga winners and Champions League runners up Atletico Madrid are attempting to bring in Chelsea star Andre Schurrle to the Spanish capital this summer. Schurrle who was a sensation for Germany at the World Cup was out to prove a point to club boss, Jose Mourinho, that he is worth it. After shelling out £18m on the German attacking …

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Are Southampton about to lose another player?

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Southampton midfielder Jack Cork looks set to be the eighth player to leave St Mary’s this summer after Ronald Koeman has accepted a £3m bid from Crystal Palace for the English midfielder. According to the Daily Mail Cork was unable to agree a new contract at Southampton and with just one-year left on his existing contract, the Saints have decided to cash …

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Hull City to make £14m bid for England striker

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Hull City are ready to unleash a phenominal bid to bring in Manchester United and England striker Danny Welbeck to the KC Stadium. The move comes in the light of Shane Longs £12m move to Southampton which we reported a few days ago. With all that cash in hand, Steve Bruce is willing to put all of his eggs in one basket …

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Spurs sign USA star

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Tottenham have today confirmed a deal to sign Seattle Sounders full back, DeAndre Yedlin on a four-year-contract according to BBC Sport. The 21-year-old right back played a bit-part in USA’s World Cup campaign and mightily impressed when he came on as a substitute. Blessed with raw pace and a directness to his play, Yedlin will act as cover for first choice …

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Man City tie Vincent Kompany down for 5 more years

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Manchester City were yesterday given a boost when midfielder David Silva agreed a new five year deal, following suit from Samir Nasri and Aleksandar Kolarov who had already signed new contracts. The club today confirmed captain and arguably the league’s most talented defender, Vincent Kompany, has also given his signature to a new five year contract. This news will delight Man City …

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Arsenal eye 23-year-old Vermaelen replacement

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Arsene Wenger is set to bolster his defensive option with a bid for 23-year-old Greek defender Kostas Manolas. The Daily Mail is one of many reporting that Arsenal see Manolas as cover for Per Mertesacker and Laurent Koscielny. It is believed Wenger could be set to tempt Olympiacos with a bid of £8m for their World Cup experienced centre-back who has 13 …

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Everton & Southampton fight for French winger

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Premier League clubs Everton and Southampton are set to lock horns over the signature of former French U21 international Jonathan Biabiany. The Daily Express report that the winger could be available for as little as £6m. Biabiany started his career at Inter Milan and was a bright prospect between 2007-2011 where he played 22 times in Serie A, also making a …

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New West Ham player critical of Stewart Downing

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The problem with social media is that it leads you to say things you perhaps wouldn’t face to face. It appears The Sport Bible have uncovered a tweet from new West Ham signing Diego Poyet (son of football manager Gus) slating team mate Stewart Downing. The 19 year old joined this summer from Charlton Athletic after West Ham agreed a compensation fee …

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Five things we learnt about Real Madrid last night

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  Last night we witnessed Real Madrid’s impressive 2-0 UEFA Super Cup victory over Sevilla thanks to a Cristiano Ronaldo double in either half. With Real Madrid showing off their new signings Toni Kroos and James Rodriguez there was plenty to admire from the stands. So here is 5 things I learned about Los Blancos being at the game in …

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Cardiff set to sign Norwich City star

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Cardiff City are set to sign Norwich City winger Anthony Pilkington for an undisclosed fee according to reports from BBC Sport on Twitter. BREAKING NEWS: @CardiffCityFC are to sign midfielder Anthony @Pilkington_11 from @NorwichCityFC for an undisclosed fee — BBC Wales Sport (@BBCWalesSport) August 13, 2014 BBC Sport Tweeted this moments ago and it appears that the Norwich City winger …

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Spurs ready to off-load 11 players

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Spurs manager Mauricio Pochettino has indicated that he is ready to pull off a mass exodus with his squad to ensure all drift wood is exiled. Eleven players, that’s the number being floated about regarding how many players could be exiting White Hart Lane and England duo, Aaron Lennon and Andros Townsend are a part of the list. The Telegraph have …

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Manchester United ready to launch £80m raid

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Manchester United are ready to splash out £80m on a trio if signings to help boost their chances of Champions League football this season. Reports from the Daily Mail have suggested that Louis Van Gaal is looking to bring in out of favour Angel Di Maria from Real Madrid, Daley Blind and want-away Marcus Rojo. Di Maria who has been ousted since …

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Manchester United announce new captain

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Louis Van Gaal is stamping his authority down at United and has made his decision who who should be the new Manchester United captain. England striker, Wayne Rooney has been granted the honourable responsibility – “It is a huge honour and a role I will perform with great pride,” said Rooney. “I am very grateful to the manager for the …

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