Manchester United and England captain, Wayne Rooney is desperate to win something

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England captain, Wayne Rooney is set to become just the ninth every player to reach over 100 caps for England as he leads out his team against Slovenia at Wembley this Saturday. From those current eight names, just 2, Bobby Charlton and Bobby Moore have had their hands on the coveted World Cup trophy; something that Rooney wants to replicate. …

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Barcelona’s Xavi, reveals this England pair could play for Barcelona

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Xavi, one of the greatest ever midfielder’s to grace the football field. The Barcelona captain epitomises the Barcelona and Spanish style of play; fluid, technical, graceful and beautiful, Xavi has done it all. A player who has played for one of the greatest sides in the world, playing alongside the likes of Messi, Neymar, Raul and Ronaldinho, Xavi certainly knows …

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Arsenal Update – Gunners reveal their top transfer target

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It has been made no secret that Arsene Wenger is in search of a new central defender this January. With a number of big name players swirling around the melting pot, Wenger has many exciting talents to choose from. Names such as Mats Hummels have been whispered in and amongst the rumours, however, the latest reports suggests Wenger has his …

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Manchester United Update – United willing to accept £20m for midfielder

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Manchester United are said to be ready to accept a bid for Spanish midfielder, Juan Mata if the price is right. Mata joined United in January but has struggled to find his feet since moving to Old Trafford. Restricted to completing just 3 full matches; Van Gaal does not believe Mata is showing his £37.1m price tag. A player who …

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Premier League set for January Andre Ayew battle

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Premier League clubs are beginning to think about their January transfer targets and according to the Daily Star, Andre Ayew is one of them. Arsenal, Liverpool, Newcastle United and Manchester United have all been linked with the winger who could be available for a tiny fee of £1.5m. Andre Ayew joined Marseille in 2005 and progressed through their youth academy …

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Liverpool update – Sturridge close to return, Gerrard in contract talks

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Liverpool fans were delighted with their club’s progress last season under the guidance of Brendan Rodgers, coming 2nd in the Premier League. This was despite the disappointment of missing out on the title but the new campaign has hurt the club and its loyal supporters, the Reds currently sitting in 11th with just 14 points from 11 games. Brendan Rodgers …

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Liverpool update – Sakho believes he can lead Reds

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Liverpool football club have struggled in recent weeks, slipping to 11th in the Premier League with just 14 points from 11 matches. Reds legend Steven Gerrard has been less effective on the pitch than in recent seasons leading many to question the squad for an absence of leadership. The Liverpool Echo carry the story from French central defender Mamadou Sakho …

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Tottenham Hotspur – Club in crisis?! Klinsmann has his say

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Tottenham Hotspur fans perhaps began the Premier League campaign full of hope as Mauricio Pochettino was recruited to take the helm from Southampton and new signings seemingly had bedded in. However now Tottenham sit in 12th place after 11 games with just 14 points, many saying the club are in crisis. The Independent carry quotes from Tottenham icon and current USA …

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Arsenal – Pedro and Alves to move from Barcelona?

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Arsenal fans are not happy, it takes one quick search of social media to see supporters split into Wenger in and Wenger out camps… Perhaps something that would help Wenger out would be winning over the Gunners’ fans with some super signings, according to the Daily Express that is exactly what the boss is planning. Barcelona provided Arsenal with the …

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Manchester United – Valdes nearing Red Devils move

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Manchester United fans will be pleased to hear that Spanish goalkeeper Victor Valdes is “almost ready” to join them at Old Trafford. According to the Daily Express the deal could be done soon as Louis Van Gaal grabs himself a very useful back-up shot stopper. 32-year-old Valdes has been recovering since March from a serious knee injury that ruined the end …

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Inverness midfielder turning heads in England

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A host of English clubs are said to be monitoring the situation regarding Inverness creative midfielder, Ryan Christie according to Sky Sports. The 19-year-old has been on the receiving end of rave reports after helping guide Inverness to second in the Scottish Premier League table so far this season. Christie has been called up to the Scotland U21 squad earlier this …

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Manchester United Update – United want this PSG starlet

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According to reports from the Metro, Manchester United have joined Arsenal and Liverpool in the hunt for former Newcastle United and current PSG midfielder, Yahan Cabaye. The French midfielder has struggled to adapt to life in Ligue 1 and is said to favour a move back to England and the Premier League. Louis Van Gaal will be eager along with Arsene …

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Arsenal Update – Arsenal looking at Championship defender

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Arsenal are believed to be stepping up the chase to sign Ipswich Town left back Tyrone Mings according to the Mirror. Mings joined Ipswich 2-years-ago from non-league side Chippenham for a fee in the region of £10,000; a pittance in today’s world of football. Arsenal are ready to shell out £10m for the highly rated left-back as they look to bolster …

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West Brom in contract talks with star striker

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West Brom have opened negotiations with their star striker, Saido Berahino. Albion will want Berahino to remain a Baggie as they look to fend off interest from bigger clubs in the Premier League. The 21-year-old who has been called up to the England senior squad in recent days has bagged 8 goals so far this season. Berahino had said before …

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David Moyes joins Real Sociedad

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Former Manchester United manager, David Moyes has agreed to manage Spanish side, Real Sociedad. The two parties had been in discussion over a potential deal for the past weeks and now the club have confirmed the arrival of the Scottish boss. The club also confirmed the deal on their Twitter account late last night. OFFICIAL STATEMENT: David Moyes appointed new …

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Arsenal or Manchester United – Hummels has chosen

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Mats Hummels is one of the hottest defensive properties in world football, Arsenal and Manchester United both desperately seeking to bring the German to the Premier League. The Daily Express believe he has made his choice… Arsene Wenger will be happy! Hummel began his career at Bundesliga giants Bayern Munich and worked through their youth academy before appearing for the …

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England – Does QPR’s Charlie Austin deserve a call?

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In July I labelled QPR striker Charlie Austin as one of my players to watch moving up to the Premier League from the Championship this season. Well so far he has done a pretty good job of it with 6 goals in 10 Premier League games, something that his teammate Joey Barton thinks, deserves a call up to Roy Hodgson’s England …

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Liverpool update – Raheem Sterling contract agreed

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Liverpool’s negotiations with wing wizard Raheem Sterling have been long and drawn out. Now the Daily Star understand he will sign his new deal within the week and the 19-year-old will be earning £100,000-per-week. Raheem Sterling began his career at Queen’s Park Rangers where he spent most of his youth career before moving to the Liverpool academy in February 2010. He …

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Liverpool & Chelsea – Battle for Doumbia begins

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Liverpool and Chelsea clashed at Anfield on Saturday with the visitors coming out on top. Chelsea’s dominance of the Premier League has been clear for all to see this season but can they defeat Liverpool once again in the battle for CSKA Moscow striker Seydou Doumbia? The Metro believe that both Premier League sides are ready to bid high in an …

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Chelsea update – Oscar signs new long-term deal!

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Chelsea fans must surely be enjoying life at the moment, their side are sitting top of the Premier League with 29 points of a possible 33 after 11 matches, they are unbeaten and now one of the players of the campaign so far, Oscar, has signed a new deal. 23-year-old attacking midfielder Oscar joined Chelsea in from Brazilian side Internacional …

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