Ipswich snap up shot-stopper

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Ipswich Town have snapped up shot-stopper, Paddy Kenny, BBC Sport has confirmed. The former Leeds United keeper has signed for the Tractor Boys on a four-month contract. Kenny was previously at Bolton Wanderers but left on Monday following a stale spell at Neil Lennon’s side. Kenny will cover for Dean Gerken, who is out with a hip injury, and challenge …

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Mike Phelan leaves Norwich City

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Former Manchester United assistant manager, Mike Phelan has left his job as Norwich City first team coach despite joining the Canaries in November. Phelan came in under the reign of Neil Adams but was tipped for the full time position when Adams left the club by mutual consent. However, it was Hamilton boss, Alex Neil who got the nod to …

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Manchester United – Madrid ready to make £50m bid for United star

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Manchester United are set to be on the receiving end of an illustrious £50m bid for Spanish goalkeeper, David De Gea according to reports from the Express. United have slapped a hefty £50m price tag on the head of De Gea which would be a transfer record for any goalkeeper should Madrid look to pursue the deal. The current transfer …

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Gestede – £6m too much for Premier League teams?

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Blackburn Rovers have no intention of selling one of their best players this January and have slapped a £6m valuation on Benin international Rudy Gestede. According to Sky Sports, the forward is far from happy at being priced out of the market. Rudy Gestede is 26-years-old and began his youth career with Metz in France. After graduating the academy he …

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Burnley – Ings confirms talks over contract slow

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Burnley fans will be disappointed to hear the news that star striker Danny Ings has confirmed talks over a new contract are not progressing. Ings told Sky Sports that he was focussing on his football instead of talking about his future. Danny Ings was last week linked to David Moyes’ La Liga side Real Sociedad, a move Moyes refused to …

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Everton – Eto’o preparing to join the Serie A

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Vastly experienced African forward Samuel Eto’o is preparing to leave Everton this January and join Italian side Sampdoria. BBC Sport report the 33-year-old could complete the deal by Tuesday. Samuel Eto’o began playing football in his native Cameroon and was then purchased by the Real Madrid youth academy where he continued his development. Eto’o only played for Los Blancos in …

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Swansea – Swans hunting defender Martin Olsson

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Swansea City received £28m for the signature of Wilfried Bony this January and now they look set to spend £4m of it on a new left-back, Martin Olsson. The Daily Express believe the Swans will look to tie up the deal as Neil Taylor is preparing to move on from South Wales. Martin Olsson is just 26-years-old but is already …

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Aston Villa – Grealish to be loaned, Villa fans furious!

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Aston Villa’s young midfield star Jack Grealish is rumoured to be leaving Villa Park for the rest of the campaign as Paul Lambert gets set to loan him out to the Championship. According to the Daily Mail, 4 clubs are interested in his signature. Jack Grealish is a winger who can also play centrally and is widely regarded as one …

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QPR – Harry is the right man for QPR

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Harry Redknapp can breathe easy after QPR owner, Tony Fernandes has offered the former Spurs manager his vote of confidence to keep QPR up. Fernandes said, “There’s been a lot of rumours about Harry’s position being under threat, so I thought it was time to end all the speculation, so everyone can focus on the challenge ahead. I firmly believe …

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Arsenal – Gunners in talks with Villarreal defender

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Arsenal have once again been linked with another defender, to add to the ever growing list of players that Wenger might look to pursue in January. According to reports from the Guardian, the Gunners have been linked with Villarreal defender, Gabriel Paulista. The 24-year-old Brazilian, who has become a rock for Villarreal, a team that has gone unbeaten since early …

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Liverpool – Reds want Ipswich prodigy

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Liverpool are eyeing up a move for Ipswich Town prodigy, Teddy Bishop according to the Mirror. A host of Premier League sides are said to be after the 18-year-old midfielder who has greatly impressed for the Tractor Boys. According to the Mirror, Liverpool are in pole position to land the youth prodigy for a fee said to be around the …

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West Brom – Albion bid for Wigan starlet rejected

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West Brom have seen a £4m bid for Wigan Atheltic starlet, Callum McManaman rejected according to BBC Sport. The 23-year-old English winger is the Latics top goalscorer this season with 5 goals and has impressed for Wigan since bursting onto the scene in the Premier League. Now in the Championship, a host of Premier League clubs are said to be …

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Former Sunderland star is hit by Malaria

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Former Sunderland striker, Asamoah Gyan has been hit with a form of “mild malaria” according to BBC Sport and may not play against Senegal today. The Ghana Football Association said the striker was admitted to a hospital in Mongomo on Saturday evening and released on Sunday morning. The disease was caught “at an early stage” and Gyan is said to …

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Liverpool – Fabio Borini set to stay and fight!

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Liverpool striker Fabio Borini is still refusing to depart Anfield, despite constant speculation that he is surplus to requirements and his club will listen to offers for him. The Liverpool Echo report he is ready to stay on Merseyside and fight for a place in the first team. Borini has been quoted as saying: “I still believe I can be …

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David Moyes hunting Danny Ings from Premier League

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When David Moyes moved to Real Sociedad, it was widely acknowledged that the job was something important for Moyes as he sought to rebuild his career after the disappointments at Manchester United. Now The Independent think he will return to the Premier League for a striker, Burnley’s Danny Ings. Danny Ings is just 22-years-old and his contract with Burnley is …

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Fernando Torres hailed for goals on Atletico return

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Fernando Torres, known as El Nino, has return to Atletico Madrid and last night his side took on the giants of Real Madrid in the Copa del Rey. With a 2-0 advantage from the first leg, Atleti drew the tie 2-2 to send Los Blancos out, Torres netting both goals. Fernando Torres began his career with the Atleti youth academy …

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Manchester United – Falcao linked with Serie A switch

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28-year-old Colombian striker Radamel Falcao is thought to be on the verge of a Manchester United exit as the Daily Star link him with Juventus and Roma. Red Devils’ boss Louis Van Gaal is seemingly happy to let Falcao depart Old Trafford. Radamel Falcao began his career in the youth academy of Lanceros Boyaca and then moved on to Argentinean …

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Everton – Mirallas stalls contract talks – Worrying?

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Kevin Mirallas is one of Everton’s star men but according to the Daily Mirror he is stalling on the offer of a new contract from the Toffees. The 27-year-old has 18 months to run on his current Everton deal. Kevin Mirallas joined Everton in August 2012 for £6m from Olympiacos. The Belgium international began his career at Standard Liege and …

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Arsenal – Gunners after Celtic centre back

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Arsenal are looking closely at Celtic centre back, Virgil van Dijk according to the Metro. The 23-year-old has been named a transfer target for the Gunners who are in desperate need of another centre back after more defensive casualties. Celtic are said to be holding out for at least £10m for the Dutchman and it seems the defender may have …

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Guttuso applies for Hamilton job

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Gennaro Gattuso has revealed he has applied for the vacant Hamilton job in the Scottish Premier League. The vacancy has come about after player/manager, Alex Neil decided to depart the club after being offered a contract by Championship side, Norwich City. The 37-year-old Italian spent 14 months in Scotland with Rangers, leaving Ibrox for Salernitana in 1998. Capped 73 times, …

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