Arsenal to look at Leverkusen midfielder

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The fight for a defensive midfielder continues at the Emirates. Arsenal have been caught up in on-going speculation surrounding Real Madrid’s, Sami Khedira and whether he will make the move tot he Premier League or not. However, now it has been suggested that should Khedira decided against a move to Arsenal, the Gunners will turn their attentions to Bayer Leverkusen …

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Manchester City – Fight for Kurzawa begins with Manchester United

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Last week we linked AS Monaco’s highly sought after left-back Layvin Kurzawa with Manchester United. Now reports in France understand that Manchester City are also in the hunt for the youngster, with the player’s representatives in talks with the Citizens. We noted how the young French defender, who is well known to players of the FIFA and Football Manager video …

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Arsenal – Gunners’ defensive target won’t come cheap!

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Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger was thought to be targeting Celtic defender Virgil van Dijk to tighten his defence that has suffered a number of problems so far this season. TalkSport though carry quotes from Celtic manager Ronny Deila who has told interested club he won’t come cheap. Virigil van Dijk is just 23-years-old but is already an impressive centre-back and is …

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Joel Campbell – Everton, Swansea or West Brom?

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22-year-old forward Joel Campbell impressed plenty of people at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. However at Arsenal he is considered surplus to requirements and according to The Times, Campbell could be set for a January transfer. Campbell began his career in his native Chile with Deportivo Saprissa, he moved on loan to Puntarenas before Arsenal purchased him in August …

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Newcastle United winning race for Burnley star?

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Burnley were promoted to the Premier League last season in large part thanks to the goals of Danny Ings, their England Under-21 striker. Now the Daily Mirror believe that Newcastle United will swoop for Ings, whose contracts expires at the end of the 2014/15 season. Danny Ings was born in Hampshire and began his career with Bournemouth on the South …

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Stoke’s Charlie Adam to join David Moyes in Spain?!

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David Moyes made his return to football in November when he was appointed as manager of La Liga side Real Sociedad in Spain. Reports in the country now understand that Moyes will seek to purchase Stoke City’s midfielder Charlie Adam in January. Fichajes.net carry the article that suggests Charlie Adam is seeking more regular first team football and could be tempted …

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Manchester United – Godin? Defender hunt continues!

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Manchester United have had a torrid time of things at the back this season, injuries and suspension costing Louis Van Gaal deal on a number of occasions. It is thought the club will seek to add a defender in January and the Daily Telegraph believe the answer could be Diego Godin. 28-year-old Diego Godin is contracted till June 2018 in …

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Aguero says this City player is the key to retaining the title…

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Sergio Aguero has hailed on loan star, Frank Lampard since his arrival at the Etihad and says the former Chelsea star will be the reason why City regain the title should they win the league. Aguero has been lauded as City’s main threat, however, the Argentine insists Lampard’s influence on the team has been incredible. Speaking to Sky Sports, Aguero said, “He’s …

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Everton, QPR, Stoke & Sunderland want this Chelsea outcast

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Chelsea outcast, Mohamed Salah is being frozen out of the first team by Jose Mourinho and it appears a number of Premier League suitors are weighing up a loan deal in January. The Egyptian signed from Basel last January for £11m but has found life hard at Stamford Bridge. A player of undoubted quality, Salah has all the credentials to …

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Thierry Henry leaves New York Red Bulls

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Thierry Henry has left MLS side, New York Red Bulls after 4-and-a-half years at the club BBC Sport have revealed. The 37-year-old departs the club with 122 appearances for the Red Bulls, scoring 51 goals. Henry said he will now take some time to decipher what to do next with his career. “The decision has always been that I would leave …

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Balotelli sorry for social media post

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Liverpool and Italy striker, Mario Balotelli has once again found himself in trouble. This time, the striker has apologised for uploading a picture on his instagram account which was deemed offensive. The 24-year-old uploaded a picture of Nintendo character, Super Mario on his social media but promptly deleted the image. However, the image was viewed by thousands and now the …

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Has Worcester City’s Sean Geddes scored goal of the season?

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A relatively unheard of quantity, Sean Geddes has wowed football fans across the nation after scoring a sensational “rabona” goal against AFC Barrow. Geddes, is a former Manchester United trainee but never quite made the cut in professional football. However, United might be wishing they had a closer look at Geddes after the striker lobbed the keeper with this stunning …

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Manchester United – Hugo Lloris eyed as De Gea replacement

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Tottenham Hotspur fans will be disappointed to see the Daily Star linking Hugo Lloris to Premier League rivals Manchester United should David De Gea leave Old Trafford. Lloris has established himself as one of the league’s best keepers in recent seasons and could be set for a big switch. 27-year-old Hugo Lloris has played 85 Premier League matches for Spurs since …

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Chelsea – Blues fuming at Christian Atsu Everton loan spell

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The Chelsea hierarchy are set to recall young Ghanian winger Christian Atsu from his loan spell at Everton according to the Daily Express. It is believed Chelsea will look to loan Atsu out to Sunderland in the hope he will get more game time. Christian Atsu began his professional career with Portuguese giants Porto and graduated their youth academy via …

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FIFA Ballon d’Or final three announced, who made the cut?

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FIFA have announced the final three players in their Ballon d’Or award shortlist. The players who made the cut to be credited as the best in the world for 2014 are: Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Manuel Neuer. FIFA host the awards each year and of course Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo are featured annually but for Manuel Neuer it …

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Arsenal – Gunners chasing 21-year-old Brazilian

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Arsenal fans will be hoping manager Arsene Wenger is able to bring in a few signings in January to improve the Gunners’ fortunes. One target is 21-year-old Brazilian midfielder Lucas Silva Borges according to The Sun. The Sun report that Real Madrid have been set to complete a £12m signing of Lucas Silva but Arsenal are ready to hijack the …

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Liverpool, Arsenal or Man Utd? Benzema hunted down!

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Premier League sides Liverpool, Manchester United and Arsenal are all thought to be looking at Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema. According to the Daily Express, Carlo Ancelotti is willing to let the Frenchman leave the Spanish capital. Ancelotti’s Real Madrid have been flying in La Liga this season and lead the table meaning the club is in no need to …

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Liverpool offer Steven Gerrard a new contract

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Liverpool have offered skipper, Steven Gerrard a new contract according to TEAMtalk. The former England captains current deal ends in the summer, meaning he is free to sign a pre-contract with another club in January. However, Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers has revealed he has offered Gerrard a new contract, but insists its a big decision for the 34-year-old. “For Steven, for …

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Saints may look to Burnley starlet

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Southampton boss Ronald Koeman may look to fellow Premier League side, Burnley in January to pinch in form striker, Danny Ings. Ings was at Southampton as a youngster but was released from their academy which has produced players such as Theo Walcott, Alex Oxlade Chamberlain and Gareth Bale. Currently Burnley’s most prized asset, it would take a fair transfer fee …

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Glenn Johnson open to Liverpool exit

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England and Liverpool defender, Glenn Johnson is looking to plan for life beyond Anfield as he reveals he will not go crawling towards Liverpool for a new contract. The 30-year-old has been a bit part player since the arrivals or Moreno and Manquillo in the summer and it seems Johnson is looking elsewhere. Speaking to Sky Sports, Johnson said,  “I have …

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