Gerrard reveals he would have stayed at Liverpool…if…

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Steven Gerrard has revealed that he would have remained a Liverpool player, if the club had offered him a new contract last summer. The club captain was offered a new-deal in November but has opted to end his glistening career at Anfield for the luxury life of MLS at L.A. Galaxy. Gerrard told BBC Sport “If a contract had been …

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Palace keen on Lambert deal

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Crystal Palace are said to be lining up an offer for Liverpool and England striker, Rickie Lambert according to the Metro. The 32-year-old has struggled to re-create the form he has shown in the past at Southampton. With just 2 goals to his name at the Anfield club, could Lambert be surplus to requirements following his £4m move in the …

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Southampton – Martins Indi sought for Saints

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Manchester United were heavily linked with Netherlands international Bruno Martins Indi in the summer. Louis Van Gaal coaching the defender on the national stage. Ronald Koeman is another Dutch legend though and according to the Daily Mail he will win the race to his signature. Martins Indi is just 22-years-old but already has a vast amount of experience, featuring at …

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Manchester City – Bony hunt gathers pace!

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Swansea City fans are today digesting the news that Manchester City plan to add their Ivorian striker Wilfried Bony to their team this January. The Daily Telegraph today reported Bony told the Swans he is interested in a move away from the Liberty Stadium. This was then added to by BBC Wales Sport who Tweeted that Manchester City had approached …

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Liverpool – Inter Milan win race to Shaqiri!

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Liverpool fans have been desperate for their club to sign talented Swiss winger Xherdan Shaqiri for a number of months. However according to TalkSport, the Reds have missed out on Shaqiri as he opts of Inter Milan instead. Xherdan Shaqiri is just 23-years-old and began his career with FC Basel. He graduated their youth academy to play for their Under-21 …

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Kramaric – Leicester to beat Chelsea to striker?

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It’s not often Leicester City can do battle with Chelsea over a player and win his signature. However according to Sky Sports, that is exactly what is set to happen with young Croatian Andrej Kramaric ready to sign for The Foxes. Andrej Kramaric is 23-years-old and began his professional career at Croatian giants Dinamo Zagreb, the city where he was …

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Tottenham Hotspur – Delph bid ready at £3m

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Aston Villa fans are desperate for their club to hold on to important midfielder Fabian Delph as his contract is set to expire in the summer. However Delph is stalling on a new deal and now the Daily Mirror believe Tottenham Hotspur will be just £3m for his services. Fabian Delph is 25-years-old and was born in Bradford before joining …

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Barcelona in crisis? What about Leo Messi?!

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Yesterday we reported how Barcelona sacked their Director of Football Andoni Zubizarreta and this was then followed by the resignation of club icon Carles Puyol. Speculation that Head Coach Luis Enrique is under pressure has been linked to the unhappiness of talisman Lionel Messi who is also rumoured to be thinking about an exit. Lionel Messi and Barcelona have come …

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Ross Barkley will not leave in January

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Everton boss, Roberto Martinez has made his thoughts quite clear on the situation regarding, Ross Barkley’s future at the club. The 21-year-old has been receiving attention from Premier League duo, Manchester City and Chelsea in recent months, but Martinez insists no-one will be leaving in January, including Barkley. “All our best performers, even if they get lots of attention, no …

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What’s really happening behind the scenes at Norwich City?

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We reported yesterday that Norwich City boss, Neil Adams has stepped down as manager of the Canaries. Adams who was the Norwich City Youth Team Manager before his appointment has so far struggled to live up to the expectations set by the club. The size of the job seems to have bettered Adams as he said on departing the club, …

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Lukas Podolski joins Inter Milan

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Arsenal striker, Lukas Podoslki has joined Italian giants, Inter Milan on loan until the end of the season BBC Sport has revealed. The 29-year-old German international joined the Gunners in 2012 but failed to start a single game this season. Roberto Mancini’s side revealed on their Twitter account: “Podolski will wear the number 11 shirt. He is in the squad …

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The F.A. Cup Fourth Round Draw

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The F.A. Cup has once again failed to disappoint; some excellent third round ties, shocks, big scorelines and wonder goals, lets hope the Fourth Round holds as much excitement. Here is the full draw – Southampton or Ipswich Town v Crystal Palace Cambridge United v Manchester United Blackburn Rovers v Swansea City Chelsea v Millwall or Bradford City Derby County …

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“Bony should stay at Swansea”

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Former Wales striker, Iwan Roberts has urged Swansea City forward, Wilfried Bony to stay at least until the end of the season. Roberts told BBC Sport “Unless they get an absolutely ridiculous offer I don’t think he’ll go until maybe the end of the season,” he said. Bony joined the Swans in 2013 for a club record fee of £12m …

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Liverpool – Reds to miss out on goalkeeping target

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Liverpool fans have been talking about the prospect of the Reds signing a new goalkeeper in January. However one target, Keiren Westwood, won’t be joining Liverpool this transfer window as he ruled out the move. Keiren Westwood began his youth career with Manchester City but failed to impress and moved to Carlisle United to break into their team. After that …

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Manchester City – Draxler top target in 2015

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Julian Draxler is one of the hottest wing prospects in world football at only 21-years of age. Arsenal have been tracking him for a number of seasons but now it seems Manchester City will win the race to his signature. According to the Daily Star, Manuel Pellegrini is readying a bid of £25m for the German international who is a …

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Cardiff City – Vincent Tan orders fan’s meeting, good news?

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Cardiff City fans are set to get a New Year’s boost from their club as maverick owner Vincent Tan orders a meeting to take place with unhappy supporters. The Cardiff City website announced the event, planned for Thursday, 8 January. Cardiff City were taken over officially by Vincent Tan in May 2010. The Malaysian business man invested many millions into …

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Barcelona sack Director of Football Zubizarreta

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Barcelona have today fuelled talk that they are a club in crisis as Director of Football Andoni Zubizarreta has been sacked. The official website announcement reported that President, Josep Maria Bartomeu made the decision to terminate his contract. Andoni Zubizarreta joined Barcelona in his role as Director of Football back in July 2010 and oversaw some big signings at the …

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Liverpool – Origi set to join early! Good news for Reds!

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Liverpool fans are set to be handed a piece of good news at the start of 2015 as Belgium international Divock Origi is ready to join the Reds early. The Liverpool Echo report that the fee will be around £3m to make it happen. Divock Origi began his professional football career at the Genk youth academy in his native Belgium. …

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Chelsea & Man City – Varane priced at £20m

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Chelsea and Manchester City are set to do battle over long-desired transfer target Raphael Varane. According to the Daily Express Real Madrid are prepared to sell and price him at £20m. At 21-years-old, Raphael Varane is one of the hottest defensive prospects in world football. The French international being qualified to play at centre-back or right-back, both Chelsea and Manchester …

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