Norwich City fight off Premier League sides to sign Scottish prodigy

Norwich City have signed Scottish prodigy Conor McGrandles from Falkirk, fighting off interest from Aston Villa and Newcastle. The Scottish side have said they have received a club record fee for the teenager, believed to be around £1m according to BBC Sport. McGrandles hs penned a three-year-deal with the Canaries with the option of a further 12-months. Speaking ahead of the …

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Oliver BainesNorwich City fight off Premier League sides to sign Scottish prodigy

Arsenal in for Dortmund player – but not who you’d expect

Arsenal’s search for a replacement for Belgian star Thomas Vermaelen has apparently lead them to Germany. But the Borussia Dortmund player they are allegedly bidding for isn’t one that you would expect. Sky Italia, reported here, says that Wenger has placed a 15 milion Euro bid for Greek international Sokratis Papastathopoulos, known, fortunately for Footy commentators everywhere as Sokratis Inevitably …

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Spurs sign Federico Fazio

Yesterday afternoon, Spurs completed the signing of Argentinian international and Sevilla defender, Federico Fazio, BBC Sport confirmed. Fazio has penned a four-year-deal with Tottenham after moving to the Premier League side for an undisclosed fee. The 27-year-old brings about some needed experience in Spurs back four after the loss of Michael Dawson who joined Hull City. Fazio, 27, has two …

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Podolski is staying at Arsenal – and is very happy about it

#Smile #Me #EnjoyLife #Moments #Poldi #aha #RedArmy pic.twitter.com/zxr5dyxbew — Lukas-Podolski.com (@Podolski10) August 28, 2014 You have to love Lukas Podolski. The Arsenal striker seemed to be on its way out of the Emirates last week and he seemed to have confirmed his exit with a rather cryptic post on Twitter. But today, quite possibly due to an injury to Olivier …

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Leicester City closing in on James McArthur

Leicester City are closing in on Wigan Athletic midfielder, James McArthur after the Championship side have agreed a fee reportedly said to be £7m, according to BBC Sport. McArthur, who has made 155 appearances for the Latics since arriving from Scottish side Hamilton Academical in 2010, has scored one goal and started all four of Wigan’s Championship matches to date …

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Manchester United chasing another Sporting star

Manchester United and Louis Van Gaal are preparing for a late surge in the transfer market. Today’s latest speculation sees them linked with highly rated Portuguese and Sporting midfielder, William Carvalho. The Daily Mail have linked the 22-year-old with a move to Manchester United, following in the footsteps of former team-mate Marcos Rojo. United are also chasing Arturo Vidal, who has …

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Arsenal still not buying a new striker. Or are they?

Mixed messages coming out of Arsenal today about a potential new striker. Despite Giroud’s ankle injury, it appears that Arsene Wenger does not want to sign a forward on a permanent deal.  According to the BBC even if Giroud’s scans show serious injury, the club has no intention of finding a permanent replacement. It seems that after splashing out a …

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Man United meltdown – the five funniest tweets so far

Football fans throughout the world are not going to miss a golden opportunity to mock the mighty Manchester United after their embarrassing 4-0 defeat against MK Dons. Fans, sportsmen and even other teams have taken to Twitter to have a stab at Louis Van Gaal and The Reds. Here are our five favourites 1. What’s the difference between Man Utd and a …

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Arsenal looking at former Valencia striker

Arsenal have put in a shock bid for former Valencia and Birmingham City striker, Nikola Zigic. The 6’7” striker is currently a free agent after his Birmingham City contract expired at the end of last season, and despite suggestions that he might retire, Arsenal have moved in. Zigic’s agent told the Metro, ‘Wenger called me on Tuesday and stressed his desire …

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A.C. Milan approach Fernando Torres

Breaking News is emerging from BBC Sport’s Twitter page this morning – .@acmilan confirm they have made an approach to @chelseafc for Fernando Torres – more soon pic.twitter.com/rQT6RMGMLD — BBC Sport (@BBCSport) August 27, 2014 It appears that A.C. Milan are interested in signing Fernando Torres from Chelsea. The Spaniard joined Chelsea in 2011 for a record fee of £50m …

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Arsenal ready to launch £50m bid for Uruguayan

According to the Express, Arsenal are ready to launch a huge £50m bid for Uruguayan striker Edison Cavani to lure him to the Emirates in the absence of Olivier Giroud. Giroud suffered a suspected broken foot in the closing seconds of Arsenal’s 2-2 draw at Everton last weekend. Arsene Wenger has seen his striking options are depleted and is ready …

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Fear inducing Real Madrid 2014/2015 third kit

High-end fashion designer Yohji Yamamoto has teamed up with Real Madrid to make this 2014/2015 season’s third kit. The Spanish giants have decided to come up with a kit to strike fear in the opposing teams’ hearts. Gareth Bale poses in his new shirt, with Yohji, looking fierce, and ready for a new big new season. The man behind the …

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Frank Lampard retires from England duty

Frank Lampard has announced his retirement from England at the age of 36. Lampard has won an impressive 106 caps for his country and has been a fine servant for the Three Lions. Frank Lampard retires from International football. A fine player, an outstanding finisher and a credit to the game of football. — Gary Lineker (@GaryLineker) August 26, 2014 …

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Everton sign Samuel Eto’o

Samuel Eto’o has completed his move to Everton on a free transfer after being released by Chelsea at the end of last season. BBC Sport have announced that Eto’o has penned a two-year-deal with the Toffees and the Cameroon international will now link up once more with former Chelsea colleague Romelu Lukaku. Everton boss Roberto Martinez said of Eto’o: “I met …

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What is happening to Manchester United?

Louis Van Gaal’s tenure at Manchester United has got off to the worst start, a home debut defeat to Swansea, an away draw at relegation tipped Sunderland and yesterday, Van Gaal saw his side overhauled by League One side MK Dons, 4-0. The ease of the victory for MK Dons will be worrying for Manchester United and Van Gaal. Despite …

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Di Maria completes British record Man Utd transfer!

  Manchester United have this evening officially announced the completion of Angel Di Maria’s transfer to the Premier League from Real Madrid. The club also confirmed that the fee of £59.7m (thought to be with add ons) is a new British record cost. Angel Di Maria was told the club’s website: “I am absolutely delighted to be joining Manchester United. United …

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Arsenal players, and other footballers, who took the Ice Bucket Challenge

Thousands of people have taken on the Ice Bucket Challenge to help ALS research and Macmillan Cancer Support. Even our favourite celebrities have taken on the challenge. Here are my top 5 footballers who took part in the Ice Bucket Challenge: 1. Mario Balotelli What more would you expect from Balotelli than his video ending before he can nominate anyone …

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The uncertain future of Chelsea’s Fernando Torres

Blues flop Fernando Torres’ future at Chelsea is apparently in the balance due to interest from AC Milan. The Italians have tried to bring the Spaniard to the San Siro on loan, though the player allegedly favours a permanent move. The key issue appears to be Torres’ current wage at Chelsea, which at £150,000 a week is clearly a problem for the Milanese. …

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Liverpool’s big issue. Is Balotelli really a replacement for Suarez?

The deal of the weekend saw  Brendan Rogers cough up £16 million to bring Italian striker Mario Balotelli to Liverpool.  It seems an incredibly low figure for the Italian striker, no matter how much baggage he brings with him,  and is obviously a lot less than the £80 million Liverpool pocketed for Luis Suarez. But is Balotelli in anyway a replacement for …

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Harry FinegoldLiverpool’s big issue. Is Balotelli really a replacement for Suarez?

Cambiasso nearing move to Leicester City

Leicester City are poised to sign former Inter Milan legend, Esteban Cambiasso. Reports from BBC Sport have suggested that a deal is closer than ever and the Argentinian could be nearing a move to the newly promoted Premier League club. Leicester boss Nigel Pearson has this week said, “There has been a bit more encouragement in terms of the Cambiasso situation,” …

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