Chelsea – Thibaut Courtois once close to Barca move?

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José Mourinho elected to pick Belgian international Thibaut Courtois as his number 1 goalkeeper for the 2014/15 season. He ousted Chelsea legend Petr Cech for that spot but the Daily Star reveal how Courtois almost joined Barcelona. Thibaut Courtois began his career in his native Belgium with Genk where he rose through the youth ranks and made his first team …

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Manchester United – Dybala a major target for Red Devils

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Manchester United have been told they must sign ‘the next Aguero’, Paulo Dybala, by former club hero Phil Neville. The 21-year-old Argentine currently plays for Palermo in Serie A and is rapidly rising to fame. The Daily Express carry the quote from Phil Neville who said: “Watched a player last night who’s going to be a star Palermo’s Argentine Dybala remember …

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Emile Heskey set for sensational Premier League return?!

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Emile Heskey has become something of a cult hero amongst younger football fans who share vines and tweets of his more spectacular misses. However the 36-year-old was a special Premier League player during his time in the English top flight and according to BBC Sport he is hunting a return. Emile Heskey began his career at Leicester City and progressed …

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Arsenal – Jack Wilshere goes back to specialist about injury

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Jack Wilshere – some love him whilst others think he is one of the most overrated players in the country. One thing for certain is that you can’t talk about Jack Wilshere without taking about his rotten injury record. His injury woe looks set to continue as BBC Sport report that the Arsenal midfielder is set to see another specialist …

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Liverpool – Balotelli will not return to Italy in January

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Liverpool’s Premier League campaign hasn’t exactly gone to plan so far. The Reds lie in 12th in the Premier League with just 14 points from their opening 12 matches. Daniel Sturridge has also been ruled out until the New Year meaning Liverpool have lacked goals in 2014/15. Mario Balotelli was signed by Brendan Rodgers for £16m towards the end of …

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Liverpool – Real Madrid hunting young Reds star

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Liverpool have a proud history of academy development, for years legends have progressed through their ranks such as club icon Steven Gerrard. In recent times there has been a multinational flavour to Melwood and one of those is Spanish Under-18 captain Pedro Chirivella. The 17-year-old has only been in Merseyside just over a year after he joined from La Liga …

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England prodigy, Saido Berahino arrested!

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England and West Brom prodigy, Saido Berahino is set to be questioned after being arrested for drink-driving. The footballer was stopped on the M6 near junction 20 for Lymm, Cheshire, just before 4am on 22nd October. A police spokeswoman said the 21-year-old’s car had been travelling at “high speed” on the southbound carriageway. Berahino is due to return to a …

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James Rodriguez follows Ronaldo and Beckham into world of fashion

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Real Madrid star, James Rodriguez has followed in the footsteps of Cristiano Ronaldo and David Beckham into the world of fashion. The Colombian star has been pictured unveiling his own range of underwear, labelled, “J10″, in similar style to that of “CR7″. The Colombian has joined up with a home brand, Bronzini as they look to sell the play-makers latest …

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Manchester United interested in this Dortmund star and it’s not Reus!

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Manchester United are targeting, Borussia Dortmund midfielder, Ilkay Gundogan according to reports from the Standard. Gundogan struggled with injuries last season as he only managed 3 appearances for Dortmund after nursing a long term back injury. Nevertheless, the midfielder battled through and is now back to full fitness, but has revealed his plans to one day play in the Premier League. The …

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Marco Reus injures ankle again for Dortmund

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Borussia Dortmund play-maker, Marco Reus has once again succumbed to another ankle injury. The German went down in a heap during Dortmund’s 2-2 draw with Paderborn. It has been revealed by BBC Sport that the Premier League transfer target has suffered ankle ligament damage in his right foot. Reus has suffered similar injuries before, one that kept him out of the Brazil …

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Liverpool superstar says he will be back soon enough

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Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge has revealed to BBC Sport that all of his injury woes have made him a stronger person and athlete. The England striker was injured on international duty and picked up a further knock on his comeback, set to be ready in Novemeber, Sturridge once again injured his thigh in training. A recurring injury that will worry fans, however, …

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Liverpool – Balotelli a 7/10 this season? That’s his view!

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Liverpool’s season continued to falter yesterday as they were defeated by Crystal Palace in London. The Reds are now in 12th place with just 14 points, yesterday’s 3-1 loss was on the back of losing Daniel Sturridge until 2015 and having Mario Balotelli missing with an injury picked up on international duty. Mario Balotelli was signed by Brendan Rodgers from …

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Liverpool – Jurgen Klopp lined up as Rodgers replacement?

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Liverpool were humiliated again yesterday as they tasted another defeat. Crystal Palace saw them off 3-1 and we reported how Brendan Rodgers admitted he was responsible for the failure. Should Rodgers get the sack and if so… could Jurgen Klopp replace him?! Liverpool have won just 2 of their last 9 Premier League fixtures, losing their last three games. The …

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Chelsea or Liverpool? Mauro Icardi set for where?

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Roberto Mancini has returned to Inter Milan to coach the side where he saw such success between 2004-2008 but he could be set to lose one of his star players. The Daily Express think Chelsea or Liverpool could be on the verge of a big bid for the Argentinean. Maurco Icardi spent his youth career at a number of clubs, including …

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Arsenal – Swiss defender sought in January

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Arsenal slipped to 8th place in the Premier League on Saturday as they were beaten at home by Manchester United. After 12 matches the Gunners have only 17 points and a big issue has been the defence which when not suffering from injury has fallen below par. The Daily Star have linked Swiss centre-back Fabian Schär to Arsenal in January. Schär …

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Liverpool ace set to leave Anfield and move to Italy

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Liverpool midfielder, Lucas Leiva is set to be frustrated at the lack of first team football he has been getting. The Brazilian, has been linked with a move away from Anfield in January and Italy is the reported destination according to the Daily Star. Former Liverpool boss, Rafa Benitez is now in charge of Italian side Napoli, a club rumoured to …

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Everton looking at Championship star

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Roberto Martinez is ready to call upon Shaun Maloney and form a reunion between the pair. Martinez signed Maloney for Wigan in 2011 after joining from Celtic and now the Spanish manager is ready to call upon the scot once again. Maloney, 31, still plies his trade with Wigan in the Championship but his contract is up in the summer. …

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Arsenal and Manchester United after Hull City prodigy

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Arsenal and Manchester are both said to be tracking the progress of Scottish defender, Andrew Robertson. The full back made just 8 starts at Dundee United before his potential was realised by Premier League outfit, Hull City. Robertson cost a pittance at just under £3m but his current value will have rocketed after some outstanding performances for club and country. …

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