Manchester City – Ex-Chelsea man De Bruyne a target?

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Manchester City are set to potentially infuriate Chelsea supporters as they target former Blues man Kevin De Bruyne. The Daily Star believe the youngster is a top target for Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini. Attacking midfielder De Bruyne began his professional football career with Genk in Belgium where he graduated their youth system and went on to play 84 first team …

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Aston Villa – Spurs want left-back Cissokho

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Aston Villa’s hopes of keeping left-back Aly Cissokho has been dealt a blow after Tottenham Hotspur and Napoli step up their interest in the Frenchman. The Daily Mirror report that despite the transfer to bring him to the Midlands only happened in the summer, Cissokho has now garnered a wide interest. Aly Cissokho is 27-years-old and moved around youth academies before …

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United, Arsenal and Liverpool all chasing Madrid ace

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Premier League trio, Manchester United, Arsenal and Liverpool are all said to be chasing Real Madrid full back, Fabio Coentrao according to the Express. The Portuguese international is deemed surplus to requirements at the Bernabeu and is set to be sold or loaned out during the January transfer window in the new year. Coentrao has a wealth of experience at the …

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Hull City boss and player in Twitter bust up

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Hull City boss, Steve Bruce has revealed he has had a bust up with defender, Paul McShane over some of the Irishman’s comments on social media, according to BBC Sport. McShane has not been involved with Hull since November 8th and is currently training with the U21’s. Bruce responded: “I could go to Twitter and tell you the reason why he’s …

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The true meaning of Christmas – “Top 10 Christian Footballers”

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Christmas is all but here. I hope you’ve done your present shopping! For some, that is what Christmas is about, presents. However, for others, there is so much more to the festive period than just presents and a Turkey dinner. Christians believe that Christmas is a time to be joyful and to celebrate that God sent his son on earth …

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“I was going to replace Johnson” – Poyet

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Sunderland boss, Gus Poyet has revealed that he was going to sub winger, Adam Johnson off moments before he sealed a last minute in the Tyne Wear Derby. Speaking to BBC Sport after the game, Poyet said, “I was taking Adam Johnson off and for some reason, I didn’t. Don’t ask me why because I don’t know, and luckily enough Johnno scored the winning …

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QPR rule out sale of star striker

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QPR boss, Harry Redknapp has revealed he will not be selling star striker, Charlie Austin in January according to  reports from BBC Sport. The English striker has bagged 11 goals goals this season, including last weekends hat-trick against West Brom which lifted Rangers out of the relegation zone. “If we sold Charlie Austin we might as well go home,” said Redknapp. “We …

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Liverpool – “It is hard” for Mignolet says Howard of Everton

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Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers made the big decision to drop goalkeeper Simon Mignolet last weekend for Liverpool’s major Premier League clash with Manchester United. Brad Jones was chosen instead but could not prevent the 3-0 thumping by long time rivals United, Jones though improving in the 3-1 midweek victory over Bournemouth. Simon Mignolet joined Liverpool in June 2013 for £9m. …

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West Ham – Sakho in Hammers contract dispute?

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West Ham United fans must be living in dream world as we head into the festive football period. The Hammers lie in 4th place in the Premier League table with 28 points from 16 games in 2014/15. However striker Diafra Sakho is already asking for a new contract. Diafra Sakho is 24-years-old and only just signed a 4-year-contract with West …

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Liverpool – Fabian Delph on Reds shopping list?

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Steven Gerrard is perhaps the greatest player ever to pull on a Liverpool jersey. The dedicated and loyal Reds captain though is getting on a bit meaning the club must look for a longer term replacement. The Daily Mirror think Aston Villa’s Fabian Delph could be the perfect man. 25-year-old Fabian Delph began in the Bradford City youth academy before …

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Manchester United – Otamendi or Hummels?

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Manchester United are openly in pursuit of a new centre-back, Louis Van Gaal’s boys being in trouble at the back due to injures and suspensions this campaign. A long running target has been Borussia Dortmund’s Mats Hummels but according to the Daily Express, Valencia’s Nicolas Otamendi is another aim in January. Nicolas Otamendi is 26-years-old and the 18 capped Argentinean …

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Liverpool – Karim Benzema targeted again!

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Liverpool and Karim Benzema can’t seem to shake the link from each other. Over the summer, the Reds were consistently linked with Benzema until he signed a new contract with Real Madrid but the Daily Express understand Liverpool may now bid in January. 27-year-old Karim Benzema began his youth career in his native France with the Lyon academy. He graduated …

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“Sterling is the perfect for Liverpool” says Gerrard

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Raheem Sterling is a perfect fit for Liverpool, that’s according to Reds captain, Steven Gerrard. The 20-year-old is said to be in talks with the club over a longer and more illustrious deal to keep him at the club. However, nothing has yet been agreed but Gerrard believes Anfield is the right place for Sterling. Speaking to Sky Sports, Gerrard said, …

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Premier League duo to fight over Martinez

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Premier League duo, Tottenham and Liverpool are said to be scrapping over the signing, Jackson Martinez. The Porto striker has been labelled as a huge talent and the Colombian has proved himself in Portugal, Europe and the World stage. With both sides eager to bolster their attacking options, it will be a fight for the Porto man according to the Metro. …

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Saints star dealt another hammer blow

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Southampton star striker, Jay Rodriguez has been dealt a hammer blow in his bid to return from injury. According to BBC Sport the former Burnley striker has faced a set back with his long term knee injury. Rodriguez, 25, ruptured an anterior cruciate ligament in a Premier League game against Manchester City, just before the World Cup which Rodriguez was tipped to …

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Ben Arfa to leave Hull

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Hull City loanee, Hatem Ben Arfa is set to leave the Tigers earlier than anticipated after Hull boss, Steve Bruce has revealed he wants to cut his loan. Speaking to BBC Sport Bruce said: “Sometimes transfers don’t work, especially with a loan deal.” Meanwhile, Newcastle boss Alan Pardew has said Ben Arfa will not be returning to St James’ Park. A player who …

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Chelsea – Eden Hazard on the verge of a new deal

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Chelsea fans will be delighted to hear the news that their midfield talisman Eden Hazard is on the verge of signing a new contract at Stamford Bridge. According to the Daily Telegraph, the new deal will make him Chelsea’s highest paid footballer. Eden Hazard is 23-years-old and can play on the wing or central in an attacking midfield role. He …

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Manchester City – James Milner’s contract in doubt

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Manchester City are in talks with midfielder James Milner over a new contract but according to the Daily Telegraph there is doubt over the deal offered. Milner’s current contract ends this summer and whilst the 28-year-old was initially reluctant to sign, it now seems his heart is at the Etihad Stadium. James Milner began his career with Leeds United in their …

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Capital One Cup Semi-Final ties decided!

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Liverpool, Chelsea, Sheffield United and Tottenham Hotspur are the four clubs who will be making up the Capital One Cup Semi-Finals when they take place in January. The two legged fixtures could see League One club Sheffield United reach a major Wembley final against either Liverpool or Chelsea. On Tuesday evening, Derby hosted Chelsea as the Championship high flyers took …

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