Manchester United – Red Devils dealt Dybala transfer blow

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Manchester United were leading the race for “the next Sergio Aguero” but now the Red Devils have been told they must wait until at least June for Paulo Dybala’s signature. According to reports in The Guardian, Palermo will not consider selling the striker in January. Paulo Dybala is just 21-years-old and is highly coveted by a number of top clubs …

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Liverpool – Lavezzi deal getting closer and cheaper!

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Liverpool missed out on Xherdan Shaqiri this January which will hurt the Reds fans who were desperate to sign him. Another long term target though is looking far more likely to happen with PSG’s Ezequiel Lavezzi only valued at £8m now according to the Daily Express. Ezequiel Lavezzi began his at Rosario Central and had spells with Estudiantes, Genoa and …

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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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Liverpool – Reds want Lavezzi of PSG

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Liverpool are in pole position to sign Ezequiel Lavezzi of PSG with a number of media outlets reporting the situation. The Telegraph are one who see the fee being at a reduced fee of only £8m. The 29-year-old forward, who plays usually on the wing, has refused to travel to Morocco for a training camp with his teammates and is …

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West Ham – Zarate leaves QPR fuming at Allardyce

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27-year-old West Ham United striker Mauro Zarate is set to leave Upton Park and join QPR on loan until the end of the season. The Daily Mirror carry quotes from Zarate who is seemingly bitter toward West Ham boss Sam Allardyce. Mauro Zarate was part of the revelation at the Hammers this summer as the forward joined along with Diafra …

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Chelsea – Cesc Fabregas wants Messi at Stamford Bridge!

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Chelsea to sign Lionel Messi from Barcelona? Surely not? Well whilst its a rumour many will dismiss, Chelsea’s star midfielder Cesc Fabregas would love to see the magician at Stamford Bridge. According to quotes from Spanish media outlet Marca, Fabregas said about the prospect of seeing Messi in Chelsea blue: “I wish! Why not? I’d love that to happen. I’d …

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Manchester City – Correa favouring Premier League switch

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Manchester City are thought to be leading the race to sign young, Argentinean attacking midfielder Joaquin Correa. This is according to the Daily Mail who report that despite interest from PSG, Monaco and Chelsea. Joaquin Correa is a well known figure to those who play the FIFA or Football Manager video games because of his immense potential and he has been …

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Manchester United – Red Devils favourites for Perez

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Louis Van Gaal’s Manchester United are understood by TalkSport to be favourite to sign Benfica’s midfielder Enzo Perez in next summer’s transfer window. The Argentinean has been on the watch list at Old Trafford for a number of seasons now. Perez began his youth career with Deportivo Maipu and moved on to fellow Argentinean clubs Godoy Cruz and Estudiantes. He impressed …

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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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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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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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Manchester United – Di Maria hopes to be fit for Arsenal clash

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Manchester United have been hit heavily with a number of injuries so far in the 2014/15 campaign. It has certainly effect their results and now the club sit in 7th in the Premier League with 16 points from their opening 11 fixtures. With Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium the prospect on Saturday evening, Louis Van Gaal will be hoping Angel …

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Manchester United – Di Maria to leave Old Trafford?!

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Manchester United pulled off a phenomenal move when they signed Angel Di Maria from Real Madrid this summer for almost £60m. The club record signing has started life in England strongly but stoked the fire about a move to PSG with quotes carried by the Daily Star. PSG were heavily linked to the signature of Di Maria who fell out …

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Southampton hunting youth Argentine Dybala

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Southampton football club went under a major revamp over the summer transfer window as previously key men such as Rickie Lambert, Adam Lallana, Dejan Lovren, Calum Chambers and Luke Shaw were sold on to Premier League rivals. Manager Mauricio Pochettino also joined Spurs but since then new boss Ronald Koeman has developed the Saints into genuine top 4 contenders. Palermo’s …

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Manchester City – Diego Simeone lined up as boss?

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44-year-old Altético Madrid manager Diego Simeone is one of the hottest properties in football at the moment as he led Atléti to the La Liga title last season as well as the Champions League final. Simeone is now being talked about by The Metro as a potential candidate to replace Manuel Pellegrini should the Chilean face the sack at Manchester City …

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Liverpool update – Lavezzi could sign in January

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Liverpool haven’t exactly had the start to the season many fans hoped for following the impressive 2nd place finish of the 2013/14 campaign. The Daily Express are now one of a number of media outlets linking the Anfield club to PSG’s forward Ezequiel Lavezzi as a means to bolster their squad. Brendan Rodgers splashed £16m on maverick Italian striker Mario …

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Lionel Messi’s 10-year Barcelona anniversary commemorated

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It’s hard to believe that today marks 10-years since a 17-year-old Lionel Messi made his Barcelona debut. The Argentinean magician has 249 La Liga goals for the Catalan giants and 95 caps for his country and is widely considered as perhaps the greatest player ever to grace a football pitch. Leo Messi began his career in the sport in 1995 …

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Liverpool step up bid to sign Gonzalo Higuain

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Liverpool have been repeatedly linked with Napoli striker Gonzalo Higuain for a number of months now. The transfer didn’t materialise in the summer but as the club currently struggle for goals, CaughtOffside.com believe a deal could be on the cards. With pressure beginning to mount of Brendan Rodgers, who appears to have failed to replace talisman Luis Suarez since his …

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Argentina win World Cup final rematch!

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Last night whilst most of Britain chose between the Great British Bake Off or the snore-fest that was England v Norway, Germany and Argentina took part in a World Cup final rematch. The cracker of a game finished 4-2 to Argentina with the hosts overwhelmed, namely by new Manchester United signing Angel Di Maria. Di Maria cost Manchester United almost …

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Leicester complete Cambiassio signing

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Leicester City have finally completed the signing of Esteban Cambiasso on a free transfer, BBC Sport confirmed. The Argentine had been at Inter Milan for ten years prior to his release and now he begins a new chapter in his career with Leicester, in the Premier League. Remembered by so many for converting that Argentinian goal in the 2006 World …

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