Atletico want Fernando Torres

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Debt ridden Atletico Madrid are said to be very interested in brining back former striker, Fernando Torres to Spain., however, they want him for free. According to the Daily Mail, La Liga champions, Atletico Madrid are rumoured to be interested in bringing Torres back to the Vicente Calderón Stadium. However, with the £404m debts against their name, they have issued Chelsea merely …

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Manchester United – Godin? Defender hunt continues!

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Manchester United have had a torrid time of things at the back this season, injuries and suspension costing Louis Van Gaal deal on a number of occasions. It is thought the club will seek to add a defender in January and the Daily Telegraph believe the answer could be Diego Godin. 28-year-old Diego Godin is contracted till June 2018 in …

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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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Arsenal & Manchester United linked to Italian Cerci

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Atletico Madrid have made a massive decision on the future of their Italian winger Alessio Cerci as they have placed him on the transfer list. The Daily Express now believe Arsenal and Manchester United will race for the signature of the 27-year-old. Alessio Cerci began his career with AS Roma and would play 13 times for the Italians in between loan …

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Manchester United – Falcao hiding serious injury?

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Manchester United became the envy of the Premier League when they completed the loan deal for Colombian marksman Radamel Falcao at the end of the summer transfer window. Now, the forward is being forced to deny reports his serious knee injury is recurring. Radamel Falcao began his career in his native Colombia with Lanceros Boyacá before moving on to Argentinean …

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Manchester United Update – United willing to accept £20m for midfielder

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Manchester United are said to be ready to accept a bid for Spanish midfielder, Juan Mata if the price is right. Mata joined United in January but has struggled to find his feet since moving to Old Trafford. Restricted to completing just 3 full matches; Van Gaal does not believe Mata is showing his £37.1m price tag. A player who …

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Manchester United – Will Falcao be sent back after loan?

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Manchester United pulled off one of the coups of the summer when they signed Colombian striking ace Radamel Falcao on a loan deal from AS Monaco. It was thought the permanent move would be a no brainer but actually The Sun understood Manchester United’s board and boss Louis Van Gaal are carefully considering the deal. The forward began his career …

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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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Chelsea, Arsenal, Man United & Liverpool all want Bakkali

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Those of you who play FIFA or Football Manager will certainly heard of PSV Eindhoven’s 18-year-old winger Zakaria Bakkali. The young Belgian has a whole host of European clubs looking at him, including Premier League sides Liverpool, Chelsea, Arsenal and Manchester United. Bakkali joined PSV in 2008 as a 12-year-old and grew up through the club’s academy. He spent some …

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Manchester United – Falcao wanted Juventus move?

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Manchester United pulled off one of the signings of the summer when the pulled paid £6m to sign Colombian striker Radamel Falcao on loan from AS Monaco. Now the London Evening Standard report Juventus were actually the preferred destination of the world renowned forward. Falcao, 28-years-old, began his career at Colombian minnows Lancers Boyacá before moving on to Argentinean giants River …

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Chelsea – Diego Costa turns down offer of extra rest

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Chelsea’s star striker Diego Costa has apparently turned down manager José Mourinho’s offer of an extra two days rest after the international break. Get West London report that Chelsea were set to give Costa time to look after a niggling hamstring problem but he turned up to training to prove his fitness. José Mourinho confirmed that he gave Cesc Fabregas, Diego …

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Brain injury charity criticise Chelsea over Courtois

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Chelsea have today been criticised by brain injury charity Headway for their handling of goalkeeper’s Thibaut Courtois head injury on the weekend. BBC Sport contain the quote from charity chief executive Peter McCabe who said it was “hard to understand how a concussion was not suspected”. 22-year-old Belgian international Thibaut Courtois clashed with Alexis Sanchez who was running at full pelt …

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Falcao’s permanent Man United switch agreed?

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Manchester United stunned most of Europe by securing the loan services of Radamel Falcao at the end of the summer transfer window. Now the Daily Mail believe that the permanent deal for next summer has already been agreed. The paper confirms that the Red Devils paid £6m to AS Monaco to take Falcao on loan and also that the fee …

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Champions League preview: featuring Liverpool, Arsenal & Juventus

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Last night saw some fascinating action in the Champions League as Barcelona lost 3-2 away to PSG in a superb game in France, Chelsea defeated Portuguese side Sporting CP 1-0 away, Man City were held to a 1-1 draw at home to Roma and Bayern Munich were victorious in Russia against CSKA Moscow. Tonight sees a second night of ties …

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Manchester United set to offer Mata for Miranda

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Manchester United boss Louis Van Gaal is preparing to bolster his hurting defence in January with the signing of Miranda from Atlético Madrid. The Daily Express report that Juan Mata could be offered as a make-weight in the deal. Miranda is a 30-year-old Brazilian who has 9 caps for his country and the defender was heavily linked to Old Trafford …

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Roberto Soldado wanted by Inter and Atléti

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Roberto Soldado of Tottenham Hotspurs is a January transfer target for Inter Milan and Atlético Madrid according to the London Evening Standard. The Spaniard is reportedly unsettled at White Hart Lane. The 29-year-old Soldado is thought to be willing to move on after finding himself down the pecking order under Mauricio Pochettino since he took the reigns. His only start …

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Champions League preview featuring Liverpool & Arsenal

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The Champions League is back!! Yes that’s right, tonight we welcome back the best club competition on this planet, the Champions League! Tuesday night sees Liverpool return after a 1,742 day exile from the competition as they face Bulgarian side Ludogorets. Arsenal will also travel to Germany to face a tough test against Borussia Dortmund and defending champions Real Madrid …

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Chelsea starlet signs long term contract

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Chelsea have announced that Thibaut Courtois has signed a new five-year-deal at the club. News that will be music to the ears of Chelsea fans, they will be delighted that this young starlet sees his future at their club. Courtois has pushed aside former Chelsea number one, Petr Cech who is regarded as one of the Premier Leagues best ever …

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Southampton closing in on Alderweireld and chasing Redmond

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Southampton are closing in on a move for Atletico Madrid and Belgium defender Toby Alderweireld. According to Saints boss, Ronald Koeman, a deal is close to being agreed for the defender, which looks to be a season long loan according to Sky Sports News HQ. Meanwhile, Southampton are said said to also be tracking another attacking player to make up for …

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Arsenal hunting Atléti Toby Alderweireld

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Arsenal sold captain and solid defender Thomas Vermaelen to Barcelona this summer for £15m. With Per Mertesacker struggling for fitness and Laurent Koscielny their only other centre-back it appears Arsene Wenger is now hunting Atlético Madrid defender Toby Alderweireld as cover. The Daily Mirror report that the 25 year old, who was linked with heavily with Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur last …

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