Swansea City – Swans want Rhodes of Blackburn

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Blackburn Rovers have had a tough January so far, firstly with heavy interest from Premier League club in their striker Rudy Gestede and now because of interest in Jordan Rhodes, their other talisman. According to the Daily Telegraph, the Swans see Rhodes as the perfect Wilfried Bony replacement. Jordan Rhodes is still 24-years-old and began his career with Barnsley before …

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Crystal Palace – Three signings targeted in January

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Crystal Palace appointed Alan Pardew as manager on 2 January 2015, giving the new boss January to bring in new signings to improve his squad. Now The Times understand Palace are targeting three players before the close of dealings at the end of the month. Pardew has won all three of his matches since taking the helm at Selhurst Park …

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Gestede – £6m too much for Premier League teams?

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Blackburn Rovers have no intention of selling one of their best players this January and have slapped a £6m valuation on Benin international Rudy Gestede. According to Sky Sports, the forward is far from happy at being priced out of the market. Rudy Gestede is 26-years-old and began his youth career with Metz in France. After graduating the academy he …

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Swansea – Swans hunting defender Martin Olsson

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Swansea City received £28m for the signature of Wilfried Bony this January and now they look set to spend £4m of it on a new left-back, Martin Olsson. The Daily Express believe the Swans will look to tie up the deal as Neil Taylor is preparing to move on from South Wales. Martin Olsson is just 26-years-old but is already …

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West Brom – Pulis aims for Gestede, Samaras and Berahino out?

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New West Bromwich Albion manager Tony Pulis is aiming to bring in a couple of new players this January to improve his club’s survival prospects. According to the Daily Mirror, Blackburn striker Rudy Gestede is on his hit list, perhaps signalling the departure of Saido Berahino and Georgios Samaras from The Hawthorns. West Brom’s first target is Rudy Gestede who …

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5 Championship players who could be of interest to the Premier League

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As speculation surrounding the January transfer window comes to the fore, here are 5 Championship players who may be of interest to the Premier League… Bakary Sakho has been a sensation for the newly promoted Wolves this season. 7 goals to his name and a constant threat in attacking areas, Kenny Jackett will have to be ready to quash any …

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Blackburn reject Hull’s Jordan Rhodes bid

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Hull City have reportedly seen their bid for Blackburn Rovers’ striker Jordan Rhodes. Rhodes was subject to an enquiry from the Premier League side who seek to replace Shane Long who was sold to Southampton for £12m. Rovers’ manager Gary Bowyer has spoken of his desire to hold onto the 24 year old who signed a new contract in July but …

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Arsenal update: Good and bad news on the injury front

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So the nightmare didn’t happen. Rather than calling up Sebastian Squilacci Arsene Wenger chose Bacary Sagna as his makeshift centre half and played Carl Jenkinson at right back against Sunderland. And it kind of worked too. Sagna played well and Jenkinson looked comfortable until his second rather rash tackle that is. Jenkinson’s misdemeanor means that at least Ignasi Miquel got …

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