QPR – Taarabt drama finally coming to an end?

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QPR’s long running issues with midfielder Adel Taarabt could be coming to an end in January. That is according to TalkSport who think Serie A club Atalanta want Taarabt. 25-year-old Adel Taarabt spectacularly fell out with manager Harry Redknapp who accused him of being a few stone overweight. Taarabt then went to a national newspaper taking his top off to …

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Reading – Steve Clarke appointed new manager

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Earlier today we reported how Reading Football Club had sacked manager Nigel Adkins. Now, the side have announced the appointment of a new boss, Steve Clarke. A move that will surely please the Reading faithful. Nigel Adkins was sacked following a 6-1 decimation by Birmingham City on the weekend. That result left Reading in 16th place in the Championship, taking …

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Steve Cook – Hunted by Palace, Leicester & West Brom

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Bournemouth have a defensive gem in the form of 23-year-old Steve Cook. His rise to prominence has attracted the interest of a number of clubs with the London Evening Standard believing Leicester City, Crystal Palace and West Bromwich Albion all want him. Steve Cook began his career with the Brighton & Hove Albion youth academy and graduated to their first …

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Arsenal – Championship defender Mings hunted

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Arsenal fans have had it tough since the beginning of the season, particularly in defence where injuries have hit the back line. The Daily Telegraph report Arsene Wenger will not look to bring Championship starlet Tyrone Mings to Arsenal in January. 21-year-old Tyrone Mings is well known to fans of the English second tier as one of the best defenders despite his age. …

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Manchester United – Southampton’s Clyne targeted!

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Manchester United’s defensive has been hit by injury and suspension throughout the season so far. It means Louis Van Gaal needs to look for some reinforcements and one suggested by The Sun is Nathaniel Clyne of Southampton. Nathaniel Clyne, 23-years-old, began his youth career in the Crystal Palace academy in 1999. In October 2008 he graduated the youth system and made his …

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Newcastle United winning race for Burnley star?

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Burnley were promoted to the Premier League last season in large part thanks to the goals of Danny Ings, their England Under-21 striker. Now the Daily Mirror believe that Newcastle United will swoop for Ings, whose contracts expires at the end of the 2014/15 season. Danny Ings was born in Hampshire and began his career with Bournemouth on the South …

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Stoke’s Charlie Adam to join David Moyes in Spain?!

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David Moyes made his return to football in November when he was appointed as manager of La Liga side Real Sociedad in Spain. Reports in the country now understand that Moyes will seek to purchase Stoke City’s midfielder Charlie Adam in January. Fichajes.net carry the article that suggests Charlie Adam is seeking more regular first team football and could be tempted …

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Norwich City boss feeling the pressure

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Norwich City boss Neil Adams has called for the supporters and the board to give him time to adjust to life as manager of the Canaries. Adams took over the final 5 games of Norwich City’s Premier League campaign last season after succeeding predecessor, Chris Hughton. However, Adams had to wait till the 16th August to welcome his first win …

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Former England striker set to join Championship outfit

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Aston Villa striker, Darren Bent is set to temporarily end his nightmare stint at Aston Villa with a loan move to Championship side, Brighton according to reports from the Express. The former England poacher has been unable to break his way into the first team at Villa Park and is now expected to join up with Brighton in the next 48 …

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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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Cardiff’s Vincent Tan slams Wigan’s Whelan & Mackay

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Cardiff City’s controversial owner Vincent Tan has waded into the debate surrounding Wigan Athletic chairman Dave Whelan and the club’s new manager Malky Mackay. BBC Sport carry the quotes from Tan who famously sacked Mackay from Cardiff City in December 2013. Tan has not withheld his thoughts over the appointment of Malky Mackay as Wigan boss, especially following perceived racist …

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Birmingham City’s Moussi donates his wages to charity

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Birmingham City have announced the signing of Guy Moussi until 18 January 2015. BBC Sport report that Moussi has decided to give all his wages to four different charities over the short term deal. The French midfielder began his career with Angers in France before moving to Nottingham Forest in June 2008. His first season in English football was injury …

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Wigan appoint controversial Malky Mackay as manager

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Wigan Athletic have today confirmed that Malky Mackay will be the club’s new manager, this is despite an ongoing investigation by the FA into alleged racial text messages sent by him during Mackay’s time in charge of Cardiff City. Malky Mackay is 42-years-old and the Scottish born manager had a full career as a defender playing in Scotland and England for …

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England – Does QPR’s Charlie Austin deserve a call?

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In July I labelled QPR striker Charlie Austin as one of my players to watch moving up to the Premier League from the Championship this season. Well so far he has done a pretty good job of it with 6 goals in 10 Premier League games, something that his teammate Joey Barton thinks, deserves a call up to Roy Hodgson’s England …

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Everton boss Roberto Martinez set for Italian move?

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Roberto Martinez is one of the hottest prospects in football management and at only 41-years of age, he has a long future ahead of him. Martinez was thought to have been considered for the Barcelona job after the Spanish giants were impressed with his performances at Swansea City, Wigan Athletic and most recently Everton. The Daily Mirror understand the Spaniard now …

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Liverpool update – Adam Lallana: best still to come

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Liverpool spent heavily in the summer transfer window following the sale of Luis Suarez to Barcelona. This campaign was supposed to be a successful one as the club finished second in the Premier League last season, however things haven’t go so smoothly so far as the Reds sit in 7th with just 14 points from 9 games. Now Adam Lallana, …

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QPR – Can Shaun Wright-Phillips earn a starting place?

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Shaun Wright-Phillips was once one of the hottest prospects in British football when the winger broke through into the Manchester City first team squad as a youngster. Now at 33-years-old, Talksport believe he won’t move on from Loftus Road and vows to fight for a starting place. Wright-Phillips, 5ft 5 1/2ins, joined Manchester City in 1995 after his release from Nottingham …

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Spurs update – Assou-Ekotto’s wages holding up exit

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Tottenham Hotspur are desperately trying to get rid of unwanted Cameroon international Benoit Assou-Ekotto. However, according to the Daily Mirror the player’s wages are holding up any potential deal. Assou-Ekotto is 30-years-old but is nowhere near the Spurs full side meaning his £40,000-a-week wages are being paid with no appearances being made. The left-back began his career in France with …

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Tom Ince – The teenage prodigy, now flop set for Notts Forest?

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Tom Ince… What can be said? Daddies boy? Full of potential? A major flop? Well maybe all three count? Son of the famous Paul Ince, Tom was offered a chance to play regular Premier League football with Cardiff City in the summer of 2013 but turned them down as he was awaiting a Liverpool move. This summer he turned down …

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