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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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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Chelsea – Cech to join AC Milan over Arsenal?

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Speculation about the future of Chelsea’s iconic goalkeeper Petr Cech has been rife ever since José Mourinho chose Thibaut Courtois as his number 1 between the sticks for this campaign. It is understood Cech wishes to move on and whilst Arsenal seemed a favourite, along with Real Madrid, the Daily Star believe AC Milan will swoop. Petr Cech, 32-years-old, joined …

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Madrid to keep hold of key midfielder

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Sami Khedira was a player who was followed like a hawk during the summer transfer window and with January looming, media speculation is once again rising. The German midfielder has been touted with moves to Arsenal, Manchetser United and Chelsea. However, Real Madrid boss, Carlo Ancelotti has since revealed his desire to keep hold of the 27-year-old. Speaking to Sky Sports, …

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Arsenal Update – Arsenal agree fee for Chelsea hero

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The red hot news of Thursday morning is that Arsenal have reportedly agreed a fee with Chelsea hero, Petr Cech according to the Daily Star. Chelsea have agreed a deal in principle with their Premier League rivals for the 32-year-old. Cech has had to make way for young prodigy, Thibaut Courtois who has taken over the number one jersey from …

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Liverpool – Glen Johnson to get a new deal, does he deserve it?

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Liverpool are reportedly set to offer their under-first right-back Glen Johnson a new deal, that is according to the Daily Mirror. Glen Johnson is currently earning around £120,000-per-week but now the new contract is 2-years long and will only be valuing Johnson at £60,000-per-week. Glen Johnson was born in London and became part of West Ham United’s prestigious academy in …

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Xherdan Shaqiri to Liverpool, Chelsea or Tottenham?

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Bayern Munich’s 5ft 6 1/2in winger Xherdan Shaqiri has been linked to the Premier League heavily over the past few months and now it is understood by the Daily Star that either Chelsea, Liverpool or Tottenham Hotspur are his potential destinations in January. Shaqiri joined FC Basel in 2001 and worked through the Swiss club’s youth academy before reaching the …

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Chelsea Update – Could this swap deal see Reus move to the Bridge?

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Chelsea are considering whether to use Andre Schurrle as bait to bring in fellow German, Marco Reus. Schurrle, despite having an excellent World Cup has failed to stamp a spot in the starting XI at Stamford Bridge. Chelsea boss, Jose Mourinho has identified, Marco Reus as a player who would add quality to the Blues midfield and is prepared to …

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Chelsea and Manchester United looking at French defender

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Premier League duo, Chelsea and Manchester United are both looking at France and Real Madrid defender, Raphael Varane according to the Express. The pair have both been linked with a move for the defender and now Chelsea and United will fight it out to sign the Frenchman in January. With Sergio Ramos and Pepe occupying the central defence positions for Madrid, …

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Chelsea Update – Chelsea set for outrageous bid to bring in Madrid star

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According to reports from the Express, Chelsea are plotting an outrageous bid for Wales and Real Madrid star Gareth Bale. The Welshman joined Real Madrid last year for a fee said to be nearing the £85m, however, there is speculation that Carlo Ancelotti sees Bale’s future elsewhere. The former Southampton prodigy has bagged an impressive 28 goals in 58 apperances since …

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Croatian Mateo Kovacic ready for Premier League switch?

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Croatian midfield Mateo Kovacic is rumoured to be on the verge of a Premier League switch according to Insidefutbol.com. The 20-year-old is now linked with Liverpool, Arsenal and Manchester United as well as Spanish giants Real Madrid. Mateo Kovacic began his professional career with Dinamo Zagreb in his Croatia after moving as a youngster from LASK Linz of Austria. He …

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Chelsea update – Andre Schurrle to leave the Blues?

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Chelsea are set to decide on the future of their German winger Andre Schurrle in the coming weeks as the January transfer window approaches. The Sun believe José Mourinho could be ready to sell on the World Cup winner. Chelsea signed Andre Schurrle from Bayer Leverkusen for £18m in June 2013. He had played 65 Bundesliga matches for Leverkusen, scoring …

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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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Liverpool update – Sturridge close to return, Gerrard in contract talks

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Liverpool fans were delighted with their club’s progress last season under the guidance of Brendan Rodgers, coming 2nd in the Premier League. This was despite the disappointment of missing out on the title but the new campaign has hurt the club and its loyal supporters, the Reds currently sitting in 11th with just 14 points from 11 games. Brendan Rodgers …

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Arsenal – Pedro and Alves to move from Barcelona?

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Arsenal fans are not happy, it takes one quick search of social media to see supporters split into Wenger in and Wenger out camps… Perhaps something that would help Wenger out would be winning over the Gunners’ fans with some super signings, according to the Daily Express that is exactly what the boss is planning. Barcelona provided Arsenal with the …

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Liverpool & Chelsea – Battle for Doumbia begins

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Liverpool and Chelsea clashed at Anfield on Saturday with the visitors coming out on top. Chelsea’s dominance of the Premier League has been clear for all to see this season but can they defeat Liverpool once again in the battle for CSKA Moscow striker Seydou Doumbia? The Metro believe that both Premier League sides are ready to bid high in an …

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Chelsea update – Oscar signs new long-term deal!

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Chelsea fans must surely be enjoying life at the moment, their side are sitting top of the Premier League with 29 points of a possible 33 after 11 matches, they are unbeaten and now one of the players of the campaign so far, Oscar, has signed a new deal. 23-year-old attacking midfielder Oscar joined Chelsea in from Brazilian side Internacional …

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Arsenal Update – The title is Chelsea’s according to Wenger

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Arsenal manager, Arsene Wenger has admitted defeat and insists that the title belongs to Chelsea already, despite just turning November. Chelsea remain unbeaten in the Premier League so far and Wenger fears the title is theirs. Wenger’s comments came as a result of his sides 2-1 away defeat at the hands of Swansea in yesterday’s Super Sunday clash. Arsenal had …

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Liverpool, Arsenal and Chelsea all chasing Patrick Roberts

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Premier League trio; Liverpool, Arsenal and Chelsea are all said to be chasing young English sensation, Patrick Roberts of Fulham according to the Mirror. All three sides are keen to get their hands on the attacking outlet who currently plies his trade in the Championship. A player touted with a bright future, it seems the trio want to snap up the …

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Chelsea, Man City or Man United? Pique to chose!

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Barcelona manager Luis Enrique made the decision to omit his defender Gerard Pique from his Champions League squad last night. This was the second game in the row the out of favour Spaniard has been left out of the match-day squad all together and the Daily Mail now think Chelsea, Manchester City and Manchester United will fight it out for his …

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