Aston Villa – Spurs want left-back Cissokho

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Aston Villa’s hopes of keeping left-back Aly Cissokho has been dealt a blow after Tottenham Hotspur and Napoli step up their interest in the Frenchman. The Daily Mirror report that despite the transfer to bring him to the Midlands only happened in the summer, Cissokho has now garnered a wide interest. Aly Cissokho is 27-years-old and moved around youth academies before …

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Liverpool – Karim Benzema targeted again!

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Liverpool and Karim Benzema can’t seem to shake the link from each other. Over the summer, the Reds were consistently linked with Benzema until he signed a new contract with Real Madrid but the Daily Express understand Liverpool may now bid in January. 27-year-old Karim Benzema began his youth career in his native France with the Lyon academy. He graduated …

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Arsenal – Gunners join race for defender Kurzawa

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Arsenal have joined a long list of clubs hunting AS Monaco’s young left-back Layvin Kurzawa. According to the Daily Mail, Arsenal’s scout Giles Grimandi was spotted watching the defender who has been repeatedly linked to the Premier League. In the past few weeks we reported how Kurzawa had publicly said he would love to join Manchester United at some point …

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Manchester City – Pogba top target as Yaya Toure replacement

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Manchester City’s hunt for a long term replacement for midfielder Yaya Toure as put Juventus man Paul Pogba at the top of their list. According to The Sun, Pogba is now the favourite because of the £50m fee Everton were asking for Ross Barkley. Pogba is just 21-years-old but has already become a major star at current Italian club Juventus. …

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Arsenal – Gunners want Newcastle’s Sissoko?

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Arsenal’s midfield has come under some criticisms this season and according to the Daily Mail, Arsene Wenger could be set to change to with the addition of Newcastle United’s Moussa Sissoko. Alan Pardew is understood to be worried about the offer of a big club. Moussa Sissoko is 25-years-old and joined Newcastle from Toulouse in January 2013. Sissoko, joined Toulouse …

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Manchester City – Fight for Kurzawa begins with Manchester United

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Last week we linked AS Monaco’s highly sought after left-back Layvin Kurzawa with Manchester United. Now reports in France understand that Manchester City are also in the hunt for the youngster, with the player’s representatives in talks with the Citizens. We noted how the young French defender, who is well known to players of the FIFA and Football Manager video …

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Manchester United – Hugo Lloris eyed as De Gea replacement

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Tottenham Hotspur fans will be disappointed to see the Daily Star linking Hugo Lloris to Premier League rivals Manchester United should David De Gea leave Old Trafford. Lloris has established himself as one of the league’s best keepers in recent seasons and could be set for a big switch. 27-year-old Hugo Lloris has played 85 Premier League matches for Spurs since …

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Liverpool, Arsenal or Man Utd? Benzema hunted down!

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Premier League sides Liverpool, Manchester United and Arsenal are all thought to be looking at Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema. According to the Daily Express, Carlo Ancelotti is willing to let the Frenchman leave the Spanish capital. Ancelotti’s Real Madrid have been flying in La Liga this season and lead the table meaning the club is in no need to …

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Manchester United – Young French left-back hunted

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Manchester United manager Louis Van Gaal is thought to be hunting young French left-back Layvin Kurzawa. TalkSport understand that Kurzawa would love to join Manchester United if the club can agree a deal. 22-year-old Layvin Kurzawa is well known to those who play FIFA or Football Manager as one of the players with the highest potentials on the game. He has …

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Manchester United – Real Madrid’s Varane targeted?

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Manchester United have had serious problems at the back this season, injures and mistakes costing them plenty of points. However, according to the Daily Star they are about to target Real Madrid’s French youngster Raphael Varane. Raphael Varane began his career with Lens in France where he played 23 Ligue 1 matches before attracting the interest of Spanish giants Real …

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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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“We tried to get him here” – Which Premier League club tried to sign Pogba?

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Paul Pogba, regarded as one of the most wanted midfielder’s in the game. When the Frenchman left Manchester United, it wasn’t seen as a poor piece of business, not until now, seeing Pogba dominate Serie A with Juventus. The midfielder has been a sensation for the Italian champions. However, it has been revealed that a Premier League manager tried to …

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Liverpool update – Sakho believes he can lead Reds

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Liverpool football club have struggled in recent weeks, slipping to 11th in the Premier League with just 14 points from 11 matches. Reds legend Steven Gerrard has been less effective on the pitch than in recent seasons leading many to question the squad for an absence of leadership. The Liverpool Echo carry the story from French central defender Mamadou Sakho …

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Arsenal update – Gunners to miss out on striker target

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Arsenal are set to miss out on their 28-year-old target, André-Pierre Gignac as the striker gets ready to agree a new contract with Ligue 1 club Marseille. The Metro believe this will end the Gunners’ pursuit of the Frenchman. Gignac began his professional career with FC Lorient in 2002, making his league debut in August 2004. He would make 51 …

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Paul Pogba – New Juventus contract ends rumours

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Juventus proudly announced today that their supremely talented midfielder Paul Pogba has signed a new contract until 2019. The news will come as a blow to a number of clubs across Europe who were planning on bidding for the Frenchman come the summer. 21-year-old Paul Pogba joined Premier League side Manchester United in 2009 from the youth academy of French side …

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Hatem Ben Arfa: “I will be released” by Newcastle

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Hull City’s on loan winger Hatem Ben Arfa says he knows that his parent club Newcastle will release him at the end of this season so he has to prove himself. Inside Futbol carry the quotes from the 27-year-old Frenchman. Ben Arfa started his professional career with French giants Lyon in 2002 and was quickly labelled as a hot prospect for …

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Sunderland complete signing of French defender

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Sunderland’s defence let in a shocking 8 goals in their weekend away defeat to Southampton, today the club have announced a new player to hopefully bolster that back line. Anthony Réveillère has been signed as a free agent until the end of the season, the experienced 34-year-old playing mainly as a right-back. Réveillère was released at the end of his Napoli …

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Former Chelsea, Spurs and Arsenal defender, William Gallas retires

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Former Chelsea, Spurs and Arsenal defender, William Gallas has finally called time on his playing days and hung up his boots after a stand out career. The 37-year-old won 2 Premier League titles with Chelsea in 2005 and 2006. The French defender moved to the Premier League with Chelsea in 2001 from Marseille and enjoyed a successful spell at Stamford …

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Former Newcastle man Cabaye missing England?

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Former Newcastle United midfielder Yohan Cabaye has admitted that he does miss life in England. The London Evening Standard report that the 28-year-old is unhappy with not being a first-team regular in France with PSG. Yohan Cabaye joined Newcastle United in June 2011 from French Ligue 1 club Lille. He would play 79 times in the Premier League for the Magpies, …

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