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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Liverpool Update – Reds after Marseille striker

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Liverpool’s goal shy strikers may be given a helping hand in January as the Reds are said to be tracking the progress of Frenchman, Andre-Pierre Gignac. The Marseille striker has been on scintillating form for the French outfit this season with 10 goals in his last 13 Ligue 1 appearances. A striker who is full of confidence, something that Liverpool …

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Liverpool – Could Gerrard be off to Inter Milan?!

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Inter Milan fans were delighted when Roberto Mancini was unveiled as the club’s manager for a second time on Friday 14 November. Mancini took charge of 226 games at the helm of Nerazzurri between July 2004 and May 2008 winning 3 Serie A titles along the way. Now the speculation begins as to who Mancini will seek out to improve …

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Lille striker to join Liverpool in January?

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A summer of spending by Liverpool is yet to pay dividends after a poor start to the season by the Reds. With star striker, Daniel Sturridge left sidelined for most of the campaign, Mario Balotelli has been on the receiving end of much stick from Reds fans. However, with a lack of strikers who are scoring goals, Liverpool boss, Brendan …

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Liverpool – Jackson Martinez a £30m target?

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Liverpool fans saw their club lose talisman Luis Suarez in the summer for a massive £75m but with Daniel Sturridge injured and Mario Balotelli and Rickie Lambert failing to find the net, the Reds have severely struggled for goals. The Daily Express believe Liverpool will try and correct this in the summer with the signing of Jackson Martinez from Porto. …

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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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Premier League set for January Andre Ayew battle

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Premier League clubs are beginning to think about their January transfer targets and according to the Daily Star, Andre Ayew is one of them. Arsenal, Liverpool, Newcastle United and Manchester United have all been linked with the winger who could be available for a tiny fee of £1.5m. Andre Ayew joined Marseille in 2005 and progressed through their youth academy …

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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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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 – 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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Manchester United Update – United want this PSG starlet

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According to reports from the Metro, Manchester United have joined Arsenal and Liverpool in the hunt for former Newcastle United and current PSG midfielder, Yahan Cabaye. The French midfielder has struggled to adapt to life in Ligue 1 and is said to favour a move back to England and the Premier League. Louis Van Gaal will be eager along with Arsene …

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Liverpool update – Raheem Sterling contract agreed

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Liverpool’s negotiations with wing wizard Raheem Sterling have been long and drawn out. Now the Daily Star understand he will sign his new deal within the week and the 19-year-old will be earning £100,000-per-week. Raheem Sterling began his career at Queen’s Park Rangers where he spent most of his youth career before moving to the Liverpool academy in February 2010. He …

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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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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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Fabian Delph to leave Villa for pastures new

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Aston Villa play-maker and England international, Fabian Delph has revealed he will not be signing a new deal at Villa Park as he looks to move on to bigger and better things according to the Telegraph. The England midfielder has been offered a lucrative £50,000 a week deal to stay at the club for another four years, but it appears that …

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Former Liverpool man Dossena joins Leyton Orient!

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Former Liverpool, Sunderland and Napoli defender, Andrea Dossena, has made the shock switch to League One side Leyton Orient. The club announced the capturing of the free agent on their official website and twitter today. Andrea Dossena, now 33-years-old, began his career with Verona in Italy and played for Treviso and Udinese before joining Liverpool in July 2008 for around …

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Wales – Near full strength squad for key Belgian tie named

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Wales manager Chris Coleman has named an almost full strength squad for the country’s vital Euro 2016 qualifying fixture against Belgium on 16 November. BBC Sport contains the details of the team announcement that features Arsenal’s Aaron Ramsey, Liverpool’s Joe Allen and Real Madrid’s superstar Gareth Bale. Wales fans have the unusual situation of topping their qualification group heading into …

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Liverpool – Luis Suarez has his say on Gerrard’s slip!

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Luis Suarez, he is one of the greatest players to ever grace the Premier League but unfortunately he is also one of the most controversial. The Daily Mirror today contains some more quote from the magician talking about that famous Steven Gerrard slip that in part, cost Liverpool the title. Luis Suarez, now 27-years-old, joined Liverpool in January 2011 from …

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Liverpool update – Real’s Illarramendi targeted in January?

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Liverpool turned up to the Santiago Bernabéu with 7 changes to their starting line up and their “big names” benched for the massive Champions League clash with Real Madrid. Midfielders Asier Illarramendi and Sami Khedira were missing for the match, leading the Daily Star to believe they could be off in January. Sami Khedira was on the verge of joining …

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