Sunderland – Jermain Defoe to return to England

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Sunderland are on the verge of completing a deal for former England international Jermain Defoe. BBC Sport report he has passed his medical ahead of the switch with Jozy Altidore set to move to Toronto as part of the transfer. Jermain Defoe is 32-years-old and after leaving the Charlton Athletic academy, joined West Ham United’s prestigious youth system. Defoe played …

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Defoe in talks with Sunderland

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Former England striker, Jermain Defoe is said to be in talks with Premier League side, Sunderland according to reports from BBC Sport. The FC Toronto striker looks set to leave the Canadian club based in MLS despite joining last year. After leaving English football last summer, he has scored 11 goals in 16 games during his debut campaign for Toronto. …

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MLS swap deal on the cards? Defoe out, Altidore in?

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MLS side, Toronto FC are enquiring as to whether they can arrange a swap deal that would see Jermain Defoe and Jozy Altidore swap positions at the club. Defoe joined the Canadian club just 4 months ago but has already been tipped to leave the side despite signing a four-year-contract with the club. Meanwhile, Sunderland paid £7m for American striker, …

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Gerrard reveals he would have stayed at Liverpool…if…

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Steven Gerrard has revealed that he would have remained a Liverpool player, if the club had offered him a new contract last summer. The club captain was offered a new-deal in November but has opted to end his glistening career at Anfield for the luxury life of MLS at L.A. Galaxy. Gerrard told BBC Sport “If a contract had been …

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Hull City eyeing up a bid for Defoe

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Hull City manager, Steve Bruce has revealed to BBC Sport that he is eyeing up a move for Jermain Defoe who currently plies his trade in America with MLS side, Toronto. Speaking after seeing his side defeat lowly Everton, 2-0, Bruce said, “If he becomes available, which I believe he is, then we’d love to do something.” However, Bruce has …

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Liverpool – Gerrard to the MLS looking more likely

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Steven Gerrard is one of the greatest players ever to pull on the Liverpool jersey, however talk is continuing that his spell at Anfield may be coming to an end. According to the Daily Mirror, an end of season switch to America could be a likely move. Steven Gerrard is 34-years-old and began his career with Liverpool all the way …

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Chelsea boss reveals why he released Frank Lampard!

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Chelsea boss, Jose Mourinho has revealed the reasons why he had to let Frank Lampard leave the club after speaking to BBC Sport. Lampard left the Blues and joined MLS side, New York City on a two-year-deal but was soon loaned out to Chelsea rivals, Manchester City until December. With his loan nearly over, City are looking into the possibility of …

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QPR – Redknapp to raid the MLS for loan deals?

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QPR fans will be having mixed feelings as to how their Premier League campaign has gone so far. The beginning of the season saw them and Burnley fighting it out for the bottom position of the table but now QPR’s victory over Burnley on Saturday has lifted them out of the relegation zone to 17th with 14 points from 15 …

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Leicester City want Jermaine Defoe in January

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Leicester City’s tough start to life back in the Premier League got a little bit tougher this week when manager Nigel Pearson ignited a row between himself and a fan. However life much go on for The Foxes and according to the Leicester Mercury Jermaine Defoe is being targeted in January. Leonardo Ulloa joined from Brighton and Hove Albion in …

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Robbie Keane wins Major League Soccer MVP award

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Republic of Ireland striker, Robbie Keane has picked up Major League Soccer’s coveted award – “Most Valuable Player”. The 34-year-old striker has captained L.A. Galaxy to the Western Conference Title and helped his side reach the MLS Cup Final on Sunday. The former Spurs man has bagged an impressive 20 goals in 33 appearances for the American outfit. Seattle Sounders …

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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 – Gerrard asked to take pay-cut

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Recently we reported how Liverpool legend Steven Gerrard was considering his options as his Red’s contract comes to an end. The Daily Star now report that the midfielder will be asked to take a massive pay cut if he is to stay at Anfield beyond the summer. Steven Gerrard is undoubtably a superstar on Merseyside and joined Liverpool as a youngster …

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Manchester City – Frank Lampard to stay beyond January?

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Frank Lampard was released from Chelsea in the summer and to the shock of many Premier League fans would go on to join Manchester City on loan from his new club, New York City. Now the Daily Express understand that Lampard will stay at the Etihad Stadium beyond January, staying until the end of the season. Frank Lampard, 36-years-old, came through …

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Clint Dempsey to return to the Premier League in January?

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Clint Dempsey was a popular figure in the Premier League during his spells for Fulham and Tottenham Hotspur, now the World Cup star with his country USA, is ready to return according to the Daily Mirror. Clint Dempsey is currently employed by MLS side Seattle Sounders and as his season across the pond comes to a close it is believed …

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Kaka makes his return to the Brazil national squad

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32-year-old midfielder Ricardo Kaka has returned to the Brazil national squad after missing a number of cuts, including the 2014 World Cup. ESPN have reported that new manager Dunga has been impressed with Kaka’s form on loan at São Paulo. The last time Kaka represented his country was March 2013 and was understandably dismayed to miss the Brazilian hosted World Cup …

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Would Frank Lampard leave Chelsea for another Premiership club? Everton? Man United? Arsenal?

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So it appears that Frank Lampard is on his way out of Chelsea. The departure of the 34 year old midfielder, who has been at the club for 11 years, has a whiff of ravens leaving the Tower of London about it. But his exit from the Blues was pretty much confirmed at the weekend with the player expected to …

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