Reading sign experienced striker Yakubu

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Championship side Reading have signed the experienced striker Yakubu Aiyegbeni. Reading confirmed the signing of Yakubu on their official website, the contract lasting until the end of the season. Yakubu is 32-years-old has played around the world, finding fame first off in Israel with Maccabi Haifa. In 2003 Yakubu first came to notoriety in England when he joined Portsmouth on …

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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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Liverpool – Reds hunting Simon Mignolet replacement

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Liverpool were last night dumped out of the UEFA Champions League by FC Basel of Switzerland. Their domestic form has been rocky too and goalkeeper Simon Mignolet has received plenty of criticism for his performances. Now the Daily Mail think they want either Chelsea’s Petr Cech or Stoke’s Asmir Begovic. Simon Mignolet is 26-years-old and joined Liverpool in June 2013 for …

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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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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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QPR – Jermain Defoe on verge of Redknapp reuniting

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Jermain Defoe is a player well known to everyone who supports a Premier League club. Those people will probably also be aware that current QPR boss Harry Redknapp has a thing for signing him, doing so on two previous occasions. According to the Daily Mail, the Toronto forward is ready to make a Premier League return in January. Defoe began …

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Liverpool update – Joel Ward a surprise target?

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Liverpool’s defence has been woeful at times this season, only sometimes masked by the criticism of £16m signing Mario Balotelli. Now The Guardian believe 24-year-old Crystal Palace defender could be a possible target for Brendan Rodgers. Joel Ward began his career on the South Coast with Portsmouth in 2006 and worked his way through the club’s academy. He spent the …

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Lassana Diarra linked to Arsenal move

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Former Chelsea midfielder Lassana Diarra is today being linked to Arsenal by the Daily Express. Diarra almost moved to QPR to be reunited with Harry Redknapp on deadline day but the move fell through. Arsenal were dismantled by Borussia Dortmund in Germany on Tuesday night and the criticism as surrounded the deeper roles in his midfield as well as the …

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