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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Manchester United – Dybala a major target for Red Devils

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Manchester United have been told they must sign ‘the next Aguero’, Paulo Dybala, by former club hero Phil Neville. The 21-year-old Argentine currently plays for Palermo in Serie A and is rapidly rising to fame. The Daily Express carry the quote from Phil Neville who said: “Watched a player last night who’s going to be a star Palermo’s Argentine Dybala remember …

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Emile Heskey set for sensational Premier League return?!

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Emile Heskey has become something of a cult hero amongst younger football fans who share vines and tweets of his more spectacular misses. However the 36-year-old was a special Premier League player during his time in the English top flight and according to BBC Sport he is hunting a return. Emile Heskey began his career at Leicester City and progressed …

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Arsenal – Jack Wilshere goes back to specialist about injury

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Jack Wilshere – some love him whilst others think he is one of the most overrated players in the country. One thing for certain is that you can’t talk about Jack Wilshere without taking about his rotten injury record. His injury woe looks set to continue as BBC Sport report that the Arsenal midfielder is set to see another specialist …

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Liverpool – Balotelli will not return to Italy in January

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Liverpool’s Premier League campaign hasn’t exactly gone to plan so far. The Reds lie in 12th in the Premier League with just 14 points from their opening 12 matches. Daniel Sturridge has also been ruled out until the New Year meaning Liverpool have lacked goals in 2014/15. Mario Balotelli was signed by Brendan Rodgers for £16m towards the end of …

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Liverpool – Real Madrid hunting young Reds star

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Liverpool have a proud history of academy development, for years legends have progressed through their ranks such as club icon Steven Gerrard. In recent times there has been a multinational flavour to Melwood and one of those is Spanish Under-18 captain Pedro Chirivella. The 17-year-old has only been in Merseyside just over a year after he joined from La Liga …

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Liverpool – Balotelli a 7/10 this season? That’s his view!

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Liverpool’s season continued to falter yesterday as they were defeated by Crystal Palace in London. The Reds are now in 12th place with just 14 points, yesterday’s 3-1 loss was on the back of losing Daniel Sturridge until 2015 and having Mario Balotelli missing with an injury picked up on international duty. Mario Balotelli was signed by Brendan Rodgers from …

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Liverpool – Jurgen Klopp lined up as Rodgers replacement?

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Liverpool were humiliated again yesterday as they tasted another defeat. Crystal Palace saw them off 3-1 and we reported how Brendan Rodgers admitted he was responsible for the failure. Should Rodgers get the sack and if so… could Jurgen Klopp replace him?! Liverpool have won just 2 of their last 9 Premier League fixtures, losing their last three games. The …

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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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Arsenal – Swiss defender sought in January

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Arsenal slipped to 8th place in the Premier League on Saturday as they were beaten at home by Manchester United. After 12 matches the Gunners have only 17 points and a big issue has been the defence which when not suffering from injury has fallen below par. The Daily Star have linked Swiss centre-back Fabian Schär to Arsenal in January. Schär …

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Arsenal – Welbeck right to leave Manchester United says Rooney

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Manchester United clash with Arsenal in a fixture that always is full of tension come Saturday evening. Wayne Rooney though has had his say on former teammate Danny Welbeck who he thinks was correct to leave Old Trafford in the summer. BBC Sport carry the quotes from the England captain who said: “For Danny, and his own career, it was probably the …

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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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Arsenal & Liverpool to do battle over Maxi Pereira

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Liverpool right-back Glen Johnson is widely expected to leave Anfield as his contract comes to an end next summer meaning the Reds need a replacement. They were courting Maxi Pereira but according to the Daily Express Arsenal are set to battle them for his signature. Maxi Pereira will be well known to followers of Portuguese football after spending a loan …

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Manchester United – Vertonghen bid primed?

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Manchester United are set to alleviate their defensive crisis with a bid for Tottenham Hotspur’s Jan Vertonghen. That is according to the Daily Mirror who state how unhappy the Belgian is at White Hart Lane. Jan Vertonghen, 27-years-old, joined Tottenham in July 2012 after a battle with North London rivals Arsenal for his signature. He was vital in his first …

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Arsenal – Barca offer competition for Lars Bender

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Arsene Wenger’s defensive midfield target Lars Bender is set to be offered the opportunity to join Barcelona, weakening Arsenal’s chances of signing him. The Daily Express think the Gunners were set to bid £19m for the German. Lars Bender is 25-years-old and began his professional career at 1860 Munich where he graduated their youth academy and played for their B side. …

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Manchester City – Bid of £28m for Cuadrado?

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Manchester City are thought to be on the verge of a £28m bid for Colombian wide man Juan Cuadrado. That is according to the Daily Express who think Manchester City will beat their cross-city rivals Manchester United to the deal. Cuadrado is 26-years-old and currently plays in Italy for Fiorentina where he has record 77 league appearances, scoring 17 goals, mainly …

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Manchester United – Major confusion over Blind injury!

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Earlier it was widely reported that Daley Blind had been ruled out for six months. However the Tweet (above) from Manchester United was deleted so… Let’s clarify what is going on! Daley Blind, 24-years-old, was injured during Holland’s 6-0 win over Latvia on Saturday. He was carried off and worries began over the seriousness of the knee problem. Louis Van …

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Breaking: Manchester United’s Blind out for 6 months

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Manchester United fans have had their heart broken this afternoon as manager Louis Van Gaal told the press that their defensive midfielder, Daley Blind could be missing for a massive SIX months! Daley Blind, 24-years-old, joined the Red Devils in the summer for £13.8m from Dutch giants Ajax. With 7 Premier League appearances to his name so far, he had …

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Liverpool – £5m to recall Divock Origi early from loan!

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Liverpool fans were dealt a hammer blow yesterday when it was announced English striker Daniel Sturridge would be missing till 2015, his thigh injury reoccurring. With Mario Balotelli and Rickie Lambert failing to find the net, it seems the club are willing to pay to get their on loan forward Divock Origi, back from France early. Divock Origi was signed …

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Manchester United – Di Maria hopes to be fit for Arsenal clash

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Manchester United have been hit heavily with a number of injuries so far in the 2014/15 campaign. It has certainly effect their results and now the club sit in 7th in the Premier League with 16 points from their opening 11 fixtures. With Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium the prospect on Saturday evening, Louis Van Gaal will be hoping Angel …

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