Southampton to win Bruno Martins Indi race?

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Southampton’s squad was decimated in the summer transfer window as manager Mauricio Pochettino left to join Tottenham Hotspur, previous stars Rickie Lambert, Adam Lallana and Dejan Lovren moved to Liverpool, Luke Shaw signed for Manchester United and Calum Chambers switched to Arsenal. The Saints took £98m through the summer sales and The Sun believe new boss Ronald Koeman will seek …

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Tottenham update – Daniel Levy ready for change upstairs?

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When Mauricio Pochettino was appointed Tottenham Hotspur boss over the summer, I for one thought this could be a massive decision by Spurs. Despite failing to establish himself in Spain, Pochettino had taken over at Southampton and rocketed them to one of the best sides in the country outside the top 4. However, after 11 Premier League fixtures the club …

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Southampton ace hints he could leave the club

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Southampton midfielder, Morgan Schneiderlin has revealed he may still yet move to a bigger club at the end of the season should Southampton’s form dip by that time. The summer transfer window was quite a hectic one for Southampton and Schneiderlin after the Frenchman revealed he wanted to leave the club after the Saints mass exodus over the summer. However, …

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Tottenham Hotspur – Club in crisis?! Klinsmann has his say

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Tottenham Hotspur fans perhaps began the Premier League campaign full of hope as Mauricio Pochettino was recruited to take the helm from Southampton and new signings seemingly had bedded in. However now Tottenham sit in 12th place after 11 games with just 14 points, many saying the club are in crisis. The Independent carry quotes from Tottenham icon and current USA …

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Arsenal update – Walcott to move to Serie A on loan?!

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Arsenal’s speedster Theo Walcott is continuing his return from a 10 month injury lay-off, hunting for match fitness. Now the Daily Express believe Serie A side Fiorentina will offer him a loan switch to try and recover, joining up with fellow England player Micah Richards. Theo Walcott is 25-years-old and was a product of the famous Southampton youth academy as …

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Southampton hunting youth Argentine Dybala

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Southampton football club went under a major revamp over the summer transfer window as previously key men such as Rickie Lambert, Adam Lallana, Dejan Lovren, Calum Chambers and Luke Shaw were sold on to Premier League rivals. Manager Mauricio Pochettino also joined Spurs but since then new boss Ronald Koeman has developed the Saints into genuine top 4 contenders. Palermo’s …

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Liverpool update – Adam Lallana: best still to come

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Liverpool spent heavily in the summer transfer window following the sale of Luis Suarez to Barcelona. This campaign was supposed to be a successful one as the club finished second in the Premier League last season, however things haven’t go so smoothly so far as the Reds sit in 7th with just 14 points from 9 games. Now Adam Lallana, …

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Southampton – Chase begins for Spurs youngster!

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Southampton had their squad decimated in the summer transfer window as the squad that established them as a solid Premier League side was sold, Rickie Lambert, Adam Lallana, Luke Shaw, Dejan Lovren and Calum Chambers all moved on, as did manager Mauricio Pochettino to Tottenham Hotspur. Now though Southampton sit second in the Premier League after 9 matches and look …

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Spurs want Southampton ace

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Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino is said to be monitoring England and Southampton striker Jay Rodriguez according to the Telegraph. The latest news from White Hart Lane concerning the transfer market is that Pochettino will ask Daniel Levy if they can launch a January bid for Rodriguez. Spurs were rumoured to be nearing a deal to sign the former Burnley striker in …

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Premier League Team of the Week

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Brandish are now launching a Monday “Premier League Team of the week” after reviewing each team over the weekends matches. Here is this weeks best XI… Thibaut Courtois (GK) – Chelsea shot-stopper Courtois was on sensational form against rivals Manchester United as the two met in yesterday’s fiery clash at Old Trafford. Courtois, however, remained, calm and composed as he expertly …

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Five players you want in your Fantasy Premier League team!

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Season on season the addiction of the sporting world to fantasy teams grows and grows. A number of different organisations run a fantasy team, offering various prizes and incentives to join and the best way to win one is by finding that hidden gem on the cheap who turns out to have a fantastic Premier League campaign. Here is 5 …

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Is Dirk Kuyt heading to Southampton?

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Dirk Kuyt… What comes to mind when you think about the Dutch international? For many workhorse will be the answer and the former Liverpool man who built his reputation upon hard work could now be heading for Southampton according to the Daily Star. Dirk Kuyt began his professional career with Utrecht and between 1998-2003 played 160 league matches for the …

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Sunderland’s Mannone wants to refund fans following thumping

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Sunderland were roundly humiliated on the weekend as 2500 fans made the 750 mile journey to Southampton. Those hardy North-East supporters saw their side pummelled 8-0 as manager Gus Poyet called it the “most embarrassing” of his career. Now BBC Sport report that Sunderland goalkeeper Vito Mannone, who picked the ball out of his net a staggering 8 times, wants …

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Southampton duo pick up awards

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Southampton duo, Ronald Roeman and Graziano Pelle have both won Premier League awards for their impressive form this month for the Saints. Koeman picked up the coveted “Manager of the Month” award, after pipping Nigel Pearson, Neil Warnock and Jose Mourinho to the post. With 3 wins out of 3 against Newcastle, Swansea and QPR; Southampton are sitting in second …

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Liverpool update – Injured Lovren leaves Croatia

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Liverpool fans will be worrying this afternoon after it was confirmed that their defender Dejan Lovren has left the Croatia international squad due to injury. BBC Sport report that Lovren will return to Anfield to have his abdominal problem assessed by the Liverpool club doctors. Dejan Lovren, 25-years-old, joined Liverpool this summer from Premier League side Southampton for £20m. He had …

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Tottenham update – Spurs target “treated like cattle”, plus exciting winger linked

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Tottenham Hotspur are could’ve been said to have suffered a tough start to their Premier League season. However, as Mauricio Pochettino sends his internationals away for their fixtures he can reflect that his side sit proudly above Liverpool and North-London rivals Arsenal. Tottenham struggled early on and were beaten 3-0 by Liverpool at the end of August and then threw …

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From League One to the Champions League – Adam Lallana

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“It’s a dream come true” – the words of £25m midfielder, Adam Lallana on playing in the Champions League. Lallana moved to Liverpool this summer, after moving away from boy-hood club Southampton. A team where Lallana played his way up through the ranks of youth football before making his bow in the first team. Lallana experienced promotion and relegation at …

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Ryan Bertrand hints at Southampton stay

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On loan Southampton defender, Ryan Bertrand has hinted that he may stay at Southampton and leave Chelsea in the summer. Speaking to the Metro, Bertrand said, “The situation became clear to me before I went on loan to Aston Villa (last season). I was getting those 15, 20, 25, 30-plus games a season, until I hit a stumbling block,” he …

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