Liverpool – “Please sign Bony” says icon Carragher

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Liverpool’s season took another turn for the worst on Sunday as Manchester United pummelled them 3-0 at Old Trafford. The major clash is a must win for both sides by this time the success was with the Red Devils as Liverpool failed to find the net once again, the same week after being eliminated from the Champions League. The Daily …

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Liverpool – Borini finally off in January?

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Liverpool have no doubt had issues up front this season, Daniel Sturridge missing through injury since September and £16m man Mario Balotelli failing to fire. However in all this Fabio Borini has still been surplus to requirements and could be leaving Anfield in January. According to the Daily Mirror,  Borini could be targeted by Sunderland again who agreed a £14m …

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Joel Campbell – Everton, Swansea or West Brom?

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22-year-old forward Joel Campbell impressed plenty of people at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. However at Arsenal he is considered surplus to requirements and according to The Times, Campbell could be set for a January transfer. Campbell began his career in his native Chile with Deportivo Saprissa, he moved on loan to Puntarenas before Arsenal purchased him in August …

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Everton boss Roberto Martinez set for Italian move?

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Roberto Martinez is one of the hottest prospects in football management and at only 41-years of age, he has a long future ahead of him. Martinez was thought to have been considered for the Barcelona job after the Spanish giants were impressed with his performances at Swansea City, Wigan Athletic and most recently Everton. The Daily Mirror understand the Spaniard now …

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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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Which Premier League manager fines his players for diving?

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Diving is an ever present evil in the beautiful game, something that unfortunately will always be part of the game and very difficult to stamp out when the it’s deemed such a subjective matter. However, one Premier League manager has revealed that he fines his players if they are caught diving in training and will be suspended for a the …

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Liverpool & Spurs update – Bony going where?

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Both Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur were in the hunt for Swansea City striker Wilfried Bony this summer but the Daily Star report he is enjoying life in South Wales. The Ivory Coast international was persistently moved with a link to either Anfield or White Hart Lane but is now quoted as saying “If I wanted to go, I would have done” …

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Wayne Routledge signs new Swansea City deal

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Swansea City have announced on their official website that winger Wayne Routledge has signed a new Swans contract. The number 15 has been at the Liberty Stadium since signing in August 2011. Wayne Routledge has played 104 Premier League games for the Swans after finding a home at the club and his new contract will tie him there till 2018. …

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Capital One Cup: Arsenal out, Liverpool victorious & more clashes to come!

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Last night saw the Third Round of the Capital One Cup take place across the country with a number of high profile clashes and a few upsets too! Liverpool faced Middlesborough at Anfield, Arsenal hosted Southampton, Everton travelled to Swansea whilst Fulham and Cardiff continued their manager-less periods. Here is the best of last night’s action with a quick look …

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“A chance” Chelsea’s Costa will play – Mourinho

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José Mourinho has told his pre-match Swansea City press conference that there is “a chance” Diego Costa will play. Chelsea have three wins out of three, as do Swansea City and both sides meet at Stamford Bridge on Saturday. Diego Costa picked up a hamstring injury during Spain duty over the international break that saw the former World Champions lose …

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Swansea City’s Gary Monk wins manager of the month award

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Swansea City boss Gary Monk was won the Premier League manager of the month award after guiding the Welsh side to a 100% winning start. A season opener away to Manchester United was not enough to scare the Swans as they breezed to a 2-1 victory at Old Trafford. Further wins against Burnley and West Brom see Swansea second in …

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Diego Costa injury worry better than thought

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Chelsea fans will have been worried by the news that their new £32m striker Diego Costa was out of Spain’s international fixtures with a hamstring injury. However the Daily Mirror have reported that the prolific goalscorer is hoping to be fit for their Swansea clash on Saturday. Diego Costa is Brazilian by birth but elected to represent Spain after living in …

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Andre Ayew mulls over QPR, Hull or Swansea move

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24-year-old Marseille winger Andre Ayew is reportedly in talks with QPR, Hull City and Swansea City over a Premier League switch. The Ghanian international was originally linked to Hull but it seems that the player himself does not fancy a move to the North-East. It is now thought Swansea City and QPR will fight it out for his services as …

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Swansea City miss out on Dutch midfielder

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Swansea City are about to miss out on Dutch midfielder Jonathan de Guzmán, despite the player spending two seasons on loan at the Welsh club. The South-Wales Evening Post reporting this morning that Napoli will instead be de Guzmán’s destination with a deal ready to be confirmed tonight. Manager Garry Monk was keen to add the Villarreal owned player to his …

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Swansea City agree fee for World Cup defender

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Swansea City manager Garry Monk today confirmed that the club had agreed a fee for Argentine World Cup defender Federico Fernandez. The deal with Napoli is believed to be worth just over £7m for the 25 year old. Fernandez, a centre-back by trade, signed for Napoli for €3m in December 2010 but following a visa dispute began his career in Europe …

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Liverpool tempted by a move for Swansea’s Ben Davies

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Brendan Rodgers is preparing to raid his old club for young left-back Ben Davies. The Daily Telegraph that Liverpool will be ready to use some of the £75m gained from the sale of Luis Suarez to fund a £10m move for the welshman. Suarez is expected to complete his move to Barcelona this week, despite his 4 month ban from football …

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Napoli on the verge of deal for Swansea’s Michu

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It has emerged that Swansea City are in negotiations with Italian club Napoli over the future of their Spaniard Michu. BBC Sport say the questions remains as to whether the deal will be a loan move or a permanent transfer. Michu signed for the Swans in 2012 under then manager Michael Laudrup for £2.2m from Rayo Vallecano. He was employed further …

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