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Arsenal could move to sign Matthijs De Ligt – Football Article

Arsenal have reportedly “explored” the possibility of signing Ajax defender Matthijs De Ligt this summer, according to The Sun. The Gunners have emerged as surprise contenders to sign the Dutchman this summer ahead of Unai Emery’s second season in charge at the club. De Ligt, 19, is a “huge admirer” of the north Londoners and he worked with Dutch legends Dennis Bergkamp and Marc Overmars. However, the report goes on to claim that the Premier League giants will have to…

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Manchester United in pole position to sign this Serie A defender! – Football Article

Share Tweet Share Share Email United are in pole position to sign the defender and are ready to activate his release clause. Manchester United were linked with a lot of players in the winter transfer window. The likes of Koulibaly and Skriniar were all linked with a move to Old Trafford. Gareth Bale and Philippe Coutinho were linked for a move as well. However, United didn’t sign any player in January transfer window. After the 2-0 defeat to Paris Saint…

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Man City to beat Man United to Tanguy Ndombele signing? | Football Views – Football Blog | Opinion – Football Article

The two Manchester giants are ready to flex their muscles in the race for the signature of Lyon star Tanguy Ndombele, according to The Sun. City are reportedly ready to go to battle with United for the France international this summer. The reigning Premier League champions have identified Ndombele as an ideal candidate to replace Fernandinho at the Etihad Stadium. With the Brazilian is set to turn 34 in May, the report goes on to claim that City boss Pep…

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Piers Morgan tears into Mesut Ozil for quoting Dennis Bergkamp in latest viral tweet – Football Article

Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil was once again left out of the team’s matchday squad by manager Unai Emery, and he was in London as the Gunners made the trip to face Belarusian Premier League side BATE Borisov on Thursday. The visitors suffered a shocking 1-0 loss, and the Germany international took to social media yesterday to make a post that has since gone viral, quoting club legend Dennis Bergkamp. ‘When you start supporting a football club, you don’t support it…

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Report – Chelsea join race to sign Serbian attacker – Football Article

Chelsea have reportedly joined a number of European football’s top club in the race to sign Eintracht Frankfurt forward Luka Jovic, according to German newspaper Bild. The 21-year-old Serbian has emerged as one of the most highly-rated forwards in Europe, with the Benfica star scoring 14 goals and registering three assists in 19 league outings on loan at Eintracht Frankfurt. The Bundesliga outfit are expected to sign Jovic in the summer on a permanent deal, but that will not stop…

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Guardiola big decision dilemma, unable to find an answer!? – Football Article

Share Tweet Share Share Email Go strong and win the game, or take the risk and rotate the pack? Guardiola in dilemma for City’s squad… It’s a problem Pep Guardiola has faced before ahead of cup ties, but when he comes to prepare his Manchester City side for the FA Cup game against Newport on Saturday, there is no obvious solution that is presenting itself. Pep Guardiola must choose how many first team players to rotate. City travel to South Wales looking to…

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Man United enter Luis Suarez race | Football Views – Football Blog | Opinion – Football Article

Manchester United have reportedly identified Barcelona forward Luis Suarez as a potential signing this summer. The Uruguay international has enjoyed a successful spell at Camp Nou with 168 goals in 229 appearances, but the attacker has now turned 32 years of age and it seems uncertain how long he will remain at the club. Suarez still has two-and-a-half years left on his existing contract but according to GOLdigital, the Red Devils are said to be considering an approach in the…

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Why Koeman needs to step it up at Everton – Football Article

Everton found a way to defeat Bournemouth 2-1 in the League during the weekend. For the majority of the game though, The Toffees were a pain to watch. Two goals from rarely used Oumar Niasse clinched the three points for the home side and saved it from more criticism. Ronald Koeman was certainly one of the most relaxed men after the win. The Dutch specialist was forced to bring back Niasse into the squad after excluding the Senegalese striker last…

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Leeds United youngster Jack Clarke on Liverpool radar – Football Article

Liverpool have reportedly identified Leeds United youngster Jack Clarke as a potential signing this summer. The 18-year-old has scored two goals and made two assists in 16 Championship appearances for Leeds during the current campaign. A number of heavyweight clubs are believed to be closely monitoring Clarke’s situation and according to The Mirror, the Merseyside giants Liverpool will attempt to sign the teenage winger in this summer’s transfer window. The report has claimed that Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has sent…

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Eden Hazard delivers his opinion on working with Gonzalo Higuain! – Football Article

Share Tweet Share Share Email The Belgian wants to do something great with Higuain. Gonzalo Higuain started his Premier League club career with a brace. After a disappointing debut against Bournemouth, the former Real Madrid striker scored a brace and helped his side win 5-0 against Huddersfield. He linked up brilliantly with Eden Hazard throughout the game. The performance did give Chelsea fans a hope of how lethal they can be in final third. Ahead of Chelsea’s crunch match against…

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Klopp staying on top of Liverpool team – pros and cons – Football Article

Being or not a Liverpool fan, many of us watched the team’s last game. It was not great but it was good. Surely everybody goes for victory, but it is not possible every time. Even score is not bad, it is not enough for the Reds fans surely. Is it really Jurgen Klopp the one to blame. It is obvious that he is the better manager from his work before. So why are the fans so harsh on him from…

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Tottenham aiming to continue dominance over Leicester City – Football Article

Tottenham Hotspur face Leicester City on Sunday aiming to keep up their pursuit of the top two sides in the Premier League. A victory over the Foxes would move Spurs five points off top spot with 12 games to play this season. Spurs have held the upper hand over Leicester in recent times, losing just two of their last 10 meetings in all competitions. They ran out 2-0 winners in the reverse fixture back in December, with Son Heung-min and…

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Arsenal lead race to sign Benfica defender Alex Grimaldo | Football Views – Football Blog | Opinion – Football Article

Arsenal have reportedly taken the lead in the race to sign in-demand defender Alex Grimaldo from Benfica, according to Spanish newspaper Mundo Deportivo. The ex-Spain Under-21s international has also attracted interest from the several major European clubs with the likes of Atletico Madrid, Inter Milan, Napoli and Manchester City over the past two transfer windows. The 23-year-old, who is a product of Barcelona’s La Masia youth academy – has been a regular at the Portuguese giants since swapping clubs in…

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Chelsea eye Philippe Coutinho from Barcelona – Football Article

Chelsea are closely monitoring the rise of Barcelona starlet Philippe Coutinho ahead of a potential approach in the summer. The 26-year-old has only spent more than a year at Camp Nou but despite scoring 18 goals from 54 appearances in all competitions, it is unclear whether the midfielder will remain at the club ahead of next season. The Blues may sell Eden Hazard to Real Madrid in the summer and according to The Independent, the Premier League outfit are prepared…

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Manchester City aiming to keep up the pressure by beating Chelsea – Football Article

Manchester City face Chelsea in the Premier League on Sunday aiming to record their third victory in eight days. City followed up last weekend’s 3-1 win against Arsenal with a 2-0 success at Everton on Wednesday to move to the top of the table. Liverpool could knock them off top spot if they avoid defeat against Bournemouth on Saturday, but City will be eager to keep up the pressure with a victory over the Blues. HEAD-TO-HEAD The two sides have…

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Norwich City defender Max Aarons on Tottenham Hotspur radar – Football Article

Tottenham Hotspur have allegedly earmarked Norwich City defender Max Aarons as their top summer transfer targets. The 19-year-old has made a total of 25 starts for the Championship high-flyers at the second tier. The teenager’s performance has led to a number of English clubs identifying the right-back as a potential summer signing, and according to The Mirror, Spurs have reportedly outlined their intentions to win the race for his signature. Chelsea and Arsenal also allegedly hold an interest in Aarons,…

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Mason Greenwood: The Manchester United wonderkid scoring goals for fun – Football Article

#GenerationNext is our regular and long-running series on Just Football bringing you the stars of tomorrow – the young talents you should keep an eye on in years to come. Recently we have featured Leeds United youngster Jack Clarke, who made his first team debut shortly after, and Rabbi Matondo, the Manchester City starlet already capped by Wales. Next up, a player we expect to see do big things in the years to come. And in the not too…

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Manchester United likely to make additions to their squad in the near future – Football Article

Share Tweet Share Share Email Manchester United have been reborn and revitalized ever since former forward Ole Gunnar Solskjaer replaced Jose Mourinho at the helm of the club in December The 45 year old Norwegian has overseen 10 games so far, and quite astonishingly, the Red Devils have won 9 of these, with the 2-2 draw against Burnley being the only exception. The Red Devils have tremendously bolstered their chances of a top 4 finish. As of now, after 25…

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Jamie Carragher says Marcus Rashford can win Manchester United the EPL and Champions League – Football Article

Manchester United continued their impressive run under interim manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer with a victory over Leicester City over the weekend. Marcus Rashford handed the Red Devils all three points with the only goal of the game, and has now scored six goals in his last eight league games. The 21-year-old managed to score just three goals in the 17 games prior to Solskjaer’s arrival, and given his recent resurgence, Liverpool legend Jamie Carragher reckons the youngster has what it takes…

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Man United planning summer raid on Jadon Sancho – Football Article

Manchester United have reportedly expressed an interest in making an audacious move for Borussia Dortmund’s Jadon Sancho, according to The Metro. The Red Devils’ board have reportedly planned a move for the £90million-rated winger from Bundesliga outfit in the summer transfer window. With the arrival of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to Old Trafford back in December, the 20-time English champions still sit two points outside the top-four, and 13 points behind the league leaders Liverpool. Sancho, 18, who left Manchester City…

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Ian Wright says Denis Suarez can help Arsenal become more creative, predicts City game – Football Article

Arsenal travel to face Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium on Sunday, and the outcome of the game will have a huge say on the fates of both teams. The hosts are looking to close the gap between them and league leaders Liverpool, while the visitors desire to finish in top-four after moving to fourth position during the midweek. Arsenal secured the loan signing of Denis Suarez from Barcelona on transfer deadline day and manager Unai Emery could immediately throw…

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Crystal Palace snap up Michy Batshuayi from Chelsea – Football Article

Chelsea out-of-favour Michy Batshuayi has completed his loan move to Crystal Palace, which will keep him at Selhurst Park until the end of the season. The Belgium international spent the first half of 2018-19 on loan at Valencia, but the La Liga side were keen to cancel their deal having been unimpressed with the player’s form. He scored one goal in 15 La Liga appearances for Los Che this season. The Eagles came in with a late offer, and have…

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West Ham United lead race for Danny Drinkwater | Football Views – Football Blog | Opinion – Football Article

West Ham United have reportedly taken the lead in the race to sign Chelsea midfielder Danny Drinkwater, according to the Daily Mail. The England international, who has not made a single appearance since Maurizio Sarri’s arrival at the Stamford Bridge, and it appears that manager wants to part ways with the 28-year-old playmaker. The report adds, Bournemouth, Burnley and Fulham are all interested to sign Drinkwater on loan, although the East London outfit are said to be the frontrunners. West…

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Football, lies, damned lies and statistics – Football Article

In 2010 the Fenway Sports Group purchased English Premier League side Liverpool Football Club. From the outset, their intentions were simple. They would apply statistics-based approaches to the running of Liverpool in terms of player acquisitions and team tactics. The method, popularised in the Michael Lewis book Moneyball about the Oakland A’s baseball team, had not yet been utilised in soccer but Fenway set about adapting the approach. Liverpool’s early signings signalled their new philosophy – They paid £20m for Stewart…

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Rabbi Matondo: Schalke and Bayern Munich battle it out as Manchester City look set to lose another young talent – Football Article

Manchester City have turned down an £8.6 million bid from Schalke 04 for 18-year old winger Rabbi Matondo, as the academy youngster becomes the latest Premier League talent to attract interest from Germany’s top clubs. Reports in the German media suggest that Schalke are preparing to make an improved offer for Matondo, and are confident that he will indeed make the move sooner or later, with German website Goal claiming there is agreement in principle for a potential deal. …

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Fans Rejoice! Mourinho favourite poised for a move to China – Football Article

Share Tweet Share Share Email Manchester United have been revitalized under new boss and former striker Ole Gunnar Solskjaer who replaced Jose Mourinho at the helm The Red Devils have won 8 on the trot under the former Norwegian international. In the process, they have also eaten up the gap between them and the top 4 sides. Currently, they trail Chelsea, who are 4th in the table, by just 4 points. Many of their stars who were struggling for consistency…

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Real Madrid consider summer swoop for Chelsea star Eden Hazard – Football Article

Real Madrid are lining up a swoop for Chelsea midfielder Eden Hazard as their top transfer priority this summer, according to Spanish newspaper AS. The European champions are determined to try and bring the Belgium international to the Spanish capital this summer after having been linked with a move for the midfielder for years. The report says that Los Blancos have essentially ended their pursuit of Christian Eriksen and they will now focus their attention on trying to land Hazard…

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Tottenham Hotspur line up £20m move for Adrien Rabiot | Football Views – Football Blog | Opinion – Football Article

Tottenham Hotspur are ready to pounce for the Paris Saint-Germain outcast Adrien Rabiot by making a £20m bid this week, according to reports in France, carried by The Sun. The 23-year-old midfielder has been training with the Parisians’ Under-23s side after refusing to extend a contract at the French capital. The France international is running out of contract at the end of the season and the Ligue 1 champions are now looking to cash in before his deal expires this…

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Wolverhampton Wanderers interested in Atletico Madrid’s Gelson Martins? – Football Article

Wolverhampton Wanderers have reportedly expressed an interest in making a loan move for Atletico Madrid winger Gelson Martins. Wolves are known to have the funds available for new additions but as it stands, no first-team signings have been confirmed in January. However, according to Columna Cero, the Premier League outfit are interested in signing a loan deal for the 23-year-old winger before the end of the month. The Portugal international has made just two starts and eight substitute appearance in…

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Chelsea winger Callum Hudson-Odoi tries to force through Bayern move – Football Article

Chelsea star Callum Hudson-Odoi has handed in a transfer request in a bid to force through a move to Bayern Munich. The Bundesliga club have made four bids for the 18-year-old, but Chelsea are yet to respond to their latest £35 million offer. According to Sky Sports, Hudson-Odoi has grown impatient and is eager to seal a switch to the Bundesliga. The winger has made just three substitute appearances in the Premier League this season, playing 63 minutes. Hudson-Odoi is…

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