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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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Plenty to ponder as Arsenal self-destruct – East Lower – Football Article

Liverpool 5-1 Arsenal It’s not lost on me that since it all came together so spectacularly against our old friends up the road on 2nd December, cracks have started to appear. Yesterday, those cracks became giant fissures, as all of our failings of yore came back to dance a merry jig. For all of Liverpool’s excellence (they’re not top and flying by chance), all five of their goals were avoidable from a defensive point of view, and that’s the grim…

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