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Klopp Denies Liverpool’s Lighter Schedule Is Title Advantage

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Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp denied on Friday that his Premier League leaders will have the upper hand over Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur in the title race despite a lighter schedule after crashing out of both domestic cup competitions. City trail Klopp’s men by four points, with Tottenham two points further back, but both of Liverpool’s rivals are still involved …

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Derby County Investigate After Leeds Employee Found In Grounds

Derby County have released a statement confirming that a man who was spotted acting suspiciously outside their training centre was an employee of Leeds United.  Leeds currently sit top of the Sky Bet Championship table with Derby lying eight points behind. The two sides meet in Elland Road tonight. The Derbyshire Constabulary were called to the Derby County Training Centre …

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Sterling Pens Heartwarming Letter To Boy Who Was Racially Abused

Sterling

Manchester City star Raheem Sterling sent a letter to a 13-year-old goalkeeper after hearing he had been racially abused advising him to “stand tall and be proud of who you are”. Sterling himself was the subject of alleged racist abuse from Chelsea fans in a Premier League match in December. He wrote the letter on club headed paper when informed …

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Bazunu Set To Join Up With City Ahead Of LOI Season

Gavin Bazunu

Republic of Ireland underage star, Gavin Bazunu, is unlikely to feature for Shamrock Rovers this season as he prepares to move to Manchester City in the coming weeks, according to reports. The Premier League champions signed the 16-year-old in October for a fee in the region of €500,000 but was to remain with the League of Ireland club until he …

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Solskjaer Denies That Spurs Clash Is His First Real Test

Manchester United’s visit to Wembley this weekend has been dubbed the first real test of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s tenure as caretaker boss. The Red Devils are five for five so far under the Norwegian, with a scoreless first hour against Newcastle being their only real challenge thus far. The names of Cardiff, Newcastle, Huddersfield, Bournemouth and Reading pale into comparison …

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United Receive Paul Pogba Boost Ahead Of Spurs Clash

Paul Pogba Manchester United

Paul Pogba is set to return from injury for Manchester United’s crunch Premier League match against Tottenham Hotspur this weekend, coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said on Thursday. The World Cup winner missed the FA Cup fourth round win over Reading on Saturday after suffering a blow to the back of his leg in the victory over Newcastle United on New …

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Two-Finger Salute Earns Charlie Austin Two-Game Ban

Southampton striker Charlie Austin has been suspended for two matches after making an offensive gesture towards Manchester City fans. Austin admitted making the two-fingered action as he was substituted in the second half of Southampton’s 3-1 defeat against City at St Mary’s in December. “The striker admitted his gesture in or around the 68th minute of the game against Manchester …

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PSG In Need Of New Faces As Revived Manchester United Loom

Paris Saint-Germain were seen as heavy favourites to beat Manchester United when the sides were drawn together in the last 16 of the Champions League less than a month ago, but fans of the French giants may not be so confident right now. While United fired Jose Mourinho in the wake of that draw and have since enjoyed a resurgence …

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Pellegrini Hopes To Keep Arnautovic Amid Chinese Interest

West Ham manager Manuel Pellegrini insists he wants to keep Marko Arnautovic amid reports of a bid from a Chinese Super League team. Arnautovic was the subject of a reported £35 million ($44 million) offer from an unnamed Chinese club this week. It was suggested that Shanghai SIPG are the side interested in the Austrian striker, who was said to …

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