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Sadio Mane Signs New Long-Term Deal With Liverpool

Sadio Mane has tied himself down to a long-term deal with Liverpool after a fantastic run of form since joining the club. According to Sky Sports, the 26-year-old has committed his future to Anfield – signing a deal that is believed to run up until the year 2023. Mane joins his fellow attacking counterparts Mo Salah and Roberto Firmino in pledging …

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Premier League Reject Calls For Stronger Foreign Quotas Post-Brexit

The Premier League have released a statement in light of reports today suggesting some big changes incoming for English football. In light of the impending Brexit deal, whatever form that may take, the status of many foreign Premier League players has come into question. Work permits and other obstacles in a post-Brexit Premier League will limit the movement of players, …

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French Prosecutors Opening Probe Into PSG Racial Profiling Claims

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French prosecutors have opened a probe into claims Paris Saint-Germain subjected recruits to the club to racial profiling, breaking anti-discrimination laws. The alleged practice was first revealed by investigative website Mediapart. The club has already conducted an internal investigation and found “no proven case of discrimination”. The controversy “blew up internally” in March 2014, said Mediapart, in relation to the case …

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New Boss Ranieri Confident Of Pulling ‘Quality’ Fulham Out Of The Mire

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Claudio Ranieri said Friday that he was confident that he can drag rock bottom Fulham out of relegation danger after taking over at the newly-promoted Premier League side this week. Ranieri, the manager behind Leicester’s incredible 2016 league title win, took over from sacked Slavisa Jokanovic on Wednesday after his Serb predecessor only managed one win in 12 matches in …

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Wayne Rooney Talks ‘Embarrassing’ End To Man United Career

STOKE ON TRENT, ENGLAND - JANUARY 21: Wayne Rooney of Manchester United shows appreciation to the fans after the Premier League match between Stoke City and Manchester United at Bet365 Stadium on January 21, 2017 in Stoke on Trent, England. Wayne Rooney scored his 250th goal for Manchester United in all competitions, which makes him the club's top goal scorer of all time. He surpasses the record previously held by Sir Bobby Charlton. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Wayne Rooney made his final England appearance in the Three Lions’ 3-0 win over the United States last night. While his historic international career was the hot topic of the week, the 33-year-old did candidly discuss his final days at Manchester United. Rooney spent 13 years at the Old Trafford club, moving to Everton in 2017 and then D.C United …

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Shearer Defends ‘Fantastic’ Scudamore After Controversial Payout

England great Alan Shearer has defended the controversial £5 million farewell gift collected by clubs for outgoing English Premier League boss Richard Scudamore, saying he had done a “fantastic” job.  The payment — stumped up following a whip-round of £250,000 each from the league’s 20 clubs — has sparked criticism from fans, and accusations of greed. Scudamore, who is due …

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Michael Obafemi Has Committed To The Republic Of Ireland

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Michael Obafemi wants to play for Ireland and Ireland only, a trusted source close to the youngster confirmed to Pundit Arena on Tuesday. The 18-year-old Southampton forward reported for Republic of Ireland training on Monday in a move that looked to quell speculation over a switch of allegiances to Nigeria or England. However, Martin O’Neill spoke to the assembled media …

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UEFA Open To Reopening Financial Fairplay Cases

UEFA warned Monday that clubs whose finances have already been scrutinised by its Financial Fair Play regulations may not be out the clear yet. Less than a week after the latest revelations in the Football Leaks series, UEFA suggested it could reopen previously concluded cases should new information arise. Every club affiliated to UEFA faces an annual assessment against the …

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Report: Samir Nasri To Undergo Medical At West Ham

Former Arsenal and Manchester City midfielder Samir Nasri will undergo a medical at West Ham on Monday, it has been reported by Sky Sports. Nasri was given an 18-month ban after receiving an intravenous treatment at a Los Angeles clinic in December 2016 in breach of World Anti-Doping Agency rules. However, Nasri will be free to resume his playing career …

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Mkhitaryan Rescues Point For Arsenal Against Wolves

Henrikh Mkhitaryan’s 86th minute equaliser salvaged a 1-1 draw for Arsenal at home to Wolverhampton Wanderers on Sunday as the Gunners extended their unbeaten run to 16 games in all competitions. Unai Emery’s side appeared set for defeat against their newly-promoted opponents as they struggled to recover after falling behind to Ivan Cavaleiro’s 13th minute goal. They were rewarded for …

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Ten Quickfire Conclusions As Excellent City Beat United To Go Top

Pep Guardiola’s men played some stunning football as they beat arch-rivals Manchester United 3-1 at the Etihad Stadium on Sunday to go top of the league. Here are ten quickfire conclusions as Manchester City again staked their claim to retain the Premier League title. 1) City moved the ball too fast for United. Their one and two touch football is …

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Love Him Or Loathe Him, José Mourinho Is A Winner

José Mourinho is one of the most successful managers ever but has divided opinion ever since his extraordinary Champions League success with Porto in 2003.  Chelsea fans loved him when he led them to consecutive Premier League titles in 2004/05 and 05/06, backed him when he was sacked by owner Roman Abramovich, rejoiced at his return in 2013 and then …

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Liverpool Continue Title Push As They Dismiss Fading Fulham

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Liverpool returned to the top of the Premier League table — temporarily at least — with a 2-0 win at home to basement club Fulham at Anfield on Sunday.  Jurgen Klopp’s side continued their unbeaten start to the Premier League season as Mohamed Salah’s eighth goal this term and a second from the recalled Xherdan Shaqiri helped them equal their …

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Mourinho Takes Subtle Dig At Aguero Ahead Of Manchester Derby

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has taken a veiled swipe at Manchester City star Sergio Aguero before Sunday’s derby showdown at the Etihad Stadium. Mourinho said of Aguero that “there are little things in his game I am not a fan of”, although he declined to elaborate further when asked. Aguero, City’s all-time leading scorer, was criticised heavily by Mourinho …

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