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The FPL Fairy Outlines The Key Picks For Gameweek 24

Gameweek 24

The FPL Fairy is back with his top picks ahead of the Gameweek 24 deadline. _____ Gameweek 23 finished with an average points score of 53 across the 6.1m FPL managers and the highest points scoring player was surprisingly Newcastle’s Fabian Schär with a massive 21 points. Mohamed Salah was the most selected captain in the gameweek and he repaid …

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Holders Chelsea Draw Man Utd In Pick Of FA Cup Fifth Round Clashes

Defending champions Chelsea will host Manchester United in the fifth round of the FA Cup, while fourth-division side Newport County could meet Manchester City. United defeated Arsenal in the fourth round last week to record an eighth straight victory under caretaker boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer but face another tough tie after Monday’s draw paired them with Maurizio Sarri’s Chelsea. Welsh …

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Solskjaer: Everyone Is Staying At United This Transfer Window

Solskjaer

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer admits he is loving life as Manchester United’s caretaker manager and is already making plans for next season, even though the Norwegian still does not know if he will remain in charge. The 45-year-old has made a record-breaking start in charge at Old Trafford, becoming the first boss to begin his United career with eight straight victories. …

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Reported Arsenal Target Hands In Transfer Request To Inter Milan

Croatian World Cup runner-up Ivan Perisic has handed in a transfer request to Inter Milan, the Italian club’s director Giuseppe Marotta confirmed on Sunday. “Perisic has asked to leave but there is no offer for him. We will see in the coming days,” Inter director Marotta told Sky Sports Italia. “Many players ask for a transfer. Perisic has expressed this …

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More Penalty Woes For Spurs As They Exit Second Cup Competition

Tottenham Hotspur suffered their second defeat in English knockout football to a London rival in a matter of days as they lost 2-0 to Crystal Palace in the fourth round of the FA Cup on Sunday. Connor Wickham gave the unfancied Eagles, 29 points adrift of Spurs in the Premier League, a ninth-minute lead before a penalty by former Tottenham …

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Millwall Promise Life Bans For Fans Guilty Of Racist Chanting

Millwall have said they will ban for life any supporters found guilty of racist chanting during a win over Everton Saturday as the Football Association launched their own inquiry into a video published online. English second-tier club Millwall knocked Premier League side Everton out of the FA Cup with a dramatic 3-2 victory. But there was crowd trouble outside The …

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Chelsea Tight-Lipped Over Hudson-Odoi Transfer Request Reports

Speculation over the future of Chelsea’s Callum Hudson-Odoi intensified following press reports on Sunday saying the teenage winger has handed in a transfer request. The 18-year-old has previously been linked with a move to German giants Bayern Munich, who have made clear how highly they regard the England youth international. But with the January transfer window closing on Thursday, Chelsea …

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Alvaro Morata Passes Medical Ahead Of Atletico Move

Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata appears close to securing a move to Atletico Madrid after the striker was pictured passing a medical with the Spanish club on Sunday.  Morata was shown leaving Atletico’s medical clinic on Sunday morning, with the 26-year-old giving a thumbs up and telling reporters, “everything has gone well”. Atletico have not made any official statement but Morata …

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Billy Sharp Channels Inner Wrestler With WWE Themed Celebration

Sheffield United striker Billy Sharp channeled his inner WWE superstar on Saturday in the Blades’ 2-2 draw with promotion-chasing rivals Norwich. Sharp, grabbed a brace in the game at Carrow Road, one of which was a thunderous strike from the penalty stop which flew past the hapless Tim Krul in the Canaries’ goal. Following his finish Sharp pulled out a …

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Guardiola Ruled Out De Jong Swoop Over Wage Fears

Pep Guardiola has revealed Manchester City pulled out of the race to sign Ajax midfielder Frenkie De Jong for fear of upsetting other players by breaking the club’s wage structure. De Jong will join Barcelona in July in a deal that will cost up to a reported £74 million. The Dutchman was handed a contract worth at least £300,000 a …

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Eight Wins In A Row As Man United Prevail At The Emirates

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s Manchester United passed another difficult test in North London tonight. Despite their run of wins, a tie at Wembley versus Tottenham earlier this month was heralded as their first true test. They came through that with a victory, and did likewise tonight in the red half of North London. Romelu Lukaku was back in the starting line-up, …

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Henry Sacked By Monaco, Jardim Is Back In

Well, that was a costly experiment. After just over three months in his first senior managerial post, Thierry Henry has been sacked as Monaco boss. The Frenchman was suspended yesterday after his apparent dispute with the struggling squad came to a head. They have won just four games under the Arsenal legend and ex-Monaco standout, and are languishing in 19th …

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Charlie Austin Reportedly Set To Leave Southampton

A transfer is reported to be in the works that could have implications for the Irish contingent at Southampton. According to The Telegraph, Charlie Austin has been told that he can leave the club this month, with Premier League high-flyers Wolves and Championship side Aston Villa said to be interested. Austin has played just once in 2019, having served a …

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Pochettino Doesn’t Rule Out Late Signings Amid Injury Crisis

Mauricio Pochettino admits Tottenham’s injury woes could force his club to return to the transfer market for the first time in a year. Pochettino had expected Tottenham would sit out the current transfer period as they budget for the cost of their long-delayed new stadium. That would make it consecutive windows without a single new player arriving at the north …

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Solskjaer: Pogba Is Man United Captaincy Material

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer Paul Pogba Manchester United

Paul Pogba has the qualities to be captain of Manchester United, according to caretaker manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, who has overseen a dramatic return to form for the World Cup winner. The France midfielder was told in September by then-manager Jose Mourinho that he would never captain the club again, days after an apparent disagreement over tactics. Mourinho denied at …

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Chelsea Win Carabao Cup Penalty Shootout After Dire Dier Miss

Chelsea will meet Manchester City next month in the Carabao Cup final at Wembley after seeing off Tottenham Hotspur in the semi final. Spurs led 1-0 heading into the second leg, but with Harry Kane, Dele Alli and Heung-min Son missing for the visitors, they still faced a difficult task to advance at Stamford Bridge. Chelsea, who have faced striker …

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