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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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Thierry Henry’s Golden Touch Turns To Dust In Monaco

After a stellar playing career that saw him win countless club and international honours, Thierry Henry’s hopes of enjoying a managerial golden touch suffered an ignominious start after his suspension on Thursday as Monaco coach. Henry was removed from his coaching duties after he failed to spark a change in fortunes at the struggling club, who are second-from bottom in …

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Guernsey Police Call Off Search For Missing Emiliano Sala

Police on Thursday ended their search for Premier League player Emiliano Sala and pilot David Ibbotson, saying the chances of finding them alive three days after their plane went missing over the Channel were “extremely remote”. The light aircraft transporting the 28-year-old striker, who signed for Cardiff City at the weekend, disappeared from radar around 20 kilometres (12 miles) north …

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Solskjaer Hopeful Over New Man United Contract For Martial

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer hopes Anthony Martial will agree a new contract with Manchester United in the coming weeks as the club look to tie down a clutch of top players. France forward Martial and goalkeeper David de Gea are both out of contract at the end of next season after United triggered 12-month extension options shortly before Christmas. The club …

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Rush Plays Down Liverpool’s Lack Of Title-Winning Experience

Ian Rush

Liverpool’s record goalscorer Ian Rush is not concerned by the lack of title-winning experience in Jurgen Klopp’s side as they seek to fend off Manchester City and end a 29-year drought. The Reds, who have not been English champions since 1990, lead the Premier League by four points from Pep Guardiola’s side, the vast majority of whom were integral to …

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Fulham Suspend Kamara Following Arrest For Training Ground Bust-Up

French striker Aboubakar Kamara has been indefinitely suspended by Fulham after being arrested on suspicion of actual bodily harm and criminal damage following a fight at the club’s training ground. “Police were called to a training ground in New Malden, shortly after 17.00hrs on Monday, 21 January to reports of a fight,” read a statement from the Metropolitan Police. “Officers …

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Emery: Solskjaer Has Made United A “Very Dangerous” Side

Emery Solskjaer Manchester United Arsenal

Arsenal manager Unai Emery says Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has made Manchester United a much more dangerous team since taking over from Jose Mourinho. Emery’s side host United in the FA Cup fourth round on Friday and the Spaniard expects a stern test from Solskjaer’s revitalised team. Arsenal drew 2-2 with United at Old Trafford in the Premier League last month, …

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Manchester United Reportedly Eyeing Deal For Leeds Wonderkid Clarke

Manchester United are reportedly interested in signing Leeds United winger Jack Clarke following the 18-year old’s impressive performances since breaking into the Elland Road first team. United are not expected to bring in anyone before the end of the January transfer window but they are reportedly high on Clarke who has attracted interest from a host of Premier League clubs. …

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Beckham Joins ‘Class Of 92’ With Stake In Salford City

Beckham Class of 92

David Beckham has bought a stake in English non-league side Salford City, following in the footsteps of his former Manchester United teammates in the “Class of 92”. The 43-year-old has joined former United teammates Ryan Giggs, Gary Neville, Phil Neville, Paul Scholes and Nicky Butt and secured a 10 percent stake in the club. The “Class of 92” now own …

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Tottenham’s Injury Woes Continue As Alli Ruled Out Until March

Tottenham have suffered a fresh injury blow after England midfielder Dele Alli was ruled out until March with a hamstring strain. Alli was forced off in the closing stages of Tottenham’s 2-1 win at Fulham on Sunday and scans have confirmed the extent of the star’s injury. The 22-year-old’s absence is a massive setback for Tottenham, who are already without …

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Boateng To Barcelona And Four Of The Most Bizarre Transfers Of All Time

On Tuesday, Spanish champions Barcelona confirmed the signing of former Tottenham and Portsmouth midfielder/forward Kevin Prince-Boateng on loan from Italian side Sassuolo. The transfer raised eyebrows around the football world with many questioning Barca’s reasoning behind the signing of a 31-year old who has been at nine clubs previous to his arrival at the Camp Nou. Even Boateng himself who …

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