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Are Leeds United Heading Back To The Promised Land?

Leeds United fans are daring to dream that a return to the Premier League could be on the cards after a sensational start to the season under Marcelo Bielsa. It’s easy to get carried away with just four games of a mammoth forty-six game season gone and ten points on the board from twelve available, seeing them beat promotion favourites Stoke City …

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Maurizio Sarri Insists That Eden Hazard Is Going Nowhere

 Eden Hazard is set to make his first Chelsea start this season against Newcastle on Sunday after Blues manager Maurizio Sarri insisted there is no chance of the Belgian star being sold. Hazard has been the subject of interest from Real Madrid amid talk of a possible £200 million ($257 million) bid before the Spanish transfer window closes next week. …

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Liverpool ‘Not For Sale’ After £2 Billion Bid Surfaces

Liverpool owners Fenway Sports Group insisted Friday the Premier League club is not for sale after details emerged of a failed £2 billion ($2.6 billion) takeover bid from a cousin of Manchester City owner Sheikh Mansour. The Daily Mail newspaper reported that Abu Dhabi-based Sheikh Khaled Bin Zayed Al Nehayan approached the club over several months in late 2017 and into …

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Hugo Lloris To Appear In Court On Drink Driving Charge

Tottenham and France keeper Hugo Lloris was pulled over by London police in the early hours of Friday morning. His Spurs side face an absolutely crucial matchup against rivals Manchester United on Monday night but they will not be helped in the slightest by this recent revelation involving one of their key men. Lloris, 31, was pulled over by police …

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Emery Admits That Aubameyang Is Battling Confidence Crisis

Arsenal manager Unai Emery says misfiring striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is struggling with a lack of confidence after his barren start to the season.  Aubameyang is yet to get on the scoresheet for Arsenal this term after missing a series of chances in their defeats against Manchester City and Chelsea. The Gabon international was especially profligate in last weekend’s 3-2 loss …

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Spurs Threaten To Pile More Misery On Mourinho’s United

A difficult start to the season for Manchester United promises to get even worse unless Jose Mourinho can turn a tide of negative publicity and inspire a reaction from his side against Tottenham Hotspur on Monday. United already trail title favourites Manchester City, Liverpool and Chelsea by three points after a dreadful display in losing 3-2 to Brighton last weekend …

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Unai Emery Won’t Change Arsenal Tactics Despite Dismal Start

Unai Emery insists Arsenal’s spluttering start to the season won’t stop him overhauling his team’s style of play. Unai Emery has been criticised for changing Arsenal’s tactics too quickly after the Gunners were beaten by Manchester City and Chelsea in their first two Premier League games. With Arsenal hosting West Ham on Saturday, the London derby against Manuel Pellegrini’s team …

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Tim Howard Hits Out At Mourinho – “Jose Doesn’t Love His Players”

Former Manchester United goalkeeper Tim Howard has weighed in on the Jose Mourinho situation at Old Trafford citing the Portuguese’ lack of “love” for his players as one of the main early season problems. Speaking to Bleacher Report football, the former USA International outlined how he feels that Mourinho’s tough style of man management does not work with the “superstar” …

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James McClean Involved In Bust-Up With Teammates As Stoke Flounder

James McClean was involved in a tunnel bust-up with his teammates as his Stoke City side fell to another defeat in what has been a dismal Championship campaign thus far for the recently relegated outfit.  The Potters remain without a victory after four games; they have drawn two and lost two. Their two-point haul sees them sit in the relegation …

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Fantasy Football Fairy Outlines The Key Picks For Gameweek 3

The Fantasy Football Fairy is back with his top picks for Gameweek 3. The standout result from Gameweek 2 saw Manchester City lay down a stern reminder of their attacking prowess to any potential Premier League suitors for the season ahead. Sergio Aguero was at his devastating best and finished the week as the games top scorer with 20 Fantasy …

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Arsenal Legend Silva Decisive Factor In Fred’s United Move

Brazil international Fred chose Manchester United ahead of several other top clubs based on the advice of his compatriot and agent Gilberto Silva, the player said on Wednesday. The 25-year-old midfielder — United’s major signing in a close season transfer market that left manager Jose Mourinho underwhelmed — said Silva, a former Arsenal player, felt ‘The Red Devils’ were the …

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Steve McClaren Reportedly On Verge Of Sack At QPR

QPR manager Steve McClaren is in danger of being sacked less than a month into the new Championship season after his struggling side were beaten 3-0 by Bristol City on Tuesday. McClaren’s team are rooted to the bottom of the second-tier table following their fourth successive league defeat. The former England coach, dubbed the ‘Wally with the brolly’ during his …

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Lyon Sign Defender Jason Denayer From Manchester City

Lyon have completed the signing of Belgian international defender Jason Denayer from English champions Manchester City for a fee of up to 10 million euros ($11.5 million), the French club announced on Tuesday. Denayer has signed a four-year deal, with the transfer fee taking into account 3.5 million euros in potential bonus payments. The 23-year-old joined City’s academy as a youth …

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Charges Dropped Against Hillsborough Chief Inspector

The former chief inspector who was accused of blaming Liverpool fans for 1989 Hillsborough disaster has had all charges dropped. It truly was one of the darkest days in sporting history and even now, the wounds caused by the infamous tragedy are still not fully healed. Norman Bettison, who was acting as a member of the South Yorkshire Police at …

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