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Done Deal: Liverpool Complete Signing Of Xherdan Shaqiri

Liverpool have continued their summer spending in earnest, having made an exciting attacking acquisition. Reports had linked Liverpool in recent weeks with Stoke City’s Xherdan Shaqiri, who was always likely to leave the club after they were relegated from the Premier League. Fresh from his World Cup campaign with Switzerland, in which he scored a famous, politically-charged late winner against Serbia, …

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Chelsea Set To Seal €65m Deal For Maurizio Sarri And Jorginho

Napoli trainer Maurizio Sarri during the Serie A match between ACF Fiorentina and SSC Napoli at Stadio Artemio Franchi on April 29, 2018 in Florence, Italy.

Chelsea’ look set to have a new manager and first summer signing in place in the very near future. With confirmation coming through on Friday morning that Antonio Conte had been relieved of his duties as head coach, leaving the way clear for former Napoli manager Maurizio Sarri to take the reins at Stamford Bridge. The Serie A side, who still …

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Chelsea Finally Confirm The Sacking Of Manager Antonio Conte

LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 19: Chelsea Head Coach / Manager Antonio Conte applauds the fans at the end of the Emirates FA Cup Final between Chelsea and Manchester United at Wembley Stadium on May 19, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Matthew Ashton - AMA/Getty Images)

Chelsea have officially confirmed the departure of head coach Antonio Conte. The Premier League side had, by all accounts, informed Conte and his coaching staff that they were no longer employed at Stamford Bridge on Thursday, but have waited nearly 24 hours to make the information public. A short statement on Chelsea’s website gave a brief account of Conte’s two-year spell …

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Danny Ward Emerges As Liverpool First-Choice Goalkeeper Contender

MUNICH, GERMANY - AUGUST 02: Danny Ward, goalkeeper of Liverpool gestures during the Audi Cup 2017 match between Liverpool FC and Atletico Madrid at Allianz Arena on August 2, 2017 in Munich, Germany. (Photo by Martin Rose/Bongarts/Getty Images)

Liverpool’s messy goalkeeper situation has taken another twist, with reports suggesting that the could soon have a new number one. However, rather than making a new signing, said reports have suggested that current third-choice Danny Ward could be set for a huge promotion ahead of the new season. According to the Liverpool Echo, so impressed has Klopp been with the …

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Antonio Conte’s Chelsea Departure Looks Set To Turn Ugly

MADRID, SPAIN - SEPTEMBER 27: Coach Antonio Conte of Chelsea FC reacts during the UEFA Champions League 2017-18 match between Atletico de Madrid and Chelsea FC at the Wanda Metropolitano on 27 September 2017, in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by Power Sport Images/Getty Images)

Chelsea haven’t even announced Antonio Conte’s departure yet, but the saga looks set to run for that bit longer. The Premier League side, by all accounts, parted company with Conte on Thursday as they look to have former Napoli boss Maurizio Sarri appointed as their new head coach in the very near future. Indeed, the likes of John Terry and …

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More Than A Million People Watched England’s WC Exit On RTÉ

Over one million people watched England’s World Cup semi-final defeat to Croatia on RTÉ according to The Irish Times. In its online section, The Irish Times outlined that Wednesday nights television audience was 924,300 with a further 201,357 streams coming from the RTÉ Player. The figures made for a 61% share of the audience with RTÉ2’s coverage peaking at 1.12 million …

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Chelsea Sack Antonio Conte Ahead Of Maurizio Sarri’s Arrival

during The Emirates FA Cup Final between Chelsea and Manchester United at Wembley Stadium on May 19, 2018 in London, England.

According to strong reports in Italy, Chelsea have finally brought Antonio Conte’s reign as manager to an end. Speculation surrounding the former Juventus manager’s position at Stamford Bridge had been fevered since an apparent breakdown in relations between Conte and the Chelsea board. A disappointing fifth-placed finish in the league last season, condemning them to Europa League football next year, …

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Liverpool Expect To Sign Xherdan Shaqiri In Next Two Weeks

Liverpool are confident that they will sign Swiss international Xherdan Shaqiri this summer, according to a report in The Guardian. The diminutive winger enjoyed a mixed World Cup; one that was peppered with moments of footballing brilliance and political controversy as Switzerland reached the last sixteen of the tournament, eventually losing out to Sweden. Andy Hunter in The Guardian reports …

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World Cup Fever Engulfs England On ‘#WaistcoatWednesday’

Around 32 million people across Britain are expected to tune in on Wednesday hoping Gareth Southgate can steer England into the World Cup final for the first time in 52 years. The manager has caught the eye in Russia as much for his sartorial elegance as his success with his young team, lead on the pitch by tournament topscorer Harry …

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Breaking: Riyad Mahrez Signs For Manchester City

Leicester City’s star man Riyad Mahrez has officially signed for Manchester City for a club record fee of £60 million. Manchester City have officially nabbed themselves their biggest signing of the summer to date, signing Leicester City standout Riyad Mahrez after a lengthy period of speculation linking him with the club. Mahrez was, of course, a member of that legendary …

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How To Cope With England Winning The World Cup As A Bitter Irishman

You’ve tried fooling yourself into believing that you wouldn’t mind THIS England team winning a World Cup, but as that once implausible scenario edges closer towards reality, you must face facts and admit you’re not sure how to approach this semi-final. Luckily, Pundit Arena is here with a helpful guide to watching England win the World Cup and maintaining your …

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Done Deal: West Ham Confirm The Signing Of Jack Wilshere

West Ham have confirmed the signing of former Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere. The Hammers announced the news on Monday afternoon, keeping the England international in the Premier League (and in London) on a three-year deal. Our new midfielder has arrived… #WelcomeJack pic.twitter.com/kPd7hm4YxZ — West Ham United (@WestHamUtd) July 9, 2018 It was confirmed last month that Wilshere would be leaving …

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Liverpool Move Quickly To Shut Down Jack Grealish Reports

BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 11: Jack Grealish of Aston Villa claps the fans after the Sky Bet Championship match between Aston Villa and Birmingham City at Villa Park on February 11, 2018 in Birmingham, England. (Photo by Nathan Stirk/Getty Images)

Liverpool have shut down reports of their supposed interest in Aston Villa midfielder Jack Grealish. There had been some suggestions in the English media on Sunday morning that the Reds had been in discussions for the England under-21 international prior to Villa’s decision to sack director of football Steve Round, with a view to bringing him to Anfield. However, the …

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Everton Withdraw Interest In Celtic Defender Kieran Tierney

19th May 2018, Hampden Park, Glasgow, Scotland; Scottish Cup football final, Celtic versus Motherwell; Kieran Tierney of Celtic with megaphone to join in the celebrations with the Celtic fans (Photo by Alan Rennie/Action Plus via Getty Images)

Everton have walked away from their bid to sign Celtic defender Kieran Tierney. The Premier League side had declared their interest in signing the Scottish international earlier this summer – with tenous reports of a £25m bid from the Toffees – but BBC Sport have reported that Celtic’s reluctance to sell one of their star assets has killed any potential deal …

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Arsenal Closing In On €8m Signing Of France U20 Prospect

PETERBOROUGH, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 14: Matteo Guendouzi of France U18 during the U18 International Friendly match between England and France at London Road Stadium on November 14, 2016 in Peterborough, England. (Photo by Catherine Ivill - AMA/Getty Images)

Arsenal are thought to be close to securing the latest building block in their summer overhaul with the acquisition of highly-rated Matteo Guendouzi. Reports on Sunday have suggested that the Gunners are in advanced talks to sign the 19-year-old midfielder, for a fee in the region of €8m. SKY SOURCES: Arsenal in talks to sign Lorient midfielder Matteo Guendouzi. #SSN pic.twitter.com/zdKeVmRSGL …

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