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Asier Illarramendi Is Shown The Door By Madrid (Marca)

This development should pique the interest of the likes of Liverpool and Arsenal. A defensive midfielder that was a product of the Real Sociedad youth system, Asier Illarramendi has fallen out of favour with newly installed Real Madrid boss Rafael Benítez. Spanish paper Marca report that the player has been left out of the squad for Madrid’s first league game against Sporting Gijón. This, coupled …

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Barcelona’s Neymar Would Be ‘Open’ To Joining Manchester United [The Guardian]

What at first looked like an unlikely move is now beginning to snowball following rumours that Neymar would ‘be open’ to joining Manchester United from Barcelona.  The Guardian report, via sources close to the Brazil international, that Neymar is attracted by the history and size of United as well as the prospect of playing in the Premier League. United are apparently …

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Newcastle United Fan ‘True Geordie’ Explains To Manchester United What They’re Missing

Either Steve McClaren is a genius or Manchester United are missing something. Following their 0-0 draw with Manchester United, YouTuber, ‘The True Geordie’ explains what exactly went wrong and what United are missing.  Just a warning, we love the True Geordie, but if you’re sensitive to a bit of swearing don’t watch. And on another note, why are you a football …

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Chelsea & Manchester United Offered Brazilian Striker [Telegraph]

Both Chelsea and Manchester United have been offered the opportunity to sign Brazilian striker Alexandre Pato.  The 25-year-old would cost around £11 million, according to the Sunday Telegraph.  Chelsea now have a number of attackers to choose from, not least new signing Pedro, so if one had to bet on one Premier League side taking a punt on the striker it would have …

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REVEALED: Man Utd Would Have To Pay A World Record £137.8M To Sign Barca Striker

It has been revealed today just how much Manchester United would need to fork out in order to sign Barcelona striker Neymar.  The fee would smash the current £85.3 million world record fee paid out by Real Madrid to sign Gareth Bale from Tottenham in 2013. Neymar’s official buy-out fee is an eye-watering £137.8 million, according to the Daily Star Sunday. This certainly …

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United Bid €3m For Winger Who Really Impressed Mats Hummels

The youngster blew Hummels away in a midweek Europa League qualifier. According to Norwegian paper TA, Manchester United are chasing Odds BK prospect Rafik Zekhnini. The 17-year-old played in Norwegian side Odds’ 4-3 to Borussia Dortmund on Thursday night, impressing highly-rated centre back and apparent long-term United target Mats Hummels. The German praised the young winger, and finding out that he was only 17 elicited this response: “Really? …

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WATCH: Proof Man Utd’s Rooney Was Not Offside vs Newcastle

Manchester United’s Wayne Rooney has come under intense criticism in some quarters this season for what have been deemed below average performances, however in today’s game, a poor refereeing decision cost him potentially a game-winning moment.  With just seven minutes on the clock, United could – and should – have gone ahead against Newcastle at Old Trafford. As the ball …

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Chelsea Players At Fault For Worst PL Start In 17 Years Named By Mourinho

Jose Mourinho has not been ‘happy with anyone’ during the beginning of Chelsea’s title defence, including himself. The Blues boss has also specifically named some of the players at fault for their worst top flight start in 17 years, which includes a 2-2 draw against Swansea City and a 3-0 loss to Manchester City. Quoted by the BBC, Mourinho said: “I’m not happy with Branislav …

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SOCCER SATURDAY: Watch Chris Kamara Get Hilariously Confused.. Again

Chris Kamara

It’s about time Chris Kamara showed the cameras his bewildered eyes. Covering the Crystal Palace v Aston Villa match for the hugely popular match day programme, Kammy reliably informed us that Dwight Gayle had given the home side a lead, scoring via a deflection- from James McArthur’s stomach. Unfortunately for our favourite commentator (sorry Gary) he had not realised that …

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Video: Van Gaal Satisfied With Performance, Refuses To Speak About De Gea

And who could blame him? Speaking at his post-match interview after his team’s stalemate with Newcastle, Louis van Gaal said he was satisfied with his team’s performance after Manchester United struck the woodwork and had eight shots on target. “We can be satisfied about the performance but not the result. We don’t reward ourself. We created a lot of chances and we …

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Will We See The Return Of La Grande Inter?

Inter

Forty-five years of unbearable anguish. That was the time some lifelong El Nerrazurri fans waited for an incredible Champions League triumph over the might Bayern München in Madrid on the night of Saturday May 22, 2010. Diego Milito’s brace that night gave Internazionale their first win in Europe’s most prestigious competition since the club’s historic back-to-back victories in 1963 and …

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Superb Le Tissier-esque Goal From Marco Matias Vs Leeds United

Goal of the week/month/season. The Sheffield Wednesday forward grabbed the first goal in a one all draw with Leeds United in the Championship with a stunning effort in the 37th minute. It’s arguably the best goal that the Yorkshire derby has ever seen. Matias, who signed a four-year deal with the club last month, flicked the ball over oncoming Leeds defender Liam Cooper with his right, …

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Video: Carlos Tevez Makes TV Host Cry With Moving Story About Hometown

A Carlos Tevez story that transcends sport. In an interview with Alejandro Fantino of Argentine talk show “Loose Animals,” Carlos Tevez demonstrated his love for the people of his hometown of Feurte Apache and their unassuming generosity. When asked about his hometown and friends, the former Manchester City/United and Juventus striker shows that wealth and status are no obstacles to true friendship: …

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Chelsea Boss Mourinho Took Just 60 Seconds To Convince Pedro To Sign

Who needs agents and negotiators when you’ve got Jose Mourinho?  The Chelsea boss has revealed that it took him just one minute to convince Pedro to leave Barcelona for Chelsea. Quoted by Sky Sports, the Blues boss said: “For me, it was one minute.” Mourinho went on to recite the conversation he had had with Pedro: “‘Is it true that you want to leave …

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Telegraph’s Chief Football Correspondent & Italian Journalist Both Think Arsenal Are About To Land Two Players

Two big bits of transfer news for Arsenal fans. Buckle up as it looks like they’re getting the striker and DM they so desperately need. Right let’s get to the really juicy news first. Emanuele Giulianelli is likely the greatest source of hope and frustration for Arsenal fans right now. He’s been persistently reporting on the Benzema to Arsenal deal and …

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Things To Look Out For In Serie A 2015/2016

The new Serie A season kicks-off today and after an eventful summer in the transfer window, where Juventus, AC Milan and Inter Milan have thus far spent a cumulative €253 million, here are a few things to look out for over the course of a 15/16 campaign that should be more eye-catching than usual. Juventus’ Strikeforce  Having signed three forwards …

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