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Papers Confirm Manchester United Are On The Fringe Of Sixth Signing

Manchester United are on the verge of completing a deal that would take Barcelona winger Pedro to Old Trafford this week.  The back pages of papers across Europe this morning confirm that The Red Devils have officially launched a bid for the World Cup winning forward. According to various outlets in Spain and England, United have now offered €25 million …

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Sunderland Midfield Target ‘Happy At Manchester United’

Manchester United midfield starlet Adnan Januzaj is ‘happy at United’ and wants to ‘give everything for the manager and the club.’  Speaking to the club’s official website, the Belgium international conceded that last season was not one to remember but remains confident about the campaign ahead. “It can happen, but this year is another year so I’m ready to get back …

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Reports: Argentina Star’s Move To Manchester United ‘Imminent’

Manchester United’s bid to sign Argentina international Lucas Biglia looks to have taken a large step forward, with it being reported today that a move to United is now ‘imminent’.  Fichajes.net claim that a deal is not only ‘imminent’ but could happen ‘in the coming hours,’ as United look to land another midfield target. This mooted move has perplexed those who may …

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Van Gaal: “I Have Full Confidence In My Strikers”

Manchester United

The Dutchman spoke to the media prior to tomorrow night’s clash with Club Brugge. Manchester United’s first Champions League game since their quarter-final loss to Bayern Munich in 2014 saw gaffer Louis van Gaal face the first European press conference of his Old Trafford tenure. The Red Devil’s captain is suffering a goal drought in the Premier League, and has yet to get …

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VINE: Alan Shearer Taunts Chelsea & Mourinho During MOTD Analysis

On BBC’s Match of the Day 2 last night, Alan Shearer made light of Mourinho’s post-match interview following Chelsea’s 3-0 defeat to Man City.  Following the Blues manager’s comments about the scoreline being ‘fake’, presenter Mark Chapman asked the ex-Newcastle United legend what he thought of the result. His reply was nothing short of exceptional, if not border-line derisory, before he …

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Verratti Is Open To Premier League Move But Flattered By Barcelona

The Paris Saint Germain midfielder would be a coup for any English club. Speaking to Goal.com, the young Italian, who has garnered rave reviews and comparisons to legendary compatriot Andrea Pirlo, was coy about his future destination. “You never know what can happen in the future,” he stated. “I am fine where I am now and I am not thinking about a transfer. I …

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Manchester City Show They Are Well & Truly Up For A Title Fight

The rumours of a Manchester City demise have been greatly exaggerated. Before a ball had even been kicked, a surprising amount of people had predicted that if any of the top four were to drop out then it would probably be Manchester City – such was the apparent weakness of their ageing squad compared to their rivals. On Sunday they gave …

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Guillem Balague Has Some Bad News For Arsenal In Bid To Sign Real Madrid Striker

Guillem Balague, Sky Sports’ Spanish football expert, has just tweeted some bad news for Arsenal fans hoping of signing Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema. Despite Italian journalist Emanuele Giulianelli tweeting recently that Benzema is coming to Arsenal, Balague’s post today suggests the contrary, stating that ‘nobody at Real Madrid expects Benzema to leave.’ By the way, nobody at Real Madrid expects Benzema …

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Mikel Arteta Sums Up Just How Much Arsenal Players Feel They Owe Arsene Wenger

Speaking to the Evening Standard last week, Mikel Arteta explained why he and the squad love Arsene Wenger and why actions like Jose Mourinho’s are unthinkable.  The difference between Arsene and Mourinho/Van Gaal. ONE ARSENE WENGER. pic.twitter.com/iYTG9PrKfk — Team Ramzizou (@_HassanMuhammad) August 15, 2015 In a week where Jose Mourinho seems to have finally picked the wrong fight, Arteta’s words …

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Speculation Over: Ramos To Stay At Real Madrid Until 2020

Real Madrid have today confirmed that Sergio Ramos has signed on for another five years, finally ending speculation surrounding his future.  The Spaniard has sealed his future at the Spanish club after a summer which has been filled with rumours of a move to Manchester United, with David de Gea potentially going the other way. The 29-year-old will now surely end …

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Man City In ‘Advanced Talks’ With £28M Man Utd Defensive Target

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News emerging today claims that Manchester City are in ‘advanced talks’ with Valencia over the signing of their star defender Nicolas Otamendi.  The proposed £28 million deal has been complicated somewhat by the Spanish club still owing the Citizens a ‘significant portion’ of Alvaro Negrado’s £24 million fee however, according to the Daily Mail. But the La Liga outfit may now …

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Talking Points From Manchester City vs. Chelsea

It was another tough day at the office for the embattled Jose Mourinho, as the Champions faced the winners of the season previous. Starting teams: Man City XI: Hart; Sagna, Kompany, Mangala, Kolarov; Yaya Toure, Fernandinho; Navas, Silva, Sterling, Aguero. Subs: Zabaleta, Nasri, Caballero, Bony, Clichy, Demichelis, Iheanacho. Chelsea XI: Begovic; Ivanovic, Cahill, Terry, Azpilicueta; Ramires, Matic; Willian, Fabregas, Hazard; Diego …

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VINE: Karim Ben-WHO? Olivier Giroud Just Did THIS Against Crystal Palace

Olivier Giroud has just stuck a bit of a stonker against Crystal Palace.  That’s an insane finish from Giroud but he’ll get zero credit because he’s not Benzema. — Mahmoud Jaber (@MahmuudJaber) August 16, 2015 Arsenal fans around the world have been pulling their hair out for weeks over the ongoing Benzema saga. However, their current number one forward has …

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David De Gea Refuses To Submit Transfer Request

Best case scenario for United – David De Gea stays for another season. David De Gea has reportedly ruled out submitting a formal transfer request to Manchester United in order to push through a move to Real Madrid. According to Spanish news agency EFE (the world’s fourth largest wire service after the Associated Press, Reuters, and Agence France-Presse), De Gea is …

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Yannick Bolasie And Bradley Wright-Philips Go Head To Head In Rap Battle

Brap! Yannick Bolasie, who’s currently thriving in the Premier League with Crystal Palace, took on MLS Golden Boot winner and All-Star Bradley Wright-Philips in a rap showdown for the ages. Bradley definitely has the edge in delivery, but Bolasie absolutely kills him on lyrics, with Wright-Philips’ questionable record in English football in the firing line. In fact, Bradley’s actually pretty good at the …

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‘Arsenal eye £35.5m South American as Karim Benzema Deal Stalls’

With the Karim Benzema deal now reported to have hit the skids, many media outlets are throwing their two cents at who Arsene Wenger’s Plan B is… According to Sunday’s papers, Wenger has reportedly become frustrated over the delay in signing Karim Benzema and has begun to line up an alternative. Yesterday, Kike Marin of El Confidencial had claimed that that …

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If I Wasn’t A Footballer I Would Be In The UFC – Top Striker

In a recent interview with The Bleacher Report Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic claimed that if he wasn’t a footballer he could see himself having a career in the UFC. “I am a huge UFC fan”, said the Paris Saint-Germain front man. Ibra’s love for MMA is no secret, as he regularly delivers social media messages of support to his countryman, UFC …

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