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Hull City Agree Fee For West Ham Midfielder

Hull City have reportedly agreed a fee for 27-year-old midfielder Mohamed Diame from West Ham United, according to Sky Sports.  Hull City’s pursuit of a midfield player in this window, in particular Tom Cleverley, according to Sky Sports, has been unsuccessful up until this point but if this signing is to be finalised it gives Tigers’ boss Steve Bruce an experienced, strong …

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Arsenal Move For Ivorian Striker

Reports are suggesting that Arsenal are moving for Swansea City’s Wilfried Bony as they look to cover for the injured, Oliver Giroud. Bony, 25, netted 16 league goals for the Welsh outfit last year, and was bought for a Welsh record fee of £12 million in 2013. Criticisms of Arsenal have been focused on their lack of goal threats so …

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Manchester United Striker Seals Move Away

With the impending arrival of Radamel Falcao it seemed ineivatable that a striker would leave Old Trafford and Javier Hernandez has joined Real Madrid on a season long loan deal with an option to buy. The following statement appeared on Real Madrid’s website and the Mexican international will provide competition for Karim Benzema as Madrid’s central striker. “Real Madrid and …

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Premier League Gameweek 3 – Who’s Hot and Who’s Not?

Cian O’Callaghan discusses the winners and losers from another action-packed Premier League weekend. It was an excellent gameweek for Liverpool, while Manchester City were stunned by Stoke. Hot: Liverpool supporters For anyone wondering whether Liverpool will still be a contender for Champions League football this season after the departure of Luis Suarez, they got their answer yesterday and it was …

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Shane Duffy Moves To Blackburn Rovers

Sky Sports have reported that 22-year-old Irish international Shane Duffy has signed for Blackburn Rovers after leaving Everton. The deal will run for three years.  Duffy joined the Liverpool club in 2009 as a youth but is now looking to take a step down in level to get some proper game time. He played all of last season on loan at …

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Manchester United Midfielder Close To Leicester Loan Move

Manchester United youngster Nick Powell looks to be set for a loan move to Leicester City before the deadline at 11pm tonight, according to the Mirror. After impressing at Crewe Alexandra, Powell joined the Old Trafford club with a lot of promise back 2012  but it now looks as though he will have to prove himself elsewhere once again to …

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Arsenal Struggling To Land Striker

It looks bleak for Arsenal as manager Arsene Wenger repeatedly misses out on striker targets, and there appears to be little prospect of a deal being concluded by tonight’s deadline. It’s been a bad day for Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger, with the surprising news just breaking that Manchester United have prevailed in the battle to land Monaco striker Radamel Falcao …

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Liverpool – Red Cafu Close To New Deal

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers is set to reward Jon Flanagan with a new deal at Anfield. Jon Flanagan, known affectionately as ‘Flani Alves’ by the Liverpool faithful, broke into the Liverpool starting line up last season and is set to be rewarded with a long term contract to keep him at Anfield, according to The Mirror. The right back, who …

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Tottenham Close To Deal For Jay Rodriguez

Tottenham are reportedly willing to spend up to £14 million on Jay Rodriguez with Andros Townsend going the other way as part of the deal, according to The Independent. The North London club look to be bolstering their attacking options for the rest of 2014/15 with Jay Rodriquez looking set to swap the south coast for the North of London. Although …

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Manchester United To Sign Falcao As Van Persie Faces Surgery

Manchester United were set to make a dramatic deadline day signing with a €65 million fee agreed to sign Radamael Falcao in a  4-year deal according to Spanish newspaper AS. However it is now believed that Falcao will join in a loan deal worth £20 million. The possible arrival of Falcao at Old Trafford is surprising due to United possessing …

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Falcao On His Way To Manchester United

According to Sky Sports, a season-long loan deal has been agreed by Manchester United for Radamel Falcao. The Colombian now looks set to make a move away from Ligue 1 side, Monaco to play in the Premier League. This signing is set to grab all the attention today in a stunning turnaround. United are coming in at the last moment to steal …

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Manchester United Back In For Midfielder

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Manchester United have not given up hope of signing Juventus man Arturo Vidal and have made a bid of £39.5m for the Chilean midfielder according to Italian newspaper Tuttosport. Vidal has been linked with a  move to Manchester all summer and would be an all-action type of midfielder that would complement the pace and running ability of new signing Angel …

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Liverpool in Talks To Sign Ex-Barcelona Man, Departures Imminent

According to the Daily Mail, Liverpool are in talks to sign former Barcelona keeper Victor Valdes on a free transfer as the former Barcelona keeper is now a free agent. The 32-year-old Catalan suffered a cruciate knee ligament injury in March and is not expected to be fit until December. The former Barcelona man would offer Liverpool a vast amount of experience having …

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Arsenal & Manchester City Battle For £55m Striker

According to the Guardian Arsenal & Manchester City have been offered Radamel Falcao for £55 million. Falcao was left out of Monaco’s side that drew 1-1 with Lille at the weekend. Arsenal are looking to sign a striker after French frontman Oliver Giroud suffered a broken tibia that is likely to keep him out of action until the New Year. Arsenal …

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Radamel Falcao – Why Real Madrid Need Another Striker

It’s a massive 24 hours for Radamel Falcao, with a number of Europe’s heavyweights, Real Madrid included, fighting for his signature. Liam Cairns argues that Real Madrid need the Colombian to complete their team of Galacticos. With Radamel Falcao prematurely announcing his arrival at the Bernabeú on Saturday, then removing his tweet and claiming his Twitter account was hacked, no …

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Sky Bet Championship – Matchday 5 Review

Matchday Five in the Sky Bet Championship is over and a few teams are standing out with some great early showings, while others are standing out for the wrong reasons with some second-rate performances. With this round of fixtures over the Championship is taking a two week break due to the International Break which is accommodating friendlies and European Championship …

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Another Lacklustre Arsenal Performance – What Went Wrong?

The start of this season has been a tough one for Arsenal fans. The excitement of signing Alexis Sanchez has quickly been replaced by the usual frustration in the direction of Arsene Wenger’s transfer dealings. After five below par performances, Jack Cairns takes a look at what went wrong at the King Power stadium. Yaya Sanogo.  Without being overly harsh, …

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League of Ireland – First Division Roundup

With only five games left in this season’s League of Ireland First Division, things are hotting up as Longford and Shelbourne battle it out to be crowned champions and avoid the playoffs, while Galway FC and Wexford Youths battle it out for the final playoff spot and  the chance of promotion to the Premier Division.  The tie of the weekend …

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