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Manchester United Keep Tabs On Barca Defender

Manchester United could be in line for a move to sign Barcelona left back Jordi Alba, according to reports. United were interested in the 25-year-old during the summer but he is reportedly now being tracked by the blue half of Manchester also. City are supposedly willing to splash the cash for Alba although it may be tough to take him away …

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Manchester United Linked With British Wonderkid

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Reports have emerged on Monday morning linking Manchester United with young British prospect Regan Poole. Sixteen-year-old Poole currently plays for Newport County and has impressed Manchester United’s scouts with some assured performances during a week-long trial with the Red Devils. The Sun report that Louis van Gaal is looking to invest in youth, following a high-profile transfer window. Young defender Poole …

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Liverpool Captain Steven Gerrard Needs To Be Managed Correctly

Simon Bracken argues that effective management of Steven Gerrard is key if Liverpool are to get the best out of their ageing captain. Outside of the badly needed three points, one of the most pleasing aspects of the 2-1 victory over West Brom for Liverpool fans was seeing Steven Gerrard playing further forward for the last 20 minutes. After Lucas came …

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Boca Juniors Attempt To Derail River Plate In The Superclásico

El Monumental, Buenos Aires is the setting on Sunday night for one of the fiercest rivalries in world football – River Plate vs. Boca Juniors – El Superclásico. Both teams have had contrasting starts to the Primera División with Los Millonarios leading the league undefeated while Los Xeneizes sit in 13th having only won four games from a possible nine. …

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Liverpool Manager Admits Signing Balotelli Was A Gamble

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has admitted that signing former AC Milan striker Mario Balotelii was a calculated gamble and that the striker must improve. The Liverpool manager has defended the signing of the 24-year-old but admits that Balotelli must improve his strike rate after scoring just one goal in seven appearances. “I always said it was about availability and affordability …

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Liverpool Star Reportedly Stalling Over Contract Extension

Liverpool’s young midfielder Raheem Sterling is reportedly stalling over signing a new contract with the Merseyside club. The 19-year-old is currently on £30,000 a week and with the likes of Luke Shaw on £90,000, Sterling’s representatives are bound to be looking for a huge increase on the young star’s weekly wage. The England international is now pivotal to both Liverpool …

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PA Fantasy Premier League Week 7: Potential Picks

Colm Hayes is here with your weekly fill on how to climb that Fantasy Premier League ladder. With the international break looming, fantasy managers must savour this weekend and hope for huge points hauls before the two-week hiatus. Wayne Rooney’s suspension coupled with Aaron Ramsey’s injury has hit many squads hard and a fair few wildcards may have been cashed …

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Premier League: Big Weekend for….

Six games into the Premier League and the table is dangerously close to forming a pattern, with certain teams not wanting to be where they are currently. It’s a big weekend for these teams, with a win having the potential to kick start their season. It is also a big weekend for certain individuals in the Premier League, as they face …

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Wenger: Chelsea Midfielder Wanted Move To Arsenal

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has claimed that Chelsea midfielder Cesc Fabregas wanted to return to Arsenal before eventually moving to Chelsea. Wenger believes that a deal between Fabregas and Chelsea was agreed in early 2014 and that Arsenal decided not to sign the Spanish international as they have numerous options in midfield. The Arsenal manager was asked if Fabregas wanted …

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Dani Alves Could Sign For Manchester United

Barcelona full back Dani Alves has declared he will play in England next season and Manchester United are favourites to land the Brazilian. Dani Alves has decided that this will be his last season at Camp Nou and plans to ply his trade in the Premier League next season. The full-back had been linked with a move away this summer but has stayed on …

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Manchester United Consider Big Name Midfield Signing

Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal is considering a January move for Roma’s Kevin Strooman, with Real Madrid wantaway Sami Khedira another option. Louis van Gaal has been forthright in expressing his preference for Dutch players since taking the hot seat at Old Trafford, considering them to be the best value buys. He has already bagged compatriot Daley Blind and …

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Premier League Preview: Tottenham vs Southampton

Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino faces off against his old club Southampton at White Hart Lane this weekend in what should be an enthralling encounter. Tottenham Hotspur v Southampton Tottenham go into this game having failed to secure a win in their previous four Premier League games. They also haven’t scored a home goal since beating QPR 4-0 at the end of …

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Tottenham Fan Changes His Name To White Hart Lane

What have you done Gary? A Tottenham fan has legally changed his name to Gary White Hart Lane to show his devotion to Spurs’ cause. Gary Lane from Surrey changed his middle name to White Hart by deed poll and said he did so because he loves a “bit of banter”.   “When I tell people my full name on …

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Premier League Preview: Swansea City vs Newcastle United

Two sides desperately in need of a victory clash at the Liberty Stadium, as Alan Pardew looks to hold onto his job as Newcastle United manager. Swansea City v Newcastle United Swansea started the season in flying form and had a one hundred percent record after three games. However, from Diego Costa’s equalizer for Chelsea on the stroke of halftime …

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Premier League Preview: Aston Villa vs Manchester City

A fixture in which Aston Villa twice came from behind to win 3-2 last season, leading to Joe Hart being dropped by Manuel Pellegrini, Manchester City won’t want a repeat of that horror show this weekend. Aston Villa v Manchester City Villa had a bright start to the season, unbeaten after four games before a virus left them depleted for the …

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Premier League Preview: Sunderland vs Stoke City

Sunderland are still in search of their first Premier League victory this season and host Mark Hughes’ Stoke City at the Stadium of Light. Sunderland v Stoke City The “Black Cats” have been the Premier League’s draw specialists this year. Five draws from their opening six games leaves them still awaiting their first win, as the only game they didn’t …

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