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Crystal Palace Hugely Increase Their Bid For Liverpool Frontman [Report]

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - AUGUST 17: Christian Benteke of Liverpool reacts after a missed chance during the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and A.F.C. Bournemouth at Anfield on August 17, 2015 in Liverpool, United Kingdom. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

Liverpool striker, Christian Benteke is back in the news again… Premier league side Crystal Palace previously set their sights on the Belgian international last month, but nothing major arose from their 25 million pound bid. Since then, Palace have now been forced to increase their offer to 31.5 million pounds, according to reports by The Guardian and reliable journalist Ed Malyon. A …

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Video: Whose Bicycle Kick Was Better, Benteke’s Or Rooney’s?

There is a dearth of bicycle kicks in the Premier League. Most of the amazing acrobatic goals we are treated to here come in the form of viral videos from overseas. There are a number of reasons for this: English football favours strength over skill meaning a lack of adequate time and space for anyone to try. Utility and teamwork is …

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Premier League Transfer Window Report Cards – Part 1

So the window is finally over, four weeks later than it should be according to pretty much every manager in the league, but what power do they have, eh? So, in dedication to those back in school this week, it’s thoroughly fitting to give each team their summer report card for dealings done, or not done. AFC Bournemouth: Grade A- It’s …

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BBC Report Benteke Will Have Liverpool Medical Within 48 Hours


Having agreed a £32.5 million transfer with Aston Villa for striker Christian Benteke, Liverpool will now complete the 24-year-old’s medical ‘in the next 48 hours,’ according to the BBC.  This is set to be the second major departure from the Birmingham-based club in less than a week after Fabian Delph dramatically reversed his decision to stay at Villa and instead signed …

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Belgium: The new footballing superpower

International football is said to represent the pinnacle of any football player’s career. When one casts a thought over the true powerhouses of international football, teams such as Brazil, Argentina, England, Germany, spring to mind. Pele, Maradona, Hurst, Beckenbauer, the list of truly great footballers is one that is dominated by players from the traditional ‘superpowers’ of international football. However, football …

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