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Chelsea Will Have To Fork Out £70m To Prise Attacker From Dortmund [Report]

DORTMUND, GERMANY- AUGUST 17: Marco Reus is seen in a recording studio during the DFL Media Day on August, 17, 2016 in Dortmund, Germany. (Photo by Jan Hetfleisch/Getty Images for DFL)

Despite enjoying a healthy lead over their rivals at the Premier League’s summit, Chelsea are seemingly putting the groundwork in now for an even stronger 2017/18 season. Seven points ahead of their nearest challengers, Tottenham, one player who is said to be part of Blues boss Antonio Conte’s long-term vision is Borussia Dortmund’s Marco Reus. According to The Express, Chelsea have been …

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Why Are Premier League Clubs Continuing To Struggle In Europe?

MUNICH, GERMANY - FEBRUARY 15: Granit Xhaka, Hector Bellerin, Gabriel Paulista and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain (L-R) of Arsenal react during the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 first leg match between FC Bayern Muenchen and Arsenal FC at Allianz Arena on February 15, 2017 in Munich, Germany. (Photo by Alex Grimm/Bongarts/Getty Images)

The Premier League is renowned as the best league in the world but if you look at the list of previous winners of the Champions League, English teams are way down the list of winners or even finalists. The last three seasons have seen the Champions League trophy remain in Spain.  While Sevilla have landed the last three Europa League …

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Liverpool And Manchester City To Fight It Out For £40m Attacker

LISBON, PORTUGAL - OCTOBER 18: Marvin Zeegelaar of SC Sporting competes for the ball with Pierre Aubameyang of Borussia Dortmund during the UEFA Champions League match between SC Sporting and Borussia Dortmund at Estadio Jose Alvalade on October 18, 2016 in Lisbon, Lisboa. (Photo by Octavio Passos/Getty Images)

Jurgen Klopp and Pep Guardiola have a history of competing against each other during their days in Germany, with Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund respectively, and now that rivalry has crossed over to the Premier League with Liverpool and Manchester City. That very rivalry, however, is set to extend this summer to the transfer window as both managers fight it …

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Borussia Dortmund Have Named Their Price For In Demand Striker Aubameyang [Bild]

Borussia Dortmund have reportedly revealed just how much it would cost for the Bundesliga side to sell long time Premier League target Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. The Gabon international has been the subject of much speculation since last summer, with the likes of Arsenal, Manchester City and Chelsea rumoured to be interested in the 27-year-old. Up until now Dortmund have given a …

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Henrikh Mkhitaryan Explains How Jurgen Klopp Convinced Him To Join Dortmund Over Liverpool

DORTMUND, GERMANY - SEPTEMBER 15: Head coach Juergen Klopp and Henrikh Mkhitaryan of Borussia Dortmund attends a press conference ahead of their UEFA Champions League first Round against Arsenal FC at Signal Iduna Park on SEPTEMBER 15, 2014 in Dortmund, Germany. (Photo by Alexandre Simoes/Borussia Dortmund/Getty Images)

Henrikh Mkhitaryan will face off against Liverpool with Manchester United on Sunday, but were it not for a meeting with Jurgen Klopp in 2013 his career could have taken a very different path. Mkhitaryan was on the way out at Shakhtar Donetsk, with three clubs – namely Liverpool, Tottenham and Dortmund – chasing his signature, but despite having phone calls …

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Pep Guardiola: A Victim Of His Own High Standards?

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 03: Josep Guardiola, Manager of Manchester City looks on prior to the Premier League match between Manchester City and Chelsea at Etihad Stadium on December 3, 2016 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images) Pep Guardiola

Has Pep Guardiola set the bar impossibly high for himself? When I was 13 it was arranged that my friend would have his first kiss down a laneway in our local housing estate. The girl he was meant to kiss was tall, blonde and pretty and all the lads were routeing for him. All except me, because this girl was …

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Real Madrid And Barcelona Dominate UEFA’s 2016 Team Of The Year

BARCELONA, SPAIN - DECEMBER 03: Lionel Messi (C) of Barcelona competes for the ball against Luka Modric (L) and Mateo Kovacic (R) of Real Madrid during the La Liga match between FC Barcelona and Real Madrid CF at Camp Nou on December 3, 2016 in Barcelona, Spain. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

UEFA have officially announced the results of their Team of the Year poll for 2016. Fans were asked to vote for their best elevens from the twelve months just gone, the overall result of which UEFA have now made public. As expected, Champions League winners Real Madrid have the most players included in the lineup, with four of Zinedine Zidane’s …

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Arsenal And Liverpool Have Both Missed Out On Julian Draxler According To Reports In France

WOLFSBURG, GERMANY - SEPTEMBER 20: Julian Draxler (R) of Wolfsburg and Mario Goetze (L) of Dortmund compete for the ball during the Bundesliga match between VfL Wolfsburg and Borussia Dortmund at Volkswagen Arena on September 20, 2016 in Wolfsburg, Germany. (Photo by Oliver Hardt/Bongarts/Getty Images)

What could have been a big saga in January looks to have been averted with strong reports coming from France that Julian Draxler has decided on his next club. The German international’s relationship with current side Wolfsburg has collapse in dramatic fashion in the past few months, and while the Bundesliga club disregarded his wish to leave in the summer, …

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Arsenal To Target German Star If Alexis Sanchez Departs The Emirates

LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 24: Arsene Wenger, Manager of Arsenal shouts instructions to Alexis Sanchez of Arsenal during the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and Chelsea at Emirates Stadium on January 24, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

The festive cheer at Arsenal is in short supply this week after back-to-back defeats to Everton and Manchester City which has seen the Gunners slip to their familiar fourth position and nine points behind leaders Chelsea. Contract disputes with star players Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil, who both have 18 months remaining on their contracts, will leave the Emirates faithful fearful …

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Watch: Douglas Costa Just Scored A 30 Yard Thunderb*stard To Send Bayern Munich Top Of The Bundesliga

MUNICH, GERMANY - NOVEMBER 05: Douglas Costa of FC Bayern Muenchen runs with the ball during the Bundesliga match between Bayern Muenchen and TSG 1899 Hoffenheim at Allianz Arena on November 5, 2016 in Munich, Germany. (Photo by Boris Streubel/Getty Images)

What a goal from Douglas Costa! Bayern Munich have endured a slow start to the season by their own ridiculously high standards. The German giants were only keeping pace with leaders Leipzig for the opening months of the Bundesliga season, and finished second in their Champions League group. Locked scoreless with Darmstadt today, the champions needed to find a goal …

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Arsenal Chasing Two International-Quality Attacking Midfielders

LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 15: Jesse Lingard of England in action during the international friendly match between England and Spain at Wembley Stadium on November 15, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

With Arsenal challenging for their first league title since 2004, the Gunners have now been linked with January reinforcements in the form of Wolfsburg winger Julian Draxler and Manchester United’s Jesse Lingard. Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has been a long time admirer of German international Draxler, having attempted to sign him from Schalke, the club with which the youngster made his …

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Liverpool Set To Battle Manchester City For Schalke Star In January

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Liverpool and Manchester City are set to compete to sign Schalke left-back Sead Kolasinac in January, according to Sport Bild. Jürgen Klopp has utilised James Milner in that position after growing tiresome of Alberto Moreno’s constant mistakes in the Red’s defence, but Kolasinac could provide the German with much-needed relief. However, if Klopp’s men can successful rival Pep Guardiola’s Manchester …

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Manchester United Dodged A Bullet When They Failed To Sign Renato Sanches

One of the most shocking transfer stories from last summer was that of Renato Sanches. The former Benfica academy graduate stunned the footballing world when a move was all but confirmed with Manchester United, he instead signed for Bayern Munich. The move shocked and angered United fans, with some even calling for the club’s executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward to step down. …

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