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Reports Suggest Christian Benteke Is A Target For Chelsea

HULL, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 10: Christian Benteke of Crystal Palace 917) celebrates with team mate as he scores their first and equalising goal from a penalty during the Premier League match between Hull City and Crystal Palace at KCOM Stadium on December 10, 2016 in Hull, England. (Photo by Gareth Copley/Getty Images)

Christian Benteke has emerged as a surprise transfer target for champions Chelsea, according to reports in The Telegraph. With number one target Romelu Lukaku set to sign for Manchester United this weekend, Chelsea boss Antonio Conte is now looking at alternative options. Multiple stories broke in the past few days claiming the Italian is frustrated with the failure to secure …

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Watch: St Kevin’s Boys Offer Huge Hope for Irish Football With Genk Victory

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The famous St. Kevin’s football club sent out a gentle reminder of the talent that they nurture at schoolboy level after a fantastic 3-0 victory over their Genk counterparts in the under-13 Academy cup. The Shanowen Road side comfortably dispatched the Belgians 3-0 in the prestigious youth tournament that also contains youth sides from Barcelona, Depotivo La Coruna, West Bromwich Albion and …

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Eamon Dunphy Takes Aim At Liverpool’s “Bargain Basement” Transfer Policy Under Jürgen Klopp

John Giles fired a broadside at Liverpool manager Jürgen Klopp last week, and now his longtime partner in crime Eamon Dunphy has followed suit. However, while Giles was critical of the German manager’s tactics, insofar as their attacking mentality led to a number of defensive mistakes, Dunphy has instead focused on Liverpool’s transfer policy as the target of his disapproval. Writing …

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Antonio Conte Is Playing A Blinder In The Diego Costa Saga

LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 31: Diego Costa of Chelsea celebrates scoring his team's fourth goal during the Premier League match between Chelsea and Stoke City at Stamford Bridge on December 31, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Steve Bardens/Getty Images)

The Diego Costa rumour mill continues to churn this morning. The latest sentiments, as expressed in the Guardian, are that Conte has no intention of speaking face-to-face with the striker about his planned departure. Conte will simply judge him on his performances and attitude on the training pitch. Should he observe the required improvement, he’s back in Chelsea’s XI. Simple as that. Such …

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Watch: Five Of Liverpool’s Best Ever Goals Against Manchester United

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - MARCH 06: Dirk Kuyt of Liverpool celebrates scoring his team's second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and Manchester United at Anfield on March 6, 2011 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

Liverpool take on Manchester United at Anfield on Monday, looking to end a run of four consecutive league defeats against their opponents. The Reds have made a storming start under Jurgen Klopp this season, and victory over José Mourinho’s Man United would put them level on points with Manchester City and Arsenal at the top of the Premier League table, …

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The 10 Worst Liverpool Signings Of The Last 10 Years

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Last week the CIES Football Observatory shocked many observers when they illustrated that Liverpool had raked in £379 million through player sales since 2010, making the Reds the biggest selling club in Europe. Although many of these sales were forced upon Liverpool by either financial circumstances or players demanding to leave Anfield, in that same time period the Reds have …

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Former Arsenal Stalwart Having Medical At Crystal Palace

LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 08: Mathieu Flamini of Arsenal celebrates his team's second goal scored by Kieran Gibbs of Arsenal (not pictured) during the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur at the Emirates Stadium on November 8, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Sky Sports News have reported that Mathieu Flamini, long-time Arsenal midfielder and one of the more intriguing characters in football, is having a medical at Crystal Palace. The 32-year-old Frenchman has become more known for his impressive off-the-pitch moves being a partner in GFBiochemicals, a company that produces levulinic acid on a commercial scale. BREAKING: Former @Arsenal midfielder Mathieu Flamini having medical …

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Opinion: Why Liverpool Fans Need To Forget About The Net Spend Myth And Trust Klopp

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 27: Jurgen Klopp, Manager of Liverpool during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool at White Hart Lane on August 27, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

As has become the case in recent years, transfer deadline day was a quiet affair for Liverpool. With no more players arriving, Wednesday was all about shifting some of the remaining fringe players in the form of Luis Alberto, Andre Wisdom, Mario Balotelli and Lazar Markovic. This summer has seen unprecedented levels of player sales at Anfield, with fourteen leaving on …

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West Ham Confirm Deal In Place To Sign £24m Juventus Striker

TURIN, ITALY - FEBRUARY 03: Simone Zaza of Juventus FC gestures during the Serie A match between Juventus FC and Genoa CFC at Juventus Arena on February 3, 2016 in Turin, Italy. (Photo by Valerio Pennicino/Getty Images)

Italian international Simone Zaza is on the verge of swapping Juventus for West Ham, with a fee of around €28m (£24m) to sign the striker agreed between the two clubs. English and Italian reports had last night claimed that the deal had been struck between the two parties, and West Ham manager Slaven Bilic has confirmed this to be the …

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Christian Benteke: The Wrong Player At The Wrong Time For Liverpool

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 24: Christian Benteke of Liverpool gives a thumbs up during the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and Liverpool at the Emirates Stadium on August 24, 2015 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

By this evening, it seems almost certain that Christian Benteke will no longer be a Liverpool player. The £32.5m Belgian international, the then-second (now third) most expensive signing in the club’s history, leaves with a somewhat indifferent record of 9 goals in 29 Premier League appearances. By the end, he was the Plan B, the last resort by Jürgen Klopp thrown on …

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Details Emerge Of Crystal Palace’s Cheeky Second Bid For Liverpool Striker Christian Benteke

SWANSEA, WALES - MAY 01: Christian Benteke of Liverpool arrives for the Barclays Premier League match between Swansea City and Liverpool at The Liberty Stadium on May 1, 2016 in Swansea, Wales. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

Liverpool and Crystal Palace remain in talks to sign striker Christian Benteke, but their second formal offer has not gone down well at Anfield. Reports emerged yesterday that Palace had made a second bid for the Belgian international, having seen a £25m bid rejected earlier in the summer. The propsed £30.5m deal, which contained a guaranteed £23.5m plus a further …

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