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Jose Mourinho Admits To Tempering Transfer Window Expectations

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho and Nemanja Matic of Chelsea

Manchester United fans have become somewhat impatient this summer due to the side’s supposed inactivity in the transfer window thus far. Jose Mourinho has, since the end of the season, welcomed two new additions to his squad in the shapes of Romelu Lukaku and Victor Lindelof. The pair cost the Reds a combined fee of a little over £100 million. …

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Chelsea And Manchester City Vie For Danilo’s Signature

Real Madrid's Brazilian defender Danilo (L) vies with Celta Vigo's Danish midfielder Pione Sisto during the Spanish league football match RC Celta de Vigo vs Real Madrid CF at the Balaidos stadium in Vigo on May 17, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / MIGUEL RIOPA (Photo credit should read MIGUEL RIOPA/AFP/Getty Images)

The market for top class defenders is certainly not for the faint-hearted. Chelsea’s desire to bolster their defensive options saw them part ways with £29 million to acquire the services of Antonio Rudiger. Manchester City, not to be outdone, then spent £50m on enticing Kyle Walker from Tottenham Hotspur. Two excellent players with bright futures, and at those sums they …

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Opinion: Rooney’s Decline A Symbol Of The Drop In Standards At Manchester United

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - APRIL 27: Wayne Rooney of Manchester United warms up during the Premier League match between Manchester City and Manchester United at Etihad Stadium on April 27, 2017 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Former Manchester United captain and new Everton signing Wayne Rooney irked United supporters with his comments recently bemoaning the drop in standards at the club following Sir Alex Ferguson’s retirement. Since Fergie left, Rooney has claimed that it had been difficult for him and Michael Carrick to rise to previous levels. The focal point of the criticism was the recruitment …

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Watch: All The Goals As Manchester United Run Riot Against LA Galaxy

Manchester United

Manchester United got their pre-season tour off to the best possible start in the early hours of  Sunday morning with a commanding victory over LA Galaxy. Jose Mourinho surprised many by omitting Romelu Lukaku, Paul Pogba and Victor Lindelof. Instead, the Special One opted for a 3-5-1-1 formation with Marcus Rashford leading the line in front of Juan Mata. It …

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Robbie Keane May Finally Have Found A New Club

LYON, FRANCE - JUNE 26: Robbie Keane of Republic of Ireland acknowledges the supporters after their team's 1-2 defeat in the UEFA EURO 2016 round of 16 match between France and Republic of Ireland at Stade des Lumieres on June 26, 2016 in Lyon, France. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Robbie Keane has been a free agent since his contract with the LA Galaxy ran out on January 1st after six seasons in the MLS. The Dubliner has been looking for a new club ever since and now may finally have found his next home. Birmingham City manager Harry Redknapp has today told Sky Sports that he is interested in …

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This Brilliant Second-String Manchester United Side Shows Just How Much Strength In Depth They Now Boast

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 11: Anthony Martial of Manchester United takes on Sebastian Prodl of Watford during the Premier League match between Manchester United and Watford at Old Trafford on February 11, 2017 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Manchester United have already spent in excess of £100 million this summer but will be adding further to their squad in the coming weeks. Jose Mourinho has addressed the most glaring problems in his squad already by recruiting a proven Premier League goalscorer in Romelu Lukaku and a dependable centre-back in Victor Lindelof. Meanwhile, Wayne Rooney, Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Adnan …

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Chelsea Finally Confirm The Signing Of Tiemoué Bakayoko

Chelsea have had their fair share of struggles in the opening weeks of the summer transfer window but things now seem to be looking up for the Blues. The club have this evening finally confirmed the arrival of Monaco’s midfield powerhouse Tiemoué Bakayoko on a five-year deal. Compared to the calamity that was the announcement of Antonio Ruediger’s move, the …

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Sunderland Boss Grayson Gushes Over New Signing McGeady

SUNDERLAND, ENGLAND - JULY 13: Aiden McGeady poses for the first time at the Academy of Light on July 13, 2017 in Sunderland, England. (Photo by Scott Heppell/Sunderland AFC via Getty Images)

Once Aiden McGeady finally hangs up his boots after a career which has so far seen him play for six different clubs, he will undoubtedly be spoken of as a player who could have achieved so much more.  And while that train of thought may be the case a couple of years down the line, he is at the moment …

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Chelsea’s Gorgeous Camouflage 2017/18 Third Kit Leaked

LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 21: Chelsea manager Antonio Conte applauds the supporters following the Premier League match between Chelsea and Sunderland at Stamford Bridge on May 21, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Chris Brunskill Ltd/Getty Images)

We’re now less than a month from the Premier League returning and, as is usually the case at this time of year, kit leaks have been widespread.  The latest of which is Chelsea’s third strip for the upcoming season, which will see the Londoners play in an all-black kit should a clash occur. As reported by Footy Headlines, this beautiful new …

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Southampton Fire Back At Critics With Yet Another Innovative Announcement Video

Southampton have fired back at critics of their previous social media videos. The Saints have created yet another extravagant video to announce the renewal of Stuart Taylor’s contract. They came in for mixed reviews following their previous announcement. Using social media, both Ronald Koeman and Liverpool in particular were targeted. A new kit was the announcement on that occasion, and it …

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Chelsea Midfielder Loaned Out To Fellow Premier League Side

LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 21: Ruben Loftus-Cheek of Chelsea poses with the Premier League Trophy after the Premier League match between Chelsea and Sunderland at Stamford Bridge on May 21, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Darren Walsh/Chelsea FC via Getty Images)

The prospects of youth academy players have long been scrutinised at Chelsea.  As of the start of last season, the club had 38 players on loan across the globe and it was hard to make an argument that any of them would ultimately force their way into the London club’s first string side. Indeed, the prospects of one of their more promising …

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Five Talking Points Ahead Of Manchester United’s Pre-Season Tour

LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 10: Midfielder Paul Pogba #6 speaks with and manger Jose Mourinho of Manchester United during training for Tour 2017 at UCLA's Drake Stadium July 10, 2017, in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Manchester United touched down in Los Angeles yesterday for the first leg of an extensive pre-season tour that takes in seven matches across three countries. LA Galaxy are first up for the Reds on Saturday in the StubHub Centre before they face Real Salt Lake on Monday. The serious tests begin then as they come up against Manchester City, Real …

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