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Who Features In Arsene Wenger’s Most Selected Arsenal XI Of The Last Twenty Years?


Arsene Wenger celebrated his twentieth anniversary in charge of Arsenal with a last-gasp win over Burnley thanks to Laurent Koscielny’s controversial winner. The Frenchman has had his fair share of dramatic moments during the past two decades, ranging from winning the 2003/04 title in an unbeaten season to almost clinching a Champions League triumph against Barcelona in 2006. It has …

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Done Deal: Celtic Snap Up Kolo Touré

Scottish champions Celtic has confirmed that the club have completed the signing of former Liverpool defender Kolo Touré on a one-year deal. _____ Touré had been a free agent since his Liverpool contract expired on June 30th, and new Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers, was delighted at re-uniting with the Ivorian, capped 118 times by his country, with Rodgers previously signing …

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Done Deal: Liverpool Confirm Their Latest Summer Signing

Klavan Liverpool

Liverpool have today confirmed the signing of defender Ragnar Klavan from Augsburg. The Estonian national team captain has joined the Anfield club on a long-term contract for a fee believed to be in the region of £4m. With a fee agreed between the two clubs on Monday, Klavan flew into Liverpool yesterday where he underwent a medical and agreed personal terms. …

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Liverpool Set To Sign £4m Bundesliga Defender This Week

during the UEFA Europa League round of 32 first leg match between FC Augsburg and Liverpool at WWK-Arena on February 18, 2016 in Augsburg, Germany.

Reports on Sunday night claimed that Liverpool are closing in on the £4m signing of Augsburg defender Ragnar Klavan. James Pearce of the Liverpool Echo and Tony Barrett of the Times – the two most reliable of all Liverpool sources – broke the news that the Reds were closing on the signing of the 30-year-old central defender. Jurgen Klopp’s need …

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Jürgen Klopp Confirms Liverpool Summer Clear-Out

BIRKENHEAD, ENGLAND - JULY 08: (THE SUN OUT, THE SUN ON SUNDAY OUT) Jurgen Klopp manager of Liverpool during a Pre-Season Friendly match between Tranmere Rovers and Liverpool at Prenton Park on July 8, 2016 in Birkenhead, England. (Photo by Andrew Powell/Liverpool FC via Getty Images)

Liverpool manager Jürgen Klopp has confirmed that he has too many players currently at his disposal. Klopp was speaking after Liverpool’s opening pre-season friendly last night – a 1-0 victory against Tranmere at Prenton Park – and he admitted that a number of players would have to leave the club, as the squad has simply become too bloated. In quotes carried …

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Opinion: Kolo Touré Would Be An Excellent Signing For Celtic

Thanks in part to Mamadou Sakho’s ban and Martin Skrtel’s decline, Kolo Touré has enjoyed a fantastic resurgence in recent months at Liverpool. The 35-year-old Ivorian has been thrust back into the Reds first team and raised to the occasion during Liverpool’s fine Europa League run, where they made it to the final before being defeated by Sevilla. Having made 26 appearances …

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Twitter Reacts in Hilarious Style To Kolo Toure Leaving Liverpool

Poor Kolo… Liverpool today announced that everyone’s favourite Toure would be released. Naturally, Twitter was quick to react. Kolo Toure has NOT been offered a new contract by Liverpool. His finest moment in a red shirt? #Liverpool ..#LFC https://t.co/x4kY3Szkmp — Spreadex (@spreadexsports) June 10, 2016 Had 10 missed calls off Kolo Toure so far today. Wonder what he wants? — …

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Celtic Boss Brendan Rodgers Targets Liverpool Defender [Report]

GLASGOW, SCOTLAND - MAY 23: Celtic unveil their new Manager, Brendan Rodgers at Celtic Park Glasgow on May 23, 2016 in Glasgow, Scotland. (Photo by Steve Welsh/Getty Images)

Managers shopping at their former clubs is not a new practice, so it is no surprise that new Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers would look to bring in one or two players from his old Liverpool side. Having previously been linked with moves for Reds Kolo Touré and Joe Gomez, reports in Scotland are today claiming that Rodgers will look to recruit …

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Jamie Carragher Hits Out At Liverpool’s Mamadou Sakho

Former Liverpool player Jamie Carragher attends a press conference with Liverpool's English captain and midfielder Steven Gerrard (not pictured) at Anfield in Liverpool, north west England on March 12, 2015 ahead of an All-Star charity match at the stadium on March 29. The match, which will feature teams made up of current and former Liverpool players as well as specially invited guests, will be played towards the end of what will be Gerrard's final season at the club before he moves to play for LA Galaxy in July. AFP PHOTO / PAUL ELLIS (Photo credit should read PAUL ELLIS/AFP/Getty Images)

Liverpool defender Mamadou Sakho has jeopardised both his and his team’s season by allegedly testing positive for a banned substance. While the French international has not been suspended either the club or UEFA, he has been with withdrawn from first team action for the time being, leaving veteran Kolo Touré – who himself served a six month ban for a …

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Two Liverpool Stars Could Join Premier League Rivals This Summer According To The Guardian

HULL, ENGLAND - APRIL 28: Jake Livermore of Hull City takes on Joe Allen (L) and Jordon Ibe of Liverpool (R) during the Barclays Premier League match between Hull City and Liverpool at KC Stadium on April 28, 2015 in Hull, England. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

With so many players being linked with Liverpool already ahead of this summer, it was inevitable that rumours of departures would also surface. With Marko Grujić and Joël Matip already confirmed to be arriving at Anfield in the summer, and others including Polish international Piotr Zieliński, Köln left back Jonas Hector and Bayern star Mario Götze rumoured to also be on Jürgen Klopp’s summer …

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Veteran Liverpool Defender Eyeing New Contract

Liverpool defender Kolo Touré is keen to ensure that these final few months of the season are not his last at Anfield. The 34-year-old Ivory Coast international has enjoyed something of an extended run in Jürgen Klopp’s side in recent weks, primarily due to injures to Martin Skrtel, Dejan Lovren and Mamadou Sakho. Nonetheless, Touré has impressed of late and is …

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