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Real Madrid In Talks To Sign Chelsea Goalkeeper [Report]

SUNDERLAND, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 14: Thibaut Courtois of Chelsea reacts after the final whistle during the Premier League match between Sunderland and Chelsea at Stadium of Light on December 14, 2016 in Sunderland, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Manchester United fans fearing David de Gea could leave Old Trafford for Real Madrid in the future may have had their Christmas wish come true that the European champions will look elsewhere, with news of a new target for Los Blancos being reported.  The Sun claim Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois has attracted the interest of Real Madrid, according to reports in Spain. De …

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Arsenal Line Up Nacho Monreal Replacement

VALENCIA, SPAIN - FEBRUARY 18: Jose Gaya (R) of Valencia competes for the ball with Thomas Murg of Rapid Vienna during the UEFA Europa League round of 32 first leg match between Valencia CF and Rapid Vienna at Estadi de Mestalla on February 18, 2016 in Valencia, Spain. (Photo by Fotopress/Getty Images)

Arsene Wenger will spend the festive period mulling over his options in the upcoming transfer window after seeing his side drop six points and slip nine points behind leaders Chelsea in the past week. The Sun report the Gunners are interested in Valencia left-back Jose Gaya as they attempt to shore up their defence having already snapped up Shkodran Mustafi from Valencia …

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Manchester United Target Griezmann In No Doubt Where His Future Lies

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Reports earlier this month, via the Daily Star, suggested that France international Antoine Griezmann could be Manchester United’s next major investment but comments emerging on Tuesday from the man himself have cast doubt over these rumours.  Talksport contributor Pilib de Brun claimed the Old Trafford outfit are ‘very confident’ of getting their man and will trigger his £83.5 million release clause at Atletico Madrid …

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Watch: Arsenal Defender Provides Positive Update On Injury

LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 10: Shkodran Mustafi of Arsenal speaks to a member of the Arsenal medical team after going down injured during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Stoke City at the Emirates Stadium on December 10, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Arsenal defender Shkodran Mustafi has given Gunners supporters some much needed good news as we head into Christmas week. The Arsenal defender has been injured since the north London club’s clash with Stoke ten days ago, and his absence has seen Arsenal slump to two consecutive league defeats. These results leave Arsenal’s title challenge looking as limp as ever, and only …

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Statistics Show José Mourinho Is No Longer Manchester United’s Worst Manager For 30 Years

Manchester United’s 2-0 victory over West Bromwich Albion in the Premier League on Saturday not only ensures that the Old Trafford club keeps the pressure on fifth placed Tottenham Hotspur, but it also means José Mourinho is no longer United’s worst manager for three decades. Having taken over from Louis van Gaal this past summer, fans’ expectations were sky high …

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Wayne Rooney Set For Shock Exit Following Mourinho Fallout – Agent

Manchester United finally look like they are beginning to click under Jose Mourinho, with three wins in their last three outings and a growing self-belief, just in time for the crucial Christmas calendar of fixtures. Zlatan Ibrahimovic continues his ridiculous form in front of goal and Paul Pogba, United’s world record signing, is now beginning to show the form and …

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Analysis: Do Arsenal Have Enough To Beat Bayern Munich?

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 13: (L-R) Ronald Koeman, Manager of Everton greets Arsene Wenger, Manager of Arsenal prior to kickoff during the Premier League match between Everton and Arsenal at Goodison Park on December 13, 2016 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

Despite topping their Champions League group, Arsenal ended up drawing one of Europe’s big guns in the knockout stages once again, this time familiar foes Bayern Munich. That draw kicked off a negative few days for the Gunners too, as they also succumbed to a 2-1 defeat away to Everton allowing Chelsea take a six-point lead in the title race. Arsenal …

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Why Do Rugby Players Respect Their Referees More Than Footballers Do?

LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 14: Phil Jones of Manchester United (L) and Marcos Rojo of Manchester United (R) argue with the referee after there was no penalty given during the Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Manchester United at Selhurst Park on December 14, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Christopher Lee/Getty Images)

Nigel Owen’s recent suggestion that football take retrospective action against diving is not the first time rugby referees have took a somewhat superior stance and offered suggestions to their football counterparts. You can’t blame Owens and his fellow rugby referees for feeling slightly smug about controlling and having the respect of men two or three times their size, while football …

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Ex-Man City Boss Offers Alexis Sanchez Eye-Watering £500,000 Per Week To Join Him In China

Arsenal face increasing competition to keep star striker Alexis Sanchez, and while contract negotiations with the club continue to stall ex-Manchester City manager and current boss of Chinese Super League side Hebei China Fortune, Manuel Pellegrini, has made the Chilean a truly eye-watering offer. The Gunners are reported to have upped the offer to the 27-year-old in recent days and …

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Arsenal Offer Alexis Sanchez £9.3 Million Per Year Deal But The Chilean Wants A Lot More

The long running contract extension negotiations between Arsenal and Alexis Sanchez look set to continue after the Chile international reportedly rejected the club’s latest offer. Reported by the Daily Mail, the latest offer from the London club amounts to a staggering £9.3 million a year, or £180,000 per week. Such a deal would mean the Gunners have offered Sanchez a …

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Has Everton’s James McCarthy Finally Won Over Ronald Koeman?

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 13: James McCarthy of Everton is pursued by Francis Coquelin (L) and Mesut Ozil (C) of Arsenal during the Premier League match between Everton and Arsenal at Goodison Park on December 13, 2016 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

James McCarthy seems to be firmly back in Everton boss Ronald Koeman’s plans. After an injury-plagued season, the Irish midfielder put in an impressive performance in Everton’s 2-1 win over Arsenal on Tuesday night. Although it will take more than one game to win the full backing of his manager, Tuesday can certainly allow the Glasweigen to gather some momentum. …

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Manchester United On The Verge Of Signing 40-Goal-A-Season Teenage Prodigy

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho looks set to continue former boss Louis van Gaal’s penchant for signing youth stars for the future as Ajax teenage sensation Daishawn Redan arrives at Carrington ahead of a proposed move to Old Trafford. According to the Daily Mail, the 15-year-old arrived at United’s training ground this week, renewing speculation that the Netherlands U-17 star …

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Wenger’s Remarkable Reaction To Arsenal’s Champions League Draw

LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 03: Arsene Wenger manager of Arsenal and Slaven Bilic manager of West Ham United look on during the Premier League match between West Ham United and Arsenal at London Stadium on December 3, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Charlie Crowhurst/Getty Images)

Arsenal drawing Bayern Munich in the last 16 of the Champions League has given the north London club’s supporters a sinking feeling that they are all too familiar with. Perennial last 16 contenders, the Gunners have not progressed past this point since the 2009/10 season, when they lost 6-3 on aggregate to Barcelona.  In the past this could have been blamed on …

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Manchester United Chasing Europe’s Most Potent Striker [Report]

LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 23: Edinson Cavani of PSG looks on during the UEFA Champions League Group A match between Arsenal FC and Paris Saint-Germain at the Emirates Stadium on November 23, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Having already signed Zlatan Ibrahimovic from Paris Saint Germain on a free in the summer, Manchester United are again looking to the French capital for more firepower it seems.  According to The Express, United are looking at bringing in Edinson Cavani if he cannot strike a deal with his current club. The report states that the Ligue 1 giants have …

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