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Jamie Carragher Backs A German Manager For The Vacant England Role

ROTHERHAM, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 20: Jamie Carragher of England looks on during the International U17 Friendly match between England U17 and Germany U17 at the New York Stadium on November 20, 2015 in Rotherham, England. (Photo by Matthew Lewis/Getty Images)

Jamie Carragher has backed Jurgen Klinsmann, current boss of the US football team, to be the next England boss. Following a disastrous exit from the European Championships on Sunday at the hands of international minnows Iceland, England boss Roy Hodgson promptly resigned. Now, as England look to pick up the pieces and move on from their embarrassing 2-1 defeat, the …

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Higuain, Arsenal And Liverpool Relentlessly Trolled Following Fresh Transfer Links

TURIN, ITALY - MAY 08: Gonzalo Higuain of SSC Napoli celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the Serie A match between Torino FC and SSC Napoli at Stadio Olimpico di Torino on May 8, 2016 in Turin, Italy. (Photo by Valerio Pennicino/Getty Images)

News broke overnight that Napoli star Gonzalo Higuain had rejected a new contract extension offered by the club, sending Premier League clubs into a frenzy. With Chelsea, Arsenal and Liverpool all reportedly interested in the Argentina international, Napoli have slapped a €94 million release clause on the forward in a bid to either dissuade clubs from poaching their prized asset …

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Italian Giants Linked With West Ham Talisman [Report]

LYON, FRANCE - JUNE 26: Dimitri Payet of France in action during 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)

Italian football has suffered many years in the wilderness as the English, Spanish and German leagues continue to progress and the world’s best players opt to move elsewhere. Things may be about to change however, with the £200 million Chinese investment at Inter Milan, meaning they can once again compete with the biggest spending clubs when top players are on …

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Southampton Already Linked With Mane Replacement

MOSCOW, RUSSIA - APRIL 16: Nemanja Pejcinovic (L) of FC Lokomotiv Moscow is challenged by Ahmed Musa of PFC CSKA Moscow during the Russian Premier League ma tch between FC Lokomotiv Moscow and PFC CSKA Moscow on April 16, 2016 at Lokomotiv stadium in Moscow, Russia. (Photo by Epsilon/Getty Images)

  Seeking replacements for big money transfers is nothing new at Southampton and, according to Sky Sports, the Saints have now identified CSKA Moscow forward Ahmed Musa as a replacement for the departing Sadio Mane. It was announced earlier today that Liverpool had completed the signing of Mane on a five-year deal for a fee of around £34 million. He becomes the fifth …

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England: Where Did It All Go Wrong This Time, Roy?


And so, as sure as night follows day, an FA inquest follows England’s early departure from a major tournament. England’s defeat at the hands of Iceland (yes, Iceland), is a low point in a series of lows. A top heavy FA will now decide where we go next. They may already have a man in mind but the customary inquest …

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Don’t Blame Foreigners – England’s Problems Are English

NICE, FRANCE - JUNE 27: Wayne Rooney (2nd R) of England walk to his team mates to console after the UEFA EURO 2016 round of 16 match between England and Iceland at Allianz Riviera Stadium on June 27, 2016 in Nice, France. (Photo by Lars Baron/Getty Images)NICE, FRANCE - JUNE 27: Wayne Rooney (2nd R) of England walk to his team mates to console after the UEFA EURO 2016 round of 16 match between England and Iceland at Allianz Riviera Stadium on June 27, 2016 in Nice, France. (Photo by Lars Baron/Getty Images)

Even before Damir Skomina blew the full-time whistle, the jokes had begun. “Only England could manage to leave Europe twice in one week,” was the gag of choice on Monday night.  By now it’s tired. In many ways however, the frustration of Brexit has mirrored that of ‘Björkxit’. Ricky Gervais was perhaps the most succinct in his summary of the …

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Arsenal Boss Wenger Enters Talks Over Striker Priced At £45 Million

BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 13: Arsene Wenger manager of Arsenal looks on prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and Arsenal at Villa Park on December 13, 2015 in Birmingham, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Jason Burt, chief football correspondent with the Daily Telegraph, has confirmed what a number of English tabloids, including the Mirror have been reporting: Arsenal are set to enter talks with Alexandre Lacazette after Arsène Wenger, who is working in France as a pundit for this summer’s Euros, met with the player’s agent.  Lacazette turned 25 last month, and with 92 …

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Liverpool On Red Alert Following Dortmund Star’s Announcement

LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 06: Jurgen Klopp manager of Liverpool looks on prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Liverpool at Selhurst Park on March 6, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Paul Gilham/Getty Images)

Liverpool have been linked with a host of Jurgen Klopp’s former players since the manager’s arrival on Merseyside, notably Marco Reus, however tabloids nationwide are now suggesting defender Neven Subotic could be the next Dortmund star in the Reds’ crosshairs.  The Mirror have today republished a Facebook post from the 27-year-old, which very much indicates his time at the Bundesliga …

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We Now Know Exactly When Ibrahimovic Will Sign For Manchester United [Report]

NICE, FRANCE - JUNE 22: Zlatan Ibrahimovic of Sweden watches on during the UEFA EURO 2016 Group E match between Sweden and Belgium at Allianz Riviera Stadium on June 22, 2016 in Nice, France. (Photo by Lars Baron/Getty Images)

After an almost endless stream of stories about his proposed move to Manchester United, including Zlatan Ibrahimovic himself toying with the media, it seems there is finally a date set in stone for the 34-year-old’s arrival in Manchester.  According to Gianluca Di Marzio  (via the Daily Star), football’s most colourful character will be officially announced as a United player this Friday, July …

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Premier League On Red Alert As Subotic Wants To Leave Dortmund

Premier League

Premier League clubs are on high alert after Neven Subotic announced via his Facebook page his intention to leave Borussia Dortmund after 8 years. The Serb has been a magnificent servant for Die Borussen, but injuries have wreaked havoc upon Subotic’s involvement in the starting XI, with a case of thrombosis in his arm ruling him out of Thomas Tuchel’s plans …

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Aubameyang’s Dad’s Comments Will Not Exactly Be Music To Arsenal Fans’ Ears

Manchester City

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is at this moment one of European football’s hottest properties, and recent comments from his father only add to this notion.  Despite German bookmakers slashing the odds of the Frenchman making a move to Arsenal in recent days (via the Daily Express), it appears, according to Aubameyang’s father’s statements (via AS), that the transfer to north London would …

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Everton Line Up Hugely Experienced Dutch Ace [Report]

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - JUNE 17: Ronald Koeman arrives for his first press conference as Everton manager at Liverpool John Lennon Airport on June 17, 2016 in Halewood, England. (Photo by Tony McArdle/Everton FC via Getty Images)

Everton, fresh from appointing Ronald Koeman as manager, are busy preparing for the new season ahead as the new boss aims to make his mark on his new side. Reports today suggest Everton may be about to pull off a major coup for the club with the signing of Dutch legend Wesley Sneijder from Turkish giants Galatasaray. According to sources in …

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Manchester City Submit Bid For 19-Year-Old Brazilian Striker [Report]

BEIJING, CHINA - JULY 18: Head coach Pep Guardiola of FC Bayern Muenchen looks on during the international friendly match between FC Bayern Muenchen and Valencia FC during the Audi Football Summit Beijing 2015 at National Stadium on July 18, 2015 in Beijing, China. (Photo by Lintao Zhang/Getty Images)

New Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has reportedly bid £16.7m to land Palmeiras striker Gabriel Jesus ahead of interested parties Manchester United and Bayern Munich, according to The Sun. Billed as ‘one of Brazil’s hottest properties’ by the red-top, Jesus has been tracked by a number of clubs around Europe, with Barcelona, Bayern Munich, Manchester United, Paris Saint-Germain and Real …

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Ibrahimovic’s Impending Manchester United Move Was Almost Scuppered By European Giants [Report]

Euro 2016

Zlatan Ibrahimovic will join Manchester United after Euro 2016, with reports suggesting a medical is already lined up. A deal has been agreed between the two parties, according to Sky Sports, and United fans now wait in anticipation for the arrival of the record-breaking Swede at Old Trafford next season. Earlier reports in the Mirror claimed that Bayern Munich were interested in …

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Everton Have Officially Announced Their New Manager

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 15: A general view prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Everton and Queens Park Rangers at Goodison Park on December 15, 2014 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Everton have confirmed Ronald Koeman as their new manager, on a three-year deal. The Toffees will pay about £5 million in compensation for the 53-year-old Dutchman, who leaves Southampton after two years in charge. OFFICIAL: #EFC is pleased to confirm the appointment of manager @RonaldKoeman on a 3-year contract! #WelcomeRonaldhttps://t.co/fDdNUsO9Mf — Everton (@Everton) June 14, 2016 Everton have been without …

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Manchester United Veteran Linked With Turkey Move [Report]

STOKE ON TRENT, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 22: Jose Mourinho manager of Chelsea looks on prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Stoke City and Chelsea at Britannia Stadium on December 22, 2014 in Stoke on Trent, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

With all the rumours of incoming players at Manchester United this summer, not many current squad members are being linked with moves out of Old Trafford. Today however, Antonio Valencia is being linked with a move to Galatasaray as Jose Mourinho starts to make room in his squad for his reported targets. According to Turkish outlet Fanatik, via the Daily Star, the 30-year-old Ecuador …

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Liverpool Linked With £15.7 Million-Rated Attacking Midfielder

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 21: Jurgen Klopp, manager of Liverpool applauds the supporters after his team's 4-1 win in the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester City and Liverpool at Etihad Stadium on November 21, 2015 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

Liverpool finished just outside the Premier League’s European places last season so it’s no surprise Jurgen Klopp has already got to work clearing out who he deems surplus to requirements.  In tandem with this process comes the acquisition of new players and one man the Reds have their eye on, according to Foot Mercato (via the Daily Express), is Lille attacking midfielder …

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What Would Brexit Mean For The Premier League?

KNUTSFORD, UNITED KINGDOM - MARCH 17: In this photo illustration, the European Union and the Union flag sit together on bunting on March 17, 2016 in Knutsford, United Kingdom. The United Kingdom will hold a referendum on June 23, 2016 to decide whether or not to remain a member of the European Union (EU), an economic and political partnership involving 28 European countries which allows members to trade together in a single market and free movement across its borders for citizens. (Photo by illustration by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Dáire O’Driscoll looks at the potential implications on the UK’s most prestigious division, the Premier League, should voters decide to leave the European Union.  Two weeks before voters in the UK cast their votes on their future in Europe, there is little between Remain and Leave. The latest poll of polls, which ran from May 31st to June 9th, shows Leave …

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