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Premier League Preview Part Four: Can Rafa Benitez Work His Magic On Newcastle?

In the latest part of our series previewing the 2017/18 Premier League season, we assess the chances of Newcastle United, Southampton, Stoke City and Swansea. Can Rafa Benitez keep Newcastle in the Premier League this season? Can Stoke cope with the loss of Marko Arnautovic? Will Southampton stop selling all their best players to Liverpool? We try to answer these and more. …

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic Offers Words Of Encouragement To Martial

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)

Anthony Martial’s return to the Manchester United starting XI will have been warmly welcomed by Red Devils supporters. The Frenchman’s pace and guile offer an extra element to their attack, an element that can’t be expected to come from Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic. While many pundits have been quick to assign the reason for his call-up to Jose Mourinho’s change …

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Arsenal’s Chuba Akpom Ruled Out Until 2017 With Back Injury

NOTTINGHAM, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 20: Chuba Akpom of Arsenal celebrates after winning a penalty which lead to his sides second goal during the EFL Cup Third Round match between Nottingham Forest and Arsenal at City Ground on September 20, 2016 in Nottingham, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Arsenal’s injury woes continue as another striker is out, with a possible stress fracture. The promising young striker is sidelined yet again after recently recovering from a previous back injury that he sustained during the end of September which was confirmed on his Instagram account. Gutted to be out for a while with this back injury. Ill be back stronger ?? ⚽️ …

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Done Deal: Chelsea Loan Out Striker To Crystal Palace

LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 28: Alan Pardew Manager of Crystal Palace looks on prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Newcastle United at Selhurst Park on November 28, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Ian Walton/Getty Images)

Crystal Palace have announced the signing of striker Loic Remy on a season-long loan from Chelsea. BREAKING: #CPFC are delighted to confirm Loïc Rémy has joined on a season-long loan from @ChelseaFC. #WelcomeRemy ?? pic.twitter.com/NRHwE8AFMo — Crystal Palace F.C. (@CPFC) August 30, 2016 “It was very important to know Alan Pardew as he is a very good manager and I …

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West Ham United Make Move For Chelsea Striker

LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 24: Slaven Bilic manager of West Ham United celebrates his team's second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between West Ham United and Chelsea at Boleyn Ground on October 24, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Jordan Mansfield/Getty Images)

With summer signing Andre Ayew out injured for up to four months with a thigh injury, West Ham may opt to strengthen their forward options by signing Chelsea forward Loïc Rémy, with Sky Sports reporting West Ham have begun talks with the striker. Rémy capped 31 times by France, moved to the Premier League in January 2013, having spent time previously …

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Reports In Spain Claim Arsenal Enquire About Valencia Centre-Back

VALENCIA, SPAIN - JANUARY 04: Shkodran Mustafi of Valencia reacts during the La Liga match between Valencia CF and Real Madrid CF at Estadi de Mestalla on January 4, 2015 in Valencia, Spain. (Photo by Manuel Queimadelos Alonso/Getty Images)

According to local Valencia newspaper Valencia Plaza, Arsenal have made enquiries about 24-year-old centre back Shkodran Mustafi. The report claims that although Mustafi will join the Valencia team for their preseason tour, and the La Liga side are keen to keep him this summer, but a move could materialise in the coming weeks. Meanwhile, COPE Valencia say that Valencia rate …

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Chelsea And Everton Pursue Italian Forward

Everton BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - APRIL 23: Ronald Koeman manager of Southampton looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and Southampton at Villa Park on April 23, 2016 in Birmingham, United Kingdom. (Photo by Gareth Copley/Getty Images)

It’s expected to be a busy summer for Everton, with new manager Ronald Koeman having a transfer budget of £100m at his disposal following the arrival of majority shareholder Farad Moshiri. With Romelu Lukaku looking likely to depart the club this summer and Arouna Koné the only other recognised striker on the Everton books, it’s anticipated a new forward will …

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Done Deal: Arsenal Confirm Agreement For Japanese Starlet

Arsenal have agreed a deal in principle to sign Japanese forward Takuma Asano from Sanfrecce Hiroshima. The 21-year-old, who made his senior international debut in 2015, has proved a big success in his homeland since making his club debut at the age of 18. A number of clubs were after Takuma’s signature but confirmation of the agreement was announced via the Arsenal …

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Report: Arsenal Set To Sign Japanese Star In Coming Days


Following a disappointing end to last season, Arsenal are keen on bolstering their squad so they can challenge for honours next year. The Gunners have already announced the signing of Granit Xhaka amongst others, and now Arsene Wenger has his sights set on more acquisitions. According to the Daily Mail, Arsenal are closing in on the signature of Japan international Takuma …

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Crystal Palace Target Signature Of Liverpool Striker

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 08: Jurgen Klopp, Manager of Liverpool (L) argues with Alan Pardew, Manager of Crystal Palace during the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and Crystal Palace at Anfield on November 8, 2015 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

After failing in an audacious attempt to sign Michy Batshuayi this week, Crystal Palace have turned their attention to his international team mate Christian Benteke, according to The Telegraph. Alan Pardew is interested in the Belgian striker, who has failed to impress manager Jurgen Klopp since the German replaced Brendan Rodgers. Benteke has indicated he wants to stay and fight …

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West Ham Linked With Germany Euro 2016 Striker

West Ham ISTANBUL,TURKEY - APRIL 20: Head coach Slaven Bilic of SK Besiktas JK in action during the Turkish Super League match between Besiktas and Fenerbahce at the Ataturk Olympic Stadium on April 20, 2014 in Istanbul,Turkey. (Photo by Ozan Kose/EuroFootball/Getty Images)

West Ham United are been linked with Germany’s Euro 2016 leading goalscorer Mario Gomez by the Sun. The striker currently leads the way for the world champions at the Euros, having bagged two goals up to this point. The former Bayern Munich star is on loan at Besiktas, the former club of Slaven Bilic. Reports in Turkey suggest that the Croatian …

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