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Watford Reject Insanely High Chinese Bid For Star Striker

WATFORD, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 20: Odion Ighalo of Watford celebrates as he scores their second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Watford and Liverpool at Vicarage Road on December 20, 2015 in Watford, England. (Photo by Ian Walton/Getty Images)

If ever there was a story to convey just how much money is in English football these days, the latest report from Watford is it. Multiple sources this morning (including the Guardian and Sky Sports) are reporting that the Hornets have received a bid of £37.5m from Chinese Super League side Shanghai SIPG for striker Odion Ighalo – and have …

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Chinese Side Shanghai SIPG Sign Brazilian International For €55m

MOSCOW, RUSSIA - SEPTEMBER 26: Hulk of FC Zenit St. Petersburg celebrates after scoring a goal during the Russian Premier League match between FC Spartak Moscow and FC Zenit St. Petersburg at the Arena Otkritie Stadium on September 26, 2015 in Moscow, Russia. (Photo by Epsilon/Getty Images)

As if to remind us that they haven’t gone away, the Chinese Super League are flexing their muscles in the transfer market once again. Given their penchant for recruiting Brazilians – with the likes of Ramires, Paulinho and Alex Teixeira all having made the move east within the past year, they have apparently added another South American superstar to their ranks. …

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An England ‘One Cap Wonders’ XI

MANCHESTER, UNITED KINGDOM - FEBRUARY 07: Joey Barton of England is challenged by Fernando Torres of Spain during the International Friendly match between England and Spain at Old Trafford on February 7, 2007 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Though Roy Hodgson will be taking a young England squad to France for this summer’s European Championships, it would be fair to say that they are not short on international experience. Of the 23 man squad that Hodgson has selected, only a handful have less than 10 international caps – and of those, only Marcus Rashford and Tom Heaton have …

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