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Liverpool End Pre-Season With 3-1 Win Over Torino

Roberto Firmino starred as Liverpool rounded off an impressive pre-season with a comfortable 3-1 win over Italians Torino at Anfield on Tuesday. Despite opening their Premier League campaign against West Ham on Sunday, Jurgen Klopp named a strong team and was rewarded by seeing key players get valuable game time. Brazil forward Firmino played the first half, putting Liverpool ahead …

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Matteo Darmian Confirms Desire To Leave Manchester United

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 04: Matteo Darmian of Manchester United takes a thrown in during the Premier League match between Everton and Manchester United at Goodison Park on December 4, 2016 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Manchester United defender Matteo Darmian has reiterated his desire to leave Old Trafford in the current transfer window. The Italian international is down the pecking order at the Premier League club, and reports have suggested that Jose Mourinho is open to selling the former Torino man if the price is right. Antonio Valencia is still seemingly the first-choice right back, …

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A Closer Look At One Of Europe’s Most Potent Strikers, And Manchester United Target, Andrea Belotti

TURIN, ITALY - MARCH 05: Andrea Belotti (L) of FC Torino in action against Thiago Cionek of US Citta di Palermo during the Serie A match between FC Torino and US Citta di Palermo at Stadio Olimpico di Torino on March 5, 2017 in Turin, Italy. (Photo by Valerio Pennicino/Getty Images)

Those who do not follow Serie A closely may not be too familiar with Torino hitman Andrea Belotti, but the 23-year-old Italian striker is attracting the interest of several of Europe’s big guns. Italy have been short on quality strikers for a number of years but they looked to have strengthened in that department. Manolo Gabbiadini’s impressive start at Southampton …

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Chelsea Have Lined Up A Surprising Target Should Courtois Depart

LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 11: Thibaut Courtois (C) of Chelsea catches the ball during the Premier League match between Chelsea and West Bromwich Albion at Stamford Bridge on December 11, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

With reports continuing to circulate around the possibility of Chelsea stopper Thibaut Courtois being snapped up by Real Madrid, the Blues appear to have lined up a replacement, if necessary.  The Belgium international has so far had just eleven strikes hit the back of his net in the Premier League this term and is rightly deemed by some as the …

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Liverpool Set To Throw Money At Their Goalkeeping Problems [Report]

Swansea City v Liverpool - Premier League

The past few weeks have seen a storm in a tea cup with Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp defending his under performing goalkeeper Loris Karius from the criticism of pundit Gary Neville.  The fact remains neither Karius nor Simon Mignolet are deemed good enough to be trusted to help Liverpool to their first title in 27 years and reports in The …

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Chelsea Boss Ignites Joe Hart Speculation After Turning Up At Torino Clash

Manchester United TURIN, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 18: Joe Hart (C) of FC Torino salutes the fans at the end of the Serie A match between FC Torino and Empoli FC at Stadio Olimpico di Torino on September 18, 2016 in Turin, Italy. (Photo by Valerio Pennicino/Getty Images)

Chelsea head coach Antonio Conte was in Italy this past weekend to take in Torino’s Serie A clash with Fiorentina, fuelling speculation the manager is interested in bringing goalkeeper Joe Hart to Stamford Bridge. While the reason for his attendance hasn’t been verified, The Mirror have indicated that Hart could be a possible target for Conte in light of the recent turbulence surrounding current …

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Euro Round-Up: Barcelona Rampant But Real Madrid Slip Up Again

GIJON, SPAIN - SEPTEMBER 24: Neymar of FC Barcelona celebrates after scoring his team's fifth goal during the La Liga match between Real Sporting de Gijon and FC Barcelona at Estadio El Molinon on September 24, 2016 in Gijon, Spain. (Photo by Juan Manuel Serrano Arce/Getty Images)

Barcelona weren’t exactly feeling the absence of Lionel Messi on Saturday, as they bounced back from their midweek draw to destroy Sporting Gijon. With Messi missing, it was up to Suárez and Neymar to produce the goals for Luis Enrique’s side, and they duly obliged as one from the Uruguayan and two from the Brazilian, with strikes from Rafinha and …

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Watch: Francesco Totti Scored His 250th Roma Goal Earlier, Netting Against Joe Hart

Roma legend Francesco Totti scored his 250th goal for the club on Sunday and denied England goalkeeper Joe Hart a clean sheet during Roma’s 3-1 loss to Torino on Sunday. Totti’s second-half penalty gave Luciano Spalletti’s side some brief hope before on-loan Roma winger Iago Falque sealed off the game with Torino’s third goal just ten minutes after the Roma captain had pulled one back. …

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Arsenal And Liverpool Set To Do Battle Over Torino Striker

FC Torino v Bologna FC - Serie A

Both Liverpool and Arsenal were looking to add a striker to their respective squads during the transfer window. Throughout the summer transfer window, both Arsenal and Liverpool made no secret of the fact that they were both actively pursuing a number of centre forwards ahead of the new season. Although Sadio Mane and Lucas Perez signed for Arsenal and Liverpool respectively, neither …

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Watch: Joe Hart’s Torino Debut Has Gone Horribly, Horribly Wrong

England goalkeeper Joe Hart arrived in Turin on Agust 30 ahead of undergoing a medical that should see him sign a season-long loan deal with the unfashionable Serie A club.

While Claudio Bravo’s Manchester City debut yesterday was a bit shaky, Joe Hart, the goalkeeper he replaced, has also been having a first match to forget in Italy. The England international joined Serie A side Torino on a season-long loan deal towards the end of the transfer window last month, looking for first-team football having slipped to third-choice keeper at …

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Deadline Day: Manchester City To Send Four Players Out On Loan

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - AUGUST 28: Josep Guardiola, Manager of Manchester City looks on during the Premier League match between Manchester City and West Ham United at Etihad Stadium on August 28, 2016 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Chris Brunskill/Getty Images)

While Manchester City’s incoming business has been completed for the summer, Pep Guardiola still has a lot of deadwood to shift. Selling the fringe players is proving to be something of a challenge for the 2014 Premier league champions, so a number of loan arrangements are set to be agreed within the next 12 or so hours. Further to the …

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Former Arsenal Star Linked With A Return To Italy

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 23: Lionel Messi of Barcelona wins a penalty during the UEFA Champions League round of 16 first leg match between Arsenal and Barcelona on February 23, 2016 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Paul Gilham/Getty Images)

At the climax of last season, Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger decided to release midfield triumvirate, Mikel Arteta, Tomas Rosicky and Mathieu Flamini with the trio all out of contract at the North London club. While Mikel Arteta opted to retire and take up a coaching role at Manchester City alongside Pep Guardiola, neither Rosicky nor Flamini have sorted their futures yet. …

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