SoccerLens Archives for January 2013

Arsenal Player Ratings vs Cardiff – Ramsey and Ozil clinical

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Arsenal Player Ratings vs Cardiff – Ramsey and Ozil clinical - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Arsenal overcame a stubborn Cardiff side on Saturday in the Welsh capital; coming out 3-0 winners, with Aaron Ramsey returning to haunt his former side with a devastating double.

Arsene Wenger's side now sit seven points clear at the top of the Premier League, after grinding down Cardiff, who kept themselves in with a shout for a long period of the match.

Chelsea to wait for €60m Ramos; Liverpool keeper has ‘secret agreement’ with Spanish giant

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Chelsea to wait for €60m Ramos; Liverpool keeper has ‘secret agreement' with Spanish giant - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelottihas moved to quash rumours that Spanish defender Sergio Ramos is heading for the exit door in January; with Chelsea and City having to wait until the summer to launch their moves.

Is Andre Villas-Boas’ job on the line this weekend?

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Is Andre Villas-Boas' job on the line this weekend? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Tottenham take on reigning Premier League champions Manchester United in desperate need of points and a boost in confidence on Sunday.

The north London side's hopes of finishing in the top four took a serious blow last weekend, with Andre Villas-Boas and his men put to the sword 6-0 by Manchester City.

Liverpool’s Daniel Sturridge suffers serious injury in training ahead of Hull clash

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Liverpool's Daniel Sturridge suffers serious injury in training ahead of Hull clash - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Liverpool suffered a huge blow ahead of their Premier League clash with Hull City striker Daniel Sturridgeis facing a lengthy spell on the sidelines after sufferingsuspected ankle ligament damage in training.

Tottenham vs Manchester United: Preview, Team News, Likely Line-Up and Prediction

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Tottenham vs Manchester United: Preview, Team News, Likely Line-Up and Prediction - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Tottenham Hotspur will take on Manchester United on Sunday in the Premier League at the White Hart Lane where Spurs manager Andre Villas-Boas will be looking to bounce back strongly in the league, following their 6-0 humiliating defeat at the hands of Manchester City last weekend.

Man Utd dealt blow in pursuit of €20m Defender; Arsenal to sign 17-year-old super-striker

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Man Utd dealt blow in pursuit of €20m Defender; Arsenal to sign 17-year-old super-striker - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester United look to have failed in their bid to bring Benfica's Argentine defender, Ezequiel Garayto Old Trafford in January; with the player saying he is 'very happy' in Portugal.

Aston Villa vs Sunderland: Preview, Team News and Prediction

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Aston Villa vs Sunderland: Preview, Team News and Prediction - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Aston Villa will take on Sunderland at the Villa Park on Saturday, where Paul Lambert will be looking to earn full three points against the bottom placed team in the Premier League.

In their last match, Villa earned a heroic draw from the jaws of defeat.

Newcastle vs West Brom: Preview, Team News & Prediction

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Newcastle vs West Brom: Preview, Team News & Prediction - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Newcastle United will take on West Brom at the St James' Park on Saturday, where Alan Pardew would be looking to register fourth straight wins in the Premier League.

This has been a strange season indeed.

Possible Liverpool Starting XI against Hull + Prediction

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Possible Liverpool Starting XI against Hull + Prediction - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Liverpool travel to Hull City in the third out of four fantastic matches in the Premier League on Sunday. Having dramatically salvaged a draw away to bitter rivals Everton last time out, Brendan Rodgers side sit joint-second with Chelsea in the table, 4 points behind leaders Arsenal.

Possible Manchester United Starting Line-Up Against Tottenham + Prediction

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Possible Manchester United Starting Line-Up Against Tottenham + Prediction - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Man Utd travel to league rivals Tottenham in the early afternoon kick-off on Sunday, with both sides looking for a valuable win to take them closer to the current leaders of the Premier League.

Torres Back – Possible Chelsea starting XI against Southampton + Prediction

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Torres Back Possible Chelsea starting XI against Southampton + Prediction - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Chelsea host high-flying Southampton on Sunday afternoon, with the Blues hoping to get back to winning ways after a poor defeat in the Champions League midweek.

Jose Mourinho's men qualified for the knockout round of Europe's Premier competition, despite losing to Swiss outfit Basel without registering a single shot at goal.

Cardiff vs Arsenal: Preview, Team News, Likely Line-Up and Prediction

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Cardiff vs Arsenal: Preview, Team News, Likely Line-Up and Prediction - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Arsenal will take on Cardiff City on Saturday at the Cardiff City Stadium, where the league leaders will be looking to extend their lead at the top in the Premier League.

Everton vs Stoke: Preview, Team News, Likely Line-Up and Prediction

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Everton vs Stoke: Preview, Team News, Likely Line-Up and Prediction - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Evertonwill take onStoke Cityon Saturday at theGoodison Parkwhere Toffees boss Roberto Martinez will be looking to avoid fourth successive draws in thePremier League.

Tottenham Star could be an option for Barcelona says Spanish press

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Tottenham Star could be an option for Barcelona says Spanish press - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Tottenham defender Jan Vertoghen could be a possible defensive option for Barcelona in the January transfer window, according to Spanish press.

Central defence is one of the areas, Barcelona are looking to bolster in the January transfer window.

Revealed: Chelsea’s mammoth €80m+Torres deal for Radamel Falcao

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Revealed: Chelsea's mammoth €80m+Torres deal for Radamel Falcao - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

If reports emanating from France are to be believed, Falcao's stay at the principality will be more of a sojourn; with Chelsea cranking up the pressure on Monaco to sell their prized asset only months after the striker landed on the southern coast of France.

Liverpool interested in Salah; Manchester United eye move for Angel Di Maria?

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Liverpool interested in Salah; Manchester United eye move for Angel Di Maria? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Liverpool are interested in FC Basel forward Mohamed Salah, who caught the eye balls of scouts of top clubs yet again, following his brilliant performance against Chelsea in the Champions League on Tuesday.

Barcelona Eye January Move for Chelsea’s David Luiz reports Spanish press

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Barcelona Eye January Move for Chelsea's David Luiz reports Spanish press - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

According to reports from Madrid based newspaper, AS, Barcelona will be paying attentions to see whether Chelsea are willing to sell Brazilian defender David Luiz or not in the January transfer window.

Arsenal show interest in Edinson Cavani reports French media

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Arsenal show interest in Edinson Cavani reports French media - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

According to reports emanating from France, PSG's Edinson Cavani could be in for a summer exit from the club; with Arsenal said to be ‘very interested' in the striker.

French newspaper, Le10Sport, are claiming that Cavani has been discretely looking for an early move away from the French capital, after becoming increasingly aggravated at the lack of starting opportunities in his favoured central berth.

Possible Arsenal Starting XI Against Cardiff

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Possible Arsenal Starting XI Against Cardiff - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Arsenal will travel to Wales to face Cardiff City in the Premier League on Saturday, where Arsene Wenger's men would be looking to earn full three points and cement their position at the top of the league table.

Arsenal Eye Move For Real Sociedad’s winger Griezmann in January

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Arsenal Eye Move For Real Sociedad's winger Griezmann in January - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Arsenal are looking closely at Real Sociedad winger, Antoine Griezmann; with the Gunners looking to put in a January bid for the Frenchman.

The French newspaper Le 10 sport reports that Arsene Wenger, having already invested heavily on Mesut Ozil, is now looking to further bolster his attacking line-up with a move for the 22-year-old.

Manchester United serious about Cash+Kagawa move for Marco Reus

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Manchester United serious about Cash+Kagawa move for Marco Reus - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Man Utd have once more been strongly linked with a bid for German star, Marco Reus; with the Guardian reporting that the club are ready to offer Borussia Dortmund their former player, Shinji Kagawa as a sweetener in a potential deal.

Chelsea Rant: Courtois, Cech, and the Agony of Choice

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Chelsea Rant: Courtois, Cech, and the Agony of Choice - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

The Mirror reports that Chelsea reserve keeper,Thibaut Courtois, is unwilling to commit his future to the Blues; not until he receives assurances of regular playing time in West London, and the promise of a swift promotion to club number one.

Manchester United target ‘very happy’ at Benfica

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Manchester United target ‘very happy' at Benfica - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester United received a potentially damaging blow in their bid to strengthen their midfield, with primary target Nemanja Matic stating that he is very happy in Portugal.

In an interview conducted after Benfica's Champions League win on Wednesday by Portuguese newspaper, Record, the giant Serbian declared that he is not thinking of a move away.

Five things we learned about United in Leverkusen rout

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Five things we learned about United in Leverkusen rout - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester United booked their place in the knockout rounds of the Champions League with a dominant 5-0 away win over Bayer Leverkusen on Wednesday night.

Arguably the side's best performance under David Moyes, the Premier League champions are stringing together results and starting to look back to their best.

Manchester United Player Ratings vs Leverkusen – Rooney and Giggs Superb

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Manchester United Player Ratings vs Leverkusen – Rooney and Giggs Superb - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Man Utd qualified for the knockout stages of the Champions League in style on Wednesday night, as they trounced German side, Bayer Leverkusen 5-0 in the BayArena.

United were afforded the most comfortable of evenings, as Leverkusen, who are currently second in the Bundesliga, put up very little resistance.

Five things we learned about Manchester City in midweek

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Five things we learned about Manchester City in midweek - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Following their 6-0 humbling of Tottenham on Sunday, Manchester City put Viktoria Plzen to the sword on Wednesday night, winning 4-2 in the Champions League.

Manuel Pellegrini shuffled his pack for the clash, and here are five things we can take from the Etihad Stadium outfit's victory.

Chelsea ‘in talks’ over €42m Colombian deal; Arsenal lead the chase for South American sensation

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Chelsea 'in talks' over €42m Colombian deal; Arsenal lead the chase for South American sensation - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

According to the Mirror, Chelsea are close to securing the services of Porto's Colombian striker, Jackson Martinez.

The newspaper, running with a story first found in Portuguese paper, 'A Bola', reports that Martinez' agent, Henrique Pompeo, flew to London this week for secret talks with Roman Abramovich's personal aide, Marina Granovskaia.

Football Match Fixing: Six arrested including Former Premier League player

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Football Match Fixing: Six arrested including Former Premier League player - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Six people have been arrested including a former Premier League player as a part of an ongoing investigation on suspicion of fixing English football games, according to Exclusive reports from The Telegraph.

Tottenham Analysis: £110m bunch of flops? Blame game? AVB to lose job?

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Tottenham Analysis: £110m bunch of flops? Blame game? AVB to lose job? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Andre Villas-Boas is under extreme pressure at the moment. After getting eviscerated by Manchester City 6-0 at the weekend at the Etihad, Tottenham hierarchies are left in doubt whether he at all remains the right person to steer the club to top four?

Chelsea Rant – Why Juan Mata is wasted on the bench?

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Chelsea Rant Why Juan Mata is wasted on the bench? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Chelsea qualified from their Champions League group in the most unconvincing manner one would imagine. They lost last night against Basel and yet they qualified, courtesy of favourable results from elsewhere.

Five things we learned about Arsenal against Marseille

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Five things we learned about Arsenal against Marseille - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Arsene Wenger's Arsenal side are on the cusp of the Champions League knockout rounds after a 2-0 win over Marseille on Tuesday night.

The north London side know that a point away to Napoli will ensure they top the group, with a place in the next stage guaranteed as long as they are not beaten 3-0 or more.

Five things we learned about Chelsea in Basel defeat

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Five things we learned about Chelsea in Basel defeat - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Swiss outfit Basel seem to be something of a bogey team for Chelsea, with Jose Mourinho's men slumping to a 1-0 defeat on Tuesday night against a valiant host. The result means that Basel have beaten the Blues in both legs of the Champions League group stages and prevented the west Londoners from booking a spot in the knockout rounds last night.

Bayer Leverkusen vs Man Utd Preview: Team News, Likely Line-up & Prediction

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Bayer Leverkusen vs Man Utd Preview: Team News, Likely Line-up & Prediction - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester United will face Bundesliga outfit Bayer Leverkusen in the Champions League Match Day 5, Group A tie at the Bay Arena on Wednesday where a victory for the visitors will guarantee a spot in the next round of this competition.

Manchester United target €22m defender in January, €40m star on Liverpool radar

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Manchester United target €22m defender in January, €40m star on Liverpool radar - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester United are once again linked with Everton left-back Leighton Baines as per reports. Well, I guess, you all have got fed up with his constant churning of same story, just as we are.

TRIBUTE: Rest In Peace, Gary Speed – A Life Cut Short (1969 – 2011)

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TRIBUTE: Rest In Peace, Gary Speed A Life Cut Short (1969 – 2011) - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

I wrote this piece couple of years ago, after the death of Gary Speed. It seems only yesterday. Want to share this with Soccerlens readers.

"I can't believe Gary Speed has gone"- Robbie Savage

And that's how we all feel about Gary Speed- player, manager, respected by everyone and a man seemingly loved by all.

Photo + Video: Jack Wilshere 2-0 Marseille

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Photo + Video: Jack Wilshere 2-0 Marseille - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Arsenal maintained their position at the top of Group F in the Champions League, after the Gunners earned an emphatic 2-0 victory over French outfit Marseille.

Midfielder Jack Wilshere scored twice for the Gunners while Mesut Ozil missed a penalty as the Gunners enjoyed a comfortable night at the Emirates Stadium.

£20m Midfielder on Man Utd’s radar, £40m Chelsea Star wanted by European giants

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£20m Midfielder on Man Utd's radar, £40m Chelsea Star wanted by European giants - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Only yesterday we reported that Manchester United scouts were in Portugal to watch Benfica in action and now Daily Mirror today claims that the Red Devils are eyeing a move for one of Benfica's precious talent, Nemanja Matic.

Man Utd eye move for €17m Dutch maestro; Tottenham targeting sensational Spanish star

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Man Utd eye move for €17m Dutch maestro; Tottenham targeting sensational Spanish star - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester United are still interested, still, in Dutch midfield maestro Wesley Sneijder. According to French media outlet Le 10 Sport, the Red Devils could make an offer for the former Real Madrid star in the January transfer window.

14 goals, 10 games – Arsenal Eye Move for £7m Goal Machine

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14 goals, 10 games Arsenal Eye Move for £7m Goal Machine - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Yesterday, we reported that Liverpool are plotting a move for Kostas Mitroglou and are preparing a bid of£7m for the Greek goal-machine. The Greek striker is also targeted by fellow Premier League rivals Arsenal and Inter Milan, as per reports from Italian website Calciomercato.

Possible Manchester United Starting Line-Up Against Leverkusen

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Possible Manchester United Starting Line-Up Against Leverkusen - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester United will travel to Germany to face Bayer Leverkusen in the Champions League Group A tie, where a victory for David Moyes' team would guarantee a position in the next rounds of this competition.

Ancelotti: It was my decision to sell Ozil to Arsenal

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Ancelotti: It was my decision to sell Ozil to Arsenal - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti in an interview with The Times reaffirmed his stance that it was his decision to sell Mesut Ozil to Arsenal.

The well-educated Italian picks Manchester City as the team to beat in the Premier League.

AC Milan to rival Manchester United for £17m Spanish Star?

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AC Milan to rival Manchester United for £17m Spanish Star? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

According to reports from Mundo Deportivo, Serie A giants AC Milan have stolen a march on the rivals to sign Atletico Madrid's highly rated midfielder, Koke, after representatives from the club have offered the player a lucrative contract.

Possible Chelsea Starting XI To Face Basel – Torres & Mata to start?

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Possible Chelsea Starting XI To Face Basel Torres & Mata to start? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Chelsea will travel to Switzerland to face FC Basel in the Champions League Group E tie, where a victory will give Jose Mourinho's side a great advantage to reach to the next round of this competition.

Possible Arsenal Starting XI to face Marseille

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Possible Arsenal Starting XI to face Marseille - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Arsenal will face Marseille at the Emirates Stadium in the Group F tie, where a victory for the Gunners would see them keep a strong position in this tough group.

Team News: Mikel Arteta picked up a knock against Southampton, but he is fit ahead of this game, whileMathieu Flamini is back from suspension.

Arsenal vs Marseille: Preview, Team News, Likely Line-Up & Prediction

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Arsenal vs Marseille: Preview, Team News, Likely Line-Up & Prediction - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Arsenal will face Marseille in the Champions League Group F tie at the Emirates on Tuesday, where a victory for the Gunners will put them in a strong position to qualify to the next round.

Basel vs Chelsea: Preview, Team News, Likely Line-Up & Prediction

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Basel vs Chelsea: Preview, Team News, Likely Line-Up & Prediction - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Chelsea will travel to Switzerland to face FC Basel in the Champions League Group E tie, where a victory will almost guarantee a place in the knock out phases for Jose Mourinho's side.

€20m Argentine star on Man Utd radar; Liverpool Plot £7m deal for goal machine

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€20m Argentine star on Man Utd radar; Liverpool Plot £7m deal for goal machine - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Liverpool are plotting a move for Kostas Mitroglou and are preparing a bid of£7m for the Greek goal-machine, who has already scored four hat-tricks this season.

According to reports in English press, Liverpool aretargeting the 25-year-old who has bagged 14 goals in 10 league games this season for Olympiakos.

Manchester United watched €80m Benfica trio yet again

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Manchester United watched €80m Benfica trio yet again - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

There is a common consensus among the English press is that Manchester United will invest heavily in the January transfer window. The summer transfer window didn't go according to plans hence, David Moyes will be looking to make amends in the winter transfer window.

Manchester City 6-0 Tottenham: Key Observations

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Manchester City 6-0 Tottenham: Key Observations - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manuel Pellegrini's Manchester City made quite the statement on Sunday at the Etihad Stadium, beating Tottenham 6-0 in a one-sided affair. For the visitors, a return to the drawing board is necessary, as the Spurs faithful start to question their side's ability to challenge for a top-four berth.

Cardiff vs Manchester United: Five things we learned

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Cardiff vs Manchester United: Five things we learned - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

A last-gasp equaliser from Kim Bo-kyung resulted in the spoils being shared between Cardiff and Manchester United on Sunday, in a breathless 2-2 encounter.

The hosts will be delighted with the point, while David Moyes will rue the fact that his side were on the verge of a much-needed away victory.

Revealed – Mirallas wanted to take revenge on Suarez reports Belgian press

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Revealed Mirallas wanted to take revenge on Suarez reports Belgian press - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Despite scoring a goal in the Merseyside derby, Belgian star Kevin Mirallas has become the centre of talking point for his rash tackle on Luis Suarez that should have been all but a sent-off offence.

Chelsea go for £10m French talent, Arsenal Plot move for Romanian striker

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Chelsea go for £10m French talent, Arsenal Plot move for Romanian striker - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

According to French newspaper, Le 10 Sport, Chelsea are honing in on a PSG wonderkid, AdrienRabiot.

The 18-year-old, who recently scored his first goal for the French outfit, is said to have been scouted by the Blues when on loan to Toulouse last season.

Liverpool need to improve in these three areas immediately

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Liverpool need to improve in these three areas immediately - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Despite drawing 3-3 against Everton at the Goodison Park on Saturday, Liverpool maintained their second spot in the Premier League. It was a typical derby; it had everything – passion, drama, controversy, goals, entertainment – everything.

Chelsea Plotting €60m Mega-Deal; Man Utd Desperate for €100m Superstar Return

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Chelsea Plotting €60m Mega-Deal; Man Utd Desperate for €100m Superstar Return - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

With the respective transfer rumours of Juan Mata and Radamel Falcao refusing to go away, it seems more and more likely that at least one of these stars will soon be on the move.

Everton vs Liverpool: Five things we learned

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Everton vs Liverpool: Five things we learned - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

The first Merseyside derby of the season provided arguably the most exciting game of the new campaign to date, with Everton and Liverpool playing out a 3-3 draw at Goodison Park on Saturday.

With both sides in the hunt for Champions League qualification this term, what can we take from the game?

£50m Argentine on Man Utd Radar; Tottenham to Snatch Prolific Young Striker?

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£50m Argentine on Man Utd Radar; Tottenham to Snatch Prolific Young Striker? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Valencia's Argentine midfielder, Ever Banega, is reportedly pushing for a move away from the Mestalla Stadium; with the Daily Star claiming Man Utd are the favourites for his signature.

Arsenal vs Southampton: Five things we learned

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Arsenal vs Southampton: Five things we learned - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Arsenal made amends for a poor performance in their last outing against Manchester United with a 2-0 win over Southampton on Saturday.

Olivier Giroud netted both goals in the victory, which ensures a four-point gap at the top of the table for the Gunners.

West Ham vs Chelsea: Five things we learned

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West Ham vs Chelsea: Five things we learned - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Chelsea put recent poor performances behind them to get back to winning ways on Saturday, beating a mediocre West Ham 3-0 at Upton Park.

A brace from Frank Lampard and an Oscar effort sealed a comfortable win for the Blues, but what did we learn from the game?

Manchester United & Liverpool Eye Move For €8M Brazilian Star

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Manchester United & Liverpool Eye Move For €8M Brazilian Star - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

According to reports in Brazil, Manchester United and Liverpool are scouting Brazilian attacking midfielderEverton Ribeiro.

The 24-year-old versatile left winger/attacking midfielder plays for Cruzerio after coming through the academy ranks of Corinthians.

Wenger confident Arsenal star will sign a new contract

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Wenger confident Arsenal star will sign a new contract - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Arsene Wenger is pretty relaxed with the contract situation of German defender Per Mertesacker insisting talks have been going on with the central defender, over the contract extension.

The tall towering defender joined the Gunners in 2011 from Bundesliga outfit Werder Bremen and established himself as the first choice defender at the London club.

Arsenal want Real Madrid duo according to Francois Gallardo

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Arsenal want Real Madrid duo according to Francois Gallardo - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger claimed recently that he probably won't be delving into the January transfer market to buy any marquee name and that he keeps faith on his existing bunch. However, as per the latest report, the Gunners will try to bring in new faces in the winter and would try for Real Madrid duo Karim Benzema and Raphael Varane.

Chelsea tell Courtois: Sign until 2019, or Rot on the Bench

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Chelsea tell Courtois: Sign until 2019, or Rot on the Bench - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Chelsea manager, Jose Mourinho is going to extreme measures to keep Thibaut Courtoisout of the clutches of Barcelona, reports Spanish newspaper, Marca.

The Portuguese boss demands that Courtois sign on for another three seasons at Stamford Bridge, claims Marca; or be recalled to see out the remaining years of his contract on the side-lines.

Chelsea Player Ratings vs. West Ham – Lampard and Oscar Shine

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Chelsea Player Ratings vs. West Ham – Lampard and Oscar Shine - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Chelsea cantered to a 3-0 victory against West Ham at Upton Park in the late kick-off at Upton Park. The Blues were always comfortable against their London rivals, with a Frank Lampard double, and an Oscar special giving Chelsea the win.

Cardiff City vs Man Utd: Preview, Team News, Likely Line-Up & Prediction

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Cardiff City vs Man Utd: Preview, Team News, Likely Line-Up & Prediction - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester United will travel to Wales to face Cardiff City on Sunday at the Cardiff City Stadium, where David Moyes would be looking to earn full three points, making it four consecutive victories in the league.

Photo: Arsenal’s Giroud scores brace against Southampton

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Photo: Arsenal's Giroud scores brace against Southampton - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Arsenal moved four points clear at the top of the Premier League table, as they earned a fantastic 2-0 victory over Southampton at the Emirates Stadium.

French striker Olivier Giroud scored in either half for the Gunners as Arsene Wenger's mean consolidated their position at the top of the league table.

Liverpool player ratings against Everton – Mignolet, Suarez outstanding

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Liverpool player ratings against Everton Mignolet, Suarez outstanding - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

First, what a match! What a derby! Incredible and breathtaking stuff! It had everything a derby needed to be – drama, passion, controversy, goals, talking points – everything.

The scoreline read 3-3 but it could have easily been any margin given the amount of chances both the teams created and missed.

Confirmed: Arsenal vs. Southampton Line-Up – Walcott on the Bench, Wilshere returns

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Confirmed: Arsenal vs. Southampton Line-Up – Walcott on the Bench, Wilshere returns - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Arsenal host Southampton at the Emirates stadium this afternoon. The Gunners will be looking to get their title challenge back on track, with their last result a potentially damaging 1-0 away defeat to current champions, Man Utd, before the international break.

Photo: Suarez goal, blood in the knees and shocking decision from Dowd

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Photo: Suarez goal, blood in the knees and shocking decision from Dowd - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

What a great game of football we are having so far. It is half time now, and Liverpool are leading by 2-1.

The Reds took the early lead when Coutinho poked the ball in from close range from a Steven Gerrard corner.

Man City vs Tottenham: Possible Starting Line-ups + Prediction

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Man City vs Tottenham: Possible Starting Line-ups + Prediction - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Sunday's early kick-off at the Etihad Stadium sees a meeting of two sidesboth desperate to a return to form, after two dismal loses last time around. Defensively-shaky Man City lost their way at Sunderland, while goal-shy Spurs were undone atNewcastle.

Chelsea boss in for €30m renunion, Man Utd to re-sign €48m former star?

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Chelsea boss in for €30m renunion, Man Utd to re-sign €48m former star? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

According to the Guardian, Chelsea are planning a January swoop for AC Milan firecracker, Mario Balotelli.

The English newspaper, in their own convoluted manner, have reported that a reunion between boss Jose Mourinho and the Italian striker could be on the cards.

Tottenham slap £6.5m price tag on Jermain Defoe

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Tottenham slap £6.5m price tag on Jermain Defoe - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Jermain Defoe broke Martin Chivers' record of 23 goals in European competitions for Tottenham early this month. He has scored in every Europa League game this campaign but surprisingly has only made one Premier League start to the season.

Wenger says Arsenal don’t need new striker in January

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Wenger says Arsenal don't need new striker in January - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Arsenal fans probably are in the hope that the club will buy a top class striker in the January transfer window. We all think so. Except, Arsene Wenger.

Wenger feels his side can win the title without adding another striker to the squad in January.

Arsenal Alert – Pocchetino’s Saints Aim To Test Gunners Mettle

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Arsenal Alert Pocchetino's Saints Aim To Test Gunners Mettle - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

When the then Southampton boss Nigel Adkins was harshly dismissed at the beginning of 2013 by its' owner Nicola Cortese, there was outcry from the clubs fanbase and pundits alike. Not least in the light of their previous result, where the Saints had come from two goals down at Chelsea to come away with a point.

Of Revolutions, Hopes, and Home: Bob Bradley In Egypt

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Of Revolutions, Hopes, and Home: Bob Bradley In Egypt - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

There was no fairytale ending to this story, because this story was no fairytale. This story, one of the most amazing in sports and life we have ever seen, was about preservation, fear, family, work, and just a little bit of soccer.

Possible Manchester United Starting Line-Up Against Cardiff City

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Possible Manchester United Starting Line-Up Against Cardiff City - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester United will face Cardiff City at the Cardiff City Stadium on Sunday where David Moyes would be looking for nothing less than full three points.

After a stuttering start to their campaign, the Red Devils have bounced back strongly in the league.

Villas-Boas says Spurs star is one of the best in the world

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Villas-Boas says Spurs star is one of the best in the world - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Tottenham defender JanVertonghen might be getting frustrated with the role of left-back, but he has the backing of his club manager, Andre Villas-Boas, who feels the Belgium star is one of the best central defenders in the world at present.

Moyes says Fellani will have a greater impact at Manchester United

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Moyes says Fellani will have a greater impact at Manchester United - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester United manager David Moyes has insisted thatMarouane Fellaini will have greater impact at the club. English newspaper Daily Mail included Fellaini in the flop team of summer transfers, but Moyes says fans have yet to see the best from the player.

Chelsea and Real Madrid to battle it out for €39m star reports Spanish media

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Chelsea and Real Madrid to battle it out for €39m star reports Spanish media - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

The transfer rumours surrounding Robert Lewandowski will never end until he signs with some other club in the summer or in the January transfer window. Chelsea, Man City, Manchester United and Arsenal all the club are linked with Lewandowski at some point of time in the last few months, but as per latest reports from Spain, Chelsea and Real Madrid are genuine contenders to land him, along with German giants Bayern Munich.

Confirmed: Everton vs Liverpool Line-Up – Suarez starts, Sturridge on bench

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Confirmed: Everton vs Liverpool Line-Up Suarez starts, Sturridge on bench - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Liverpool travels to Goodison Park to face Roberto Martinez' Everton on Saturday. The Reds are are heading into this match on the back of a strong 4-0 victory against Fulham, before the international break.

Newcastle vs Norwich: Preview, Team News and Prediction

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Newcastle vs Norwich: Preview, Team News and Prediction - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Newcastle United will take on Norwich City on Saturday at the St James' Park, where manager Alan Pardew will be hoping to earn full three points.

After their disappointing 2-1 defeat at the hands of Sunderland in the Tyne-Wear derby, the Magpies bounced back strongly with back-to-back impressive victories against Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur.

Fulham vs Swansea: Preview, Team News and Prediction

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Fulham vs Swansea: Preview, Team News and Prediction - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Fulham will welcome Swansea City at the Craven Cottage on Saturday, where manager Martin Jol will be looking to avoid fifth consecutive defeat in all competitions.

The Cottagers appointed former Manchester United coach Rene Meulensteen as the head coach during the international break and it remains to be seen whether he can galvanize the squad to good effect.

Stoke vs Sunderland: Preview, Team News & Prediction

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Stoke vs Sunderland: Preview, Team News & Prediction - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Sunderland will travel to Britannia Stadium to face Stoke City, looking to get full three points and continue their revival under new manager Gus Poyet. Stoke City under Mark Hughes are just three points and two places above them so both the team will know the importance of three points here.

Possible Liverpool Starting XI against Everton

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Possible Liverpool Starting XI against Everton - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Everton entertain Liverpool in the early kick-off on Saturday. It will be the 221st Merseyside Derby, and with only three points separating the sides in the Premier League, it is shaping up to be one of the hardest fought encounters of modern times.

Video: Top 5 Steven Gerrard Goals vs Everton

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Video: Top 5 Steven Gerrard Goals vs Everton - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

On the eve of yet another Merseyside Derby, the 221st in its history, we at Soccerlens thought it prudent to pull focus onto one its best performers of recent times. Liverpool captain, Steven Gerrard will be playing in his 28th derby to date, and after a string of stunning performances, it is clear why he is so crucial to the Liverpool cause.

West Ham vs Chelsea: Preview, Team News & Prediction

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West Ham vs Chelsea: Preview, Team News & Prediction - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Chelsea travel to Upton Park to face a struggling West Ham side on Saturday where Jose Mourinho will be looking to get back into winning ways in the league, after failing to win their last two league games.

Arsenal vs Southampton: Preview, Team News & Prediction

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Arsenal vs Southampton: Preview, Team News & Prediction - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Arsenal will take on Southampton on Saturday in the Premier League at the Emirates Stadium, where the league leaders will be looking to extend their lead at the top of the table.

Arsene Wenger will be determined to get things back on track, after the Gunners lost 1-0 to rivals Manchester United at Old Trafford before the international break.

Chelsea star will know his fate at the end of this month: Report

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Chelsea star will know his fate at the end of this month: Report - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

The future of Kevin De Bruyne has been well speculated in the media and by the end of this month, it will become all the more clear, whether the Belgian star will remain at Chelsea or not.

Possible Arsenal Starting Line-Up Against Southampton + Prediction

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Possible Arsenal Starting Line-Up Against Southampton + Prediction - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Premier League is back, after a brief hiatus of international football. The Round 12 of this edition of Premier League promises to be yet another cracker. Top of the table, Arsenal will take on surprise package of the season, Southampton, who are deservedly occupying the third spot,at the Emirates Stadium on Saturday.

From Italy: Juventus Eye Move for Manchester United Star

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From Italy: Juventus Eye Move for Manchester United Star - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

According to reports from Italian media Calciomercato, Serie A giants Juventus are plotting a move for Manchester United winger Nani.

The 27-year-old, who has made only 4 league appearances this season, has a contract till 2018.

Greece deserve the FIFA fair-play award

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Greece deserve the FIFA fair-play award - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Greece not only secured a place in the World Cup finals by beating Romania 4-2 on aggregate, but they deserve a fair play award too for their handling of a error from Romania that could have altered the result of the first leg of the qualifying playoffs between the two teams last week.

Napoli ready to make first move for Manchester United target

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Napoli ready to make first move for Manchester United target - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

News coming in from Italy suggests that Serie A side, Napoli are readying a bumper January bid for Manchester United target, Nemanja Matić.

Italian website, TuttoNapoli.net (via A Bola), reports that a deal including Chilean striker, Eduardo Vargas is being mooted for the giant Serb.

Possible Chelsea Starting XI Against West Ham

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Possible Chelsea Starting XI Against West Ham - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

With the international break done and dusted, we welcome back the Premier League this weekend; and there is plenty to be getting on with. Chelsea travel to West Ham in the late kick-off on Saturday, with Jose Mourinho sweating over a few injuries to key players.

Everton vs Liverpool: Preview, Team News & Prediction

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Everton vs Liverpool: Preview, Team News & Prediction - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Liverpool will travel to Goodison Park to face derby rivals Everton in the first Merseyside derby of the season on Saturday. The Reds lying in the second place, will take on 6th placed Everton, with two teams separated by only 3 points.

Chelsea Eye Move For World Class Defender – Report

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Chelsea Eye Move For World Class Defender Report - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

According to Portugal newspaper O Jogo, Bayern Munich's Philipp Lahm has become a transfer target for the Blues, adding further scrutiny to the situation concerning Ashley Cole at the club.

Cole was left out of the last two games for Chelsea.

Are Arsenal strong favourite to beat Chelsea for £25m German Star?

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Are Arsenal strong favourite to beat Chelsea for £25m German Star? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Germany international Julian Draxler has been attracting interests from top Premier League clubs for some time now. The 20-year-old has been reportedly linked with both Arsenal and Chelsea in the English press for more than one occasions, while back in October, I wrote, why Arsenal are favourite to land the German star.

West Brom Must Exploit The Wings To Defeat Aston Villa

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West Brom Must Exploit The Wings To Defeat Aston Villa - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

On Monday night, West Bromwich Albion take on rivals Aston Villa at The Hawthorns, but it is vital for the side to continue to build on the Chelsea performance last time out.

It is important for Albion not to take their foot of the pedal, as they look to drive their way up the table.

Picklive – The Next Generation of Fantasy Football

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Picklive – The Next Generation of Fantasy Football - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Have you ever fancied playing Fantasy Football to win money, but didn't have the time or patience to keep it up for a whole season?

It's hard having to check every week if Joe Hart is going to be picked by Man City, or if Fernando Torres is going to turn up for Chelsea, (both literally and figuratively).

Man Utd and Arsenal target set to sign contract extension with Dutch club

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Man Utd and Arsenal target set to sign contract extension with Dutch club - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Belgian teenager Zakaria Bakkali is set to sign a contract extension with Dutch club PSV Eindhoven according to Belgium newspaper SportWereld.

Back in October, we reported that Premier League Champions Manchester United are targeting the Belgian teenager who according to his national team manager, Marc Wilmots, has similar playing styles with Chelsea superstar Eden Hazard.

Opinion – Liverpool should resign former Kop hero for Free

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Opinion Liverpool should resign former Kop hero for Free - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

As the January transfer window edges ever nearer, various transfer sagas are starting their engines. One such vehicle concerns the imminent future of one Xabi Alonso; former Liverpool creative hub, and soon to be out of contract at his current club, Real Madrid.

Man Utd Transfers: Red Devil Hero off to Italy in Summer?

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Man Utd Transfers: Red Devil Hero off to Italy in Summer? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Rumours coming in from the Italian press are linking Manchester United's Nemanja Vidić with a move to Serie A high-flyers, Roma,in June.

Italian publication, Corriere Dello Sport reports that Roma boss, Rudi Garcia, is looking to bolster his squad come the end of the season, in order to expand on his side's already promising looking season in the Italian top flight.

England 0 Germany 1: Five things we learned

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England 0 Germany 1: Five things we learned - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Arsenal defender Per Mertesacker scored the only goal of the game as England succumbed to their second home defeat in the space of a week on Tuesday night, this time to old enemies Germany.

Roy Hodgson and Joachim Low have both experimented with different players in their friendly fixtures of late, with the respective nations looking to find their best squad ahead of next summer's World Cup.

20 goals in 17 games – Arsenal & Liverpool target scores yet again

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20 goals in 17 games Arsenal & Liverpool target scores yet again - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Konstantinos Mitroglou can't stop scoring at the moment. He is one of the in-form strikers in Europe at the moment and last night scored yet another crucial goal as Greece reached the World Cup finals by beating Romania.

Man Utd eye move for €21m Argentine star in January

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Man Utd eye move for €21m Argentine star in January - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester United have been linked with a move for Real Madrid winger Angel di Maria for the umpteenth time this year. According to reports from Spanish newspaper Mundo Deportivo, the Red Devils are willing to sign the Argentine star but would pay only€21m when he has a€50m buyout clause on his contract.

Arsenal Eye £25m January move for Argentine Star: Transfer Round-Up

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Arsenal Eye £25m January move for Argentine Star: Transfer Round-Up - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

With January transfer window just more than a month away, transfer market is just starting warmed up at the moment and since Arsenal are top of the Premier League and in need of few players, quite naturally top stars are getting linked with the North London club.

Chelsea Plot €10m January Swoop for Benfica Star: Transfer Round-Up

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Chelsea Plot €10m January Swoop for Benfica Star: Transfer Round-Up - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

According to Portuguese newspaper, A Bola, Chelsea are preparing a January swoop for Benfica forward, Rodrigo Moreno.

It has been reported that the Blues have already enquired as to the 22-year-old's availability.

Falcao Back on Chelsea radar But is He the answer?

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Falcao Back on Chelsea radar But is He the answer? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Here we are again, approaching yet another transfer window; and none other than Radamel Falcao is once more being linked to Chelsea.

After Jose Mourinho was spotted at the King Baudouin Stadium in Brussels watching Belgium succumb to Falcao's Columbia last Thursday, rumours have been rife concerning the current state of the super-striker in Monaco.

Chelsea’s Oscar spoke about Mourinho and World Cup dream

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Chelsea's Oscar spoke about Mourinho and World Cup dream - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Oscar has been a revelation for Chelsea this season under Jose Mourinho. The Brazilian has been the first choice no 10 for the Blues, and with 9 starts and 4 goals in the Premier League, he is by far the best player for the West London club.

Barcelona to offer former Man Utd star a Catalan swan-song?

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Barcelona to offer former Man Utd star a Catalan swan-song? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

His languid style and exquisite skill seems tailor-made for the place, even if his work-rate when his team does not have the ball may be a little out of kilter with the club ethos, but is signing Dimitar Berbatov really on the radar on Catalan giants Barcelona?

PSG eye €48m move for Chelsea midfielder: Round-Up

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PSG eye €48m move for Chelsea midfielder: Round-Up - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

In the Chelsea transfer round-up today, we have stories about Juan Mata, Kevin De Bruyne and Axel Witsel.

According to French magazine Le 10 sport, French Champions Paris Saint-Germain are preparing a mega offer (€48m move)for Chelsea play-maker Juan Mata.

Arsenal Star set for Summer Exit: Transfer Round-up

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Arsenal Star set for Summer Exit: Transfer Round-up - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Arsenal boss, Arsene Wenger is looking to offload Czech Republic captain, Tomas Rosicky in the summer, according to French newspaper, Le 10 Sport.

The 33-year old joined the Gunners in 2006, but after many injury-hit seasons in North London,Wenger is set to bid farewell to the attacking midfielder.

Photo: Chelsea’s Willian scores his first goal for Brazil

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Photo: Chelsea's Willian scores his first goal for Brazil - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Chelsea star Willian, scored on his first appearance since 2011, as Brazil trounced Honduras 5-0 in Miami, as both the teams continue their preparations ahead of the World Cup 2014.

Willian came off the bench in the second half and produced a tidy finish to score Brazil's fourth goal under boss Luiz Felipe Scolari.

Hazard says Kevin De Bruyne should leave Chelsea for his own good

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Hazard says Kevin De Bruyne should leave Chelsea for his own good - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Chelsea star Eden Hazard has dropped a huge bombshell regarding the future of his club and national team-mate Kevin De Bruyne.

In an interview with Belgian newspaper Sportwereld, the Belgian star commented on the future of his Chelsea team-mate Kevin De Bruyne, saying it is better for him to leave the club if he is not getting enough game time at Stamford Bridge.

Moyes could miss out on €35m star as the player’s agent made contact with Barcelona

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Moyes could miss out on €35m star as the player's agent made contact with Barcelona - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Could this be yet another transfer failure for Manchester United? Well, nothing is concrete at the moment, and we can only speculate about the story.

According to reports from Spain today, Barcelona have already made contacts with the agent of Borussia Dortmund forward Marco Reus over any possible transfer.

Man Utd and Tottenham target rules out move in January

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Man Utd and Tottenham target rules out move in January - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Roma midfielder Miralem Pjanichas ruled out any chances of moving to the Premier League in the January transfer window, but has admitted that he could leave Roma in future.

The 23-year-old has been in sparkling form this season for Roma but speculation mounted in British press mainly that he in attracting interests from elsewhere.

Ronaldo set to boycott Ballon d’Or reports Spanish press

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Ronaldo set to boycott Ballon d'Or reports Spanish press - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Portuguese superstar, Cristiano Ronaldo, has decided to avoid the upcoming Ballon d'Or ceremony in January.

The Real Madrid forward still holds strong resentment towards FIFA President, Sepp Blatter, for his bizarre commentsduring a speech at the Oxford Unionin October; and now, according to Spanish newspaper, AS, he will manifest his feelings with an unprecedented boycott of one of FIFA's most glittering events.

Chelsea Transfer: Frustrated star heading back to Germany?

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Chelsea Transfer: Frustrated star heading back to Germany? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Here at Soccerlens, we have followed the growing Kevin De Bruyne transfer saga with great interest. Now, following reports that the Chelsea winger is considering a January move away from Stamford Bridge, it seems that former loan club, Werder Bremen have jumped to the top of the queue for the 22-year-old.

Arsenal star spoke about Ozil, Wenger, Liverpool and many more

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Arsenal star spoke about Ozil, Wenger, Liverpool and many more - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Arsenal's attacking midfielder Santi Cazorla is a lovable character. He is often calledEl Sonrisas (The Smile) as you can see a broad smile always glowing in his face. Playing in his second year at Arsenal, he feels a lot has changed for him and his team, but his core philosophy of enjoying this beautiful game has always remained the same.

John Terry: Blue at Heart, but should he reject Galatasaray?

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John Terry: Blue at Heart, but should he reject Galatasaray? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Having come through the ranks at Chelsea from the tender age of 14, John Terry is one of the greatest productions of the Blues' youth setup. He has led the club through the glory years of the Abramovich era, is the most successful Chelsea captain to date, and will remain a true club legend long after his retirement.

Chelsea’s John Obi Mikel shortlisted for African Player of the Year Award

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Chelsea's John Obi Mikel shortlisted for African Player of the Year Award - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

The African Football Confederation (CAF) today has announced the list of 25 players, nominated for the African Footballer of the Year, 2013 award. Chelsea star John Obi Mikel, who was also included in the BBC African Player of the Year award, has been the sole representative for the Blues, as Samuel Eto'o, the four times winner of the trophy, is a notable absentee.

Arsenal star pens down new long term contract

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Arsenal star pens down new long term contract - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Arsenal goal keeper Wojciech Szczesny has signed a new long term-contract with the Gunners, the club has confirmed.

The 23-year-old Polish keeper has playd a key part in the club's strong start to the Premier League campaign, keeping two consecutive clean sheets against Crystal Palace and Liverpool.

Photo: Tottenham’s Christian Eriksen could be out for four to six weeks

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Photo: Tottenham's Christian Eriksen could be out for four to six weeks - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Tottenham suffered a huge blow today as star play-makerChristian Eriksensuffered an injury while playing for Denmark's friendly game against Norway and could be out on the sidelines for a lengthy period of time.

European World Cup play-off first legs: Five things we learned

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European World Cup play-off first legs: Five things we learned - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

The eight European teams fighting it out for a place at next summer's World Cup in Brazil were on show last night in the play-off fixtures, with the four ties giving an advantage to one of the teams after the first leg.

Chelsea Transfer: Galatasaray send London-based agent to secure John Terry

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Chelsea Transfer: Galatasaray send London-based agent to secure John Terry - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Turkish super-club Galatasaray have stepped up their bid to bring Chelsea captain John Terry to Istanbul.

Gala boss, Roberto Mancini sees the former England defender as a potential piece of the star-studded spine at the club; and has sent London-based agent, Muzzi Ozcan in to make the first moves to sign the 32-year-old.

Jose Mourinho speaks about his pre-match ritual, Kagawa and bonding with players

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Jose Mourinho speaks about his pre-match ritual, Kagawa and bonding with players - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Love him, hate him, but you simply cannot ignore him that's Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho for you. In a recent interview with Japanese magazine Sports Graphic Number, he revealed few interesting things about his personal life, Manchester United's Shinji Kagawa and relationship with players.

Arsenal’s Monreal: We are proud to have Mesut Ozil

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Arsenal's Monreal: We are proud to have Mesut Ozil - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Arsenal superstar Mesut Ozil's £42.5million deal on transfer deadline day back in September for a culb-record feefrom Real Madrid was greeted with shock and anger from various quarters. While few Real Madrid players like Cristiano Ronaldo was angry with his departure, former Arsenal star Cesc Fabregas was shocked to see the Los Blancos letting such a class player leave the club.

Chelsea star speaks about possible January exit and admits interest from Germany

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Chelsea star speaks about possible January exit and admits interest from Germany - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho paved visit in Brussels to watch Belgium in action against Colombia, but according to reports, he was booed by the Belgian fans, because they feel their local hero Kevin De Bruyne has been a victim of ill-treatment from the Chelsea manager.

Liverpool star will hardly Improve for These Three reasons

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Liverpool star will hardly Improve for These Three reasons - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Of all the new summer signings of Liverpool, Iago Aspas is probably the only one who has failed to mark any sort of positive impression in the team. While he struggled to adjust to the pace of the league and Liverpool's system in the opening few matches, his situation has been worsened by a thigh injury, sustained in training at Melwood in mid-October.

Arsenal eye move for €27m class striker in January

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Arsenal eye move for €27m class striker in January - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Arsenal are looking to make a move for Manchester City's striker Edin Dzeko in the January transfer window as per reports from The Mirror, but could face a tough competition from European heavyweights like Borussia Dortmund and Inter Milan.

PHOTO: Wilfried Zaha caught smoking, could land up in huge trouble

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PHOTO: Wilfried Zaha caught smoking, could land up in huge trouble - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Last time, when Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere was caught smoking, it created a huge fuss in the English media, leaving manager Arsene Wenger deeply annoyed.

How would Manchester United manager David Moyes would react by seeing this picture below of his player Wilfried Zaha smoking with a pretty girl in a house party.

Arsenal Transfers: Ten Strikers Wenger should consider in January

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Arsenal Transfers: Ten Strikers Wenger should consider in January - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Arsenal could make a move for Manchester City's striker Edin Dzeko in the January transfer window, as reported by The Mirror. The Gunners desperately need a striker in January, to ease off the burden from the shoulders of Olivier Giroud, who is serving as a lone striker at the North London club.

Paulo Di Canio Strikes Back

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Paulo Di Canio Strikes Back - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Ex-Sunderland manager, Paulo Di Canio, has publically come out in staunch defence of his tenure at the club; blaming ‘pathetic' fitness levels, strange transfer dealings, and poor player attitudes for his lack of success.

The fiery Italian was sacked after gaining one point from his first five games in charge this season, and in his first interview about his time at the Stadium of Light, Di Canio insists that he is now ‘.

Falcao? Martinez? Chelsea boss on scouting mission in Brussels

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Falcao? Martinez? Chelsea boss on scouting mission in Brussels - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

It was reported on Daily Mail that Jose Mourinho will travel to Brussels for the international friendly tie between Belgium and Colombia to watch potential Chelsea target Radamel Falcao.

Manchester United and Liverpool showing keen interest in Sporting starlet

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Manchester United and Liverpool showing keen interest in Sporting starlet - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Premier League champions Manchester United are taking a keen interest in Sporting Lisbon's young forward Carlos Mane, who is also closely observed by Liverpool, as per reports from Portugal newspaper O Jogo.

FanXT’s Fantasy Premier League Game Review

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FanXT's Fantasy Premier League Game Review - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

If you're looking for the perfect Premier League fantasy football game to ring in the new season, FanXT's Fantasy Premier League Commissioner could be the fix.

With FanXT, customization is the name of the game – literally if you so choose.

Photo: Yaya Toure Rubbishes City Exit Rumours, Poses with Brother Kolo Toure

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Photo: Yaya Toure Rubbishes City Exit Rumours, Poses with Brother Kolo Toure - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Man City midfielder, Yaya Toure, has played down rumours that he is ‘not interested' in playing for the club.

The Ivorian superstar took to social media to ease fans' worries, after former City player Rodney Marsh called into question his commitment following the dire 1-0 defeat to Sunderland last weekend.

Liverpool transfer: Benitez targets Reds duo in January

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Liverpool transfer: Benitez targets Reds duo in January - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Napoli and former Liverpool manager Rafael Benitez is looking to bolster his defensive options in the January transfer window and have targeted Liverpool defensive duo – Martin Skrtel and Daniel Agger as per reports from Italian newspaper CorrieredelloSport.

Benitez Eyes Move for €27m Chelsea and Manchester United target – Report

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Benitez Eyes Move for €27m Chelsea and Manchester United target Report - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Napoli are showing great interest in Benfica star Nemanja Matic and according to reports from Portuguese newspaper A Bola, Rafael Benitez is ready to move heaven and earth to land the skillful Serbian international.

Ronaldo vs Zlatan: A Premature Clash of the Titans

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Ronaldo vs Zlatan: A Premature Clash of the Titans - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Here we are at the business end of the 2014 World Cup qualifying campaign, where countries vying for a place in Brazil are whittled down to a select few. England have already booked their ticket after their 2-0 win over Poland last month; and they join a host of big names, such as Spain, Germany and Italy on the plane to South America.

European World Cup qualifiers: Who will make it to Brazil?

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European World Cup qualifiers: Who will make it to Brazil? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

The first leg of the European World Cup qualifiers will be played on Friday night, with eight expectant sides looking to put one foot in next summer's tournament in Brazil with a victory.

With everything up for grabs, there is a chance for players to become a national hero but who will get an advantage on Friday night?

Football Manager Handheld 2014

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Football Manager Handheld 2014 - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Sega and Sports Interactive present Football Manager Handheld 2014, the latest in the best selling series for IOS and Android, tonight, at the stroke of midnight.

This year's edition features vast number of improvements and additions along with the game's typical blend of ‘snackable' action and unrivaled depth of gameplay, which make it the most compelling football management handheld game till date.

Liverpool and Tottenham show interest in €7m Spanish winger

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Liverpool and Tottenham show interest in €7m Spanish winger - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Brendan Rodgers has stressed the importance of adding players in the January transfer window that can effectively improve the squad to good effect. The Reds are second in the Premier League table and for the first time in many years there is a genuine optimism of securing the top four spot.

Man Utd: Reus-Kagawa swap is a “Crazy Rumour” as per German media

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Man Utd: Reus-Kagawa swap is a "Crazy Rumour" as per German media - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

James Ducker of The Times, who mainly covers the Manchester based clubs for the paper, reported a sensational story yesterday regarding Manchester United transfer, where he wrote the Champions are plotting a January move for Borussia Dortmund forward Marco Reus and could involve Man Utd midfielder and former Dortmund player Shinji Kagawa as a part of the deal to sweeten the move.

Huge blow for Man Utd as Michael Carrick could be out till Christmas

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Huge blow for Man Utd as Michael Carrick could be out till Christmas - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick, who is close to signing a new contract with the club, is facing an extended spell on the sidelines after under­going a procedure to resolve his persistent Achilles injury.

Chelsea youngster best in the world says ex-teammate

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Chelsea youngster best in the world says ex-teammate - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Colombian star Radamel Falcao has hailed Chelsea's young keeper Thibaut Courtois as the best in the world ahead of Colombia's international friendly with Belgium.

The 21-year-old keeper was signed by Chelsea from Racing Genk in 2011 but he has yet to play a single game for the Blues, as the Belgian was sent on loan to Atletico Madrid where he has spent three brilliant seasons including the present campaign.

PHOTO: Arsenal’s Mesut Ozil wearing new Germany Kit

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PHOTO: Arsenal's Mesut Ozil wearing new Germany Kit - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Arsenal superstar Mesut Ozil has posed pictures with the latest Germany new home Kit for the 2014 World Cup, sponsored by Adidas.

Mesut Özil and Julian Draxler in the new all white Germany World Cup 2014 jerseys.

Gerrard: Ferguson tried to buy me possibly on more than one occasion

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Gerrard: Ferguson tried to buy me possibly on more than one occasion - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Sir Alex Ferguson in his autobiography devotes some space for Liverpool and its skipper Steven Gerrard that became a subject of serious discussions among players, ex-players, managers, common fans to everyone.

Manchester United Eye Audacious January Move for Dortmund’s Marco Reus

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Manchester United Eye Audacious January Move for Dortmund's Marco Reus - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

James Ducker of The Times claims that Manchester United are weighing up an ambitious move for Borussia Dortmund forward Marco Reus, considered to be one of the hottest properties in Europe, as part of deal that could see frustrated Japanese star Shinji Kagawa returning back to the German club.

Man Utd star one of the prime targets of Juventus according to Italian press

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Man Utd star one of the prime targets of Juventus according to Italian press - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Reigning Serie A champions Juventus are targeting players who will be free agents in the summer and have shortlisted three potential targets – one of them is Manchester United skipper Nemanja Vidic.

Chelsea enter the race to sign €45m Man Utd target

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Chelsea enter the race to sign €45m Man Utd target - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Sporting Lisbon midfielder William Carvalho has been attracting the attentions of scouts of top European clubs, and as per latest report from Portuguese newspaper A Bola, Chelsea have also joined the race to sign the youngster.

Kevin De Bruyne’s loan move to Anderlecht impossible reports Belgium press

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Kevin De Bruyne's loan move to Anderlecht impossible reports Belgium press - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Only yesterday, we posted the news that Chelsea midfielder Kevin De Bruyne could move to Belgium club Anderlecht in the January transfer window, to bolster his chances of playing in the World Cup.

Tottenham Eye Move for Sporting Starlet Reports Portugal Press

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Tottenham Eye Move for Sporting Starlet Reports Portugal Press - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Tottenham Hotspur are targeting Sporting Lisbon's highly rated young defender Eric Dier, according to reports from Portugal Newspaper A Bola.

The Cheltenham-born youngster moved to Portugal as a ten-year-old and established himself as a regular member of the first team squad.

Chelsea eye move for €18m German wonderkind: Round-Up

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Chelsea eye move for €18m German wonderkind: Round-Up - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Chelsea are eyeing a move for Schalke 04 wonder-kid Max Meyer and according to German media Der Western, the Blues have already made a bid of €15m for the youngster.

The 18-year-old is touted as one of the brightest prospects of Schalke and is seen as a possible replacement of Julian Draxler who has been targeted by several English clubs.

Chelsea duo John Obi Mikel & Victor Moses nominated for BBC African Footballer of the Year Award

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Chelsea duo John Obi Mikel & Victor Moses nominated for BBC African Footballer of the Year Award - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Great news for Chelsea and Nigerian football fans – star midfielder John Obi Mikel and winger Victor Moses have been shortlisted for the 2013 BBC African Footballer of the Year.

Man Utd talisman trumps Arsenal star to click Red Devils’ title chase up a gear or three

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Man Utd talisman trumps Arsenal star to click Red Devils' title chase up a gear or three - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

The game was billed as the big test of Arsenal's title credentials. Victories over Liverpool and a highly creditable win away to Borussia Dortmund had built the Gunners confidence, but this was the ultimate test of the Gunners new-found belief.

PICTURES: Robin van Persie celebrates his goal against Arsenal

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PICTURES: Robin van Persie celebrates his goal against Arsenal - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Arsene Wenger may still find him an "Arsenal Man" but Robin van Persie showed all the signs of being a "Man Utd Man" as he celebrated passionately with Wayne Rooney and the rest of the team after scoring the only goal of the match against the Gunners at Old Trafford on Sunday.

Manchester United vs Arsenal: Five key observations

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Manchester United vs Arsenal: Five key observations - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

David Moyes' Manchester United side recorded an invaluable 1-0 win over Premier League leaders Arsenal on Sunday to ensure the continuation of an intriguing title race.

Robin van Persie came back to haunt his former employers once more, with the Dutch attacker heading home the only goal of the game from a Wayne Rooney corner.

Tottenham vs Newcastle: Five key observations

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Tottenham vs Newcastle: Five key observations - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Newcastle claimed the scalp of a London club for the second week in a row, with Alan Pardew's men following their victory over Chelsea with a 1-0 win at Tottenham.

Loic Remy scored the decisive goal in the first half, while Tim Krul put in a man of the match performance to deny the hosts on countless occasions.

QOTD: David Moyes won the battle – Can he win the war?

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QOTD: David Moyes won the battle Can he win the war? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

QOTD – Question of the Day, is a new segment at Soccerlens, which is aimed only for the football fans, that is you, to take part in a healthy football debate and discussions about the beautiful game.

BT Sport pays almost £1 billion for Champions League rights

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BT Sport pays almost £1 billion for Champions League rights - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

BT Sport has furthered its progression as a major sporting television provider with news that the communications business has signed up exclusive rights to show the Champions League and Europa League from 2015-16.

Kevin De Bruyne could move to Anderlecht in January to boost World Cup chances

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Kevin De Bruyne could move to Anderlecht in January to boost World Cup chances - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

One of the big problems of playing in a star studded squad is sometimes players don't get enough chances to play regularly and during a World Cup year, it is all the more frustrating as they cannot show or prove their ability to their national team managers/coaches on a regular basis, jeopardizing often the chances of representing the nation.

Why Arsenal should buy Demba Ba in January?

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Why Arsenal should buy Demba Ba in January? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

One of the key things we learned from Arsenal's defeat at Old Trafford on Sunday against Manchester United is that the Gunners must & must sign a striker in the January transfer window. Nicklas Bendtner is not by any-stretch-of-imagination is the back-up solution while Arsene Wenger doesn't consider Theo Walcott and Lukas Podolski as out-an-out strikers.

Liverpool vs Fulham: Preview, Team News and Prediction

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Liverpool vs Fulham: Preview, Team News and Prediction - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

After suffering a shock 2-0 defeat at the hands of Arsenal last week, Liverpool are looking to bounce back strongly in the league. And they couldn't have found a better opponent to strike back than Fulham – a side that have suffered three consecutive defeats in their last three matches.

Possible Arsenal Starting Line-Up Against Manchester United

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Possible Arsenal Starting Line-Up Against Manchester United - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

The confidence in the Arsenal camp is sky-high at the moment after the Gunners earned back to back victories against two big teams – Liverpool and Borussia Dortmund. Sitting top of the table, now they face champions Manchester United at the Old Trafford and a victory here will take them 11 points clear of their opponents on Sunday.

Possible Chelsea Starting Line-Up Against West Brom

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Possible Chelsea Starting Line-Up Against West Brom - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Chelsea will be looking to bounce back strongly in the Premier League when they face West Brom on Saturday at the Stamford Bridge. The Blues suffered a shock 2-0 defeat at the hands of Newcastle United in their last Premier League outings but are heading into this match on the back of a convincing 3-0 victory against Schalke 04 in the Champions League.

Chelsea vs West Brom: Preview, Team News & Prediction

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Chelsea vs West Brom: Preview, Team News & Prediction - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Chelsea will welcome West Bromat the Stamford Bridge on Saturday where Jose Mourinho, who is reluctant to give credence to the Blues' November curse, knows very well that another slip-up in the league will be simply unacceptable.

QOTD – Can Arsenal break the Old Trafford Jinx on Sunday against Man Utd?

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QOTD Can Arsenal break the Old Trafford Jinx on Sunday against Man Utd? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

QOTD – Question of the Day, is a new segment at Soccerlens, which is aimed only for the football fans, that is you, to take part in a healthy football debate and discussions about the beautiful game.

Possible Liverpool Starting XI To Face Fulham

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Possible Liverpool Starting XI To Face Fulham - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Liverpool will face Martin Jol's Fulham on Saturday at the Anfield where the Reds will be looking to bounce back strongly in the league after their defeat against Arsenal last week and reduce the gap with the league leaders as well.

StatClash Review: Daily Fantasy Football

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StatClash Review: Daily Fantasy Football - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

StatClash.com has immediately jumped out to football fans as unique, as the fantasy game website is the first of its genre to offer MLS and English Premier League games. In many ways, StatClash is an innovator, and in many other ways, its just appeals to a certain type of fantasy football player.

PHOTOS + Arsenal players react on Twitter

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PHOTOS + Arsenal players react on Twitter - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Arsenal move to the top of Group F in the Champions League after Aaron Ramsey's header earned them a famous victory against Borussia Dortmund at the Signal Iduna Park on Wednesday night.

Ramsey who has been in the form of his life this season scored in the 62nd minute of the match.

Monumental Mertesacker, midfield stubbornness and observations from Arsenal’s win in Dortmund

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Monumental Mertesacker, midfield stubbornness and observations from Arsenal's win in Dortmund - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Arsenal took a major step towards qualification for the knockout stages of the Champions League last night with an excellent 1-0 win against Borussia Dortmund in Germany.

Commanding Cahill, strikers find their shooting boots and observations from Chelsea’s win over Schalke

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Commanding Cahill, strikers find their shooting boots and observations from Chelsea's win over Schalke - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

After a shock loss against Newcastle at the weekend, Chelsea got back to winning ways against Schalke on Wednesday night.

Jose Mourinho made significant changes to the team that was beaten on Tyneside, and goals from Samuel Eto'o and Demba Ba secured victory.

Predict the United v Arsenal result and win a copy of FIFA 14

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Predict the United v Arsenal result and win a copy of FIFA 14 - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

The tables have turned this season United welcome Arsenal at Old Trafford but unlike the years gone past, it's Arsenal at the top of the table and United struggling to recover from a slow start to the season.

Question Of The Day – Can Arsenal Win The Champions League?

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Question Of The Day Can Arsenal Win The Champions League? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Question of the Day (QOTD) – is a new segment at Soccerlens, aimed mainly for the football fans to enjoy a healthy discussion here regarding any hot topic. So, without further adieu, let's get started.

Borussia Dortmund vs Arsenal: Preview, Possible Line-Ups, Prediction

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Borussia Dortmund vs Arsenal: Preview, Possible Line-Ups, Prediction - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Last time when Arsenal traveled to Germany, the situation was bleak for the North Londoners. Despite winning 2-0 against Bayern Munich at the Allianz Arena, they couldn't overturn a 3-1 deficit from their first leg Champions League round of 16 ties.

Manchester United’s Ashley Young Dives Into Familiar Storm

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Manchester United's Ashley Young Dives Into Familiar Storm - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester United's 0-0 Champions League stalemate with Real Sociedad on Tuesday heralded a few unpleasantfirsts for the club. It was midfielder Fellaini's first red card for the Red Devils, and it was also Robin van Persie's first penalty spot miss this season.

Man Utd: Player Ratings Against Real Sociedad – Fellaini Poor, Kagawa Superb

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Man Utd: Player Ratings Against Real Sociedad Fellaini Poor, Kagawa Superb - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester United maintained their position at the top of the Champions League group, despite managing a 0-0 draw against Real Sociedad at the San Sebastian. Ryan Giggs reached historic milestone of 950 appearances for the club, while Robin van Persie missed a penalty in the second half denying crucial away victory for David Moyes' side.

Tottenham Consider To Bring Real Madrid’s Fabio Coentrao on Loan in January

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Tottenham Consider To Bring Real Madrid's Fabio Coentrao on Loan in January - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Tottenham Hotspur might be struggling to score enough goals at the moment and create enough chances for their forwards, but manager Andre Villas-Boas doesn't think so. Rather, he is focusing on bolstering his defensive troop, and as per reports from Daily Mail, Spurs are considering a January move for Real Madrid defender Fabio Coentrao.

New Samba Football Boots by Adidas

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New Samba Football Boots by Adidas - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Adidas has launched their new 'Samba Collection' Brazilian inspired football boots, especially designed to celebrate the exuberance and vibrancy of the World Cup host nation, Brazil.

For the first time ever, from each of its four stunning, bright, colourful boot ranges -adizero™ f50, predator®, nitrocharge™ and 11pro Adidas has released a new boot where each boot has been designed with its own distinct identity and cutting edge technology that will inspire the next generation of footballers.

The world needs saving – who’s in your Galaxy XI?

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The world needs saving who's in your Galaxy XI? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Strange occurrences at football matches in London, Turin and Munich have sparked a wave of questions by the footballing community of late.

The presence of mysterious circles on pitches have disrupted football matches throughout the continent, while the presence of strange people in robes at games have caught the attention of many.

Ozil: Why Not? We Can Win The Premier League

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Ozil: Why Not? We Can Win The Premier League - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Arsenal superstar Mesut Ozil strongly feels that the Gunners have the potential to mount a serious challenge for the Barclays Premier League title this season. Arsene Wenger's team is top of the league after 10 games, five points clear of their nearest rivals, and Ozil, the record signing for the Gunners feels the squad can maintain that juggernaut till the very end.

Chelsea Team News: Torres Injured, Old Guards Face Axe

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Chelsea Team News: Torres Injured, Old Guards Face Axe - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho was disappointed, furious and angry with his side's lackluster and insipid performance against Newcastle United at the St James' Park on Saturday. The Portuguese claimed that he made 11 mistakes in the match that Chelsea lost 2-0 and has revealed to make few changes against Schalke 04 on Wednesday.

Possible Chelsea Starting Line-Up Against Schalke

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Possible Chelsea Starting Line-Up Against Schalke - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Chelsea will face German outfit Schalke 04 in the Champions League on Wednesday at Stamford Bridge, where a victory would almost secure their chances of qualifying to the next phase of the competition.

Jose Mourinho was left frustrated and angry with the performance of his side against Newcastle United at St James' Park on Saturday.

Possible Arsenal Starting Line-Up Against Dortmund

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Possible Arsenal Starting Line-Up Against Dortmund - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Arsenal will travel to Germany to face Bundesliga giants Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League, where a victory for the Gunners will give them an upper-hand in the race to qualify from their ‘group of death'.

Chelsea vs Schalke: Preview, Likely Line-Up, Prediction

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Chelsea vs Schalke: Preview, Likely Line-Up, Prediction - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Chelsea will welcome German outfit Schalke 04 at the Stamford Bridge in the Champions League group stage tie on Wednesday, where a victory would take them one step closer to the next stage of the competition.

Real Socieded vs Man Utd: Preview, Possible Line Up, Prediction

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Real Socieded vs Man Utd: Preview, Possible Line Up, Prediction - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester United will travel to Basque country in Spain to face Real Sociedad where a victory for the Red Devils will almost guarantee their promotion to their next stages of the Champions League.

Possible Man Utd Starting Line-Up Against Real Sociedad

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Possible Man Utd Starting Line-Up Against Real Sociedad - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester United will travel to Basque country in Spain to face Real Sociedad where a victory for the Red Devils will almost guarantee their promotion to their next stages of the Champions League.

Chelsea star’s starting place under doubt fears Belgian press

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Chelsea star's starting place under doubt fears Belgian press - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho claimed that he made 11 mistakes while picking his team, as the Blues suffered a shock 2-0 defeat at the hands of Alan Pardew's Newcastle United. The Blues went into the match on the back of a nine-game unbeaten run in all competitions, but at St James' Park on Saturday; they suffered their second away defeat of the season, following goals from Yoan Gouffran and Loic Remy.

Real Sociedad vs Man Utd: Preview, Team News, Likely Line-Ups and Prediction

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Real Sociedad vs Man Utd: Preview, Team News, Likely Line-Ups and Prediction - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

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Arsenal Transfers: Five Strikers Wenger Could Buy in January

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Arsenal Transfers: Five Strikers Wenger Could Buy in January - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

It is no open secret that Arsenal need a solid striker. By solid, I mean not any young prodigy from unknown parts of the world, rather a well established striker from Europe. The Gunners at the moment are relying heavily on lone striker Olivier Giroud only and if the Frenchman continues to play week in week out, then surely by the end of February, he will run out of steam.

Sir Arsene Wenger: Dortmund coach Jurgen Klopp salutes Arsenal boss

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Sir Arsene Wenger: Dortmund coach Jurgen Klopp salutes Arsenal boss - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Ahead of Arsenal's crucial Champions League tie with German giants Borussia Dortmund on Wednesday, Jurgen Klopp, coach of Dortmund, has expressed his deep reverence and admiration for his counterpart, Arsene Wenger.

Arsenal Injury Latest: Wilshere & Gibbs set to miss out against Dortmund

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Arsenal Injury Latest: Wilshere & Gibbs set to miss out against Dortmund - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

High flying Arsenal have suffered a major set-back ahead of their trip to Germany to face Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League Match Day 4 encounter, as the Gunners will be without star duo – Jack Wilshere and left-back Kieran Gibbs.

Chelsea target €8m world class striker But chances of getting are slim says German media

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Chelsea target €8m world class striker But chances of getting are slim says German media - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Borussia Dortmund striker Robert Lewandowski is back on the transfer rumour pages, yet again. He has become such a hot property in Europe, because of his contract situation that hardly a week passes by, where his transfer move hasn't been speculated.

Man Utd, Man City, Chelsea and Arsenal – UCL Match Day 4 Predictions

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Man Utd, Man City, Chelsea and Arsenal UCL Match Day 4 Predictions - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester United will travel to Basque country to face Real Sociedad in the Champions League Group stage tie on Tuesday. Despite their stuttering form in the Premier League, the Red Devils have done well in the Champions League so far, clinching the top position of Group A, with 7 points.

Frustrated Man Utd star determined to leave in January: Round-Up

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Frustrated Man Utd star determined to leave in January: Round-Up - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

In the past one week there are flurry of transfer reports being covered surrounding Manchester United. New manager David Moyes failed to make a bright impression in his first transfer window and the Scot will be looking to make amends in the January transfer window.

Man Utd Plotting Serious €80M January Benfica Trio Raid

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Man Utd Plotting Serious €80M January Benfica Trio Raid - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

After enduring one of the worst transfer windows in recent history, there is hardly any doubt that David Moyes, the Manchester United manager, will be spending big in order to his prove his doubters wrong, stamp own authority and bid a strong challenge for the Premier League title as well.

PHOTOS: Cazorla & Ramsey celebrate their goals against Liverpool

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PHOTOS: Cazorla & Ramsey celebrate their goals against Liverpool - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Arsenal move five points clear at the top of the Barclays Premier League table after defeating Liverpool 2-0 at the Emirates on Saturday.

The Gunners returned back strongly after they suffered a 2-0 defeat and exit from the Capital One Cup in the midweek.

PHOTOS + Arsenal players react on Twitter

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PHOTOS + Arsenal players react on Twitter - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Arsenal move five points clear at the top of the Barclays Premier League table after defeating Liverpool 2-0 at the Emirates on Saturday.

The Gunners returned back strongly after they suffered a 2-0 defeat and exit from the Capital One Cup in the midweek.

Liverpool Player Ratings Against Arsenal – Gerrard & Lucas Poor

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Liverpool Player Ratings Against Arsenal Gerrard & Lucas Poor - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Liverpool suffered their second league defeat of the season after they were beaten by league leaders Arsenal who moved 5 points clear at the top of the table.

To be fair to the Reds, they have had their share of chances and had they taken those, the results could have been different.

Photos: Valencia & Van Persie celebrating goals against Fulham

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Photos: Valencia & Van Persie celebrating goals against Fulham - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester United scored three goals within first 25 minutes, as the Red Devils earned a convincing and comfortable victory over London outfit Fulham in the Premier League.

United opened the scoring through winger Antonio Valencia who coolly slotted home after some good work from Wayne Rooney.

CONFIRMED: Arsenal vs Liverpool – No Glen Johnson, Rosicky starts

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CONFIRMED: Arsenal vs Liverpool No Glen Johnson, Rosicky starts - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Liverpool will face Arsenal at the Emirates in the Premier League where the Reds misses the services of right back Glen Johnson for this tie.

The full back is not fully fit for this tie and Brendan Rodgers has instead drafted young Jon Flangan for this match.

Newcastle 2-0 Chelsea: Shock Result for the Blues – Photo + Video

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Newcastle 2-0 Chelsea: Shock Result for the Blues Photo + Video - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Chelsea suffered a shock 2-0 defeat at the hands of Newcastle United at St James' Park on a cold November rainy day. FrenchmanYoan Gouffran and Loic Remy scored second-half goals to give the Magpies a deserved victory against the inform men in Blues.

PICTURE: Mesut Ozil and Arsenal Ready For Battle?

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PICTURE: Mesut Ozil and Arsenal Ready For Battle? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Arsenal will face Liverpool few hours from now at the Emirates in the Premier League. Ahead of the match, with excitement reaching fever pitch between both section of fans, Arsenal player Mesut Ozil has taken this to a all new level.

Everton vs Tottenham Preview: Team News and Prediction

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Everton vs Tottenham Preview: Team News and Prediction - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Tottenham Hotspur travel to Goodison Park on Sunday to face Roberto Martinez' Everton in the Premier League. It should be a fascinating contest between two sides – one with a solid home record against one with a good away record with both teams separated by just one point.

Cardiff vs Swansea Preview: Team News & Prediction

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Cardiff vs Swansea Preview: Team News & Prediction - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Ah, the Wales derby. When Cardiff City was promoted to Premier League this season, ardent football lovers and neutrals have waited for this game with bated breath as the fixture adds a different value to football romanticism and to the Premier League as well.

Luis Suarez says he knows nothing about Real Madrid interests

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Luis Suarez says he knows nothing about Real Madrid interests - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Luis Suarez after returning from his suspension has been firing all cylinders for Liverpool. The Uruguayan has already scored six goals in the league in four matches, forging a devastating partnership with Daniel Sturridge, and his influence in the team is one of the prime factors why Liverpool are third in the Premier League (same points with Chelsea).

Manchester United and Tottenham show interest in Benfica winger Niko Gaitan

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Manchester United and Tottenham show interest in Benfica winger Niko Gaitan - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur are linked with Benfica's highly rated winger Niko Gaitan, as per reports from Portugal newspaper O Jogo.

The Red Devils were linked with Gaitan on several occasions in the past.

Arsenal vs Liverpool: Possible Line-ups & 4 Key Battles

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Arsenal vs Liverpool: Possible Line-ups & 4 Key Battles - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Saturday afternoon looks an exciting prospect with two of the top sides in the Premier League facing off. Arsenal are in top gear and are looking to extend their lead at the top of the table, while Liverpool are hot on their heels looking to overtake their opponents.

Premier League Match Day 10 Predictions

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Premier League Match Day 10 Predictions - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

We are into the Match Day 10 of the Barclays Premier League. And as usual it promises to be a cracker. We have some fascinating games coming up and what better way to spend the silly time than to do something silly of course.

Hull City vs Sunderland Preview: Team News & Prediction

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Hull City vs Sunderland Preview: Team News & Prediction - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Sunderland will travel to KC Stadium to face Hull City on Saturday in the Premier League where the visitors will be looking to register back to back victories for the first time in the season.

Stoke vs Southampton Preview: Team News & Prediction

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Stoke vs Southampton Preview: Team News & Prediction - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Stoke City will welcome Southampton at the Britannia on Saturday where manager Mark Hughes will be desperately looking to change the fortune around with a much needed victory.

After an early good start, Stoke City have found themselves in a mess.

West Brom vs Crystal Palace Preview: Team News + Prediction

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West Brom vs Crystal Palace Preview: Team News + Prediction - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

West Brom will welcome bottom placed team in the Premier League Crystal Palace at the Hawthorns in the Premier League clash on Saturday.

Palace did everything right in their last match apart from losing to Arsenal and at this juncture positives feelings are hard to come by for them.

Possible Man Utd Starting Line-Up Against Fulham & Prediction

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Possible Man Utd Starting Line-Up Against Fulham & Prediction - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester United will travel to Craven Cottage to face Fulham on Saturday in the Premier League where David Moyes would be looking to take their winning streak to four games.

The Red Devils have had a stuttering start to the season and find themselves in eighth place, eight points behind league leaders Arsenal.

West Ham vs Aston Villa Preview: Team News, Key Stats & Prediction

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West Ham vs Aston Villa Preview: Team News, Key Stats & Prediction - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

West Ham will entertain Aston Villa at the Upton Park on Saturday in the Premier League where Villa manager Paul Lambert will be hoping for their second away victory in London this season.

Possible Chelsea Starting Line-Up Against Newcastle

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Possible Chelsea Starting Line-Up Against Newcastle - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Chelsea will travel to St James' Park to face Newcastle United on Saturday in the Premier League where Jose Mourinho will be looking to inflict more misery on Alan Pardew's struggling side.

Mourinho made 10 changes to the side that defeated Arsenal 2-0 in the Capital One tie in the midweek.

Seattle Sounders v. Portland Timbers Playoff Preview

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Seattle Sounders v. Portland Timbers Playoff Preview - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Leg 1: @ CenturyLink Field Saturday, 7:30 PM. TV on NBC Sports Network.

What It Means For Portland 0-0-0, #1 Seed in the Western Conference

It would be hard to convince me that the Portland Timbers players and coaches wanted to play the Colorado Rapids in the Western Conference Semifinals.

Possible Liverpool Starting Line-Up Against Arsenal

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Possible Liverpool Starting Line-Up Against Arsenal - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Liverpool will travel to North London to face league leaders Arsenal on Saturday at the Emirates, where they could go top of the league, should they earn full three points against the Gunners.

Having already knocked out from the Capital One Cup, Liverpool players enjoyed the break while others teams were busy preparing for the midweek actions.

Possible Arsenal Starting Line-Up To Face Liverpool

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Possible Arsenal Starting Line-Up To Face Liverpool - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Arsenal will take on Liverpool at the Emirates Stadium on Saturday in the Premier League where the Gunners will be looking to bounce back from their defeat against Chelsea in the midweek.

Arsene Wenger said in the press conference today that the mood in the camp is positive (despite bowing out of the Capital One Cup) and that the focus lies solely on the Premier League and the Champions League.

Manchester City vs Norwich: Previews + Likely Line-Up + Prediction

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Manchester City vs Norwich: Previews + Likely Line-Up + Prediction - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester City host Norwich City on Saturday at the Etihad Stadium looking to bounce back from the defeat against Chelsea in their last Premier League game.

Newcastle vs Chelsea: Preview,Team News, key Stats, Prediction

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Newcastle vs Chelsea: Preview,Team News, key Stats, Prediction - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Chelsea will travel to St. James' Park to face Alan Pardew's Newcastle United on Saturday in the Premier League. The Blues will get a chance to go at the top of the Premier League table (albeit temporarily) should they beat the Magpies.

Faouzi Ghoulam flattered with Manchester United interest

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Faouzi Ghoulam flattered with Manchester United interest - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

This summer Manchester United's new manager David Moyes targeted to reinforce in two areas of his squad mainly – central midfield and left back. While, he had succeeded in landing a midfielder on the transfer deadline day, the left back position wasn't bolstered, despite the fact the Red Devils were linked with few top defenders throughout the summer.

Manchester United: Like Father, Like Son – Beck’s Boy at Old Trafford

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Manchester United: Like Father, Like Son Beck's Boy at Old Trafford - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Like father, like son. David Beckham's son Brooklyn Beckham is following his father's footsteps by training at Manchester United.

According to reports from Daily Mail, Brooklyn the eldest son of David Beckham, was at Carrington ground for a trial accompanied by his father.

Arsenal Target Lars Bender Signs Contract Extension with Bayer Leverkusen: Report

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Arsenal Target Lars Bender Signs Contract Extension with Bayer Leverkusen: Report - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Arsenal's hope of landing their long term target Lars Bender in the January transfer window has suffered a blow, as the German has penned down a contract extension with Bayer Leverkusen that will keep him at the club till 2019.

Arsenal Ready To Bid €8M For M’Baye Niang In January?

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Arsenal Ready To Bid €8M For M'Baye Niang In January? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Arsenal are reportedly interested in signing the highly rated French youngster M'Baye Niang from AC Milan and are ready to submit an offer of €8m for his services in the January transfer window.

Premier League fantasy football tips – Lovren, Oscar and Lukaku in your team

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Premier League fantasy football tips Lovren, Oscar and Lukaku in your team - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

It is that time of the week again; make your transfers, study the fixture list and form guides and name your fantasy football team ahead of the weekend's Premier League action.

This weekend has an array of what should be entertaining fixtures, with a top of the table clash between Arsenal and Liverpool, Chelsea's visit to Newcastle and Sunday's match up between Everton and Tottenham the standouts.

Arsenal vs Liverpool: Preview, Team News, Key Stats & Prediction

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Arsenal vs Liverpool: Preview, Team News, Key Stats & Prediction - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Arsenal will welcome Liverpool on Saturday in the Premier League crucial encounter at the Emirates Stadium, where the Gunners will be looking to get back to winning ways, following their Capital One Cup defeat against Chelsea in the midweek.

Fulham vs Manchester United: Match Preview, Team News, Key Stats & Prediction

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Fulham vs Manchester United: Match Preview, Team News, Key Stats & Prediction - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester United will travel to Craven Cottage to face Fulham in the Premier League on Saturday, where manager David Moyes would be looking to stretch their winning run to four games.