SoccerLens Archives for January 2017

4-3-3 v Eibar: Zidane without these 5 Real Madrid players for vital away game; Key Stats, Team News & Predicted Lineups

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Eibar vs Real Madrid Prediction, Betting Tips, Preview & Live Stream Info ahead of this weekend’s La Liga fixture.

Eibar vs Real Madrid
Liga BBVA 2016/17
4th March, 15:15 pm BST
Ipurua Municipal Stadium, Eibar
Live Stream: Watch Eibar vs Real Madrid live on beIN Sports

Eibar Team News & Preview

Eibar host Real Madrid in La Liga this weekend and the home side will be looking to continue their impressive run of form at home.

4-3-3 vs Celta: Enrique without these 2 Barcelona players for crunch clash; Key Stats, Team News & Predicted Lineups

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Barcelona vs Celta Vigo Prediction, Betting Tips, Preview & Live Stream Info ahead of this weekend’s La Liga fixture.

Barcelona vs Celtic
English Premier League 2016/17
4th March, 19:45 pm BST
Camp Nou, Barcelona
Live Stream: Watch Barcelona vs Celtic live on Sky Sports 5

Barcelona Team News & Preview

Barcelona host Celta Vigo in La Liga this weekend and it should be a fascinating contest between two sides in impressive form.

4-2-3-1 v Bournemouth: Mourinho could be without these 2 Man Utd players this week; Key Stats, Team News & Predicted Lineups

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Manchester United vs Bournemouth Prediction, Betting Tips, Preview & Live Stream Info ahead of this weekend’s Premier League fixture.

Manchester United vs Bournemouth
English Premier League 2016/17
4th March, 12:30 pm BST
Old Trafford, Manchester
Live Stream: Watch Manchester United vs Bournemouth live on Sky Sports 1

Manchester United Team News & Preview

Manchester United host Bournemouth in the Premier League this weekend and the Red Devils will be looking to close the gap with their top four rivals with a win here.

4-2-3-1 vs Birmingham: Leeds United predicted starting XI, Team news, Key Stats

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Birmingham City vs Leeds United Prediction, Preview & Key Stats ahead of weekend’s Championship fixture.

Birmingham City vs Leeds United
Championship 2016/17
03rd March, 19:45 pm BST
St Andrews, Birmingham
How to follow: BBC local radio

Birmingham City, placed 14th in the Championship, are going through a poor run of results at the moment, having won just twice in their last 15 games.

3-4-3 v West Ham: This Chelsea lineup should definitely win the derby on Monday; Key Stats, Team News & Predicted Lineups

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West Ham vs Chelsea Prediction, Betting Tips, Preview & Live Stream Info ahead of Monday night’s Premier League fixture.

West Ham vs Chelsea
English Premier League 2016/17
6th March, 20:00 pm BST
Olympic Stadium, London
Live Stream: Watch West Ham vs Chelsea live on Sky Sports 1

West Ham Team News & Preview

West Ham host Chelsea in the Premier League on Monday night and the Hammers will be looking to extend their impressive run of form with a win over the Blues.

Everton considering summer move for 22-year-old Manchester City target

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Everton are planning to sign Sunderland goalkeeper, Jordan Pickford, in the summer transfer window.

The 22-year-old has acquired the limelight with a series of strong displays since breaking into the Sunderland senior team this season.

He was one of the stand-out performers for the Black Cats before a knee injury sustained against Manchester United ruled him out of action for two months.

Charlton injury blow: Forward ruled out for rest of the season

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Charlton Athletic have suffered a huge blow after Stephy Mavididi was ruled out for rest of the season.

The 18-year-old forward joined Charlton on loan from Arsenal, and has returned to his parent club for treatment.

He suffered the injury during Charlton’s home defeat to Bury in League One on Saturday.

Sheffield Wednesday midfielder: This Celtic star is an 'unreal' player

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Celtic are edging closer to winning the Scottish Premiership title after winning 4-0 against Inverness on Wednesday night. The victory leaves them just seven points away from winning the Premiership glory.

Brendan Rodgers has hailed the victory as the ‘most complete performance’ of his time in charge.

Former high-profile PL striker: Aston Villa are bigger than Chelsea

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Former high-profile Premier League striker, Dean Saunders, claims that Aston Villa are one of the biggest clubs in the United Kingdom.

Villa were relegated from the Premier League last season, and are plying their trade in the Championship at the moment. However, despite their fall from grace, Saunders has no doubt the club’s standing in the English game.

Rangers Manager hunt: Assessing the top five candidates for the job

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Following the departure of Mark Warburton in early February, Rangers are yet again in a state of flux. The Light Blues have been under the stewardship of their Under-20s coach Graeme Murty since, and results haven’t been too impressive under the 42-year-old.

Last evening’s last-gasp win over St Johnstone was the Gers’ first in the league under Murty.

BBC Pundit criticises Man City star for yet another poor performance

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Newcastle United legend, Alan Shearer, did not look impressed with Claudio Bravo‘s performance against Huddersfield Town on Wednesday night.

Manchester City progressed swiftly to the next round of the FA Cup, after winning 5-1 in the fifth round replay, but Shearer wasn’t particularly happy with Bravo’s effort.

4-2-3-1 v Liverpool: Injury blow for Wenger, Arsenal without these 5 players for vital game; Key Stats, Team News & Predicted Lineups

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Liverpool vs Arsenal Prediction, Betting Tips, Preview & Live Stream Info ahead of this weekend’s Premier League fixture.

Liverpool vs Arsenal
English Premier League 2016/17
4th March, 17:30 pm BST
Anfield, Liverpool
Live Stream: Watch Liverpool vs Arsenal live on BT Sport 1

Liverpool Team News & Preview

Liverpool host Arsenal in the Premier League this weekend and both sides will be looking to gain some advantage over the other in their race for a top four finish.

Gold delivers huge injury boost - West Ham star could feature against Chelsea

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West Ham United co-chairman, David Gold, has revealed on Twitter that striker Andy Carroll is back in training after recovering fully from a groin injury.

The 28-year-old missed West Ham’s last two league games with a groin injury, but he is in contention to face Chelsea on Monday night.

Carroll travelled with the Hammers first team squad in Dubai for a warm weather training camp, but his persistent groin injury meant he couldn’t train normally.

Arsenal news: Gunners handed doubt boost ahead of Liverpool clash

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Arsenal duo Laurent Koscielny and Aaron Ramsey have returned to first-team training. They are both in line for returns against Liverpool this Sunday at Anfield, the Telegraph reports. With two defeats in their last three Premier League games, the Gunners will drop out of the top 4 if they get beaten by the Reds.

Bilic gives transfer update on 28-year-old star - West Ham fans will be happy

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West Ham manager, Slaven Bilic, has made it clear that Andy Carroll will not be sold, following recent speculations that he was attracting interest from the Chinese Super League.

Carroll has been linked with a move to the far east, with Tianjin Quanjian, Hebei China Fortune and Shandong Luneng having reportedly made bids for the England striker.

Will Conte break Mourinho’s points record with Chelsea?

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Chelsea are on course to land their fifth Premier League title. Under Antonio Conte, they have had the most incredible campaign, going from 8th at the end of September to runaway leaders at the end of February. They are currently 10 points clear at the top, and even though Manchester City can close the gap to 8, the Blues are huge favourites.

Watford agree deal for 20-year-old defender, club confirm on Twitter

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Premier League outfit, Watford, have signed Colombian defender, Jorge Segura. The news has been confirmed by Segura’s current club, Envigado, but there has been no official announcement from Watford yet.

Envigado claim that the player won’t depart until June this year.

Leeds United defender set to leave the club, could move to Liverpool in the summer

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Leeds United defender, Charlie Taylor, is ready to return to first team action after nursing his Achilles injury he suffered before Christmas.

Garry Monk, the Leeds manager, considers him an important player in the side, and doesn’t expect him to remain on the fringes for long.

Chelsea midfielder signs contract extension until 2021

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Chelsea winger Victor Moses has extended his contract at Stamford Bridge, keeping him at the club until 2021. The Blues reported the news via there official website today. The Nigerian has signed a two-year extension, after becoming a regular in the first team this season under Antonio Conte.

Moses’ future seemed destined to be away from Chelsea at the start of the campaign.

West Brom injury latest: 25-year-old winger to undergo scan on his hamstring injury

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West Brom midfielder, Matt Phillips, missed the Baggies’ 2-1 win over Bournemouth last weekend with a hamstring injury.

The 25-year-old winger will undergo a second scan on his hamstring injury on Wednesday. The results will determine his availability for the visit of Crystal Palace on Saturday.

French midfielder: My future is at Tottenham

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Despite a slow and frustrating start at his new club, Moussa Sissoko insists that he has a long term future at Tottenham.

The France international joined Spurs from Newcastle last summer for a fee reported to be around £30m. However, he has not only failed to justify his price tag, but also has struggled to make a strong impact during his first season at White Hart Lane.

4-2-3-1 vs Huddersfield: Manchester City predicted line up, Team News, Key Stats

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Manchester City vs Huddersfield Town Prediction, Preview & Key Stats ahead of FA Cup fifth round replay.

Manchester City vs Huddersfield
FA Cup 2016/17
1st March, 19:45 pm BST
Etihad Stadium, Manchester
Live stream: BBC One

Pep Guardiola’s side did not want a replay, but City will once again start as favourites for this tie.

These three Premier league managers are most likely to be sacked next

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The news that Claudio Ranieri got sacked came as a shock for Leicester City fans.

For them, the Italian manager is a historical figure. Last season, he led Leicester to achieving the biggest success in their history – winning the Premier League title.

In fact, this was one of the biggest achievements in the history of sport, worthy of a movie adaptation.

West Ham gave agent authority to conduct transfer deal for 28-year-old star

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Did West Ham try to sell Andy Carroll to the Chinese Super League before the transfer deadline day? We have two contrasting reports on the England striker.

According to reports from ESPN, West Ham have rejected offers from three Chinese Super League clubs for the former Liverpool striker.

West Ham join the race to sign 19-year-old striker; Celtic manager is a fan of the player

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West Ham United have joined the race to sign the highly rated Nigerian striker, Henry Onyekuru, in the summer transfer window. Arsenal, Chelsea, and Celtic are also reportedly interested in signing the youngster.

According to reports from The Mirror, the Hammers are interested in the Nigerian forward who has scored 14 goals for his club, KAS Eupen.

Experienced PL manager approached over Leicester vacancy

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Former England manager, Roy Hodgson, has been reportedly approached by Leicester City to fill the vacant managerial role at the club.

Claudio Ranieri, who guided Leicester to the Premier League title last season, was sacked last week after a poor run of results.

4-3-3 v Las Palmas: Zidane without these 2 Real Madrid players for home game; Key Stats, Team News & Predicted Lineups

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Real Madrid vs Las Palmas Prediction, Betting Tips, Preview & Live Stream Info ahead of this week’s La Liga fixture.

Real Madrid vs Las Palmas
Liga BBVA 2016/17
1st March 2017, 20:30 pm BST
Santiago Bernabeu, Madrid
Live Stream: Watch Barcelona vs Sporting Gijon live on Sky Sports 2

Real Madrid Team News & Preview

Real Madrid host Las Palmas in La Liga this week and Los Blancos will be looking to extend their lead at the top of the table with a win.

4-3-3 v Gijon: Enrique without these 4 Barcelona players for vital home game; Key Stats, Team News & Predicted Lineups

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Barcelona vs Sporting Gijon Prediction, Betting Tips, Preview & Live Stream Info ahead of this week’s La Liga fixture.

Barcelona vs Sporting Gijon
Liga BBVA 2016/17
1st March 2017, 18:30 pm BST
Camp Nou, Barcelona
Live Stream: Watch Barcelona vs Sporting Gijon live on Sky Sports 2

Barcelona Team News & Preview

Barcelona host Sporting Gijon in La Liga this week and the defending champions will be hoping to overtake league leaders Real Madrid with a win.

Mourinho wants to sign top class Man City target; Man Utd have one crucial advantage

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Benfica defender Victor Lindelof was heavily linked with a move to Manchester United during the January transfer window.

According to the latest report from Portuguese newspaper, O Jogo, Manchester United were very close to signing the player in January and the Red Devils will make their move once again at the end of this season.

Roundup: Liverpool lead race to sign Arsenal's 27-goal target; Reds in talks to sign South American

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Alexandre Lacazette has been linked with a move to the Premier League for a while now.

French outlet SFR Sport are reporting that Liverpool, Arsenal and Tottenham are interested in signing the player at the end of this season.

4-2-3-1 v Brighton: Benitez without these 3 Newcastle players for vital clash; Key Stats, Team News & Predicted Lineups

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Brighton vs Newcastle Team News, Possible Lineups & Live Stream Info ahead of tonight’s Championship fixture.

Brighton vs Newcastle
English Championship 2016/17
28th February, 19:45 pm BST
Falmer Stadium, Brighton
Live Stream: Watch Brighton vs Newcastle live on Sky Sports 1

Brighton host Newcastle United in the Championship tonight and it promises to be a cracking contest.

World class Chelsea stars ranked Premier League's most valuable duo this season

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When reviewing the Most Valuable Offensive Player (MVOP) rankings, we often talk about individual performances. This week though, we look at the top 1-2 combos in the English Premier League. Probably not surprising for most, Chelsea duo Diego Costa and Eden Hazard are currently the most valuable tandem in the EPL this season.

Arsenal and Chelsea interested in 12-goal winger; Attacker keen on summer transfer

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Eupen winger Henry Onyekuru has been attracting a lot of interest from the Premier League with his impressive displays in Belgium.

The highly talented winger is a target for London giants Arsenal and Chelsea.

26-goal star opens up about Man Utd transfer; Mourinho wants him at Old Trafford next season

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Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has asked the fans to camp outside Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s house and persuade him to stay beyond this season.

The Red Devils signed Ibrahimovic on a free transfer for one year.

Arsenal favourite turns down £575k-a-week offer to leave, future at Emirates still uncertain

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Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has turned down a massive offer to manage in the Chinese Super League.

As per Daily Mirror, the Frenchman could have earned £30m-a-year (£575k-a-week) if he had agreed to move to China at the end of this season.

Mourinho a huge fan of this Chelsea ace, will try to sign him; Conte thinks star is a genius

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Chelsea midfielder Cesc Fabregas has been linked with a move away from Stamford Bridge earlier this season.

Apparently, AC Milan and Manchester United are interested in the player.

Major injury blow for Klopp; Top class Liverpool star injured, will miss tonight's match

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Liverpool midfielder Jordan Henderson is expected to miss tonight’s clash with Leicester City due to an injury.

Sky Sports are reporting that the Liverpool captain will not travel with the rest of the squad to the King Power Stadium after picking up a bad bruise during a training session at the weekend.

Chelsea fan favourite unhappy with Abramovich, already in talks regarding summer exit

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Chelsea manager Antonio Conte is reportedly unhappy at Stamford Bridge and is eyeing a return to Serie A with Inter Milan.

Italian outlet La Repubblica are reporting that Conte has a poor relationship with Roman Abramovich and is in touch with the owners of Inter Milan regarding a return to Italy.

Liverpool stars are depressed because of this reason, Jurgen Klopp responsible for situation

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Liverpool players are apparently unhappy with Jurgen Klopp‘s training regime.

Daily Record are reporting that the players are ‘depressed’ with the manager’s abnormal methods.

Liverpool players have been training late in the evening during the winter months and therefore it has affected their sleeping patterns.

Roundup: Top class Arsenal star wants to join PL rivals; Gunners want forward with 11 goals in 13 games

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Arsenal defender Hector Bellerin has been linked with a move away from Emirates for a while now.

The Spanish right back was being tipped to replace Dani Alves at Barcelona. However, as per the latest report from Don Balon, Bellerin has his heart set on a move to Manchester City.

4-2-3-1 vs Bristol City: Aston Villa predicted lineups, Team news, Key Stats

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Aston Villa vs Bristol City Prediction, Preview & Key Stats ahead of midweek Championship fixture.

Aston Villa vs Bristol City
Championship 2016/17
28th February, 19:45 pm BST
Villa Park, Birmingham
How to follow: BBC local radio

Finally Villa fans breathed a sigh of relief last weekend.

Arsenal round up: Academy coach becomes Wolfsburg’s new manager; Gunners interested in €20m defender

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Arsenal’s academy coach, Andries Jonker, has left the Gunners to become Bundesliga club Wolfsburg’s new head coach.

He was an assistant coach at Wolfsburg before joining Arsenal in 2014. Wolfsburg have sacked Valerian Ismael on Sunday and didn’t wait long to appoint Jonker as their new manager.

Nottingham Forest announce confirmation: Defender signs three-and-a-half year deal

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Nottingham Forest defender, Joe Worrall, has signed a contract extension that will keep him at the club till 2020, the Championship club have confirmed.

Tottenham considering move for 21-year-old French midfielder

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Tottenham are reportedly considering a move for PSG midfielder, Adrien Rabiot, in the summer transfer window.

The 21-year-old made his senior debut for PSG after graduating from the club’s youth academy in 2012. He plays as a defensive midfielder, and has made over 130 appearances for the French giants in all competitions.

Everton manager reacts on Twitter to Southampton's EFL Cup final defeat

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Southampton were unlucky to lose 3-2 to Manchester United in the EFL Cup final on Sunday, and this leaves the door open for Everton to qualify for European places.

It was Manchester United’s first major trophy of the season, and also Jose Mourinho’s first major trophy with his new club.

Chelsea open to world record transfer for 17-goal attacker, Star could earn £540k-a-week

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Chelsea striker Diego Costa has been linked with a move to China in the past.

Apparently, the Spanish international is still a target for the Chinese Super League and Chelsea are now willing to do business for the right price.

According to Johnny Severin, a journalist from SFR Sport, Chelsea are open to selling their star striker for a world record fee of £127 million.

Barcelona plotting shock transfer, will offer Camp Nou star in exchange for Real Madrid player

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Real Madrid midfielder Isco has been linked with a move away from Santiago Bernabeu for a while now.

The Spanish international has had limited game time under Zidane and is ready to consider a summer transfer in order to play regular first-team football.

Mourinho calling South American regularly, Woodward ready to fund huge Man Utd transfer

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Manchester United are looking to strengthen their attacking department at the end of this season if recent reports are to be believed.

Apparently, the Old Trafford outfit want to sign the Barcelona superstar Neymar and Jose Mourinho has already called the player regarding the move.

Man Utd favourites to sign £40m star; Deal could help Real Madrid sign this top class PL star

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Manchester United have emerged as favourites to land the 18-year-old AC Milan goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma.

The Italian keeper is the second youngest player to debut in the Serie A and has been linked with a move away from San Siro for a while now.

Leicester City sacking Claudio Ranieri is the sad reality of modern-day football

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The entire world seems to have united in support of Claudio Ranieri, who was sacked as manager of Leicester City on Thursday. The affable and cheerful Italian was liked and respected by friends and foes alike. It’ll take some effort to find someone that has a bad word to say about him.

Roundup: Club chief could help Man Utd land this untouchable star; Mourinho handed fixture blow

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Real Madrid‘s interest in David de Gea is no secret. The Spanish giants came close to signing him in 2015 and are expected to try again at the end of this season.

As per the latest reports, Florentino Perez is keen on signing the Manchester United keeper and will look to sweeten the deal by offering one of Mourinho’s long-term targets in exchange.

Top class star reveals transfer desire, says Mourinho almost signed him last month

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Former Manchester United defender Patrice Evra has confirmed that he was close to rejoining the Premier League giants last month.

Evra joined Marseille instead, after his return to Old Trafford was blocked by the club hierarchy.

World class Man Utd star could make shock exit from Old Trafford if this does not happen

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Manchester United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic was expected to sign a one-year extension at Old Trafford after his smashing start to life in England.

The former PSG star has already scored 24 goals in 37 appearances for Jose Mourinho’s side and it is no surprise that the Premier League giants intend to keep him at the club for another season.

Major boost for Arsenal; 26-goal target wants summer transfer, club chief ready to do business

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Arsenal have been linked with a move for the Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette in the past.

Apparently, Arsene Wenger is thought to be looking at the Lyon attacker for quite some time and is keen on signing him this summer.

The Gunners have often been undone due to the lack of cutting edge upfront over the last seasons and Wenger is ready to address that this summer.

4-3-3 v Leicester: Klopp without these 4 Liverpool players for away game; Key Stats, Team News & Predicted Lineups

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Leicester vs Liverpool Prediction, Betting Tips, Preview & Live Stream Info ahead of Monday’s Premier League fixture.

Leicester vs Liverpool
English Premier League 2016/17
27th February, 19:45 pm BST
King Power Stadium, Leicester
Live Stream: Watch Leicester vs Liverpool live on Sky Sports 1

Leicester Team News & Preview

Leicester City host Liverpool in the Premier League this weekend and the Foxes will be looking to turn their season around after the departure of Claudio Ranieri.

Everton vs Sunderland: Predicted starting XI, team news, key stats

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Everton vs Sunderland Prediction, Key Stats, Preview and Live Stream info ahead of this weekend’s Premier League fixture.

Everton vs Sunderland
Premier League 2016/17
25th February, 15:00 pm BST
Goodison Park, Merseyside
Live Stream: Watch Everton vs Sunderland Live on Hotstar

It seems that Everton have finally come out of their crisis.

4-3-3 vs Atletico: Enrique without these 4 Barcelona players for vital away game; Key Stats, Team News & Predicted Lineups

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Atletico Madrid vs Barcelona Prediction, Betting Tips, Preview & Live Stream Info ahead of this weekend’s La Liga fixture.

Atletico Madrid vs Barcelona
Liga BBVA 2016/17
26th February, 15:15 pm BST
Vicente Calderon, Madrid
Live Stream: Watch Atletico Madrid vs Barcelona live on Sky Sports 2

Atletico Madrid Team News & Preview

Atletico Madrid host Barcelona in La Liga this weekend and Diego Simeone’s men will be looking to get closer to the top three with a home win.

3-4-3 vs Swansea: This Chelsea lineup will surely pick up the three points on Saturday; Key Stats, Team News & Predicted Lineups

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Chelsea vs Swansea Prediction, Betting Tips, Preview & Live Stream Info ahead of this weekend’s Premier League fixture.

Chelsea vs Swansea
English Premier League 2016/17
25th February, 15:00 pm BST
Stamford Bridge, London
Live Stream: Watch Chelsea vs Swansea live on NBCSN

Chelsea Team News & Preview

Chelsea host Swansea in the Premier League this weekend and this is a great opportunity for the Blues to extend their lead at the top of the Premier League to 11 points.

Aston Villa vs Derby: Team News, Predicted Lineups, Key Stats

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Aston Villa vs Derby Prediction, Preview & Key Stats ahead of this weekend’s Championship fixture.

Aston Villa vs Derby
Championship 2016/17
25th February, 15:00 pm BST
Villa Park, Birmingham
How to follow: BBC local radio

Aston Villa were once play-off hopefuls after Steve Bruce sparked an immediate improvement when he took charge of the club.

3-4-2-1 vs Stoke City: Tottenham predicted starting XI, team news, key stats

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Tottenham vs Stoke City Prediction, Key Stats, Preview and Live Stream info ahead of this weekend’s Premier League fixture.

Tottenham vs Stoke City
Premier League 2016/17
26th February, 13:30 pm BST
White Hart Lane, London
Live Stream: Watch Tottenham vs Stoke City Live on Hotstar

Spurs crashed out of the Europa League on Thursday night, but it could be a blessing in disguise for them.

4-3-3 vs Villarreal: Zidane without these 2 Real Madrid defenders for key away game; Key Stats, Team News & Predicted Lineups

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Villarreal vs Real Madrid Prediction, Betting Tips, Preview & Live Stream Info ahead of this weekend’s La Liga fixture.

Villarreal vs Real Madrid
Liga BBVA 2016/17
26th February, 19:45 pm BST
La Ceramica, Villarreal
Live Stream: Watch Villarreal vs Real Madrid live on Sky Sports 1

Villarreal Team News & Preview

Villarreal host Real Madrid in La Liga this weekend and they will be hoping to continue their impressive home record for another week.

4-2-3-1 vs Southampton: Blow for Mourinho, Man Utd without these 2 key stars for cup final; Key Stats, Team News & Predicted Lineups

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Manchester United vs Southampton Prediction, Betting Tips, Preview & Live Stream Info ahead of this weekend’s League Cup fixture.

Manchester United vs Southampton
League Cup 2016/17
26th February, 16:30 pm BST
Wembley Stadium, London
Live Stream: Watch Manchester United vs Southampton live on Sky Sports 1

Manchester United Team News & Preview

Manchester United and Southampton go head to head in the League cup final this weekend.

Agent comments on Celtic star's future: Fans will love this

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Glasgow Celtic midfielder, Moussa Dembele, is one of the hottest young talents in Europe at the moment.

During the January transfer window, he was linked with a move to Chelsea. The Premier League giants were reportedly considering making a £30m bid for the 20-year-old, but Celtic made it clear that they had no intention of selling their prized asset.

Everton and Tottenham keen on 22-year-old Serie A midfielder

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Everton and Tottenham Hotspur are closely following the development of Sampdoria midfielder, Karol Linetty.

According to reports from Italy, the 22-year-old is being monitored by the big Premier League clubs. Spurs and Everton are reportedly planning to make a move for him in the summer.

Top quality Chelsea target hands Mourinho massive transfer boost: I dream of Man Utd

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Atalanta midfielder Franck Kessie has been linked with a move to the Premier League over the last few months.

The Ivorian is thought to be a target for Chelsea and Manchester United according to Tuttomercatoweb.

Liverpool Roundup: Reds to complete £50m switch, Club set to hold discussions next month

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Liverpool have announced their plans to switch their training base from Melwood to Kirkby in the near future.

The Merseyside giants plan to build a £50m state-of-art training complex at Kirkby by 2019. The complex will be the training base for both the first team and the youth set up.

Roundup: Man Utd ready to pay £26m for Brazilian; Agent flies out to negotiate attacker transfer

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Manchester United are being linked with a move for the highly talented Brazilian midfielder Gustavo Scarpa.

The 23-year-old Fluminense star is highly rated in South America and as per the latest claim from journalist Edilson Silva, Manchester United are ready to pay £26m for the player.

Roundup: Real Madrid eyeing Klopp's attacking target; Liverpool agree midfielder deal

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Liverpool midfielder Adam Lallana has signed a new deal with the Reds after an impressive start to the season.

The former Southampton midfielder has rediscovered himself under the management of Jurgen Klopp and has been a key figure for the Reds this term.

Former Celtic manager becomes new Blackburn boss - Fans react on Twitter

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Championship club, Blackburn Rovers, have appointed former Celtic boss, Tony Mowbray, as their new manager after Owen Coyle was sacked on Tuesday.

The club have confirmed the news on their official Twitter handle.

Blackburn Rovers are pleased to announce the appointment of Tony Mowbray as the club’s new Head Coach.

Jurgen Klopp: This Tottenham star is a great player; I tried to sign him

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Liverpool manager, Jurgen Klopp, has revealed that he had tried to sign Tottenham midfielder, Christian Eriksen, in 2013 when he was in charge of Borussia Dortmund.

Dortmund suffered a huge blow when German midfielder, Mario Gotze, joined arch rivals Bayern Munich in a shock move in 2012-13.

Man Utd's big money target scores another stunning goal in UCL - fans react on Twitter

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Atletico Madrid have more or less booked their place in the quarter finals of the Champions League after winning 4-2 against Bayer Leverkusen away from home on Tuesday night.

The victory puts them in a strong position to go through, and Bayer would have to produce something extraordinary to turn the tide in their favour in the second leg.

Chelsea begin talks to sign Barcelona target, Star wants PL move for these two reasons

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Real Madrid midfielder Isco is thought to be frustrated with the lack of first-team action this season.

The Spanish international recently confirmed that he will evaluate his future at Santiago Bernabeu at the end of this season.

According to a recent report from Marca, the Real Madrid playmaker is a target for Chelsea, Barcelona, Manchester City and Juventus.

Roundup: Mourinho a fan of Chelsea target, Man Utd have crucial agreement for star

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Manchester United have been linked with the Monaco winger Bernardo Silva this season.

The 22-year-old Portuguese winger is having an outstanding season and the Red Devils are thought to be monitoring his progress.

4-2-3-1 vs Saint-Etienne: Mourinho without these 2 Man Utd stars for away game; Key Stats, Team News & Predicted Lineups

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Saint-Etienne vs Manchester United Prediction, Betting Tips, Preview & Live Stream Info ahead of this week’s Europa League fixture.

Saint-Etienne vs Manchester United
UEFA Europa League 2016/17
22nd February, 17:00 pm BST
Stade Geoffroy-Guichard, Saint-Etienne
Live Stream: Watch Saint-Etienne vs Manchester United live on BT Sport 3

MANCHESTER UNITED TEAM NEWS & PREVIEW

Manchester United host French outfit St Etienne in the second leg of the Europa League knockouts this week and Jose Mourinho’s men will be looking to replicate their performance from the first leg.

4 key passes, 80% passing accuracy: Man City's £30m target shines in UCL tie

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Manchester City showed character and quality as they came from behind to seal an emphatic 5-3 win over Monaco in the first leg of the Champions League Round of 16 tie at the Etihad.

Monaco gave a tough fight and their free-flowing style of football was a joy to behold. They have a bunch of young and exciting footballers who have the potential to become world class players in the future.

Tottenham fans react to €80m target's performance vs Manchester City

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Tottenham are reportedly among the long list of clubs that are interested in signing Monaco’s highly talented young forward, Kylian Mbappe, in the summer.

The 18-year-old has come up through the ranks with Monaco, and is considered to be one of the top young talents in world football.

Adkins or Sherwood? Who will become the next Blackburn manager - Fans react on Twitter

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Former Blackburn captain, Tim Sherwood, could make an emotional return to Ewood Park as he is under consideration to take charge of the vacant managerial role.

Blackburn are looking to appoint their eighth manager in less than seven years, after Own Coyle was relieved from his job yesterday.

Manchester ready to sell £100k-per-week star - should Liverpool sign him?

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Manchester City goalkeeper, Joe Hart, has been told that he is not in the first team plans of Pep Guardiola. City will allow him to join any club of his choice in the summer.

According to reports from The Times, Hart will be free to join one of City’s Premier League rival clubs, although his price tag could be a stumbling block.

4-2-3-1 vs Monaco: Man City predicted starting XI, Team News, Key Stats

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Manchester City vs Monaco Prediction, Preview & Live stream info ahead of this week’s Champions League fixture.

Manchester City vs Monaco
UEFA Champions League 2016/17
21st February, 19:45 pm BST
Etihad Stadium, Manchester
Live Stream: Watch Manchester City vs Monaco live on BT Sport 2

Manchester City remain England’s biggest hope to progress beyond the round of 16 in the Champions League.

Everton plotting move to sign £17m striker in the summer

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Everton are considering making a move for Palermo striker, Ilija Nestorovski, in the summer transfer window.

The Toffees are likely to receive offers for Romelu Lukaku, the club’s leading goalscorer, in the summer. The Belgian is wanted by several heavyweight Premier League clubs, and there is a genuine concern that he might fancy a move away from Goodison Park.

Man Utd Injury blow: Mourinho confirms these two players will miss out in Europa clash

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Wayne Rooney will not only miss Manchester United’s Europa League match against Saint-Étienne, but could also be ruled out of Sunday’s EFL Cup final clash against Southampton.

The Manchester United skipper suffered a muscle injury in United’s 3-0 win away to Leicester City, and is yet to recover since.

Chelsea news: Antonio Conte agrees contract extension until 2020

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Chelsea Football Club have reached an agreement with manager Antonio Conte to keep their manager at Stamford Bridge at least until June 2020, Italian source Tutto Mercato Web reports. Conte had initially signed a three-year contract last summer, but Roman Abramovich has already seen fit to give him an extension.

Partizan Belgrade player Everton Luiz breaks down after 90 minutes of racial abuse

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Serbian football authorities suspend Rad Belgrade from home games after the incident of severe racial abuse against Partizan’s Everton Luiz.

Partizan Belgrade midfielder Everton Luiz was subjected to racist abuse for the entirety of the match against Rad. The Brazilian played through 90 minutes of monkey chants and other abuse including a racist banner in the stands during his team’s Serbian league victory over Rad on Sunday.

Chelsea keeping close eye on €15m Serie A defender

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Chelsea are reportedly keeping a close eye on Atalanta’s highly talented right-wing back, Andrea Conti.

Atalanta have been one of the biggest surprises of the Italian Serie A this season. Gian Piero Gasperini’s side are fifth in the Serie A, and are chasing European qualification dreams.

Agent drops major hint, South American star could leave PL giants and join Real Madrid

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Manchester City defender Nicolas Otamendi is being linked with a move away from Etihad at the end of this season.

The Argentine international’s agent has dropped a strong hint that his client is heading to Real Madrid this summer.

Man Utd eyeing €35m South American midfielder, Star has a weakness for Man City

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Brazilian midfielder Fabinho has been linked with a move to the Premier League.

The Monaco star is thought to be a target for both Manchester clubs and the player’s father has now added to the speculations with his comments.

As reported by L’Equipe, the player’s father has admitted to liking Manchester United and especially what Jose Mourinho has done at the club.

Arsenal and Tottenham keeping close eye on 20-year-old French defender

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North London clubs, Arsenal and Tottenham, are reportedly keeping tabs on the highly talented French defender, Issa Diop.

According to reports from France Football, scouts from both Arsenal and Spurs were present when Toulouse took on Paris Saint-Germain last week.

World class Barcelona star to stand trial on corruption charges

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Brazilian superstar Neymar has lost his final appeal and will stand trial on corruption charges related to his transfer to Barcelona four years ago.

In effect, Neymar (and the company run by his parents) Barcelona and Santos will all stand trial on fraud and corruption charges after their appeals were turned down by Spain’s high court on Monday.

West Ham keeping close eye on 25-year-old Brazilian striker

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West Ham are keeping a close tab on Real Sociedad striker, Willian Jose, ahead of the summer transfer window.

The attacking department is one area where West Ham are expected to reinforce in the summer. The Hammers cancelled Simone Zaza’s loan in January and sent him back to Juventus, while Jonathan Calleri has failed to fire.

Roundup: Mourinho's 'un-sellable' target; Man Utd agreed personal terms for star in January

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Manchester United will renew their efforts to sign the German international Toni Kroos from Real Madrid this summer.

The Old Trafford outfit were close to signing him in 2013-14 when David Moyes was in charge.

Top class La Liga target gives Chelsea transfer hope, Star open to summer move

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Spanish international Isco has been linked with a move away from Real Madrid in the past.

The attacking midfielder has now expressed his frustration at a lack of game time under Zinedine Zidane.

The former Malaga star was rated a world-class talent when he arrived at Santiago Bernabeu.

Former Man Utd striker: This Tottenham star can become one of the best

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Tottenham Hotspur striker, Harry Kane, has proven himself to be one of the league’s best strikers in the past three seasons. Former Manchester United striker, Dimitar Berbatov, feels that Kane is on course to become one of the best English strikers.

After returning from a loan spell in 2012-13, Kane was ready to lead the line for Spurs the following season.

West Ham not interested in signing former Manchester United striker

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The former Manchester United and Tottenham striker, Dimitar Berbatov, has recently expressed his desire to extend his playing career at the age of 36.

Berbatov has been out of contract since he was released by Greek side PAOK in June 2016, but the Bulgarian is not keen to hang up his boots yet.

FA Cup 2017 Draw: Chelsea handed blockbuster tie in the quarter finals, boost for Arsenal

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Premier League giants Chelsea will face holders Manchester United in the Quarter-finals of the FA Cup.

Antonio Conte’s men managed to humiliate Jose Mourinho’s team earlier this season and the Blues will be hoping for more of the same when the two sides meet on the 11th of March 2017.

Arsenal legend on Liverpool target: He has so much talent

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Moanco striker, Kylian Mbappe, has scored seven goals in eight starts, with a further 10 substitute appearances in Ligue 1 so far this term. He is the new big thing in France, and has already been branded as the ‘new Thierry Henry‘.

Henry started his playing career with Monaco, before moving on to play for clubs like Juventus, Arsenal and Barcelona.

Conte watched Fulham vs Spurs - was he on scouting mission?

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Less than 24 hours after Chelsea eased into the next round of the FA Cup following their victory against Wolves, Antonio Conte decided to keep himself busy on Sunday afternoon doing some scouting work.

The Italian was spotted in the stands at Craven Cottage on Sunday alongside Carlo Cudicini, as he was following Fulham’s FA Cup clash with Tottenham.

Pundit: This Aston Villa midfielder is the Mesut Ozil of the Championship

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Former Chelsea footballer, Tony Cascarino, in his column for The Times has shed light on what is going wrong for Steve Bruce at Aston Villa.

Cascarino writes that Villa’s main problem has been poor ‘recruitment’, as he feels the club “have got just about everything wrong” in the transfer market.

Club chief executive: Everton have a deal in place for 21-year-old midfielder transfer

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League Two club, Doncaster Rovers, have a deal in place to sign Everton midfielder, Conor Grant, on a permanent transfer.

Rovers tried to sign the midfielder on a permanent deal during the January transfer window. In fact, their bid for a permanent move was accepted by Everton.

West Ham could sell 27-year-old midfielder next summer

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Sofiane Feghouli joined West Ham on a free transfer from Valencia last summer, but the Hammers are open to selling the midfielder if they get a handsome offer in return.

The Algeria international made a slow start to life in the Premier League, but he has started to play an important role in Slaven Bilic’s side in recent games.

4-2-3-1 v Sutton: Wenger without these 5 Arsenal players for vital cup game; Key Stats, Team News & Predicted Lineups

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Sutton vs Arsenal Prediction, Betting Tips, Preview & Live Stream Info ahead of Monday’s FA Cup fixture.

Sutton vs Arsenal
FA Cup 2016/17
20th February, 19:55 pm BST
Gander Green Lane, Sutton
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Sutton Team News & Preview

Sutton host Arsenal in the next round of the FA Cup on Monday and they will be looking to pull off an upset here.

Liverpool close to signing Man Utd target, Attacking midfielder expected to join the Reds

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Liverpool are close to agreeing on a deal for the highly talented attacking midfielder Yasser Larouci.

The French midfielder is currently a free agent after having turned down a contract offer from French outfit Le Havre.

Liverpool open talks to sign £20m World Cup winner - fans react on Twitter

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Liverpool are lining up a summer move for Borussia Dortmund’s attacking midfielder, Mario Gotze. The Reds have even opened talks to sign the German international.

Gotze re-joined Dortmund last summer from Bayern Munich, but has failed to recapture his old form that he produced during his first spell at Die Borussen under Jurgen Klopp.

Chelsea open talks to sign €80m winger; face competition from Manchester clubs

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Chelsea have opened discussions with Monaco to sign one of their top players, Bernardo Silva, next summer. The Blues, however, are facing competition from both the Manchester clubs.

The 22-year-old attacking midfielder is expected to leave Monaco next summer and has been targeted by Chelsea; Antonio Conte being keen to build a strong squad capable of challenging in Europe.

Manchester United plotting move to sign £65k-per-week midfielder next summer

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Manchester United are planning to sign Arsenal winger, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, in the summer transfer window. The England winger would cost in the region of £30m.

According to reports from the Mirror, Jose Mourinho, the United boss, wants to pursue a deal for the England midfielder.

27 goals in 41 games: European giants join Chelsea in the race to sign £30m Celtic star

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Bayern Munich are reportedly lining up a £30m bid for Celtic’s highly rated forward, Moussa Dembele, in the summer transfer window. The 20-year-old is also a reported target of Chelsea.

The French youngster joined Celtic from Fulham last summer on a four-year deal. He didn’t take much to settle down at his new club, and has scored 13 goals in 23 games in the league so far, and 27 in 41 games in all competitions.

Garry Monk gives his verdict after Leeds draw with Ipswich

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Leeds United could only manage a 1-1 draw with Ipswich away from home at Portman Road in the Championship on Saturday afternoon, but Garry Monk says he is happy with a hard-earned point.

The home side took an early lead through Freddie Sears in the ninth minute, before Stuart Dallas restored parity for the West Yorkshire outfit on 42 minutes.

Everton looking to sign PL winner next summer, player top of Koeman's wishlist

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Everton could make a formal move for Leicester City goalkeeper, Kasper Schmeichel, in the summer.

The Denmark international is top of Ronald Koeman’s wishlist. The Dutchman is a huge admirer of the keeper and wants to bring the Premier League winner to Goodison Park.

Schmeichel has agreed a new five-year deal with Leicester only six months back, but he would still be open to the move.

Former Leeds United hero explains his decision to join Manchester United

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In a recent interview, former Leeds United hero, Alan Smith, has opened up on what led to his departure from the Yorkshire club to their fierce rivals, Manchester United.

Smith came through the youth ranks at Leeds, and represented the senior side for six years. During that period, he scored 56 goals in 228 games in all competitions.

Celtic want to sign 29-yr-old French player, will make an offer in the coming weeks

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Scottish giants, Celtic, are seemingly interested in signing French goalkeeper, Benoit Costil, in the summer.

Costil had a contractual agreement with Fiorentina but the deal collapsed in the final hours of the transfer window. The Serie A giants offered less than €5m, which was deemed too low by Stade Rennais.

4-2-3-1 vs Ipswich: Predicted Leeds XI, Team News, Key Stats

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Ipswich Town vs Leeds United Prediction, Key Stats, Preview & Live Stream Info ahead of this weekend’s Championship fixture.

Ipswich Town vs Leeds United
Championship 2016/17
Date: 18 February, 2017
Time: 15:00 pm BST
Venue: Portman Road
Where to follow: BBC local radio

IPSWICH TEAM NEWS & PREVIEW

Ipswich have picked up only one win in their last seven games in the Championship, but at the same time Mick McCarthy’s side have drawn against Preston, Reading and Brighton, and won against Aston Villa.

Newcastle suffer injury blow: midfielder ruled out for 4 weeks, Twitter reacts

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Newcastle United have suffered a blow after midfielder Issac Hayden has been ruled out for up to four weeks. The England under-21 international has undergone an ankle surgery, and he could miss upto seven games.

Hayden has impressed for the Magpies since joining from Arsenal in the summer. His injury is a blow for Newcastle as it leaves Rafa Benitez’s side withjust two recognised central midfielders.

4-2-3-1 vs Aston Villa: Predicted Newcastle starting XI, Team news, Key Stats

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Newcastle United vs Aston Villa Prediction, Key Stats, Preview & Live Stream Info ahead of this weekend’s Championship fixture.

Newcastle United vs Aston Villa
Championship 2016/17
Date: 20 February, 2017
Time: 20:00 pm BST
Venue: St James’ Park
Where to follow: BBC local radio

NEWCASTLE TEAM NEWS & PREVIEW

Newcastle United are just one point above Brighton in the Championship race, and the Magpies will be looking to increase the lead as the final third of the season begins.

Man Utd could complete deal for attacker this month, star would earn more than £600k-a-week

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Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney has been linked with a move away from Old Trafford for about a year now.

Apparently, several clubs from the Chinese Super League are interested in the England international and Telegraph are now reporting that they want to sign him this month.

Chelsea Roundup: Blues in talks to sign Liverpool target; Conte confirms attacker's transfer desire

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Borussia Monchengladbach midfielder Mahmoud Dahoud is being linked with a move to the Premier League.

Dahoud’s contract is up at the end of next season and Gladbach will look to move him on for a reasonable fee. The 21-year-old is not interested in signing a new deal with the Bundesliga club right now.

Croatian midfielder says he supports Chelsea ahead of big summer transfer decision

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Croatian midfielder, Mario Pasalic, says that he supports Chelsea and wants the Blues to win the Premier League title this season.

The 22-year-old midfielder joined Chelsea from Croatian club, Hajduk Split, in 2014 for a reported fee of £3m. Since then the Croatian international has been a regular victim of Chelsea’s loan programme, and is yet to feature for the club’s senior team.

4-2-3-1 v Blackburn: Mourinho's strongest possible Man Utd lineup for vital cup game; Key Stats, Team News & Predicted Lineups

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Blackburn vs Manchester United Prediction, Betting Tips, Preview & Live Stream Info ahead of this weekend’s FA Cup fixture.

Blackburn vs Manchester United
FA Cup 2016/17
19th February, 16:15 pm BST
Ewood Park, Blackburn
Live Stream: Watch Blackburn vs Manchester United live on BT Sport 2

Blackburn Team News & Preview

Blackburn host Manchester United in the next round of the FA Cup this weekend.

Russia hooligans issue warning: 'Festival of violence' awaits England fans at World Cup 2018

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England fans have been issued a warning – they are “100% guaranteed” to be the target for Russian hooligans at the 2018 World Cup. They have also said that the tournament will be “a festival of violence” for some locals.

Hooliganism and football is a phrase everyone is familiar with, but it has been largely absent from recent international competitions.

Chelsea target buys house near Stamford Bridge, Star was in London for transfer talks last week

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Barcelona midfielder Arda Turan has been linked with a move to the Premier League in the past.

The Turkish international has had a limited role at Camp Nou, ever since he joined them from Atletico Madrid.

4-3-3 vs Leganes: Blow for Barcelona, world class duo ruled out along with 4 others; Key Stats, Team News & Predicted Lineups

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Barcelona vs Leganes Prediction, Betting Tips, Preview & Live Stream Info ahead of this weekend’s La Liga fixture.

Barcelona vs Leganes
Liga BBVA 2016/17
19th February, 19:45 pm BST
Camp Nou, Barcelona
Live Stream: Watch Barcelona vs Leganes live on Sky Sports 3

Barcelona Team News & Preview

Barcelona will be looking to close the gap with bitter rivals Real Madrid with a win over Leganes this weekend.

Barcelona should consider these PL managers as Luis Enrique's replacement in future

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Barcelona’s 4–0 Champions League capitulation to Paris Saint-Germain earlier this week has pushed the club to a crisis. While no one foresaw such a damaging result this early in the competition, what has followed thereafter is no surprise.

Scapegoating the manager for a team’s bad results on the pitch is among the doctrines of the modern game, one from which the Blaugrana manager cannot escape.

4-3-3 vs Espanyol: Zidane without these 2 world class Real Madrid stars this week; Key Stats, Team News & Predicted Lineups

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Real Madrid vs Espanyol Prediction, Betting Tips, Preview & Live Stream Info ahead of this weekend’s La Liga fixture.

Real Madrid vs Espanyol
Liga BBVA 2016/17
18th February, 15:15 pm BST
Santiago Bernabeu, Madrid
Live Stream: Watch Real Madrid vs Espanyol live on beIN Sports

Real Madrid Team News & Preview

Real Madrid have been imperious at home this season and Los Blancos will be aiming for another win this weekend.

3-4-2-1 vs Wolves: Conte without this top class Chelsea star for vital cup game; Key Stats, Team News & Predicted Lineups

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Wolves vs Chelsea Prediction, Betting Tips, Preview & Live Stream Info ahead of this weekend’s FA Cup fixture.

Wolves vs Chelsea
FA Cup 2016/17
18th February, 17:30 pm BST
Molineux, Wolverhampton
Live Stream: Watch Wolves vs Chelsea live on BT Sport 2

Wolves Team News & Preview

Wolves host Chelsea in the FA Cup this weekend and the Championship outfit will be looking to pull off another upset.

Lanzini: This West Ham forward is a great player

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West Ham United midfielder, Manuel Lanzini, has hailed his club teammate and compatriot, Jonathan Calleri, as a ‘great’ player.

The 23-year-old was heavily linked with a move to Chelsea, but he joined West Ham on a season-long loan from Deportivo Maldonado instead. The Argentine international has struggled for regular games this season, and is yet to start a Premier League game.

113 goals in 169 games: Club legend says Manchester United should sign this PL star

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Manchester United legend, Paul Scholes, says that the Red Devils need to sign a top forward this summer. He specifically wants his old club to sign Antoine Griezmann or Sergio Aguero.

After a stuttering start to the season, United seem to have found their mojo back under Jose Mourinho. United have lost just once in their last 22 games in all competitions.

Pundit: Manchester United should have signed this midfielder - he’s worth £100m

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Former Tottenham manager and now a football pundit for BT, Harry Redknapp believes that Dele Alli is worth more than what Manchester United paid (£90m) for Paul Pogba. However, he feels that Spurs will not sell their prized asset who is attracting interest from Real Madrid.

Pundits react to Arsenal's humiliating defeat vs Bayern, player ratings

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Bayern Munich have almost secured a passage to the next round after beating Arsenal 5-1 in the first leg of the Champions League Round of 16 tie on Wednesday.

It’s the same pattern recurring again – Arsenal collapsed just when they needed to toughen up. Just when you thought it couldn’t get worse for Wenger, Arsenal hit the nadir succumbing to one of their worst ever defeats in European games.

Club legend says top class Man Utd star will leave if Mourinho continues to do this

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Manchester United legend Paul Scholes has claimed that Jose Mourinho will make the club special once again.

Speaking to Daily Mail, Scholes revealed that he has full faith in the former Chelsea manager and is backing the Red Devils to finish in top four this season.

Roundup: Chelsea want €60m star despite Man Utd agreement; Conte 'dreams' of signing midfielder

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Chelsea are thought to be interested in signing a right back at the end of this season and Benfica‘s Nelson Semedo is apparently a target for them.

The Premier League leaders have had to use Victor Moses as a makeshift full-back this season and it seems that Antonio Conte is looking to bring an upgrade for next season.

Manchester City interested in £30m French midfielder, face competition from PL rival club

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Manchester City have reportedly made their move to sign Monaco’s highly rated midfielder, Thomas Lemar. This is according to L’Equipe, one of France’s most respected sources.

The story, via ESPN, suggests that City are not alone in the race – Premier League giants, Chelsea, are also seemingly interested in the 21-year-old.

Another blow for out of favour Man Utd player, Mourinho won't start him against St-Etienne

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Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has dropped a strong hint that he does not intend to bring Luke Shaw into the starting lineup against SaintEtienne in the Europa League.

Garry Monk singles out praise for this Leeds star after win vs Bristol City; fans react on Twitter

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Leeds United return to winning ways after beating Bristol City 2-1 at Elland Road on Tuesday night. With this victory, they have cemented their fifth position in the Sky Bet Championship.

Chris Wood and Pablo Hernandez scored the goals for Leeds. A quick free-kick from Hernandez led to the opener from Wood, who scored his 22nd goal of the season.

27-yr-old PL midfielder: Sign me, Pep Guardiola

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Pep Guardiola made a classy gesture after Manchester City’s 2-0 win over Bournemouth on Monday night by approaching Harry Arter at the final whistle to express his sorrow on learning of the player’s stillborn daughter Renee in December 2015. The Spaniard also wished him well as Arter and his partner, Rachel, are expecting a baby.

Injury blow for Arsenal, 28-yr-old ruled out of Bayern Munich clash with hamstring injury

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Arsenal face Bayern Munich in the Champions League tonight and the Gunners will be without their Spanish striker Lucas Perez.

The Spaniard missed yesterday’s training session with a hamstring problem and Daily Mirror are reporting that he will be dropped for the Bayern Munich game.

Sunderland to renew interest in 22-yr-old midfielder next summer

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Sunderland could renew their interest in French midfielder, Wylan Cyprien, in the summer provided they avoid getting relegated this term.

According to reports from the Chronicle, the Black Cats will make a move for the Nice midfielder in the summer. Citing reports from France, it claims that David Moyes is keen to bring the 22-year-old to the Stadium of Lights.

Club employee confirms massive Man Utd offer for World Cup winning attacker

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Bayern Munich attacker Thomas Muller has been linked with a move away from the Allianz Arena in the past.

The German international has been a star for his club and country for a few years now and the likes of Manchester United were reportedly interested in his services.

4-2-3-1 v St Etienne: Mourinho without these 2 Man Utd players for vital Europa clash; Key Stats, Team News & Predicted Lineups

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Manchester United vs Saint-Etienne Prediction, Betting Tips, Preview & Live Stream Info ahead of this week’s Europa League fixture.

Manchester United vs Saint-Etienne
UEFA Europa League 2016/17
16th February, 20:05 pm BST
Old Trafford, Manchester
Live Stream: Watch Manchester United vs Saint-Etienne live on BT Sport 2

Manchester United Team News & Preview

Manchester United host French outfit St Etienne in the Europa League this week and Jose Mourinho’s men will be looking to pick up a comfortable home win.

Tottenham agree deal with defender, player says it would be a massive honour to play for the club

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Tottenham defender, Kyle Walker-Peters, has signed a new deal with the north London club. The club has confirmed the news yesterday on their official website. The new deal will tie him down at the club till 2019.

Kyle is the latest prospect emerging out of a never ending production line of top talents from Spurs’ academy.

21 goals in 36 games: Chelsea striker suffers thigh injury, will undergo a scan this week

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Tammy Abraham, who is on loan from Chelsea until the end of the season, suffered a knock on his thigh during Bristol City’s 2-1 defeat to Leeds United on Tuesday night at Elland Road.

He limped off towards the end of the first half, and fears that he could face lengthy spells on the sideline.

Transfer Roundup: PL rivals eyeing shock move for Man Utd star; Player frustrated under Mourinho

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Manchester United striker Anthony Martial enjoyed a stunning debut season at Old Trafford last year.

However, the Frenchman has failed to scale those heights under Jose Mourinho and is not a regular starter anymore.

Belgian star says he is a 'big fan' of Man Utd, 25-yr-old open to joining them in future

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Paris Saint-Germain defender Thomas Meunier has revealed his admiration for Manchester United in a recent interview.

The 25-year-old Belgian right-back joined PSG from Club Brugge for a fee of £5m in the summer of 2016.

Manchester City forward could be out for 3 months with metatarsal injury

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Manchester City forward, Gabriel Jesus, could miss the rest of the season after sustaining a foot injury. According to journalist Vero Brunati of Diario Sport, Jesus has broken his fifth metatarsal, and could be out for upto three months.

The report is yet to be confirmed by Manchester City, but usually metatarsal injuries take time to heal.

17 goals in 21 games: Man Utd looking to sign £84m Real Madrid target, Perez to begin transfer talks

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Torino striker Andrea Belotti has been linked with a move away from Serie A since the summer transfer window.

The latest club linked with the Italian striker is Manchester United. According to Daily Star, the 23-year-old forward has impressed the Red Devils with his explosive performances this season and they are keeping close tabs on the player.

4-2-3-1 vs Bristol City: Team News, Predicted Leeds United line up, Key Stats

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Leeds United vs Bristol City Prediction, Betting Tips, Preview & Live Stream Info ahead of this weekend’s Championship fixture.

Leeds United vs Bristol City
Championship 2016/17
Date: 14 February, 2017
Time: 19:45 pm BST
Venue: Elland Road
Where to follow: BBC local radio

LEEDS UNITED TEAM NEWS & PREVIEW

Leeds are 11 points behind leaders Newcastle United, and as such they have little chance of catching the Magpies.

3 areas in which Chelsea still need to improve

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There aren’t too many people who would bet against Chelsea lifting the Premier League title in May. The Blues are currently sitting comfortably at the summit, 8 points ahead of second-placed Manchester City. Antonio Conte’s men have been a pillar of consistency thus far, and another good run of results should see them seal the deal.

Midfielder signs five-year Tottenham deal, player delighted after sealing new contract

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Harry Winks has penned a new five-year deal with Tottenham on Tuesday, the London club has confirmed. The new deal will keep him at the club till 2022, where he is expected to earn around £25,000-a-week.

Winks has made 17 appearances in the Premier League this season. Although most of his appearances have come from the bench, he is still being held in high regard at White Hart Lane.

4-3-3 vs Napoli: Zidane without this top class Real Madrid star for vital UCL game; Key Stats, Team News & Predicted Lineups

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Real Madrid vs Napoli Prediction, Betting Tips, Preview and Live Stream Info ahead of this week’s Champions League fixture.

Real Madrid vs Napoli
UEFA Champions League 2016/17
15th February, 19:45 pm BST
Santiago Bernabeu, Madrid
Live Stream: Watch Real Madrid vs Napoli live on BT Sport 3

Real Madrid Team News & Preview

Real Madrid host Napoli in the first leg of the Champions League knockout round this week.

Premier League 2016/17: 3 things that will have a major impact on this season's top four race

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The 2016/17 Premier League season has reached its final third, but far from being decided is the make-up of the top four places. Six teams are in contention, and while Chelsea are almost guaranteed a place in next season’s Champions League, there is a real tussle between five teams for three places behind the Blues.

Manchester United approached £25m Brazilian defender, player has soft spot for Man City

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Manchester United manager, José Mourinho, revealed last week that the club would be looking to sign a maximum of three to four players next summer. While adding depth in the attacking midfield areas is his primary focus, he would be looking to bolster his central defence as well.

West Ham considering move for £80k-per-week French star

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Manchester City defender, Bacary Sagna, will become a free agent next summer. His contract at City expires this summer, and he is likely to leave the club

There has been any talks held over a new contract for Sagna, and it is becoming increasingly clear that Pep Guardiola wants to bring in a right-back in the summer.

Chelsea make transfer approach for £25m Manchester United target

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French midfielder, Tiémoué Bakayoko, could leave AS Monaco at the end of the season. The defensive midfielder is under contract until 2019, but doubts have surfaced over his long-term future at the club.

Bakayoko has been one of the star players for Monaco this season, and has been in very good form for the Ligue 1 outfit.

Good Managers Exist Outside the Premier League – To Say Otherwise Is Arrogant

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The English Premier League has, this season, been dubbed the battle of the superpowers. Not on the pitch, however, but on the sidelines. Back in August 2016, the season started with fans’ mouths watering at the prospect of seeing some of world football’s best minds intellectually battle it out, using England’s biggest clubs as pawns in their game.

European heavyweights are struggling this season because of this Man Utd transfer

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic is certainly one of the world’s best footballing icons. Despite being 35 years old, he is continuing to dominate the Premier League this season. In his first season for the Red Devils, he has racked up an impressive 15 goals so far this season in the league.

Ever since the legendary manager Sir Alex Ferguson retired from coaching, Manchester United has been in a transition period.

Report calls for zero tolerance approach towards homophobia in sports

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Zero tolerance approach needed towards homophobia in sports, especially football, arguably the most hostile towards athlete with that sexual orientation.

The parliamentary select committee for culture, media and sport claims that football has a particularly hostile culture of homophobia, as compared with other sports.

4-3-3 vs PSG: Enrique without these 4 Barcelona players for vital UCL game; Key Stats, Team News & Predicted Lineups

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PSG vs Barcelona Prediction, Betting Tips & Preview ahead of Tuesday’s Champions League fixture.

PSG vs Barcelona
UEFA Champions League 2016/17
14th February, 19:45 pm BST
Parc des Princes, Paris
Live Stream: Watch PSG vs Barcelona live on BT Sport 2

PSG Team News & Preview

Paris Saint-Germain host Barcelona in the Champions League this week.

What They Said: Pep comments on Man City star's future; Wenger concerned about midfielder's form

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Manchester City manager, Pep Guardiola, has admitted that Sergio Aguero may not be staying at the club next season.

Aguero hinted that he could end his six-year spell at the Etihad Stadium after City’s 2-1 win over Swansea City, saying it is upto the club to decide on his future.

The Argentine has been dropped to the bench for City’s past three games, with Guardiola placing his trust on 19-year-old Gabriel Jesus.

4-2-3-1 vs Bayern: Wenger without these 3 Arsenal players for vital UCL game; Key Stats, Team News & Predicted Lineups

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Bayern Munich vs Arsenal Prediction, Betting Tips, Preview & Live stream info ahead of this week’s Champions League fixture.

Bayern Munich vs Arsenal
UEFA Champions League 2016/17
15th February, 19:45 pm BST
Allianz Arena, Munich
Live Stream: Watch Bayern Munich vs Arsenal live on BT Sport 2

Bayern Munich Team News & Preview

Bayern Munich host Arsenal in the Champions League this week.

Newcastle boss in line to replace Wenger - he would bring Arsenal legend with him

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Could this be the year when Arsène Wenger finally steps down as an Arsenal manager? Wenger’s £8m-a-year contract expires at the end of the season, and there is a strong possibility that he might walk away. A new two-year-old contract is on the table, and it is up to Wenger to decide whether he will stay put.

Will Spurs finally finish above Arsenal this season?

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There’s been a lot of banter among the Arsenal, Tottenham and Chelsea fans in recent times over whether London is red, white or blue respectively. North London though, has unequivocally been red. The Gunners have finished above Spurs in each of the last 21 seasons, and have all the bragging rights in the area.

Barnsley winger: I keep in touch with Liverpool on a weekly basis

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Championship club, Barnsley, are in a position of clear comfort in the league table heading into Saturday’s game at Reading. One of the players who have caught the attention this season is Ryan Kent, the Liverpool loanee, who already feels at home in Oakwell.

He has adapted quickly to the fast-paced attacking football at Barnsley.

Rangers and Mark Warburton part ways

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Scottish giants, Rangers, announced last night that they had accepted Mark Warburton’s resignation. The club confirmed the news after releasing a statement on Friday, although much to everyone’s surprise, Warburton has denied that he has stepped down from his role. He later claimed that he had not officially left his post, and won’t accept that his 20-month reign is over.

Klopp ready to sign this top class attacker, Liverpool prepared to pay €50m for him

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Liverpool were linked with a move for the Athletic Bilbao forward Inaki Williams earlier this week.

The 22-year-old is one of the brightest young talents in La Liga right now and Klopp is thought to be an admirer.

Real Madrid hope to agree deal for world class star in summer, deal would benefit Chelsea

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Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema has attracted a lot of criticism this season due to his dip in form.

The French international has scored 12 goals so far this season and was linked with a move away as well. It seems that Los Blancos still rate the player despite the criticism from fans and critics.

4-3-3 vs Osasuna: Zidane without these 2 world class Real Madrid stars this week; Key Stats, Team News & Predicted Lineups

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Osasuna vs Real Madrid Prediction, Betting Tips, Preview & Live Stream Info ahead of this weekend’s La Liga fixture.

Osasuna vs Real Madrid
Liga BBVA 2016/17
11th February, 19:45 pm BST
El Sadar, Pamplona
Live Stream: Watch Osasuna vs Real Madrid live on beIN Sports

Osasuna Team News & Preview

Osasuna host Real Madrid in La Liga this weekend and the home side will be desperate for a win here.

Chelsea press conference: Antonio Conte addresses Paulo Dybala rumours

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Antonio Conte was his jovial yet furtive self in the pre-match press conference ahead of Chelsea’s trip to Burnley on Sunday.

Conte was spotted in Juventus’ 1-0 win over Inter last weekend, a day after Chelsea beat Arsenal. Even though it was Blues loanee Juan Cuadrado who scored the winner with an absolute screamer, there were rumours that the manager was in Turin to scout striker Paulo Dybala.

Wenger planning to take major decision against Hull and drop this top class Arsenal star

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Petr Cech has been attracting a lot of criticism with his recent performances.

The Arsenal keeper had a shocker in the London derby last weekend and gifted the third goal to his former club Chelsea with a misplaced pass.

According to the English outlet Daily Star, Arsene Wenger might look to send out a message to his players after the recent dip in form and drop Cech.

Top quality La Liga attacker responds to Liverpool transfer interest: I am privileged

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Athletic Bilbao forward Inaki Williams is being looked at by several European clubs following his impressive displays in La Liga.

Recently, the 22-year-old attacker was linked with a move to Premier League giants Liverpool.

4-3-3 vs Alaves: Enrique without these 2 Barcelona players for tough away game; Key Stats, Team News & Predicted Lineups

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Alaves vs Barcelona Prediction, Betting Tips, Preview & Live Stream Info ahead of this weekend’s La Liga fixture.

Alaves vs Barcelona
Liga BBVA 2016/17
11th February, 15:15 pm BST
Mendizorrotza Stadium, Vitoria-Gasteiz
Live Stream: Watch Alaves vs Barcelona live on beIN Sports

Alaves Team News & Preview

Alaves host Barcelona in La Liga this weekend and the home side will be full of confidence heading into this one.

3-4-3 v Burnley: This Chelsea lineup should win Sunday's tough away game; Key Stats, Team News & Predicted Lineups

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Burnley vs Chelsea Prediction, Betting Tips, Preview & Live Stream Info ahead of this weekend’s Premier League fixture.

Burnley vs Chelsea
English Premier League 2016/17
12th February, 13:30 pm BST
Turf Moor, Burnley
Live Stream: Watch Burnley vs Chelsea live on Sky Sports 1

Burnley Team News & Preview

Burnley host Chelsea in the Premier League this season and the Clarets will be looking to pull off an upset at home.

4-2-3-1 vs Hull: Wenger without these 6 Arsenal players for vital home game; Key Stats, Team News & Predicted Lineups

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Arsenal vs Hull City Prediction, Betting Tips, Preview & Live Stream Info ahead of this weekend’s Premier League fixture.

Arsenal vs Hull City
English Premier League 2016/17
11th February, 12:30 pm BST
Emirates, London
Live Stream: Watch Arsenal vs Hull City live on Sky Sports 1

Arsenal Team News & Preview

Arsenal host Hull City in the Premier League this weekend and the Gunners will be looking to get back to winning ways after their 3-1 defeat at the hands of Chelsea last time out.

Liverpool close to agreeing deal with midfielder, player's agent holding talks with the Reds

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Liverpool manager, Jürgen Klopp, has made it very clear time and again that he doesn’t want his best players to leave the club. Recently, Philippe Coutinho, has signed a new five-year deal that made him Liverpool’s top earner on £150,000 a week. Next in the line is Adam Lallana.

Chelsea star: Manchester United approached to sign me

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Chelsea midfielder, Willian, in a candid interview this week with Brazilian outlet, Globo Esporte, has revealed that he is enjoying his life in London. Willian joined Chelsea in 2013, and has made over 150 appearances for the club.

Willian enjoyed a fantastic 2015-16 season, where he scored 11 goals for the Blues.

4-3-3 vs Spurs: Klopp without these 3 Liverpool players for vital home game; Key Stats, Team News & Predicted Lineups

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Liverpool vs Tottenham Prediction, Betting Tips & Preview ahead of this weekend’s Premier League fixture.

Liverpool vs Tottenham
English Premier League 2016/17
11th February, 17:30 pm BST
Anfield, Liverpool
Live Stream: Watch Liverpool vs Tottenham live on BT Sport 1

Liverpool Team News & Preview

Liverpool take on Spurs at Anfield this weekend and the Reds will be hoping to put an end to their wretched run of form since the turn of the year.

Arsenal considering move for 2 times PL winner: He'll replace this world class player

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Arsenal are considering making a formal move for Manchester City goalkeeper, Joe Hart, next summer. The Gunners are planning to bring the England goalkeeper to the Emirates to replace veteran shot-stopper, Petr Cech.

Cech joined Arsenal from Chelsea last season, but the Gunners are already looking for a new goalkeeper after this season.

4-2-3-1 v Watford: Mourinho without these 2 Man Utd players for vital home game; Key Stats, Team News & Predicted Lineups

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Manchester United vs Watford Prediction, Betting Tips & Preview ahead of this weekend’s Premier League fixture.

Manchester United vs Watford
English Premier League 2016/17
11th February, 15:00 pm BST
Old Trafford, Manchester
Live Stream: Watch Manchester United vs Watford live on NBCSN

Manchester United Team News & Preview

Manchester United host Watford in the Premier League this weekend and the Red Devils will be hoping to break into the top four for the first time this season.

Chelsea midfielder: This Liverpool star is a very good player

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Chelsea midfielder, Willian, has ushered heaps of praise on Liverpool’s attacking midfielder, Philippe Coutinho, saying he is a ‘very good player’.

Coutinho and Willian play in the same position for the Brazil national team, and the Liverpool star is ahead of him in the pecking order.

Despite spending $500m-a-week, 2022 Qatar World Cup won’t be most expensive ever

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Qatar’s finance minister has said that the 2022 World Cup won’t be the most expensive World Cup ever, despite his country spending $500m per week on infrastructure.

According to Ali Shareef Al-Emadi, Qatar is spending half a million dollars per week in a bid to get itself ready for the gala event five years down the line.

Operation underway - Real Madrid open talks over €65m deal for Manchester United star

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The front page of the Spanish newspaper, Marca, reads: Operacion De Gea 2. Real Madrid are reportedly preparing a fresh move to bring the Manchester United goalkeeper to the Bernabeu. The operation is already underway, and the club have opened discussions over the signing of the 26-year-old next summer.

French midfielder says he dreams of joining Man Utd; Liverpool wanted to sign him earlier

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Highly talented French midfielder Soualiho Meite has been linked with a move away from Lille recently.

The 22-year-old is being monitored by European clubs like Monaco, Leverkusen, Schalke, Dortmund, Sunderland and Crystal Palace. A few months ago Daily Mirror reported that Liverpool and Everton wanted to sign the player.

Bundesliga midfielder: This Chelsea player could become the best in the world

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Chelsea midfielder Eden Hazard’s younger brother, Thorgan, who left the Blues to join Borussia Monchengladbach in 2015, said that the Belgian winger could become one of the best players in the world.

Thorgan believes that it is difficult for Eden to win the Ballon d’Or because of Ronaldo and Messi, the duo having shared nine Ballon d’Or awards between them in the past nine seasons.

Transfer Roundup: Defender dreams of playing for Chelsea; latest on Franck Kessie

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Serbian defender, Vukasin Jovanovic, says that he dreams of playing for Chelsea in the future.

The 20-year-old centre-back plays for French club, Bordeaux, where he is on loan from Zenit St-Petersburg. In a recent interview, the player has expressed his desire to play in England.

Barcelona chase €40m Manchester United target, player has allegedly agreed to a deal with the PL giants

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Over the years, La Liga clubs have plundered top talents from the Portuguese league. Apart from tax related relaxations, the Portuguese or the Latin American players find it easy to settle down in Spain because of language similarities. Therefore, it comes as no surprise when Barcelona scouts make frequent visits to Portugal to keep an eye on the emerging talents from their league.

Arsenal see off competition from Chelsea to agree deal for striker

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Arsenal have agreed to a deal to sign Nigerian wonderkid, Lateef Omidiji Jr. The youngster was under the radar of Chelsea, Real Madrid, and Barcelona, but it seems Arsenal have swopped in quickly.

According to reports from All Nigeria Soccer, Arsenal have seen off the competition from other European clubs to have agreed a deal for the striker.

Chelsea Roundup: Conte requests double deal, asks board to sign PL star and key Barcelona target

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Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has already started formulating plans for the next season.

The Italian is well on course to win the Premier League in his debut season with the Blues and is ready to make his mark in the Champions League next year.

Conte keen to sign Real Madrid midfielder, player loves Chelsea - Manchester United also interested

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Isco’s contract situation at Real Madrid has reached a stage where Spanish newspapers find it no longer serious, but a ‘soap opera’. The Spaniard has a contract with Madrid till June 2018, but contact renewal talks have stalled for a while.

Madrid have two options: sell Isco or offer him a new contract.

Transfer Roundup: Real Madrid ready to sell top class star to Chelsea if this condition is met

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Chelsea keeper Thibaut Courtois has been linked with a move away to Real Madrid in the past and it seems that a summer move is definitely on the cards.

Los Blancos are looking to improve their goalkeeping department and are eyeing up moves for David De Gea or Courtois.

Arsenal's £50m target makes contact with Conte, informs club he wants to join Chelsea

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Real Madrid striker, Álvaro Morata, has reportedly informed the club that he wants to join Premier League giants, Chelsea, in the summer. The striker has not only told his close friends about his desire to move abroad, but has also informed the club’s coaching staff and board members that he will leave Madrid at the end of the season.

Klopp ready to sign Man Utd target in summer, Liverpool submitted an offer for him in January

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Liverpool are looking to make a summer move for the highly talented Nottingham Forest striker Ben Brereton.

The 17-year-old is regarded as one of the most talented young players in English football right now and Brereton is a target for Manchester United as well.

Real Madrid plotting move to sign £100k-per-week Tottenham star next summer

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European champions, Real Madrid, are planning to sign Tottenham goalkeeper, Hugo Lloris, next summer. Chelsea’s Thibaut Courtois remains Madrid’s first priority, but the club believe Lloris could be an easier option.

Lloris has recently signed a new deal at White Hart Lane that will keep him at the club till 2022.

World class star's adviser: Summer move to Man Utd ideal for my client, he would wear this number

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Antoine Griezmann has been linked with a move to Manchester United for a while now.

The Atletico Madrid star is one of the best footballers on the planet right now and Jose Mourinho is apparently plotting a summer move for the Frenchman.

Zidane wants top class attacking midfielder, Real Madrid ready to move for PL star in summer

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Chelsea midfielder Cesc Fabregas has been linked with a move away from Stamford Bridge in the past and the latest club rumoured to be interested in him is Real Madrid.

As per Diario Gol, Zinedine Zidane wants to sign a playmaker with ‘Barcelona DNA’ and the Real Madrid manager believes Fabregas would be ideal for his side.

113 goals in 168 games: European giants plot move for £80m Chelsea target

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French champions, Paris Saint-Germain, are preparing to launch an audacious bid to sign Manchester City striker, Sergio Agüero, this summer.

Agüero current situation:

Agüero’s place in the City first team is under serious threat. The Argentine striker has started the past two games on the bench, thanks to the excellent form of Gabriel Jesus.

La Liga club president says he would love to see Chelsea star return to Spain

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Atletico Madrid president, Enrique Cerezo, has once again expressed his desire to bring Diego Costa back to Spain. Costa was linked with a return to Atletico last summer, and back in June he said that he wished to bring the striker back to his former club.

Costa has been linked with a move to the Chinese Super League in January.

Martinez: This Chelsea star reminds me of Messi

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Former Everton manager, Roberto Martínez, has said that he finds shades of similarity between Chelsea superstar, Eden Hazard and Barcelona forward, Lionel Messi. The Belgian winger has been in great form this season, and scored a wonderful solo goal against Arsenal on Saturday to help Chelsea move nine points clear at the top.

Julian Draxler would like to see This Arsenal star join him at PSG

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PSG’s new January signing, Julian Draxler, has admitted that Mesut Özil is the one German international he would love to see join him at the French club in the future.

The 23-year-old winger joined PSG from Wolfsburg during the January transfer window in a big money move.

Manchester United reach verbal agreement for €35m Chelsea target

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Manchester United are leading the race to sign Lazio’s highly-rated defender, Stefan de Vrij, although the Red Devils are likely to face competition from Chelsea and AC Milan.

According to reports from Il Messaggero, the centre-back is likely to be heading towards Old Trafford in the summer.

Premier League 2016/17: Week 24 EPL Results, Updated Standings, Top Scorers & Assists

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Chelsea continued their title charge with a stunning 3-1 win over Arsenal in the London derby.

The Blues are now nine points clear at the top of the Premier League with just 14 matches remaining. Marcos Alonso, Eden Hazard and Cesc Fabregas scored in a memorable win for Antonio Conte’s men.

Premier League’s Most Valuable Offensive Player Rankings: Romelu Lukaku on the rise

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Harry Kane is rising through the rankings rapidly, and the league is taking notice. These past two matchdays have been quiet for those in the Premier League’s “Most Valuable Offensive Player” (MVOP) rankings. In fact, the top 15, excluding Kane, Kevin de Bruyne and Romelu Lukaku, earned a total of 3 out of the 50 points (6%) distributed over the past two matchdays.

Top class star hands Chelsea a massive transfer boost, confirms he is likely to join them

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Bayer Leverkusen midfielder Hakan Calhanoglu has admitted that he is likely to be a Chelsea player at the end of this season.

The Turkish international is one of Bundesliga’s best player and is currently serving a four-month suspension for reneging on a contract with Trabzonspor.

Chelsea vs Arsenal: Three key battles from Saturday’s big game

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Arsenal could have closed some gap on Chelsea who dropped points against Liverpool mid-week, but Arsene Wenger’s men suffered a humiliating and possibly title diminishing ending loss against Watford. A win over the Hornets and subsequently one against Chelsea would have put them in a spot where they could exert pressure on the Blues.

Top class Arsenal target a fan of Conte; Star expects Chelsea move, prefers them over Gunners

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Chelsea‘s interest in the Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata has been widely reported over the last few months.

Apparently, Antonio Conte is interested in signing the Spanish international as a successor to Diego Costa.

Chelsea want Bayern Munich target, Conte set to make 'astonishing offer' for attacker

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Chelsea are interested in signing the Fiorentina winger Federico Bernardeschi at the end of this season.

Calcio Mercato are reporting that Antonio Conte admires the young winger and wants to sign him for Chelsea.

Goals Highlights: Here’s to the Underdogs of Football!

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Enjoy these 5 goals highlights from the underdogs of football! Regular people… like you and me… only better. Way better!

Quoting the great Keanu Reaves in every other Keanu Reeves movie:

“Whoa”

“… Have you seen that amazing / superb / out-of-this world goal scored by (insert famous footballer: a) Messi b) CR7 c) Anyone else)…”

Ok, he didn’t say that last part.

Egypt vs Cameroon AFCON Final Prediction, Betting Tips, Preview

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Egypt vs Cameroon
Africa Cup of Nations 2017 final
5th February, 19:00 GMT
Stade de l’Amitié, Libreville
Live Stream: Watch Egypt vs Cameroon live on British Eurosport 2

Egypt Team News & Preview

Egypt will look to stretch their record haul of Africa Cups to eight this Sunday when they face Cameroon in the title clash in Libreville.

4-3-3 vs Bilbao: Enrique could be without these 2 key Barcelona stars for home game; Key Stats, Team News & Predicted Lineups

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Barcelona vs Athletic Bilbao Prediction, Betting Tips, Preview & Live Stream Info ahead of this weekend’s La Liga fixture.

Barcelona vs Athletic Bilbao
Liga BBVA 2016/17
4th February, 15:15 pm BST
Camp Nou, Barcelona
Live Stream: Watch Barcelona vs Athletic Bilbao live on beIN Sports

Barcelona Team News & Preview

Barcelona host Athletic Bilbao in La Liga this weekend.

4-3-3 vs Celta: Zidane without 3 top class Real Madrid stars for tough away game; Key Stats, Team News & Preview

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Celta Vigo vs Real Madrid Prediction, Betting Tips, Preview & Live Stream Info ahead of this weekend’s La Liga fixture.

Celta Vigo vs Real Madrid
Liga BBVA 2016/17
5th February, 19:45 pm BST
Balaidos, Avenida de Balaídos
Live Stream: Watch Celta Vigo vs Real Madrid live on Sky Sports 1

Celta Vigo Team News & Preview

Celta Vigo have been very impressive at home this season and will be looking to extend that run with a win over Real Madrid.

Man Utd agree deal in principle for top class 23-yr-old; Red Devils will pay £35m in summer

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Manchester United have been linked with a move for the highly talented Benfica right-back Nelson Semedo in the past.

As per the latest reports from Portugal, Manchester United and Benfica have reportedly reached an agreement in principle for the transfer of Nelson Semedo.

Arsene Wenger admits interest in signing “next Thierry Henry”

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Arsene Wenger’s search for his next superstar has taken him to a familiar destination in his home country in France. He is interested in bringing Monaco striker Kylian Mbappe to the Emirates Stadium, according to a report today in Le 10 Sport.

Mbappe is only 18 and has already drawn comparisons with Arsenal and France legend Thierry Henry.

4-2-3-1 vs Leicester: Mourinho without this Man Utd defender for must win away game; Key Stats, Team News & Predicted Lineups

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Leicester City vs Manchester United Prediction, Betting Tips, Preview & Live Stream Info ahead of this weekend’s Premier League fixture.

Leicester City vs Manchester United
English Premier League 2016/17
5th February, 16:00 pm BST
King Power Stadium, Leicester
Live Stream: Watch Leicester City vs Manchester United live on Sky Sports 1

Leicester City Team News & Preview

Leicester City host Manchester United in the Premier League this weekend and the Foxes will be desperate to get their season back on track.

4-2-3-1 vs Chelsea: Boost for Conte, Wenger without 4 Arsenal stars for derby game; Key Stats, Team News & Predicted Lineups

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Chelsea vs Arsenal Prediction, Betting Tips, Preview & Live Stream Info ahead of this weekend’s Premier League fixture.

Chelsea vs Arsenal
English Premier League 2016/17
4th February, 12:30 pm BST
Stamford Bridge, London
Live Stream: Watch Chelsea vs Arsenal live on Sky Sports 1

Chelsea Team News & Preview

Chelsea host Arsenal in the London derby this weekend and the Premier League leaders will be looking to extend their lead at the top of the table with another win.

4-3-3 vs Hull: Klopp's strongest possible Liverpool lineup for must win away game; Key Stats, Team News & Predicted Lineups

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Hull City vs Liverpool Prediction, Betting Tips, Preview & Live Stream Info ahead of this weekend’s Premier League fixture.

Hull City vs Liverpool
English Premier League 2016/17
4th February, 15:00 pm BST
KCOM Stadium, Hull
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Hull City Team News & Preview

Hull City have improved a lot since the arrival of Marco Silva and the Tigers will fancy their chances against an out of form Liverpool side this weekend.

Premier League 2016/17: Week 23 Results, Updated Standings, Top Scorers & Assists

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Chelsea continued their title charge with a 1-1 draw at Anfield this week.

The Blues are currently nine points clear at the top of the table and could have been further ahead if Diego Costa had not missed his penalty against Liverpool. The Blues went 1-0 up thanks to a fantastic free kick from David Luiz.

Liverpool agree deal for lethal finisher; Manager delighted, says player will have a 'big role'

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Liverpool attacker Jack Dunn has completed a loan move to Tranmere for the rest of this season.

The Premier League giants have confirmed the deal on their official website. The 22-year-old Liverpool player was on loan at Morecambe earlier this season.

17 goals last season: Arsenal agree deadline day deal for powerful forward, January move complete

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Charlton have signed the highly talented Arsenal striker Stephy Mavididi on loan for the remainder of this season.

The move has been confirmed on Arsenal’s official website.

The League One outfit have been struggling in front of the goal this season and have therefore decided to dip into the market for reinforcements now.

PHOTO: Liverpool agree deadline day deal for top quality international, player poses with club shirt

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Liverpool defender Mamadou Sakho has completed a deadline day move to Crystal Palace.

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Roundup: Arsenal seal deadline day deal for defensive midfielder, debut possible on Saturday

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Arsenal have sealed deadline day loan deals for young players Marc Bola and Krystian Bielik to Notts County and Birmingham respectively.

The Premier League outfit have also allowed young academy striker Kaylen Hinds to join Stevenage on loan.

5 most important Branislav Ivanovic goals for Chelsea

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Chelsea defender Branislav Ivanovic has reportedly agreed to a move to Russian club Zenit St. Petersburg. The Serbian is set to call time on his Blues career after nine eventful and successful years with the club. There were several doubters when he arrived in January 2008. He didn’t make a single appearance for the club in the second half of the 2007-08 season, and was linked with a move away in the summer.