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Report: Leeds consider striking a deal for 23-year-old ace in the summer

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According to reports from the Yorkshire Evening Post, Leeds United are looking to sign Matthew Pennington on a permanent deal from Everton this summer.

The 23-year-old has had loan spells with Tranmere, Coventry and Walsall before heading to Leeds in the summer, and has made 14 Championship starts.

Worth £100 million: Villa fans react to 22-year-old's Twitter post

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Aston Villa forward Jack Grealish has taken to Twitter to express his reaction after he won Villa’s goal of the season award on Sunday.

The 22-year-old has been in superb form this season, scoring three goals and registering five assists in the Championship. He tweeted:

Great night at the awards last night!

20-year-old reacts to Leeds United win on Twitter

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Leeds United returned to winning ways last weekend after they registered a 2-1 victory over Championship strugglers Barnsley at Elland Road on Saturday.

It has been a hugely frustrating campaign for the Whites, and their performance since the turn of the year has been dismal to say the least.

Heckingbottom's three word reply when asked to comment on Leeds star's future

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Ahead of Leeds United’s Championship clash against Barnsley Paul Heckingbottom has delivered news regarding Pablo Hernandez’s future which will upset the Whites fans.

Hernandez has been one of the consistent performers for Leeds this season, although it has been a very frustrating campaign for the Yorkshire club.

'£70m plus and we’re talking': Aston fans react to rumours regarding £25k-per-week star

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Aston Villa fans have taken to social networking site Twitter to express their reaction to the reports of star player Jack Grealish being linked with a move to Leicester City.

According to reports from The Mirror, former Premier League champions Leicester City will move for the Aston Villa star should Steve Bruce’s side fail to go up.

Report: West Brom keen to sign experienced defender for free in the summer

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According to reports from The Sunday People (printed edition; 15/04/2018 – page 45), West Bromwich Albion have joined the race to sign Aston Villa defender Alan Hutton in the summer transfer window.

The 33-year-old is one of the senior most players at the club and has been on the club’s books since 2011.

'He's such a 'meh' signing': West Ham fans react to interest in £120k-per-week star

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West Ham United fans have taken to social networking site Twitter to react to reports crediting their side with interest in Chelsea midfielder Danny Drinkwater.

According to a recent report from The Telegraph, Drinkwater is weighing up his future at Stamford Bridge and West Ham are likely to react if he is made available for transfer.

Tom Pearce posts message after Leeds result; fans react on Twitter

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Leeds United defender Tom Pearce took to social networking site Twitter to express his reaction after producing an impressive display against Aston Villa on Friday night at Villa Park.

The 19-year-old made his second Championship appearance for the Whites and he made a strong impression on the supporters with an assured display.

'Class as always': Villa fans respond to 22-year-old's Twitter post

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Aston Villa fans have taken to social networking Twitter to congratulate Jack Grealish for yet another brilliant performance after Steve Bruce’s side won 1-0 against Leeds United on Friday night at Villa Park.

The victory secured Villa’s place in the Championship play-offs, and kept their automatic promotion hopes still alive.

Enough is enough: Leeds fans believe key figure is a dead man walking

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Leeds United fans are not entirely convinced that Paul Heckingbottom is the right man for the job after he made a disastrous start to his Elland Road managerial career.

The former Barnsley man took over from Thomas Christiansen, and results have gone bad since his appointment. Leeds have managed only two wins since the turn of the year, and the White fans are getting frustrated with Heckingbottom’s managerial style.

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Boost for Heckingbottom as Leeds set to complete best bit of summer business

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According to reports from the Yorkshire Evening Post, Leeds United playmaker Pablo Hernandez is set to sign a new two-year contract with the club.

The 33-year-old has a contract at the club till 2018, but Leeds are looking to extend his stay. He is only two games away from the end of his current contract, and Leeds fans feared that he could leave on a free transfer.

Fulham could agree deal with PSG or Barcelona for £50m Player of the Year

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According to Don Balon, Paris Saint-Germain forward Neymar has requested the Ligue 1 champions agree a deal for Fulham defender Ryan Sessegnon this summer.

Barcelona’s interest could be stumbling block as the Catalans are lining up the £50m-rated star as a secondary option to Jordi Alba.

Wolves fans urge key star to stay at the club: 'One more season', 'Please stay'

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Wolves secured promotion to the Premier League earlier this month and they have now won the Championship as well.

Key midfielder Ruben Neves took to Twitter to share his joy with the fans but it seems that the Wolves faithful are worried about losing him this summer.

The Portuguese midfielder has been sensational for Wolves all season and losing him would be a devastating blow.

Jokanovic raves about his players, tweets out a message; Fulham fans respond

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Fulham picked up a vital 3-0 win over Millwall on Friday night.

The Cottagers put on a sensational display in the second half of the game and goals from Sessegnon, Mitrovic and McDonald extended their unbeaten run to 22 games.

Meanwhile, Millwall’s 17-match unbeaten streak was brought to an end.

Wolves initiate contacts with midfield target's agent, Mendes involved in transfer

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Wolves are expected to make a move for the Benfica midfielder Anderson Talisca this summer.

According to recent reports, Premier League giants Liverpool are looking to sign Ruben Neves from Wolves and Talisca is set to come in as a replacement.

Apparently, Jorge Mendes will use his connections with Talisca’s agent to bring the player in this summer.

Worry for Nuno, Premier League giants set to move for Wolves star this summer

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Wolves midfielder Ruben Neves has had a fantastic debut season in England.

The Portuguese midfielder has not only guided his side to promotion, he has managed to outperform most players in the league as well.

As per the recent reports (via talkSPORT), Premier League giants, Liverpool are interested in signing the former Porto star.

Technically gifted Wolves target receives a huge offer from Everton

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Wolves are looking to sign the Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere this summer.

The England international is out of contract at the end of this season and the Gunners have failed to agree on an extension so far. As per the reports, Wolves want to sign the England star on a free transfer.

Wilshere has been asked to take a pay cut at Emirates and the midfielder is unhappy with the situation.

22-yr-old drops a hint about his future, open to joining Fulham if a fee is agreed

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Matt Targett has revealed that he would be happy to stay at Fulham beyond this season.

The 22-year-old left back joined the Londoners on loan in January and he has been quite impressive for Jokanovic’s side so far.

Fulham are close to sealing promotion to the Premier League this season and Targett has been a key player for them since joining.

Celtic lining up a summer move for highly experienced Leeds United target

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Celtic are interested in signing the Sheffield Wednesday keeper Keiren Westwood at the end of this season.

According to reports, Southampton and Leeds United are interested in the player as well.

Westwood has just one year left on his current deal and he could prove to be a bargain signing for someone this summer.

Attacker wants Leeds move, will turn down new deal at Premier League club

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Leeds United are expected to sign Oliver McBurnie from Premier League side Swansea City at the end of this season.

The 21-year-old striker has been on loan at Barnsley this season and he wants to join his boyhood club Leeds United. Swansea City are keen on keeping him at the club but the player wants out.

Aston Villa player could replace top class Premier League star next season

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Leicester City are interested in signing the Championship playmaker Jack Grealish this summer.

According to reports, the Foxes will make a move to sign the Aston Villa star if the Villans fail to secure promotion to the Premier League.

Apparently, Leicester want the 22-year-old attacking midfielder to play behind Jamie Vardy next season.

West Ham leading the chase to sign highly rated winger at the end of this season

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West Ham are interested in signing the highly rated Derby County winger Luke Thomas this summer.

The Hammers are keeping tabs on the 19-year-old midfielder and they have been impressed with Thomas’s performances for the Rams’ Under-23 side this season. Thomas has also played in the Championship for Derby this season.

Tottenham want 15-goal Everton target, highly rated playmaker has a preference

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Norwich midfielder James Maddison is a target for several Premier League clubs this summer.

According to reports, the likes of Everton and Tottenham are looking to sign the highly rated attacking midfielder.

The 21-year-old playmaker is being monitored by Arsenal and Manchester City as well.

Key Fulham star provides vital update regarding his future, fans will be delighted

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Fulham defender Ryan Sessegnon has been linked with a move to the Premier League all season.

The left-back has now confirmed that he wants to play in the Premier League but he wants to do that with Fulham.

He said: “I just want to play in the Premier League with Fulham. I have been at the club since the age of eight.

Roundup: Attacker set to join Wolves; Nuno planning to trigger defender's clause

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Wolves are set to sign Benik Afobe and Willy Boly on permanent deals at the end of this season.

According to reports, Afobe will join the newly promoted outfit for a fee of £10m. Meanwhile, Wolves are also looking to exercise their option to buy Boly.

The Championship giants have secured promotion to the Premier League and they are ready to splash the cash on Boly and Afobe now.

Aston Villa set to battle it out with Celtic for highly rated Welshman this summer

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Aston Villa and Celtic are interested in signing the highly rated Yeovil Town star Tom James.

The 22-year-old defender has been a key player for Darren Way’s team this season and his performances have attracted the attention of several English clubs.

As per the reports, Swansea and Bristol City are keeping tabs on the player as well.

BBC pundit reacts to Leeds player's display vs Aston Villa: 'Don't get me started'

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Leeds United crashed to yet another defeat yesterday and the Whites forward Jay-Roy Grot had a game to forget.

The 20-year-old is very highly rated by Leeds United but he clearly needs to develop a lot more before he can make an impact for the first team.

Leeds struggled to contain promotion hopefuls Aston Villa last night.

Former player reacts to 21-yr-old's display vs Aston Villa, Leeds star responds

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Leeds United lost 1-0 to Aston Villa last night and the fans will be frustrated with another poor display from their team.

However, the young Leeds keeper Bailey Peacock-Farrell was a bright spark for them throughout the game.

The 21-year-old was fantastic in between the sticks and Paul Heckingbottom’s side could have humiliated if not for the Northern Ireland U21 international.

Highly rated Aston Villa target hints at summer move, Bruce must sign him

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Manchester United keeper Sam Johnstone has hinted that he could be on his way out of Old Trafford at the end of this season.

The 25-year-old is currently on loan at Aston Villa and he has managed to establish himself as a key player at Villa Park.

Johnstone explained that it will be hard to break into the Manchester United first team and he cannot afford to sit on the bench at this stage of his career.

Wolves fans react to Neves' goal: 'Greatest player I’ve seen in a Wolves shirt'

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Wolves picked up a vital 2-0 win over Derby County last night and Ruben Neves scored a stunning goal for the hosts.

Jota and Neves scored in either half to secure the three points for Wolves. Nuno Espirito Santo’s men are now one win away from the Premier League.

Portuguese forward Diogo Jota put his side ahead with a neat lob five minutes into the game and Ruben Neves hammered home from 30 yards out in the second half.

Jokanovic sends out a message after the win over Reading, Fulham fans respond

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Fulham picked up a crucial 1-0 win over Reading last night.

The Cottagers are now second in the Championship standings and they can secure automatic promotion with a strong finish to the season.

Fulham manager Slavisa Jokanovic sent out a message on Twitter after the vital win over Reading.

Furious Leeds fans react to Preston defeat: 'Bring back Christiansen', 'Boycott the club'

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Leeds United crashed to yet another defeat in the Championship last night.

Preston managed to come from 1-0 down to secure a vital 3-1 win at home. The win keeps Preston’s play-off hopes alive for now.

The hosts are now within five points of the play-offs with four games remaining.

Aston Villa fans react to Jack Grealish's wonderstrike: 'World class', 'What a belter!'

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Aston Villa picked up a morale-boosting win over Cardiff City last night and the fans were delighted with Jack Grealish’s wonder strike.

The Villa midfielder scored a spectacular volley from 25 yards to secure the three points for his side.

So sweet.

Fulham star sends out a vital message to his teammates after Reading victory

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Fulham picked up a vital 1-0 win over Reading last night and the Cottagers are now edging towards automatic promotion.

Slavisa Jokanovic’s men are now unbeaten in 20 matches and they have moved into the top two in the table. Cardiff have dropped out of the top two for the first time since February.

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Former Leeds United star says club is 'treading water', tips Barnsley to add to their woes

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David Prutton believes former club Leeds United are ‘treading water’ under new manager Paul Heckingbottom.

Leeds head into Saturday’s game against Heckingbottom’s old club Barnsley having won just twice in 13 games under his stewardship.

The Whites triumphed 2-0 at Barnsley earlier in the season, but Sky Sports‘ pundit Prutton has tipped the Tykes to draw 1-1 at Elland Road (5/1 with Sky Bet).

Pundit gives his verdict on Bolton vs Wolves, tips visitors to deliver big return

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Wolverhampton Wanderers visit Bolton Wanderers on Saturday aiming to push the North West club closer to the Championship relegation zone.

Bolton head into the match 20th in the table, level on points with Birmingham City and just two points ahead of Barnsley who have a game in hand on the two sides above them.

Championship pundit tips Neves to fire Wolves to glory against Birmingham

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Championship leaders Wolverhampton Wanderers host Birmingham City on Sunday hoping to finally secure their place in the Premier League.

Wolves head into the fixture 12 points clear of third-placed Cardiff City with four matches to play.

The Welsh club have a game in hand, but Wolves look certain to clinch promotion sooner rather than later.

Prutton predicts Aston Villa vs Leeds United game, tips midfielder to boost top two hopes

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Aston Villa face Leeds United on Friday aiming to keep their hopes of automatic promotion from the Championship alive.

Villa head into the match five points behind second placed Fulham with four games to play, but with their confidence boosted by Tuesday’s 1-0 victory over promotion rivals Cardiff City.

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Football: Ten Arsene Wenger quotes

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London (AFP) – AFP Sport picks out ten Arsene Wenger quotes after the 68-year-old Frenchman announced he would be stepping down at the end of the season after almost 22 years in charge:

– On the ‘Invincibles’

“To remain unbeaten in a championship like the English championship now is really unbelievable.

Gary Lineker reacts on Twitter after Wolves secure promotion

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Former England striker and a popular football pundit Gary Lineker has taken to social networking site Twitter to congratulate Wolverhampton Wanderers for securing promotion to the Premier League.

Wolves are due to play Birmingham on Sunday, but they have been promoted already with four games to spare after Fulham drew at home to Brentford.