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Everton

Bournemouth sign Ghana winger Christian Atsu on loan from Chelsea

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Bournemouth have signed Christian Atsu on a season-long loan from Chelsea as they step up their Premier League preparations.

The 23-year-old moved to Stamford Bridge from Porto in September 2013 and has been loaned out to Vitesse Arnhem and, most recently, Everton.

A deal has now been struck that will see Atsu continue his development at the Goldsands Stadium next season, subject to Premier League approval.

Bournemouth sign Ghana winger Christian Atsu on loan from Chelsea

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Bournemouth have signed Christian Atsu on a season-long loan from Chelsea as they step up their Premier League preparations.

The 23-year-old moved to Stamford Bridge from Porto in September 2013 and has been loaned out to Vitesse Arnhem and, most recently, Everton.

A deal has now been struck that will see Atsu continue his development at the Goldsands Stadium next season, subject to Premier League approval.

2014/15 Season Review: Everton

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Pre-season targets Roberto Martinez is an FA Cup-winning manager with Wigan and is renowned for taking cup competitions seriously. This term he...

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Everton 2014/15 transfer review

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The plan Roberto Martinez hoped to build on the success he enjoyed in his first season as Everton boss so he looked to keep all his key players, turn...

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Vital summer ahead for Everton if the club is to stave off long-term stagnation

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Roberto Martinez was keen to emphasize that there's a bright future ahead on the pitch for Everton in a recent interview with some local supporter-run outlets.

At the end of a season, which saw the Toffees regress from daring and diligent to often shackled and occasionally soporific, the Catalonian was trying to paint a picture of prosperous campaigns come.

Vital summer ahead for Everton if the club is to stave off long-term stagnation

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Roberto Martinez was keen to emphasize that there's a bright future ahead on the pitch for Everton in a recent interview with some local supporter-run outlets.

At the end of a season, which saw the Toffees regress from daring and diligent to often shackled and occasionally soporific, the Catalonian was trying to paint a picture of prosperous campaigns come.

Tottenham Hotspur

Tottenham sign defender Kevin Wimmer for £4 million

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Tottenham started their summer recruitment drive with the £4million signing of Austria centre-back Kevin Wimmer from Cologne.

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino has highlighted defense as one of the areas where his team needs to improve next season and he has moved quickly to sign 22-year-old Wimmer on a five-year deal.

Tottenham sign defender Kevin Wimmer for £4 million

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Tottenham started their summer recruitment drive with the £4million signing of Austria centre-back Kevin Wimmer from Cologne.

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino has highlighted defense as one of the areas where his team needs to improve next season and he has moved quickly to sign 22-year-old Wimmer on a five-year deal.

Confirmed: Tottenham seal first summer deal after defender signs five-year deal

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Confirmed: Tottenham seal first summer deal after defender signs five-year deal - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Tottenham Hotspur have completed their first signing of the summer transfer window on Friday after they announced that they have reached an agreement with FC Köln for the transfer of Kevin Wimmer.

Manchester United

Manchester United drop interest in signing Nathaniel Clyne

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Liverpool will face no competition from Manchester United in their bid to sign Southampton's Nathaniel Clyne.

Liverpool are in the market for a right-back after they decided to release Glen Johnson.

Atletico Madrid defender Javier Manquillo, who is half way through a two-year loan spell at Anfield, has found it hard to break into the Reds first-team this season and Jon Flanagan is out for another nine months because of a knee injury.

Manchester United drop interest in signing Nathaniel Clyne

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Liverpool will face no competition from Manchester United in their bid to sign Southampton's Nathaniel Clyne.

Liverpool are in the market for a right-back after they decided to release Glen Johnson.

Atletico Madrid defender Javier Manquillo, who is half way through a two-year loan spell at Anfield, has found it hard to break into the Reds first-team this season and Jon Flanagan is out for another nine months because of a knee injury.

David Moyes looking to the Premier League – but only to strengthen Real Sociedad

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David Moyes looking to the Premier League but only to strengthen Real Sociedad - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

The reputation reconstruction continues for Moyes at the Basque club where, at the end of a turbulent season and a brave move to a struggling side, he claims that he 'achieved his objective' saving the club from relegation.

Real Madrid release statement on rumours linking Manchester bound midfield target

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Real Madrid release statement on rumours linking Manchester bound midfield target - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Real Madrid have released a statement on Thursday denying any interest in signing Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba.

Italian newspaper La Stampa had reported the star midfielder has agreed to join the Los Blancos on a five year deal, which will see him earn €10 million per season.

Newcastle United

Newcastle Release Statement On Gutierrez And Ryan Taylor

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Newcastle United Have issued statement today sating that both Ryan Taylor and Jonas Gutierrez will be released by the club when their contracts run out at the end of June, and they will not be given new deals. Jonas Gutierrez after scoring Newcastle's second goal Sunday This is the statement Newcastle have just released: ========== [.

Patrick Vieira Linked With Newcastle Job

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Well this has come out of the blue with Manchester City Patrick Vieira gaining favor in the betting stakes and he has come in at 6/1 on SkyBet and is behind Steve McClaren (4/11) and John Carver %/1)n as the third favorite to get Newcastle job. How is John Carver still second favorite? Patrick Vieira [.

Newcastle Make An Approach For Jocelyn Gourvennec

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Newcastle were linked with 43 year-old Guingamp coach Jocelyn Gourvennec in early April, and the French daily L'Equipe are reporting again that Newcastle have made an approach to the former midfielder, with reference to the vacant Newcastle head coach position. Jocelyn Gourvennec impressive Guingamp coach Newcastle have been previouslylinked with Gourvennecandsome former stories may [.

Jonas Offers Advice To Mike Ashley

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Within the next 24 hours it's expected that Newcastle willissuetheir retained list of players, and they will allow Jonas Gutierrez, Ryan Taylor and Sammy Ameobi to move on after their contracts run out at the end of June. Jonas Gutierrez after scoring on Sunday And fans will be sorry to see Jonas Gutierrez leave after [.

Moyes Rejects Sunderland – Is He Waiting For Newcastle?

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If Newcastle can appoint David Moyes as their new manager this summer, most Geordie fans would be delighted with the appointment because David proved at Everton that he can get the very best out of his players with little money available. David Moyes at Real Sociedad And his failure at Manchester United has [.

Lee Charnley Could Be Playing A Dangerous Game

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Most fans are of the opinion that John Carver proved without any doubt that he is not equipped to be the new head coach at Newcastle and with a record of three wins in 20 games managed he would simply not get the job at a proper football club, and he would have been ruled [...]

Newcastle Must Get This Huge Problem Fixed For Next Season

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The Injury League is an excellent web-site that keeps track of the number of players out injured throughout the season for the Premier League and they allocate points simply as follows if one player is out through injury for onegame then that's one point. By keeping track of players out injured foreach of the [.

Poll Results – Fans Definitely More Upbeat On Newcastle’s Future

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We'd like to get a lot more fans voting so we can get a better cross-section of the fan base but the initial results of our poll are showing that about two fans in three are more upbeat on Newcastle's future. That's following Mike Ashley'ssurprise interview on Sky Sports and hour before the game [.

Former Chelsea manager set to return to the Premier League this summer?

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Former Chelsea manager set to return to the Premier League this summer? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

The man who famously led Chelsea to their first and only ever Champions League crown Roberto Di Matteo, may be in line to return to England next season. According to Gianluca Di Marzio, the Italian is being courted by Newcastle United and West Ham United in the summer.

Emotional Newcastle Striker So Impressed With Sunday

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The game on Sunday showed just how great Newcastle United can be,when the fans are right behind the team, and of course it was such an important game as we all remember what happened six years ago at Aston Villa when shockingly we were relegated. And it was possible, the same things could have [.

Are Newcastle Fans More Upbeat On Newcastle’s Future?

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With just surviving in the Premier League for the second time in two years we were just so relieved we didn't take the drop to the Championship and then we heard Mike Ashley's voice for the first time in eight years, and what he said seemed surprisingly positive and he even talked about winning [...]

Liverpool

Michel Platini still scarred by Heysel disaster

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UEFA president Michel Platini says the horrors of the Heysel disaster have "never left" him as soccer marks the 30th anniversary of the tragedy.

A collapsing wall at the Heysel Stadium in Brussels before the start of the European Cup final between Juventus and Liverpool on May 29, 1985 caused 39 deaths and over 600 injuries.

Michel Platini still scarred by Heysel disaster

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UEFA president Michel Platini says the horrors of the Heysel disaster have "never left" him as soccer marks the 30th anniversary of the tragedy.

A collapsing wall at the Heysel Stadium in Brussels before the start of the European Cup final between Juventus and Liverpool on May 29, 1985 caused 39 deaths and over 600 injuries.

Should Clyne ignore Liverpool and wait for Manchester United?

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Should Clyne ignore Liverpool and wait for Manchester United? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Liverpool's rebuilding process is seemingly underway, with the Anfield outfit starting to make enquiries ahead of the summer transfer window.

The latest report in The Guardian instigates that the Reds have identified Southampton right-back Nathaniel Clyne as a potential new addition and have made a £10 million bid for the England international.

Alexis Sanchez reiterates reasons for choosing Arsenal over Liverpool

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When Barcelona star Alexis Sanchez was made available during last summer's transfer market, teams from all over Europe lined up at the chance to snap up the striker. The three most prominent clubs to show interest were Liverpool, Juventus, and, of course, Arsenal.

Following his £30-£35 million move to the Emirates, there seemed to be a misconception about the reason why the Chile international chose to join the Gunners.

Alexis Sanchez reiterates reasons for choosing Arsenal over Liverpool

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When Barcelona star Alexis Sanchez was made available during last summer's transfer market, teams from all over Europe lined up at the chance to snap up the striker. The three most prominent clubs to show interest were Liverpool, Juventus, and, of course, Arsenal.

Following his £30-£35 million move to the Emirates, there seemed to be a misconception about the reason why the Chile international chose to join the Gunners.

Former Liverpool manager Rafael Benitez confirms Napoli exit

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Former Liverpool manager Rafael Benitez confirms Napoli exit - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Napoli have confirmed their manager Rafael Benitez will leave the club after the end of the season.

In a press conference, the Spanish manager has expressed his desire to leave the Italian club after Sunday's last league game against Lazio.

Teammate urges goal-scoring striker to snub Liverpool and Manchester United interest

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Teammate urges goal-scoring striker to snub Liverpool and Manchester United interest - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Aston Villa midfielder Leandro Bacuna has urged Christian Benteke to snub a chance to make a big money move in the summer transfer window.

The 24-year-old scored 12 goals in last 12 matches and played a key role in helping Tim Sherwood's side avoid relegation to the Championship and also helping them reach the FA Cup final by defeating Liverpool in the last four of the competition.

Jurgen Klopp and Liverpool are a match made in heaven

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Jurgen Klopp and Liverpool are a match made in heaven - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

In today's edition of BILD, the German outlet have proposed the possibility of Klopp to Liverpool.

The Merseyside club have been linked with several quality managers to replace Brendan Rodgers, after the Northern Irishman missed out on Champions League qualification with the Reds.

Aston Villa

Arsenal vs. Aston Villa FA Cup Final Preview: Last chance of glory to rescue disappointing season

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The song Abide With Me, the Wembley arch, a military guard for the trophy, the royal box; there's an enamoring tradition and pageantry that accompanies the FA Cup final (live on FOX at Noon ET on Saturday for viewers in the United States).

Granted, the tournament has become a bridesmaid to the premier competitions, especially up against the enticing gravitas of potential Premier League and Champions League glory.

Arsenal vs. Aston Villa FA Cup Final Preview: Last chance of glory to rescue disappointing season

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The song Abide With Me, the Wembley arch, a military guard for the trophy, the royal box; there's an enamoring tradition and pageantry that accompanies the FA Cup final (live on FOX at Noon ET on Saturday for viewers in the United States).

Granted, the tournament has become a bridesmaid to the premier competitions, especially up against the enticing gravitas of potential Premier League and Champions League glory.

Shay Given likely to start for Aston Villa in FA Cup Final

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Aston Villa goalkeeper Shay Given is winning his fitness fight to be ready for the FA Cup final.

The keeper missed Sunday's 1-0 defeat to Burnley with a groin injury but has returned to training before Saturday's Wembley showdown with Arsenal.

Kieran Richardson (calf), Aly Cissokho (groin) and Jores Okore (knee) are also back in training to boost Tim Sherwood's numbers.

Shay Given likely to start for Aston Villa in FA Cup Final

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Aston Villa goalkeeper Shay Given is winning his fitness fight to be ready for the FA Cup final.

The keeper missed Sunday's 1-0 defeat to Burnley with a groin injury but has returned to training before Saturday's Wembley showdown with Arsenal.

Kieran Richardson (calf), Aly Cissokho (groin) and Jores Okore (knee) are also back in training to boost Tim Sherwood's numbers.

Aston Villa are powerless to stop Christian Benteke leaving club this summer

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Tim Sherwood admits Aston Villa will be powerless to stop Christian Benteke leaving this summer after revealing he has a buy-out clause in his contract.

The striker has been linked with a move to Liverpool and Sherwood confirmed for the first time he has a "substantial" release clause in his contract which would trigger a move if met.

Aston Villa are powerless to stop Christian Benteke leaving club this summer

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Tim Sherwood admits Aston Villa will be powerless to stop Christian Benteke leaving this summer after revealing he has a buy-out clause in his contract.

The striker has been linked with a move to Liverpool and Sherwood confirmed for the first time he has a "substantial" release clause in his contract which would trigger a move if met.

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Newcastle Could Still Go With A McClaren-Carver Partnership

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The Chronicle is reporting today that Newcastle could have their head coach in position by the end of nextweek, and they reportthere are still basically four candidates on the short list Steve McClaren, John Carver, Michael Laudrup and Remi Garde in no particular order of priority. Steve McClarenand John Carver new duo [.

Soccer News: It’s still FIFA

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FIFA politics and corruption charges still dominate in Friday's soccer news update, with FIFA's Congress proceeding as scheduled. Read More