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Everton could be forced to spend to survive – Unsworth

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London (AFP) – Everton caretaker boss David Unsworth says the club could be forced to spend again in the January transfer window if they are to pull themselves away from the Premier League relegation zone.

The Merseyside club, who sacked manager Ronald Koeman last month, were soundly beaten 4-1 by Southampton on Sunday and are just two points clear of the bottom three.

Everton could be forced to spend to survive – Unsworth

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London (AFP) – Everton caretaker boss David Unsworth says the club could be forced to spend again in the January transfer window if they are to pull themselves away from the Premier League relegation zone.

The Merseyside club, who sacked manager Ronald Koeman last month, were soundly beaten 4-1 by Southampton on Sunday and are just two points clear of the bottom three.

Fantasy Premier League: Gameweek 11 Preview – Manchester United keeper in, Arsenal man out

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Everton, AC Milan look for Europa League morale boost

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Paris (AFP) – Under-fire Everton will hope to kickstart their campaign when they play host to Lyon on Thursday looking for a first win in the Europa League group stage.

The Premier League side have just one point from their opening two matches in Group E, following up a comprehensive 3-0 loss to Atalanta in Italy by drawing 2-2 at home to the Cypriots Apollon Limassol last month.

Everton, AC Milan look for Europa League morale boost

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Paris (AFP) – Under-fire Everton will hope to kickstart their campaign when they play host to Lyon on Thursday looking for a first win in the Europa League group stage.

The Premier League side have just one point from their opening two matches in Group E, following up a comprehensive 3-0 loss to Atalanta in Italy by drawing 2-2 at home to the Cypriots Apollon Limassol last month.

Once-bitten Guardiola wary of Everton threat

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London (AFP) – The Premier League title credentials of Pep Guardiola’s new-look Manchester City face an early-season examination on Monday when Ronald Koeman’s ambitious Everton visit the Etihad Stadium.

With around £150 million ($193.1 million, 164.1 million euros) of new players on show, City made an assured start to the campaign by winning 2-0 at promoted Brighton and Hove Albion last weekend.

Once-bitten Guardiola wary of Everton threat

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London (AFP) – The Premier League title credentials of Pep Guardiola’s new-look Manchester City face an early-season examination on Monday when Ronald Koeman’s ambitious Everton visit the Etihad Stadium.

With around £150 million ($193.1 million, 164.1 million euros) of new players on show, City made an assured start to the campaign by winning 2-0 at promoted Brighton and Hove Albion last weekend.

Everton new-boy eager to make impression, could make debut against Manchester City

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Gylfi Sigurdsson believes Everton can challenge the Premier League’s big guns this season.

Sigurdsson was on Everton’s wanted list throughout the summer, with the Welsh club finally agreeing to a £45 million transfer earlier this week.

The Iceland international joins the likes of Wayne Rooney, Michael Keane and Davy Klaassen in moving to Goodison Park this summer, and the 27-year-old insists the club is well-placed to take on the likes of Manchester United and Chelsea this season.

Everton set to seal Sigurdsson swoop — reports

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London (AFP) – Everton have finally agreed a deal to sign Swansea midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson for around £45 million ($57 million), according to reports on Tuesday.

Sigurdsson has been high on Everton manager Ronald Koeman’s wanted list for several months, but protracted negotiations over the transfer fee had delayed the Iceland international’s move.

Everton set to seal Sigurdsson swoop — reports

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London (AFP) – Everton have finally agreed a deal to sign Swansea midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson for around £45 million ($57 million), according to reports on Tuesday.

Sigurdsson has been high on Everton manager Ronald Koeman’s wanted list for several months, but protracted negotiations over the transfer fee had delayed the Iceland international’s move.

Koeman confident Sigurdsson deal will go through

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London (AFP) – Everton manager Ronald Koeman believes it won’t be long before Swansea playmaker Gylfi Sigurdsson is on his way to Goodison Park.

The Toffees have had two offers for Sigurdsson rejected, with Welsh club Swansea believed to be holding out for a fee of some £50 million (55 million euro, $65 million) from their Premier League rivals.

Thursday Kickoff: Chelsea signs Bakayoko, Everton's Sigurdsson bid rejected, and more

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The teams of the English Premier League continue to make summer transfer window maneuvers, with Chelsea having some success, and Everton less so.

Chelsea has reached an agreement to sign AS Monaco midfielderTiemoue Bakayoko for£40 million. The 22-year old is expected to complete his medical and sign on Friday.

From Mesut Ozil to Kevin de Bruyne: The Top 10 Most Creative Players in the Premier League 2016/17

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Emre Can, Victor Wanyama, King… Names of the Premier League, week 35

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United top four hopes dealt blow by plucky Swansea

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – A Gylfi Sigurdsson free-kick dealt a blow to Manchester United’s hopes of a top four finish whilst boosting his team Swansea’s chances of escaping the drop in an entertaining 1-1 Premier League draw on Sunday.

Wayne Rooney had scored his first home league goal of the season, from a harsh penalty decision, in time added on of the first-half.

Pies’ Alternative Premier League 2016/17 Team Of The Season

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With Chelsea and Tottenham players dominating the official Premier League Team of the Yearknocked out by the PFA this morning, Pies thought we'd have a bash at concocting one of our very own.

Steering clear of any and all the players selected by the PFA, here's our alternative pick of the pops.

8 goals, 11 assists: Everton planning summer move for 27-year-old midfielder

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Everton manager, Ronald Koeman, has said that the club will ‘do the maximum’ to keep star striker, Romelu Lukaku, at the club next season.

Lukaku has expressed his desire to move away from Goodison Park and experience Champions League football with a big team. With 21 goals to his name this season, the Belgian feels the time is right for him to test his calibre at a bigger platform.

Swansea sign Eidur Gudjohnsen’s teenage half-brother

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London (AFP) – Swansea City signed the teenage half-brother of Icelandic football icon Eidur Gudjohnsen on Tuesday on a two-year scholarship.

Arnor Borg Gudjohnsen, 16, impressed on trial at the Premier League club earlier this season and will enter the Swansea academy later this year, British media said.

Swansea sign Eidur Gudjohnsen’s teenage half-brother

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London (AFP) – Swansea City signed the teenage half-brother of Icelandic football icon Eidur Gudjohnsen on Tuesday on a two-year scholarship.

Arnor Borg Gudjohnsen, 16, impressed on trial at the Premier League club earlier this season and will enter the Swansea academy later this year, British media said.

Gabriel Jesus, Jakupovic, Sigurdsson… Names of the Premier League week 23

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Sigurdsson continues Swansea revival against Southampton

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Swansea (United Kingdom) (AFP) A goal from Icelandic star Gylfi Sigurdsson secured Swansea a crucial 2-1 win over Southampton on Tuesday the first time they have won two successive Premier League games this term.

Sigurdsson's goal restored the hosts lead after Ireland international Shane Long had levelled following Alfie Mawson's opener.

Sigurdsson continues Swansea revival against Southampton

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Swansea (United Kingdom) (AFP) A goal from Icelandic star Gylfi Sigurdsson secured Swansea a crucial 2-1 win over Southampton on Tuesday the first time they have won two successive Premier League games this term.

Sigurdsson's goal restored the hosts lead after Ireland international Shane Long had levelled following Alfie Mawson's opener.

Klopp slams sloppy Liverpool

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Liverpool (AFP) Jurgen Klopp slammed Liverpool's careless defending as his side's Premier League title challenge suffered a damaging blow in a shock 3-2 home defeat against Swansea on Saturday.

Reds boss Klopp was furious Swansea striker Fernando Llorente was allowed to score twice in quick succession in the second half after lapses in concentration from the Liverpool defence.

Klopp slams sloppy Liverpool

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Liverpool (AFP) Jurgen Klopp slammed Liverpool's careless defending as his side's Premier League title challenge suffered a damaging blow in a shock 3-2 home defeat against Swansea on Saturday.

Reds boss Klopp was furious Swansea striker Fernando Llorente was allowed to score twice in quick succession in the second half after lapses in concentration from the Liverpool defence.

Sigurdsson strike stuns Liverpool at Anfield

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Liverpool (AFP) Gylfi Sigurdsson's decisive goal boosted Swansea's hopes of Premier League survival as they inflicted Liverpool's first home defeat for almost a year with a 3-2 triumph at Anfield on Saturday.

Iceland international Sigurdsson, who has repeatedly been linked with a move away from the Welsh club, struck with 16 minutes left after Paul Clement's side had let a two-goal lead slip against title-chasing Liverpool.

Alexis Sanchez, Nemanja Matic, Negredo… Names of the Premier League, week 13

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Llorente late double cheers Swans as Palace choke

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Swansea (United Kingdom) (AFP) Spanish striker Fernando Llorente scored twice in injury-time Saturday to give Swansea a thrilling 5-4 win over fellow strugglers Crystal Palace and drag the Welsh club off the foot of the Premier League.

The astonishing finale left Palace bemoaning a sixth straight loss which has sucked them to the brink of the drop zone.

Llorente late double cheers Swans as Palace choke

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Swansea (United Kingdom) (AFP) Spanish striker Fernando Llorente scored twice in injury-time Saturday to give Swansea a thrilling 5-4 win over fellow strugglers Crystal Palace and drag the Welsh club off the foot of the Premier League.

The astonishing finale left Palace bemoaning a sixth straight loss which has sucked them to the brink of the drop zone.

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Iceland held by last-gasp Qatar

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Doha (AFP) – A last-minute equaliser from Qatar’s Mohammed Muntari meant Iceland warmed up for their World Cup finals debut in Russia next year without a win in two friendly matches in Doha.

The 1-1 draw on Tuesday followed up their 2-1 defeat against the Czech Republic in Qatar last week.

Iceland held by last-gasp Qatar

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Doha (AFP) – A last-minute equaliser from Qatar’s Mohammed Muntari meant Iceland warmed up for their World Cup finals debut in Russia next year without a win in two friendly matches in Doha.

The 1-1 draw on Tuesday followed up their 2-1 defeat against the Czech Republic in Qatar last week.

Sigurdsson cements Europa League berth for Everton

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Paris (AFP) – Club-record signing Gylfi Sigurdsson scored a stunning long-range volley just after half-time to secure Everton’s place in the Europa League group stage following a 3-1 aggregate victory over Hajduk Split on Thursday.

The Iceland midfielder fired home from 40 yards within seconds of the restart in Croatia as Everton held on for a 1-1 draw in the return leg of their play-off tie after Jordan Pickford saved a second-half penalty from Ahmed Said.

Jesus saves Man City with last-gasp winner

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Gabriel Jesus scored two goals including an injury-time winner as Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City recorded a dramatic 2-1 victory over struggling Swansea City at the Etihad Stadium on Sunday.

The home side looked in complete control during a dominant first-half showing only to surrender an 81st-minute equaliser to Gylfi Sigurdsson.

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Gylfi Sigurdsson Honks One In From 50-Yards As Everton Mosey Into Europa League Group Stage (Photo & Video)

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Everton moseyed into the Europa League group stage as a 50-yard stunner from Gylfi Sigurdsson secured a 3-1 aggregate win over Hajduk Split in the play-offs.

Making his first full start for the Toffees since his £45million move from Swansea, Sigurdsson chased down a loose ball and let rip from way out on the flank to score less than a minute after the start of the second half.

Newcastle Have Big Competition For Talented Transfer Target

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Ther's news that if Swansea playmaker Gylfi Sigurdsson is indeed a transfer target for Newcastle this summer we may face very strong competition from Everton. The Sunday Express has reported the Toffees are willing to offer the Icelandic International £140K/week to join them this summer and it's difficult to see if Newcastle would be willing [.

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Official: Everton Pilfer Gylfi Sigurdsson From Swansea In Club Record £45m Deal (Photo)

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One of the more protracted transfer wrangles of the summer has finally concluded with the news that Everton have successfully pilfered Gylfi Sigurdsson from Swansea for a club record fee.

The actual price tag is officially undisclosed but is being widely reported as a piffling £45million mere chump change in this day and age.

Match preview: Philadelphia Union vs. Swansea City

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At least it's not Crystal Palace again.

Game: Philadelphia Union vs. Swansea City

Date: Saturday, July 15th

Time: 7:00 p.m. Eastern, 6:00 p.m. Central, 4:00 p.m. Pacific, 11:00 p.m. UTC

Venue: Talen Energy Stadium (Chester, Pa.

Sigurdsson: Blame players, not Bradley, for Swansea struggles

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While Bob Bradley's Swansea City tenure has not gotten off to an ideal start, he certainly has the support of his players.

Star midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson rushed to his manager's defense as Bradley has come under fire after earning only two points from his first five matches in charge of the last-place club.

Arsenal: Granit Xhaka Sees Red For Cynical Swipe On Modou Barrow But Gunners Hold Out To Beat Swansea 3-2 (Video)

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Granit Xhaka endured a bit of a nightmare on Saturday against Swansea at the Emirates, with Arsenal's big-money summer signing gifting the Swans a goal before seeing red for a silly swipe atModou Barrow.

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The Gunners started well, with two close-range Theo Walcott goals putting the hosts 2-0 up within 33 minutes.

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Klopp Complains About Quiet Kop As Liverpool Struggles Continue

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Jurgen Klopp complained about the atmosphere inside Anfield after his Liverpool side crashed to defeat to lowly Swansea in the Premier League.

Klopp, who has made his displeasure about early kick-offs known regularly during his reign at Anfield, watched Fernando Llorente fire the Swans into a 2-0 lead early in the second half on Saturday.