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Metro newspaper advertises Spurs vs Chelsea two days after it was played

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It seems the 'news' aspect of a newspaper need not extend to the advertising. Today's Metro featured an advert from BT Sport promoting the game between Tottenham and Chelsea which, as we all know, was played two days ago. The only question is was it a total balls-up or a stroke of marketing genius? Yes, [.

Manchester United consider cut-price move for Barcelona’s former Spurs target Sergi Roberto

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Barcelona youngster Sergi Roberto is a target for Manchester United. The 21-year-old is available for a cut-price £6m in January, according to reports in the Metro. The midfielder has 18 months left on his Camp Nou deal, but his agent is already touting his client to various European clubs. The Spain Under-21 star has failed [.

Real Madrid hold new talks with Spurs over Gareth Bale

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Real Madrid have begun a fresh round of negotiations with Tottenham with a view to agreeing a deal for Gareth Bale. The Spanish side's president, Florentino Perez, had a telephone call with Spurs chairman Daniel Levy this morning, the Metro reports. The deal has stalled after Levy rejected Real's £85m bid for the Welsh star.

Spurs linked with Toulouse Midfielder

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We've already seen that Spurs have been strongly linked with Rennes' French international midfielder Yann M'Vila but it's also being claimed that the club had another defensive midfielder watched at the weekend.

24 year old Toulouse player Étienne Capoue was in action against Montpelier the night before scouts supposedly watched M'Vila but the story which seems to have originated from the Metro newspaper may be wide of the mark in claiming that Capoue is the club's top target.

Spurs target slams current club

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Ajax defender Jan Vertonghen has slammed the Dutch club for not only complicating his impending transfer to Tottenham Hotspur, but also for leaking sensitive financial details without his consent.

The two teams agreed a transfer fee of £9.5 million for the 25-year old Ajax captain, who was voted as the Dutch Footballer of the Year last season.

Spurs linked with French keeper

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The press seem to think that one of the more vulnerable players in the Spurs squad right now is American international Brad Friedel. While Harry was known to favour older goalkeepers throughout his managerial career, a new boss may come in and start the quest for a long term replacement straight away.

Pardew To Meet Demba Ba This Week To Find Out His Intentions

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News in the Daily Mail and Metro this morning, that Alan Pardew will meet Demba Ba this week in Newcastle,. to find out what his intentions are in the summer. Demba Ba Newcastle seek an answer this week on his intentions The Senegal International has been linked with moves to both Tottenham and Galatasaray, and Newcastle are keen to find out what the [.

Liverpool Eyeing De Jong Move

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Liverpool is interested in bringing prolific Eredivisie striker Luuk de Jong to Anfield this summer in a deal worth a reported £12.5million.
The FC Twente star has been on Kenny Dalglish's radar for some time and the Reds boss believes he could be a good addition alongside top scorer Luis Suarez, according to Metro.

JD urges final push

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The footballing platitudes have come out since yesterday's defeat against Norwich and our goal scorer from that game has urged his team mates to push for the last few games.
Jermain Defoe was quoted in Metro as he looked to the challenge ahead.
‘I think it's important to regroup now and everyone has to stick together.

Manchester United

Manchester City offer to triple Adnan Januzaj’s Manchester United wages

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Manchester City plan to offer Adnan Januzaj a big money deal to quit rivals Manchester United. Reports in the Metro suggest City plan to take advantage of the 18-year-old stalling over a new contract by offering him a £45,000-a-week deal to move across Manchester. That would triple his current United salary.

Chelsea join Man Utd in the race for Sheffield United’s Harry Maguire

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Chelsea are the latest team to express an interest in Sheffield United defender Harry Maguire. We reported earlier this week that Manchester United had been scouting the 20-year-old for months and were ready to make a move in January. If United see Maguire as a long-term replacement for Nemanja Vidic or Rio Ferdinand, it seems [.

Arsenal

Arsenal and Spurs could go head-to-head over Sochaux’s Sebastien Corchia

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North London rivals Arsenal and Tottenham are set for a January transfer battle over French full-back Sebastien Corchia. As we reported yesterday, the Sochaux right-back also comfortable at left-back has made it clear that a move in the next transfer window is a distinct possibility. The 22-year-old was linked with a move to [.

Swansea tell Arsenal they’ll ‘fight tooth and nail’ to keep Michu and Ashley Williams

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Swansea have warned Arsenal that they will not let Michu and Ashley Williams leave without a fight. The Swans stars have been repeatedly linked with a move to the Emirates Stadium this summer and the Welsh club are clearly concerned that Arsene Wenger might be plotting a last-ditch bid to sign both players.

Arsenal plot improved bid for Valencia keeper Vicente Guaita

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Arsenal are expected to make an new bid for Valencia keeper Vicentre Guaita after having a £4m offer rejected on Wednesday. The Spanish club want Arsene Wenger to activate Guaita's £25m buy-out clause. Wenger believes the 26-year-old is overpriced at that level but is confident a deal can be done. The Gunners have dispatched negotiator [.

Arsenal plan £27m double raid on Newcastle for Tim Krul and Yohan Cabaye

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Arsenal are set to return to Newcastle with an improved £17m bid for Yohan Cabaye and they'll offer £10m for goalkeeper Tim Krul, according to reports in today's newspapers. The Sun on Sunday claims that Arsene Wenger is ready to up his offer for France international midfielder Cabaye from the £10m he initially offered [.

Arsenal would smash the infamous wage structure for Liverpool’s Luis Suarez

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Arsenal would be prepared to break their oft-discussed wage structure to secure the signing of Luis Suarez, the Metro reports. They claim that the Uruguay international would be offered a £160,000-a-week deal at the Emirates if an agreement can be reached between the two clubs. The Gunners have a strict wage structure that currently sees [.

GIF It: Gervinho’s incredible miss (Bradford vs Arsenal)

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Arsenal suffered a humiliating Capital One Cup defeat to Bradford last night (unless you read Metro). Hapless striker Gervinho kindly offered to take as much of the pressure as possible away from his team-mates with this outstanding moment of individual failure. £10.8million of striker right there, people.

Arsenal scouting young England international defender

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Arsenal chasing young Leicester defender by AM Arsenal have joined the race to sign talented young defender Liam Moore from Leicester City according to Metro. Tottenham, Everton, Aston Villa and Manchester United have already been tracking the youngster's progress for some time now. But now United and Arsenal are considered to be favorites to land [.

Is Robin van Persie’s lack of form due to his indecision?

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It seems that the Arsenal superstar Robin van Persie is struggling to focus entirely on his football. He does not look like the same player we see in an Arsenal shirt every week. The reason for this could be his indecision over his future. The Metro reports today that Juventus have sent Pavel Nedved to [.

Arsenal to buy Samir Nasri back?

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This must qualify as one of the most ridiculous Arsenal transfer rumours that I have ever read in my life! Our good friends at the Metro have decided to give all Arsenal fans a laugh this morning by reporting that the Man City manager Roberto Mancini has not been very impressed with Cashri's contributions this [.

Wojciech Szczesny Reveals Arsenal Players Use ‘John Terry’ As Codeword For Girls Of An Unsightly Nature

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By Chris Wright

Wojciech Szczesny has revealed that, while on nights out, several of the Arsenal players have taken to using John Terry's name as a code word for ladies unpleasing to thine eye, e.g , 'would you just look at John Terry over there, face like a bucket of smashed crabs.

Wojciech Szczesny Reveals Arsenal Players Use ‘John Terry’ As Codeword For Girls Of An Unsightly Nature

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By Chris Wright

Wojciech Szczesny has revealed that, while on nights out, several of the Arsenal players have taken to using John Terry's name as a code word for ladies unpleasing to thine eye, e.g , 'would you just look at John Terry over there, face like a bucket of smashed crabs.

Arsenal set to battle Tottenham for free-agent Junior Hoilett

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The chances of newly relegated Blackburn Rovers being able to persuade Junior Hoilett, their 21-year old Canadian star are wafer thin. The player is free to leave and according to the Metro he is being pursued by Tottenham and German giants Bayern Munich as well as the Gunners. Rovers manager Steve Kean will offer the [.

Backpage Roundup: Dragovic, Vertonghen, Belhanda and M’Vila’s Assault

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Interest High In Arsenal Target Dragovic

FC Basel defender Aleksandar Dragovic has claimed that a number of big European clubs, including Arsenal FC, Inter Milan, Borussia Dortmund and Olympique de Marseille want to sign him in the summer transfer window.

Liverpool

Liverpool set to move for Derby starlet Will Hughes in January

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Liverpool are being linked with a £6m move for Derby County wonderkid Will Hughes. The England Under-21 international is known to have a number of Premier League suitors, and Brendan Rodgers' side were tipped to sign the 18-year-old over the summer. Despite holding talks with the Rams about a possible deal, the transfer never materialised.

Kolo Toure offers to change his name to match Liverpool fan’s dodgy tattoo

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"@JoshKillner: Can't believe @domjpearson made The Metro with his 'Kolo Touro' tattoo. #lad http://t.co/BJkggXENwf" I will change my name Kolo Toure (@KoloKolotoure28) September 5, 2013 Liverpool defender Kolo Toure has offered to change his to 'Kolo Touro' to match a misspelled tattoo on a supporter's foot.

Manchester United linked with Udinese’s Luis Muriel

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Udinese striker Luis Muriel is Manchester United's preferred replacement for Wayne Rooney. Reports in the Metro suggest the the Colombia international is the champions' top target as they prepare to sell Rooney to Chelsea. The pacy forward is likely to cost around £18m. Muriel was a one time Liverpool target and the star of [.

Metro newspaper quotes Everton fanzine When Skies Are Grey as ‘disgruntled Liverpool fan’

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The Metro newspaper demonstrated just how unhappy Liverpool fans are with their horrendous new third kit... by anonymously quoting an Everton fanzine. When Skies Are Grey is a popular Toffees fanzine which has been around since 1988. But today's Metro describes it as a "disgruntled Liverpool fan". A Metro journo was obviously trawling Twitter for [.

Liverpool Enter The Race To Sign Kalou

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Liverpool have been named as one of the clubs interested in signing former Chelsea forward Salomon Kalou by the manager of German side Schalke.
Huub Stevens has stated that Liverpool are in the running to sign the Ivory Coast international, but he is confident of bringing him to Schalke as he believes he wants to leave the Premier League.

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Tigres UANL: Vamos a esperar, pero no con los brazos cruzados

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Yo como miles de aficionados platico con familiares y amigos sobre el mal paso de Tigres, critico a jugadores, critico a algunos aficionados, también trato de decir cuál sería una mejora. Una opinión, vaya. Sabemos que no hay nada que no se pueda solucionar. Todos tenemos una idea de cómo solucionar algo, unas pasables y otras del tipo "Es que dejaron ir a Mancilla y a Danilinho" De esas ni hablar.

Tigres UANL: … Cuando un amigo se va

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Todo lo que nos diste, Héctor Raúl. Llegaste en la misma temporada que Danilo Verón y hoy ambos ya no están aquí. Llegaste y se conformaron los 4 fantásticos, y con mucha razón ese apodo para el cuarteto ofensivo, quizá el más temido en México.
Llegaste y no tardaste con los goles.

Rayados: asi vivi la final

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Miércoles por la tarde, en la ciudad el clima era el idóneo para disfrutar nuevamente una final en el viejo Tecnológico, el reloj marcaba las siete con quince minutos cuando me dispuse a salir del trabajo rumbo a la cita con el destino, al abordar el metro que me llevaría a la cancha pude ver como se tapizaba de playeras Azul con Blanco.

Tigres UANL: Crónica del entrenamiento previo al Clásico 95

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Tuve la suerte de acudir al entrenamiento del día de hoy en el estadio universitario. Desde ayer tomé la decisión de ir, me levanté muy temprano junto con mi hermano, tuve un camión urbano y me dirigí rumbo a la estación del metro "General Anaya". Llegué y había no tanta gente. Con el paso de los minutos, comenzaron a llegar de autos, camiones, del mismo metro, caminando.

AC Milan

Soccer Powerhouse AC Milan Inks Deal With 10-Year-Old Girl

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Every soccer-crazy kid has the same dream – you're on holiday kicking the ball around and a scout from a big club scouts you. For for ten-year-old Aisha Saini of Scotland, that dream came true while she was in Spain on a summer vacation with her family.

Now it isn't that rare to sign a very young player on the chance they blossom into the next Messi, who was signed at the ripe age of 13 by Barcelona after years of playing in Argentina.

AC Milan batte Olimpia in amichevole

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Kevin Constant battles for the ball during Saturday's friendly between AC Milan and Olimpia. (Photo: Kristian Cardillo)

I Rossoneri hanno battuto il Olimpia del Honduras 3-1 in un amichevole a Gillette Stadium, stadio della New England Revolution di MLS. I gol del Milan tutti nel primo tempo.

Queen

Leon Knight Is A Commentary God! (Video)

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By Chris Wright

Here we have former Chelsea, QPR, Huddersfield, Sheff Wed, Brighton, Swansea, MK Dons, Wycombe, Rushden & Diamonds, Thrasivoulos Fylis, Hamilton Academicals, Queen of the South, Coleraine and current Glentoran striker Leon Knight taking us through a highlight reel of his best moments.

Leon Knight Is A Commentary God! (Video)

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By Chris Wright

Here we have former Chelsea, QPR, Huddersfield, Sheff Wed, Brighton, Swansea, MK Dons, Wycombe, Rushden & Diamonds, Thrasivoulos Fylis, Hamilton Academicals, Queen of the South, Coleraine and current Glentoran striker Leon Knight taking us through a highlight reel of his best moments.

The Rest

They think the transfer window’s all over…

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But in Turkey, France and Russia it remains open as anyone who was following the incredible Hulk to Zenit St Petersburg deal or the less interesting Raul Meireles to Fenerbahce story will know.

That could yet mean that one of the fringe members of the squad will leave and there are stories emerging this morning that Tom Huddlestone could still make a loan move out of the club.

Partido Club América vs Xolos Tijuana en la Fecha 6 de la LIGA MX-Apertura 2012

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Interesante duelo en el Estadio Azteca

El Club Tijuana visita al Club América en la Fecha 6 de la LIGA MX-Apertura 2012

MÉXICO, D.F._ El Club Tijuana Xoloitzcuintles de Caliente visita la Capital del País para enfrentar al Club América en duelo correspondiente a la Fecha 6 de la LIGA MX-Apertura 2012.

McClaren Attempts To Block Douglas Move To Newcastle

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Metro are reporting this morning that FC Twente boss Steve McClaren is trying his best to keep his 24 year-old Brazilian center-back Douglas at the Dutch club. Douglas on his way to Newcastle? There was news in the Daily Express yesterday that Newcastle had agreed a fee of £5M for the player who is now a Dutch citizen, and that news had been [.