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Premier League Transfers: Summer 2016

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Here we list up all the ‘done deals’ and ‘confirmed signings‘ made by the Premier League clubs in the 2016 summer transfer window.

Premier League Transfers: Ins and Outs Arsenal

Arrivals:

Granit Xhaka (23) Borussia M’glagbach – £38.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Nolito, Stuani… Names of the Premier League, week 2

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This Premier League season is only a fortnight old but we've already seen upsets, wonder goals, controversial penalties and an awful lot of social media moaning. So who were the names making the...

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2016/17 SBI English Premier League Preview

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Leicester City's Cinderella tale took the English Premier League by storm in 2015/16, but the league's traditional powers have since retooled and added some major firepower to dethrone the Foxes this season.

With major additions like Zlatan Ibrahimovic at Manchester United, N'Golo Kante with Chelsea and Liverpool's acquisition of Sadio Mane, Leicester City will have to watch its back from the opening day as 19 other teams gun for the top spot in the world's top league.

Fantasy Premier League: 10 under-the-radar value gems for your fantasy team

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It's almost here. No, we're not talking about the Premier League looming on the horizon. Instead, we're talking aboutthe only league that matters for stat-obsessed fans the...

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From John Stones to Zlatan: 11 players with a Premier League point to prove this season

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Touchlines are being painted and Gary Lineker is rolling up socks in anticipation; the Premier League's return is just days away. Every player will be feeling a mix of nerves and anticipation, but...

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Premier League 2016-17 Preview: Title Race, Relegation Battle, European Qualifications

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It’s been only fourteen weeks since Claudio Ranieri’s boys provided the most miraculous experience of a Premier League season ever by dramatically clinching the title when even in the wildest dreams nobody had predicted such a result but it still feels like ages. It happens all the time. Even in a summer filled with European Championships (the sporting spectacle being an unmitigated success) and a fascinating transfer window – it still fails to satiate the hunger of millions of ravenous die-hard football fans across the world.

Premier League club set to sign Alvaro Negredo and Neven Subotic

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Premier League’s newly promoted side Middlesbrough are on the verge of completing sensational deals for Valencia striker Alvaro Negredo and Borussia Dortmund centre back Neven Subotic.

Negredo was left out of Valencia’s squad that have traveled to Holland for their pre-season tour and is set to be confirmed as club’s seventh signing of the summer after having a medical later this week.

Former Manchester United flop completes Premier League transfer

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Middlesbrough have confirmed they have completed the signing of former Barcelona and Manchester United goalkeeper Victor Valdes on July 7, Thursday.

CONFIRMED | @1victorvaldes is officially a #Boro man – https://t.co/6QnQ2GzhGR #UTB pic.twitter.

Arsenal v Liverpool on opening day, Conte to face tricky London derby; PL 16/17 fixtures revealed

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Arsenal host Liverpool in the opening weekend of the 2016-17 Premier League season as the full season fixtures have just been released. The Gunners then go to Leicester City and Watford in their next two games. Arsène Wenger will be relieved his team don’t have a UEFA Champions League qualifier during that time.

Ex-Manchester United and Chelsea striker set for shock Premier League return

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Manchester United and Chelsea flop Radamel Falcao has been offered to newly-promoted Premier League side Middlesbrough, the Telegraph reports.

For what could be one of the most bizarre transfer move of this window, the Teesside club are now weighting up their option to offer a loan contract to the Colombian despite the striker’s prodigious wage demands .

Chelsea News: Star confirms he is ready to complete transfer; Blues agree €78m deal

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Chelsea defender Tomas Kalas has revealed that he is ready to complete a permanent transfer away from Stamford Bridge if the opportunity presents itself.

Kalas has spent the last 16 months on loan at Middlesbrough and has been a regular first team member at Riverside. The talented young defender is determined to continue his progress and will make the switch permanent in order to play regularly.

Top 5 must-see soccer games on US TV this weekend

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All things majorly significant have been settled in the Premier League this season, but the race to get into English soccer's top flight is about to take a dramatic turn.

Indeed, the Championship playoffs are so often the most entertaining games of the campaign and the four clubs involved begin this mini-tournament this weekend, seeking to join Burnley and Middlesbrough in the big time.

Top 5 must-see soccer games on US TV this weekend

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All things majorly significant have been settled in the Premier League this season, but the race to get into English soccer's top flight is about to take a dramatic turn.

Indeed, the Championship playoffs are so often the most entertaining games of the campaign and the four clubs involved begin this mini-tournament this weekend, seeking to join Burnley and Middlesbrough in the big time.

Photo: Ritchie De Laet wins medals with Leicester and Middlsbrough on the same day

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Snapshot: Middlesbrough Secure Promotion Back To The Premier League In Final-Day Clincher…

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Sincere congrats are most definitely due to Middlesbrough, who today secured automatic promotion to the Premier League thus bringing an end to their seven-year absence from the top flight.

Ananxious1-1 draw in their winner-takes-all final day clash against rivalsBrighton was enough to secure Boro's returnvia the slimmest of margins a mere +2 goal difference over their fellow promotion hopefuls.

Video and Photos: Middlesbrough promoted after draw with Brighton

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Middlesbrough frustrated as draw dents promotion bid

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Middlesbrough's bid for promotion to the Premier League suffered a setback after they were forced to settle for a controversial 2-2 draw against Birmingham on Friday.

Aitor Karanka's side are battling with Burnley and Brighton for the Championship's two automatic promotion places and their attempt to secure one of those lucrative berths in the top-flight was dented at St Andrews.

Middlesbrough frustrated as draw dents promotion bid

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Middlesbrough's bid for promotion to the Premier League suffered a setback after they were forced to settle for a controversial 2-2 draw against Birmingham on Friday.

Aitor Karanka's side are battling with Burnley and Brighton for the Championship's two automatic promotion places and their attempt to secure one of those lucrative berths in the top-flight was dented at St Andrews.

Brighton take step towards automatic promotion, but MK Dons get relegated

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Brighton bolstered their bid for automatic promotion to the Premier League with a 3-1 win at Charlton on Saturday, while Milton Keynes Dons were relegated to the third tier after a 4-1 thrashing by Brentford.

Chris Hughton's Brighton are third in the Championship but only goal difference is keeping them below leaders Burnley and second placed Middlesbrough with two games remaining in a thrilling finale to the promotion race.

Brighton take step towards automatic promotion, but MK Dons get relegated

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Brighton bolstered their bid for automatic promotion to the Premier League with a 3-1 win at Charlton on Saturday, while Milton Keynes Dons were relegated to the third tier after a 4-1 thrashing by Brentford.

Chris Hughton's Brighton are third in the Championship but only goal difference is keeping them below leaders Burnley and second placed Middlesbrough with two games remaining in a thrilling finale to the promotion race.

Jordan Rhodes late show lifts promotion chasers Middlesbrough

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Jordan Rhodes fired Middlesbrough a step closer to the Premier League as the Scotland striker's dramatic double sealed a 2-1 win over already-relegated Bolton on Saturday.

Aitor Karanka's side fell behind to Josh Vela's 61st-minute goal, but former Blackburn star Rhodes leveled in the 73rd minute and struck again in stoppage-time at the Macron Stadium.

Jordan Rhodes late show lifts promotion chasers Middlesbrough

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Jordan Rhodes fired Middlesbrough a step closer to the Premier League as the Scotland striker's dramatic double sealed a 2-1 win over already-relegated Bolton on Saturday.

Aitor Karanka's side fell behind to Josh Vela's 61st-minute goal, but former Blackburn star Rhodes leveled in the 73rd minute and struck again in stoppage-time at the Macron Stadium.

Steve Sidwell strikes late as Brighton close gap in promotion race

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Brighton closed the gap in the race for automatic promotion to the Premier League as Steve Sidwell's last-gasp strike clinched a 2-1 win against Nottingham Forest on Monday.

Chris Hughton's third placed side moved to within one point of second placed Middlesbrough and two of Championship leaders Burnley after a dramatic finale at the City Ground.

Steve Sidwell strikes late as Brighton close gap in promotion race

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Brighton closed the gap in the race for automatic promotion to the Premier League as Steve Sidwell's last-gasp strike clinched a 2-1 win against Nottingham Forest on Monday.

Chris Hughton's third placed side moved to within one point of second placed Middlesbrough and two of Championship leaders Burnley after a dramatic finale at the City Ground.

Middlesbrough close on Championship leaders Burnley [VIDEO]

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The race to be crowned champions of English football's second-tier Championship took a new twist on Tuesday when Burnley's lead at the top of the table was cut to a point.

Championship leaders Burnley could only manage a goalless draw at home to Cardiff as nearest challengers Middlesbrough and Brighton both won.

Middlesbrough close on Championship leaders Burnley [VIDEO]

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The race to be crowned champions of English football's second-tier Championship took a new twist on Tuesday when Burnley's lead at the top of the table was cut to a point.

Championship leaders Burnley could only manage a goalless draw at home to Cardiff as nearest challengers Middlesbrough and Brighton both won.

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Guzan ready to compete for starting role with Middlesbrough

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Brad Guzan is not the only veteran goalkeeper Middlesbrough has added this summer, but the U.S. Men's National Team No. 1 is hoping to be the one that emerges as the team's go-to keeper heading into the Premier League season.

After experiencing relegation with Aston Villa last season, Guzan officially joined Middlesbrough last week with a move that keeps the goalkeeper in the Premier League.

Guzan faces new challenges with Middlesbrough move

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Following Aston Villa's relegation, the future of Brad Guzan was a bit murky. The U.S. Men's National Team had options, some safe, some ambitious, as the veteran goalkeeper looked to take the next step in his career. That next step became official on Friday, and Guzan will face yet another major challenge to reclaim his status as one of the Premier League's most reliable goalkeepers.

Middlesbrough signs Brad Guzan

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U.S. Men's National Team goalkeeper Brad Guzan and his Aston Villa side had a forgettable 2015/16 season, after being relegated to the English Championship, but the 31-year-old has quickly found his way back to England's top flight.

Newly-promoted Premier League club Middlesbrough announced the signing of Guzan on Friday, following his eight-year stint with Villa.

Report: Guzan to complete free transfer to Middlesbrough

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After losing out on some playing time last season and his team's relegation to the English Championship, U.S. Men's National Team goalkeeper Brad Guzan's future with Aston Villa remained up in the air.

Now, it appears the veteran keeper has found a potential landing spot for the 2016/17 season.

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Photo: Middlesbrough sign former Man Utd keeper Victor Valdes

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Very Proud to be part of @Boro A new challenge for me from today! pic.twitter.com/zKapqxIbuN Victor Valdes (@1victorvaldes) July 7, 2016...

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Ex-Man Utd striker Radamel Falcao linked with Middlesbrough

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Video: Paddy McNair scores the winner as Man U21 beat Middlesbrough U21

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U21s: McNair got the winner v Middlesbrough see a full replay on #MUTVHD at 23:00 BST tonight & 11:00 tomorrow. https://t.co/S6ZhX3jBCj...

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Ritchie De Laet Shows Off Medals After Winning Premier League With Leicester And Promotion With Middlesbrough On Same Day (Photo)

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Saturday wasa bit of a success forRitchie de Laet, who managed the unprecedented feat of winning the Premier League and securing promotion to the Premier League on the exact same afternoon.

The Belgian full-backplayed 12 times for Leicester City at the start of the season before moving to Middlesbrough on loan in January, where he made a further 10 appearances thus entitling him to both a Premier League winner's medal and a similar trinket for tying up automatic promotion to the league he'd just won!

Middlesbrough are back in the Premier League

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Middlesbrough will be playing in the Premier League for the 2016/17 season after they drew 1-1 against Brighton and Hove Albion at the Riverside.

Cristhian Stuani ended a run of 1013 minutes in all competitions without a goal for Middlesbrough (16 hours & 53 mins) after tapping home for the home side in the 19th minute to set Boro on their way to a decisive point.

Middlesbrough midfielder thanks Arsenal fans after programme mix-up

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Great write up in the @PFA programme

The Rest

Premier League Results, Table After Saturday Week 1

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Premier League champions Leicester City suffered a shock 2-1 defeat against newcomer Hull City in the opening match of the brand new 2016-17 Premier League season at the KCOM stadium.

Week 1 Scores & Results

Hull City 2-1 Leicester City

Burnley 0-0 Swansea

Crystal Palace 0-1 West Brom

Everton 1-1 Tottenham

Middlesbrough 1-1 Stoke

Southampton 1-1 Watford

Man City – Sunderland

Premier League Standings

Claudio Ranieri said after the match his team played “individually” and “not as a team” as the Foxes suffered a shock defeat against Hull City.

Official: Jonathan Woodgate Joins Liverpool (As Part Of Their Scouting Department)

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After knocking his playing days on the head at the end of last season, Jonathan Woodgate has joined Liverpool's backroom staff as a scout.

The 36-year-old will be charged withfocusing on assessing players in Spain and Portugal, thus drawing onthe three injury-ravaged, calamity-strewn years he spent as a Real Madrid player between 2004 and 2007.

Official: Alvaro Negredo Joins Middlesbrough On Season-Long Loan Deal (Photo)

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Middlesbrough have pulled off a relatively huge coup this afternoon with the news that the newly-promoted Premier League side have secured the services of Alvaro Negredo.

The 30-year-old striker, brieflyof Man City, arrives from Valencia on a season-long loan deal.

CONFIRMED | The club has agreed a deal with @valenciacf to bring @AlvaroNegredo_7 to #Boro https://t.

Middlesbrough’s New 2016/17 Home Kit Comes With Puzzling ‘Gastric Band’ Round The Middle (Photos)

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Middlesbrough have unveiled the shirt they'll be wearing for their big return to the Premier League next season, and to say that the home strip has left their fans puzzled is something of an understatement.

As you can see, the 2016/17 home shirt is mainlyred but comes with a rather conspicuous wonky white band dolloped around the midriff a design feature that is sure to accentuate the svelte physique of your average Boro supporter.