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LA Galaxy

Kia Joorabchian’s growing involvement with MLS demands further scrutiny

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LastWednesday, the LA Galaxy announced the signing of defensive midfielder Nigel De Jong who started the 2010 FIFA World Cup Final for the Netherlands and won the 2012 Premier League title with Manchester City. De Jong is yet another prestige signing for MLS' signature club but raises questions about how he got to MLS and why he is signing.

Kia Joorabchian’s growing involvement with MLS demands further scrutiny

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LastWednesday, the LA Galaxy announced the signing of defensive midfielder Nigel De Jong who started the 2010 FIFA World Cup Final for the Netherlands and won the 2012 Premier League title with Manchester City. De Jong is yet another prestige signing for MLS' signature club but raises questions about how he got to MLS and why he is signing.

USWNT lawsuit, Stu Holden retirement, and Sal Zizzo on TLC: Freedom Kicks for 4 February 2016

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Understanding the USSF/USWNT CBA lawsuit - Stars and Stripes FC: The biggest news from yesterday is that US Soccer is suing the USWNT players' union in an attempt to prevent any labor strife before the Olympics.

Galaxy announce capture of Nigel De Jong

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Following a series of big-name additions, the LA Galaxy's offseason spending spree has yielded the club a high-level holding midfielder.

The Galaxy announced on Wednesday that the club has added Dutch international and two-time World Cup veteran Nigel de Jong. The Galaxy have signedthe 31-year-old midfielder by utilizingTargeted Allocation Money.

MLS Ticker: Nemeth, Kouassi, Gashi, De Jong and more

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Krisztian Nemeth's transfer from Sporting Kansas City to Qatari club Al-Gharafa drew the confusion and ire of many, and the Hungarian international has spoken out as to why he chose to move there.

In a post on his official Facebook page, Nemeth expressed his disappointment with how Sporting KC handled his attempt at negotiating for a new contract, and signing with Al-Gharafa "was the only way to get out of it.

LA Galaxy Load Up For MLS Cup Run

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Bruce Arena has shown once again why he is without peer in Major League Soccer as he has loaded the LA Galaxy for another run at the MLS Cup this season, while lowering their wage bill.

With Steven Gerrard entering his last season, the LA Galaxy Head Coach and General Manager seems determined to see Gerrard off into the sunset with someone he never won in England, and that is a championship winning medal.

MLS Ticker: Kamara, De Jong, Finn­boga­son and more

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While teams have started their preseason schedules, the contract dispute between Kei Kamara and the Columbus Crew has heated up.

Kamara, 31, is attempting to negotiate a new contract with the Crew after scoring 22 goals and providing eight assists in 2015.

Reports: Galaxy interested in Dutch international Nigel De Jong

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Los Angeles FC may have stolen the spotlight in the city with its crest announcement on Thursday, but reports out of Italy have a Dutch international linked to the five-time MLS Cup champions.

According to multiple reports in Italy, the LA Galaxy are reportedly interested in acquiring 31-year-old midfielder Nigel Del Jong from Serie A side AC Milan.

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Dutch report says Alberg has signed 2-year deal with Union, BSFC adds staff, US Soccer sues USWNT union, more

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A dutch report says Roland Alberg is waiting on a work permit after signing two-year deal with the Union. BSFC adds to technical staff. West Chester United secures US Open Cup spot. US Soccer sues USWNT players union. More.

ADO Den Haag says Roland Alberg in US to complete Union move, new Union kit leaked, more

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Dutch club says Roland Alberg in US to complete move to the Union. Images of new Union home kit leaked. Starting times to all 2016 Union games announced. More news.

Manchester City

Monday Kickoff: Guardiola, Terry, Gotze and more

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Transfer deadline day for many European leagues is upon us after a weekend full of intense matches, and the announcement of an impending coach has stolen the spotlight this Monday morning.

After weeks of speculation, Manchester City confirmed that current manager Manuel Pellegrini will leave the club at the end of the 2015-16 season, and current Bayern Munich head coach Pep Guardiola will replace him on a three-year deal.

Van Gaal and United keen on former City man

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Former Manchester City midfielder Nigel de Jong could be set for a return to the Premier League, with reports on both the English and Italian media suggesting Louis Van Gaal has been so impressed with the 29-year-old's performances at the World Cup that he's looking to bring the midfielder to Old Trafford this summer.

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Pfeffer bids farewell, more from the draft, Curtin on Edu and Fabinho, more news

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Pfeffer thanks Union fans. Curtin on Edu and Fabinho. Four Union Academy players called up for US U-18 camp. Locals selected in NWSL draft. More news.

Union schedule, Restrepo report, no USOC for BSFC, WCU USOC date, more news

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Reaction to the 2016 schedule. Another report says Walter Restrepo signing with the Union. No US Open Cup for Bethlehem. West Chester United's third round USOC date announced. more.

VIDEO: Community Shield 2011 – United vs City

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United: David de Gea, Chris Smalling, Rio Ferdinand, Nemanja Vidić (c), Patrice Evra, Nani, Michael Carrick, Anderson, Ashley Young, Wayne Rooney and Danny Welbeck.
United substitutes: Anders Lindegaard, Phil Jones, Rafael, Jonny Evans, Park Ji-Sung, Tom Cleverley and Dimitar Berbatov.

City: Joe Hart, Micah Richards, Vincent Kompany (c), Joleon Lescott, Aleksandar Kolarov, Nigel de Jong, James Milner, Yaya Touré, David Silva, Mario Balotelli and Edin Džeko.

Manchester United

LVG faces ‘winnable’ battle for first summer signing in Dutch star

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LVG faces 'winnable' battle for first summer signing in Dutch star - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

In the last week of February, we had reported that Dutch midfielder Nigel De Jong would most probably reject a new AC Milan contract and could be set for a summer transfer. In fact as Calcio News 24 have reported yesterday, De Jong will certainly head towards the exit from the San Siro in the upcoming transfer market.

Manchester United in advanced negotiations to seal first summer signing

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Manchester United in advanced negotiations to seal first summer signing - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

According to reports in Italian Media outlet Calciomercato, Manchester United have made contacts with AC Milan midfielder Nigel De Jong for a summer transfer. The Dutchman's contract with the Italian side is set to expire in the summer and the report claims that De Jong has decided not to renew his contract with the Rossoneri.

Manchester United’s Lost Prodigy & a Fallen Chelsea Idol: Juventus-Milan in Contrasting Fortunes

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Paul Pogba squared up to Sulley Muntari as the Ghanaian attempted to get an incoming pass under control. Muntari would never get the chance to settle the ball.

Assessing The Louis Van Gaal Selection Predicament

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The new Premier League season is only two weeks old and Manchester United under Louis van Gaal are already playing catch-up. The pre-season tour feels like a very long time ago now.

The Red Devils have placed a significant number of eggs into an Ángel di María-sized basket and the spending may not end there with utility Daley Blind and defensive midfielder Nigel de Jong heavily linked to the Old Trafford club.

Manchester United plan €82m spending spree after transfer blow

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Manchester United plan €82m spending spree after transfer blow - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Sky Sports have reported that Angel Di Maria set to touch down in England ahead of his record breaking £63.9m move to Manchester United. The report claims that the Argentine is set to have his medical today at lunchtime to finally complete his move to the Red Devils.

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Manchester United have been busy this week in the transfer market.

The Red Devils have completed the signing of Marcos Rojo from Sporting club and appear to be closing in on 2014 UEFA Champions League winner Ángel Di María.

Manager Louis van Gaal is still believed to be interested in another defender and a holding midfielder.

Manchester United closing in on Dutch duo

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Manchester United have been busy this week in the transfer market.

The Red Devils have completed the signing of Marcos Rojo from Sporting club and appear to be closing in on 2014 UEFA Champions League winner Ángel Di María.

Manchester United desperate to sign €10m World Cup star as backup for €60m target

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According to reports in Italian media outlet Sports Mediaset, Manchester United manager Louis Van Gaal is desperate to sign AC Milan midfielder Nigel De Jong as a backup for prime target Arturo Vidal from Juventus.

Five Arturo Vidal alternatives for Manchester United

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Vidal: Staying put at Juventus

The Arturo Vidal transfer saga looks to finally have taken it's final turn. While the player's words at an airport interview were certainly interpreted wrongly in the media, Juve CEO Marotta's words certainly don't leave room for doubt about Juve's intentions to keep the Chilean.

Manchester United ready to lodge shock €10m bid for Dutch midfielder

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Manchester United ready to lodge shock €10m bid for Dutch midfielder - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaalupon taking officially taking charge of the club gave his first press conference yesterday. The Dutchman stressed upon implanting his own philosophy, while has vowed to take the club back to the top.

United to offer former City man a return to Manchester?

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Manchester United could be set for a surprise move for former Manchester City midfielder Nigel de Jong, after reports from Italy suggest the Reds are determined to open talks with AC Milan over a possible transfer for a fee of around £6m.

De Jong is the latest Dutchman to be linked with a move to Old Trafford since Louis Van Gaal was appointed as David Moyes's successor, with Italian sports newspaper Corriere dello Sport claiming United's interest in the 29-year-old has increased steadily since the start of the World Cup and a bid might follow suit.

Can new Manchester United man finally break the curse?

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Louis van Gaalgoes to the World Cup as the manager of what isoften referred to as the best countryneverto win the World Cup...

The Netherlands, often known (albeit incorrectly) in the international soccer world as Holland, go into the World Cup ranked as 3rd best in their group by FIFA, but with a strong squad that defies that ranking.

AC Milan

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AC Milan vs Inter 2014 Highlights 1-0 Nigel de Jong Goal Video

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Liverpool show interest in former Man City powerhouse

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According to reports from Italy, Liverpool are reportedly looking at bringing AC Milan midfielder Nigel de Jong to Anfield this month.

Brendan Rodgers is in the market for a defensive midfielder this January, with the Brazilian Lucas ruled out for up to two months with knee ligament damage.

World Cup

Analysis: The individuals crucial to Netherlands’ successful system, and no it isn’t RVP!

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Plenty of experts and pundits predicted the Dutch national team to be the big side that disappoints at the World Cup by crashing out at the first hurdle. Three games and ten goals later, the script has been rewritten.

Netherlands Name 23-Man Squad For World Cup 2014

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Netherlands manager Louis Van Gaal has named his 23-man squad for World Cup 2014.

Holland faces a difficult group at World Cup 2014, where they'll play Spain, Chile and Australia. But the Dutch have a strong squad filled with European experience despiteRafael van der Vaart pulling out of contention this week due to an injury.

The World Cup’s Dirty Dozen: 12 Bad Boys Who May Well See Red In Brazil [INFOGRAPHIC]

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With the World Cup now just a few short months away, here at World Soccer Talk we're desperate to get our hands on any info, stats, and trivia we can to make the weeks pass just that little bit faster.

This week, Betfair published an infographic taking a look at the World Cup Dirty Dozen – 12 players likely to be shown red during the tournament.

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TRANSFER RUMOURS: De Jong and Cuadrado

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Nigel De Jong 29 Years Old

De Jong is one of those players whose age seems a little surprising given the fact he's been around for so long, still not in his thirties, there is plenty left in the tank. Perhaps one of the more underrated players in his position, he has been a consistent performer across Europe for his clubs as well as one of the more important players in the Dutch national side.

Netherlands Defeat Mexico 2-1 in Round of 16

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Mexico was two minutes away from advancing to the quarter-finals for the first time since 1986 but the final five minutes saw a thunderbolt from Wesley Sneijder and a controversial penalty from Klaas Jan Hunterlaar that were enough to see Holland into the quarter-final instead. The Dutch will take on the winner of Costa Rica vs.

Atalanta Fans Accused of Throwing Knife at Milan’s Kevin Constant and Nigel De Jong

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Atalanta could face a stiff penalty after a fan allegedly threw a knife and banana's at AC Milan's Kevin Constant and Nigel De Jong in their 2-1 win yesterday!

Soccer English: the Kick Kick of Cristiano Ronaldo?

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If you just look at this picture, it appears Cristiano Ronaldo is doing a Nigel De Jong impression. No big deal. But, alas, it was kind of a big deal. Ronaldo has scored off heels. He has scored off wicked dipping free kicks. He's even come super close to scoring off bicycle kicks several times.

Liverpool FC Transfer Update

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According to the latest reports Liverpool managing director Ian Ayre, has travelled to Ukraine to try and finalise a deal for Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk winger Yevhen Konoplyanka.

The Reds are desperate to force the move after their first target Mohamed Salah hijacked by Chelsea.

Meanwhile midfielder Lucas Leiva has added fuel to fire on rumours suggesting Rodgers is into strengthen his squad by signing AC Milan's Nigel De Jong

‘He is a good player and produced many good performances at Manchester City,' Lucas said.

Retro Snapshot: Nigel De Jong Posts Fantastic Photo That Dates Clarence Seedorf Quite Badly…

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Nigel de Jong posted this fantastic, grainy image to his Instagram account yesterday which sees the Milan terrier aged around 11 at the time posing with his hero, Clarence Seedorf, many moons ago (around 1995-ish) while both were playing in opposite ends of the Ajax system.