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Common Goal: Charlie Daniels And Alfie Mawson Become First English Players To Sign Up To Juan Mata’s Charity Campaign

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Juan Mata's Common Goal charity campaign has two new Premier League-based pledges in Charlie Daniels of Bournemouth and Alfie Mawson of Swansea.

Daniels and Mawson are the first two English players to join the Common Goal cause, which will see them each donate 1% of their annual salary to organisations supporting grassroots football projects and vulnerable children across the world.

Slaven Bilic criticism is unfair, says Paul Clement

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West Ham United manager Slaven Bilic has come under fire this season after picking up just four points in six Premier League fixtures.

The Hammers host Swansea City at the London Stadium this weekend and opposition manager Paul Clement has offered his opinion on the rumours suggesting that Bilic’s tenure at the club could reach a premature end.

Tammy Abraham pledges allegiance to England

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Chelsea striker Tammy Abraham has committed his allegiance to the Three Lions amid rumours that he would represent Nigeria at international level.

The 19-year-old, on loan at Swansea City, qualifies for the African nation through his father. The Nigerian Football Federation were serious in their pursuit to convince the youngster to switch his loyalties but Abraham released a statement confirming that his future lies with England.

Highly experienced star reveals that he turned down this offer in order to sign for Tottenham

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Tottenham striker Fernando Llorente has revealed that he turned down a contract extension at Swansea in order to sign for the Londoners.

Llorente has been a backup for Harry Kane so far but the Spaniard feels that Spurs are one of the best clubs in the country right now and the opportunity to join them was too good to turn down.

Confirmed Team News: Spurs vs Swansea lineups

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After their midweek win over Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League, Tottenham Hotspur will be looking to prove that their Wembley curse is a...

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Premier League Betting Tips: September 15-17, 2017 (inc. Spurs vs Swansea)

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by George Keaney With two massive fixtures on Super Sunday, the best games for betting value are on Saturday. We've picked two title contenders...

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On This Day in Football: Record wins in Europe for Derby and Swansea

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On this day in 1976 and 1982, Derby County and Swansea City both registered their biggest wins in their clubs’ history, respectively. To make the wins even sweeter, both were achieved in European competitions.

Derby’s victory came against Irish side Finn Harps in a UEFA Cup first round tie.

Five Things: Tottenham new-boy the real deal, Liverpool revolution a myth, Howe will Eddie handle the pressure?

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There were plenty of talking points across the Premier League over the weekend.

Tottenham’s new centre-half Davinson Sanchez enjoyed an excellent debut at Everton, but Liverpool’s supposed revolution under Jurgen Klopp was ruthlessly exposed as a myth by Manchester City.

Sportslens takes a look at five big talking points from the weekend’s games.

Paul Merson predicts negative result for Newcastle; raves about Swansea new signing

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Ahead of round four of the 2017/18 Premier League action this weekend, Paul Merson has given his predictions. And Newcastle United fans won’t be happy with it.

Newcastle United will travel to Wales to face Swansea City on Sunday. Merson predicts a 2-0 victory for the home side.

Swansea are heading into the fixture on the back of a 2-0 win over Crystal Palace.

Swansea’s Wilfried Bony disappointed after not given a chance by Pep Guardiola

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Ivorian international Wilfried Bony sealed a return to Swansea on the transfer deadline day in a £12m deal from Manchester City.

Bony left Swansea City for Manchester City in a £28m deal in 2015, but never really managed to cement his place in the team. He has been speaking to French website Foot Mercato on his return to the Welsh club.

Swansea’s Transfer Deadline Day Shuffle

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Swansea City was one of the most active Premier League clubs on the final official day of transfers. The Swans waited until the last day to scoop up two big players. Manager Paul Clement will be hoping that these incoming attackers will be able to cycle into the system quickly and replace the players that he offloaded this window.

Tottenham beat Chelsea to the signing of Swansea striker

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Tottenham Hotspur have completed the signing of Swansea City striker Fernando Llorente.

The Spaniard leaves the Swans having spent just over a year at the Liberty Stadium after enjoying a successful debut season in the Premier League.

Llorente scored 15 goals in 33 top-flight appearances, with some of his most important strikes coming in late victories against Crystal Palace and Burnley.

Swansea boss happy with Sanches loan deal, Bony set to follow

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Swansea boss Paul Clement says he’s delighted to have signed Bayern Munich midfielder Renato Sanches on loan.

The 20-year-old arrives at the Liberty stadium on a season-long deal to link-up once again with Clement, who previously worked with the Sanches during his time as assistant to Carlo Ancelotti at Bayern.

Chelsea's move for attacker hijacked, Spurs have agreed a deal for experienced international

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Premier League outfit Tottenham seem to have beaten Chelsea to the signing of Fernando Llorente.

Both clubs were linked with a move for the Swansea forward but Sky Sports are claiming that Tottenham have agreed on a deal with Swansea for the player this morning.

Initially, Chelsea were leading the race to sign the Spanish international but Spurs have moved swiftly to secure his services.

Swansea set to complete shocking transfer deal to sign Bayern Munich star

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Swansea City are the verge of sealing one of the most shocking transfer deals this summer by signing Bayern Munich midfielder Renato Sanches.

The 20-year-old will arrive at the Liberty stadium on a season long loan deal that will see him reunite with Paul Clement, who previously worked with the Portuguese midfielder during his time as assistant to Carlo Ancelotti at Bayern.

Premier League striker on Chelsea's radar for just £15m ahead of deadline day.

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According to various reports and Swansea's move to re-sign Wilfried Bony from Manchester City, Chelsea have once again have an eye on a £15m move for Fernando Llorente ahead of the transfer deadline this Thursday.

It's a report that had previously appeared at the end of last season and seems to have some real substance to it.

Crystal Palace are not brave enough, says De Boer

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Crystal Palace’s abysmal start to the new season continued as defeat against Swansea City handed manager Frank de Boer his third straight league defeat.

The Eagles have already dropped points against Huddersfield Town and Liverpool this season – losing both games 0-3 and 1-0 respectively.

Leicester's £12m ace would be a superb signing for Swansea City

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Swansea City boss Paul Clement has admitted after his side’s 4-0 defeat to Manchester United last week that he needs to make a few signings before the transfer window closes.

Clement has money burning a hole in his pocket after the Welsh club sold star player Gylfi Sigurdsson for £45 million to Everton, and the Swansea boss should look to build a squad capable of surviving in the Premier League.

Swansea chasing PSV Eindhoven defender, Hull midfielder set to sign, Clement wants more

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Swansea City are interested in signing Colombian international defender Santiago Arias from PSV Eindhoven.

The 25-year-old joined Sporting Lisbon in 2011, before moving to the Dutch side two years later.

Arias was part of the PSV Eindhoven side that won consecutive Eredivisie titles in 2014/15 2015/16.

Video: Scenes at the final whistle as Man Utd beat Swansea

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Manchester United record a second successive 4-0 win to defeat Swansea City at the Liberty Stadium yesterday lunchtime. Manager Jose Mourinho...

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Tweets and Photos: Man Utd players react to beating Swansea

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Manchester United continued their excellent start to the season with a second successive 4-0 win. Today's victory over Swansea City in the...

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Lukaku on mark as Man United score four again

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Swansea (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Manchester United maintained their dream Premier League start as goals from Eric Bailly, Romelu Lukaku, Paul Pogba and Anthony Martial secured a 4-0 victory at Swansea City on Saturday.

Having put West Ham United to the sword with another 4-0 win in their opening game of the new campaign, United looked like being made to settle for a narrower scoreline for much of the game in South Wales.

Photos: Man Utd arrive at Swansea

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Manchester United's players and coaching staff have arrived at the Liberty Stadium ahead of today's lunchtime kick-off in the Premier...

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Confirmed: Man Utd lineup vs Swansea

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Manchester United will be looking to make it two wins from two this lunchtime when we travel to Swansea City. Our 4-0 hammering of West Ham saw us end the opening weekend top of the Premier League whilst today's hosts... Continue Reading →

Confirmed Team News: Swansea vs Man Utd lineups

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Here is the confirmed team news for today's lunchtime kick-off in the Premier League between Swansea and Manchester United. Swansea team to...

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Chelsea youngster heaps praise on Mourinho

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Young Chelsea striker Tammy Abraham has paid tribute to former manager Jose Mourinho for helping him develop as a footballer.

Abraham spent last season on loan at Championship club Bristol City where he scored an incredible 26 goals in all competitions. The 19-year-old has been sent out on loan again this season by Chelsea boss Antonio Conte.

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Super sub Sakho saves West Ham and Bilic

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London (AFP) – Senegalese international Diafra Sakho came off the bench to score a last-minute winner as West Ham defeated fellow strugglers Swansea 1-0 on Saturday, a vital three points which probably saved the job of coach Slaven Bilic.

The 27-year-old Sakho, who had replaced Javier Hernandez with just 12 minutes left, scored from close range after being set-up by fellow substitute Arthur Masuaku who had darted down the left flank to create the opportunity.

Super sub Sakho saves West Ham and Bilic

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London (AFP) – Senegalese international Diafra Sakho came off the bench to score a last-minute winner as West Ham defeated fellow strugglers Swansea 1-0 on Saturday, a vital three points which probably saved the job of coach Slaven Bilic.

The 27-year-old Sakho, who had replaced Javier Hernandez with just 12 minutes left, scored from close range after being set-up by fellow substitute Arthur Masuaku who had darted down the left flank to create the opportunity.

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On Repeat: Wilfried Bony Sings His Own Song As Part Of Second Swansea Initiation Ritual (Video)

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A fortnight or so after rejoining the club in a £12million deadline day move, Wilfried Bony underwent his second initiation routine at Swansea earlier today.

It doesn't take a wild leap of imagination to guess which song he plumped to perform for his teammates, what with it being the same bloody song that he sings all the bloody time.

Official: Swansea Sign Renato ‘Golden Boy’ Sanches On Season-Long Loan From Bayern Munich

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As unlikely as it may sound, Swansea City have secured the services of Renato Sanches on a season-long loan from Bayern Munich.

The Swans announced their big coup on deadline day, confirming that the 20-year-old will spent the remainder of the 2017/18 campaign at the Liberty Stadium...

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Chelsea revive interest in Fernando Llorente

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Chelsea are ready to revive their interest in Swansea City striker Fernando Llorente ahead of transfer deadline day, according to The Independent....

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Mourinho steels Manchester United for ‘roadworks’ ahead

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Swansea (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Manager Jose Mourinho believes Manchester United have found their missing confidence after making a dream start to the Premier League season with back-to-back 4-0 wins.

United saw off Swansea City on Saturday, three goals in the final 10 minutes completing a second successive rout after they hammered West Ham United in their opening game of the season.

Mourinho steels Manchester United for ‘roadworks’ ahead

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Swansea (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Manager Jose Mourinho believes Manchester United have found their missing confidence after making a dream start to the Premier League season with back-to-back 4-0 wins.

United saw off Swansea City on Saturday, three goals in the final 10 minutes completing a second successive rout after they hammered West Ham United in their opening game of the season.

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These Were Easily Newcastle’s Best Two Players Against Swansea

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There will not be much argument from Newcastle fans as to who were our best two players yesterday in the excellent 1-0 win at Swansea. Captain fantasticJamaal Lascelles had a fabulous game, [...]

Rafa Benitez Takes The Advice Of His Doctors

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It will be a test of the coaching staff and our players today at Swansea since Rafa has decided not the take the helicopter trip down to Swansea today as he tries [...]

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Video: Fernando Llorente sends message to Spurs fans

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Tottenham Hotspur's new signing Fernando Llorente has recorded a short video message for the club's fans after completing his transfer...

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Tottenham set to beat Chelsea to Fernando Llorente signing

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Tottenham Hotspur are on the verge of beating Chelsea to the signing of Fernando Llorente, according to Sky Sports. The Spaniard had been strongly...

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Rashford needs to learn to love jeering fans

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Marcus Rashford was booed from the first minute in Manchester United's 4-0 win over Swansea, much to the confusion of our fans. How could anyone not like Rashford?!

Well, Rashford was guilty of a dive in our 1-1 draw against Swansea last season. We might have forgotten it but the Swansea fans clearly hadn't.

Mourinho: I know Martial will be a better player this season

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Ahead of Saturday's game against Swansea, Jose Mourinho has spoken of his hopes for Anthony Martial in the season ahead. The Frenchman made a 10 minute cameo on the opening day of the season where he scored one and assisted another. The manager predicts this is a sign of what is to come for Martial in this campaign.

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Spurs 0-0 Swansea: Four Lilywhite Observations

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1. Sideways

So following the triumphant, mature and slightly lucky Champions League victory midweek, the shiny new tactic unveiled today seemed, if anything, to be to bore the opposition into submission. The sideways passes and keep-ball one understands to an extent, for there was little point in flinging hands heavenwards and lobbing passes straight down opposition gullets.