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English Premier League

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.

Bournemouth on the rise as Swansea slump

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Bournemouth (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Bournemouth bolstered their bid for Premier League survival and pushed Swansea deeper into the relegation mire as Benik Afobe inspired a 2-0 home win on Saturday.

Eddie Howe’s side took the lead at Dean Court thanks to a first-half own goal from Alfie Mawson, who deflected in Afobe’s shot.

Niasse double is Hull’s Silva lining

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Kingston upon Hull (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Oumar Niasse proved an inspired substitution by Marco Silva as his second-half double boosted Hull’s hopes of retaining their Premier League status with a 2-1 win over fellow strugglers Swansea on Saturday.

Niasse, on loan from Everton, struck in the 69th and 78th minutes to give Hull their third win over Swansea this season - their other win coming in the FA Cup - and saw them rise to third from bottom just a point off Crystal Palace, although the latter have a game in hand.

Niasse double is Hull’s Silva lining

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Kingston upon Hull (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Oumar Niasse proved an inspired substitution by Marco Silva as his second-half double boosted Hull’s hopes of retaining their Premier League status with a 2-1 win over fellow strugglers Swansea on Saturday.

Niasse, on loan from Everton, struck in the 69th and 78th minutes to give Hull their third win over Swansea this season - their other win coming in the FA Cup - and saw them rise to third from bottom just a point off Crystal Palace, although the latter have a game in hand.

Tweets and Photos: Chelsea players react to beating Swansea

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Leaders Chelsea stroll as Fabregas marks milestone

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London (AFP) – Cesc Fabregas marked his 300th Premier League appearance with the opening goal in Chelsea’s 3-1 victory over Swansea as the runaway leaders moved 11 points clear at the top on Saturday.

Fabregas’s first half goal was cancelled out by an equaliser from Fernando Llorente on the stroke of half time at Stamford Bridge, but second half goals from Pedro and Diego Costa sealed a comfortable win.

Chelsea go 11 points clear, Leicester into bottom three

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London (AFP) – Chelsea surged 11 points clear at the top of the Premier League as Pedro inspired a 3-1 win over Swansea, while Leicester’s gloom deepened as the troubled champions plunged into the relegation zone on Saturday.

Antonio Conte’s leaders won for the 17th time in their last 20 league games to push them a step closer to the title.

Chelsea go 11 points clear, Leicester into bottom three

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London (AFP) – Chelsea surged 11 points clear at the top of the Premier League as Pedro inspired a 3-1 win over Swansea, while Leicester’s gloom deepened as the troubled champions plunged into the relegation zone on Saturday.

Antonio Conte’s leaders won for the 17th time in their last 20 league games to push them a step closer to the title.

Video: Chelsea arrive to face Swansea

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Confirmed Team News: Chelsea vs Swansea lineups

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Chelsea team to play Swansea Chelsea team v Swansea: Courtois; Azpilicueta, David Luiz, Cahill (c); Moses, Kante, Fabregas, Alonso; Pedro, Diego...

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Video: Antonio Conte previews Chelsea vs Swansea

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Swansea’s Dyer out for season with Achilles injury

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London (AFP) – Swansea winger Nathan Dyer will miss the rest of the season after rupturing the Achilles tendon in his left ankle, the Premier League club announced Monday.

Dyer suffered the injury during Welsh club Swansea’s 2-0 win at home to champions Leicester on Sunday, limping off after just seven minutes at the Liberty Stadium.

Leicester slump ‘unbelievable’, says Ranieri

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Swansea (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Claudio Ranieri acknowledged Leicester City cannot continue haemorrhaging defeats after Sunday’s 2-0 loss at Swansea City left the Premier League champions one point above the relegation zone.

Swansea defenders Alfie Mawson and Martin Olsson struck in the first half at the Liberty Stadium to condemn Leicester to a fifth successive defeat and 14th of the campaign in total.

Premier League: Paul Clement Named January Manager Of The Month After Dragging Swansea Out Of Drop Zone (Photo)

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Paul Clement has been named Premier League 'Manager of the Month' for January in his very first month in charge at Swansea City.

Having taken over on 3rd Januarywith Swansea bottom of the league, Clement produced three wins from his first five games to end the month one point outside the relegation zone.

Guardiola says Swansea can’t be taken lightly

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) Pep Guardiola has warned his Manchester City stars Swansea City could provide them with one of their hardest games over the remainder of the Premier League season.

The relegation-threatened Welsh club have recorded back-to-back league wins under new manager Paul Clement, including an eye-catching 3-2 victory against City's title rivals Liverpool at Anfield.

Guardiola says Swansea can’t be taken lightly

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) Pep Guardiola has warned his Manchester City stars Swansea City could provide them with one of their hardest games over the remainder of the Premier League season.

The relegation-threatened Welsh club have recorded back-to-back league wins under new manager Paul Clement, including an eye-catching 3-2 victory against City's title rivals Liverpool at Anfield.

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.

Simon Mignolet reacts to Liverpool’s defeat at Swansea

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Liverpool 2-3 Swansea: Post Match Analysis and Player Ratings

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Liverpool lost their first game at Anfield this season to a seemingly rejuvenated Swansea side, which will surely go down as the shock of the season so far. Two goals from Fernando Llorente and an impressive finish from Gylfi Sigurdsson sealed the historic victory for the Welsh outfit.

It was a rather uneventful first 45 minutes, with neither side managing a single shot on target.

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.

Confirmed Team News: Liverpool vs Swansea lineups

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Photos: Liverpool players training ahead of Swansea game

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Liverpool’s Joel Matip available for Swansea game

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Video: Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp previews Swansea game

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4-3-3 vs Swansea: Klopp without these 3 Liverpool first team players for vital home game; Key Stats, Team News & Predicted Lineups

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Liverpool vs Swansea Prediction, Betting Tips, Preview & Live Stream Info ahead of this weekend’s Premier League fixture.

Liverpool vs Swansea
English Premier League 2016/17
21st January, 12:30 pm BST
Anfield, Liverpool
Live Stream: Watch Liverpool vs Swansea live on BT Sport 1

Liverpool Team News & Preview

Liverpool host Swansea in the Premier League this weekend and the Reds will be hoping to get back into the title race with a win at home.

Chelsea

Striker explains why transfer to Chelsea fell through last month

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Swansea City striker Fernando Llorente has indicated that reports claiming he was on the verge of joining Chelsea in the January transfer window was...

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Campbell: £140k-per-week star will agree Arsenal deal; Chelsea looking to sign this PL forward

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Former Arsenal defender, Sol Campbell, is confident that Alexis Sánchez will sign a contract extension with the Gunners. The chilean, who earns £140k-per-week, has only 18 months left on his current deal, and he is yet to sign a new contract with Arsenal.

Liverpool

Jurgen Klopp Demands Liverpool Stop Conceding Silly Goals

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Liverpool players were forced to sit through a defence clinic after being bullied in the box by Swansea during Saturday's 3-2 home defeat.

Jurgen Klopp dedicated a healthy portion of his team's Sunday debrief at Melwood to point out glaring defensive deficiencies.

The manager admitted that he is worried by his leaky defence ahead of the EFL Cup semi-final second leg against Southampton, which they trail 1-0.

Visualized: Liverpool 2-3 Swansea

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Previous Match Infographics: Manchester United (a), Sunderland (a), Manchester City (a), Stoke (h), Everton (a), Middlesbrough (a), West Ham (h), Bournemouth (a), Sunderland (h), Southampton (a), Watford (h), Crystal Palace (a), West Brom (h), United (h), Swansea (a), Hull (h), Chelsea (a), Leicester (h), Tottenham (a), Burnley (a), Arsenal (a)

All match data from Stats Zone and Who Scored.

Premier League: Swansea Drag Themselves Off The Bottom With Exciting 3-2 Win Over Liverpool (Photos & Highlights)

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Swansea City dragged themselves (if only temporarily) off the bottom of the Premier League and out of the relegation zone entirely with an exciting 3-2 win over Liverpool in Saturday's early kick-off.

After a largely drab first half lolloped by without note, Fernando Llorenteburst into life after the restart with two goals in the space of four minutes.

Liverpool 2-3 Swansea

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Goals:
Llorente 48' 52'
Firmino 55' 69'
Sigurðsson 74'

2017 remains an uncontrollable, inexhaustible garbage fire.

We got every single bit of Bad Liverpool, in separate phases. A dire attack against nine defenders for the entire first half, as in almost every 2017 match so far.

Liverpool v Swansea 01.21.17

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7:30am ET, live in the US on NBC Sports

Last four head-to-head:
2-1 Liverpool (a) 10.01.16
1-3 Swansea (a) 05.01.15
1-0 Liverpool (h) 11.29.15
1-0 Liverpool (a) 03.16.15

Last three matches:
Liverpool: 1-0 Plymouth Argyle (a); 1-1 United (a); 0-1 Southampton (a)
Swansea: 0-4 Arsenal (h); 0-2 Hull (a); 2-1 Crystal Palace (a)

Goalscorers (league):
Liverpool: Mané 9; Lallana 7; Firmino, Milner 6; Coutinho 5; Origi 4; Can 3; Lovren, Sturridge, Wijnaldum 2; Henderson, Matip 1
Swansea: Fer, Llorente 6; Sigurðsson 5; Routledge 2; Baston, Maison, Rangel, van der Hoorn 1

Referee: Kevin Friend

Guess at a line-up:
Mignolet
Clyne Lovren Klavan Milner
Can Henderson Wijnaldum
Lallana Firmino Coutinho

We're almost back to full-strength Liverpool.

Tottenham Hotspur

Video: Tom Carroll’s first interview since leaving Spurs for Swansea

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Photo: Tom Carroll poses in a Swansea shirt after signing from Spurs

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Swansea sign Tottenham’s Tom Carroll

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He's returned!

Swansea set to sign Spurs midfielder Tom Carroll

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Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Tom Carroll is on the verge of completing a £4.5m transfer to Swansea City, according to The Guardian. The 24-year-old...

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The Rest

Wenger hails angry Alexis after Swansea rout

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Swansea (United Kingdom) (AFP) Arsene Wenger lavished praise on Alexis Sanchez after Arsenal brushed aside Swansea 4-0 at the Liberty Stadium, despite the Chilean star's anger at being substituted.

Sanchez scored the last of Arsenal's four goals on a day when new manager Paul Clement saw precisely how big the job of keeping Swansea in the top flight is going to be.