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English Premier League

Blow for Arsenal with Chelsea joining Liverpool in the race for Lemar

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According to the Telegraph, Arsenal have been dealt a major blow in their pursuit for AS Monaco midfielder Thomas Lemar, with Chelsea reportedly keen to procure his signature in January.

Manager Antonio Conte is weighing up a lucrative bid for the 22-year-old, which would see their previous transfer record (£57m for Alvaro Morata in the summer) broken.

4-3-3 v Swansea: Guardiola without these 3 top class Man City stars for tricky away game; Team News & Predictions

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Swansea vs Manchester City
English Premier League 2017/18
13th December, 19:45 pm BST
Liberty Stadium, Swansea
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Swansea host Manchester City in the Premier League this midweek and the Swans will be motivated after ending their winless run of seven matches against West Brom at the weekend.

3-4-2-1: Moyes without these 4 West Ham stars for tough London Derby vs Arsenal; Team News & Predictions

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West Ham vs Arsenal
English Premier League 2017/18
13th December, 20:00 pm BST
London Stadium, London
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West Ham host Arsenal in the Premier League during the midweek and the Hammers will be looking to build on their stunning win over Chelsea.

Champions League 2017/18: Spurs handed tough draw, Man City fans will be delighted

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The UEFA Champions League draw for the knockout rounds of the competition took place at the UEFA headquarters in Nyon earlier today.

The draw consisted of two seeding pots, one of which comprised of the group winners and the other of runners-up. No team is allowed to play a club from their group or any side from their own association in the knockout rounds.

Steve Bruce reveals transfer plan, says club will do their best to sign Championship star

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Aston Villa are desperate to sign Sam Johnstone from Manchester United on a permanent deal.

The highly talented shot-stopper has been a key player for Steve Bruce at Aston Villa and the Championship outfit are ready to make the loan move permanent now.

Johnstone has conceded just 18 goals in 20 appearances for Villa this season.

Arsenal are odds-on favourites to sign this Manchester United player in January

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Arsenal are odds-on favourites to sign the out of favour Manchester United keeper Sergio Romero.

Bookmakers believe that the Gunners are most likely to sign the Argentine in the near future. As per Ladbrokes, Arsenal are priced at 9/4 to sign Romero in January while Sampdoria are at 16/5 and Villarreal at 5/1.

Mourinho was involved in a furious dressing room bust-up with this Man City star last night

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Manchester City won the Manchester Derby 2-1 last night thanks to goals from David Silva and Nicolas Otamendi.

The Red Devils got back into the game after a well-taken goal from Marcus Rashford but they struggled to create chances and control the game in the absence of Paul Pogba.

Things went from bad to worse for Mourinho and the Portuguese was apparently involved in a furious dressing room bust-up with the Manchester City star Ederson.

Arsenal will lose £34m in six months if Arsene Wenger makes embarrassing U-turn

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Arsene Wenger could land himself in hot water with Arsenal supporters and the backroom staff after Don Balon report that the Gunners could take a £34m hit in January.

Real Madrid are believed to keen on Alexis Sanchez, prioritising the Chilean international over Inter Milan’s Mauro Icardi, who would be significantly more expensive than the Arsenal forward out of contract next summer.

Spurs fans react to £22m star's display vs Stoke: 'He should be first on the team sheet every week'

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Tottenham ended their four-match winless run with a thumping 5-1 win over Stoke City yesterday.

The Londoners were struggling in the Premier League over the last few weeks and they will be delighted to have got their campaign back on track now.

Spurs are competing with Arsenal, Chelsea and Liverpool for a place in the top four.

Manchester United’s spending to surpass £200m with £60m swoop planned for 26-year-old

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Jose Mourinho has already spent £148m on three players this summer, but latest reports from The Sun suggest Manchester United looking to splash out another £80m in the January transfer window, with £60m already earmarked for just one player.

Juventus left-back Alex Sandro is believed to be a top priority in the winter window, with manager Jose Mourinho looking for a permanent option on the left side of his defence.

Allardyce 'under pressure' to get first Everton signing right, star striker on his radar

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Sam Allardyce says he is under pressure to get his first signing for Everton right.

The new Toffees’ boss was asked ahead of Sunday’s derby game against Liverpool whether Borussia Dortmund’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was a realistic target for the club.

Allardyce refused to rule out a move for the striker, but admitted he needed to avoid making mistakes in the transfer market.

Man United or Barcelona leading the race to sign this star striker

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Spanish football expert Guillem Balague has tipped Antoine Griezmann to join either Manchester United or Barcelona next summer.

The striker has been linked with a move away from Atletico Madrid, but Balague believes he will see out the season with his current club.

“Griezmann will stay at Atletico Madrid in the New Year, but Atleti are working on the assumption he is leaving next season,” he told Sky Sports.

4-2-3-1 v Stoke: Pochettino without these 3 top class Spurs star for this week's home game; Team News & Predictions

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Tottenham vs Stoke
English Premier League 2017/18
9th December, 15:00 pm BST
Wembley Stadium, London
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Tottenham host Stoke City in the Premier League this weekend and the Londoners will be hoping to get their league campaign back on track with a win.

Sky Sports pundit predicts the Manchester derby, Man City fans won't be happy if this happens

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Manchester United host Manchester City at Old Trafford this weekend and both teams will be looking to strengthen their position in the title race with a win.

City have been unplayable recently and Pep Guardiola will be desperate to get one over Jose Mourinho here. Both managers are world class tacticians and this should be a fascinating contest.

Sky Sports pundit makes an interesting prediction about the West Ham vs Chelsea game

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West Ham host Chelsea in the London Derby this weekend and David Moyes will be hoping his side can get something out of this game.

The Hammers have had a very poor season so far and Chelsea will be expected to win this one. However, the home side were impressive against City in their last game and it would be foolish to write them off just yet.

Crushing news for Liverpool in their pursuit to keep £120m bomb under the table

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No matter how hard Liverpool try to ignore the questions and ongoing speculation, January is going to be the biggest test of their resolve. And in the aftermath of Wednesday’s Champions League victory over Spartak Moscow, the Merseyside club were dealt a crushing blow.

Philippe Coutinho, consistently linked with a move to Barcelona, was asked after the game where his future lies, and his answer was not what Liverpool wanted to see with the January transfer window opening in a few weeks.

Chelsea want this £44 million Brazilian to replace Cesc Fabregas

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Chelsea have been linked with a move Gremio star Arthur.

The 21-year-old midfielder, who is also wanted by Barcelona, is seen as a possible long-term replacement for Cesc Fabregas.

Arthur recently helped Gremio win their first Copa Libertadores in 22 years and he also forced his way into the Brazil national squad this season.

4-3-3 v Man Utd: Blow for Guardiola, these 2 top class Man City stars will miss the derby with injury; Team News & Predictions

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Manchester United vs Manchester City
English Premier League 2017/18
10th December, 16:30 pm BST
Old Trafford, Manchester
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Manchester United host Manchester City at Old Trafford this weekend and both teams will be desperate to make their mark in the derby.

4-1-4-1 v Liverpool: Boost for Klopp, Everton without these 6 first team stars for derby game; Team News & Predictions

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Liverpool vs Everton
English Premier League 2017/18
10th December, 14:15 pm BST
Anfield, Liverpool
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Liverpool host Everton in the Merseyside Derby this weekend and the Reds will be full of confidence heading into this one.

3-5-1-1 v Chelsea: Blow for Moyes, 7 West Ham stars ruled out of this week's tough home game; Team News & Predictions

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West Ham vs Chelsea
English Premier League 2017/18
9th December, 12:30 pm BST
London Stadium, London
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West Ham face Chelsea in the Premier League this weekend and David Moyes’ men will be looking to pull off an upset here.

19 goals in 20 games: Allardyce wants world class star to become Everton's record signing in January

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Everton manager Sam Allardyce is plotting a club record move for the Borussia Dortmund star Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.

The 28-year-old has been in sensational form this season and Allardyce wants him to fill Lukaku’s void at Goodison Park. The Belgian was never replaced properly and Everton have paid the price for that so far this season.

Antonio Conte on PSG shortlist to replace Unai Emery

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Chelsea manager Antonio Conte is one of the candidates shortlisted by Paris Saint-Germain to replace Unai Emery, as per reports in France.

The Parisians are nine points clear at the top of the Ligue 1 table and have qualified for the round of 16 of the UEFA Champions League but several members of the squad have apparently shown their discontent with the way Emery has run the club so far.

Everton set to move for West Ham target in January, 29-yr-old would transform them

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West Brom defender Jonny Evans was linked with an exit from the club at the start of the season and it seems that the 29-year-old will be in demand during the January transfer window as well.

According to reports, Everton and West Ham are interested in signing the former Manchester United defender.

Man City odds-on favourites to sign top class Liverpool target, star wants PL move

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Manchester City and Liverpool are interested in signing the highly talented Nice midfielder Jean Michael Seri.

The 26-year-old was a target for Barcelona during the summer transfer window and it seems that the Premier League duo are looking to make a move for him now.

According to reports, Seri is open to a move to England.

Moyes could drop West Ham high earner against Chelsea, £120k-a-week star will be worried

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West Ham manager David Moyes could look to continue with Adrian in goal when the Hammers take on Chelsea this weekend.

The Spaniard was very impressive against Manchester City in the last game and he could take Hart’s place as the club’s first choice keeper this week.

Hart joined West Ham on loan at the start of this season and the England international will be worried about the situation now.

Tottenham handed major boost in their pursuit for AC Milan star

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Tottenham’s hopes of signing AC Milan star Suso have been handed a major boost following the news that the Serie A giants are struggling to pay their players’ salary.

Italian media outlet CalcioMercato says Milan could be forced to sell off some of their squad and Suso appears a prime candidate to leave the San Siro.

Arsenal “very, very close” to agreeing shock deal for £45m midfielder

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According to The Sun, Arsene Wenger has taken giant steps to securing the signature of one of the best midfielders in Europe. After months of reported talks, a breakthrough may finally have been made.

German playmaker Mesut Ozil is believed to be “very, very close” to agreeing a new three-year deal with the Gunners, flying in the face of almost every publication ruling him out of staying.

Arsenal “very, very close” to agreeing shock deal for £45m midfielder

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According to The Sun, Arsene Wenger has taken giant steps to securing the signature of one of the best midfielders in Europe. After months of reported talks, a breakthrough may finally have been made.

German playmaker Mesut Ozil is believed to be “very, very close” to agreeing a new three-year deal with the Gunners, flying in the face of almost every publication ruling him out of staying.

Watford open talks to sign highly rated Arsenal target who would take them to next level

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Watford are looking to sign the highly talented Swedish keeper Pontus Dahlberg in January.

The Hornets have conceded 26 goals so far this season and Marco Silva is keen on improving his goalkeeping options.

The 18-year-old has been quite impressive for Gothenburg in the recent weeks and he is being tracked by the likes of Arsenal and Everton as well.

Former star blasts Tottenham for 'huge mistake', says they have a 'small club mentality'

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Former Spurs midfielder Jamie Redknapp has criticised the club for their decision to sell Kyle Walker.

The England international has been very good for Manchester City so far this season and Redknapp believes that selling him to a title rival shows Tottenham’s ‘small club mentality’.

The Londoners signed Serge Aurier as Walker’s replacement and although the former PSG defender has impressed so far, Walker’s attacking ability is still a big miss for Pochettino.

Newcastle want to sign the next John Stones in January, Southampton interested as well

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Newcastle are interested in signing the highly talented Dundee defender Jack Hendry in January.

Rafa Benitez’s side are desperate need of reinforcements and the 22-year-old could prove to be a shrewd signing. Despite the lack of experience, Hendry is extremely talented and he should be able to make the step up to the Premier League.

Man City preparing 'big offer' for world class star in January, they will be unstoppable with him

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Manchester City are determined to sign Alexis Sanchez when the transfer window opens in January.

Pep Guardiola was close to landing the Chilean in the summer but the deal collapsed because Arsenal failed to get a replacement in.

According to reports, City will return with a big offer for the Premier League forward next month.

Spurs want top class La Liga star to replace key man, he would take them to the next level

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Tottenham are looking at the Valencia midfielder Geoffrey Kondogbia as a potential replacement for Mousa Dembele.

The Belgian has been a key figure for Spurs over the years but he is on the decline now. Furthermore, Dembele’s contract is about to enter its final 18 months.

Sky Sports claim that Spurs have been interested in the defensive midfielder since 2015.

Everton have found an £18m replacement for Romelu Lukaku

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According to the Daily Mail, Everton manager Sam Allardyce has already identified a potential replacement for Romelu Lukaku, after the Belgian striker was sold to Manchester United for £75m in the summer.

Arsenal and England forward Theo Walcott is believed to be on Everton’s shortlist, with the £18m attacker told by Arsene Wenger that he’s surplus to requirements.

Everton and Arsenal hopes of signing French star given big boost

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Steven N’Zonzi has put Everton and Arsenal on alert after confirming his future lies away from Sevilla.

The French midfielder has been left out of his side’s trip Maribor in the Champions League and is currently in London to visit his son.

N’Zonzi hasn’t played for Sevilla since being substituted at half-time in their 3-3 draw with Liverpool and he looks to be on his way out of the club.

Everton fans react to their FA Cup draw vs Liverpool: 'Another year without a cup then'

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Everton are set to face Liverpool in the third round of the FA Cup during the first week of January.

The Toffees will travel to Anfield twice in next few weeks and Sam Allardyce will be hoping to make his mark in the two derbies. The two teams face each other in the Merseyside derby this weekend.

13 goals this season: Moyes wants goal machine in January, star could replace this West Ham player

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West Ham are looking to add to their squad during the January transfer window and Russian striker Fyodor Smolov is a target for the Hammers.

According to reports, Real Madrid are keeping tabs on the player as well.

Apparently, Moyes could lose Diafra Sakho in January and therefore Smolov could be his replacement.

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Real Madrid to swoop for Hugo Lloris if Spurs fail to win a trophy

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Tottenham and France goalkeeper Hugo Lloris has been linked with Real Madrid for a long time now. However, the rumours have never actually transpired into something more concrete.

Latest reports suggest that the La Liga outfit is still interested in the Frenchman and will make a move for him if Spurs fail to win a trophy at the end of the season.

Spurs must use January transfer window to get ahead of rivals, says Pochettino

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Pochettino admits the need to do early transfer business this January, to avoid interest from Premier League rivals Manchester City, Manchester United, Liverpool, and Chelsea. The manager has suggested that Tottenham have suffered because their transfer business has not been efficient.

“We need to sign players in January and bring them in six months before,” Pochettino said.

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Leeds have completed their first January signing, highly rated midfielder set to join

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Thomas Christiansen has completed his first January signing for Leeds United.

The Championship outfit have agreed on a deal to sign the highly rated Japanese midfielder Yosuke Ideguchi from Gamba Osaka.

According to the reliable Phil Hay from Yorkshire Evening Post, the Whites will be paying Gamba Osaka a sum of £500k including add-ons for the player.